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Fall Classes

2009

Sweetwater

Center for the Arts Sweetwater Celebrates 35 years in 2010! See page 2 for details.


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Center for the Arts

Sweetwater Center for the Arts Old Post Office Building 200 Broad Street Sewickley, PA 15143-1525

412.741.4405 Fax: 412.741.1178 www.sweetwaterartcenter.org info@sweetwaterartcenter.org

FALL 2009 CLASSES September - December, 2009

Adult Classes Ceramics/Sculpture..........................3 Painting...........................................3 - 4 Drawing................................................5 Photography.......................................6 Jewelry...........................................6 - 8 Fiber Arts..............................................8 Mind & Body.........................................9 Lecture................................................11 Culinary Arts.....................................12 Music Classes...............................10 - 11 Adult/Child Classes........................12 - 13

SWEETWATER CENTER FOR THE ARTS was established in 1975 to provide opportunities to create and experience art. Here you will find programs of the highest quality.

Pre-School Classes....................14 - 17

Our Mission: Sweetwater Center for the Arts’ mission is to enrich the lives of children and adults in the communities that we serve by providing excellence in arts education and cultural programming.

Teen Classes.................................22 - 23

THE CENTER OFFERS YOU: —Artist-instructors with outstanding qualifications —Classes for beginners and experienced students —Small, intimate class setting —Performances, exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations and cultural programming

Exhibitions............................................26

DIRECTIONS TO SWEETWATER: We’re conveniently located off Rte. 65 (Ohio River Blvd.) in Sewickley. Take Rte. 65 North. About two-and-one-half miles after going under the Interstate 79 overpass, the Sewickley Country Inn will be on the right, followed shortly by two stoplights. Turn right at the 2nd stoplight onto Broad Street. Sweetwater is on the right in the Old Post Office Building. TRANSPORTATION: The 21A Coraopolis bus stops in front of Sweetwater, and the 16A Ohio River Blvd. bus stops in the Village of Sewickley, a 5-minute walk to Sweetwater. PARKING: Free parking is available in our lot located in the rear of the building, along both sides of Bank Street, and along the right side of Broad Street. Cover Art: Sing Courage by Tina Williams Brewer of Women of Visions, Inc. Class Photos: David Cooper

Children’s Classes......................18 - 22 Scholarships.........................................15 Events.............................................24 - 26 Scout Workshops...............................27 Field Trips..............................................27 Private Art Lessons...........................27 Rentals Facility Rentals.................................27 Studio Rentals..................................27 Birthday Parties..................................28 Support Sweetwater........................28 Donors....................................................29 Policies....................................................31 Staff..........................................................31 Registration Form..............................32

FALL BUILDING HOURS: Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (closing time may vary) Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday: Closed

Building open, no classes: September 18 - No evening classes September 19 - No daytime classes September 28 - No daytime classes October 12 - No classes

Membership.........................................32

Building Closed: September 5-7 — Labor Day Weekend November 26-27 — Thanksgiving December 24, 2009 - January 1, 2010 — Winter Break

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Sweetwater Center for the Arts will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2010! Sweetwater began as a grassroots effort developed by community residents. It offered a small number of classes in the fine arts and crafts for residents in the area west of Pittsburgh. After receiving nonprofit and certified teaching institute status, Sweetwater began operating as a full-service arts education facility in 1975. In 1987, the Center moved from a small Victorian house into its current space in the old Sewickley Post Office building. Today, Sweetwater serves more than 11,000 individuals each year through a wide array of classes, outreach programs, scholarship opportunities, exhibitions, and cultural experiences. Sweetwater will host a number of events to celebrate its 35th anniversary. We hope you will join us!

Sweetwater Celebrates 35! Open House & Student/Instructor Exhibition

Sweetwater opens its doors this evening to showcase its programs, students, and teachers! There will be a reception for the Student/Instructor Exhibition, and teachers from a variety of the Center’s classes will be on site to give demonstrations and provide activities for the whole family to enjoy. Come celebrate your local arts center, meet the instructors, find out how you can become involved, and have fun! Sweetwater Center for the Arts FREE! Friday, January 8, 2010 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Sweetwater Celebrates 35! Gala

Join us for cocktails, dinner, live music, dancing, art auctions, and a guaranteed good time! Proceeds from this event will allow Sweetwater to continue its mission of enriching the lives of children and adults in the communities that we serve by providing excellence in arts education and cultural programming. Allegheny Country Club Individual Seat: $150 Patron Seat: $200 Saturday, April 17, 2010 Event will begin at 6:30 p.m.

If you or your company are interested in sponsoring the Sweetwater Celebrates 35! Gala or other activities, please see our website at www.sweetwaterartcenter.org for details or call Michelle at 412.741.4405.

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CERAMICS/SCULPTURE Portraits in Clay - CS04 Ages 16 & up

Students in this class will model a life size portrait in clay from a posed live model. Instruction will be given on modeling technique, proportion and the general structure of the human head. The particular qualities and character of the sitter will also be discussed. Each sculpture will be fired. Beginners as well as more advanced students are welcome. Materials fee and model fee are included in the tuition. Instructor: Duncan MacDiarmid Members: $200 Time: 7 Thursdays, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Non-Members: $225 Dates: October 8 - November 19, 2009 The following classes are designed for students at any level of ceramics. Basic techniques will be discussed and demonstrated, and for those who already have experience working with clay, more advanced techniques in hand building, wheel throwing, surface effects and glaze treatments will be shared. Materials fee is included in the tuition.

Monday Night Pottery Studio - CS01 Ages 16 & up

Instructor: Charlotte Tolliver Time: 8 Mondays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Dates: September 14 - November 16, 2009, No Class September 28 & October 12

Wednesday Afternoon Pottery Studio - CS02 Ages 16 & up

Instructor: Charlotte Tolliver Time: 8 Wednesdays, 12:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Dates: September 23 - November 11, 2009

Saturday Afternoon Pottery Studio - CS03 Ages 16 & up

Instructor: Bryce Hemington Time: 8 Saturdays, 12:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Dates: September 26 - November 14, 2009

Members: $170 Non-Members: $195

Members: $170 Non-Members: $195

Members: $170 Non-Members: $195

PAINTING Watercolor - PA05 Ages 16 & up

This watercolor class will focus on the principles of controlled realism. Each class will begin with a short demonstration of the subject of the week. All levels of experience are welcome. Each student will receive individual attention and can work at his/her own pace. Please bring drawings and/or photographs of the subject you wish to paint and be prepared to have fun! A materials list will be sent at the time of registration. Instructor: Doug Brown Members: $160 Time: 8 Thursdays, 12:00-3:00 p.m. Non-Members: $185 Dates: September 17 - November 5, 2009

Acrylic & Mixed Media Painting - PA08 Ages 16 & up

Acrylic paint is arguably one of the most versatile and enjoyable mediums available today, as it has its own unique blend of working and finished characteristics. This class will take an experimental approach to acrylic painting as we learn the many versatile functions of which acrylic paint is capable. We’ll learn how to create different textures using various tools, as well as how to use ink, charcoal, crayons and colored pencils to emphasize details of our paintings. A materials list will be sent at the time of registration. Instructor: Sandra Ward Members: $120 Time: 6 Mondays, 12:00-3:00 p.m. Non-Members: $145 Dates: September 21 - November 9, 2009, No Class September 28 & October 12

Oil Painting - PA01 Ages 16 & up

Students will study composition, color theory, and become familiar with the oil medium and materials. If you are a beginner, the instructor will take you through your first painting step-by-step. If you have taken this course before, you will learn additional techniques and develop your own style while using the subject of your choice. A materials list will be sent at the time of registration. Instructor: Joyce Perry Members: $160 Time: 8 Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Non-Members: $185 Dates: September 22 - November 10, 2009

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Painting continued Impressionistic Knife Painting in Oils - PA02 Ages 16 & up

This class is for the artist who wants to loosen up and put emotion into their work. Learn Joyce’s own impressionistic style and original technique of knife painting based on the generous application of buttery oils and their manipulation through rapid addition and subtraction of paint using knives and other tools. The result is vibrant color, boldness of surface and the impression of quick movement. Complementary contrast, rhythm and unity in painting will be discussed. Demonstration as well as individual instruction will be given. Subject matter will be initially provided by the instructor and then left to the individual preference of each student. Beginning painters welcome. A materials list will be sent at the time of registration. Instructor: Joyce Perry Members: $160 Time: 8 Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Non-Members: $185 Dates: September 22 - November 10, 2009

Watercolor - PA03 Ages 16 & up

Watercolor paint has an inexplicable quality - the way it settles on the paper surface is a quality with which no other medium can compare. Learn to create more exciting paintings by combining spontaneity and basic technical skills. A different approach will be used in each class. Students will work at their own pace and will be encouraged to maintain personal expression, while applying the lesson of the day. A materials list will be sent at the time of registration. Instructor: Ron Thurston Members: $120 Time: 6 Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Non-Members: $145 Dates: September 23 - October 28, 2009

Painting with Water Based Oil Paint - PA07 Ages 16 & up

Are you an artist who is concerned about the health risks related to painting with oil paints and solvents such as turpentine? Are you looking for a medium that can be cleaned with water? If you would like to translate your techniques into a “safer” medium, or are someone who would simply enjoy learning painting techniques in a new medium, this is the class for you. This class provides an introduction to the properties and techniques of water based oil painting. We will cover: preparing a surface , mixing colors, creating washes, painting “alla prima” and glazing techniques. Students may choose to paint from photographs or still life objects brought to class. A materials list will be sent at the time of registration. Instructor: Tara Zawlewsky Members: $120 Time: 6 Wednesdays, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Non-Members: $145 Dates: September 23 - November 4, 2009, No Class October 21

Pastel Painting - PA04 Ages 16 & up

Working from still life as well as the model, we will explore various techniques using soft pastels that will make your paintings sing. Emphasis will be on color and the handling of materials. Beginners will receive introductory instruction of the medium while those who have taken this class before may work on individual projects if they wish. Demonstrations and individual instruction will be given. A materials list will be sent at the time of registration. Instructor: Judy Mattei Members: $130 Time: 6 Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Non-Members: $155 Dates: September 30 - November 4, 2009

Collage & Assemblage Art - PA06 Ages 16 & up

Investigate the art of collage and its history through various forms and materials. In this class, the art of painting, drawing and printmaking will be taken to a new level. Create an assorted body of work that combines two dimensional images with three dimensional forms, exploring the interplay of colors and shapes. Finish the class with a large scale collage that will excite all your senses. A materials list will be sent at the time of registration. Instructor: Danielle Worst Members: $70 Time: 5 Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Non-Members: $95 Dates: October 13 - November 10, 2009

Register Early!

Register 10 or more days in advance and receive a 10% discount on tuition. This excludes private music lessons, private art lessons and adult classes in the culinary arts. Payment must accompany registration.

