2019 FALL and WINTER CLASS SCHEDULES~SCROLL DOWN THIS PAGE FOR A COMPLETE CLASS & WORKSHOP SCHEDULE, REGISTRATION and FEES.  PLEASE ALSO VISIT OUR MONTHLY CALENDAR FOR UPDATES, CLASS SCHEDULES, EXHIBITS, VICTORIAN STROLL INFO and EVENTS!

  • POP-UP WEDNESDAYS: October thru November 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • VICTORIAN STROLL WINDOW PAINTING WEDNESDAYS: 3:00pm-5:00pm
  • KNITTING AND CROCHETING CLINIC: First Tuesday of each Month 6:00pm-7:30pm
  • MEDITATIVE MONDAYS NOVEMBER thru DECEMBER: 4:00pm-6:00pm

TO ENROLL and PRE-REGISTER:

Pre-Register with ACC education coordinator Natalie at: boburkan@gmail.com

Your Name/Email/ Phone/Address 

What classes will you attend?

Please let us know if you are a Student registration fee waived.

 

POP-UP WEDNESDAYS ARE BACK at the ATHENS CULTURAL CENTER.  PLEASE ALSO  VISIT OUR ACC CALENDAR EACH WEDNESDAY FOR CLASS INFORMATION and FEES.  SCROLL DOWN THIS PAGE TO SEE THE COMPLETE LIST OF WEDNESDAY CLASSES and OUR

 

 

 

 

 

PRINTING AND PAINTING GIFTS with KATHY KLOMPAS

Wednesday- November 6 & November 13th, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Cost– $20- Adults, Seniors-$15, Students-Free Materials Fee- $25 

TO ENROLL and PRE-REGISTER:

Pre-Register with ACC education coordinator Natalie at: boburkan@gmail.com

Your Name/Email/ Phone/Address 

What classes will you attend? Please let us know if you are a Student registration fee waived.

Description– Create beautiful artistic gifts for friends and family or treat yourself!  Popular instructor Kathy Klompas will return to lead you on an inspired and enthusiastic journey of printing and painting.  You’ll be thrilled to have created 2 unique hand painted silk scarves, and 2 tote bags printed with gelli plate printing techniques! You’ll also end up with lots of printed papers to use as cards, gift wrap, and collage materials. Past students have been thrilled with the results!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


VICTORIAN WINDOW PAINTING GROUP with NATALIE BOBURKAN

Wednesdays- November thru December 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4, 12/11,

3:00pm-5:00pm

 Community Group Project,  Cost– Free, Materials- Provided

Workshop Description– No experience needed!!! This group will work together to learn how to obtain temporary stained glass effects on windows, and how to enlarge a design through gridding.  We will work together to create Victorian Stained Glass Designs and enlarge and transfer them to the Cultural Center windows for the Victorian Stroll. Your artwork will be on display there for thousands of viewers.  This is a group undergoing! All ages are welcome! Please join me in providing the community with a warm, welcoming beautiful representation of this tradition!

Registration– Pre-registrations please provide Your Name/Email/ Phone/Address and drop-ins are always welcome!

TO ENROLL and PRE-REGISTER: Pre-Register with ACC education coordinator Natalie at: boburkan@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

LEARN TO KNIT MONDAYS 6:00pm-7:30pm: Students will, over the course of two sessions November 11th and November 25th, will learn the basics of yarn and knitting tools, how to cast on, knit & purl stitches, and how to bind off their project. Students will end up with a wash cloth and the skills required to join in a later class that will teach students how to make a cowl.  

ENROLL TODAY~ with our education coordinator at: boburkan@gmail.com

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

POP-UP WEDNESDAY PIN LOOM FLOWERS with TINA MARTINEZ

Wednesday- 6:00-8:00pm, November 20th  

Cost– $15- Adults, Seniors-$10, Students-Free

Materials Fee- $5 

Class Description– Pin loom weaving is a fun and easy way to craft wearable art, and it’s fast to learn! The pop up will show students how to make a small square of fabric on a pin loom and then transform it into a  using just glue and some basic craft supplies.wearable pin loom flower pin 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TO ENROLL and PRE-REGISTER:

Pre-Register with ACC education coordinator Natalie at: boburkan@gmail.com

Your Name/Email/ Phone/Address 

What classes will you attend? Please let us know if you are a Student registration fee waived.


