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

REGISTER FOR CLASSES

Call our Arts Education Coordinator 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.


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.

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

Drawing FUNdamentals
Class ID #2331

Embark on a journey of drawing discovery! In this eight-week drawing class, you will learn and review drawing skills through a series of lessons and exercises designed to expose you to a wide variety of artistic styles, methods, and concepts. Working in pencil and pen, you will explore how to effectively use line, value, and composition to create drawings. Be sure to sign up early for this popular class!

Tuesdays, January 10 - February 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Members $84 ~ Non-Members $99

Watercolor FUNdamentals
Jessilyn Brinkerhoff
Class ID #2332

Ring in 2017 with a marvelous watercolor class! In this eight-week class you will discover how to mix colors, layer washes, and create depth in your paintings. Spark your creativity and improve your understanding of the medium through a variety of in-class demos. This class is perfect for both beginning and intermediate students who are looking to loosen up and explore this expressive and versatile medium.

Wednesdays, January 11 - March 1, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Members $84 ~ Non-Members $99

Studio Painting
Kate Bollons
Class ID #2334

This ten-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, January 10 - March 11, 10:30am - 2:00pm
Members $117 ~ Non-Members $132

3 Colors + White: An Introduction to Oil Painting
Kate Bollons
Class ID #2335

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint with oils? Are you an artist looking to brush up on your painting skills? This is the perfect class for you! With artist and instructor Kate Bollons at your side, you will explore color and content as you mix hues and tints using primary colors and white for a variety of still-life exercises. Throughout this eight-week class, you will practice using light and tone in order to create eye-catching compositions.

Wednesdays, January 11 - March 1, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Members $84 ~ Non-Members $99 ~ $5 Studio Fee

CERAMICS CLASSES

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

Wheel Throwing
Mary Briggs
Class ID #2352

SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE

Come meet our new ceramics instructor, Mary, and give wheel throwing a spin in the Club Mud ceramics studio! Designed for beginning and intermediate artists, this eight-week class will review the basics for working with clay and throwing on a potter’s wheel. In a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, your instructor will take you through the pottery process from start to finish! Learn how to center on the wheel, form a cylinder, and trim your bowls, plates, mugs, and other handmade pottery. You will also review the firing process, which takes place after glazing your final pieces!

SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE

Thursdays, January 19 - March 9, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Members $89 ~ Non-Members $104 ~ $30 Materials fee

ADULT WORKSHOPS

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

Tiny Clay Houses, Build Your Own!
Dan Young
Class ID #2333

Join us for the premier of this fun ceramics hand-building class! In this four-week, skills-based class, you will learn construction techniques using clay slabs to build a “house,” ways to decorate windows and doors using molds (which you will also learn how to make), finishing tricks for your roof and motifs, and glaze and oxide applications to add detail and accents to your work. Whether you want to make a cottage, a castle, a beach house, or a log cabin, Dan will show you all the techniques you will need to create your very own ceramic structure.

Thursdays, February 2 - February 23, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Members $53 ~ Non-Members $62 ~ $20 Materials Fee

Ink & Watercolor
Elizabeth Blue
Class ID #2336

Discover how you can bring ink and watercolors together in your art! In this three-week class, instructor Elizabeth Blue will introduce you to watercolor basics and brushwork, techniques for drawing with ink, and tricks for combining the two to create new outcomes. You will learn stenciling with both ink and watercolor, which is excellent for creating customized greeting cards. Take advantage of this unique workshop to enrich your artistic capabilities.

Mondays, March 6 - March 20, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Members $52 ~ Non-Members $62

OPEN STUDIO SESSIONS

Please call our Arts Education Coordinator 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
5 Sessions
Class ID #2338

One long pose held over 5 weeks. Model is nude.

Mondays, January 9 - February 13*, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $44 ~ Non-Members $51
*There will be no Open Studio January 16.

Figure Sculpture: Model II
8 Sessions
Class ID #2339

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

Mondays, February 27 - April 17, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $70.50 ~ Non-Members $81.50

Draw, Paint, & Sculpt
11 Sessions
Class ID #2340

One long pose. The model changes every two weeks. Artists collectively decide the first week on a clothed or nude pose.

Tuesdays, January 3 - March 14, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $97 ~ Non-Members $112

Figure Painting
11 Sessions
Class ID #2341

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

Thursdays, January 5 - March 16, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $97 ~ Non-Members $112

Figure Drawing AM
11 Sessions
Class ID #2342

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

Fridays, January 6 - March 17, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $97 ~ Non-Members $112

Figure Drawing PM
11 Sessions
Class ID #2343

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

Fridays, January 6 - March 17, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Members $97 ~ Non-Members $112

YOUTH CLASSES
Ages 6-12

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

Discover Drawing & Painting
Annee McHarry
Class ID #2344

Start your creative engines and get ready to learn all about drawing and painting! You are going to take off on an art adventure as you learn all about artists, including Michelangelo, Monet, and Maude Kerns. In this eight-week class, Annee 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 all kinds of art materials from pencils and pastels to watercolors and acrylic paints. Whether you are a new or returning artist, there is always something to learn! On the last day of class, family and friends are invited to see your magnificent masterpieces in your class “Art Exhibit!”

