OPERATION A.R.T.™

Artistry • Reconnection • Transformation

A.R.T. always tells a story. A.R.T. is a way to share without speaking. In 2017, The Joel Fund Operation A.R.T. to bring art classes to the veterans in our community.  In 2018, the program expanded to include veteran’s immediate family members.  Operation A.R.T.™ students have the opportunity to be introduced to a new art medium or continue developing skills in a known medium.


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“I’ve really enjoyed taking the painting classes through Operation A.R.T.™ The classes have not only been very therapeutic, but they have inspired me to paint again.”  P.E. – Veteran

OPERATION A.R.T.™ CLASSES

PHOTOSHOP II
Photoshop II Are you interested in learning more advanced photo editing techniques?  In this class, students will learn how to
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INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING
Introduction to Oil Painting Have you always had an interest in art but maybe you’ve never taken a class? Are
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OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP – JULY 23rd
Oil Painting Workshop – July 23rd Have you always had an interest in art but never taken a class? This workshop
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PHOTOGRAPHY I
Photography I   Are you interested in having a basic understanding of a digital camera and basic shooting techniques? This
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ACRYLIC AND COLLAGE
Acrylic and Collage   Have you always had an interest in art but maybe you’ve never taken a class? Are
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PAINTING WITH WATERCOLOR
Painting with Watercolor Have you ever had the desire to paint with watercolor but not sure how to start or
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PHOTOSHOP I
Photoshop I   Are you interested in improving your photographs?  This is an introductory course using computer software to edit
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OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP – JULY 18th
Oil Painting Workshop – July 18th   Have you always had an interest in art but never taken a class?
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BASIC DRAWING
Basic Drawing   Would you like to be able to express your ideas and feelings through drawing? This course is
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PHOTOGRAPHY II
Photography II   Are you interested in taking your photographic skills to another level? In this course, you will learn
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White Hot Havana Night 2019

White Hot Havana Night 2019 ANNUAL WHITE ATTIRE BENEFIT ON THE LAWN 12435 Canolder St, Raleigh, NC 27614 September 7, 2019:  7pm – 10pm Tickets $50 per person Complete this order on a computer – most mobile devices are not compatible) Tickets Adult Admission quantity Unlimited available Adult Admission$50.00 GOLD SPONSOR quantity 5 available GOLD SPONSOR$1,000.00Includes Read More

PHOTOSHOP II

Photoshop II Are you interested in learning more advanced photo editing techniques?  In this class, students will learn how to combine images to create a panorama, move objects seamlessly and to blur a background simulating Depth of Field. Students will work with camera raw files and apply advanced color correction. Learn how to set up a sensible Read More

INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING

Introduction to Oil Painting Have you always had an interest in art but maybe you’ve never taken a class? Are you an experienced artist and would like to try oil painting? Then this is the class for you! This course is designed to help student’s develop ways to communicate meaningful ideas and feelings through painting. Read More

Success

BAGS-n-BBQ 9th Annual Cornhole Tournament  May 11, 2019 12-5pm Wakefield Plantation Country Club 3350 Canes Way Raleigh NC 27614 SUCCESS!!! We had a great time with over 150 in attendance.  We ate over 40lbs in BBQ. Saw 20= kids get their faces painted. 42 people entered the tournament AND…  We raised over $5000 for The Read More

Bags2019

BAGS-n-BBQ 9th Annual Cornhole Tournament  May 11, 2019 12-5pm Cornhole Tournament | Award Winning BBQ All you can eat BBQ, Beer and fixins’. | Musical Entertainment | Kid Activities $20 per person, adults 21 and over $10 per person, kids 11 and over (kids 10 and under free) $5 per person Optional Tournament – starts Read More

OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP – JULY 23rd

Oil Painting Workshop – July 23rd Have you always had an interest in art but never taken a class? This workshop is design to help student express their ideas through painting.  Students will touch on color theory, composition, color mixing and the application of paint using a palette knife.  No experience necessary. Supplies and lunch will be Read More

Bags-n-BBQ 2019

BAGS-n-BBQ 9th Annual Cornhole Tournament  May 11, 2019 12-5pm Wakefield Plantation Country Club 3350 Canes Way Raleigh NC 27614 SUCCESS!!! We had a great time with over 150 in attendance.  We ate over 40lbs in BBQ. Saw 20= kids get their faces painted. 42 people entered the tournament AND…  We raised over $5000 for The Read More

PHOTOGRAPHY I

Photography I   Are you interested in having a basic understanding of a digital camera and basic shooting techniques? This class will help you answer those questions as well as help you to take photographs that are more meaningful. Students will work with their camera’s manual to understand its capabilities. Composition skills will be developed Read More

INTUITIVE PAINTING WORKSHOP

Intuitive Painting Workshop   In this workshop, students will learn the process of intuitive painting. This unique approach is about letting go of expectations, experimenting, and allowing your creativity to unfold naturally. Working in a non-judgmental and playful environment, students will focus on personal expression and their own creative journey. They will learn to connect Read More

SCULPTURAL HAND-BUILDING WORKSHOP

Sculptural Hand-Building Workshop   Using handbuilding techniques we will create a cool textured Birdhouse or Lantern to enjoy indoors or out. You will explore surface treatments with texture, and colored slips. All skill levels are welcome! $20 due at registration.   DURHAM CLASS LOCATION: Durham Arts Council Clay Studio, Northgate Mall – Space 836, 1058 Read More