Art Classes & Kids' Summer Camps

These listings are for art classes and children's summer art camps that are offered by area artists and organizations. Classes are offered through Caldwell Arts Council will be posted on our event calendar. If you would like to be listed on this page, please contact us.              

Painting & Drawing
Waitsel Smith, oil, watercolor, and drawing Adults and Children age 11 & up - 404-357-2163, www.Waitsel.com or waitsel@waitsel.com
Rita Fair, painting, Hickory - 704-236-9336
Anne Welch, painting & drawing, Lenoir - 828-781-9536 or ahwelch2015@gmail.com
Ken Hobson, painting - kenhobson.com
Eddie Tallent, painting, Lenoir - 828-572-0962 or ektallentart@gmail.com
Carole Childers, human & pet portrait painting - 828-758-9787 or fruitcakefactory@gmail.com
Teena Stewart, painting - 707-980-0317 or www.serendipity-studio.org

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 - www.catawbavalleyquiltersguild.com
Pine Needles Quilters' Guild - contact Debbie DeBaeremaeker @ 828-394-7897
Teena Stewart, fused glass - 707-980-0317 or  www.serendipity-studio.org

Arts Organizations Offering Classes
Arts & Crafts Mobile Events: https://www.facebook.com/artsandcraftsmobileevents
Burke Arts Council - http://burkearts.org
Caldwell Senior Center (Lenoir): https://www.caldwellseniorcenter.org Quilting, painting, woodworking, and more
CCC&TI (Hudson): www.cccti.edu
Robert Dow - Crochet – free classes contact 352-602-9523; Lenoir area
Florence Thomas Art School (West Jefferson): www.florenceartschool.org
Foothills Visual Artists Guild: 828-729-3699 or Mary 896-1531
Frye Art Studio – classes for children and adults -  www.fryeartstudio.com
Hickory Arts - Acting, Dance and Music Classes  www.hickoryarts.com
Hickory Museum of Art http://hickoryarts.org
Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center: www.hiddenitearts.org
J.C. Harper School of Music -  theharperschool.org
John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown  – http://www.FolkSchool.org
Lenoir School of Visual Arts (Margaret Carter Martine, Lenoir): 828-234-0992
Lenoir Parks & Recreation Center www.cityoflenoir.com/parksrecreation
Lolli-Lu's art studio in Hudson – classes for children and adults - Jeannie Hawkins, 828-493-3509 or www.LolliLusStudio.com
New Art School at Newton-Conover Auditorium: http://newton-conoverauditorium.org
Patterson School Foundation (Lenoir): www.pattersonschoolfoundation.org
Red Awning Gallery at HUB Station (Hudson): www.facebook.com/redawning.gallery/ 828-610-6300
Wine & Design (Hickory):  https://www.wineanddesign.com/locations/hickory
Wilkes Art Gallery  www.wilkesartgallery.org 

Summer Art Camps for Kids 
Blowing Rock Art & History Museum - http://blowingrockmuseum.org
Burke Arts Council (Morganton) - http://burkearts.org/
Caldwell Arts Council Art In Motion sance camp and Summer JAM -www.caldwellarts.com|
CCC&TI Super Summer Camps (Hudson) - www.cccti.ed
Frye Art Studio (downtown Lenoir)- 828-320-7819 or Facebook: Frye Art Studio or Facebook: Folk Keeper Gallery
Hickory Museum of Art - http://hickoryart.org
Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center:  www.hiddenitearts.org or 828-632-696
Lenoir Parks and Recreation Center - http://www.cityoflenoir.com/parksrecreatio
Lolli-Lus Art Studio (Hudson) - http://lollilusstudio.com
The New Art School at Newton-Conover Auditorium - http://newton-conoverauditorium.org
Red Awning Gallery at HUB Station Arts and Business Center - https://www.facebook.com/redawning.gallery
Watauga County Arts Council – http://watauga-arts.or
Wilkes Art Gallery - https://www.wilkesartgallery.org/