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

2016-2017 Workshops


August 2016

CANCELLED - Mixed-media Sculpture

CANCELLED - Mixed-media Sculpture

August 13, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jeff Hirst
Tuition:
$230.00
Supply Fee:
$75.00
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Experimental Drawing

Experimental Drawing

August 13 - 14, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Lynn Speaker
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Finding Your Visual Voice

Finding Your Visual Voice

August 15 - 18, 2016; 4 days; 9am - 4p

Instructor:
Mary Jo Van Dell
Tuition:
$380.00
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Silkscreen Onto Encaustic

Silkscreen Onto Encaustic

August 15 - 17, 2016; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jeff Hirst
Tuition:
$345.00
Supply Fee:
$75.00
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CANCELLED - Representing Nature on the Ceramic Object

CANCELLED - Representing Nature on the Ceramic Object

August 15 - 18, 2016; 4 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Matthew Krousey
Tuition:
$380.00
Supply Fee:
$40.00
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CANCELLED - Introduction to Bronze Casting

CANCELLED - Introduction to Bronze Casting

August 18 - 21, 2016; 4 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Tom Christiansen
Tuition:
$300.00
Supply Fee:
$50.00
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 Oil Painting Plein Air

Oil Painting Plein Air

August 19 - 21, 2016; 2.5 days; Day 1: 6 - 9pm; Days 2 - 3: 8:30am - 4pm

Instructor:
Neil Sherman
Tuition:
$190.00
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CANCELLED - Cracking the Kiln Code

CANCELLED - Cracking the Kiln Code

August 19 - 21, 2016; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Malcolm Potek
Tuition:
$285.00
Supply Fee:
$42.00
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Pottery Demo & Potluck

Pottery Demo & Potluck

August 19, 2016; 4 - 6:30pm

Instructors:
Bob Briscoe and Jason Trebs
Tuition:
$15.00
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The Art of Personal Writing

The Art of Personal Writing

Aug. 20 - 21, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Peter Blau
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$6.00
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CANCELLED - Letterpress Printing

CANCELLED - Letterpress Printing

August 20 - 22, 2016; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Mary Bruno
Tuition:
$285.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Sumi-e: Painting From the Heart

Sumi-e: Painting From the Heart

August 22 26, 2016; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Susan Frame
Tuition:
$525.00
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The Artist's Nature Sketchbook

The Artist's Nature Sketchbook

August 27 - 28, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Pam Luer
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$13.00
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CANCELLED - Introduction to Intaglio

CANCELLED - Introduction to Intaglio

August 27 - 28, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jerry Riach
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$33.00
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CANCELLED - Native Clay Workshop

CANCELLED - Native Clay Workshop

August 27 - 29, 2016; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
JD Jorgenson
Tuition:
$255.00
Supply Fee:
$25.00
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CANCELLED - Pins

CANCELLED - Pins

August 27 - 28, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Pat Robinson Schmidt
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$55.00
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Mentorship in Writing: Fiction

Mentorship in Writing: Fiction

August 29 - September 2, 2016; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Faith Sullivan
Tuition:
$525.00
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Reading | Faith Sullivan

Reading | Faith Sullivan

August 31, 2016; 4:30pm; Free | Drury Lane Bookstore

Instructor:
Faith Sullivan
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September 2016

Cast Crystal Balance Stones

Cast Crystal Balance Stones

September 2 - 5; 4 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Donna Rice
Tuition:
$340.00
Supply Fee:
$96.00
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Print & Stitch

Print & Stitch

September 3 - 5, 2016; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Julie Crabtree
Tuition:
$285.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Studio Pastels

Studio Pastels

September 3 - 5, 2016; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Bonnie Paruch
Tuition:
$345.00
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The Art of the Nocturne

The Art of the Nocturne

Monday, September 12, 2016; 8pm - 11pm

Instructor:
Neil Sherman
Tuition:
$40.00
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Artist Talk | Paint with Intention

Artist Talk | Paint with Intention

September 16, 2016; 11am; Free

Instructor:
Dan Wiemer
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The Art of Seeing: Developing a Visual Literacy

The Art of Seeing: Developing a Visual Literacy

Saturday, September 17, 2016; 11:30 am - 12: 30 pm; held at Johnson Heritage Post Gallery

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$5.00
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Dynamic Landscapes in Watermedia - FULL

Dynamic Landscapes in Watermedia - FULL

September 17 - 18, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Dan Wiemer
Tuition:
$190.00
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Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: CLAY

Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: CLAY

Sat - Sun, Sept 17 - 18, 2016 | One-hour Sessions | Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm; Sunday: 11 am - 3 pm

Tuition:
$5.00
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Studio Immersion - FULL

Studio Immersion - FULL

September 18 - 28, 2016; 10 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$700.00
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Acrylic Collage

