MAUDE KERNS ART CENTER

Bringing Art to Life

Location:
1910 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403

Phone:
541.345.1571
Fax:
541.345.6248

E-mail:
staff@mkartcenter.org


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

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

WINTER CLASSES

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REGISTER FOR CLASSES

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

To register for a class or workshop please print out and mail your registration form with payment. You may also register online at the corresponding links below.


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

PARKING FOR MKAC CLASSES:

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

POLICIES:

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

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



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


ADULT CLASSES

Studio Painting
Kate Bollons
Class ID #2506
CLASS FULL

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

Tuesdays January 8 – March 12* 10:30am - 2:00pm
*No class January 15th
Members $130 ~ Non-Members $145


Online Registration, Studio Painting

3 Colors + White: An Introduction to Oil Painting
Kate Bollons
Class ID #2507
CLASS FULL

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

Wednesdays, January 9th – March 6th* 9:30am - 12:30pm
*No class January 16th
Members $113 ~ Non-Members $128 ~ $5 Studio Fee


MATERIALS LIST


Online Registration, 3 Colors + White: An Introduction to Oil Painting

Basic Drawing: Observational Techniques
Maria Gulemetova
Class ID #2508

Perfect for beginners as well as people with previous drawing experience. Four black and white mediums will be used: pencil, graphite stick, charcoal and ink. Through the exploration of line, form, value, space and texture, students will gain understanding of fundamental principles in drawing. Involvement of all the senses will be encouraged. The exercises will include both man-made objects and objects from nature, drapery, portraits and a clothed model.

Wednesdays, January 9th – February 27th 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Members $108 ~ Non-Members $123 ~ $10 Model Fee


MATERIALS LIST


Online Registration, Basic Drawing: Observational Techniques

Watercolor Fundamentals
Carolyn Gates
Class ID #2509

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

Wednesdays, January 9th - February 27th 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $113 ~ Non-Members $128


MATERIALS LIST


Online Registration, Watercolor Fundamentals

Life Drawing
Christopher St. John
Class ID #2510

This weekly course offering is for individuals who desire a broad understanding of the human figure and wish to embrace the challenges of drawing from a nude model. Students will learn to analyze the structure of the human form and learn various approaches to render the human body under a broader emphasis toward developing individuality and expression in their work. Class drawing sessions will vary between timed poses, one-source lighting, and longer multi-session poses with props. Emphasis will be placed on developing line and form vocabulary and sharpening observation skills. Using charcoal and pastel, students will explore the elements of a successful drawing in a supportive, closely led environment. This course is suitable for individuals of all experience levels, and beginners are most welcome.

Thursdays, January 10th – February 28th 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $108 ~ Non-Members $123 ~ $10 Model Fee


MATERIALS LIST


Online Registration, Life Drawing

Introduction to Ink Drawing
Jordan K. Walker
Class ID #2511

Have you always wanted to draw with ink but wondered where to start? In this class we will explore a variety of ink based mediums including micron pen, dip pen, scratchboard, brush pen, and Sumi. We will draw from both life and imagination, and learn how to use line weight and hatching techniques to convey form and texture. After learning the properties of different types of ink drawing we will combine them to achieve new effects. We will also learn about the history of different mediums and styles while looking to artists from the past for inspiration, and use concepts of composition to create compelling drawings.

Previous drawing experience recommended.
Thursdays, January 10th – February 28th 6:15pm - 9:15pm
Members $113 ~ Non-Members $128


MATERIALS LIST


Online Registration, Introduction to Ink Drawing

ADULT WORKSHOPS

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

Landscape Oil Painting: Photo Reference
Ellen Petrey
Class ID #2513

MKAC is offering an oil painting workshop for intermediate and advanced level students. The goal of this class is to go beyond photographic reference and learn to create paintings that are not a copy but a translation of the reference, that potentially reflects what you experienced from that moment. The paintings done in class will be studies, that can stand on their own as finished paintings but are overall learning experiences. Each class will start with a demo and discussion assessing the reference and sorting possibilities for approach.

Mondays, January 14th - February 11th* 12:00pm - 3:30pm
*No class Jan. 21st in honor of MLK day
Members $135 ~ Non-Members $150


MATERIALS LIST


Online Registration, Landscape Oil Painting: Photo Reference

CERAMICS CLASSES

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

Wheel Throwing
Class ID #2512

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

Tuesdays, January 8th – February 26th 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Members $108 ~ Non-Members $123 ~ $30 Materials fee


Online Registration, Wheel Throwing

OPEN STUDIO SESSIONS

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

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

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

Figure Sculpture: Model I
7 sessions
Class ID #2500

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

Mondays, January 7 - February 25th* 6:00pm - 9:00pm
* No class Jan. 21st in honor of MLK day
Members $63 ~ Non-Members $78


Online Registration, Figure Sculpture Model I

Figure Sculpture: Model II
8 sessions
Class ID #2501

One long pose held over 8 weeks. Model is nude.

