Aug 15, 2022

Huntington Museum of Art Accepting Class Registrations for Fall 2022

Contact: (304) 529-2701

The Huntington Museum of Art is accepting registrations for fall 2022 classes in printmaking, photography, painting, drawing, and ceramics. Out of an abundance of caution for participants and staff, masking is recommended during all classes on the Museum’s campus. For more information, call (304) 529-2701.

Here is the fall class schedule:

Printmaking with Sa-Rai Robinette

INTRO TO PRINTMAKING: RELIEF WORKSHOP

Wednesdays, September 7 – October 12 (6 sessions)

6 - 8 p.m.

Studio 2

$160 members; $190 non-members       

This workshop will provide participants with a comprehensive introduction and exploration of the relief printmaking process. In this workshop, you will learn the necessary skills and techniques to create high-quality relief art prints from your own hand-carved illustrations and designs. All skill levels are welcome to register for this class. All materials are provided.

INTRO TO PRINTMAKING: SCREEN PRINTING

Wednesdays, October 19 – November 30 (6 sessions - skipping November 23 for Thanksgiving)

6 - 8 p.m.

Studio 2

$160 members; $190 non-members

This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to the art and history of Screen Printing. You will learn how to create your design, prepare your screen, and print with water-based inks on paper, fabric, or other surfaces if you so choose.  In this workshop, you will learn a low-cost and low-tech method to produce high-quality hand-drawn prints that you can use beyond this workshop in the comfort of your own home. All skill levels are welcome to register for this class. All materials are provided.

Photography with Larry Rees

BASIC PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES (18 YEARS OR OLDER)

Tuesdays, September 6 – October 11 (6 sessions)
6 - 8 p.m.
Studio 3

$120 members; $150 non-members

This intensive workshop will cover a broad range of valuable information for photographers: how to use your equipment, composition/lighting/presentation, and traditional darkroom/digital darkroom/macro photo. Also included will be brief lectures and off-site field trips. Participants can use either 35mm or digital cameras.

INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES

Wednesdays, September 7 – October 12 (6 sessions)
6 - 8 p.m.
Studio 3

$120 members; $150 non-members

Building on skills learned in Basic Photography, this class will further develop your abilities as a photographer enabling you to achieve the photo you want. Participants must have completed Basic Photography Techniques to take part in this Intermediate class.

ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES (18 YEARS OR OLDER)

Thursdays, September 8 – October 13 (6 sessions)
6 - 8 p.m.
Studio 3

$120 members; $150 non-members

A quick review of camera operations and camera controls will enable participants to explore the use of filters for color and black & white, including how to make filters. Working with and without shadows and reflections will be explored, as well as the use of studio lighting and posing techniques. Participants must have completed Intermediate or Advanced Photographic Techniques to take part in the Advanced class.

DARKROOM TECHNIQUES

Thursdays, October 20 – December 15 (8 sessions, Skipping the week of Thanksgiving)

6 - 8 p.m.

Studio 3

$180 members; $210 non-members

In this darkroom class, participants will learn and explore the unique techniques of a traditional black & white darkroom. Beginning with processing film, experimentation in hand-toned prints, and moving on to hand-colored prints you will gain experience in some of the finer darkroom techniques. You will marvel at this processed based medium, and see your images come to fruition. Materials are provided. Participants must use and provide their own 35mm film camera for this class. Participation is limited.

Painting with Lisa Walden

WATERCOLOR FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS (18 YEARS OR OLDER)

Wednesdays, October 12 – December 7 (Skipping the week of Thanksgiving) (8 sessions)
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Studio 2

$195 members; $225 non-members

All skill levels welcome, from beginner to advanced watercolorists. Participants will have the opportunity to work in a creative environment with fellow artists. Experimentation and practice will yield amazing and exciting results as your images emerge on paper. Just bring yourself and eager anticipation. The class provides the opportunity to share ideas and explore new and innovative techniques. The instructor will review materials needed the first evening of class.