September 21 - October 12; 2016; 4 Wednesdays; 3:45 - 5pm
Instructor:
Natalie Sobanja
Tuition:
$30.00
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Woodblock Printmaking

Woodblock Printmaking

September 23 - 25, 2016; 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 24 - 25, 2016; 2 days; 8:30am - 4pm

Instructor:
Neil Sherman
Tuition:
$150.00
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Watercolor: Youth Class (For ages 10 - 13)

Watercolor: Youth Class (For ages 10 - 13)

September 26 - October 17, 2016; 4 Mondays; 4pm - 5pm

Instructors:
David Hahn and John Franz
Tuition:
$25.00
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Merging Hand-Building and Cast Glass

Merging Hand-Building and Cast Glass

September 26 - 30; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Helen Otterson
Tuition:
$475.00
Supply Fee:
$50.00
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Identity: Youth (Ages 10 - 13)

Identity: Youth (Ages 10 - 13)

September 27 - October 18; 4 Tuesdays; 3:45 - 5:15pm

Instructor:
Tessa Larson
Tuition:
$40.00
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Artist Talk | Merging Glass and Clay

Artist Talk | Merging Glass and Clay

September 28, 2016; Noon; Free | Location: Johnson Heritage Post Gallery

Instructor:
Helen Otterson
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October 2016

Decorative Techniques on Paper: Suminagashi and Orizomi

Decorative Techniques on Paper: Suminagashi and Orizomi

October 1, 2016; 9am - Noon

Instructor:
Jana Pullman
Tuition:
$20.00
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Autumn Painting

Autumn Painting

October 1 - 2, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Dave Gilsvik
Tuition:
$190.00
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Cross Structure Binding

Cross Structure Binding

October 1, 2016; 9am - 12pm

Instructor:
Susan Bjerke
Tuition:
$20.00
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 Letterpess: Table-top Platen Press

Letterpess: Table-top Platen Press

October 1, 2016; 9am - 12pm

Instructor:
Jason Yoh
Tuition:
$20.00
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Drum Leaf Binding

Drum Leaf Binding

October 1, 2016; 1pm - 4pm
Instructor:
Jana Pullman
Tuition:
$20.00
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Letterpress: Show Card Press

Letterpress: Show Card Press

October 1, 2016; 1pm - 4pm
Instructor:
Jason Yoh
Tuition:
$20.00
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Coptic Binding

Coptic Binding

October 1, 2016; 1pm - 4pm
Instructor:
Susan Bjerke
Tuition:
$20.00
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Cherry Blossom Box: Book Arts

Cherry Blossom Box: Book Arts

October 2, 2016; 1pm - 4pm
Instructor:
Susan Bjerke
Tuition:
$20.00
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Long and Link Stitch Binding

Long and Link Stitch Binding

October 2, 2016; 1pm - 4pm
Instructor:
Jana Pullman
Tuition:
$20.00
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Letterpress: Single Sheet Books and Alternative Processes

Letterpress: Single Sheet Books and Alternative Processes

October 2, 2016; 1 - 4pm
Tuition:
$20.00
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Metalwork I

Metalwork I

October 4 - 25, 2016; 4 Tuesdays; 4:30 - 6:30pm

Instructor:
Tom Christiansen
Tuition:
$60.00
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All Levels Clay

All Levels Clay

October 5 - November 31, 2016; 8 Wednesdays; 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Instructor:
Maggie Anderson
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$40.00
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Art as Journey II

Art as Journey II

October 6 - 9, 2016; 4 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Elizabeth Erickson
Tuition:
$380.00
Supply Fee:
$6.00
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Crackle and Pattern

Crackle and Pattern

October 6, 2016; 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Instructor:
Mary Bebie
Tuition:
$75.00
Supply Fee:
$60.00
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Photography for Beginners

Photography for Beginners

October 8 - 9, 2016; Day 1: 9am - 4pm; Day 2: 9am - Noon

Instructor:
Curtis Juliber
Tuition:
$130.00
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Porcelain on the Wheel

Porcelain on the Wheel

October 8 - 9, 2016, 2 or 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
David Voorhees
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Love Your Jeweler’s Saw

Love Your Jeweler’s Saw

October 8, 2016; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Brittany Foster
Tuition:
$95.00
Supply Fee:
$22.00
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Exploring Watermedia

Exploring Watermedia

October 15 - 17, 2016; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jeanne Larson
Tuition:
$285.00
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Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: CLAY

Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: CLAY

Sat - Sun, Oct 15 - 16 | One-hour Sessions | Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm; Sunday: 11 am - 3 pm

Tuition:
$5.00
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The Monoprinting Toolbox

The Monoprinting Toolbox

October 15-16, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Beth Dorsey
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$22.00
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Developing and Producing a Jewelry Collection

