Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

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Arrowhead Gallery, 78C S Catawba Ave, Old Fort.  To register for Classes and Workshops call  828 686-1100.

Registration fees listed are for members . Non-Members add $10.

If you don't see a class you'd like to take, please let us know.  If three or more people are interested we may be able to do a private class, or repeat one of the classes below at a different time.  Many of the classes you see now came about because people asked for them.  Don't be silent, let us know what you want to learn!


Art Class with Lorelle Bacon

Start - 2018-05-08 , Finish - 2018-12-11

Cost $35.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $45.00

On-going Art Classes with Lorelle Bacon.  
The first two Tuesdays of each month 9:30-11:300 AM.  Members price 2 classes for $35, or non members for $45.  Classes do not need to be taken consecutively.

All levels from beginners to advanced. 

Take your art to a new level with the gentle guidance of Lorelle who is known for her patience! Students work at their own pace. She teaches all subjects and most mediums (oils, acrylics, watercolor,pastels, drawing, pen and ink, scratch-board, colored pencils, alcohol inks.)

Beginners learn the basics and how to apply them to the medium of their choice. Learn the importance of values, how composition can make or break your painting and much more. Your choice of medium and subjects!

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Clay Classes with Mathilda

Start - 2018-03-01 , Finish - 2018-12-26

Cost $115.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $125.00

Instructor:  Mathilda Tanner. 

When:  1-3 PM Wednesdays.
Cost:  $115 for 4 classes for A3L members; $125 for nonmembers.  Classes need not be consecutive.  

Includes all materials, clay, glazes, firing and more.  Hand building and throwing on a wheel.  Mathilda is a very patient and knowledgeable instructor.   Students may use the clay studios in between classes.  Learn techniques and skills while creating bowels, planters, vases and more.  Great to give as gifts or use in your own home.  

This Class is currently full.  Call the Gallery get on the waiting list for this class or to register for the Sunday pottery class with Dori English.

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Sunday Painters

Start - 2018-06-10 , Finish - 2018-12-09

Sunday Painters meets the second Sunday afternoon of each month, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.  This is not a "class" per se.  It is a free and fun way for folks to try new mediums and subjects.  A3L provides all materials free of charge for your first two sessions.  We have a different project and medium that we work on each month.  Sunday Painters is always free and always open to the public, but we ask that after your first two sessions you join A3L, and if you can  that you bring your own materials.  
We only take 8 people, so call 828-668-1100 sign up early.  You must be registered by the Wednesday beforehand.


August: Oil Painting with Kelley Wheeler

September:  Acrylics with Helen Sullivan

October:  Mixed Media with Dawn Dreibus


Mug It Up - Glaze Your Own Mug

Start - 2018-04-09 , Finish - 2018-12-23

This workshop is available whenever 3 or more people are interested in glazing their own mugs or other bisque ware items.  
You pick your item(s) and your glaze(s).  You do the glazing.  We do the firing.  We call you when your items are ready for pick up.  These make great family projects and gift items.  Each one is uniquely yours!
Cost:  $15 for one item; $25 for two items.  This includes all glazes and firing, as well as your classroom time.
Instructor:  Helen Sullivan
Open to adults and teens.  Children 7-12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Contact  the Gallery at 668-1100 to schedule.


Sculpting in Clay forthe Beginner

Start - 2018-04-22 , Finish - 2018-09-23

Cost $115.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $125.00

SCULPTING IN CLAY FOR THE BEGINNER                 

 with Dori English

Sunday Afternoons from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Need not be consecutive!


$115 for 4 weeks members or $125 non-members

This includes instruction, clay, glazes, firings as well as gentle critiques of finished pieces & use of open studio between classes if you choose.      

 

In this new course designed for beginners with little to no prior clay experience we will work on guided projects. Students will be free to develop their own projects too!

New topics each week will be followed by group & individual instruction. Working in clay is a very therapeutic art medium. These classes are designed to be informal, fun and relaxing. It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn some basics of sculpting in clay and three dimensional art; the possibilities are endless and your creations will surprise you!

