Visual Arts Classes for Teens and Adults

Summer Teen/Adult Classes

Remember that our Virtual Learning Scholarship is available for any student taking a virtual class who needs to use it! (Thank you to KeyBank for sponsoring this scholarship!) To take advantage of the scholarship, just select it at checkout. This scholarship is open to anyone who needs it for as long as funds are available. (Please note that the scholarship is ONLY available for virtual class options, not in-person.)

MONDAY

Beginning Pottery
for teens & adults
with Anzietta DiPierro
6 weeks beginning June 14
5:30-6:45 p.m.
$75 class fee, $20 materials fee
Maximum of 4 students
This class introduces beginning pottery techniques. We’ll focus on hand building with some time for the wheel.

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Studio Potter
for advanced students
with Anzietta DiPierro
6 weeks beginning June 14
7-8:15 p.m.
$75 class fee, $20 materials fee
Maximum of 4 students
This class is designed for students
who have taken beginning pottery with Anzietta DiPierro or who have had a semester of ceramics at the high school or college level.

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TUESDAY

Pottery Wheel Explorations
for teens & adults
with Jim Loomis
6 weeks beginning Jun. 15
1-2:30 p.m.
$75 class fee, $20 materials fee
Maximum of 4 students
Learn how to center, pull up the walls, and form a variety of shapes including bowls, cups, plates, and more on the wheel. Beginners and experienced potters all welcome! If you already have basic knowledge of the wheel and want to improve your skills, you’re welcome, as well!

CLASS FULL

Art for Wellness
for teens & adults
with Heather Denning
 4 weeks beginning July 20
4-5:30 p.m.
$45 for 4-week class
$9 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
These sessions are designed to promote greater wellness, coping, and connection to others through art in the face of stress brought on by the COVID pandemic. Methods for relaxation and stress management will be shared to foster creativity.

Register for 4-week class beginning in July

WEDNESDAY

Road Trip Art
for ages 18 & up
with Jim Loomis
6 weeks beginning Jun. 16
10-11:30 a.m.
$64 class fee
Maximum of 10 students
We will meet at local sites around the Ashtabula area, using them as our studios. The first class will meet at the Arts Center; all others will be off-site. Destinations will be chosen first class, and each class will include a critique session. Bring your own materials in your choice of mediums. Classes will be held outdoors.

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Woodcarving Clinic
for teens & adults
with Ralph Bacon
6 weeks beginning Jun. 16
5-6 p.m.
$48 class fee, $8 materials fee
Maximum of 10 students
Learn carving techniques and tips — students are welcome to bring in-progress projects of their own. Weather permitting, we will hold class outside.

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Adult Embroidery
for teens & adults
with Pam amy
8 weeks beginning Jun. 16
6-8 p.m.
$56 class fee, $8 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
Join us as we create a patriotic piece using perle cotton and metallic threads. No experience necessary.

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THURSDAY

Pit Fire Pottery
for teens & adults
with Sandy Rill
6 weeks beginning Jun. 17
5:30-7 p.m.
$75 class fee, $20 materials fee
Maximum of 4 students
Pit firing is the original method for baking clay, dating back nearly 30,000 years. It is an atmospheric process; all colors and patterns are derived from the firing process and what is burned.

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