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March

Prerequisite: Must have wheel throwing or handbuilding experience. You'll be making pieces to learn various surface decorate techniques, i.e. wax resist, wax resist etching, carving, underglazing, sgraffito, mishima, slip trailing, and faux majolica. Students will gain access to the FAVA...

Book Lovers: Travel back in time to when books were the most precious (and expensive) item in the house. Learn this beautiful fourth-century Ethiopian Coptic binding method, which uses two needles on a single thread to bind books. We will...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of class time for the duration of the course. Please bring an...

ALL AGES: (13 AND UNDER ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT). Register by February 29 Participants will have the opportunity to decorate ½ dozen porcelain eggs with mixed media. No prior clay experience needed. (1 adult + child: additional child same family $5)

AGES: GEARED TO TEENS, ALL AGES WELCOME. Students will learn painting techniques such as blending and color mixing while they produce a hand-bound artist's journal. Students will paint, cut and stitch their journal from recycled cereal boxes. Each journal will be...

ALL AGES: (13 AND UNDER ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT). Register by February 29 Participants will have the opportunity to decorate ½ dozen porcelain eggs with mixed media. No prior clay experience needed. (1 adult + child: additional child same family $5)

Grab a friend and take a spin on the potter’s wheel! If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at pottery, but didn’t want to commit to a regular class schedule this is the class for you. Get a basic introduction...

AGES: 13+. A focused course on how to make a mug one step at a time. Each week we will cover in depth each step to making a Mug. Form, Foot, Handle and Finish. Great class for beginners, or for experienced...

AGES: 13 +. A focused course on how to make a mug one step at a time. Each week we will cover in depth each step to making a Mug. Form, Foot, Handle and Finish. Great class for beginners, or for...

Prerequisite: Must have wheel throwing or handbuilding experience. You'll be making pieces to learn various surface decorate techniques, i.e. wax resist, wax resist etching, carving, underglazing, sgraffito, mishima, slip trailing, and faux majolica. Students will gain access to the FAVA...

Book Lovers: Travel back in time to when books were the most precious (and expensive) item in the house. Learn this beautiful fourth-century Ethiopian Coptic binding method, which uses two needles on a single thread to bind books. We will...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of class time for the duration of the course. Please bring an...

AGES: GEARED TO TEENS, ALL AGES WELCOME. Students will learn painting techniques such as blending and color mixing while they produce a hand-bound artist's journal. Students will paint, cut and stitch their journal from recycled cereal boxes. Each journal will be...

Grab a friend and take a spin on the potter’s wheel! If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at pottery, but didn’t want to commit to a regular class schedule this is the class for you. Get a basic introduction...

Displaced: Cairo, An American City
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Mar 15, 2020 - Apr 26, 2020

Displaced: Cairo, An American City

Opening Reception: Sunday, March 15, 2–4pm Displaced: Cairo, An American City investigates and responds to the racial inequities and misguided political/economic policies and their long term impact on Cairo, Illinois, a microcosm of an American city. This project engages viewers as...

AGES: 13+. A focused course on how to make a mug one step at a time. Each week we will cover in depth each step to making a Mug. Form, Foot, Handle and Finish. Great class for beginners, or for experienced...

AGES: 13 +. A focused course on how to make a mug one step at a time. Each week we will cover in depth each step to making a Mug. Form, Foot, Handle and Finish. Great class for beginners, or for...

Prerequisite: Must have wheel throwing or handbuilding experience. You'll be making pieces to learn various surface decorate techniques, i.e. wax resist, wax resist etching, carving, underglazing, sgraffito, mishima, slip trailing, and faux majolica. Students will gain access to the FAVA...

Book Lovers: Travel back in time to when books were the most precious (and expensive) item in the house. Learn this beautiful fourth-century Ethiopian Coptic binding method, which uses two needles on a single thread to bind books. We will...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of class time for the duration of the course. Please bring an...

This 3-hour workshop will focus on learning the unique and versatile art of slip casting with clay. This technique will introduce participants to the uses and benefits of creating ceramic objects in multiples. Students will receive guidance on how the...

AGES: 13+. A focused course on how to make a mug one step at a time. Each week we will cover in depth each step to making a Mug. Form, Foot, Handle and Finish. Great class for beginners, or for experienced...

