The Lion King performance

January 31st marked the birth of a new artistic medium here at The Arc of the Capital Area… THEATER! Lead Art Instructor Rachel Cohen directed the class through our first ever on-stage performance. A crowd of 50 or more squeezed into the art studio to witness the Tuesday performance art students deliver their best! Applause … Continue reading

Wrapping it up with Rosedale Adaptive Arts

We’ve had such a great semester with our Rosedale students! Graduation is fast approaching so let’s celebrate our accomplishments in art! Week 10- Intro to Printing Students at The Arc have loved learning about screen printing, so it was a no brainier to incorporate these fun and skillful techniques into our Rosedale curriculum. To learn the … Continue reading

Art of the Week: Susan H

Art of the Week: Susan H

Susan is one of our most prolific artists. Her work stems from a creative impulse that never grows weary. From the moment Susan arrives at the Arc of the Capital Area, she works quickly and ambitiously to translate her ideas on to paper. Her vibrant imagination fuels the stunning imagery she often depicts in each of her … Continue reading

Rosedale Adaptive Art Update

Rosedale Adaptive Art Class artists have been hard at work, here is an update of our recent projects! Week 1 – Heart Boxes When Valentine’s Day began approaching, we encouraged our Rosedale students to get into the spirit by decorating heart-shaped boxes. With the February Art Show right around the corner, our focus was to create a product that could potentially be sold. … Continue reading

Art Of The Week: Joe C

Art Of The Week: Joe C

Art can be a powerful tool for self expression and communicating with the world around us. At The Arc of the Capital Area, we highly value this aspect of our craft. Our “Artist of The Week,”  Joe C, has truly channeled this opportunity that art provides. The visual language Joe creates in each of his expressive abstract masterpieces are brimming with … Continue reading

Art Of The Week: Richmond F.

Art Of The Week: Richmond F.

Art of the Week day is the best day of the week! Congratulations to Richmond on his fantastic watercolor, “Birds of Paradise.” Richmond is both a talented draftsman and painter. His intent, focus and meticulous attention to detail always makes for an impressive finished product. We are so thrilled with this piece, and we want … Continue reading

Art Of The Week: Stephen R.

Art Of The Week: Stephen R.

This week’s featured artist is Stephen.  Stephen R.’s Sparkle Chickens are always a popular item, and this “Sparkle Rooster” is no exception!  Stephen works meticulously on each of his projects, and when the masterpiece is complete, his hard work definitely shows. We hope this glittering work of art brightens your day, and puts a twinkle in your eye! His … Continue reading

Art of The Week: Davey K

Art of The Week: Davey K

When the rolling winds drift ore’ the plains, and the coyotes howl, its time for today’s art of the week to go west! “Nueces Cowboy” by Davey K. is just one of several Texas inspired paintings he has been working on at The Arc of the Capital Area. We reckon’ it’s gonna be a popular painting, … Continue reading

Art of The Week: Katie J

Art of The Week: Katie J

Happy New Year! We hope your 2016 is as wonderful and exciting as this painting by our very own Katie J!  Katie loves to paint, especially with purple. She has a contagious laugh, and Katie is always smiling with joy as she creates a masterpiece! Her amazing artwork is available at our  Arc of The Arts Online Store. … Continue reading