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Drawing Beginning Drawing - DR01 Ages 16 & up

Learn the fundamentals of drawing that are the basis for all types of art. This beginner level class covers proportions and measuring, basic perspective, gesture drawing and tonal (shaded) drawing. We will focus on drawing from a still life using black and white pencil and charcoal. A materials list will be sent at the time of registration. Instructor: Tara Zawlewsky Members: $115 Time: 8 Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Non-Members: $140 Dates: September 21 - November 23, 2009, No Class September 28 & October 12

Calligraphy - TC14 Ages 16 & up

Learn how to produce beautiful calligraphy in this step-by-step class. The Italic Hand Style will be demonstrated and practiced, from the first type of stroke to elegant embellishments. After mastering the technique, students will design a final, frameable calligraphic work that will make a beautiful wall-hanging or gift. Returning students are welcome! Please bring a basic calligraphy pen set with ink to class. Instructor: Cynthia Shaffer Time: 5 Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dates: September 30 - November 4, 2009, No Class October 21

Members: $70 Non-Members: $95

Open Drawing Studio with Live Model - DR02 Ages 16 & up

This is an uninstructed open studio session working from the nude model. Experience working from the model is not required; however, no instruction will be provided. Participants are free to work in any medium they desire. During each session, the model will do at least one 20 minute session of gesture poses and multiple 20 to 40 minute poses as determined by the participants’ interests. Props and costumes may also be used if there is interest. Marie Leone, Director of Fine Arts at the Community College of Beaver County and artist local to Sewickley, will be the moderator of these sessions. Please bring your own materials. Moderator: Marie Leone Members: $95 Time: 6 Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Non-Members: $120 Dates: October 1 - November 5, 2009

Matting & Framing Techniques - DR03 Ages 16 & up

Do you have a print that you want to frame? Do you love the look of professionally framed artwork, but hate the price? In this introductory workshop, students will learn the fundamentals of basic mat cutting and picture framing for home or professional presentation. You will receive a “hands on” education on how to properly cut mats, mount art and assemble a frame. Common questions about framing will be addressed such as framing standards, matting/framing design and selection, and conservation framing. You will learn a single mat, double mat, floating mat and a surprise contemporary alternative. By the end of class, students will learn how to get that professional look and pay half the price! Two professional mat cutting tools will be made available; however, students are encouraged to bring their own if available. A materials fee is included in the tuition and will cover basic white and black mat boards, mounting tapes and backing boards. Students should bring a pencil, yardstick, and an 8” x 10” - 11” x 14” piece of “art” (a replaceable image is advised for beginners) with them on the first day of class. Instructor: Danielle Worst Members: $65 Time: 3 Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Non-Members: $85 Dates: November 4 - November 18, 2009

REFUND POLICY

Class cancellations must be made at least 3 business days prior to the start date of the class. Students may receive a partial refund (a $20 cancellation fee will be applied) OR a credit voucher in the full amount if they cancel no less than 3 business days before the class start date. No refunds or credit vouchers will be given without 3 business days notice.

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PHOTOGRAPHY Basic Black & White Photography - PH01 Ages 16 & up

This is a fun and informative course for the beginning photographer. Learn to develop film in the black-and-white medium. Students will leave this course knowing how to use their camera effectively, process film and develop their own prints. Material fee for this class covers chemicals used during the class time only. Due to time limitations, class time is primarily dedicated to demonstration with some hands on work. Students should expect to spend time in the darkroom outside of class in order to process film and prints. There will be an additional hourly charges for time spent in the darkroom outside of class. Please see the p. 27 for rates. Students should bring a manual 35mm camera to the first class. Instructor: David Cooper Members: $165 Time: 8 Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Non-Members: $190 Dates: September 22 - November 10, 2009

Intermediate Digital Photography - PH02 Ages 16 & up

This class is an extension of the Introductory course, and it assumes you have a basic working knowledge of your camera and software. The main focus is refinement of skills with an emphasis on composition and technical skill. In addition to regular assignments there will be one ongoing project of your choice to explore, yielding a ready-to-hang portfolio by the end of class. Class time will be demonstration, lecture, and critique. Due to technical limitations the majority of work, including production, will be done outside class. Instructor: David Cooper Members: $100 Time: 6 Thursdays, 6:30-9:00 p.m. Non-Members: $125 Dates: September 24 - November 5, 2009, No Class October 8

JEWELRY Metalsmithing - TC01, TC02 Ages 16 & up

Students will be taught basic metal forming techniques as well as stone setting and design. Two projects will be completed: first, a simple hammered cuff bracelet with a stone setting; then a more intricate bracelet of the artist’s own design. The class will be able to study several of the artist’s own pieces, some of which have won recognition for unique design quality. Students will be taught how to order metal on the first day of class. TC01 Instructor: Pat Falbo Time: 8 Mondays, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Dates: September 14 - November 16, No Class September 28 & October 12

Members: $175 Non-Members: $200

TC02 Instructor: Pat Falbo Time: 8 Mondays, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Dates: September 14 - November 16, No Class September 28 & October 12

Members: $175 Non-Members: $200

Copper Enameling for Beginners - TC12 Ages 16 & up

To see examples of jewelry from these classes, please visit: www.sweetwaterartcenter.org under Adult Classes > Jewelry.

Experiment with color and texture in this introductory course to enameling, the ancient art of fusing glass to metal. Students will briefly explore the history and science of enameling before preparing their own copper test pieces, which can be fashioned into earrings, pendants, or charms. We will experiment with opaque colors while learning stenciling and sgraffito techniques and then experiment with transparent colors and the addition of texture with basse taille and glass frit. Both kiln firing and torch firing methods will be used. Students should bring a #2 or a #3 file and a dust mask with them to class. All other materials are included in the tuition. Instructor: Lindsay Huff Members: $100 Time: 3 Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Non-Members: $120 Dates: September 29 - October 13, 2009

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Jewelry continued World of Jewelry - TC03 Ages 16 & up

Explore a wide variety of jewelry making techniques in this fun survey class. You’ll learn beading, bead stitching, wire wrapping and basic metal forming. Students will focus on a different skill each week, starting with crimping for beading. Projects include a peyote stitched bracelet, wire wrapped earrings and pendant, and much more. Materials can be purchased from the instructor for approximately $35$40, or students can request a supply list. All levels are welcome! Instructor: Adina DeRoy-Stouffer Members: $110 Time: 5 Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Non-Members: $135 Dates: October 1 - October 29, 2009

Polymer Play! - TC08, TC09 Ages 12 & up

In this new workshop, you will make LOTS of interesting polymer clay beads as you learn a variety of easy techniques. You’ll then use your finished beads along with other quality beads made of glass, metal, and semi-precious stones to design and construct either a necklace or two bracelets. Add a pair of complimentary earrings and you’re on your way! Beginners and experienced beaders welcome! A material fee of $15 is payable to the instructor on the day of class. TC08 Instructors: Kathy Shomo & Marie Long Members: $30 Time: 1 Friday, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Non-Members: $40 Date: October 2, 2009 TC09 Instructors: Kathy Shomo & Marie Long Time: 1 Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Date: October 3, 2009

Members: $30 Non-Members: $40

PMC for Beginners - TC04 Ages 16 & up

It’s amazing, but true: Precious Metal Clay (PMC) is a form of fine silver that is malleable and worked like a water-based clay but that fires to pure silver with a kiln or torch. Sample a few techniques in this easy, low-pressure beginner’s class. Students will create a simple but lovely bypass ring and small charms, pendants, or earrings—as many pieces as time allows. Everyone can work at his/her own pace. The pieces will be kiln-fired, either during class for students to take home, or after class for pickup at Sweetwater. No experience necessary. All materials provided. A $55 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Donna Penoyer Members: $55 Time: 2 Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Non-Members: $70 Dates: October 6 - October 13, 2009

Intermediate Copper Enameling & Experimenting - TC13 Ages 16 & up

If you’re enamored with enameling then this is the class for you. Students with enameling experience are welcomed to build on their previous successes in an open studio environment. The class content will be tailored to the goals and skills of each student. Some possible topics include plique-à-jour and champlevé enameling, use of metal foils, rubber stamps and liquid enamels, enameling on threedimensional surfaces, and constructing tab and prong settings for enameled pieces. Students should bring a #2 or a #3 file and a dust mask with them to class. All other materials are included in the tuition. Instructor: Lindsay Huff Members: $100 Time: 3 Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Non-Members: $120 Dates: October 27 - November 10, 2009

Pat Falbo Adina DeRoy-Stouffer

Donna Penoyer

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Jewelry continued Wire Wrapping Workshop - TC05 Ages 16 & up

Students will create two exquisite pieces with sterling silver or gold filled wire and gemstones, while learning to work in wire. First, students will learn basic wire-working principles with a sterling silver, hammered and coil bangle. Finally, students will learn to wire wrap objects such as cameos, stone cabochons and beads to make a unique necklace. Materials can be purchased from the instructor and will cost approximately $35. Instructor: Adina DeRoy-Stouffer Members: $55 Time: 2 Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Non-Members: $70 Dates: October 17 - October 24, 2009

Holiday Bead-a-thon - TC10 Ages 6-11 w/an adult OR ages 12 & up

Combine beautiful beads, a few simple techniques, and a splash of fun and what do you get? Gorgeous holiday jewelry to wear or give proudly. Use quality beads from around the world to create necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more… the choice is yours! Holiday-themed and special beads will be available. Tuition includes one individual only. Cost of materials depends on the type and number of projects completed, but will range from $10 to $30, payable to the instructor on the day of class. Instructor: Kathy Shomo Members: $20 Time: 1 Saturday, 9:00-11:30 a.m. Non-Members: $30 Date: December 5, 2009

Fiber arts Introduction to Weaving - TC07 Ages 16 & up

Try your hand at one of the oldest and most time-honored crafts around—hand weaving. This course traces the historical development of weaving from the simplest looms to contemporary table jack looms and familiarizes students with structure and use of equipment. Students will also learn skills like how to draft patterns and calculate the needed yarn. In this fun and informative class, everyone will have the opportunity to finish a sampler as well as the chance to weave individual pieces. Materials can be purchased from the instructor at class and will cost approximately $15-$30. Looms are provided. Instructor: Taye Townley Members: $130 Time: 6 Wednesdays, 12:00-3:00 p.m. Non-Members: $155 Dates: September 30 - November 4, 2009

Sewing for Beginners - TC06 Ages 16 & up

This course is designed to introduce sewing in a fun and relaxing environment. Students will learn a variety of sewing basics including an introduction to pattern reading, pinning, and stitching. A simple project of the student’s choice will be completed. Students should bring a portable sewing machine with them to class. A limited number of sewing machines are available if you do not have your own; please call Sweetwater at 412-741-4405 for details. Instructor: Pam Quillen Members: $65 Time: 3 Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Non-Members: $85 Dates: September 30 - October 14, 2009

Felted Knits - TC11 Ages 16 & up

Have fun creating hats, bags and more from knitted fabric. Learn how to make your own knitted pieces or transform thrift store sweaters into new creations with a minimum of skill required. Students will explore fibers, the felting process, and needle felting as well as recycling sweaters into almost anything your heart desires. Knitting or crocheting experience is helpful but not required! A materials list will be sent at the time of registration. Instructor: Adina DeRoy-Stouffer Members: $65 Time: 3 Saturdays, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Non-Members: $85 Dates: October 10 - October 24, 2009

