Fall

Fairytale Motifs in Ceramic Sculpture (309)

Anna Ill / Studio 7
Mondays, September 13- November 15
5:30-9 pm / 10 weeks
Prerequisite: Beginning ceramics
$325 / Members: $305

In making art, we tell stories. Fairytales are replete with archetypal characters, whimsical and fantastic settings that set the imagination on fire. The focus of this class will be building ceramic vessels and sculptures with fairytale motifs. Share and discuss ideas for potential projects and work of contemporary ceramic artists. Students will have the opportunity to work with traditional as well as non-traditional finishing techniques utilizing waxes, polishes, and acrylics. Demonstrations and discussion will encourage students to meet personal goals for reaching new skill levels.
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Introduction to Welding and Metal Fabrication (400)

Brent Harris / Studio 1
Wednesdays September 8-Novemver 10
10am- 12:30pm / 10 weeks
$250 / Members: $230

Students will be introduced to the equipment and processes for designing, welding and fabricating a sculpture in steel. Some metals will be supplied; students may need to purchase or collect additional steel. Students should bring leather gloves, wear long pants, closed toed shoes and bring a long sleeve shirt to the first class.
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Exploring Materials in Sculpture (401)

Danny Giancaspro / Studio 1
Saturdays September 11-November 13
12:30 - 3pm / 10 weeks
$250 / Members: $230

Designed for those who want to develop skills and understanding while embarking in the world of sculpture. Explore a variety of ways to interact in three dimensions including mold making, welding, design, clay sculpture, and metal casting. This class is open to beginners or to anyone looking to expand their skills in the dynamic world of sculpture.
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Contemporary Techniques in Papier Mache’ (402)

Gayle Reyes / Studio 1
Thursdays September 9-November 11
10 am - 12:30 pm / 10 weeks
$250 / Members: $230

Students will be introduced to the limitless possibilities of papier mache’! Experiment with creating sculptural forms, vessels and containers using accessible, repurposed and imaginative mediums. A variety of surface treatments will be explored.
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Welded Metal Sculpture/Independent Study (403)

Eric Pott / Studio 1
Tuesdays September 14-November 16
5:30 - 9 pm / 10 weeks
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor is required.
$330 / Members: $310

This class is for the self-directed student who wants to expand their skill sets and enhance their abilities in metal sculpture. Students must be familiar with the safe use and operation of the equipment in the studio. Students will provide their own approved material. Problem solving and techniques will be the focus of the class.
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Sculpture – Hybrid Beasts (404)

Brent Harris / Studio 1
Thursdays, September 9 - November 11
6:30 - 9 pm / 10 weeks
Prerequisite: $230
$250 / Members:

The desire to merge humans and animals into one creature has fascinated artists for centuries. Jackal-headed gods of the afterworld to mermaids and werewolf hybrids have evolved with us through folklore and myth into modern culture. Working from live models, students will learn anatomy and engage in storytelling while creating unique anthropomorphic human hybrids. Works will be created in clay and finished with a variety of cold patina techniques.
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Wood Carving (405)

Jon Sacha / Studio 1
Fridays, September 10 – November 12
10 am - 12:30 pm / 10 weeks
$250 / Members: $230

All artists are invited to this exploration of wood and it’s carving. Together we will get to know the tree and its form. We will learn about carving tools, their proper use, and maintenance. Focus on creating with the wood. Students will be encouraged to have a conversation with their chosen medium and ultimately to tell a story with their classmates.
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Reclaimed Materials in Sculpture (407)

Jon Sacha / Studio 1
Wednesdays September 8- November 10
10am - 12:30 pm / 10 weeks
$250 / Members: $230

Use non-traditional materials and a variety of processes in order to create 3D work. Special preference will be given to incorporating used and discarded materials. Additionally, processes that aren’t ordinarily considered when creating sculptural work will be encouraged. Such as: print, performance, weaving, exposure to the elements, and much more. Bring an open mind and be ready to explore new relationships with the material world.
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Advanced Mixed Media (406)

Brent Harris / Studio 1
Mondays, September 13 – November 15
10 am – 12:30 pm / 10 weeks
Prerequisite: Beginning Welding or instructor approval
$250 / Members: $230

Learn to combine different materials such as steel, wood, stone as well as found and cast objects to create successful mixed-media sculptures. Advanced metal fabrication techniques will be taught. Students are encouraged to think creatively. Class discussion and student critiques will help develop new ways of thinking.
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