WinterBBAC Program Guide 2019 - Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

 
WinterBBAC Program Guide 2019 - Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center
Winter
         BBAC Prog ra m G u id e
                                      2019

                                       01| 07 – 03 | 30

    Leman Lambert, Joe, oil, detail
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01/07 – 03/30 2019

                                                                                        Winter Magic at the BBAC!                         Spring /Summer
                                                                                                                                          Youth & Teen Camps                                    59
                                                                                        Mark Your Calendars!                    03
                                                                                                                                          Spring Break Camp                                 60-61
                                                                                        Working for You at the BBAC                       Summer Camps                                          61
                                                                                        From the President & CEO                04
                                                                                                                                          BBAC Policies & Membership                       62-63
                                                                                        Board of Directors & BBAC Staff         05
                                                                                                                                          Policies                                              62
                                                                                        Education                                         Membership                                            63
                                                                                        Winter Registration Information         06
                                                                                                                                          ArtAccess @ the BBAC                            64-69
                                                                                        About the Cover Artist                  07
                                                                                        Adult Class Level Descriptions          08        ArtBridge                                             65
                                                                                                                                          The Art of Caregiving                                 66
                                                                                        Adult Classes & Workshops                9        Meet Me @ the BBAC                                    66
                                                                                        Art Tours & Meetings                     10       Studio 1                                              67
                                                                                        Art & Business                           10       Planet Lori Art Camp                                  68
                                                                                        Book Art                              11-12       Sundays @ the Center                                  69
                                                                                        Ceramic Arts                          13-15       Seniors @ the Center                                  69
                                                                                        Drawing                               16-20
                                                                                        Drawing & Painting                    21-23       Support                                         70-80
                                                                                        Fiber Arts                              24

S hop!
                                                                                                                                          Donor Listings                                     70-74
                                                                                        Jewelry & Metalsmithing               25-29       Tributes                                              75
                                                                                        Jewelry & Polymer Clay                  30        Scholarships                                      76-77
                                                                                        Mixed Media                           30-31       Shop & Champagne / Holiday Shop                       78
                                                                                        Painting                              32-43       Fine Art of Summer Thank You                          79
                                                                                        Photography                             44        Event Rentals                                         80
                                                                                        Printmaking                           45-46
                                                                                        Sculpture                               46        Inside Back Cover
                                                                                                                                          Winter Exhibition Schedule
                                                                                        High School Classes                     47
                                                                                        Portfolio Development / TAB Program     48
                                                                                                                                          Back Cover
                                                                                        Grades 9 – 12                         48-50       Winter Registration Schedule
                                                     above: Kristin Perkins, Earrings

                                                                                        Middle School Classes                    51
                                                                                        Grades 6 – 8                          52-53

                                                                                        Elementary School Classes               54
                                                                                        Grades 1 – 5                          55-56

 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
                                                                                        Preschool & Kindergarten Classes 57
                                                                                        Ages 4 & Up / Family Classes            58
                                                                                                                                          above: BBAC South Façade, photo by Balthazar Korab
                                                             Gallery Shop Hours:
                                                    Monday–Thursday, 9am-6pm
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Mark Your Calendars
                                          for Winter Magic @ the BBAC!
                                          Registration Dates & Information                            Membership
                                          For current registration information, see page 6.           Benefits students with early registration dates
                                                                                                      and a big savings on classes. If you are not a mem-
                                                                                                      ber yet, sign up when you register for classes,
                                          Adult Classes
                                                                                                      and instantly save money! For more information,
                                          BBAC offers outstanding visual art studio classes           see page 63.
                                          and workshops for adults at all levels and media.
                                          Want to get started but have questions or need
                                          guidance? Give us a call at 248.644.0866
                                                                                                      The Art Café
                                          so we can help place you in the class that is best          The Art Café will be serving lunch in the Commons
                                          for YOU! See pages 9–46.                                    Gallery Monday–Friday, beginning on January 7
                                                                                                      @ noon. Thank goodness for Jocelyn & Betty’s
                                                                                                      hot soup!
                                          Youth & Teen Classes
                                          Explore a variety of studio art classes offered for
                                          preschool through high school and adult/child
                                                                                                      Shop Amazon Smile
                                          classes too! All classes are taught by experienced          Earn money for the BBAC! Amazon Smile will
                                          artist-educators who provide high quality instruc-          donate back to the nonprofit organization of your
                                          tion in drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry/metals,        choice. Just sign up with AmazonSmile.com
                                          printmaking, fashion, animation, portfolio prepara-         and choose Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center.
                                          tion and more.
                                          Applying to an art school? Winter is the perfect time
                                                                                                      Shop Kroger
                                          to expand your application and the BBAC educa-
                                          tion staff can assist you with selecting the right
                                                                                                      & Earn Money for the BBAC!
                                          course to fulfill your needs. See pages 48-61.              Kroger will donate back to the nonprofit organiza-
                                                                                                      tion of your choice. Use your Kroger Plus card and
                                                                                                      sign up—every time you use your card the BBAC
                                          ArtAccess @ The BBAC
                                                                                                      gets a percentage! Go to kroger.com and click
                                          “Art for All” is our vision statement and we make           on the “Plus Card.” Then proceed to “get started”
                                           it happen with opportunities for groups and                or log-in to your existing account.
                                           individuals, with focus that ranges from individuals
                                           with Alzheimer’s to talented but underserved high
                                           school students, to special needs populations.
                                                                                                      Looking Ahead…Spring Term 2019
                                           For specific programs, see pages 64-69.                    April 8 – June 22
                                                                                                      Closed Memorial Day Holiday, May 25-27
                                          BBAC Exhibitions
                                          See inside back cover for list of winter exhibitions.       Registration Dates for:
                                                                                                      Spring Term: Classes & Workshops
                                          Scholarships                                                Spring & Summer: Youth Art Camps
                                          Know someone who deserves an art class but may              • Contributing Members:
                                          not be able to afford the tuition? The BBAC has               Thurs–Saturday, March 7– 9, 2019 @ 9 am – 5 pm
                                          several scholarship opportunities for those in need.        • Member Registration:
                                          For more information, see pages 76-77.                        Monday, March 11, 2019 @ 9 am
                                                                                                      • Open Registration:
                                                                                                        Monday, March 18, 2019 @ 9 am

BBAC Archival Photo: In the BBAC Tunnel

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From the President & CEO                                                                                               Board of Directors & BBAC Staff

                                                                                                                       BBAC Board            BBAC Contacts @ 248.644.0866
“Art is when you hear a knocking from your soul—                                                                       Robert Chiaravalli    David Blasco, Facilities Staff — Ext 126
 and you answer.” Terri Guillemets       —                                                                             Vice Chair            DaveBlasco@BBArtCenter.org
                                                                                                                                             Anthony Brazeau, Facilities Staff — Ext 126
                                                                                                                       Lois DeBacker
                                                                                                                                             AnthonyBrazeau@BBArtCenter.org
As we approach another season of heightened activity and gift-giving, I am struck by what can be a simple              Secretary
                                                                                                                                             Elise Brogan, Gallery Shop & Holiday Shop Coordinator — Ext 101
pleasure of getting lost in art. Tapping into your own creativity can be a time to give a few hours to yourself        Patty Eisenbraun      EliseBrogan@BBArtCenter.org
—quiet time to explore a new path or discover that inner spark which might unleash a new passion or path.              Vice Chair            Cynthia Mills Good, Vice President/Programs — Ext 107
Art-looking is another way to creatively reflect—and the BBAC’s dozen or more exhibits offer ample                                           CindiMills@BBArtCenter.org
                                                                                                                       Lynn Forbush
opportunity to view and ponder original art.                                                                                                 Amy Kantgias, Director of Exhibitions — Ext 103
                                                                                                                       Maggie Greene         Exhibitions@BBArtCenter.org
I continue to be inspired by everything that happens at the BBAC:                                                      Immediate             Ellie Keys, Facilities Staff ­— Ext 126
•   Gifts of art are so readily available, whether it’s a favorite piece from an exhibition or one of the many 		      Past Chair            EllieKeys@BBArtCenter.org

