Art Classes

Below is information on art classes offered both at the Caldwell Arts Council and by various local artists.  Also check our Arts Calendar for other offerings

Email info @ caldwellarts.com and let us know what type of classes you are seeking.

 

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 ART/MUSIC CLASSES

July 26, 10am-1pm – Open Studio with the Figure at Hickory Museum of art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

July 26, 6:30pm – Paint “Romero Britto Style Portraits” at Wine & Design in Hickory www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

July 28-30, 10am-4pm – Mixing It Up: Mixed Media at Turchin Center in Boone http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1330

July 28-30 - Camp BRAHM (ages  6-10) http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/summer-camp-classes/

July 28-August 1 – Linda Baker Art Workshop: Layers of Design in Watercolor at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

July 28-August 1, 1-5pm – Chorus Camp at Harper School; www.theharperschool.org or 828-754-2297

July 28-August 1, 1-5pm – 4th through 8th Grade Dance Camp at The Harper School, 828-754-2297, www.theharperschool.org

July 28-August 1, Noon – Animal Planet art class for ages 4-6 at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

July 28-August 8, 6-9pm – Handbuilding & Surface Decoration Workshop at Catawba Valley Community College Potters’ Workshop; www.cvcc.edu

July 28-August 1, Noon – Globe Trekker art class for ages 10-13 at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

July 28-August 1, 1-3pm – Surf, Sand and Sea art class for ages 4-6 at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

July 29, 9am-12noon – Calligraphy for ages 10+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

July 30, 6:30pm – Paint “Tropical Drinks” at Wine & Design in Hickory www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

July 30-31, 10am-12noon – Mixed Media I & II for ages 12+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

July 30-31, 1-3pm – Art Essentials I & II for ages 8+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

July 31, 10am-4pm – Painting Botanicals at Turchin Center in Boone, http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1332

August 1, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint an Abstract Lotus at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 2, 10am-12noon – Learn the ‘art’ of home canning at ReSource Warehouse Hickory; 828-256-2695; www.resourcewarehouse.org

August 2, 1:30-3pm – Art Buzz Kids Paint a Watermelon at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 2, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Vintage Flower Vase at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 4-6, 1-3pm – Beginning Acrylics at Turchin Center in Boone. http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1289

August 4-8 – Mary Ann Beckwith Art Workshop: The Brush and Well Beyond at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

August 4-8 & 9-5 – Children’s Summer Music and Drama Camp at St. Luke’s UMC in Hickory; https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1bv1tmUxa8IPLy1gUGbpPx7GQRqw7o68iTTyl3P_-TLU/viewform?edit_requested=true 

August 5, 9am-12noon – Drawing Things for ages 10+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 5-7, 10am-1pm – An Appalachian Sampler classes at BRAHM - http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/summer-camp-classes/August 4-8– Beginning Band Camp for rising 6th grade students at The Harper School,  828-754-2297, www.theharperschool.org

August 5 & 7, 3:30-5pm – Recycled Jewelry with Liz McKay at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

August 6, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a bunch of Flip Flops at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 6, 9am-12noon – Animal Sculptures from Clay for ages 7-10 at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 6, 1-4pm – Animal Sculptures from Clay for ages 11-14 at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 7, 9am-12noon – Drawing Humans for ages 10+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 7, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Lighthouse at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 8, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Butterfly Wing at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 8-9 – 2-part Class: Methods & Materials with Andrew Atkin. Learn to utilize non-traditional materials along with acrylic paints to create a unique piece of artwork on canvas. Friday 5-8pm, Saturday 9am-12noon, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

August 9, 1:30-3pm – Art Buzz Kids Paint a Mr. Picasso Potato Head at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 9, 12-4pm – Digital High-Speed Photography Workshop at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

August 9, 6:30-8:30pm – Family Fun Painting Night at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 11, 9:30-12noon – One-Stroke Painting class with Cathy McCoy, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

August 11-14 – Summer JAM Camp – Caldwell JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) – Learn a tune or two in old-time & traditional music open to any child aged 7-17; classes in fiddle, guitar, mandolin & dance based on interest will be taught in a downtown Lenoir location. Bring own or rent instruments; contact Adrienne at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

