Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops, Grand Marais, Minnesota
120 WEST 3RD AVENUE   PO BOX 626    GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA 55604    218-387-2737   arts@boreal.org

2015 Workshops


March

Develop Your Portfolio: Hire a Professional Photographer

Wednesday, March 4, 2015; one-hour blocks of time beginning at 12:45pm

Instructor:
Bryan Hansel
Tuition:
$25.00
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Quiting Bee/Artist Salon

Quiting Bee/Artist Salon

Saturday, March 28, 2015; 1pm - 4pm
Instructor:
Mary Bergs
Tuition:
$15.00
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Make a Mark

Make a Mark

March 28, 2015; 9am - Noon
Instructor:
Marty Harris
Tuition:
$15.00
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April

Faces

Faces

April 7 - 28, 2015; 4 Tuesdays; 9am - Noon

Instructor:
Jan Attridge
Tuition:
$115.00
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Pots for Painting

Pots for Painting

April 9 - May 14, 2015; 6 Thursdays; 6pm - 8pm

Instructor:
Joan Farnam
Tuition:
$115.00
Supply Fee:
$30.00
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Pewter Cast Jewelry (for ages 12 - 16)

Pewter Cast Jewelry (for ages 12 - 16)

April 9 - 23, 2015; 3 Thursdays; 4pm - 6pm

Instructor:
John Franz
Tuition:
$45.00
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Still Life in Pastel

Still Life in Pastel

April 11 - 12 & 13, 2015 (optional 3rd day); 2 or 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Lisa Stauffer
Tuition:
$150.00
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Mything Around: Metaphors to Understand Your Story

Mything Around: Metaphors to Understand Your Story

April 11 & 18, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Marcia Hyatt
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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2D to 3D (for ages 10 - 14)

2D to 3D (for ages 10 - 14)

April 13 - May 4, 2015; 4 Mondays; 4 - 5:30pm

Instructors:
David Hahn and John Franz
Tuition:
$40.00
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Writing Our Stories

Writing Our Stories

April 21 & 28, May 5 & 12, 2015; 4 Tuesdays; 6:00 - 8:30pm

Instructor:
Mary Ellen Ashcroft
Tuition:
$95.00
Supply Fee:
$6.00
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Printing on Functional Fabrics: for ages 10 - 16

Printing on Functional Fabrics: for ages 10 - 16

April 30 & May 7, 2015; 2 Thursdays; 4pm - 7pm

Instructor:
Jill Levene
Tuition:
$40.00
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May

Acrylic & Mixed Media

Acrylic & Mixed Media

May 2 - 3, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Bonnie Cutts
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$32.00
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Art as Journey

Art as Journey

May 7 - 10, 2015; 4 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Elizabeth Erickson
Tuition:
$380.00
Supply Fee:
$5.00
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Mosaic Garden Ornaments

Mosaic Garden Ornaments

May 9, 2015; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Pam Collins
Tuition:
$75.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Garden Glass (ages 10 to adult)

Saturday, May 9, 2015; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Gretchen Lisdahl
Tuition:
$75.00
Supply Fee:
$48.00
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Capture the Light in Watercolor

Capture the Light in Watercolor

May 16 - 17, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jeanne Larson
Tuition:
$190.00
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Fast Track to Stained Glass

Fast Track to Stained Glass

May 16 - 17, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Peachie Schmid
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$72.00
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Clay Sculpture: Self-Portraits

Clay Sculpture: Self-Portraits

May 18 - 20, 2015; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Tom Christiansen
Tuition:
$225.00
Supply Fee:
$33.00
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Hand Papermaking

Hand Papermaking

Friday, May 22, 2015; 9am - Noon

Instructor:
Amanda Degener
Tuition:
$30.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Intro to Letterboxing

Intro to Letterboxing

Saturday, May 23, 2015; 9am - Noon

Instructor:
Jill Levene
Tuition:
$10.00
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Community Ink Day: Screenprinting

Community Ink Day: Screenprinting

Saturday, May 23, 2015; 2pm - 4pm
Instructor:
Mike Swindlehurst
Tuition:
$20.00
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Paper Marbling

Paper Marbling

Saturday, May 23, 2015; 9am - Noon
Instructor:
Amanda Degener
Tuition:
$30.00
Supply Fee:
$16.00
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Natural Dye & Western Bookbinding

Natural Dye & Western Bookbinding

Saturday, May 23, 2015; 2pm - 5pm
Instructor:
Amanda Degener
Tuition:
$30.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Asian & Western  Bookbinding

