About SPNA

The Sylvan Park Neighborhood Association (SPNA) is the collective community voice for addressing neighborhood issues such as zoning, security, beautification, traffic, metropolitan services, and environment.

SPNA members meet on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Senior Renaissance Center of Cohn Adult Learning Center at 4805 Park Avenue.

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Wednesday, July 02, 2008

July and August classes available at LeQuire Gallery

LeQuire Gallery and Studio (4304 Charlotte Avenue) is offering two opportunities to learn from master artists over the next several weeks.

Gallery namesake Alan LeQuire (above) will teach "The Figure from Life," a class regarding anatomy and proportion, in four daily sessions July 22 through 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Students will create 1/3 life-size portrait figures. The workshop will teach armature construction and use of plastiline clay. Materials will be provided. The class costs $325, and registration is required.

Renowned portrait artist Murat Kaboulov will teach a class on "Drawing & Painting the Figure" using charcoal, pastel and oil from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the following Saturdays: July 12, 19, 26 and August 2. The class costs $30 per session and registration is Required. Students are expected to bring supplies.

Kaboulov was born and educated in Russia and has a Master of Fine Arts degree from I.E. Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (The Academy of Arts) in St. Petersburg, Russia. The school is one of the world's leading art schools. Kaboulov is a member of the Russian Artists Union, the Portrait Society of America and the Tennessee Art League.

For more information about these opportunities, call LeQuire Gallery at (615) 298-4611.

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