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is essential to one’s wholeness! — Loki Stained Glass Instructor At Columbia Art Center For More Than 20 Years

A Columbia Association Facility

WINTER2012 NewWorkshops

Ceramics Glazing




Painting CLASSES



to Columbia



Exhibitions & Gallery Tour Series..3 Wonderful Winter Features .............3 School’s Out Program, School’s Out Visiting Artist Series, DIY Wedding Workshops, Gallery Gift Shop Art Parties..........................................4 Salon Series with Little Patuxent Review Girls’ Night Out to Create .................5 Adult Classes & Workshops ............4 Calligraphy, Ceramics, Collage, Crafts, Digital Arts and Photography, Drawing and Painting, Fiber, Floral Design, Glass, Jewelry, Life Enhancement, Mosaics, Printmaking Youth & Teen Classes.......................13 NOTE: Classes are listed by offerings for youngest age to oldest age. Krafty Kids, Saturday Morning Art, Culinary, Kids & Clay, Mixed Media, Drawing, Costume Design, Art Appreciation, Teen Wheel, Jewelry, Life Drawing, Comic Drawing, Home School

This winter, Columbia Art Center is offering several new programs including COSTUME DESIGN FOR TEENS and a new school’s out VISITING ARTIST SERIES FOR AGES 11-13. Columbia Art Center is pleased to feature the local group — Columbia Photographers — in the Main Gallery in January 2012. MISSION STATEMENT Columbia Art Center is dedicated to providing artistic experiences in the visual arts for all ages and interest levels and to join with local arts organizations and community businesses in creating diverse offerings. OVERVIEW Columbia Art Center offers year-round art classes, rotating gallery exhibitions, a gallery gift shop, summer art camp for children, art birthday parties, studio rentals, a Japanese Garden, art and life enhancement lectures and more! Columbia Art Center is part of Columbia Association’s Community Services Division. Under Columbia Association, Columbia Art Center is 21 years old. It has been a functioning arts school for more than 30 years and was formerly known as the Antioch Visual Arts College. LOCATION Columbia Art Center is located in the Long Reach Village Center (next to Stonehouse Community Center) just minutes from Route 175 and Tamar Drive. DIRECTIONS From Route 29, take 175 East towards Jessup. Follow 175 for several miles to the light at Tamar Drive. Turn left on Tamar and go one mile. Turn right on Cloudleap Court. Turn left into Long Reach Village Center parking lot. Art Center is located in the courtyard past the fountain (look for large round window). From I-95, take the MD 100 West exit (43B) towards Ellicott City. Take the Snowden River exit (3). Enter the roundabout and take the second exit onto Snowden River Parkway. Turn right on Tamar Drive and drive .5 miles. Turn left at Cloudleap Court. Park in the Long Reach Village Center lot on left. Art Center is located in courtyard beyond the fountain (look for large round window). CONTACT INFO 6100 Foreland Garth • Columbia, MD • 21045 Telephone • 410-730-0075 Fax • 410-997-2902 Web site • EMAIL

General Information • Liz Henzey • Trudy Babchak •


Monday-Friday • 9:30am-9pm Saturday • 9:30am-5pm Sunday • noon-5pm *Friday evening hours (5-9pm) are contingent upon classes and rentals running.


Liz Henzey • Director Trudy Babchak • Assistant Director Monica Herber • Daytime Program Coordinator and Camp Manager Janice Crum • Daytime Program Assistant Christina McCleary • Ceramics Studio Manager Nancy McIntosh • Kiln Technician Jann Tamburello • Glaze Technician Office Facilitators Janice Crum, Donna Lonegro, Emily Michael, Annette Morgan, Jessica Taylor


Photo by Rich

Class Policies ........................................15 Inclement Weather Policy, Discounts, Supplies, Cancellations & Tuition Refunds Registration ....................................15




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WONDERFUL WINTER FEATURES ❆ School’s Out Program for ages 5-13

When Howard County public schools are out, come to Columbia Art Center for an amazing day of creative fun. Go home with cool art projects. Bring a friend, make new friends, bring a lunch, and enjoy a fun day of art! (Children will be served a snack and beverage after 3:30pm.) Registration begins one month before the School’s Out date. Winter/Spring School’s Out Program dates are: Jan 16, Jan 23, Feb 17, Feb 20, April 3-6, April 9, April 26, May 18 Full Day • 7:30am-5:30pm, $50 per child (Drop-off begins at 7:30am; program officially runs 9am-3:30pm; pick-up ends at 5:30pm) Half-Day • 7:30am-noon, $25 per child (Drop-off begins at 7:30am; program officially starts at 9am.) Discounts: Take $5 off your registration if you register more than 5 days prior to each School’s Out day. If you register 1 child for more than 3 dates together in advance, receive $15 off your total registration. NOTE: No other discount applies. If you register 2 or more children for more than 3 dates together in advance, receive $20 off each child’s total registration cost. NOTE: No other discount applies. To register, please call Columbia Art Center at 410-730-0075 or email

School’s Out Youth Visiting Artist Series for ages 11-13

NEW! Columbia Art Center is pleased to invite students ages 11-13 to participate in its new Visiting Artist Series. The series is designed to encourage young artists to improve their technical skills while acquiring a sense of personal expression. The program provides an opportunity for students to connect with community artists and to cultivate a passion for the arts. Each guest instructor will discuss their personal art and creative process while teaching a unique and challenging workshop. Winter/Spring 2012 School’s Out Youth Visiting Artist Series dates: Jan 16, Jan 23, Feb 17, Feb 20, Apr 3-6, Apr 9, Apr 26, May 18 Full Day • 7:30am-5:30pm, $50 per child (drop-off begins at 7:30; program officially runs 9am-3:30pm; pick-up ends at 5:30pm) Half-Day • 7:30am-noon, $25 per child (drop-off begins at 7:30am; program officially starts at 9am) Discounts: Take $5 off your registration if you register more than 5 days prior to each School’s Out day. If you register 1 child for more than 3 dates together in advance, receive $15 off your total registration. NOTE: No other discount applies. If you register 2 or more children for more than 3 dates together in advance, receive $20 off each child’s total registration cost. NOTE: No other discount applies. To register, please call Columbia Art Center at 410-730-0075 or email

The Gallery Shop

The Gallery Shop at Columbia Art Center has for sale a variety of one-of-a-kind handcrafted and affordable art work created by instructors and students of Columbia Art Center. The Gallery Shop, which offers a selection of art ideal for gift-giving, home collections, and practical use, includes functional pottery, decorative ceramic works, sculptures, jewelry, fibers, paintings, photographs, glass works, drawings, cards and more! Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30am-9pm*, Sat 9:30am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm NOTE: Friday evening hours are contingent upon evening classes and rentals running.