Mondays, March 4 - April 22 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $73 ~ Non-Members $88


Online Registration, Figure Sculpture Model II

Drawing & Painting: Single Source Light
12 sessions
Class ID #2502

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

Tuesdays, January 8th – March 26th 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $106 ~ Non-Members $121


Online Registration, Drawing & Painting: Single Source Light

Figure Painting
12 sessions
Class ID #2503

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

Thursdays, January 3rd – March 21st 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $106 ~ Non-Members $121


Online Registration, Figure Painting

Figure Drawing AM
12 sessions
Class ID #2504

Length of Pose varies. Model is nude and models change weekly.

Fridays, January 4th – March 22nd 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $106 ~ Non-Members $121


Online Registration, Figure Drawing AM

Figure Drawing PM
12 sessions
Class ID #2505

Length of Pose varies. Model is nude and models change weekly.

Fridays, January 4th – March 22nd 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Members $106 ~ Non-Members $121


Online Registration, Figure Drawing PM

SPRING ART CAMPS & WORKSHOPS

The Art Center offers full-day Spring Art Camps for Youth (Ages 6-10) and half-day Spring Workshops for Young Adults (Ages 11-16). Below is our preliminary schedule of Spring Art Camps & Workshops. We are accepting Camp & Workshop Registrations.

FULL-DAY SPRING ART CAMP
for YOUTH (Ages 6-10)

Full-day Spring Art Camp for Youth (Ages 6-10) include all art supplies and 2 snacks daily. Students do need to bring a lunch each day. Please call Jocelyn at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information or if you would like to register.

Drawing & Painting Like a Pro
Class ID #2525

Become an “Art Pro” as you discover new ways to draw and explore your painting style! You will learn about line, shape, and color as you create dazzling drawings and picture-perfect paintings. You will also experiment with all kinds of art materials, from pencils and pastels to tempera paints and watercolors. Friday at 4pm, your family and friends will see your masterpieces at your camp Art Exhibit!

Monday - Friday, March 25th - March 29th 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $167 ~ Non-Members $182


Online Registration, Drawing & Painting Like a Pro

SPRING HALF-DAY WORKSHOPS FOR YOUNG ADULTS
(Ages 11-16)

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

Sketching Your Point of View
Class ID #2526

Hey, fellow artists! Have you tried to fill out an entire sketchbook but run out of ideas? Develop your skecthbook strategy! Learn to customize your sketchbook, build your drawing skills, overcome your fear of the blank page, develop ideas, and execute finished art. Whether you keep a skecthbook or are just starting, this workshop will introduce you to building your own sketchbok using binding techniques, how- to’s in painting and mark-making, sketchbook hacks that inspire you to experiment and more!

Monday - Friday, March 25th - March 29th 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $95 ~ Non-Members $110


Online Registration, Sketching Your Point of View

YOUTH CLASSES
Ages 6-10

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

Discover Drawing & Painting
Class ID #2515

Come get creative and have some fun with fellow budding artists in this popular 2D art class! In this 8 week class, your instructor will help you discover new ways to draw and perfect your painting techniques. You will learn all about color, line, and shape as you experiment with different art materials. On the last day of class, family and friends are invited to see your artwork in your class Art Exhibit!

Tuesdays, January 15th - March 5th, 3:50pm - 5:20pm
Members $88 ~ Non-Members $98 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online Registration, Discover Drawing & Painting

Creating Masterpieces!
Molly Helm
Class ID #2516

Take a trip through art! Students will learn about famous artists like Picasso , Van Gogh and Frida Kahlo then create their own masterpieces inspired by their work! This class is perfect for artists who want to work with a variety of materials. Learn new techniques in painting, drawing, sculpture, and more! On the last day of class, invite your friends and family to come to your class “Art Exhibit” and show off your masterpieces!

Wednesdays, January 16th – March 6th 3:50pm - 5:20pm
Members $88 ~ Non-Members $98 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online Registration, Creating Masterpieces!

Clayin’& Playin’
Kyla Clary
Class ID #2517

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

Thursdays, January 17th- March 7th 3:50pm-5:20 pm
Members $88 ~ Non-Members $98 ~ $25 Materials fee


Online Registration, Clayin’& Playin’

Pop Up Print Shop! (ages 6-10)
Molly Helm
Class ID #2518

Using simple materials students will have the opportunity to create several one-of-kind prints. This is a great opportunity to try new techniques and create treasured works of art. Students will learn the basics of monoprinting in this fun and messy workshop, and go home with a stack of handmade, one-of-a-kind artworks!

