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Happy August!!!

Posted by sokolstudios@roadrunner.com on August 24, 2018 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (2)

Welcome back art lovers!

We've had a busy summer since the last time we posted a blog. One car show, two Waterfires, more art exhibitions, our Summer Youth Arts program and a flurry of classes! It's been fun! Our latest exhibition showcases the talented members and art students of the Salvation Army of Sharon which includes illustrations and paintings. The Opening Reception for the show is Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 6 - 8pm. https://www.sokolstudios.com/apps/calendar/showEvent?calID=7257494&eventID=275855900&next=showMonth%3fcalID%3d7257494%26year%3d2018%26month%3d7" target="_blank">Salvation Army Opening Reception Page

We have more classes scheduled and will post more Daily Painting Ideas for September. Keep your eyes peeled for updates to the https://www.sokolstudios.com/apps/calendar/showMonth?calID=7257494&year=2018&month=7" target="_blank">Calender of Events and our https://www.facebook.com/sokolstudios/" target="_blank">Facebook page for more class and event listings.

Our Summer Youth Arts Program was great too! We had a fun time learning about famous artists from the past and doing some fun and creative art projects. Next summer promises to be even bigger and better but we don't want to spill the beans on that just yet. ;-)

Thanks for reading and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Make Art. See Art.


Gift Certificates Available for Purchase Online

Posted by sokolstudios@roadrunner.com on May 23, 2018 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

We're happy to announce that we have expanded some of our purchasing options. We have Gift Certificates available in-person at the gallery and now online by purchasing eGift Cards. These make great gifts for the budding artist or anyone who wants to try their hand at a new medium. They can be used towards anything we offer including open studio painting, classes, private instruction, hand crafted gifts and even that piece hanging on the wall that is calling your name. Our online store is hosted through Square.com. Their website is safe and secure and guarantees your personal security will not be at risk.


To purchase an eGift Card click on the link provided eGift Cards

 

https://squareup.com/gift/PXZN621DCJVZB/order

Gift Certificate or eGift Card must be presented at time of service. Sokol Studios is not responsible for lost, stolen, damaged cards or unauthorized use. This gift card is nontransferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Duplications will not be accepted.


CALL TO ARTISTS American Made Group Show

Posted by sokolstudios@roadrunner.com on April 12, 2018 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

We are looking for emerging and professional Artists to exhibit their artwork in our gallery for our upcoming juried group art exhibition entitled American Made, American Inspired. This show will coincide with the 36th Annual Father's Day Car Show being held in Downtown Sharon and always draws a large crowd. The theme of the artwork that will be included should pertain to anything that is made in America, is Patriotic in nature or inspires the American Dream in the viewer. This is wide open for interpretation but can include such subject matter as classic cars or motorcycles, landscapes of rural scenery, patriotic imagery, sports and recreation, etc.

We will be inviting the community to vote for their favorite pieces and will give away prizes for First, Second and Third Place! If you are interested, are 18 or over, reside within 150 miles of Sharon, PA 16146 and have up to 3 pieces finished and prepared for display please download and read the Official Prospectus for further details. There is a Non-Refundable $15.00 entry fee, which includes up to 3 entries per artist, which must be paid by the Deadline for Entries to be considered for this show. We look forward to seeing your creations and working with you!

For a listing of Important Dates please go to the American Made Show page or download the Prospectus for the show to read the official rules and regulations

Summer Youth Arts Program

Posted by sokolstudios@roadrunner.com on April 9, 2018 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)


We are excited to offer a Summer Art Program for children consisting of Painting, Drawing, and Crafting!!!

 

Register now to secure your child’s seat! There will be two sessions with each week divided by age groups. Days run Tuesday-Friday from 9:30-11:00:

 

Session 1: June 12, 13, 14, 15 (ages 5-7)

June 19, 20, 21, 22 (ages 8-10)

June 26, 27, 28, 29 (ages 11-13)

 


Session 2: July 31, Aug 1, 2, 3 (ages 5-7)

Aug 7, 8, 9, 10 (ages 8-10)

Aug 14, 15, 16, 17 (ages 11-13)

 

Cost is $65/week when pre-registered. Drop ins will be $20/day attending.

 

Please message, call or stop in if you are interested and/or have any questions or to request a Registration form. Registration/Waiver forms must be completed and payment in full is required for registration.