Exhibitions ➤January 5-February 12

Main Gallery

Columbia Photo Artists

Featuring Timothy Ambrose, Joe Bettinger, Bruce Blum, Ann Eid, Joan Forester, Dennis Gilbert, Jerry Gettleman, Harriet Rosenberg, Jones Taylor, Sr., and Jerry Weinstein Window Gallery

From Pieces to Portraits

Mosaics Solo Exhibition featuring Roz Zinner. Reception for both shows:

Saturday, January 7 • 3-5pm ➤February 16-26

Window Gallery

Make the Invisible, Visible

Long Reach High School Exhibition features art that was created in response to the film Invisible Children. The students’ works reflect the word invisible, and its meaning in their own lives, both on a personal level and in society as a whole. Reception: TBA

➤March 1-April 1

Window Gallery

Paintings Marian Gliese Reception: TBA



W i n t e r G a l l e r y To u r S e r i e s Facilitated by tour coordinator and local artist Chaya Schapiro! Have fun touring local galleries and artists’ studios in the comfort of a driven van. Lunch stop will be at a unique, local restaurant. Each tour departs from Columbia Art Center promptly at 10am and returns by 3:30pm. $38 per person per tour.

January 19 North Baltimore Galleries February 23 Washington DC Galleries in the Dupont Circle Area

March 22 Alexandria, VA Galleries


PARTIES @the Art Center Party With Arty! For Ages 5-12 CA Mbrs: $225 for up to 10 children CA Res w/ Card: $240 for up to 10 children Non-Mbrs: $250 for up to 10 children Additional Children: $10 each, maximum 20 children There’s an art to this birthday party. Parties include 90 minutes of art instruction and 30 minutes to enjoy pizza and punch. Party coordinators, paper products, and invitations are also included in prices. Celebrate with Arty the creative dragon! Participate in a collaborative art work with your group and then do a fun specialized activity. The exciting project possibilities are mask-making, journals/sketchbooks, costume wings, or animated puppets! Children take their creations home. To schedule a party, call Columbia Association Party Coordinator Lauren Branch at 410-715-3169.

Art Wear-A-Doodle Parties For Ages 5-12 CA Mbrs: $250 for up to 10 children CA Res with Card: $265 for up to 10 children Non-Mbrs: $275 for up to 10 children Additional Children: $10 each (Maximum 20 kids) Make an impression! Imprint your art work on a t-shirt or cinch bag, and take it home with you. Parties include 90 minutes of craft and 30 minutes to enjoy pizza and punch. Party coordinators, paper products and invitations are also included in prices. To schedule a party, call Columbia Association Party Coordinator Lauren Branch at 410-715-3169.

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Salon Series

Sponsored by Columbia Art Center Galleries and Little Patuxent Review. FREE monthly presentations by area artists, poets, actors, musicians and other specialists. Series includes: Monday, January 30 • 7pm • Pullman Coach Presentation Kevin J. Tankersley, who manages public trips and private charters for the classic 1930’s Pullman private rail road car, Dover Harbor, will speak on the history of the Pullman. The Pullman was once synonymous with first class rail travel for decades in the United States, The Dover Harbor is still in configuration and appearance as it was in the 1930’s. It is owned by the National Railway Historical Society, located in Washington, DC Chapter, Inc. Wednesday, February 15 • 7pm • What Makes a Great Film? Michael Giuliano and Marie Westhaver, professors who teach film courses at Howard Community College will discuss the genre of film. Evening discussion promises to be sheer delight for film buffs! Monday, March 12 • 7pm • Hunting the Oldest Stars in the Neighborhood Tom Brown, Mission Scientist for James Webb Space Telescope, will discuss how he uses some of the deepest images ever obtained with the Hubble Space Telescope to measure the ages of the stars in our galaxy and other galaxies in the universe.


for ages 17 and up

Early registration is recommended. All classes and workshops require a minimum enrollment to operate. If minimum enrollment is not met two days prior to registration the class/workshop may be cancelled. For all classes, a supplies list will be sent with your registration confirmation.


CALLIGRAPHY with Sandy Olson

Have fun with pens, paper, ink and paint, whether you are a beginner or want to refresh your lettering skills. Three styles of lettering will be introduced and students will choose one to focus on for the class. All necessary supplies will be available at the first session and may be purchased from the instructor. Thursdays, January 26-March 1, 10-11:30am (6 sessions) $85-Residents/$95-Non-Residents



NOTE All winter 2012 enrolled ceramics students can use open studio free of charge to practice their skills. Free open studio is available when classes are not in session. See listing of available open studio hours posted in the Ceramics Studio. Ceramic classes include use of studio equipment, all bisque firings, glazes, and glaze firings for up to 20-25 medium sized pieces (approximately 200 cu. in. each) per session, e.g. 10 week session = 25 pieces, 8 week session = 24 pieces, 7 week session - 21 pieces. Students who wish to produce more than 3 medium pieces each week will be charged an additional firing fee per cubic inch. Individual tools and clay are not included. Please no production work.


Designed for introduction/intermediate levels. The glazed surface remains one of the major challenges for those working in clay. Aspects of glaze composition, fit, and function will be discussed. Demonstrations will focus on basic and multi-layered techniques. Learn how to develop a palette of color with which to work, as well as how to approach creating complimentary forms. Bring at least one bisque pot for practicing the techniques shown. Saturday, February 25, 10am-1pm (1 session) $40-Residents/$50-Non-Residents


with Jann Tamburello Learn how to hand craft from basket reeds your very own handles for your ceramic pot. Discussion about form, function, and aesthetics will guide the demonstration. Bring a glazed fired pot with 'lug' handles or holes on which to form your handle. Materials are included. Saturday, March 10, 10am-1pm (1 session) $40-Residents/$50-Non-Residents


For ages 18 and up! Have you always wanted to try your hand at making something with clay? Well join us and see what it's all about. In this threehour workshop you will explore basic methods of handbuilding with clay. It’s a great way to spend an afternoon. You will decorate finished pieces using commercial under-glazes and slips. Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks for the drying and firing of finished work. Saturday, January 21, 10am-1pm (1 session) $40-Residents/$50-Non-Residents

Excellent instruction


Jewelry Birthday Parties For Ages 5-17 with Kathy Fritz CA Member: $250 for up to 10 children CA Resident with Card: $265 for up to 10 children Non-Member: $275 for up to 10 children Additional Children: $10 each (Maximum 20 kids) Enjoy making jewelry to take home. This 2 hour party has two different jewelry projects from which you can pick for your party. You can have a memory wire bracelet party or a basic beading party where you can make a two-piece jewelry set. Parties include 90 minutes of craft and 30 minutes to enjoy pizza and punch. Party Coordinators, paper products and invitations are also included in prices. To schedule a party, call Columbia Association Party Coordinator Lauren Branch at 410-715-3169.

