To register for the classes, email thorn...@suddenlink.net or call 304-342-1842.
Media art workshop
WHEELING -- Christopher Leeper, a water media artist and writer, is exhibiting at Artworks in the Studio Gallery, 2200 Market St., in October. He will be offering a three-day workshop in acrylics the first three days of November.
From 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1, he will provide a demonstration. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2, a working workshop will take place for a fee of $400. From noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 3, a working workshop will take place for a fee of $200. The total fee for the three days will be $600 per participant. All fees are to be prepaid. Complete refunds will be made if the participants cannot attend the workshop.
To register, contact Janet Rodriguez at 304-232-1860 or jkbrodrig...@yahoo.com.
The Art Museum of WVU collection
MORGANTOWN -- From 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8, the Art Museum of West Virginia University and the Friends of the Museum will host an "Art Up Close!" event focusing on individual works of art from the museum collection. It will feature American artist John Sloan's 1912 print titled "Anshutz on Anatomy."
Bernie Schultz, former dean of WVU's College of Creative Arts and currently director of education and external affairs for the Art Museum and professor of Art History in the School of Art & Design, will discuss his research about art and medical history. His book, "Art and Anatomy in Renaissance Italy," UMI Research Press, 1985, was among the first publications to advance interdisciplinary research between these fields of study.
The presentation will take place in the Museum Education Center (formerly the Erickson Alumni Center) adjacent to the WVU Creative Arts Center. It will be followed by a question and answer session and light refreshments. The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact the Art Museum of WVU at 304-293-2141 or see the website at: http://www.ccarts.wvu.edu/art--museum.
Photography & Mr. Fitz Exhibits at HMOA ending soon
HUNTINGTON -- The permanent collection of the Huntington Museum of Art contains more than 90 photographs ranging from an early daguerreotype from the 1850s to digital images from the 21st century. The exhibit runs through Oct. 13.
Running through Oct. 20 is the exhibit: "Huntington Federal Savings Bank Presents: Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art." This extended exhibition, which opened in October 2012, presents selected highlights from the more than 425 works donated by the late Herbert Fitzpatrick.
The Huntington Museum of Art, 2033 McCoy Road, Huntington. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The museum is closed to the public Monday. Membership begins at $25 and benefits include free admission. Contact 304-529-2701 or www.hmoa.org.
Compiled by JUDY E. HAMILTON