    trinkets to be found in the upcoming Holiday Shop or year-round Gallery Shop.                                                            Ben Krawczak, Facilities Staff
                                                                                                                       Michael Lewandowski
•   Our ongoing programming of art classes and workshops for all ages and levels bring individuals                                           Julie Laforet, ArtAccess Coordinator — Ext 111
                                                                                                                       Maria Marcotte        JulieLaforet@BBArtCenter.org
    from pre-school to seniors who choose to explore the creative spirit, the fundamentals of painting,
                                                                                                                       Chair                 Susan Owens, Youth Programs & ArtAccess Director — Ext 128
    drawing, ceramics, and jewelry/metals to more advanced variations in just about every media,                                             SusanOwens@BBArtCenter.org
    from book arts to rivets to fiber to sculpture.                                                                    Brianna McNamara
                                                                                                                                             Gwenn Rosseau, Vice President/Finance — Ext 105
•   The amazing, talented artists who choose to share their time and talent by teaching here.                          Judith McNeeley       GwennRosseau@BBArtCenter.org

•   The BBAC ArtAccess programs that continue to enhance lives by providing important creative 		                                            Laura Ryan, Ceramic Department Technician
                                                                                                                       Ryan J. Pickens       LauraRyan@BBArtCenter.org
    opportunities.
                                                                                                                       Stacy Reeves          Cyndi Shay, Office & Finance Assistant —
                                                                                                                                                                                    ­ Ext 101
•   The generosity of friends and supporters who believe and/or participate in all we do, and who share
                                                                                                                                             CyndiShay@BBArtCenter.org
    our vision of “art for all.”                                                                                       Jessica Woll          Diane Taylor, Executive Assistant — Ext 110
                                                                                                                       Chair-Elect           DianeTaylor@BBArtCenter.org
In this season, I must reiterate that among our greatest gifts is YOU—our students and community.
                                                                                                                                             Ellie Tury, Finance/Student Service Associate — Ext 109
I’m looking forward to spending the new year with you all.
                                                                                                                                             EllieTury@BBArtCenter.org
                                                                                                                                             Annie VanGelderen, President & CEO — Ext 108
                                                                                                                                             AnnieVanGelderen@BBArtCenter.org
With my best regards,                                                                                                                        Dale Warren, Facilities Staff — Ext 126
                                                                                                                                             DaleWarren@BBArtCenter.org

                                                                                                                                                                                                               Instructor Diane Roach Smith,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Hello, watercolor

                                                                                                                                             Teaching
Annie VanGelderen                                                                                                                            Adult Classes: Cynthia Mills Good | CindiMills@BBArtCenter.org — Ext 107
                                                                                                                                             Youth & Teen Classes: Susan Owens | SusanOwens@BBArtCenter.org — Ext 128
P.S. — Speaking of “the season,” do join us
                                                                                                                                             Exhibits
for Shop & Champagne, November 28, 6:30 – 9:00pm,
                                                                                                                                             Amy Kantgias | Exhibitions@BBArtCenter.org — Ext 103
and Holiday Shop, November 29 – December 20,
to support the BBAC, local artists, and find truly creative gifts                                                                            Gallery Shop & Holiday Shop
for people you love!                                                                                                                         Elise Brogan | EliseBrogan@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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Winter Registration Info                                                                                        About the Cover Artist

                                                                        above: MFAC 2018 Opening Reception

Winter Term 2019 for Adults, Teens & Youth: January 7 – March 30
Get instant class discounts when you become a member

Early Registration for Contributing Members: by Phone and In Person Only
Thursday – Saturday, November 15–17, 2018 @ 9 am – 5 pm

Basic Members Registration: Online, by Phone or In Person
Begins Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 9 am
                                                                                                                                                                 above: Instructor Leman Lambert, Portrait of Gilda Snowden, oil, detail

Open Registration: Online, by Phone or In Person                                                                About the Cover Artist: Leman Lambert

Begins Monday, November 26, 2018 @ 9am                                                                          Leman Lambert is an artist/portrait painter from Detroit, Michigan. Inspired by people and their individuality,
Online:      BBArtCenter.org                                                                                    he searches for the characteristics that make each person unique, and strives to create works that evoke
Phone:       248.644.0866                                                                                       human interaction such as “Joe” on the front cover and “Gilda,” above.
In Person:   1516 South Cranbrook Road                                                                          He has work in corporate and private collections throughout Michigan, is currently an adjunct drawing pro-
		           [ @ 14 Mile Road & Cranbrook Road, where Evergreen turns into Cranbrook Road ]
                                                                                                                fessor at College for Creative Studies where he earned his BFA, and is a drawing instructor at Birmingham
                                                                                                                Bloomfield Art Center.
BBAC Office & Gallery Hours — January 7 – March 30
Monday–Thursday, 9 am – 6 pm | Friday & Saturday, 9 am – 5pm                                                    Check out his Drawing Foundations classes on Wednesdays.

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Adult Class Level Descriptions

BBAC offers a range of adult classes & workshops, tailored specifically to fit the needs of each
student, from beginner to advanced. Use the guide below to decide which class level is right
for you. If you need guidance, please call 248.644.0866 and speak to a member of our staff.

Introductory Level                                           Level 1
For students with no previous                                For the beginner student with some art back-
art experience.                                              ground, but still needing instruction in basic art
                                                             sk­ills and techniques.
Class work includes learning basic art terms and
studio fundamentals while exploring materials
and mediums in a comfortable, non-threatening                Level 2
environment.
                                                             For the student who has already acquired basic
                                                             know­ledge of art terms, fundamentals and skills,
All Levels                                                   but wants further instruction to improve technique
                                                             and begin discovering their own style.
Includes Fundamentals Classes
Classes labeled “All Levels” are for students                Level 3
who have some previous experience (Level One +)
or those who want to learn and experiment with               For the advanced student who requires more
a new medium. If you have never taken an art class           independence along with interaction and encour-
previously, please register for an introductory class.       agement from the instructor to help develop
                                                             a unique artistic expression.

       = Drop-in Studio
                                                             Level 4+
       = Family Studio                                       For the advanced independent student who has
                                                             done exten­sive exploration of their own media
                                                             of choice, and desires more in depth study and
       = Introductory                                        critiques from their instructor and fellow advanced
                                                             level students.
       = New
                                                             About this Catalog

                                                                                                                         BBAC
       = Portfolio Development                               This catalog is printed months in advanced of registra-
                                                                                                                                                                                Nobuko Yamasaki, End of the Day, woodblock print
                                                             tion and there may be changes to information such as
       = Prerequisite                                        dates, times, instructors, descriptions, # of sessions,
                                                             and fees, that occurred after the print date. Whenever
                                                             possible, please check our classes on the BBAC
       = Workshop                                            website to see any updates, or call 248.644.0866
                                                             and a member of our staff will answer any questions
                                                             you may have. Also, please review your receipt after
                                                             registering to make sure you are registered for the
                                                             correct class, and note the start dates.

                                                                                                                             Adult Classes & Studios
                                                             The BBAC staff wants to ensure your registration
                                                             experience is positive, and we appreciate your help!

