MAUDE KERNS ART CENTER

Bringing Art to Life

Location:
1910 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403

Phone:
541.345.1571
Fax:
541.345.6248

E-mail:
staff@mkartcenter.org


Gallery Hours:
Monday to Friday:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday (when exhibits are on display): 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery Admission:
Suggested Donation
$3 per person
$5 per family

SPRING CLASSES

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REGISTER FOR CLASSES

Call our Arts Education Coordinator at the Art Center at 541-345-1571 or e-mail at education@mkartcenter.org. We also have Gift Certificates. You can register for classes in person with cash, check, or credit card, or by mail with check or credit card. Scholarships are available based on financial eligibility. For more information contact the Art Center.

To register for a class or workshop please print out and mail your registration form with payment.


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Weather Advisory: In the event of bad weather, the Art Center will close if Lane Community College is closed. Classes for that day will be cancelled and a make-up session will be held at a later date. In the event that Lane Community College is delayed, all Art Center classes before 12pm will be cancelled. Call 541-345-1571 after 12pm on the day in question to check for afternoon and evening classes.

PARKING FOR MKAC CLASSES:

The Art Center has a parking lot that is reserved for Art Center students, visitors, and staff. Street parking permits available before class!

POLICIES:

Class Refund/Cancellation Policy: Refund is available five business days prior to the first class. There are no refunds after the first meeting.

Cancellation of Workshops/Camps: Full refund if request is made five business days or more prior to workshop. If refund request is made two days prior to the workshop, fees and 50% of tuition will be forfeited. No refunds one day prior.



Please ask for a materials list when registering.
Unless otherwise noted, materials are not usually included in class fees.


ADULT CLASSES

Studio Painting
Kate Bollons
Class ID #2439

This nine-week class offers the perfect atmosphere for self-exploration and artistic camaraderie. Students with skills in their chosen medium have the opportunity to learn from each others methods, practice new techniques, and paint in a positive and supportive group setting. Each class begins with a critique reviewing the previous weeks work facilitated by Kate. Carefully designed still lifes are provided and students may take advantage of studio time to work on projects of their choice.

Tuesdays, April 3 – May 29 10:30am - 2:00pm
Members $120 ~ Non-Members $140

3 Colors + White: A Process in Painting
Kate Bollons
Class ID #2440

Learn the techniques for creating a wide array of color and tonal value from just 4 tubes of oil paint. Instruction with oil paint will focus on skill building in the use of value and color with the goal that each student apply these skills to the painting style of their choice. Those with competency in any painting medium: oil, acrylic, watercolor, etc. may join the class to take advantage of weekly critiques as well as the several still lifes that will be set up for each session.

Wednesdays, April 4 – May 23 9:30am - 12:30pm
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120 ~ $5 Studio fee

Watercolor Fundamentals
Carolyn Gates
Class ID #2441

Learn to use watercolor paints while taking it one step at a time in this introductory eight-week course. Through class demonstrations and individual instruction, you will learn various ways to mix and blend colors, apply layers, and use common tricks as you complete small exercises each week. Practice in a fun and relaxed environment where there.s no wrong way to learn this magnificent medium.

Wednesdays, April 11 – June 6, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
*no class on May 2
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120

Basic Drawing: Still Lifes & Portraits
Taylor Wilson
Class ID #2442

Open the door to your inner artist! In this drawing class you will learn the fundamentals of drawing, applied to still lifes and portraits. Whether you are new or returning, there are always additional techniques and skills to develop! Artist and instructor Taylor Wilson will discuss the importance of line, shape, value, and composition as you learn how to see like an artist. Using a variety of drawing tools, you will further develop and strengthen your drawing techniques. This class offers a fun and relaxed atmosphere perfect for beginning or intermediate artists to sharpen their artistic eye.

Thursdays, April 12 – May 31 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Members $100 ~ Non-Members $115 ~ $10 Model fee

Painting With Soft Pastels
Adelle Platt
Class ID #2444

Discover the vibrant palette of soft pastels in this eight-week course with artist Adelle B Platt. This class is open to both beginning and intermediate level artists.  There will be emphasis on the basic principles of design - composition, drawing of shapes, the importance of value, methods of applying pastel, and sanded paper choices. Learn from in-class demos while working on still life paintings and projects of your own. Improve your drawing and artistic skills while working with this exciting, challenging medium. As one of my students commented, painting with pastel is fun, fun, fun. And it is!

Mondays, April 9 – May 28 10:00am - 12:30pm
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120

CERAMICS CLASSES

Please call our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information or if you would like to register.

