(Art/craft class fees are non-refundable if you cancel within 5 days of the class, but we can credit your payment as a donation for tax purposes.)
Special note: We are seeking a tatting instructor to teach a group at the Caldwell Arts Council. Call 828-754-2486 or email email@example.com.
Additional art classes in the region are listed on our Artistically Speaking Art Calendar (click here to go to that page).
In addition, following is a list of artists who provide personal lessons or group lessons in various art forms:
Charlie Frye, Frye Art Studio in Lenoir – www.fryeartstudio.com
Margaret Martine, Lenoir School of Visual Arts/Morning Song Gallery in Lenoir – 828-754-3047 (Margaret, home)
Hickory Museum of Art (museum, workshops & gift shop)– www.hickorymuseumofart.org
United Arts Council of Catawba County: www.artscatawba.org
Burke Arts Council (gallery, workshops, gift shop)– www.burkearts.org
Caron Baker Wike’s Wishful Thinking pottery studio in Lenoir – www.caronbaker.com
Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson – www.FlorenceArtSchool.org
Wine & Design in Hickory (painting classes) - http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home
Catawba Valley Community College Potters’ Workshop – www.cvcc.edu/Potters_Workshop
Caldwell Senior Center in Lenoir – www.caldwellseniorcenter.org
Harper School of Music - Music, dance, and voice lessons: www.theharperschool.org
Hickory Arts - Dance, acting & music lessons; www.hickoryarts.com
Catawba Valley Quilters' Guild; www.catawbavalleyquiltersguild.com
Mary Beth's Quilting Patch, Main Street, Lenoir; 828-754-0026 (open 10-7 Tuesdays, 10-12 Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Sewing & Embroidery (Kaye Warren), One-Stroke Painting (Cathy McCoy), Basic or Advanced Digital Photography, Artist Book making class (Sigrid Hice), Watercolor or Acrylic Painting (Anne Welch), Pastel Painting (Vaun Healey).
Pottery Classes at CVCC visit www.cvcc.edu/Potters_Workshop
Pottery Classes at Wishful Thinking Studio in Lenoir visit www.wishfulthinkingstudio.com
Painting Classes at Frye Art Studio visit www.fryeartstudio or call 828-320-7819
Multiple art forms are taught in classes at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; visitwww.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 - 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
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, 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
FREE online art tutorials on YouTube.com - look for Cheap Joe's channel, Donna Dewberry channel, and any art form you desire.
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.www.theharperschool.org
Painting or Drawing Lessons - Anne Welch - 828-572-1214 or atreeshaker @earthlink.net .
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 - Eddie Tallent via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or leave message at 828-572-0962.
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 www.caronbaker.com
Pottery (children, teens, adults) - Pat Jordan 828-729-4312
Quilting Lessons - Mary Beth's, A Place To Quilt, Lenoir - 754-0026
Sewing & Embroidery Lessons - Kaye Warren, 828-572-4642 or kayewarren72 @gmail.com.
Tapestry lessons - Genie Greenlaw, email@example.com or 828-238-2765. Hickory
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.
Voice, music, acting and more - visit Hickory Arts: www.hickoryarts.com
Weaving & fiber arts - Beverly Mihelich 828-759-1578 or bev_mihelich @yahoo.com - loom weaving or frame weaving like tapestry.