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

TOURS & MEETINGS                                               ART & BUSINESS                                              BOOK ART

Art Tours                                                      Art & Business:                                             Bookbinding/ Printing:
The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Tours Group offers
                                                               Building a Website/ Blog                                    The Printed Book
exciting monthly visits to artists’ studios, galleries,        Instructor: Kim Fay                                         Instructor: Laura Beyer
museums, homes and other sites of artistic interest.           This workshop will help you launch a user-friendly
                                                                                                                           This class will focus on creating original prints
These are day trips by bus, with a stop for lunch.             website that you can manage yourself. You will              that will be used as content for handmade books.
To explore this opportunity or to be added to the              learn how to upload photos, add links and gadgets           Students will learn a number of versatile printmak-
substitute list, call:                                         such as “buy now” and social media share buttons.           ing techniques and book structures.
Arlene Oppenheim @ 248.885.8543                                We will also cover how to drive traffic to your new
or Carol Kobosh @ 248.788.4941                                 site and start selling! You will need a laptop (ideal)      1120.22.01.19 Levels 1 & 2
                                                               or tablet with internet capabilities.                       Mondays, January 7 – March 25
                                                                                                                           No Class January 21
                                                               2101.52.01.19 All Levels                                    12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 11 sessions
                                                               Saturdays, January 12, 19 & 26                              $279 Members, $319 Guests, $35 Materials Fee
                                                               12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 3 sessions
                                                               $144 Members, $184 Guests                                   Bookbinding:
                                                                                                                           Intermediate/ Advanced
                                                               The Business of Art                                         Instructor: Laura Beyer
                                                               Instructor: Laura Whitesides Host                           Ever wanted to learn how to make handmade
                                                                                                                           books? This class will cover a variety of binding
                                                               This seminar offers practical advice to artists inter-
                                                                                                                           structures designed for function and aesthet-
                                                               ested in gaining greater visibility and recognition for
                                                                                                                           ics. Students will be encouraged to build on their
                                                               their artwork. Making art and thinking about busi-
                                                                                                                           knowledge throughout the course and to create
                                                               ness issues are not mutually exclusive. Discussions
                                                                                                                           beautiful one-of-a-kind book structures.
                                                               will cover presentation, promotion, documentation,
                                                               exhibition of work including prices and the benefits        1120.52.02.19 All Levels
                                                               of networking. Instructor Laura Host is a founding          Mondays, January 7 – March 25
                                                               member of Lawrence Street Gallery since 1987, an            No Class January 21
                                                               artist-run gallery whose mission is to showcase the                                                                    above: Instructor Laura Beyer, marbling/ printing/ bookbinding
                                                                                                                           4:15 pm – 7:15 pm, 11 sessions
                                                               works of SE Michigan artists.
                                                                                                                           $279 Members, $319 Guests, $35 Materials Fee
                                                                                                                                                                                      below: Instructor Laura Beyer, Longstitch, book art
                                                               2101.52.02.19 All Levels
                                                               Saturday, March 23
                                                               12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 1 session
above: Gallery Tours Group on Location
                                                               $48 Members, $88 Guests, $5 Materials Fee

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 at 248.644 - 0866 Ext. 108
or email AnnieVanGelderen@BBArtCenter.org

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Adult Classes & Workshops                                                                                                  Adult Classes & Workshops

BOOK ART                                                     BOOK ART                                                      CER AMIC ARTS                                                       CER AMIC ARTS*

Book Art:                                                    Bookbinding/                                                  The BBAC Ceramic Arts Department                                *Classes Listed by Day of Week
Heart & Soul Art Journal                                     Printmaking Workshop:                                         We offer students of all levels, ages and
Instructor: Kerry Yaklin                                     Monoprint Concertina Binding                                  abilities numerous opportunities to learn                           Mondays
                                                             Instructor: Laura Beyer                                       about ceramic arts and interact with other
Art journaling is joyful and freeing!                                                                                                                                                          Ceramics Foundations: All Levels
This class embraces exploration and creative play
                                                                                                                           ceramic artists in the community.
                                                             This workshop will begin with a monoprinting dem-
as a tool for relaxation, de-stressing, and personal         onstration and print session. We will take a lunch            Ceramic adult offerings include classes                             Instructor: Tracey Priska

insight. Students explore the effects that different         break and then transform our prints into a beautiful,         for first-time students as well as advanced                         Experience working with clay using basic founda-
art materials and techniques produce for conveying           one-of-a-kind book.                                           artists. Our offerings cover:                                       tions taught through an exploration of techniques;
their individual ideas and feelings on guided topics                                                                                                                                           learn practical methods of ceramic arts such as
                                                                                                                           • Handbuilding
each week.                                                   2120.52.01.19 All Levels                                                                                                          wheel-throwing, handbuilding, surface decoration
                                                                                                                           • Wheel-throwing
This is a mixed-media class where various                    Saturday, January 26                                                                                                              and glazing. Electric kiln-firing will be available and
                                                                                                                           • Slip-casting, Mold-making; Tile-making
techniques will be put to use in creative ways for           10:00 am – 4:00 pm, 1 session                                                                                                     each person will be working at his or her own level
                                                                                                                           • Surface Design/ Decoration
unique visual pages. Some visual effects explored            $75 Members, $115 Guests, $10 Materials Fee                                                                                       with the guidance of the instructor.
                                                                                                                           • Generous open studio time to hone newly
will include (but not limited to): drawing, painting,
                                                                                                                             acquired skills (6 hours extra each week,                         1104.52.01.19 All Levels
stencils/stamping and collage.
                                                                                                                             not including holidays)                                           Mondays, January 7 – March 25
New skills such as the use of design elements,
                                                                                                                           • Independent Study for intermediate/ advanced
composition for emphasis, color schemes, and                                                                                                                                                   12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                             students (without instruction in the summer)
visual layering are utilized to play with creative                                                                                                                                             $304 Members, $344 Guests
                                                                                                                           • Occasional Specialty Workshops
expression of your distinctive artistic voice that                                                                                                                                             $60 Materials/Studio Fee
resonates an original representation of you. In an
open classroom environment students can expect                                                                                                                                                 Ceramics: Handbuilt
to participate in group discussions about content,                                                                                                                                             Sculptural & Functional Forms
technique examples and demonstrations, and
hands on experimentation.                                                                                                                                                                      Instructor: Tracey Priska
Come with an open mind and a curious spirit and                                                                                                                                                In this class participants will experiment with and
watch your inner world take form before your eyes                                                                                                                                              explore handbuilding techniques such as pinching,
and to your hearts delight!                                                                                                                                                                    coiling, slab construction and subtractive methods
Students must provide a journal of their choosing                                                                                                                                              to create both sculptural and functional forms.
(design/size/shape) to work in, scissors, and pencil                                                                                                                                           Class time will also include technical demonstra-
or pen. Recycled or scrap materials are                                                                                                                                                        tions, group discussions and presentation of
encouraged, as well.                                                                                                                                                                           contemporary, ceramic work. Students will be
                                                                                                                                                                                               encouraged to work at their own pace and skill
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                                                                                                                                                                                               level with guided instruction to continue developing
Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27
                                                                                                                                                                                               their own personal expression.
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions
$304 Members, $344 Guests, $20 Materials Fee                                                                                                                                                   1104.52.02.19 All Levels
                                                                                                                                                                                               Mondays, January 7 – March 25
                                                                                                                                                                                               6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                               $304 Members, $344 Guests
                                                                                                                                                                                               $60 Materials/Studio Fee

                                                                                                                                                                                               Contacts for Ceramics Department
                                                                                                                                                                                               Laura Ryan — Studio Technician, 248.644.0866
                                                             above: Instructor Kerry Yaklin, Journal, mixed media                                                                              LauraRyan@BBArtCenter.org

                                                                                                                                                                                               Cindi Mills — Vice President of Programming
                                                                                                                           above: Instructor Susan O’Connor, Altered Pitcher, stoneware        CindiMills@BBArtCenter.org   248.644.0866 Ext. 107