AGES: 13 +. A focused course on how to make a mug one step at a time. Each week we will cover in depth each step to making a Mug. Form, Foot, Handle and Finish. Great class for beginners, or for...

Prerequisite: Must have wheel throwing or handbuilding experience. You'll be making pieces to learn various surface decorate techniques, i.e. wax resist, wax resist etching, carving, underglazing, sgraffito, mishima, slip trailing, and faux majolica. Students will gain access to the FAVA...

Book Lovers: Travel back in time to when books were the most precious (and expensive) item in the house. Learn this beautiful fourth-century Ethiopian Coptic binding method, which uses two needles on a single thread to bind books. We will...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of class time for the duration of the course. Please bring an...

AGES: 13+. A focused course on how to make a mug one step at a time. Each week we will cover in depth each step to making a Mug. Form, Foot, Handle and Finish. Great class for beginners, or for experienced...

AGES: 13 +. A focused course on how to make a mug one step at a time. Each week we will cover in depth each step to making a Mug. Form, Foot, Handle and Finish. Great class for beginners, or for...

April

AGES: 18+ In this intermediate class, we will continue to explore a variety of Chinese calligraphy fundamentals of ink brush painting techniques. Students will learn how Chinese character writing is cohesively connected to the painting style in Asian art and how...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning various techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of class time for the duration of the course. Please bring...

AGES: 16+ No Class May 23. In this unique class for beginners, students will learn fundamental Chinese calligraphy through hands-on and weekly practice. The class focus will be learning the Kai ti style of calligraphy. It is particularly beneficial for Chinese language...

FAVA's Annual Art Auction and Wine Tasting Fundraiser is a great place to purchase amazing original art while supporting FAVA. Proceeds from this event benefit the gallery, education and outreach programs of FAVA, supporting its mission of Changing Lives Through...

AGES: 14+ (no class April 12 and May 10) Students will learn how to make a stained-glass window in a design of their choice. No prior experience necessary. Students will receive hands-on training in basic skills and the copper foil technique....

AGES 16+ (no class April 12 and May 10) Pre-requisite: Stained Glass for Beginners or prior experience in glass cutting. This class is designed for students who want to improve their stained-glass craft skills. Students will learn how to draw a small panel...

AGES 18+ (No class May 25) This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to...

AGES 5-12 This is an opportunity for homeschooled children to work in an art studio in a multi aged group with an artist instructor using various materials and processes such as clay, paint, printmaking, papier-mâché and drawing. No prior art experience...

Art I
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Apr 07, 2020

Art I

AGES: 15+ This class is modeled from the nationally recognized Oberlin High School Art program. Basic skills in drawing using a variety of media will be explored. This is for the student who wishes to recharge old skills, or for the...

AGES: 18+ In this intermediate class, we will continue to explore a variety of Chinese calligraphy fundamentals of ink brush painting techniques. Students will learn how Chinese character writing is cohesively connected to the painting style in Asian art and how...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning various techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of class time for the duration of the course. Please bring...

Parade Puppets
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Apr 08, 2020

Parade Puppets

ALL AGES (1 adult + child: additional child same family $20) Try your hand at making big papier-mâché stick puppets for the Big Parade in downtown Oberlin on May 2nd. No previous experience is necessary, but a willingness to get one's hands...

AGES 5-12. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and youth, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one, students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium and making a...

In this class, we will explore drawing. We'll explore the use of any tool, any medium for many results and use techniques old and new. There is no right or wrong way and there are no mistakes. There are no...

AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography. It...

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice, including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a...

AGES 8-14 SUGGESTED Individual Instruction: Saturdays April 11 & 18 Call to schedule individual sessions. In this class, students will get one-on-one instruction on how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Students will learn the basics of using the potter’s wheel...

AGES: 16+ No Class May 23. In this unique class for beginners, students will learn fundamental Chinese calligraphy through hands-on and weekly practice. The class focus will be learning the Kai ti style of calligraphy. It is particularly beneficial for Chinese language...

AGES 18+ (No class May 25) This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to...

AGES 5-12 This is an opportunity for homeschooled children to work in an art studio in a multi aged group with an artist instructor using various materials and processes such as clay, paint, printmaking, papier-mâché and drawing. No prior art experience...

