Youth Catalog / Fall 2017

Registration now open for Fall Youth Classes!
Art, Music, Theater, Dance
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2017 YOUTH FALL CATALOG FINAL LQ

Always Something Fun and New Saturdays and After School at the Centers!

New classes include:
Adventures in 3D Printing
Art Discovery Zone
Cookonomics: Tasty Tacos
Steel Drums
Theater Tap
Puppet Workshop
Stage Combat
And more! 

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ONE NIGHT EVENT – It’s Abstract!

It’s Abstract! –  Join us for a whole new experience! Explore the joy of your creativity. YOUR DESIGN, YOUR COLORS, this experience IS all about YOU! Learn how to create your vision on the canvas. At the end of the night you will leave with a completely unique artwork.

Cost: $55 5:30-8:30pm includes all materials, wine, food & guidance

Calendar

August 8, 2017
September 5, 2017 October 10, 2017
November 7, 2017 December 5, 2017

JEWELRY / BEADING with Barbara Ellis

 

Beadweaving – This five week workshop is for beginners as well as those with bead weaving experience. Learn the foundational bead weaving stitches necessary for developing beaded jewelry pieces and more.

Barbara is originally from Chicago and graduated from Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota Florida. Barbara has worked in design for over 30 years.She has been creating and selling beaded jewelry for over 12 years, winning awards for her unique designs.

CLAY SCULPTURE with Beth Wiese

Garden Fairy Cottages – Join us for a fun filled session building the fairy garden of your dreams. If you can imagine it Beth will help you build it, the possibilities are endless! All skill levels welcomed.

WIE103117-1 Tue 10/31/17 to 11/21/17 9am-Noon All $120 mem / $170 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing
WIE112817-1 Tue 11/28/17 to 12/19/17 9am-Noon All $120 mem / $170 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing
WIE010918-1 Tue 01/09/18 to 02/06/18 9am-Noon All $150 mem / $200 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing
WIE022018-1 Tue 02/20/18 to 03/20/18 9am-Noon All $150 mem / $200 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing
WIE040318-1 Tue 04/03/18 to 05/01/18 9am-Noon All $150 mem / $200 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing

Explorative Clay Sculpture – Learn to use water based, kiln-fired clay to create sculpture. Consider doing a study of the human head, a figurative work or perhaps an animal study. There is also much to be learned from working with non-objective, pure forms. Come and explore!

WIE103117-2 Tue 10/31/17 to 11/21/17 1-4pm All $120 mem / $170 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing
WIE112817-2 Tue 11/28/17 to 12/19/17 1-4pm All $120 mem / $170 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing
WIE010918-2 Tue 01/09/18 to 02/06/18 1-4pm All $150 mem / $200 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing

WIE022018-2 Tue 02/20/18 to 03/20/18 1-4pm All $150 mem / $200 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing
WIE040318-2 Tue 04/03/18 to 05/01/18 1-4pm All $150 mem / $200 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing

Beth is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Chicago Medical School. She graduated in 1982 with a degree in biomedical communications (medical illustrator). She has worked throughout the midwest doing mostly scientific illustrations and painting, but secretly harbored a desire to be a sculptor. The opportunity arose seven years ago when she started studying with Phil Calabro in Naples, Florida.

CLAY with Sandy Lawson

Beginning Wheel – This class will open you up to the wonders of the potter’s wheel. The basics of wedging, centering, throwing and glazing will be taught. Repeated demos and individual attention will be focused.

LAW110317-1 Fri 11/03/17 to 11/24/17 9am-Noon Beg $120 mem / $170 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW120117-1 Fri 12/01/17 to 12/22/17 9am-Noon Beg $150 mem / $200 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW011218-1 Fri 01/12/18 to 02/09/18 9am-Noon Beg $150 mem / $200 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW022318-1 Fri 02/23/18 to 03/23/18 9am-Noon Beg $150 mem / $200 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW040618-1 Fri 04/06/18 to 05/04/18 9am-Noon Beg $150 mem / $200 non-mem +$50 clay/glaze/firing

Extreme Functional Pottery – Hand builders and wheel throwers unite to design and create fun and inventive tableware. From serving dishes, to berry bowls to chip `n dips, pitchers and flower vases. We will combine hand built and wheel thrown pieces, cut pots apart and reassemble them, add funky feet, handles, lugs and lids.
LAW103017-1 Mon 10/30/17 to 11/20/17 9am-Noon All $120 mem / $170 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW112717-1 Mon 11/27/17 to 12/18/17 9am-Noon All $120 mem / $170 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW010818-1 Mon 01/08/18 to 02/05/18 9am-Noon All $150 mem / $200 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW021918-1 Mon 02/19/18 to 03/19/18 9am-Noon All $150 mem / $200 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW040218-1 Mon 04/02/18 to 04/30/18 9am-Noon All $150 mem / $200 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing

Personal Pathways in Clay – Pursue and explore your own ideas with instructional guidance to achieve your individual goals in wheel throwing, hand building, altering or combine different techniques to create something that is uniquely you.

LAW103017-2 Mon 10/30/17 to 11/20/17 1-4pm All $120 mem / $170 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW110317-2 Fri 11/03/17 to 11/24/17 1-4pm All $120 mem / $170 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW112717-2 Mon 11/27/17 to 12/18/17 1-4pm All $120 mem / $170 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW120117-2 Fri 12/01/17 to 12/22/17 1-4pm All $120 mem / $170 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW010818-2 Mon 01/08/18 to 02/05/18 1-4pm All $150 mem / $200 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW011218-2 Fri 01/12/18 to 02/09/18 1-4pm All $150 mem / $200 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW021918-2 Mon 02/19/18 to 03/19/18 1-4pm All $150 mem / $200 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW022318-2 Fri 02/23/18 to 03/23/18 1-4pm All $150 mem / $200 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW040218-2 Mon 04/02/18 to 04/30/18 1-4pm All $150 mem / $200 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing
LAW040618-2 Fri 04/06/18 to 05/04/18 1-4pm All $150 mem / $200 non-mem + $50 clay/glaze/firing

Sandy received a BA from the California College of Arts, Oakland in furniture design and construction. Her serious study in ceramics began in 2007 when she attended ceramic classes here at Centers for the Arts, then continued as a post-degree student at Florida Gulf Coast University in the ceramics department.