Friday, April 23, 2010



Join us FOR A DUAL TREAT Saturday, May 1st, from 11:00 to 3:00!!!!!!
There will be artsy, casual clothing and jewelry for sale by Happy First, designed by Sapulpan, Debbie Vinyard.  While spreading happiness, her venture donates a portion to cancer treatment research.  To see more of her story, visit her website at
Heather Sleightholm, another local artist, and creator of Audrey Eclectic, will be our guest for the month of May.  She will be exhibiting her whimsical, colorful, mixed-media/collage pieces.  To find out more about her company go to
Stop by and linger.....pop in on Evelyn's portrait painting class.....enjoy the works of art, and while you're at it get a head start on your Mothers Day shopping!!

Thursday, April 22, 2010


Two of our Water Street Art Gallery artists,  Kathleen Curran and Betty Dalsing, have been invited to participate in the 2010 Mayfest Invitational Exhibit. 
The Invitational Gallery will be open for a four-day festival beginning Thursday, May 13 and ending Sunday, May 16. There will be a Gallery opening party Wednesday, May 12, 6 pm-8 pm for artists and guests.   The gallery is open after that for public viewing.

Mayfest is an outdoor tribute to the arts and music that is a family-oriented event created to promote a broader knowledge of and appreciation for arts and humanities among serious, as well as casual art lovers.

Friday, April 16, 2010


Thanks, Anne, an interesting and informative demo.

We all enjoyed watching Anne work her magic.  She is an exceptional artist and her still life works are worthy of collecting.

As she worked, she spoke of concepts and composition, center of interest, lights and darks, and the use of complements.

Anne will be teaching a two day still life workshop on June 26 and 27, at Water Street Art Gallery.
Contact her at

Anne Spoon's Third Thursday Demo

Water Street Art Gallery hosted an oil painting demo last night by our own, Anne Spoon (part of our Third Thursday events).  She showed  us how she sets up her "still life" and how she goes about the process of beginning a painting.  She then took us from the "blocking in process", through the finishing touches.  It was quite a treat......Thanks to Anne for a fun and informative evening!!!!  

Oil Painting and Mixed Media Collage

Join the Tuesday Group with Julie Miller as we meet each week from 10 - 2 for an extended class time, launching in April 2010.  We will paint in the morning, break for a bag lunch, and then do mixed media projects in the afternoon.

Instruction in both.  Please bring your own paints and canvas set up, but all mixed media supplies are provided.  $20 per session.  You may contact Julie at with questions or to register.  This is time well spent!

Monday, April 12, 2010


Our wonderfully talented Anne Spoon will conduct a still life demonstration Thursday evening, April 14, 6:30 pm, in the gallery  classroom.   You must not miss this treat.  Her work is exquisite and her painting techniques well worth watching.   Please join us and Anne in her first demonstraton at the gallery.

Also......Anne will be holding a two day workshop at the gallery in June, exact date to be announced.  Come see her in action and sign up for the workshop.

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This past Sunday from 3 - 6 pm, Water Street Art Gallery held an open house to celebrate the completion of the first year in business and to welcome our friends and patrons who have supported and encouraged  us along the way.

In the accompanying photo, Evelyn Petroski, gallery artist, welcomes a guest and discusses her portrait painting process. 

Those attending the open house were treated to new works of art recently added to the gallery and were able to sign up for a drawing for a gallery gift.

Everyone enjoyed the good food and                                                
the visit with friends of the gallery.

posted by Dalsing

Sunday, April 11, 2010

April Guest Artist

We welcome the work of Karen Renfrow from Oklahoma City, OK.  Her vibrant works are filled with color and life.  Her work will hang until April 30.  Prints are available and you will want to see her paintings of old trucks and scenery as she interprets them with oil paint, brush strokes and palette knife.  Included in the show are several pieces in watercolor and pen and ink.