Art I
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Apr 14, 2020

Art I

AGES: 15+ This class is modeled from the nationally recognized Oberlin High School Art program. Basic skills in drawing using a variety of media will be explored. This is for the student who wishes to recharge old skills, or for the...

AGES: 18+ In this intermediate class, we will continue to explore a variety of Chinese calligraphy fundamentals of ink brush painting techniques. Students will learn how Chinese character writing is cohesively connected to the painting style in Asian art and how...

Parade Puppets
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Apr 15, 2020

Parade Puppets

ALL AGES (1 adult + child: additional child same family $20) Try your hand at making big papier-mâché stick puppets for the Big Parade in downtown Oberlin on May 2nd. No previous experience is necessary, but a willingness to get one's hands...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning various techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of class time for the duration of the course. Please bring...

AGES 5-12. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and youth, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one, students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium and making a...

In this class, we will explore drawing. We'll explore the use of any tool, any medium for many results and use techniques old and new. There is no right or wrong way and there are no mistakes. There are no...

AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography. It...

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice, including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a...

Ages: Beginner to Intermediate (teens welcome) (No class May 23) Proportion, movement, anatomy, quality of line, shading and drawing techniques will be explored in this course. Students will learn how to create soft tones, blends and fades. The instructor will also go...

AGES 8-14 SUGGESTED Individual Instruction: Saturdays April 11 & 18 Call to schedule individual sessions. In this class, students will get one-on-one instruction on how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Students will learn the basics of using the potter’s wheel...

AGES: 16+ No Class May 23. In this unique class for beginners, students will learn fundamental Chinese calligraphy through hands-on and weekly practice. The class focus will be learning the Kai ti style of calligraphy. It is particularly beneficial for Chinese language...

AGES: 14+ (no class April 12 and May 10) Students will learn how to make a stained-glass window in a design of their choice. No prior experience necessary. Students will receive hands-on training in basic skills and the copper foil technique....

AGES 16+ (no class April 12 and May 10) Pre-requisite: Stained Glass for Beginners or prior experience in glass cutting. This class is designed for students who want to improve their stained-glass craft skills. Students will learn how to draw a small panel...

AGES 18+ (No class May 25) This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to...

AGES 5-12 This is an opportunity for homeschooled children to work in an art studio in a multi aged group with an artist instructor using various materials and processes such as clay, paint, printmaking, papier-mâché and drawing. No prior art experience...

Art I
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Apr 21, 2020

Art I

AGES: 15+ This class is modeled from the nationally recognized Oberlin High School Art program. Basic skills in drawing using a variety of media will be explored. This is for the student who wishes to recharge old skills, or for the...

AGES: 18+ In this intermediate class, we will continue to explore a variety of Chinese calligraphy fundamentals of ink brush painting techniques. Students will learn how Chinese character writing is cohesively connected to the painting style in Asian art and how...

Open to anyone who is interested in learning various techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of class time for the duration of the course. Please bring...

Parade Puppets
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Apr 22, 2020

Parade Puppets

ALL AGES (1 adult + child: additional child same family $20) Try your hand at making big papier-mâché stick puppets for the Big Parade in downtown Oberlin on May 2nd. No previous experience is necessary, but a willingness to get one's hands...

AGES 5-12. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and youth, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one, students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium and making a...

In this class, we will explore drawing. We'll explore the use of any tool, any medium for many results and use techniques old and new. There is no right or wrong way and there are no mistakes. There are no...

AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography. It...

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice, including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a...

Ages: Beginner to Intermediate (teens welcome) (No class May 23) Proportion, movement, anatomy, quality of line, shading and drawing techniques will be explored in this course. Students will learn how to create soft tones, blends and fades. The instructor will also go...

AGES 8-14 SUGGESTED Individual Instruction: Saturdays April 11 & 18 Call to schedule individual sessions. In this class, students will get one-on-one instruction on how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Students will learn the basics of using the potter’s wheel...

AGES: 16+ No Class May 23. In this unique class for beginners, students will learn fundamental Chinese calligraphy through hands-on and weekly practice. The class focus will be learning the Kai ti style of calligraphy. It is particularly beneficial for Chinese language...

