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Mosaic Glass Artist Mary Hong Announces Fall Art Workshops

October 16, 2013 by Jill Tanner

A professional artist for more than 20 years and a glass artist for the past 13, Mary Hong is now sharing her passion for glass and unique techniques through instructional workshops. The upcoming "Glass Art Meets Canvas/Board" workshops are themed for fall and the holidays. The October classes will feature fall designs and marine life, and the November and December classes feature holiday-themed designs, including angels and Christmas trees.
 
"It has been so rewarding sharing my love of art with students of all ages and skill levels," said Mary Hong. "I have been blessed with many incredible teachers in my life, and it has been a natural progression for me to want to teach and share my passion with others."
 
The two-hour art workshops require no previous mosaic art experience and are well suited for all skill levels. The "Glass Art Meets Canvas/Board" workshop includes a brief lesson on composition, how to use glass cutting tools, and teaches participants to design and create original glass artwork on a 12″x12″ canvas or a painted wooden board. The fall class schedule is as follows:
 
Oct. 18 & 19
Glass Art Meets Canvas/Board
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Class features fall and marine life designs.
 
Nov. 14 & 15
Holiday Glass Art Meets Canvas/Board
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
This class is designed to get participants in the holiday spirit, creating holiday home decor or a holiday gift. Class features angel and Christmas tree designs.
 
Dec. 5 & 6
Holiday Glass Art Meets Canvas/Board
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Class features angel and Christmas tree designs.
 
Classes will be held at the Bayou Arts Center, located at 105 Hogtown Bayou Lane in Santa Rosa Beach. Cost is $75 for CAA members and $85 for not-yet members and all supplies are included. Class size is limited. To register contact the CAA at 850-622-5970 or email Lee@CulturalArtsAlliance.com.
 
Custom classes may be booked for groups of eight or less at the Mary Hong Studio-Gallery located in the Shops of Grayton at 26 Logan Lane, Grayton Beach. Mary's work is featured in seven regional galleries, including A. Wickey Gallery in Seacrest, The Blue Giraffe in Watercolor, Beau Home Interiors in Grayton Beach, Lovelace Interiors in Miramar Beach, Beautiful Lights in Destin, SaltAire Restoration in Foley, AL as well as the Mary Hong Studio-Gallery in Grayton Beach. To learn more, visit www.MaryHongStudio.com
 

 

 

 

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Jill is a long-time SoWal local transplanted from Georgia. Jill enjoys writing movie scripts in her bit of spare time.

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