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Adult Classes & Workshops                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Adult Classes & Workshops

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

Tuesdays                                                                                              Wednesdays                                                                                                                                                       Thursdays                                                  Fridays
Ceramics:                                                                                             Ceramics:                                                                                                                                                        Ceramics: Wheel-Throwing                                   Ceramics:
Advanced Techniques                                                                                   Open Studio                                                                                                                                                      Instructor: Sue O’Connor                                   Intro to Figure Sculpture & Portrait
Instructor: Sue O’Connor                                                                              Studio Monitor: No instruction                                                                                                                                   Students should be proficient in throwing a basic          Instructor: Mary Dudek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cylinder. From the basic cylinder, we are able to
This class is for those students who would like to                                                    Open Studio time is available for students currently                                                                                                                                                                        Through a series of anatomy lectures and direct
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       create a multitude of different shapes and sizes.
explore more advanced techniques. We will cover                                                       registered for a ceramics class (12 hours or more)                                                                                                                                                                          observation, students will gain a deep appreciate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       We will concentrate on multiple bowls, mugs,
projects in handbuilding and wheel-throwing using                                                     on most Wednesdays afternoons throughout the                                                                                                                                                                                for the human body and understanding of form and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and other functional wares which will enforce
templates, altering and reassembling. Projects                                                        term. There is no instruction during open studio.                                                                                                                                                                           proportions. Students will learn the basics of clay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       techniques, shape, and design. We will review
may include functional and sculptural objects                                                         Students using open studio time must follow                                                                                                                                                                                 modeling, sculpting the portrait, and full figure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       trimming and glazing of pieces as well as learn
with an emphasis on design. Porcelain will also be                                                    all department policies and dates in regards                                                                                                                                                                                in stoneware clay. All experience levels welcome.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       new techniques including altering and surface
introduced.                                                                                           to the production schedule set by the BBAC Studio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       decorations.                                               1116.52.01.19 All Levels
Prerequisite: Proficiency in throwing and hand-                                                       Technician.
building.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fridays, January 11 – March 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1104.32.01.19 Level 2 & Up
                                                                                                      Wednesdays, January 16 – March 27                                                                                                                                                                                           12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Thursdays, January 10 – March 28
1104.42.01.19 Levels 3 & 4                                                                            12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 11 sessions                                                                                                                                                                                             $304 Members, $344 Guests
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
Tuesdays, January 8 – March 26                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $115 Materials/Studio Fee, $50 Model Fee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       $304 Members, $344 Guests
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                      Ceramics Foundations: All Levels                                                                                                                                 $60 Materials/Studio Fee
$304 Members, $344 Guests
$60 Materials/Studio Fee                                                                              Instructor: Tracey Priska                                                                                                                                                                                                   Saturdays
                                                                                                      Experience working with clay using basic founda-                                                                                                                 Ceramics: Intro & Beginner 1                               Ceramics:
Ceramics: Handbuilding                                                                                tions taught through an exploration of techniques;                                                                                                               Instructor: Charles Kipp                                   Open Studio
                                                                                                      learn practical methods of ceramic arts such as                                                                                                                                                                             Studio Monitor: No instruction
Instructor: Sue O’Connor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Students will be introduced to a variety of clay-
                                                                                                      wheel-throwing, handbuilding, surface decoration
                                                                                                      and glazing. Electric kiln-firing will be available and                                                                                                          forming methods and techniques such as pinching,           Open Studio time is available for students currently
Functional and sculptural forms will be explored
                                                                                                      each person will be working at his or her own level                                                                                                              coiling, slab-building and wheel-throwing. Basic           registered for a ceramics class of 12 hours or more,
by using a variety of molds, slabs, textures and
                                                                                                      with the guidance of the instructor.                                                                                                                             ceramics tools and materials will be explored and/         on most Saturday afternoons throughout the term.
forms. We will focus on texture, balance, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       or discussed such as clay types, glazes and firing         Students using open studio time must follow
functional use. Projects may include teapots, pitch-
                                                                                                      1104.52.04.19 All Levels                                                                                                                                         techniques. No experience necessary for this class.        all department policies and dates in regards
ers, dinnerware and sculptural forms. Students will
become proficient in creating ceramic vessels with                                                    Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27                                                                                                                                                                                            to the production schedule set by the BBAC Studio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1104.12.01.19 Intro / Level 1
a unique surface and collecting a variety of hand-                                                    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                                                                                                                              Technician.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Thursdays, January 10 – March 28
building skills.                                                                                      $304 Members, $344 Guests
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 12 sessions                             Saturdays, January 19 – March 30
                                                                                                      $60 Materials/Studio Fee
1104.52.03.19 All Levels                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               $304 Members, $344 Guests                                  1:45 pm – 4:45 pm, 11 sessions
                                                                                                                                                            left: Instructor Susan O’Connor, Altered Pitcher, porcelain

Tuesdays, January 8 – March 26                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $60 Materials/Studio Fee
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions
$304 Members, $344 Guests
                                                  left: Andrew Wu, New Test Surface, stoneware

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          right: Mary Schneider, Untitled, porcelain

$60 Materials/Studio Fee

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Adult Classes & Workshops                                                                                                                                                                  Adult Classes & Workshops

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*Classes Listed by Day of Week                               Mondays                                                                                                                       Tuesdays                                                           Wednesdays
                                                             Pastels That Pop!                                                                                                             Figure Drawing:                                                    Drawing Foundations: Level 2
Mondays                                                      Instructor: Fran Seikaly                                                                                                      Intermediate/ Advanced                                             Instructor: Nan Cowan
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain 1                     Learn about value, layering colors (glazing), use
                                                                                                                                                                                           Instructor: Mary Dudek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              This class will begin by reviewing basic drawing
Instructor: Kerry Yaklin                                     of warm and cool colors, and light and shadows                                                                                Through studying the skeleton, superficial muscles,                skills including sighting, values and line while
                                                             to create depth and interest. Work from a still life                                                                          and drawing from a live model, students will                       working from direct observation. Projects will then
This is an introductory class geared at learning the
                                                             or use your own photo for reference. Instruction is                                                                           develop a deep understanding, perception, and                      explore composition development, scale and color
basic skills for drawing. This theory approaches
                                                             individualized within the class. There is a materials                                                                         appreciation of the human body and a strong body                   using graphite, charcoal, ink, colored pencils
drawing as a learnable skill that eases as we
                                                             list for this class.                                                                                                          of work.                                                           and oil pastels. We will also study how artists use
modify the process of how we “see” in order to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              sketchbooks to develop their work. Students will
draw more realistically. Many skills required to draw        1113.52.01.19 All Levels                                                                                                      1105.32.02.19 Level 2 & Up                                         receive individual instruction to match their level
effectively are located in the brains’ right hemi-           Mondays, January 7 – March 25                                                                                                 Tuesdays, January 8 – March 26                                     of drawing experience.
sphere processing; not the dominant, analytic, left          9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                               9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
side. Projects are therefore designed to strengthen                                                                                                                                                                                                           1105.32.04.19 Level 2
                                                             $304 Members, $344 Guests                                                                                                     $304 Members, $344 Guests, $130 Model Fee
and practice these perceptual skills with how the                                                                                                                                                                                                             Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27
                                                                                                                                                                                           (The last week we will have 2 models.)
right brain processes information. By strengthen-                                                                                                                                                                                                             9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
ing these skills, you can feel the joy at achieving          Drawing: Intermediate/ Advanced Figure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              $304 Members, $344 Guests, $5 Materials Fee
realistic looking drawings by experiencing the               Instructor: Mary Dudek                                                                                                        Figure Drawing:
mental shift that produces accurate results. Items                                                                                                                                         Intermediate/ Advanced
covered include: line, positive & negative shapes,           Students will be taught how to approach and draw
                                                             the figure from a number of different perspectives                                                                            Instructor: Dan Keller
proportion, light & shading, etc. We will discuss
materials on the first day; only bring paper and             and methods to develop a well-rounded skill set.                                                                              In this class, students will learn the foundations
pencil to first class.                                       Both short and long poses will be incorporated.                                                                               of drawing the figure from a live model. Through
                                                                                                                                                                                           demonstrations, individual instruction and group
1105.12.01.19 Level 1                                        1105.32.01.19 Level 2 & Up
                                                                                                                                                                                           critiques students will develop the necessary skills
Mondays, January 7 – March 25                                Mondays, January 7 – March 25
                                                                                                                                                                                           of figure drawing such as: proportion, gesture,
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                              1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                                practical anatomy, lighting and constructing form.
$304 Guests, $344 Guests, $5 Materials Fee                   $304 Members, $344 Guests, $130 Model Fee
                                                             (The last week will have two models.)                                                                                         1105.32.03.19 Level 2 & Up
                                                                                                                                                                                           Tuesdays, January 8 – March 26
                                                                                                                                                                                           12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                        left: Instructor Mary Dudek, Untitled, pencil & charcoal, detail

