Art Classes

VAC Class Cancellation Policy

Visual Arts Studio Hours
Mondays: 10am-9pm
Tuesdays: 10am-9pm
Wednesdays: 10am-9pm
Thursdays: 10am-9pm
Fridays: 10am-9pm
Saturdays: 10am-4pm


 

September 2018


Create Pottery for the Gas Kiln with Craig Edwards and JD Jorgenson

Create Pottery for the Gas Kiln with Craig Edwards and JD Jorgenson

Every Other Monday, September 10-January 7, 6-8:30pm
$250.00

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November 2018


Marquetry with a Scroll Saw with Joe Morgan

Marquetry with a Scroll Saw with Joe Morgan

Friday November 16, Saturday November 17, & Sunday November 18, 9am-4pm
$250.00

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Beyond the Basics of Pottery with Sandy Fabian

Beyond the Basics of Pottery with Sandy Fabian

Tuesdays, November 20-December 18 (no class December 11) 6-8:30pm
$95.00

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December 2018


(Marquetry) Basic Inlay with Don Peterson

(Marquetry) Basic Inlay with Don Peterson

Saturday, December 1, 10am-4pm
$75.00

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Gift of Stories: Writing a Memoir with Lisa Meyers McClintick

Gift of Stories: Writing a Memoir with Lisa Meyers McClintick

Tuesdays, December 4-11, 6-9pm
$50.00

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Create a PMC Sami Bracelet

Create a PMC Sami Bracelet

Saturday, December 8 from 10AM-4PMBb
$95

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January 2019


Tool Basics on the Lathe with Jerry Wervey

Tool Basics on the Lathe with Jerry Wervey

Tuesday, January 15, 6-9pm
$40.00

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Photo Session for Your Art!

Wednesday January 16, 30 minute sessions from 4-7pm
$50 per 30 minute session

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Explore the Basics of Drawing

Explore the Basics of Drawing

Sat, Jan 19 from 10am-4pm

$65
With Elly Van Diest

Explore foundational drawing skills to help you draw what you see. This class is geared to the entry-level student (or as a refresher!)  and will focus on topics including lines, basic forms, simple perspective, contour, light and shadow.

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Pottery Sampler with Cindy Pope

Pottery Sampler with Cindy Pope

Saturday January 19, 9am-Noon
$45.00

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Tool Making Workshop with Mike Siemsen

Tool Making Workshop with Mike Siemsen

Saturday January 19 & Sunday January 20, 9am-4pm
$225.00

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Create Basic Pottery with Chris Condon

Create Basic Pottery with Chris Condon

Saturdays, January 26-February 16 (no class February 9), 9am-Noon
$95.00

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Weaving Sampler with Jeri Olson-McCoy

Weaving Sampler with Jeri Olson-McCoy

Saturday, January 26, 10am-Noon
$35.00

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Create Pottery for the Gas Kiln with Megan Mitchell and JD Jorgenson

Create Pottery for the Gas Kiln with Megan Mitchell and JD Jorgenson

Every Other Monday, January 28-May 20, 6-8:30pm
$250.00

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Basic Wood-Turning: Bottle Stopper, Vase, Bowl with Guy Schafer

Basic Wood-Turning: Bottle Stopper, Vase, Bowl with Guy Schafer

Tuesdays, January 29-February 5, 6-9pm
$75.00

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Valentine Printmaking

Valentine Printmaking

Thu, Jan 31 from 6-8pm

$20
With Paula Benfer

Create Valentines using stamps of your own design made with found objects and carved linoleum. After printing your images we will create fancy edges to complete your one-of-a-kind cards!

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February 2019


Create an Ornate Sami Bracelet

Create an Ornate Sami Bracelet

Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10AM-4PM
With Kim Bakken Parr

$100

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Layers of Expression

Layers of Expression

Saturdays, Feb 9-23 from 9am-4pm
No Class 2/16

$125
With Paige LaDue Henry

Experiment with collaging as you combine small painted canvas pieces onto a larger canvas where you use collections of colors to create your underpainting. You’ll give life to your mixed media piece as you bring your intention, composition, collage and colors all together in this exciting workshop!

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Beyond the Basics of Woodworking with Mark Voigt

Beyond the Basics of Woodworking with Mark Voigt

Tuesdays February 12-26,6-9pm
$125.00

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Beyond the Basics of Pottery with Ken Ferber

Beyond the Basics of Pottery with Ken Ferber

Tuesdays, February 19-March 19 (NO CLASS March 12), 6-8:30pm
$115.00

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Weaving a Summer Winter Rug with Jeri Olson-McCoy

Weaving a Summer Winter Rug with Jeri Olson-McCoy

Thursdays, February 21-March 14, 10am-12:30pm
$100.00

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March 2019


Drawing Faces

Drawing Faces

Sat, Mar 2 from 9AM-4PM

$75
With Suzann Beck

Learn how to interpret a face through line and tone. Students will strengthen their ability to render an accurate likeness and will build a great foundation for creating portraits in any medium. This workshop includes demos covering the principles of drawing a face and hands-on work.