Girls’ Night Out To Create

Back by popular demand! Enjoy an evening of fun for you and your girlfriends one Friday each month. Every month features a fun DIY project or wearable art project. Come socialize and take home your own personalized creation! Feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages! Relax and have fun creating with your gal pals! Every month features a different guest instructor and project. Friday, January 27, 6:30-8:30pm Classy Glass: Hand Paint Your Own Martini & Wine Glasses with Susan Kieffer Friday, February 24, 6:30-8:30pm A Mugful of Flowers Small Flower Arrangements with Carolyn Parsa Friday, March 23, 6:30-8:30pm Suminagashi Scarves: Japanese Marbling Techniques with Michelle Dunn $30-Residents/$40-Non-Residents

coupled with affordability. – Adult Handbuilding/Sculpture



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New Workshop Series!

Give your special occasion your own creative touch! Elevate your celebration by making unique gifts, decorations or treats. Every month features a fun DIY project or wearable art project. Make memories and fabulous favors with your best girlfriends and family members! Feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages! Relax and have fun! January-February offerings are listed below. See Columbia Art Center’s website for further program dates and details.

Bridal Party Jewelry with Susan Kieffer

Are you on a wedding budget? Why not have fun with your bridal party creating your own handmade jewelry. Columbia Art Center’s jewelry instructor can coordinate the colors to match bridal outfits! Not only will this jewelry party be practical — it will be fun too! Each person in your bridal party will learn to use round nose, flat nose, needle nose pliers, and a crimping tool during our jewelry making party. See how easy it is to create earrings and a matching bracelet in just two short fun-filled hours!

Friday, January 13, 6:30-8:30pm (1 session) $30-Residents/$40-Non-Residents

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For total beginner students and those with some clay experience. Learn the basics of working on the potter’s wheel. Wedge and center clay and learn how to turn basic thrown forms into beautiful vases, cups, and bowls. Simple glazing and decorating techniques are also introduced. (Supplies are available to purchase on the first day of class.) EVENING CLASS with Donna Lansman Tuesdays, January 17-March 20, 6:30-9pm (10 sessions) DAYTIME CLASS with Jann Tamburello Thursdays, January 19-March 22, 10am-12:30pm (10 sessions) EVENING CLASS with Donna Lansman Fridays, January 20-March 23, 6:30-9pm (10 sessions) $280-Residents/$290-Non-Residents

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED WHEEL with Susan Wertheimer David Expand and strengthen your throwing skills while developing your own personal style in clay. Basic shapes will be transformed into more complex forms. Sophisticated surface decoration will be explored using advanced glazing techniques, oxide and wax design elements, and simple brushwork with slips. Tuesdays, January 17-March 20, 10am-12:30pm (10 sessions) $280-Residents/$290-Non-Residents BEYOND THE BASICS with Joe Vitek

This class will push you beyond your current proficiency level and comfort zone. Creating a ceramic piece requires successful completion of many different and complicated techniques which become easier when broken down into individual steps. Practice and hone these skills and as you do so, gain greater confidence to move on to more challenging projects. With the instructor, you will refine your techniques and explore your own voice in clay. Wednesdays, January 18-March 21, 10am-12:30pm (10 sessions) $280-Residents/$290-Non-Residents

ADVANCED CERAMICS with Nancy Ziegenfus McIntosh

For students with intermediate handbuilding or wheel experience. Learn how to glaze and fire your works through a variety of firing techniques including reduction, pit and sagger. Handbuilding and wheel demonstrations will be given each class. Details will be posted about firings scheduled throughout the session. Participation in firings is limited to students enrolled in the class. Wednesdays, January 18-March 21, 6:30-9pm (10 sessions) $280-Residents/$290-Non-Residents


As you expand and refine your throwing skills, learn how to incorporate a variety of handbuilding techniques to transform your works into more complex and intricate forms. Explore sophisticated surface decoration using unique glazing techniques and oxide and wax design elements. Learn to formulate a test glaze. This class provides a wonderful opportunity for you to hone your personal style in clay and explore the possibilities of ceramics in your future, i.e., art shows and other venues. Thursdays, January 19-March 22, 6:30-9pm (10 sessions) $280-Residents/$290-Non-Residents


In this Introduction/Intermediate class, you will learn pinch, coil, slab, and handbuilding techniques. Gain both ability and personal style in clay. Demonstrations of functional, figurative, and abstract forms will guide you in developing individual works of art. You are welcome to complete class assignments or work on your own personal projects. Assignments may include plates, goblets, figurines, compound extruded forms, birdhouses, beads, tiles, and much more. Explore uses of hand-made stamps, found objects, and alternative firing techniques to make and finish your work. Saturdays, January 28-March 24, 10am-12:30pm (8 sessions) No class 3/17 $250-Residents/$260-Non-Residents


Prerequisite: One Columbia Art Center intermediate level ceramics class and teacher approval. Designed as independent studio time for advanced ceramic students to pursue personal projects during day and weekend hours when classes are not in session. There is no instruction. Students must be experienced with the studio equipment, clay and glaze use and clean-up processes. Open Studio runs: January 17-March 23 (10 weeks) $250-Residents/$260-Non-Residents



If you believe that art is the creative manifestation of human experience, George will show you how to access your inner self and create unimaginable art. Using a unique paper collage methodology, learn how to access a wealth of human experience stored within your unconscious mind. Assisted by the retina and acting in conjunction with cognitive intuition, you will be guided by George’s 50 years of collage experience to explore, discover, and achieve artistic creativity. No formal art training is necessary. Tuesdays, January 24-March 13, 7-9pm (8 sessions) $125-Residents/$135-Non-Residents


FAUX PAINTING with Susan Kieffer

You can use decorative painting on walls, furniture and accessories. Learn to create the look of marble and granite. Explore methods for painting visual texture with Venetian Plaster and rag rolling and learn how to create an antique look on wood. Thursdays, January 19-February 9, 10am-12pm (4 sessions) $50-Residents/$60-Non-Residents




BRIDAL WORKSHOPS! Elegant, Easy and Affordable Centerpieces with Carolyn Parsa

Make your own centerpieces for your special event and save! In this workshop, learn how to create a fresh floral centerpiece for a fraction of the cost to purchase one. Take home and display your arrangement! A variety of centerpiece options at different price levels will be demonstrated during the class.

