Public Art: Found Space 2019
Jun
21
to Aug 15

Public Art: Found Space 2019

Visit R Park to see and interact with artwork designed to inspire and activate the land. This annual event is made possible by the Jackson Hole Land Trust and JH Public Art.

Observator R. Park needs your help in cataloging the various imaginary creatures who call R Park home.

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Class: Daytime beginning throwing
Sep
19
to Oct 24

Class: Daytime beginning throwing

During this class, students will learn techniques that emphasize the creation of forms on the potter’s wheel; cups, bowls, and plates by learning to throw, trim, alter, pull handles, and basic glaze decoration. Students are encouraged to take additional classes to learn the art of glazing.

Class meets for 6 Thursdays, from 11:30am - 2pm

Your class fee provides one bag of clay, firing, glazing and open studio in the duration of the class.


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Class: Drawing Topics
Oct
2
to Oct 23

Class: Drawing Topics

Drawing Topics - a 6-week drawing class. Each class meets from 10am - 12pm, sign up for one or a few or all 6. Learn the basics of drawing, or brush up your technique.

October 2: Line / Shape

October 9: Positive & Negative Space

October 16: 1 point perspective

October 23: 2 point perspective

October 30: Value / Shading

November 6: Composition / Balance

This class meets in the Painting & Printmaking Studio on the 3rd floor of the Center for the Arts.

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Class: Business Skills For Artists
Oct
3
to Oct 24

Class: Business Skills For Artists

Basic business skills for artists, in 4 sessions. Sign up for just 1 or all 4:

October 3: Present Yourself 1 - words

Artist statement, bio, resume, elevator speech - all those helpful documents. We will go over what these documents mean, ways to write them, and how they can come in handy.

October 10: Present Yourself 2 - images

Learn how to photograph your artwork - from casual photographs for social media to high resolution images for show entries & portfolios. We will also cover the basics of social media presentation: the website, online portfolios, facebook, instagram, pinterest… bring your questions and ideas, successful and otherwise for a round table discussion.

October 17: Etsy 101

Whether you have a slightly dusty Etsy shop or are curious about starting one, this will be the place to discuss Etsy pros & cons plus learn how to set up a successful shop. We will talk about images, shipping artwork, plus lots of marketing tips & tricks.

October 24: Marketing DIY

From the email newsletter, to business cards, to ads in local magazines - learn the basics of marketing your business.

These classes meet in the Painting & Printmaking Studio on the 3rd floor of the Center for the Arts.

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Class: More Throwing with Team Dowd
Oct
22
to Dec 17

Class: More Throwing with Team Dowd

In this 9-week comprehensive intermediate class, co-teachers Sam and Jenny Dowd will cover everything from throwing successful forms on the potter's wheel to getting predictable and interesting results from slip and glaze decoration. There will be fun couple’s banter as well as serious discussions about selling your pottery and aesthetics. Students will help decide the course direction through forms and subjects that they are interested in.

Your class fee provides one bag of clay, firing, glazing and open studio in the duration of the class.

Taught by both Sam & Jenny! Class meets in the Ceramics Studio

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Class: Ceramic Miniatures: Dollhouse or Nativity
Nov
3
to Nov 17

Class: Ceramic Miniatures: Dollhouse or Nativity

Come and play with clay in this Christmas themed 2-session class. Build your own clay toys, presents, and clay food. You may also choose to make your own nativity scene or add to one that you already own. The first session will be all clay building, and the second session we will paint the details with acrylic paint. All materials provided.

This class will meet in the Ceramics Studio

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Class: Handmade card collage
Nov
9
12:00 PM12:00

Class: Handmade card collage

Make your own unique cards! Use collage techniques to create patterns using a variety of papers and sew them together with a sewing machine. This is a great introduction to sewing plus an unexpected use of this tool. Make unique cards to send or give as gifts.

Jenny will bring her paper collection, feel free to bring yours as well!

