Sculpture

Summer Session 2024
10-Week Session: May 14 – July 20
5-Week Session 1: May 7 – June 8
5-Week Session 2: June 25 – July 27
NO CLASS: July 4 (Holiday)

Fall Session 2024
16-Week Session: August 13 – December 14
7-Week Session 1: August 13 – September 28
7-Week Session 2: October 15 – December 14
NO CLASS:
November 5-9 (Holiday Tables)
November 26-30 (Thanksgiving Break)

Winter Session 2024
16-Week Session: January 2 – April 20
7-Week Session 1: January 2 – February 17
7-Week Session 2: March 5 – April 20

TUESDAY

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SCULPTURE FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS (TUESDAYS)

Sculpture classes are for both beginners and experienced artists. The focus is creating figurative, representational, and non-representational forms in clay. Areas of emphasis include building techniques, glaze processes, non-fired painting techniques, and finding your own personal style in clay. Time will be spent on exploring the elements and principles of design, contemporary artist influences, and art history. The class will work with water-based clay. Supplies will be discussed on the first day of class. Just bring an apron if you don’t want to get messy! *Clay available for purchase.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Norma Nicks

Tuesday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

10 Weeks
May 14 – July 16

Location: Sculpture Studio

Public Price: $222 | Member Price: $199.80

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SCULPTURE FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS (TUESDAYS)

Sculpture classes are for both beginners and experienced artists. The focus is creating figurative, representational, and non-representational forms in clay. Areas of emphasis include building techniques, glaze processes, non-fired painting techniques, and finding your own personal style in clay. Time will be spent on exploring the elements and principles of design, contemporary artist influences, and art history. The class will work with water-based clay. Supplies will be discussed on the first day of class. Just bring an apron if you don’t want to get messy! *Clay available for purchase.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Norma Nicks

Tuesday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

16 Weeks: Aug. 13 – Dec. 10 (No class Nov. 5 & 26)

Location: Sculpture Studio

Public Price: $421 | Member Price: $378.90

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SCULPTURE FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS (MORNINGS)

Sculpture classes are for both beginners and experienced artists. The focus is creating figurative, representational, and non-representational forms in clay. Areas of emphasis include building techniques, glaze processes, non-fired painting techniques, and finding your own personal style in clay. Time will be spent on exploring the elements and principles of design, contemporary artist influences, and art history. The class will work with water-based clay. Supplies will be discussed on the first day of class. Just bring an apron if you don’t want to get messy! *Clay available for purchase.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Norma Nicks

Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

7 Weeks
Session 1: Jan. 2 – Feb. 13
Session 2: Mar. 5 – Apr. 16

Location: Sculpture Studio

Public Price: $155 | Member Price: $139.50

WEDNESDAY

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EXPLORE THE STUDIOS

In this 5-week course, students will have the opportunity to experience a variety of workshops in Mark Arts’ studios. Each week will be led by a different instructor who teaches weekly classes in their medium. Workshops will all be beginner level in mediums including acrylic painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, drawing, and metalsmithing/enameling.

Ages: 16 + | Instructors: See Studios Below

Wednesday, 6-9 p.m.

5 Weeks
Session 1: May 8 – June 5 
May 8 – Ceramics
May 15 – Sculpture
May 22 – Printmaking
May 29 – Metals
June 5 – Easels

Session 2: June 26 – July 24
June 26 – Ceramics
July 3 – Sculpture
July 10 – Printmaking
July 17 – Metals
July 24 – Easels

Public Price: $185.00 | Member Price: $166.50

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EXPLORE THE STUDIOS

This class mixes beginning students with the experienced and ranges from the basic steps for creating functional pottery to advanced techniques for artistic sculptural vessels. Students work at their own pace in a friendly atmosphere with plenty of individual instruction. Class is limited to six new students with experienced potters welcome beyond that number.
*Clay and tool kits are available for purchase.

Ages: 16 + | Instructors: See Studios Below

Wednesday, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

7 Weeks
Session 1: Aug. 7 – Sept 18
Aug. 7 – Enameling/Metals (Jennifer Walterscheid)
Aug. 14 – Hand-building (Troy Becker) – Location: Sculpture Studio
Aug. 21 – Watercolor (Bernadette Bradshaw) – Location: Sculpture Studio
Aug. 28 – Culinary (Sue Corriston)
Sept. 4 – Printmaking (Doug Billings)
Sept. 11 – Ukrainian Egg Decorating (Svitlana Tarauk) – Location: Sculpture Studio
Sept. 18 – Acrylic Painting/Easels (Gayle Bryson Clayborn)

