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Cumberland Art Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is supported by its members and generous friends of the arts. It is funded in part by the Tennessee Arts Commission, and the Cookeville Arts Council.

Gallery times are Monday through Friday 12 noon to 4pm; Sunday 1pm to 4pm (closed Saturdays). The first Sunday of the month features a reception for the current month's Backdoor Gallery showing. Be sure to visit on the first Sunday to meet the artists and enjoy conversing with our instructors and members.

186A S Walnut Ave.
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-526-2424

Download a PDF of the current calendar with all available class listings for the entire month.

 

New Class Offering: Angelo Fernandez will be teaching a three-day class in Beginning Drawing with Graphite and Charcoal. The class objectives are media familiarization and techniques using a live bust model. The class is designed to improve draftsmanship through model sketches, while teaching the student to understand visual elements (effects, edges, forms). The student will complete a bust of the model in the media. Class is scheduled for Thursdays, October 6, 13 and 20, 12 noon to 3pm. Cost is $90 for all three classes. Bring a pad of drawing paper suitable for the medium (charcoal and graphite), charcoal and graphite sticks and erasers, if desired.

ludgate orgamiDollar Bill Origami

Wednesday, October 26

1:00-3:30 p.m. cost is $15

Instructor: Carol Ludgate

Using the ancient art of origami, learn how to make easy creative cash gifts out of dollar bills. Fun to use for tips and memorable gifts—a good alternative to gift cards.

Bring 5-10 crisp dollar bills to class. You will leave with instructions for 10 items and as many finished origami pieces as we can do in the time allotted.

 

 

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At the Backdoor Gallery

Members Annual Juried Show

 

Chuck Becker Big AppleGail Cicutto
Chuck Becker
Colleen Hughes
Bonnie Masters
Rose Dahms
Connie Norton, Betsy Fox,
Nancy Miller

President
1st V.P.
2nd V.P.
Secretary/Publicity
Treasurer
Members at large

 

Barry Stein Outdoor Cafe

Cumberland Art Society Annual Awards

Volunteer of the Year — Ted Ludgate

Sam Bacon Award — George Stockton

Congratulations and Thank You all for your dedicated service to CAS!

Cumberland Art Society has been serving the Upper Cumberland region (Putnam and surrounding counties) since 1961, offering area residents quality art instruction, opportunities for local artists to display their works, and featuring outstanding monthly exhibits in the Backdoor Gallery and lobby area. Something new is always happening at CAS! Stop by soon. Download membership application at this link (PDF).

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