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Remembering Ground Zero: 20th Anniversary Show

Five Points Gallery 33 Main Street, Torrington, CT

Remembering Ground Zero August 19th - September 25th, 2021 Opening Reception: Friday, August 20, 6 pm Virtual Artist talk: Friday September 10, 6:00PM Five Points Gallery, 33 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790   Remembering Ground Zero: 20th Anniversary Show is a retrospective exhibition that remembers September 11th through paintings and art work that recall both […]

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Plein Air Workshop with Janet Iffland

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Workshop Information Dates: October 9, 9-12 Location: Five Points Art Center Grounds Ages: 18+ Cost: $65 Class Cap: 12   Eventbrite Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/plein-air-workshop-tickets-165426126999   Workshop Description In this workshop, art instructor, Janet Iffland, will share her step by step procedures to a successful landscape painting as well as identify the common painting pitfalls.  You will […]

Five Points Arts Center Opening Celebration & Benefit

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

OPEN FOR ART! A transformation of the former UCONN campus is ready to open new doors for all to create and explore ART! For the emerging artist and the long-established, for the expanding creator and the newly curious learner, for art lovers and supporters alike, Five Points is soon to become the art destination in the […]

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Wood Relief Sculpture with David Holzman

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Workshop Information Instructor: David Holzman Dates: Tuesdays, October 19 – November 16 Time: 10 AM – 1 PM Location: Five Points Arts Center Room 127 Ages: 18+ Class Cap: 8 Cost: $250   Workshop Description This workshop offers a guide to developing a personal approach to wood relief sculpture. The focus is on relief carving as a versatile art making activity parallel […]

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Drawing and Painting from Observation with Brandon Brownlee

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Workshop Information Instructor: Brandon Brownlee Dates: Tuesdays, from October 19 – November 16 Time: 2:00 – 5:00 PM Location: Five Points Arts Center Painting Lab Ages: 18+ Cost: $250 Class Cap: 12   Workshop Description In this observational drawing workshop, students will develop a well designed composition and build strong foundational drawing skills. The class begins with image composition through small studies […]

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Constructing the Figure with Brandon Brownlee

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Workshop Information Instructor: Brandon Brownlee Dates: Tuesdays, from October 19 – November 16 Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM Location: Five Points Arts Center Painting Lab Ages: 18+ Cost: $250 Class Cap: 12   Workshop Description Work from a live model to learn proportion, anatomy, and how to render the human form. From quick gesture drawings to longer, more developed poses, you will […]

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Introduction to Printmaking: Monoprints and Linoprints with Erin Cunliffe

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Workshop Information Instructor: Erin Cunliffe Dates: Wednesdays, October 20 – November 17 Time: 6:00 – 8:30 PM Location: Five Points Arts Center Printmaking Lab Ages: 18+ Cost: $250 Class Cap: 12   Workshop Description This workshop will introduce you to the basic 
printmaking techniques of linoleum block
printing and monoprinting. You will learn how 
to compose a composition, how to prepare a
 plate […]

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Working in Watercolor with Peter Cusack

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Workshop Information Dates: Fridays, from October 22 – November 19 Time: 10 AM – 1 PM Location: Five Points Arts Center Grounds and Drawing Lab Ages: 18+ Cost: $250 Class Cap: 12    Eventbrite Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/working-in-watercolor-tickets-165755106987    Workshop Description This workshop will introduce you to a direct and fun way of working with a difficult […]

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The Portrait in Pastel with Brandon Brownlee

Workshop Information Instructor: Brandon Brownlee Dates: Fridays, from October 22 – November 19 Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Location: Five Points Arts Center Painting Lab Ages: 18+ Cost: $250 Class Cap: 12   Workshop Description In this workshop you will learn how to develop a finished pastel portrait. Starting with a charcoal under drawing, we will be layering hard and soft […]

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Layered Woodcut Workshop with Jim Lee

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Workshop Information Dates: Saturdays, October 23 - November 6 Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Location: Five Points Arts Center Print Lab Ages: 18+ Cost: $400 Class Cap: 8   Eventbrite Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/layered-woodcut-workshop-tickets-166078231461    Workshop Description This course will examine the bold and direct capabilities of woodcut and other relief print surfaces. It will take […]

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Experimental Drawing with Melanie Carr

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Workshop Information Dates: Saturdays, from October 23 – November 13 Time: 12 PM – 2 PM Location: Five Points Arts Center Drawing Lab Ages: 16+ Cost: $125 Class Cap: 12   Eventbrite Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/experimental-drawing-with-melanie-carr-tickets-165768019609   Workshop Description Focus on an experimental approach to materials and mark making in this hands-on workshop. We will expand our […]

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Wood Relief Sculpture with David Holzman

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Workshop Information Instructor: David Holzman Dates: Tuesdays, October 19 – November 16 Time: 10 AM – 1 PM Location: Five Points Arts Center Room 127 Ages: 18+ Class Cap: 8 Cost: $250   Workshop Description This workshop offers a guide to developing a personal approach to wood relief sculpture. The focus is on relief carving as a versatile art making activity parallel […]