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Mixed Media Collage

Start - 2018-10-13 , Finish - 2018-10-13

Cost $60.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $70.00

Instructor Rachel Egosi

October 13, 2018.                                                                                       

$60 members or $70 non-members                                                                                     

This is an example of what you can learn do in this all day workshop using gel and paste along with photos. Raquel sells her work internationally as well at nationally. She has won many awards for her artwork. You will learn a method to use an image from a magazine and how you can change it using a variety of materials. The end result is an abstract picture that will surprise you!

Rachel is an international artist who likes to be free in her work and is not afraid of making mistakes. She is an intuitive painter who loves textures and liquid colors which are perfect for collages! See what you can discover using these new techniques and create several pieces of art!

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Jewelry Workshop with Cathy Green Beginner's Level

Start - 2018-08-18 , Finish - 2018-08-18

Cost $100.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $110.00

Saturday,August 18th from 10 am to 4 pm 

The class fee is $100 and $110 for non-members.

Repeat beginners only pay $65. 

Supply fee is $45 Including your silver clay, 2 sets of ear wires, use of tools, firing and finishing.   

This class is your introduction to working with metal fine silver clay.  You will explore several methods of imprinting textures on your silver.  By the end of the day you will have made at least 2 pairs of earrings and one pendant.  You will be able to wear your creations home!  Call Arrowhead Gallery at 828-668-1100 to register for the class. Class max size is 6.  Please email Cathy so she can send you a short list of helpful items to bring.  CathyGreenStudio@gmail.com

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Create an Altered Book

Start - 2018-07-28 , Finish - 2018-07-28

Cost $60.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $70.00

Instructor: Liz Meyer. Class limited to 10.  July 28 from 10 to 4, $60.00 members or $70.00 non-members.  

Altered books are a great way to play, invent and express your creativity. While there are no hard and fast rules, it is advisable to have a theme or concept for your book for continuity.For example, “My Life as A Purse” or “Adventuring Through the Woods”...anything you want to express what is meaningful to you.  Examples and info on the process will be presented.  Books will be provided, or you may bring your own hardcover. (NOT the family Bible!)

A fee of $15 will cover paints(acrylic & watercolors,) markers, exacto-blades, scissors, glue. Please bring any relevant loose papers, leaves, found objects, etc. you may want to use to express your theme. The instructor will have some of those found materials available as well for student use.

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Quilt Class for Beginner’s

Start - 2018-08-25 , Finish -

Cost $60.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $70.00

Taughtby Terri Davey and Kathy Taylor

 When: August 25, 2018 (Saturday) from 10 am to 4pm.  Bring your lunch and drink.

Where: Arrowhead Gallery in Old Fort.

Cost: Only $60 for gallery members and $70 fornon-members (Minimum 2 – Maximum 8 students)

Rent a sewing machine for the class at an additional $10 fornon-members.  Members can use it forFree. All must let us know that you would like one reserved on a first comebases. We have a total of 4 machines available.

What: We will be making 2 placemats and/or a potholder.  You choose the project that you would likefrom our designs.

If you have the following supplies please bring them otherwise wewill have them available to use.

  • Sewing Machine
  • Basic knowledge of sewing and how your machine works
  • Pins, scissors, thread (any color preferably white), seam ripper and marking pencil or pen.
  • If you own a cutting mat, cutting guides and cutter.

 We will provide all materials needed to complete 2 placemats and apotholder.  If you have questions contact Kathy at 668-6346.

Please register with Arrowhead Galley by phone 828-668-1100.  Or stop in to the gallery at 78C Catawba Ave, Old Fort, NC 28762. You can also sign up on lineby going to http://arrowheadart.org/classes.php

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A2L - Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League

Contact

78C S Catawba Avenue
Old Fort, NC 28762

Tel: (828) 668 1100

Opening Hours
(JAN - MARCH) Wed through Sat - 10am to 5pm, Sunday 1pm to 4pm
(APR - DEC) Tue through Sat - 10am to 6pm, Sunday 1pm to 4pm