$125 ($150 non-members)
Create a unique artistic voice through explorative exercises and individual instruction from local painter Karen Owsley Nease. Develop a sense of authorship in your painting by building a cohesive theme and style that is reinforced through composition, color and mark making. Intermediate Painting, any medium.
A supply list can be found here.
Focus on your interests or experiment with new techniques and take your work to a new level under the guidance of ceramicist Adam Stevenson. Class includes discussions, demonstrations and practical applications of wheel throwing and glazing techniques in a relaxed atmosphere. Class culminates with a gas kiln fire. Previous clay experienced preferred.
$30 ($35 non-members)
Pop into spring and discover the magical world of pop-up books. Learn basic folds to create a three dimensional image.
This session is held at the Duluth Depot Classroom - 506 W. Michigan.
$100 ($120 non-member)
Start with the basics by making a single color print while learning printing techniques you can replicate at home: how to sharpen blades, ink the block, and choose paper and tools. Then take your prints to the next level and work with multiple blocks and reduction.
Learn with an instructor from Maryland! By using a slow momentum kick wheel and soft clays, van Gilder pursues the casual nuance of form and surface. Van Gilder shares his pursuits through demonstrations in this two-day workshop including tips and techniques for pulling handles, throwing lids, using simple tools and much, much more. Includes Friday evening slide show.
Refunds will not be issued for cancelations made on or after May 9th.
Explore a variety of painting techniques and materials and let your creativity flow!
$170 ($205 non-members)
Develop and expand your clay hand-building skills to explore figurative, animal, decorative, architechtural, functional and other applications in clay relevant to your interests. We will review basic hand-building techniques: coil, pinch and slab building the first class session. Students are encouraged to come with ideas/projects to begin working on. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will learn to anticipate structural issues, technical challenges, and how to plan to achieve their vision. The focus will be on using low-fire clay and the application of various glaze material.
Capture the interior space of a portrait through methods of traditional portraiture and abstraction to create emotional expression and depth. Some experience with oils or acrylics and portraiture is recommended.
$215 ($260 non-members)
Learn the basics of hand building, wheel throwing, and glazing in this introduction to ceramics. (Students can take this a maximum of three times).
with Liz Vandersteen
Through the magical combination of ceramics and imagination, kids will transform lumps of clay into art. Fill your house and shelvces with unique and colorful three dimensional masterpieces.
Teen Art Camp with Rebecca Layman
Explore art from all angles as you spend time painting, drawing, sculpting, and playing with clay. Get inspired by art history and modern artists working in the field. Learn the value of self-expression and the positive outlet that art making can be in a person’s life. Expand your technical skills and knowledge of art by getting out and doing it. This is a week to explore art from the inside out.
Through the magical combination of ceramics and imagination, kids will transform lumps of clay into art. Fill your house and shelves with unique and colorful three dimensional masterpieces.
Sorry, but this event is now sold out. You can join the waitlist and we will send you an email when additional spaces become available.
Youth Artventure Camp with Rebecca Layman
Youth are inspired to create work that is uniquely their own! Explore different media and methods using clay, plaster, wire, paint, chalk, oil pastels, and real canvases. All day youth summer camps are instructed by licensed art teachers in the state of Minnesota.
Youth Art Mini-Camp
with Kelly Dupre
Mini-Camps are HUGE! Mix up your summer and express yourself in a variety of media: sunprints, felting, painting and more!
Plein Air Drawing: Color Pencils
Kathy Raue Maas
Saturday July 15, 9:30am-3:30pm
$50 ($65 non-members)
Explore Plein Air drawing by layering and blending shades using a palette of colored pencils. Review basic drawing, composition and color theory principles through morning demonstrations and practice at the Lincoln Building. Immerse yourself in nature in the afternoon, drawing Plein Air style at an offsite location TBD. All skill levels welcome.
Youth Artventure Camp with Aryn Bergsven
with Chrissy Valento
Teen Wheel Throwing
Get your hands dirty while making amazing ceramic art. The magic of wheel throwing will be covered in this introductory class. All levels of experience are welcome.
Fabulous Fiber Art for Kids
Weave your way through camp exploring the craft of fiber arts: felting, hand dying, loom weaving, bracelet braiding and more! Space is limited.