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Free Art Classes for Teens

The Oceanside Public Library is sponsoring a series of art classes for teens this summer at Studio ACE, next to the Mission Branch Library. Each class will explore a different art concept and artist, and all supplies will be provided. These classes are free of charge and open to students entering grades 6-12. Space is limited, so please reserve a spot by calling the Library at 760-435-5600 or stopping by any Library location.

 

Class Topic: Street Art

Date: June 14, 2019

Time: 3:30 p.m.

 

This mixed media class will explore the neo-expressionistic style and work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, an influential American artist. Collage and oil pastels will be involved in creating works inspired by this artist.

 

Class Topic: Floral and Landscapes

Date: June 28, 2019

Time: 3:30 p.m.

 

This acrylic painting class will explore the modern floral pieces and landscapes created by Georgia O’Keefe, an American artist recognized as the “Mother of American Modernism.”

 

Class Topic: Watercolor

Date: July 12, 2019

Time: 3:30 p.m.

 

This mixed media class will focus on the layered brushstroke techniques exhibited in the contemporary works of Hung Liu. Watercolor and acrylic painting will be involved in this process.

 

All classes will be instructed by Artist Instructor Yamilette Carrión. Classes will be held at Studio ACE, located at 3861 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, next to the Mission Branch of the Oceanside Public Library. Studio ACE is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching lives through Arts, Community and Education. For more information about Studio ACE, visit www.studioace.org.

 

These art classes, and many others, are made possible by the support of the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library. Oceanside Public Library’s Summer Reading theme is “It’s Showtime at Your Library” and there are many opportunities to learn and experience new things at the Library this summer! For more information about the Library or Summer Reading, please visit www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org or call 760-435-5600.

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