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Art/Culture Classes Gallery Exhibits Theater Productions Culture 360ยบ - Outreach RENTALS COMMUNITY EVENTS MEMBERSHIP

January - March 2012

Catalog

chehalemculturalcenter.org


The Chehalem Cultural Center where

ART CULTURE

& COMMUNITY CONNECT

The Chehalem Cultural Center HOURS Monday CLOSED Tues–Thurs 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Sunday CLOSED Executive Director: Robin Anderson robin@chehalemculturalcenter.org Educational Coordinator: Karen White karen@chehalemculturalcenter.org Marketing Coordinator: Lauren Wylie lauren@chehalemculturalcenter.org Administrative Coordinator: Caleb Thurston caleb@chehalemculturalcenter.org General Information/Office/Rentals: info@chehalemculturalcenter.org THE CHEHALEM CULTURAL CENTER IS A NON-PROFIT 501(c)(3)

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CONTENTS

Membership____________________ 4

Central Gallery__________________5

Outreach: Culture 360º__________ 6

Rentals__________________________7

Youth Courses_______________8-11

Music___________________________12-13

ADULT COURSES

Movement/Dance______________14

Ceramics_______________________15-17

Mixed Media ___________________17

Survey of Style & Encaustic ______18

Fused Glass_____________________19

Painting/Drawing_______________ 20-21

Creative Texts___________________21-22

Lecture Series___________________22

Central Stage___________________23

REGISTRATION: Positions in a class are offered to full paying registrants on a first–come–first–served basis. If participants have signed up for a class but have not paid for the class in full, they are waitlisted until payment is received. WITHDRAWALS & REFUNDS: Withdrawal of a class must occur at least 5 business days (Monday – Friday) before the first day of a class/session to receive a full refund. Pre–paid materials and admission tickets cannot be refunded. Participants needing to withdraw after the program/class has begun will receive 50% of their payment. If over half of the classes/sessions have been attended, no refund will be issued. TO REGISTER: PHONE AT OUR OFFICE:

(503)487–6883 415 E. Sheridan in Downtown Newberg (behind the Newberg Public Library off HWY 99)

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MEMBERSHIP

Enjoy the Benefits!

Students & Seniors $15 Individuals/Artists $25 Advance notice of special events, exhibits, tours and lectures. Invitation to annual membership celebration. Households $50 Benefits as listed above. 5% discount on class registrations. Supporters $100 All benefits listed above. 10% discounts on classes, workshops and early class registration. Champion $250 All benefits listed above. 10% discount on tickets to the Center’s events. Advocates $500 All benefits listed above. 10% off rental space. Benefactors $1000 All benefits listed above. 20% discount on gallery purchases. Corporate & Business $1500 Please contact our office to discuss your membership opportunities.

Call us to become a member (503)487–6883

or join online chehalemculturalcenter.org

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CENTRAL GALLERY

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Artist’s shoWCAse JAn 31 - MAr 30, 2012

Juried Exhibition

The Chehalem Cultural Center is presenting it’s first juried art exhibit, the Oregon Artist’s Showcase. The chosen art will be a collection of 2-D artwork that will represent the best paintings, photography, prints or mixed media in Oregon. Selections will be made by guest juror, Anne Heisey (see juror bio below). Eligibility is open to any 2-D artist who is at least 18 years of age and is a resident of Oregon.

Juror Anne Heisey

(image left: “The Doubting of St. Thomas”) MFA 2007 Boston University (Painting) BFA 2003 Pennsylvania State University (Drawing and Painting) BS 2003 Pennsylvania State University (Art Education) Professor at Pacific Northwest College of Art

Annie Heisey is an artist who works in gouache and oil paint. She has exhibited at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Boston Center for the Arts, and various galleries in Portland, Oregon. Her work has been reviewed in the Boston Globe, the Pittsburgh City Paper, and other publications, and when she grows up she wants to be an accountant.

