Creativity Events

Art HOPE Studio: Autumn Watercolor Wellness @ York Hospital Living Well Center
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Paint and draw in a relaxed open studio with friends and Art HOPE art-in-residence Laura Jaquays. Harvest your talents and enjoy learning simple watercolor techniques and the basics of sketching using models inspired by autumn fruits and flowers. Bring personal artwork and writing to share. Art materials will be provided.

Art HOPE Simple Watercolors For Well-being @ Dempsey Center
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

DSCN0011Simple Watercolors for Well-being provides a nurturing studio environment for adventurous painters at any age or skill level. Basic watercolor techniques are demonstrated by Laura Jaquays, a painter and the founder of Art HOPE, a nonprofit arts and healing organization. She leads an inspiring group conversation about painting and creating wellness. Drawing instruction is given to support class projects and on-going practice. Art materials are provided and good advice on how to simply start painting. Participants may bring their own materials and are encouraged to share artworks with the group.

Art HOPE Studio: Holiday Spirit Cards & Ornaments @ York Hospital Living Well Center
Nov 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Make creative wellness cards and ornaments in the spirit of the holidays. Using art simple materials, fiber arts and a little bling, we’ll handcraft original artworks to brighten the season of gratitude and giving. Laura Jaquays, Art HOPE artist-in-residence, will offer inspiration for celebrating and creating during this special time of year. Join us. Art materials will be provided.