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Class Schedule

Depending on individual circumstances, some of our teachers may need to ask their students to wear masks.

The Art Center offers adult classes in a variety of media throughout the year, primarily in the summer months. These are taught by well-known artists from the area and beyond, as well as by Art Center artists. Intergenerational and youth classes are provided as well.

If you would like to register for a class, you can contact the Art Center by phone and pay with a credit card (during gallery hours), drop by the gallery in person to pay by check/cash, pay by check through the mail, or use online registration/payment by using the sign-up links provided below. You will be provided a secure connection to PayPal for credit card payment.

If you pay using PayPal, PLEASE include the student's name under "instructions to merchant" at the PayPal site. This will insure that your payment is properly credited. Thank You.  Art Center Members receive a 10% discount on adult classes.  Not a member?

2023 Adult & Kids Classes

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February 8
10:00am - 4:00pm

Art Center Members: $72.00, Non-Members: $80.00

"Composition"

With Cathy Goodale

Bring any information you know about designing a painting. We will share all our ideas about composing. We will discuss shape. What makes a good shape? How many shapes should any painting hold? Bring at least four items that are interesting shapes. We will use these shapes of the items you bring to compose a painting. This will awaken your creative heart.

 

2023 will present another fabulous opportunity to paint with well-known local artist, Cathy Goodale, who will be teaching monthly from February through December 2023 at the Art Center. Sign up for any number of classes in advance or one at a time, as the year progresses. Each class will meet from 10 am to 4 pm in the Art Center classroom, unless otherwise noted. Students will provide their own supplies/equipment. Bring a sack lunch or grab something quick nearby. Cathy’s phone number: (970) 227-8577 in case you have specific questions about the classes themselves. The Art Center will handle all reservations, payments, and other housekeeping details.

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March 22
10:00am - 4:00pm

Art Center Members: $72.00, Non-Members: $80.00

"Importance of Connecting Darks"

With Cathy Goodale

Darks can define a passage through your painting. Bring 3 to 5 objects that celebrate the subject of food. We will put a strong light on those making the darks dramatic.

 

2023 will present another fabulous opportunity to paint with well-known local artist, Cathy Goodale, who will be teaching monthly from February through December 2023 at the Art Center. Sign up for any number of classes in advance or one at a time, as the year progresses. Each class will meet from 10 am to 4 pm in the Art Center classroom, unless otherwise noted. Students will provide their own supplies/equipment. Bring a sack lunch or grab something quick nearby. Cathy’s phone number: (970) 227-8577 in case you have specific questions about the classes themselves. The Art Center will handle all reservations, payments, and other housekeeping details.

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March 23 & 24
10:00am - 4:00pm

Art Center Members: $150.00, Non-Members: $167.00

Landscape Painting in Oil or Pastel – From Photos

With Cliff Austin

Landscape Painting in Oil or Pastel – From Photos

With Cliff Austin

Cliff is an award-winning fine artist whose studio is in Aurora, CO. A graduate of the Denver Institute of Technology and the Rocky Mountain School of Art, he has been painting (both in studio and en plein air) and illustrating since 1980.

 

This exciting two-day workshop will give students the opportunity to explore various techniques in oil and pastel for approaching landscape painting and for planning ahead… including creating notans. In addition to “how to” demos and tutorials designed for each individual’s natural way with pastels or oils, there will be plenty of one on one and ongoing critique.

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April 19
10:00am - 4:00pm

Art Center Members: $72.00, Non-Members: $80.00

"Chairoscuro"

With Cathy Goodale

Bring a photo of an interesting animal. We will paint the animal with the dramatic lighting of Chairoscuro.

 

2023 will present another fabulous opportunity to paint with well-known local artist, Cathy Goodale, who will be teaching monthly from February through December 2023 at the Art Center. Sign up for any number of classes in advance or one at a time, as the year progresses. Each class will meet from 10 am to 4 pm in the Art Center classroom, unless otherwise noted. Students will provide their own supplies/equipment. Bring a sack lunch or grab something quick nearby. Cathy’s phone number: (970) 227-8577 in case you have specific questions about the classes themselves. The Art Center will handle all reservations, payments, and other housekeeping details.

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