Developing and Producing a Jewelry Collection

October 15 - 16, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Todd Hawkinson
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Influence and Process

Influence and Process

October 21 - 23, 2016; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Daryn Lowman
Tuition:
$225.00
Supply Fee:
$44.00
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Spontaneous Process Painting

Spontaneous Process Painting

October 21 - 22, 2016; 2 day; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Bevie LaBrie
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$17.00
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Monoprints: Fall Into Art

Monoprints: Fall Into Art

Saturday, October 22, 2016; 1 - 4pm
Instructor:
Jerry Riach
Tuition:
$5.00
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Glass Baubles: Fall Into Art

Glass Baubles: Fall Into Art

Saturday, October 22, 2016; 1pm - 4pm

Instructor:
Mary Bebie
Tuition:
$5.00
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Youth: Wheel-Throwing (Ages 10 - 14)

Youth: Wheel-Throwing (Ages 10 - 14)

October 24 - November 28, 2016; 5 Mondays; 3:45 - 5:45pm

Instructor:
Natalie Sobanja
Tuition:
$60.00
Supply Fee:
$15.00
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Pots for Presents

Pots for Presents

October 25 - December 13, 2016; 8 Tuesdays; 6pm - 8pm

Instructor:
Joan Farnam
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$40.00
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Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: GLASS

Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: GLASS

Wednesday, October 25, 2016; 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Instructor:
Mary Bebie
Tuition:
$5.00
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Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: GLASS

Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: GLASS

October 26, 2016; 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Instructor:
Nancy Seaton
Tuition:
$5.00
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November 2016

Metalwork II

Metalwork II

November 1 - 22; 4 Tuesdays; 4:30 - 6:30pm

Instructor:
Tom Christiansen
Tuition:
$60.00
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Drawing Lab

Drawing Lab

November 1 - 29, 2016; 5 Tuesdays; 6 - 7:30pm

Instructor:
Jeff Niesen
Tuition:
$75.00
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Fuse it Up with Glass: Ages 7 - 11

Fuse it Up with Glass: Ages 7 - 11

Friday, November 4, 2016; 9am - 2pm
Instructor:
Nancy Seaton
Tuition:
$38.00
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Glass Beads

Glass Beads

November 5, 2016; 1 day; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Gretchen Lisdahl
Tuition:
$75.00
Supply Fee:
$54.00
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2-D to 3-D (for ages 10 - 14)

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

November 7 - 28, 2016; 4 Mondays; 3:45 - 4:45pm

Instructors:
David Hahn and John Franz
Tuition:
$40.00
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Holiday Cards

Holiday Cards

November 12 - 13, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Kelly Dupre
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$38.00
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Holiday Ornaments

Holiday Ornaments

November 19, 2016; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Nancy Seaton
Tuition:
$75.00
Supply Fee:
$40.00
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December 2016

Fuse it Up with Glass: Ages 12-16

Fuse it Up with Glass: Ages 12-16

Friday, December 9, 2016; 9am - 2pm

Instructor:
Nancy Seaton
Tuition:
$38.00
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Functional Glass Painting

Functional Glass Painting

December 10, 2016; 1 day; 9am - 4pm
December 10, 2016; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Anna Hess
Tuition:
$75.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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January 2017

Deepening Spirituality Through Writing

Deepening Spirituality Through Writing

January 9 - February 13, 2017; 6 Mondays; 5:30 - 7:30pm
Instructor:
Mary Ellen Ashcroft
Tuition:
$115.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Studio Landscapes

Studio Landscapes

January 14 - 15; 2 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Karen Owsley Nease
Tuition:
$170.00
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Exploring Your Journey Through Story Cloths – Arpilleras

Exploring Your Journey Through Story Cloths – Arpilleras

January 21, 2017; 1 day; 9 am - 4 pm

Instructor:
Tessa Larson
Tuition:
$75.00
Supply Fee:
$17.00
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Watercolor Experimentation: Ages 9 - 12

Watercolor Experimentation: Ages 9 - 12

January 23 - February 13, 2017; 4 Thursdays; 4 - 5pm

Instructor:
Nancy Seaton
Tuition:
$30.00
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Discover Kiln Formed Glass

Discover Kiln Formed Glass

January 24 - February 7, 2017; 3 Tuesdays; 6 - 8:30pm

Instructor:
Mary Bebie
Tuition:
$70.00
Supply Fee:
$45.00
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February 2017

Copper Enameling: Youth (Ages 10 - 14)

Copper Enameling: Youth (Ages 10 - 14)

Friday, February 3, 2017; 9am - 2pm
Instructors:
John Franz and David Hahn
Tuition:
$40.00
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Figure and Gesture Drawing

Figure and Gesture Drawing

Saturday, February 4, 2017; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Neil Sherman
Tuition:
$75.00
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Professional Development for Artists