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MIND & BODY Yoga: Strength & Flexibility- MB01 Ages 16 & up

This yoga class will address using a yoga flow series to develop upper body strength, abdominal strength as well as overall flexibility and firmness. The class will include breathing techniques, sun salutes and basic strenghtening yoga postures, inversions and relaxation. The class will end with a quiet meditation. Please wear layered, loose, comfortable clothing, and bring a yoga mat with you on the first day of class. Instructor: Gretchen Dudek Members: $90 Time: 7 Mondays, 9:30-11:00 a.m. Non-Members: $115 Dates: September 14 - November 9, 2009, No Class September 28 & October 12

Belly Dancing - MB02 Ages 13 & up

Celebrate your feminine side in this entertaining class that is a chance for those young and young at heart to let loose and have some fun! Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of belly dance through the history and steps from nine different styles. This high energy, low impact form of exercise tones the body from head to toe and helps posture and circulation. Dress in loose athletic pants or a long skirt with leggings and a comfortable shirt, and wear ballet style slippers or jazz shoes. No dance experience is necessary. A materials fee of $35 is payable to the instructor on the first night of class and covers the cost of a mandatory hip scarf. Instructor: Renea Bishop Members: $60 Time: 6 Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Non-Members: $85 Dates: September 21 - November 9, 2009, No Class September 28 & October 12

Hula Dancing - MB03 Ages 13 & up

Hula is a graceful Hawaiian tradition that combines hip movements, footwork, and hand motions. You will learn some basic hula steps such as: kaholo, hela, double hela, uwehe, lele uwehe, kawelu and ka’o. This graceful and unique tradition is an amazing workout. This is a fun cultural dance to learn and no previous dance experience is necessary. Come and have fun Hawaiian Style! Instructor: Renea Bishop Members: $60 Time: 6 Mondays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Non-Members: $85 Dates: September 21 - November 9, 2009, No Class September 28 & October 12

Fencing for Beginners - MB04 Ages 18 & up

Fencing (sword play) is the sport of Royalty and the Royalty of sports. Come learn what the nobility of Europe have known for centuries; fencing in an excellent exercise for both mind and body, often described as “physical chess”. A complete history of fencing from duel to sport will be covered in this new and exciting class. Fencing is an aesthetic way to train both mind and body and is one of the fastest growing sports today. Please dress in comfortable clothing that allows for movement. Some materials will need to be purchased; this will be discussed on the first day of class. Instructors: Vincent Beatty & Brendon Beatty Members: $90 Time: 7 Fridays, 9:30-11:00 a.m. Non-Members: $115 Dates: September 25 - November 6, 2009

Alternative Remedies & Natural Healing Herbs - MB05 Ages 16 & up

Herbal remedies were once the only alternative for ailments. Even today many of our modern medicines are derived from the roots, flowers and leaves of various plants. In this workshop, we will discuss the history of plant usage as medicine, the latest research and studies on medicinal remedies, as well as safety concerns and a scientific approach to herbal medicines. Herbal remedies for ailments, preventative health and methods of preparation will also be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to make a tincture, poultice, ointment/ salve and teas. Please bring a mason jar and several small containers (such as an Altoid tin) with you to class. All other materials are included in the tuition. Instructor: Theresa Nero Members: $40 Time: 1 Saturday, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Non-Members: $55 Date: October 10, 2009

Register Early!

Register 10 or more days in advance and receive a 10% discount on tuition. This excludes private music lessons, private art lessons and adult classes in the culinary arts. Payment must accompany registration.

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MUSIC LESSONS All music classes are half-hour, private lessons. Depending on the class, additional fees may apply for music books. Ask a staff member for details. The 10% early registration discount does not apply to music lessons. Sweetwater does not offer make-up classes or tuition reimbursement for student absenteeism. Sweetwater does not pro-rate tuition for classes the student cannot attend.

Piano - MU01, MU02, MU03, MU04, MU05, MU06

Now is the chance as a beginner to take advantage of private 30-minute lessons to learn the basics of note reading, finger technique and musicianship. More advanced students will benefit from further study. Lessons are held on a Kawai studio piano or, if the student prefers, a Roland electric piano. Students should have access to either a piano or a keyboard in order to practice outside of class. MU01 Ages 6 & up Instructor: Jennifer Derrick Time: 8 Mondays, 1:00-5:00 p.m. Dates: September 14 - November 16, 2009 No Class September 28 & October 12 Members: $185 Non-Members: $210

MU02 Ages 6 & up Instructor: Kristin Schaffner Time: 8 Mondays, 5:00-9:00 p.m. Dates: September 14 - November 16, 2009 No Class September 28 & October 12 Members: $185 Non-Members: $210

MU03 Ages 6 & up Instructor: Kristin Schaffner Time: 8 Tuesdays, 3:00-9:00 p.m. Dates: September 8 - November 10, 2009 No Class September 29 & November 3 Members: $185 Non-Members: $210

MU04 Ages 6 & up Instructor: Kristin Schaffner Time: 8 Thursdays, 3:00-9:00 p.m. Dates: September 17 - November 5, 2009 Members: $185 Non-Members: $210

MU06 Ages 7 & up Instructor: David Auer Time: 8 Saturdays, 10:30-2:30 p.m. Dates: September 12 - November 7, 2009 No Class September 19 Members: $185 Non-Members: $210

MU05 Ages 6 & up Instructor: Jennifer Derrick Time: 7 Fridays, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Dates: September 25 - November 13, 2009 No Class October 16 Members: $165 Non-Members: $190

Guitar - MU07, MU08, MU09

This is the perfect class for the student who has never played guitar, used to play or the student who has never stopped playing. The instructor will adapt to any student or instrument - classical, f-hole, electric, etc.: all styles are equal. Basic music fundamentals (I.e., how to read music and chord formations), jazz, contemporary and classical styles will be covered. Student must provide instrument. MU07 Ages 6 & up Instructor: Jeffrey Ellsworth Time: 8 Mondays, 2:30-9:00 p.m. Dates: September 14 - November 16, 2009 No Class September 28 & October 12 Members: $185 Non-Members: $210

MU08 Ages 6 & up Instructor: Jeffrey Ellsworth Time: 8 Fridays, 3:00-8:00 p.m. Dates: September 25 - November 13, 2009 Members: $185 Non-Members: $210

MU09 Ages 6 & up Instructor: Jeffrey Ellsworth Time: 8 Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dates: September 26 - November 14, 2009 Members: $185 Non-Members: $210

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Music lessons continued Voice - MU10 Ages 10 & up

Students will learn the traditional Bel Canto singing technique combined with vocal relaxation and breathing exercises. A portion of each session is devoted to learning the voice exercises that strengthen and release the voice. The student will also work with classic Broadway songs of the golden era of musical theater: West Side Story, South Pacific and Carousel. Students from beginners to professionals can learn and benefit from the traditional Bel Canto technique. Instructor: Patrick Arena Members: $185 Time: 8 Wednesdays, 2:00-7:00 p.m. Non-Members: $210 Dates: September 23 - November 11, 2009

Flute - MU11 Ages 6 & up

Students will focus on tone production, technique, breath control and a variety of technical issues in learning how to play the flute. A highly individualized approach will ensure that each student progrosses at his or her highest capacity. Assistance will be offered with school ensemble music. Student must provide instrument. Instructor: Michelle Long Members: $185 Time: 8 Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Non-Members: $210 Dates: September 23 - November 11, 2009

Violin / Viola - MU12 Ages 6 & up

Private lessons will be offered to beginners as well as advanced players of any age. Students will learn proper instrument and bowing technique, music reading skills, listening skills, and music theory. Study a variety of melodic and rhythmic sounds and patterns while learning how to play your choice of the violin or viola. Lessons are based on individual needs of the student and utilize many Suzuki Violin Method techniques and principles. Student must provide instrument. Instructor: Lisa Joseph Members: $185 Time: 8 Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Non-Members: $210 Dates: September 26 - November 14, 2009

LECTURE A Little Bit Haunted: A Lecture by Beverlee Blair - LE01 Ages 16 & up

Consider the list of former Western Pennsylvania residents who have gone on to fame in film, theater, television and other creative genres. Consider the number and quality of artists who have remained or returned here. This region is truly fertile ground for artists. It is particularly true for one writer who will demonstrate how her craft developed over the years, throughout her travels, whatever her experience. Beverlee Blair will describe the course of her life and use her work to illustrate the impact of this region on her writing. This will be either a cautionary tale or an object lesson for anyone interested in the collision of life, geography and art. Light hors ‘doeuvres and refreshments will be served. The 10% early registration discount does not apply to this class. Instructor: Beverlee Blair Members: $5 Time: 1 Friday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $10 Date: November 13, 2009

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CULINARY ARTS Due to the nature of these culinary arts classes, Sweetwater is unable to accommodate food allergies/dietary restrictions. The 10% early registration discount does not apply to culinary arts classes.

Bread Making - CC01 Ages 21 & up

Join instructor and Chef Claudio Masci for this demonstration in the fine art of bread making. Learn the secret to creating beautiful (and delicious!) loaves of bread to impress family and friends. Learn to make pizza crust, doughnuts and bread from one master batch of dough. Don’t miss this popular class, and bring your appetite! Materials fee is included in the tuition. BYOB Instructor: Chef Claudio Masci Members: $45 Time: 1 Tuesday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Non-Members: $60 Date: September 29, 2009

Vegetarian Cooking 101 - CC02 Ages 21 & up

Are you an aspiring vegetarian, but not sure what to eat? Do you have a friend or relative who is a vegetarian and feel confused and intimidated when they come over for dinner? No worries! In this workshop, you will learn basic vegetable cookery, simple nutrition, and ways to get those carnivores to eat vegetarian without even knowing it. You will also enjoy a five-course meal that will encompass the season’s bounty and leave both carnivores and vegetarians fully satisfied! Materials fee is included in the tuition. BYOB Instructor: Chef David Plankenhorn Members: $45 Time: 1 Sunday, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Non-Members: $60 Date: October 18, 2009

Autumn in Italy - CC03 Ages 21 & up

Using seasonal foods and ingredients such as pumpkin and squash, Chef Claudio Masci will demonstrate how to make delicious soups, entrees and desserts that will add a bit of spice to your table. Bring your appetite! Materials fee is included in the tuition. BYOB Instructor: Chef Claudio Masci Members: $45 Time: 1 Tuesday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Non-Members: $60 Date: November 3, 2009

ADULT/CHILD CLASSES & WORKSHOPS Making Art Together - AC01 Ages 3 - 5 w/an adult

Discover the joy of creating art with the special child in your life! This adult-child learning adventure will allow participants to work together on a variety of projects with themes including animals, weather, puppets and colors while exploring a variety of materials. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Tuition includes one adult and one child only. Please do not bring infant and/or toddler siblings to class. Instructor: D. Zoe Shutka Members: $95 Time: 7 Mondays, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Non-Members: $120 Dates: September 14 - November 9, 2009, No Class September 28 & October 12

