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Archive for May, 2015

We’re Getting Some Work Done


This Thursday June 4th
Art Central will be having some long needed construction done on its parking lot.

There will be no parking in our lot on Thurs June 4th!

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Our First Summer Workshop!!!


Kathy’s incredible workshop is almost here.
Register now and don’t miss out!!!

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Kathy Spencer-Canepa:  “Expressive Drawings with Flowers and Plants”
June 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th.  Mon 1-4pm
Fee: $80 for four class series
This drawing class will use flowers and plants for our inspiration.  We will explore various drawing techniques in combination with mixed media. The focus will be unique to each individual’s needs. It may include improving your drawing skills, composition, and or being more playful and experimental with your interpretations.  All levels are welcome! Some materials provided.  Class materials list on hand at Art Central.
Contact Kathy for questions or registration by
phone: 801-9234, or email:



And don’t forget
About Jason’s informative upcoming
oil demo!

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Jason Mayr:  Oil Painting Demonstration
June 13th Sat 10am-12pm Fee: Free
Jason will talk about and demonstrate his methodology from concept through size and placement and onto finish.  Watch as he turns the two dimensional flat surface into a three dimensional wonderland for the viewer’s eyes. Questions will be welcomed throughout the demonstration. Sure to be a fun and informative two hours.
This demonstration is free and open to all.
To register contact Jason Mayr at or 805-234-6941

You’re Invited!

 Join us for our June show

" L O C A L  V I S T A S "

An exhibit of work showcasing the inspiring beauty of the central coast’s landscapes

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Roberta Fountain, “Cerro San Luis”


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Diane Broyles Santa Margarita
Diane Broyles, “Santa Margarita Walk”

Cheryl Strahl Sunset From The Vineyard
Cheryl Strahl, “Sunset from the Vineyard”

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Peter Carnes, “AM Frost”

Come check out these beautiful Landscapes and many more during our Artist’s reception on Art After Dark, Friday, June 5th 2015 from 6-8pm.

Show will run through June 30th

Summer Work-Shops Update

Work-Shop Updates!!!


There have been some updates to our Summer Work-Shop Series.
Just a few corrections and additions so be sure to
look it over here:

Summer Workshops 2015

We have a great lineup of amazing work-shops…Don’t miss out!

We are now on Instagram!!!

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Follow our Instagram account @ artcentralslo !   


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It’s worth the look!


Summer Workshops at Art Central!

A Summer Full of Workshops
is Coming to  Art Central!

We are proud to announce an incredible schedule of workshops for the upcoming summer months.  With such a wide variety, there is something for everyone!

Art Central is lucky to have such talented instructors teaching here…

Check out this lineup!

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Kathy Spencer-Canepa:  Class-  “Expressive Drawings with Flowers and Plants”

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Jason Mayr:  Oil Painting Demonstration, Workshops- “Painting Light and Air”, “Painting for Impact”



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WB Eckert:  Workshops- “Acrylic Painting 101”, “Mixing Color to get the Colors You Want”


Juliana Welch: Workshop- “Unfold: 2D Mixed Media Development”

Gayle Rappaport-Weiland: Workshop- “Exploring Abstract Watercolor Mixed Media”


Flo Bartell:  Workshop- “Beginning and Continuing Encaustics”

Ardella Swanberg:  Workshop- “Get Started Journaling”


Tracy Taylor:  Workshop- “Advanced Coloring Book in Watercolor”

Jeanne Miller:  Workshop- “A Different Canvas – Painting on Found Objects”

A full description of the schedule can be found here:
Summer Workshops 2015


Our June show is;

“Local Vistas”

An exhibit of work showcasing the inspiring beauty of the central coast’s landscapes.  Featuring work in 2D, 3D and photography, we are hoping to put together an open show of local artists exemplifying our home’s unique charm.

along estrella z  Drop off for artwork is Wednesday, June 3rd, Show opening is on Friday, Art After Dark June 5th 2015 from 6-8pm!

Please see attached contract for more details.

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A Great Showing for Little Artists

“Small Artists, Big Ideas” show was
BIG on Fun!


Looking VERY professional, these young artists showed their work with class.  Families and artists alike mingled and networked while taking in this wonderful collection of art


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The exhibit is up for the whole month of May so come by and see the creations of these little artists!


Stay tuned to our blog for more information on upcoming shows and don’t miss out!