Friday, June 26, 2015

Summer Invite to Swain Galleries Exhibition!

For several decades now, the duCret School of Art (NJ's oldest art school) and Swain Galleries (NJ's oldest retail gallery) have united to showcase the works of award winning duCret students each and every year. On Saturday, July 18, from 5pm to 7pm, art lovers and supporters of duCret are invited to the Swain Galleries to view this years 'Selected Works'. This opportunity, which also is a classroom requirement, enables duCret students to become part of a 'live' gallery exhibition. Many times the student works are sold through the gallery. Over the years Swain Galleries has also kept on board, some of the promising new artist's works, and for many, this introduction into the gallery scene affords them the ability to springboard to do other gallery exhibitions. At this coming exhibition, guests can mill about, view all the works of duCret's varied artists and meet the artists themselves. All Open Studio attendees are invited! The work is family friendly and the exhibition is free to the public. Swain Galleries is located at 703 Watchung Ave., Plainfield, NJ.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Summer Workshops and Open Studios To begin!

This summer there are workshops, open studios and art activities for the whole family at duCret! Visit www.ducret.edu to learn about all the summer workshops available for adults (16 yrs+). Kids and Teens can attend summer art camp. Registration is also being accepted for Fall Semester 2015, which begins on Sept. 8th. To schedule a tour and free art career consultation, please contact us Mon - Fri between 9 am - 4 pm at 908.757.7171. All start in Mid July!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Wednesday Eve Figure Drawing - Running Now!

FIGURE DRAWING OS
Wednesday Evenings, 7:00pm - 9:30pm

SPRING DATES:
February 18th, 2015 - April 29th, 2015
Monitor: Christine Myshka
Take part in the historically rich environment of classical life drawing. Bring your own materials and draw with a live nude Model each week. Several short poses each evening encourage fast gesture drawing and help artists to develop hand-eye coordination, all within in a meditative and quietly creative environment!  All artists are responsible for bringing their own supplies. Fee: duCret students, teachers & Alumni /  $10.00 per session or Non-duCret walk-ins /  $15.00 per session.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

REGISTER NOW - SPRING SEMESTER 2015 TO BEGIN!

REGISTER NOW!

Whether you are seeking a F/T Art Career Program or want to take just one class at a time, the duCret School of Art is currently accepting applicants for Spring Semester 2015 beginning in late January!

F/T and P/T Career Program
Apply now. After you apply, you will be contacted and scheduled to meet and interview with an admissions rep. Majors offered are Fine Art, Interior Design, Illustration and Graphic Design. View available classes.

One Class At A Time
Just stop in the administrative office Monday though Friday between 9 am and 4 pm to enroll in a class.

Anyone 16+ (with parental permission) can enroll. Anyone can schedule a free tour and career consultation by calling 908-757-7171 or walking in Monday through Friday, 9 am - 4 pm. If you would like to be part of NJ's oldest art school & central Jersey's largest artists haven, join us this Spring Semester 2015!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Annual Miniature Art Show & Sale!

Miniature Art Show and Sale
Sunday, December 7th, 2014
2pm - 4pm
at duCret School of Art Auditorium


Bring the family and tour the school. Meet student artists, faculty, alumni and view or purchase original artwork. Great holiday gift shopping for one of a kind, hand crafted pieces. Music and refreshments!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Model With an Unusual Eye

Every once in awhile you stumble across a model who's just a little bit MORE than that. This is especially happening with our incoming generations who are managing to 'birth in' a little cleaner, clearer and bolder in their visions. Meet our Tues Eve Open Studio model for the evening, Loreal Prystaj. She's not only an unusual minded model, her own artwork is a testament the reality of the INDIGO/CRYSTAL revolution of higher vibration beings that are birthing during these times. Come Paint her tonight! She's a true joy in person!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Tues Eve Open Studio's Guitarist

For several years now the Tuesday Eve Open Studio has been graced with the original music of local musician, Brian Celardo. Mellow and yet with an infectious beat in several of his tunes, Brian's music provides the perfect environment, conductive to creating great art. 

Tuesday Eve Open Studio's are designed with the general public in mind, where anyone over the age of 16 years (with parental permission) can join other artists of the local area on the Fine Art Floor to draw, paint or even sculpt. A live costumed model is present, and individuals can either work on their portraiture skills, paint the musicians or work on their own art projects. Click for OS schedule.

Brian, who is also an integral part of the Fanwood Performance Art Series can also be found at
 

Tuesday, November 4, 2014


It's REGISTRATION TIME!

Whether you are seeking a F/T Art Career Program or want to take just one class at a time, the duCret School of Art is currently accepting applicants for Spring Semester 2015 beginning in January!

F/T and P/T Career Program
Apply now. After you apply, you will be contacted and scheduled to meet and interview with an admissions rep.

One Class At A Time
Just stop in the administrative office Monday though Friday between 9 am and 4 pm to enroll in a class.

Anyone 16+ (with parental permission) can enroll.

Anyone can schedule a free tour and career consultation by calling 908-757-7171 or walking in Monday through Friday, 9 am - 4 pm. If you would like to be part of NJ's oldest art school & central Jersey's largest artists haven - join us this Spring 2015!

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Summer at duCret - Classes & Open Studio's!

Summer is a busy time at the duCret School of Art. What many people in the local area may not have realized yet is that duCret, aside from being an art career school, is also a community resource center for families. duCret educates artists from the tender age of 6, up to active seniors 96+. During the summer, anyone 16 yrs+ (with parental permission) can take any of the adult workshops and attend any of the four running Open Studio's. There is also a  Child & Teen Art Camp that runs for two weeks every July.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

duCret's OS Takumi Instructor Featured at Somi Open House

SOMI FINE ART GALLERY
SOMI Fine Art, the newest Flemington gallery, opened at the historic Stangl Factory in downtown Flemington on Oct. 5. The gallery’s one-of-a-kind venue brings an exciting collection of art and fine craft to one of Flemington’s most important historic landmarks. The concept of SOMI Gallery is to bring a more diverse range of art and fine craft to the Hunterdon/Bucks market in an inspiring gallery environment.

Simon Keller, Japan-trained ceramic artist in residence at the duCret School of Art (www.ducret.edu ) brings years of cross-cultural art and art event experience to the gallery: “SOMI means simply South-Of-Mine (Street). But as life has it, in Japanese it translates as Plain, Natural or Elements of Beauty, 素美. In that sense we perceive SOMI as an artist collaboration where an eclectic selection of art works are offered to our patrons in a space that in itself is an evolving work of art telling the story of beauty, the techniques and materials it takes and its creators.

www.somifineart.com
Gallery for Fine Art and Art Events
A: 50 Stangl Road Flemington NJ 08822
P: 908-237-1700