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How to Register
Register & pay online or in person today – but don’t wait, spaces will fill up fast! Questions? Call us at 770.949.2787. For additional information please email Joi Jamison at email@example.com.
Registrations & Payments are due one week before the first class date.
CAC Arts Education programs are made possible with funding
assistance from the Greystone Power Foundation.
CLASSES & Workshops
Ann Cockerill | Ages 7 - 14
Tuesdays: January 17th – February 21st
Children will experience an introduction to drawing fundamentals and advanced techniques, using a selection of graphite and/or charcoal pencils (with supporting tools) utilizing personal photo preferences. Materials are provided.
$100.00 for (6) week session ($90.00 CAC Member)
Paint and Sip Night Out
Adrienne Jackson | Adults Only
Fridays: Jan. 27th, Feb. 24th, March 31st and April 28th
Relax, relate and release while attending one or all four of these fun adult only art sessions with a twist. Students will receive instruction on developing their own painting creation that they will take home at the end of the evening. Enjoy art entertainment with family and friends over light refreshments and music. No worries, no experience or supplies are needed - just you! Minimum of (4) students needed.
$25.00 per class ($20.00 CAC member)
$80.00 for all (4) classes ($70.00 CAC member
Intro to Oil Painting
Adrienne Jackson | Adults Only
Mondays: January 23rd – March 13th
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
This course is an introduction to a more classical oil painting technique with emphasis on the fundamentals of artistic expression. Paintings will focus on still –life work as well as observational techniques that enhance the students understanding of realism. Previous painting experience not required but some experience is recommended. Minimum of (3) students needed for this class.
$110.00 for 8 week session ($100.00 CAC member)
Portrait Photography Workshop
Shannon Belletti | Ages 16 - Adults
Sunday: February 5th (Theme: Love is in
Sunday: March 5th (Theme: March Into Spring)
Time: 2:00 -5:00pm
Learn to take better portraits outdoors while using available natural light. A model will be provided along with hands on guidance to help you hone your posing techniques as well, based off the selected theme. Note: Film or digital camera will be needed, SLR preferred but not required. Class will begin at the CAC and move to an off-site location. A $5.00 parking will be required at the off –site location.
$35.00 per workshop ($25.00 CAC member)
$55.00 for both workshops ($45.00 CAC member)
Focus on Photography
Shannon Belletti | Ages 16 - adults
Thursdays, March 16th - April 20th
Learn the art and science of taking great pictures through lecture and hands on practice. By the end of the session students will know how to use the SLR camera features and never use “AUTO” again. A minimum of 3 students is required for this class. Note: Film or digital SLR camera is needed to participate in this class.
$120.00 for (6) week session ($110.00 CAC Member)
New Year –New You Collage Making
Marigold Edwards | Adults Only
Saturday: January 28th
Time: 3:00 – 5:00pm
Students will develop goals for personal, family and career to create a vision board. Participants will leave the workshop with a piece of art they have created and a clear picture of what the plan on accomplishing in the months to come.
$15.00 workshop fee
Private String Lessons
Eleanor Bennett | All ages welcomed
Mondays: January 23rd – April 24th
Ongoing monthly classes
Time range: 1:00 — 5:30pm; Slots are arranged with instructor. Please call the Arts Council for more information, 770.949.2787. Private lessons will include technique, music reading, music theory, practice and performance. Students perform in recitals at the CAC and at various events within the community.
$100.00 a month; weekly 30 minute class ($90.00 CAC member)
$140.00 a month; weekly 45 minute class ($130.00 CAC member)
$150.00 a month; weekly 60 minute class ($140.00 CAC member)
Courtnee Miles | Ages 4 - 10
Saturdays: January 28th – March 4th
Time: 10:00 – 11:00am (single drop in class)
11:00 – 12:00noon (six week session)
This workshop will introduce young artists to the elements of the theater through acting, character development, singing, design and team building by using their imagination and retelling popular stories. This class is a great way to develop an awareness of personal space and to hone focus skills. A minimum of 4 students is required for this class. Registration should be completed (3) days prior to the start of each class.
$25.00 per session ($20.00 CAC member)
$120.00 (6) week session ($100.00 CAC member)
Yoga Under The Sun
Taylor Ferguson | Ages 15— Adults
Saturdays: April 15th - May 6th
Enjoy a 60 minute full body athletic yoga class
outdoors while exploring many postures and fundamental principles of
Vinyasa Yoga. The class will focus on use of breath while building a
foundation that will ignite every muscle through movement.
Note: Comfortable work out attire and a yoga mat are required.
Registration is being requested by April 1st.
$75 for full (4) week session ($65 CAC member)
Fashion Design 101
Carmen LeBron | Ages: 12 –17
Saturdays: January 21st— March 4th
During this (7) week session students will be introduced to the world of fashion by teaching them how to create a collection and how to follow fashion trends. Students will investigate the interdisciplinary nature of drawing and painting with watercolors and design. The session will conclude with a final class fashion show. A minimum of 4 students is required for this class.