AGES: 14+ (no class April 12 and May 10) Students will learn how to make a stained-glass window in a design of their choice. No prior experience necessary. Students will receive hands-on training in basic skills and the copper foil technique....

AGES 16+ (no class April 12 and May 10) Pre-requisite: Stained Glass for Beginners or prior experience in glass cutting. This class is designed for students who want to improve their stained-glass craft skills. Students will learn how to draw a small panel...

AGES 18+ (No class May 25) This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to...

AGES 5-12 This is an opportunity for homeschooled children to work in an art studio in a multi aged group with an artist instructor using various materials and processes such as clay, paint, printmaking, papier-mâché and drawing. No prior art experience...

Art I
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Apr 28, 2020

Art I

AGES: 15+ This class is modeled from the nationally recognized Oberlin High School Art program. Basic skills in drawing using a variety of media will be explored. This is for the student who wishes to recharge old skills, or for the...

AGES: 18+ In this intermediate class, we will continue to explore a variety of Chinese calligraphy fundamentals of ink brush painting techniques. Students will learn how Chinese character writing is cohesively connected to the painting style in Asian art and how...

Parade Puppets
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Apr 29, 2020

Parade Puppets

ALL AGES (1 adult + child: additional child same family $20) Try your hand at making big papier-mâché stick puppets for the Big Parade in downtown Oberlin on May 2nd. No previous experience is necessary, but a willingness to get one's hands...

AGES 5-12. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and youth, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one, students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium and making a...

In this class, we will explore drawing. We'll explore the use of any tool, any medium for many results and use techniques old and new. There is no right or wrong way and there are no mistakes. There are no...

AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography. It...

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice, including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a...

May

AGES 8-14. (no class May 22) In this painting intensive course, young artists will learn the foundational skills of painting, beginning with stretching and priming their own canvases. Students will prepare and paint a wood panel with egg-tempera paint. The final...

Ages: Beginner to Intermediate (teens welcome) (No class May 23) Proportion, movement, anatomy, quality of line, shading and drawing techniques will be explored in this course. Students will learn how to create soft tones, blends and fades. The instructor will also go...

AGES 8-14 SUGGESTED Individual Instruction: Saturdays April 11 & 18 Call to schedule individual sessions. In this class, students will get one-on-one instruction on how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Students will learn the basics of using the potter’s wheel...

AGES: 16+ No Class May 23. In this unique class for beginners, students will learn fundamental Chinese calligraphy through hands-on and weekly practice. The class focus will be learning the Kai ti style of calligraphy. It is particularly beneficial for Chinese language...

AGES: 14+ (no class April 12 and May 10) Students will learn how to make a stained-glass window in a design of their choice. No prior experience necessary. Students will receive hands-on training in basic skills and the copper foil technique....

AGES 16+ (no class April 12 and May 10) Pre-requisite: Stained Glass for Beginners or prior experience in glass cutting. This class is designed for students who want to improve their stained-glass craft skills. Students will learn how to draw a small panel...

AGES 18+ (No class May 25) This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to...

AGES 5-12 This is an opportunity for homeschooled children to work in an art studio in a multi aged group with an artist instructor using various materials and processes such as clay, paint, printmaking, papier-mâché and drawing. No prior art experience...

Art I
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May 05, 2020

Art I

AGES: 15+ This class is modeled from the nationally recognized Oberlin High School Art program. Basic skills in drawing using a variety of media will be explored. This is for the student who wishes to recharge old skills, or for the...

AGES: 18+ In this intermediate class, we will continue to explore a variety of Chinese calligraphy fundamentals of ink brush painting techniques. Students will learn how Chinese character writing is cohesively connected to the painting style in Asian art and how...

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May 06, 2020

Sewing Clay

AGES 13+. In this 4-week class students will learn to utilize textiles and sewing surfaces and techniques as tools and inspiration for making creative surface designs in clay. Some experience with clay is required. Please bring an apron or large towels.

In this class, we will explore drawing. We'll explore the use of any tool, any medium for many results and use techniques old and new. There is no right or wrong way and there are no mistakes. There are no...

AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography. It...

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice, including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a...

AGES 8-14. (no class May 22) In this painting intensive course, young artists will learn the foundational skills of painting, beginning with stretching and priming their own canvases. Students will prepare and paint a wood panel with egg-tempera paint. The final...

Ages: Beginner to Intermediate (teens welcome) (No class May 23) Proportion, movement, anatomy, quality of line, shading and drawing techniques will be explored in this course. Students will learn how to create soft tones, blends and fades. The instructor will also go...

AGES 8-14 SUGGESTED Individual Instruction: Saturdays April 11 & 18 Call to schedule individual sessions. In this class, students will get one-on-one instruction on how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Students will learn the basics of using the potter’s wheel...

AGES: 16+ No Class May 23. In this unique class for beginners, students will learn fundamental Chinese calligraphy through hands-on and weekly practice. The class focus will be learning the Kai ti style of calligraphy. It is particularly beneficial for Chinese language...

AGES 18+ (No class May 25) This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to...

AGES 5-12 This is an opportunity for homeschooled children to work in an art studio in a multi aged group with an artist instructor using various materials and processes such as clay, paint, printmaking, papier-mâché and drawing. No prior art experience...

Art I
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May 12, 2020

Art I

AGES: 15+ This class is modeled from the nationally recognized Oberlin High School Art program. Basic skills in drawing using a variety of media will be explored. This is for the student who wishes to recharge old skills, or for the...

AGES: 18+ In this intermediate class, we will continue to explore a variety of Chinese calligraphy fundamentals of ink brush painting techniques. Students will learn how Chinese character writing is cohesively connected to the painting style in Asian art and how...

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May 13, 2020

Sewing Clay

AGES 13+. In this 4-week class students will learn to utilize textiles and sewing surfaces and techniques as tools and inspiration for making creative surface designs in clay. Some experience with clay is required. Please bring an apron or large towels.

In this class, we will explore drawing. We'll explore the use of any tool, any medium for many results and use techniques old and new. There is no right or wrong way and there are no mistakes. There are no...

AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography. It...

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice, including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a...

AGES 8-14. (no class May 22) In this painting intensive course, young artists will learn the foundational skills of painting, beginning with stretching and priming their own canvases. Students will prepare and paint a wood panel with egg-tempera paint. The final...

Ages: Beginner to Intermediate (teens welcome) (No class May 23) Proportion, movement, anatomy, quality of line, shading and drawing techniques will be explored in this course. Students will learn how to create soft tones, blends and fades. The instructor will also go...

Artist as Quiltmaker
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May 16, 2020 - Jul 26, 2020

Artist as Quiltmaker

Opening Reception: May 16, 2–4pm The Artist as Quiltmaker is the second-longest-running art quilt exhibition in the world. FAVA deliberately chooses not to define ‘quilt,’ thereby encouraging both established and emerging artists to submit innovative artwork, pushing boundaries and challenging expectations,...

AGES: 16+ No Class May 23. In this unique class for beginners, students will learn fundamental Chinese calligraphy through hands-on and weekly practice. The class focus will be learning the Kai ti style of calligraphy. It is particularly beneficial for Chinese language...

AGES: 14+ (no class April 12 and May 10) Students will learn how to make a stained-glass window in a design of their choice. No prior experience necessary. Students will receive hands-on training in basic skills and the copper foil technique....

AGES 16+ (no class April 12 and May 10) Pre-requisite: Stained Glass for Beginners or prior experience in glass cutting. This class is designed for students who want to improve their stained-glass craft skills. Students will learn how to draw a small panel...

AGES 18+ (No class May 25) This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to...

AGES: 13+ (sharp tools used) Learn how to carve your own print block design and then use that block to print your own fabric. We'll talk about repetition and pattern (as applied to surface design) and practice printmaking to learn how...

AGES: 18+ In this intermediate class, we will continue to explore a variety of Chinese calligraphy fundamentals of ink brush painting techniques. Students will learn how Chinese character writing is cohesively connected to the painting style in Asian art and how...

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May 20, 2020

Sewing Clay

AGES 13+. In this 4-week class students will learn to utilize textiles and sewing surfaces and techniques as tools and inspiration for making creative surface designs in clay. Some experience with clay is required. Please bring an apron or large towels.

AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography. It...

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice, including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a...

AGES: 13+ (sharp tools used) Learn how to carve your own print block design and then use that block to print your own fabric. We'll talk about repetition and pattern (as applied to surface design) and practice printmaking to learn how...

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May 27, 2020

Sewing Clay

AGES 13+. In this 4-week class students will learn to utilize textiles and sewing surfaces and techniques as tools and inspiration for making creative surface designs in clay. Some experience with clay is required. Please bring an apron or large towels.

AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography. It...

New students will begin by learning the basic skills in jewelry design and construction. Wire-bending, soldering, and finishing techniques will be included. Various projects will be explored to learn and practice, including a pair of earrings, a ring, and a...

AGES 8-14. (no class May 22) In this painting intensive course, young artists will learn the foundational skills of painting, beginning with stretching and priming their own canvases. Students will prepare and paint a wood panel with egg-tempera paint. The final...

Ages: Beginner to Intermediate (teens welcome) (No class May 23) Proportion, movement, anatomy, quality of line, shading and drawing techniques will be explored in this course. Students will learn how to create soft tones, blends and fades. The instructor will also go...

AGES: 16+ No Class May 23. In this unique class for beginners, students will learn fundamental Chinese calligraphy through hands-on and weekly practice. The class focus will be learning the Kai ti style of calligraphy. It is particularly beneficial for Chinese language...

June

AGES 18+ (No class May 25) This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to...

AGES: 10-16 In this beginner's class, we will explore the wide world of cartoons. We will study various types of cartoons, learn about different drawing techniques, how to write more effective jokes, and even panel layout. We will try various tools...

AGES: 10-16 In this beginner's class, we will explore the wide world of cartoons. We will study various types of cartoons, learn about different drawing techniques, how to write more effective jokes, and even panel layout. We will try various tools...

AGES: 10-16 In this beginner's class, we will explore the wide world of cartoons. We will study various types of cartoons, learn about different drawing techniques, how to write more effective jokes, and even panel layout. We will try various tools...

AGES: 10-16 In this beginner's class, we will explore the wide world of cartoons. We will study various types of cartoons, learn about different drawing techniques, how to write more effective jokes, and even panel layout. We will try various tools...

AGES: ADULT (13+ welcome if accompanied by parent) Every quilt, like anything else that’s handmade, has a story, but the relationship between stories and quilts has always been particularly strong. Sometimes a quilt can represent more of a personal story—a reminder...

AGES: ADULT (13+ welcome if accompanied by parent) Every quilt, like anything else that’s handmade, has a story, but the relationship between stories and quilts has always been particularly strong. Sometimes a quilt can represent more of a personal story—a reminder...

AGES: 10-16 In this beginner's class, we will explore the wide world of cartoons. We will study various types of cartoons, learn about different drawing techniques, how to write more effective jokes, and even panel layout. We will try various tools...

July

AGES: 10-16 In this beginner's class, we will explore the wide world of cartoons. We will study various types of cartoons, learn about different drawing techniques, how to write more effective jokes, and even panel layout. We will try various tools...

AGES: 6-10 A beginner's class for children who want to learn all about the wonderful world of watercolor painting! We will explore watercolors and the various techniques used by painters. We will learn how to adjust the shade of a color,...

AGES: 6-10 A beginner's class for children who want to learn all about the wonderful world of watercolor painting! We will explore watercolors and the various techniques used by painters. We will learn how to adjust the shade of a color,...

AGES: 6-10 A beginner's class for children who want to learn all about the wonderful world of watercolor painting! We will explore watercolors and the various techniques used by painters. We will learn how to adjust the shade of a color,...

AGES: 6-10 A beginner's class for children who want to learn all about the wonderful world of watercolor painting! We will explore watercolors and the various techniques used by painters. We will learn how to adjust the shade of a color,...

August

AGES: 6-10 A beginner's class for children who want to learn all about the wonderful world of watercolor painting! We will explore watercolors and the various techniques used by painters. We will learn how to adjust the shade of a color,...

AGES: 6-10 A beginner's class for children who want to learn all about the wonderful world of watercolor painting! We will explore watercolors and the various techniques used by painters. We will learn how to adjust the shade of a color,...

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