Tuesdays, January 24 - March 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Members $64 ~ Non-Members $74
$10 Materials fee

Clayin’ & Playin’
Jessilyn Brinkerhoff
Class ID #2345

Welcome to the world of clay! In this eight-week class, you will be able to play with clay and learn about all the different ways to build with it. Make pinch projects, roll out slabs, create mini-sculptures, and more! Along the way, you will learn about shape, form, and texture. You’ll even glaze your own pieces with beautiful colors. On the last day, show off your sculptures to family and friends during your class “3D Art Exhibit!”

Wednesdays, January 25 - March 15, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Members $64 ~ Non-Members $74
$25 Materials fee

Let’s Get Comical
Isaac Paris
Class ID #2348

Storytelling is so much fun, especially when told with pictures! Whether your characters are going on adventures or solving mysteries, this is a great chance to get your ideas onto paper. In this eight-week class, you’ll spend your days with Isaac creating fun characters, making up interesting backgrounds, and learning to lay out comic book pages and comic strips. On the last day, get ready to show off your comics to family and friends during your class “Cartooning Showcase!”

Thursdays, January 26 - March 16, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Members $64 ~ Non-Members $74
$10 Materials fee

Visual Arts Mentorships (Ages 6 - 14)
Class ID #2349

Do you have an inspiring idea for an art project but need some assistance bringing it to life? This is your chance to work one-on-one with an art mentor for six weeks and learn how to make your vision become reality. From painting to drawing to mixed media, you choose what you want to do. You’ll start by making a step-by-step strategy together for completing your artwork. Then you’ll spend the rest of your sessions putting that plan into action. On the last day, invite your family and friends to check out your masterpiece!

Mondays, January 23-March 6*, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Members $52 ~ Non-Members $62
$10 Materials fee
*There will be no class February 20.

YOUNG ADULT CLASSES
Ages 10-16

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

The Art of Cartooning
Isaac Paris
Class ID #2346

Calling all aspiring cartoonists! Put your storytelling skills and your drawing skills together during this eight-week class. Whether you have a project in mind or need a little help coming up with a new story, Isaac will guide you through each of the steps of cartooning. You’ll start by writing your storyline, and soon enough you’ll be drawing out your panels, gutters, narration boxes, and speech bubbles. Create your own stories, punch lines, characters, mini books, and more in this inspiring cartooning class. Don’t forget to invite your family and friends in on the last day to your “Cartooning Art Show!”

Tuesdays, January 24 - March 7, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Members $64 ~ Non-Members $74
$10 Materials fee

Intro to Drawing
Nessa Munter
Class ID #2347

Are you interested in learning to draw? Or maybe you already have some experience and want to improve your skills? Either way, this class is the right fit for you! Over the course of eight weeks, your instructor will help you use line, shape, value, and perspective to strengthen your work. A variety of drawing media will be covered, including pencil, charcoal, and pastels, allowing you to experiment and discover your favorite drawing tools. On the final day of class, bring along your family and friends to see your class “Art Show!”

Wednesdays, January 18 - March 8, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Members $64 ~ Non-Members $74
$10 Materials fee

Printmaking
Isaac Paris
Class ID #2350

Experience the excitement of transferring drawings, paintings, and carved images onto multiple surfaces in our new Printmaking class! In this eight-week class, you will create images and artwork using printmaking processes such as monoprint, linocut, and many more. You will learn ways to make multiple copies from just one of your designs, and how to make your very own personalized stamps! As part of the Printmaking Class print-exchange, each student will receive a booklet full of prints made by the whole class. Family and friends are invited to join in on the last day to enjoy your artwork during your class “Printmaking Art Show!”

Mondays, January 30 - March 13*, 3:30 - 5:00pm
Members $64 ~ Non-Members $74
$10 Materials fee
*There will be no class February 20.

Painting for Beginners
Class ID #2351

Offering an assortment of exercises with diverse painting media, this eight-week class gives students a chance to explore the possibilities of painting. Your instructor will provide class demonstrations and individual instruction, covering new techniques and strategies. You’ll experiment with color, form, highlights, shadows, and more. This class is great for students with some experience in art but who may be new to painting. On the last day, share your painting portfolio with family and friends during your class “Painting Exhibit!”

Thursdays, January 26 - March 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Members $64 ~ Non-Members $74
$10 Materials fee

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. To arrange private lessons for your young artist, please contact our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or education@mkartcenter.org
Private Art Lessons: $150 - (Cost of materials not included.)

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
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