Art Classes


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Charlie Frye, Frye Art Studio in Lenoir –

Margaret Martine, Lenoir School of Visual Arts in Lenoir – 828-754-3047 (Margaret, home)

Hickory Museum of Art –

United Arts Council of Catawba County:

Burke Arts Council –

Caron Baker Wike’s pottery studio in Lenoir –

Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson –

Wine & Design in Hickory  -

Catawba Valley Community Studio Potters’ Studio –

Caldwell Senior Center in Lenoir –

Music, dance, and voice lessons available at The Harper School of Performing Arts:

Dance & music lessons available at Hickory Arts in Hickory; visit

Other individual artists are listed on our website:



If you are a teaching artist, please let me know of your classes and I’ll add them to our weekly e-blast to help advertise them? or 828-754-2486.


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

Pottery Classes at Wishful Thinking Studio in Lenoir visit

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;

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

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:

FREE online art tutorials on - 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: - lessons offered in bagpipes, saxophone, harp, voice, drumming, woodwinds, and much 

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

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 - Eddie Tallent via e-mail: 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

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

Quilting Lessons - Mary Beth's, A Place To Quilt, Lenoir - 754-0026

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

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

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.