Tuesday, June 9, 2009

"Artspace Summer Arts Classes with McRay"

(rising 7th-10th grade)
In this class you will create your own unique collage artwork, utilizing painted papers, photographic reproductions, photos, scraps of fabric, elements from magazines, paint, and more. Through collage techniques you will experience a truly unique way of approaching your art, whether creating representational or non-representational works.
Instructor: Eric McRay

Tuesdays, July 28, August 4, August 11
6 - 9pm each day
Add unique abstract paintings to your portfolio to show your versatility as a young artist!Exploration and creativity is the focus of this fun class! You will be introduced to the many possibilities of acrylic paints, gels, and texturing medium. Our focus will be experimenting and exploring various modern art styles including Cubism, Geometric Abstraction, Abstract Expressionism, and Contemporary Abstraction. Discover the missing links to becoming a better non-representational painter.
Instructor: Eric McRay
Cost: $135 ($125 members)Some supplies will be provided. Supply list will be provided upon registration.

Monday, June 8, 2009

"McRay, VAE, Longview & Mary Phillips High School Students Create Mural on the History of City Market"

Students from Mary E. Phillips High School and Longview School worked with Raleigh artist Eric McRay to create a mural as part of VAE's educational outreach program. The mural is based on the history of the City Market neighborhood and installed near Zydeco & Big Ed's in City Market. Special thanks to the Exchange Project sponsors: North Carolina Arts Council, United Arts Council of Raleigh & Wake County, City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Askew Taylor Paints & Art Supplies, Mary E. Phillips High School & Longview School. Special thanks to Adam Peele, Scott Renk, Robin Foster, Angela Parks, & Eric McRay for all of your hard work. Special thanks to Dave Greway, Derek Toomes & Ben Young for all of your hard work installing the mural.