Adult Classes

Let it Go: Art for the Soul

Suminagashi Japanese Paper Marbling
$50 Non-members | $35 Member
Instructor: Robert Presnar
Save the Date: Jan 23, 2021

Explore the ancient art of Suminagashi, or traditional Japanese paper marbling. You’ll find that several keepsakes can result from pulling paper through a swirling bath of floating ink – from wall art to greeting cards! Add short poems or inspirational sayings for some added Zen. All materials included. Capacity: 16 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 18+.

String Art
$50 Non-members | $35 Member
Instructor: Paige Kleinfelder
Save the Date: Jan 30, 2021

Who ever said that art is “knot” your thing? String art begins with the pounding of nails into a block of wood, then a methodic wrapping of colored embroidery threads around the nails to create pretty designs. You’ll find the transition from hammer to nail a great way to decompress! Capacity: 16 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 18+.

Alcohol Inks
$50 Non-members | $35 Member
Instructor: Robert Presnar
Save the Date: Feb 6, 2021

Alcohol inks are brightly colored dye-based paints that offer unlimited, creative potential on paper, ceramics, glass, fabric and more! We’ll experiment with their free flowing properties on paper and glass gems to create both happy accidents and intentional designs for wall art and jewelry! Capacity: 16 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 18+.

Mandala Dot Painting
$50 Non-members | $35 Member
Instructor: Robert Presnar
Save the Date: Feb 20, 2021

If you’ve ever studied spiritual Asian art, you’ve likely encountered a Mandala. Mandala is Sanskrit for “circle” and holds a great deal of symbolism in Hindu and Buddhist cultures as a representation of the universe. This workshop will focus on the use of concentric circles to produce bold and colorful designs using dots to create extraordinary arrangements. Capacity: 16 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 18+.

Artist Classes

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Ceramics

Ceramics: Tuesdays Winter 2021
$220 Non-members | $190 Members
Instructor: Nancy Sontich-Lenhart
Jan 12 - Mar 2, 2021

Tuesdays, 6-8:30 pm

Be prepared to get dirty while learning to hand-build, use the potter’s wheel, and glaze! The projects are as endless as your imagination! Glazing, firing and 25lbs of clay are included. Please note that the studio is available for use outside of class. An additional 25 lbs of clay may be purchased for $50. Capacity: 6 students. Minimum: 4 students.

Ceramics: Thursdays Winter 2021
$220 Non-members | $190 Members
Instructor: Nancy Sontich-Lenhart
Jan 14 - Feb 25, 2021

Thursdays, 9:30 am - Noon

Be prepared to get dirty while learning how to hand-build, use the potter’s wheel, and glaze! The projects are as endless as your imagination! Glazing, firing and 25lbs of clay are included. Please note that the studio is available for use outside of class. An additional 25 lbs may be purchased for $50. Capacity: 6 students. Minimum: 4 students.

Drawing

Drawing Fundamentals: Session I, Winter 2021
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Jan 13 - Feb 3, 2021

4 Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm

Learn to translate what you see like an artist by breaking down images into simple shapes then applying concepts of light and shadows. Instruction will include perspective and proportions, as well, advancing as skill levels improve. All materials provided. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 6 students. Ages 16+.

Drawing Fundamentals: Session 2, Winter 2021
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Richard DiGia
Feb 10 - Mar 3, 2021

4 Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm

Learn to translate what you see like an artist by breaking down images into simple shapes then applying concepts of light and shadows. Instruction will include perspective and proportions, as well, advancing as skill levels improve. All materials provided. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 6 students. Ages 16+.

Glass

Stained Glass: Winter 2021
$240 Non-members | $210 Members
Instructor: Denise Gerber
Jan 14 - Mar 4, 2021

8 Thursdays, 5:30 – 9:00 pm

Explore the art of stained glass by making a decorative 30-60 piece panel! Step by step instruction will guide you through choosing a pattern, glass cutting, grinding, and soldering using the copper foiling method. Basic materials, shop tools and other equipment are provided. Additional studio time is available outside of class. Basic supplies provided. Some consumables may need purchased and will be reviewed at the first class Advanced students are welcome and may choose more advanced projects based on ability and experience. Bring a snack if you’re coming from work! Capacity: 5 students. Minimum: 3 students. Ages 18+.

 

Snow Bird Sun Catcher Workshop: Session 1
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Louis Recchione
Save the Date: Jan 30, 2021

Make a snow bird stained glass sun catcher. Join former student Louis Recchione to learn the basic skills of cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering stained glass. You will walk out with new found skills and a beautiful work of art for your window! All materials provided. Capacity: 5 students. Minimum: 3 students. Ages: 16+.