Upcoming Exhibits in the Central Gallery

April 20 - May 5: Newberg High School Exhibit May 4 - June 29: Lanny Bergber - Sculptural Installation August 3 - October 5: Regina Benson - Fiber Sculptures October - November: Dia de los Muertos

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OUTREACH

Culture 360°

explore your cultural center

Custom designed, hands–on, experiential workshops in visual arts, cultural heritage and performing arts.... Our outreach programming is perfect for school groups, community and corporate groups, home school organizations, senior resource facilities and local boy & girl scouts troops. Each custom designed workshop supplements curricular studies, enhances thematic units and/or connects with badge requirements for scouts. Workshops are affordably designed for participant’s aged three and up enabling individuals, groups or organizations to participate. Workshops are preferred to be hosted at the Chehalem Cultural Center or can be offered off–site at a school or community center. WORKSHOPS INCLUDE: PowerPoint Lecture, Hands–On Activities, and Exhibition Opportunities

To learn more, please contact our Educational Coordinator, Karen White at 503.487.6883 or via e–mail at Karen@chehalemculturalcenter.org.

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SAMPLE CULTURE 360° WORKSHOPS: Spotlights Focus studies on stylistic elements throughout the centuries of art and artists Arte de Latino Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls, Mask Making, Art Journaling, Papel Picado, Tar Paper Drawings & Culinary Elements The Silk Road Paper making & Zen Gardens Reconstructed Elements Using everyday and recycled objects in multiplicity to address contemporary art, geometric mathematical concepts and spatial relations through art Expressive Paint Cave Painting to graffiti, a study of art history Action Abstraction A view of modern art and the action painters Earthworks An exploration of going green with art and using natural resources to create earth friendly artwork

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RENTALS

GRAND LOBBY

(Capacity 100) $150 for up to 4 hours $250 for up to 8 hours

GRAND LOBBY/CENTRAL GALLERY (Capacity 250)

$450 for 2-4 hours $650 for up to 8 hours

COMMUNITY ROOM (Capacity 30)

$35 per hour $140 for up to four hours $250 for up to eight hours

ADDITIONAL ROOM RENTALS (Rotary Children’s Room & Large Classroom) Capacity 30 Two available to reserve $35 per hour $140 for up to four hours $250 for up to eight hours

Non-profit rates are available upon request. To reserve your space at the Center contact (503)487-6883 or email: info@chehalemculturalcenter.org

CENTRAL STAGE New! (Capacity 45) Captivate your audience in the Chehalem Cultural Center’s intimate venue for performing arts such as: theater, literary readings, concerts and other small performances. Contact our office for pricing. Visit our website for upcoming performances and events on the Central Stage.

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YOUTH COURSES Preschool Singing & Music

Perspective Rendering NEW!

Ages 2-5 with Parent Optional

Thursdays

Everyone has music in them – especially youngsters! Come to Singing Time with Sue where little ones (and interested parents) get a chance to mix new and familiar songs with interactions and fun. Participants will use small percussion instruments, stringed instruments, drums of all sizes and scarves while Sue plays piano and guitar to get everyone into the rhythm of music.

THURSDAYS

1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Feb 2 – Feb 23 OR Mar 1 – Mar 22 (4 classes) $36 Instructor: Sue Osborne

Songs of Love NEW!

Ages 2 ½ & up – parents optional

Just in time for Valentine’s Day – an hour of music and fun for everyone with Sue Osborne. Come with your little ones or the entire family as you sing and dance to your heart’s content with songs of love, inspiration and fun!

Saturday, February 11

11:00 a.m. - noon $5 per person Instructor: Sue Osborne

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Ages 10 - 15

By looking at the world around, students will explore essential elements of perspective through drawing exercises and techniques to enhance artwork. Learn how to strengthen and broaden your ability to draw objects accurately from memory and discover how to train the “mind’s eye” to help you draw objects better than ever. Students will need a 9” X 12” sketchbook for class.

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Jan 5 – Feb 9 OR Feb 16 – Mar 22 (6 classes) $95 Instructor: Jack O’Brien

Art Budz!

Ages 2 – 4 with accompanying adult.

Get ready to explore the world of art through messy mud, block printing, larger-than life painting, BIG drawings and collage. The perfect class to jump into creativity while sharing time with Mom, Dad or maybe even Grandma! All materials included.

