Wyoming Arts Council

AVA Community Art Center summer classes

Summer Classes at AVA Community Art Center, 509 W. Second St., Gillette:

Beginning Porcelain with Mindy Waite June 2, 4, 9, 11 6:00—9:00 pm
Wheel Throwing Porcelain instruction. $100 plus $20.00 supplies.

Art and Leadership Program 11-13 year-old at risk youth, learning leadership skills through art, motivation and self exploration, along with self esteem building exercises. Visiting artists and field trips. Five day sessions $500 with many scholarships and partial scholarships available. 9:00 am -5:00 pm Space limited.
June 8-12 Boys Session 1 June 15-19 Girls Session 1
July 6-10 Last Years Returning Boys Session 2
July 13-17 Last Years Returning Girls Session 2
August 3-7 Boys Session 3 August 10-14 Girls Session

4H Classes though the County 4H Department 1:00—4:00 pm. A variety of classes including painting, bead making and working, pottery. Mondays and Wednesdays June 15, 17, 29, and July 1

Little Tikes/Big Tikes variety of classes 18 months to 6th grade. Tuesday 9:30—10:30 am June 23, 30 July 21, 28 August 18, 25 $5 per class

Watercolor with Janice Hamilton Techniques of basic to medium skill watercolor class. Janice will lead you through the exploration and joy of watercolor. Supplies included $75.00 June 22-23 6:00—9:00 pm

Rethinking Acrylics with Edie Reno Rethinking the use and values of acrylics in this unique six session class. Mondays and Tuesdays 11:00-2:00 am $100

Pint Size Picassos Two day session completing three acrylic paintings with supplies included and photos for parents. Thursday/Friday $30.00 per student
Ages 3, 4, 5 June 25/26 9:30—10:30
Ages 6, 7, 8, June 25/26 11:00-–12:00
Ages 9, 10, 11 June 25/26 2:00—3:00

Grades School Kids Club Afternoon kids club filled with art, crafts, secret journals, pottery and more. Wednesdays $20.00 per session or all six sessions for $100. 3:00—5:00 June 24, July 1, 22, 29 August 19, 26

Yupo Painting for Adults Nancy Brown fills your Saturdays with the magic of Yupo painting. Techniques and styles, completing four yupo paintings in your two sessions. 9:00—4:00 July 11, 18 All for $120.00

Mud Week-Fun in the Mud Two different sessions are available for your kids to get down and dirty in clay. Two hour sessions for five days will explore pottery with pinch pots, slabs, coils, ceramic bead making, salt and oven baked clays, and more, fun in the mud. $60.00 per session
July 20-24 10:00—12:00
July 20-24 3:00—5:00

Porcelain Bottle Making with Mindy Waite Beginning porcelain or wheel throwing experience necessary for this class. Mindy takes you to the next step in your ability with porcelain. The art of bottle making is unique and fascinating class. Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00—9:00 pm $100 plus $20 supply fee.

Recycled Sculptures with Edie Reno An adventure into sculptures with the added element of recycled material. A must class for all. Wednesdays and Thursdays 11:00—2:00 pm July 22, 24, 29, 31 August 5, 7 $100.00

Introduction to Kindergarten Art Ages 3, 4, 5 will experience the next step in art before engaging in kindergarten. Three sessions 9:30—10:30 $20.00 August 19, 20, 21

Trompe L’oeil Workshop A five day workshop that will produce true Trompe L’oeil paintings with the expert instruction of Danna Hidebrand from Sheridan 9:00—5:00 August 26—30 Class size limited $400.00

FMI: AVA, info@avacenter.org, 307-682-9133, www.avacenter.org

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