Fall 2021 - Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

 
Fall 2021 - Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center
fall2021                     BBAC Prog ra m G u id e

                                                         09 | 13 – 12 | 11

    Sharryl Cross, Moody Monday Blues, acrylic, detail
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S hop!
                                                                                                              09/13 – 12/11 2021
                                                                                                              Fall Into Your Creative Space
                                                                                                              This Fall @ the BBAC...                             P & K Classes / Family Programs                      60
                                                                                                              Mark Your Calendars!                      03        Ages 4 & Up + Adult/ Child                            61

                                                                                                              Working for You at the BBAC                         BBAC Policies & Membership                       62-63
                                                                                                              Letter from the President & CEO           04        Policies                                              62
                                                                                                              Board of Directors & BBAC Staff           05        Membership                                            63

                                                                                                              Education                                           ArtAccess @ the BBAC                            64-69
                                                                                                              Fall Registration / COVID Information     06        ArtBridge                                             65
                                                                                                              About the Cover Artist                    07        The Art of Caregiving ® / Meet Me @ the BBAC          66
                                                                                                              Adult Class Levels / Descriptions         08        Studio 1®                                             67
                                                                                                                                                                  Planet Lori Art Camp                                  68
                                                                                                              Adult Classes & Workshops                  9        Sundays @ the Center                                  69
                                                                                                              Art Tours & Creative Meetings             10        Seniors @ the Center                                  69
                                                                                                              Art & Business                            10
                                                                                                              Book Arts		                                11       Support                                          70-79
                                                                                                              Ceramic Arts		                          12-15       Donor Listings                                     70-74
                                                                                                              Drawing		                               16-18       Tributes                                              75
                                                                                                              Drawing & Painting                        19        Scholarships                                      76-77
                                                                                                              Fiber Arts 		                             20        Appeals Thank You                                     78
                                                                                                              Jewelry & Metalsmithing                 21-25       Shop & Champagne / Holiday Shop                       79
                                                                                                              Jewelry & Polymer Clay                    25
                                                                                                              Mixed Media		                             26        Event Rentals                                        80
                                                                                                              Painting		                              26-41
                                                                                                              Pastels		                                  41       Inside Back Cover
                                                                                                              Photography		                             42        Fall Exhibition Schedule
                                                                                                              Printmaking		                           42-44
                                                                                                              Sculpture		                               45

                                                                                                              High School Classes                       46
     above: Amy Beeler, Earrings, sterling silver castings from seed pods, trees and other flora
                                                                                                              ArtBridge/ TAB Program                    47
                                                                                                              Grades 9 – 12		                         47-51

                                                                                                              Middle School Classes                     52
                                                                                                              Grades 6 – 9 		                         53-55

                                                                                                              Elementary School Classes                 56
A R T I S T I C          |     D I S T I N C T I V E                  |      B E A U T I F U L
                                                                                                              Grades 1 – 5		                          57-59

                                                                                                                                                                  photo credit: Laurie Tennent Photography
                                                                                       Gallery Shop Hours:
                                                                               Monday–Thursday, 9 am – 5 pm
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Mark Your Calendars
                                                               Welcome Back…we are looking forward
                                                               to seeing you again after this long break
                                                               Registration Dates & Information                           Scholarships
                                                               For current registration information, see page 6.          Know someone who deserves an art class but may
                                                                                                                          not be able to afford the tuition? The BBAC has
                                                                                                                          several scholarship opportunities for those in need.
                                                               Adult Classes & Workshops
                                                                                                                          For more information, see pages 76-77.
                                                               BBAC offers outstanding visual art workshops &
                                                               classes for adults throughout the summer. Want to
                                                               get started but have questions or need guidance?
                                                                                                                          Shop Amazon Smile
                                                               Give us a call at 248.644.0866 so we can help              Earn money for the BBAC! Amazon Smile will
                                                               place you in the class or workshop that is best for        donate back to the nonprofit organization of your
                                                               you. See pages 9–45.                                       choice. Just sign up with AmazonSmile.com and
                                                                                                                          choose Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center.

                                                               Teen & Youth Classes
                                                                                                                          Shop Kroger & Earn Money for BBAC!
                                                               Explore a variety of studio art camps and work-
                                                               shops offered for preschool through high school all        Kroger will donate back to the nonprofit organiza-
                                                               summer long! All classes are taught by experienced         tion of your choice. Use your Kroger Plus card and
                                                               artist-educators who provide high quality instruc-         sign up; every time you use your card the BBAC
                                                               tion in drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry/metals,       gets a percentage!
                                                               printmaking, fashion, animation, portfolio prepara-        Go to kroger.com and click on the “Plus Card”.
                                                               tion and more. Applying to an art school? Fall is a        Then proceed to “get started” or log-in to your
                                                               good time to hone your skills! The BBAC education          existing account.
                                                               staff can assist you with selecting the right course
                                                               to fulfill your needs. See pages 46-61.
                                                                                                                          Fall Term / BBAC will be closed for:
                                                                                                                          Thanksgiving Holiday & Weekend:
                                                               ArtAccess @ The BBAC                                       November 25 – 28
                                                               “Art for All” is our vision statement and we make it
                                                                happen with opportunities for groups and individu-        Shop & Champagne Event:
                                                                als with Alzheimer’s to special-needs populations,        Wednesday, December 1 (No classes on this day)
                                                                and talented but underserved high school students.
                                                                For specific programs, see pages 64-69.                   Looking Ahead…Winter Term 2022
                                                                                                                          Adults, Teens & Youth Classes:
                                                               BBAC Exhibitions                                           Monday, January 10 – Saturday, April 02, 2022
                                                               Enjoy exhibitions in BBAC’s five galleries through-        Registration Dates:
                                                               out the year. Free & open to the public. See the
                                                               inside back cover for fall exhibition dates and            • Contributing Member Registration:
                                                               gallery hours.                                              Thursday–Friday, November 11–12
                                                                                                                          • Basic Member Registration:
                                                                                                                           Begins Monday, November 15 @ 9 am
                                                               Membership                                                 • Open / Guest Registration:
                                                               A BBAC membership benefits students with early              Begins Monday, November 22 @ 9 am
                                                               registration dates and a big savings on classes.
                                                               If you are not a member yet, sign up when you
                                                               register for classes and instantly save money!
                                                               For more information, see page 63.

Archival Photo, Sergio De Giusti Sculpture Class at the BBAC

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From the President & CEO                                                                                   Board of Directors & Staff

                                                                                                           BBAC Board             BBAC Contacts @ 248.644.0866
“Creativity takes courage.”                         — Henri Matisse
                                                                                                           Robert Chiaravalli     James Adams, Facilities Staff — Ext 126
                                                                                                           Vice Chair             JamesAdams@BBArtCenter.org

                                                                                                           Lois DeBacker          David Blasco, Facilities Staff — Ext 126
                                                                                                           Secretary              DaveBlasco@BBArtCenter.org
Courage has been needed in so many ways this past year!
                                                                                                                                  Marianne Dwyer, Vice President/Finance — Ext 105
                                                                                                           Patty Eisenbraun
Whether it’s about venturing out, re-connecting with friends and loved ones, or exploring                  Vice Chair             MarianneDwyer@BBArtCenter.org

                                                                                                                                  Cynthia Mills Good, Vice President/Programs — Ext 107
your talents, the BBAC has wonderful opportunities for creativity.                                         Maggie Greene          CindiMills@BBArtCenter.org

                                                                                                           Michael Lewandowski    Ben Krawczak, Facilities Staff
I want to thank our dedicated instructors, staff, and board members, who have so unselfishly
                                                                                                                                  Julie Laforet, ArtAccess Coordinator — Ext 111
                                                                                                           Maria Marcotte
                                                                                                                                  JulieLaforet@BBArtCenter.org
remained present and involved during the pandemic. We so look forward to seeing more                       Immediate Past Chair
                                                                                                                                  Susan Owens, Youth Programs & ArtAccess Director — Ext 128
students return as fall term starts and will be very happy to welcome the new brave souls                  Brianna McNamara       SusanOwens@BBArtCenter.org

who will learn in our studios.                                                                             Stacey Reeves          Laura Ryan, Ceramic Department Technician & Gallery Shop Coordinator
                                                                                                           Treasurer              LauraRyan@BBArtCenter.org