RAA Gallery @ Firebean Espresso

Posted by sokolstudios@roadrunner.com on February 23, 2018 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Sokol Studios And Art Gallery is proud to announce the creation of an additional outreach gallery for members of the Random Acts of Artists, located at Firebean Espresso in Downtown Sharon! What another great opportunity for members to proudly display their artwork in the city. Sokol Studios and Art Gallery will be curating and organizing each exhibit. The first show will be titled “Winter Wonderland” and will run for about 6 weeks beginning Tuesday February 6th, 2018. Come on down to Firebean Espresso, located directly next to our gallery, and enjoy a coffee or specialty drink while you take in some amazing artwork.


A Great December

Posted by sokolstudios@roadrunner.com on December 30, 2017 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (2)

Thanks to everyone who made our first December a great one! We saw a lot of new, friendly faces and made some great new friends. Our newest Art Exhibition, Detours & Distractions by Rhonda Peterson, showcases some of her beautiful Impressionistic oil paintings from scenes around the New Wilmington country side and beyond. The opening reception went off without a hitch and was well attended. Thank you to all who came out to support Rhonda and a big thank you goes out to Rhonda's husband who made the spectacular appetizers.

The Holiday season is always a busy one and we've been busy as well coming up new classes and events for January. There has to be something more to do in January other than shoveling snow. So, check out our Calendar Page for all of our new exciting events!

Can't wait to see you!

 

We got the Holiday Spirit!

Posted by sokolstudios@roadrunner.com on November 22, 2017 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello!

We have been busy creating, painting and decorating to get the gallery ready for the Holidays. Theresa made some amazing decorations, indluding the Grinch and her painted Christmas Tree. They look amazing and go well with her hand-painted ornaments! Come in and check them out! 


Holiday Happenings

Posted by sokolstudios@roadrunner.com on November 19, 2017 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Hello there!

We are very excited to share some of the many new things we have going on here at the gallery! We have some new items to share with you that will be for sale starting on Small Business Saturday, Saturday, November 25. Alcohol Ink decorated holiday ornaments, in various styles and sizes. Glass bulbs and ceramic ornaments that are sure to be a welcome addition to your holiday collection. Plus they make great gifts!!!

And also starting Saturday, we will have a gift basket available to win as part of Sharon's Downtown Shop-Around event. We will be taking entries November 25 to December 23 and the winning ticket will be pulled and winner announced that day. For more information check out the https://www.facebook.com/events/430730537324394/" target="_blank">Facebook page for the event.

And don't forget to check out our holiday events and classes posted on our Calendar Page


Upcoming Events

Posted by sokolstudios@roadrunner.com on October 7, 2017 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

We just added a few events to our Calendar. Check them out! For more information on any go to Calendar of Events page. See you there!

Comic & Cartooning Workshop - Thursday October 12, 2017 at 6:00 - 7:30pm



Fall Leaf Painting Workshop - Tuesday October 17, 2017 at 6:00 - 7:30pm



Fantastical Pumpkin Painting Workshop - Wednesday October 25, 2017 at 6:00 - 7:30pm

Art Supply Donations

Posted by sokolstudios@roadrunner.com on October 7, 2017 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (1)


We want to say a very big THANK YOU to Major Amanda Jung with the Salvation Army of Sharon for graciously accepting our donation of art supplies. These supplies will be disbursed to needy families in Sharon. Here is what we have collected and donated so far:

 

1 Bundle of 4 paint brushes

1 box of watercolors (16 ct.)

1 box of markers (20 ct.)

5 boxes of markers (10 ct.)

1 box of crayons (24 ct.)

4 boxes of crayons (16 ct.)

1 Watercolor set (6 tubes)

1 pack of 5x7 canvas paper (6 ct.)

4 boxes of colored pencils (12 ct.)

1 box of colored pencils (24 pk.)

1 Mandala Coloring Puzzle

 

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE DONATED thus far, we SO greatly appreciate the support of the community. If you would like to help we are still asking for donations of various types of art supplies that we can hand out to children who do not have access to them at home. We have a donation box located in our Gallery. Any type of new art supplies will be accepted. Monetary donations will be used for the purchase of art supplies to add to the box. Message us if you have any questions. Thanks for your continued support!


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