All posts tagged: Charlotte Art League

Upcoming Workshops

Creative Studio Sunday The 2nd Sunday of every month Join me at the Charlotte Art League on Sunday July 10 from 11am-2pm for yoga, meditation, writing and art journaling! The July theme is: Spirit of a Woman. Learn more here. The Imagination Brigade: An Analog Collage Workshop It’s time to use our imaginations to create some funky collage scenes! In this workshop we will be using old magazines to create surreal collage images. All supplies are included. Each person will create one 8×10 collage suitable for framing (or more if there’s time). I will supply each person with a handy pre-cut scrap pack full of vintage pieces to get you started. I will also have vintage magazines on hand for you to use. If you google image “analog collage” you will see the wide range of what can be created once you start snipping away and getting surreal! Cost: $10 Cash or CC/Debit only please What to bring: Nothing! All is included! Time: Saturday July 16, 10:30am-12:30pm RSVP here or email brooke@hellourbanist.com. Coming Soon! DATES TBA …

New Workshop: Creative Studio Sundays

YOGA + MEDITATION + WRITING + ART Hi Everyone! I am excited to be launching a new 2nd Sunday Series at the Charlotte Art League called “Creative Studio Sundays!” Along with the wonderful yoga and meditation instructor Tamara Jefferies, I will be hosting this program at the Charlotte Art League on the 2nd Sunday of every month. Here’s what is included: 11am-11:45am: Yoga and Meditation* 11:45am-12pm: Break/Set up tables 12pm-12:30: Discussion/Journaling prompts for the month’s theme** 12:30-2: Open Studio Art Journaling Notes: * I have been to Tamara’s yoga classes before and am so excited to have her be a part of this program. She offers gentle yoga that works for all ages, sizes, and abilities. She gives clear, simple instructions on how to get into a position and you are able to adjust the position based on your ability and comfort. I certainly lack flexibility in some poses, but have always felt welcome and comfortable in her classes. **Every month we will have a theme to work with. June’s theme is “Wander” After a …

Work + Play: Life in South End

The Charlotte Art League is in South End, one of my favorite Charlotte neighborhoods. We have the privilege of being in an area full of good food and art galleries, and we’re within walking distance to Uptown.  Our back door is a few steps from one of the lite rail stops, and we have walking trails around us, so everything is very convenient. I personally enjoy working across the street from the Common Market, so I can get a diet soda and/or mimosa any time I want. At one point South End was very industrial and now it has become gentrified, and there are apartments all around us. While I enjoy the revitalization in vibrancy from the neighborhood galleries and restaurants, I worry about the future of our own arts organization. We’re long-time renters in an old building, and honestly we can be sold (and torn down) at anytime. Our friend down the road, Price’s Chicken Coop is now dwarfed by mid-rise apartments on both sides, but its own little establishment still remains. My hope is that we, …