Grand Opening Celebration

08/17/19 – 08/18/19 @ – We would love to see you at our Grand Opening in our new location, Uptown Westerville! After 15 years in business, Sunbear Studios and Gallery is now an artist-owned collective with several working studios. We also still show artwork by talented people creating in sliver, copper and gemstones, assemblage, glass, painting, drawing, and textiles. August […]

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Buckeye Lake Gallery Exhibition

08/19/19 – 10/31/19 @ – We’re happy to welcome three artists from Buckeye Lake Gallery as guest exhibitors during our Grand Opening.  B.L.G. is a small gallery housed in a 1940’s cottage just minutes from Buckeye Lake.  It features artwork by emerging and established artists from the central Ohio area.  Works by Tonya Ramsey, Beth Ramsey and Abby Longshore will […]

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Meet Photographer John Holliger – Guest Artist

11/01/19 @ –      A Glorious Excess. Autumn’s Colors I live a wandering life, walking before the sun appears, sauntering the paths of deer, the forgotten roads that have no name and do not appear on any map. In those places I am stopped in my tracks by a stand of trees, dancing streams, and tiny fingers […]

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Collagraph Workshop

05/10/20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Instructor: Jessica Saxton Monday, May  10th Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Fee: $50. In this fun and easy Collagraph Printmaking Workshop we will take simple materials like cardboard pieces, wood scraps and craft foam sheets and make prints using acrylic paint.  Step it up and use some bleeding tissue paper to give your background depth […]

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Glimpses – Photography by Joyce Fasone

08/07/20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Join us for an intriguing exhibit of inspiring to funky photos by Joyce Fasone, retired global Programming team leader for Mettler Toledo and good friend.  Her images reflect a unique, inquisitive perspective on a diverse group of subjects.  Through September 5.

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Tent Sale

08/15/20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm – Saturday August 15th 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. In the East parking lot Including the UN-sale!   UNframed or UNmatted or UNder $100 sale! Sidewalk art by Tonya Ramsey Artist Demos                                  

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Dreamscapes – Paintings by Todd A. Loe

09/12/20 – 10/18/20 @ – Our exhibit featuring Columbus artist Todd A. Loe was originally scheduled earlier this year when you could have been thinking about peaceful beaches and quiet hideaways!  But take a long look at his art and you might extend the summer!  Todd’s paintings are often dreamy, watery landscapes or pastel horizons that offer a welcome sense […]

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Fun with Ukulele

04/21/21 – 05/12/21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Instructor: Charles Rowland Wednesday, April 21 thru May 12th 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Fee: $65.00   Students to bring their own ukulele. This class is for beginners or those with some experience who want to brush up on their skills.  Students will learn how to tune the ukulele, will learn strumming techniques and chord sets in […]

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“Vintage” Acrylic Painting

05/16/21 – 05/23/21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Sundays May  16th and  23rd Noon to 4:00 p.m. Instructor: Abby Longshore Fee: $88.00  Includes 8 x 10 wooden panel and all the gels you’ll need. For those with some painting experience, this two-day 8 hour workshop will show you how Abby creates her intriguing “aged” patina paintings which are now on exhibit at Sunbear.  […]

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*NEW* Watercolor Painting for Beginners and Intermediates

05/20/21 – 06/17/21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Thursday evenings May 20th –  June 17th 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Instructor: John Cameron Fee: $110.00 Please note location.   Supplies: A materials list will be given upon registration. This class is for those who have little-to-no painting experience, up through an intermediate level of experience.  Numerous teaching aids, exercises and examples will be […]

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Playing With Our Underpaints! A Pastel Workshop!

05/21/21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Friday May 21st Time: 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Instructor: Nina Hawranick Fee: $67 Supplies: A list will be given upon registration.   In this one-night workshop for pastelists, we’ll bring out the fun ways to capture those underneath values that set the background for our painting and establish mood and atmosphere.  Color aside, it’s Value […]

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Relief Printing

05/24/21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Monday, May 24 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Instructor: Jessica Saxton Fee: $60. In this class we will be using Readycut carving blocks.  These blocks are soft and very easy to carve.  We will start by drawing designs with pencil directly onto the carving blocks.  Then we will use carving tools to cut away the surface.  […]

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Beginning Pastels

06/06/21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Instructor: Meredith Martin Sunday, June 6th 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Age: 18 and up. Fee: $75. A great beginning to the “pure pigment” medium, this workshop will load you up with information about this fantastic, richly colored medium, including methods, materials, resources and techniques.  You’ll enjoy the morning demonstration, 2 1/2 hr. studio time, […]

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Drawing the Portrait

06/10/21 – 06/24/21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm – Thursdays, June 10th thru June 24th 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Instructor: Angela Gage Fee: $90.   Maybe you have been hesitant to try drawing a human portrait. Here’s a class to give you the structure and techniques that will help you be confident about drawing people’s faces! We will study proportions and structure of the […]

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Needle Felting

06/12/21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Saturday, June 12th 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Ages 12 and older (under 12 with adult supervision) Instructor:  Sarah Williams Fee: $40.00  Covers all materials needed, including a felting needle and foam work surface that you can take home. Spend a fun afternoon learning to needle felt.  Make a small animal of your choice from one […]

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Keeping a Sketchbook

06/23/21 – 07/14/21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Wednesdays, June 23rd  thru July 14th. 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Instructor: Vicki Moon Spiegel Fee: $115. Jump start your sketchbook habit with the queen of sketchbooks!  A professional artist who rarely goes anywhere without a sketchbook, Vicki will encourage and inspire you to build a daily habit of observing, practicing, trying out new media and […]

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Nuno Felt Journal Cover

07/17/21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Instructor: Gail Maraman Sunday, July 17th 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Class Fee $80. Supply Fee: $20 materials fee to the instructor. This is a beginner level felt making class.  Using the Nuno felt technique, learn how to transform fine layers of wool and woven fabric into a unique journal cover with a rope enclosure.  […]

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