GRANVILLE, Ohio — The Denison Art Space in Newark presents an art exhibit and two workshops as part of the 4th annual Licking County FAMFEST, a community-wide celebration of the arts in Licking County held at several area locations. For more information about FAMFEST and a schedule of events, visit lickingcountyfamfest.com. The events held at Denison Art Space in Newark (23 West Church Street) are free and open to the public, but the workshops require a reservation. Please sign up by sending an email with your name, age and workshop title to firstname.lastname@example.org. The events include:
· Friday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: “HASHTAG: New Artwork,” an exhibition featuring work by Denison studio art majors utilizing a range of mediums including photography, painting, printmaking, sculpture and ceramics.
· Saturday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m.: “From Here and Beyond: Making Comics Workshop” taught by Denison Studio Art professor Ron Abram and his contemporary comics students. Participants will leave with their own mini-comic. This workshop is designed for teens age 12 to 15 and is limited to 10 participants.
· Saturday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m.: “Land of Legends: Printmaking Workshop” taught by Denison Studio Art professor Ron Abram and his studio art students. The workshop will use simple DIY printmaking techniques to create artworks inspired by the landmarks of Newark and Licking County. There are 10 spots available in the workshop.
Denison Art Space in Newark is a large, open, multi-use venue in Newark’s Thirty One West development. It is open to Newark and the surrounding communities as a place to experience art as an observer or audience member, and as a place to learn, perform and exhibit. Denison Art Space in Newark is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday to Friday, and by chance or appointment.