Session 2: Oct. 9 – Dec. 4 
Oct. 9 – Enameling/Metals (Jennifer Walterscheid)
Oct. 16 – Hand-building (Troy Becker) – Location: Sculpture Studio
Oct. 23 – Watercolor (Bernadette Bradshaw) – Location: Sculpture Studio
Oct. 30 – Culinary (Sue Corriston)
Nov. 13 – Printmaking (Doug Billings) – No class Nov. 6
Nov. 20 – Ukrainian Egg Decorating (Svitlana Tarauk) – Location: Sculpture Studio
Dec. 4 – Acrylic Painting/Easels (Gayle Bryson Clayborn)- No class Nov. 27

Public Price: $258 | Member Price: $232.20

THURSDAY

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SCULPTURE INDEPENDENT STUDY THURSDAYS

Sculpture classes are for both beginners and experienced artists. The focus is creating figurative, representational, and non-representational forms in clay. Areas of emphasis include building techniques, glaze processes, non-fired painting techniques, and finding your own personal style in clay. Time will be spent on exploring the elements and principles of design, contemporary artist influences, and art history. The class will work with water-based clay. Supplies will be discussed on the first day of class. Just bring an apron if you don’t want to get messy.
*Clay available for purchase.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor:

Thursday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

7 Weeks
Session 1: August 10 – September 21
Session 2: October 12 – December 7

Nonmember Price: $90 | Member Price: $81

FRIDAYS

SATURDAYS

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SCULPTURE FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS SATURDAY MORNING

Sculpture classes are for both beginners and experienced artists. The focus is creating figurative, representational, and non-representational forms in clay. Areas of emphasis include building techniques, glaze processes, non-fired painting techniques, and finding your own personal style in clay. Time will be spent on exploring the elements and principles of design, contemporary artist influences, and art history. The class will work with water-based clay. Supplies will be discussed on the first day of class. Just bring an apron if you don’t want to get messy. *Clay available for purchase.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Casey TZ Smith

Saturdays, 10 a.m-1 p.m.

10 Weeks
May 18 – July 20

Location: Sculpture Studio

Public Price: $222 | Member Price: $199.80

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SCULPTURE FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS SATURDAY MORNING

Sculpture classes are for both beginners and experienced artists. The focus is creating figurative, representational, and non-representational forms in clay. Areas of emphasis include building techniques, glaze processes, non-fired painting techniques, and finding your own personal style in clay. Time will be spent on exploring the elements and principles of design, contemporary artist influences, and art history. The class will work with water-based clay. Supplies will be discussed on the first day of class. Just bring an apron if you don’t want to get messy. *Clay available for purchase.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Casey TZ Smith

Saturdays, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

7-Weeks:
Session 1: Aug. 17 – Sept. 28
Session 2: Oct. 19 – Dec. 14 (No class Nov. 9 & 30)

Location: Sculpture Studio

Public Price: $155 | Member Price: $139.50

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SCULPTURE FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS SATURDAY AFTERNOON

Sculpture classes are for both beginners and experienced artists. The focus is creating figurative, representational, and non-representational forms in clay. Areas of emphasis include building techniques, glaze processes, non-fired painting techniques, and finding your own personal style in clay. Time will be spent on exploring the elements and principles of design, contemporary artist influences, and art history. The class will work with water-based clay. Supplies will be discussed on the first day of class. Just bring an apron if you don’t want to get messy.
*Clay available for purchase.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Casey TZ Smith

Saturdays, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

10 Weeks
May 18 – July 20

Public Price: $222 | Member Price: $199.80

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SCULPTURE FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS SATURDAY AFTERNOON

Sculpture classes are for both beginners and experienced artists. The focus is creating figurative, representational, and non-representational forms in clay. Areas of emphasis include building techniques, glaze processes, non-fired painting techniques, and finding your own personal style in clay. Time will be spent on exploring the elements and principles of design, contemporary artist influences, and art history. The class will work with water-based clay. Supplies will be discussed on the first day of class. Just bring an apron if you don’t want to get messy.
*Clay available for purchase.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Casey TZ Smith

Saturdays, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

7 Weeks
Aug. 17 – Sept. 28
Oct. 19 – Dec. 14 (No class Nov. 9 & 30)

Public Price: $155 | Member Price: $139.50

Sculpture Open Studio

Fridays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Students currently enrolled may attend open studio free of charge.
For previous students not currently enrolled, open studio is available for $25 per session.

 Clay is available for purchase. 

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ALTERNATIVE FIRING TECHNIQUES

This class explores alternative firing processes such as Raku and low-fire salt fuming. These styles of firing give unpredictable but exciting results with hands-on experience of the firing process. All skill levels are welcome.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Troy Becker

Thursdays, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Dates: October 22 – December 10

Nonmember Price: $172  | Member Price: $154.80

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BEGINNING SCULPTURE

From masks to molds, students will learn a variety of sculpting techniques in this introductory course. Realistic, stylized and abstract sculpting methods are all demonstrated in this class so that students can explore and develop their artistic voice.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Casey Smith 

Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. – noon

7 Week Course

Session 1: August 21 – October 9 (no class September 25)
Session 2: October 23 – December 18 (no class November 13)

Nonmember Price $172 | Member Price $154.80

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