                                                                                                                                  Cyndi Shay, Office & Finance Assistant — Ext 101
Has there ever been a better time to take a leap of faith and pick up a paintbrush, throw                  Christopher Webb
                                                                                                                                  CyndiShay@BBArtCenter.org
a lump of clay, hammer some metal, or work on a loom...? The art center has it all for you.                Dana White             Dare Sommer, Facilities Staff — Ext 126
                                                                                                                                  DareSommer@BBArtCenter.org
                                                                                                           Jessica Woll
                                                                                                           Chair                  Alexis Thompson, Executive Assistant — Ext 110
With my best regards,                                                                                                             AlexisThompson@BBArtCenter.org

                                                                                                                                  Ellie Tury, Finance/Student Service Associate — Ext 109
                                                                                                                                  EllieTury@BBArtCenter.org

                                                                                                                                  Annie VanGelderen, President & CEO — Ext 108
                                                                                                                                  AnnieVanGelderen@BBArtCenter.org

                                                                                                                                  Dale Warren, Facilities Staff — Ext 126
                                                                                                                                  DaleWarren@BBArtCenter.org
Annie VanGelderen, President & CEO
AnnieVanGelderen@BBArtCenter.org
                                                                                                                                  Teaching
                                                                                                                                  Adult Classes: Cynthia Mills Good | CindiMills@ BBArtCenter.org — Ext 107
                                                                                                                                  Youth & Teen Classes: Susan Owens | SusanOwens @ BBArtCenter.org — Ext 128

                                                                                                                                  Exhibits
                                                                                                                                  Exhibitions @ BBArtCenter.org

                                                                                                                                  Gallery Shop & Holiday Shop
                                                                                                                                  Laura Ryan | GalleryShop @ BBArtCenter.org — Ext 101

                                                                                                                                  Art Birmingham, the BBAC’s annual fine art fair
                                                                                                                                  Contact The Guild of Artists & Artisans | TheGuild.org — 734.662. 3382

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Fall Registration Information                                                                                  Cover Artist
W ELCOM E !                                                                                                    Sharryl Cross

              BBAC / COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES

The BBAC is dedicated to providing a safe environment for our staff, faculty,
students, and visitors.

Every person in the facility must do their part to make this work for
everyone’s benefit:

•   wear a mask that covers the nose and the mouth at all times

•   practice social distancing when in the building and in classrooms

•   wash hands frequently in one of our four restrooms or use classroom sinks

    THANK YOU FOR FOLLOWING BBAC POLICIES THAT HELP PROTECT ALL OF US

                  For more info go to https://bbartcenter.org/the-bbac-covid-you/

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Adults: Monday, September 13 – Saturday, December 11
Youth & Teens: Monday, September 20 – Saturday, December 11

Registration Dates & Times                                                                                     Sharryl Cross, Dear Jaron — Let’s Sip Tea, acrylic

[ Get instant class discounts and register early when you become a BBAC Member. ]
                                                                                                               Sharryl Cross is an artist and fashion designer from Detroit, Michigan who earned a Bachelor of Science
• Contributing Member Registration ($100+ Level)                                                               in Apparel and Textile Design from Michigan State University. In 2008 she moved to New York to begin
    Register by PHONE ONLY: Thursday & Friday, August 5 & 6, from 9 am – 5 pm                                  a career as a fashion designer. Her 12 -1/2 year success in the fashion industry heavily influenced her
• Basic Member Registration ($50–$75 Level)                                                                    desire to become an artist. Like in fashion design, through an imaginative lens, Cross uses vibrant bold color,
                                                                                                               shapes, textures, movement, and patterns to communicate a contemporary art perspective in her drawings
    Register Online or by Phone: Begins Monday, August 9 @ 9am
                                                                                                               and paintings. Her​Grandfather, Robert G. Alexander, was a self-taught artist and will always remain one of
• Open/Guest Registration                                                                                      her biggest inspirations.

    Register Online or by Phone: Begins Monday, August 16 @ 9am                                                Sharryl will begin teaching fashion and sewing classes at BBAC this fall.
                                                                                                               You can find them on pages 20, 49, and 54.
    Online:     BBArtCenter.org
    Phone:      248.6 4 4.0866
                                                                                                               Interview w/ Sharryl by Carolyn Clifford @ Detroit Channel 7

BBAC Office Hours			                                                  Fall Gallery Hours                       Artist Gives Back To Detroit Community
                                                                                                               https://youtu.be/zwVCSurPFjM
Monday –Thursday 9 am – 5pm                                           Monday –Thursday 10 am – 5 pm
Friday 9 am – 4pm                                                     Friday & Saturday 10 am – 4 pm           CrossCreatesArt.com / Instagram: @crosscreatesart / Facebook: Cross Creates Art

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Adult Class Level Descriptions

Fall Term @ the BBAC                                      Introductory Level
This term offers a range of adult classes                 For students with no art experience
and workshops, from beginner to advanced.
                                                          Class work includes learning basic art terms and
At this time, most classes have an 8-student              studio fundamentals while exploring materials
maximum, or less. Use the guide below                     and mediums in a comfortable, non-threatening
to decide which class level is right for you.             environment.
If you have questions, please call
248.644.0866 and speak to a member                        Level 1
of our staff.
                                                          For the beginner student with some art back-
                                                          ground, but still needing instruction in basic art
All Levels (Level 1 & Up)                                 sk­ills and techniques.

Includes Fundamentals Classes
                                                          Level 2
Classes labeled “All Levels” are for students
who have some previous experience, or for those           For the student who has already acquired basic
who want to learn and experiment with a new               know­ledge of art terms, fundamentals and skills,
medium.                                                   but still wants further instruction to improve
If you have never taken an art class previously,          technique and begin discovering their own style.
please register for an introductory class, or call
248.644.0866 for guidance.                                Level 3
                                                          For the advanced student who requires more
Prerequisites                                             challeng­ing instruction and encour­agement
Some classes have specific requirements                   to develop a unique artist expression and direction.
(prerequisites) that must be met before participat-
ing. Following these requirements is best for the         Level 4+
students and instructors, alike.
                                                          For the advanced student who has done exten­sive
                                                          exploration of their own media of choice, and
Class Codes                                               desires more in depth study and critiques from
                                                          their instructor and fellow advanced level students.
      = Drop-in Studio

                                                                                                                       BBAC
                                                          The BBAC Program Guide
      = Family Studio                                                                                                                                             Nobuko Yamasaki, Afternoon Breeze, woodblock print, detail
                                                          The Program Guide is printed months in advance
                                                          of registration and some information is updated after
      = Introductory
                                                          the print date. Please refer to the online registration
                                                          listings as the most accurate @ BBartCenter.org
      = New                                               or, if you have any questions, call 248.644.0866.

