Programs

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Spring 2019 Brochure

Upcoming

Adult Classes

AP19-17 - Open Studio

May 7 - Jun 11, 2019 Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Instructor: Sandra Iafrate

Join artist & instructor Sandra Iafrate in this fun and encouraging environment where you can create new work while receiving direction in technique and composition.

6 week-class $186.00
6 week-class $158.00
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AP19-12 - Fundamentals of Drawing Portraits

May 8 - Jun 19, 2019 Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Anne Reimer

A practical and inspirational course from which you will gain understanding on how to
Proceed.

7 week-class $218.00
7 week-class (members) $185.00
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AP19-14 - Pottery Open Studio

May 9 - Jun 20, 2019 Thursdays 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Instructor: Kayla Benner

Join this pottery studio to create projects of your choice using wheel throwing or hand-building techniques.

7 week-class $356.00
7 week-class (members) $302.00
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AP19-15 - Introduction to Pottery Techniques

May 9 - Jun 20, 2019 Thursdays 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor: Kayla Benner

Learn to use the pottery wheel to create cups and bowls and try different hand-building techniques to explore different forms.

7 week-class $356.00
7 week-class (members) $302.00
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AP19-16 - Introduction to Urban Sketching

May 10 - Jun 14, 2019 Fridays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Eugene Zhilinsky

Sketching for Artists, Architects, Beginners & Absolute Beginners.

6 week-class $186.00
6 week-class (members) $158.00
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Adult Workshops

WP19-4 - Impressionist Landscape in Acrylic or Oil

Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Instructor: John Anderson

Learn the language of colour in oil or acrylic and its emotional content and how to speak colour in a Spring composition using colour to drive the composition.

Details coming soon.

1 day workshop $130.00
1 day workshop (members) $110.00
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WP19-6 - Impressionist Inspiration!

Thu May 2, 2019 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Instructor: Julie Ponesse

This one-day workshop will explore insights from the impressionist movement -- traditional and contemporary -- to inspire your own work.

1 day workshop $95.00
1 day workshop (members) $80.00
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WP19-7 - WP19-7 Drawing for Painters

May 4 - May 5, 2019 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Instructor: Julie Ponesse

Drawing, the ability to render the three-dimensional subject on a two-dimensional surface, is integral to the design of any good painting.

2 day workshop $190.00
2 day workshop (members) $160.00
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WP19-9 - Plein-Air Then & Now

May 19 - May 20, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Instructor: Sandra Iafrate

From Lady Grave Simcoe recording the flora and fauna of the wilderness of her new home in Niagara, to today's artist who loves capturing our quickly changing agricultural landscape.

2 day workshop $80.00
2 day workshop $95.00
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WP19-10 - Spring Into Gardening: A Floral Workshop

May 25 - May 26, 2019 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Instructor: Patricia Haftar

Create a beautiful floral to chase away those winter blues! A special gift for you or your bff!

2 day workshop $190.00
2 day workshop (members) $160.00
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WP19-11 - Working with Precious Metal Clay

Jun 2 - Jun 23, 2019 Sundays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Dee Phuaric

Learn how to make beautiful one-of-a-kind pendants, earrings, rings, and charms in this hands-on program!

4 week workshop $190.00
4 week workshop (members) $160.00
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WP19-12 - How to Paint a Good Vignette

Sat Jun 8, 2019 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Instructor: James E. Pay SCA, UA

This workshop will feature "how to paint a good vignette". Every painter should explore the painting of a properly placed and executed vignette.

1 day workshop $95.00
1 day workshop (members) $80.00
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WP19-13 - Fused Glass Coasters

Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor: Joe Speck

Learn to cut and assemble fusing glass for a set of 4 coasters.

1 day workshop $47.00
1 day workshop (members) $40.00
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WP19-14 - Drawing from History - Right in Front of You!

Jun 29 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM), Jun 29 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM) 2019

Instructor: David Antscherl

Capture the splendour of 19th century redcoats in uniform in this on-site workshop at Fort George.

WP19-14-A: 1 day workshop $47.00
WP19-14-A: 1 day workshop (members) $40.00
WP19-14-B: 1 day workshop (members) - you must be registered for Session A to register for Session B $40.00
WP19-14-B: 1 day workshop - you must be registered for Session A to register for Session B $47.00
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Children & Youth Camps

YS19 - Summer Art Camps 2019

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Full-Day & Half Day Summer Art Camps in July & August
Registration will be available very soon.