EVENING OIL PAINTING FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS (18 YEARS OR OLDER)

Thursdays, October 13 – December 8 (Skipping the week of Thanksgiving) (8 sessions)
7 – 9:30 p.m.
Studio 2
$190 members; $220 non-members

This class is open for all skill levels, using oil paint. This class is scheduled in the evenings for the busy professional or stay-at-home parent who needs an evening to be creative. During this class you will learn basic brushwork and color mixing while having the opportunity to explore and share techniques with fellow participants. The instructor will review materials needed the first evening of class.

Drawing with Sophia Celdran

BASIC DRAWING FOR ADULTS

Saturdays, September 10 - October 8 (5 sessions)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Studio 3

$100 members; $130 non-members

BASIC DRAWING FOR TEENS 

Saturdays, September 10 - October 8 (5 sessions) 
2-3:30 p.m. 
Studio 3

$85 members; $115 non-members 

During this drawing class, participants will gain experience in pencil, charcoal and other materials while learning the basics of drawing. Working from life primarily, participants will explore line, shape, contrast, volume, and shading from several different still life set-ups. Through close observation, participants will learn how to see and how to draw and can expect to come away from this class with basic skills for drawing.

FIGURE DRAWING (18 YEARS OR OLDER)

2nd Tuesday Figure Drawing, September 13, October 11, November 8, and December 13
6 - 8:30 p.m.
Studio 3

$10 per session, nude model fee included.

Line, shadow, form, shape, tone, balance -- it’s all there in the human figure. Throughout history, artists have drawn from a model. This practice not only builds valuable eye/hand coordination but helps to hone skills in observation. Join fellow artists for an evening in the studio drawing from life. There is no need to register for this drop-in class. Just show up and enjoy drawing with other artists. Monitor Sophia Celdran will be on hand to guide the class. Bring your own materials: pencil, charcoal, pastels, paper.

Ceramics

BEGINNING HAND AND WHEEL FOR ADULTS

Mondays, September 12 – November 14 (10 sessions)
6 - 8 p.m. with Kathleen Kneafsey
Studios 4 and 5
$255 members; $285 non-members

All levels are welcome, as participants will have the chance to explore a wide variety of methods to create both functional as well as sculptural ceramic pieces. New techniques will be demonstrated each week to introduce and improve skills using the potter’s wheel, extruder, slab roller and various hand-building methods. Surface decoration and glazing techniques will also be explored with the use of colored slips and glazes. Students will complete their work through an introduction to a variety of firing processes, utilizing the electric kilns as well as the gas kiln. The class price includes the first 25 lbs. of clay. Additional clay is $10 per 25-pound bag.

CONE 10 REDUCTION SPECIAL TOPIC - INTERMEDIATE LEVEL*

Wednesdays, September 14 – November 16 (10 sessions)
6 - 8 p.m. with Kathleen Kneafsey
Studios 4 & 5
$225 members; $255 non-members

This special topic workshop will give ceramic artists an opportunity to explore surface found through cone 10 reduction firing in the studio’s new gas reduction kiln. Participants will work during class to create wheel thrown and hand-built wares to glaze, culminating in a cone 10 reduction firing. A selection of high-fire glazes from our studio will be available, no outside glaze will be permitted. Participants must have taken the Beginning Ceramics prior to enrolling in the class.

OPEN STUDIO (18 YEARS OR OLDER)

Thursdays, September 15 – November 17 (10 sessions)
6 - 8 p.m. with monitor George Lanham
Studios 4 & 5
$10 per evening

Open Studio is a drop-in, pay-per-session opportunity allowing ceramic artists to have access to the Museum’s clay studio. Pottery wheels, a slab roller, an extruder, and lots of space are available for clay artists. There is no official instruction with Open Studio. Artists work on their own. Clay is $10 for 25 lbs.

For more information on classes, exhibits and programs at the Huntington Museum of Art, visit hmoa.org or call (304) 529-2701. HMA is fully accessible.

West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.