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

2017 Workshops


February

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

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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Social Media Basics: Create a Profile

Social Media Basics: Create a Profile

March 4, 2017; 1 - 3 pm

Instructor:
Linda White
Tuition:
$30.00
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Social Media Demystified

Social Media Demystified

March 5, 2017; 9 am - 1 pm

Instructor:
Linda White
Tuition:
$60.00
Supply Fee:
$5.00
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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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Xerox-Intaglio Transfer Demonstration

Xerox-Intaglio Transfer Demonstration

March 18, 2017; 9am - 12pm; pre-registration required

Instructor:
Luke Johnson
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Pots for Painting

Pots for Painting

March 29 - May 17, 2017; 8 Wednesdays; 6pm - 8pm

Instructor:
Joan Farnam
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$40.00
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April

Youth: Wheel-Throwing (Ages 10 - 14)

Youth: Wheel-Throwing (Ages 10 - 14)

April 3 - May 1, 2017; 5 Mondays; 3:45 - 5:45pm

Instructor:
Natalie Sobanja
Tuition:
$60.00
Supply Fee:
$15.00
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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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Surface Design and Your Aesthetic

Surface Design and Your Aesthetic

April 8 - 29; 4 Saturdays; 10am - 1pm

Instructor:
Daniel Paulson
Tuition:
$115.00
Supply Fee:
$52.00
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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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Screen Printing

Screen Printing

April 11, 13, 18 & 20; 2 Tuesdays & 2 Thursdays; 9 am - 11 am
Instructor:
Mike Swindlehurst
Tuition:
$75.00
Supply Fee:
$44.00
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Exploring the Senses (for ages 6 - 10)

Exploring the Senses (for ages 6 - 10)

April 14, 2017; 9am - 2pm

Instructor:
Tessa Larson
Tuition:
$25.00
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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

Art as Journey

Art as Journey

May 11 - 14, 2017; 4 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Elizabeth Erickson
Tuition:
$380.00
Supply Fee:
$6.00
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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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Community Ink Day: Screenprinting

Community Ink Day: Screenprinting

Saturday, May 27, 2017; 2pm - 4pm

Instructor:
Mike Swindlehurst
Tuition:
$20.00
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Glass Coasters

Glass Coasters

Mary 27, 2017; 9 - 11am
Instructor:
Mary Bebie
Tuition:
$35.00
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Glass Coasters

Glass Coasters

May 27, 2017; 1 - 3pm
Instructor:
Mary Bebie
Tuition:
$35.00
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June

Design Your Painting: Watercolor

Design Your Painting: Watercolor

June 3 - 4, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Peter Humeniuk
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$33.00
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Integrating Stone and Metal

Integrating Stone and Metal

June 8 - 9, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Michael Boyd
Tuition:
$210.00
Supply Fee:
$72.00
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Infusing Digital Fabrication Techniques into a Traditional Studio Practice

Infusing Digital Fabrication Techniques into a Traditional Studio Practice

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

Instructor:
Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro
Tuition:
$210.00
Supply Fee:
$35.00
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Rebel Neckpieces

Rebel Neckpieces

June 8, 2017; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Casey Sheppard
Tuition:
$105.00
Supply Fee:
$16.00
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Artist Talk: Case of the Nomads

Artist Talk: Case of the Nomads

June 8, 2017; 5:30 pm

Instructor:
Casey Sheppard
Tuition:
$10.00
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Pins

Pins

June 9, 2017; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Pat Robinson Schmidt
Tuition:
$105.00
Supply Fee:
$55.00
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Artist Talk: Influences, Evolutions, and the Work

Artist Talk: Influences, Evolutions, and the Work

June 9, 2017; 5:30 pm

Instructor:
Michael Boyd
Tuition:
$10.00
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Cold Connections Demonstration

Cold Connections Demonstration

June 10, 2017; 1:15 - 2:15pm
Instructor:
Becky McDonah
Tuition:
$10.00
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Artist Talk: Your Unique Voice

Artist Talk: Your Unique Voice

June 10, 2017; 9am - 10am
Instructor:
Jennifer Merchant
Tuition:
$10.00
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Artist Talk: Analogous

Artist Talk: Analogous

June 10, 2017; 10am
Instructor:
Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro
Tuition:
$10.00
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Low-tech Metal Forming and Brooch Building

Low-tech Metal Forming and Brooch Building

June 11, 2017; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Tedd McDonah
Tuition:
$105.00
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Make it Move: Fabricating Mechanisms

Make it Move: Fabricating Mechanisms

June 11, 2017; 1 day; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Danny Saathoff
Tuition:
$105.00
Supply Fee:
$16.00
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Colored Pencil Potential

Colored Pencil Potential

June 13 - 16, 2017; 4 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Kristy Kutch
Tuition:
$380.00
Supply Fee:
$5.00
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Discover Kiln-formed Glass

Discover Kiln-formed Glass

June 14 - 28, 2017; 3 Wednesdays; 9am - 11am

Instructor:
Mary Bebie
Tuition:
$70.00
Supply Fee:
$45.00
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The Habit of Painting: Advanced Acrylic