Wednesdays

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Jan 18 – Feb 1 OR Feb 22 – Mar 7 OR Mar 14 – Mar 28 (3 classes) $35 Instructor: Pam Nichols

Kindergarten Clay Club Ages 5-7

Youngsters will absolutely love getting their hands a little dirty in this class! Participants learn basic fundamentals of ceramics by creating small sculptures, decorative tiles, musical instruments and small functional pottery. All materials, glazing & firing included.

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YOUTH COURSES Wednesdays

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Jan 4 – Jan 25 OR Feb 1 – Feb 22 OR Feb 29 – Mar 28 (4 classes) $55 Instructor: Peter Luginbill

ing to bring functional and sculptural clay pieces to life. All materials, glazing & firing included.

Thursdays

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Jan 5 – Jan 26 OR Feb 2 – Feb 23 OR Mar 1 – Mar 22 (4 classes) $96 Instructor: Mark Beeson

Teen Creative Writing

{A two-part series – take one or both classes!}

Creative Writing for Teens – Part I Ages 10 – 15

Muddy Buddies Ages 7-11

An exploration of clay artworks for budding artists! Students will discover the endless possibilities of working with malleable clay to make pottery, whimsical sculpture, ceramic tiles and more. Get fired up with your friends in this lively hands-on class and see what you can make. All materials, glazing & firing included.

Wednesdays

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Jan 4 – Jan 25 OR Feb 1 – Feb 22 OR Feb 29 – Mar 21 (4 classes) $65 Peter Luginbill

Club Mud Ages 11-15

Stimulate your mind and encourage your creativity while learning techniques like coil, slab, and an introduction to wheel throwing in a fun and social environment. Bring your favorite iPod music to share and get the creative flow mov-

Do words and ideas flow from your mind? With a passion for writing and a notebook and pen, this is the creative writing class for every budding poet and writer! Play word association games to get the juices flowing, and discover your own creativity through a story. Students will learn the importance of descriptive words, development of a plot, grabber sentences and how to create lovable characters. By using the five senses to create vivid scenes, and taking inspiration from your own life, you will awaken the imagination and spur the writer in you.

Thursdays

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Jan 5 – Feb 9 (6 classes) $95 Instructor: Meghan Sterner

Creative Writing Book Binding & Illustration for Teens – Part II Ages 10 – 15

Once you have completed your first sto-

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YOUTH COURSES ry or stories, it’s time to tie it all together! Using recycled materials and creativity; students will learn the art of book binding to bring their story to life through illustration, color and imagery to create a masterpiece. During the last class, students will have the opportunity to share their works in an open mic reading.

Thursdays

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Feb 16 – Mar 22 (6 classes) $95 Instructor: Meghan Sterner

unique “roles” of theatre-makers as they learn to work together in groups and build confidence in themselves. Friends and family are invited to join us for a student showcase during our final class.

Wednesdays

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Feb 1 – Mar 21 (8 classes) $125 Instructor: Stephen Pick

Skills for Drawing Ages 8 & up

Learning to draw is all about learning to observe. In this class, students will be encouraged to observe what is in front of them and how to record accurately. Proportion, value, perspective and line will be discussed as students practice drawing in pencil and pen. Students are encouraged to keep a sketchbook for weekly discussions.

Tuesdays

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Jan 31 – Mar 20 (8 classes) $125 Instructor: Susan Day

Glass Fusing for Youth! Budding Fusions Ages 4-6

Introduction Basics Ages 6 - 11

to

Theater

Serving as an introduction to theatre and performance, this high-energy class employs games and activities to lay a solid foundation of what theatre is all about. Topics will range from theatre etiquette and terminology to memorizing lines and performing a character. Students will experience the many

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You’ve seen adults make glass art and now it’s time for the youngsters to get involved! No cutting or sharp edges to worry about. Students will make works of art out of pre-formed glass elements and glass ‘clay’. Come learn basic skills and techniques to create masterpieces that will make you smile. Sculptures – Using a unique glass ‘clay,’ come and create individual glass sculptures.

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YOUTH COURSES Wednesdays

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Feb 1 OR Feb 29 $15 Materials Fee: $5 Instructror: Mary Stoneman Landscapes – Create a 4 X 6” glass landscape panel to be displayed on a rock base.

