Don’t Be Frightened! (Part 2)

By Logan Henry Despite my last post about handling anxiety, I have to be honest, before class started I was terrified. I had butterflies in my stomach I was so nervous. I was particularly anxious because it’s not an introductory class, and my last experience with oil paint was four years ago (and we all saw how well that turned out). But, I am here to remind you, do not worry. Nothing is going to go wrong. Well, actually, something did go wrong. The first night of class I was thirty minutes late because I thought it started at six.
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The 171 Experience and Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is November 27! As part of Giving Tuesday this month, 171 is asking our patrons to give to the 171 Experience Art Scholarship Fund on or before Tuesday, November 27. As an extra incentive, 171 has received a generous matching gift of up to $1000 on all donations made to the fund on or before 11-27-2018. We invite you to contribute to the 171 Experience Art Scholarship Fund in any amount. Click here to give.
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Don’t Be Frightened! (Part 1)

By Logan Henry Can you see what I painted? There’s a basket with bread, a wine glass, and a basket with grapes and flowers. It’s kind of difficult to tell. While I initially liked it, the longer I stared at it, the more I hated it. This was painted my senior year of high school. I took a painting class at school and for a few weeks we learned how to oil paint. Hearing oil paint sparked some fear in me. I always associated the medium with something that trained artists did. Not something I could manage to do as
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We’re 50!

As we celebrate our 50th year, we are excited about what we have accomplished thus far and the opportunities ahead of us. Our first sign of growth is the launch of our new website. Welcome please explore and tell us what you think.
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