This class will meet in the Painting & Printmaking Studio on the 3rd floor of the Center for the Arts.

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Class: Monotype holiday cards
Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Class: Monotype holiday cards

Make your own unique holiday cards and learn the basics of monotype printmaking. We will make prints with and without the press. Learn simple techniques while creating cards that can be mailed, tied to gifts or handed out for your holiday 'do! Perfect for last minute presents too!

This class will meet in the Painting & Printmaking Studio on the 3rd floor of the Center for the Arts

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Class: Beginning Drawing
May
8
to May 29

Class: Beginning Drawing

An introduction and refresher to drawing skills for the artist who wishes to improve this basic skill set required to become an artist. Four weeks of innovative classical drawing instruction emphasizing observation and eye-hand coordination: line, shape, space, perspective, value, and composition.

This 4-week class meets from 6-9pm in the Painting Studio, on the 3rd floor of the Center for the Arts

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Class: Daytime Beginning Throwing
Apr
18
to May 23

Class: Daytime Beginning Throwing

During this class, students will learn techniques that emphasize the creation of forms on the potter’s wheel; cups, bowls and plates by learning to throw, trim, alter, pull handles, and learn the ins and outs of high fire glaze decoration.

This 6-week class meets from 11:30am - 2pm in the Ceramics Studio at the Art Association

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Class: Beginning Monotype
Apr
17
to Apr 24

Class: Beginning Monotype

Learn the basics of monotype printmaking, a process that can be quick or layered. We will explore techniques to make marks using an etching press as well as techniques that you can do at home without a press.

Monotypes are one-time prints that I find truly special and sometimes haunting. Whether you love to draw & paint or are a little intimidated by paper - you will make interesting designs, patterns, and images that are exciting and one-of-a-kind.

This class meets from 6 - 9 in the Painting Studio on the 3rd floor of the Center for the Arts.

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Class: Beginning Drawing
Feb
20
to Mar 13

Class: Beginning Drawing

An introduction and refresher to drawing skills for the artist who wishes to improve this basic skill set required to become an artist. Four weeks of innovative classical drawing instruction emphasizing observation and eye-hand coordination: line, shape, space, perspective, value, and composition.

This 4-week class meets from 1 - 4 in the Painting Studio on the 3rd floor of the Center for the Arts

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Class: Daytime Beginning Throwing
Feb
14
to Mar 21

Class: Daytime Beginning Throwing

During this class, students will learn techniques that emphasize the creation of forms on the potter’s wheel; cups, bowls and plates by learning to throw, trim, alter, pull handles, and learn the ins and outs of high fire glaze decoration.

This class meets for 6 weeks from 11:30am - 2pm in the Ceramics Studio at the Art Association

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Class: Beginning Monotype
Feb
6
to Feb 13

Class: Beginning Monotype

Learn the basics of monotype printmaking, a process that can be quick or layered. We will explore techniques to make marks using an etching press as well as techniques that you can do at home without a press.

Monotypes are one-time prints that I find truly special and sometimes haunting. Whether you love to draw & paint or are a little intimidated by paper - you will make interesting designs, patterns, and images that are exciting and one-of-a-kind.

This class meets from 12 - 3 in the Painting Studio on the 3rd floor of the Center for the Arts.

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Class: Decoration on Pottery
Jan
10
to Feb 7

Class: Decoration on Pottery

Learn to use underglazes and slips, stencils and transfers, wax and glaze to enhance your ceramic surfaces. Choose from a variety of techniques to build your own unique style. Class time will be spent working on surface design, for the first class bring a few leather-hard pots or tiles for practice.

This class meets for 6 weeks from 11:30am - 2pm in the Ceramics Studio at the Art Association

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Class: Step Up Your Glazing
Dec
3
to Dec 17

Class: Step Up Your Glazing

Tired of dunking your pottery in glazes with disappointing results? Instead of giving up, refine your technique! In this class we will take your work to another level, uniquely yours. From start to finish, learn new ways to apply cone 10 glaze, achieve beauty through pattern and simplicity. This class will focus on glazing; bring bisque-ware that has been filling up your shelves. Firing and glaze included in class cost. Beyond beginner. 3 week class.