                                                                                                                                                                                           $304 Members, $344 Guests, $120 Model Fee

                                                                                                                                                                                                         right: Student of Leman Lambert, Drapery 2,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              pencil, charcoal, pastel

above: Student of Kerry Yaklin, Zebra, pencil

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                                                                       Wednesdays                                                     Thursdays
                                                                       Drawing Foundations: Level 1                                   Drawing:
                                                                       Instructor: Leman Lambert                                      An Introduction
                                                                                                                                      Instructor: Colleen Sanders
                                                                       Drawing Foundations is based on providing stu-
                                                                       dents a solid foundation in drawing fundamentals               This class was designed specifically for people
                                                                       through an exploration of traditional media and                with no previous art experience. Drawing is the
                                                                       techniques. Students will learn about line, shape,             foundation for all other mediums including paint-
                                                                       composition, perspective, light & shadow and                   ing, pastels and sculpture. Instruction will provide
                                                                       how to translate a three-dimensional visual into               fundamental vocabulary, tools and techniques
                                                                       a two-dimensional drawing through observation                  to begin seeing through the eyes of an artist. Enjoy
                                                                       and imagination. Students will learn to understand             fun weekly projects in a relaxed, comfortable,
                                                                       the potential of drawing in itself, as well as apply           non-threatening environment.
                                                                       this knowledge to other media.
                                                                                                                                      1105.12.02.19 Intro / Level 1
                                                                       1105.22.01.19 Level 1                                          Thursdays, January 10 – March 28
                                                                       Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27                               9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                       1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 12 sessions                                 $304 Members, $344 Guests, $10 Materials Fee
                                                                       $304 Members, $344 Guests

                                                                       1105.22.03.19 Level 1                                          Fridays
                                                                       Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27                               Drawing:
                                                                       6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 12 sessions                                 Beginning Portrait
                                                                       $304 Members, $344 Guests
                                                                                                                                      Instructor: Du Truong

                                                                                                                                      Learn how to capture depth and likeness in
                                                                       Drawing: Intro to Figure
                                                                                                                                      portraiture by using perspective lines and drawing
                                                                       (Ages 16+)
                                                                                                                                      the planes of the structural form. Step-by-step,
                                                                       Instructor: Du Truong                                          students will learn to develop each feature of the
above: Student of Leman Lambert, Still Life 2, graphite, detail
                                                                       This class is an essential first step in learning how          head with guidance from the instructor.
                                                                       to draw the human figure. Working from a model,
                                                                                                                                      1105.22.04.19 Level 1
                                                                       students will learn to capture the figure in space
                                                                                                                                      Fridays, January 11 – March 29
                                                                       by understanding how to apply the elements of
                                                                                                                                      9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                       art such as perspective, values, and form. They
                                                                                                                                      $304 Members, $344 Guests, $120 Model Fee
                                                                       will develop observational drawing skills and learn
                                                                       to draw faster through gesture drawings and long
                                                                       poses. Charcoal, graphite pencil and various other
                                                                       drawing media will be used.

                                                                       1105.22.02.19 All Levels
                                                                       Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27
                                                                       7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                       $304 Members, $344 Guests, $5 Materials Fee                               right: Student of Leman Lambert, Self Portrait 2,
                                                                       $120 Model Fee                                                                                 graphite & charcoal, detail

                                                                       left: Brian Skol, Standing Nude (back) with Pole,
                                                                       graphite & charcoal

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Adult Classes & Workshops                                                                                Adult Classes & Workshops

DR AWING                                                                                                 DR AWING & PAINTING*

Saturdays                                                                                                *Classes Listed by Day of Week                                  Tuesdays
Drawing Nature w/ Colored Pencil                                                                                                                                         Drawing & Painting:
Instructor: Barbara Holmer
                                                                                                         Mondays                                                         Botanical Art Studio

Using traditional colored pencil techniques,
                                                                                                         Drawing & Painting:                                             Instructor: Barbara Holmer
students will focus on natural subjects to create                                                        Sampler                                                         Botanical art is a blend of art and science that
accurate realistic drawings from observation.                                                            Instructor: Diane Roach Smith                                   combines detailed, accurate drawing and painting
Special attention will be given to color patterns and                                                                                                                    with artistic sensitivity. In this class, students will
                                                                                                         This class will explore drawing and painting fun-
texture. Subjects will be provided. Please check                                                                                                                         explore several approaches to composition using
                                                                                                         damentals while creating a project in each of the
for materials list on the class website.                                                                                                                                 graphite, colored pencil, and/or watercolor to
                                                                                                         media explored. Starting with black & white media,
                                                                                                                                                                         create a traditional botanical drawing or painting.
1105.32.05.19 Level 2 & Up                                                                               students will learn how to shade with graphite and
                                                                                                                                                                         Plant material is provided for the first class. Supply
Saturdays, February 2 – March 23                                                                         experiment with colored pencil. Soft pastels will
                                                                                                                                                                         lists for each medium are on the BBAC website.
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 8 sessions                                                                           be studied. Students will also explore water-based
$203 Members, $243 Guests, $5 Materials Fee                                                              paints such as watercolor and acrylic, and then                 1121.32.01.19 Level 2 & Up
                                                                                                         continue to oil painting on a canvas, which will be             Tuesdays, January 8 – March 12
                                                                                                         completed in the class. Individual support will be              12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 10 sessions
Drop-In                                                                                                  given to each student. All materials are included
                                                                                                                                                                         $254 Members, $294 Guests
Life Drawing                                                                                             in fee.
Studio Monitor: Martin Brill ( 248) 933.6213                                                             1121.22.01.19 Intro / Level 1
Current BBAC membership is required to attend                                                            Mondays, January 7 – March 25
this drawing studio.                                                                                     9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                         $304 Members, $344 Guests, $55 Materials Fee
BBAC members have the opportunity to draw from
a model in an open studio environment without
instruction. Space is limited to the first 14 members
to arrive.
If you are not sure if your membership is up-to-
date, please stop in the front office to check before
you go to class.

