SUMMER 2019

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SUMMER ART CAMPS & CLASSES FOR KIDS

WEEKLY   ART  CLASSES:

ART ADVENTURES:  $60 PER MONTH

Introduces students to The Elements of Art.

Tap into creativity using a variety

of art materials

Instructor: Kolaya Wilson

Art Adventures : Ages 7-12 :

Tuesdays, 3:30pm-4:30pm

JUNE: 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25

JULY: 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30

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FUNDAMENTALS OF PAINTING:

$68 PER MONTH:

Students will explore various painting

techniques and color theory.

Watercolor, tempera & acrylics

will be explored.

Instructor: Fumiko Amano

Fundamentals of Painting: ages 7-12:

Thursdays, 3:30pm-4:30pm

JUNE: 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27

JULY: 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1

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CREATIVE CLAY:  $48 PER MONTH

Students will create decorative and

functional projects that are low fire

and food safe.

Instructor: Kolaya Wilson

Creative Clay: ages 7-12:

Alternating Wednesdays, 3:30pm-4:30pm

JUNE: 6/5 & 6/19

JULY:  7/10& 7/24

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TEEN CLAY: $68 PER MONTH

In this introductory class, students will

learn traditional hand building skills for

working with clay.

Instructor: Kolaya Wilson

Teen Clay: ages 12-17:

Alternating Wednesdays, 4:00pm-5:30pm

JUNE: 6/12 & 6/26

JULY: 7/17 & 7/31

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WEEK LONG  ART CAMPS:

JAPANESE ANIME CAMP

June 10-14

Ages 7-12 (9am-12n) $250

This class will teach the basics of drawing using the art of anime and manga.

Traditional Japanese art such as origami, Sumi-E ink painting and more will also be explored.

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PLAY WITH CLAY CAMP

June 17-21

Ages 9-12 (9:00am-12:00pm) $250

Students will discover the wonder of clay.

Experience a variety of hand-building and glazing techniques.

*Projects made in clay camp are available for pick up one week after camp ends.        

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FANTASY ART CAMP

June 24-28

Ages 7-12 (9am-12n) $250

Explore the aspects of fantasy art and design. Costumes, props,

Character design, environment and background composition will be developed.

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Gallery

CURRENT SHOW

Flights of Fancy

a group exhibit of some our favorite creatives!

Come see our new show “Flights of Fancy” featuring the art of Anna Barber, Don Hall, Pam Ackles, Nicole Weir Slater, Suzanne Staud & Corey Watson
Artist Reception Thursday March 21st  6-8pm

Photofusion– a unique blend of traditional photography and art fused with a digital painting technique developed by the artist Anna Barber.

Painting and Pottery by artist Don Hall

About

The Chartreuse Muse opened its doors as a contemporary gallery in Modesto in 2002. In September of 2007, The Muse moved to its new location at 918 10th Street, right across from the Gallo Center and into the heart of downtown Modesto. The Muse offers works in a wide range of media from talented local and regional artists. Whether your interest is painting, ceramics, glass work, photography, metalwork, or handcrafted jewelry, you’ll find unique artwork with a modern sensibility at The Muse.

 

The Chartreuse Muse is also an Art School. Muse teachers as well as visiting guest artists offer a curriculum to suit all interests, for students from preschool through adult age. All skill levels are welcome. Click on “Art School” above for information about current course offerings.

 

In 2017 The Muse added the Clay Studio, a fully equipped studio dedicated solely to the clay arts, including potters wheels, slab roller, wet cabinet, kiln and more. Offering  classes and studio use for artists and hobbyists this new creative space is designed to inspire.

ART CLASSES & WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

SPRING & SUMMER: Classes & worksshops for Adults

 

SUMMER WORKSHOPS:

 

Mosaic Art

 

Create a one of a kind mosaic art piece with a mixture of found objects and handcrafted clay tiles. Perfect for beginners or those just wanting to explore a fun, new creative medium! 

This two-day workshop will be taught by artist Karen Kingsbury.

Students will complete a  trivet or small wall hanging.

