OPTION #1 – You can now register and pay online below and, if need be, apply for scholarships here.
OPTION #4 – Call the office at 207 338-2222, register/pay with a credit card.
OPTION #2 – Print and fill in the registration form and mail along with your check or credit card payment
OPTION #4 – Stop by to register and pay. Office is at Waterfall Arts 256 High Street in Belfast. Office hours – Tue – Fri 10 am to 5 pm.
Please try to register no later than one week prior to the first meeting of the class. All classes have minimum and maximum enrollment thresholds, so early registration will improve the chances of a class running and of your slot in it!
We look forward to seeing you at Waterfall Arts!
Any questions, please call the office at 207.338.2222 or contact us via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
with Kris Engman Fridays through April 14, 2017 (8 weeks) 12 to 4 pm $250 This beginner's course in color theory is for anyone with an interest in color and it's interrelationships. Great for any artist, regardless of your media. In her work, Kris Engman explores various subjects, materials and genres as a painter of the Maine landscape. Most recently, she has exhibited at the Arden Gallery in Boston, the Schmidtberger Fine Arts Gallery in Pennsylvania, The Geras Tousignant Gallery in San Francisco and the Courthouse Gallery in Ellsworth. Kris received her MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and her…Find out more »
with Kris Engman Fridays through April 14, 2017 (8 weeks) 1 to 5 pm $250 materials list will be provided Prerequisite: Color Theory 1. This is a more in-depth study of color, including an exploration of the painting process. In her work, Kris Engman explores various subjects, materials and genres as a painter of the Maine landscape. Most recently, she has exhibited at the Arden Gallery in Boston, the Schmidtberger Fine Arts Gallery in Pennsylvania, The Geras Tousignant Gallery in San Francisco and the Courthouse Gallery in Ellsworth. Kris received her MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and her BFA…Find out more »
Saturdays 9:30-12 noon Ongoing $60 for six sessions or $15 drop in The life drawing group at Waterfall Arts began over 10 years ago. Anyone who has an interest in drawing from the figure can join this on-going,long running, non-instructional group. The models, both male and female are different each week and the group is supportive and respectful. The poses tend to be long, one or two a session. Bring your own materials; we supply easels, drawing benches and good music in the room. Saturday Life Drawing is an ongoing event - you can pay for six sessions at…Find out more »
Teen Art Studio with Bridget Matros for ages 13-18 Ongoing - Mondays 3 to 5 pm $8/session or $64 for 8 or pay what you can Ongoing Fun and supportive art studio for teens to work on projects individually and together. BRIDGET MATROS has been an educator for fifteen years, teaching all levels and in just about every setting, from preschool circle-time to computer literacy for the elderly. She designed and ran the Art Studio exhibit and program at Boston Children’s Museum for ten years, developing best practices for informal education with families. She recently piloted an afterschool arts program…Find out more »
Color Theory 1 and 2 required with Kris Engman Tuesdays through May 16, 2017 10 am to 4 pm $210 for 6 sessions Critiques keep vision fresh and technique on track. In her work, Kris Engman explores various subjects, materials and genres as a painter of the Maine landscape. Most recently, she has exhibited at the Arden Gallery in Boston, the Schmidtberger Fine Arts Gallery in Pennsylvania, The Geras Tousignant Gallery in San Francisco and the Courthouse Gallery in Ellsworth. Kris received her MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and her BFA from the Maine College of Art. Although Engman’s…Find out more »
with Bridget Matros Tuesdays 3:30-5:30pm Ongoing beginning Jan. 10 through May 9 New students accepted 3/21 for ages 8 - 11 $50-70 Bridge Jr. offers afterschool art activites that are open-ended and allow young artists to find their own creative voice. Sessions start with "shares", where artists show what they're working on and get feedback and encouragement. The teaching artist shows tips and tricks to get the group started with materials of interest, but there's also "free create" - time to do what you want! This program can be paid for…Find out more »
BRIDGE is a FREE after school art club for 6th graders to connect to themselves, each other and the community. Bridge gives young artists a creative outlet and a safe space for self expression, while connecting them to working artists and the local art scene. There is a bus that transports students from Troy Howard Middle School to Waterfall Arts. BRIDGE with Bridget Matros Wednesdays 2:30-5:00pm For 6th graders FREE Ongoing - Enrollment for the spring session has closed Open to new students September, January, and March. BRIDGE is led by Youth & Family Outreach Coordinator and teaching artist, Bridget Matros.…Find out more »
