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

 

OCTOBER

Stained Glass lessons $80 includes 12 hours instruction, choice of project & glass for project & use of tools, choice of class hours; contact Lori Richmond at Creative Designs, 2320 Morganton Blvd, Lenoir 828-750-5684

October painting classes list for Wine & Design in Hickory are available at http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=10&year=2014&calendarID=38

20 - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

20-24 – Charles Reid Art Workshop: Watercolor Solutions at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com.

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

23-  Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

27– Make textured brass & rusted tin earrings with Ellen Ball at Bisque n’ Beads downtown Hickory; 828-320-2005 or ellen@ellenballstudios.com

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

 

NOVEMBER

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

8 – One-Stroke Painting brief classes at Caldwell Arts Council during Hues and Brews Studio Tour – free throughout the day 10am-3pm

10 - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint holiday cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

11– Ellen Ball will instruct how to make a textured aluminum cuff at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

13 - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint holiday cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

17– Make textured copper earrings with Ellen Ball at Bisque n’ Beads downtown Hickory; 828-320-2005 or ellen@ellenballstudios.com

 

DECEMBER

15 Make a sterling silver wrap ring with Ellen Ball at Bisque n’ Beads downtown Hickory; 828-320-2005 or ellen@ellenballstudios.com

  

 

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 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.