By local artist and contributing writer Jennie Rensink.

Below is my January 2017 list of upcoming opportunities for artists.

Call for Artists
“All Photography” Regional Juried Exhibit
Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, 813 Sophia St.
Entry deadline January 13, 2017, by 4 pm
Exhibit dates January 28 – February 24, 2017
For more information, visit http://fccava.org/galleries/2017-schedule/

“For and About Women” National Juried Exhibit
Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, 813 Sophia St.
Entry deadline January 20, 2017, by 4 pm
Exhibit dates February 25 – March 31, 2017
For more information, visit http://fccava.org/galleries/2017-schedule/

For an entire list of 2017 Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts Juried Exhibitions, visit http://fccava.org/galleries/2017-schedule/

Dimensional Expressions 2017
Artful Dimensions Gallery, 911 Charles St.
Entries due February 2017. Exact date TBD.
Additional details and instructions should be available in early winter.
Rules can be found at http://artfuldimensionsgallery.com/?page_id=824

Belmont Portrayed: Through a Lens
Call for Entries: Jan 23 – Feb 17, 2017
Gari Melcher’s Home and Studio at Belmont
http://garimelchers.umw.edu/news/calendar-of-events/

UMW Galleries
The UMW Galleries accept proposals from professional artists and curators for solo and group exhibitions for each of our gallery spaces (Ridderhof Martin Gallery and duPont Gallery). Proposals should be submitted to [email protected] are accepted year round, but are collected for review on  April 1 and November 1.
For more information, visit http://www.umwgalleries.org/propose-an-exhibition/

Workshops
Adult Clay Class
PONSHOP, 712 Caroline St.
Instructor Scarlett Pons
Ages 16 and older
Wednesdays  6:30 – 8:00pm on January 11, 18, 25
$90 All materials included
For more information, visit https://www.ponshopstudio.com/shop2/adult-clay-class

Adult Oil Painting Class (Bring Your Own Canvas)
PONSHOP, 712 Caroline St.
Instructor Maddie Huddle
Ages 16 and older
Sundays  5:30 – 7:30pm on January 8, 15, 22
$30 All materials included – EXCEPT FOR CANVAS
For more information, visit https://www.ponshopstudio.com/shop2/oil-painting-class

Kid’s Drawing Class
PONSHOP, 712 Caroline St.
Instructor Gabriel Pons
Ages 6 and older
Thursdays  5 – 6pm on January 12, 19, 26
$75 All materials included – EXCEPT FOR CANVAS
For more information, visit https://www.ponshopstudio.com/shop2/oil-painting-class

For a complete list of PONSHOP Studio and Gallery classes. visit https://www.ponshopstudio.com/classes/

For a complete list of Kingdom Inspiration Studio classes and events, visit http://www.kingdominspiration.com/events/

Central Rappahannock Regional Library classes and events can be found at http://www.librarypoint.org/classes_events

Fredericksburg Parks & Recreation art classes can be in the winter catalog at http://fredericksburgva.gov/index.aspx?NID=370

LibertyTown Arts Workshop class schedule can be found at http://www.libertytownarts.com/site/index.php/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&Itemid=4&id=231%3Aclasses-2015-march

Lord & Lilly’s art classes can be found at http://lordlilly.com/classes/

The Studio School at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts class schedule can be found at https://vmfa.museum/studio-school/art-classes/

Jennie Rensink is a local artist passionate about helping Fredericksburg artists. Visit https://www.facebook.com/fxbgartists/ to connect with local artists.

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