InstructorRobbie Breaux
Use slabs of clay to make beautiful artwork. We’ll focus on functional ware – mugs, casseroles, bowls, etc. Various hand-building techniques, surface treatments, and glazing will also be discussed. Students with prior knowledge in clay will have freedom to work on personal projects. Instructor… Read more
InstructorGayle Gerson

Are you ready to get serious about doing a series of artworks with a common thread? Participants will write journaling pages and then transform their ideas and images into a series of mixed media artwork exploring a common theme of their choosing. This weekly workshop is designed for artists who…

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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
InstructorGary Andrews
Escape into the world of clay. Students learn the basics of hand-building, then dive into the skills needed to throw fundamental forms which have been used through the ages. At times Gary will provide pre-thrown pots for students to practice glazing. Come relax and tap into your right brain.
InstructorRobbie Breaux
This course is for both beginner and intermediate students. Beginners focus on simple forms (mugs with handles and bowls), 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
InstructorTerry Shepherd
Notebook required

Take this course if you meet the requirements for intermediate ceramics, have confidence when it comes to throwing a 10-14" cylinder using 5-10lbs. of clay, and have a desire and willingness to acquire a deeper understanding of the material properties of different… Read more

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InstructorRachel Egelston
All materials provided
The following workshops are designed just for teens and present a variety of ways to approach art. Students learn different techniques and develop their own personal style.

Tuesday, Dec. 29 Ages 16-18: Portfolio Development: This workshop supports students… Read more
InstructorRachel Egelston
All materials provided
The following workshops are designed just for teens and present a variety of ways to approach art. Students learn different techniques and develop their own personal style.
InstructorRachel Egelston
All materials provided
The following workshops are designed just for teens and present a variety of ways to approach art. Students learn different techniques and develop their own personal style.
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…

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InstructorRachel Egelston
Turn yourself or friends into a real live chia friend! 
Box includes: 
  • Expanding sponge, black sharpie (1), colored sharpies (6), scissors, chia seeds
  • Project and educational facts
  • instructional sheet
Boxes are available to order online or…
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InstructorRachel Egelston
Box includes: 
  • 4 pieces of watercolor paper, watercolor set, brush, salt, white crayon and pencil
  • Project and instructional sheet 
Video tutorial will be posted soon!
Boxes are available to order online or by calling 970-243-7337 ext 2…
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News and Announcements

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 16:32

Thank you to everyone who has supported us through this difficult year. We could not be more grateful and wish you all a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

Just a friendly reminder that we will be closed November 26-30 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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.