The Habit of Painting: Advanced Acrylic

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

Instructor:
Kat Corrigan
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$35.00
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Time and Memory in Poetry and Prose

Time and Memory in Poetry and Prose

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

Instructor:
Kathryn Savage
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$6.00
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Watercolor Basics

Watercolor Basics

June 23 - 25, 2017; 2 day = $190; 3 day = $285; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Spencer Meagher
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$22.00
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Paint-a-Tile

Paint-a-Tile

June 23, 2017; 1 - 2:30 pm

Instructor:
Joan Farnam
Tuition:
$20.00
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Blown Glass Ornaments

Blown Glass Ornaments

Saturday, June 24, 2017, .5 day; 1pm - 4pm
Instructor:
Gretchen Lisdahl
Tuition:
$40.00
Supply Fee:
$40.00
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Blown Glass Ornaments

Blown Glass Ornaments

Saturday, June 24, 2017; .5 days; 9am - 12pm

Instructor:
Gretchen Lisdahl
Tuition:
$40.00
Supply Fee:
$40.00
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Long Stitch Leather Wrap

Long Stitch Leather Wrap

Saturday, June 24, 2017; 1 day; 9 am - 4 pm

Instructor:
Theresa Angelo
Tuition:
$85.00
Supply Fee:
$40.00
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Mentor Series: June Mentored

Mentor Series: June Mentored

June 26 - June 30, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$475.00
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July

Dynamic Landscapes in Watermedia

Dynamic Landscapes in Watermedia

July 1 - 2, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Dan Wiemer
Tuition:
$190.00
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Pastel Plein Air Painting

Pastel Plein Air Painting

July 3 - 7, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Lisa Stauffer
Tuition:
$425.00
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Watercolor Landscapes

Watercolor Landscapes

July 8 - 9, 2017; Saturday: 9am - 4pm; Sunday: 8am - 3pm
Instructor:
Catherine Hearding
Tuition:
$170.00
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Sculpture by Fire: Basic Fabrication and Casting

Sculpture by Fire: Basic Fabrication and Casting

July 11 - August 1; 4 Tuesdays; 9 am - 12 pm; Hosted at Last Chance Fabricating

Instructor:
Greg Mueller
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$60.00
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Alternative Casting

Alternative Casting

June 11, 2017; 1 day; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Becky McDonah
Tuition:
$105.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Painting, Collage, and Transfers

Painting, Collage, and Transfers

July 12 - 14, 2017; 3 days; 9 am - 4 pm
Instructor:
Bonnie Cutts
Tuition:
$285.00
Supply Fee:
$44.00
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Woodblock Printmaking

Woodblock Printmaking

July 14 - 16, 2017; Day 1: 4pm - 6pm; Days 2 & 3: 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Richard James Nelson
Tuition:
$220.00
Supply Fee:
$66.00
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Paint-a-Tile

Paint-a-Tile

July 14, 2017; 1 - 2:30 pm
Instructor:
Joan Farnam
Tuition:
$20.00
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So You Want to Write Memoir

So You Want to Write Memoir

July 15 - 16, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Rachael Hanel
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Encaustic Effects with Acrylic

Encaustic Effects with Acrylic

July 15 - 16, 2017; 2 days; 9 am - 4 pm
Instructor:
Bonnie Cutts
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$32.00
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Mentor Series: Examine, Document, Design

Mentor Series: Examine, Document, Design

July 17 - 21, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructors:
Dan Clark and Martha McQuade
Tuition:
$575.00
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Merging Hand-building and Cast Glass

Merging Hand-building and Cast Glass

July 17 - 21, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Helen Otterson
Tuition:
$475.00
Supply Fee:
$50.00
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Metal Casting with Recyclable Molds

Metal Casting with Recyclable Molds

July 19 - 22, 2017; 4 days; 9am - 4pm; Hosted at Last Chance Fabricating

Instructor:
Wayne Potratz
Tuition:
$420.00
Supply Fee:
$75.00
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Block Printing: Start to Finish

Block Printing: Start to Finish

July 22 - 23 & 24, 2017 (3rd day optional); 2 or 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Kelly Dupre
Tuition:
$225.00
Supply Fee:
$38.00
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Looking for Color

Looking for Color

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

Instructor:
Dave Gilsvik
Tuition:
$190.00
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Bookbinding Studio Tour

Bookbinding Studio Tour

July 22, 2017; 10 am - 12 pm
Instructor:
Scott Husby
Tuition:
$40.00
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Mentor Series: July Mentored I

Mentor Series: July Mentored I

July 24 - 28, 2017; 5 days; 9 am - 4 pm

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$475.00
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Inspiration to Creation

Inspiration to Creation

July 24 - July 28, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Ernest Miller
Tuition:
$475.00
Supply Fee:
$30.00
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Mentorship in Photography

Mentorship in Photography

July 24 - 26, 2017; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Linda Gammell
Tuition:
$285.00
Supply Fee:
$16.00
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Investigating the Ceramic Form

Investigating the Ceramic Form

July 26, 2017; 4:30pm; Free

Instructor:
Ernest Miller
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Exploring a Theme: Creating a Series

