Continuing Education Classes

Lithography: Nuts & Bolts

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm, Print & Paper
This course focuses on using Lithography as a starting point for editioned images as well as series and monoprints. Structured for both beginning and advanced students, the course tailors te...

Making Wooden Boxes

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm, Sculpture & 3D
In this class, we will construct a variety of imaginative wooden boxes which are surprisingly easy to make. After constructing a basic box, you can add drawers, dividers, and compartments. B...

Painting the Landscape

Monday, 2:00 pm - 5:15 pm, Painting
Landscape painting is an innately pluralist exercise: it presents us with a range of possible approaches and perspectives by which to analyze not only places, but also their contexts. In thi...

Personal Geographies: Maps, Journals, and Landscape

Monday, 2:00 pm - 5:15 pm, Drawing
Mapping has a central place in contemporary art as well as a universal graphic appeal and fascination, conjuring up journeys and unexplored places. In this course students will use maps, jou...

Portrait Painting & Drawing

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm, Painting
Portraiture is specific and general, timely and timeless. It informs us about a particular individual while revealing something about us all. The portrait, whether a painting or drawing, inv...

Screenprinting: The Whole Story

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm, Print & Paper
This course enables students to explore some of the most current and innovative technology within the world of printmaking and screenprinting. Color separations, large format screenprinting ...

Small Scale Forging - Workshop

Saturday, Sunday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, Metals
Forging is the process of shaping metal using heat and hammering the metal usually on an anvil, but sometimes into specialized iron forms called swages or stakes, until it takes the intended...

Splash: Watercolor and Water-based Mixed Media

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm, Painting
In this course, students will learn the tools to tackle personal projects with a variety of media. We will discuss ways to effectively use and combine media such as ink, watercolor, gouache,...

Step-by-Step: Beginning Painting with Oils - Workshop

Saturday, Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Painting
Designed for the beginning painter or for those new to oil paint, this workshop will introduce students to the fundamental tools, materials and techniques of oil painting. There will be demo...

Still Life Painting - Workshop

Saturday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Painting
Students paint the still life from observation and read supplemental readings as supporting material in this oil painting studio class. We will learn the foundations of painting principles a...

Stone-Setting: Bezels and Beyond

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm, Metals
Stone-setting is one of the fundamental skills in a metalsmith’s toolbox. In this course, you will learn to create rings and pendants using beginning to intermediate metalsmithing techniques...

The Art of Collage - Workshop

Saturday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Graphic Arts
Picasso, Braque and Matisse launched collage into the mainstream of art in Paris. But even before that, the earliest collage were created by twelfth-century Japanese calligraphers who glued ...

Visualizing Information

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm, Graphic Design
Our lives are full of facts we need to sift through in order to make sense of the world. Which T line gets me to South Station? What do my taxes really pay for? Frequently we need to draw co...

What a Relief!: Chasing and Repoussage - Workshop

Saturday, Sunday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, Metals
This workshop teaches you about sculpting metal on a small scale. You will learn processes that allow you to create all sorts of things, from interesting textures, geometric shapes, and abst...

Wood Construction for Artists - Workshop

Saturday, Sunday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, Sculpture & 3D
This workshop provides you with the knowledge and confidence to use woodshop tools and add new dimensions to your work. We will start with making stretcher bars, and will explore fasteners f...