Atelier Portrait Program, hosted by the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art

Atelier Portrait Program Fine Art Courses for Continued Education in the Arts The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art Study traditional portrait composition in atelier with instructor, Michele West. Learn the fundamental principles for sketching portrait, refining structure, emphasizing perspective pose, shading and capturing the subject. Increase your strength in portrait drawing ability and establish greater confidence in your pencil/ brushstrokes. The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art Atelier Portrait Program offers these.. Read More

The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art presents Watercolor: Paintbox Classes

The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art presents Watercolor: Paintbox Classes Debuting September 2016     The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art will debut its newest addition to our Atelier Programs with Watercolor: Paintbox Classes, this September. This program will present a comprehensive view of painting with watercolor in small scale study, providing students with perspectives through the demonstrative process and experience in cultivating hands on technique. Various genre such as Landscape,.. Read More

The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art presents Doc Watson, portrait exhibition

The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art presents a summer exhibition featuring Sarah West’s, recent portrait of legendary folk musician, Doc Watson. In July of 2016, Sarah West received the honor of debuting her illustrative rendering of Doc Watson at the Doc & Merle Watson Museum during the 19th annual Doc & Rosa Lee Watson MusicFest ‘N Sugar Grove at the Historic Cove Creek School. Having just returned from debut exhibition, Doc Watson will.. Read More

Art Classes- New Chapters in Cultural Arts Enrichment Community Outreach, provided by The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art

The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art presents New Chapters in Cultural Arts Enrichment Community Outreach On this day, in the Summer of 2015, the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art launched our Cultural Arts Enrichment Program, as an avenue by which to reach further into our communities  and unite our region through the appreciation of cultural heritage, historic preservation, further community sustainability cultivation and art education. This program has continued to serve.. Read More

The Bluegrass Sweethearts, presented by The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art

Art extends beyond the visual. Intertwined are the worlds of Visual Art, Written Word, Music Composed and more. Passed down through the centuries, each yield themselves to preservation, and conservation of our rich and diverse history. Our history, we feel should be shared and properly preserved for future generations. As owner of the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art, I am delighted to announce our Second Annual Cultural Arts Enrichment, Artist’s Showcase Event… Read More

Writing to Remember

Writing to Remember “I write to remember,” these resonant words were spoken by author, Lee Smith at a recent book signing. Just weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending her lecture at the Margaret Mitchell House & Museum. Among stories shared complimenting her memoir, Dimestore, she told buoyantly of her days in Grundy, Virginia. Through these stories she captured fond recollections of her childhood, family and hometown region.     Weeks before.. Read More

Doc & Merle Watson Museum to exhibit the artwork of Sarah West

Doc & Merle Watson Museum to feature the artwork of Sarah West at Historic Cove Creek School of Sugar Grove, NC 2016 Doc & Rosa Lee Watson MusicFest ‘N Sugar Grove July 15th & 16th, 2016 It is a sincere honor to announce that Sarah West has accepted invitation to exhibit within the Doc & Merle Watson Museum at the historic Cove Creek School in Sugar Grove, North Carolina. In collaboration with the.. Read More

In Studio with Sarah West, Painting Performance

The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art presents In Studio with Sarah West    Painting Performance Presentation ” there is nothing that I enjoy quite as much as inspired, fruitful conversation amongst progressive spirits. To share each person’s process and individual evolution is to inspire growth within others. I find great joy in sharing my work only that by doing so, my ambition to inspire further discovery through intense exploration in others might.. Read More

the Water’s Edge

the Water’s Edge Allow your heart to smile today. Let peace and tranquility renew your spirit. Stand in the sunlight and immerse yourself in its energy. Surrender to the magnetic pull which draws upon your senses. Listen to the voice which guides you steadfast towards your appointed destination. Approach each step with gratitude and unbridled enthusiasm. Drink from the well that quenches your thirst and sail upon the winds propelled by your inner.. Read More

Life Form- Visual Arts: Painting & Drawing Program

Life Form Visual Arts: Painting & Drawing Program The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art presents Life Form, a Visual Arts: Painting & Drawing Program to encourage the furtherance of artistic growth among artists with aspirations to capture representations of life form within their work through studies with life model. The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art offers Life Form Studies as an extension of The Sarah West International Artistic Mentoring Program. Through.. Read More