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

SPRING 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 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.


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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

Painting With Soft Pastels
Adelle Platt
Class ID #2445

Discover the vibrant palette of soft pastels in this eight-week course with artist Adelle Platt. This class is open to both beginning and intermediate level artists. There will be emphasis on the basic principles of design - composition, drawing of shapes, the importance of value, methods of applying pastel, and sanded paper choices. Learn from in-class demos while working on still life paintings and projects of your own. Improve your drawing and artistic skills while working with this exciting, challenging medium.

Mondays, April 16 - June 11* 10:00am - 12:30pm
*No class will be held on May 28
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120

Studio Painting
Kate Bollons
Class ID #2440

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 other's methods, practice new techniques, and paint in a positive and supportive group setting. Each class begins with a critique reviewing the previous week's work facilitated by Kate. Carefully designed still lifes are provided and students may take advantage of studio time to work on projects of their choice.

Tuesdays, April 3 - May 29 10:30am - 2:00pm
Members $120 ~ Non-Members $140

3 Colors + White: A Process in Painting
Kate Bollons
Class ID #2441

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, April 4 - May 23 9:30am - 12:30pm
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120 $5 Studio fee

Watercolor Fundamentals
Carolyn Gates
Class ID #2442

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's no wrong way to learn this magnificent medium.

Wednesdays, April 11 - June 6* 6:00pm - 8:30pm
*No class will be held on May 2
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120

Basic Drawing: Still Lifes & Portraits
Taylor Wilson
Class ID #2443

Open the door to your inner artist! In this drawing class you will learn the fundamentals of drawing, applied to still lifes and portraits. Whether you are new or returning, there are always additional techniques and skills to develop! Artist and instructor Taylor Wilson will discuss the importance of line, shape, value, and composition as you learn how to see like an artist. Using a variety of drawing tools, you will further develop and strengthen your drawing techniques. This class offers a fun and relaxed atmosphere perfect for beginning or intermediate artists to sharpen their artistic eye.

Thursdays, April 12 - May 31 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Members $100 ~ Non-Members $115 $10 Model fee

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
Nicole Hummel
Class ID #2468

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, Nicole, 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.

Wednesdays, June 6 – July 25 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Members $100 ~ Non-Members $115 ~ $30 Materials fee

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 #2449

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

Mondays, Apr. 30 - June 18* 6:00pm - 9:00pm
*No Open Studio will be held on May 28
Members $60 ~ Non-Members $72

Figure Sculpture: Model II
7 Sessions
Class ID #2424

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

Mondays, Mar. 12 - Apr. 23 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $57 ~ Non-Members $72

Draw, Paint, & Sculpt
12 Sessions
Class ID #2450

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

Tuesdays, Apr. 3 - June 19 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $100 ~ Non-Members $115

Figure Painting
12 Sessions
Class ID #2451

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

Thursdays, Apr. 5 - June 21 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $100 ~ Non-Members $115

Figure Drawing AM
12 Sessions
Class ID #2452

Length of pose varies. Model is nude. Models change weekly.

Fridays, Apr. 6 - June 22 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $100 ~ Non-Members $115

Figure Drawing PM
12 Sessions
Class ID #2453

Length of pose varies. Model is nude. Models change weekly.

Fridays, Apr. 6 - June 22 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Members $100 ~ Non-Members $115

SUMMER ART CAMPS & WORKSHOPS

The Art Center offers full-day Summer Art Camps for Youth (Ages 6-12) and half-day Summer Workshops for Young Adults (Ages 10-16). Below is our preliminary schedule of Summer Art Camps & Workshops. We are accepting Camp & Workshop Registrations.

FULL-DAY SUMMER ART CAMP
for YOUTH (Ages 6-12)

Full-day Summer Art Camp for Youth (Ages 6-12) 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.

Art Around the World
Class ID #2457

Explore the world of art in a week-long camp for young artists. In this camp, you will spend your mornings drawing and painting as you learn about different types of art. You will spend your afternoons learning about different cultures and the art they make to express themselves. Take your imagination on a journey to explore the art of countries like China, Mexico, Russia, or Australia. If you’re looking to spend your days out of school in the art studio, then this fun-filled camp is for you! On Friday we’ll have a small art reception to show off your creations, so invite your family and friends.

