Fall classes for Adults

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book arts & printmaking

Classes Are Full/ Registration Closed

ceramics & sculpture

Lab time is available for all students registered in wheelthrowing and handbuilding classes. There is no instruction during these times; a monitor will be on hand. Lab times gives you the opportunity to practice techniques you have learned in class, refine your skills, glaze your work, and make more pots! Interested students must sign up for lab time on the sheet provided in the wheel room. Summer lab sessions will take place Tuesday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00pm during the regular term dates.

Raku Party Workshop!

instructor: Angela Juliussen
CES 209 – Level: All
Sculpture Studio & Gordon Pavilion
1 Friday, 6:00 – 10:00pm November 7

Join the party! A base fee of $60 ($85 non-members) includes a full kiln shelf, typically 4 or 5 bisque-fired pieces (an additional $15 per shelf if you need to fire more). Minimum of 4 participants. We will discuss all aspects of the Raku process. Wear clothing that completely covers your body. Glazes and tongs provided. Students participate in all aspects of the firing. For people who want to experience the process but don’t know how to make their own vessels, you can have fun glazing and take two already made small pieces home with you for $30.

Ceramic Birdhouses (new!)

instructor: Robin Harsh
CES 112 - Level: All
Sculpture Studio
2 Sundays, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
November 16 and 23

Keep the local birds happy with beautiful new homes! Design and build your own ceramic birdhouse with stoneware clay and colorful glazes. Learn basic handbuilding techniques at the first session, then decorate and glaze your new birdhouse at the final session. Handmade birdhouses make great presents for your friends, family or fowl! $70 members, $95 non-members (fee includes all materials)

creative writing

Classes Are Full/ Registration Closed

drawing & painting

Assemblage Workshop (new!)

instructor: Robert Villamagna
DPA 208 - Level: All
2D Studio 1 Saturday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
(1/2 hour break for lunch)
November 15

Join assemblage/mixed media artist Robert Villamagna in the art of creating three
dimensional constructions using found objects. Villamagna will teach you the basics to
create sculptural forms using anything from broken toys, vacum cleaner parts, tins cans,
or the kitchen sink. Learn techniques for cutting, bending, shaping and cold connecting
a variety objects and putting them together to create art that carries your personal
vision. $70 members, $95 non-members (fee includes some materials)

fiber & decorative Arts

Soapmaking Workshop

instructor: Adriane Pacella
FDC 104 - Level: All
Artist’s Studio, Strip District 2
Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
November 6 and 13

Make homemade olive oil soap from scratch using oils and lye. Bring a one quart milk carton, a 4-8 cup bowl and a mixing spoon. Purchase materials directly from the Instructor (not to exceed $10). Colors and scents will be available. Workshop held at the Instructor’s studio in the Strip District, 2124 Penn Ave, side entrance on 22nd St (Hot Haute Hot storefront). $50 members, $75 non-members

jewelry, metals & glass

Classes Are Full/ Registration Closed


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our programs

Sue Abramson

Nov 14, 2008 – Jan 25, 2009
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
November 14th: opening reception for multiple gallery shows including photogrgrapher Sue Abramson

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