If you’re a fan of the fall season, you’ll love the upcoming classes and exhibits at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca.
“Creative Smalls,” an exhibit featuring postcard-size original artwork by local artists, kicks off with an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, and runs through Saturday, Oct. 28. And in November, the gallery’s exhibit will showcase the artwork of the Evans Art Guild.
A Wet-Felted Clutch Purse Workshop with fiber artist Suzanne O’Brien is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 and 19. All supplies are included and the cost is $60. With simple materials and a little hard work, participants will create a wool clutch purse made from hand-dyed Merino wool roving. This purse can be used to store small craft notions or for your next night on the town!
A Wet-Felted Vessel Workshop with Suzanne O’Brien will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Participants will create a wet-felted vessel from wool using beautifully dyed colors. No experience is needed and you’ll have an amazing piece of artwork for your Thanksgiving table! All supplies are included and the cost is $60.
Zentangle an awesome pumpkin with artist Kelly Barone from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25. Come tangle a pumpkin perfect for your porch, window or table, learn some new tangles and techniques and have the coolest pumpkins on the block! The cost is $35.
Wine, Women & Art with artist Andrea Oswald will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. Guests will design two wine glasses featuring a festive pumpkin surrounded by colorful fall leaves. Sip some wine, create beautiful art and taste some goodies. All supplies are included, and the cost is $30. Reservations are required.
Weave an apple basket with Maureen Quale from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. This cutie, with a woven bottom and an adorable swing handle, can be made in one evening and is a great size for your countertop. Fill it with a potted mum, apples or other seasonal fruits. The cost for this class is $45.
For more information on Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, please call 675-0204, visit http://etjgallery.com or follow the gallery on Facebook for frequent updates.