TheWordisArt Ad Word is ART, a unique new cooperative artisan gallery located at 9349 Venice Boulevard in downtown Culver City, is planning an exciting series of workshops and events for the month of September that will showcase the diverse group of artists who together make up The Word is ART.

Free Open Studio at TWIA Gallery
Tuesdays 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24:

Create your own masterpiece! Whether experienced artist or a novice, try our new FREE OPEN STUDIO at The Word is ART gallery. The gallery will provide:
• Tables and easels for use to draw, paint, or create in any medium
• A chance to work and network with your fellow artists and art lovers
• Art supply kits available for sale
You bring:
• BYOS [bring your own supplies] Feel free to work on an ongoing project.

Whether you are an experienced artist or a novice, our new FREE OPEN STUDIO series will delight and enlighten you. Open Studio every Tuesday evening in September: 3, 10, 17, 24, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Suggested donation: $10.00.

DraWordisArt ArtClasswing Workshop
Sunday, September 8 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm
Our new class series continues with a Drawing Workshop on Sunday, Sept. 8 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm.
Culver City based artist Pamela Harnois will help you create beautiful art through understanding illustration techniques. You can create sketches of still life subjects for you to take home with you. Artists of all levels, from beginner through advanced are welcome. Class: $45.00.

Watercolor Workshop
Saturday, September 14 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm:
Culver City based artist and teacher Pamela Harnois will offer an “Essentials of Watercolor” workshop, which is designed for beginner to intermediate artists. Pamela will take The Word is ART students through step-by-step essentials to create their own beautiful watercolors. As Pamela notes, “

Culver City’s “Affair of the Arts”
September 21-22, Sat. 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

JoiWordisArt Jenniferseventn artists from The Word is ART for Culver City’s first “Affair of the Arts”—a vibrant festival to be held in the heart of downtown Culver City. More than 50 artists have been selected to showcase paintings, photography, sculpture, hand-blown glass, ceramics and jewelry. and more than 5,000 art lovers are expected. In addition to art, there will be great food, live music, and events for kids and adults. Media sponsors include LA Weekly and radio station KPFK 90.7 FM and Affair of the Arts is produced by the founders of the social networking site, The Whole 9 Gallery on Main Street in Culver City and The Peace Project. Proceeds will help feed Culver City’s homeless and hungry through The Peace Project’s One Wednesdays project.

The Booklace Workshop
Saturday, September 28, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
WiA CarrieexplainingAs seen in Pages magazine, artist and instructor Jeannine Stein will help you create a tiny book from leather and a vintage paper that is bound just like a regular book.  After making the book, you’ll have even more fun creating the necklace on which to wear it.  You’ll learn some useful jewelry techniques and make a unique piece that is sure to turn heads. No previous experience is necessary,
You bring:
•   Round nose jewelry pliers
•   Chain nose jewelry pliers
•   Wire cutter
All other materials are included, but if you prefer using your own bookbinding tools, please bring a bone folder, thin awl, pencil and scissors. Class: $65.00
To register for these and all classes:

The Word is ART Gallery is located at 9349 Venice Boulevard in downtown Culver City, CA  90232.  For more information please call 310-558-0856 or see us on the web at