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

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 3, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a Funky Giraffe at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 4-October 9 (Thursdays, 6-8pm) – Improv 101 at Hickory Arts; 828-270-9801 or info@hickoryarts.com

September 4, 6:30pm – Learn to paint some Pansies at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 5, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a Mason Jar at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

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 8-December 22 (Mondays, 6-7pm) – Act Up! class for Ages 6-12 at Hickory Arts – 828-270-9801 or info@hickoryarts.com

September 10, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a Wild Orchid at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 11, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a rose & flag in a vase “Never Forgotten” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

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

September 13, 6:30pm – Learn to paint “Live, Laugh, Love” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

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-November 17 (10 classes), 5:30-6:15pm – Music Together Fall Session (birth to 5 yrs.) offered by the Harper School of Music; www.theharperschool.org or 828-754-2297

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

September 17, 6:30pm – Learn to paint “Coffee Love” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 18, 6:30pm – Learn to paint “Pumpkins” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

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

September 19, 6:30pm – “Froggy Friday” Cosmic Paint Class at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

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 22-October 27 (Mondays, 6-9pm) – Fall Studio With The Figure at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

September 23, 6-7:30pm – Ellen Ball, instructor for making a textured aluminum ring at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

September 24, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a “Monogram Tree” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 25, 9am-4pm – Vaun Healey will teach a Pastels class ($30) 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 25, 6:30pm – Learn to paint Pine Trees at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 26, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a Fall Bubble Tree at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

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

September 27, 6:30pm – Learn to paint “Colorbirds” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

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 7, 6-7:30pm – Ellen Ball will instruct how to make textured aluminum earrings with sterling wires at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

October 10-11, 10am-5pm (bring lunch) – Betty Powell will teach the basics of working with soft pastels to create a beautiful work of art at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

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

October 11, 9am-2pm – Plein Air Painting with Jean Cauthen; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

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 21, 6-7:30pm – Ellen Ball will instruct how to make a textured aluminum pendant at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

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

November 1-2, 9am-4pm – Sharon Grubbs will instruct Oil/Acrylic Painting class at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

November 11, 6-7:30pm – Ellen Ball will instruct how to make a textured aluminum cuff at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

 

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.