If you'd like to teach any art form here at the Caldwell Arts Council, please call 828-754-2486 or email




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: 


Artists seeking studio space or instruction space - the Patterson School in Happy Valley (highway 268 in Lenoir) offers space and dorms for overnight/week-long classes June 11-August 28, 2016. Contact Liza Plaster  828 / 758-0906, Kitty Rosati 919 / 971-1348 or Hope Surpris 828 / 757-4585


Pottery Classes for adults at the Old Lenoir High School gymnasium basement studio.  - Caron Baker Wike, 828-403-7368


Art Classes - adults and children - Charlie Frye, Frye Art Studio in Lenoir – -  FRYE ART STUDIO, 828-320-7819;  Watch NC Weekend Video here


Art Classes - adults and children - Margaret Martine, Lenoir School of Visual Arts/Morning Song Gallery in Lenoir – 828-754-3047 (Margaret, home)


Art Classes and art exhibits - Burke Arts Council (gallery, workshops, gift shop)–


Pottery Classes - Catawba Valley Community College Potters’ Workshop –


Art Classes in quilting, painting, woodworking, and more - Caldwell Senior Center in Lenoir –


Music, Dance and Voice Classes - Harper School of Music - Music, dance, and voice lessons:


Acting, Dance and Music Classes - Hickory Arts;


Quilting - Catawba Valley Quilters' Guild; 


Quilting - Mary Beth's Quilting Patch, Main Street, Lenoir; 828-754-0026 (open 10-7 Tuesdays, 10-12 Thursday, Friday, Saturday)


Painting Classes (private & scheduled) - Rita Fair recently graduated from Winthrop University with Masters of Fine Arts Degree. Call 704-236-9336; located in Hickory NC and has a salon called Dream at 2404-A North Center Street Hickory NC. 


Art Classes are taught in classes at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson;


Painting Classes - Wine & Design in Hickory offers one-night classes several times each week;

Art & Craft Classes - Hickory Museum of Art -


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

Art Classes - Foothills Visual Artists Guild - Contact Shirley Story, 754-5171

 Art Classes and art tutorials are free on - look for Cheap Joe's channel, Donna Dewberry channel, and any art form you desire.


Art & Craft Classes in Morganton at  Me, You and Some Glue Creative Art Studio; 828-430-1197;


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


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


Painting or Drawing Lessons - Shirley Story - 828-754-5171


Painting classes with Ken Hobson, visit his website for contact information:


Painting - Eddie Tallent via e-mail: or leave message at 828-572-0962.


Painting (One-Stroke style) - Cathy McCoy - 828-754-2486 


Photography (professional) for commissions - Jack Daulton - 828-754-8049 (home) or visit his website


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


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


Tapestry lessons - Genie Greenlaw, or  828-238-2765. Hickory


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


Portrait painting (human & pet) - Carole Childers, fruitcakefactory@,  828-758-9787


Portrait painting - Judy Greene Prevost 828 758-8583