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Fall/Winter Art Classes & Music Lessons Registration is Now Open (posted August 10, 2017)

East End Arts
133 East Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901
Ph: 631-727-0900
Fax: 631-727-0966

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Fall/Winter Art Classes & Music Lessons Registration is Now Open
At the East End Arts School in Riverhead, NY
For All Levels!

(RIVERHEAD, NY, August 10, 2017) –– The East End Arts School is happy to announce that they are now accepting registration for their complete list of workshop and class offerings for the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 semester. Community members of all ages interested in visual arts with skills at any level should not miss this exciting line-up of workshops and courses. Subjects include: painting, drawing, jewelry, watercolor, mixed media, printmaking, photography, weaving, and more! Instruction ranges from one-day workshops to semester-long classes. Registration is ongoing. All classes are held at the East End Arts School, located at 141 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. Music lessons are held at the East End Arts School in Riverhead as well as a new South Fork satellite location at the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center, starting September 2017. For a complete listing of programs, visit:

We offer online registration! To register, visit or call 631-369-2171 or email

Featured visual arts workshops for adults include:
• Plein Air and East Asian Brush Methods with Judith Sutton-Fagan
• Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor with Beth Nehls
• Intro to Botanical Drawing with Monica Ray
• Drawing and Painting Botanicals with Colored Pencil with Monica Ray
• Advanced Drawing and Painting Botanicals with Colored Pencil with Monica Ray
• Advanced Techniques in Oil with Keith Mantell
• Abstracts in Oil with Laura Stroh
• Painting Landscapes with Adam Straus
• Color: The Artist's Supreme Tool with Marlene Bezich
• The Wonder of Pastel with Marlene Bezich
• Rocks and Water in Oils with Laura Stroh
• Introduction to Printmaking with Chris Ann Ambery
• Intermediate Printmaking with Chris Ann Ambery
• Advanced Printmaking with Chris Ann Ambery
• Introduction to Metal Techniques with Lori Hollander
• Collage with Tom Brydelsky
• Introduction to Weaving on A Loom with Justine Moody
• Weave Along with Justine Moody
• Wrapping, Riveting, and Other Metal Jewelry Techniques with Eleni Prieston
• Reuse, Recycle, Repair, Remount with Eleni Prieston
• Clasps and Wraps in Silver or Gold with Eleni Prieston
• Photography Walk and Talk with Meryl Spiegel
• Composition Through Your Lens with Meryl Spiegel
• The Photographic Image with Miranda Gatewood
• Portrait Drawing (Ages 14-17) with Gary Long
• Figurative Drawing (Ages 14-17) with Gary Long
• Homeschool Art (Ages 5-7 and 8-12) with Deirdre Humphrey
• Homeschool Music (Ages 5-7 and 8-12) with Matt Gardiner
• Mini Residence with Artist Dan Welden and Friends: Master Printmaker and Originator of the Solarplate Technique

In addition to visual arts class and workshops for adults, the East End Arts School offers visual art classes for children and music instruction in group and private settings for voice, piano, drums, violin, guitar, and band and orchestral instruments, with 200 students studying privately each semester. Scholarship opportunities are available. For more information about private music instruction, visit

For more information, visit or contact the East End Arts School at 631-369-2171 or
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East End Arts, established in 1972, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts organization, and operates a School of the Arts, an Art Gallery, and presents a variety of events and programs to promote the arts year-round. Proceeds from all events, sales, classes, donations, and memberships benefit the mission and commitment to building and enriching our community through the arts by way of education, support, advocacy, and inspiration.

“Art is something that makes you breathe with a different kind of happiness.” ~ Anni Albers

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