JULY 13th  10am-4pm  & JULY 20th 10am-1pm

$125 + $25 Materials fee, paid to instructor on day of class.

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Nuno Felted Scarf

Nuno felting taught by fiber  artist Mary Jane Kiskenen.

Learn how to create a very textured and unique surface by felting merino wool onto silk  fabric. Students will leave with a finished scarf.

COMING SOON!  (July or August, dates TBD)

 

Oil Painting: Pet Portraits

Learn how to create a  portrait of your favorite animal friend with portrait and pet artist Sarah Cooper. Students will work in oil to create a likeness of their furry friend.

COMING SOON!  (July or August, dates TBD)

 

Surface Design

Create your own pattern to have    printed onto wrapping paper and fabric with surface designer and illustrator Katie Carone.

Students will create a design and will receive gift wrap and fabric. Students will receive final

products 1-2 weeks after  workshop.

COMING SOON!  (July or August, dates TBD)

 
 

SPRING CLAY/ POTTERY CLASSES

 
 

BEGINNING WHEEL THROWING-                         Saturday Morning Session

 

You’ve seen it in the movies, now learn how to do it yourself! In this introductory class, learn the skills necessary to throw cylinders, cups, bowls and more. Wedging, centering, pulling, lifting and trimming are demonstrated, and basic surface decoration techniques are also explored. This class is designed for students with little or no experience on the potter’s wheel

Adult level clay class with an introduction to wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. This class is intended for beginners, or those just wanting a refresher course. Complimentary use of open studio and bisque firings included.

Students in this class must be at least 16 years old.

Saturdays 10am-12n
Class Dates:

TBD

$225 For six class sessions. Class sessions must be used within 60 days. ***Pottery classes are open entry/open exit meaning students can join at any time***
$40 materials fee (25lbs of clay and tool kit) *students who already have tool kit only pay $20 materials fee
Instructor: Rachael Payne
CALL 209-522-0935 to sign up
 

BEGINNING WHEEL THROWING NIGHT CLASS                    

Wednesday Night Session

You’ve seen it in the movies, now learn how to do it yourself! In this introductory class, learn the skills necessary to throw cylinders, cups, bowls and more. Wedging, centering, pulling, lifting and trimming are demonstrated, and basic surface decoration techniques are also explored. This class is designed for students with little or no experience on the potter’s wheel. Complimentary use of open studio and bisque firings included.
Students in this class must be at least 16 years old.
 
Wednesdays 6:30pm-8:30pm
Class Dates:

TBD

$225 For six class sessions. Class sessions must be used within 60 days. ***Pottery classes are open entry/open exit meaning students can join at any time***
$40 materials fee (25lbs of clay and tool kit) *students who already have tool kit only pay $20 materials fee
Instructor: Rachael Payne
CALL 209-522-0935 to sign up
 
 
 

INTERMEDIATE  WHEEL THROWING-       

Take your pottery skills to the next level!
Improve your technique and develop your style. In this class, you’ll make larger, lighter, well-balanced pieces as you explore the complex relationship between form and function, as well as the importance of trimming and finishing. Glaze application and alternative finishes will also be covered in more depth. Complimentary use of open studio and bisque firings included.

Prerequisite: Must have taken Beginning Pottery at the Chartreuse Muse Clay Studio or feel comfortable throwing a cylinder with even walls.

Students in this class must be at least 18 years old.

SUNDAYS 2pm-4pm
Class Dates:
Ongoing
 
$225 For six class sessions. Class sessions must be used within 60 days.  ***Pottery classes are open entry/open exit meaning students can join at any time***
$40 materials fee (25lbs of clay and tool kit) *students who already have tool kit only pay $20 materials fee
Instructor: Rachael Payne
CALL 209-522-0935 to sign up
 

 

 

Contact

Say Hello:

TheMuse@TheChartreuseMuse.com

209-522-0935

Gallery Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 12n-4pm

Third Thursday Artwalk 10am-9pm

Clay Studio:

Open Studio:  Saturday 12n-4pm

Classes: See current schedule