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

You can register online or over the phone, call Jocelyn at 541-345-1571, or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information. 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.

You can register online or over the phone, call Jocelyn at 541-345-1571, or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information. To register by mail for a class or workshop please print out the registration form with payment:


Click & Print Class Registration Form

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 #2527

CLASS FULL

This eight-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 , April 2nd - May 28th* 10:30am - 2:00pm
*No class April 9th
Members $118 ~ Non-Members $133


Online registration, Studio Painting

3 Colors + White: An Introduction to Oil Painting
Kate Bollons
Class ID #2528

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 3rd – May 29th* 9:30am - 12:30pm
*No Class April 10th
Members $116 ~ Non-Members $131 ~ $5 Studio Fee


MATERIALS LIST


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

Beginning Drawing
Maria Gulemetova
Class ID #2529

In this eight week long class, students will be introduced to the fundamental principles of observational drawing. Participants will have to bring to class only paper, a drawing board, a pencil and an eraser. Through drawing single objects and still lives, students will tackle the challenges of composition, proportions, perspective and shading. This class will provide you with important tools and guidelines for practicing drawing on your own.

Wednesdays, April 10th – May 29th 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Members $111 ~ Non-Members $126


MATERIALS LIST: BEGINNING DRAWING


Online registration, Beginning Drawing

Drawing for Watercolors Workshop
Carolyn Gates
Class ID #2530

Drawing is one of the most basic skills for creating successful paintings. This class is for students who have had some watercolor experience, but either haven’t had much drawing experience or they want to sharpen their drawing skills. Techniques and exercises will be geared toward developing better drawing skills, learning how to put together a composition, and transferring that composition onto watercolor paper. Previous watercolor experience is recommended to be able to translate those skills into drawings for painting.

Wednesdays, April 10 - May 1, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Members $51 ~ Non-Members $65


MATERIALS LIST: DRAWING FOR WATERCOLORS WORKSHOP


Online registration, Drawing for Watercolors Workshop

Watercolor Fundamentals
Jordan K. Walker
Class ID #2531

Learn to paint with watercolor in a variety of ways during this eight- week introductory course. Through class demonstrations and individual instruction, we’ll learn about how watercolor behaves as a medium, and practice methods of color mixing and layering. We’ll work from still lives and imagination to explore the capabilities of watercolor, and use it in tandem with ink drawing to broaden its possibilities. Watercolor has a very long tradition, and we will study the work of exceptional watercolorists from the past as well as contemporary masters to discover new inspiration. There’s no need to be intimidated by this versatile medium, come find out what wonders a little bit of water and pigment can do!

Wednesdays, May 8 – June 26, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $116 ~ Non-Members $131


MATERIALS LIST: WATERCOLOR FUNDAMENTALS


Online registration, Watercolor Fundamentals

Advanced Life Drawing
Christopher St. John
Class ID #2531

Advanced Life Drawing builds on the previous class, Life Drawing, taking the analysis tools we learned for observing the human form and delving deeper into the structure, anatomy, and movement of the human body. We also explore foreshortening in this class. We broaden our knowledge and media practice covering the use of pastels, pen-brush and ink, graphite while continuing to develop a grounding with charcoal. Emphasis is placed on strengthening the personal voice alongside a deepening of observational skills and practice.This course is suitable for students who have a good understanding of drawing from observation with charcoal as well as students who have taken the foundational Life Drawing class. As with the previous class, individuals of all experience levels are welcome since all of my classes are given in a supportive, closely led environment.

Thursdays, April 11 – May 30, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $111 ~ Non-Members $126 ~ $10 Model Fee


MATERIALS LIST: ADVANCED LIFE DRAWING


Online registration, Advanced Life Drawing

The Art of iPhoneography
Sandy Brown Jensen
Class ID #2533

Join your instructor Sandy Brown Jensen on a journey to master your iPhone camera. In this 8 week class you will learn how to edit and how to use, select, high-powered apps to get artistic effects. We will do both studio and field trip photo shoots depending on the weather, reliable transportation recommended. You will also be able to make your own free printed book with the beautiful photos you took in class!

Thursdays, April 11 - May 30, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Members $111 ~ Non-Members $126


Online registration, The Art of iPhoneography

Fundamentals of Acrylic Painting
Linda La Vie
Class ID #2534

In this class you will learn the basics of acrylic painting such as composition, color mixing , color theory, and value. Techniques such as brush strokes, layering, glazing, and underpainting will also be presented in detail. This will be done through weekly painting projects of still lifes and landscapes. Demonstrations by the instructor will be made prior to each assignment. This class is ideal for all levels from beginners to intermediate students.

Thursdays, April 11 - May 30, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Members $116 ~ Non-Members $131


MATERIALS LIST: FUNDAMENTALS OF ACRYLIC PAINTING


Online registration, Fundamentals of Acrylic Painting

Landscapes en Plein Air
Jordan K Walker
Class ID #2535

The natural world is full of awe inspiring environments, and there are few experiences more exciting than capturing a sense of these places through paint. During this six week class we will explore the basic principles of landscape painting; including composition, value, depth, and color. We will paint directly from life in parks and wild spaces around Eugene, and learn to record some of the subtleties of nature while altering what we see to create compelling images. Sometimes focus is key, and we will spend a few classes studying trees, fields and hills, water, and clouds before expanding our view to paint complete landscapes. This class will also touch on essential techniques of oil painting such as paint application, edge control, and color mixing. While oil is my medium of choice, students are welcome to bring any other painting mediums that they have experience working in and would like to try in the field! Prior painting experience is preferred and reliable transportation is required.