Wheel Throwing
Nicole Hummel
Class ID #2443

Give wheel throwing a spin in a professional ceramics studio! Have you done some wheel throwing before? You are sure to learn new tips from your instructor, Nicole, who will lead you through the pottery process. From cups to bowls to more intricate items, experience the art of wheel throwing. Complete projects by experimenting with different glazes.

Wednesdays, April 11 – May 30 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Members $100 ~ Non-Members $115 ~ $30 Materials fee

OPEN STUDIO SESSIONS

Please call our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information or if you would like to register or drop-in to our Open Studio sessions!

The Art Center invites artists to become a part of our Open Studio Sessions. Model poses vary and are selected to acommodate artists' needs. Sign up for the whole term and receive a sizeable discount!

Drop-ins are welcome. $11 Drop-In Fee.

Figure Sculpture: Model I
7 Sessions
Class ID #2423

One long pose held over 7 weeks. Model is nude.

Mondays, January 8 - March 5*, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
*No Open Studio will be held on January 15 & Feburary 19
Members $57 ~ Non-Members $72

Figure Sculpture: Model II
7 Sessions
Class ID #2424

One long pose held over 7 weeks. Model is nude.

Mondays, March 12 - April 23, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $57 ~ Non-Members $72

Draw, Paint, & Sculpt
12 Sessions
Class ID #2425

One long pose. Models change biweekly. Artists collectively decide the first week on a clothed or nude pose.

Tuesdays, January 2 - March 20, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $97 ~ Non-Members $112

Figure Painting
12 Sessions
Class ID #2426

One long pose with a clothed model. Models change weekly.

Thursdays, January 4 - March 22, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $97 ~ Non-Members $112

Figure Drawing AM
12 Sessions
Class ID #2427

Length of pose varies. Model is nude. Models change weekly.

Fridays, January 5 - March 23, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $97 ~ Non-Members $112

Figure Drawing PM
12 Sessions
Class ID #2428

Length of pose varies. Model is nude. Models change weekly.

Fridays, January 5 - March 23, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Members $97 ~ Non-Members $112

SPRING BREAK ART CAMPS & WORKSHOPS

The Art Center offers full-day Spring Break Art Camps for Youth (Ages 6-12) and half-day Spring Break Workshops for Young Adults (Ages 10-16). Below is our preliminary schedule of Spring Break Art Camps & Workshops. We are accepting Camp & Workshop Registrations.

FULL-DAY SPRING BREAK ART CAMP
for YOUTH (Ages 6-12)

Full-day Spring Break Art Camp for Youth (Ages 6-12) include all art supplies and 2 snacks daily. Students do need to bring a lunch each day. Please call our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information or if you would like to register.

Art Around The World
Class ID #2436

Explore the world of art in a week-long camp for young artists. In this camp, you will spend your mornings drawing and painting as you learn about different types of art and create your own artist portfolio. You will spend your afternoons learning about different cultures and the art they make to express themselves. Take your imagination on a journey to explore the art of Africa, Mexico, Russia, and Australia. If you’re looking to spend your days out of school in the art studio, then this fun-filled camp is for you! On Friday we’ll have a small art reception to show off your creations, so invite your family and friends.

Monday - Friday, March 26 - 30, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $160 ~ Non-Members $175

HALF-DAY SPRING BREAK ART WORKSHOPS
for YOUNG ADULTS (Ages 10-16)

Please call our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information or if you would like to register.

Cartooning Workshop: The Art of Visual Storytelling
Class ID #2437

Have you ever thought about the art of visual storytelling? In this week-long art camp you’ll learn about how colors, lines, and composition translate into emotion, as well as different cartooning styles, story and character development, storyboarding, and types of graphic panels. You’ll begin by drafting and planning, and finish with a fine graphic illustration worthy of a comic book page. On Friday we’ll get to show off your work to family and friends!

Monday - Friday, March 26 - 30, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $105

YOUTH CLASSES
Ages 6-12

Please call our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information or if you would like to register.

Illustrated Stories
Shelby Harvey
Class ID #2429

Do you want to create a villain or hero? A world of fantasy or sci-fi? In this eight-week class learn how to construct a clear story through drawing while developing original characters. We will delve into what makes an interesting character, including personality, what they wear, and how this person moves and talks. The choice is yours as we explore the spectrum of characters by working with brush-tipped waterbased markers and colored pencils. On the last day of class, invite family and friends to see your creations in your class Art Exhibit!