Exploring a Theme: Creating a Series

July 27 - 30, 2017; 3 days; 9am - 4pm (at Betsy Bowen Studios)

Instructors:
Linda Gammell and Holly Newton Swift
Tuition:
$345.00
Supply Fee:
$16.00
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Agate Landscapes: Glass on Glass Mosaics

Agate Landscapes: Glass on Glass Mosaics

July 29 - 30, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Sheryl Tuorila
Tuition:
$210.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Landscape from Memory

Landscape from Memory

July 29 - 30; 2017; 2 day; 9 am - 4 pm
Instructor:
Donna Bruni
Tuition:
$190.00
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Mentor Series: July Mentored II

Mentor Series: July Mentored II

July 31 - August 4, 2017; 5 days; 9 am - 4 pm

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$475.00
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August

Creative Mapmaking

Creative Mapmaking

August 5 - 6, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Karina Cutler-Lake
Tuition:
$150.00
Supply Fee:
$22.00
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Raku: Out of the Ashes

Raku: Out of the Ashes

August 5, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Mark Lusardi
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$45.00
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Mentor Series: Develop Your Artistic Potential

Mentor Series: Develop Your Artistic Potential

August 7 - 11, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
David Feinberg
Tuition:
$475.00
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Sculpture by Salvage: Re-claimed Metal Fabrication

Sculpture by Salvage: Re-claimed Metal Fabrication

August 7 - 11, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm; Hosted at Last Chance Fabricating

Instructor:
Greg Mueller
Tuition:
$375.00
Supply Fee:
$60.00
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Encaustic Printmaking Mixed-media

Encaustic Printmaking Mixed-media

August 9 - 11, 2017; 3 day; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Jeff Hirst
Tuition:
$345.00
Supply Fee:
$50.00
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Paint-a-Tile

Paint-a-Tile

August 11, 2017; 1 - 2:30 pm
Instructor:
Joan Farnam
Tuition:
$20.00
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Experimental Drawing

Experimental Drawing

August 12 - 13, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Lynn Speaker
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Introduction to Encaustic

Introduction to Encaustic

August 12 - 13, 2017; 2 day; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Jeff Hirst
Tuition:
$230.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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The Place of Pots

The Place of Pots

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

Instructor:
Guillermo Cuellar
Tuition:
$475.00
Supply Fee:
$23.00
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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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Cards and Small Prints

Cards and Small Prints

August 17, 24, & 29; 5 - 8pm
Instructor:
Roberta Allen
Tuition:
$135.00
Supply Fee:
$39.00
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The Art of Personal Writing

The Art of Personal Writing

Aug. 19 - 20, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Peter Blau
Tuition:
$170.00
Supply Fee:
$6.00
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Make an Impression I

Make an Impression I

August 19-20, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Roberta Allen
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Looking at Landscape

Looking at Landscape

August 19 - 20, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Lynn Speaker
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Sumi-e: Painting From the Heart

Sumi-e: Painting From the Heart

August 21 - 25, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

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

Oil Painting Plein Air

August 25 - 27, 2017; 2.5 days; Day 1: 6 - 9pm; Days 2 - 3: 8:30am - 4pm

Instructor:
Neil Sherman
Tuition:
$190.00
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Paint-a-Tile

Paint-a-Tile

August 25, 2017; 1 - 2:30 pm
Instructor:
Joan Farnam
Tuition:
$20.00
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Make an Impression II

Make an Impression II

August 26 - 27, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Roberta Allen
Tuition:
$190.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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Finding Your Visual Voice

Finding Your Visual Voice

August 28 - 31, 2017; 4 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Mary Jo Van Dell
Tuition:
$380.00
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September

From Sketchbook to Stitchery

From Sketchbook to Stitchery

September 2 - 4, 2017; 3 days; 9 am - 4 pm
Instructor:
Julie Crabtree
Tuition:
$285.00
Supply Fee:
$28.00
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The Art of Seeing: Developing a Visual Literacy

The Art of Seeing: Developing a Visual Literacy

Saturday, September 17, 2017; 11:30am - 12:30pm; held at Johnson Heritage Post Gallery

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$5.00
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Studio Immersion

Studio Immersion

September 18 - 27, 2016; 10 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Hazel Belvo
Tuition:
$700.00
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Color Theory: Rhythm, Repetition, and Rest

Color Theory: Rhythm, Repetition, and Rest

September 28, 2017; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Bonnie Paruch
Tuition:
$115.00
Supply Fee:
$11.00
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Landscape Painting

Landscape Painting

September 29, 2017; 3 days; 9am - 4pm
Instructor:
Bonnie Paruch
Tuition:
$345.00
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Autumn Painting in Two Harbors

Autumn Painting in Two Harbors

September 30 - October 1, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Dave Gilsvik
Tuition:
$190.00
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October

Art as Journey II

Art as Journey II

October 5 - 8, 2017; 4 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Elizabeth Erickson
Tuition:
$380.00
Supply Fee:
$6.00
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Spontaneous Process Painting

Spontaneous Process Painting

October 20 - 21, 2017; 2 day; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Bevie LaBrie
Tuition:
$170.00
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