The following artists offer private lessons for individuals or groups:
Group and Private Art Classes in various media are offered to beginner and intermediate level teens and adults by Holly Soukup at the Soukup Art Studio in Boone. Visit www.soukupfineartstudio.com for details or to inquire.
Introductory pottery classes being offered on demand at JK Moyles Studio, 2155 Wilkesboro Blvd in Lenoir - $75 includes two 2-hour sessions, 10 lbs. clay, glazing, tools, two kiln firings. Appropriate for ages 4 through adult. Contact Jane for class scheduling – 828-758-7696
Regular pottery classes being offered on demand at JK Moyles Studio, 2155 Wilkesboro Blvd in Lenoir - $225 includes eight 2-hour sessions, 25 lbs. clay, all glazes, all tools, kiln time. Additional classes available at $25 per 2-hour session. Additional clay available at $1 per pound. Appropriate for ages 6 through adult. Contact Jane for class scheduling – 828-758-7696 at the studio.
Art & craft classes at 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
Brush & Palette Club (Caldwell County) - membership is by invitation only. For information on this club, contact Carole Childers at 828-758-9787.
Burke Arts Council also offers art classes for youth and adults – Visit their website at www.burkearts.org
Caldwell Senior Center offers art and craft lessons each week - oil painting, knitting, wood carving and much more; check out their website at www.caldwellseniorcenter.org or call 828-758-2883 for class schedules.
Charlie Frye Art Studio, West Avenue, Lenoir offers classes for elementary students through adults – call 320-7819 or visit his website at www.fryeartstudio.com for more information.
Cheap Joe’s Art Supply in Boone offers week-long and week-end classes in various art forms – visit their website www.cheapjoes.com for class schedule and other offerings.
Florence Thomas Art School www.florencethomas.org
Foothills Visual Artists Guild Membership (Lenoir) - Applications are available and new members are juried in. Members exhibit at the city offices, the dialysis center, Lenoir Library, Crossroads Restaurant, BB&T, Chamber of Commerce, Stylistic Salon and many other places. Contact Shirley Story, 754-5171
Foothills Visual Artists Guild members are available for private lessons in painting (watercolor, acrylic, oil), drawing, and other media. Contact Shirley Story at 828-754-5171 for details
Handmade in America offers regional craft labs for artists to train in the business side of art: www.handmadeinamerica.org
Hickory Museum of Art also offers art classes for youth and adults – Visit their website at http://hickorymuseumofart.org
High Country Watermedia Society - contact Barbara Quatrano at 828-963-5693 or Cathy Taylor at 828-759-1427. or visit www.cheapjoes.com and click on links to learn of all available events.
John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown NC offers hundreds of art classes – visit their website at http://www.FolkSchool.org - classes range from weaving & dyeing to woodcarving, photography to folk harp, drawing to doll/bear making, needlework to paper art and so much more.
Lenoir School of Visual Arts is in Morning Song Gallery (across West Avenue from the Lenoir Post Office) offers lessons for children and for teens/adult. For more information, call Margaret Martine at 754-3047.
Music & Voice lessons at J.C. Harper School of Music - all musical instruments including bagpipes. 828-754-2297 or www.theharperschool.org
Oil Painting Classes for Adults at the Hiddenite Center's Educational Complex (70 Hiddenite Church Road) . To register call (828) 632-6966 or email@example.com.
Penland School of Crafts – http://penland.org
Pottery instructor Julie Gootman periodically hosts “Wine and Clay” pottery classes at her studio in Cedar Rock (based on demand) – call for information – 828-757-0317
Pottery Classes At Old Lenoir High School –Classes are $45 per month plus clay at $15 a 25lb bag. The City of Lenoir pottery studio is in the basement of the Old Lenoir High Gymnasium which is located on College Avenue in Lenoir. To get to the pottery studio enter through the gate to the soccer field and follow the signs. For more Information please call Caron Baker Wike at 758-5520 or 758-0897
Pottery Classes at the Hiddenite Center's Educational Complex (70 Hiddenite Church Road). Hand building for beginners and advanced. To register call (828) 632-6966 or email info @hiddenitecenter.com.
Judy Greene Prevost (Watercolor, Lenoir 758-8583),
Margaret Martine (Lenoir 754-3047),
Frances Hairfield (Morganton: 413-2882 or 433-5932),
Carol Ann Whitmore-Herring (Statesville: 704-876-2426),
Sarah Hedrick (pastel, Lenoir area, 728-8701),
Nancy Crawford (charcoal/graphite/watercolor, Lenoir, 758-4233),
Kay Robb (Hickory: 324-5056),
John Clark (Lenoir 640-0590),
Cary Stevens (Winston-Salem: 336-817-7464),
Fran Buchanan (Lenoir 759-2705),
Shirley Story (pastel, charcoal, watercolor, Lenoir, 754-5171),
Edith Carter (Ferguson, 336-973-3237),
Dawn Mathews (Granite Falls 962-5255),
Tom Thielemann (contemporary/non-traditional, Lenoir, 754-1608),
Barbara Sharma (Granite Falls, 302-9011),
Dustin Turnmyre (Lenoir 758-2281)
Professional Photography - Jack Daulton - 828-754-8049 (home) or visit his website www.jackdaultonphoto.com.
Quilting Lessons - The Quilt Shop, Boone - Tod Prescott & Sherri Stout, 263-8691 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Quilting Lessons - Mary Beth's, A Place To Quilt, Lenoir - 754-0026
Soap-Making Workshops - Dawn Mathews 754-2486.
Turchin Center for Visual Arts (Boone) events (including art classes, workshops, lunch-and-learns, artist talks, demos & gallery exhibits) www.turchincenter.org/calendar
Watercolor Painting or drawing Lessons - Shirley Story - 828-754-5171
Watercolor & Drawing Lessons - Anne Welch - 828-572-1214 or atreeshaker @earthlink.net .
Weaving & fiber arts - Beverly Mihelich 828-759-1578 or bev_mihelich @yahoo.com - I can teach off loom weaving or frame weaving like tapestry. I don't have a floor loom but I can teach someone who has one how to use it. I have a BFA in fiber from the University of Hawaii with a fiber emphasis. I charge $20 an hour for private lessons if I go to them $15 if they come to me. (Blue Creek Road near Cedar Rock)
Yadkin Valley Craft Guild - contact Sharon Whitman at 336-835-2717