Tuesdays, February 5 - February 26 3:30 - 5:00pm
Members $50 ~ Non-Members $60 ~ $10 Materials Fee


Online Registration, Pop Up Print Shop!

Visual Arts Mentorships (Ages 6 - 14)
Class ID #2514

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

Mondays, January 14 - February 25th* 3:50pm - 5:20pm
* No class Jan. 21st in honor of MLK day
Members $93 ~ Non-Members $103 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online Registration, Visual Arts Mentorships

YOUNG ADULT CLASSES
Ages 11-16

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

Intro to Drawing: Experimental Techniques
Amy Albrecht
Class ID #2519

In this 8 week course students will be guided through new drawing practices and techniques that will assist in the overall development of drawings skills as well as composition building. Each week the instructor will introduce one or more new drawing exercises to encourage students to expand and experiment with drawing styles. They will also experiment with drawing media like graphite, ink and charcoal. On the last day, show off your new-found skills to family and friends during your class Art Show!

Tuesdays, January 15 – March 5 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Members $88 ~ Non-Members $98 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online Registration, Intro to Drawing: Experimental Techniques

Digital Illustration
Sisy Anderson
Class ID #2520

Get ready to experiment and build your visual communication skills in this digital illustration class! Learn to combine traditional mediums like markers, paints, watercolor, and graphite to an accessible digital illustration app (Adobe Photoshop Sketch). Students will be able to develop their own font, a digital self-portrait and more! Materials will be provided for all students and the app we use is free if students want to finish work at home.

Wednesdays January 16th - March 6th , 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Members $88 ~ Non-Members $98 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online Registration, Digital Illustration

Narrative Illustration
Class ID #2521

Explore the art of storytelling in this 8 week class as you design, draw, and paint your ideas into visual narratives! Develop characters, backgrounds and environment, and emotion through color, composition, and style. Illustrate ancient stories and mythologies, or make up your own! Invite family and friends to see your creative work on the last day of class for our Illustration Art Show!

Thursdays, January 17th - March 7th, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Members $88 ~ Non-Members $98 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online Registration, Narrative Illustration

Printmaking Techniques!
Molly Helm
Class ID #2522

Learn a variety of traditional printmaking techniques like, Monotypes, Relief, and Dry Point in this 8 week-long class. Students will use their own ideas and imagination to create images that can be reproduced in a variety of interesting ways. This is the perfect introductory class for any student looking to further their knowledge and artistic abilities while getting messy, having fun and experimenting. This class will be run in our Print Studio! On the last day, invite family and friends to see your original prints during the class Art Show!

Thursdays, January 17th – March 17th 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Members $88 ~ Non-Members $98 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online Registration, Printmaking Techniques!

WORKSHOPS FOR YOUNG ADULTS

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

Portfolio Basics
Sisy Anderson
Class ID #2523

Need a portfolio for your applications for college or training certification programs? Not sure what to include? Get the basics down in this portfolio workshop. You will find the support and motivation over the 7 weeks together as we prepare your work for digital and/or print presentation. The workshop will cover a wide range of arts-related industries including architecture, fine art, graphic design, animation, and game design. We will connect you to arts and creative industry professionals who want to empower you to enter the creative sector.

Mondays, January 14 - March 11th* 4:30pm - 6:30pm
* No class Jan. 21st in honor of MLK day
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $105 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online Registration, Teen Workshops (Freshmen-Seniors)

Portfolio Development
Sisy Anderson
Class ID #2524

Calling all High Schoolers! Thinking about going into an arts school? Want to enter the creative sector job market? You will need a well-rounded portfolio. This intensive will focus building your content. Join fellow emerging creative artists and work on your drawing and painting portfolio content. Each week we will have a theme that dares you to invent, express and create images. Experiment and learn a variety of drawing and painting media like ink, acrylics, oil pastels, watercolor while you work on composition and other principles of design. Don’t wait until your senior year to ready your portfolio. Join this group and find the support that celebrates your voice and your expression and prepares you for college or trade school admissions.

Thursdays, January 17th - March 7th 4:30 pm – 6:30pm
Members $100 ~ Non-Members $110 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online Registration, Portfolio Development

PRIVATE ART LESSONS

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

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

Private Art Lessons: $150 (Cost of materials not included.)

To arrange private lessons for your young artist, please contact Jocelyn at 541-345-1571 or email education@mkartcenter.org.

GIFT CERTIFICATES

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

CONTACT US

Location:
1910 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403

Phone: 541.345.1571

E-mail: staff@mkartcenter.org

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

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


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