Asian & Western Bookbinding

Sunday, May 24, 2015; 9am - Noon
Instructor:
Amanda Degener
Tuition:
$30.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Impressionistic Watercolor

Impressionistic Watercolor

May 30 - 31, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Andy Evansen
Tuition:
$190.00
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June

Painting Abstract Landscapes

Painting Abstract Landscapes

June 1 - 5, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jon Neuse
Tuition:
$475.00
Supply Fee:
$17.00
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Mysterious Sand to Glass

Mysterious Sand to Glass

June 6 - 7, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Peachie Schmid
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$65.00
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Forming with the Hydraulic Press

Forming with the Hydraulic Press

June 11 - 12, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Becky McDonah
Tuition:
$210.00
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Prairie Home Enamelin'

Prairie Home Enamelin'

June 11 - 12, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Tedd McDonah
Tuition:
$210.00
Supply Fee:
$22.00
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Jewelry Making with Found Objects

Jewelry Making with Found Objects

June 11 - 12, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Tova Lund
Tuition:
$210.00
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Saltwater Etching for Jewelry Artists

Saltwater Etching for Jewelry Artists

Saturday, June 13, 2015; 9am - Noon

Instructor:
Beth Novak
Tuition:
$53.00
Supply Fee:
$23.00
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Wax Work with Free-form Gemstones

Wax Work with Free-form Gemstones

Saturday, June 13, 2015; 1pm - 4pm

Instructor:
Scott Hanson
Tuition:
$53.00
Supply Fee:
$22.00
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Metal Piercing

Metal Piercing

June 14, 2015; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Pat Robinson Schmidt
Tuition:
$105.00
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Cold Connections: Titanium Jewelry Making

Cold Connections: Titanium Jewelry Making

Sunday, June 14, 2015; 9am - Noon

Instructor:
Danny Saathoff
Tuition:
$53.00
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Inspiration Meets Commerce

Sunday, June 14, 2015; 1pm - 4pm
Instructor:
Brittany Foster
Tuition:
$53.00
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Acrylic Paint In: See & Say

Acrylic Paint In: See & Say

June 16 - 17, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Liz Sivertson
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Painting the Essence of Things

Painting the Essence of Things

June 18 - 19, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Liz Sivertson
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Intaglio: Printing From Below the Surface

Intaglio: Printing From Below the Surface

June 20 - 21, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jerry Riach
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$33.00
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Two Potters - Alternate Routes

Two Potters - Alternate Routes

June 20 - 21, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructors:
Bob Briscoe and Jason Trebs
Tuition:
$190.00
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Functional Pottery: From Concept to Creation

June 22 - 26, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jason Trebs
Tuition:
$475.00
Supply Fee:
$30.00
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Colored Pencil Potential

Colored Pencil Potential

June 24 - 26, 2015; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Kristy Kutch
Tuition:
$285.00
Supply Fee:
$5.00
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Drawing Basics

June 25 - 26, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Tom Westbrook
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$16.00
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Blown Glass Ornaments

Blown Glass Ornaments

Fri, June 26, 2015; .5 days; 1pm - 4pm

Instructor:
Gretchen Lisdahl
Tuition:
$40.00
Supply Fee:
$40.00
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Glass Beads

Glass Beads

June 27 - 28, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Gretchen Lisdahl
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$60.00
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Watercolor Basics

Watercolor Basics

June 27 - 28, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Spencer Meagher
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$22.00
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Advancing in Drawing

June 27 - 28, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Tom Westbrook
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$16.00
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House Portraits

House Portraits

June 29 - July 2, 2015; 3 or 4 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Todd Voss
Tuition:
$225.00
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Writing Craft: Research, Writing & Publication

Writing Craft: Research, Writing & Publication

June 29 - July 1, 2015; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jill Swenson
Tuition:
$255.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Animal Sculpture - Beginner

Animal Sculpture - Beginner

June 29 - 30, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Judd Nelson
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$33.00
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July

Animal Sculpture - Advanced

Animal Sculpture - Advanced

July 1 - 2, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Judd Nelson
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$33.00
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Portraits

Portraits

July 4 - 5, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jan Hosking Smith
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$40.00
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Pastel Plein Air Painting

Pastel Plein Air Painting

July 6 - 10, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Lisa Stauffer
Tuition:
$375.00
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Oil Basics

Oil Basics

July 11 - 12, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 5pm

Instructor:
Todd Voss
Tuition:
$150.00
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Shoot the Twilight

Shoot the Twilight

July 11, 2015; 6pm - 10pm
Instructor:
Bryan Hansel
Tuition:
$95.00
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Golden Acrylics Technical Lecture

