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IN THE STUDIOS

ART CLASSES


The Studios are OPEN!

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In-Person (List Below) and Virtual Art Classes Available.

 

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 the Manager of the Visual Arts Department Derick Segerstrom at (320) 257-3128 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 ) 257-3128 to discuss the possibilities!

Cancellation 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.

Class List

Take Photos with your Phone (9/21-10/5)


September 21, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Take Photos with Your Phone With Anthony Hall Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed! Tuesdays September 21-October 5, 6-8pm (3 sessions) *Please note that this is a virtual class, offered through…


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Intro to Handbuilding (09/22-10/13)


September 22, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Introduction to Handbuilding  with Megan Jorgenson Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed Wednesdays September 22-October 13, 6-8:30pm (4 sessions) Ages 14+ Discover the possibilities in working with clay off the pottery…


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Color & Design in Watercolor (09/23-09/25)


September 23, 2021, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Color & Design in Watercolor with Lisa Fertig *General Admission registrations begin August 15, members of the Central Minnesota Watercolorists should contact Sandra Theis to pre-register   Dates/Times: September 23-25, 2021 Morning session 9:30-12:30…


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Weaving Sampler (9/23/21)


September 23, 2021, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Weaving Sampler  with Jeri Olson McCoy Tuition: $35.00 Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed Thursday September 23, 6-9pm (1 session) Ages 14+  Learn the step-by-step basics of weaving as you create…


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Intro to Woodworking (9/28-10/12)


September 28, 2021, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Introduction to Woodworking: The Joy of Woodworking with Mark Voigt Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed Tuesdays September 28-October 12, 6-9pm (3 sessions) Ages 14+ In this class you will learn…


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Intro to the Lathe: Tops & Stops (09/30/21)


September 30, 2021, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Introduction to the Lathe: Tops and Stops  with Jerry Wervey Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed Thursday September 30, 6-9pm (1 session) Ages 14+ Experience wood-turning as you experiment with a…


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Fundamentals of Drawing (10/02/21)


October 2, 2021, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Fundamentals of Drawing  with Suzann Beck Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed Saruday October 2, 9am-4pm (1 session) Ages 14+ Ideal for artists who are beginning to draw or intermediate artists…


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Sharpening Handsaws (10/2-10/3)


October 2, 2021, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Sharpening and Using Handsaws: Sharpen a Handsaw (and an Auger Bit) with Mike Siemsen Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed Saturday October 2 & Sunday October 3, 9am-4pm (2 sessions) Ages 14+ …


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Geometric Transparency Weaving (10/5-10/26)


October 5, 2021, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Geometric Transparency Weaving with Jeri Olson McCoy Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed Tuesdays October 5-26, 5:30-8:30pm (4 Sessions) Ages 14+  Explore the exciting process of weaving on a loom in…


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Intro to Watercolor (10/6-10/20)


October 6, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Introduction to Watercolor Painting (Topic: Fall Landscapes) with Elly Van Diest Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed Wednesdays October 6-20, 6-8:30pm (3 sessions) Ages 14+ This entry-level watercolor class is great…


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Basic Woodturning (10/7 & 10/14)


October 7, 2021, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Basic Woodturning with Jerry Wervey Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed Thursdays October 7-14, 6-9pm (2 sessions) Ages 14+  Create a series of small, but exciting projects, on the lathe including…


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Creating with Stained Glass (10/8 & 10/9)


October 8, 2021 - October 9, 2021, All day


Creating with Stained Glass  with Carolyn Martin Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed Friday October 8, 6-8pm & Saturday October 9, 9am-3pm (2 sessions) Create a beautiful copper foil stained glass…


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Pottery Sampler (10/9/21)


October 9, 2021, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Pottery Sampler  with Laurie Yourk Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed Saturday October 9, 9am-Noon (1 session) Ages 14+  This is the perfect class for your first time exploring the pottery…


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