      = Offsite

      = Portfolio Development

      = Prerequisite

      = Workshop
                                                                                                                       Adult Classes & Workshops
                                                                                                                                     For all students ages 18+ unless otherwise specified
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Art Tours / Creative Meetings / Art & Business                                                                                                                                          Adult Classes & Workshops

                                                                                                                                                                                         “Follow Your Bliss”                           — Joseph Campbell

 TOURS & MEETINGS                                            ART & BUSINESS                                                                                                              BOOK ARTS                                                   BOOK ARTS

 Art Tours*                                                  Building a Self-Directed,                                                                                                   Book Arts/ Printmaking:                                     Book Arts:
The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Tours Group offers
                                                             Starter Website                                                                                                             The Printed Book                                            Paper Marbling/ Bookbinding
exciting monthly visits to artists’ studios, galler-         Instructor: Kim Fay                                                                                                         Instructor: Laura Beyer                                     Workshop
ies, museums, homes, and other sites of artistic                                                                                                                                                                                                     Instructor: Laura Beyer
                                                             This workshop will help you take the initial steps                                                                          This class will focus on the creation of handmade
interest. These are day trips by bus, with a stop for
                                                             to build a user-friendly website that you can                                                                               books using content created during class time.              This workshop will be divided into two parts: the
lunch. To explore this opportunity or to be added
                                                             manage yourself. You will learn the basics of how                                                                           Students will learn versatile printmaking and mark          first part will cover basic techniques of paper mar-
to the substitute list, call:
                                                             to setup the site, upload photos, add links and                                                                             making techniques to use in the creation of one-of-         bling, and during the second part students will use
Arlene Oppenheim @ 248.885.8543
                                                             gadgets such as “buy now” and social media share                                                                            a-kind book structures. Class is designed for begin-        the papers created to make a one-of-a-kind book.
or Carol Kobosh @ 248.788.4941
                                                             buttons.                                                                                                                    ners and more advanced bookmakers alike.
*BBAT monthly visits are/were temporarily                    This class will not produce a finished website for                                                                                                                                      2120.51.01.21 All Levels
 suspended due to COVID-19 state restrictions.               you, but give you a start so you can do it on your                                                                          1120.51.01.21 All Levels                                    Saturday, October 9
 Call BBAC @ 248.644.0866 during business                    own.                                                                                                                        Mondays, September 13 – November 1                          10:00 am – 4:00 pm, 1 session
 hours for updates.                                          You will need a laptop (ideal) or tablet with internet                                                                      10:00 am – 1:00 pm, 8 sessions                              $120 Members, $160 Guests, $15 Materials Fee
                                                             capabilities.                                                                                                               $222 Members, $262 Guests, $30 Materials Fee

                                                             2101.51.01.21 All Levels
                                                             Saturdays, October 16, 23 & 30
                                                             12:30 pm - 3:30 pm, 3 sessions
                                                             $144 Members, $184 Guests

                                                                                                                         right: Instructor Laura Beyer, Paper Marbling and Bookbinding

 above: Art Tours Group @ Flint Institute of Arts

 Creative Meetings & Workshops*
 Many opportunities exist for your business or
 organization to create something unique in an art
 studio atmosphere. Each workshop is designed
 specifically to meet the needs of the group and
 fees are based on chosen project, instructor and
 cost of supplies. Catering can also be arranged
 for daytime or evening workshops.

 For more information, contact:
 Annie VanGelderen @ 248.644 .0866 Ext. 108
 or email AnnieVanGelderen@BBArtCenter.org

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Adult Classes & Workshops                                                                                                  Adult Classes & Workshops

CER AMIC ARTS                                              CER AMIC ARTS*                                                  CER AMIC ARTS                                               CER AMIC ARTS

The BBAC Ceramic Arts Department                       *Classes Listed by Day of Week                                      Mondays                                                     Tuesdays
We offer students of all levels, ages and abilities                                                                        Ceramics: Handbuilt                                         Ceramics:
numerous opportunities to learn about ceramic arts         Mondays                                                         Sculptural & Functional Forms                               Advanced Techniques
and interact with other ceramic artists in the com-
                                                           Ceramics:                                                       Instructor: Tracey Priska                                   Instructor: Sue O’Connor
munity. Whether you are a first-time or advanced
                                                           Abstractions in Clay                                            In this class, participants will experiment with and        This class is for those students who would like to
student, this is the place to learn and grow.
                                                           Instructor: Lisa Farris                                         explore handbuilding techniques such as pinching,           explore more advanced techniques. We will cover
                                                                                                                           coiling, slab construction and subtractive methods          projects in handbuilding and wheel-throwing using
Purchasing Clay at the BBAC                                This class will explore how clay can be a used as
                                                                                                                           to create both sculptural and functional forms.             templates, altering and reassembling. Projects may
                                                           a medium for abstract art, whether it’s for figures,
One 25 lb. bag of clay is included with your                                                                               Class time will also include technical demonstra-           include functional and sculptural objects with an
                                                           landscapes, architecture or simply abstract forms.
independent Studio Class.                                                                                                  tions, group discussions and presentation of                emphasis on design.
                                                           Drawing inspiration from such greats as Peter
                                                                                                                           contemporary, ceramic work. Students will be                Porcelain will also be introduced.
BBAC offers the service of purchasing additional           Voulkos, Ruth Duckworth, Jan Kaneko and the
                                                                                                                           encouraged to work at their own pace and skill level        Prerequisite: Proficiency in throwing and hand-
clay (one bag at a time) and can be purchased              many contemporary ceramic artists pushing the
                                                                                                                           with guided instruction to continue developing their        building is required.
at the beginning of Independent Studio time.               boundaries of the medium, the class will expose
                                                                                                                           own personal expression.
                                                           students to the rich tradition of abstraction in                                                                            1104.41.01.21 Levels 3 & 4
• Limit is three, 25 lb. bags per term.
                                                           ceramic arts. Students will learn the basics of                 1104.51.03.21 All Levels                                    Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7
• Each 25 lb. bag of Wheat Stone is $17.                   hand-building techniques, including pinching, coil-             Mondays, September 13 – December 6                          9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 13 sessions
                                                           ing, slab building and the use of molds. We will also           6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 13 sessions
• Each 25 lb. bag of Porcelain is $20.                                                                                                                                                 $361 Members, $401 Guests
                                                           exploring the many surface treatments and glazes
                                                                                                                           $361 Members, $401 Guests                                   $68 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                           that go beyond functional pottery. All to bring their
                                                                                                                           $68 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                           creative vision to life.
                                                                                                                                                                                       Ceramics: Handbuilding
                                                           1104.51.01.21 All Levels
                                                                                                                                                                                       Instructor: Sue O’Connor
                                                           Mondays, September 13 – December 6
                                                           9:00 am- 12:00 pm, 13 sessions                                                                                              Functional and sculptural forms will be explored
                                                           $361 Members, $401 Guests                                                                                                   by using a variety of molds, slabs, textures and
                                                           $68 Materials/Studio Fee                                                                                                    forms. We will focus on texture, balance, and
                                                                                                                                                                                       functional use. Projects may include teapots, pitch-
                                                                                                                                                                                       ers, dinnerware and sculptural forms. Students will
                                                           Ceramics Foundations: All Levels                                                                                            become proficient in creating ceramic vessels with
                                                           Instructor: Tracey Priska                                                                                                   a unique surface and collecting a variety of hand-
                                                                                                                                                                                       building skills.
                                                           Experience working with clay using basic founda-
                                                                                                                                                                                       Please bring a pottery tool kit and apron to class.
                                                           tions taught through an exploration of techniques;
                                                           learn practical methods of ceramic arts such as                                                                             1104.51.04.21 All Levels
                                                           wheel-throwing, handbuilding, surface decoration                                                                            Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7
                                                           and glazing. Electric kiln-firing will be available and                                                                     12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 13 sessions
                                                           each person will be working at their own level with
                                                                                                                                                                                       $361 Members, $401 Guests
                                                           the guidance of the instructor.
                                                                                                                                                                                       $68 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                           1104.51.02.21 All Levels
                                                           Mondays, September 13 – December 6
                                                           12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 13 sessions
                                                           $361 Members, $401 Guests
                                                           $68 Materials/Studio Fee

                                                                                                                                                                                       left: Instructor Tracey Priska, The Landing, porcelain
                                                           left: Instructor Lisa Farris, Ceramic Totem, detail

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Adult Classes & Workshops                                                                                                                                                                                   Adult Classes & Workshops

CER AMIC ARTS                                                  CER AMIC ARTS                                                                                                                                CER AMIC ARTS                                                CER AMIC ARTS

Tuesdays                                                       Thursdays                                                                                                                                    Fridays                                                      Ceramics:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Open Studio Information
Ceramics: Wheel-Throwing                                       Ceramics: Wheel-Throwing                                                                                                                     Ceramic Sculpture:
Beginner +                                                     Intermediate/ Advanced                                                                                                                       Intro to Figure & Portrait                                   Studio Monitor: No Instruction