Golden Acrylics Technical Lecture

July 14, 2015; 6pm; FREE/registration required

Instructor:
Bonnie Cutts
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Acrylic Marathon

Acrylic Marathon

July 15 - 17, 2015; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Bonnie Cutts
Tuition:
$285.00
Supply Fee:
$44.00
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Altered Books: Youth Class (for ages 10 - 16)

Altered Books: Youth Class (for ages 10 - 16)

Wednesday, July 15, 2015; Noon - 4pm; for ages 10 - 16
Instructor:
Kim Knutson
Tuition:
$35.00
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Block Printing: Start to Finish

Block Printing: Start to Finish

July 18 - 19 & 20, 2015 (3rd day optional); 2 or 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Kelly Dupre
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$38.00
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Crazy About Collages

Crazy About Collages

July 18 - 19, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Bonnie Cutts
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$32.00
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Fused Glass Jewelry

Fused Glass Jewelry

July 18 - 19, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Peachie Schmid
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$70.00
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Mentored I

Mentored I

July 20 - 24, 2015; 5 days; 9 am - 4 pm

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$475.00
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Watercolor:  Youth Class (for ages 6 - 12)

Watercolor: Youth Class (for ages 6 - 12)

Wednesday, July 22, 2015; 9am - Noon
Instructors:
John Franz and David Hahn
Tuition:
$18.00
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Metal Casting with Recyclable Molds

Metal Casting with Recyclable Molds

July 23 - 26, 2015; 4 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Wayne Potratz
Tuition:
$420.00
Supply Fee:
$70.00
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Plein Air Painting with Dave

Plein Air Painting with Dave

Friday, July 24, 2015; 1 day; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Dave Gilsvik
Tuition:
$95.00
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Creative Mapmaking

Creative Mapmaking

July 25 - 26, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Karina Cutler-Lake
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$22.00
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3D Ideation & Construction

3D Ideation & Construction

July 25 - 26, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Maya Khaira
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$44.00
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Mentored II

Mentored II

July 27 - 31, 2015; 5 days; 9 am - 4 pm

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$475.00
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Creative Ceramics

Creative Ceramics

Monday, July 27 - Saturday, August 1, 2015; 6 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Dorian Beaulieu
Tuition:
$570.00
Supply Fee:
$37.00
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Talking Lines: Art & Poetry

Talking Lines: Art & Poetry

July 27 - July 31, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Joyce Sutphen
Tuition:
$475.00
Supply Fee:
$65.00
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August

Faces: The Art of Portraiture

Faces: The Art of Portraiture

August 1 - 2, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jan Attridge
Tuition:
$150.00
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Beyond the Object: Art & Community

August 3 - 7, 2015; 5 days- 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Kinji Akagawa
Tuition:
$575.00
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Drawing: Youth Class (for ages 6 - 12)

Drawing: Youth Class (for ages 6 - 12)

Wednesday, August 5, 2015; 1pm - 4pm
Instructors:
John Franz and David Hahn
Tuition:
$18.00
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Encaustic Collagraph

Encaustic Collagraph

August 8 - 9, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jeff Hirst
Tuition:
$230.00
Supply Fee:
$75.00
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Gyotaku: The Dao of Fishy-ness

Gyotaku: The Dao of Fishy-ness

August 8 - 9, 2015; 1.5 days; Day 1: 1pm - 4pm; Day 2: 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Cameron Norman
Tuition:
$115.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Silkscreen Onto Encaustic

Silkscreen Onto Encaustic

August 10 - 12, 2015; 3 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Jeff Hirst
Tuition:
$345.00
Supply Fee:
$75.00
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The Habit of Painting: Advanced Acrylic

The Habit of Painting: Advanced Acrylic

August 10 - 14, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Kat Corrigan
Tuition:
$475.00
Supply Fee:
$35.00
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The Aesthetics of Perception & Light

The Aesthetics of Perception & Light

Friday, August 14, 2015; 7pm

Instructor:
Charles Matson Lume
Tuition:
$10.00
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The Art of Personal Writing

Aug. 15 - 16, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Peter Blau
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$6.00
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Driftwood Sculpture

Driftwood Sculpture

August 15 - 16, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Tom Christiansen
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$9.00
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One at a  Time: Monoprint Methods

One at a Time: Monoprint Methods

August 15 - 16, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Dean Trisko
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Sumi-e: Painting From the Heart

Sumi-e: Painting From the Heart

August 17 - 21, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Susan Frame
Tuition:
$525.00
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 Oil Painting Plein Air

