Monday Funday

In The Studio What better way to cruise into a new week than working on projects in the studio.  Yesterday was Monday– a studio day, when the EC artists are working on personal visual and performing arts projects. Studio 1: Studio 2:  

February Prints

Prints and note cards being released in February.  The artworks are themed with love, romance, and relationships. PRINTS 5″ x 7″ matted to 8″ x 10″ —  $12 each 8″ x 10″ matted to 11″ x 14″ — $20 each Discount:  $2 off each print, when you buy more than one. NOTE CARDS (blank inside,…

In (And Out Of) The Studio

Break Time! Every artist needs to get out of the studio from time to time.  To get out into the fresh air, stretch the legs, take a moment to reflect, or just have a snack. The EC artists are no exception.  We are in the studio 5 hours a day, 5 days a week, 12 months…

Get On Up… To The EC Office Shop

          EC art is back in the EC shop.  If you missed us at the Artisan Fair, don’t fret.  The EC Office Shop is open all year in Room 6 on the 3rd floor of the Arts Center.  With 4 short flights of stairs, you can get your shopping done and…

ARTAGEDDON at the Arts Center

ARTAGEDDON at the Arts Center The Merced County Arts Council is throwing it’s first ever Artageddon event. The challenge:  You have four hours to paint, using only the materials you are given.  Weeks later, comes the competition… a single elimination tournament, judged by the audience.  Winners move on to the next bout, and losers… are…

Snails: An Artful Invasion

The EC artists are embarking on a new project—public art.  The project was initially inspired by an image of J. Seward Johnson’s public art piece “Awakenings” depicting a giant embedded in the earth, struggling to free himself as he wakes.  The image inspired conversations about the differences between public art and “private” art.  Who is…