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 #2444

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, April 11 – May 30 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

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

Movie-Making
Class ID #2458

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

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

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

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

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

Paint Your World
Class ID #2461

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

Creature Features & Animal Art!
Class ID #2462

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

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

Painting Workshop
Class ID #2464

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

Intro to Printmaking
Class ID #2465

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

Narrative Illustration
Class ID #2466

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

Stop-Motion Animation
Class ID #2467

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

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.

Exploring Famous Artists
Linda LaVie
Class ID #2454

Let great art inspire your imagination! Each week an art project will be based on the life and work of a famous artist such as Vincent Van Gogh and Georgia O'Keefe. Then you will have fun painting your own version of the artist's painting. The class will work in various mixed media such as watercolor, acrylic, oil pastels, and tempera paints. You will learn about color, form and design in painting and drawing. On the last day of class there will be an art show featuring your "masterpieces".

Thursdays, April 26 - June 14, 3:30 – 5:00pm
Members $80 ~ Non-Members $90 ~ $10 Materials fee

Clayin' & Playin'
Kyla Clary
Class ID #2446

New projects allow you to experiment with form, shape, texture, and finally, color, when you glaze your creations. From handbuilt 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!

Wednesdays, April 25 - June 13, 3:50pm - 5:20pm
Members $80 ~ Non-Members $90 ~ $25 Materials fee

Discover Drawing & Painting
Amanda Bompensa
Class ID #2455

Come and get creative and have some fun with fellow budding artists in this popular 2D art class! In this eight-week class, Amanda 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, May 8 - June 26 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Members $80 ~ Non-Members $90 ~ $10 Materials fee

Visual Arts Mentorships (Ages 6 - 14)
Class ID #2456

With the help of a mentor, your idea for an art project can become a reality in eight weeks! 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, Apr. 16 - June 11* 3:30pm - 5:00pm
*No class will be held on May 28
Members $85 ~ Non-Members $95 ~ $10 Materials fee

YOUNG ADULT CLASSES
Ages 12-16

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

Clay Handbuilding Techniques
Kyla Clary
Class ID #2447

Whether you are new to pottery or an experienced young ceramicist, this class will help you develop new skills while working with clay. Discover handbuilding techniques as you create functional and sculptural pieces straight from your imagination. In this eight-week class you will learn about other clay artists and create your own artistic style. On the last day, you'll exhibit your pieces during an Art Show for your friends and family!

Mondays, April 23 - June 18* 4:00pm - 5:30pm
*No class will be held on May 28
Members $80 ~ Non-Members $90 $25 Materials fee

Cartooning and Comics
Shelby Harvey
Class ID #2438

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, Apr. 17 - June 5 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Members $80 ~ Non-Members $90 $10 Materials fee

Intro to Watercolor Painting
Shelby Harvey
Class ID #2439

Offering an assortment of exercises with diverse painting media, this class gives students a chance to explore the possibilities of watercolor painting. Work with your instructor as she provides class demonstrations and individual instruction, as you learn 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, Apr. 19 - June 7 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Members $80 ~ Non-Members $90 ~ $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.

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