ART CLASSES & ARTIST INFORMATION

For kids summer camp classes at the Caldwell Arts Council, click here for JAM Camp and click here for Sculpting Our Future art camp

 

For music camp opportunities at the Harper School visit www.theharperschool.org 

 

For private instruction in guitar, electric bass, keyboard, piano, music composition, songwriting, digital recording & technology contact David Cortello at Music Studio of Hickory, 1728 30th Ave Dr., Hickory; 504-338-3771 or davidcortello@outlook.com – or visit his website:  http://davidcortello.wix.com/music-studio-hickory

 

For kids summer camp classes at Hickory Museum of Art, click here or visit www.hickorymuseumofart.org 

 

For kids summer art programs at the Caldwell County Public Library, visit www.ccpl.us

 

For kids and adults summer art camp classes at Wilkes Art Gallery, click here or visit www.wilkesartgallery.org 

 

For kids summer art & other classes at CCC&TI, click here or visit http://www.cccti.edu/Publications/PR/20140318-01.html

 

For kids art classes at Frye Art Studio in downtown Lenoir, visit Facebook-Frye Art Studio or the website www.fryeartstudio.com 

 

For kids art classes at the Burke Arts Council in Morganton, click here or visit http://burkearts.org/workshops/workshops-for-children/

 

For Adult Art Classes at Patterson School in Happy Valley/Lenoir click here

 

If you'd like to teach any art form here at the Caldwell Arts Council, please call 828-754-2486 or email info@caldwellarts.com.

 

Additional art classes in the region are listed on our Artistically Speaking Art Calendar (click here to go to that page).  

 

FOR A LIST OF ART APPRAISERS IN OUR AREA - CLICK HERE

 

MEET SOME OF OUR LOCAL ARTISTS BY CLICKING HERE

 

In addition, following is a list of artists who provide personal lessons or group lessons in various art forms: 

 

Artists seeking studio space or instruction space - the Patterson School in Happy Valley (highway 268 in Lenoir) offers space and dorms for overnight/week-long classes June 11-August 28, 2016. Contact Liza Plaster  828 / 758-0906, Kitty Rosati 919 / 971-1348 or Hope Surpris 828 / 757-4585

 

Pottery Classes for adults at the Old Lenoir High School gymnasium basement studio.  - Caron Baker Wike, 828-403-7368

 

Art Classes - adults and children - Charlie Frye, Frye Art Studio in Lenoir – www.fryeartstudio.com -  FRYE ART STUDIO, 828-320-7819; charlie@fryeartstudio.com  Watch NC Weekend Video here

 

Art Classes - adults and children - Margaret Martine, Lenoir School of Visual Arts/Morning Song Gallery in Lenoir – 828-754-3047 (Margaret, home)

 

Art Classes and art exhibits - Burke Arts Council (gallery, workshops, gift shop)– www.burkearts.org

 

Pottery Classes - Catawba Valley Community College Potters’ Workshop – www.cvcc.edu/Potters_Workshop

 

Art Classes in quilting, painting, woodworking, and more - Caldwell Senior Center in Lenoir – www.caldwellseniorcenter.org

 

Music, Dance and Voice Classes - Harper School of Music - Music, dance, and voice lessons: www.theharperschool.org

 

Acting, Dance and Music Classes - Hickory Arts;  www.hickoryarts.com

 

Quilting - Catawba Valley Quilters' Guild; www.catawbavalleyquiltersguild.com 

 

Painting Classes (private & scheduled) - Rita Fair, 704-236-9336; located in Hickory NC and has a salon called Dream at 2404-A North Center Street Hickory NC. 

 

Art Classes are taught at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; visit www.florenceartschool.org

 

Painting Classes - Wine & Design in Hickory offers one-night classes several times each week:  http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home


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


Art Classes and art tutorials are free on YouTube.com - look for Cheap Joe's channel, Donna Dewberry channel, and any art form you desire.

 

Art & Craft Classes in Morganton at  Me, You and Some Glue Creative Art Studio; 828-430-1197; meyouandsomeglue.com

 

Painting or Drawing Lessons - Anne Welch - 828-781-9536 or ahwelch2015 @ gmail.com 

 

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

 

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

 

Painting classes with Ken Hobson, visit his website for contact information: kenhobson.com

 

Painting - Eddie Tallent via e-mail: ektallentart@gmail.com or leave message at 828-572-0962.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Portrait painting (human & pet) - Carole Childers, fruitcakefactory@ gmail.com,  828-758-9787

 

Portrait painting - Judy Greene Prevost 828 758-8583

 

Tips from Cheap Joe Miller: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQAieFEfdlE

 

For other Arts agencies in western North Carolina, click here