Programs

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Fall 2019 Programs Brochure

Upcoming

Adult Classes

AF19-1 - Introduction to Pottery Techniques - Beginner

Sep 16 - Oct 21, 2019 Mondays 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. A lot of one-on-one direction will be available in this small class (max. 8).
No Class October 14

Members (includes $60 materials/firing fee) $212.00
Non-members (includes $60 materials/firing fee) $239.00
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AF19-133 - Drawing to Painting - All Levels

Sep 17 - Oct 29, 2019 Tuesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Susan Dobson

In this class, students will learn about various types of drawing at a beginning level. From guided observational drawing techniques, students will create works in different drawing media with a strong emphasis on technique and composition....

No Class October 8

Members $158.00
Non-Members $186.00
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AF19-3 - Open Studio - All Levels

Sep 17 - Oct 22, 2019 Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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.

Members $132.00
Non-members $155.00
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AF19-10 - Vibrant Paintings - All levels

Sep 20 - Oct 25, 2019 Fridays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Win Henstock

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

Members $158.00
Non-Members $186.00
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AF19-5 - Artists' Studio - Intermediate-Advanced

Sep 22 - Nov 24, 2019 Sundays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Instructor: Wayne Corlis

Artists will meet in a small group to work in any medium. Bring your works in progress.

NO CLASS October 13, 2019

Members $238.00
Non-Members $280.00
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AF19-8 - Landscapes in 4 Seasons, Painting in Oil - Intermediate

Sep 25 - Nov 13, 2019 Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Anne Reimer

Students will learn how to mix colours, using a brush or palette knife, to create different techniques. They will also complete 4 paintings by the end of the course.

Members $211.00
Non-Members $248.00
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AF19-14 - Anatomy for Life Drawing - Intermediate

Oct 2 - Oct 30, 2019 Wednesdays 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor: David Antscherl

Learn about bones and muscles and how the body moves from an artist and former human anatomy researcher...

Members $105.00
Non-Members $124.00
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AF19-2 - Expanding Pottery Techniques - Intermediate Level

Oct 28 - Dec 2, 2019 Mondays 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor: Kayla Benner

Expand your wheel throwing skills with intensive classes focusing on fine-tuning your technique & glazing skills, throwing larger forms, and throwing and altering cylinders.

Members (includes $70 materials/firing fee) $268.00
Non-members ((includes $70materials/firing fee) $303.00
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AF19-4 - Open Studio - All Levels

Oct 29 - Nov 26, 2019 Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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.

Members $132.00
Non-Members $155.00
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AF19-13 - Acrylic Pouring - Beginner+

Oct 30 - Nov 27, 2019 Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor: Patricia Haftar

This paint pouring program is designed to introduce novices to the paint pouring process of abstract art, and to add to the knowledge of those who have already started abstract paint pouring.

Members $132.00
Non-Members $155.00
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AF19-11 - Vibrant Paintings - All levels

Nov 1 - Nov 29, 2019 Fridays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Win Henstock

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

Members $158.00
Non-Members $186.00
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Af19-15 - Life Drawing - Intermediate

Nov 6 - Nov 27, 2019 Wednesdays 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor: David Antscherl

Develop your life drawing skills with the guidance of an artist-educator and varied poses in studio with a model.

Members $105.00
Non-Members $124.00
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Adult Workshops

WF19-3 - Painting Light and Shadow - All Levels

Oct 5 - Oct 6, 2019 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Instructor: Julie Ponesse

Learn how to mix paint to capture light and shadow, vibrancy and dullness.

Members $160.00
Non-Members $190.00
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WF19-2 - Exploring the Less Defined Landscape - All levels

Oct 19 (9:30 AM - 3:30 PM), Oct 20 (9:30 AM - 1:30 PM) 2019

Instructor: Sam Paonessa

This workshop explores expression in the emotional part of painting to evoke an emotional response.

Members $132.00
Non-members $156.00
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WF19-4 - Step by Step: Mastering the Niagara Gorge - Beginner +

Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Instructor: Peter John Reid

Explore textures, techniques and the many approaches to painting believable rocks and water.

Members $132.00
Non-Members $155.00
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WF19-7 - Acrylic Pour - One-of-a-Kind Christmas Ornaments - Beginner+

Nov 2 - Nov 3, 2019 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Instructor: Patricia Haftar

Using acrylic pouring techniques to create beautiful truly one of a kind Christmas Ornaments.

Members $80.00
Non-Members $95.00
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WF19-8 - Fused Glass Small Plates - Beginner Level

Sat Nov 9, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor: Joe Speck

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

Members $40.00
Non-Members $47.00
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WF19-1 - Felting: Shawl - Beginner

Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Valerie Martin

In this hands-on workshop the students learn to create their own gorgeous shawl from the finest merino wool.

Members $48.00
Non-Members $57.00
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WF19-5 - Improving Your Paintings - All levels

Nov 16 - Nov 17, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: David Antscherl

Bring your work in progress for constructive tips and hints. Learn to create better works of art over two evening sessions.

Members $80.00
Non-Members $95.00
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WF19-6 - Expressive Interiors - All Levels

Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2019 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Instructor: Julie Ponesse

Learn how to create dynamic interior compositions that are full of life, interest, intimacy and coziness.

Members $160.00
Non-Members $190.00
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Children & Youth Classes

YF19-1 - YF19-1 Morning Mini Masters - Ages 5-8

Oct 19 - Nov 30, 2019 Saturdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor: Ashley Keller

Children get creative and messy while learning to paint, sculpt, draw and more! New techniques and styles are introduced by our artist-educator who will show examples from art history, works int he gallery and demonstrations

Members $123.00
Non-members $145.00
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YF19-2 - Afternoon Art Adventures - Ages 9-12

Oct 19 - Nov 30, 2019 Saturdays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Instructor: Ashley Keller

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. Lessons will work on composition and the principles and elements of design...

Members $123.00
Non-Members $145.00
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