Friday, January 13, 6:30-8:30pm (1 session) $30-Residents/$40-Non-Residents

Fancy Flowers Cupcakes with Susan Kieffer Who said cake decorating has to be difficult? It's fun and easy! Learn how to decorate an elegant cupcake and impress your guests. In this fun DIY workshop, you will be shown how to make edible calla lilies, roses, carnations, daisies, leaves and more.

Friday, February 10, 6:30-8:30pm (1 session) $30-Residents/$40-Non-Residents

VALENTINE'S DAY CARD-MAKING with Susan Kieffer Why buy a Valentine’s Day card — when you can make a better one for less! Enjoy this fun workshop during which you will learn how to work with rubber stamps, embossing tools, chalk, and other fun techniques to create a variety of unique Valentine’s Day and general cards. Sign up with a friend! Bring your ideas and explore the possibilities in designing and creating your own greeting cards! Supplies fee is included in tuition. Wednesday, February 8, 1-3pm (1 session) $15-Residents/$25-Non-Residents


ITALIAN DECOUPAGE with Susan Kieffer How would you like to turn that drab old piece of furniture into something spectacular? Well, with “Italian Decoupage” it’s truly possible! Italian decoupage is not the old art of cutting something out of a magazine and gluing it down to a surface. This method starts with paper napkins and turns into something really special. The finished surface of your project will resemble a hand-painted design. This technique can be done on any smooth wooden surface. You select and bring an easily transportable piece of wood (end table, stool, chair, or tray), and have fun transforming it into something that will make you proud. Monday, February 27, 6:30-8:30pm (1 session) $25-Residents/$35-Non-Residents



with Robin Abello In this introductory workshop, learn how to create logos, business cards, stationery and even newsletters with Photoshop. Mondays, January 23-February 6, 6:30-8:30pm (3 sessions) $60-Residents/$70-Non-Residents


NEW! If you have a home computer or laptop with Microsoft and want to familiarize yourself more with programs including Word, Publisher and Power Point, then this is the introductory class for you. Bring your questions and enjoy hands-on exercises as you gain a working knowledge of these programs. Saturdays, February 25-March 10, 10am-12pm (3 sessions) $35-Residents/$45-Non-Residents



Learn the basic concepts of photography through the use of a digital camera and other digital media. Processing, adjusting, printing, and transmission of digital images will be covered. Using the industry standard, Adobe Photoshop® Elements, digital workflow and image adjustments will be presented. Access to a digital camera is desirable; however, those using a film camera will be able to scan prints, or have their film developed and placed on a CD by a commercial film processor of their choice. Fridays, January 13-February 3, 9:30-11:30am (4 sessions) Fridays, February 17-March 9, 9:30-11:30am (4 sessions) $75-Residents/$85-Non-Residents


with Sarah Snowden NEW! Learn the basic techniques of the fine art of China Painting (also referred to as Porcelain Art) through demonstration and practice. You will work on your class piece using different techniques and learn how to use the brushes to apply the on-glaze paint. Materials fee ($20 paid to the teacher at the first class) will cover paints, mediums, use of instructor's brushes, the ‘first project’ porcelain, and other supplies and working space tiles. Pieces will be fired at the instructor's studio. You will be notified when works are ready to be picked up from Columbia Art Center. Tuesdays, February 21-March 27, 6:30-9pm (6 sessions) $55-Residents/$65-Non-Residents


with Robin Abello In this introductory workshop, learn how to use your digital camera including transferring files to the computer, organizing the photo files and printing. Mondays, February 27-March 12, 6:30-8:30pm (3 sessions) $60-Residents/$70-Non-Residents


with Dennis Gilbert and Jones Taylor, Sr. Do you ever wish your photographs could be more creative and satisfying? Then, this is the workshop for you! Through photo assignments, discussion and demonstration, explore camera operation in both manual and automatic mode. Learn manipulation of shutter speeds, aperture, and ‘film’ speeds for correct exposure. Wednesdays, January 11-January 25 6:30-8:30pm (3 sessions) Wednesdays, February 8-February 22, 9:30-11:30am (3 sessions) $60-Residents/$70-Non-Residents


with Robin Abello Designed for artists! Discover what a blog is and how it differs from a website. Learn how to create, maintain and promote your own blog. During the workshop, you will have the opportunity to review the blogs of various artists and discuss ways for making blogs effective. Saturday, March 24-March 31, 10-11:30am (2 sessions) $40-Residents/$50-Non-Residents


with Robin Abello Learn how to edit your images using Adobe Photoshop® Elements. This workshop is an ideal follow-up to the workshop How To Use Your Digital Camera. Topics that will be covered include tools, filters, text, layers, cropping, cloning, selections, brushes and more! Thursdays, March 15-March 29, 6:30-8:30pm (3 sessions) $60-Residents/$70-Non-Residents



Daytime Class! Enjoy discovering a variety of watercolor techniques and how they can be used in a painting. Explore various ways color can be mixed and how the properties of color work to convey different meanings. Wednesdays, January 18-March 21, 10am-noon (10 sessions) $155-Residents/$165-Non-Residents


Prerequisite: Introduction to Pencil Rendering or previous experience with pencil rendering. This class is designed for those who want to enhance their pencil rendering skills by adding color to their renderings. Explore the use of colored pencils and watercolor pencils as the color media and how to integrate them into pencil rendering. Mondays, January 23-March 5, 1-3:30pm (6 sessions), No class 2/20 $110-Residents/$120-Non-Residents

PORTRAITURE with David Fried Prerequisite: basic portrait drawing or similar study of skull anatomy and facial proportions. Draw from live models! Begin with charcoal to achieve likeness and form through gradations of value and then move toward color with pastels and oils. Learn skills which address drawing accuracy and explore modern techniques that focus on expressiveness, emotion, and drama. Mondays, January 23-March 19, 7-9pm (8 sessions) No class 2/20 $165-Residents/$175-Non-Residents Tuition includes model’s fee


(for ages 16 and up) NEW Sunday Afternoon Class! So you think you can’t draw? Amaze yourself. If you are sincere in your wish to learn, this course will unleash the artist within you and show you can. For the serious adventurer willing to take some risks, you will learn the necessary skills through fun and unusual exercises. Supplies are available for purchase at first class. Sundays, January 8-February 26, 2-4pm (8 sessions) $135-Residents/$145-Non-Residents


INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR with Bob Coe Evening class! If you have always wanted to try watercolor painting or refresh your skills in watercolor, this is the class for you! Explore the basics of watercolor through observing demonstrations on a variety of skills and concepts. After each class demonstration, students will have time to work on their own paintings. Wednesdays, January 25-March 14, 7-9pm (8 sessions) $125-Residents/$135-Non-Residents

