Tag Archives: Adult Art

Greenfield is now Faerie Friendly!

Due to Spark’s recent Faerie Door workshop there are now several new entrance routes into our fair village for wee folk to come and go. We had a nice turnout and everyone seemed to have had a great time. So nice to see people meet their creative selves.


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Spark Boosted the Boosters!

The March 6th Coffee & Canvas fundraiser for the MHS Band Boosters was a rousing success. Greenfield art teacher and Spark member Cathy Rivas led a full house in the acrylic and canvas painting of a field of wildflowers. The Booster’s proceeds will be used to help pay for the MHS Band’s annual trip to New York City.

Here a gallery of event photos to share:

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The McClain Band Boosters is teaming up with Spark on Sunday afternoon, March 6th for a fundraiser to help earn money for the band’s trip to New York City. Spark’s Cathy Rivas will be the instructor and the event will take place between 2 and 4 pm at 251 Jefferson St. in Greenfield.

This field of flowers will be the subject of the canvas event.
This field of flowers will be the subject of the canvas event.

Costs will be $35 a person and includes a stretched canvas, all paints and brushes, use of Spark’s equipment, professional assistance and instructions, a good cup of coffee and something to nibble on. Coffee and Canvas is opened to high school students in 9th through 12 grades and all adults. It would be a wonderful mother/daughter event.  Size is limited to thirty-five students and everyone will leave the building with their own artistic masterpiece.

Reservations may be made in two ways:

  1. Submit the CONTACT FORM below to make reservation and to pay sent a personal check to: Spark Creative Artspace, PO Box 325, Greenfield, OH 45123.
  2. Register and pay online using Spark’s Eventbrite Page. All major credit cards are accepted.
Click button to register and pay with credit card.
Click button to register and pay with credit card.



scrapbookingSpark’s Stacy Downey loves to scrapbook and she is inviting all to attend her first scrapbooking at Spark Creative Artspace’s studios, 251 Jefferson Street, Greenfield.

Scheduled for Saturday, March 12th the event will begin at 2:00 pm and run to 7:00 pm, or till you drop! Cost$20.00 per person, payable at the door in cash or check, and will include snacks and drinks provided courtesy of Spark volunteers.


Bring your extra paper and embellishments to trade and exchange with each other.

No experience necessary! Just pictures, papers, and a desire to save and treasure your memories!

If you plan to attend please submit the following form so Spark will have some idea of what to plan for.


Spark’s Open Studio & Free Workshop


On Saturday, February 6, 2016 Spark will have another of its bimonthly Open Studios. The time will be noon till 3:00 pm and is open to folks of all ages. Activities will include:

  • Demonstrations by Spark artists.
  • Free workshop for children and adults focused on Tom Schluep’s technique of making decorative bowls utilizing recycled paper and paper mache.
  • A variety of sweet treats and hot beverages.
  • And who knows what else?

The event is being sponsored, in part, by Buck’s Tire Services of Greenfield.

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Example of Tom Schluep’s designs using recycled magazine pages, newspaper & such.


still lifeOn Sunday, January 10, 2016 Spark Creative Artspace will be hosting another in its popular canvas events. Spark artist Sofia Burgess will be leading the event and for something different she has chosen a classical still life.

The event will run from 2-4 pm at Spark’s studios, 251 Jefferson St. in Greenfield and will be open to all ages.  This would be an excellent opportunity for a mother-daughter experience.  The fee is $30 for adults 18 and over and $25 for younger participants and will include a stretched canvas, use of all Spark supplies, refreshments and professional guidance and assistance.

Advanced reservations and payment may be made in two ways.

  • By mailing a check for the total amount to Spark Creative Artspace, PO Box 325, Greenfield, OH 45123. Please include your name, phone number, and email address. Checks must be received by January 8th. You might also email details of your order to sparkcreativearts@gmail.com.
  • Register and pay online by using Eventbrite and a major credit card. Just click the Eventbrite button below.

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 Spark is a non-profit and totally volunteer organization and all proceeds go towards helping Spark Creative Artspace meet its monthly expenses.

Spark may be contacted at 937 763 ART1 (leave a message).

The Tree of Life Became a Forest

On November 6, 2015 Spark teamed up with the McClain Varsity Cheerleader Boosters for an evening of Wine & Canvas. A near capacity crowd appeared and enjoyed each other’s company while painting their version of Gustav Klimt’s classic Tree of Life. The tree of lifeproceeds were shared by both Spark and the Boosters and both groups want to express their appreciation for the support our area community continues to display.

Sprark’s next event will be an Open Studio and free Children’s Christmas Decoration Workshop on Saturday, December 5, noon till 4:00 pm at 251 Jefferson.

Young and old are welcome to stop by and take part. Children will be provided with materials and instructions on making unique decorations to both take home and to help decorate Spark’s Christmas Tree.

A nice selection of beverages and sweet treats will also be available.

Photo Gallery of Wine & Canvas

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