Wednesday

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Feb 8 OR Mar 21 $15 Materials Fee: $5 Instructor: Mary Stoneman Mosaics – Arrange an abstract image or pattern using pre-fired glass beads to make a unique sun catcher.

Weds, Feb 15 OR Mar 14

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. $15 Materials Fee: $5 Instructor: Mary Stoneman

Nightlights – Come light up your room by creating a unique glass nightlight. All hardware included in fee.

Wednesday March 7

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. $15 Materials Fee: $10 Instructor: Mary Stoneman

Elemental Fusing Ages 7 – 11

Landscapes – Create a 4 X 6” glass landscape panel to be displayed on a rock base.

Thursday Feb 2

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. $15 Materials Fee: $10 Instructor: Mary Stoneman Mosaics – Arrange an abstract image or pattern using pre-fired glass beads to make a unique sun catcher.

Thursday, Feb 16

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. $15 Materials Fee: $10

Nightlights – Come light up your room by creating a unique glass nightlight. All hardware included in fee.

Thursday, Mar 15

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. $15 Materials Fee: $10 Instructor: Mary Stoneman

Teen Fusion Ages 12 & up

The heat is on! Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of glass fusing to make unique works of art that will light up any space. Choose one or all classes and begin to see the possibilities. Instructor: Mary Stoneman Photo Holders

Thursday, Feb 9

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. $15 Materials Fee: $10

Saturday, Feb 11

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. $15 Materials Fee: $10 Glass Bowls

Thursday, Feb 23

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. $15 Materials Fee: $10

Saturday, Feb 25

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. $15 Materials Fee: $10

Glass Plates -

Thursday, Mar 8

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. $15 Materials Fee: $10

Nightlights

Thursday, Mar 22

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. $15 Materials Fee: $10

Saturday, Mar 10

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. $15 Materials Fee: $10

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Music Lessons Practice Studio Rentals Four music rooms available to rent at $4 per hour

Music practice rooms may be rented for student enhancement or group practice. Studios are rented on a firstcome, first-served basis at $4 per hour, per person with a minimum of 2 hours per person. Private Music Lessons

Learn a new instrument, music theory, and techniques to enhance your musical skills. Hour lessons are available upon request and are scheduled as two sessions by appointment with the instructor. All private lessons must be contracted through the Cultural Center staff. No outside private/fee based sessions are allowed.

Piano Lessons

Clarinet Lessons

Students must have access to a piano to practice with between lessons. A piano is provided in the studio for lessons and can also be rented by the hour for additional practice sessions. Any music books will be additional and can be purchased through the instructor. Please see music practice studio rentals for more information.

Open up a whole new world by learning beginning clarinet or enhancing your intermediate skills to create a beautiful rich sound from the ‘licorice stick.’ Students must have their own instrument. Any music books will be additional and can be purchased through the instructor.

All ages

Saturdays

12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Four ½ hour lessons $80 Instructor: Heidi Czarnecki Call our office for available lesson times (503)487-6883.

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All ages

Clarinet lessons available:

Tuesdays Thursdays Fridays & Saturdays

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Four ½ hour lessons $80 Instructor: Kathleen Price Call our office for available lesson times (503)487-6883.

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Music Lessons Flute Lessons

Saxophone Lessons

Students will work various flute studies focusing on tone and proper flute techniques. Material is adapted for beginner through advanced skill levels and lessons are shaped to the needs of the student. The ultimate goal is to make flute-playing fun, as music should be! Any music books will be additional and can be purchased through the instructor.

Playing the saxophone is fun! Students will improve their tone, develop great technique, and learn to express themselves through a variety of styles. Any music books will be additional and can be purchased through the instructor. All levels and ages are welcome!

All ages.

Flute lessons available:

Four ½ hour lessons $80 Instructor: Lee Ann McKenna Call our office for available lesson times (503)487-6883.

All ages.

Saxophone lessons are available

Tuesdays and Thursdays

3:30 – 7:00 p.m. Four ½ hour lessons $80 Instructor: Nathanael Ankeny Call our office for available lesson times (503)487-6883.

Flute Lessons All ages.

Students will work with various flute studies focusing on control of sound, and proper flute technique to establish a foundation upon which excellent repertoire can be built. Lessons are offered for beginners through intermediate flute players. Any music books will be additional and can be purchased through the instructor.