August 11-15 – Studio Figure Drawing at Turchin Center in Boone, http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1315

August 11-15 – Linda Kemp Art Workshop: Simple Solutions for Making Better Paintings at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

August 11-15, 1-4pm – Introduction to Design at Turchin Center for ages 11-15; http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1272

August 11-15, 10am-Noon – Color: A Visual Sensation, ages 6-11 at Turchin Center; http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1275

August 11-15, 1-5pm – 9th through 12th Grade Dance Camp at The Harper School, 828-754-2297, www.theharperschool.org

August 12, 9am-12noon – Collage for ages 10+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 12-13, 10am-4pm – Monoprinting class at BRAHM - http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/summer-camp-classes/

August 13, 9am-12noon – Birdhouse Sculptures from Clay for ages 7-10 at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 13, 1-4pm – Birdhouse Sculptures from Clay for ages 11-14 at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 13, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Circle Tree at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 13-15 – Indigo Dyeing at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

August 14, 9am-12noon – Calligraphy for ages 10+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 14, 5-7:30pm – One-Stroke Painting class with Cathy McCoy, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

August 15, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Palm Beach at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 16, 10am-4pm – Painting Animals at Turchin Center in Boone, http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1327

August 16, 1:30-3pm – Mommy and Me Painting Class at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 16, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint some White Flowers at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 16 – Cropping/Scrapbooking event at Hiddenite Center’s Lucas Mansion; www.hiddenitecenter.com  or 828-632-6966

August 18-22 – Mel Stabin Art Workshop: Pushing the Envelope in Watercolor, Express Yourself At Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

August 18-October 13 (Mondays 6-9pm) – Intermediate Pottery I-Wheel Throwing at CVCC Potters’ Workshop; www.cvcc.edu

August 19-20 – Market Baskets at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

August 19-October 14 (Tuesdays 9a-12n) – Handbuilt Pottery I at CVCC Potters’ Workshop; www.cvcc.edu

August 19-October 14 (Tuesdays 1-4pm) – Pottery on the Wheel at CVCC Potters’ Workshop; www.cvcc.edu

August 20, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint “In the Valley” at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 20 & 27, September 3 & 10, 9:30a-12:30p – Nora Mosrie will teach “Exploring Color in Painting” at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

August 20-October 15 (Wednesdays 9am-12n)Catawba Valley Pottery I at CVCC; www.cvcc.edu

August 20-October 15 (Wednesdays 6-9pm) – Handbuilding Pottery I at CVCC; www.cvcc.edu

August 21, 5:30-7:30pm – Learn the ‘Art” of making cheese (mozzarella & feta) with our own Thankful Goat Dawn Mathews, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

August 21, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint Strawberries at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 21-22 – Oil Sticks at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

August 21-October 16 (Thursdays 1-4pm) – Decorative Pottery: Surface & Form at CVCC; www.cvcc.edu

August 21-October 16 (Thursdays 6-9pm) – Pottery-Beginning & Intermediate at CVCC; www.cvcc.edu

August 22, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Pink Palm at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 23 – Pastels class at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

August 23, 10am-12noon – Paint your Pet at ReSource Warehouse, Hickory; 828-256-2695; www.resourcewarehouse.org

August 23, 1:30-3pm – Kids Paint a Happy Monkey at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 23, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Sassy Elephant at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 25-27 – Persian Poetry Art in Oil at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

August 25-29 – Sue Archer Art Workshop: Commanding Color and Design at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

August 27, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint “Cupcakes” at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 28, 5:30-7:30pmMake Water Based Soap with our own Thankful Goat Dawn Mathews, Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

August 28, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint Dandelions at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 28-29 – Color Theory at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

August 29, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint NC Love at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 30 – Perspective Drawing at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

August 30, 1:30-3pm – Kids Paint a Dragon Mask at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 30, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint Trees (date night) at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

September 1-5 – Frank Francese Art Workshop: Francese Watercolor Workshop at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

September 2-5 – Plein Air Drawing/Painting at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 6 – Nature Drawing at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 8-12 – Janet Nunn Art Workshop: Painting Bold & Bright with Liquid Watercolors at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