Instructor: Chas Kipp                                          Instructor: Sue O’Connor                                                                                                                     Instructor: Mary Dudek                                       Open Studio time is available for students currently
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         registered for a ceramics class (12 hours or more.)
This class is an introduction to the exciting process          From the basic cylinder, we are able to create a                                                                                             In this class, students will learn the foundations of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         All students will have to rotate use of studio time
of wheel thrown ceramics. Developed for students               multitude of different shapes and sizes. We will                                                                                             figure sculpture through a series of anatomy lec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         since there is a 10-student maximum per class.
with little or no clay experience, the class covers            concentrate on multiple bowls, mugs, and other                                                                                               tures, direct observation, and exercises. Students
basic skills at the potter’s wheel for creating func-          functional wares which will enforce techniques,                                                                                              will gain a deep appreciation for the human body,            Class size will continue to be limited until we get
tional work. Demonstrations will cover wedging,                shape, and design. We will review trimming and                                                                                               an understanding of form and proportion, and learn           PAST the pandemic.
centering, and forming shapes such as vases,                   glazing of pieces as well as learn new techniques                                                                                            the basics of clay modeling, sculpting the portrait,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         There will be a sign-up process for studio times
mugs, bowls and plates. Basic decorating and                   including altering and surface decorations.                                                                                                  and full figure in clay.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         during the first week of classes. Students and
glazing techniques will be taught as well as more              Prerequisite: Student MUST be able to throw                                                                                                  Background in figure drawing recommended,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         instructors must follow current health and safety
advanced techniques such as attaching multiple                 a cylinder and be proficient in basic ceramic skills                                                                                         but not required.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         policies while in the BBAC facility including:
parts to one object, throwing lids, and surface                before taking this class.
decoration as student progress.                                                                                                                                                                             1116.51.01.21 All Levels                                     •   Wearing a mask at all times
                                                               1104.31.01.21 Level 2 & Up                                                                                                                   Fridays, September 17 – December 10
1104.51.05.21 All Levels                                       Thursdays, September 16 – December 9                                                                                                                                                                      •   Social distancing in studios and entire facility
                                                                                                                                                                                                            No Class November 27
Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7                            No Class November 25                                                                                                                         9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                              •   Following sign-up procedures and attendance
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 13 sessions                                 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                                              $333 Members, $373 Guests
$361 Members, $401 Guests                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Wednesdays, September 22 – November 24
                                                               $333 Members, $373 Guests                                                                                                                    $63 Materials/Studio Fee, $66 Model Fee
$68 Materials/Studio Fee                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 10 sessions
                                                               $63 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Wednesdays, September 22 – November 24
Wednesdays                                                     Ceramics: Wheel-Throwing                                                                                                                                                                                  12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 10 sessions

                                                                                                                          right: Instructor Mary Dudek, Seated Figure, clay, Stonex, hand-painted, detail
Ceramics Foundations:                                          Intermediate/ Advanced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fridays, September 24 – December 3*
All Levels                                                     Instructor: Chas Kipp                                                                                                                                                                                      No Studio November 27
Instructor: Tracey Priska                                      From the basic cylinder, we will create a multitude                                                                                                                                                       *New Time: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 10 sessions
                                                               of different shapes and sizes, and concentrate on
Experience working with clay using basic founda-                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Saturdays, September 25 – December 4
                                                               functional wares which will include techniques,
tions taught through an exploration of techniques;                                                                                                                                                                                                                       No Studio November 28
                                                               shape, and design. Demonstrations will cover
learn practical methods of ceramic arts such as                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1:45 pm – 4:45 pm, 10 sessions
                                                               wedging, centering, and forming shapes such
wheel-throwing, handbuilding, surface decoration
                                                               as vases, mugs, bowls and plates. As students
and glazing. Electric kiln-firing will be available and
each person will be working at his or her own level
                                                               progress, basic decorating and glazing techniques                                                                                                                                                         BBAC Ceramic Arts Policy
                                                               will be taught as well as more advanced techniques
with the guidance of the instructor.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ceramics classes, independent studios or open
                                                               such as attaching multiple parts to one object,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         studios are not intended to take the place of
1104.51.06.21 All Levels                                       throwing lids, and surface decoration.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         a production studio and are intended to further
Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8                          Prerequisite: Student MUST be able to throw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the education experience.
No Class December 1                                            a cylinder and be proficient in basic ceramic skills
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 12 sessions                                 before taking this class.                                                                                                                                                                                 Only work made at BBAC using clay from BBAC,
                                                               1104.31.02.21 Level 2 & Up                                                                                                                                                                                can be glazed and fired at BBAC.
$333 Members, $373 Guests
$63 Materials/Studio Fee                                       Thursdays, September 16 – December 9
                                                               No Class November 25
                                                               6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 12 sessions
                                                               $333 Members, $373 Guests
                                                               $63 Materials/Studio Fee

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Fall 2021 - Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center
Adult Classes & Workshops                                                                                                    Adult Classes & Workshops

DR AWING*                                                         DR AWING                                                   DR AWING                                                   DR AWING

*Classes Listed by Day of Week                                    Tuesdays                                                   Wednesdays                                                 Wednesdays
                                                                  Drawing & Anatomy:                                         Drawing:                                                   Drawing:
Mondays                                                           Intermediate/ Advanced Figure                              Figure & Portrait                                          The Art & Skill of Drawing 1
Drawing Foundations                                               Instructor: Mary Dudek                                     Instructor: Dan Keller                                     Instructor: Armin Mersmann
Instructor: Dan Keller                                            In this class, students will advance their under-          In this class, students will learn the foundations         The Art and Skill of Drawing is designed with the
                                                                  standing and ability to draw the human body.               of drawing the figure and portrait from a live             beginner in mind, but intermediate students will get
Drawing Foundations is based on providing stu-
                                                                  Classes will include studies from a live model and         model. Through demonstrations, individual                  a lot of new information as well. This is an essential
dents a solid foundation in drawing fundamentals
                                                                  structure and anatomy demonstrations. While                instruction and group critiques, students will             class for those who want to draw, and is a great
through an exploration of traditional media and
                                                                  class is geared towards intermediate and advanced          develop the necessary skills of figure and portrait        starting point for those who would like to move
techniques. Students will learn about line, shape,
                                                                  students, students of all levels will be accommo-          drawing such as proportion, gesture, practical             into other media such as painting, photography,
composition, perspective, light & shadow and
                                                                  dated and all will come away with an increased             anatomy, lighting and constructing form.                   sculpture and digital art. Students will learn the art
how to translate a three-dimensional visual into a
                                                                  knowledge of the figure and accomplished body                                                                         of observation, (the first component in learning how
two-dimensional drawing through observation and                                                                              1105.51.01.21 All Levels
                                                                  of work.                                                                                                              to draw) and be introduced to drawing fundamen-
imagination. Students will learn to understand the                                                                           Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8                      tals: line, shape, volume, proportion, space, shad-
potential of drawing in itself, as well as apply this             1105.31.01.21 Level 2 & Up                                 No Class December 1                                        ing, value, and sight measuring. These techniques
knowledge to other media.                                         Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7                        9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                            will be applied to black and white media, with
1105.23.01.21 Level 1 & Up                                        9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 13 sessions                            $333 Members, $373 Guests, $132 Model Fee                  primary concentration on graphite.
Mondays, September 13 - December 6                                $361 Members, $401 Guests, $143 Model Fee                                                                             Students will receive individual attention no matter
                                                                                                                             1105.51.02.21 All Levels
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 13 sessions                                                                                                                                                         what their skill level.
                                                                                                                             Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8
$361 Members, $401 Guests
                                                                                                                             No Class December 1                                        1105.21.03.20 Level 1
                                                                                                                             12:30 pm - 3:30 pm, 12 sessions                            Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8
Drawing:                                                                                                                     $333 Members, $373 Guests, $132 Model Fee                  No Class November 24 & December 1
Beginner Figure                                                                                                                                                                         4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, 11 sessions
Instructor: Dan Keller                                                                                                                                                                  $305 Members, $345 Guests