Full-Day Art Camp $195.00
Full-Day Art Camp $230.00
Half-Day Art Camp $110.00
Half-Day Art Camp $130.00
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YS19-1 - July 8-12 Summer Art Camp 2019

Jul 8 - Jul 12, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Full-Day (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Summer Art Camp week (Mon. - Fri.) for ages 5-12. Art projects will include drawings, paintings, sculpture and more!

Full-Day Art Camp $195.00
Full-Day Art Camp $230.00
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YS19-2 - July 15-19 Morning Art Camp 2019

Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Half-Day (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) Morning Art Camp week (Mon. - Fri.) for ages 5-12. Art projects will include drawings, paintings, sculpture and more!

Half-Day Art Camp $130.00
Half-Day Art Camp $110.00
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YS19-3 - July 15-19 Afternoon Art Camp 2019

Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Half-Day (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Afternoon Art Camp week (Mon. - Fri.) for ages 5-12. Art projects will include drawings, paintings, sculpture and more!

Half-Day Art Camp $110.00
Half-Day Art Camp $130.00
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YS19-4 - July 22-26 Summer Art Camp 2019

Jul 22 - Jul 26, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Full-Day (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Summer Art Camp week (Mon. - Fri.) for ages 5-12. Art projects will include drawings, paintings, sculpture and more!

Full-Day Art Camp $230.00
Full-Day Art Camp $195.00
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YS19-5 - August 12-16 Morning Art Camp 2019

Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Half-Day (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) Morning Art Camp week (Mon. - Fri.) for ages 5-12. Art projects will include drawings, paintings, sculpture and more!

Half-Day Art Camp $130.00
Half-Day Art Camp $110.00
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YS19-6 - August 12-16 Afternoon Art Camp 2019

Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Half-Day (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Afternoon Art Camp week (Mon. - Fri.) for ages 5-12. Art projects will include drawings, paintings, sculpture and more!

Half-Day Art Camp $130.00
Half-Day Art Camp $110.00
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YS19-7 - August 19-23 Summer Art Camp 2019

Aug 19 - Aug 23, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Full-Day (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Summer Art Camp week (Mon. - Fri.) for ages 5-12. Art projects will include drawings, paintings, sculpture and more!

Full-Day Art Camp $230.00
Full-Day Art Camp $195.00
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YS19-8 - August 26-30 Morning Art Camp 2019

Aug 26 - Aug 30, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Half-Day (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) Morning Art Camp week (Mon. - Fri.) for ages 5-12. Art projects will include drawings, paintings, sculpture and more!

Half-Day Art Camp $130.00
Half-Day Art Camp $110.00
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YS19-9 - August 26-30 Afternoon Art Camp 2019

Aug 26 - Aug 30, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Half-Day (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Afternoon Art Camp week (Mon. - Fri.) for ages 5-12. Art projects will include drawings, paintings, sculpture and more!

Half-Day Art Camp $110.00
Half-Day Art Camp $130.00
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Family Drop-In

YP19-4 - YP19-4 Mother's Day Hat-Making Workshop

Details coming soon.

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YP19-5 - YP19-5 Printmaking Past & Present

Details coming soon.

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Current

Adult Classes

AP19-4 - Vibrant Paintings

Mar 15 - Apr 26, 2019 Fridays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Win Henstock

Learn to paint with impact using a limited palette and loose impressionistic brushwork.

6 week-class $186.00
6 week-class (members) $158.00
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AP19-10 - "I can't draw!" Oh, yes you can!

Mar 27 - May 1, 2019 Wednesdays 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Instructor: David Antscherl

Instructor David Antscherl will guide you through a variety of exercises to help you gain confidence in drawing what is in front of you.

6 week-class $186.00
6 week-class (members) $158.00
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Adult Drop-In

AP19-8 - Members' Drawing & Painting Studio

Mar 19 - Jun 25, 2019 Tuesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Members are invited to draw or paint in our informal, drop-in studio. Bring your own materials and works in progress to work alongside other Pumphouse members. Space is limited.

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Children & Youth Classes

YP19-2 - Morning Mini Masters

Apr 6 - Jun 8, 2019 Saturdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Get creative and messy while learning how to paint, sculpt, draw and more!

8 week-class $165.00
8 week-class (members) $140.00
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YP19-3 - Afternoon Art Adventures

Apr 6 - Jun 8, 2019 Saturdays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Instructor: Hannah Dobbie

Our afternoon art classes review some of the basic art-making skills and then builds upon those to focus on developing drawing, painting and sculpting techniques.

8 week-class $165.00
8 week-class (members) $140.00
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