Community Art at NWFA Gallery in Cook

During winter at The Northwoods Friends of the Arts Gallery in Cook, there are crafty and art classes to enjoy, as well as an antique quilt exhibit during February.  Call Alberta Whitenack at 666-2153 to register for the following classes or stop in at the NWFA gallery. Class size is limited.  Gallery hours at 210 River St. are from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thurs. and Fri. and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sat.

Saturday, February 11, 1 to 3 p.m......Winter Writers Group, Facilitated by Dr. Ellie Larmouth for the public.  No registration.

Tuesday, February 2110 - noon....... Applique with Margaret Jarka .... Using the blanket stitch and a basic stem stitch students will make a mug rug and the needle turn appliqué stitch demonstration.  Kits are $17.  

Saturday, February 18, 1 to 3 p.m....Painters Group for the public.  No registration required.

Wednesday, February 22, 6 to 8 p.m. …….Kris Musto will teach a class on how to build a collage.  $10 supply fee.  Join us for fun with cutting and glueing! Dive into the art of collage while exploring composition, contrast and layering. All materials will be provided, but students are welcome to bring along paper ephemera or images for collage.


Saturday, March 4, 1-3 ...... Zentangle/Pen and ink..... Rebecca Koepke ..... Illustrating Scandinavian Fairytales - Telling a Tangled, Pen-woven Tale....  Learn to draw troll, fairies, peasants and humble folk  as well as swashbuckling Vikings, maidens, kings and snow queens!  Read Scandinavian fairytales and select a story and then use zentangle and other pen and ink drawing techniques to illustrate a story idea.  Supply fee, $12.00 payable to the instructor.  Limit: 10.

Monday, March 6, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.…  Portrait Basics with Tom Chapman..... Draw your best friend! Learn the art of drawing portraits in a 2 hour session with Tom, Supply list includes a 6B pencil and eraser which are available for purchase from the instructor.  Limit: 10.

See you at Friends of the Arts Gallery, next to Dream Weaver Salon.  NWFA is a non-profit 501(c)3 organized in 2010 to encourage the creation, display, performance and appreciation of the arts while providing art education opportunities for all ages.