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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

Memoir: A Gift of Stories (12/10 & 12/17)

Creating a Travel Journal (1/11)

Writers’ Toolbox: Senses, Setting & Cadence (2/4-2/18)

Sketchbook Saturday! (2/8)

Art Appreciation Class (4/22 & 4/29)

Twin Cities Bus Trip (5/6)

Artist Services (Art Photography Sessions)

Glazing Workshop (12/10)

Pottery for Beginners Part II (1/14-2/25, no class 2/18)

Pottery Sampler (1/18)

Clay Cohort – Create Pottery for the Gas Kiln (Every other Monday 1/27-5/18)

Intro to Pottery (2/8-2/22)

Beyond the Basics of Pottery (3/10-3/31, no class 3/24)

Pottery Sampler (4/4)

Introduction to Handbuilding (4/6-4/27)

Intro to Pottery (4/14-5/12, no class 5/5)

 

Fiber & Wood Arts

Segmented Bowls (12/2 & 12/3)

Decorative Veneering (12/7 & 12/8)

Weaving Sampler (1/18)

Create a Beautiful Sea Chest (1/18 & 1/19)

Introduction to the Lathe (1/28)

Create a Nightstand Organizer (1/28-2/18)

Learn the Basics of Weaving (2/4-2/25)

Basic Woodturning: Vases, Bowls, & Bottle Stoppers (2/18 & 2/25)

Natural Edge Bowls (3/10)

Decorative Wooden Chalices (3/24)

Segmented Bowls (3/30 & 3/31)

 

Glass and Jewelry

Create a Fused Glass Tabletop SunCatcher (3/14)

Creating with Stained Glass (4/3 & 4/4)

Create a Fused Glass Garden Ornament (4/25)

 

Kids Programs

District 742 Mid-Winter Break, for ages 7-14 (Mon 3/2)

District 742 Mid-Winter Break, for ages 7-14 (Tues 3/3)

 

VISUAL ARTS
STUDIO HOURS

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

Class List

Memoir: A Gift of Stories (12/10 & 12/17)


December 10, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


with Lisa Meyers McClintick Tuesday, December 10 & December 17, 2019 6:00PM – 9:00PM This two-part workshop helps you plan a themed memoir and get started on stories you can share for…


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Glazing Workshop (12/10)


December 10, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


with Dave Glenn Tuesday, December 10, 2019 6:00PM – 9:00PM Learn effective tips and tricks for achieving success while glazing pottery! Students will explore techniques for applying wax resist to pottery, preparing…


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Arts Underground


December 19, 2019 - December 26, 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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Layers of Expression (1/11 & 1/25)


January 11, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


with Paige LaDue Henry Saturdays, January 11 & January 15, 2020 9:00AM – 4:00PM Two full days immersed in exploring mixed media techniques along with acrylic painting. You’ll  make interesting colorful marks…


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Creating a Travel Journal (1/11)


January 11, 2020, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


with Lisa Meyers McClintick Saturday, January 11, 2020 10:00AM – 1:00PM Learn how to blend stories, notes, sketches and mementos into a treasured keepsake with creative ideas for documenting a bucket-list trip,…


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Pottery for Beginners Part II (1/14-2/25)


January 14, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


with Dave Glenn & Chris Condon Tuesdays, January 14 – February 25 No class on February 18 6:00PM – 8:30PM   Continue your pottery journey, as Dave & Chris take you to…


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Photo Session (1/15)


January 15, 2020, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


with Carol Weiler Wednesday, January 15, 2019 4:00PM – 7:00PM (30min sessions)   Have your artwork professionally photographed at a very reasonable rate! For $50.00 you will have 30 minutes with local…


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Arts Underground


January 16, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Meets every Thursday January 16 – May 14, 2020 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…


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Weaving Sampler


January 18, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


with Jeri Olson McCoy Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:00AM – Noon   Learn the step-by-step basics of weaving as you create a simple but beautiful table square! Choose your colors and discover…


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Create a Beautiful Sea Chest (1/18 & 1/19)


January 18, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


with Mike Siemsen Saturday, January 18 & Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:00AM – 4:00PM *This class is held at the Paramount Tech Site in Waite Park Create your family’s future heirloom in…


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Pottery Sampler (1/18)


January 18, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


with Chris Condon Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:00AM – Noon   This sampler class will touch on several topics including centering your clay on the wheel, pulling walls, creating simple forms, and…


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Clay Cohort – Create Pottery for the Gas Kiln (1/27-5/18)


January 27, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


with Megan Mitchell & JD Jorgenson Every other Monday January 27 – May 18, 2020 6:00pm – 8:30pm   Explore a variety of forms on the pottery wheel and select hand-building techniques.…


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Intro to the Lathe (1/28)


January 28, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


with Guy Schafer Tuesday, January 28, 2020 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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