In this class, students will be introduced to drawing
the figure from a live model. This includes training
the eye how to see the shapes and proportion of
a figure and capture that in a drawing. Through
demonstrations and individual instruction, students
will develop the basic skills of figure drawing such
as proportion, gesture, practical anatomy, lighting
and constructing form.
Prerequisite: Should have some experience with                    Drawing: Portrait & Figure
basic drawing before taking this class.                           Instructor: Mary Dudek
1105.23.02.21 Level 1 & Up                                        Students will advance their understanding and
Mondays, September 13 – December 6                                ability to draw and capture portraits along with the
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 13 sessions                                   full figure. Classes will include studies from a live
$361 Members, $401 Guests, $143 Model Fee                         model and structure and anatomy demonstrations.
                                                                  Beginning to advanced students will come away
                                                                  with an increase in confidence in drawing the head,
                                                                  portrait, and full figure.                                                                                            above: Instructor Armin Mersmann, Eye Study, graphite

                                                                  1105.31.02.21 Level 2 & Up
                      above right: Instructor Mary Dudek,         Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7                                                                                   left: Nina Ashraft, Sundays at Home,
                               Portrait Close Up, graphite                                                                                                                              conté crayon on mylar, detail
                                                                  12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 13 sessions
                                                                  $361 Members, $401 Guests, $143 Model Fee

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DR AWING                                                     DR AWING                                                                                                                 DR AWING & PAINTING*

Thursdays                                                    Saturdays                                                                                                                *Classes Listed by Day of Week
Drawing:                                                     Drawing:
An Introduction                                              Natural Science Illustration Studio/                                                                                     Fridays
Instructor: Colleen Sanders                                  Studies in Color 1                                                                                                       Drawing & Painting:
This class was designed specifically for people with
                                                             Instructor: Barbara Holmer                                                                                               Drop-In Studio
no previous art experience. Drawing is the founda-           Create accurate, realistic drawings with colored                                                                         Studio Monitor: Martin Brill
tion for all other media including painting, pastels,        pencil or watercolor using subjects from nature.
                                                                                                                                                                                      BBAC current members have the opportunity
and sculpture. Instruction will provide fundamental          We will review color mixing then delve into studies
                                                                                                                                                                                      to draw & paint from a model in an open studio
vocabulary, tools, and techniques to begin seeing            that depict basic color harmonies. Subjects will
                                                                                                                                                                                      environment without instruction.
through the eyes of an artist.                               be provided for the first class; students will be
Enjoy fun weekly projects in a relaxed and comfort-          responsible for bringing relevant subjects for the                                                                       Current BBAC membership is required to attend
able non-threatening environment.                            remaining classes.                                                                                                       this drawing & painting studio. If you are not sure
                                                             Please bring all drawing supplies to the first class.                                                                     if your membership is up-to-date, please stop in
1105.11.01.21 Intro Level                                                                                                                                                             the front office to check before attending class.
Thursdays, September 16 – December 9                         1105.31.03.21 Level 2 & Up
                                                                                                                                                                                      Space is limited to the first 10 members to arrive.
No Class November 25                                         Saturdays, September 25 – November 20
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                              12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 9 sessions                                                                                           Questions?
$333 Members, $373 Guests, $10 Materials Fee                 $250 Members, $290 Guests, $5 Materials Fee                                                                              Contact Martin Brill @ 248.933.6213

                                                                                                                                                                                      No Instruction / All Levels
                                                                                                                                                                                      Fridays, September 17 – December 10
                                                             below: Instructor Barbara Holmer, Baptista Study,                                                                        No Class November 26
                                                             colored pencil                                                                                                           9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                      $18 for 3 hours; payable to monitor on date
                                                                                                                                                                                      attending.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 above: Martin Brill, Sarah S, gouache, detail

                                                                                                                           right: Martin Brill, Cientielle Flowers, gouache, detail

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FIBER ARTS                                                      FIBER ARTS                                                   JEWELRY & METALS*                                           JEWELRY & METALS

Weaving: All Levels                                             Weaving: Open Studios                                      *Classes Listed by Day of Week                                Tuesdays
Instructor: Susan Lolli                                         Students must be registered in a current term                                                                            Jewelry & Metalsmithing:
Learn to weave on your own with the guidance
                                                                weaving class to attend the weaving open studio.               Mondays                                                   The Art of Tableware
of the instructor. Beginning students will start with           Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8                        Jewelry & Metalsmithing:                                    Instructor: Nancy Clark
the basics of threading a loom and setting it up
                                                                No Studio December 1                                         Advanced                                                    We will be exploring utilitarian items that we use at
for weaving. Various patterns and weave structures
                                                                9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                                Instructors: Robin Servo & Scott Brazeau                  our table. Choose to create a fork, spoon, napkin
will be explored. The instructor will introduce the
                                                                Thursdays, September 16 – December 9                                                                                     rings, or various serving utensils. Techniques such
use of various materials, and nurture students’                                                                              Students who have proficiency in intermediate
                                                                No Studio November 25                                                                                                    as sinking, forming, sawing, fabricating, and forging
creativity through the art of weaving.                                                                                       jewelry skills will have lectures and demonstrations
                                                                4:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                           will be reviewed. Copper and brass will be pro-
                                                                                                                             to meet individual needs. Techniques such as lost
1106.51.01.21 All Levels                                                                                                                                                                 vided, silver (optional) to be purchased by student.
                                                                                                                             wax casting, resin inlay, stone setting, and metal
Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7                                                                                                                                                      Prerequisite: Must have basic soldering skills
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 13 sessions
                                                                Fiber: Accessory Sewing/                                     forming and fabrication may be covered.
                                                                                                                                                                                         to take this class.
                                                                                                                             Prerequisite: The completion of a beginning and
$361 Members, $401 Guests
                                                                Create a Tote!
                                                                                                                             intermediate jewelry/ metals class including torch          1108.51.01.21 All Levels
$35 Loom & Materials Fee                                        Instructor: Sharryl Cross                                    soldering.                                                  Tuesdays, September 14 – October 26
1106.51.02.21 All Levels                                        This class will teach the basic skills needed to use                                                                     9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 7 sessions
                                                                                                                             1108.41.01.21 Level 3 & Up w / Robin Servo
                                                                a home sewing machine. Students will learn how                                                                           $195 Members, $235 Guests
Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7                                                                                          Mondays, September 13 – December 6
                                                                to sew and use a variety of seams to create a tote                                                                       $45 Materials/Studio Fee
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 13 sessions                                                                                              9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 13 sessions
                                                                bag. Sewing machines are provided for use in class
$361 Members, $401 Guests                                                                                                    $361 Members, $401 Guests
                                                                only, or you can bring your own portable sewing
$35 Loom & Materials Fee                                                                                                     $45 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                                machine.
                                                                Most supplies are included, but students are                1108.41.02.21 Level 3 & Up w / Robin Servo
                                                                required to purchase their own fabric which will
                                                                                                                            Mondays, September 13 – December 6
                                                                be discussed on the first day of class.
                                                                                                                            12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 13 sessions
                                                                1106.21.01.21 Level 1 & Up                                  $361 Members, $401 Guests
                                                                Tuesdays, September 21 – December 7                         $45 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                                12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                            1108.41.03.21 Level 3 & Up w / Scott Brazeau
                                                                $333 Members, $373 Guests
                                                                                                                            Mondays, September 13 – December 6
                                                                $45 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                                                                                            7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 13 sessions
                                                                                                                            $361 Members, $401 Guests                                    above: Sarah Brazeau, Shark Tooth Drawer Pull, cast bronze
                                                                                                                            $45 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                                                                                                                                                         Jewelry & Metalsmithing:
                                                                                                                           right: Instructor Scott Brazeau, Mask Man,                    Hydraulic Forming
                                                                                                                                                                                         Instructor: Mary Kernahan

                                                                                                                                                                                         Explore the potential of the hydraulic press
                                                                                                                                                                                         for forming and embellishing metal.
                                                                                                                                        mixed metal & wood

                                                                                                                                                                                         This class will introduce students to all phases
                                                                                                                                                                                         of hydraulic forming, including the use of: matrix,
                                                                                                                                                                                         embossing, conforming, and blanking dies, as well
                                                                                                                                                                                         as die-construction and material considerations.

