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UPCOMING CLASSES

- New! Open Studio

- Cayuga Community College Classes

- Studio Schweinfurth: Fiber Art Workshops for Adults (QBL2)

- Quilting by the Lake 2014

New! Open Studio

Open Studio

Open Studio is a new opportunity for adults to create and gain feedback from peers in a creative workspace. Bring something you're working on or start a new project.

Wednesdays, 3/12, 4/9, 4/23 6-9pm

$5 per person
Ages 16 and older

Contact Administrative Coordinator Monica Hastedt at mhastedt@schweinfurthartcenter.org to participate.

April Classes

Upcycle, Crochet, Tie w/ T-shirts

Led by Fashion Design Instructor Laurel Morton of Syracuse University. Bring an old T-shirt or two to cut into—we will turn one into “yarn” and crochet accessories and the other will be restyled as a wearable with creative cutting and knotting techniques.  Bring at least 2 shifts with NO side seams or heavy plastic printing, the larger the better…especially for the restyled shirt…more “yarn” = more fun!  All other basics supplies provided, but bring creative extras and your favorite pair of scissors if you want!

Date: Saturday, April 26

Time:  1-3pm

Cost:  $25

Note this class is offered directly through the Schweinfurth.
Click here to register.

Ceramics: Tile Making Class

In this series of six classes, students will create tiles using handbuilding techniques.  Pieces will be fired, then glazed by the students, and fired a second time for pick-up a few weeks after the class ends.  Led by artist and teacher Barb Crosbie.   Appropriate for beginners and more experienced students.

Dates: Wednesdays, April 2 - May 14th (No class April 16th)
Time: 9:30 - 12pm
Cost: $169 plus $45 supply fee

Note this class is offered directly through the Schweinfurth. Click here to register.

Yoga On & Off the Mat: Nourish Your Five Senses

Experience a 45-minute yoga flow combining Kripalu & lyengar styles followed by a 45-minute motivational discussion on holistic and integrative nourishment. Workshop led by: Isabelle Wellauer, LMT, KYT; Melissa Weinberger, DC, RN.

Date: Wednesday, April 23rd
Time: 6:15-7:45pm

Cost: $12 pre-registration; $15 at door/$2 discount for Schweinfurth Members

*Please bring your mat, a large towel and a strap or tie
To register, please call Isabelle Wellauer at (315) 294-8841

Cayuga Community College Classes

Classes offered in partnership with Cayuga Community College.

Call (315) 294-8841 or visit www.cayuga-cc.edu/communityed to register.

Registration Opens December 2013.

Expanded Book Arts

This series of three classes introduces new students to book structures, materials and techniques, while also providing a setting for more advanced students who have taken classes previously with teacher and artist Richard Pardee. Supply list will be provided after registration.

1. Explore Bookbinding (Saturday, February 1, 1-4pm)

Students will learn about the 3 basic structures (pamphlet, accordion, “stab” binding”), using their own creativity to explore innovative structures. Students will also experiment with “paper engineering” (pop-up, flip books, sliced books), as well as altered book (books-as-sculpture for example).

2. Paper, Type & Printmaking (Saturday, March 1, 1-4pm)

During this class students will explore different kinds of commercial paper, create handmade paper, and experiment with letterpress printing (wood type and metal type), along with printmaking and rubber stamping.

3. Decorative Book Papers (Saturday, April 5, 1-4pm)

Students will enjoy different decorative papers (paste papers, marbled papers and innovative techniques such as stamping, block print, frottage, etc.), and create paper that (when dry) can be used for hardcover binding. Students will have the opportunity to make a multiple-signature blank book.

Teacher: Richard Pardee

Location: This class will meet at the Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn, NY 13021

Dates: Saturdays, 2/1, 3/1, 4/5                 

Time: 1-4pm

Cost: $99 for series/ $35 each

                    

Classes offered in partnership with Cayuga Community College.

Call (315) 294-8841 or visit www.cayuga-cc.edu/communityed to register.

Ceramics – Jugs, Mugs and Platters

This series of six classes will use handbuilding techniques to create useful, beautiful and completely unique tableware.  Students will create mugs, mugs and platters.  Pieces will be fired, then glazed by the students, and fired a second time for pick-up a few weeks after the class ends.  Led by artist and teacher Barb Crosbie.   Appropriate for beginners and more experienced students.

