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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

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

Twin Cities Bus Trip (5/6)

Artist Services (Art Photography Sessions)

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

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

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


February 18, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


with Jerry Wervey Tuesdays, February 18 & February 25, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm   Create a series of small projects on the lathe including a bottle stopper, vase, and small bowl as…


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Arts Underground


February 20, 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 ADDED SECTION!


March 14, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


with Jeri Olson McCoy Saturday, March 14, 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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Abstract Landscape Palette Knife Painting in Oil


March 21, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


with Suzann Beck Saturday, March 21 9:00AM – 4:00PM   Enjoy the freedom and supple qualities of oil painting with a palette knife as you learn to paint an abstract landscape from…


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


April 3, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT! with Carolyn Martin Friday, April 3 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM Saturday, April 4 from 9:00AM – 3:00PM   Create a beautiful copper foil stained glass sun catcher,…


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Alla Prima from Photograph


April 4, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


with Suzann Beck Saturday, April 4, 2020 9:00AM – 4:00PM   This workshop will help you learn to paint a realism-style “alla prima” or “all at once” portrait using value and color…


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Pottery Sampler (4/4)


April 4, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


with Cindy Pope Saturday, April 4, 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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Intro to Handbuilding (4/6-4/27)


April 6, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


with Megan Mitchell Mondays, April 6 – April 27, 2020 6:00PM – 8:30PM   Discover the possibilities in working with clay off the pottery wheel! Learn how to use the slab roller…


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Create a Nightstand Organizer (4/14-5/5)


April 14, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


with Mark Voigt Tuesdays, April 14-May 5, 2020 6:00 – 9:00pm *This class is held at the Paramount Tech Site in Waite Park Build a practical and elegant nightstand organizer, while enhancing…


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Art Appreciation: Japanese Art (4/22 & 4/29)


April 22, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


with Lynn Metcalf Wednesdays, April 22 & 29 10:00am – Noon Join us for an exploration of the artistic and architectural monuments of Japan and the cultural, political, and religious contexts in…


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Photo Session (4/22)


April 22, 2020, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


with Carol Weiler Wednesday, April 22, 2020 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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Create a Fused Glass Garden Ornament (4/25)


April 25, 2020, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT! with Ruth Ross Hansen Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:00AM – 2:00PM   Create eye-catching ornaments for your yard and garden in this extremely popular, one-day workshop for…


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Bus Trip to the American Swedish Institute and MIA


May 6, 2020, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


with Lynn Metcalf Wednesday, May 6th 8:00am – 5:00pm Bus Trip to the American Swedish Institute and mia Tuition: $85.00 Join us on this exciting trip to visit the American Swedish Institute…


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