Classes


*All gallery programs are subject to minimum and maximum registration. Payment is required 7 days after the date of registration to ensure a spot. Classes are subject to change. Cancellations require 7 days notice to receive a full  refund. The gallery is not responsible for missed classes, and does not pro-rate classes without prior arrangements.  



KIDS




MARCH BREAK 2015

March 16– 20, 2015
Single Class: 
members $18/ non-members $22
Whole Week: 
members $80/ non-members $96


Mini Maker Mornings
For ages 5 – 8 years
9:30am – 12:00 pm 
Children will learn important skills and work with a  variety of materials while exploring a new theme each day! Exciting projects will challenge and entertain    students.  

Avid Artist Afternoons
For ages 8 –12 years
1:30 – 4:00 pm
Students will learn techniques such as  drawing,    painting, sculpture and mixed media, while being taught about art and artists. Each day will cover new ideas, artists and skills.

Monday: Painting
Tuesday: Printmaking 
Wednesday: Clay 
Thursday: Collage & Book Arts  
Friday: Found Object Sculpture





IT'S NOT ROCKET SCIENCE! (Ages 5-12)
with Nancy Benoy
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
From 5:30pm - 7:30pm
1 Session
$25 Members/ $30 non-members

The Final Frontier is here, and we need help building rockets!  With a quick look at early space travel, participants will create small scale rockets, satellites, ships and vehicles not yet imagined out of found objects.
This fun workshop is designed to inspire, and bring the imagination to the moon and back!



MIXED MEDIA MAKERS (Ages 5-8)
with Alicia Tompkins
Tues days:  January 27 - March  3, 2015
From 6:00pm - 7:30pm
6 Sessions
$30 Members/ $40 non-members


Each week students will create a project in a different media! Make friends and learn valuable skills in a creative and fun environment. Students will learn the basics of fundamental art  practices and media while creating exciting works of art over the course of 6 sessions.



MIXED MEDIA MAGIC (Ages 9-12)
with Tabitha Stephens
Thursdays:  January 29 - March  5, 2015
From 6:00pm - 7:30pm
6 Sessions
$30 Members/ $40 non-members

As a continuation and advanced version of our popular Mixed Media Makers, Mixed Media Magic will explore more in depth techniques and a broader range of media.  Focusing on process, creativity and experimentation, Mixed Media Magic will be a FUN way to learn about art each week.  


HERITAGE ART WORKSHOP: BUILDING GRIMSBY

with Chris O’Hoski, Education & Media Coordinator
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
From 6pm-8pm
1 Session
$25 members/$35 non-members

The 11th Annual Grimsby Heritage Art Contest is coming up! The theme this year is Downtown Grimsby! Your art piece can focus on any theme that portrays Grimsby’s rich culture and history. The Grimsby Public Art Gallery offers workshops and guidance to those who wish to create work for submissions. This art class will start with a history presentation, followed by idea development and a project.  Students are encouraged to create inspiring works of art based on local history, culture and imagination. 





ADULT





SELF-PORTRAITS IN PAPER MACHÉ AND ACRYLIC
(Two Day Workshop)
with Tracey-Mae Chambers
Saturday, Jan. 17 & Sunday Jan. 18 , 2015
From 2pm - 5pm
2 Sessions
$45 members/$55 non-members 

Join us for this two day sculpture workshop facilitated by encaustic artist Tracey-Mae Chambers. Participants will learn to create their own piece of unique body sculpture. Using paper mache students will construct a model of themselves using a t-shirt and tape. Artfully painted and decorated using a variety of textural styles and mixed media techniques to complete the final form. The participant will be asked to bring odds and ends to the class to add to their sculpture - things that represent them in some way. 

This workshop is catered to all skill levels, and open to first-timers as well as the experienced


LOOKING AT LANDSCAPE (Drawing & Painting)
with Jan Yates, S.C.A.
Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015
From 1:30pm - 4:30pm
2 Sessions
$50 members/$60 non-members

This series of classes will delve into the art of seeing and responding to the land. Guidance will be given in the form of technique; as well as address how to bring an individual, and personal style to your work. Participants are encouraged to bring their own reference material; either photographs or a still life set up from natural elements.
This workshop is catered to all skill levels, and open to first-timers as well as the experienced. 

*Material List to be provided upon registration


INTRODUCTION TO ENCAUSTIC (Workshop)
with Tracey Mae Chambers
Saturday,  February 7, 2015
From 2pm - 5pm
1 Session
$30 members/$40 non-members

Introduction to Encaustic painting is the process of using wax based paints that are heated to a molten state, applied while molten and fused with a heat source between each layer of paint to bond it to the layer below. This art form engages artists from a wide variety of mediums, such as mixed media, photographers, printmakers, painters and more.

In this one day workshop you will learn about the basic methods of painting with encaustic. Class time is structured with a demonstration and then a space of time for students to experiment on their own. Questions and answers are welcome throughout the class.  No experience is necessary.

**Material list to be provided upon registration




LIFE DRAWING


We offer life drawing sessions in our studio during regular gallery hours to students   interested in working from a live model. Classes are subject to a minimum and    maximum number of students. Pre-booking is required. Costume modeling is available.

NO INSTRUCTOR (minimum 6 students)
$10 members / $15 non–members per session

This Open Studio format allows each artist to        determine their own needs ~ quick studies to extended poses. There is no instructor and each   participant chooses their own media. No materials are provided by the gallery.

WITH AN INSTRUCTOR (minimum 6 students)
$25 members/ $30 non-members per session



These guided sessions provide students with the instruction and assistance of a professional artist through quick studies and extended poses. Each   participant chooses their own media. No materials are provided by the gallery.




TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY:

(905) 945-3246

gpag@grimsby.ca