Crossroads Carnegie Art Center

Crossroads Carnegie
Art Center

Adults Classes

Art Classes

Learn to Love Watercolor & Pastels Wednesday (2 Sessions available)

Learn to Love Watercolor & Pastels Wednesday (2 Sessions available)

Recommended ages: 17+

I will discuss what elements to put in a painting, what to leave out, How to use photos as a reference, how to position subject matter on painting paper surface for the best visual impact. How to pick the proper size paper for the subject matter depicted. I will discuss outlets for students to sell art, including local business, art in parks, and the internet & of course local galleries. Also will discuss how to determine which pieces of art they produce have the best appeal to a large audience, therefore worth the investment to reproduce on note cards & prints. Ages: Adults and Teens (No classes on May 31st, July 12th and August 30th)

Tuition: $ 16.00 per session- Members $ 24.00 per session-Non Members | Instructor: Becky Litke | Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Dates: 2017-05-10 - 2017-08-23

Adult Open Studio

Adult Open Studio

Recommended ages: 17+

Come to the Art Center to learn and refine artistic skills of your choice with the encouragement and practical experience of artist/instructor Paul Hoelscher. The goal of this class is to offer an ongoing studio opportunity for people interested in any art medium or technique. Come and be around other creative people taking time to be artistic. There are often three or four different media being applied within the same small group, and this creates a supportive and inspiring experience. Paul’s versatility will be encouraging in whatever medium interests you. Give yourself some really positive art time and join us! Paul is a working professional artist and summer has him traveling to shows. At this time we have Paul gone on May 26-27, June 2-3, June 30, July 1, July7-8, July 14-15, August 11-12. Please call in as Paul maybe adding more shows.

Tuition: $16.00 members or 4 sessions for $54 members or $24.00 nonmembers per session or $84 for 4 sessions nonmembers | Instructor: Paul Hoelscher | Time: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM | Dates: 2017-05-13 - 2017-12-30

Adult Open Studio

Adult Open Studio

Recommended ages: 17+

Come to the Art Center to learn and refine artistic skills of your choice with the encouragement and practical experience of artist instructor Paul Hoelscher. The goal of this class is to offer an ongoing studio opportunity for people interested in any art medium or technique. Come and be around other creative people taking time to be artistic. There are often three or four different media being applied within the same small group, and this creates a supportive and inspiring experience. Paul’s versatility will be encouraging in whatever medium interests you. Give yourself some really positive art time and join us! Paul is a working professional artist and summer has him traveling to shows. At this time, we have Paul gone on May 26-27, June 2-3, June 30, July 1, July 7-8, July 14-15, August 11-12. Please call in as Paul maybe adding more shows.

Tuition: $16 per session or 4 sessions for $54 members--$24 per session or $86 for 4 sessions Non- Member | Instructor: Paul Hoelscher | Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Dates: 2017-05-13 - 2017-12-31

Exploring the Fine Art of Repurposing

Exploring the Fine Art of Repurposing

Recommended ages: 17+

Class Schedule: Friday October 20th: 5:45 PM -8:45 PM Monday October 23rd t and Thursday October26th -6:00 PM-7:30PM Saturday Nov. 4th: Optional Class to Steve’s Studio in Union for those needing addtl help Monday November 6th and Thursday November 9th-6:00PM-7:30 PM Saturday November 11th—Optional last class at Steve’s studio in Union for those needing additional help. Location: Downstairs Studio Cost:$50.00member/$85.00 nonmember (includes basic quartz clock movement and plywood panel) Supplies: At the first class students will have an in depth discussion with instructor about the potential materials that students will need to gather for their projects. At the first class students are welcome to be bring dinner. Minimum: 3 Students Maximum: 6 Students Skill Level: Only skill necessary is the willingness to be open to exploration and experimentation. Age: High School and Above Course Description: An Experimental, Innovative and Improvisational clock making class using repurposed, recycled and unconventional materials. Beginning with a 12 x 12 plywood panel the class will make a quartz clock using recycled, repurposed and other unconventional materials. The class will begin with a brief discussion of design principles and associative thinking and then with the use of digital images we will look at the work of other artists working in various genres, themes, and materials as a source of inspiration and ideas for our own work. The class is intended for those who are interested in being experimental, innovative and improvisational with materials and associations. Because of the experimental nature of the class actual work on the clocks will be accomplished both in class and out of class. The instructor will provide reasonable assistance to students with tools, materials and methods to complete the clocks. This class will kick off on Thursday September 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM with a Conversation at Crossroads with Stephen Wadner. When he showcases his remarkable clocks and art works he gets asked the same two questions every time. He will share the questions and the answers. He will discuss the concept of Associative Thinking and how it impacts his work. How to recognize the associations and how they change your thinking. Instructor: Stephen Wadner, Union Oregon. One of the regions finest artists will be teaching this exciting experimental class.

