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January 2020

$35

Palette Knife Painting: Winter Landscapes

January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: January 4
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Alice Glass Students will work alongside artist Alice Glass as she takes them through her process of painting with a palette knife. The instructor will use a landscape as her inspiration for this piece and will show students how she utilizes different techniques to create her art. Much of this class will be demonstration based but students will come out with their own paintings by the end of class. Supplies are included. Artist’s Bio: Raised in a family brimming with commercial and fine artists, Alice Glass has always had a deep love for art, but didn’t start painting until early 2015. Her first experimental paintings gave way to a variety of subject matter including abstracts, florals, landscapes, Mediterranean villages, beaches, still life, and commissioned pieces of family houses and pets. Most of Alice’s work features bright and colorful acrylic paint on canvas, and most of her work is produced exclusively with her favorite selection of palette knives. Alice’s style is to quickly create her subject matter with broad painterly strokes leaving thick, expressive bands and pods of colors mixed on her palette board as well as the canvas itself. In less than five years, Alice has created more than…

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$15

Family Saturday: Snow Man Nesting Bowls

January 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm / Each Satuday, until January 11.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 10
Ages: 5+

Instructor Anna Ellis will help your children and you get in the mood for winter with a set of snow man bowls made of clay!

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$150

Monday Independent Studio

January 13, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Monday, until March 2.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 11
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

nstructor: Ted Batt For experienced potters looking for studio time but not necessarily instruction. Have access to pottery wheels, tools, glazes and firing and work at your own pace. Includes a 25lb. bag of clay with registration.

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$95

Mosaic Madness

January 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm / Each Monday, until February 10.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 11
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

In this fun and fully interactive class, learn to make your own mosaic art pieces, with instructor, Kim Clarke. We will be working using the direct method. Choose from several project bases (mirror, address number plaques, frames etc). All bases and materials are included, along with colored glass, adhesives and grout. Use the wide array of colored glass and mirror tiles provided or bring in your own tiles, bases other fun items that can be used in mosaics. Great for beginners. **A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor on the first night of class. Artist Bio: Kim Clarke originally from California has been a teacher and artist for many years. She has an artistic style which is very fun and whimsical. Kim’s art pieces reside in galleries and private collections all over the world including France and Australia. Upon visiting Lynchburg she discovered the Pottery Studio at the Academy center and loved it.  Her passion for clay, mosaics, and pottery brought her to teaching classes and workshops there. She now calls Virginia home.

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$200

Pottery Basics and Beyond

January 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Monday, until March 2.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 11
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Kim Clarke Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun and casual class, taught by instructor Kim Clarke. You will get some tips and tricks that will help you create some beautiful pottery! This is a great way for you to take a break and explore your creative side in this fun introduction to clay. No experience needed! Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs. Artist Bio: Kim Clarke originally from California has been a teacher and artist for many years. She has an artistic style which is very fun and whimsical. Kim’s art pieces reside in galleries and private collections all over the world including France and Australia. Upon visiting Lynchburg she discovered the Pottery Studio at the Academy center and loved it.  Her passion for clay, mosaics, and pottery brought her to teaching classes and workshops there. She now calls Virginia home.

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$95

Watercolor: Let’s Paint!

January 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until February 4.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: January 10
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Solly Blank This class is for students with previous watercolor experience. There will be demonstrations and class projects as well as students working on projects of their choosing. Bring photos with any subject matter to class for inspiration! Supply List for Watercolor Solly Blank ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Solly Blank is a native of Heidelberg, Germany, where she began her study of art. Solly has lived in Lynchburg since 1977. In 1980, Solly took drawing, watercolor and pastels classes with Howard Coleman at the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center. Her love for watercolor started and she continued classes with Coleman and then began classes with Dick Frisbee. Solly continued her art education in classes with Ralph Smith, Ernest Johnson, Frank Webb, Don Andrews, Serge Hollerbach and Tony Couch. In recent years, Solly became interested in oil painting and studied with local artists Bertha Crockett and Rosalie Day White. Solly likes to tackle any subject matter, including landscape, florals, animals, architecture, interiors, and portraits. Most importantly, Solly likes to create compositions which include people. Solly says, “I am fascinated with…

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$200

Clay Lab

January 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 3.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 12
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Clay Lab – investigating the surface through material studies, clay science and experimentation. Open to all skill levels. “Further your understanding of clay as a raw material to realized object.”   Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs.  Instructor: Justin Rice   Justin Rice is a multi disciplinary artist working with drawing, printmaking, woodworking and ceramics. He earned his BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art, majoring in Drawing with a concentration in Printmaking. His large scale drawings, woodblock prints and etchings explore the narrative world of graphic mark making. Justin is a founding member and co-owner of Oxide Pottery in Lynchburg VA. He has been a full time potter and instructor for 10 years. His work is carried in galleries and museum shops across the United States, most notably: Museum of Art and Design NY, Baltimore Museum of Art, American Folk Art Museum, Boston Museum of Fine Art and American Visionary Art Museum. Justin’s current work at the Academy focuses on developing the tactile clay surface with the use of locally harvested materials in conjunction with the reduction atmosphere of the gas kiln. When not in the studio, you can find Justin exploring the…

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$130

Young Potters: Beginning Throwing

January 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until February 18.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 13
Ages: 9-14
Academy Center of the Arts

Get creative centering and throwing on the wheel with instructor Ruth Glaze! Learn hand building and enjoy advanced projects according to skill level.   Artist’s Bio Prior to her current position as art teacher at Heritage High School, Ruth Glaze has taught full time as Professor of Art at Judson College, Mississippi College, and Liberty University.  She received a Master of Education in Art from Mississippi College with a focus in pottery.  Exhibitions of her work include galleries in Missouri, Alabama, and Mississippi. Ruth enjoys teaching as a means of sharing her excitement for the limitless creative opportunities provided through the medium of clay.

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$90

Painting with oils (early winter)

January 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until February 4.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: January 10
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Rosalie Day White Don’t be afraid to try a new medium! Students with varying skill levels will learn how to paint with oils and/or acrylics in this 4 week class. Work with still life, landscapes and the figure. Exercises and critiques will cover such basics as color, value, shape, and composition with an emphasis on “the process of seeing.” Supply List for Oil Painting Rosalie Day White ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Rosalie Sunderland Day-White received her B.A. and M.Ed. from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She attended the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC and undertook independent study in Paris, France on three occasions. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as, Courtyard Gallery in Washington DC, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and L’Hermitage, Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Germany and France. Ms. Day-White is one of the Founders of The Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, Virginia. Her excellence as a teacher earned her a listing in Who’s Who…

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$140

Introduction to Kiln Fired Glass

January 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Tuesday, until February 4.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 12
Ages: 15+
Academyl Center of the Arts

Acquire glass cutting skills and learn the basics of firing and slumping while creating projects in glass. Possible projects include sun catchers, bowls, vases and many others. Instructor is Suzanne Michaels.  Class is limited to six students!

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