Artists’ Opportunities in the New Year

As the Berkeley Arts Council moves into its second decade, we are pleased to build on the first ten years announcing opportunities for artists to exhibit and learn.

Berkeley Art Works
2020 Exhibit Opportunities

Berkeley Arts Council Members’ Exhibit

All artists who are members of – or who join – the Berkeley Arts Council are invited to exhibit one or two art works in the Berkeley Art Works gallery, January 8 through February 1, 2020. There will be a reception on Sunday, January 12 from 2-4pm. For details visit: https://berkeleyartswv.org/call-2020-members/

Tenth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia is pleased to announce the Tenth Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit. The exhibit has the theme ‘Art and Earth: My Art – My World’. Entries should reflect the artist’s view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. Any medium or technique, 2-dimension or 3-dimension, is acceptable.

The exhibit will open April 1, 2020 in the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display through May 16, 2020. There will be a reception at the gallery on Sunday, April 5 from 2-4pm. For details visit: https://berkeleyartswv.org/tenth-annual-art-and-earth-juried-exhibit/

Watercolor Expressions

Berkeley Arts Council, Martinsburg, WV is pleased to announce a call for artists for its Juried Watercolor Exhibit, ‘Watercolor Expressions” to open May 20, 2020 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.  The exhibit is open to all artists using watercolor as a critical component of their work and includes portraits, figures, landscapes, still lifes, animals, abstracts and floral themes. The exhibit will open May 20, 2020 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 N Queen Street in Martinsburg and will be on display until July 4, 2020. There will be a reception and awards presentation at the gallery on Sunday, May 31 from 2 – 4 pm. For details visit: https://berkeleyartswv.org/call-for-artists-watercolor-expressions/

Berkeley Art Works Co-op Gallery

The Berkeley Art Works, a project of the Berkeley Arts Council, has an opening for one 3-dimensional artist in the Berkeley Art Works co-op gallery. For more information, please visit https://berkeleyartswv.org/artists-at-the-works/ or email berkeleyartswv (at) gmail .com


2020 Classes and Workshops

“Capturing the Light”
Watercolor Workshop by
Lynn Ferris, AWS, NWS

Berkeley Arts Council, Martinsburg, WV is pleased to offer an exciting and unique watercolor workshop by Lynn Ferris, AWS, NWS, nationally and international known artist and instructor.  Ms. Ferris’ workshop, titled “Capturing the Light” will show students how to use light and shadow to design stronger compositions and bring drama to a variety of subject matters.  Students will gain new skills and confidence working with shadows, light sources, creating glow, and more.  Lynn provides handouts, reference materials and lots of personal attention. For details visit: https://berkeleyartswv.org/2019/12/01/capturing-the-light/


New Classes At the Berkeley Art Works

The Berkeley Arts Council is offering an expanded list of classes and workshops for 2020 at the Berkeley Art Works. Classes in January include Creating with Ink and WatercolorFigure Drawing using CharcoalDrawing Portraits using CharcoalLevel 2 Watercolor and a special Mixed Media Mashup for Kids and Adults.

Then in February we will have All About ColorChild Portraiture in Colored PencilMixed Media Journaling, and Acrylics with Palette Knife.

For all the details and registration information, please visit https://berkeleyartswv.org/instruction/

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