Fall Art Adventure! - AC02 Ages 3 - 5 w/an adult

In this fall-themed class, children and their special adult will create a variety of fun art projects together. We’ll make 3D Indian corn with multi-colored tissue paper, create leaf rubbings of creatures or fairies, and make a fall harvest collage. Come join the fun while creating artful memories with your little one. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Tuition includes one adult and one child only. Please do not bring infant and/or toddler siblings to class. Instructor: Colleen Sherts Members: $80 Time: 6 Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Non-Members: $105 Dates: September 23 - October 28, 2009

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Adult/Child classes & Workshops continued Friday Morning Art Club - AC03 Ages 3 - 5 w/an adult

Wake up to art on Friday mornings in a class that will introduce young children (and their special adult) to a variety of media while encouraging creativity and self-expression. Movements, history and techniques will be explored in an age-appropriate way. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Tuition includes one adult and one child only. Please do not bring infant and/or toddler siblings to class. Instructor: D. Zoe Shutka Members: $95 Time: 7 Fridays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Non-Members: $120 Dates: September 25 - November 6, 2009

Holiday Arts & Crafts - AC04, AC05 Ages 3 - 5 w/an adult

Gear up for the holidays with your loved one in this special class! Learn about the history and traditions of Christmas and Hanukkah while creating fantastic holiday decorations for your home. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Tuition includes one adult and one child only. Please do not bring infant and/or toddler siblings to class AC04 - Monday Session Instructor: D. Zoe Shutka Members: $50 Time: 4 Mondays, 1:00-2:00 pm. Non-Members: $75 Dates: November 30 - December 21, 2009 AC05 - Friday Session Instructor: D. Zoe Shutka Time: 3 Fridays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Dates: December 4 - December 18, 2009

Members: $40 Non-Members: $65

Colors of Fall - AC06 Ages 3 - 5 w/an adult

Children and their special adult will be inspired by the beauty of fall in this colorful class. Together, you will create a fall collage using exciting color diffusing paper, elements from nature, and your imagination. Create wonderful memories and make a beautiful work of art together! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Tuition includes one adult and one child only. Please do not bring infant and/or toddler siblings to class. Instructor: Sarah Davenport Members: $15 Time: 1 Saturday, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 10, 2009

Clay Creations - AC07 Ages 3 - 5 w/an adult

Working together, children and their special adult will work with their hands and imaginations to create art using Sculpey Clay. This clay is brightly colored and easy for little hands to use. Basic techniques will be taught, and children will learn how to make adorable critters and flowers using the clay. Children will also be given time to experiment with the clay to come up with their own clay creations. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Tuition includes one adult and one child only. Please do not bring infant and/or toddler siblings to class. Instructor: Sarah Davenport Members: $15 Time: 1 Saturday, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 14, 2009

Holiday Bead-a-thon - TC10 Ages 6-11 w/an adult OR ages 12 & up

Combine beautiful beads, a few simple techniques, and a splash of fun and what do you get? Gorgeous holiday jewelry to wear or give proudly. Use quality beads from around the world to create necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more‌ the choice is yours! Holiday-themed and special beads will be available. Tuition includes one individual only. Cost of materials depends on the type and number of projects completed, but will frange from $10 to $30, payable to the instructor on the day of class. Instructor: Kathy Shomo Members: $20 Time: 1 Saturday, 9:00-11:30 a.m. Non-Members: $30 Date: December 5, 2009

Register Early!

Register 10 or more days in advance and receive a 10% discount on tuition. This excludes private music lessons, private art lessons and adult classes in the culinary arts. Payment must accompany registration.

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PRE-SCHOOL CLASSES & WORKSHOPS The following classes are designed for children who are ready to explore art on their own. Children uncomfortable without a parent would be better suited for an Adult/Child class (see page 12 - 13). Pre-School Ballet/Tap/Jazz - PS01 Ages 3 - 6

Children will learn the basic movements and techniques in tap, ballet and jazz in a fun and encouraging environment. Tap and ballet shoes are required. Instructor: Renea Bishop Members: $60 Time: 6 Mondays, 5:00-6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $85 Dates: September 21 - November 9, 2009, No Class September 28 & October 12

Play with Clay - PS02 Ages 4 - 6

Prepare to get messy while learning how to make art utilizing the basic concepts of ceramics. Children will make beautifully designed tiles, figures, coil pots, pinch pots, and much more! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: D. Zoe Shutka Members: $80 Time: 7 Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Non-Members: $105 Dates: September 22 - November 3, 2009

Raising Picasso - PS03 Ages 4 - 6

This class will introduce children to the fine arts. Through drawing, painting and sculpture, children will explore their world through self expression and creativity. Children will view the childhood artwork from various artists that will inspire their very own creations. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Theresa Nero Members: $100 Time: 7 Tuesdays, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Non-Members: $125 Dates: September 29 - November 10, 2009

Monet’s Water Lilies - PS04 Ages 4 - 6

In this fanciful workshop, children will be introduced to the famous and tranquil paintings of Claude Monet’s water lilies. Through painting, scultpure and mixed media, students will explore the different colors, shapes and moods of Monet’s garden. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Vanessa Latour Members: $15 Time: 1 Tuesday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: September 15, 2009

Who Sees You in the Dark?- PS05 Ages 4 - 6

In this workshop, students will learn all about nocturnal animals. Who is awake when we’re sleeping? Why do owls, raccoons and bats (just to name a few!) prefer the nighttime? Come learn some new facts and create art projects inspired by our nocturnal friends! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Sally Oberdick Members: $15 Time: 1 Wednesday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: September 23, 2009

CHILD DROP-OFF & DISMISSAL POLICY

The following policy applies to children enrolled in pre-school, children’s, and teen classes (Ages 3-15). In order to keep your child safe, please escort him/her to class every day. If anyone other than yourself is to pick your child up, please write a note and give it to the instructor at class. If you give your child permission to walk home or to meet you outside after class, then you must write a note stating this and give it to the instructor.

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pre-school classes & workshops continued Fall Leaves - PS06 Ages 4 - 6

Join us as we welcome the fall season by making artwork inspired by the fall leaves. We’ll learn how to make polymer clay leaf bowls using real leaves as a mold. These little bowls are the perfect size to hold special little trinkets, and can be kept as a keepsake or given as a gift. Please bring a hand-sized green leaf with you to class. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Marie Long Members: $15 Time: 1 Thursday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 1, 2009

Shapes, Lines & Colors - PS07 Ages 4 - 6

In this stimulating workshop, students will be inspired by instrumental music to create vibrant, abstract works like those of the abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky. Using paint brushes to compose, children will be introduced to various shapes, different types of lines, and will also be taught how to mix secondary colors. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Vanessa Latour Members: $15 Time: 1 Thursday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 7, 2009

Wild Things - PS08 Ages 4 - 6

Come sail to the end of the earth Where the Wild Things Are. Using Maurice Sendak’s award winning children’s book as inspiration, we’ll create our very own life-sized wild things straight from our imagination! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Kelly Koble Members: $15 Time: 1 Thursday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 15, 2009

Splashes of Autumn - PS09 Ages 4 - 6

Colors are everywhere in autumn and in this workshop we’ll use them as our inspiration for abstract fall landscape paintings. Our paintings will be bursting with the beautiful earthtones that capture the season! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: D. Zoe Shutka Members: $15 Time: 1 Tuesday, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 20, 2009

Sweetwater’s “Spooktacular” Halloween - PS10 Ages 4 - 6

No tricks, just treats to take home in this one day workshop. Indulge in all the frights and delights of Halloween by making creative projects with a ghoulish theme. Join us for a frightfully fun time! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: D. Zoe Shutka Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 23, 2009

SCHOLARSHIPS Scholarships are available for adults and children demonstrating financial need. Please contact Sweetwater at 412-741-4405 for an application or go to www.sweetwaterartcenter.org/scholarships.asp to download an application. Scholarships are sponsored in part by the Allegheny Regional Asset District (ARAD) and the Arthur L. Coburn III Memorial Scholarship Fund. • • • • •

All applications must be received at least one week prior to the start of class. Students are responsible for any material or model fees. A limited number of scholarship students will be allowed to attend each course. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Scholarships are not available for individual music lessons or individual art lessons.

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pre-school classes & workshops continued Halloween Masquerade - PS11 Ages 4 - 6

It’s time for Halloween! Let your imagination run wild as you create and decorate your very own Halloween mask. Who do you want to be this Halloween? A ghost? A princess? With the right mask, you can be anything you want to be! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Theresa Nero Members: $15 Time: 1 Monday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 26, 2009

Fall Collages - PS12 Ages 4 - 6

Let’s explore nature as we create beautiful collages! Using leaves, seed pods, and art materials, we will create a natural picture of an autumn day. Take a nature walk before class and bring some of your own materials to use in your collage! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Sally Oberdick Members: $15 Time: 1 Thursday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 5, 2009

Art & Science - PS13 Ages 4 - 6

Get ready as we explore the connections between art and science! In this one day workshop students will create a number of exciting (and sometimes messy!) projects that illustrate the relationship between these two interesting subjects. Please wear old clothes. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Kelly Koble Members: $15 Time: 1 Wednesday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 11, 2009

Pre-School Thanksgiving Traditions - PS14 Ages 4 - 6

Students will learn about some well-known and some not so well-known Thanksgiving traditions, create art projects that can double as Thanksgiving decorations, and learn about the origin of the holiday. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Sarah Davenport Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 20, 2009

All That Glitters - PS15 Ages 4 - 6

Red and green may be the traditional holiday colors, but if you’re yearning for festive crafts that really shimmer and shine, than this is the class for you! Create a wide variety of crafts with sparkling materials like glitter, gems, beads and more. We’ll have a dazzling good time! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Sarah Davenport Members: $15 Time: 1 Saturday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 28, 2009

Gifts For Giving - PS16 Ages 4 - 6

This holiday workshop allows children to create a variety of gifts that they will enjoy sharing with others. Use an array of artistic materials to create holiday gifts for the special person(s) in your life. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Ellen Siergiej Members: $15 Time: 1 Monday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 30, 2009

Holiday Stamping & Card Making Workshop - PS17 Ages 4 - 6

Children will use a variety of stamps to create wonderful holiday cards to give to their family and friends. Children will explore the use of color and composition, and embellish their cards with materials that add shimmer and shine! This is no ordinary card-making class - your child will create a unique work of art to give as a cherished gift! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Ellen Siergiej Members: $15 Time: 1 Tuesday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: December 1, 2009

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Workshops featuring this logo coincide with Sweetwater’s annual Holiday mART sale, which features fine, handmade gifts. See page 26 for details.

