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Classes & Workshops

Art at Hooper Studios 

Our Fall Schedule is now  posted 

encompasses working studios, art school as well as a Gallery and is located in the Kennebecasis Valley in Hampton, New Brunswick. From April to December, Hooper Studios offers classes and workshops in visual arts and crafts, for adults, teens and children. Children’s programs are designed to provide young people, ages 5 through 14, with an opportunity for creative exploration and experience in a non-competitive, friendly atmosphere. The school offers intensive studio-based workshops in a variety of fine art and craft media including clay, paint, metals, paper, printmaking, woodworking and more. Programs range from evening classes, one day workshops to one-week sessions and anyone may participate, from beginners to advanced professionals.

Hooper Studios is located in a stunning natural setting and provides a community of support for focused creative energy and work. We are surrounded by forty acres of beautiful woodlands, fields and gardens and just below us the amazingly beautiful Kennebecasis river winds through islands and marshland, a paradise of birds and wildlife.

Workshops and classes take place in a large, sunny studio with good working areas, a small library of art books, and homemade cookies and tea to enjoy. The emphasis of all the instruction is on the process rather then the finished product, and students learn to explore the important connections between art and nature.

exploring-creativity

Hooper Studios is hosting a FREE session of an intro to Eden Energy Medicine with Sue Hooper (second year student of Donna Eden Energy Medicine Certification Program).  Sunday afternoon September 13, 1:30 to 4  Energy Medicine shows you how to understand and work with your body’s reservoir of electromagnetic and more subtle energies to increase your vitality and enhance your health and your state of mind. This information session will bring us together to watch a video presentation of her basic principles and techniques. We will have an opportunity to learn her 5 minute daily energy routine which is a group of energy techniques to assist us in keeping our energies unblocked and flowing plus to go over any questions behind the other excercises that will be offered in the follow up classes. More information about Donna can be found at

her website: http://www.innersource.net.   Limited space available.  Call to preregister 650-3333

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Our Gallery

See you Saturdays! 10 to 4 at Hooper Studios Gallery, Hampton. 

New works by Kathy and Sue Hooper and much more! Need art but feel you can’t afford it? Not sure if a piece you like will work in your home? Why not rent art!  The Studio welcomes Tandi (daughter to Kathy and sister to Sue) and her new business, I Live with Art,, which will offer the opportunity to rent art through the gallery and on-line through a new virtual art gallery. Now you can rent selected works from such artists as Sue and Kathy Hooper, Lynn Wigginton, Alanna Baird, Fred Harrison, Andrew Giffin and more.  Sue, Kathy and Tandi invite you to come by and see new works by local artists and craftspeople including pottery by Helen Stanley, sculpture by Philip Savage and Ghita Levin and jewelry by Joe & Gudi Pach.  

Please call 506 832-5255 or 506 650-3333 to find out more.

 Renting art allows you to have beautiful, New Brunswick art on your walls for as little as $15 a month!

A reminder if you haven’t seen it yet, Fabulous, Funky, Furniture Show is now showing at our gallery

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Updates & Events

 The Bloomin’ artists fundraising was a awesome event this past weekend. All around town artists painted in the beautiful gardens that surround Hampton, all in support of the Hampton John Peters Humphrey Foundation.

at the Gallery with Kathy,Sue & Tandi!

The Love series….. 

Inspired by the upcoming Bloomin artists weekend, Sue has a new in the “Love series”, love summer.$75. at the Gallery!  

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Sue is off to Arizona next week! and yes, she is behind in the series as she has been painting some larger pieces for the Gallery too! All the Love series are $75 and your purchase is greatly appreciated. All funds raised go to support my study and travel to Eden Energy Medicine for class 6, year 2. Very exciting!

If you are interested in learning more or to purchase a painting please contact Sue at 506 650-3333. You can view some of the paintings in the love-series gallery. 

Hooper Studios Gallery will also be showing new works by local artists including Lynn Wigginton, Colin Hugh Smith, David McKay, Fred Harrison, Sue Hooper and more. Many works are inspired by nature; including landscapes, seascapes, trees and ,of course, flowers! The Gallery also offers gorgeous pottery, jewelry. textiles, prints, cards and more.  

 Hooper Studios Gallery will be open Saturday and Sunday 10-4. Refreshments will be served.

See you this weekend! 

I Live with Art, Art Rentals and Sales welcomes Saint John artist Colin Hugh Smith. Colin’s work is bright, colourful and evocative, often taking the form of beautiful bouquets of flowers. 

I Live with Art, Art Rentals & Sales is a new, locally owned and operated business that represents local artists and whose goal is to support and promote them through offering their work for rent or purchase. Visit www.ilivewithart.ca to see the Artist Gallery and drop by Hooper Studios Gallery to see, first hand, many works represented on the site. 

 

 

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