Borshell Children’s Studio
The Art Association's Borshell Studio is located on the 3rd floor. Our youth art programs encourage creativity and self-expression through supervised art exploration in a safe and supportive environment. In each program our professional and caring instructors give students individual instruction working on projects within the students capacity and at an age appropriate level. In order to assure a positive and successful experience we ask that caregivers please abide by age restrictions.
The Ceramics Studio is located on the first floor at the South End of the Center for the Arts. A 2,050 square foot studio equipped with all necessary tools and equipment for wheel thrown, hand built, slip cast, or sculptural ceramics. The studio has 3 roll-up bay doors to allow easy loading of large work and a fantastic way to enjoy warm summer air. Equipment includes: 1 extruder, 1 - 24” x 48” slab roller, 13 electric wheels, a kickwheel, a pug mill, 2 electric kilns, 2 gas downdraft kilns, 1 soda kiln and Raku kiln.
Drawing, Painting & Printmaking Studio
Our 1,750 square foot drawing, painting, and printmaking studio is located on the third floor of the Center for the Arts. This spacious studio has high ceilings, two large-scale skylights and two sinks with traps. OPEN STUDIO OPPORTUNITIES ART ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED BARBARA TRENTHAM LIFE DRAWING No Instruction. $10 drop-in. EVERY WEDNESDAY 6pm-9pm Join fellow artists in this weekly Wednesday evening live open studio. This period offers the participant fine art time to draw, paint or sculpt from a live nude model. Any medium allowed. PORTRAIT DRAWING No Instruction. $10 drop-in. EVERY FRIDAY 9am-12pm Join fellow artists in this weekly Friday morning portrait open studio. This period offers the participant time to draw, paint or sculpt portraits from a live clothed model. Any medium allowed.
The 1,700 square foot multi-purpose studio is located above the ceramics studio at the south end of the Art Association on South Glenwood. It is equipped with 4 large garage doors for moving large pieces through or for additional ventilation, equipment for lamp working and stained glass, as well as welders and tools for steel fabrication.
The photography studio is equipped with a digital lab and darkroom. We offer weekly open studio Tuesdays 12:30 to 3:30pm to answer all your photography questions! Must be an Art Association Member and have a punch pass. We also provide the following features: Lens Calibration Microadjustment We offer microadjustment using the "Lensalign" system and the "Focus Tune" computerized program for selecting the optimal focus setting. Prime lenses take approximately one hour to calibrate and zoom lens approximately an hour and a half. Cost of prime lenses is $50 and cost of zoom lenses is $75 per lens. Email email@example.com to set-up a date to calibrate our system. Monitor Calibration Calibrate your monitor using the X-rite ColorMunki Display device. Cost of calibration is $50 for the first monitor and $25 for subsequent monitors at the same location. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to set-up a date to calibrate your system.
The silversmith area is located within our 1,700 square foot Multi-Purpose Studio. It comprises a 250 square foot area of lockable space containing 8 workbenches, a ventilation system and various specialized tools and equipment. The studio is accessible by Art Association members provided they have taken silversmithing classes or already have metal smith experience.