InstructorNancy Lewis

This plein air class is geared towards intermediate and advanced students. Enjoy the outdoors at the tip of a brush in this prompt-based plein air class facilitated by Nancy Lewis. Students will be given a prompt at the beginning of every class and time to paint on their own. The prompts are…

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InstructorRobbie Breaux
This course is for both beginner and intermediate students. Beginners focus on simple forms (bowls and mugs with handles), glazes, and glazing techniques. Intermediate students receive instruction on techniques they want to hone, such as lidded vessels, plates, or stacked forms. Throughout the… Read more
InstructorAshtonn Means
This course is designed for both beginning and intermediate students. The projects and demonstrations will be geared toward the skill level and interest of each student. Throughout this course students will learn techniques for wheel-throwing and glaze application, while forming a strong… Read more
InstructorJody Ahrens
This class will take you through every phase of creating a painting, from preparing hardboard panels, choosing a subject and blocking in a dynamic composition to finishing with brushstrokes that turn mediocre work into a professional, eye-catching piece.
InstructorTerry Shepherd
This course is for entry level beginners and intermediate students with some previous experience in throwing and hand-building. Students will focus on the fundamentals of technique in throwing forms and explore hand-building skills and surface design including decorative slip techniques and a wide… Read more
InstructorRachel Egelston
Ages 5-12
Don't forget to bring a snack, a water bottle, and wear casual clothing including tennis shoes!
Lunch provided by Lunch Lizard
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  Every year The Art Center honors its students and instructors by giving the community a glimpse of what’s going on in the studios. Each of our students’ explorations through paint, ceramics, sculpture, drawing, and mixed media provide insights into the creative elements of our artists. Guided by…
InstructorPavia Justinian
Expand your creativity and artistic awareness, build your portfolio, or simply spend time with peers and professional artists.
All materials provided
Don’t forget to bring a snack, a lunch, and a water bottle!

Collaborate on a large-scale outdoor sculpture which will be… Read more
InstructorRachel Egelston
Here is a chance to get your creative juices going! The Art Center of Western Colorado understands the challenges that are here during these uncertain times, so we would like to give you different opportunities to be creative. An Art in Motion box will give you a hands-on fun opportunity to create… Read more
InstructorPavia Justinian
Expand your creativity and artistic awareness, build your portfolio, or simply spend time with peers and professional artists.
All materials provided
Don’t forget to bring a snack, a lunch, and a water bottle!

Collaboration continues on the large-scale outdoor sculpture… Read more
InstructorRachel Egelston
Box includes canvas, crazy scissors, glue, fabric, tempera paint, markers, pencil, magazine pages, watercolor paper, matboard, eraser, newspaper, glass tiles, pinecones, rocks, long pods from a Catapala tree, yarn, feathers, and more. There is a Zentangle Learning sheet, collage examples, and ideas… Read more

News and Announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 13:50

The Art Center will be opening on a limited-access basis beginning June 5! Thank you for your patience and continued support.

COVID-19 Precautions for Youth & Teens

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 12:32

 

 

Due to the COVID-19 situation, The Art Center is temporarily closed. We will be opening on a limited-access basis beginning June 5!
Thank you for your patience and continued support.