This class meets from 6 - 9pm in the Ceramics Studio

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Sale: Teton MudPots Holiday Sale
Nov
29
to Nov 30

Sale: Teton MudPots Holiday Sale

On Thursday, November 29 and Friday, November 30, the Art Association hosts the ever-popular annual Teton Mudpots Holiday Sale in the Art Association’s Art Gallery and Loft. The sale features ceramics, prints, paintings and jewelry for sale by local artists. Thousands of pots will be available from all of the potters who create in our studio. Choose from cups, mugs, bowls, plates, casseroles, bottles, soap dispensers, pitchers, teapots, sculptures and strange creations.

On Thursday, join us at the sale for cocktails and nibbles from 5-7 pm. As always, there will be the ever-popular bargain tables with prices starting as low as $5. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted. All sales are final. 30% of the proceeds benefit the Art Association Studios and art education.

Thursday 10am - 7pm | Friday 10am - 5pm

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Class: Handbuilding with Clay
Oct
24
to Nov 28

Class: Handbuilding with Clay

This daytime class is perfect for the beginner who wants to learn to create bowls, dishes, vases, tiles and more without the potter’s wheel. Sculptural forms will also be created and how they may be transformed into utilitarian objects. We will create basic but fun forms using hand building and then learn to add that personal touch using sculpting, alteration, stamps, stencils, painting, slip, stains, sgraffito, found objects and more.

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Exhibition: Inspired Kitchen, Recipes from CWC's Culinary Arts Program
Oct
19
to Nov 5

Exhibition: Inspired Kitchen, Recipes from CWC's Culinary Arts Program

A year in the making, and now a published cookbook, the original illustrations that make up Inspired Kitchen, Recipes from CWC’s Culinary Arts Program are now on display in the Theater Gallery at the Center for the Arts.

Illustrators, Jocelyn Slack, Cal Brackin, and Jenny Dowd brought 40 recipes to life on paper. Each recipe was created by former and current students, as well as instructors from Central Wyoming College’s Culinary Arts Program.

Meet the chefs, illustrators, and organizers at the closing reception Friday November 2, 5 - 7pm

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Class: Drawing Topics
Oct
2
to Nov 6

Class: Drawing Topics

An introduction and refresher to drawing skills for the artist who wishes to improve this basic skill set required to become an artist. Six weeks of innovative classical drawing instruction emphasizing observation and eye-hand coordination. Weekly topics are as follows:

Drop in for one or take all six!

Oct 2: Line
Oct 9: Shape & Space
Oct. 16: 1 point Perspective
Oct. 23: 2 point Perspective
Oct. 30: Value
Nov. 6: Composition

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Class: Surface Design on Clay
Sep
12
to Oct 17

Class: Surface Design on Clay

Learn to enhance your pottery by practicing techniques that will make your work unique through decoration. Take one class or all; sessions are non-sequential. The aim of this class is to make you better at decorating your pottery. Your class fee provides one bag of clay, firing, glazing and open studio in the duration of the class.

September 12: Carving / Stamping / Sprigging
September 19: Sgraffito & Slip Trailing
September 26: Mishima and Inlay, + staining pieces from 1st week
October 3: Stencils & Glazing
October 10: Monotype Transfers
October 17: Decals - How to Design and Print your Own

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Biz Skills for Artists: Marketing your Artwork
Jun
30
1:00 PM13:00

Biz Skills for Artists: Marketing your Artwork

From business cards, e-newsletters, print ads, to Instagram and Facebook… marketing is everywhere. It’s all about how you present yourself and form a voice (or brand.) Let’s demystify the options and simplify your own marketing strategies.

