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Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes for Adults!
Color & Value
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, August 12
1 – 4 pm
  • Learn about color theory, mixing and values
  • Learn simple techniques for improving your art
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • Great for beginners. All levels welcome.

 

$30 per person, includes all materials.
Paint Like Georgia O’Keeffe
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, August 26
1-4 pm
  • Create an acrylic painting,
  • Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Paint any O’Keeffe painting you want.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials
Paint Like David Hockney
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, September 9
1 – 4 pm
  • Leave with an acrylic painting.
  • Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Paint any Hockney painting you wish.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials.
Paint Like Henri Matisse
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, October 14
1-4 pm
  •  All materials provided
  •  Leave with an acrylic painting
  •  Learn about Post-Impressionism, Fauvism and Matisse
  •  Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  •  Have a fun afternoon!
  •  All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials
Advent Boxes
with Georganne Anderson
Introduction:
Saturday, October 14 10:30 – Noon
Decorating the box:
Friday, October 20 10:30 – 4:30
  • Includes Lunch
Saturday, October 21 10:30 -4:30
  • Includes Lunch

All materials will be supplied EXCEPT your own personal touches.
You can create almost any theme from Disney to Dickens.
This treasure will be something your family will keep for generations.

$165 per person

Art Classes for Kids at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art for Kids!

All Classes are $15 each and ages 7 and up.
All materials are provided.
Painting Pots
Wednesday, August 9
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Taught by Laura Davis
Create fun projects from pots! Make a bird feeder, fairy house or your own creation.

Collage
Thursday, August 10
1-3 pm
Taught by Judy Davidson

Learn to collage to turn existing art and photos into new art.

Dragons Around the World
Tuesday, August 15
1-3 pm
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Dragons have been used in art around the world. See examples and have fun making your favorite type of dragon. All levels of skill are welcome.

Tissue Paper Stained Glass
Thursday, August 17
1-3 pm
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Kids get to great their own “stained glass” projects with tissue paper. Fun way to add art and color to any room.
Zentangle
Tuesday, August 22
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Taught by Cindy Hernandez
Zentangle is a method of creative doodling. Kids will learn how to start a Zentangle, and create several patterns. Kids are always amazed by what they make and love the fact that their are no mistakes! Cindy is a certified Zentangle instructor.
Eye Catchers
Thursday, August 24
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Taught by Chris Kane
Kids create fun, colorful eye catchers.
Have a teenager? They may be eligible for the adult classes (depends on the class).

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“Hot Palette” and August Events at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Hot Palette: Dianne Jean Erickson

August 4th – September 15th, 2017

Hot Palette art exhibit of encausti cpaintings by Dianne Jean Erickson at GRants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, Oregon

Dianne Jean Erickson is a painter, printmaker and encaustic artist producing works of art both personal and universal in their nature.

“Each day working in my studio I start not knowing what image will emerge. I allow myself the freedom of indecisions, improvisations, and impulsiveness in my work, and that leads to exciting discoveries. Subjects of my encaustic (hot wax) work are non-objective and figurative painting and printmaking.

The exhibition highlights her encaustic paintings and encaustic monotypes. Her artwork is of a figurative and portraiture nature, with a whimsical series exploring head gear.

This exhibition is sponsored by Wealth Management Group of Oregon.

First Friday Live: August 4th and September 1st, from 5 – 9 pm

Admission is free.

Grants Pass Museum of Art’s Hours are 10 am – 5 pm, Tuesday through Saturday

 

Grants Pass Museum of Art

August Events, Exhibitions and Activities

 

Exhibitions

Hot Palette Exhibition of Dianne Jean Erickson, August 4 – September 15, 2017Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm. Free.

First Friday August 4th. Open until 9 pm.

Artist Talk and Demo: Saturday, August 5th 2 -4 pm. Free.

Featuring the encaustic (hot wax) artwork of Dianne Jean Erickson.

Gallery One – Featured Artists are Susan Paul Williams and Marie Neder. The Gallery currently has over 60 local artists’ work.  

First Friday Live: July 7th– Gallery One is open until 8 pm.

Demonstrations of Susan Paul Williams ceramic wheel throwing and Marie Neder will be signing her new book during First Friday.

 

Events and Activities

Friday 7/21 Rupert Wates – Live Music in the Museum. $10.  

Friday 8/4 First Friday, exhibition opening “Hot Palette”, open until 9 pm

Saturday 8/5 Artist Talk & Demo by Dianne Jean Erickson. 2-4 pm. Free

Monday 8/7 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction.    1:00 – 3:00 pm

Friday 8/11 2nd Friday Poetry Sharing Night. 7-9 pm. Free

Saturday 8/12 Adult Class: Color & Value. Register online. $30

Monday 8/14 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction.    1:00 – 3:00 pm

Monday 8/21 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction.    1:00 – 3:00 pm

Friday 8/25 C. Daniel Boling – Live Music in the Museum. $10

Saturday 8/26 Adult Class: Paint Like Georgia O’Keeffe. $30

Saturday 8/26 New York string quartet concert. 7 pm

Monday 8/28 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction.    1:00 – 3:00 pm

Friday 9/1 First Friday – open until 9 pm

Summer Art Classes for Adults at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Paint Like Seurat
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, July 15
1 – 4 pm
  • Learn about Georges Seurat, Neo-Impressionism.
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills.
  • Paint any Seurat painting you wish.
  • Leave with an acrylic painting!
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome.
$30 per person, includes all materials!