Teacher: Barb Crosbie

Location: This class will meet at the Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn, NY 13021

Dates:  Fridays, 1/24, 2/7, 2/14, 2/28, 3/7, 3/24 (no class 2/21)

Time:  9:30am-12pm

Cost:   $169 + $45 supply fee to be paid on day 1       

                                   

Classes offered in partnership with Cayuga Community College.

Call (315) 294-8841 or visit www.cayuga-cc.edu/communityed to register.

MakeShift: Jewelry, Candles & Mosaics

A series of projects led by teacher Betsy Menson Sio that focus on using recycled materials to make art. These classes for beginners and experienced crafters will be held at the Schweinfurth Art Center.  Supply list will be provided after registration.

1. Discarded Love for Your Wrist (February 6, 6-8pm)                                

Do you have old broken jewelry hanging around?  Singleton earrings lying at the bottom of your jewelry box?  Need some bling for Valentine’s Day?  This is the class for you.  We will be taking those broken and mismatched treasures and combining them into a bracelet with a toggle clasp.  Come repurpose that old jewelry into a work of art.

2. Beads & Candles (March 6, 6-8pm)

If color is what you love, come work and learn simple polymer clay techniques.  Create a string of beads, which could be turned into a bracelet or necklace, or work with a glass jar to create an exquisite candleholder. We will explore working with the great colors of polymer clay and several techniques. 

           

3. Mosaic Makeover, Part 1 (April 3, 6-8pm)

Itching to break a plate for a good cause?  Or do you have broken pottery hanging around your house?  This is the class for you.  Each participant will bring an object to the class and cover it with a mosaic.  Ideas of objects to be covered are flowerpots, glass fish bowls, and aluminum or metal trays. Marbles and small objects also can be embedded into the design.  Bring those chipped plates or scrounge at thrift stores for treasures.  The first class (Part 1) will be the covering class: your treasures will cover your object.  If a student does not finish the covering, they will be sent home with some mastic to complete the task at home.

4. Mosaic Makeover, Part 2 (April 17, 6-8pm)

The second session will be the grouting class for items created in Part 1.

Teacher: Betsy Menson Sio

Location: This series meets at the Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn, NY 13021

Dates: Thursdays, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 4/17

Time: 6-8pm

Cost: $95 for series/ $25 each                 

Classes offered in partnership with Cayuga Community College.

Call (315) 294-8841 or visit www.cayuga-cc.edu/communityed to register.

Still Life Painting with Chris Baker

The traditional Still Life is a way for an artist to completely control their subject.  Still life scenes, along with strong color preferences, will lead students from composition, to drawing, to painting.  Chris Baker, a painter and art educator from Weedsport, will teach the class at the Schweinfurth Art Center. Participants will visit the galleries for inspiration and instruction. This class is for beginners to intermediates. Supply list will be provided after registration.

Location: This class meets at the Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn, NY 13021

Dates: Tuesdays, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8

Time: 2-4pm

Cost: $149

     

Classes offered in partnership with Cayuga Community College.

Call (315) 294-8841 or visit www.cayuga-cc.edu/communityed to register.

STUDIO SCHWEINFURTH (QBL2):

FIBER & FINE ART WORKSHOPS

Waxing Eloquent: Combining Soy Wax Resist and Fiber Reactive Dyes

April 4-6, 2014
All levels

Teacher: Carol Soderlund

Environmentally-friendly soy wax brings a modern twist to the ancient art of batik.  Explore mark-making in free-flowing wax with simple tools such as inexpensive brushes, wood or metal stamps, found objects, or blank silkscreens. 

In this three day workshop, we will brush, stamp, screen and stencil, applying multiple layers of wax and dye, knowing that the wax removal is as easy as hot water and soap! Interested participants may also explore combining soy wax and discharge products. 
Create depth in the cloth while layering color on color on cottons, silks, and sheer organza using Procion MX dyes. The ease and fun of wax will encourage your playful side as you create fabulous visual texture and color on cloth.

Call the Art Center to sign up at 315-255-1553 or email Program Coordinator, Stephanie Lange at slange@schweinfurthartcenter.org

 

See more of Carol's work at her website: http://www.carolsoderlund.com

Class Fee: $345
Click here for the class supply list.