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pre-school workshops & Classes continued Mosaic Candles - PS18 Ages 4 - 6

Students will create a colorful paper mosaic candle replica using a tissue paper tube, square of paper, and a fun foam flame! Your beautiful candle creation will make the perfect holiday decoration. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Colleen Sherts Members: $15 Time: 1 Thursday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: December 3, 2009

Holiday Ornaments in Clay - PS19 Ages 4 - 6

Brighten your home during the holiday season with hand-made, one-of-a-kind ornaments! In the first class, students will use cookie cutters and other techniques (all fun winter shapes like snowmen, presents, and Christmas trees!) to form their ornaments in clay. The second class allows students the chance to decorate their creation, through use of under-glazes, surface treatments, and acrylic paint finishes. The ornaments make perfect gifts or home decorations that can be used year after year! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Ellen Siergiej Members: $40 Time: 2 Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Non-Members: $55 Date: December 5 - 12, 2009

Holiday Bead-Dazzled Gifts - PS20 Ages 4 - 6

Create sparkling beaded ornaments for the tree as well as holiday jewelry you can wear or give as gifts. Children can select from a special selection of beads and holiday charms to design their own pieces. Each child will make three projects: a choker, a bracelet, and an ornament. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Marie Long Members: $20 Time: 1 Tuesday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $30 Date: December 8, 2009

Gingerbread Workshop- PS21, PS22 Ages 4 - 6

Construct one of the most desired and tasteful houses ever built - the gingerbread house! Learn how to make icing and decorate your very own architectural masterpieces with gumdrops, peppermint sticks, sprinkles, coconut, and many other yummy candies. Materials fee is included in the tuition. PS21 Instructor: Cheron Urbanek Members: $25 Time: 1 Monday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $35 Date: December 14, 2009 PS22 Instructor: Cheron Urbanek Time: 1 Tuesday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Date: December 15, 2009

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Sugar Plum Fairies - PS23 Ages 4 - 6

Welcome to Clara Stahlbaum’s world of sugar plum fairies, nutcrackers, and Christmas extravaganzas! While listening to Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker music, students will be able to decorate a nutcracker of their own, construct their own crowns, and more! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Colleen Sherts Members: $15 Time: 1 Thursday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: December 17, 2009

REFUND POLICY

Class cancellations must be made at least 3 business days prior to the start date of the class. Students may receive a partial refund (a $20 cancellation fee will be applied) OR a credit voucher in the full amount if they cancel no less than 3 business days before the class start date. No refunds or credit vouchers will be given without 3 business days notice.

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CHILDREN’S CLASSES & WORKSHOPS Children’s Painting - CH01 Ages 6 - 10

This unique painting class captures Picasso’s philosophy that “everyone is an artist”. Budding artists are encouraged to try new things, be inspired by the world’s greatest artists, and learn various techniques and media. Each week we will discover the art and history of various artists from around the world including Leonardo Da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, Georgia O’Keefe, Jasper Johns, and Joan Miro. Students will have the freedom to explore a variety of painting mediums including watercolors, acrylics, tempera, fresco and much more! As we learn from the masters of painting, the foundations of color theory, color mixing, and the principles and elements of design will be emphasized to promote a personal artistic growth. Students will decide on the subject matter of their art and are strongly encouraged to bring photographs and imagery they enjoy, including landscapes, portraits, and books. Students should bring a sketchbook to class each week to develop their own original ideas. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Vanessa Latour Members: $95 Time: 6 Mondays, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $120 Dates: September 21 - November 9, 2009, No Class September 28 & October 12

Sweetwater Sampler - CH03 Ages 6 - 10

This course will focus on two fine art mediums; sculpture and painting. Students will practice 3 weeks of painting and 3 weeks of sculpture. This course will focus on the fundamentals of both mediums and will result in 2 sculpture projects and 2 painting projects. The sculpture lessons will involve the art concepts in bas relief, high relief and low relief and the other, sculpture in the round. Students will apply their understanding of these lessons in 2 separate artworks. The painting lessons will be “observational” painting (painting what you see)of one still life and one portrait painting. It is encouraged, but not necessary to bring any ideas of that the student would like to design. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Theresa Nero Members: $95 Time: 6 Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Non-Members: $120 Dates: September 22 - October 27, 2009

Cartooning - CH02 Ages 6 - 10

This class will introduce children to the history of cartooning with a focus on character design and concept. They will learn how to draw basic human structures using simple shapes and will learn how to draw comic book characters in a variety of positions, expressing an assortment of emotions, using their limitless imaginations as they create their own characters and comic strips/books while developing drawing techniques. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Celena Yussen Members: $95 Time: 6 Wednesdays, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $120 Dates: September 23 - October 28, 2009

Live Animal Art - CH28 Ages 8 - 12

NEW PROJECTS! RETURNING STUDENTS WELCOME!

Sweetwater is partnering with the Animal Rescue League of Pennsylvania’s Wildlife Center in this exciting class for kids! Each week, a different animal will be brought to class including pigeons, a skunk, bugs, an owl,and a snake.* Students will learn about the habitat and characteristics of each of these creatures. They will then reproduce each one in a different medium including different painting styles, feather collages and pastels. Tammy Frech, Wildlife Educator of the Wildlife Center, will attend several classes as a guest instructor. Materials fee is included in the tuition. *This list of animals is based on their availability from the Animal Rescue League. If a particular type of animal is not available from the ARL at the time of class, a different animal may be substituted. Instructors: Cynthia Shaffer & Tammy Frech Time: 5 Thursdays, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Dates: October 1 - October 29, 2009

CHILD DROP-OFF & DISMISSAL POLICY

Members: $95 Non-Members: $120

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Children’s classes & Workshops continued Children’s Ceramics - CH04 Ages 6 - 10

Children will be introduced to the basic processes of ceramics. Clay construction techniques such as coiling, soft-slab and molding will be used to create scuptural works. Students will also be instructed on wheel throwing techniques to create simple tableware. Students will create both functional and sculptural pieces as they learn how to work with clay and use equipment safely and properly. Various methods of finishing and decorating pieces will also be covered. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Ellen Siergiej Members: $100 Time: 7 Saturdays, 9:30-11:00 a.m. Non-Members: $125 Dates: October 10 - November 21, 2009

Graffiti Art - CH05 Ages 6 - 10

Create your own graffiti art in this fun and exciting class. Each student will work on their own canvas panel, using various painting techniques to create their own colorful and individualized artistic expression. Stenciling, spray painting, and sponge painting techniques will be covered. At the end of class, the students’ work will be put together to form a large “wall” of graffiti art that will be put on display for family and friends. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: D. Zoe Shutka Members: $45 Time: 3 Saturdays, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Non-Members: $65 Dates: October 10 - October 24, 2009

Mixed Media Trees - CH06 Ages 6 - 10

As the autumn season blows in, trees take the center stage! Using various media including watercolors and tissue paper, students will create a realistic birch tree painting. We’ll also construct a tree scultpure using clay and wire. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Vanessa Latour Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: September 11, 2009

Mona - CH07 Ages 6 - 10

In this workshop, children will borrow the model “Mona Lisa” from the Renaissance Artist/Inventor, Leonardo DaVinci and will create a whole new makeover for this timeless beauty. After a brief art history lesson about this famous painting, young painters will work from a transferred image and transform Mona into a new, changed woman. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Theresa Nero Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: September 25, 2009

Whimsical Mobiles - CH08 Ages 6 - 10

Who says art has to be still? In this class we’ll create artwork that is literally moving! Inspired by the kinetic art of American artist Alexander Calder, students will use balance and creativity to create a one-of-a-kind mobile that they will be proud to hang in their home. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Kelly Koble Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 2, 2009

Photo Collage - CH09 Ages 6 - 10

Learn how to turn your favorite memories into art! Bring your favorite photos to class and learn how to combine them using fun embellishments to create a one of a kind wall hanging for your room. Students should bring several of their favorite photos with them to class. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Sally Oberdick Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 9, 2009

Peter Max’s Pop Art - CH10 Ages 6 - 10

In this workshop, children will explore the colorful and explosive work of artist Peter Max. After learning about the artist, students will then create their own acrylic paintings on canvas emulating Max’s colorful brush strokes and unique style. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: D. Zoe Shutka Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 16, 2009

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CHILDREN’S Classes & WORKSHOPS continued Sweetwater’s “Spooktacular” Halloween - CH11 Ages 6 - 10

No tricks, just treats to take home in this one day workshop. Indulge in all the frights and delights of Halloween by making creative projects with a ghoulish theme. Join us for a frightfully fun time! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Kelly Koble Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 23, 2009

Mister Bones - CH12 Ages 4 - 6

The leg bone’s connected to the knee bone and the knee bone’s connected to the thigh bone! In this workshop, we’ll learn about anatomy and the proportion of our skeleton, and then create a line drawing in pencil followed by black sharpie. We’ll also learn how to write our names in “bone” calligraphy letters and create a “scary skull” picture with pastels. Bring your art bones to life! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Colleen Sherts Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: October 30, 2009

Egyptian Profile Painting - CH13 Ages 6 - 10

Learn about the ancient art of Egyptian profile painting, as well as the Egyptian’s unique alphabet, Hieroglyphics. Students will first learn how to draw a face proportionately in the profile pose, and will then draw and paint embellishments such as headdresses and jewelry. Using metallic paint and markers, we will decorate our paintings with a border of hieroglyphics in which we will include our names in code. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Colleen Sherts Members: $15 Time: 1 Week, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 3, 2009

Dessert Art - CH14 Ages 6 - 10

Students will discover the scrumptious artwork of Wayne Thiebold, an American Pop Artist celebrated for his depictions of cakes, pastries, popular American food, and other pop culture objects. Students will learn about the history of Pop Art and its representation of popular cultural images. Students will experiment with texture and vibrant color to paint their own delicious paintings! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Vanessa Latour Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 6, 2009

FREE MAVUNO Children’s Workshops

Ages 6 - 10 Sweetwater is partnering with the Father Ryan Arts Center to host free art workshops during Sweetwater’s MAVUNO Festival. These one day workshops will focus on accomplished African American artists from the 20th century. Pre-registration is required. See pages 24-25 for more details on MAVUNO.

Jacob Lawrence 101 - CH26

Students will explore the life and work of famous African American painter Jacob Lawrence. Time: 1 Thursday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Time: 1 Saturday, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Dates: September 17, 2009 Dates: September 26, 2009 Location: Sweetwater Center for the Arts Location: Father Ryan Arts Center, 420 Chartiers Ave., McKees Rocks Call Sweetwater to register at 412-741-4405 Call Father Ryan Arts Center to register 412-771-3052

Basquiat 101 - CH27

Students will explore the life and art of 1980’s Neo Expressionist Jean Michel Basquiat and his influence on contemporay painting. Time: 1 Tuesday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Time: 1 Saturday, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Dates: September 22, 2009 Dates: October 3, 2009 Location: Sweetwater Center for the Arts Location: Father Ryan Arts Center, 420 Chartiers Ave., McKees Rocks Call Sweetwater to register at 412-741-4405 Call Father Ryan Arts Center to register 412-771-3052

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CHILDREN’S Classes & WORKSHOPS continued Paper Kachina Dolls - CH15 Ages 6 - 10

The original Kachina dolls were carved from wood by the native American Hopi artists, but we will create our own 3D version of the dolls using paper. We’ll study the culture of the Hopi, and learn the significance of the dolls. Using paint, feathers and yarn, our dolls will come to life as we embellish them and celebrate the ancient Hopi spirit world. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Colleen Sherts Members: $15 Time: 1 Tuesday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 10, 2009

Pop Art Personalities - CH16 Ages 6 - 10

In this workshop, we’ll learn how the famous pop artist Roy Lichtenstein was inspired by popular comic books. Students will create paintings inspired by Lichtenstein’s signature style, and will learn how to capture a subject’s personality through facial expressions and speech bubbles. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Vanessa Latour Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 13, 2009

Thanksgiving Traditions - CH17 Ages 6 - 10

Students will learn about some well-known and some not so well-known Thanksgiving traditions, create art projects that can double as Thanksgiving decorations, and learn about the origin of the holiday. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Rachel Short Members: $15 Time: 1 Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 20, 2009

Gifts For Giving - CH18 Ages 6 - 10

In this holiday workshop, children will create a variety of gifts that they will enjoy sharing with others. Use an array of artistic materials to create holiday gifts for the special person(s) in your life. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Theresa Nero Members: $15 Time: 1 Saturday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: November 28, 2009

Holiday Bead-Dazzled Gifts - CH19 Ages 6 - 10

Create sparkling beaded ornaments for the tree as well as holiday jewelry you can wear or give as gifts. Children can select from a special selection of beads and holiday charms to design their own pieces. Each child will make three projects: a choker, a bracelet, and an ornament. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Marie Long Members: $20 Time: 1 Monday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $30 Date: November 30, 2009

Recycled Art: Holiday Ornaments - CH20 Ages 6 - 10

Learn how to make beautiful holiday ornaments using everyday items. Students will transform trash into treasure as they create artful ornaments to either keep or give as a gift. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Theresa Nero Members: $15 Time: 1 Tuesday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: December 1, 2009 Workshops featuring this logo coincide with Sweetwater’s annual Holiday mART sale, which features fine, handmade gifts. See page 26 for details.