Drawing from a Photo
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, July 22
1 – 4 pm
  • Learn how to enlarge your image proportionally
  • Learn different drawing techniques
  • Learn when to make different decisions than the camera did
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • Great for beginners. All levels welcome.
  • Bring a photo you want to draw! (I strongly recommend printing it out, instead of working from a phone or tablet.)

 

$30 per person, includes all materials.
Paint Like Georgia O’Keeffe
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, August 26
1 -4  pm
  • Create an acrylic painting,
  • Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Paint any O’Keeffe painting you want.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials
Paint Like David Hockney
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, September 9
1 – 4 pm
  • Leave with an acrylic painting.
  • Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Paint any Hockney painting you wish.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials.

Art Classes at GPMA

Upcoming Art Classes
KIDS CLASS
Making Art Books
Wednesday, July 12
2 – 4 pm
Taught by Laura Davis
Create small art books. Draw your own art or collage pages.
$15. Ages 7 & up.
KIDS CLASS
Painting Rocks
Thursday, July 13
1-3 pm
Taught by Judy Davidson
Paint small creatures, abstract patterns or whatever you can dream up on river rocks.
$15. Ages 7 and up.

  ADULT CLASS
Paint like Seurat
Saturday, July 15
1-4 pm
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Seurat was a Neo-Impressionism painter. Learn about his art, and his use of color. (Optical mixing and pointillism are fun to explore!)
Class starts with a brief art history talk, then a painting demo, then we create our own copies of a painting.You have the choice to pick your own painting to copy, or suggestions are available.
All skill levels are welcome. Lots of one-on-one instruction!
$30. Includes all materials.
KIDS CLASS
Paint Like Van Gogh
Tuesday, July 18
1-3 pm
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Learn about Van Gogh and create a painting by copying one of his, or being inspired by his art.
$15. Ages 7 and up.
KIDS & ADULT CLASSES
Drawing from a Photo
KIDS CLASS
Thursday, July 20, 1-3 pm $15, ages 7 & up
ADULT CLASS
Saturday, July 22, 1 – 4. $30
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Learn drawing techniques, and methods to draw from a photo. Bring a photo of your own, or we can provide one. (We recommend to avoid photos of faces). All skill levels welcome.
DATE CHANGE
Our Color & Value class has moved to August 12th.

This is a great class to improve your use of color.

Paint will be used for easy mixing. Taught at the adult level by Kristen O’Neill. $30.
Other Fun Activities!
  • Monday Afternoons from 1-3 pm is Figure Drawing. There is a live model. No instruction. Bring your own supplies. $5 per session.
  • Wednesday, July 12th  7-9 pm is our 2nd Wednesday of the Month Figure Drawing Night. There is a live model. No instruction. Bring your own supplies. $5 per session.
  • Friday, July 14th 7-9 pm is Poetry Night. This month’s optional theme is “Following Your Heart.” Free. Folks are welcome to read 4-5 minutes.
  • Friday, July 21st 7 -9 pm is Live Music in the Museum. This month is Rupert Wates. $10.
Have a teenager? They may be eligible for the adult classes (depends on the class). Respond to this email for any questions!

Kids Summer Art Classes at GPMA

 Art for Kids!

All Classes are $15 each and ages 7 and up.

All materials are provided.

Making Art Books

 Wednesday, July 12, 2 – 4 pm

Taught by Laura Davis

Create small art books. Draw your own art or collage pages.

 Painted Rocks

Thursday, July 13, 1-3 pm

Taught by Judy Davidson

Paint small creatures, abstract patterns or whatever you can dream up on river rocks.

 Paint Like Van Gogh

Tuesday, July 18, 1-3 pm

Taught by Kristen O’Neill

Learn about Van Gogh and create a painting by copying one of his, or being inspired by his art.

Drawing from a Photo

Thursday, July 20

1-3 pm

Taught by Kristen O’Neill

Kids learn drawing techniques, and methods to draw from a photo. Bring a photo of their own, or we can provide one. (We recommend to avoid photos of faces). All skill levels welcome.

Printmaking

Tuesday, July 25

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Taught by Karen O’Brien

In this class fun class we will experiment with printmaking. We will learn:

  • How to make unique stamps out of everyday items
  • Use fun foam to create interesting printing blocks
  • How to use a printing plate to make prints using natural items such as leaves
  • How to make a little book of your prints

Paint & Drip

Thursday, July 27

1-3 pm

Taught by Judy Davidson

Have fun painting and dripping acrylic paint onto canvas.

Painting Pots

Wednesday, August 9

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Taught by Laura Davis

Create fun projects from pots! Make a bird feeder, fairy house or your own creation.

Collage

Thursday, August 10

1-3 pm

Taught by Judy Davidson

Learn to collage to turn existing art and photos into new art.

Dragons Around the World

Tuesday, August 15

1-3 pm

Taught by Kristen O’Neill

Dragons have been used in art around the world. See examples and have fun making your favorite type of dragon. All levels of skill are welcome.

Tissue Paper Stained Glass

Thursday, August 17

1-3 pm

Taught by Kristen O’Neill

Kids get to great their own “stained glass” projects with tissue paper. Fun way to add art and color to any room.

Zentangle

Tuesday, August 22

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Taught by Cindy Hernandez

Zentangle is a method of creative doodling. Kids will learn how to start a Zentangle, and create several patterns. Kids are always amazed by what they make and love the fact that their are no mistakes! Cindy is a certified Zentangle instructor.

Eye Catchers

Thursday, August 24

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Taught by Chris Kane

Kids create fun, colorful eye catchers.
Have a teenager? They may be eligible for the adult classes (depends on the class). Respond to this email to let Kristen know you want to receive adult art class information.
 
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All Classes are $15 each and ages 7 and up.
All materials are provided.