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Registration Opens for New Uptown Blanco Art Center
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 • Posted February 5, 2008

If you missed the Mardi Gras Party at Uptown Blanco Art Center this past weekend, that’s okay, because Rebecca Doll, the Art Center Director, says, “the real fun begins February 11th with the start of our spring art session.” The new course catalog was introduced at the opening and it includes programs for all ages and skill levels. Subjects include beading, ceramics, drawing, multimedia, painting, photography, sculpture, and writing. Kids Art Klub will give moms and dads a needed break from 11:00am to 1:00 on Wednesdays.

You can stop by the center or go online to www.uptownblanco.com/artcenter to get a copy of the catalogue. Rebecca also said, “The opening was a great success and some of the comments from guests were: ‘It’s so bright and beautiful’ and ‘this feels like my second home!’”

The instructors include Master Sculptor Bob Gottschall, Master Potter Ross Heberly, Master Painters Dan Gilroy and Janet Fisher, Multimedia Artist Extraordinaire Cindy Benedict, Storyteller Maggie Goodman, Thyme Traveling Doll Maker Marcia Cash, the remarkable Potter Drew Faught, Artist and Clinical Therapist Joanne Evett, retired Peace Officer, now Commission Painter, Terry Dunkum, and certified Waldorf Teacher Charlotte Lovett. “We are so pleased to offer a truly remarkable group of instructors for our first course schedule,” Rebecca commented.

Indeed, marvelous things are happening at the Uptown Blanco Art Center and the energy level is high. Stop by to register, view fine art, or purchase art supplies. The hours are Monday through Thursday 11:00am to 8:00pm, Friday 11:00am-5:00pm, and Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm. Director Rebecca Doll is available to answer questions, register, and consult with new members, guiding them into the programs best suited for their interests. The Uptown Blanco Art Center is located on Third Street between Main and Elm Street. The phone number is 830-833-2514. Volunteers are welcome.

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