Registration Opens December 8, 2018 for Winter Programs

Register for programs by calling 519.360.1998, on-line at www.chatham-kent.ca/RecConnect or in-person at Chatham Cultural Centre or Municipal Centre.

Wheel Pottery

Beginner Wheel Pottery - SOLD OUT!

Open to beginner and intermediate level students. Master basic forms like cylinders, bowls, and plates, expert instruction provided. Clay included.

Date: Tuesdays, January 15 - March 5, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 16+

Fee: $220.00+HST

Code: 218530

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Advanced Wheel Pottery

Develop your skills and create more challenging forms. Opportunity for more advanced glazing and decorative finishing techniques.

Date: Thursdays, January 17 - March 7, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 16+

Fee: $220.00+HST

Code: 218531

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Pottery Open Studio

Are your pottery skills advancing, looking for more wheel time? Open studio is time to work on individual projects at your own pace. Studio tech on site, no instructor. Firing and glazing included. Clay can be purchased for $25 per sleeve.

Date: Sundays, January 13 - March 3, 2019

Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $100.00+HST

Code 218533

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Drawing

Beginner Drawing

Have you always wanted to draw? Drawing is a skill that can be learned. Instruction in techniques and using various materials like pencils, pastels, oil sticks and charcoal allow for self expression. Materials provided.

Date: Mondays, January 14 - March 4, 2019

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 16+

Fee: $120.00+HST

Code: 218534

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The Art of Clay Hand-Building

The Art of Clay Hand-Building

Explore what you can build with clay using your hands and simple tools. Create functional and decorative wares by coiling clay, slab building and press molding. Concludes with decorating, under glazing and glazing your work. Materials provided.

Date: Wednesdays, January 16 - March 6, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 16+

Fee: $120.00+HST

Code: 218529

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Radical Craft Day

Radical Craft Day

One day only! Outrageous craft workshop! Explore different ways materials and craft techniques can be used by artists and makers.

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 16+

Fee: $35.00+HST

Code: 218695

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Abstract Painting Workshop with Becky at ARTspace

Exhibition Workshop at ARTspace

In January exhibiting member Becky Fixter guides you through the process of creating and abstract painting. Materials provided.

Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Time: 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Location: ARTspace

Age: 18+

Fee: $35+HST

Code: 221179

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ARTattack Saturday Skill Building at ARTspace for Ages 13+

ARTattack: Painting with Pastels

Pastels offer a new way to use your favorite painting techniques without a brush. Learn five steps for painting with pastels!

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019

Time: 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Location: ARTspace

Age: 13+

Fee: $35

Code: 218537

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ARTattack: Block Printing

Blocks are carved to create a stamp and rolled with ink, then pressed onto paper or fabric. Carve your own design into soft lino and create a beautiful, handmade print.

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019

Time: 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Location: ARTspace

Age: 13+

Fee: $35

Code: 218631

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ARTspace Professional Development Series for Artists

Professional Development Series at ARTspace:

How to Write an Artist Statement

Why write an artist statement? Writing an artist statement is a great way to clarify your ideas about your work, important for writing a proposal for an exhibition or project, and applying for funding. Also, provides valuable information if applying for a teaching or lecturing position and is a good way to introduce your work to a buying public. Often the more a buyer knows about your work the more interested they are in what you do and purchasing work. This two hour workshop will provide information and assistance on writing your artist statement and review the types of statements you might need. 

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Location: ARTspace

Age: 18+

Fee: $35+HST

Code: 218535

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Grant Writing 101

So you're a practicing artist. You make art consistently, sell it occasionally, show your work, and have training. You've mastered your craft. Learn how to apply for federal and provincial funding, exhibition assistance and project grants. "Here's How You Do It" from the pros who know! This two hour workshop will provide information on keeping a CV as a living document, reviewing your proposal for clarity, budgets, and who to contact for help and feedback with your application. 

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Location: ARTspace

Age: 18+

Fee: $35+HST

Code: 218536

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How to Photograph your Artwork - Coming in Spring!

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019

Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Location: ARTspace

Age: 18+

Fee: $150+HST

Note: Registration available February 23, 2019