Creative Summer Learning: Summer Art Classes
School doesn’t end with the summer. Southern Oregon is filled with art classes ranging from pottery to printmaking to painting. Consider taking a class at one or all of these local art galleries.
Rogue Studio Figure Drawing Sessions at Rogue Gallery & Art Center
Tuesdays from July 30 to Sept. 3 from 6 – 8:30 pm. This moderated, uninstructed class allows students to work on the human figure with a live model in the Rogue Studio. Easels and tables are provided, but students are responsible to bring their own materials. Sessions are $15 each or $45 for all six. Sign up at roguegallery.org.
Rogue Gallery & Art Center
40 S Bartlett St, Medford.
Pottery and Hand-Building with Liz O’Brien and Jeff Edwards at Ashland Art Center
Thursdays from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Whether you have some understanding of pottery or are a beginner, this class will teach everyone basic skills and provide a fun challenge. Instructors Liz O’Brien and Jeff Edwards are present to provide advice on storage and craft as well as to teach all of pottery’s techniques. Each class is $15. Sign up at ashlandartcenter.org.
Ashland Art Center
357 E Main St, Ashland.
Elements of Art: Color with Kristin O’Niell at Grants Pass Museum of Art
Saturday, August 3 from 1 – 4 pm. For those new to art, this class will teach you the fundamentals of colors in any piece of work. The more advanced, the class will be a fun challenge to push what you know about colors and go deeper in your understanding. The Class is $30 for members and $35 for non-members. Sign up at gpmuseum.com.
Grants Pass Museum of Art
229 SW G St, Grants Pass.
Monday Life Drawing Sessions at Art Presence Art Center
Every Monday Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville holds a life drawing class from 1 – 3 pm. The class’s reoccurring sessions gives artists the chance to gradually improve upon their skills the more they attend. Each class is $10. Signing up isn’t required, but learn more about the session at art-prescence.org.
Art Presence Art Center
206 N 5th St, Jacksonville.