Here again is Victoria Rose, who is intent on becoming a good artist! She is working with a new medium (pencil) and a new subject (animal). Her cat, Sneakers, is the model for this picture of her “best friend”. Good Job, Victoria!http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
Jewels of the Kingdom L3C presents, “From Here to There and Back Again – ‘The Spidey Project’ Journey” currently in the next phase of Idea development.
The Idea: Beginning in September 2016, and over the course of 30 day intervals with single performances, Justin Moran & Jon Roufaeal’s (with music by Adam Podd & Doug Katsaros) musical parody, The Spidey Project – with Great Power Comes Great Responsibility, directed by Michael Chase Gosselin, will be developed for the Broadway stage through the use of high schools and high school students across US.
As connections are made from school to school town to town, Jewels of the Kingdom L3C will link one to the other with the primary focus on the NEK. In addition to performance development, this is a marketing/promotional opportunity for the NEK.
To learn more, attend the March 28, 2015 reading/singing presentation at the Goodrich Library in Newport, VT. Tickets are $35.00 each. Proceeds benefit the Newport Area Volunteer Band Director’s Fund.http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
Sunday, March 22 at
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
44 Second Street, Newport, Vt.
Tickets are available online at http://www.nowplayingnewport.com/season.html
Emily Nyman performs an eclectic mix of originals and cover tunes, including singer-songwriter, folk, and classic rock, with a sprinkling of blues, country and old standards, appealing to audiences of all ages and musical tastes. Whether performing originals or covers, Emily connects with her audience in an intimate way, inviting listeners to experience the emotions behind her originals or reminisce to familiar cover tunes.
Emily has “a pure and beautiful voice, effortlessly right on every note,
Many years ago, a lovely woman came to North Troy with her family and became the first woman to settle in the area. A few years ago I created a porcelain doll in her likeness for a special event. The winner donated her to the North Troy Historical Society. She resides there now and when the building is open you may stop in and see her. As I created Mrs. Elkins I could feel the history of this area….a very hard life for those early people, but they survived. Here is Mrs. Elkins – a lovely lady.http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
Are you an artist, craftsman, photographer, writer or musician in need of help to pursue your art? The Wooden Horse Arts Guild provides scholarships to Vermont residents (ages 14 and over) to encourage and recognize artistic excellence in the literary, visual and performing arts. We accept applications from individuals only. Activities supported by the fund include, but are not limited to, hands-on workshops, private or group classes, performance, instrument rental or purchase and acquisition of art supplies.
The Wooden Horse Arts Guild Arts Education Committee announces the Spring Scholarship Round for the Camilla Mead Arts Education Scholarship Fund. Applications for the Spring round of up to $500.00 are being accepted until May 1, 2015. Awards are applied to future expenses and must be used within 12 months of receiving the award. Complete information about the Scholarship Fun, the recipients and application materials are at http://www.woodenhorsearts.com/scholarships.shtml
Donations to the fund are fully deductible under section 170 of the 501c3 code. To donate, mail to WHAG Scholarships, P.O. Box 502 North Troy, VT. 05859 or visit http://www.woodenhorsearts.com/donations.shtmlhttp://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
The Barton Area of Vermont will be Very busy on Saturday, February 28. Don’t miss this very fun festival with terrific events for everyone. An example: Heritage Crafts & Blacksmithing Demos from 10am to 2pm at the Old Stone House! You can definitely keep warm while watching the Blacksmiths while they demonstrate for you.
The Perry Family Farm offers Sleigh Rides. There’s a Hockey Tournament, sledding & Xcountry Skiing, Fishing Derby and a Chili Challenge!
Information and times are athttp://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
I am always happy to see a young person busy with something they truly enjoy! Here is WHAG youth member, Victoria Rose, intently working at new subjects, trying new products and colors. We’ll keep you posted on her progress.http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com
Sometimes it is fun to browse the web, especially the wonderful fine art of our local artists. Here’s a painting I really like – Painted by one of my favorites – Phyllis Joy Hammond. If you have never seen her “Traveling with Wildflowers” or her picture trips to Alaska or Iceland, do pick one up – maybe at the MAC in Newport. You will enjoy Phyllis’ travels in art. Makes me want to travel to those special places.http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com