                                                                                                                                                                                         1108.51.02.21 All Levels
                                                                                                                                                                                         Tuesdays, November 2 – December 7
                                                                                                                                                                                         9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 6 sessions
above: Instructor Susan Lolli, Barcelona — Absonum Mare,                                                                                                                                 $167 Members, $207 Guests
fiber, detail                                                                                                                                                                            $45 Materials/Studio Fee

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JEWELRY & METALS                                            JEWELRY & METALS                                           JEWELRY & METALS                                                                  JEWELRY & METALS

Tuesdays                                                    Wednesdays                                                 Wednesdays                                                                        Thursdays
Jewelry & Metalsmithing:                                    Jewelry & Metalsmithing:                                   Jewelry & Metalsmithing:                                                          Jewelry & Metalsmithing:
Directed Studies                                            Casting & Moldmaking                                       Beginning                                                                         Beginning
Instructors: Mary Kernahan & Nancy Clark                    Instructor: Robin Servo                                    Instructor: Janice Degen                                                          Instructor: Nancy Clark

Whether it’s a matter of solving a design or engin-         Students are introduced to the lost wax casting            This class is for students who have no experi-                                    This class is for students who have no experi-
eering problem, or simply a desire to bring some            process including instruction of all steps necessary       ence in jewelry making. Instruction covers the                                    ence in jewelry making. Instruction covers the
long standing projects to successful completion,            to complete a final, (jewelry scale) casting. Various      fundamentals of basic tool usage and safety in the                                fundamentals of basic tool usage and safety in the
this course is designed to provide students with            wax-working and mold-making techniques will be             studio. Additionally, students will become engaged                                studio. Additionally, students will become engaged
tailored instruction for the execution of their             demonstrated in this class.                                in the design process to create both decorative                                   in the design process to create both decorative
chainmaille, wire, or fabrication projects. As such,        Basic jewelry making skills are helpful but not            and functional metal objects. The works produced                                  and functional metal objects. The works produced
demonstrations will not be predetermined, but               required for this class.                                   may include wearable art or small sculptures, while                               may include wearable art or small sculptures, while
instead will be provided by student request.                                                                           learning metal fabrication techniques and torch                                   learning metal fabrication techniques and torch
                                                            1108.51.03.21 All Levels                                   soldering.                                                                        soldering.
1108.31.01.21 Levels 2 & 3                                  Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8                                                                                                        This class begins one week later in the fall term.*
Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7                         No Class December 1                                        1108.21.01.21 Intro / Level 1
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 13 sessions                             9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                            Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8                                             1108.21.02.21 Intro / Level 1
$361 Members, $401 Guests                                   $342 Members, $382 Guests                                  No Class December 1                                                               Thursdays, *September 23 – December 16
$45 Materials/Studio Fee                                    $55 Materials/Studio Fee                                   7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions                                                   No Class November 25
                                                                                                                       $333 Members, $373 Guests                                                         9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                       $45 Materials/Studio Fee                                                          $333 Members, $373 Guests
Jewelry & Metalsmithing:                                    Jewelry & Metalsmithing:
                                                                                                                                                                                                         $45 Materials/Studio Fee
Independent Studio                                          Enameling
Instructor: Nancy Clark                                     Instructor: Robin Servo
Whether you are continuing with a project in pro-           In this class, students will be introduced to the
cess or designing and executing a new project, this         fundamentals of enameling. Basic wet and dry
class is for you. Further development of technical          enameling techniques, along with other topics such

                                                                                                                               right: Beginning Student, Chris Mayvile, Pendents, silver & stones
skills and motivation will be the primary focus for         as enamel selection, equipment, and metal prepa-
class inspired demos. Design procedures and vari-           ration will be taught. Instruction on techniques
ous techniques will be discussed throughout the             necessary to incorporate enameled pieces into
semester. There will be independent work time.              jewelry or decorative objects will be included.
Prerequisite: The completion of a beginning                 No previous enameling experience is necessary.
jewelry/ metals class including torch soldering.            Prerequisite: Basic soldering and metal fabrication
                                                            experience.
1108.31.02.21 Levels 2 & 3
Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7                         1108.31.03.21 Levels 2 & 3
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 13 sessions                              Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8
$361 Members, $401 Guests                                   No Class December 1
$45 Materials/Studio Fee                                    12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions
                                                            $342 Members, $382 Guests
                                                            $55 Materials/Studio Fee

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JEWELRY & METALS                                            JEWELRY & METALS                                              JEWELRY & METALS                                           JEWELRY & POLYMER CLAY

Thursdays                                                   Fridays                                                       Saturdays                                                  Jewelry & Polymer Clay:
                                                                                                                                                                                     Techniques to Create Jewelry
Jewelry & Metalsmithing:                                    Jewelry & Metalsmithing:                                      Jewelry & Metalsmithing:
Surface Embellishment                                       Drop-in Open Studio                                           Intermediate/ Advanced
                                                                                                                                                                                     & Decorate Small Objects
 Instructor: Terri Dworkin                                  No Instruction                                                Independent Studio                                         Instructor: Sharene Screws

                                                            Current term Jewelry & Metals students only.                  Instructor: Janice Degen                                   Whether you are new to Polymer Clay or a veteran,
A variety of decorative processes will be presented
                                                                                                                                                                                     the information and instruction in this course
and explored, (not all at once, 2– 3 per semester).                                                                       If you need to complete a project, further your
                                                            Open studio is available to all students currently                                                                       will expand your understanding and grow your
Some to be considered are bead construction,                                                                              development of technical skills, or brush up on
                                                            enrolled in a jewelry/metals class. This is a great                                                                      skills in using this medium. Join us in a fun-filled
direct casting, fusion, marriage of metal, metal                                                                          techniques, this is the class for you. Lectures and
                                                            opportunity to use the tools and equipment outside                                                                       term as we focus on stripes. We will assemble a
forming, mokume gane, reticulation, roller printing,                                                                      demonstrations will be provided upon student
                                                            of class time.                                                                                                           series of loaf canes with different variations, then
and wire weaving. Colorants too, including colored                                                                        request and tailored to individual needs.
                                                            Studio sessions follow all current term policies,                                                                        manipulate slices of the canes with color and slic-
pencils, lacquers, patinas and resin.                                                                                     Prerequisite: Students must have proficient inter-
                                                            procedures and schedules.                                                                                                ing techniques. These will become a coordinated
Prerequisite: The completion of a beginning                                                                               mediate/ advanced metal and jewelry skills.
                                                                                                                                                                                     set of veneers to be applied to many shapes of
jewelry/ metals class including torch soldering.            Fridays, September 17 – December 10
                                                                                                                          1108.31.07.21 Level 2 & Up                                 beads, embellish small objects, or create a mosaic
*This class begins one week later in the fall term.         No Class November 27
                                                                                                                          Saturdays, Sept. 25, October 9 & 23, November 6            type pendant. Color theory, clay mixing, safe clay
                                                            9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                          handling, storage, firing and a variety of finishing
1108.31.04.21 Levels 2 & 3                                                                                                10:00 am – 4:00 pm, 4 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                     techniques will also be explored.
Thursdays, *September 23 – December 9                                                                                     $222 Members, $262 Guests
No Class November 25                                                                                                      $45 Materials/Studio Fee                                   1109.51.01.21 All Levels
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 11 sessions                                                                                                                                                      Fridays, September 17 – December 10
$305 Members, $345 Guests                                                                                                 Jewelry & Metalsmithing:                                   No Class November 26
$45 Materials/Studio Fee                                                                                                  Simple Stackable Rings Workshop                            9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                     $333 Members, $373 Guests, $50 Materials Fee
1108.31.05.21 Levels 2 & 3                                                                                                Adults & Teens 16+
Thursdays, *September 23 – December 9                                                                                     Instructor: Janice Degen
No Class November 25
                                                                                                                          Learn fabrication skills and techniques using ham-
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 11 sessions
                                                                                                                          mers, decorative stamps, and other embellishment
$305 Members, $345 Guests
                                                                                                                          tools to create beautiful stackable rings.
$45 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                                                                                          No experience necessary.
                                                                                                                          All materials included.
                                                                                                                          Students must wear closed-toe shoes, long pants,
                                                                                                                          a mask, and have long hair tied back.