Register Early!

Register 10 or more days in advance and receive a 10% discount on tuition. This excludes private music lessons, private art lessons and adult classes in the culinary arts. Payment must accompany registration.

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CHILDREn’s Classes & Workshops continued Faberge Eggs - CH21 Ages 6 - 10

Students will learn about the history of holiday ornaments, specifically the ornate Russian Faberge Eggs. Using air-dry clay, students will mold their own eggs and then embellish them with eye-catching beads, sequins, gemstones and more. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Vanessa Latour Members: $15 Time: 1 Thursday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $25 Date: December 3, 2009

Holiday Ornaments In Clay - CH22 Ages 6 - 10

Brighten your home during the holiday season with hand-made, one-of-a-kind ornaments! In the first class, students will use cookie cutters and other techniques (all fun winter shapes like snowmen, presents, and Christmas trees!) to form their ornaments in clay. The second class allows students the chance to decorate their creation, through use of under-glazes, surface treatments, and acrylic paint finishes. The ornaments make perfect gifts or home decorations that can be used year after year! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Charlotte Tolliver Members: $40 Time: 2 Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Non-Members: $55 Date: December 5-12, 2009

Holiday Cookie Extravaganza - CH23, CH24, CH25 Ages 6 - 10

Be a sugar artist! Nothing says home for the holidays like freshly baked cookies. In this workshop students will bake and decorate several different kinds of cookies and take them home. Of course, there will be some tasting in class! Kids - roll up your sleeves and get ready to have some festive fun in the kitchen! Materials fee is included in the tuition. CH23 Instructor: Theresa Nero Members: $25 Time: 1 Friday, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Non-Members: $35 Date: December 11, 2009 CH24 Instructor: Theresa Nero Time: 1 Friday, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Date: December 18, 2009

Members: $25 Non-Members: $35

CH25 Instructor: Theresa Nero Time: 1 Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Date: December 19, 2009

Members: $25 Non-Members: $35

TEEN CLASSES & WORKSHOPS Belly Dancing - MB02 Ages 13 & up See page 9 for details. Hula Dancing - MB03 Ages 13 & up See page 9 for details. Teen Ceramics - TN01 Ages 11 - 15

Students will create a number of clay objects while learning wheel throwing and hand building skills. Explore glazing and color as well as surface treatment options. Students will make basic, cylindrical forms on the wheel and coil and slab built forms by hand. Dress to get messy and bring your imagination! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Bryce Hemington Members: $120 Time: 7 Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Non-Members: $145 Dates: September 22 - November 3, 2009

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TEEN Classes & Workshops continued Exploring Anime Art - TN02 Ages 11 - 17

This class will focus on the popular style of anime and manga. Students will learn to draw the human figure in the style of Japanese animation and comics and will explore the animation process, storyboarding and character design. A brief introduction to Japanese culture and language through its use in anime will also be presented. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Celena Yussen Members: $105 Time: 6 Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Non-Members: $130 Dates: September 23 - October 28, 2009

Live Animal Art - CH28 Ages 8 - 12

NEW PROJECTS! RETURNING STUDENTS WELCOME!

Sweetwater is partnering with the Animal Rescue League of Pennsylvania’s Wildlife Center in this exciting class for kids! Each week, a different animal will be brought to class including pigeons, a skunk, bugs, an owl, and a snake.* Students will learn about the habitat and characteristics of each of these creatures. They will then reproduce each one in a different medium including different painting styles, feather collages and pastels. Tammy Frech, Wildlife Educator of the Wildlife Center, will attend several classes as a guest instructor. Materials fee is included in the tuition. *This list of animals is based on their availability from the Animal Rescue League. If a particular type of animal is not available from the ARL at the time of class, a different animal may be substituted. Instructors: Cynthia Shaffer & Tammy Frech Members: $95 Time: 5 Thursdays, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Non-Members: $120 Dates: October 1 - October 29, 2009

Media & Techniques - TN03 Ages 12 - 17

This course study is an excellent introductory course for those students who may be interested in a future as an artist. In this course, teens will learn several techniques/applications of the old masters’ artworks, as well as new techniques found in present day artworks. Students will learn formulas for making paints, mediums, varnishes and grounds, and also learn techniques and proper usage and application to their personal artworks. The formulas may include adhesives for tempera, oil, encaustic and fresco painting. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Theresa Nero Members: $105 Time: 6 Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Non-Members: $130 Dates: October 1 - November 5, 2009

Polymer Play! - TC08, TC09 Ages 12 & up See page 7 for details Creative Writing - TN04 Ages 11 - 16

Have you always liked telling stories? This creative writing class is just the thing for you! In this class, students will brainstorm ideas and will learn to write, analyze and critique short stories. Please bring a notebook and a pen or pencil to class. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Beverlee Blair Members: $105 Time: 6 Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Non-Members: $130 Dates: October 5 - November 16, 2009, No Class October 12

Copper Enameling Workshop for Teens - TN06 Ages 11 - 15

Join us for a fun and exciting introduction to enameling. You’ll learn the basics of fusing glass to metal and leave with ready to wear art jewelry. Students will be able to make sample pieces suitable for becoming pendants, earrings, charms, or keychains. Findings are included so you’ll be able to leave wearing something you just made. Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Lindsay Huff Members: $25 Time: 1 Saturday, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Non-Members: $35 Date: September 26, 2009

Holiday Bead-a-thon - TC10 Ages 6-11 w/an adult OR ages 12 & up See page 8 for details Holiday Pastries - TN05 Ages 11 - 15

If exquisite pastries and decadent desserts are your passion, then this holiday cooking workshop will certainly be your nirvana! Young chefs will create a full array of delicate pastries inspired by French pastry chefs. Teens will create pastries using classic pastry doughs like pâte brisée and pâte sucrée, as well as the use of pâte à choux and pâte feuilletée to create elegant and classical pastries for their holiday dessert platters. This holiday season, give the gift of these impressive sweets! Materials fee is included in the tuition. Instructor: Theresa Nero Members: $25 Time: 1 Saturday, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Non-Members: $35 Date: December 19, 2009

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Sweetwater® is proud to present its 13th Annual

MAVUNO Festival of African American Art & Culture. MAVUNO, translated as “first fruit” in Swahili, will begin at the start of the fall/harvest season. The MAVUNO festival features a wide range of performances, workshops, visual art exhibitions, and much more in celebration of the African American voice and vision of the region.

The “Dwayne Dolphin Presents” Music Series

Fridays Nights, 7–9 pm

Join us for this music series featuring 4 concerts which will showcase a different style of jazz each week, from Latin to straight jazz. These talented regional performers were hand-picked by internationally-known, Pittsburgh-based jazz muscian, Dwayne Dolphin. Refreshments, wine and hors d’oeurves will be served. Purchase your tickets early and save. Seating is limited.

................ September 11 ~ Marty Ashby Trio

Ashby ,Executive Producer of MCG Jazz, will perform with his exhilarating sounds of straight jazz.

........................... September 18 ~ Carolyn Perteete

This rising star with incredible vocals will perform original music that combines jazz, R&B and soul.

.................October 9 ~ Salsamba

A quintet of musical excitement, Salsamba blends the traditions of American jazz with the spicy rhythms of Cuba, Brazil and the Caribbean.

...........................October 16 ~ The Dwayne Dolphin Piccolo Bass Band Presenting some of Pittsburgh’s best musicians, this band will electrify the audience with their own combination of jazz and funk.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts________________________________Members: $8 advance / $10 day of event Non-members: $12 advance / $15 day of event

Rejoice in Gospel!

September 26, 6:30pm

The art of gospel is an inherent aspect of African American culture today and throughout history, along with the tradition of choir days. Sweetwater is honored to host its own choir day where choirs from regional churches come together to perform their favorite gospel songs in this joyous performance. Brother Marlon, host of the Sunday Gospel radio program, will be our Master of Ceremonies.

Sewickley Academy, Rea Auditorium, 315 Academy Ave., Sewickley_______________$3 donation suggested

Historical Walking Tour

September 12, Tour starts at 1:00pm

Don’t miss the chance to catch Autumn Redcross, author of the book African Americans in the Sewickley Valley, in period costume discussing Sewickley’s historic buildings and their relevance to the African American experience in Sewickley. A great way to enjoy the fall weather while learning more about your community!

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Women of Visions, Inc. Presentation & Discussion October 2, 6:00 – 8:30pm

Join us, and the members of Women of Visions, Inc., to admire and discuss the works on display in the MAVUNO exhibitions Souls of my Sisters: Dedicated to First Lady Michelle Obama and First Fruit XIII. This is a great chance to interact with the artists and ask those questions you’ve always wondered about. Refreshments, wine & hors d’oeurves will be served.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts__________________________________Free!

MAVUNO Children’s Workshops

September 17 & 22, 4:30-6pm and September 26 & October 3, 10-11:30am Sweetwater is partnering with the Father Ryan Arts Center to host free art workshops for children ages 6-10 during MAVUNO. These specialized workshops will focus on Jacob Lawrence and Jean Michel Basquiat. See page 20 of this calalog for more details.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts_______________________________________________________________Free! The Father Ryan Arts Center, Chartiers Ave. McKees Rocks_______________________________________Free!

Charlotte Blake Alston Performances

This year’s MAVUNO visiting artist is Charlotte Blake Alston, Master Storyteller. Her colorful and educational performances offer traditional African stories and songs, along with the playing of handmade instruments. You won’t want to miss this talented acclaimed artist!

October 7, 5-7pm _________Community College of Allegheny County, 808 Ridge Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15212 October 8 _________________________________________________________________time and location TBA October 9, 7-9pm_______________Carlow University, Antonian Theater, 3333 5th Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15213 All of these performances are Free!

