Art Classes

From an antiques course with veteran instructor Daniel Brooks to classes in ceramics, acrylics, painting, art for teens, stained glass, calligraphy, creative writing and new classes added each semester, the Academy of the Arts offers our patrons the opportunity to explore new interests and learn from a wide variety of artists in our community. We also have art for children grades 1 through 5 and art for teens grades 6 through 8. Classes run every fall and spring as well as some classes are available over the summer.

If you do not see a class that you were expecting to be available check back soon as classes are added as they become available, or reach out to us by email.

Antiques
Tuesdays, 2-4 p.m., February 25-March 31
Cost: $155
Veteran instructor Dan Brooks leads this popular class on an engaging journey through history, informing the present by studying the past. This course includes a number of guest lecturers.
Instructor: Dan Brooks

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Art for Children (Ages 6-8)
Session B: Mondays, 3:30-5 PM, March 9-April 27 *No class March 23
Cost: $215 with $25 supply fee
Explore sculpture, painting, pottery, drawing, printmaking. Each course is tailored for each group of students. Emphasis is placed on individual creativity and craftsmanship. *Limited to 10 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Art for Children (Ages 9-11)
Session B: Tuesdays, 3:30-5 p.m., March 10-April 28 *No class March 24
Cost: $215 with $25 supply fee
Explore sculpture, painting, pottery, drawing, printmaking. Each course is tailored for each group of students. Emphasis is placed on individual creativity and craftsmanship. *Limited to 10 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Art for Teens (Ages 12-15)
Session B: Wednesdays, 4-5:30 p.m., March 11-April 29 *No class March 25
Cost: $215 with $35 supply fee
Explore sculpture, painting, pottery, and stained glass. Each course is tailored for each group of students. Emphasis is placed on individual creativity and craftsmanship. *Limited to 6 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Introduction to Pottery (Wheel Throwing)
Wednesdays, 12-2 p.m., March 11-April 29 *No class March 25
Cost: $215 with $30 supply fee
Students will explore methods of handbuilding, glazing and decorating pottery. *Limited to 6 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Introduction to Stained Glass (Copper Foil)
Session B - Class 1: Mondays, 12-2 p.m., March 9-April 27 *no class March 23
Cost: $215 with $75 supply fee
*Limited to 6 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Introduction to Stained Glass (Copper Foil)
Session B - Class 2: Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., March 10-April 28 *no class March 24
Cost: $215 with $75 supply fee
*Limited to 6 students
Instructor: Nicki Masterson

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Introduction to Watercolors
Session B: Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., March 12-April 30
Cost: $215
For beginners and intermediate. Learn the basics of watercolor, drawing, mixing color and using a limited palette.
Instructor: Scott Thompson
Additional Requirements: Students must purchase supplies.

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Open Studio (For Pottery and Stained Glass)
Session B: Thursdays, 2-7 p.m., March 12-April 30 *No class March 26
Cost:
3 hours studio use per week during open hours for past and current students to independently work on their projects *No supplies provided *Limited to 12 students
Instructor: Limited instruction with Nicki Masterson

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Instructors

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Dan Brooks
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Academy of the Arts
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Andy Jordan
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Academy of the Arts
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Steve Logan
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Academy of the Arts
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Nicki Masterson
Instructor
Academy of the Arts
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Scott Thompson
Instructor
Academy of the Arts
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Denise Trimm
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Academy of the Arts