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Wood-Turning: Spindle, Platter,Bowl, Embellishing with Jerry Wervey

Wood-Turning: Spindle, Platter,Bowl, Embellishing with Jerry Wervey

Tuesdays, March 5-26, 6-8:30pm
$125.00

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Color Relief Printmaking

Color Relief Printmaking

Fri, Mar 8 from 6-8:30PM
Sat, Mar 9 from 10AM-3PM

$100
With Paula Benfer

Pull color relief prints using stamps of your own design made with carved linoleum!

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Spring Break Activities for Kids! (Monday March 11)

Spring Break Activities for Kids! (Monday March 11)

MOnday March 11, 10am-4pm
$65.00

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Spring Break Activities for Kids! (Tuesday March 12)

Spring Break Activities for Kids! (Tuesday March 12)

Tuesday, March 12, 10am-4pm
$65.00

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Lie Nielson Tool Show FREE EVENT!

Lie Nielson Tool Show FREE EVENT!

Friday March 15, 10an-6pm & Saturday March 16 10am-5pm
FREE

This event is held at our Waite Park Tech Site!

248 33rd Avenue South
Waite Park, MN 56387

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Create a Fused Glass Suncatcher

Create a Fused Glass Suncatcher

Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 10AM-1PM
With Ruth Ross Hansen

$40

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Sketchbooking & Visual Journaling with Lisa Meyers McClintick

Sketchbooking & Visual Journaling with Lisa Meyers McClintick

Saturday March 23, 10am-4pm
$65.00

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Handbuilding Basics with Megan Mitchell

Handbuilding Basics with Megan Mitchell

Tuesdays, March 26-April 16, 6-8:30pm
$95.00

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Alla Prima from Photograph with Suzann Beck

Alla Prima from Photograph with Suzann Beck

Saturday, March 30, 9am-4pm
$75.00

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April 2019


Tapestry on a Frame Loom with Jeri Olson-McCoy

Tapestry on a Frame Loom with Jeri Olson-McCoy

Mondays, April 1-22, 6-8pm
$85.00

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Drip Forests and Flora

Drip Forests and Flora

Saturdays, April 13-27 from 9am-4pm

With Paige LaDue Henry
$125

Explore color, contrast, texture and a little fantasy for good measure! Acrylic painting on large format canvas using jumbo brushes helps to capture the essence of spring! This is a great experience, starting with an underpainting then working with transparent fluid acrylic paint to build up layers.

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Embellishments with Mark Laub

Embellishments with Mark Laub

Saturday April 6, 9am-4pm
$175.00

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Pottery Sampler with Cindy Pope

Pottery Sampler with Cindy Pope

Tuesday April 9, 6-9pm
$45.00

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Intro to Precious Metal Clay Pendants

Intro to Precious Metal Clay Pendants

Saturday, April 13 from 10AM-4PM
With Kim Bakken Parr

$100

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Natural Edge Bowls with Gary Mrozek

Natural Edge Bowls with Gary Mrozek

Tuesday April 16, 6-9pm
$75.00

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Create Basic Pottery with Sandy Fabian

Create Basic Pottery with Sandy Fabian

Tuesdays. April 23-May 21 (NO CLASS May 14), 6-8:30pm
$95.00

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Photo Session for Your Art!

Photo Session for Your Art!

We April 24, 30 minute sessions from 4-7pm
$50 per 30 minute session

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Create a Fused Glass Garden Ornament

Create a Fused Glass Garden Ornament

Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10AM-2PM
With Ruth Ross Hansen

$75

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Making A Two Tubed Pen Using A Lathe with Nadine Nelson

Making A Two Tubed Pen Using A Lathe with Nadine Nelson

Tuesdays, April 30-May 14, 6-8:30pm
$125.00

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May 2019


Springtime Watercolor Florals

Springtime Watercolor Florals

Tuesdays, May 7-14 from 6-8:30pm

With Elly Van Diest
$75

Continue developing your personal watercolor style as you work with Elly to discover paint characteristics, creating value sketches, design, lighting, depth and much more, while focusing on the beauty of springtime flowers!

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Arts Underground (September 20-December 20, 2018 & January 17- May 16, 2019)
(formerly Open Studio and Teen Night)

Meets every Thursday from 6-9pm, Mid September through Mid May and is a great way to experiment with a variety of mediums. We have mentors in our ceramics, hand-building, painting & drawing, woodturning, and fused & stained glass studios to offer hints and tips on your area of interest. All materials are included in ceramics (clay, glazes & firing), painting & drawing (paints, brushes, paper, pencils). Fused Glass artists are asked to pay $1.00 per pendant they make to help offset the glass expenses. No registration required. Adults (20+) $10.00 Youth (19 and under) $5.00

 



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