Professional Development for Artists

February 4 and 11, 2017; 1 - 4pm
Instructor:
Lynn Speaker
Tuition:
$50.00
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The Colors of Winter

The Colors of Winter

February 10 - 12, 2017; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Catherine Hearding
Tuition:
$255.00
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Guided Glass

Guided Glass

February 16 - March 9, 2017; 4 Thursdays; 6 - 8:30pm

Instructor:
Nancy Seaton
Tuition:
$95.00
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Hand-printed Lampshades

Hand-printed Lampshades

February 17 - 18, 2017; 1.5 days; Friday: 9am - 4pm; Saturday: 9am - Noon

Instructor:
Jeanne McGee
Tuition:
$130.00
Supply Fee:
$33.00
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Needle Felted Wool Landscapes

Needle Felted Wool Landscapes

February 17 - 18, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Jaana Mattson
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Eco-printing with Native Plants

Eco-printing with Native Plants

February 17, 2017; 12 pm - 1 pm

Instructor:
Cyndi Kaye Meier
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Button it Up with Glass!

Button it Up with Glass!

February 18, 2017; one half day; 9am - noon

Instructor:
Mary Bebie
Tuition:
$40.00
Supply Fee:
$15.00
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Cut Paper Art - Full Session

Cut Paper Art - Full Session

February 18 - 19, 2017, 2 day; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Andrea Martin
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$44.00
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Cut Paper Art - Mini-session

Cut Paper Art - Mini-session

Saturday, February 18, 2017; 9am - 12pm
Instructor:
Andrea Martin
Tuition:
$45.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Soy Wax Batik Basics and Beyond

Soy Wax Batik Basics and Beyond

February 18 - 19, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Cyndi Kaye Meier
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$49.00
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Develop Your Portfolio: Hire a Professional Photographer

Wednesday, February 22, 2017; one-hour blocks of times beginning at 9am.

Tuition:
$25.00
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Advancing Pottery: Skill Building

Advancing Pottery: Skill Building

February 24 - March 18, 2017; Fridays 5 - 7pm; Saturdays: 9 - 11am
Instructor:
Dorian Beaulieu
Tuition:
$160.00
Supply Fee:
$50.00
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The Write Time

The Write Time

Saturday, February 25, 2017; 9am - 12pm

Instructor:
Cilla Walford
Tuition:
$40.00
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Artist Books

Artist Books

February 25, 2017; 1 day; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Karen Smaby
Tuition:
$75.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Plein Air Painting:  Big Bend National Park

Plein Air Painting: Big Bend National Park

February 28 - March 3; 4 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Neil Sherman
Tuition:
$600.00
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March 2017

Develop Your Portfolio: Hire a Professional Photographer

Thursday, March 2, 2017; consecutively scheduled one-hour blocks of time beginning at 1pm
Tuition:
$25.00
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All Levels Clay

All Levels Clay

March 14 - May 2; 8 Tuesdays; 5:30 - 7:30pm
Instructor:
Maggie Anderson
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$40.00
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April 2017

Still Life in Pastel

Still Life in Pastel

April 8 - 9, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Lisa Stauffer
Tuition:
$170.00
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Advancing in Pastel

Advancing in Pastel

April 10 - 12, 2017; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Lisa Stauffer
Tuition:
$255.00
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My Sketchbook: Making Art a Practice (Ages 6 - 9)

My Sketchbook: Making Art a Practice (Ages 6 - 9)

April 10 - May 1; 4 Mondays; 3:45 - 4:45pm
Instructors:
David Hahn and John Franz
Tuition:
$30.00
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Inspired by Place

Inspired by Place

April 22 - 23, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Carl Oltvedt
Tuition:
$170.00
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May 2017

Woodblock Printmaking

Woodblock Printmaking

May 12 - 14, 2017; 3 days; 9am - 5pm

Instructor:
Nick Wroblewski
Tuition:
$345.00
Supply Fee:
$60.00
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Impressionistic Watercolor

Impressionistic Watercolor

May 19 - 21, 2017; 3 days; 9 am - 4 pm

Instructor:
Andy Evansen
Tuition:
$285.00
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Watercolor Pocket Journal: Observations along the Way

Watercolor Pocket Journal: Observations along the Way

May 19 - 21, 2017; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Tara Sweeney
Tuition:
$265.00
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Solarplate Printmaking

Solarplate Printmaking

May 22 - 26, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Dan Welden
Tuition:
$575.00
Supply Fee:
$30.00
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Artist Talk: Solarplate Printing

Artist Talk: Solarplate Printing

May 24, 2017; 4:30pm
Instructor:
Dan Welden
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August 2017

Botanical Watercolor

Botanical Watercolor

August 14 - 18, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Denise Walser-Kolar
Tuition:
$525.00
Supply Fee:
$13.00
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