Saturdays, January 12 – March 30
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
$18 for 3 hours; payable to monitor on date
attending.

          right: Kris Huckabay, Corn, colored pencil, detail

                                                                                                           above: Instructor Diane Roach Smith, Hello, watercolor             above: Instructor Barbara Holmer, Sycamore Leaf,
                                                                                                                                                                                            colored pencil, detail

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DR AWING & PAINTING                                                                                                       DR AWING & PAINTING                                        DR AWING & PAINTING

Tuesdays                                                                                                                  Fridays                                                    Fridays
Drawing & Painting:                                                                                                       Drawing & Painting:                                        Drawing & Painting:
Contemporary Landscape                                                                                                    Contemporary Landscape                                     Advanced Studio Practices
Instructor: Edward Duff                                                                                                   Instructor: Edward Duff                                    Instructor: Edward Duff

This class will cover the basic foundations of                                                                            This class will cover the basic foundations of             This class is for advanced students who wish to
landscape drawing and painting with a focus on                                                                            landscape drawing and painting with a focus on             further their drawing & painting skills while investi-
atmospheric perspective, accurate color mixing,                                                                           atmospheric perspective, accurate color mixing,            gating, visualizing and developing a personal body
composition, and photo interpretation. Through                                                                            composition, and photo interpretation. Through             of work. Students will refine their technical skills,
demonstrations, individual instruction, group                                                                             demonstrations, individual instruction, group              expand their knowledge of materials and process,
critiques, and lectures on the history of landscape                                                                       critiques, and lectures on the history of landscape        and benefit from individual instruction, group
painting to the present, students will be encour-                                                                         painting to the present, students will be encour-          critiques and lectures on classical and contempo-
aged to find their own personal direction as the                                                                          aged to find their own personal direction as the           rary studio practices. Students should bring their
create contemporary works of art.                                                                                         create contemporary works of art.                          current works-in-progress, reference materials,
                                                                                                                                                                                     and their preferred medium to class.
1121.32.02.19 Level 2 & Up                                                                                                1121.32.03.19 Level 2 & Up
Tuesdays, January 8 – March 26                                                                                            Fridays, January 11 – March 29                             1121.32.04.19 Level 2 & Up
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                           9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                            Fridays, January 11 – March 29
$304 Members, $344 Guests, $5 Materials Fee                                                                               $304 Members, $344 Guests, $5 Materials Fee                1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                     $304 Members, $344 Guests, $5 Materials Fee

                                                           above: Instructor Edward Duff, Harbor Lights, oil

                                                           above: Instructor Edward Duff, Passage, oil, detail                                                                       Instructor Edward Duff, Coast Guard Station, Point Betsie, oil

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FIBER ARTS                                                                                                                                                                JEWELRY & METALS*                                           JEWELRY & METALS

Weaving:                                                                                                                                                                  *Classes Listed by Day of Week                              Tuesdays
Beginner/ Intermediate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jewelry/Metals:
Instructor: Boisali Biswas                                                                                                                                                Mondays                                                     Anticlastic Forming II
Learn to weave on your own with the guidance                                                                                                                              Jewelry/Metals:                                             Instructor: Mary Kernahan
of the instructor. Beginning students will start with                                                                                                                     Advanced                                                    This class is designed to build on the skills learned
the basics of threading a loom and setting it up for
                                                                                                                                                                          Instructors: Robin Servo & Scott Brazeau                    in Anticlastic and Synclastic Raising. Students will
weaving. Various patterns and weave structures will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      explore more complex anticlastic, multi-shell and
be explored. The instructor will introduce the use                                                                                                                        Students who have proficiency in intermediate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      hollow forms including counter synclasts, crescen-
of various materials, and nurture the idea of creat-                                                                                                                      jewelry skills will have lectures and demonstrations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      tiforms, bi-shells, lentiforms, and spheres for use
ing art through weaving.                                                                                                                                                  to meet individual needs. Techniques such as lost
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      in jewelry, sculptural and vessel fabrication.
                                                                                                                                                                          wax casting, resin inlay, stone setting, and metal
1106.22.01.19 Levels 1 & 2                                                                                                                                                forming and fabrication may be covered.                     1108.52.01.19 Levels 2 & 3
Tuesdays, January 8 – March 26                                                                                                                                            Prerequisite: The completion of a beginning and             Tuesdays, January 8 – March 26
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                                                                           intermediate jewelry/ metals class including torch          9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
$330 Members, $370 Guests, $25 Loom Fee                                                                                                                                   soldering.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $304 Members, $344 Guests
1106.22.02.19 Levels 1 & 2                                                                                                                                                1108.42.01.19 Level 3 & Up w / Robin Servo                  $50 Materials/Studio Fee
Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27                                                                                                                                          Mondays, January 7 – March 25
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                                                                            9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                             Jewelry/Metals:
$330 Members, $370 Guests, $25 Loom Fee                                                                                                                                   $304 Members, $344 Guests                                   Directed Studies
                                                                                                                                                                          $40 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Instructor: Mary Kernahan
Weaving:                                                                                                                                                                  1108.42.02.19 Level 3 & Up w / Robin Servo                  Whether it’s a matter of solving a design or
Open Studios                                                                                                                                                              Mondays, January 7 – March 25                               engineering problem, or simply a desire to bring
Students must be registered in a current term                                                                                                                             12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions                             some longstanding projects to successful comple-
weaving class to attend an open studio.                                                                                                                                   $304 Members, $344 Guests                                   tion, this course is designed to provide students
                                                                                                                                                                          $40 Materials/Studio Fee                                    with tailored instruction for the execution of their
Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      chainmaille, wire, or fabrication projects. As such,
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                                                                           1108.42.03.19 Level 3 & Up w / Scott Brazeau                demonstrations will not be predetermined, but
                                                                                                                                                                          Mondays, January 7 – March 25                               instead will be provided by student request.
Thursdays, January 10 – March 28
                                                                                                                                                                          7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions                             Prerequisite: The completion of a beginning and
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 12 sessions                               above: Instructor Boisali Biswas, Untitled, fiber
                                                                                                                                                                          $304 Members, $344 Guests                                   intermediate jewelry/ metals class including torch
                                                                                                                                                                          $40 Materials/Studio Fee                                    soldering.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1108.32.01.19 Levels 2 & 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tuesdays, January 8 – March 26
                                                                                                                             left: Instructor Boisali Biswas, Untitled,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                                     fiber & mixed media, detail

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $304 Members, $344 Guests
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $40 Materials/Studio Fee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      left: Instructor Robin Servo, Bracelet,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      silver, gold leaf, black pearls