Monday - Friday, July 16 - 20, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $162 ~ Non-Members $177

Movie-Making
Class ID #2458

Our movie-making camps are a big hit with young storytellers, directors, illustrators, and creative thinkers of all kinds. You will be drawing and painting your morning away, and spending your afternoons creating a stop-motion animation film in small groups. On Friday at 4pm, your friends and family are invited to see all your creations at the Art Show and Movie Premiere.

Monday - Friday, July 23 - 27, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $162 ~ Non-Members $177

3D Studio: Construct Your Art!
Class ID #2459

Take your artwork from two dimensions to three dimensions in this unique art camp. You will learn how to work in the round as you carefully consider your artworks from all angles. Projects may include sculptures, origami, papier-mâché, wire, clay, and more! You will have the chance to display your sculptures for friends and family at the Art Show on Friday at 4pm.

Monday - Friday, July 30 - August 3, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $162 ~ Non-Members $177

2D Studio: Discover Your Art!
Class ID #2460

Embark on an art adventure as you explore drawing, painting and printmaking. Each day you will create a variety of art projects from pencil drawings to print patterns to watercolor paintings and more! This camp is perfect for artists who want to try a little bit of everything. You will have a chance to showcase your multimedia masterpieces for family and friends at the Art Show on Friday at 4pm.

Monday - Friday, August 6 - 10, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $162 ~ Non-Members $177

Paint Your World
Class ID #2461

Join us for this fun week of art camp and explore pastels, watercolors, acrylics, and more! This week is full of fun projects using line, shape, color, and composition. Each masterpiece you create will become part of your very own artist portfolio, which you will get to showcase for family and friends in your art exhibit on Friday at 4pm.

Monday - Friday, August 13 - 17, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $162 ~ Non-Members $177

Creature Features & Animal Art!
Class ID #2462

If you love animals, then you’re going to have a blast in this camp. Each day, a different animal guest will be visiting to pose for you. Draw creatures from your imagination or from observation, whether it’s dogs, rabbits, dragons, or unicorns. Invite your friends and family to see your animal-inspired artwork on Friday at 4pm.

Monday - Friday, August 20 - 24, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $162 ~ Non-Members $177

SUMMER HALF-DAY WORKSHOPS FOR YOUNG ADULTS
(Ages 10-16)

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

Drawing Workshop
Class ID #2463

For beginning and experienced artists alike, this workshop will help you to develop your drawing abilities. Explore concepts such as shading, perspective, line, composition, and more! Master pencil, charcoal, and pen as you create a complete artist portfolio. Invite your friends and family to see all you’ve done at your Art Show on Friday at 11:30am.

Monday - Friday, July 23 - 27, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $105

Painting Workshop
Class ID #2464

Try your hand at painting this week! Get familiar with painting mediums like acrylics, gouache and watercolor as you explore color theory, composition, and application techniques. With practice, and some helpful tips and tricks, you are sure to learn something new every day. Remember to invite your family and friends to see your paintings on Friday at 11:30am.

Monday - Friday, July 30 - August 3 , 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $105

Intro to Printmaking
Class ID #2465

Learn beginning printmaking techniques in this week-long workshop. Create one of a kind prints with monotype techniques and create your own patterns with block printing. Study composition and shape placement to make your images pop with screen-printing! Invite family and friends to see your artwork in a Friday morning exhibit at 11:30am.

Monday - Friday, August 6 - 10, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $105

Narrative Illustration
Class ID #2466

Explore the art of storytelling this week 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 in a Friday morning exhibit at 11:30am.

Monday - Friday, August 13 - 17, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $105

Stop-Motion Animation
Class ID #2467

Spend this week creating stop-motion animation films both on your own and in groups. You will go through all the steps, from storyboarding to character development to sound editing, and learn about what it takes to make short films. Friday at 1:30pm, there will be a Movie Premiere, so don’t forget to invite all your friends and family!

Monday - Friday, August 20 - 24, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120

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