September 13 – Acrylic Pet Portraits at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 13 – Shibori Fabric Art with Kim Ollis at the Upstairs/Downtown Studio, 160 S. Sterling St., Morganton; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282. www.kimberlyollis.com

September 15-16 Plein Air Watercolor Journaling at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 15-19 – Alexis Lavine Art Workshop: Interpretive Painting from Photographs at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

September 18-19 – Pastels at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 20, 10am-4pm – Intro to Encaustics at Turchin Center in Boone  http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1320

September 22-24 - Watercolors at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 22-26 – Jane Jones Art Workshop: Transparent Illusions at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

September 25, 9am-4pm – Vaun Healey will teach a Pastels class at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com  – Learn pastels without it costing you an arm & leg! All materials provided to get you started.

September 27, 9am-4pm – Plein Air Painting-Getting Started at Turchin Center in Boone http.tcva.org

September 27 – Botanical Collage at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

September 29-November 12 – Life Drawing at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

October 2-3 – Plein Air Pastel or Oil at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

October 6-10 – Judi Betts Art Workshop: Design & Color in Creative Realism at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

October 11 – Pinhole Photography Workshop with Steve West at Studio 102 in downtown Lenoir; 828-754-2486; flier at www.caldwellarts.com

October 13-17 – Ken Hosmer Art Workshop: Developing Color Energy at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

October 20-24 – Charles Reid Art Workshop: Watercolor Solutions at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com.

October 27-31 – Karlyn Holman Art Workshop: Watercolor Fun and Free at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

 

ARTISTS & STUDIOS OFFERING PRIVATE OR GROUP LESSONS:

Color Workshop and other classes available at Lenoir School of Visual Arts - To register or for more information contact Eddie Tallent via e-mail: ektallentart@gmail.com or leave message at 828-572-0962.

Pottery Classes on Mondays 7-9pm - Julie Miller Gootman adult pottery classes at her home in Cedar Rock.  $20 per class, $10 for 25 pounds of clay.  Call Julie to schedule:  828-757-0317 

 

Pottery Classes on Mondays 12-3pm or 5:30-8:30pm - Adult Pottery Classes at Old Lenoir High School in the Gymnasium Basement - Try a new hobby in one of Lenoir's landmark buildings! Monday is the day to do pottery! Pottery classes are held in the Old Lenoir High School gymnasium basement studio. The fully-equipped studio includes: 5 potter’s wheels, 2 slab rollers, 2 extruders, 2 kilns, and all the tools you need to make pottery.  Hand building and throwing techniques are taught at your own pace. Beginners and advanced students are welcome. You do not have to be artistic to become a potter; you just need a willingness to learn. If you have tried to do pottery before but weren’t satisfied, give it another try in our relaxed noncompetitive studio. Instructor, Caron Baker, has been teaching pottery for over twenty years. In the first class session everyone will make at least two pots. Location: 1128 College Ave. Lenoir, NC 28645. To get to the studio, enter through the 3rd gate across from College Avenue Baptist Church (On street parking). All you need to bring to class is yourself in work clothes. Classes are $45 per month plus clay at $15 for a 25 lb. bag For more information please call:Pottery Teacher, Caron Baker at: 758-5520 or Studio: 758-0897

 

 

 Wine & Design in Hickory offers painting classes almost every day - visit their website at http://www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?month=02&year=2014&calendarID=38

 

Art & Craft Classes - Caldwell Senior Center - www.caldwellseniorcenter.org or call 828-758-2883 for class schedules.

 

Art & Craft Classes - Florence Thomas Art School (Ashe County) www.florencethomas.org

 

Art & Craft Classes - Hickory Museum of Art - http://hickorymuseumofart.org

 

Art & Craft Classes - John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown NC offers hundreds of art classes –http://www.FolkSchool.org.

 

Art & craft classes -  Catawba Valley Community College – visit this page of their website for details -http://www.cvcc.edu/Learning_and_Personal_Enrichment/CEIC/Comm_SVC/Art_and_Crafts.cfm#Pottery

 

Art Classes - Foothills Visual Artists Guild - Contact Shirley Story, 754-5171

 

Art Classes - Lenoir School of Visual Arts is in Morning Song Gallery (across West Avenue from the Lenoir Post Office) - Margaret Martine at 754-3047.

