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Adult Classes

Visual Arts

PAINTING IN ACRYLICS

Teaching Artist -  Will Fleishell
Visual Arts 
03/25/2019 - 05/13/2019 
Monday
6:30-8:30pm 
Tuition - $330.00 

Beginners will get an introduction to material handling, safety and basic color theory and will learn to paint from a simple, but challenging still life. Experienced and continuing painting students will learn techniques to refine their skills and paint from more complex subject matter. All materials are supplied. Students should wear old clothes and bring one roll of paper towels. 

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DRAWING STUDIO

Teaching Artist -  Carolina Mayorga
Visual Arts 
04/02/2019 - 05/28/2019 
Tuesday
6:30-8:30pm 
Tuition - $320.00 

Build on fundamental concepts of drawing and 2-D media. Creative assignments include portrait, landscape and still-life. Realism and abstraction are encouraged as well as individual experimentation with different drawing media and techniques.

*No class on 4/16. 

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FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING

Teaching Artist -  Carolina Mayorga
Visual Arts 
04/03/2019 - 05/22/2019 
Wednesday
6:30-8:30pm 
Tuition - $320.00 

Learn fundamental concepts of drawing and 2D media. Foundational elements are reinforced through varied techniques, materials, experimentation, theory and examples in art history. 

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LIFE DRAWING

Teaching Artist -  Ellen Cornett
Visual Arts 
04/04/2019 - 05/23/2019 
Thursday
6:30-8:30pm 
Tuition - $320.00 

Working from nude models students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction customized for each student and complemented with theory and examples in art history.Prior drawing experience required. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. 

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CERAMICS II/III- ADVANCED

Teaching Artist -  Kendall Milano
Ceramics 
03/25/2019 - 05/20/2019 
Monday
6:30-8:30pm 
Tuition - $350.00 

Demonstrations focus on more advanced throwing techniques- lids, throwing off the hump, platters, and coil throwing, as well as, instruction in techniques like sgraffito, relief printing, and working with stains. Class includes glaze instruction and advanced slip techniques. $30 materials fee is included.

*No class on 4/29/19. 

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CERAMICS I- BASICS

Teaching Artist -  Kate Vivenzio
Ceramics 
03/05/2019 - 04/30/2019 
Tuesday
6:30-8:30pm 
Tuition - $350.00 

Create beautiful decorative or functional finished ceramic pieces of art. Learn basic hand-building, wheel throwing and glazing techniques as well as how to use the various tools in the studio to realize your creative vision. Price of class includes Wednesday and Saturday open studio hours. $30 materials fee included in tuition.

*No class on 04/16/19. 

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POTS AND PLANTS SERIES

Teaching Artist -  Rebecca Bock and Jesse Deglidish
Ceramics 
03/14/2019 - 04/04/2019 
Thursday
6:30-8:30pm 
Tuition - $160.00 

In this class you will be learning how to make various types of thrown and hand-built pots. We will trim and glaze them and by the last class, you will be planting your very own succulent in one of your pots. All materials will be provided with the cost of the class. 

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CERAMICS II- INTERMEDIATE

Teaching Artist -  Rebecca Bock
Ceramics 
04/11/2019 - 06/06/2019 
Thursday
6:30-8:30pm 
Tuition - $350.00 
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Learn, practice and perfect basic to advanced ceramic skills. Wheel throwing and hand building and finishing techniques will be covered. Price of class includes Wednesday and Saturday open studio hours. $30 materials fee is included in tuition.

*No class on 05/09/19. 

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CERAMICS I/II- BEGINNERS AND BEYOND

Teaching Artist -  Maria Estenson
Ceramics 
04/06/2019 - 06/08/2019 
Saturday
10:00am-12:00pm 
Tuition - $350.00 

Design your own project under the guidance of an experienced instructor. From wheel to sculpture to hand building, this is an excellent forum for exchanging ideas, developing techniques and creating functional and art pieces. Some experience required. Price of class includes Wednesday and Saturday open studio hours. $30 material fee included in tuition.

No class on 05/04/19 or 05/25/19. 

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FUNDAMENTALS OF DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY


Teaching Artist -  Dale Scherfling
Photography/Digital Arts 
04/02/2019 - 05/28/2019 
Tuesday
6:30-8:30pm 
Tuition - $320.00 

Learn the technical basics and elements of creative composition used in digital photography. Hands-on practice designed to develop and broaden the photographers eye will help you take photos with strong visual impact.

No class on 4/16. 

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INTRO TO DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY


Teaching Artist -  Joy Bullock
Photography/Digital Arts 
04/10/2019 - 05/29/2019 
Wednesday
6:30-8:30pm 
Tuition - $350.00 

Introduction to shooting and processing film, as well as, printing techniques and darkroom workflow. No experience necessary, all materials provided. 

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Dance

TAP DANCE


Teaching Artist -  Heather Whyte
Dance/Movement 
04/08/2019 - 05/20/2019 
Monday
6:00-6:55pm 
Tuition - $140.00 

Learn to shuffle, flap, and all the basics to get you moving. Students should have tap shoes and wear comfortable clothes. No prior dance experience required. Returning students will build on prior knowledge. 

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JAZZ


Teaching Artist -  Heather Whyte
Dance/Movement 
04/08/2019 - 05/20/2019 
Monday
7:00-7:55pm 
Tuition - $140.00 

Come stretch, move, and dance! This Luigi inspired jazz class will include floor exercises based on centering, isolation, strength building, and balance. A new combination of steps will be introduced each class to work on coordination. No formal training or experience is needed. Please come to class in ballet shoes or bare feet. 

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BALLET


Teaching Artist -  Heather Whyte
Dance/Movement 
04/08/2019 - 05/20/2019 
Monday
8:00-8:55pm 
Tuition - $140.00 

This class emphasizes the fundamentals of ballet and encourages ballet as a means of improved body awareness, poise, grace, musicality, flexibility, and self-expression. Classes are structured to include warm-up exercises, barre technique and center floor work. Ballet shoes and comfortable clothes are recommended. No prior dance experience required. Returning students will build on prior knowledge. 

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