Put aside those fears of oil painting and discover its charm and beauty! Learn to mix colors and apply paints. Create paintings from sources such as still lifes, landscapes, master paintings, photographs and portraits. Beginning and continuing students are welcome to take the class. Thursdays, January 19-March 22, 6:30-9pm (10 sessions) $155-Residents/$165-Non-Residents




This class is designed for those who want to explore the art of pencil rendering and the beauty it offers. Learn to create renderings through the use of a grid system, layering, cross-hatching and more! The class will give you the opportunity to work with a variety of subject matter. Mondays, January 23-March 5, 10am-12:30pm (6 sessions) No class 2/20 $110-Residents/$120-Non-Residents

with David Fried Designed for beginners! Have fun learning the basics of line value and color by drawing from a still life set-up using charcoal or pastel. Wednesdays, January 25-March 14, 7-9pm (8 sessions) $125-Residents/$135-Non-Residents Build on your watercolor skills and challenge yourself to move beyond your comfort zone! If you are comfortable with painting in watercolor, explore new and advanced techniques and concepts through teacher demonstrations. You will be asked to complete practice work at home; however, there will be some class time to work on your paintings after demonstrations. Saturdays, January 28-March 17, 10am-noon (8 sessions) $125-Residents/$135-Non-Residents



Learn about colored pencil as a fine art medium with respect to materials, applications and techniques. Explore and gain hands-on experience with a variety of materials and skills, including layering wax-based color pencils on white, medium-toned, and dark papers. The one-day workshop includes lecture and discussion, mini-demonstrations, hands-on projects, and a group critique. At the time of your registration, you will be given a list of supplies to purchase for the workshop valued at approximately $75. Saturday, February 25, 9am-4pm (1 session) $65-Residents/$75-Non-Residents


with Michelle Dunn NEW! Expand your expectations of yourself, your materials and find inspiration! Whether you are a beginner interested in learning basics in 2-dimensional art-making or you are an experienced artist and want to add new approaches to your practice, this is the class for you! Have fun exploring a variety of techniques such as painting, printmaking, collaging and more! Mediums such as water-based paints and inks, gel mediums, and charcoals, as well as found objects will be used. Emphasis will be placed on exploration and development of your own artistic voice. Tuesdays, March 6-April 3, 6:30-8:30pm (5 sessions) $95-Residents/$105-Non-Residents

ZENTANGLE with Deanna Williford CZT

Explore this popular art form of drawing which is an easyto-learn and relaxing method of creating images from repetitive patterns. Anyone who thinks he or she is a ‘nonartist’ can learn! Artists are also welcomed to take the workshop as Zentangle can provide a wonderful addition to their creations. Certified Zentangle teacher Deanna Williford will guide you in creating the elaborate hand drawn patterns, one stroke at a time. This innovative approach to drawing will help you to increase your focus and creativity, reduce stress, and provide you with artistic satisfaction. Ideas for gifts will be displayed during each workshop. A $5 supplies fee (for a mini Zentangle kit) will be collected at the beginning of the class. This same kit may be used for any additional workshops – Intermediate, Zentangle Mandelas, etc. After participating in the Basics class, you are invited to join the free Zentangle Club which meets at Columbia Art Center the third Thursday of each month, 1-4pm. BASICS WORKSHOP: Saturday, January 21, 9:30am-noon (1 session) • $30-Residents/$30-Non-Residents BASICS WORKSHOP: Saturday, February 25, 9:30am-noon (1 session) • $30-Residents/$30-Non-Residents INTERMEDIATE WORKSHOP: Saturday, March 17, 9:30am-noon (1 session) • $30-Residents/$30-Non-Residents Prerequisite: Basics Workshop. In this workshop, shading, value, and balance will be explored while you learn more challenging tangles (patterns).



INTRODUCTION TO KNITTING (Ages 13 and up) with Anna Tai Explore the joy of knitting and learn to cast on, master the knit and purl stitches, cast off, adjust tension, and correct mistakes. You will combine garter and stockinet stitch patterns and create your first scarf. A supplies list will be given to you at the time of your registration. You are also welcome to reserve supplies with the instructor and pay her a nominal supplies fee at the first class. Saturdays, January 28-February 11, 9:30-11:30am (3 sessions) $50-Residents/$60-Non-Residents INTRODUCTION TO CROCHET (Ages 13 and up) with Anna Tai NEW! For beginners and beyond. Learn how to crochet using various stitches. Explore many aspects of wearable crochet — drape, yarn selection, shaping. Choice of project: face wash cloth, stitch sampler scarf, hat, or market bag. A supplies list will be given to you at the time of your registration. You are also welcome to reserve supplies with the instructor and pay her a nominal supplies fee at the first class. Saturdays, March 10-March 24, 9:30-11:30am (3 sessions) $50-Residents/$60-Non-Residents



with Carolyn Parsa NEW! Learn how to work with fresh flowers while creating a traditional tall triangle arrangement in a tall vase. In this workshop, you will start with the basics of materials, tools and design. These arrangements make great table tops for all occasions. Thursday, January 26, 6-9 pm (1 session) $25-Residents/$35-Non-Residents


with Carolyn Parsa NEW! This year surprise your sweetheart with a custom fresh flower arrangement! Lean how to take a couple of supermarket bouquets and turn them into a gift for that special someone. Tuesday, February 7, 6-9pm (1 session) $25-Residents/$35-Non-Residents

SPRING FLORAL BASKET with Carolyn Parsa NEW! Have you ever wanted to make your own fresh flower arrangements but did not know where to start? Working with fresh flowers is fun and creative. In this workshop, you will start with the basics of materials, tools, and design. Learn how to transform an ordinary supermarket bouquet into a custom floral arrangement! Thursday, March 15, 6-9pm (1 session) $25-residents/$35-Non-Residents



with Jean Marie Mettee Learn the process of fusing glass by incorporating techniques such as etching, mold-making, stenciling, casting, painting and slumping. Create jewelry, tiles, 3-dimensional pieces, bowls and plates using 90 COE and dichroic glass, frit, stringers and metal inclusions. Use of tools and some supplies are included in the tuition fee. Class fee includes a generous supply of compatible fusing glass for your projects. Mondays, January 23-March 12, 6:30-9pm (7 sessions) $210-Residents/$220-Non-Residents


with Jean Marie Mettee Enhance your knowledge of glass fusing by exploring advanced fusing techniques for your individual projects. Have fun combining glass with ceramics or precious metal clay, make a glass tile floor design, show-stopper jewelry, weave a glass bowl, or add a new dimension to your stained glass work. Use of tools and some supplies are included in the tuition fee. Class fee includes a generous supply of compatible fusing glass for your projects. More extensive works will require purchase of additional glass. Wednesdays, January 25-March 7, 6:30-9pm (7 sessions) $210-Residents/$220-Non-Residents


Jewelry workshops are open to ages 14 through adults.