 

Art Classes (various) – Caldwell Arts Council, http://www.caldwellarts.com/232-art-classes-at-caldwell-arts-council/

 

Art Classes (various) – Burke Arts Council, www.burkearts.org

 

Business of Art Classes - Handmade in America offers regional craft labs for artists to train in the business side of art: www.handmadeinamerica.org

 

Fiber Techniques, Part I: Surface Design and Patterning includes embroidery/doodling, stamping, stenciling, tie dye and Shabori, fabric manipulation using hand sewing and pulled thread techniques, hand smocking; Bev Mihelich 828)759-1578  or e-mail at bev_mihelich@yahoo.com

 

Fiber Techniques Part II: Off loom techniques includes netting, crochet, basket weaving techniques , altered clothing, macramé and knot tying; Bev Mihelich 828)759-1578  or e-mail at bev_mihelich@yahoo.com

 

Fiber Techniques Part III: On loom weaving (frame looms) tapestry, but will also go over working on table and floor looms for those who are interested; Bev Mihelich 828)759-1578  or e-mail at bev_mihelich@yahoo.com

 

FREE online art tutorials on YouTube.com - look for Cheap Joe's channel

 

Music - visit the website for Lenoir's Harper School of music: theharperschool.org - lessons offered in bagpipes, saxophone, harp, voice, drumming, woodwinds, and much more.

 

Painting or Drawing Lessons - Anne Welch - 828-572-1214 or atreeshaker @earthlink.net .

 

Painting - Brush & Palette Club (Caldwell County) - membership is by invitation only.  For information on this club, contact Carole Childers at 828-758-9787.

 

Painting - Charlie Frye Art Studio, West Avenue, Lenoir call 320-7819 or www.fryeartstudio.com.

 

Painting - Cheap Joe’s Art Supply in Boone - www.cheapjoes.com.

 

Painting - Soukup Art Studio in Boone - Holly Soukup - soukupfineartstudio.com or hollysoukup14 @gmail.com

 

Painting Lessons - Wine & Design in Hickory -  http://wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2013&calendarID=38

 

Painting or Drawing Lessons - Shirley Story - 828-754-5171

 

Painting (One-Stroke style) - Cathy McCoy - 828-754-2486 

 

Painting on Photographs - Pat Weaver Art Tutorial (free, click here courtesy of Cheap Joe's Art Supply)

 

Photography (professional) for commissions - Jack Daulton - 828-754-8049 (home) or visit his website www.jackdaultonphoto.com.

 

Pottery (adults) – Caron Baker Wike, 758-5520 or 758-0897 – teaches at Old Lenoir High School gymnasium. $45/month. Mondays-directed class; Wednesdays-studio time (she's there to help, you can play with clay). Visit her website  caronbaker.com 

 

Pottery (children, teens, adults) - Pat Jordan 828-729-4312 

 

Pottery (Introductory) - By His Grace Studio (Lynn King) -  Visit her website www.byhisgracepotterystudioandgallery.com (facebook page is facebook.com/byhisgracepotterystudio) or call 828-758-7696.

 

Quilting Lessons - Mary Beth's, A Place To Quilt, Lenoir - 754-0026

 

Sculpture: relief sculpture using found objects, wire sculpture, papier mache strips and pulp, plaster carving, basic clay sculpting using polymer and air dry clays; Bev Mihelich 828)759-1578  or e-mail at bev_mihelich@yahoo.com

 

Sewing & Embroidery Lessons - Kaye Warren, 828-572-4642 or kayewarren72 @gmail.com.

 

Tapestry lessons - Genie Greenlaw, geethreads@charter.net or  828-238-2765. Hickory

 

Two-dimensional techniques: These classes begin with drawing from life, color mixing, to collage, and acrylic painting. - Bev Mihelich 828)759-1578  or e-mail at bev_mihelich@yahoo.com

 

Voice or music - visit the website for Lenoir's Harper School of music: theharperschool.org - lessons offered in bagpipes, saxophone, harp, voice, drumming, woodwinds, and much more.

 

Weaving & fiber arts - Beverly Mihelich 828-759-1578 or bev_mihelich @yahoo.com - loom weaving or frame weaving like tapestry.