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Artists' Exchange is a 501(c)3 non-profit community arts collaborative proudly owned by Gateways to Change, Inc.

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ART CLASSES

WINTER I & II 2020

January 6 - February 17   |   February 24 - April 6

January 7 - February 18   |   February 25 - April 7

January 8 - February 19   |   February 26 - April 8

January 2 - February 13   |   February 27 - April 9

January 4 - February 15   |   February 29 - April 11

Register at the 15th annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest & receive 20% off!

Please Note: Registration Begins December 7th

*Click on a day to jump to its place on the page.

Monday Classes

 

EXPLORING ART THROUGH NATURE

Ages 8 - 13

4:30 - 6pm

Jess Bornstein

$180

Come explore art through the lens of nature!  This course will dive into drawing and painting natural scenes, as well as learning to create three dimensional art using naturally found objects.  This class is perfect for anyone who loves both art and nature!

HAND LETTERING

Teen - Adult

6 - 8pm

Abbey Rondeau

$190

Students will create own fonts & styles from own natural handwriting. Students will experiment with a variety of writing utensils and practice traditional brush lettering.  Complete several greeting card projects as well as a more in depth custom lettering project

Tuesday Classes

FRACTURED FAIRY TALES IN ART

Ages 7 - 11

4:30 - 6pm

Kristen Noonan

$180

Fairy tale characters come to life as we create 2D and 3D works of art.  Illustrate a story, create a mask or puppet & explore the characters and settings of a fairy tale world.

GIRLS TO THE FRONT

Ages 9 - 14

4:30 - 6pm

Jess Artigliere

$180

How can feminist artwork inspire the way we create?  Young artists will use painting, drawing, sewing, and sculpture processes to create artwork inspired by contemporary feminist artists. We will explore a variety of media to express our experiences as young females in today’s world!  Students will organize, curate and display their artwork alongside local contemporary feminist artists.

WHEEL THROWING FOR ADULTS

Teen - Adult

6 - 8pm

Shannon Casey

$265

Dive back in or learn a new skill. This is a mixed level wheel throwing class with opportunities to learn advance techniques as well as the basics.  Progress & projects achieved are dependent on individual skill level.

 
 

Wednesday Classes

BEGINNER WHEEL THROWING

Ages 9 - 13

5 - 7pm

Abigail Falvey

$265

Start at the beginning with an introduction to wheel throwing basics.  Students will work their way through creating mugs, bowls & small plates and finish them off with glazes to make them truly unique.

DRAWING FOR ADULTS

Teen - Adult

5 - 7pm

Vanessa Rundlett

$180

Learn the basics of shading and perspective, use a variety of tools to build or brush-up on your skills and surprise yourself with the drawings you'll be able to create!

Thursday Classes

DREAM ROOMS

Ages 5 - 8

4:30 - 6pm

Jess Artigliere

$180

Have you ever dreamed about having an arcade in your room or maybe even a pet unicorn?  In a Dream Room, young artists will work with cardboard, sculpey, and paint to create their own magical rooms where anything is possible!

INTRODUCTION TO METALSMITHING & JEWELRY

Teen - Adult

6 - 8pm

Abigail Falvey

$265

An introduction to basic small metals skills including; fabrication of pendants or keychains; and the basics of wax carving and casting. Create custom pendants, rings and charms. *Additional fees may be collected by the instructor depending on size of work and choice of metals.

 

Saturday Classes

ART ADVENTURES

Ages 5 - 7

9:30 - 11am

Kristen Noonan

$180

This class is for young artists with energy & enthusiasm for creating art!  Each week we will explore a new theme and skill set. We will take inspiration from the world around us as we create sculptures, mobiles, paintings and more.

UNIQUE CLAY CREATIONS

Ages 7 - 11

9:30 - 11am

Judy Hambleton

$220

Students develop clay handbuilding skills making unique works of art including: elaborate coil vessels, mythological creatures, wall relief masks and self-portrait serving platters.

ART BOTS

Ages 8 - 13

11:30 - 1pm

Kristen Noonan

$195

In this class, each student will create a battery powered drawing machine!  “Art Bots” as they are called, are created using recycled and repurposed materials and a 1.2-3v motor and switch.  Students will sketch, build and experiment with form and function.  Explore a hands-on S.T.E.A.M project that is both fun and challenging.

WHEEL THROWING FOR KIDS

Ages 9 - 13

11 - 1pm

Abigail Falvey

$265

A mixed level wheel throwing class with opportunities to learn advance techniques as well as the basics.  Projects include mugs, bowls, plates, lidded jars, chip & dip bowls and tea pots. Progress & projects achieved are dependent on individual skill level.