BEGINNER WIRE WRAPPING with Susan Kieffer Learn how to create fun earrings, rings, and a necklace with a simple twist of wire. Learn how to make a fun pair of earrings, an easy ring, and create your own rosary-wire wrapped chain necklace. These projects look complicated, but they are actually a snap to create. After taking this workshop, you will be inspired to create your own designer jewelry to wear, give as gifts, or sell at craft venues. Bring 1 yard of 12 gage, 16 gage, and 18 gage round sterling silver wire, round nose pliers, a ring mandrel (if you have one), flat nose pliers and sturdy wire cutters. Friday, January 27, 10:30am-12:30pm (1 session) $20-Residents/$30-Non-Residents Note: Register for both of Susan Kieffer’s wire wrapping workshops at one time and receive $5 off your total tuition cost.

ADVANCED WIRE WRAPPING with Susan Kieffer Are you familiar with wire wrapping and interested in enhancing your technique? Then, this is the workshop for you! In this continuing workshop, take a simple bead and turn it into a pendant. These projects can be used as earrings, fun and whimsical pendants, embellishments for candle jars, and so much more. Bring 1 yard of 12 gage, 16 gage, 18 gage, and 22 gage wire. Bring round nose pliers, flat nose pliers and wire cutters. You will be able to choose several beads from the instructor’s inventory. Friday, February 3, 10:30am-12:30pm (1 session) $20-Residents/$30-Non-Residents Note: Register for both of Susan Kieffer’s wire wrapping workshops at one time and receive $5 off your total tuition cost. REVERSIBLE RIGHT ANGLE WEAVE BRACELET with Kathy Fritz

NEW! Create a beautiful pearl bracelet that is actually two bracelets in one. You will learn a 2-needle right angle weave stitch while incorporating two different colors of seed beads to make the bracelet reversible. Monday, January 30, 3-5pm (1 session) $25-Residents/$35-Non-Residents

RUSSIAN SPIRAL BRACELET with Kathy Fritz Create a spiral bracelet by using 2 different sizes of seed beads using the Russian Spiral technique. This bracelet can also be made into a necklace if continued after class. Monday, February 6, 3-5pm (1 session) $25-Residents/$35-Non-Residents BEGINNER JEWELRY WEEKEND WORKSHOP with Jill Babchak

Explore the basics of wire jewelry-making to create earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Learn techniques for creating simple and wrapped loops, spirals, clasps, ear wires, jump rings, pendants and more! Create your own necklace or bracelet with matching earrings. When you register, a list of supplies for you to purchase will be provided. You are welcome to bring old jewelry to repurpose or items to repair. A supply kit containing beads, wire, and findings will be available for sale for $10 from the instructor at the class. Saturday, February 18, 1-3pm (1 session) $20-Residents/$30-Non-Residents


with Kathy Fritz Learn how to make beautiful jewelry while doing your part to recycle at the same time! Take old gift cards and turn them into beautiful pendants, bracelets and earrings. These gift cards can be embellished with beads, glitter, eyelets and more. Supplies included in tuition. Monday, March 5, 3-5pm (1 session) $20-Residents/$30-Non-Residents



HOLIDAY FARE: BRING IT, DRAW IT, & PAINT IT! with Kay Weeks and Denee Barr


with Anitra Roberson NEW! Learn how to de-clutter your home and office room-by-room or area-by-area. Explore ideas for applying methods to your de-cluttering projects. The tips you learn will help you accomplish each task without feeling overwhelmed. Additional information for using clean “Green methods” and selling your things through the internet will be covered. Wednesday, January 18-January 25, 7-8:30pm (2 sessions) or Saturday, January 28-February 4, 10-11:30am (2 sessions) $35-Residents/$45-Non-Residents


NEW! After de-cluttering, you can now start the process of organizing each area and room! Receive tips on storage ideas for your kitchen, bathroom, and closets for maximization. Make over your entry way with efficient storage. You will find space where you didn't have it before! Wednesday, February 8-February 15, 7-8:30pm (2 sessions) or Saturday, February 18-February 25, 10-11:30am (2 sessions) $35-Residents/$45-Non-Residents NOTE: A bonus class will be given after the series for questions or advice and feedback.

HAIKU WORKSHOP with Tim Singleton

Explore the art of this little style of poetry. Poet Tim Singleton will conduct this workshop which is designed for all levels of writers. Saturday, January 21, 9:30am-12pm (1 session) or Saturday, March 17, 9:30am-12pm (1 session) $15-Residents/$25-Non-Residents



with Mary Jo Neil NEW! Stressed out? Need to let go? Learn fun and creative ways to unleash your frustrations through art and laughter. Play and laugh as you unwind together with other participants! Offered at two different days: Thursday, February 2, 10am-noon (1 session) Thursday, March 22, 10am-noon (1 session) $10-Residents/$15-Non-Residents

NEW! In love with some special food? Bring a portion of it to Columbia Art Center and be creative with supplied art materials. At the end of the 2-hour workshop, you can decide whether to eat it, share it, or take it home. During the festivities, Jazz vocalist, Denee Barr will spin a few records and, best of all, sing three International holiday songs. Have fun in this workshop and take home a memory of your participation in the event — on paper! Saturday, February 18, 10am-noon (1 session) $5-Residents/$10-Non-Residents


Do you have a great idea for a manuscript bound book or eBook, but don’t know how to write or electronically publish it? Are you an aspiring writer or new author interested in publishing or e-publishing your own book? If you answered yes to these questions, then this workshop is for you. Learn how to write, edit, design, bind, e-publish, and market your book. Whether it is children’s poetry, arts and crafts, comics, drama, mystery, or suspense, you will learn timely tools, resources, and tips to help you become a self-published author. Saturdays, February 25-March 24, 1-2pm (5 sessions) $30-Residents/$40-Non-Residents



with Christina McCleary Have fun at Columbia Art Center by exploring the basics of mosaic design! In this two-day workshop, learn how to cut and position tiles and grout your design. Bring any beads, ceramics pieces, seashells, or other accents to decorate your work. You will be given a framed mirror to mosaic! Wednesdays, February 22-February 29, 6:30-9pm (2 sessions) $40-Residents/$50-Non-Residents



with Janice Crum and Emily Michael Learn new methods of printmaking in this six-week class! No experience is necessary as this class will explore new, basic, userfriendly types of printmaking. The class is geared to students who do not have large spaces to work in or access to a printing press. The class will utilize non-toxic, re-purposed and wallet friendly supplies for creating beautiful pieces of art work. Most supplies will be provided in the cost of the class and a short supplies list will be provided on the first day of class. Thursdays, January 19-March 1, 6-8pm (6 sessions) No class 1/16 $85-Residents/$95-Non-Residents


Unless otherwise noted, supplies are included in the cost of tuition for youth classes. Because the Columbia Art Center wants students to focus on the activity and not worry about getting messy, it is recommended that they wear old clothes or bring a smock for all activities. NOTE Classes in this section are listed in order by offerings for youngest age to offerings for oldest age.

KRAFTY KIDZ (for ages 3-5) Jilli Siegle NEW! Offered at two different times! Enjoy simple, but fun, craft projects in the company of other preschoolers. Each week you will create a project and enjoy a piñata activity. Projects include hats, critters, and a Sponge Bob theme project. Fridays, February 3-February 17, 10-10:45am (3 sessions) Fridays, March 2-March 16, 10-10:45am (3 sessions) $10-Residents/$15-Non-Residents SATURDAY MORNING ART (for ages 5-10)

with Michelle C. Dunn Two winter sessions offered! Have fun creating projects using a variety of media including painting, printmaking, paper maché, and more! Saturdays, January 28-February 18, 10am-11:30am (4 sessions) Saturdays, February 25-March 17, 10am-11:30am (4 sessions) $60-Residents/$70-Non-Residents Note: Drop-ins for one or two classes are welcomed: $20-Residents/$25-Non-Residents per class.


with Chef Nikki McGowan and Staff If you love to create and eat scrumptious food, then this is the class for you! This hands-on cooking program incorporates science, math, nutrition, and kitchen safety into the preparation of fun and delicious culinary specialties. You will create delectable dishes including homemade curried butternut squash soup, acorn squash gnocchi with parmesan sage beurre blanc, and pressed apple brie sandwiches. Chef hats and aprons provided — To become a chef, you have to look like one! Saturdays, January 28-February 18, 11am-12pm (4 sessions) $120-Residents/$130-Non-Residents


(for ages 5-13) with Susan Kieffer Learn fun and different techniques for decorating and personalizing holiday-themed cupcakes! At the time of your registration, you will be given a list of supplies to bring to each workshop. Saturday, February 11, 10:30am-12:30pm (1 session) $15-Residents/$20-Non-Residents


(for ages 6-11) with Megan Trail In a fun and relaxing atmosphere, have fun using basic techniques of handbuilding (coil, pinch, slab) to express individuality and creativity. Projects will be colorful and creative — relating to the seasons, literature, music and more. Mondays, January 23-March 19, 4:30-6pm (8 sessions) No class 2/20 $100-Residents/$110-Non-Residents

MIXED MEDIA (for ages 8-12) with Amanda Mattos Explore a variety of art techniques and terminology as you create two and three dimensional art works. Each week, you will learn how to incorporate different media as you explore drawing and painting, collage, printmaking, book and card-making, mosaics and more! Mondays, January 30-February 27, 5:30-7pm (4 sessions), No class 2/20 $45-Residents/$55-Non-Residents

DRAWING FOR YOUTH (for ages 9-12) with Carol Zika Children love to draw and they do so freely and with great joy. Pre-adolescents reach a point where they want to achieve new levels of realism in their work. To do this, they must learn to “see” with an artist's eye. This course introduces methods to help reach their goals in a fun and productive way! You will be introduced to graphite, charcoal, pastel and colored pencils. Tuition includes supplies. Thursdays, January 26-March 15, 4:30-6pm (8 sessions) $90-Residents/$100-Non-Residents COSTUME DESIGN FOR THEATER

(for ages 11-17) with Chris Kinslow NEW! Like dressing up? Join professional theater artist Chris Kinslow for a four-week introduction to the art of costume design. Participants will explore various artistic color palettes, periods, motifs, and styles of costume design culminating in the construction of an original costume. Course will include class discussion, pencil and watercolor drawings, and a trip to the local thrift store for materials and mixed media items to use. Tuesdays, February 7-February 28, 5-7pm (4 weeks) $75-Residents/$85-Non-Residents



(for ages 12-17) with Amanda Mattos Explore art history starting with the pre-historic and ancient art forms and journeying through to modern art. Each week, have fun creating an art project that will incorporate the ideas, styles, and techniques from each genre. Mondays, March 5-March 26, 5:30-7pm (4 sessions) $45-Residents/$55-Non-Residents

TEEN WHEEL-THROWING (for ages 12-17) with Joe Vitek This once-a-week class is designed for students who wish to learn the fundamental skills involved with making pottery on the wheel. All the basics from clay preparation, throwing techniques, and glazing will be taught, as well as opportunities for some handbuilding. Learn how to make vases, mugs, bowls, and plates, as well as other forms according to ability and desire. (Clay, use of tools, glazing and firing are included in tuition.) Thursdays, January 26-March 15, 4-6pm (8 sessions) $120-Residents/$130-Non-Residents FUNKY JEWELRY FOR TEENS

(for ages 12-17) with Kathy Fritz Learn the newest rage in jewelry-making. Create bracelets using a new technique called flexible chain maille which incorporates rubber o-rings and jump-rings into stretchy jewelry. Also enjoy using hand-painted acrylic pieces to create one-of-a-kind earrings and bracelets. Needle felting will also be taught, as well as techniques for working beaded balls into bracelets, earrings and necklaces and making jewelry from recycled items such as used gift cards, soda pop tops and magazines. Mondays, January 23-February 13, 4-6pm (4 sessions) $95-Residents/ $105-Non-Residents

LIFE DRAWING FOR TEENS (for ages 12-17)

with Laverne Miers-Bond NEW! Draw from live models! Begin with basic proportion and careful observation to achieve likeness and form. Learn skills which address drawing accuracy and explore modern techniques that focus on expressiveness, emotion, and drama through a variety of media and approaches. Tuition includes model’s fee. Tuesdays, January 17-February 14, 5-7pm (5 sessions) $95-Residents/$105-Non-Residents

It's another way to

express myself. Fashion and Home Design / Youth Class



(for ages 12-17) with Clinton White Have you ever wondered how to make awesome comics or how to draw in anime/manga style? Then, this is the workshop for you! Using live drawing demonstrations, discover how to draw and design characters in both western and Japanese “manga” comic book styles. Explore techniques for creating engaging characters, costumes and expressions. This workshop includes discussion, demonstration of basic story creation, and page layout. Have a great time creating your own unique comic book story! Mondays, January 23-February 27, 5-7pm (5 sessions) No class 2/20 $70-Residents/$80-Non-Residents

