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Monday, Sept 27: STEAM projects, Hundertwasser’s dreamscape in marker, monoprinting with watercolor
Tuesday, Sept 28: Lego® sculpture, learn about Nathan Sawaya brick artist, how to use your art materials the proper way, artist trading cards
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.…Read more
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 clays…Read more
Join Gayle Gerson in the Red Door Studio for three hours of moodling and puttering in mixed media projects. This class is designed for the experienced student and artist who would like to spend some time in an environment of camaraderie and inspiration. Please bring your own projects and…Read more
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
September 3-21 If water media is your thing, then you won’t want to miss this exhibition. Featuring some of the best watercolor artists from across the Western Slope, the Western Colorado Watercolor Society (WCWS) has put together an exhibit that is sure to take your breath away. Watercolor is…
We're excited to host the Migrant Middle School Steam Project! Students used photography and watercolors to create their own STEAM art piece.
An Exhibition by Eric Elliott September 3-18 Sponsored by Dean & Mary Harris Painting and Drawing Professor Eric Elliott grew up in Alaska and moved to Grand Junction from Seattle, Washington. He holds a Master of Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing from the University of Washington, Seattle, and…
Saturday, October 2, 9am-12pm
Paint along with our instructor and show judge, Art Blom, as he teaches us how to use the palette knife to achieve texture and dimension In addition, those students with entries in the Brush and Palette show will receive a critique of their submitted work.…Read more
News and Announcements
Sunday, August 15, 2021 - 13:50
In order to safely increase class sizes to pre-pandemic numbers, The Art Center will be requiring proof of Covid-19 vaccinations in order to register for the 2021 Fall class session.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 13:53
This is a recording of the Arts and Culture Forum for Grand Junction City Council candidates recorded Tuesday, March 16 via Zoom.
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.