Creative Arts CommunityResidential art workshops for adults. August 3-9 and August 10-16, 2014.
Greetings from the
Board of Directors
Two new members have joined the board: Long time camper Debra Chase and newcomer Kelly White. Board members are all "campers" themselves, and are dedicated to the continuous improvement of your CAC experience.
Board members are:
Chuck and Rita Knapp Scholarship:
About Our FacultyCreative Arts Community is honored to have remarkable instructors. Here are a few examples.
René Eisenbart is familiar to those of us who admired her botanical illustrations in The Oregonian and in numerous books. René teaches at the Oregon Society of Artists and was given signature membership to the National Watercolor Society in November 2013.
Trish Harding teaches in various media and places, including at Menucha and her School of Art at Studio UFO in Bellingham, Washington. Trish has also published a book - Altitude: Painting Through Grief.
Aimee Erickson was given the award for Best Two-Dimensional Work in the 16th American Women Artists National Juried Show this year. Aimee's painting "Cannery Row" won first place, as well as the People's Choice award, at the Carmel Art Festival. She teaches at Multnomah Art Center (MAC) and was the lead artist for the 180-foot mural in the lobby at the MAC.
Susan Schenk creates collages, assemblages, sculptures and journals. Susan shares her knowledge and techniques with her students. She has taught at Art and Soul Retreats; her next one is in Portland in April 2014. She has an article on journaling in this summer's issue of Cloth Paper Scissors, and another on collage in the Jan-Feb 2014 issue. She will be teaching at Menucha in August 2014.
Sara Wolf Newlands teaches art at Portland State University and is involved in museum education as well. Sara was Artist in Residence for GLEAN, an environmental art project, in conjunction with Metro Central Transfer Station: Creating Art out of Landfill.
Sandy Roumagoux has decades of experience teaching and creating art. Sandy's paintings illustrate the poems in the book Heaven Bound. Her classes at Menucha fill quickly with admiring followers. Sandy is one busy lady! She is also the current mayor of Newport, Oregon.
WorkshopsHere's a sneak preview of the workshop options for our 2014 Arts at Menucha.
CalendarMark your calendar for these important dates: