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School of Art Community Ed Classes Summer 2012 Catalog


  • School of Art Classes Summer 2012

    Call 797-8260 to register or online at

    Kids Teens Adults Studio Art Classes and Dance Classes


  • tuition iS refundAble only if enrolled student withdraws formally in writing through the School of Art Registrar prior to the first scheduled class meeting.

    mAteriAlS for Adult Art clASSeSStudents supply their own materials for painting and drawing. A fee is charged to cover the cost of some materials and equipment furnished by the School of Art in some classes.

    mAteriAlS for childrenS Art clASSeSMaterial fees are included in tuition for childrens classes. It is recommended that each child bring to class an old adult shirt to use as a smock.

    cAncellAtionSThe School of Art reserves the right to cancel any class before its scheduled starting date. All students registered in a canceled class will be notified, and a full refund of tuition (and lab fee, if any) will be mailed.

    loSS, theft, dAmAgeThe School of Art cannot be responsible for loss, theft or damage of any students personal property or artwork. Student work that has been on exhibition must be collected by owners prior to the pickup deadlines specified; the School of Art cannot hold work beyond those dates.

    prAttmwp: college credit progrAmPrattMWP, the Upstate New York Campus at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, is a fully accredited art college. For more information on PrattMWP, please phone 315-797-0000 ext.2248.

    munSon-williAmS-proctor ArtS inStitute has a policy of non-discrimination, which assures that students are accepted fairly, and without discriminatory regard for sex, race, national origin, color, religion, age or disability. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is a not-for-profit educational corporation, which, in furtherance of its purposes and objectives, endeavors to publicize the work and achievements of its students, faculty, staff and alumni. In connection with these efforts the Institute reserves the right to release appropriate information and to take still photographs, motion pictures, or videotape of students, faculty, staff and alumni, and their work, and to use and distribute these materials in any form or format in furtherance of the Institutes purpose and objectives.

    communitY ArtS educAtion progrAmAcAdemic cAlendAr - Summer 2012Art clASSeS dAnce clASSeSClasses begin July 9 Dance classes begin June 25 Last day to register July 16 Last day to register July 9ArtBox switch day July 23 Dance classes end August 2 Art Classes end August 2KidsArt Program Exhibition August 2, 5-6pm







  • Art clASSeS for AdultSJulY 9 through AuguSt 2* Must be 18 years or older to register for adult classes

    beginning JewelrY AA106-1 Instructor: Lisa OristianThis course is designed for the beginning-level student with no previous jewelrymaking experience. Students will learn, through demonstrations and projects, basic techniques including sawing, texturing, riveting, soldering, chain making and bezel setting. Students can work in silver, copper and brass, which may be purchased at the reception desk.

    Mon. and Wed. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.July 9 through August 1Class limit: 12 Tuition: $185 Lab fee: $50

    mixed mAteriAlS JewelrY AA106-3 Instructor: Lisa OristianThis class will explore ways to incorporate unusual or unexpected materials into metal jewelry. Examples are plastic, resin, epoxy, aluminum, wood, paper, fabric, leather, etc. Students are invited to bring in materials and found objects they would like to incorporate into their jewelry and class sessions will focus on design possibilities to make it work. This is a great opportunity for metals students to learn about cold connection, to explore ways to put color into their metal jewelry and to come up with ways to make their jewelry highly personal by incorporating personal artifacts into their work. Beginning jewelry/metal arts experience required.

    Mon. and Wed. 1 to 4 p.m.July 9 through August 1Class limit: 12 Tuition: $185 Lab fee: $50

    exploring enAmeling techniqueS AA106-4 Instructor: Aleana DAnielloStudents will explore a different enameling technique, with increasing difficulty, each week. Classes will focus on each specific technique and will offer the students time to practice techniques they may not have tried previously or had time to master. Previous metalsmithing experience is helpful, but not necessary. Techniques covered will include, stencil, sgraffito with liquid enamels, pliqu-a-jour, champlev, and cloisonn. Students can purchase metal needed for the class at the school.