 

 

 

Paper Collage - Printing/Painting

October 1-5, 2014

All levels

Teacher: Fran Skiles

This five-day workshop emphasizes the process involved in creating semi rigid paper colleges. Participants are encourage to work intiuitvely using a sewing machine, watercolor paper, Japanese and Chinese paper, acrylic ink, photography and acrylic paint. Students will work with and have demonstrations in painting, mono-printing, silk-screen, copy paper bonding, plus other techniques. These studies may become completed projects and/or works-in-progress. The class includes demonstrations, group discussions and invidiual critiques.

Class fee: $565, plus $5 supply fee 

For a supply list click here.

Call the Art Center to sign up at 315-255-1553 or email Program Coordinator, Stephanie Lange at slange@schweinfurthartcenter.org

 

 

Deconstructed Screen Printing

 

October 30 - November 1, 2014
All levels

Teacher: Kerr Grabowski

 

Embrace intuition, spontaneity and playfulness and explore the facet of screen-printing. Use a screen and thickened fiber reactive dye and create rich, textural monoprints. Experiment with Deconstructed Screen Printing, Polychromatic Printing, direct drawing and more. Learn to balance "control" and serendipity so that your work has your style and says what you want it to. Inaddition to the printing methods, use blockouts and stencils to create "your" mark, other mono-print methods, layering of prints, painting back into prints and prepared screens.


The resulting fabric may used as an end in itself or a point of departure for further embellishment. No screen-printing experience required - we are not using the screen in the "typical" manner anyway. Great workshop for quilters who love textures, doll and book artists, collage artists and surface designers looking for ways to increase their mark making vocabulary.

Cl
ass fee: $345 plus $5 equipment fee

Click here for supply list for this class.

To register for Studio Schweinfurth (QBL2), call 315.255.1553  or email Program Coordinator, Stephanie Lange at slange@schweinfurthartcenter.org

 

Color: a Workshop for Artists and Designers

 

October 30 - November 1, 2014
All levels

Teacher: David Hornung

 

This workshop explores the basic structure of color and strategies for its application in art and design. Students engage the information presented by the instructor in a series of practical exercises using painted papers and simple collage techniques. No painting experience is required. This is an abbreviated version of the color curriculim Mr. Hornung developed at the Rhode Island School of Design.


Cl
ass fee: $345 plus $5 equipment fee

 

Click here for supply list for this class.



To register for Studio Schweinfurth (QBL2), call 315.255.1553  or email Program Coordinator, Stephanie Lange at slange@schweinfurthartcenter.org


Studio Schweinfurth (QBL2) Registration Policies

To register for Studio Schweinfurth (QBL2), please click here.

You may call 315-255-1553 to register by phone.

All Studio Schweinfurth classes take place at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, located at 205 Genesee St., Auburn, NY 13021. 

Studio Schweinfurth (QBL2) Registration

Cost

Tuition plus a $5 Studio Schweinfurth equipment fee is required. Additional supply fees may apply. Information regarding supply fees will be published as soon as it is available. A non-refundable deposit of $100 per class is required to register. Final payments are due 45 days prior to the class start date. No refunds after this date for any reason. Registrations received after 45 days prior to class start date must be paid in full.

Class Times

All classes run from 9am-12pm and 1:30-4:30pm unless otherwise specified.

Class Supply List & Material Fees

Supply lists will be posted as soon as possible along with the class description. Additional material fees may apply and will be paid directly to the teacher.

Lodging

Hotel accommodations are available at several locations in Auburn and special discounts are often available when booking through the Schweinfurth. Contact Program Director Miranda Traudt at mtraudt@schweinfurthartcenter.org to assist with accommodations.

Meals

Lunch plans will be available for purchase for all classes. Meal plans are optional. Please call (315) 255-1553 for more information.

Cancellation Policy

A non-refundable deposit of $100 per class is required to register. The balance due for each class must be 45 days prior to the class start date. No refunds will be given after this date for any reason. All cancellations made after 45 days prior to the class start date are not refundable for any reason. Class fees are transferable to another student of your choice. Cancellations must be made in writing or e-mail and received no later than 45 days prior to the class start date to qualify for a refund. We encourage you to contact your travel agent regarding travel cancellation insurance.

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