Flute lessons available:

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturdays

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Four ½ hour lessons $80 Instructor: Jessica Hodges Call our office for available lesson times (503)487-6883.

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Movement/Dance Beginning Latin Dance Adult

Come and learn the basics of Latin dance including Rumba, Cha Cha, and Tango and dance as your heart desires. Take your first step at the Cultural Center to become a great social hobbyist, or even a competitive dancer!

Thursdays

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Jan 5 – Jan 26 OR Feb 2 – Feb 23 OR Mar 1 – Mar 22 $45 (4 classes) Instructor: Ann Marie Hathaway

Intermediate Ballroom Dancing Adult

You know you have always wanted to increase your skills in Ballroom Dancing and now here’s the perfect chance. The Cultural Center offers a fun environment to easily learn steps such as Waltz, Tango, Cha Cha, and Rumba. This is the perfect opportunity to meet others who are interested in dancing out on the town in Newberg.

Tuesdays

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Jan 17 – Feb 14 OR Feb 21 – Mar 20 (5 classes) $75 Instructor: Mike Roberts

Flow Yoga Ages 14 & up

Need your week to stay in peace and balance? Come learn new yoga concepts and find the magic of the mind, body, and spirit union which yoga offers. Each class will consist of a series of poses to warm, stretch, strengthen and provide body alignment and balance practice. No experience necessary. To comply with health regulations, all students must have their own yoga mat. Yoga mats and optional items may also be purchased through the instructor.

Tuesdays 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. Jan 31 – Mar 20 (8 classes) $96 Instructor: Margi Shindler

Thursdays

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Jan 5 – Jan 26 OR Feb 2 – Feb 23 OR Mar 1 – Mar 22 $45 (4 classes) Instructor: Ann Marie Hathaway

Tai Chi Adult

Art, mind, body and soul go together beautifully for creativity. If you are looking for an inspirational way to reduce stress, or begin new artwork, consider the gentle and artful movement of Tai Chi. Students will perform weekly ‘meditations in motion’ that promote balance and connection. No experience necessary.

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Ceramics

Open Studio Ceramics Open Studio

Ages 16 & up Open studio is not included in youth clay classes. Use of the studio is intended for personal enrichment and recreation. Production for retail and use of outside clay and glazes are not allowed. All open studio participants must sign-in at the office and pay prior to attending.

Open Studio Hours January through March:

Wednesday

Thursday

9:00 – noon

9:00 a.m. – noon

Friday

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Saturday

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

$8/Hour with a 2 hour minimum Clay $10/25 lb. bag Purchase of clay includes glazes and firing. No outside clay or glazes are allowed.

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Ceramics Hand-building Techniques

Have you ever wondered what you can make with clay? This class will teach you how to make both functional and sculptural clay works of art using techniques of coil, slab, extruding, carving and manipulating forms. Surface design processes will also be discussed. First 10 lb. bag of clay included.

Tuesdays

9:00 a.m. – noon Jan 3 – Jan 24 OR Jan 31 – Feb 21 OR Feb 28 – Mar 20 (4 classes) $105 Instructor: Karen White

Explorations in Clay

Trying to decide if you want to throw pottery or create using hand-building techniques, then this is the class for you. Explore the unlimited possibilities of clay through wheel throwing, coil, slab and pinch constructions. No experience necessary – just bring your imagination! First 10 lb. bag of clay included.

Tuesdays

1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Jan 3 – Jan 24 OR Jan 31 – Feb 21 OR Feb 28 – Mar 20 (4 classes) $105 Instructor: Mark Beeson

Wednesday

6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Jan 4 – Jan 25 OR Feb 1 – Feb 22 OR Feb 29 – Mar 21 (4 classes) $105 Instructor: Peter Luginbill

Wheel Throwing

Students of all levels will learn the art of throwing pottery on the wheel or expand skills with advanced techniques in this hands-on ceramics class. Through instructor demonstrations, handouts and hands-on help with individual projects, students will gain skills to create plates, bowls, tumblers and more. Class explores techniques of centering clay, shaping forms, surface decoration, trimming, adornments, carving and attachments. No experience necessary. First 10 lb. bag of clay included.