MAVUNO ART EXHIBITIONS September 4 – October 10

Reception / Sewickley Fall Gallery Walk: September 25th, 6:00-9:00 Sweetwater Center for the Arts______________________________________Free!

First Fruit XIII ~ This is MAVUNO’s 13th annual exhibition of artwork by African American artists and artists whose work celebrates African American culture. The exhibition showcases the work of emerging and accomplished artists and is juried by members of the regional artist group Women of Visions, Inc. Souls of My Sisters: Dedicated to First Lady Michelle Obama

Exhibition of works by members of the regional artist group Women of Visions, Inc. Women of Visions, Inc. began in 1981 and has grown over the years to represent a diverse sampling of artistic styles, mediums, and varied expressions of the personal, social and political experience of the African American female artist. www.womenofvisions.org Nature of Relationships by Ruth Richardson of Women of Visions, Inc.

The MAVUNO Festival is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Multicultural Arts Initiative. This project is partially supported by a grant from Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, a program developed and funded by The Heinz Endowments; the William Penn Foundation; the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency; and The Pew Charitable Trusts; and administered by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. Community Partners include Sewickley Academy, the Community College of Allegheny County, the Father Ryan Arts Center, Women of Visions, Inc., Sto-Rox School District, Ambridge Area School District and Carlow University. Media Sponsors: DUQ 90.5 FM and WYEP 91.3 FM. Sweetwater would like to thank The Sewickley Eye Group and Heritage Valley Health System for sponsoring MAVUNO. www.sweetwaterartcenter.org

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November 29 – December 6 Hours: 11:00am – 6:00pm

Sweetwater is celebrating its fifteenth annual holiday sale of handcrafted, unique works created by local and national artisans. This year we have invited a number of bright new artists to showcase TM their wares, along with some of our favorites from previous years. Holiday mART is a Sewickley tradition and includes a large selection of fine jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and much more!

Champagne & Shopping! Holiday Mart Preview Party

Saturday, November 28, 5-7pm

An exclusive kickoff party where guests will get first glimpse and chance to buy finely crafted, one-of-a-kind handmade gifts! Tempt your senses of sight and touch with a wide assortment of shopping treasures; delight in the sounds of the season with live music; and relish the taste of the season with delightful hors d’oeuvres and flowing champagne! Reserve you tickets now for this sense-ational shopping experience!

Sweetwater Center for the Arts______________________________________ $30 in advance/$35 day of event

Holiday Luncheons

Tuesday & Wednesday, December 1 & 2, 11:30-2 pm

Take a break from shopping and the hectic holiday bustle to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. Grab a friend and let the Holiday mART volunteers pamper you with a relaxing afternoon lunch. Refuel and continue shopping and return to the holiday hurry revitalized!

Sweetwater Center for the Arts_________________________________________________________$12/person

Let the Men Cook! at Sewickley’s Light Up Night

Friday, December 4, 5-9pm

Ladies can shop all they want tonight, and leave the cooking to the men! Shopping extended till 10:00 pm Celebrate the festive atmosphere in the Village and stop by Sweetwater to warm up with a delicious meal prepared by the all-male volunteer-turned-gourmet chef team that has yet to receive a single complaint! Come early…..your stomach will thank you!

Sweetwater Center for the Arts___________________________________$12/adult; $6/children 12 and under

Workshops for pre-schoolers and children coincide with Holiday mART events! See pages 16-17 & 21-22 of this catalog for details. Look for the Holiday mART logo! Sweetwater would like to thank Allegheny Plaster Inc.; Attorney Rich Brandt; Dee Jay Oshry, Fundraising Consultant; Heritage Valley Health System; Pete Schlict, Financial Consultant; Janney Montgomery Scott LLC; The Sewickley Café; Sewickely Pizza Roma; and Sweetwater’s Board of Directors for sponsoring Holiday mART!

EXHIBITIONS: MAVUNO Art Exhibitions

September 4 – October 10

Appalachian Atmospheres

October 17 – November 13

See page 25 for details.

View this exhibition of finely crafted, functional pottery by 8 artisans who explore the effects and variations that arise in wood, salt, soda and reduction firing. This exhibition features the following potters: Scott Cornish, Joe Delphia, Gerry Dinnen, Joshua Floyd, Heather George, Eric Hahn, Betty Headman, and Don Hedman.

Reception: Saturday, October 17, 6-8pm_______________________Sweetwater

Rooted: Works by Vanessa Latour

Teapot by Scott Cornish

November & December, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Exhibition of watercolor and mixed media works that explore the contentedness of trees in their habitats, while comparing it to the human race and our constant need to be uprooted.

Reception: Friday, December 4, 7-9pm_____Gallery -30-, Sewickley Herald Office, 533 Beaver St., Sewickley 26

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Also at Sweetwater.... SCOUT WORKSHOPS Sweetwater can help you earn badges in a variety of studio art practices – everything from drawing and ceramics to making art to wear! Workshops start at $120 for up to 10 children, with a $12 fee for each additional child. There may be additional fees for materials. Troop leaders should call 412-741-4405 for scheduling and details, or visit www.sweetwaterartcenter.org/ scoutbadges.asp.

PRE-SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS Sweetwater offers field trips for area pre-schools. This is a great opportunity for young children to be exposed to the world of art through their local art center. Field trips include a workshop with a Sweetwater instructor and a tour of the Center. Field trips are $5.00 per child. Call 412-741-4405 for more information.

PRIVATE ART LESSONS Private art lessons are available for Sweetwater members only (ages 6-adult) in a variety of art media. Private art lessons are $50/hour, and each lesson has a 1 ½ hour minimum. Receive a discounted rate of $35/hour when you register for a total of 6 or more hours at one time. There may be additional fees for materials. Full payment must accompany registration. In the event that the student must cancel a scheduled lesson, he/ she should notify the office by calling 412-741-4405. Student cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance in order to receive a make-up lesson. Scheduled lessons cancelled by the instructor or by Sweetwater will be rescheduled. Please call 412-741-4405 for more information.

RENTALS Facility Rentals

Sweetwater’s Community Room is available to rent for parties and events. Whether you are planning a bridal shower, an anniversary celebration or a fundraiser, Sweetwater can offer the perfect venue. All community room rentals include the use of our kitchen. Audio/visual equipment is available for an additional fee. For more information, visit www. sweetwaterartcenter.org/kitchen.asp or call 412-741-4405.

Studio Rentals

Individuals may rent Sweetwater’s ceramics and darkroom studios whenever the schedule permits. Sweetwater does not take reservations for studio rentals; renters are encouraged to call Sweetwater at 412-741-4405 prior to coming in order to check the studio availability. Anyone wishing to rent the studio under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Ceramics studio rental rates: Sweetwater members: $4.50/hour; Non-members: $9.50/hour Darkroom rental rates: Sweetwater members: $7.25/hour; Non-members: $12.25/hour

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BIRTHDAY PARTIES Sweetwater is the perfect place for birthday parties!

We supply the space, the kitchen and the ENTERTAINMENT! Choose between a Beading or Cooking theme, or design your own! Parties are “hosted” by veteran instructors who are sure to keep your party-goers amused. Parties may include up to 15 children (additional fee for each child over the limit--up to 20 children max). Each party will last two hours and will allow approximately 45 minutes for opening presents and refreshments. Parents provide refreshments, decorations, set-up and clean-up. Party fees are $225 for current members of Sweetwater and $275 for non-members, unless otherwise specified. For more information, please contact Denise at 412-741-4405.

Beading Birthday (Ages 6 & up) with “The Bead Lady,” Kathy Shomo

Price includes up to 10 children; each additional child is $10. Using beautiful beads from all over the world, children will design two projects of their choice: necklaces, bracelets, ankle bracelets, key chains, backpack dangles, zipper pulls, or sun catchers. Kathy Shomo, also known as “The Bead Lady” is the author of Anyone Can Bead! Easy Techniques for Making Jewelry. Choosing this fun-filled party guarantees smiles!

Make-Your-Own-Theme (Any age) Price includes up to 15 children; each additional child is $10. We want to make your child’s birthday special with a theme all their own. If trucks, dinosaurs, butterflies, animals, princesses or any other theme excites them, we can design an art project they will love. You may choose projects from most of our pre-school or children’s classes. Parties are “hosted” by our veteran instructors.

Create-A-Bear (Any age)

Mosaic Birthday (Any age)

Cooking Birthday (Any age)

Price includes up to 10 children; each additional child is $15. Children will have a blast creating, stuffing and personalizing their very own teddy bear to take home during this special birthday party. Each child will be given a t-shirt for their bear to decorate using markers, sequins, glitter and more.

Price includes up to 10 children; each additional child is $10. Using various materials - tiles, marbles and seashells students will create mosaic collage photo frames, flower pots or wood cut-outs (examples: hearts and butterflies) that can enliven any room. The children and parents will love the finished product.

Price: $275/Members $325/Non-Members 12 child maximum Kids will have a great time making creative and delicious dishes. Your child may choose from a variety of themes including holiday, fiesta, delectable desserts and more! The cooking party has a maximum of 10 children due to limited space in the kitchen.

BECOME A SWEETWATER SUPPORTER MAKE A DONATION... GIVING LEVELS Leadership......................................Gifts of $5,000 & above Chairman...........................................Gifts of $2,500-$4,999 President............................................Gifts of $1,000-$2,499 Director......................................................Gifts of $500-$999 Patron.........................................................Gifts of $250-$499 Supporter....................................................Gifts of $100-249 Friend................................................................Gifts up to $99 Please make checks payable to SCA: ANNUAL FUND. All gifts are tax deductible as provided by law. Sweetwater Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) organization and is eligible for matching gifts.