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

Tuesdays                                                                                                                                 Tuesdays                                                                                                                         Wednesdays                                                   Wednesdays
Jewelry/Metals:                                                                                                                          Jewelry/Metals:                                                                                                                  Jewelry/Metals: Casting                                      Jewelry/Metals:
The Art of Tableware                                                                                                                     Intermediate                                                                                                                     Instructor: Robin Servo                                      Stone Setting & Techniques
Instructor: Nancy Clark                                                                                                                  Instructor: Nancy Clark                                                                                                                                                                       Instructor: Darlene Earls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Students are introduced to the lost wax casting
We will be exploring utilitarian items that we use                                                                                       This class is for students who have recently com-                                                                                process including instruction of all steps necessary         Students will learn various setting techniques such
at our table. Create a fork, a spoon, napkin rings,                                                                                      pleted the beginning level metals class and want                                                                                 to complete a final, (jewelry scale) casting. Various        as bezel, tube, flush, hammer and prong.
or various serving utensils. Techniques such as                                                                                          to improve skills previously learned, and build the                                                                              wax-working and mold-making techniques will be               The various settings require specific tools that will
sinking, forming, sawing, fabricating, riveting, and                                                                                     confidence necessary to transition to higher level                                                                               demonstrated in this class. Basic jewelry making             be introduced during the lessons. Please bring
forging will be demonstrated. Copper and brass                                                                                           classes. Instruction will include more advanced                                                                                  skills are helpful but not required.                         a round or oval faceted, or cabochon stone you
will be provided, silver (optional) to be purchased                                                                                      soldering, stone-setting, and metal fabrication                                                                                  Enrollment is limited to 10 students.                        wish to make into a project or we will provide
by student.                                                                                                                              techniques along with suggested practice test                                                                                                                                                 a CZ for the first project.
Prerequisite: Must have basic soldering skills.                                                                                          pieces and projects utilizing the demonstrated                                                                                   1108.52.02.19 All Levels                                     Enrollment is limited to 10 students.
                                                                                                                                         processes.                                                                                                                       Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27                             Prerequisite: The completion of a beginning
1108.32.02.19 Level 2 & Up                                                                                                               Prerequisite: The completion of a beginning                                                                                      9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                              jewelry/ metals class including torch soldering.
Tuesdays, January 8 – March 26                                                                                                           jewelry/ metals class including torch soldering.                                                                                 $330 Members, $370 Guests
3:45 pm – 6:45 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            $50 Materials/Studio Fee                                     1108.32.08.19 Level 2 & Up
$304 Members, $344 Guests                                                                                                                1108.32.03.19 Level 2                                                                                                                                                                         Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27
$50 Materials/Studio Fee                                                                                                                 Tuesdays, January 8 – March 26                                                                                                                                                                3:45 pm – 6:45 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jewelry/Metals: Enameling
                                                                                                                                         7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                                                                                               $330 Members, $370 Guests, $60 Materials Fee
                                                                                                                                         $304 Members, $344 Guests                                                                                                        Instructor: Robin Servo
                                                                                                                                         $40 Materials/Studio Fee                                                                                                         In this class, students will be introduced to the            Jewelry/Metals: Beginning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          fundamentals of enameling. Basic wet and dry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Instructor: Robin Servo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          enameling techniques, along with other topics such
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          as enamel selection, equipment, and metal prepa-             This class is for students who have no experi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ration will be taught. Instruction on techniques             ence in jewelry making. Instruction covers the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          necessary to incorporate enameled pieces into                fundamentals of basic tools and safety in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          jewelry or decorative objects will be included.              studio. Additionally, students will become engaged
                                                                                                                                                                                                    left: Instructor Robin Servo, Earrings, silver, gold leaf, zirconia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          No previous enameling experience is necessary                in the design process to create both decorative and
                                                   left: Instructor Nancy Clark, Fish Server, sterling silver w/ cloisonné enamel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          but basic soldering and metal fabrication experi-            functional metal objects. The works produced may
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ence is recommended.                                         include wearable art or small sculptures, learning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Enrollment is limited to 8 students.                         basic metal fabrication techniques and torch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Prerequisite: Basic soldering and metal fabrication          soldering.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1108.22.01.19 Level 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1108.32.04.19 Levels 2 & 3                                   Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27                             7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions                              $304 Members, $344 Guests
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $352 Members, $392 Guests                                    $40 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $50 Materials/Studio Fee

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

Thursdays                                                    Thursdays                                                  Saturdays                                                    Saturdays
Jewelry/Metals:                                              Jewelry/Metals:                                            Jewelry/Metals Workshop:                                     Jewelry/Metals Workshop:
Beginning                                                    Surface Embellishment                                      Dapped & Domed Earrings                                      Geometric Pendant Necklace
Instructor: Janice Degen                                     Instructors: Terri Dworkin & Nancy Clark                   Instructor: Janice Degen                                     Instructor: Janice Degen

This class is for students who have no experi-               Delve into contemporary fashion trends while               The skills taught in this workshop will be basics of         Students will create shape and texture on sheet
ence in jewelry making. Instruction covers the               exploring ancient techniques. A variety of pro-            forging and fabrication. Students will learn cutting,        metal to create one finished brass pendant
fundamentals of basic tools and safety in the                cesses will be investigated, some to be considered         sawing, texturing, hammering, forming and doming             necklace. Skills learned will be on cutting, sawing,
studio. Additionally, students will become engaged           are: chiseling, filigree, fusion, marriage of metal,       on jeweler’s brass or copper sheet metal and cre-            filing, forging and hammering jeweler’s brass sheet
in the design process to create both decorative and          mokume gane, reticulation, roller printing, shibuichi      ate two pairs of finished earrings. No experience            metal. Students will learn foundational techniques
functional metal objects. The works produced may             and weaving. Colorants will also be explored,              necessary. All materials included in fee.                    including surface embellishment techniques, form
include wearable art or small sculptures, learning           including resins, waxes, colored pencils, lacquers,                                                                     fabrication, color-patina effects, and or polishing/
basic metal fabrication techniques and torch                 patinas, etc.                                              2108.52.01.19 All Levels                                     finishing. No experience necessary. All materials
soldering.                                                   Prerequisite: The completion of a beginning                Saturday, February 9                                         included in fee.
                                                             jewelry/ metals class including torch soldering.           10:00 am – 1:00 pm, 1 session
1108.22.02.19 Intro / Level 1                                                                                           $45 Members, $85 Guests, $15 Materials Fee                   2108.52.02.19 All Levels
Thursdays, January 10 – March 28                             1108.32.05.19 Level 2 & Up                                                                                              Saturday, February 23
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                              Thursdays, January 10 – March 28                                                                                        10:00 am – 1:00 pm, 1 session
$304 Members, $344 Guests                                    12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                         $45 Members, $85 Guests, $10 Materials Fee
$40 Materials/Studio Fee                                     $304 Members, $344 Guests
                                                             $40 Materials/Studio Fee
                                                                                                                                                                                     Jewelry/Metals Workshop:
Jewelry/Metals:                                              1108.32.06.19 Level 2 & Up                                                                                              Simple Stackable Rings
Stone Setting & Techniques                                   Thursdays, January 10 – March 28                                                                                        Instructor: Janice Degen
Instructor: Darlene Earls                                    7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                     Create your own beautiful, stackable rings. Learn
                                                             $304 Members, $344 Guests
Students will learn various setting techniques                                                                                                                                       fabrication skills and techniques using hammers,
                                                             $40 Materials/Studio Fee
such as bezel, tube, flush, hammer and prong.                                                                                                                                        decorative stamps and other surface embellish-
The various settings require specific tools that will                                                                                                                                ment tools to create your designs. No experience
be introduced during the lessons.                            Fridays                                                                                                                 necessary. All materials included in fee.
Please bring a round or oval faceted, or cabochon
                                                             Jewelry/Metals:                                                                                                         2108.52.03.19 All Levels
stone you wish to make into a project or we will
provide a CZ for the first project.
                                                             Drop-In Open Studio                                                                                                     Saturday, March 16
Enrollment limited to 10 students.                           No Instruction: Facilitated by Studio Monitor              above: Instructor Janice Degen, Rings, silver                10:00 am – 1:00 pm, 1 session
Prerequisite: The completion of a beginning                                                                                                                                          $45 Members, $85 Guests, $30 Materials Fee
                                                             Open studio is available to all students currently
jewelry/ metals class including torch soldering.                                                                        below: Instructor Janice Degen, Earrings,
                                                             enrolled in a jewelry/metals class.
                                                                                                                        copper, brass & silver
1108.32.07.19 Level 2 & Up                                   This is a great opportunity to use the tools and
Thursdays, January 10 – March 28                             equipment outside of class time.
                                                             Open Studio sessions follow all current term
3:45 pm – 6:45 pm, 12 sessions
                                                             policies, procedures and schedule.
$330 Members, $370 Guests
$60 Materials/Studio Fee                                     Most Fridays, January 11 – March 29
                                                             9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                             $12.00 per three-hour session

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Adult Classes & Workshops                                                                                                   Adult Classes & Workshops

JEWELRY & POLYMER CLAY                                       MIXED MEDIA                                                    MIXED MEDIA

Jewelry & Polymer Clay:                                      Mixed Media:                                                   Mixed Media:
Techniques to Create Artistic Jewelry                        Heart & Soul Art Journal                                       Collage & Assemblage
Instructor: Susan Kaplan                                     Instructor: Kerry Yaklin                                       Instructor: Marat Paransky