Tuesdays:

1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Jan 3 – Jan 24 OR Jan 31 – Feb 21 OR Feb 28 – Mar 20 (4 classes) $105 Instructor: Mark Beeson

Wednesdays:

6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Jan 4 – Jan 25 OR Feb 1 – Feb 22 OR Feb 29 – Mar 21 (4 classes) $105 Instructor: Peter Luginbill

Saturdays:

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Jan 7 – Jan 28 OR Feb 4 – Feb 25 OR Mar 3 – Mar 24 (4 classes) $105 Instructor: Jon Conchurant

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Ceramics/Mixed Media Extended Ceramics

If one night a week isn’t enough, this intensive ceramics class is just for you! Learn all of the techniques of wheel throwing, hand building and a bit of sculpture in this series of classes.

Tuesday & Thursday

6:00 – 9:00 Jan 3 – Jan 26 OR Jan 31 – Feb 23 OR Feb 28 – Mar 22 (8 classes) $105 Instructor: Jon Conchurant

Mixed Media Metal Clay Jewelry Adult

Come learn the magic and alchemy of metal clay, one of the most innovative and creative methods of working with metal. Metal clays are recycled metals in silver, gold, copper and bronze. In these one-day workshops, students create a pendant and earring set using silver and copper clays. We will form, torch-fire and polish the pieces so you can take them home and wear them right away! Choose one or as many sessions as you like.

Wednesday 10:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Jan 11 OR Jan 18 OR Feb 8 OR Mar 14 OR Mar 21

$65 Instructor: Debra Carus Materials Fee: $30 paid to the instructor

Saturday

Introduction to Silk Painting Adult

Painting on silk is beautiful and luxurious. This class is designed to give an introduction to the basic techniques involved in the art to create two scarves. Students will learn the Serti technique, watercolor and how to stretch, steam and care for your silk creations. Come have fun while exploring the medium. No previous art background is necessary. Additional scarves will be available for purchase through the instructor.

Saturday

10:30 – 2:30 p.m. Jan 14, 21 & 28 OR Feb 11, 18 & 25 OR Mar 10, 17 & 24 (3 classes) $110 Instructor: Margaret Hartsook Materials Fee: $25 paid to the instructor

Enameling Adult

Come learn the basics of how to use powdered glass on copper to make unique, enameled works of art. Starting with pre-formed copper blanks, learn to sift the glass to create amazing effects, layers of color and textures. Techniques will include stenciling, sgraffito, foil inclusions and basse-taille.

Wednesdays

6:00 -8:00 p.m. Feb 8 – Feb 22 (3 classes) $70 Instructor: Mary Stoneman Materials Fee: $30 paid to the instructor

10;00 – 2:30 p.m. Jan 7 OR Feb 4 $65 Instructor: Debra Carus Materials Fee: $30 paid to the instructor

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Survey of Styles/Encaustic SURVEY OF STYLES Ages 16 & up

Do you ever wonder what art is? What constitutes an art movement? How does one idea or style influence another? How do the political and social atmosphere of a time and place influence creativity? This class will take a brief look at ‘alternative’ styles or lesser-known styles in visual art and allow participants to create one-of-a-kind designs to follow. No experience necessary.

Wednesday

6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Mar 14 – Apr 11 (5 classes) $110 Instructor: Susanne Metcalf Materials Fee: $5 paid to the instructor

Encaustic

Wednesday 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Jan 18 – Feb 1 OR Feb 22 – Mar 7 OR Mar 14 – Mar 28 (3 classes) $90 Supply list Instructor: Pam Nichols

Fridays

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Mar 2 – Mar 30 NO CLASS Mar 23 (4 classes) $120 Supply list Instructor: Pam Nichols

Saturdays

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Jan 14 – Feb 4 (4 classes) $120 Supply list Instructor: Pam Nichols If you have a group of at least 4 participants and would like to schedule a private workshop, please contact the center at 503.487.6883.

Ages 16 & up Step into the liquid world of beeswax, resin and dry pigment to learn the ancient technique of encaustic painting. Students are introduced to a bit of history, the tools of encaustic painting, safety and a variety of techniques such as image transfers, collage, pigment sticks and much more!

