The Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory is pleased to present “One Sketch a Time: An Exhibit of Urban Sketchers”, featuring local area artists involved in the Urban Sketchers movement.

Urban Sketchers is a global community of artists that practice drawing on location in cities, towns and villages they live in or travel to. The group’s mission is to raise artistic, storytelling and educational value of on-location drawing, promoting its practice and connecting people around the world. Urban Sketchers use any kind of media they desire and cherish their individual styles, making each drawing unique to the artist and location. Their motto is: “We show the world, one drawing at a time!”

The dates for this show are November 6 through December 9. The Center for the Arts will host a free closing reception and artist demo on Friday, December 6, 6-9 p.m.

Participating Artists:

Amy Mann

Antonia Tiu

Christine Raymond

John Hancock

Judy Boyle

Michele Frantz

Paula Raudenbush 

Russell Petcoff

Todd Cumpston

Yik Chek Phan

Elissa Poma

The Center for the Arts is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

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  • Starting Wednesday, November 6th, 2019, repeated every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Monday, December 09, 2019 @ 10:00 am


Center for the Arts

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Manassas, VA


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