Art Classes

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·         Painting Classes at Wine & Design in Hickory are listed at

·         6 – Learn to make two star ornament books with instructor Sigrid Hice at the Caldwell Arts Council 828-754-2486 or

·         Painting classes list for Wine & Design in Hickory are available at  

·         15 Make a sterling silver wrap ring with Ellen Ball at Bisque n’ Beads downtown Hickory; 828-320-2005 or



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


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


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


Art & Craft Classes - Florence Thomas Art School (Ashe County)


Art & Craft Classes - Hickory Museum of Art -


Art & Craft Classes - John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown NC offers hundreds of art classes –


Art & craft classes -  Catawba Valley Community College – visit this page of their website for details -


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) – Burke Arts Council,


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Painting - Brush & Palette Club (Caldwell County) - membership is by invitation only.  For information on this club, contact Vaun Healey at 828-758- 2058.


Painting - Charlie Frye Art Studio, West Avenue, Lenoir call 320-7819 or


Painting - Cheap Joe’s Art Supply in Boone -


Painting - Soukup Art Studio in Boone - Holly Soukup - or hollysoukup14


Painting Lessons - Wine & Design in Hickory -


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


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 


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


Pottery (Introductory) - By His Grace Studio (Lynn King) -  Visit her website (facebook page is 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


Sewing & Embroidery Lessons - Kaye Warren, 828-572-4642 or kayewarren72


Tapestry lessons - Genie Greenlaw, 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


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


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