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

FALL 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

Basic Drawing: Observational Techniques
Maria Gulemetova
Class ID #2484

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.

Tuesdays, October 9th - November 27th 6:00 - 8:30pm
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120 ~ $10 Model Fee
Basic Drawing (CLASS MATERIALS LIST)

Studio Painting
Kate Bollons
Class ID #2485
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 lifes are provided and students may take advantage of studio time to work on projects of their choice.

Tuesdays October 9th – December 4th 10:30am - 2:00pm
Members $125 ~ Non-Members $145

3 Colors + White: An Introduction to Oil Painting
Kate Bollons
Class ID #2486
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, October 10th – November 28th 9:30am - 12:30pm
Members $110 ~ Non-Members $125 ~ $5 Studio Fee
3 Colors + White (CLASS MATERIALS LIST)

Watercolor Fundamentals
Carolyn Gates
Class ID #2487

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, October 10th - December 5th 6:00pm - 9:00pm
*No class November 21st
Members $110 ~ Non-Members $125
Watercolor Fundamentals (CLASS MATERIALS LIST)

Life Drawing
Christopher St. John
Class ID #2488

This weekly course offering is for individuals who desire a broad understanding of the human figure and wish to embrace the challenges of working from a live nude model. Students will learn to analyze the structure of the human form and learn various approaches to render the human body all in an effort to develop individuality in their work. Class drawing sessions will vary between timed poses, one-source lighting, and a longer multi-session pose. Emphasis will be placed on investigating gesture to develop mood and expression. Using charcoal, students will explore the elements of a successful drawing at their own pace in a supportive, closely led environment. This course is suitable for individuals of all experience levels, and beginners are most welcome.

Thursdays, October 11th – December 6th* 6:00 - 9:00pm
*No class November 22nd
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120 ~ $10 Model Fee
Life Drawing (CLASS MATERIALS LIST)

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.

Drawing Workshop with Craig Spilman
Class ID #2491

MKAC is offering an intensive drawing workshop for intermediate and advanced level students. This one evening and two day workshop, taught by retired LCC instructor Craig Spilman, will focus mainly on value studies and composition. We will be working from still lifes in controlled light situations. Challenges relating to image making in general will be openly discussed and participants will be encouraged to share their knowledge to benefit and enrich the workshop process. Participants should also bring work to share on the first day of the workshop and all of their materials.

October 5th 6 - 8pm, October 6-7th 9am - 3pm*
*break included
Members $80 ~ Non-Members $95
Drawing Workshop (CLASS MATERIALS LIST)

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 #2489

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, October 9th - November 27th 6:30 - 9:00pm
Members $105 ~ Non-Members $120 ~ $30 Materials fee

Skill Building on the Wheel
Nicole Hummel
Class ID #2490

Take your wheel-throwing skills to the next level with this intermediate ceramics class. Develop your efficiency in wedging, centering, and moving clay on the wheel, and explore new forms including pitchers, vases, and perhaps lidded vessels. This course is open to students who have already taken a wheel-throwing class and who are interested in a challenge!

Wednesdays, November 7 – December 19th* 6:30pm - 9:00pm
*No Class November 21st
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $105 ~ $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 #2478

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

Mondays, September 10 - October 22 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $60 ~ Non-Members $75

Figure Sculpture: Model II
8 sessions
Class ID #2479

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

Mondays, October 29 - December 17 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $70 ~ Non-Members $85

Draw, Paint, & Sculpt
12 sessions
Class ID #2480

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

Tuesdays, September 18th - December 4th 6:00 - 9:00pm
Members $103 ~ Non-Members $118

Figure Painting
12 sessions
Class ID #2481

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

Thursdays, September 20th – December 13th* 9:00am - 12:00pm
*No Class the 22nd of November in observance of Thanksgiving
Members $103 ~ Non-Members $118

Figure Drawing AM
12 sessions
Class ID #2482

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

Fridays, September 21 - December 14* 9:00am - 12:00pm
*No class the 23rd of November in observance of Thanksgiving
Members $103 ~ Non-Members $118

Figure Drawing PM
12 sessions
Class ID #2483

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

Fridays, September 21 - December 14* 2:00pm - 5:00pm
*No class the 23rd of November in observance of Thanksgiving
Members $103 ~ Non-Members $118

YOUTH CLASSES
Ages 6-12

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

Creating Masterpieces!
Molly Helm
Class ID #2493

Take a trip through art history! Students will learn about influential artists and artworks before creating their own masterpieces inspired by them. This class is perfect for artists who want to work in a variety of mediums. 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!

Tuesdays, October 16th – December 4th 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Members $85 ~ Non-Members $95 ~ $10 Materials fee

Discovering Drawing & Painting
Sisy Anderson
Class ID #2494

Come get creative and have some fun with fellow budding artists in this popular 2D art class! In this 8 week class, Sisy 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!

October 10th - December 5th* 3:30pm - 5pm
*No Class November 21st
Members $85 ~ Non-Members $95 ~ $10 Materials fee

Clayin’ & Playin’
Kyla Clary
Class ID #2495

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, October 4th – December 6th* 3:50pm - 5:20pm
*No class Oct. 18th & Nov. 22nd
Members $85 ~ Non-Members $95 ~ $25 Materials fee

Visual Arts Mentorships (Ages 6 - 14)
Class ID #2492

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 October 8th – November 12th 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Members $90 ~ Non-Members $100 ~ $10 Materials fee

YOUNG ADULT CLASSES
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.

Cartooning & Comics
Shelby Harvey
Class ID #2496

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

Tuesdays October 9th - November 27th 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Members $85 ~ Non-Members $95 ~ $10 Materials fee

Printmaking Techniques!
Molly Helm
Class ID #2497

Learn about printmaking techniques like, Monotypes, Relief, and Screen-printing in this 8 week-long class. Students will use their own ideas and imagination to create images that can be reproduced over and over again. This is the perfect introductory class for any student looking to further their knowledge and artistic abilities while getting messy, having fun and taking chances. On the last day, invite family and friends to see your original prints during the class Art Show!

Wednesdays, October 17th - December 12th* 4:00pm - 5:30pm
*No class November 21st
Members $85 ~ Non-Members $95 ~ $10 Materials fee

Experimental Drawing
Amy Albrecht
Class ID #2498

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 that push students to think about process over product and encourage them to expand and experiment with not only drawing mediums but also drawing styles. In addition to a weekly lesson the students will produce 4 final drawing projects. On the last day, show off your new-found skills to family and friends during your class Art Show!

Thursdays, Oct 18th – December 13th* 4:00pm - 5:30pm
*No Class November 22nd
Members $85 ~ Non-Members $95 ~ $10 Materials fee

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 for High School Seniors
Sisy Anderson
Class ID #2499

Are you a senior getting ready to graduate? 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, November 5th – December 17th , 6:15pm-8:15pm
Members $75 ~ Non-Members $85

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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