Leesburg Art Trip- November 10, 2021

Photos of the Art-Venture Courtesy of Jan Kiszonak Article contributed by Gail Bannock, program coordinator What a great time we had on our OAG Trip to Leesburg today!  Although only six of us were able to attend, we had a wonderful time! Some of us first stopped at the Villages Art Workshop in Summerfield and were …

Lunch and a Movie! Sept 25, 2021

Matinee outing -September 25th , 2021 OAG is heading to the MOVIES!!!! What better way to spend an afternoon ? Grabbing a bite and then heading to a CLASSIC MOVIE? We want to see our lovely  OAG Art  Show inspired by the Beatles Movie:” A Hard Day’s Night”. Some of us are going to meet at …

Classic Movie Challenge

September 2021 We set up a “spur of the moment” NEW scheduled event: we plan on attending TOGETHER a Classic Beatles’ Movie date at the Marion Theater …. Watch for date and time– quick lunch locally then do the $5 Matinee….Hope you can make it!!!! Lee How many of these can you match up with …

June Luncheon- June 9, 2021

Installation of Officers at Braised Onion Luncheonclick below to see the 1 minute video…. A Message from new OAG President Leona (Lee) Asta June 2021…was an exciting month for me!!! On the FIRST of the month, I stepped into the shoes left behind by our DEAR outgoing President Sharon Harris. Sharon gave us a strong term …

Dana Fox Jenkins “Watercolor Sketchbooks/Journals”- January 13, 2020

Dana Jenkins demonstration focused on her travel journals that are brilliantly colored and evocative. A few sample pages from her journals are shown below. To complement her friend Dana’s demo, OAG member and Program coordinator Milly Sheffer showed how to make our own journals from scratch using bits of fabrics, cardboard, and leftover watercolor paper. …

Plagiarism and Appropriation in Art

The Paradox of Originality Guest lecturer Kyle Novak traced appropriation by artists from cubist collages and Picasso’s works that borrowed from African art. Kyle cited works of Richard Hamilton acclaimed for the earliest “pop art”; Roy Lichtenstein who appropriated images from comic books and ads, often cropping and enlarging to create stunning compositions. Andy Warhol …