Program Overview- Register Below
1st - 3rd Grade Art: Ignite the imagination offering kids a fun, hands-on, creative outlet to explore the world of art and nature! Visual art in a variety of mediums and nature inspired themes is taught by amazing local artists. Clay, paints, prints and more inspire kids to get messy, think outside the box and have fun!
4th - 6th Grade Art: Explore techniques for more advance artisits offering kids an indepth, hands-on, creative outlet to explore the world of art and nature! Visual art in a variety of mediums and nature inspired themes is taught by amazing local artists. Clay, paints, prints and more inspire kids to get messy, think outside the box and have fun!
SESSION 4: Growing like weeds: Weeks of February 26th, March 5th, March 12th, March 19th, and March 26th
Tuesdays for 1st - 3rd Graders: February 27th, March 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th This Class is Full.
In this session students will use clay to tell a story. They will learn the basic ceramic techniques of slab rolling, coil building, and sculpting to create tiles, a mask and a planter. We will explore various methods of surface decoration through textures and colors.
Mijanou Fortney is a ceramic artist and teacher whose work is influenced by her love of nature and her experiences traveling the world. After she and her family landed in Leavenworth in 2012, Mijanou began her work at the pottery studio at Tierra Learning Center. In addition to creating her pottery there, she also teaches classes to artists of all ages and abilities. She sells her wares at the Leavenworth Farmer’s Market and various other retailers in town as well as on etsy.com.
Wednesdays for 4th - 6th Graders: February 28th, March 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th REGISTER HERE
Get your hands dirty and create your own masterpiece - carving, block printing and solar printing in ink to make amazing cards, pictures and more!
Thursdays for 1st - 4th Graders: March 1st, 8th, 15th 22nd and 29th REGISTER HERE
Start preparing for spring! Indoor and outdoor garden adventures, river walks, and crafts for spring like bird feeders and rock art!
Rachel Bishop received her Bachelors of Arts in Environmental Education from Western Washington University. Since graduating she has been working at a multitude of environmental education organizations across Washington state. Living on the eastside of the Cascades is new to Rachel and she is very excited to connect youth to this beautiful ecosystem. Outside of work you will find Rachel climbing, skiing, mountain biking, basking in the sunshine and/or relaxing with a book.
Session 5: Wild and wilderness ready: Weeks of April 9th, April 16th, April 23rd, April 30th, May 7th