Thursday, March 7, 2013
The Hudgens in Duluth offering spring art classes for youth and adults and summer camps for children.
The Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth is looking forward to spring and summer and letting Gwinnett residents know what’s being offered. Spring art classes start the week of March 18 and include one and two-day workshops as well as regular eight-week long classes in a variety of media. Registration is also open for summer children’s art camps, which include four Color Wheel sessions and three Summer Pottery sessions. Two free Altered Books workshops are scheduled for Saturday, March 9. Spring art classes Classes to be taught this spring include pottery, plein air and landscape painting in pastels, acrylics or oils; figure drawing and creative drawing for adults and for children; and more. Two pottery classes will be taught in Korean. …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Three exhibits opening Tuesday, Jan. 22, celebrate Black History Month. The exhibits will remain up through March 9.
The Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth is celebrating Black History Month with three exhibits opening Tuesday, Jan. 22. Sponsored by The Primerica Foundation, the exhibits will remain on display through March 9. “The Dream: Five Black Artists, Five Voices” features five Atlanta-based artists Paul S. Benjamin, Jerushia Graham, Henry Leonard, Lynn Marshall-Linnemeir and Nnamdi Okonkwo. Their works include prints, sculptures, collage and fibers. “We are thrilled to be able to present five such accomplished artists this spring,” stated Angela Nichols, Programming and Education Director at the Hudgens, in a press release announcing the exhibit. “Each artist has such a distinct visual ‘voice’ stemming from their own experiences, cultures and …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Profile on the executive director of the Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth.
Name: Teresa Osborn Title/Position/Occupation: Executive Director of the Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth Sphere of Influence: Statewide (Georgia) Education/Background: Bachelor of arts, University of Georgia in English and political science; PhD. Program, Vanderbilt University in political science. After graduate school, I worked in sales for five years, and then I had an epiphany, much like a calling, that I wanted to “do good” and work in the nonprofit sector. I started talking to people and getting advice, and in 1990 I was hired as executive director for the startup Georgia Chapter of the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF). I was a staff of one for three years, and in 1993 the chapter became a regional office…
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Three exhibits with floral themes open Thursday, March 1, at the Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Three art exhibits with flower themes open Thursday, March 1, at the Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth. “Bloom! An Invitational Exhibition Featuring Steve Penley” includes works by 16 artists from throughout the Southeast interpreting floral subjects in their own styles and mediums. Visitors can expect to see paintings, woodworking, jewelry and more. Two companion exhibits will open at the same time: “Buds! Children’s Flower Artwork Invitational” and “Blossoms! Emerging Talent from North Gwinnett High School.” All three exhibits, sponsored by the Primerica Foundation, will be on display through May 12. Penley, known for large-scale portraits and murals in a style described as expressionistic realism, shifts to floral themes for the “…