PAINT POURING CLOCKS with HEATHER FITZPATRICK

 Wednesday~December 4th –6:00-8:00pm Cost– $15- Adults, Seniors-$10, Students- Free

Materials Fee- TBA

Class Description– Try paint pouring- a fluid acrylic technique- on a piece that can become a gift or a treasure of your own!  This popular class is back with a new twist, you’ll be creating a clock that can be used as a gift or for yourself and the necklace bar is back!!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TO ENROLL and PRE-REGISTER:

Pre-Register with ACC education coordinator Natalie at: boburkan@gmail.com

Your Name/Email/ Phone/Address 

What classes will you attend? Please let us know if you are a Student registration fee waived.


DROP-IN YARN CLINIC with TINA MARTINEZ

6:00pm-7:30pm, First Tuesday of the month

Anyone working with yarn on a project welcome to drop-in

 Yarn clinic is for anyone working with yarn, from tatting to crocheting to knitting and needs help with a project, is stuck understanding a pattern, or just wants some advice or companionship while working on personal pieces. This is a drop in class, no registration necessary!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


MEDITATIVE MONDAYS with NATALIE BOBURKA

ORGANIC WET ON WET WATERCOLORS (October 21, November 4,  November 18)

MEDITATIVE PATTERN DESIGN (December 2, December 16, December 30th

Cost per 3 class project– Adults-$25, Seniors-$15  Students – Free

Materials Fee– 1 time fee of $10 per student unlimited classes. 

Workshop Description-art that incorporates calming flowing movement and media, with therapeutic effects of lowering anxiety, growing social connections, and enriching your creative spirit. Each project will be 3 sessions.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

CLASSES FINISHED IN OCTOBER

Wednesday, OCTOBER 9, 2019 6:00-8:00pm RUBY SILVIOUS-RECLAIMED CANVAS

World famous and local artist Ruby Silvious will join us and instruct our first fall class “Reclaimed Canvas Workshop.” WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9th from 6:00p.m-8:00p.m.  Ruby Silvious will lead you through-experimental painting on unusual materials. You will have an opportunity to see her new book, Reclaimed Canvas, and inspiring examples to help get you started. You will work on eggshell shards, and used tea bags. Visit Ruby’s bio and work at https://www.rubysilvious.com & https://www.rubysilvious.com/the-artist-cv

Cost$15.00 for this class.  Seniors-$5.00.  Students No Fee.  Materials Fee– $5

Pre-Register with ACC education coordinator Natalie at: boburkan@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SEEING IT THROUGH IMAGE TRANSFER WORKSHOP with TINA CHADEN.

(Schedule updated)

Wednesday, October 23rd & Thursday October 24th 6:00pm-8:00pm

Cost– $20- Adults, Seniors-$15, Students-Free  Materials Fee- $15

Class Description–Image transfer is an amazing technique enabling an artist to layer one transparent image over the other creating the depth and richness that has made Tina Chaden’s collages world renown. In this two workshops you will learn to create transparent pictures from any found material that can be placed on a laser color copier bed.Students will be instructed on how to combine simple painting and collage methods with basic image transfer techniques.  All labels of art making experience are encouraged to attend.

TO ENROLL and PRE-REGISTER:

Pre-Register with ACC education coordinator Natalie at: boburkan@gmail.com

Your Name/Email/ Phone/Address 

What classes will you attend? Please let us know if you are a Student registration fee waived.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


REFRIGERATOR WORTHY COLLAGE with NATALIE BOBURKA

Wednesday~ 6:00pm-8:00pm, October 30th

 Cost-$15 Adults,$5 Seniors- Students Free-  Materials cost $5.

Registration-Pre-register

Class Description- Remember the days of refrigerator art?  Now it’s your turn.No experience necessary! Using a wealth of materials you will create a series of small collages with magnetic backing to be used as gifts or for yourself. 

You may also create a unique book mark as well. These small pieces of art are standouts, by using color theory and composition tricks you will come up with your own mini masterpieces!

TO ENROLL and PRE-REGISTER:

Pre-Register with ACC education coordinator Natalie at: boburkan@gmail.com

Your Name/Email/ Phone/Address 

What classes will you attend? Please let us know if you are a Student registration fee waived.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 SUMMER CLASSES

Adult Classes & Workshops
6:00PM-8:00PM
Free for College Students & Seniors
All Materials Provided
$10.00 registration fee for all others

Students please provide us with college you attend registration fee waived.