Tuesdays, January 23 - March 13, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Members $74 ~ Non-Members $84 ~ $10 Materials fee

Clayin’ & Playin’
Kyla Clary
Class ID #2430

New projects allow you to experiment with form, shape, texture, and finally color when you glaze your creations. From handbuilt houses to monsters to amazing animal sculptures, this class is full of awesome new clay projects. You will mold, mush, and roll your clay into all kinds of wonderful clay creations. On the last day of class, invite your friends and family to come to your class Art Exhibit and show off your clay masterpieces!

Wednesdays, 3:50pm - 5:20pm
January 24, 31
February 21, 28
March 7, 14, 21
April 4 (art show)

*No class will be held on February 7, 14, and March 28

Members $74 ~ Non-Members $84 ~ $25 Materials fee

Discover Drawing & Painting
Alexus Lentsch
Class ID #2431

Come and get creative and have some fun with fellow budding artists in this popular 2D art class! You are going to take off on an art adventure as you learn all about artists, including Michelangelo, Monet, and Maude I. Kerns. In this eight-week class, Alexus will help you discover new ways to draw and perfect your painting techniques. You will learn all about color, line, and shape as you experiment with different art materials. On the last day of class, family and friends are invited to see your artwork in your class Art Exhibit!

Thursdays, January 25 - March 15, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Members $74 ~ Non-Members $84 ~ $10 Materials fee

Visual Arts Mentorships (Ages 6 - 14)
Class ID #2432

With the help of a mentor, your idea for an art project can become a reality in six weeks! Whether you’re interested in drawing, painting, or mixed media, this unique class offers the time and space to work side by side with an artist-guide. Together, you’ll create a plan for your project on the first day and spend the rest of the time working on it. At the end of the six weeks, invite your family to come check out all of your work. And parents, be sure to register early to ensure the best mentor match for your young artist! To arrange mentorships, please contact our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or email education@mkartcenter.org.

Members $82 ~ Non-Members $92 ~ $10 Materials fee

YOUNG ADULT CLASSES
Ages 12-16

Please call our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information or if you would like to register.

Clay Handbuilding Techniques for Teens
Kyla Clary
Class ID #2433

Whether you are new to pottery or an experienced young ceramicist, this class will help you develop new skills while working with clay. Discover handbuilding techniques as you create functional and sculptural pieces straight from your imagination. In this eight-week class you will learn about other clay artists and create your own artistic style. On the last day, you’ll exhibit your pieces during an Art Show for your friends and family!

***WILL BE OFFERED SPRING 2018***

Cartooning and Comics
Shelby Harvey
Class ID #2438

Calling all aspiring cartoonists! Put your storytelling skills and your drawing skills together. Whether you have a project in mind or need a little help coming up with a new story, Shelby will guide you through each of the steps of cartooning. You’ll start by writing your storyline, then drawing out your panels, gutters, narration boxes, and speech bubbles. Create your own stories, punch lines, characters, and more. Don’t forget to invite your family and friends in on the last day to your Cartooning Art Show!

Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30pm, April 17 - June 5
Members $80 ~ Non-Members $90

Intro to Watercolor Painting
Shelby Harvey
Class ID #2438

Offering an assortment of exercises with diverse painting media, this class gives students a chance to explore the possibilities of watercolor painting. Work with your instructor as she provides class demonstrations and individual instruction, which will guide the class to new techniques and strategies. You’ll experiment with color, form, highlights, shadows, and more. This class is great for students with some experience in art but who may be new to painting. On the last day, share your painting portfolio with family and friends during your class “Painting Exhibit!”

Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:30pm, April 19 - June 7
Members $80 ~ Non-Members $90 ~ $20 Materials/Model fee

PRIVATE ART LESSONS

Do you have a budding artist?
It may be time for private art lessons at the Art Center!

Private Lessons are available for Youth (ages 6-12) and Young Adults (ages 10-16). Lessons will include (4) one-hour sessions with an Art Center Instructor. Weekly meetings. Lessons are available in a variety of drawing and painting mediums and are customized to fit each student's creative interests and schedule.

Private Art Lessons: $150 (Cost of materials not included)
To arrange private lessons for your young artist, please contact our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or email education@mkartcenter.org.

GIFT CERTIFICATES

Personalized Gift Certificates are available for art classes, Art Center membership, or you can customize your own gift. To order your personalized Gift Certificate, you can call the Art Center at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org

CONTACT US

Location:
1910 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403

Phone: 541.345.1571

E-mail: staff@mkartcenter.org

Gallery Hours:
Monday to Friday:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday (when exhibits are on display): 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery Admission:
Suggested Donation
$3 per person
$5 per family