UPCOMING ART CLASSES
INCLUDES FREE OPEN STUDIO TIME FOR ALL STUDENTS DURING ART CENTER HOURS
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Sign up on or before August 30th and receive a $20 gift card to our café or studio store.
Class Costs: Students who paid for Spring Classes and elected to use the studio during the Summer Open studio will be given a $50 credit and charged $239 for the Fall Session. Students who paid for Spring Classes and did not use the Summer Open Studio will not be charged for the Fall Session.
COVID Safety Precautions: All students will be required to sign in upon entering the studio, wear a mask while in the studio, use sanitizing stations and maintain social distancing as much as possible. Students are encouraged to bring their own tools and towels. Staff is sanitizing the studio spaces and equipment daily.
Drawing & Painting with Renee Coombs
Join Renee in this whimsical class, where artists of any style can grow and come alive! Welcoming students with no experience who will be encouraged to explore and develop. More advanced artists will gain fresh perspective and mentoring for artistic growth! Enjoy a positive atmosphere where questions are encouraged! Out-of-the-box exercises give new insight for artists, works are celebrated and positive, constructive criticism helps creatives help creatives.
*two flights of stairs are required to reach the classroom*
Wheel Throwing with Dick Lang
Previous wheel experience is preferred, but not required for this dynamic class. Students will focus on developing nuance and finish to their wheel thrown forms. They will gain confidence and hone their skills through each step of the making process as the instructor guides students through both assignments and self-directed projects. This class is limited to 13 students.
Handbuilding with Marsha Van Vlack
Section 1: Wed 2-4pm | Section 2: Thurs 1-3pm
Students of all levels are welcome to join this class. Beginner students will learn to construct functional and sculptural forms with traditional handbuilding techniques. Experienced students will continue to develop their own skills and processes with assistance from the instructor.
Ceramic Sculpture & Life Casting with Josh Schutz
This class will focus on ceramic sculpture introducing various hand building techniques including coil, pinch, and slab construction. Surface decoration will be explored through various surface treatments and glazing techniques. All levels welcome to take this course with ample room to pursue independent projects at student's request. The instructor, Josh Schutz, is a trained figurative sculptor specializing in hand building and mold making. He earned an MFA from Alfred University in May of 2020. The course will last 8 weeks including 6 weeks of hands on instruction/demonstration and 2 weeks of guided studio work time.
**The 1st and 6th week are Monday and Tuesday from 1-3pm.