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REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552 TOFHTEHE ACARPITTASL RCEGEINONTER Winter/Spring 2018 Program Catalog 1

THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION l Winter/Spring 2018 OTFHTEHE ACARPITTASL RCEGEINONTER 265 River Street | Troy, NY 12180 | (518)273-0552 | artscenteronline.orgKEEPING THE CAPITAL REGION CREATIVELETTER FROM THE CEO BOARD OF DIRECTORSWelcome to our new catalogue design! We hope you like it. This catalogue brings Shelly Stone, Chair Michael Gisous into a new year, filled with new and returning classes, special events and camps Mel Quinlan, Secretary Sam Judgedesigned to keep everyone creative. Lisa Smith, Treasurer James Knox Pilar Arthur-Sneed Gwen KrauseTake a class, join a special event, or shop at the Craft Fest. We have plenty of ways Hollyanne Buntich Jennifer Laflinfor you to make the arts a part of your life. Samantha Burrington Nick Mattiello Shanelle Carter Brian McCandlessAnd, please consider joining as a member. As a non-profit, we rely on your support. David Clemenzi Micheileen TreadwellNot only do you get discounts on classes but you support a good cause! To sign up Vanessa Etherington Mary Kate Youngfor membership visit: Maura GannonWe’ll see you at the Center….Yours,Elizabeth Reiss, CEO Join us at these events and support theCapital Region’s artists and build a creative community. ANNUAL GALA Friday Saturday APRIL 27 APRIL 28 SAVE THE DATE: MAY 16, 2018 12PM – 9PM 10AM – 5PM Join us for the 2018 Arts Center Gala! This year, we’ll celebrate local artists at the sneak peek at the Fence Show and honor Ellen Sax, Vice Presidentof Community Engagement at MVP for her commitment to the arts in the Capital Region. Enjoy local fare and sparkling company at the Arts Center Gala! CRAFT 265 RIVER ST, TROY, NY 12180 FEST THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION

REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552SOCIAL MEDIA MAKE FRIENDS, MAKE ART TUESDAYS, 5:30-7:30Come to The Arts Center and explore art 1/16 Pottery & Wine Tasting, $50 YOURmaking with your friends, or make some new 2/6 Burlesque & Chocolate Martinis, $40 1st DRINKones, in this fun, bi-monthly art series. 2/20 Beer 101 with Rare Form Brewery, $40 IS FREE! 3/6 Stamped Jewelry & Moscow Mules, $50Each event provides an opportunity to try 3/20 Candy 101, $40 *Somesomething new in our state of the art studios. 4/3 Pottery & Mudslides, $50 prices ofEtch prints, throw on the wheel, make sweet 4/17 Rustic Woodworking & Lumberjacks, $50 Social Mediatreats, and more! Every event is paired with a 5/1 Pirate Printing & Pacific Rims, $50 have been raised tosignature cocktail. Your first drink is on us; so, 5/15 Urban Watercolors & Cosmos, $40 meet our expenses. We hopecome over, get creative, and get social! the complimentary cocktail will lighten the blow.REGISTER ONLINE AT ARTSCENTERONLINE.ORG/SOCIALMEDIASTUDIO SPROUTS AGES 2-5 & CAREGIVERS 10:00 AM-11:30 AM | 1/16-5/31/18 TUESDAYS & THURSDAYSFind creative spirit with your child! Come explore and have Studio Sprouts is generously funded, in part, by: Troy Savingsfun with sculpture, paint, collage materials, found objects, Bank Charitable Foundation, the Patty Ide Williams Fund,movement, music, and more! Kids and adults alike will Patricia Carlson, Anne Marie & James Kahler, Mary & Robertcreate masterpieces together. Kids and their caregivers will LaFleur, Chet & Karen Opalka and Paul Stoner.experience the arts like never before! Instructors: Natalie Klein-Raymond, Kim Tateo, and Dana Sela Drop-in: $15 | 8 Class Pass: $96 2

THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION l Winter/Spring 2018 Spring 2018 Exhibitions Anne Francey The call for entries for the Intercollegiate Regional will be announced in early 2018. Visit for more CONFIGURATIONS | ANNE FRANCEY information. January 26 - March 12 | Main Gallery FENCE SHOW Opening Reception: Friday, January 26, 5-9 pm Artist Talk:  Friday, February 9th, 7 pm May 18 - June 15 / First Floor Galleries Opening Reception Friday, May 25, 5-9 pm Anne Francey’s “CONFIGURATIONS” are born from the slow Sponsored by Architecture+ assembling, tying together or arranging of smaller entities, each   one produced individually and bearing its own spontaneous All members of the Arts Center are eligible and welcome to enter observations, distinct gestures or colors before merging into a the Fence Show--our longest running tradition.  Our 2018 juror is larger form. Made of ceramic, paper, wood or mixed media, the David Gersten, Director of Arts, Letters & Numbers, a new cultural “CONFIGURATIONS” series has been produced over two decades. organization and artist residency program in Averill Park.  As juror, David will select the cash awards, totaling $3,000, including the In search for a delicate balance between design and chance, coveted Best in Show award, which also includes a 2019 solo exhibition measurability and organic growth, uniqueness and repetition, each at the Arts Center.  David will also identify around 50 works that will be Configuration is a tale of its own, related as much by the artist as by re-hung as the Fence Select later in the Summer.  The awards support the gaze of the onlooker, a colorful meditation on the human need to artists at all levels of experience, and are made possible through find connections between seemingly unrelated occurrences.  the generous support of Karen and Chet Opalka and the Marcelle Foundation. PLEASE EXIT, DOORS ARE CLOSING | TATANA KELLNER Tatana Kellner January 26 - March 12th | Wallace and Foyer Gallery Opening Reception: Friday, January 26, 5-9 PM Artist Talk: February 23rd, 7 PM This exhibit focuses on the immigration process through a series of monoprints. The text and broad strokes of black ink emote tension and attention, as the work explores political, economical, environmental and social issues.  Her work is rooted in printmaking, “Printmaking is rooted and has historical roles as the medium for the masses” says Tatana Kellner. 120° INTERCOLLEGIATE REGIONAL March 30 - April 20 | Main Gallery Opening Reception: March 30, 5-9 pm | Awards 7 PM Saratoga Arts, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, and Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) present the 120° Intercollegiate Regional, a juried fine art exhibition for students attending an accredited College or University located within 120 miles of Saratoga Springs, Troy, or Glens Falls, NY.3

REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552 Table of Contents FIBER ARTS 5 CULINARY 5 PRINTMAKING 7 MIXED MEDIA 8 DRAWING 9 WRITING 1100 PAINTING 11 JEWELRY 13 WOODWORKING 14 BUSINESS OF ART 14 STAINED GLASS 15 DANCE & MOVEMENT 16 POTTERY 17 PERFORMING ARTS 18 PHOTOGRAPHY 19 DIGITAL ARTS 20 KIDS VACATION CAMP 2211CONTACT US HOW TO REGISTERElizabeth Reiss, CEO To register for a class, call the front desk at (518) 273-0552 or register online [email protected] Colón, [email protected] SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIESNicole Peterson, Development We are proud to offer scholarships for students of all ages thanks to [email protected] contributions to our scholarship fund.Joseph Mastroianni, Programs •To apply for a scholarship, please fill out an application online: [email protected] org/about/scholarshipsChris Ristau, Artist Services •To make a contribution, contact Nicole at [email protected]@artscenteronline.orgJamie Posnak, Business CRAFT FOR COLLEGE [email protected] HVCC students can craft for college credits at The Arts Center.Suzanne Martin, Marketing Look for this symbol as you flip through the catalog or check out the [email protected] online at Please contact Chris Ristau if you have anyFront Desk: Terri Faul, Mary Rolfe, questions (518)273-0552.Stephen Galarneau,Christa Kearsey CLASS REFUND POLICYMaintenance: Maurice If you withdraw from a class prior to its start date:McKenzie, Candido Rodriguez • We can hold the full refund in a residual account to be used at The Arts Center at a later date. • We can process a refund (less 10% admin fee) If you withdraw from a class less than one week from the start date (or after a class has started), you are ineligible for a refund. No tuition or material fee will be returned. Please note: our instructors are under contract and space and materials have been ordered prior to start date. No exceptions. • We cannot pro-rate single or multiple sessions of a course • We are not responsible for classes missed due to illness or other commitments For more information, please visit our website: 4

THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION l Winter/Spring 2018 Fiber Arts Painting with Wool Felted Wool Purses Knitting Scarves Saturday, 4/7/18 Sunday, 3/11/18 Sunday, 2/11/18 12:00 PM-4:00 PM,1 Session 12:00 PM-4:00 PM, 1 Session 12:00 PM-4:00 PM, 1 Session Member: $60, Non-Member: $80 Member: $60, Non-Member: $80 Member: $60, Non-Member: $80 Studio Fee: $25 Studio Fee: $25 Studio Fee: $25 Instructor: Jeannie Thomma Instructor: Jeannie Thomma Instructor: Jeannie Thomma Level: Beginner Level: Beginner Level: Beginner This isn’t your typical painting Create beautifully embellished, Learn to knit a spectacular scarf! workshop—in fact, there’s no strong felted wool bags. We’ll ex- We’ll start with how to choose paint at all! Instead, our colors and plore the traditional “resist” meth- your supplies and then move into textures will come from beauti- od, where no sewing is required to important techniques. Knitters will ful wool roving and batting fibers make a bag, along with origami- get tips, learn how to best avoid that combine in unexpected ways inspired techniques that allow you mistakes, how to troubleshoot, to created stunning “felted wool to transform a basic sheet of hand- and much more! Basic materials paintings.” You will learn a variety felted wool into a stunning piece will be provided. Come learn a of felting techniques and encoun- of wearable art. technique you can enjoy for years ter numerous types of wool. Fin- to come. ished fiber pieces will vary in size and can be completed by framing for display, assembling multiple squares into a quilt, or turning two completed pieces into a pillow. The sky’s the limit! Culinary Gluten-Free Baking Community Inclusion Proj- Riverside Community Out- an opportunities for people with reach: Culinary Exploration a variety of abilities and back- Saturday, 1/27/18 ect: Culinary Exploration grounds to learn together. 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, 1 Session Mondays, 1/8/18-3/5/18 Member: $65, Non-Member: $85 Wednesdays, 1/10/18-2/28/18 9:15 AM-11:15 AM, 8 Sessions Whole Food Springtime Studio Fee: $25 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, 8 Sessions Mondays, 3/12/18-4/30/18 Desserts Instructor: Sarah T. Ferreira Wednesdays, 3/7/18-4/25/18 9:15 AM-11:15 AM, 8 Sessions Level: Beginner 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, 8 Sessions Thursdays, 1/11/18-3/1/18 Saturday, 3/24/18 Member: $80, Non-Member: $100 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, 8 Sessions 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, 1 Session Learn how to prepare a variety of Studio Fee: $35 Thursdays, 3/8/18-4/26/18 Member: $65, Non-Member: $85 gluten free grains into a sampling Instructor: Claudia Boyd 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, 8 Sessions Studio Fee: $25 of five yummy recipes for gluten- Level: Beginner Member: $80, Non-Member: $100 Instructor: Sarah T. Ferreira free bread and baked goods. With Studio Fee: $35 Level: Beginner an emphasis on whole food glu- Learn to cook light, yet satisfying, Instructor: Claudia Boyd ten free ingredients, including Teff low-calorie dishes that highlight Level: Beginner Wondering how to satisfy your and Buckwheat, you’ll walk away the abundance of locally-sourced sweet tooth without compromis- with the know-how to save mon- seasonal produce. In each class, Come on a culinary exploration of ing your pursuit of eating well? ey on gluten free ‘products’ and to we’ll make a main course and side taste and techniques! Each week, This class is for you! Learn how to build more nutrition and variety dish, salad, or dessert. Community you’ll learn to prepare two dishes create gluten-free, dairy-free, and into a gluten-free kitchen. Inclusion Project classes provide and have great recipes and skills to whole-food based desserts in- an opportunity for people with use at home. The Riverside Com- spired by seasonal flavors. You will a variety of abilities and back- munity Outreach classes provide learn about how to use a variety grounds to learn together. of natural sweeteners, and create three refreshing desserts.5

REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552Winter Delights: Risotto Sauces gy. Create a salad, soup, and entreewith Braised Chicken and designed to keep your blood sugarKale Salad Tuesday, 2/6/18 levels in check. 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, 1 SessionTuesday, 1/16/18 Member: $55, Non-Member: $65 Knife Skills6:30 PM-9:00 PM, 1 Session Studio Fee: $10Member: $65, Non-Member: $75 Instructor: Jillian R Naveh Tuesday, 2/27/18Studio Fee: $20 Level: Beginner 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, 1 SessionInstructor: Jillian R Naveh Member: $55, Non-Member: $65Level: Beginner Learn how to make the five French Studio Fee: $5 mother sauces which are the base Instructor: Jillian R NavehLearn to cook a winter inspired for many recipes. A fundamental to Level: Beginnerrisotto with braised chicken and French cooking is essential to learna kale salad. Celebrate the flavors how and why we would use these Learn various knife cuts to saveof winter using local produce and sauces, as well as learn some varia- time in the kitchen. These differentsupport upstate New York’s lo- tions to each sauce. Get saucy in techniques will perfect your chop-cal farm economy. The richness of the kitchen! ping skills and make cooking eas-these flavors are not to be missed! ier. Please bring your own kitchen Culinary Nutrition to Balance knives, since those are the onesWinter Delights: Middle you will be using and need to getEastern Cuisine Blood Sugar to know!Tuesday, 1/23/18 Saturday, 2/17/186:30 PM-9:00 PM, 1 Session 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, 1 SessionMember: $65, Non-Member: $75 Member: $65, Non-Member: $85Studio Fee: $20 Studio Fee: $25Instructor: Jillian R Naveh Instructor: Sarah Thomsen FerreiraLevel: Beginner Level: BeginnerCome learn how to make fresh Have you been diagnosed withMiddle Eastern food from scratch pre-diabetes or blood sugarsuch as hummus, falafel, babaga- swings? Interested in learning hownoush, tabouli, and pistachio rose the right nutrition can help? Learnsemolina cake. These quick and about the differences betweeneasy fail proof recipes will brighten Glycemic Index and Glycemicup any winter dinner. Load (and which one really mat- ters and why). Understand how to use slow-burning carbohydrates and culinary spices for more stable blood sugar and long-lasting ener- 6

THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION l Winter/Spring 2018 Printmaking Intro. to Printmaking face. The image is then transferred shop can be used with a minimal choosing the right paper and inks, onto a sheet of paper by pressing set-up at home without a press. registration and printing editions, Wednesdays, 1/24/18-4/4/18 the two together, usually using a Please bring a 6x8” photocopy of and drying, signing, and number- 6:00 PM-9:00 PM printing-press. This class will focus an image you’d like to work with as ing prints. 10 Sessions on one-of-a-kind prints, working we will get right to work! Member: $395 with Plexiglas plates and water- Intro to Collagraph Non-Member: $439 based intaglio inks. We will cover Etching Studio Fee: $95 various monotype techniques Saturdays, 3/17/18-3/24/18 10:00 Instructor: Sunghee Park including: negative and additive Tuesdays, 4/3/18-5/15/18 AM-2:00 PM, 2 Sessions Level: Beginner processes, stencils, tracing, and 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 6 Sessions Member: $100 working with multiple plates. We Member: $200 Non-Member: $120 Monotyping is a type of printmak- will also discuss line quality, mark- Non-Member: $220 Studio Fee: $25 ing made by drawing or painting making, composition, contrast, and Studio Fee: $50 Instructor: Colleen Cox on a smooth, non-absorbent sur- color. Participants are encouraged Instructor: Sunghee Park Level: Beginner face. The image is then transferred to think of monotype as a process Level: All Levels onto a sheet of paper by pressing of investigation and experimenta- Collagraph is a versatile plate- the two together, usually using a tion to ultimately find out which Learn basic etching techniques making process that offers a wide printing press. Learn a variety of process works for you best. Studio and the use of copper plates, etch- range of creative expression by techniques for creating images on hours will be offered for indepen- ing tools, and an etching press. creating texture, dimension, and monotype plates. Work on single- dent working time. NO CLASS 2/22. Learn about printmaking artists tonal variety in your prints. We will pass and multi-pass printing that and go over a variety of etching explore working directly onto the combines additive, subtractive, Monotype Workshop techniques, including hard ground printing plate using a variety of tracing, stencil, and transfer tech- for line drawing, soft ground for materials including acrylic medi- niques. You will make a carborun- Saturday, 5/12/18 texture creating, and adding tonal- ums, fabric, and other textures. The dum plate as a one-of-a-kind col- 10:00 AM-3:00 PM, 1 Session ity with aquatint. Throughout the first day will involve making plates lograph that can produce multiple Member: $120 class, we’ll have ongoing discus- and the second day we will print prints. NO CLASS 3/28. Non-Member: $140 sion about how to choose the right on the etching press using a vari- Studio Fee: $50 paper, ink options and modifiers, ety of different inking techniques. Basic Block Printing Instructor: Sunghee Park how to dry your finished prints, Level: Beginner signing and numbering your print Photopolymer Intaglio Thursdays, 4/12/18-5/3/18 edition, and printmaking safety. 6:00 PM-7:30 PM, 4 Sessions We will work with water base in- This class is open to all levels, from Saturdays, 1/13/18-2/3/18 Member: $100 taglio ink, tracing paper, and Plexi- beginners to experienced print- 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 4 Sessions Non-Member: $120 glass. Bring your favorite images: makers. Outside of class, studio Member: $120 Studio Fee: $25 photos, printout from any printed hours will be offered for indepen- Non-Member: $140 Instructor: Dana Sela books, and/or magazines to work dent working time. NO CLASS 5/1. Studio Fee: $25 Level: Beginner with. Instructor: Colleen Cox Etching Workshop Level: Beginner Learn the basic steps to creating Woodcut Printmaking a multi-color block print. From Saturday, 5/5/18 Photopolymer Intaglio is a nontox- greeting cards to business logos or Workshop 10:00 AM-3:00 PM ic printmaking technique with rich just fun drawings, you will be able 1 Session to create you own original “stamp” Saturday, 3/3/18 Member: $120 that you can print again and again! 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, 1 Session Non-Member: $140 Member: $100 Studio Fee: $50 Monotype Printmaking Non-Member: $120 Instructor: Sunghee Park Studio Fee: $25 Level: Beginner Thursdays, 2/8/18-3/22/18 Instructor: Colleen Cox 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 6 Sessions Level: Beginner We will focus on the two basic Member: $200 etching techniques; hard ground Non-Member: $220 Learn to carve and hand print for line drawing, and soft ground Studio Fee: $50 woodcuts in this intensive one- to create textures. In this class, we Instructor: Sunghee Park day workshop. You will be guided will go over plate preparation, how Level: All Levels through all steps of the process to use various etching tools, and Monotyping is a type of printmak- from transferring an image, to how to use an etching press. Learn ing made by drawing or painting carving techniques, to inking and how to get your plates print-ready, on a smooth, non-absorbent sur- printing a small edition of prints. Techniques learned in this work-7

REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552tonal results for both photographic and Mixed Mediahand-drawn images. You will learn touse Photoshop to make or alter imageswhich will be used to make printmak-ing plates, from which we will makelimited edition prints using a variety ofpapers. Please bring a flash drive with3 or 4 images with a resolution of 300DPI or higher to create a printing plate. Community Inclusion Riverside Community Project: Mixed Media Outreach: Mixed Media Tuesdays, 1/9/18-3/6/18 Session 1: Wednesdays, 1/10/18- 1:30 PM-3:30 PM, 8 Sessions 3/7/18 Tuesdays, 3/13/18-5/8/18 9:30 AM-11:00 AM, 8 Sessions 1:30 PM-3:30 PM, 8 Sessions Wednesdays, 1/10/18-3/7/18 Member: $80 2:30 PM-2:00 PM, 8 Sessions Non-Member: $100 Wednesdays, 3/14/18-5/9/18 Studio Fee: $25 9:30 AM-11:00 AM, 8 Sessions Instructor: Victoria Tucker Wednesdays, 3/14/18-5/9/18 Level: Beginner 12:30 PM-2:00 PM, 8 Sessions Member: $80 If you love all things art, you’ll love Non-Member: $100 this class! You will engage in a va- Studio Fee: $25 riety of visual arts projects that uti- Instructor: Victoria Tucker lize painting, drawing, and sculp- Level: Beginner ture techniques. If you’re ready to join the community and explore Students will engage in a variety new mediums, join us. No experi- of visual arts projects that utilize ence necessary! Community Inclu- painting, drawing, and sculpture sion Project classes provide an op- techniques. If you’re ready to join portunity for people with a variety the community and explore new of abilities and backgrounds to mediums, join us. No experience learn together. necessary! The Riverside Commu- nity Outreach classes provide an opportunity for people with a vari- ety of abilities and backgrounds to learn together. NO CLASS 2/21.

THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION l Winter/Spring 2018 Teacher David Dowd and Student Drawing Drawing for the Terrified Member: $100 Adv. Beginning Drawing depth, while learning proportions Tuesdays, 1/16/18-2/13/18 Non-Member: $120 Mondays, 2/26/18-3/19/18 and composition. Gesture sketches, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM, 5 Sessions Studio Fee: $15 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 4 Sessions contour line drawing, and tech- Tuesdays, 5/8/18-6/12/18 Instructor: Marion Reynolds Fridays, 3/2/18-3/23/18 niques for shading will be explored, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM, 5 Sessions Level: All Levels 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 4 Sessions including cross hatching and graded Member: $130 Member: $100 tone. Express your own response to Non-Member: $150 Learn fundamental drawing skills Non-Member: $120 still life arrangements. Studio Fee: $25 and gain confidence expressing Studio Fee: $15 Instructor: David Dowd yourself on paper. Complete begin- Instructor: Marion Reynolds Observational Drawing ners or artists with some experi- Level: Advanced Beginner Level: Beginner ence can work at an individual pace Sampler within a structured format. Explore This is a class for anyone who has proportion, perspective, and work- Explore basic drawing techniques in Tuesdays, 1/23/18-2/27/18 ever said, \"I can't draw\" (but wished ing with line and tone, plus some fun more depth. Topics include propor- 6:30 PM-8:30 PM, 6 Sessions it were otherwise!). In this introduc- exercises to shift you into the cre- tion, perspective, expressive line Member: $110 tory drawing class for new students ative right side of your brain. quality, and contour drawing. We’ll Non-Member: $130 as well as those looking to build on create form with light and shadow Studio Fee: $40 Instructor: Monica Bill Hughes a little experience, you will develop using shadow-erase techniques or Level: Beginner and refine skills and increase your Intermediate Drawing crosshatching. You will move from powers of observation. You will Mondays, 4/2/18-4/23/18 simple to more complex subject Learn all the basics of drawing from learn at your own pace while follow- 6:00 PM-9:00 PM | 4 Sessions matters at your own pace. observation in a friendly and sup- ing a structured course with empha- Member: $100 sis on self-discovery and skill devel- Non-Member: $120 portive atmosphere. You will learn Still Life Drawing, Light, and about perspective and propor- opment, as you investigate a broad Studio Fee: $15 range of drawing materials. Students Instructor: Marion Reynolds Shade tions of basic forms such as cubes, leave with a greater confidence and Level: Intermediate cylinders, cones, vases, and more. the skill to move on to more drawing Build on basic drawing skills with a Saturday, 3/3/18 These simple forms will become the or painting classes. 10:30 AM-1:30 PM, 1 Session building blocks for more complex Member: $40 still life arrangements and subjects. Non-Member: $50 wider variety of subject matter with Studio Fee: $20 Learn how to apply value to your Beginning Drawing attention to composition, expres- Instructor: Carol Bollinger Green drawings to capture the effects of Mondays, 1/22/18-2/12/18 sion, and style. The course includes Level: Beginner light on form. The class will finish by 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 4 Sessions Fridays, 1/26/18-2/16/18 an introduction to portraiture. spending several classes experienc- 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 4 Sessions Learn how to create the illusion of ing figure drawing with a model.9

REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552WritingDo You Wanna Write a our known world. We will utilize Learn to be your own editor and Instructor: Julie Lomoe two primary writing skills: observ- curator in this crash course that’s Level: BeginnerRomance Novel? ing and documenting. Rather than focused on one piece and one digging around in our own memory piece only. Come with a draft, of Got writer’s block? Ever had it? InMondays, 1/22/18-2/26/18 or imagination, we’ll look outward something you’re working on, any this workshop we’ll explore the un-6:00 PM-8:00 PM, 6 Sessions for inspiration. Writers interested genre. Leave with a stronger ver- derlying feelings behind personalMember: $160 in all genres are welcome. sion of your work, as well as skills blocks. Whether you’re a begin-Non-Member: $180 to use on future drafts. Beyond ning writer or a seasoned profes-Instructor: Rebecca Grace Allen Writing in Doubt: The Per- editing techniques, we’ll discuss sional, you’ll learn a variety of waysLevel: Beginner strategies to improve our writing to overcome the barriers that keep sonal Essay life: how to overcome time limits, you from reaching your fullest po-Learn how to write a romance nov- procrastination, and anxiety. tential as a writer. We’ll use cre-el or novella, taught by a seven- Thursdays, 3/29/18-4/19/18 ative visualization, writing and arttime published author! This class 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, 4 Sessions Getting Published exercises, and discussions of thecovers all the basics, including the Member: $100 latest scientific findings and suc-different sub-genres of romance, Non-Member: $120 Saturday, 3/3/18 cessful writers’ tips and techniquescharacter development, charac- Studio Fee: $10 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 1 Session for overcoming creative blocks.ter planning, plot, and heat levels Instructor: Olivia Dunn Member: $60(also known as good parts). You'll Level: Beginner Non-Member: $80 The Plot Thickensalso get a crash course on pub- Instructor: Rebecca Grace Allenlishing, both traditional and indie, Sometimes we avoid beginning Level: Intermediate Mondays, 3/12/18-4/16/18 | 6:00getting your manuscript in front of to write about a difficult subject. PM-8:00 PM, 6 Sessionsagents and editors, and marketing Sometimes we’re inspired by feel- Learn the ins and outs of tradi- Member: $160and social media for authors. ing, scene, or memory—but what tional, indie, and self-publishing. Non-Member: $180 else is there to say? In this one-day Find out the process of querying Instructor: Rebecca Grace AllenIntroduction to Memoir workshop we’ll work on moving editors and agents, how to write a Level: Beginner from self-consciousness to self- synopsis, what to do at a writers’Writing awareness; from uncertainty to conference, and the art of pitch- Have an idea for a novel but don’t philosophy. We’ll do generative ing. You’ll also get in an in-depth know where to start? Get your fic-Thursdays, 1/25/18-3/15/18 exercises to explore scene, voice, crash course on marketing and tion-writing gears spinning with an6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 8 Sessions image, and form, helping our cre- social media for writers, including in-depth plotting and character-Member: $220 ativity take root. having a website, creating a news- ization workshop. Discover how toNon-Member: $240 letter and making author profiles plan out your scenes through out-Studio Fee: $20 Narrative Nonfiction on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, lining and storyboarding, learn theInstructor: Michael Welch and Pinterest. Get published! three-act format of story planning,Level: Beginner Wednesdays, 2/7/18-3/14/18 and get deeper into your charac- 6:00 PM-8:00 PM, 5 Sessions Beginnings and Endings ters’ heads through the principlesFind out what memoir is, and how Member: $130 of goal, motivation, and write one, in this class that fo- Non-Member: $150 Thursdays, 5/3/18-5/24/18cuses on the beginner who has the Instructor: Stephen Leon 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, 4 Sessions The Alchemy of Creativedesire to get down on paper those Level: Intermediate Member: $100 Writingthings he or she wants to say about Non-Member: $120life. Everyone has something use- You have a story to tell: a personal Studio Fee: $10 Saturdays, 4/7/18-5/5/18ful and important to say, and this experience, a memory of a favor- Instructor: Olivia Dunn 1:00 PM-3:30 PM, 4 Sessionsclass will provide students with a ite relative, a profile of someone Level: Beginner Member: $120safe and fun place to learn how to you admire. This class will help Non-Member: $140say it. Marion Roach Smith’s book, you bring your narrative to life. We all know that beginnings and Instructor: Julie LomoeThe Memoir Project: A Thoroughly We’ll employ several key elements endings are tough to write. As if Level: BeginnerNon-Standardized Text for Writing of vivid writing: finding the story, getting started wasn’t difficultand Life, will be the only reading developing a narrative arc, leading enough—then you have to finish! Through creative visualization,required and will be provided the with visual and emotional impact, We will discuss and practice writing, and art, you’ll learn waysfirst day of class. using precise and active language, techniques for finding compelling to dig deep into the sources of developing character(s) with conclusions, and the introductions your creative imagination to bringObservation & Documenta- scenes that reveal personality, that trigger them. This course is forth gems to use in your writing. and using the personal to connect open to all genres. You’ll also learn ways of workingtion to universal humanity. NO CLASS with your dreams for insight and 2/28. Block Busting: inspiration. Whether you’re drawnSaturdays, 2/3/18-2/24/18 to poetry or prose, fiction or non-10:00 AM-12:00 PM, 4 Sessions Revise, Revise, Revise How to Break through the fiction, you’ll identify and developMember: $100 writing projects to pursue in theNon-Member: $120 Saturday, 1/20/18 Barriers that Keep You future. No class 4/28.Studio Fee: $10 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, 1 SessionInstructor: Olivia Dunn Member: $60 from Writing 10Level: Beginner Non-Member: $80 Instructor: Olivia Dunn Saturday, 2/17/18Borrowing techniques from jour- Level: Beginner 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, 1 Sessionnalism, photography, and drawing, Member: $60we’ll craft narratives that reflect Non-Member: $80

THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION l Winter/Spring 2018 Painting Painting Flowers like Intermediate Water-Based Expand your options and find the oils! You’ll explore the popular and approach that is a fit for you. A tur- inspiring genre of landscape, and Masters (Family Class) Painting pentine-free class. Bring paints and develop an attitude, a confident brushes, materials fee covers other approach to landscape painting. Saturdays, 4/21/18-5/12/18 Tuesdays, 4/24/18-5/29/18 | 6:30 supplies. (You may buy brushes and Discussions and demonstrations 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, 4 Sessions PM-8:30 PM | 6 Sessions paints from the instructor.) Prereq- will involve developing foreground, Member: $100, Non-Member: $120 Member: $110Non-Member: $130 uisite: Painting Color or equivalent mid-ground, and background to | Studio Fee: $35 | Studio Fee: $40 experience. successfully enhance your image. Instructor: Noreen Powell Instructor: Monica Bill Hughes Bring original photos or sketches of Level: Beginner Level: Intermediate Beginning Oil Painting sites you wish to paint. Enjoy the experience of painting Start with simple, yet elegant still Thursdays, 1/25/18-3/1/18 Intro. to Encaustics Work- flowers with your child! In each of life set-ups involving basic color 6:15 PM-9:15 PM, 6 Sessions shop these parent/child classes we will palettes and techniques such as Member: $120, Non-Member: $140 look at a specific way one famous blending and utilizing mediums to Studio Fee: $75 Mondays, 2/26/18 artist painted flowers. We will change the surface quality of paint. Instructor: Deborah M. Bayly 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 1 Session gleam from their technique to cre- Next, explore more elaborate and Level: Beginner Member: $45, Non-Member: $55 ate our own masterpieces. O’Keefe, complex palettes. Students should Studio Fee: $25 Van Gogh, Monet, and Klimt will be plan to bring their own photo- You will learn to see well, simpli- Instructor: Dorothea Osborn our inspiration. This class has it all: graphs or ideas to work on an in- fying the visual world into basic Level: Beginner fun, learning, and bonding! dependent project toward the end shapes, values, and color. This class of the session. will enhance students’ confidence This workshop is for individuals in- Botanical Painting in their ability to start a painting terested in the process of encaustic Painting Color: Oil & Acrylic on their own. All materials are pro- painting. Encaustic painting is hot & Illustration vided. wax painting during which heated Tuesdays, 2/20/18-3/27/18 beeswax is pigmented and layered Tuesdays, 3/13/18-4/17/18 6:15 PM-9:15 PM, 5 Sessions Individualized Study in Oil on a painting to add texture. In this 6:30 PM-8:30 PM, 6 Sessions Wednesdays, 2/28/18-3/28/18 class we will go over the safety, ma- Member: $110 | Non-Member: $130 9:30 AM-12:30 PM, 5 Sessions Mondays, 1/29/18-3/26/18 terials, process, and creative possi- | Studio Fee: $25 Member: $110, Non-Member: $130 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, 8 Sessions bilities of this medium. You will cre- Instructor: Monica Bill Hughes | Studio Fee: $30 Mondays, 4/9/18-6/4/18 ate an encaustic piece that includes Level: Beginner Instructor: Marion Reynolds 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, 8 Sessions the layering of encaustic pigments. Level: Beginner/ All Levels Member: $180, Non-Member: $200 Explore the beauty of flowers and Studio Fee: $30 Encaustic Painting plants through drawing and paint- This all-levels class is appropriate Instructor: Deborah M. Bayly Techniques ing. We will express the complex- for complete beginners or experi- Level: Intermediate ity of plants, flowers, and more enced painters who would like to Saturday, 3/17/18 by painting their vivid colors and deepen their understanding of col- Learn advanced techniques in oil 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, 1 Session structures in detail. Express your or. This class is a creative approach painting and build upon the skills Member: $65, Non-Member: $85 own creative take on the botanical to color theory with a focus on you already have. The instructor will Studio Fee: $25 subject as you gain additional skills adding richness and vitality to your demonstrate techniques in class Instructor: Dorothea Osborn with color and paint application. paintings. Students learn reliable and discuss the materials and tools Level: Intermediate Feel free to bring plants and flowers color mixing and use of color to of oil painting. Students will need to from your own garden. express form, light, and mood. This provide their own brushes, palette Experiment with etching, is a turpentine-free class. You may knives, and paints. Canvases will be stenciling,and glazing along with Intro. to Watercolors bring brushes or buy them in class provided. NO CLASS 2/19. Prerequi- the basic encaustic technique of the first day; studio fee covers all site: Oil Painting. layering. Fridays, 5/4/18-5/25/18 remaining materials. NO CLASS 3/6. 10:30 AM-1:30 PM, 4 Sessions Landscape Painting in Oils Advanced Encaustics Member: $100 | Non-Member: Painting Techniques: Oil & $120 | Studio Fee: $25 Wednesdays, 1/17/18-3/7/18 Mondays, 4/2/18-4/23/18 Instructor: Carol Bollinger Green Acrylic 6:15 PM-9:15 PM, 8 Sessions 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 4 Sessions Level: Beginner Wednesdays, 3/14/18-5/9/18 Member: $100,Non-Member: $120 Tuesdays, 4/3/18-5/1/18 6:15 PM-9:15 PM, 8 Sessions Studio Fee: $50 Have fun with color using transpar- 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 5 Sessions Member: $180, Non-Member: $200 Instructor: Dorothea Osborn ent watercolor paints. Learn about Member: $110, Non-Member: $130 Studio Fee: $40 Level: Advanced the materials, practice different | Studio Fee: $30 Instructor: Deborah M. Bayly techniques, and apply color theory. Instructor: Marion Reynolds Level: Intermediate In this class we will go over the ba- Explore still life, flowers, landscape, Level: Intermediate sics of color layers, fusing, brush- and intuitive processes. All materi- Paint the landscapes you love—in ing, texture, inscribed lines, image als are provided. Come study a variety of paint- transfer, and glazing with oils. You ing techniques based on artists through history and living today.11

REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552will have ample time to experiment from expectations. A nurturing Teacher Deborah Bayly and studentwith your own and provided materi- environment supports taking risks,als. staying present through creative blocks, and learning ways to con-Abstract Painting tinue painting at home.Workshop Cloudscape PaintingMondays, 1/22/18-2/12/18 Saturdays, 3/3/18-3/24/186:00 PM-9:00 PM, 4 Sessions 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, 4 SessionsMember: $100, Non-Member: $120 Member: $100, Non-Member: $120Studio Fee: $40 Studio Fee: $35Instructor: Armando Soto Instructor: Noreen PowellLevel: All Levels Level: BeginnerExpress yourself through line and Paint beautiful clouds! We will in-shape—no need for realism, and you clude just enough land to give acan’t fall back on your brush! In this sense of scale and depth but thecondensed course, students work emphasis of these paintings will beindependently as they are guided big, puffy clouds, colorful sunsets,through the general language of and dark stormy ones. You will learnabstract painting. Exploring direct specific techniques to represent thecontact with acrylic paint on canvas beauty of the skies.through different techniques andprocesses, students will develop Tonal Paintingtheir work to effectively use color,texture, value, space, and nonrepre- Thursdays, 3/22/18-5/17/18sentational modes of composition. 6:15 PM-9:15 PM, 8 Sessions Member: $180, Non-Member: $200Intuitive Painting Studio Fee: $30 Instructor: Deborah M. BaylySaturday, 3/10/18 Level: Intermediate10:30 AM-3:30 PM, 1 SessionMember: $65, Non-Member: $85 Using a limited painting palette,Studio Fee: $25 value and temperature, and neutralInstructor: Carol Bollinger Green tones of gray, brown, or blue, youLevel: Beginner will concentrate on the atmosphere of the painting with an emphasisPainting intuitively connects us to on mood and shadow. You must beour source of creativity, often bring- prepared with original, good quality,ing about transformative changes. enlarged photos of your landscapeCome have fun with brushes of subjects. You will need to bring yourflowing tempera color on large own brushes, palette knives, andsheets of white paper, discovering paints. Canvases will be provided.your own unique imagery. Focus NO CLASS 4/26.on the painting process, withoutobserving a subject or even havinganything in mind. We will explorecolor, form, and gesture guided byan inner sense of direction, free 12

THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION l Winter/Spring 2018 Jewelry Introduction to Jewelry Jewelry II Silver Metal Clay Forged Cuff Bracelet Making Workshop Mondays, 1/22/18-4/2/18 Exploration Wednesdays, 2/7/18-3/14/18 2:00 PM-5:00 PM, 10 Sessions Session 1: Tuesday, 1/30/18 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 6 Sessions Member: $395 Saturday, 2/10/18 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 1 Session Member: $160 Non-Member: $439 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, 1 Session Session 2: Tuesday, 4/3/18 Non-Member: $180 Studio Fee: $95 Member: $110 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 1 Session Studio Fee: $65 Instructor: Maria Levin Non-Member: $130 Member: $55 Instructor: Morgana Fall Level: Advanced Studio Fee: $78 (to instructor) Non-Member: $65 Level: Beginner Instructor: Nancy Miller Studio Fee: $40 Refine basic skills and explore ad- Level: Beginner Instructor: Morgana Fall Learn the fundamental concepts vanced techniques. Stone setting, Level: Beginner and techniques of designing and forming, and fabricating skills will The newest way of working with creating your very own jewelry. expand your knowledge and allow silver is metal clay which can Learn how to form a piece of heavy Learn the techniques of piercing, for more advanced designs. Pre- be shaped like clay to produce gauge sterling silver wire into a filing, soldering, and polishing. requisite: Jewelry I. uniquely textured surfaces, result- beautiful, hammered (forged) Work with metal and other ing in durable silver jewelry. You cuff bracelet. Leave wearing what materials, such as wood, Plexiglas, Jewelry III: Stone Setting will learn metal clay working tech- you’ve made! and more! NO CLASS 3/28. niques to make pendants, earrings, Mondays, 1/22/18-4/2/18 charms, and rings; as well as, cover Silver Stacking Rings Jewelry I 6:30 PM-9:30 PM, 10 Sessions techniques for setting and firing Workshop Member: $395 stones directly in metal clay. Leave Thursdays, 1/25/18-4/5/18 Non-Member: $439 with at least four finished pieces to Tuesday, 2/13/18 6:30 PM-9:30 PM, 10 Sessions Studio Fee: $95 wear and share! 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 1 Session or Saturdays, 1/27/18-4/7/18 Instructor: Maria Levin Tuesday, 4/17/18 9:30 AM-12:30 PM, 10 Sessions Level: Advanced Silver Stacking Rings 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 1 Session Member: $395 Member: $55 Non-Member: $439 Learn advanced techniques of set- Workshop Non-Member: $65 Studio Fee: $95 ting cabochon and faceted stones Studio Fee: $12 Instructor: Gail Bossalini in both handmade and commercial Tuesday, 2/13/18 Instructor: Morgana Fall Level: Beginner settings. You’ll also learn stone and 6-9pm, 1 Session Level: Beginner gem identification, the construc- Tuesday, 4/17/18 Learn the fundamental concepts tion of bezel and basket settings 6-9pm, 1 Session In this beginner’s class, you will and techniques of designing and for round—and fancy—shaped Instructor: Morgana Fall learn to make a set of 3 silver creating your very own jewelry. stones, as well as tube and channel Level: Beginner stacking rings from 12 gauge wire. You will learn to craft fabulous settings. We will practice techniques of hand-made jewelry using the tech- In this beginner’s class, you will measuring, sawing, filing, solder- niques of piercing, filing, soldering, learn to make a set of three silver ing, and polishing. Embellish your and polishing. Learn to work with stacking rings from 12 gauge hands! metal and other materials, such wire. We will practice techniques as wood, Plexiglas, and more! NO of measuring, sawing, filing, Bold Multi-Layered Disc CLASS 3/28. soldering, and polishing. Embellish Earrings your hands with custom pieces made by you! Tuesday, 5/15/18 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 1 Session Member: $55 Non-Member: $65 Studio Fee: $40 Instructor: Morgana Fall Level: Beginner Create irresistable earrings out of metal! In this class you will layer together 3 different sized metal discs to create a dynamic look. We will also learn various techniques to texture each layer to create a signature style that’s all your own.13

REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552 WoodworkingWoodworking Workshop: Learn the practical application Adv. Furniture Making “Comfort Bird” and a “Dala Horse”Build a Bench and basic knowledge of wood us- out of wood. Roughouts or blanks ing hand and power tools to make Saturdays, 1/27/18-4/7/18 for each project will be providedSaturday, 1/13/18 standard furniture joinery. Once 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, 10 Sessions by the instructor. The course will10:00 AM-4:00 PM, 1 Session learned, you will make a Stickley Member: $395 also cover the methods needed toSaturday, 5/12/18 table, Shaker shelves, or a bench Non-Member: $439 achieve and keep a sharp edge on10:00 AM-4:00 PM, 1 Session perfect for your home. NO CLASS Studio Fee: $115 your knife, the nature of wood it-Member: $100 3/27 AND 4/3. Instructor: Robert W. Kehn self as a medium for carving, andNon-Member: $120 Level: Advanced the rudiments of finishing to giveStudio Fee: $35 Intro. to Woodcarving your projects a polished look.Instructor: Harvey Raufman Learn properties of various woodsLevel: Beginner Wednesdays, 1/24/18-4/4/18 and inlay processes. Focus on the Handcraft Your Own 6:30 PM-9:30 PM, 10 Sessions aesthetics of form as well as func-Build (and take home) your own Member: $395 tion. You will design and make Ukulelebench! This one-day workshop Non-Member: $439 a final project incorporating allwill introduce you to the tools and Studio Fee: $95 learned techniques. Prerequisite: Mondays, 3/5/18-5/7/18techniques of working with wood. Instructor: George Rutledge Intro to Furniture Making. NoNo experience necessary! Level: Beginner CLASS 3/31. 5:30 PM-9:30 PM, 10 SessionsIntro. to Furniture Making Learn the basic techniques of relief Woodcarving Workshop Member: $400 and letter carving as well as theTuesdays, 1/23/18-4/10/18 rudiments of working in the round. Saturday, 2/3/18-2/3/18 Non-Member: $4206:30 PM-9:30 PM, 10 Sessions You will also learn how to sharpen 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 1 SessionMember: $395 and maintain your tools, how to Member: $100 Studio Fee: $110Non-Member: $439 apply finishes, and acquire an ap- Non-Member: $120Studio Fee: $115 preciation for wood as a material Studio Fee: $20 Instructor: Martin MacicaInstructor: Robert W. Kehn and how this informs the way it is Instructor: George RutledgeLevel: Beginner worked. NO CLASS 3/28. Level: Beginner Level: Beginner Learn safe techniques to carve a Handcraft your own ukulele us- ing hand tools. Uke’s are mak-Business of Art ing a comeback for their great sound and their portability. Martin Macica’s 35 years of experience making stringed instruments will guide you through the process of creating your own quality instru- ment that you will have for years to come!We are proud to present  these business workshops -  free of charge! - thanks to our partnership withthe Community Loan Fund. Classes take place on the last Wednesday of each month and seating islimited – so be sure to register in advance!Building Your Resume/CV Copyright and Trademark Artist Panel Issues1/31/2018 6:30 – 8pm 5/30/2018 | 6:30 – 8pmInstructor: Kristen Holler 3/28/2018 | 6:30 – 8pm Instructor: TBA Instructor: Nancy Delaine, EsqWhat’s the difference between a Our panel of artists will speak onresume and a CV anyway? When How do they work? How do you their own personal journeys – fromshould I use them and what should get them? And what do they do past successes (and failures!), toI include? Ask the professionals at for you? These answers and more current projects and what’s on thethis workshop and hone your ob- - explained. horizon. This session will be fol-jective for your next project! lowed by a Q&A session with the Recordkeeping & Finances artists.Navigating Your Taxes 4/25/2018 | 6:30 – 8pm Social Media Marketing2/28/2018 | 6:30 – 8pm Instructor: Virginia Gokhale, CPAInstructor: Virginia Gokhale, CPA 6/27/2018 | 6:30 – 8pmTaxes. We all have to do them, but Where do you keep your receipts Instructor: Johan Mathewswhy do they have to be so com- and log your expenses? A shoe-plicated? Get a jump on your year box is certainly a stat… but some Learn the strengths and weakness-and join us in tackling common simple tips and tricks will help es of the major social media plat-problems artists run into during keep you on top of your finances forms available and which onestax season. and stay on track with your future best fit your medium and lifestyle goals. to best promote your work and story. 14

THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION l Winter/Spring 2018 Stained Glass Instructor: Theresa Faul Level: Beginner/All Levels Create a beautiful stained glass box in one day! Learn introductory stained glass techniques, and ex- pand your horizons in this medium.Stained Glass I Valentine’s Day Stained Instructor: Theresa Faul Create a Stained Glass Glass Workshop* Level: Beginner Panel*Mondays, 1/22/18-4/9/1810:00 AM-1:00 PM, 10 Sessions Sunday, 2/11/18 Design your own unique mosaic Session 1: Saturday, 1/20/18Member: $395 12:00 PM-4:00 PM, 1 Session table. You will be provided with a 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, 1 SessionNon-Member: $439 Member: $60 20” X 20” table or you may bring Session 2: Saturday, 3/24/18Studio Fee: $95 Non-Member: $70 your own equivalent sized item to 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, 1 SessionInstructor: Theresa Faul Studio Fee: $35 cut and grind glass, adhere pieces Session 3: Saturday, 5/19/18Level: Beginner Instructor: Theresa Faul to the table, and grout. If you re- 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, 1 Session Level: All Levels quire assistance with design ideas Member: $100Explore basic stained glass tech- we can discuss your ideas prior to Non-Member: $120niques and Tiffany Foil aspects In just one day, you’ll learn stained your first class. Studio Fee: $25of 2D stained glass construction, glass basics and make a great Instructor: Theresa Faulincluding preliminary work, glass keepsake, stained glass jewelry, Create a Stained Glass Level: All Levelscutting, soldering, and cleaning. suncatcher, or an ornament for you Suncatcher*Together, we will also discover to take with you. Create a beautiful stained glassdesign and color through lecture, Saturday, 4/14/18 panel! Choose from four avail-examples, and demonstrations. NO Stained Glass Jewelry 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, 1 Session able designs and learn how to cutCLASS 3/26 AND 4/2. Workshop* Member: $60 glass, assemble, foil, and solder Non-Member: $70 your panel (up to 8x10 inches), orStained Glass II Saturday, 2/17/18 Studio Fee: $25 work on your own designs with 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, 1 Session Instructor: Theresa Faul the guidance of an experiencedMondays, 1/22/18-4/9/18 Member: $60 Level: Beginner instructor.2:00 PM-5:00 PM, 10 Sessions Non-Member: $70Member: $395 Studio Fee: $30 Create a beautiful stained glass St. Patrick’s Stained GlassNon-Member: $439 Instructor: Theresa Faul sun catcher! Choose from four Suncatcher*Studio Fee: $95 Level: All Levels available designs and learn how toInstructor: Theresa Faul cut glass, assemble, foil, and solder Saturday, 3/10/18Level: Intermediate Make pendants, earrings, and your sun catcher. Or work on your 12:00 PM-4:00 PM, 1 Session more. Beginners, you will learn in- own designs with the guidance of Member: $60Continue your development of troductory stained glass and met- an experienced instructor. Non-Member: $70stained glass with refinement in alsmithing techniques; if you’re ex- Studio Fee: $25both technical and aesthetic pur- perienced, expand your horizons in Stained Glass Jewelry Box Instructor: Theresa Faulsuits with in-depth exploration this medium. Workshop* Level: Beginnerof lead-free glazing techniques.Learn how to make 3D stained Stained Glass Mosaic Saturday, 4/21/18 Choose from four available de-glass forms, such as boxes, terrari- Table* 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, 1 Session signs and learn how to cut glass,ums, and lamp shades – an elegant Saturday, 5/12/18 assemble, foil, and solder your suntouch to your home collection. Tuesdays, 3/6/18-4/10/18 12:00 PM-4:00 PM, 1 Session catcher. Or, work on your own de-Prerequisite: Stained Glass I. 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 6 Sessions Member: $60 signs with the guidance of an ex-NO CLASS 3/26 AND 4/2. Member: $160 Non-Member: $70 perienced instructor. Non-Member: $180 Studio Fee: $30 Studio Fee: $40 Stained Glass Hummingbird Figurine Workshop* Saturday, 4/28/18 2:00 PM-4:00 PM, 1 Session Member: $60 Non-Member: $70 Studio Fee: $25 Instructor: Theresa Faul Level: Beginner Learn basic stained glass tech- niques while creating a beautiful hummingbird figurine.* Classes marked with astericks are open to youth 12+

REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552 REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552Dance & MovementRiverside Community Out- On-One Salsa: Introduction nique while introducing solo shines ner is required. Come learn some and methods for chaining together new moves to take home to yourreach: Movement & Dance Mondays, 1/22/18-2/26/18 partnering elements. Dancers who friends and wow them on the 6:00 PM-6:50 PM, 6 Sessions are new to “On-One Salsa” should dance floor!Thursdays, 1/11/18-3/1/18 Mondays, 3/5/18-4/9/18 consider enrolling in the precursor1:00 PM-2:30 PM, 8 Sessions 6:00 PM-6:50 PM, 6 Sessions to this course first, “On-One Salsa: Stress Reduction YogaThursdays, 3/8/18-5/3/18 Mondays, 4/16/18-5/21/18 Introduction.” Drop-ins and regis-1:00 PM-2:30 PM, 8 Sessions 6:00 PM-6:50 PM, 6 Sessions tration exceptions to that sugges- Saturdays, 1/20/18-3/10/18Member: $80 Member: $55 tion can be made on an individual 11:00 AM-12:30 PM, 8 SessionsNon-Member: $100 Non-Member: $75 basis for those who have experi- Saturdays, 3/17/18-5/19/18Instructor: Toni Smith Drop-in: $15 ence and are willing to meet with 11:00 AM-12:30 PM, 8 SessionsLevel: Beginner Instructor: David Aloka y Vivian the instructor beforehand. With Member: $65, Non-Member: $75 Wilson-Hwang that openness in mind, come pre- Drop-in: $15Develop a range of motion and Level: Beginner pared to be social and have fun! Instructor: Maria Bowerscomfort moving in a playful at- Level: Intermediate/All Levelsmosphere. Draw on many tradi- “Salsa” is a word often used to de- Intermediate/Advancedtions: dance, yoga, improvisation, scribe Latin Music developed by Gain a sense of control over thebody work modalities and more. Puerto Rican artists from New York Swing Dance symptoms of P.T.S.D. and stress-Every class will include a warm-up, City in the 60s and 70s who incor- related anxiety. You will learnphysical activity, relaxation, and porated rhythms from a diverse Tuesdays, 1/16/18-2/20/18 | 8:15 grounding postures and breath-meditation. The Riverside Commu- range of sources—Afro-Cuban PM-9:15 PM | 6 Sessions ing techniques to relax the neck,nity Outreach classes provide an percussion, latin music, and jazz, Tuesdays, 3/6/18-4/10/18 | 8:15 shoulders, and jaw, while gainingopportunity for people with a vari- among many others—into their PM-9:15 PM | 6 Sessions conscious awareness of your ner-ety of abilities and backgrounds to own unique sound. “On-One” salsa Member: $75 | Non-Member: $95 vous system. This class is free oflearn together. is heavily influenced by the salsa | Drop-in: $15 charge to veterans of the armed scene in Hollywood and Los Ange- Instructor: Jason Fenton forces. All levels are welcome.Burlesque Basics les, CA. As a result, “On-One” is also Level: Intermediate commonly called “LA” style salsa, Power YogaWednesdays, 4/4/18-5/16/18 and is the style most commonly Learn moves and techniques for8:00 PM-9:00 PM, 6 Sessions danced at social events. With that the 8 count Lindy Hop and Charles- Saturdays, 1/20/18-3/10/18Member: $65 diversity in mind, come prepared ton. You must have previous swing 9:30 AM-11:00 AM, 8 SessionsNon-Member: $75 to be social and have fun! dance experience or completed Saturdays, 3/17/18-5/19/18Instructor: Noelle Reigns the Beginner Swing class. Come 9:30 AM-11:00 AM, 8 SessionsLevel: Beginner On-One Salsa: have fun, release your soul, and Member: $65 swing! Non-Member: $75 Drop-in: $15Burlesque offers people of all Combinations Instructor: Maria Bowersshapes and sizes a sensual perfor- Beginning Swing Dance Level: Beginner/All Levelsmance tradition that deftly com- Mondays, 1/22/18-2/26/18bines allure with satire and humor. 7:00 PM-7:50 PM, 6 Sessions Tuesdays, 1/16/18-2/20/18 This class is designed for someoneThis class will focus on basic build- Mondays, 3/5/18-4/9/18 7:00 PM-8:00 PM, 6 Sessions looking for a vigorous block movements of burlesque, 7:00 PM-7:50 PM, 6 Sessions Tuesdays, 3/6/18-4/10/18 We will use sun salutations forin the form of warm-up exercises Mondays, 4/16/18-5/21/18 7:00 PM-8:00 PM, 6 Sessions repetition to develop sequences,emphasizing posture and poise 7:00 PM-7:50 PM, 6 Sessions Member: $75 including standing and seatedalong with instruction in classical Member: $55 Non-Member: $95 poses as well as inversions. In thisstruts and shimmies and tradition- Non-Member: $75 Drop-in: $15 practice, your core muscles will beal bump and grinds. Students will Drop-in: $15 Instructor: Jason Fenton challenged. Learn to incorporatelearn various forms and key figures Instructor: David Aloka y Vivian Level: Beginner deep breathing, precise anatomi-in the culture while being encour- Wilson-Hwang cal alignment and mindfulness intoaged to create an individual bur- Level: Intermediate Learn connection, and 6 count, everyday life. All levels welcome.lesque persona and identity within East Coast Swing steps. Some pre-the community. NO CLASS 4/25. Develop a deeper understanding vious dance experience is help- of “On-One” Salsa dancing tech- ful, but not necessary. No part- 16

THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION l Winter/Spring 2018 PotteryBeginning Wheel Teen Wheel (Ages 12-18) learn this ancient technique in our contemporary studio. NO CLASS 3/29.Session 1: Tues., 1/16/18-3/13/18 Saturdays, 3/24/18-5/5/1810:00 AM-1:00 PM, 8 Sessions 2:00 PM-5:00 PM, 6 Sessions Ceramics and the HumanSession 2: Tues., 3/20/18-5/8/18 Member: $200 Form10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 8 Sessions Non-Member: $220Member: $240 Studio Fee: $50 Saturdays, 2/3/18-3/10/18Non-Member: $260 Instructor: Erin White 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 6 SessionsStudio Fee: $50 Level: Beginner Member: $200Instructor: Kristen Martin Non-Member: $220Level: Beginner Have you always wanted to learn Studio Fee: $50 how to make ceramic bowls, Instructor: Sean StewartLearn how to “throw” on the pot- plates, and vases? Instructional Level: Beginnerter’s wheel! Create vases, bowls, demonstrations will focus on thesepots, and more. This class is for the three basic forms, and you will Take a brief survey of the most fa-true beginners who have always have your own time to practice mous examples of the human formwanted to try at the wheel. NO creating pottery to take home. NO in sculpture and create originalCLASS 2/14. CLASS 3/31. work. Using a variety of ceramic techniques (hand building, mod-Riverside Community Out- Introduction to Pottery eling, slip-molds, carving) you willreach: Ceramics Exploration explore poetic metaphors of the Thursdays, 1/25/18-4/5/18 human condition.Session 1: Fridays, 1/12/18-3/9/18 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 10 Sessions9:30 AM-11:00 AM, 8 Sessions Member: $395 Beyond Beginning WheelSession 2: Fridays, 3/16/18-5/11/18 Non-Member: $4399:30 AM-11:00 AM, 8 Sessions Studio Fee: $95 Thursdays, 4/12/18-5/17/18Member: $80 Instructor: Kristen Martin 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 6 SessionsNon-Member: $100 Level: Beginner Member: $200Studio Fee: $35 Non-Member: $220Instructor: Bianca Dupuis Stoneware, named after its dense, Studio Fee: $50Level: Beginner stone-like quality after high- Instructor: Sarah Pratt temperature firing, is tougher and Level: IntermediateJoin us in the ceramic studio for more durable than earthenware.this hands-on class in all things Through lectures, wheel throwing, Go beyond basic wheel throwingclay! The Riverside Community and hand-building, you will explore to explore intermediate forms. AnOutreach classes provide an op- the aesthetic, sculptural, and func- introduction to creating bottles,portunity for people with a variety tional possibilities of this medium. lids and handles will be covered inof abilities and backgrounds to Together we will explore various this wheel class for the enthusias-learn together. techniques on high temperature tic beginner or intermediate stu- firing and stoneware glazes. Come dent. Prerequisite: a 6 week wheel course. Intermediate/Advanced Pottery Wednesdays, 1/10/18-2/28/18 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 8 Sessions Member: $240 Non-Member: $260 Studio Fee: $50 Instructor: Mary P. LaFleur Level: Intermediate Refine your skill set with new tech- niques and experiment! Together, we will discuss interactions be- tween playfulness, form, and func- tion on the creative drive. Intermediate & Advanced Techniques Mondays, 1/22/18-3/12/18 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 8 Sessions Mondays, 3/19/18-5/7/1817

