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Thank you for your interest in taking a class at the Paramount Visual Art Center. Below you will find information regarding class policies along with a list of our current offerings. Please direct any questions you have about art classes to our Visual Arts Center Office Manager Derick Segerstrom at (320) 257-5928 or dsegerstrom@paramountarts.org.

Class Proposals:
Interested in offering a class or do you have an idea for a class in the Visual Arts Studios? Feel free to complete this form: VAS Class Proposal Form and submit or contact us directly at (320 ) 257-5928 to discuss the possibilities!

Cancelation Policy:
In the event that a patron is unable to attend a class, cancelations are eligible for a partial refund less an administration fee of 15% of class tuition if the cancelation happens 15 or more calendar days prior to the class start date. No refunds will be issued if the cancelation happens within 14 days, or fewer, of the class start date.

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Art Appreciation, Writing, Stage Craft & Photography

Artist Services (Art Photography Sessions)

Ceramics

Intro to Pottery (9/17-1015, no class 10/8) Sold out! There are no tickets available.

Fiber & Wood Arts

Introduction to the Lathe (9/24)

Sold out! There are no tickets available.

Introduction to the Loom (10/1-10/29)

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Glass and Jewelry

Kids Programs

VISUAL ARTS
STUDIO HOURS

Mondays: 10am-9pm
Tuesdays: 10am-9pm
Wednesdays: 10am-9pm
Thursdays: 10am-9pm
Fridays: 10am-9pm
Saturdays: 10am-4pm

Class List

Intro to Pottery (9/17-10/15)


September 17, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


with Sandy Fabian Tuesdays September 17-October 15 no class October 8 6:00pm-8:30pm Experience the exciting world of pottery in this introductory course, perfect for those new to clay and people looking for…


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Intro to the Lathe (9/24)


September 24, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


with Guy Schafer Tuesday, September 24, 2019 6:00PM – 9:00PM   Experience wood-turning as you experiment with a variety of wood chisels to create simple cuts and beginner level techniques! Though this…


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Weaving Sampler


September 24, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


with Jeri Olson McCoy Tuesday, September 24 6:00PM – 9:00PM   Learn the step-by-step basics of weaving as you create a simple but beautiful table square! Choose your colors and discover how…


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Intro to Woodworking (9/24-10/8)


September 24, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


with Mark Voigt Tuesdays September 24-October 8 6:00 – 9:00pm *This class is held at the Paramount Tech Site in Waite Park   Dive into woodworking as you build a beautiful keepsake…


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Multi-Media Composition and Design (9/24 & 10/1)


September 24, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


with Elly Van Diest Tuesday, September 24 & Tuesday October 1 * New dates! 6:00pm – 9:00pm   Discover the elements of creating a successful drawing or painting, in this class focusing…


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Fundamentals of Drawing (09/28/19)


September 28, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


with Suzann Beck Saturday, September 28th 9:00AM – 4:00PM   Ideal for beginners or intermediate artists wanting to reinforce foundational skills! Students will learn fundamentals including line and tone, light and shadow…


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Intro to the Loom (10/1-10/29)


October 1, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


with Jeri Olson McCoy Tuesdays October 1-October 29 6:00PM – 8:30Pm   Discover (or get a refresher!) on the basics of weaving on a table or floor loom! Jeri will take you…


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Watercolor Out of the Box


October 2, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


with Jennifer Stone Wednesday, October 2 – Friday, October 4 9:00AM-4:00PM   Presented by the Paramount Center for the Arts, hosted by the Central Minnesota Watercolor Society. This workshop is all about…


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Arts Underground


October 3, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Meets every Thursday September 19th – December 19th 6:00pm-9:00pm All ages and experience levels are welcome! The Paramount Arts Underground offers people of all ages the opportunity to come and play in…


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Calligraphy


October 5, 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


with Anita Hendrickx Saturday, October 5th 10:00AM – 4:00PM   Explore the fundamentals of Roman script and Chancery Cursive with easy to follow demonstrations and discussions on proper form, spacing and slantwork. …


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Intro to Watercolor (10/8 & 10/15)


October 8, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


with Elly Van Diest Tuesdays, October 8 & October 15 6:00PM – 8:30PM   This entry-level watercolor class is great for the beginning artist and those looking to “brush up” on basic…


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Intro to Handbuilding (10/8-10/29)


October 8, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


with Megan Mitchell Tuesdays, October 8-29 6-8:30pm   Discover the possibilities in working with clay off the pottery wheel! Learn how to use the slab roller to slump, drape, and carve clay,…


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Creating with Stained Glass (10/11 & 10/12)


October 11, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


with Carolyn Martin Friday, October 11 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM Saturday, October 12 from 9:00AM – 3:00PM   Create a beautiful copper foil stained glass sun catcher, in this class for the…


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