Adult Studio


Art Appreciation

The Work of William Bouguereau (1825-1905) + Optional Kenan House Visit

Instructor: Luc Travers, CAM Museum Interpreter

William Bouguereau enjoyed popularity in both France and the United States as the quintessential salon painter of his generation. Perhaps you have seen "Young Girl Defending Herself Against Eros", hanging in historic UNCW Kenan House. Luc Travers, CAM Museum Interpreter, teaches Art Appreciation classes nationally and considers William Bouguereau one of his favorite artists and topics to interpret. Special feature! The lecture will last 1 hour and 15 minutes, then there will be an optional visit to the Kenan House to view William Bouguereau's masterpiece, Young Girl Defending Herself Against Eros, from 4pm to 4:30pm.

Adult: All Levels - 2019/4 AA3
July 28, Sun., 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Conference Room
CAM member: $15; Non-member: $20

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Art Appreciation

The Necessity of teamLab's Interactive Art: Beyond the White Cube

Instructor: Sarah Richter

Unpack the history of interactive art and its importance in making museum spaces more accessible to the public. Focusing on the museum's teamLab exhibition, this talk focuses on the importance and relative global popularity of interactive art. During the academic year, Sarah Richter is a PhD candidate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Art History. Her research is focused on modern and contemporary West African and African American photography.

Adult: All Levels - 2019/4 AA4
August 4, Sunday, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
CAM member: $15; Non-member: $20

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Art Appreciation

Music Inspiring Art: A Brief History

Instructor: Luc Travers, CAM Museum Interpreter

From the Ancient Art to Contemporary creations, music has inspired artists throughout history. Let's examine how artists--from Greek sculptors, to Renaissance painters, to Modernists like Miro and Kandinsky--have turned to music and musical theory to help them create art. We'll also look at how music can add to our own experience of the visual arts.

Adult: All Levels - 2019/4 AA5
Aug. 25, Sun., 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Conference Room
CAM member: $15; Non-member: $20

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Clay

Building Clay Foundations

Instructor: Shannon Gehen

Students are invited to develop hand building and / or wheel throwing. A relaxed disciplined practice advances all skill levels. Instruction as needed.

Adult: All Levels - 2019/4 C2
July 11 - Aug 1, Thurs., 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. (4-week class) Pancoe
CAM member: $132; Non-member: $165
+ $25 material fee

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Clay

Drop-In Saturday Clay Studio

Instructor: Shannon Gehen & Renato Abbate alternate

Need to work on a class projects, have an idea you want to try, or just want some time with your hands in clay? No commitment to a session class needed. Drop-in Saturday Clay Studio invites all skill levels (adults & youth). Register online or show up on any designated Saturday and pay day-of. Professional clay teaching artists available to assist. Pre-registration not required.

Adult: All Levels - 2019/4 C1
July 20,27 Aug 3,10,17, Sat., 12:30-3:30 p.m. (drop-in) Pancoe
CAM member: $20; Non-member: $25

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Mixed Media

Mark-Making Magic: The Mixed Media Journal

Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

Let's combine fun drawing, painting, collage and journal techniques for some creative mark-making magic! Starting with the artist sketchbook, design pages with a focus on color, creative compositional design, and techniques for developing layers, texture, image transfer and stencils options.

Adult: All Levels - 2019/4 ASS6
Aug. 8-9, Thurs., Fri., 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $72; Non-member: $90
+ $5 material fee

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Painting

Painting FUNdamentals! (Only one seat left!)

Instructor: Kirah Van sickle

This fun, 5-day, adult "camp" is a wonderful intro to painting fundamentals, for the beginner or refresher for the more seasoned student-artist. We gather around the creative "campfire" and focus on the building blocks of dynamic paintings: values, composition, and color basics. Working from still lifes and photos, along with instructor demos and plenty of painting exercises, this intensive targets the essentials upon which to build dynamic paintings. Acrylic and oil welcome; instructor demos in acrylic.

Adult: All Levels - 2019/4 ASS4
July 22 - 26, Mon. - Fri., 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $160; Non-member: $200

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Painting

Line Shape Color: The Expressionist Landscape (CLASS FULL)

Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

This 3-day intensive introduces the elements and techniques of abstract expressionism, inspired by landscape themes. Great for the student-artist interested in exploring semi-abstract or non-objective forms. Through demos and painting exercises, students focus on composition, color and pathways to distilling line and shape from photos and on-site landscape elements. All mediums welcome. Some basic beginner experience recommended. (CLASS FULL! PLEASE CALL TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST: (910) 395.5999 x 1008)

Adult: All Levels - 2019/4 ASS5
August 5, 6, 7, Mon., Tues., Wed., 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $100; Non-member: $125

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Painting

Inspiration: Joaquin Sorolla (Hurry! Only a few seats left!)

Instructor: Sharon Wozniak-Spencer

Using Sorolla's high key color palette, focus on light and shadow, color theory, proportion of the figure and perspective. (Image: copyist work in progress)

Adult: Intermediate - 2019/4 ASS7
Aug., 13, 14, 15, Tues., Wed., Thurs., 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $100; Non-member: $125
+ $10 material fee

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Painting

Artist Intro & Demo: Jeri Greenberg, Pastel (Free / Registration Requested)

Instructor: Jeri Greenberg

Having recently moved to the area from NJ, teaching artist Jeri Greenberg will share her enthusiasm for pastels as a medium. Jeri is eager to meet Wilmington's art community! She'll demo in pastels, tell us more about her teaching experience, her history in the field of fashion design and graphics, plus how to "Make the Ordinary Extraordinary" in her Fall classes and workshops. image: Jeri Greenberg "Berries In Glass", pastel. Registration (free to limited seating) opens July 16, 2019.

Adult: All Levels - 2019/4 DEMO
Aug., 29, Thurs., 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: Free and Open to Public - Registration Requested; Non-member: same as CAM member

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