Classes, Workshops, and Exhibitions

Now Booking Workshops for Spring 2023 and Summer. TBA.

Coming in January 2023:
Judges’ Show at Ocean City Fine Arts League
Month of January.

I will be featured in an exhibition of 2022’s judges for Ocean City Fine Arts League (Art on Asbury – 722 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City NJ). I will be showing 5 pieces 2 large and 3 smaller works on paper about the Jersey Shore. I am honored to be featured with the other judges who volunteer their time to judge for this fine community organization.


Coming in January 2023 – May 2023:
Materials and Techniques Course at Atlantic Cape Community College.

Tuesdays from 2:00-5:00 pm on Zoom
Multiple cameras (and I am a Zoom Ninja!)

Join me for an exploration of the figure, landscape, and still life and conceptual art with painting and drawing methods and materials. (This class was formerly called Mixed Media Painting.) Many supports will be supplied including some papers, pens and drawing films. NO book! We will be using Web based resources. This class is open to community members. If you wish to take the class for personal enrichment, auditing is recommended for those who cannot attend the majority of sessions. For details please email me at cknowles@atlantic.edu.



Thank you to all our colleagues and students (current and former) and friends who joined us at our opening at Side by Side.

Side by Side – a petite duet exhibition with Professor Rita Michalenko.

Coming up in October, 2022: Duet exhibition at Riverfront Renaissance Center (RRCA) in Millville with my esteemed colleague, longtime friend, and fellow painter/professor, Rita Michalenko. Our “Side by Side” feature exhibition is in the Associate Artist’s Alcove: 22 North High Street, Millville NJ, adjacent to the main gallery. Rita and I invite students, friends, and artists to join us in celebrating 30 years of kinship, and Rita showing me her expertise in teaching art at Atlantic Cape Community College. (Yes, we have known each other for 3 decades.) I am honored to exhibit with Rita who serves as a role model professor, an exemplary artist, and an inspiration for teachers and students alike.

The show runs October 21st through midday, Sunday, November 13th. The opening reception is Friday, October 21st, from 6-8 PM in tandem with the biannual Associate Artists’ Exhibition. Our private studio is in the Renaissance Center, floor 2 by appointment.


Watch this page for the Zoom recording of this event from summer 2022.
This presentation and exhibition and all events related were funded through the NJ Council on the Humanities and the Smithsonian Institute!

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Please spread the word about our next Voices and Votes event: Art and the American Revolution (see attached flyer). In this presentation, Dr. Augustine Nigro will show how both the British and the colonists used art as a propaganda tool during the war for independence. Professor Knowles-Harrigan will speak about the process and techniques used to make the featured works of art and discuss the artists’ role in the Colonial era. My esteemed co-presenter’s biography is below and you can read my bio at this link: https://ckharts.com/artists-bio-and-statement/!  

This event will take place through Zoom Webinar, June 13 at 5:30 PM. All are welcome! If you wish any details about the community exhibition please email me at cknowles@atlantic.edu.

Dr. Augustine Nigro is a professor of history and government at Atlantic Cape Community College.  He has been employed by the college for over fifteen years and has taught a variety of history, government, and philosophy courses. He earned his PhD in American history from West Virginia University and enjoys spending time hiking through the Pine Barrens

Above: Dad and Barclay the Wonder Dog (Sketchbook spread)

Hyperlapse Video Combining Drawing and Painting Materials: Job’s Point Bend (February)