ADVANCED COMIC WORKSHOP FOR TEENS (for ages 12-17) with Clinton White

Complimentary workshop focusing on more story and comic creation! Continue refining your skills by experimenting with a variety of cartooning methods in unique and color ways. Students will learn ink, watercolor, and marker techniques, as well as drawing in both anime and western cartooning styles. Take home your illustrations, paintings, and cartoon ideas at the end of the workshop! Mondays, March 5-April 2, 5-7pm (5 sessions) $70-Residents/$80-Non-Residents


(for ages 6-10) with Michelle C. Dunn Have fun exploring art history from ancient art through 1600 A.D. Each lesson and project explores the art and architecture of different ancient civilizations and empires. Learn various techniques and develop both artistic knowledge and skill. This in-depth exploration of art will be continued in Art Through the Ages: Part II which will take you on a journey from 1600 A.D. to modern times with contemporary art. Thursdays, January 12-February 9, 9:30-11:30am, (5 sessions) $55-Residents/$65-Non-Residents


(for ages 6-10) with Michelle C. Dunn Through different art projects, enjoy exploring art history from 1600 A.D. to the present. Each lesson will cover important changes and significant historical influences in art. Each project will allow you to practice new techniques and enable you to develop both artistic knowledge and skills. Thursdays, February 16-March 15, 9:30-11:30am (5 sessions) $55-Residents/$65-Non-Residents

Class Policies & Procedures

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY If Howard County public schools are closed due to inclement weather, Columbia Art Center will not hold daytime adult classes or any youth classes. For information regarding adult afternoon and evening classes and all weekend classes, please call Columbia Art Center at 410-730-0075 or check Columbia Art Center’s website and facebook page.

DISCOUNTS Individuals who live or work full-time on Columbia Association assessed property pay the discounted “Resident” tuition for classes. All others must pay the “Non-Resident” tuition. Access to CA facilities and programs may be denied to a Columbia Resident (member or non-member) whose property is the subject of a covenant violation referred to the Architectural Resource Committee for Action. SUPPLIES Adult students are responsible for purchasing their own materials for most classes. Refer to course description for clarification or call Columbia Art Center for additional information. A supply list for adult classes will be supplied upon request. CANCELLATION AND TUITION REFUNDS Columbia Art Center reserves the right to cancel any class for any

reason. In the event Columbia Art Center must cancel a class, refund of tuition is guaranteed. Tuition cannot be credited, prorated or refunded after the first day of class. No prorated tuitions will be given; full tuition is required. If you have any questions about the content or focus of the class, please contact Columbia Art Center before the class begins.

ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY Columbia Art Center has a zero tolerance policy for class disruption and aggression towards

staff, instructors, students and visitors. Any type of aggressive behavior may be grounds for removal from Columbia Art Center. Columbia Art Center reserves the right to suspend or terminate class participation and usage of Columbia Art Center for inappropriate or abusive behavior or class disruption. No credits or refunds will be granted.

Registration & Admission

Winter 2012

Admission is open to everyone. Advanced registration is required and early enrollment is advised to reserve a space in each class and to avoid possible cancellation. A class will be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met three days prior to the class beginning. Several classes have pre-requisites. Please read course descriptions carefully.

PAYMENT Full payment must accompany the registration form and is required to hold your space in class. Registration and payment may be done in person, by mail, by fax, or over the phone. Tuition can be paid by check or credit card (Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express accepted). Please make check payable to Columbia Art Center. Last Name

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Please read and sign important waiver on page 16.

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Release, Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement

I hereby agree with the Columbia Association, Inc., (the “Association”) to the following by affixing my signature below on this date, ______________________________________________________ 2012. In connection with my participation in the Columbia Art Center program (the “Program”), I understand and acknowledge the nature and extent of the activities that will be involved in the Program and assume the risk inherent in such activities on behalf of myself. I voluntarily waive any and all claims, costs, liabilities, expenses (including attorney’s fees), and judgments against the Columbia Association, its directors, officers, employees, servants, subcontractors and agents and hereby release, excuse and discharge the Columbia Association, its directors, officers, employees, servants, subcontractors and agents from all claims, cost, liabilities, expenses (including attorney’s fees), and judgments which may arise out of my participation in the Program and all aspects attendant thereto. The undersigned further agree(s) to indemnify and hold the Association, its directors, officers, employees, servants, subcontractors and agents harmless from any and all claims, damages, actions, liabilities, expenses (including attorney’s fees) and judgments which may arise out of my participation in the Program.

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Prin t Nam e

I am the parent or legal guardian of the minor indicated below. I am signing this agreement on behalf of said minor and acknowledge that in so doing, I am giving up legal rights and remedies that I, my spouse, a legal guardian for the minor or the minor might have now or in the future.

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Columbia Art Center rentals are available in our art galleries, studio rooms and Japanese garden. Enjoy a unique setting filled with original art for your next event. Art displays change regularly. All rental rates include use of kitchen and restrooms. Tables and chairs are available for use. Renters are required to set up and clean rented studios. Catering is not provided by the Art Center. Please call the Columbia Art Center at 410-730-0075 for more information or to reserve your rental.*Rentals in galleries are contingent on type of show on exhibit.




Studio One............................................$45 Weekdays $55 Weekends ...........Table Seating 35, Chairs/Standing 55 Studio Two ............................................$40 Weekdays $50 Weekends ...........Table Seating 20 Main Gallery*.......................................$50 Weekdays $60 Weekends ...........Table Seating 35, Chairs/Standing 50 Window Gallery*..................................$40 Weekdays $50 Weekends ...........Table Seating 35, Chairs/Standing 50 Main and Window Galleries* ..............$55 Weekdays $65 Weekends ...........Table Seating 60, Chairs/Standing 95 Galleries* and Studio One.....................$60 Weekdays $70 Weekends ...........Table Seating 30, Chairs/Standing 60 Japanese Garden..................................$60 Weekdays $70 Weekends ...........Table Seating 30, Chairs/Standing 60 Stained Glass/Jewelry Studio ...............$40 Weekdays $50 Weekends ...........Table Seating 20 Digital Room .........................................$60 Weekdays $70 Weekends ...........7 at Computers, 15 at Table Photo Room ..........................................$30 Weekdays $40 Weekends ...........Table Seating 20


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Winter 2012 Brochure  

Winter brochure for the Columbia Art Center containing classes, workshops, upcoming exhibits, salon series, birthday party information and m...

Winter 2012 Brochure  

Winter brochure for the Columbia Art Center containing classes, workshops, upcoming exhibits, salon series, birthday party information and m...