Art Works Artist Highlighted in Herald Mail

Berkeley Art Works artist Mary Jo Bennett was highlighted in the Hagerstown Herald Mail this morning. Take a look and learn about one of the talented artists whose work can be seen at the Berkeley Art Works! Click on the image below:

Herald Mail, December 21, 2015
Herald Mail, December 21, 2015


Art Works open every day until Christmas for your last-minute shopping!

Yes! We are open every day now until Christmas
Expanded hours Christmas Week:
Sunday 11-3, Monday 11-5, Tuesday 11-5, Wednesday 11-5
Thursday, Christmas Eve 11-3

(Closed Christmas Day; Reopen December 26)

Sixth Annual Holiday Art and Craft Market at the Berkeley Art Works

Give the gift of art!

Give a creative loved one
(or just yourself!) an art class.

The Berkeley Arts Council is offering
some special classes starting in January:

New Year Special:
4 in 1 Workshop Bundle

          (Four Workshops for the price of two!)
Instructor: Judith Becker

Skies and Clouds (Fri, Jan 8, 1-4pm)
Water (Fri, Jan 15, 1-4pm)
Trees and Backgrounds Fri, Jan 22, 1-4pm)
Textures (Fri, Jan 29, 1-4pm)

Beginning Watercolor Painting
Instructor: Judith Becker
Saturdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30; 1-4pm

Studio Acrylic Painting
Instructor Jean Kellogg (About Jean Kellogg)
Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10; 5:30-8:30pm
Thursdays, January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11; 1 – 4pm

Basic Principles of Great Drawing, Composition, & Design
Instructor: Judith Becker
Fridays, February 5, 12, 19, 26; 1-4pm

Unlocking the Mystery of Color
Instructor: Judith Becker
Saturdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27; 1-4pm

For details and online registration vist:

Finally, you can give a year’s membership in
the Berkeley Arts Council. Not only are you giving
A valuable gift, you are supporting the arts
in Berkeley County

Join online here!

And …

If you are a current Berkeley Arts Council member, you should have received your 2016 membership renewal along with the Call for Artists for the 2016 BAC Members’ Exhibit in January, plus a couple of other surprises.

Renewing early gives us confidence that we will go into the new year with your strong support.

If you are not a current member, please consider joining. Not only are you supporting the only broad-based arts organization and gallery in Berkeley County, you are eligible to exhibit your work in the Members’ Exhibit and other benefits. You can join online here.

The Berkeley Arts Council is on the Web at


Berkeley Arts Council Classes for the New Year

Teaching Artist Judith Becker teaches color theory at the Berkeley Art Works in Martinsburg
Teaching Artist Judith Becker teaches color theory at the Berkeley Art Works.

The Berkeley Arts Council has announced new art classes starting in January, 2016. These classes are taught by popular instructor Judith Becker. Classes are held in the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

The “Winter Special” workshop series offers four three-hour workshops for the price of two. The four workshops will be held Fridays in January from 1-4pm. They are “Skys and Clouds” on January 8, “Water” on January 15, “Trees and Backgrounds” on January 22, and “Textures” on January 29. Registration for all four workshops is $90, which is half of the normal tuition.

Also offered is a new “Beginning Watercolor Painting class” on Saturdays in January from 1-4pm.

Two additional classes in February are “Basic Principles of Great Drawing, Composition, and Design” (Fridays, February 5, 12, 19, 26, 1-4pm) and the very popular “Unlocking the Mystery of Color” (Saturdays, February 6, 13, 29, 27, 1-4pm).

For details and online registration visit

The Berkeley Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) non‐profit organization incorporated in West Virginia working to ensure that Berkeley County has a vibrant, vital arts environment by promoting awareness, understanding and appreciation of the literary, visual and performing arts in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. The Berkeley Arts Council is on the Web at