Oil Painting Plein Air

August 21 - 23, 2015; 2.5 days; Day 1: 6 - 9pm; Days 2 - 3: 8:30am - 4pm

Instructor:
Neil Sherman
Tuition:
$190.00
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Letterpress Printing: Posters

Letterpress Printing: Posters

August 21 - 23, 2015; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Mary Bruno
Tuition:
$285.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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The Artist's Nature Sketchbook

The Artist's Nature Sketchbook

August 22 - 23, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Pam Luer
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$13.00
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Cracking the Kiln Code

Cracking the Kiln Code

August 22 - 23, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Malcolm Potek
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$42.00
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The Place of Pots

The Place of Pots

August 24 - 28, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Guillermo Cuellar
Tuition:
$475.00
Supply Fee:
$23.00
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Finding Your Visual Voice

Finding Your Visual Voice

August 24 - 28, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Mary Jo Van Dell
Tuition:
$475.00
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Mentorship in Printmaking

Mentorship in Printmaking

August 24 - 28, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
James Burke
Tuition:
$375.00
Supply Fee:
$10.00
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Creative Genius: Mixed Watermedia & Collage

Creative Genius: Mixed Watermedia & Collage

August 29 - 30, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jeanne Larson
Tuition:
$190.00
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Prints from Drawings

Prints from Drawings

August 29 - 30, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Matt Kania
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$33.00
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Kiln Cast Sculpture and Pate de Verre

Kiln Cast Sculpture and Pate de Verre

August 31 - September 4, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Donna Rice
Tuition:
$425.00
Supply Fee:
$96.00
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Botanical Watercolor

Botanical Watercolor

August 31 - September 4, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Denise Walser-Kolar
Tuition:
$425.00
Supply Fee:
$13.00
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September

Writing Nature: Poetry & Prose

Writing Nature: Poetry & Prose

September 5 - 7, 2015; 3 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Kathryn Savage
Tuition:
$255.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Once-Fired

September 5 - 7, 2015; 3 days; 9am - 4pm.

Instructor:
Paul Zoldahn
Tuition:
$255.00
Supply Fee:
$37.00
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The Art of the Nocturne

The Art of the Nocturne

Monday, September 14, 2015; 8pm - 11pm

Instructor:
Neil Sherman
Tuition:
$40.00
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The Art of Seeing: Developing a Visual Literacy

The Art of Seeing: Developing a Visual Literacy

Saturday, September 19, 2015; 10am - 11am; held at Johnson Heritage Post Gallery

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$5.00
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Your Authentic Plein Air Voice

Your Authentic Plein Air Voice

September 19 - 21, 2015; 3 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Tom Nachreiner
Tuition:
$285.00
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Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: CLAY

Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: CLAY

Sept. 20 - Oct. 19, 2015; every Sunday at 2 pm & every Monday at 7 pm

Instructor:
Joan Farnam
Tuition:
$5.00
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Studio Immersion

Studio Immersion

September 21 - 30, 2015; 10 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$700.00
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Woodblock Printmaking

Woodblock Printmaking

September 25 - 27, 2015; Day 1: 4pm - 6pm; Days 2 & 3: 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Richard James Nelson
Tuition:
$220.00
Supply Fee:
$66.00
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Fall Colors in Oil

Fall Colors in Oil

September 26 - 27, 2015; 2 days; 8:30am - 4pm

Instructor:
Neil Sherman
Tuition:
$150.00
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October

Harvest Bounty in Pastel

Harvest Bounty in Pastel

October 10 - 11 & 12, 2015; 2 or 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Lisa Stauffer
Tuition:
$150.00
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Mentored III

Mentored III

October 19 - 23, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$475.00
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Inner Landscapes: Cultivating Creative Resilience

Inner Landscapes: Cultivating Creative Resilience

October 24 - 25, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Kelly O. Finnerty
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$13.00
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Print & Stitch

Print & Stitch

October 24 - 25, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Julie Crabtree
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Pots for Presents

Pots for Presents

October 27 - December 15, 2015; 8 Tuesday evenings; 6pm - 8pm

Instructor:
Joan Farnam
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$30.00
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November

Paint-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls

Paint-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls

Sunday, November 1, 2015; 10am - Noon

Instructor:
Joan Farnam
Tuition:
$5.00
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Holiday Cards

Holiday Cards

November 14 - 15, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Kelly Dupre
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$38.00
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Achieve Your Vision: Processing Photos in the Digital Darkroom

November 14 - 15, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Bryan Hansel
Tuition:
$190.00
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