                                                                                                                          2108.51.01.21 All Levels
                                                                                                                          Saturday, November 20
                                                                                                                          10:00 am – 1:00 pm, 1 session
                                                                                                                          $80 Members, $120 Guests, $30 Materials Fee

                                                                                                                                                                                     above: Instructor Sharene Screws, Necklace, polymer clay

above: Instructor Janice Degen, Ribbon Cuff, brass          above: Instructor Robin Servo, Brooch, silver & stones

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MIXED MEDIA                                                   PAINTING*                                                           PAINTING                                                      PAINTING

Mixed Media:                                              *Classes Listed by Day of Week                                          Mondays                                                       Mondays
Collage & Assemblage
                                                                                                                                  Painting Light — Beginner                                     Painting: Personal Visions
Instructor: Marat Paransky                                    Mondays                                                             Instructor: Tim Widener                                       New Instructor: Clinton Snider
This course is a combination of technical instruc-            Painting:                                                           Painting Light & Expressing Color for the Beginner            This class is directed towards the advanced student
tion through demos, discussion of examples from               Watercolor — Level 1                                                is a class designed as an introduction to painting            seeking to further develop a personal aesthetic,
art history in books/slideshows and, of course,
                                                              Instructor: Diane Roach Smith                                       light, and for the beginner to understand color. In           independent vision and artistic voice. It assumes
studio time and individual instruction for students
                                                                                                                                  the first part of the class, students will learn color        the student is already familiar with the technical
to create collage and assemblage work.                        This class is for the student who wants to learn
                                                                                                                                  by mixing it, and then applying it to canvas.                 requirements of the medium and is able to work/
In terms of theory, the instructor will be discuss-           more about watercolor painting after taking the
                                                                                                                                  Afterwards, a grounding in the use and under-                 experiment outside of class as well as during
ing these art forms in their historical context, their        Introductory Watercolor class with Diane, or has
                                                                                                                                  standing of value, tonal rendering of form, under-            scheduled sessions. Critiques, individual problem
subversive nature and contemporary uses in the                had a previous Fundamentals of Watercolor class.
                                                                                                                                  standing edges, basic composition and other fun-              solving and discussions of contemporary art issues
visual arts.                                                  Projects will be small to medium in size.
                                                                                                                                  damental methods and techniques are introduced                related to the student’s work form the foundation
Some of the technical topics include:                          In this class, students will:                                      to start students on their way to describing                  of this instruction.
• Supports for collage and assemblage                         •  Add to their knowledge of watercolor supplies.                   a painting with light.
• Mounting images and materials                               • Explore color theory using the value scale and                    This course is designed for the student with little           1112.31.01.21 Level 3 & Up
• Sealing images and objects                                     mixing color to create color-themed paintings.                   to no painting experience, but can be adapted for             Mondays, September 13 – December 6
• Glues and mediums                                           • Learn watercolor techniques through instructor                    those who have painted for years and want to learn            12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 13 sessions
                                                                 demonstrations and apply this knowledge                          these techniques.                                             $361 Members, $401 Guests
Students will be required to scavenge for their own
                                                                 to their own projects.                                           Students can work in oil, acrylic, watercolor, and
raw materials and ready-mades, as well as purchase
                                                              • Learn composition basics through the use                          pastel.
acrylic medium and PVA glue.
                                                                 of still life and landscape material.
They will also need to bring in their painting/ draw-                                                                             1112.21.02.21 Level 1
                                                              A class field trip may take place during the
ing/ sculptural medium of choice to add to their                                                                                  Mondays, September 13 – October 25
                                                               semester for one class meeting date.
projects.                                                                                                                         9:00 am – 3:30 pm, 7 sessions
                                                              There is a supply list for this class.
1109.51.02.21 All Levels                                      Prerequisite: An introduction to watercolor class                   $421 Members, $461 Guests
Fridays, September 17 – December 10                           must be taken before this Level 1 class.
                                                                                                                                  1112.21.03.21 Level 1
No Class November 26                                                                                                              Mondays, November 1 – December 6
                                                              1112.21.01.21 Level 1
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                                   9:00 am – 3:30 pm, 6 sessions
                                                              Mondays, September 13 – November 15
$333 Members, $373 Guests                                                                                                         $361 Members, $401 Guests
                                                              9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 10 sessions                                                                                                   below: Instructor Clinton Snider,
                                                              $285 Members, $325 Guests, $5 Materials Fee                                                                                       Clinton-Crossing Over, oil on canvas, detail

above: Lynne Muth, The Doctrine of Discovery,
mixed media, detail                                           above: Instructor Diane Smith, Untitled, watercolor & ink, detail

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Adult Classes & Workshops                                                                                                                                                                Adult Classes & Workshops

PAINTING                                                   PAINTING                                                                                                                      PAINTING                                                            PAINTING

Mondays                                                    Mondays                                                                                                                       Tuesdays                                                            Tuesdays
Painting:                                                  Painting:                                                                                                                     Painting:                                                           Painting:
Watercolor — Intro                                         Large Scale                                                                                                                   Watercolor — Level 2                                                Advanced Studio
Instructor: Diane Roach Smith                              Instructor: Anatoliy Shapiro                                                                                                  Instructor: Diane Smith                                             Instructor: Leslie Masters

Watercolor is a beautiful media to study!                  Students will receive step-by-step instruction on                                                                             This class is for the watercolor student who                        The goal of this class is to provide serious,
This introductory class is perfect for people who          how to create a large painting from pictures and                                                                              already has some background and experience with                     advanced painters with a group venue. Through
want to learn to paint with watercolor. If you have        sketches. Image will be projected on canvas using                                                                             watercolor painting regarding values, color mixing,                 participating in discussions, critiques, and moving
played with watercolor (or not) and want to learn          an overhead projector, enabling larger-scale pro-                                                                             paint properties as well as knowledge of watercolor                 ahead in the art process, students will pursue their
more about it from a watercolor artist/instructor,         portions for painting. Composition will be discussed                                                                          paper and supplies.                                                 personal direction in painting. Students may enroll
this class is for you.                                     and students will acquire a better understanding                                                                              There will be individual help in a friendly atmos-                  in the morning or the afternoon session, or may
Through exercises, projects and instructor                 of methods, color and value as it applies to their                                                                            phere, while building on the foundations you know                   choose to enroll in both sessions and paint all day.
demonstrations, students will learn about:                 work. Painting media can include latex, acrylic                                                                               and continuing to learn at an intermediate level.                   Prerequisite: Must have intermediate/ advanced
• Professional grade watercolor paint; properties,         and oil and should paint on stretched canvas,                                                                                                                                                     painting experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                         In this class we will explore:
   values and color mixing                                 30 x 40 inches, or larger.
                                                                                                                                                                                         • Unique subject matter and how to make                             1112.41.01.21 Levels 3 & 4
• Professional grade watercolor paper —                    Bring your ideas, references, such as photographs
                                                                                                                                                                                            a creative painting                                              Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7
   how to stretch the paper and how the stretched          and/or sketches to the FIRST class.
                                                                                                                                                                                         • Turning a photograph into a piece of art
   paper enhances a painting                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 13 sessions
                                                           1112.31.02.21 Level 2 & Up                                                                                                    • Mixed Media and Collage
• The cycle of creating a watercolor painting                                                                                                                                                                                                                $361 Members, $401 Guests
                                                           Mondays, September 13 – December 6                                                                                            • Abstract and Realism
   from beginning to end
                                                           7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 13 sessions                                                                                                                                                                   1112.41.02.21 Levels 3 & 4
                                                                                                                                                                                         A class field trip may take place during the semes-
A class field trip may take place during the                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7
                                                           $361 Members, $401 Guests                                                                                                     ter for one class meeting date.
semester for one class meeting date.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 13 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                         Prerequisite: Intro to Watercolor AND Beginner/
                                                                                                                                                                                         Level 1 classes w/ Diane Smith, OR an equivalent                    $361 Members, $401 Guests
1112.11.01.21 Intro / Level 1
Mondays, September 13 – November 15                                                                                                                                                      of two or more semesters of watercolor painting.
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 10 sessions                                                                                                                                                          1112.31.03.21 Level 2
$278 Members, $318 Guests, $65 Materials Fee               below: Instructor Anatoliy Shapiro, Painting the Son, oil                                                                     Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7
                                                                                                                                                                                         9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 10 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                         $276 Members, $316 Guests, $5 Materials Fee

