Art Classes & Summer Camps

If you would like to be listed here, please contact us.

Painting & Drawing

Waitsel Smith, 
oil, watercolor, and drawing Adults and Children age 11 & up - 404-357-2163, or

Rita Fair, painting, Hickory - 704-236-9336

Anne Welch, painting & drawing, Lenoir - 828-781-9536 or

Ken Hobson, painting -

Eddie Tallent, painting, Lenoir - 828-572-0962 or

Carole Childers, human & pet portrait painting - 828-758-9787 or

Teena Stewart, painting - 707-980-0317 or

Fine Craft

Caron Baker Wike, pottery classes for adults - old Lenoir High School gymnasium basement studio - 828-403-7368

Catawba Valley Community College Potters’ Workshop - website

Catawba Valley Quilters' Guild -

Pine Needles Quilters' Guild - contact Debbie DeBaeremaeker @ 828-394-7897

Teena Stewart, fused glass - 707-980-0317 or

Arts Organizations Offering Classes

Arts & Crafts Mobile Events:

Burke Arts Council -

Caldwell Senior Center (Lenoir): Quilting, painting, woodworking, and more

CCC&TI (Hudson):

Robert Dow - Crochet – free classes contact 352-602-9523; Lenoir area

Florence Thomas Art School (West Jefferson):

Foothills Visual Artists Guild: 828-729-3699 or Mary 896-1531

Frye Art Studio – classes for children and adults -

Hickory Arts - Acting, Dance and Music Classes

Hickory Museum of Art

Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center:

J.C. Harper School of Music -

John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown  –

Lenoir School of Visual Arts (Margaret Carter Martine, Lenoir): 828-234-0992

Lenoir Parks & Recreation Center

Lolli-Lu's art studio in Hudson – classes for children and adults - Jeannie Hawkins, 828-493-3509 or

New Art School at Newton-Conover Auditorium:

Patterson School Foundation (Lenoir):

Red Awning Gallery at HUB Station (Hudson): 828-610-6300

Wine & Design (Hickory):

Wilkes Art Gallery 


Summer Art Camps for Kids 

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum -

Burke Arts Council (Morganton) - 

Caldwell Arts Council Art In Motion sance camp and Summer JAM

CCC&TI Super Summer Camps (Hudson) -

Frye Art Studio (downtown Lenoir)- 828-320-7819 or Facebook: Frye Art Studio or Facebook: Folk Keeper Gallery 

Hickory Museum of Art -

Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center: or 828-632-6966

Lenoir Parks and Recreation Center -

Lolli-Lus Art Studio (Hudson) - 

The New Art School at Newton-Conover Auditorium -

Red Awning Gallery at HUB Station Arts and Business Center - -

Watauga County Arts Council –

Wilkes Art Gallery -