Art Courses at the Gallery

To receive information about upcoming art workshops, please contact Kim to be added to our email list.

Note for students: Please don’t wear perfume or cologne or scented lotions to class. Several instructors and students have asthma that is aggravated by fragrances in these products. Thank you for your cooperation.

Get into Art! Hands on Workshops & Art Courses

Fees include materials and equipment. Please register for art courses and pay at least one week in advance. Limited enrollment. To register or for more information, call 306-778-2736, or email b.parchman@swiftcurrent.ca. Make cheques payable to Art Gallery of Swift Current.

 

Clay Classes

Because of limited space in the studio, classes have a maximum of 8 students. We are unable to refund registration fees if students withdraw the week before or during a session of classes.

Intro to Pottery Wheel (14 years to adult)
8 Wednesdays 7-10 pm. September 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28.
For beginners or those with very little experience on the wheel. Learn the basics of centering, throwing, glazing and more.
Instructor: Keely Williams.
Fee: $230
 
Intro to Hand Building (14 years to adult)
8 Thursdays 7-10 pm. September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5.
For beginners. Learn pinch forming, coil building, slab work, sculpture, press molds and more.
Instructor: Keely Williams
Fee: $230

Youth Clay Studio Exploration (Ages 11-15)  
8 Thursdays 4-5:30 pm. September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5.
Learn pinch pots, coil and slab building, plus work on the wheel.
Instructor: Keely Williams
Fee: $130

 

Art Courses for Kids & Teens

2-Dimensional Art Exploration (ages 7-12)
4 Tuesdays 4-5:30 pm. September 22, 29, October 6, 13.
Students will experiment with a variety of media such as : charcoal, graphite, pastel, inks, watercolors, lino cut, stamping etc. Each class will feature an artist that uses the chosen medium. There will be a different media and featured artist each week.
Instructor: Alix Gowan
Fee: $55

Advanced Drawing (ages 12-17)
6 Wednesdays 4-5:30 pm. September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28.
Students will go from drawing still life arrangements to live clothed models to portraits, using a variety of drawing techniques and media. Each class will begin with a drawing warm-up.
Instructor: Alix Gowan
Fee: $80

Art Through the Ages (ages 12-17)
6 Wednesdays 7-9 pm. September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4.
Each class will begin with a history lesson which will lead to an art project that corresponds with the era focused  on in class. We will work chronologically and explore different cultures as well as a variety of different media and techniques.
Instructor: Alix Gowan
Fee: $90

 

Art Courses for Adults & Teens

Acrylic painting (adult and teen)
8 Tuesdays, 7-10 pm. September 29, October 6,13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17.
Introduction to painting process and practice. Ideal for beginners, or as a refresher for those with some experience.
Instructor Stephanie Kaduck, MFA  
Fee $200


Fees include materials and equipment. Please register for art courses and pay at least one week in advance. Limited enrollment. To register or for more information, call 306-778-2736, or email b.parchman@swiftcurrent.ca.
Make cheques payable to Art Gallery of Swift Current.

Refunds:
We are unable to refund registration fees if students withdraw within the week before, or during a session of art or pottery classes. Refunds may be considered if a substitute student can be found.

Note for students: Please don’t wear perfume or cologne or scented lotions to class. Several instructors and students have asthma that is aggravated by fragrances in these products. Thank you for your cooperation.

 

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