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DONORS Sweetwater would like to thank the following individuals for their support. This list includes gifts made to Sweetwater from April 1, 2009 – June 30, 2009. President

Mr. & Mrs. Frank V. Cahouet Mrs. Arthur L. Coburn, III Helen Rho & Michael Oh Mr. John R. Stocker & Ms. Gayle D. Chin In Memory of Marion Harff

Director

Mr. & Mrs. Wayne T. Murphy Bob & Mona Riordan Ken and Jill Schiebel

Patron

James P. & Carolyn K. Bouchard Mr. & Mrs. Roger S. Brown, Jr. In Memory of Marion Harff Mr. & Mrs. Joseph C. Cirelli Charles H. Fletcher, Jr. Eleanor H. Friedman In Honor of Michelle Peters Mr. & Mrs. Bary W. Huff In Memory of Marion Harff Dan & Elaine Park Mr. Gary Peters Mr. & Mrs. Mark A. Schnurer

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AdvantageWare Inc. Anonymous Mr. & Mrs. C. Bailey Antoniette Barbuto In Memory of Mario Melodia Mrs. Henry Chalfant Melissa & Bill Cook Hanley B. Cox Margery and Stan Denver Paul & Susan Dimmick The Gagné Family Mary Louise and Henry Gailliot Jeff and Dorothy Getty Joan & Phil Gulley Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hallett In Memory of Marion Harff John F. & Marion Hayes Rita & Joe Hoepp Ken & Nancy House Dr. & Mrs. Edward E. James Mary Ann Klussmann Patty Lovejoy Mary Lou Magee In Memory of Mario Melodia Drs. Corrie Manjoo & Jas Sandhu Caroline Markfield Mr. Joseph Marrone Mrs. Anne M. Mattei In Memory of Anthony Mattei Mr. Grant McCargo, II In Memory of Marion Harff Ms. Mary L. Means Anne McK Murdock

Mr. & Mrs. Hugh Nevin, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Nolfi Dee Jay Oshry Dr. & Mrs. Gregory Patrick Mrs. Helen McE. Patterson Bob & Joan Peirce Mr. William F. Provenzano Jory Richman Linda & Scott Schober Ann W. Schroeder Carol & Gary Schurman Mr. & Mrs. Harton Semple, Jr. Patricia A. Small Linda & Lindsey Smith Patricia Snyder Hon. & Mrs. William L. Standish Barbara & David Swan Mr. & Mrs. Robert M. Thaw Richard & Carol Thompson Ann R. Urban Marvin & Dot Wedeen Adelle & Karl Weiss Carla & Tom Welte In Honor of Sara Lopata Welte Mr. & Mrs. Daniel L. Wessels Malachy Whalen In Memory of Marion Harff Mr. & Mrs. Thomas R. Wright Mr. & Mrs. William A. Wycoff

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Anonymous Mr. & Mrs. Joseph R. Beck Mr. Clifford Bob & Ms. Joan Miles Adeline Burik In Memory of Marion Harff Bob & Gretchen Burnham Ms. Mary E. Calloway Bonnie & Ron Casper In Memory of Marion Harff Sharon Castle Drs. John & Susan Comerci Lawrence & Margaret Coudriet In Memory of Helen Jean Elliot Michele & Jim Cox Mr. & Mrs. Louis J. Dell’Aquila Susan Eddy Mr. & Mrs. Paul Fagan Ms. Lisa A. Ference Regan J. Fetterolf Mr. William R. Fitz In Memory of Marion Harff Rod & Lannie Gartner Mary Lea & Bob Gray Katherine & Will Harbison Dr. Nell Tabor Hartley Ivan T. Hofmann Linda A. Huffington In Memory of Marion Harff Mr. & Mrs. Michael Ingram

Mr. & Mrs. Craig Kirsch Kathy Kruse In Memory of Kay Kruse John & Ruth Lindquist In Memory of Marion Harff Penny P. Liu Doty & Glenn Mauney Mr. & Mrs. David L. McClenahan Leigh A. McKinsey Ms. Lauren McLeod June Melodia In Memory of Mario Melodia Tim & Nancy Merrill Frances Merryman In Memory of Marion Harff Laura & Bob Mikush Jean & Bill Millar In Memory of Marion Harff Dr. & Mrs. Clarence Miller Norma G. Nieto Michael Nobers Lee & Debbie Nute Sandra M. Olenick Dr. & Mrs. Michael Orsini Mr. & Mrs. Leslie T. Pallone Gregory & Beth Paul In Memory of Mario Melodia Edward L. Perry Dr. Kenneth Powell R. Bruce Williamson, Inc. Mrs. Carol Regueiro Mr. & Mrs. Philip L. Reisker, Jr. Ms. Henriette Rougraff Linda Ruhl Richard & Kristin Saladino Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Samuels David & Martha Selleck Judy & Ned Sherry In Memory of Marion Harff Dr. Jean M. Silvernail The Sponseller Family Mrs. Joan B. Straka David & Belinda Thompson Mrs. LeRoy Thompson Village Garden Club In Memory of Marion Harff Connie & Greg Wendzicki

Doty & Glenn Mauney Leigh A. McKinsey Linda Ruhl Ann W. Schroeder Linda & Lindsey Smith Mr. & Mrs. William A. Wycoff

SponsorS

Allegheny Plaster, Inc. Attorney Rich Brandt Dee Jay Oshry, Fundraising Consultant Heritage Valley Health System Pete Schlicht, Financial Consultant, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC The Sewickley Café The Sewickley Eye Group Sewickley Pizza Roma Sweetwater’s Board of Directors

Sweetwater gratefully acknowledges the support of these government agencies: Allegheny Regional Asset District Anonymous The Cahouet Charitable Trust The Grable Foundation The Heinz Endowments Massey Charitable Trust Multicultural Arts Initiative National Endowment for the Arts Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour The Pittsburgh Foundation

Arthur L. Coburn III Memorial Scholarship Fund

Anonymous Mrs. Arthur L. Coburn, III Ms. Lisa A. Ference Regan J. Fetterolf Eleanor H. Friedman Rod & Lannie Gartner Joan & Phil Gulley Mr. & Mrs. Michael Ingram Patty Lovejoy

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Class Registration: Register early. If you register 10 calendar days in advance you will receive a 10% discount on class tuition, excluding art and music private lessons and classes in the culinary arts. Payment must accompany registration!

By Mail: Return the completed registration form to: Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143. Make checks payable to Sweetwater or fill out the credit card information on the registration form. Please include expiration date. By Phone: You may register by phone only if you will be paying by credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.

In Person: You may register in person Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and Fridays and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Classes are filled in the order registrations are received. Students who register by mail should assume acceptance unless otherwise notified. We do not send a confirmation letter. It is the responsibility of the student to appear in class on the correct day and time without additional notice.

Transfer Policy: Students may transfer without any charge from one class to another before either class has met twice. A transfer may be made by calling Sweetwater. Transfers may be made only within the same term. No transfers will be accepted once the second class begins. Late Registrations: Students may register for any class, space permitting, before the second class. However, class fees are not prorated, and cancellation decisions are made 2 days prior to the start date. Membership: Cost of a membership is $40 for an individual and $65 for a family. This membership is good for one full calendar year from the date that you apply for the membership. Family memberships apply to immediate family members only. Memberships are non-refundable. Materials: All materials, unless otherwise noted, will be supplied by students at their own expense. A list of necessary materials will be provided at the time of registration or will be provided by the faculty at the first class. Sweetwater Course Policy: Sweetwater makes every effort to maintain the schedule of courses as indicated in the catalogue. However, we reserve the right to cancel courses, change instructors, and combine classes when necessary without prior notification. Cancellations & Refunds: Sweetwater does not offer make-up classes or tuition reimbursement for student absenteeism. Sweetwater does not prorate tuition for classes that the student cannot attend. If Sweetwater must cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment, registered students will be notified 2 days before the start date, and tuition will be reimbursed within 30 days of notification. If the student must cancel his/her enrollment in a course, the following cancellation policy will apply: Class cancellations must be made at least 3 business days prior to the start date of class. Students may receive a partial refund ($20 cancellation fee will be applied) OR a credit voucher in the full amount if they cancel no less than 3 business days before the class start date. No refunds or credit vouchers will ge given without 3 business days notice. Child Drop-Off and Dismissal Policy: The following policy applies to children enrolled in pre-school, children’s, and teen classes (Ages 3-15). In order to keep your child safe, please escort him/her to class every day. If anyone other than yourself is to pick your child up, please write a note and give it to the instructor at class. If you give your child permission to walk home or to meet you outside after class, then you must write a note stating this and give it to the instructor. Non-discrimination Policy: Participation in the classes, workshops, camps, scholarship programs and activities of Sweetwater Center for the Arts is open to all without discrimination based upon race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation or non-job related handicap. Sweetwater Center for the Arts is an equal opportunity employer. Sweetwater Center for the Arts is accessible to the physically disabled on the upper and lower levels. Education programs at Sweetwater Center for the Arts are supported in part by grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Allegheny Regional Asset District, private foundations and businesses and the generous contributions of many individuals. Pottery Studio Firing/Glazing Fee: Due to the increasing cost to Sweetwater to fire the work of those who are NOT enrolled in a class but who wish to rent our studio and work independently, a firing/glazing fee of $15 will be charged at the time you purchase your clay. Students who are enrolled in a class, have paid their material fee and wish to work on their projects on their own time are exempt from the firing/glazing fee. The firing schedule will give priority to the work of students currently enrolled in a class.

For a complete list of instructor bios, please visit www.sweetwaterartcenter.org.

Maggie Setler, President Michael Baker, Vice President Peter Schlicht, Treasurer Barbara Cooley Thaw, Secretary Jillian Anthony Bichsel Beverlee Blair Bobbie Boykins Matthew Braksick Joseph C. Cirelli Rick Gardinier Tim Hadfield Susan Holton Christine Kardong Barry J. Lipson Corrie Manjoo Alexandra McCabe Emily Morine Jim Morrisey Wayne Murphy Barbara Pontello Helen Rho Elizabeth Shapiro Murphy

ADVISORY BOARD Bonnie Casper, Chair A. Gary Chace Ann Coburn Elizabeth Douglas Charles Fletcher Eleanor Friedman Jane Glass Edward Harrell Susan Kaminski Catherine Kramer Dennis Pegden Virginia Roemhild Alice Snyder Daniel Wessels Mark Zappala

Staff

Michelle Peters Executive Director Denise Ditrich Business Manager Brenda Jaros Education Director Sara Welte Artistic Director Kelly Koble Administrative Assistant/ Volunteer Coordinator Cheron Urbanek Administrative Assistant/ Business Assistant Abby Balik Administrative Assistant/ Graphic Designer Bryce Hemington Ceramic Technician

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REGISTRATION FORM

Sweetwater Center for Arts 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143 Tel: 412-741-4405 Fax: 412-741-1178

Date: Student’s name (Last)

(First)

(Birthdate, if Child)

Address: City: Telephone: (Day)

State: (Evening)

Zip:

Email address:

If Child, Parent’s Name(s) Individual Member Course #

Family Membership

Class Title

FORM OF PAYMENT: Cash Check # Master Card Visa

Start Date

Discover American Express Credit Voucher #

Instructor

Day

Time

Tuition

Material Fee

Total

SUBTOTAL Minus 10% (Tuition only) early registration bonus on eligible classes Membership $40 ($65 Family) Non-refundable

TOTAL Credit Card #

Security Code (3 digit # on back of card)

Exp. Date

Signature

“I have read the transfer/cancellation/ refund policies listed below.” (please initial)

Unless otherwise noted, your child may be photographed participating in Sweetwater activities.

Transfer Policy: Students may transfer without any charge from one class to another before either class has met twice. A transfer may be made by calling Sweetwater. Transfers may be made only within the same term. No transfers will be accepted once the second class begins. Cancellations & Refunds: Sweetwater does not offer make-up classes or tuition reimbursement for student absenteeism. Sweetwater does not prorate tuition for classes that the student cannot attend. Class cancellations must be made at least 3 business days prior to the start date of the class. Students may receive a partial refund (a $20 cancellation fee will be applied) OR a credit voucher in the full amount if they cancel no less than 3 business days before the class start date. No refunds or credit vouchers will be given without 3 business days notice.

BECOME A MEMBER... I would like the following Sweetwater membership: Individual: $40.00 Family:

$65.00

TOTAL ENCLOSED:

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As a Sweetwater member, you will receive discounts on classes, studio rentals, birthday parties, events and more! See www.sweetwaterartcenter.org/registration.asp for more information.


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