Snow Bird Sun Catcher Workshop: Session 2
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Louis Recchione
Save the Date: Feb 20, 2021

Make a snow bird stained glass sun catcher. Join former student Louis Recchione to learn the basic skills of cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering stained glass. You will walk out with new found skills and a beautiful work of art for your window! All materials provided. Capacity: 5 students. Minimum: 3 students. Ages: 16+.

Language

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Metal Smithing

No classes are available at this time.

Music

Private Harp Lessons Full Course: Winter 2021
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Alissa Pesavento
Jan 7 - Mar 4, 2021

8 Thursdays, by one-hour appointment

Ready to play like an angel? The full course provides 1:1 instruction to develop the basics of playing, note reading, rhythms, tuning, and other general topics. Lessons will continue to advance as you do! Instrument and worksheets are provided with additional practice time available outside of class. Capacity: 6 students. One-hour appointments may be scheduled from Noon – 7:00 pm

Piano Lessons: Winter 2021
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Kevin Danielson
Jan 16 - Mar 6, 2021

8 Saturdays, by half-hour appointment

Join teacher Kevin Danielson for 1:1 piano instruction for beginners, as well as those wanting to improve their musical talents. Each one-half hour lesson, tailored to the student’s individual level, will build on skills.  Ages 10+. Appointments begin at 10:30 am. Last appointment at 3:30 pm., Piano: $160 Non-members | $130 Members

 

Private Harp Lessons Session I: Winter 2021
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Alissa Pesavento
Jan 16 - Jan 30, 2021

4 Thursdays, by appointment

A class for the curious! This 4-week primer is designed to introduce students to harp without the long-term commitment. Instrument provided to play in class. Additional practice time available upon request. One-hour appointments may be scheduled from Noon – 7:00 pm.

Private Harp Lessons Session 2: Winter 2021
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Alissa Pesavento
Feb 11 - Mar 4, 2021

4 Thursdays, by appointment

A class for the curious! This 4-week primer is designed to introduce students to harp without the long-term commitment. Instrument provided to play in class. Additional practice time available upon request. One-hour appointments may be scheduled from Noon – 7:00 pm.

Painting

Watercolor Tuesdays: Winter 2021
$150 Non-members | $120 Member
Instructor: Jocelyn Beatty
Jan 12 - Mar 2, 2021

8 Tuesdays, 10 am - 1 pm

Join award winning watercolorist, Jocelyn Beatty, for a step by step introduction into the rich and versatile medium of watercolor. Several paintings will be completed over the course of eight weeks to continually build your drawing and painting skills. One of our most popular classes, many students take this class continually. Capacity: 20 students. Minimum: 14 students. Ages 16+.

Oil Painting: Winter 2021
$120 Non-members | $90 Member
Instructor: Nancy Hawkins
Jan 13 - Feb 3, 2021

Wednesdays, 5-8 pm

Develop a foundation in oil painting through a series of demonstrations and class exercises focusing on still life. Instruction will cover painting techniques, the depiction of light and shadow, color mixing and composition. A materials list will be provided. Table easels provided. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 4 students. Ages 16+.

Watercolor Wednesdays: Winter 2021
$150 Non-members | $120 Member
Instructor: Jocelyn Beatty
Jan 13 - Mar 3, 2021

8 Wednesdays, 6-9 pm

Join award winning watercolorist, Jocelyn Beatty, for a step by step introduction into the rich and versatile medium of watercolor. Several paintings will be completed over the course of eight weeks to continually build your drawing and painting skills. One of our most popular classes, many students take this class continually. Capacity: 20 students. Minimum: 14 students. Ages 16+.

Seasonal Still Life In Oil
$65 Non-members | $50 Member
Instructor: Nancy Hawkins
Save the Date: Mar 3, 2021

This workshop mixes the enjoyment of painting outdoors with the subject of still life. Bring your oil paints and canvas and join instructor Nancy Hawkins for an exploration in painting. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 4 students. Ages 16+.

Photography

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Yoga

Introductory Yoga: Winter 2021
$115 Non-members | $85 Member
Instructor: Shannon Prestopine
Jan 14 - Mar 4, 2021

Learn the fundamental philosophies, lineages, physical practice and language of yoga including yoga postures, meditation, mindfulness, and breathing exercises. Bring a yoga mat. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 6 students. Ages 15+.

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