6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 8 Sessions canvases, but instruction on wheel soft and “leather” hard slabs of Non-Member: $260Member: $240 technique will not be provided. clay. Learn how to roll slabs and Studio Fee: $50Non-Member: $260 This class is about exploring tech- form them into mugs, pitchers, Instructor: Mary P. LaFleurStudio Fee: $50 niques, so come with a desire to and vases. We will make stamps to Level: BeginnerInstructor: Bruce Ross experiment! NO CLASS 4/19. texture the slabs, use colored slips,Level: Intermediate Extruded Ceramics and stencils, and decals to create Handbuild pieces of clay art forImprove your skills both on andoff the wheel and expand on Thursdays, 1/11/18-3/1/18 patterns for platters and tiles. NO your garden! Make mobiles, to-your personal practice with new 6:00 PM-8:30 PM, 8 Sessionstechniques. Learn alternative ap- Member: $240 CLASS 2/20. tems, wall hangings, and gardenproaches to wheel throwing, slab Non-Member: $260making, and S-crack prevention. Studio Fee: $50 angels come to life! Bring yourWe will also cover finishing tech- Instructor: Mary P. LaFleurniques including trimming, adding Level: Intermediate Intermediate Handbuilding ideas and an open mind for excit-handles, basic glazing, and surface ing projects and create some gar-techniques. An extruder is a clay tool that pass- Session 1: Wed., 1/17/18-3/7/18 den magic! NO CLASS 4/3. es clay through a tube to create 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 8 SessionsThe Ceramic Surface hollow or solid coils. The hollow Session 2: Wed., 3/21/18-5/9/18 extrusions can form mugs, vases, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 8 Sessions Raku: Alternate FiringMondays, 2/5/18-3/26/18 sculpture handles, and creative6:00 PM-8:00 PM, 8 Sessions decorations on pieces. In this class, Member: $200 Wednesdays, 3/28/18-5/16/18 |Member: $220 you will combine extrusions with Non-Member: $220 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 8 SessionsNon-Member: $240 slabs to make one of a kind works Studio Fee: $50 Member: $240Studio Fee: $30 of art! Instructor: Katherine Tholl Non-Member: $260Instructor: Sarah Haze Level: Intermediate Studio Fee: $50Level: Beginner Simply Slabs Instructor: Mary P. LaFleur Learn techniques of pinching, coil- Level: AdvancedExplore techniques to illustrate on Tuesdays, 1/9/18-3/6/18 ing, slab work, and much more. Wethe surface of clay, including sgraf- 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 8 Sessionsfito, inlay, mishima, hydroabrasion, Member: $240 will also discuss idea development Throw forms to be fired using thestamping, and the use of under- Non-Member: $260glazes. Participants will use hand Studio Fee: $50 and contemporary hand built ce- raku process. Raku is a process bybuilding to create 3D canvases; Instructor: Mary P. LaFleurthose with wheel skills are wel- Level: Beginner ramics. Come with ideas, personal which pottery is fired at a relativelycome to create thrown pieces as Create ceramic art pieces using challenges, just plain interest, and low temperature and then moved a willingness to get your hands while hot to a closed container dirty and have fun! with combustible materials (such as paper or sawdust) that ignite Ceramic Garden Art and cause a reaction creating col- Session 1: Tues., 3/27/18-5/22/18 ors and patterns in the pottery’s 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 8 Sessions surface. Pots will be burnished, Session 2: Thurs, 3/29/18-5/17/18 brushed with Terra Sigillata, and 6:00 PM-8:30 PM, 8 Sessions burnished again before being Member: $240 bisqued. Please note, the class will be firing off site at the instructor’s residence. Performing Arts Music Movers (Ages 5-8) Acting Sundays, 2/4/18-3/11/18 Wednesdays, 1/31/18-3/14/18 10:00 AM-11:30 AM, 6 Sessions 7:00 PM-9:00 PM Member: $55 6 Sessions Non-Member: $75 Member: $80 Studio Fee: $10 KIDS Non-Member: $100 Instructor: Jon South Instructor: Kim Tateo Level: Intermediate Level: Beginner For new or experienced actors, Explore movement through music this in-depth class focuses on cre- and creation of musical instru- ating a believable character from ments. The first part of the work- the inside-out. Learn how to relax shop will focus on singing and and concentrate in front of an au- dancing to songs for all to enjoy. dience, how to properly learn your For the second half, you will cre- lines, and much more! The class ate your own unique musical in- will conclude with a performance struments to play together for for all your friends and family to sing-along at our final session. enjoy. NO CLASS 3/7. Parents are welcome to stay and participate! 18

THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION l Winter/Spring 2018 Photography Photography 101* working with camera RAW, shoot- Portrait Photography: Learn to plan locations, pack gear, ing both natural and studio light- A Crash Course * and create iconic imagery. Tuesdays, 1/9/18-2/13/18 ing, and more. Prerequisite: Pho- 6PM-9PM, 6 Sessions tography 101 or a background in Saturday, 4/14/18 Contemplative/Mindful Tuesdays, 4/24/18-5/29/18 photography with 100% shooting 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, 1 Session Photography Workshop 6PM-9PM, 6 Sessions in manual settings. NO CLASS 2/12. Member: $100 Member: $230 Class starts on 1/22. Non-Member: $120 Saturdays, 4/21/18-5/5/18 Non-Member:$290 Studio Fee: $20 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, 3 Sessions Studio Fee: $30 Photography 103* Instructor: Katherine Wright Member: $100, Non-Member: $120 Instructor: Katherine Wright Level: Intermediate Studio Fee: $25 Level: Beginner Mondays, 4/16/18-5/21/18 Instructor: V. Pilar Arthur-Snead 6PM-9PM, 6 Sessions Discover a world of techniques to Level: Beginner This class will define and clarify the Member: $259, Non-Member: $288 create a variety of portraits and functions of most DSLR cameras, Studio Fee: $30 portrait styles including styled, Develop a deeper connection to explore shooting techniques, and Instructor: Katherine Wright unscripted, environmental, and the beauty that exists within your- introduce digital viewing and edit- Level: Advanced studio. Learn the foundation of self and the world around you. This ing on the computer. Learn depth lighting, equipment, posing, and course challenges you to remain of field, aperture, exposure, light Learn more advanced techniques interaction to create unique and present, focused and tune into meter, quality settings, shutter like using mixed lighting, multiple connective images. Prerequisite: your creative ability. By incorporat- speeds, and basic composition. A exposures, HDR photography, ad- Photo 101 and fluidly shooting in ing simple mindfulness techniques DSLR camera can be provided. vanced editing, story telling and manual camera settings. into our photographic practice we much more. Prerequisite: Photo will learn to take stunning photo- Using Your DSLR Camera: A 101, Photo 102, and fluidly shooting Night Photography graphs. Crash Course* in manual camera settings. . Mondays, 3/12/18-3/26/18 Landscape & Nature Saturday, 1/13/18 Street Photography 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 3 Sessions Photography 10AM-4PM, 1 Session Member: $65, Non-Member: $85 Saturday, 2/10/18 Wednesdays, 4/11/18-5/16/18 Studio Fee: $25 Thursdays, 4/26/18-5/31/18 10AM-4PM, 1 Session 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 6 Sessions Instructor: Kim Clune 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 6 Sessions Saturday, 4/7/18 Member: $175, Non-Member: $195 Level: Beginner Member: $175, Non-Member: $195 10AM-4PM, 1 Session Studio Fee: $30 Studio Fee: $30 Saturday, 5/12/18 Instructor: Kim Clune Our Capital Region dazzles at Instructor: Kim Clune 10AM-4PM, 1 Session Level: Intermediate night! Let’s shoot the moon, stars, Level: Intermediate Member: $100 city lights and our incredible local Non-Member: $120 Have you ever seen strangers in the architecture! You’ll push your use Learn what it takes to capture Studio Fee: $20 street play out a perfect scenario of shutter speed, aperture, and ISO the world around you in the most Instructor: Katherine Wright in a single moment? Capture that to your creative advantage and beautiful way possible, from Level: Beginner slice of unscripted life by photo employ mobile apps to plan for as- sweeping landscapes to close- journalistically shooting on the fly, trological events. ups of beautiful details. Discover Learn the basics of using a DSLR artfully eyeing a composition and Bring your DSLR (with manual ca- the technical differences between camera. This workshop will define awaiting a perfect moment inside, pabilities) and a tripod for a fun shooting wide vistas vs. honing and clarify the functions found or actively engaging your subject night photographing Empire Plaza. in tight on flora, the best settings on most DSLR cameras as well in their personal space. You’ll learn With the images you create, we’ll for each based on the quality of as some basic photography tips. these shooting techniques as well explore introductory techniques light. Check website for material Students will learn about depth as your rights and limitations as a of editing in Adobe Lightroom CC. requirements. of field, aperture, exposure, light photographer in a public space. You’ll then share your work and meter, quality settings, shutter process during final project cri- Winter Wildlife speeds, and basic composition. A Macro Photography* tiques! Photography DSLR camera can be provided, or bring your own. Saturday, 3/10/18 Travel Photography Wednesdays, 3/7/18-3/28/18 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, 1 Session 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 4 Sessions Photography 102* Member: $100, Non-Member: $120 Wednesdays, 1/24/18-2/28/18 Member: $130 Studio Fee: $30 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, 6 Sessions Non-Member: $160 Mondays, 1/22/18-3/5/18 Instructor: Katherine Wright Member: $175, Non-Member: $195 Studio Fee: $30 6PM-9PM, 6 Sessions Level: Intermediate Studio Fee: $30 Instructor: Kim Clune Member: $230, Non-Member: $290 Instructor: Kim Clune Level: Advanced Studio Fee: $30 Explore the world of macro Level: Beginner Instructor: Katherine Wright photography while on location Discover how to capture gorgeous Level: Intermediate shooting a variety of interest- Make the most of your travel ad- images of winter wildlife in your ing subjects. Prerequisite: Intro to venture BEFORE you depart. Move own backyard and develop skills to Gain exposure to a variety of “real Photography or firm knowledge of beyond the act of taking snap- take with you on your next travel world” situations to better im- aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and shots and begin the conscious act adventure. Learn to study animal prove images. You will also be in- camera metering. of making art, from food to land- behavior, use camera techniques troduced to working with models, scapes to architecture to people. to get an incredible shot, and basic post-production techniques,19

REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552edit to bring out the best in your Learn workflow options, how tosubject. sync between the two programs, and basic editing techniques, in-Adobe CC Lightroom cluding image management, re-& Photoshop: A Crash sizing images, cropping, colorCourse* correction, and saving for various outputs. Check our website forSaturday, 1/27/18 info on materials.10:00 AM-4:00 PM, 1 SessionMember: $100, Non-Member: $120 iPhoneography*Studio Fee: $20Instructor: Katherine Wright Saturday, 2/17/18Level: Beginner 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, 1 Session Member: $100, Non-Member: $120Learn to use Lightroom and Pho- Studio Fee: $5toshop. We will address workflow Instructor: Katherine Wrightoptions, syncing between the Level: Beginnertwo programs and basic editingtechniques, including image man- Our phones are an extension ofagement, resizing, cropping, color ourselves—we have them with uscorrection, and saving for various constantly. Discover all the func-outputs. tions and features of our iPhone and iPad cameras. As well as someAdobe Lightroom & stellar apps for editing. PleasePhotoshop* bring your own iPhones and iPads.Tuesdays, 3/6/18-4/10/186:00 PM-9:00 PM, 6 SessionsMember: $230, Non-Member:$290Studio Fee: $30Instructor: Katherine WrightLevel: Intermediate Digital ArtsAdobe Illustrator CC: How to Visually Advertise Adobe InDesign CC: A Instagram for Business: AA Crash Course Your Business Crash Course Crash CourseSaturday 1/13/18 Thursdays, 1/18/18-2/22/18 Sunday, 1/14/18 Saturday, 2/3/1810:00 AM-4:00 PM, 1 Session 6:00 PM-8:00 PM, 6 Sessions 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, 1 Session 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, 1 SessionMember: $100, Non-Member: $120 Member: $165, Non-Member: $185 Member: $100, Non-Member: $120 Member: $80, Non-Member: $100Studio Fee: $20 Studio Fee: $5 Studio Fee: $20 Studio Fee: $5Instructor: Benj Gleeksman Instructor: Michael Roach Instructor: Benj Gleeksman Instructor: Michael Roach Level: Intermediate Level: Beginner Level: IntermediateLevel: Beginner Learn how to connect your Learn Adobe InDesign CC, the Instagram is an online and veryLearn Adobe Illustrator CC, the business’s visual content to the top creative document publishing social community that no longertop program for creating vector customer. See common pitfalls program. InDesign is the perfect consists of just youth. Businessesgraphics that can be infinitely to avoid if you prefer a (DIY) choice for making any document and brands are making grandscaled up or down. Adobe approach. Learn what it takes for that needs creative layout, from entrances on this platform. ToIllustrator is great for creating the big brands you admire to get posters to newspapers, magazines, succeed, you’ll need to add someposters, text-based imagery, advertising right. Whether you pamphlets, and more. visual skills to your businesspolished drawings, maps, and do it all yourself or if you trust toolbox. Build your brand andmore. Illustrator supports cross- your advertising to a firm, you’ll get results on Instagram with thismedia design and multiple graphics gain knowledge to save you time, course.formats, providing endless options energy, and create impressive designs andartwork. *Please visit website for full list of materials 20

THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION l Winter/Spring 2018 Kids Vacation Camps Kids Camp: Catch Them All! morning you’ll draw, paint, and Teen Camp: Ceramics Studio Upon completion of your work, you (Ages 6–9) construct these fascinating worlds. (Ages 14–17) will personalize your pieces and Monday-Friday, 2/19/18-2/23/18 In the afternoon, you will use recy- Monday-Friday, 2/19/18-2/23/18 learn glazing techniques. By the 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, 5 Sessions cled materials to create your own 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, 5 Sessions end of camp, you will have created Member: $250 costumes and bring these settings Member: $250 beautiful pieces of work—one-of-a- Non-Member: $275 to life! Non-Member: $275 kind bowls, sculptures, and more. Studio Fee: $35 Studio Fee: $50 Instructor: Jeanine Mitchell Big-Kids Camp: Exploring Com- Instructor: Sarah Haze Teen Camp: Ceramics Studio Level: Beginner ics and Graphic Novels Level: Beginner (Ages 14–17) (Ages 10–13) Monday-Friday, 4/2/18-4/6/18 Become a Pokémon master at the Monday-Friday, 4/2/18-4/6/18 Explore the exciting possibilities 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, 5 Sessions Arts Center! In this mixed-media 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, 5 Sessions of ceramic art, including using a Member: $250 camp, you will design your own Member: $250 potter’s wheel and handbuilding. Non-Member: $275 Pokémon characters and create Non-Member: $275 Studio Fee: $50 your own Poke balls using a wide Studio Fee: $35 Instructor: Sarah Haze variety of art materials. By the end Instructor: Ira Marcks Level: Beginner of the week, you and your Poké- Level: Beginner mon friends will bring your imagi- Explore the exciting possibilities of nation to life for an epic battle per- Monday-Friday, 2/19/18-2/23/18 ceramic art, including using a pot- formance in our theater for all your 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, 5 Sessions ter’s wheel and hand building. Upon friends and family to enjoy! Member: $250 completion of your work, you will Non-Member: $275 personalize your pieces and learn Kids Camp: The Art of Time Studio Fee: $35 glazing techniques. By the end of Travel (Ages 6–9) Instructor: Ira Marcks camp, you will have created beau- Monday-Friday, 4/2/18-4/6/18 Level: Beginner tiful pieces of work—one-of-a-kind 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, 5 Sessions bowls, sculptures and more. Member: $250 Discover the art and craft of vi- Non-Member: $275 sual storytelling. We will focus on Studio Fee: $35 bringing clarity to good ideas by Instructor: Jeanine Mitchell developing your illustrative style, Level: Beginner directing a visual story and using drawing as a form of communica- Build a time machine and travel tion. A good fit for cartoonists, but to the great pyramids of Egypt, also a good primer for those inter- walk with the dinosaurs, explore ested in film, graphic art, and video Medieval times, and more! In the game design.21

REGISTER TODAY l Visit or call (518)273-0552ONE FREE!GIANTTRY IT!AN INTERACTIVE OPEN HOUSE Saturday, March 18th | 12:00pm-3:00pmEver wondered if you would really like to EXPLORE THESE MEDIA:mush clay, hammer metal, or break glass? Pottery Studio: Take a turn on the wheel and learn how toOne Giant Try-It is a great opportunity to tour The hand build with clay.Arts Center and do easy to learn projects in almostevery studio. Digital Arts Lab: Dive into the world of computer game design in a fun, interactive arcade.Our instructors will show you the ropes and the materialsbecause we know everyone can be an artist. Projects are Drawing Studio: Create illustrations, draw from life, and learngeared towards children and adults who are thinking about the basics of drawing.trying something new or getting a taste of the summer campsfor your kids. Painting Studio: Dabble in watercolors.Come explore all of our dynamic art studios and enjoy a hands Stained Glass: Cut beautiful pieces of colored class and learnon experience in all of our mediums! how stained glass is created. AND MORE!!!WE WILL BE ANNOUNCING OUR FULL SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS IN EARLY SPRING2018. VISIT OUR WEBSITE ARTSCENTERONLINE.ORG FOR MORE INFORMATION! 23

TOFHTEHE ACARPITTASL RCEGEINONTER NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION 265 River Street Troy, NY 12180 | (518)273-0552 U.S POSTAGE PAID PERMIT NO. 918 ALBANY, NYCall for Submissions: VABLEENOTUINRE!In an effort to support the region’s local artists, FEBRUARY 10TH | 12PM-2PMACCR is doing an open call for catalog art. Ourcatalog is distributed to 12,000 people three times Spend the afternoon hand-making cards and sweets to give to youra year. To submit your work, please send 1-5 high special someone. Learn block printing techniques with easy-to-carveresolution images to: materials, utilize artist-made stamps, and have fun with paper [email protected] to make as many cards as you’d like. Special materials will be available for even the youngest artists! Then, indulge your sweet tooth at ourKristin Locashio was Winter/Spring 2018’s winner. special candy making station.About Kristin Locashio:Over the past ten years Kristin Locashio has created a bodyof work that reflects her restless exploration of painting. Herinteriors are composed of objects which exist in the studio aswell as ones which arise from her imagination.Drawing from her interests in non-Western art, architecture,and textiles, as well as a love of Matisse. Her influences con-tinue to push her to pursue inventiveness, spontaneity of ex-pression, and harmony in her own work.Kristin Locashio currently lives and works in Claverack, NY. Shehas had three solo exhibitions at the John Davis Gallery in

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