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Seamark Community Arts Summer Program

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DEER ISLE – Seamark Community Arts is pleased to announce its schedule of art workshops and events for the summer 2010 season. Art workshops for both children and adults begin on July 5 and run through August 21. In addition to art classes, Seamark will hold its annual summer art auction from 5-7pm on Sunday, August  at the Pearson Legacy Gallery located at 13 Dow Road in Deer Isle. “Ovals & Eggs” is the theme of this year’s auction and ornamental goose eggs & oval-inspired art created and embellished by local artists and craftspeople will be featured. There will be an opening reception to begin the silent auction from 5-7pm on Thursday, August 5 at the gallery. The artwork will be on display from August 6-8 for viewing and bidding. Gallery hours will be 10 AM to 5 PM each day.

Seamark kicks off its 2010 children’s program on July 5 – 9 with Island Arts Camp, a week-long arts intensive experience for students in grades K-8. A few spots are still available for interested students by contacting Sue Steed at kirbyz@myfairpoint.net.

Seamark’s weekly art workshops from 9am to noon on July 13 – 15 ,  with a “Group Mural” class for kids ages 6 and up which will be led by Lila Roo Duncombe-Lieber. Lila will teach classes for children at Seamark this summer on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, with a morning session from 9 AM to 12 noon, and an afternoon session from 1 to 4 PM. She will lead a morning “Puppet Theater” class on July 20 & 22, and an afternoon class on “Good Luck Charms from Around the World” on the same dates. Lila’s sister, Elle Duncombe-Mills, will offer a “Shell Beach Beading” class on July 21 or August 18 during the morning session. A series of “Open Studio” workshops will run in the afternoons on July 21, July 28, August 11, or August 18. During the last week of July, Lila will lead a “Quick Performance” workshop from 9am to noon on July 27 – 29.

On August 3 & 5, Lila will offer a morning workshop on “Sailors Valentines” for kids. In the afternoon, she will lead a class on “Paper Making”. The morning of August 4, Lila will teach “Animal Face & Body Painting”, and in the afternoon she will help children create masks during an “Art Around the World: Masks for Children” workshop. There will be a “Group Sculpture” workshop for kids on August 10 – 12 during the morning session, and a “Contrast Dyeing” workshop on the afternoons of August 10 & 12. Seamark will wind up its children’s workshops with a “Book Making, Story Telling & Illustration” class on August 17 & 19 during the morning session.

Seamark offers some fun art workshops for adults as well. On July 27 & 29, there will be a “Crazy Quilts” sewing workshop for beginners and above taught by Haley McDonald of Deer Isle. We’re also pleased to bring back local Sargentville artist, Robert Starkey, who will teach a pastels class for intermediate-level painters titled “Postcards from Maine” on August 14 & 21.

For more information, or to register for a workshop, please call 207/348-5208, or visit www.seamarkcommunityarts.com.

Cathy Marshall
Executive Director
Seamark Community Arts
PO Box 234
Deer Isle, ME 04627

For More Information:

Contact Name: Cathy Marshall

Telephone Number: (207)348-5208

Website: http://www.seamarkcommunityarts.com

Email: mail@seamarkcommunityarts.com