THROW AN ARTY PARTY!

WE PUT THE ARTY IN PARTY!

Let the Gallery host your child’s next birthday party, where we help them and their friends celebrate with a directed art activity. Choose from either painting or pottery, we have a wide selection of age-appropriate projects for you to choose from. We bring the art, you bring the party!

Please contact us for details and available dates and click on our FAQ’s section for pricing and additional information

CONTACT US AT 803-775-0543 FOR AVAILABILITY!

ADULT CLASSES

OIL PAINTING

WITH MARY ANN REAMES

Students will learn how to arrange colors on the palette, tone the canvas, mix colors, how to use color harmony, temperature and intensity to achieve fresh, bright color while avoiding muddy mixtures. Paint application techniques will include blending, scumbling and exploring ways to render edges, shapes,  light and form. Students will learn to work from photographs, creating a strong underdrawing that will be their guide for applying initial shadow colors and working from dark to light. Be sure to bring a good attitude, willingness to learn and a sense of humor!

Tuesdays, 4:30-6:30 pm; Ages 18+

6 weeks: February 21 - March 28

$120 members, $135 nonmembers

ADULT POTTERY

WITH LAURA CARDELLO

Students will have a great time with our

fun and talented pottery instructor while building a foundation in wheel throwing and hand building.  This class is geared for the student with no clay experience or for those who have taken a class and would like to continue to improve their skills. A variety of ceramic processes will be covered, including glazing and firing techniques. 

Tuesdays, 6–8 pm, Ages 18+

6 weeks: January 10 - February 14

6 weeks: February 21 - March 28

6 weeks: April 18 - May 23

$120 for members, $135 non-members

ACRYLIC PAINTING

WITH DENNIS SNELL

In this wonderful 6 week acrylic painting class students will learn the tricks and techniques painters use to make their work pop! Students will learn about brushes, how to arrange their palette, how to mix colors, how to tone a canvas and much more. We will work from photographs and will have several Plein Air sessions where students will paint outside on location. We will discuss the rules of composition and how to build a painting from dark to light. All levels are welcome.  

Tuesdays, 4:30-6:30 pm; Ages 18+

6 weeks: April 4 - May 9

$120 members, $135 nonmembers

YOUTH CLASSES

YOUTH POTTERY

WITH LAURA CARDELLO

Kid's will have a blast expressing themselves artistically though the medium of clay.  Join Miss Laura as she teaches students how to sculpt fantastic creatures, throw on the potter’s wheel, build a variety of pieces utilizing traditional hand-building techniques and explore fun surface decoration applications.

Thursdays, 4:30-6 pm, Ages 8-17

5 weeks: January 19 - February 16

$95 members, $110 nonmembers

PAINTING FUNDAMENTALS

WITH AMANDA COX

This class provides a foundation to any student who wants to improve their painting skills.  We will use watercolor & acrylic paint and learn the basics of laying out a palette, brush handling, mixing colors to get desired shades, working from a photograph, how to “build” a painting and how to get good composition. Our projects will be created on watercolor paper and stretched canvas. This class will teach different art techniques in an encouraging and fun environment.

Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30 pm;

Ages 12-17

5 weeks:  February 8 - March 8

$105 members, $120 nonmembers

COMIC ART CHARACTERS

WITH NICK SALCIDO

For today’s in-demand comic creators, animators,  and video game artists, being able to quickly draw the human figure in a variety of action-packed poses is a requirement. Join us as we teach students the basics of how to pose and photograph models and use photos as references for finished drawings. Students will learn about the essentials of creating facial expressions, expressing emotion, poses suggesting action, and more. You will also learn principles of how to draw clothing and costumes. 

Thursdays, 5-6:30 pm, Ages 9-17

6 weeks: March 16 - April 27

(no class April 13)

$105 members, $120 nonmembers

FACE JUG MAKERS

WITH GARDNER COLE MILLER

American face jugs are pottery which depict a face that can be comical, humanoid, spiritual, or downright devilish.  Gallery Curator and Professor of Ceramics, Cole Miller, will lead students in making their own hand-built, functional face jug.  Using a variety of traditional techniques (including coil-building, pinching, and carving) students will learn to build a jug vessel to be embellished with various facial features before firing and final glazing.  Students will examine historical & contemporary examples of face jugs, and develop a context for this traditional vessel while also creating their own jugs to take

home at the end of the course. 

Thursdays, 4:30-6 pm, Ages 8-17

5 weeks: March 9 - April 6

$95 members,

$110 nonmembers

SECOND SATURDAY

(Ages 4-7 & 8-12) (9am - 12pm)

$25 members / $30 nonmembers

JANUARY 14TH -

PAINTING THE WINTER LANDSCAPE


FEBRUARY 11TH -

VUNDERKAMMERN VALENTINE


MARCH 11TH -

BEAUTIFUL BATIKING

APRIL 8TH -

SCULPTURAL CERAMICS


MAY 13TH -

FIBER ART FACES

ART A LA CARTE

(Ages 21+) (6-8pm)

$30 members / $35 nonmembers

JANUARY 6TH -

ABSTRACTED LANDSCAPES


FEBRUARY 3RD -

CREATIVE CERAMICS


MARCH 3RD -

BEAUTIFUL BATIKING

APRIL 7TH -

BESPOKE JEWELRY


MAY 5TH -

PAINTS AND POSES

Summer Art Camp 2017 Schedule

SPRING 2017 CLASS SCHEDULE