$120.00 (7) week session ($110.00 CAC member)
Intro to Fused Glass
Elizabeth Mobley | Ages: 16—Adult
Wednesdays: January 25th— February 15th
Students will be introduced to the world of fused glass by creating 4-5 pieces during this (4) week session. Students will use a variety of glass to create coasters, jewelry, cabochons and a plate. NOTE: All materials and firing provided. Students must wear closed in shoes.
$120.00 (4) week session ($110.00 CAC member)
Beginners and Beyond: Fused Glass 101
Elizabeth Mobley | Ages: 16—Adult
Wednesdays: March 15th — April 5th
In this 4-week class, students will learn the fundamentals of fusing glass with practicing techniques. Using a variety of glass, students will complete 5-6 pieces to include a tile, cast items using a mold, a plate and a bowl. NOTE: Firing and materials are included within the class fee. Students must wear closed in shoes.
$140.00 (4) week session ($130.00 CAC member)
HOW TO ORDER
Belletti received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the
University at Austin. Although she began her career as a graphic
designer, she quickly discovered a passion for photography. She has
been a professional photographer for over ten years. She has won
numerous awards including “Best Photographer in Atlanta” and has
photographed weddings around the world.
Eleanor Bennett has a degree in Violin Performance from Georgia State, Teaching Certification from Michigan State University, and a Masters in Music Education from Georgia State. A registered Suzuki Method teacher and a member of the Cobb Symphony Orchestra, she has performed with the Atlanta Community Orchestra just to name a few.
Ann Cockerill has always had a love for painting and drawing since a very young child. She is a graduate of Lagrange College. Her medias range from watercolor, oil, and pastel to the new Chroma Interactive paint in styles from realistic to impressionistic. She has won numerous awards nationwide and her paintings can be found in private and corporate collections throughout the world. www.redcockerillgallery.com
Edwards, is an educator from London, United Kingdom
specializing in personal leadership. She motivates and inspires her
class participants to excel. She graduated from two UK universities
and has traveled the world helping people become their best selves.
Ferguson, holds a B.A. degree in dance education from
University of South Carolina and a B.S. degree in exercise science.
She has trained with The Georgia Ballet, Orlando Ballet and Dance
Theatre of Harlem. She has danced professionally with Dance Canvas,
Ballethnic Dance Company, Atlanta Ballet and has just recently
completed her Corepower Yoga training.
attended UGA to study visual arts to develop painting and
foundational drawing skills. In addition she has continued her
skills development through figure drawing classes and mentorships
from other artists. She has been influenced by several contemporary
artists, but enjoys traditional painting in oil, watercolors and ink
drawings. She is excited about bringing her expertise here to the
CAC this quarter.
Carmen Lebron is a native of Puerto Rico and earned her fashion design degree at Miami International University of Art & Design. She has taught art in various art schools and centers. Her illustrations have been featured in major magazines and newspapers.
Courtnee Miles holds a degree in broadcast journalism from Hampton University. She has written several publications and is a contributing writer for BroadwayWorld.com. She works with the Alliance Theater as a teaching artist introducing young children to the craft of acting. She has also worked with CBS Radio Atlanta and Lucky Dog Film works. She was one of the CAC’s featured teachers for summer arts camp 2016.
Mobley began making stained glass art such as panels, sun
catchers and three dimensional buildings back in 2005. She describes
glass as being diverse, having many methods to transform glass. She
has had her work featured here at the CAC and the Spruill Center for
the Arts. She has also participated in the Decatur Arts Festival,
Taste of Marietta and Mable House of South Cobb Arts Alliance.
Artists or craftspeople interested in teaching a class or workshop are encouraged to contact the Arts Council at 770-949-2787. We are interested in one-session workshops, short-term classes, and semester long classes. We are interested in theatre, dance, literary, musical, visual art and craft disciplines.
SAVE THE DATE
Parents, mark your calendars! The 2017 Spring Break Arts Camp at Deer Lick Park will be held from April 3rd thru the 7th. Please stay tuned for information on how to register! Take a look at the images and video below to see all the fun we had in 2016.
Also, you can click on the image above to enjoy the video project this year’s children completed in Mr. Cristhtian's class. This video showcases the student’s work throughout the week on symmetry and geometry to create the kaleidoscope background used here; afterwards they engaged their performance portion of the art camp to create a short self-portrait.
Hats off to the amazing group of campers, teachers and counselors –
It's A Jungle Out There - and In Here Too was a phenomenal success!
Summer Arts Camp Teachers
Summer Arts Camp Counselors
Stay tuned for images from Friday’s “Celebration of Success”