This class is part of a series of subjects, check out the details here: http://artassociation.org/education/adult-classes/?filter=dept_14

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Class: Surface Decoration on Pottery: Topics
Jun
26
to Jul 31

Class: Surface Decoration on Pottery: Topics

June 26 – July 31

Tuesdays 6pm - 9pm

6-sessions, students should have taken at least beginning throwing

Learn to enhance your pottery by practicing techniques that will make your work unique through decoration. Take one class or all, the sessions are non-sequential. The aim of this class is to make you better at decorating your pottery.

Your class fee provides one bag of clay, firing, glazing and open studio in the duration of the class.

In Wet Clay:

June 26: Carving / Stamping / Sprigging / Thinking about Glazing and Staining

On Leather Hard Clay:

July 3: Sgraffito (Slip or underglaze)

July 10: Mishima and inlay (Underglaze)

July 17: Monotype Transfers (Slip)

July 24: Many ways of Stencils (Slip)

After Being Glazed:

July 31: Decals - how to design and print your own

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Class: Daytime Handbuilding with Clay
Apr
16
to May 21

Class: Daytime Handbuilding with Clay

This daytime class is perfect for the beginner who wants to learn to create bowls, dishes, vases, tiles and more without the potter’s wheel. Sculptural forms will also be created and how they may be transformed into utilitarian objects. We will create basic but fun forms using hand building and then learn to add that personal touch using sculpting, alteration, stamps, stencils, painting, slip, stains, sgraffito, found objects and more.

This class meets for 6 Mondays from 12:30 - 2:30pm

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Class: Beginning throwing a la carte
Apr
11
to May 23

Class: Beginning throwing a la carte

YOUR CLASS FEE PROVIDES FIRING, GLAZING AND OPEN STUDIO IN THE DURATION OF THE CLASS. ADDITIONAL CLAY $10 TO $18 PER BAG.

7-sessions, students should know at least Wedging, Centering, Getting Started.

Each session Jenny will address specific aspects in clay usage including; using tools, advanced hand building, troubleshooting your throwing, and discussing design and form. Take one class or all, the sessions are non-sequential. The aim of this class is to make you better at working with clay.

April 11: Spiral and Ram’s Head Wedging, Centering, Cylinders
April 18: Cylinder workshop (getting the cup form efficient)
April 25: Put a handle on mugs and pitchers
May 2: Trimming - bowls and cylinders
May 9: Plates & Wide Bowls
May 16: Sgraffito - carving in color
May 23: Paddle, facet & small alterations - with wheel thrown ware

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Youth Class: Handbuilding with Clay
Apr
9
to Jun 4

Youth Class: Handbuilding with Clay

In the second session of this class, students will build flower pots, garden gnomes, bird baths- and other garden things to welcome the return of Spring. They will learn how to manipulate clay using coils, slabs and pinch pots to create these inventive items.

This class is for 3rd - 5th graders and meets after school every Monday from 3:45 - 5:15 from April 9 - June 4.

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Class: Daytime Beginning Throwing
Feb
8
to Mar 15

Class: Daytime Beginning Throwing

During this class, students will learn techniques that emphasize the creation of forms on the potter’s wheel; cups, mugs, bowls and plates by learning to throw, trim, alter, pull handles, and slip decoration. Students are encouraged to take additional classes to learn the art of glazing as this is primarily a throwing class. Your class fee provides one bag of clay and bisque firing.
Your class fee provides one bag of clay, firing, glazing and open studio in the duration of the class.

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Class: Drawing Topics
Jan
9
to Jan 30

Class: Drawing Topics

An introduction and refresher to drawing skills for the artist who wishes to improve this basic skill set required to become an artist. Four weeks of innovative classical drawing instruction emphasizing observation and eye-hand coordination. Weekly topics are as follows:

Jan 9 - Line & Shape
Jan 16 - Perspective & Space
Jan 23 - Value & Depth
Jan 30 - Composition + Putting it All Together

Drop in for one, or sign up for all 4!

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