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Fused Glass Thursdays

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Feb 2 –Feb 16 (3 classes) $75 Materials Fee: $12/pound paid to the instructor Instructor: Mary Stoneman

Glass Casting Adult

Glass Fusing Adult

The heat is on! Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of glass fusing, from the properties of glass under different heat scenarios, glass cutting, project design and execution. Together students will explore the exciting potential of fused glass through theory, details about fusing cycles and the endless possibilities in several three-week sessions. Students can choose one session or as many as they like to make as many projects as they want to make. Materials are priced by the pound and fees are to be paid to the instructor based on the type of project chosen. Glass is priced at $12 per pound.

Wednesdays

9:30 – 12:30 p.m.

Choose One Session on the following dates:

Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 29, Mar 7, Mar 14 & Mar 21 $25 Materials Fee: $12/pound paid to the instructor: Mary Stoneman

Try your hand at casting glass to create thicker works of fused glass. Using a mold or ‘dam’ to contain the flow of molten glass, students will develop skills and techniques in carving, plaster-based investments and fiber paper design fusing. Come and explore the beauty of creating your own glass works of art. Students can choose one session or as many as they like to make as many projects as they want to make. Materials are priced by the pound and fees are to be paid to the instructor based on the type of project chosen. Glass is priced at $12 per pound.

Thursday

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Feb 23 – Mar 1 (2 classes) $50 Instructor: Mary Stoneman Materials Fee: $12/pound paid to the instructor

Saturday, 11:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Feb 11 OR Feb 25 Mar 10, 17 OR 24 $25 Instructor: Mary Stoneman Materials Fee: $12/pound paid to the instructor

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Painting/Drawing

Drawing Fundamentals Adult

Learning to draw is all about learning to observe. In this class, beginning and emerging students will be encouraged to observe what is in front of them and learn to record it accurately. Proportion, value, perspective and line will be topics of exploration and discussion. Students are encouraged to keep a sketch book for weekly discussions. Pick-up a supply list prior to the first class.

Tuesdays

Jan 31 – Mar 20 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (8 classes) $155 Supply list Instructor: Susan Day

Soft Pastel Adult

Express yourself using basic design elements through the use of pastels that can be applied to any subject matter. With weekly still life set-ups, students will become proficient using pastels to further their creative path. Pick-up a supply list prior to the first class.

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Tuesdays

Jan 31 – Mar 20 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (8 classes) $155 Supply list Instructor: Susan Day

Painting Adult

Do you paint? Do you want to paint or just increase your skills? These weekly courses will introduce students to the exciting world of painting with acrylic, oil, or watercolor. Students pick the paint and Shannon offers superb instruction in a fun, non-judgmental, and informative class. Focus is on composition, color theory and media manipulation. During the course, students will receive handson instruction, discussions about environmentally friendly approaches, methods, materials, and demonstrations. Students can pick-up a supply list prior to the first class. If you have something you have painted or something to work from (photographs) it is always helpful!

Thursdays Feb 16 – Mar 22 Noon – 3:00 p.m. (6 classes) $180 Supply list Instructor: Shannon Ray

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Painting/Drawing/Writing Drop-in Painting

fun while exploring the medium. No previous art background is necessary.

Want to get that canvas started, but can’t take a full painting class? No worries! Drop-in any Thursday to the painting studio to get your work and creative gestures brushing. Instructor, Shannon Ray will offer direction and input while demonstrating techniques to students of all levels. Students must have their own paints and brushes.

Saturday, 11:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Thursdays

Creative Texts

Adult

Feb 16 – Mar 22 Noon – 3:00 p.m. $35 each 3-hour drop-in painting session. Supply list Instructor: Shannon Ray

Perspective Rendering Adult

By looking at the world around, students will explore essential elements of perspective through drawing exercises and techniques to enhance artwork. Learn how to strengthen and broaden your ability to draw objects accurately from memory and discover how to train the “mind’s eye” to help you draw objects better than ever. Students will need a 9” X 12” sketchbook for class. Pick-up a supply list prior to the first class.