July 10th
Sip & Silk Hand Printed Scarf Making: 
Printing on Fabric – Design a stunning scarf!  Add a splash of color to your life! It’s as easy as finger-painting!  Using Gelli Plate printing we will explore a variety of mark-making techniques to add color and pattern to a silk scarf.
The Gelli Plate is a simple tool that will allow us to stamp directly from it to the fabric, by painting on the plate with thickened dyes, which will be colorfast once set.
The dyes will interact with the gelli plate to create diverse textures, and layering the stamping builds subtly rich color patterns.  Kathy will bring a variety of tools, and demonstrate how you can make your own.  Dyes will stain your clothes and hands, so please dress accordingly, and bring a pair or two of latex gloves. (Instructor: KathyKlompas at http://kathy.klompas.com)

July 17th
Pour & Paint Rock Painting:
Laura Garramone is an artist from Greene County, who has many talents and accomplishments. A visual artist with experience in Pastels, acrylics, assemblage, welding and gardening art. Most recently exploring fantasy and intuitive painting/art.
Art on rocks was a natural progression for Laura due to her love of nature and stones, crystals and the earth.  She has been painting rocks for over 2 years and loves to teach others her techniques. Mandalas, animal, celestial or fantasy figures are all a part of her repertoire.
Beginners as well as more accomplished painters are welcome to join her for an evening of fun and instruction. Acrylic paints, brushes and supplies are included.  A selection of rocks will be available to choose or bring your favorite.
Laura has shown her work throughout the region and New York State. She has participated in Plein Aire competitions and has received awards and accolades from the multiple Art Associations in which she is affiliated with. Laura is mostly self-taught, but has had the privilege of studying under some influential talented artist through workshops.
A nurse by trade she dreams of the day that she can dedicate more time to her Art.  (Instructor: Laura Garramone)
Enroll Today:

July 24th  (REGISTRATION CLOSED-CLASS IS FULL)
Spontaneous Splash Experiments in Spontaneity:
In this class we explore ways to start a painting and develop it through various techniques which establish a dialogue with the Unconscious-ground of spontaneity, realm of authentic expression.
It is a play between worlds, visible and invisible-physical, emotive and spiritual, whereby abstract images gain substance and depth. Perfect for those who have never painted before as well as seasoned artists who wish to break new ground in their work. This is a preview to the complete First Series of 4 sessions of Experiments In Spontaneity.
Ellen McKay a graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. with continued studies at Pratt Graphics Center and the School of Visual Arts, NY., Ellen McKay’s paintings have been shown in numerous regional galleries.
Teaching experience includes the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, painting and drawing workshops in her studio and many venues in the Hudson River Valley, NY. Ellen McKay’s art work is represented in private collections in the United States, Argentina and in Europe.
(Instructor: Ellen McKay)
Enroll Today: REGISTRATION CLOSED CLASS ID FULL

July 31st
Sweet Hippie Paint Pouring:

 Come out and join your favorite Sweet Hippie for a night of fluid art fun! Learn how to make your very own masterpiece!

All supplies included as well
as demonstrations and instruction. No art experience necessary, fun for all
ages. (Instructor: Heather from Sweet Hippie)
Enroll Today:

August 7th. (REGISTRATION CLOSED-CLASS IS FULL)
Swipe & Swig Gelli Plate Printing:
Gelli Plate printmaking: Monoprinting without a Press
Printing with a Gelli plate is an intriguing process that results in beautiful one-of-a-kind papers with amazing colors, layers and textures.
Pulling prints is simply so exciting and fun, with a wide variety of methods to mix and match. Experiment with traditional monotype techniques of additive, subtractive, masks and stencils.  Gather textures and stamps to press into the inked plate for added interest.  You will make many, many prints.
It’s such an adrenaline rush to pull each print off the plate!  The results are even more dramatic when adding a second or third layer to a print.  We will play with a variety of acrylic paints, stencils, textures and mark-making tools.  We can print on a variety of papers and cloth. You may complete ready to frame prints, and definitely will go home with a stash of fascinating unique to you papers to inspire future mixed-media works.
Bonus:
Print also on fusible interfacing that can be ironed on to a totebag , T-shirt, apron or Jacket. a cotton item will work best, can not be plastic or vinyl

(Instructor: Kathy Klompas)

Enroll Today: REGISTRATION CLOSED, CLASS IS FULL

August 14th
Brew & Beading Hand Beading Jewelry:
In this quick two hour beading sampler class students will be introduced to multiple beading techniques. All students can expect to complete a knotted gemstone necklace and wired seed bead ring in class.
Other seed beading techniques will be covered with the opportunity to try both on and off-loom work. Materials for the two projects will be included. Experienced students are encouraged to bring their own materials for experimentation as well (thread, needles, beads etc.)
Leslie Reed is a practicing artist living in Athens.  She graduated from RISD majoring in Glass. Leslie has studied jewelry making and beading with many teachers including Joyce j. Scott. (Instructor: Leslie Reed)
Enroll Today:

August 21
Toast & Transfer:  (CLASS IS FULL)
SEEING IT THROUGH IMAGE TRANSFER WORKSHOP WITH TINA CHADEN.
Image transfer is an amazing technique enabling an artist to layer one transparent image over the other creating the depth and richness that has made Tina Chaden’s collages world renown.
In this two hour workshop you will learn to create transparent pictures from any found material that can be placed on a laser color copier bed.
Students will be instructed on how to combine simple painting and collage methods with basic image transfer techniques.  All labels of art making experience are encouraged to attend. (Instructor: Tina Chaden)
CLASS IS FULL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2019 TUESDAY & THURSDAY SUMMER EVENING CLASSES

AGES 13 & UP: FAMILIES, GROUPS, COLLEGE STUDENTS & COUPLES WELCOME

PLEASE CHECK THE CALENDAR FOR POP UP WEDNESDAY EVENING ART CLASSES~ WEDNESDAY EVENING CLASSES WILL BE FOR ADULTS ONLY

Summer Art Classes give students and other members of our community an opportunity to choose what types of classes they want to attend, while receiving guidance from trained artists in a fun and relaxed environment. Our summer evening art classes are free for students 8th grade and up and seniors.  $10.00 fee for all others.

To Register and for More Information: Email: education@athensculturalcenter.org

PLEASE PROVIDE ADULT REGISTRATION:

Name/Email/ Phone/Address

Classes That You Will Attend

*Please let us know if you are a senior citizen registration fee waived*

 

 

WEEK 1: JULY 9TH & JULY 11TH

Delicate Mindful Musical Watercolors & Microns:

All levels are invited to come experiment with watercolors and learn about how to take inspiration from an artist by taking apart their work.  The students will work with Kandinsky and his delicate lines and how music inspired him. We’ll create our own meditative musically inspired compositions over free flowing watercolors. This is a super relaxing, mood altering class. (Instructor: Wendy Doney)


WEEK 2: JULY 16TH & JULY 18TH

Landscape Painting:

Students will sketch outside and come in to the studio to paint their drawing with acrylic paints. Students will learn how to create the illusion of space to make a realistic painting. Students will learn and understand how to use basic color theory to complete their project. (Instructor: Natalie Boburka)


WEEK 3: JULY 23RD & JULY 25 (SPECIAL SATURDAY JULY 27TH)

Meditative Pattern Based Design: This relaxing, meditative art experience is for anyone who loves to doodle! We’ll work on constructing individual patterns, and use them in a variety of structures, some with color added first and some with color added after.  You’ll leave this class with a number of small pieces and a higher level of relaxation and calmness

Saturday Special Session: 1:00pm-3:30pm

Group Pattern Based Design Hidden Figures: All participants from session #1 plus a guest if wanted.We’ll take what we learned and create a giant group design which you will make all the decisions about, from color, to what to use, and what to hide.  (Instructor: Natalie Boburka)


WEEK 4: JULY 30TH & AUGUST 1ST (SPECIAL SATURDAY AUGUST 3RD)

Site Specific Sculptures:

No experience necessary- all levels welcome! We’ll use Athens waterfront as inspiration to create Marquette’s to be used as a basis for larger site specific abstract sculptures using a variety of sculpture wire, wire mesh, wooden dowels, hot glue, spray paint, and metal tape.

Saturday Special Session:1:00pm-3:30pm

All participants from session #1 plus a guest if wanted. We’ll work together to create a flock of birds to perch on the gazebo at the riverfront! We’ll get a group picture and the birds will migrate to different places in Athens. (Instructor: Natalie Boburka)


WEEK 5: AUGUST 6TH & AUGUST 8TH

Found Art Poetry:  Students will create a poem based on the magazine article of their choice.  They will then learn the art of calligraphy which they will be able to apply to their artwork for a cohesive piece that combines art with poetry. (Instructor: Wendy Doney)

WEEK 6: AUGUST 13TH & AUGUST 15TH

Bookmaking as a Sculpture & a Book: Students will create a lotus style book where they will write a story adding pictures, drawings, photos, prints, etc. by being inspired by themes found in nature. (Instructor: Wendy Doney)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
 
 
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