Mosaic Creations

Talented artist and business owner Candace Liccione offers two, two-session classes through the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council on mosaics in October. “Mosaics” focuses on taking mosaics to the next level by working in patterns using very small tiles in order to create patterns within patterns. The result is a wonderful arty mosaic piece. Finished works will be adhered to a wood base using glass tiles, stained glass, micro beads, buttons and other fabulous embellishments. Ages 13+. The class is Thursday, October 11 and 18 from 7 to 9 pm and will be held off-site at Wye River Designs, 4300 Main Street in Grasonville. Registration deadline is October 4. The cost is $55 for members of the Arts Council and $65 for non-members.

“Mosaic Art Bowl” guides students in a fun and easy project that incorporates tiles, broken plates, stained glass pieces, broken jewelry and other ‘finds’. The project can be worked in variations of a single color with creative trinket additions chosen by each student. Participants will learn to cut tiles, use adhesives, grout and other techniques for making a one-of-a-kind piece of art. The class is on Thursday, October 16 and 23 from 7 to 9 pm and will be held off-site at Wye River Designs, 4300 Main Street in Grasonville. Registration deadline is October 9. The cost is $55 for members of the Arts Council and $65 for non-members. The class is open to ages 18+.

Liccione grew up in the craft industry with her family’s business Aleene’s Tacky Glue. She has been teaching crafts for many years as the owner of a gift shop in Philadelphia and a farm in Pennsylvania. She owns Wye River Designs where she teaches mosaics, jewelry making, collage, rubberstamping, and mixed media arts and crafts. Visit the website, www.wyeriverdesigns.com

Centre for the Arts classes are designed to renew existing artistic interests and develop new skills. Office hours at 206 South Commerce Street are Tuesday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm.

For information on classes and events, call 410-758-2520 or visit www.arts4u.info. The Centre receives support through a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.

The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, Inc., is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts. We connect artists to audiences and the community to the arts.

 

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