Equipment needed: See Above

Tuition: 50.00 for members/$85.00 for nonmembers inlcudes basic quartz clock movement and plywood panel | Time: 5:45 Pm to 8:45 PM (other times see description) | Dates: 2017-10-20 - 2017-11-11

Pastel Workshop

Pastel Workshop "Fur, Feather and Hairs on Animals"

Recommended ages: 17+

Minimum: 3 Maximum: 7 Experience: Beginner to advanced . No prior experience necessary. Course Description: Students are to bring an approximate 11 x 14 reference photo of a Animal they would like to draw & paint. They will learn how to depict realistic Fur & Hair, & Feathers with Pastel. We will be painting on Pastel Mat, Paper surface will be supplied by instructor, included in cost of Workshop. Class will begin promptly on 10 am, students should be there at 9:30am to prepare work area for class. 1 hr lunch time at Noon, class will resume at 1am-4pm. Students should bring all & any Pastels, & Pastel Pencils they have, instructor will have some they can use if they have none. Instructor: Becky Litke

Equipment needed: Supplies Included Bring own pastels if you have them

Tuition: 45.00 for members/$72.00 non members | Time: 9:30 Am- 4:00 PM | Dates: 2017-10-28 - 2017-10-28

Dance Classes

Adult Intense Barre Class

Adult Intense Barre Class

Recommended ages: 17+

Start date: July 3rd (Monday and Thursdays- 8 Classes) Crossroads has invited Amy to bring to Baker this exciting new class which is very popular in San Fransisco and melts ballet elements into a low impact, high energy workout experience. The Intense barre workout is low impact (meaning no pounding on the ground with your body) … but a very intense core, leg, tush, overall workout. Ballet bars will be used to be the pillar of the workout but your body core holds the balance and effort. Your body will be sore, but will be glad you engaged new muscles to this overall great full body workout. Needed: Towel, yoga matt, water bottle, and 1-3 pound weights. No shoes required, a ballet or jazz shoe or socks with light tread. Amy Martin-Friedman will be back in Baker this summer for 4 weeks teaching dance to Crossroads students. Amy has over 40 years dance of dance experience and has been teaching at Crossroads 10 years this summer.

Equipment needed: owel, yoga matt, water bottle, and 1-3 pound weights. No shoes required, a ballet or jazz shoe or socks with light tread.

Tuition: $80.00 members/$120.00 for Non-Members | Instructor: Amy Martin Friedman | Time: 6:00 PM-7:00 PM | Dates: 2017-07-03 - 2017-07-31

Bollywood Basics Dance Workship at Crossroads

Bollywood Basics Dance Workship at Crossroads

Recommended ages: 17+

Bollywood is a music and dance style that originated in the musical film industry of the Hindu's of India. Although it is a fusion of many styles, there are some basic moves differentiates it from other dance styles. Often the moves are used to tell story and have a light hearted quality. We will learn some of those moves and then learn to set choreography. No pressure to be perfect! There will be a drawing for a door prize of an original painting! All proceeds go to Crossroads. She is also donating door prizes, such as an original painting. AGES: 12 - 104 Sherri has been dancing since she was walking. She has a dance background in Modern, Jazz, Belly Dance, African and Contact Improvisation. Bollywood is her new favorite because it is so fun. Check in 9:00-9:30

Tuition: $25 members/ $30 non-members | Instructor: Sherri Kay Linnemeyer | Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am | Dates: 2017-09-09 - 2017-09-09

Pottery Classes

Clay Skills The Sequel

Clay Skills The Sequel

Recommended ages: 17+

Notes: Kids 5 year and older all the way to adults are welcome. All ages and skill level welcome from beginner to advanced. Can be individual instruction or small group of no more than 5. Supplies: Purchase clay for your project at Crossroads. Or bring your own Cone 5 clay. Course Description: “I will help you make whatever you want out of clay. Limited only by the kiln size and your imagination. I will meet you for 2-10 sessions to help you reach your learning goal and achieve your final project goal. Students need to call the art center with suggested dates, times, and what they would like to learn and Crossroads will connect you with Mo to confirm specific dates and schedule. Instructors: Mo Quinn

Tuition: $16.00 members for 2 Hours and $24.00 nonmembers for 2 hours | Instructor: Mo Quinn | Time: Arrange with Instructor | Dates: 2017-06-07 - 2017-09-06