    Tues. and Thurs. 6:30-9:30 p.m.July 10 through August 2Class limit: 12 Tuition: $185 Lab fee: $50

    photogrAphY AA105-1Instructor: Keith SandmanBeginning and intermediate students learn to process their own black and white or color photographs. Classes combine lectures, lab and critiques. Upon registration students must choose to work in either black and white or color.

    Mon. and Wed. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.July 9 through August 1Class limit: 14 (7 B&W/7 color) Tuition: $185 Lab fee: $50NOTE: There are no open studio hours on Saturdays for summer photography classes.

    beginning digitAl photogrAphY AA120-1Instructor: Keith SandmanThis course is designed to help those wishing to advance their interest in the art of photography through the use of their digital camera, and the digital darkroom. Topics will include: learning to use the camera controls, improving shooting skills, optimizing the image using Photoshop, and making quality enlargements using inkjet printers. Some computer experience is helpful.

    Tues. and Thurs. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.July 10 through August 2 Class limit: 12 Tuition: $185 Lab fee: $50







  • Art booK deSignAA120-2 Instructor: Kathleen NathanThis course will introduce students to concepts, tech-niques, and technologies that will allow them to design and produce art/photo books using personal computers and graphic design software.This class will introduce students to the key elements of book design, typography, editing and layout. Students will learn how to use Photoshop and Book Smart software to create a professional quality book and other methods of making and printing limited edition and one-of-a-kind books.

    Tues. and Thurs. 1 to 4 p.m.July 10 through August 2 Class limit: 12 Tuition: $185 Lab fee: $50

    figure drAwing AA101-2 Instructor: Natalie LaneseThe study of human form is essential for every art student. This course emphasizes the interrelationship within the figure. Gestural drawing, contour drawing and other methods of recording the figure are the foundation of this course. A nude model will be used.

    Mon. and Wed. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.July 9 through August 1Class limit: 20 Tuition: $185 Lab fee: $40

    pAinting AA102-1 Instructor: Chris CirilloThis is a hands-on class that explores painting through practical applications and experiences that relate line, form, texture, and color, while also investigating how these visual relationships relate to the artists inten-tions and the meaning of the work. The projects will have some flexibility in order to accommodate both beginners and experienced painters. Students who want this class to have an independent study struc-ture will be accommodated. The instructor will help each student with individual problem solving, along with brief lectures and critiques for the class as a group.

    Mon. and Wed. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.July 9 through August 1Class limit: 15 Tuition: $185

    lAndScApe pAinting AA102-2Instructor: Annette GurdoBeginning and advanced students paint outdoor landscapes on location (weather permitting). Paint-ing demonstrations and individualized instruction are featured. Indoor studio lessons will be offered on rainy days. Students must provide their own transportation for class field trips.

    Tues, and Thurs. 1 to 4 p.m.July 10 through August 2Class limit: 20 Tuition: $185

    figure pAinting AA102-3Instructor: Annette GurdoPainting from the model, using the students choice of media. There will be 4 different poses, allowing 2 sessions to work on each painting, if desired. Compo-sition, color, and methods will be discussed, as well as examples by well known artists. Some painting expe-rience is recommended.

    Tues, and Thurs. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.July 10 through August 2Class limit: 20 Tuition: $185

    free motion quilting And quilt AS You go bASicS for beginnerS AA200-1Instructor: Linda FooteLearn the basic concept of free motion quilting and end the four-week workshop with constructing your free motion blocks assembled with a quilt as you go technique. Sewing machine required with drop feed dogs feature and a darning foot. All other supplies will be included with this workshop.

    Wed. 6 to 8 p.m.July 11 through August 1Class limit: 12 Tuition: $95 Lab fee: $30







  • * Age limits will be strictly followedJulY 9 through AuguSt 2

    portfolio deVelopment: for grAdeS 10, 11, 12TA-102-1

    Instructor: Francy CaprinoThis is a serious portfolio development course that will focus on building and improving drawing skills, an important criteria for art college admission. Students will work from the still life and figure (no nude models), as well as self-portrait. Instruction will cover line quality and gesture drawing, negative space exercises, proportion and measuring, texture and value. Students will explore a variety of media, including: Cont, charcoal, ink, gesso and collage. All students will receive a final review of their work and additional information to help them build a strong portfolio.

    Tues. and Thurs. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.July 10 through August 2Class l