Sundays, April 14 - May 19, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Members $116 ~ Non-Members $131


MATERIALS LIST: LANDSCAPES EN PLEIN AIR


Online registration, Landscapes en Plein Air

CERAMICS CLASSES

You can register online or over the phone, call Jocelyn at 541-345-1571, or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information.

Wheel Throwing
Kyla Clary
Class ID #2541

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. This 10 week class will give you more time to create some good work.From cups to bowls to more intricate items, experience the art of wheel throwing. Complete projects by experimenting with different glazes.

Tuesdays, April 9 – June 11, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Members $135 ~ Non-Members $150 ~ $30 Materials fee


Online registration, Wheel Throwing

MKAC STUDIOS

You can register online or over the phone, call Jocelyn at 541-345-1571, or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information.

Wheel Throwing
Kyla Clary
Class ID #2541

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. This 10 week class will give you more time to create some good work.From cups to bowls to more intricate items, experience the art of wheel throwing. Complete projects by experimenting with different glazes.

Tuesdays, April 9 – June 11, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Members $135 ~ Non-Members $150 ~ $30 Materials fee


Online registration, Wheel Throwing

Printmaking 101
Mika Aono
Class ID #2542

This introductory, hands-on studio course will explore a range of basic printmaking techniques to produce fine art prints including, but not limited to Relief, Intaglio, Monotype and Screenprinting. Students will learn how to transfer images, use plate making tools, inks, brayers and pull prints with an etching press. No experience is necessary and beginners are welcome! It’s also a perfect refresher for anyone who’s been away from printmaking and missing it. Be ready to get inky.

Tuesdays , April 9 - May 28, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120 ~ Materials fee $20


Online registration, Printmaking 101

Screen Printing
Amber Eggleton
Class ID #2543

This 8-week long class will cover multiple screen printing techniques. We will learn how to turn your designs into hand painted screens to print as posters or on t-shirts, tote bags, or any fabric of your choosing! We will also go over the process of printing with hand cut stencils and create a multi-colored series of prints. Come learn the special process of making one of a kind prints!

Mondays, April 8 - June 3*, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
*No class May 27 in honor of Memorial Day
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120 ~ Materials fee $20


Online registration, Screen Printing

OPEN STUDIO SESSIONS

You can register online or over the phone, call Jocelyn at 541-345-1571, or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information. Drop-ins are welcome. There is an $11 drop-in fee.

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 11 - 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. You can register online or over the phone, call Jocelyn at 541-345-1571, or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information.

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)

You can register online or over the phone, call Jocelyn at 541-345-1571, or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information.

Screen Printing Workshop
Class ID #2526

Learn how the screen printing process can transform your drawings and photographs into unique works of art. In this exciting workshop, designed specifically for young adults, students design and print their own tee shirts, posters and original works on paper. Beginning with simple, single-color prints, students learn new techniques, allowing them to make more complex, multicolored images. Friday at 4pm, your family and friends will see your colorful prints at your workshops Art Exhibit!

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


Online registration, Screen Printing Workshop

YOUTH CLASSES
Ages 6-10

You can register online or over the phone, call Jocelyn at 541-345-1571, or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information.

Discover Drawing & Painting
Class ID #2545

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, April 16 – June 4, 3:50pm - 5:20pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $100 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online registration, Discover Drawing & Painting

Paper Play!
Amber Eggleton
Class ID #2546

In this 8 week class, your instructor Amber will be teaching you new and fun ways to create art with all kinds of paper. We will also learn how to turn materials like foil, tape, glue, and newspaper into sculptural masterpieces! Through techniques like papier-mache, we will explore how to build forms and add details to make a finished piece. On the last day of class, family and friends are invited to see your masterpieces in your class Art Exhibit!

Wednesdays, April 17 - June 5, 3:50pm - 5:20pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $100 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online registration, Paper Play!

Clayin’& Playin’
Kyla Clary
Class ID #2547

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, April 18 - June 6, 3:50pm - 5:20 pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $100 ~ $25 Materials fee


Online registration, Clayin’& Playin’

Visual Arts Mentorships (Ages 6 - 14)
Class ID #2551

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, April 15 – May 20, 3:50pm - 5:20pm
Members $93 ~ Non-Members $103 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online registration, Visual Arts Mentorships

YOUNG ADULT CLASSES
Ages 11-16

You can register online or over the phone, call Jocelyn at 541-345-1571, or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information.

Beginning Painting
Amy Albrecht
Class ID #2548

In this beginning painting class students will have an opportunity to learn and refine new painting techniques using different painting mediums. Students will create 4 finished paintings each one capturing a different subject. We will start class with a basic introduction to color theory using tempera paint. This will be followed by a small composition chosen and crafted by each student. Following our color theory practice painting we will explore watercolor paint and experiment with fun and alternative techniques.The last few weeks of class will be dedicated to learning how to use acrylic paint safely and effectively and will ultimately culminate in two final paintings on canvas. On the last day of class students will be able to show off their work in class art celebration!

Tuesdays, April 16 – June 4, 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $100 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online registration, Beginning Painting

Digital Illustration
Elora Kelsh
Class ID #2549

Get ready to experiment and build your visual communication skills in this digital illustration class! Introduces digital drawing, digital photo editing, and typographic layout to visually communicate ideas using the app Adobe Photoshop Sketch. Students will gain an understanding of the creative process with an emphasis on design principles and the creation/ manipulation of graphics through multiple creative projects, such as digital self-portraits and making their own fonts. Tablets will be provided for all students to work on, and the app we use is free if students want to finish work at home.

Wednesdays April 17 – June 5, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $100 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online registration, Digital Illustration

Narrative Illustration
Jordan K Walker
Class ID #2550

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, April 18 – June 6, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $100 ~ $10 Materials fee


Online registration, Narrative Illustration

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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