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Art Activities at the Wine & Food Festival

July 10, 2017

Experience great artwork, our highly anticipated Paint Off and participate in fun, creative art classes & demos at the Alton Mill Wine & Food Festival

In addition to great food & music, on July 22nd let your imagination free:

The Hive Encaustic Studio

Andrea Bird loves to teach this wonderful medium, as students enjoy the process of painting with wax so much! There is such a sense of spontaneity in the class or workshop, and she is happy to be a part of such creativity. Buzz by the Hive and see! Taking place 1-2pm and 3-4pm. 


Janet Simmons Sweet

Join Mill artist Janet Simmons Sweet in her upstairs studio and listen in to her demo on how an artist formulates an idea into an art collection/series! Taking place at 2:30pm, learn about her process of painting her annual collection from how the idea is formed, to collecting and determining how a style and technique is used to deliver the idea.


Brenda Loschiavo

Enjoy the lovely weather and try your hand at en plein air painting! Join Mill artist Brenda Loschiavo by the Millpond, listen to great music from Vito Loschiavo and create your own piece of art. 






Paint Off!

Ready, set, paint! Each artist can use the medium of their choice to create a work of art on the theme of food and drink. Working within a one-hour time frame, they will create one-of-a-kind pieces that visitors can bid on and take home that day!

The details:
Saturday, July 22 1:00pm-2:00pm
Silent auction 2:00pm-6:00pm

Pieces will be put up for silent auction at the event.

Don't forget to vote for your favourite painting in our People’s Choice Award!