Jan 14, 21 & 28 Feb 11, 18 & 25 Mar 10, 17 & 24 (3 classes) $110 Instructor: Margaret Hartsook Materials Fee: $25 paid to the instructor

Creative Writing, a Sampler Adult

In this class we will sample several types of creative writing: poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and scripts. We will use prompts and writing exercise to get

Thursdays

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Jan 5 – Feb 9 OR Feb 16 – Mar 22 (6 classes) $115 Instructor: Jack O’Brien

Introduction to Silk Painting Adult

Painting on silk is beautiful and luxurious. This class is designed to give an introduction to the basic techniques involved in the art to create 2 scarves. Come have

ideas and to learn simple techniques for creative writing. Topics will include how to get ideas, the uses of metaphor, the importance of images, form and free verse in poetry, writing convincing description, how to develop characters, how to write effective dialogue, revision, getting the reader’s interest, and more. Emphasis will be on experimentation and

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Writing/Lecture Series playing with the various forms. In a final project, students will design and make a personal scrapbook of their work. Also suitable for high school students with a serious interest in writing.

Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Jan 17 – Mar 20 (10 classes) $225 Instructor: Barbara Drake

Altered Books Journals

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Art as Business Adult

Thinking of becoming a full-time artist? This informative class will provide you with down to earth, practical help in determining if you, your life and your work are ready to take the plunge! Introduction to business philosophy, ethics, and practices as they relate to the ‘real’ art world will be discussed.

Visual Saturdays

Ages 16 & up

Using existing books, we will explore a variety of creative techniques that help give visual form to an idea, experience, dream or feeling. Altered books are like containers; they hold images and symbols, words being some of them. Come explore an introduction to the world of altered books.

Wednesdays

6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Feb 8 – Mar 7 (5 classes) $110 Susanne Metcalf Materials Fee: $15 paid to the instructor

Saturday

Lecture Series

10:30 – 2:30 p.m. One session. Choose from the following dates: Jan 14, Feb 18 OR Mar 17 $40 Supply list Instructor: Susanne Metcalf

10:00 – 12:30 p.m. Feb 11 – Feb 25 OR Mar 10 – Mar 24 (3 classes) $80 Instructor: Shannon Ray

A Cultural Sense of Place Newberg History for the Curious Ages 14 & up

Learn why Newberg has some of the most interesting history of any city in Oregon in this six-week course. Perfect space for anyone who has always been curious about Newberg – the Grubby End. Five classroom sessions are followed by a field-trip to see the places where local history was made.

Fridays 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Feb 10 – Mar 16 (6 classes) $47 Transportation included for field-trip Instructor: George Edmonston Can’t make it to the entire lecture series? No worries! Just come for the field trip history tour!

Friday, Mar 16

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. $7 transportation cost

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register for classes by calling: (503)487-6883


Chehalem Cultural Center’s intimate venue for performing arts such as: theatre, literary readings, concerts, and other small performances held throughout the year. SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS

The Sunset Limited

A contemporary drama of undying consequence – Thurs - Sat January 12 – 14 @ 7:30 pm Thurs - Sat January 19-21 @ 7:30 pm Sun January 15 & 22 @ 2:00 pm By Cormac McCarthy Directed by Stephen Pick Production by Valley Repertory Theatre

Molly Sweeney: by Brian Friel Thur, Fri, Sat February 16th - 18th @ 7pm & February 23th-25th @ 7pm Sundays February 19 & 26th @ 2pm Production by Chehalem Players Repertory Harvey

A classic Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Thurs - Sat March 8-10 @ 7:30 pm Thurs - Sat March 15-17 @ 7:30 pm Sunday March 11 & 18 @ 2:00 pm By Mary Chase Directed by Caleb Thurston Production by Valley Repertory Theatre

Rent the Central Stage Available to the public and community groups for music, theater, movie screenings and more. Contact us for pricing and availability (503)487-6883

The Center is always filling the Central Stage with additional performances for the community. To get the most up-to-date listing of events... visit our website: chehalemculturalcenter.org become our fan: facebook.com/pages/The-Chehalem-Cultural-Center

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2012 community celebrations at

Upcoming Events @ the Center

the Chehalem Cultural Center

April 14th

July 26 - 29th End of October: Dia de los Muertos


Jan - Mar 2012 Catalog