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Q. Miller exhibit, Holly Daze at Cape Coral Art Center

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The Cape Coral Art Center invites the public to be a part of the growing arts community by participating in November events including a photography exhibit by Quinn Miller, workshops, classes and its annual holiday fine art sale.
Intangible: A solo exhibition by Q. Miller Photography will be on display Nov. 3 – 21. An opening reception is planned for Nov. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Quinn Miller was born and raised in Clewiston. He discovered his love for photography during middle school when exposed to the work of Erik Johansson. This led him to pursuing an education in the arts, where he found himself at South Florida Community College and Florida Gulf Coast University, attaining a bachelor’s in the arts. He currently resides in Lake Worth and teaches art at the high school level.
“My style relies on surreal elements, and the incorporation of obscured faces to promote the idea of anonymity so that viewers can insert themselves into the images,” Miller says.
Galleries are free and open to the public Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
ArtSocial evening workshops with George Hobbs is scheduled for Nov. 2 and 16 at 6 p.m. The art center believes in expanding your creative horizons and providing you with new skills to add to your toolbox. With George Hobbs as your guide, each month you’ll have the opportunity to learn a brand-new skill and unleash your inner artist. This November, participants will create paper beads, a fantastic way to transform simple paper into stunning jewelry pieces.
ArtSocial is the perfect excuse for a girls’ night out, a unique date night, or simply a way to unwind and relax after a busy week. Put your worries aside and let your creativity flow in a fun and supportive environment. All materials are included. Guests are welcome to bring drinks and snacks.
Workshops are $27 per person. Registration is required by calling 239-574-0802.
Winter 1 class session runs Nov. 13 – Dec. 23. The Cape Coral Art Center offers year-round classes and programming in fine arts and fine crafts for all ages. Choose from various classes, including acrylic painting, watercolor, oil painting, pottery clay/raku, stone sculpture, silversmithing, jewelry, precious metal clay, glass bead-making, glass fusing, wire wrapping, stained glass, copper enameling, and more. Classes for children and teens include clay.
Studios are well equipped, and classes are available from intermediate to advanced levels. Classes are offered on various days and times to fit into your schedule. No membership is required. Registration for a specific class is required to save your place. Supplies are available for purchase on-site, and students receive a 10% discount on all purchases in the Art Supply Store. Registration is required by calling 239-574-0802.

Holly Daze annual fine art sale begins Nov. 21 and runs to Dec. 21 at the art center.
Holly Daze is an annual holiday fine art sale showcasing our local artist community. This is the chance for local artists, art center students, and instructors to display and sell their work. The public can shop this annual sale and get a jump start on the holiday shopping season.
Artists can participate by registering prior to receiving day which is Nov. 20. Call 239-574-0802 for more information about selling your work during Holly Daze.
Holly Daze is open to the public for shopping during regular business hours Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Cape Coral Art Center is part of the City of Cape Coral Parks & Recreation Department and is located at 4533 Coronado Parkway in Rubicond Park. For more information on any of these programs and exhibits, call 239-574-0802 or visit on Facebook @CapeCoralArtCenter or by e-mail artcenter@capecoral.gov.

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