                                                                                                                          right: Lynn Parkllan, As By the Beating of My Heart, acrylic

                                                                                                                                                                                               right: Patty Eisenbraun, Untitled, mixed media collage

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Adult Classes & Workshops                                                                                                  Adult Classes & Workshops

PAINTING                                                        PAINTING                                                   PAINTING                                                   PAINTING

Tuesdays                                                        Wednesdays                                                 Wednesdays                                                 Wednesdays
Painting: Contemporary Landscape                                Painting:                                                  Painting:                                                  Painting:
Instructor: Edward Duff                                         Plein Air Landscape                                        Intermediate Acrylic Mixed Media                           Abstract
                                                                Instructor: Edward Duff                                    Instructor: Andrea Tama                                    Instructor: Kim Fay
This class will cover the basic foundations of
landscape painting with a focus on atmospheric                  This class will cover the basic foundations of plein       This semester we will be exploring color and vari-         This course is for students who are interested
perspective, accurate color mixing, composition,                air landscape painting with a focus on accurate            ous ways to use color to build composition through         in learning to paint in a different, abstract way.
and photo interpretation. Through demonstrations,               color mixing, brushwork, paint handling, composi-          area, line, plant forms and landscape. We will be          Students will explore a variety of painting media,
individual instruction, group critiques, and lectures           tion, and simplification of form. The class will meet      looking at abstract color artists, their techniques        materials and techniques to build expression in
on the history of landscape painting to the present,            each week at a different location and work on              and approach to composition.                               their work with an emphasis on concept, composi-
students will be encouraged to find their own                   site. Students will gain confidence and learn the          There will be one day off campus at a greenhouse           tion, color and personal style. Each student will
personal direction as they create contemporary                  essential techniques of plein air painting through         to utilize plant forms.                                    receive individual attention with a focus toward
works of art. Demonstrations will be done in oil.               demonstrations, individual instruction and group                                                                      building a body of work.
                                                                critiques.                                                 1112.31.06.21 Level 2                                      Media: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel and/or mixed
1112.31.04.21 Level 2 & Up                                      In the case of inclement weather, the class                Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8                      media.
Tuesdays, September 28 – December 14                            will meet at the BBAC to work from their photo             No Class December 1                                        Prerequisite: Level 1 & 2 drawing & painting
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions                                 reference and sketches. Demonstrations will be             9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                            experience.
$333 Members, $373 Guests, $5 Materials Fee                     done in oil.                                               $333 Members, $373 Guests, $15 Materials Fee
                                                                Acrylic, gouache, and watercolor painters                                                                             1112.31.07.21 Level 2 & Up
                                                                are welcome.                                                                                                          Wednesdays, September 23 – December 9
                                                                A portable easel is required for this class.                                                                          No Class December 1
                                                                                                                                                                                      9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                1112.31.05.21 Level 2 & Up                                                                                            $333 Members, $373 Guests
                                                                Wednesdays, September 29 – November 3
                                                                9:00 am – 3:30 pm, 6 sessions                              below: Instructor Andrea Tama, The Pond,
                                                                                                                                                                                      Painting: Experimental Watermedia/
                                                                $361 Members, $401 Guests                                  acrylic on wood, detail
                                                                                                                                                                                      Unique Techniques
                                                                                                                                                                                      Instructor: Laura Whitesides Host

                                                                                                                                                                                      This class allows students to expand their paintings
                                                                                                                                                                                      by exploring and experimenting with non-traditional
                                                                                                                                                                                      mixed water media techniques to enrich the paint-
                                                                                                                                                                                      ing surface. Traditional and experimental painters
                                                                                                                                                                                      will benefit as they adapt these experiments into
above: Instructor Edward Duff, Atlantic Fog, oil, detail                                                                                                                              their own painting styles. This class is also a great
                                                                                                                                                                                      way to start painting for the student who is willing
Painting:                                                                                                                                                                             to jump in and bring a sense of adventure.
                                                                                                                                                                                      New and returning students welcome as each
Introduction to Oil Painting
                                                                                                                                                                                      semester offers something different.
Instructor: Donald Cronkhite
Students will learn the basic concepts of compo-                                                                                                                                      1112.51.01.21 All Levels
sition value, color theory/ mixing, observational                                                                                                                                     Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8
painting, medium control; and other basic oil                                                                                                                                         No Class December 1
painting concepts in order to produce an original                                                                                                                                     12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions
image using oil paint as the medium.                                                                                                                                                  $333 Members, $373 Guests

1112.21.04.21 Intro / Level 1
Tuesdays, September 14 – December 7
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 13 sessions
$361 Members, $401 Guests, $5 Materials Fee

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Adult Classes & Workshops                                                                                                Adult Classes & Workshops

PAINTING                                                   PAINTING                                                      PAINTING                                                      PAINTING

Wednesdays                                                 Wednesdays                                                    Wednesdays                                                    Thursdays
Paint w/ Meaning                                           Painting: Mixed Watermedia/                                   Painting the Invisible                                        Painting:
Instructor: Clinton Snider                                 Wet & Wild                                                    Instructor: Donald Cronkhite                                  Advanced Acrylic Mixed Media
                                                           Instructor: Laura Whitesides Host                                                                                           Instructor: Andrea Tama
This class is intended for those who wish to                                                                             Atmosphere is like an unseen character that sets
continue their painting practice and to develop            This class allows students to expand their paintings          the mood and enriches your artwork. Learn tech-               This semester we will be exploring color and vari-
a unique direction of personal artwork. Through            by exploring and experimenting with non-tradi-                niques and subtle colors for painting skies, realistic        ous ways to use color to build composition through
in-class work, lectures, group critiques, research,        tionalmixed water media techniques to enrich the              fog and soft, diffused light to bring drama and               area, line, plant forms and landscape. We will be
and personalized attention, the painter will learn         painting surface. Traditional and experimental will           dimension to your landscapes.                                 looking at abstract color artists, their techniques
to: experiment, discuss their work, and come to            benefit as they adapt these experiments intotheir                                                                           and approach to composition.
better understand the creative process. This class         own painting styles. This class is also a great way           1112.31.09.21 Level 2 & Up                                    There will be one day off campus at a greenhouse
encourages the student to be the ultimate advocate         to start painting for the student who is willing              Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8                         to utilize plant forms.
for his or her unique vision of the world.                 to jump in and bring a sense of adventure.                    No Class December 1                                           This class begins one week later in the fall term.*
Most work done in class will be self-directed and          New and returning students welcome as each                    7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions
at your own pace.                                          semester offers something different.                          $333 Members, $373 Guests, $5 Materials Fee                   1112.41.03.21 Level 3 & Up
Students should already have experience,                                                                                                                                               Thursdays, *September 23 – December 9
or be enthusiastic beginners.                              1112.51.02.21 All Levels                                                                                                    No Class November 25
All painting media are welcome.                            Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8                                                                                       9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 11 sessions
                                                           No Class December 1                                                                                                         $305 Members, $345 Guests, $15 Materials Fee
1112.31.08.21 All Levels                                   7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions
Wednesdays, September 15 – December 8                      $333 Members, $373 Guests
No Class December 1
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions
$333 Members, $373 Guests

                                                           above: Instructor Laura Whitesides Host,                                                                                    above: Instructor Donald Cronkhite,
                                                           The Oval of Life, mixed media, detail                                                                                       Autumn Snow Storm, oil

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