Explore the infinite possibilities of the marvelous          Art journaling is joyful and freeing!                          This course is a combination of technical instruc-
medium of polymer clay. Various techniques will be           This class embraces exploration and creative play              tion through demos, discussion of examples from
demonstrated each week. Using these instructions             as a tool for relaxation, de-stressing, and personal           art history in books/ slideshows and, of course,
as a guide for their project, students will use their        insight. Students explore the effects that different           studio time and individual instruction for students
own self-expression to make a unique piece of                art materials and techniques produce for conveying             to create collage & assemblage work.
jewelry. Lessons include color blending, caning,             their individual ideas and feelings on guided topics           In terms of theory, the instructor will be discuss-
extrusions, mokume gane, faux techniques, mica               each week. This is a mixed media class where vari-             ing these art forms in their historical context, their
shift, inclusions, surface treatments, mixed media           ous techniques will be put to use in creative ways             subversive nature and contemporary uses in the
embellishment, finishing and much more.                      for unique visual pages.                                       visual arts.
New techniques will allow returning students                 Some visual effects explored will include (but not             Some of the technical topics include:
to increase their knowledge of the wonders of                limited to): drawing, painting, stencils/stamp-                • Supports for collage and assemblage
polymer clay. Materials and tools will be provided           ing and collage. New skills such as the use of
                                                                                                                            • Mounting images and materials
to complete several projects.                                design elements, composition for emphasis, color
                                                                                                                            • Sealing images and objects
                                                             schemes, & visual layering are utilized to play with
1109.52.01.19 All Levels                                                                                                    • Glues and mediums
                                                             creative expression of your distinctive artistic voice
Fridays, January 11 – March 29                                                                                              Students will be required to scavenge for their
                                                             that resonates an original representation of you.
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                             own raw materials and ready-mades, as well as
                                                             In an open classroom environment students can
$304 Members, $344 Guests, $60 Materials Fee                 expect to participate in group discussions about               purchase acrylic medium and PVA glue.
                                                             content, technique examples and demonstrations,                They will also need to bring in their painting/
                                                             and hands on experimentation.                                  drawing/ sculptural medium of choice to add
                                                             Come with an open mind and a curious spirit and                to their projects.
                                                             watch your inner world take form before your eyes
                                                                                                                            1109.52.02.19 All Levels
                                                             and to your hearts delight!
                                                                                                                            Tuesdays, January 8 – March 26
                                                             Students must provide a journal of their choosing
                                                                                                                            7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                             (design/size/shape) to work in, scissors, and pencil
                                                             or pen. Recycled or scrap materials are encour-                $304 Members, $344 Guests
                                                             aged, as well.

                                                             1120.52.03.19 All Levels
                                                             Wednesdays, January 9 – March 27
                                                             12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions
                                                             $304 Members, $344 Guests, $20 Materials Fee

                                                             left: Instructor Susan Kaplan, Necklace,
                                                             w/ polymer clay beads                                                                                                        above: Instructor Marat Paransky, Mechanically Separated,
                                                                                                                                                                                          mixed media, detail

                                                                                                                                                                                          left: Instructor Marat Paransky, Gangue, mixed media, detail

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PAINTING*                                                    PAINTING                                                    PAINTING                                                            PAINTING

*Classes Listed by Day of Week                               Mondays                                                     Mondays                                                             Mondays
                                                             Painting Light                                              Painting:                                                           Contemporary
Mondays                                                      for the Beginning Student                                   Intro to Acrylic                                                    Oil Painting
Painting: Personal Visions                                   Instructor: Tim Widener                                     Instructor: Kerry Yaklin                                            Instructor: Paula Zammit
Instructor: Meighen Jackson                                  Painting Light & Expressing Color for the Beginner          This course will focus on the fundamentals of                       Students will be looking at the traditional medium
                                                             is a class designed as an introduction to painting          acrylic painting. Emphasis will be placed on basic                  of oil but with a fresh, contemporary perspective.
This studio class is directed towards the advanced
                                                             light, and for the beginner to understand color.            handling of paint medium, color theory and basic                    We will be focusing on composition and color,
student who wishes to paint every week and move
                                                             In the first part of the class, students will learn         skill exploration. Students will work with a variety                as well as multiple ways to complete a much more
beyond general classroom instruction to develop
                                                             color by mixing it, and then applying it to canvas.         of different painting media and learn to experiment                 dynamic piece, regardless of the subject matter.
a personal aesthetic, independent vision and artis-
                                                             Afterwards, a grounding in the use and under-               with several techniques. A range of subject matter                  Students are encouraged to choose subject matter
tic voice. It assumes the student is already familiar
                                                             standing of value, tonal rendering of form, under-          will be explored including: still life (various color               that is personally significant and meaningful
with the technical requirements of the medium and
                                                             standing edges, basic composition and other                 palettes), nature, and abstraction.                                 to them, and bring those images to the first class.
is able to work outside of class as well as during
                                                             fundamental methods and techniques are intro-               Materials list will be discussed in first class.                    This class has a materials list on the BBAC website,
scheduled sessions. Critiques, individual problem
                                                             duced to start students on their way to describing                                                                              or you can get one in our front office.
solving and discussions of contemporary art issues                                                                       1112.12.01.19 Intro / Level 1
                                                             a painting with light. This course is designed for
related to the student’s work form the foundation                                                                        Mondays, January 7 – March 25                                       1112.32.01.19 Level 2 & Up
                                                             the student with little to no painting experience,
of this instruction.                                                                                                                                                                         Mondays, January 7 – March 25
                                                             but can be adapted for those who have painted for           12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions
1112.42.01.19 Levels 3 & 4                                   years and want to learn these techniques. Students          $304 Members, $344 Guests                                           6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 12 sessions
Mondays, January 7 – March 25                                can use oil, acrylic, watercolor, and pastel.                                                                                   $304 Members, $344 Guests
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                             1112.22.01.19 Level 1
$304 Members, $344 Guests
                                                             Mondays, January 7 – February 11
                                                                                                                                                                                             Large Scale Painting
1112.42.02.19 Levels 3 & 4                                   9:00 am – 3:30 pm, 6 sessions                                                                                                   Instructor: Anatoliy Shapiro
Mondays, January 7 – March 25                                $330 Members, $370 Guests                                                                                                       Students will receive step-by-step instruction
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 12 sessions                                                                                                                                                              on how to create a large painting from pictures
                                                             1112.22.02.19 Level 2
$304 Members, $344 Guests                                                                                                                                                                    and sketches. Image will be projected on canvas
                                                             Mondays, February 18 – March 25
                                                                                                                                                                                             using an overhead projector, enabling larger-
                                                             9:00 am – 3:30 pm, 6 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                             scale proportions for painting. Composition will
                                                             $330 Members, $370 Guests
                                                                                                                                                                                             be discussed and students will acquire a better
                                                                                                                                                                                             understanding of methods, color and value as it
                                                                                                                                                                                             applies to their work. Painting media can include
                                                                                                                                                                                             latex, acrylic and oil and should paint on stretched
                                                                                                                                                                                             canvas, 30 x 40 inches, or larger.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Bring your ideas, references, such as photographs
                                                                                                                                                                                             and/or sketches to the FIRST class.

                                                                                                                                                                                             1112.32.02.19 Level 2 & Up
                                                                                                                                                                                             Mondays, January 7 – March 25
                                                                                                                                                                                             7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 12 sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                             $304 Members, $344 Guests

                                                                                                                              above: Instructor Paula Zammit, Clementine, oil, detail

                                                                    Instructor Meighen Jackson, Myth (angled)
                                                                                mixed media, detail

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