Tag: art

Artist of the Month: Mary Baum

LaVerne Kyriss Mary Baum always liked art. Like many other women of her generation, she saw this as a pleasant pastime. As a young woman, she expected to work for a while, get married, and have a family. When that track wasn’t moving as fast as she wanted, she decided college would be a good next…

Art Sampler Class Set for July 13

Connie Kotke, Publicity Chair The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild is pleased to announce its next Art Sampler class on Wednesday, July 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Topaz Room in the Arts & Crafts Center at MountainView Country Club. The class time includes one hour for lunch on your own. In this…

Register Now for Next Art & Wine Event

Connie Kotke, Publicity Chair The next popular Art & Wine Event, sponsored by the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild, is set for Wednesday, June 29, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Activity Center in SaddleBrooke One. Join us to complete a patriotic painting just in time for the 4th of July holiday—while enjoying a sack…

Art Class Instructor: Karen Brungardt

Connie Kotke The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild (www.saddlebrookefinearts.org) offers a wide range of art classes for beginners to experts—right here in the Topaz Room in the Arts and Crafts Center near the MountainView Clubhouse. Our instructors are remarkably talented, and they love to teach! This month, we highlight Karen Brungardt, the guild’s board president and frequent…

Visit SaddleBrooke Art Galleries

Connie Kotke You likely already know that the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild is a nonprofit organization that provides educational, skill-building, and social opportunities for guild members and local residents alike. But did you know that guild members display their work at two locations in SaddleBrooke One? Browse art in a variety of mediums throughout the…

Artist of the Month: Gretchen Bierbaum Blends Found Objects and Recycled Materials into Artwork

LaVerne Kyriss For Gretchen Bierbaum, discovering collage was the perfect blending of her education in both art and test measurements and statistics. “When I was studying art in college, classes in collage and watercolor weren’t even offered. Exploring collage was an aha experience,” she explained. “Collage is more visually exciting than flat painting. It involves…

Fine Arts Guild Donates $1,500 to Family First

Connie Kotke The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild is a nonprofit organization that provides educational, skill-building, and social opportunities for guild members and SaddleBrooke residents alike. One popular activity is our quarterly Art & Wine Event, where friends and neighbors join in to paint a completed work of art while enjoying a sack supper and wine…

Enjoy Art Classes

Connie Kotke The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild offers a wide range of fun art classes for all skill levels, conveniently located in the SaddleBrooke community. Join your friends and neighbors in the Topaz Room at the MountainView Arts and Crafts Center. Then grab some lunch at the adjacent clubhouse before, during, or after class. You’ll…