with Linda Stec Wednesdays 3:30-5:30pm March 8 - April 12, 2017 (6 weeks) Ages 5 to 15 $170.00 plus $15.00 materials fee Learn all about clay and glazing, make pots, bowls, sculpture, figures. New and returning students welcome. Linda Stec has worked with young people for many years and holds an advanced degree in ceramics. Fill out the form below to register and pay.Find out more »
Art Together Mornings continues on April 1st from 10-12 with Play With Clay with Linda Stec! This date is perfect for ages 3-6. Give your young child the unique sensory experience of real clay. Small hands will poke, push, smash and squeeze the delightfully messy material while grownups enjoy the therapeutic effects of doing the same. Early Childhood educator and ceramicist Linda Stec leads this morning, designed especially for little ones ages 3-6. Please note this is time and space to experience the materials in a safe and thoughtful way, and not a product-focused event. Children will not take home…Find out more »
Subtractive monotype is the practice of inking up a plate with an even layer of one color ink. Then materials such as q-tips, sticks, brushes, cotton balls, rags etc. are used to wipe away the ink to make an image. This technique can give results with energetic marks and luminescence that comes from the exposure of paper next to ink. Participants will do a series of prints working with the elements of drawing: line, texture, value and shape. Black ink and stretches of black ink (small color added to the black) will be used for the prints. This workshop will…Find out more »
April School Vacation Art Camp: Puppetopia with Bridget Matros for ages 7 to 12 Monday thru Friday, April 17 - 21. 9 am to 3 pm $180 plus $15 materials 5 days of crafty silliness making freaky friends out of fabric, wood, plaster, paper, wire, and everything else we can find! You'll make lots of stuff to take home, play games, learn puppetry techniques, create plays, get schooled on "the classics," and make movies! Partial scholarships available to those who qualify for assistance. Class size is limited - enroll early! Puppetopia is led by Bridget Matros, Waterfall's Family…Find out more »
Friday, Apr. 21 from 1 to 4 $35 Come learn a few things about working with colored and textured paper to make an abstract collage. Design elements and design principles will be discussed, and put to use. There will be some elementary color theory introduced. Abbie Read has been working in abstract collage for decades, and loves the freedom to invent compositions and play around with the visual elements of shape, color and line. This workshop is for everyone age 15 and above, beginners and more advanced students as well. Abbie Read has taught a variety of art disciplines for many…Find out more »
For many years, nature journals have allowed people to identify and keep a record of their unique connection to the natural world. By including elements such as sketches, comics, collage, poetry, and prose, the creative opportunities of keeping a nature journal are as rich as what the outdoors offer as inspiration. Celebrate Earth Day with this single-day workshop, where you'll learn the basics of keeping a nature journal, explore the local landscape as you begin journaling, and then use your early entries to develop additional creative work. Creative Journaling from Nature with Tyson Pease Saturday April 22, 2017 10 am…Find out more »
Art Together Mornings are a series of memorable mornings where adult and child create side-by-side. Each project is designed to fully engage all ages and stages; parents get their hands dirty enjoying the materials, while being guided with tips on supporting their young artists' creativity. Each adult-child group take home whatever they make as a keepsake of their special morning. Families will have explored a variety of activities by the end of the six session series, and will feel the benefits of the unique experience of focused time spent creating together. BRIDGET MATROS has been an educator for fifteen years,…Find out more »
with Linda Stec Tuesday and Thursday May 9 & 11 and Tuesday May 16 & Friday May 19 5:30 to 7:30 pm $40 + $10 mtls Build simple vessels, then fire outdoors with a flame finish. Linda Stec has been teaching clay at waterfall Arts for over 10 years. She has a degree in Fine Arts and has taken many masters level classes. Along with clay, Linda has been a performing puppeteer for 18 years, done calligraphy, cartooning, and weaving. She is a master gardener and Director of Starrett Childrens’ Center. Fill out the form below to register and pay:…Find out more »
with Kris Engman Saturday May 13 from 10 am to 3 pm $75 materials included An intensive portrait workshop with an accomplished instructor. image by Kris Engman Fill out form below to register and pay.Find out more »
The return of the popular make and take camp where we create a whole little world of our own... in addition to painting, printing, sculpting, drawing, building, playing, gluing, weaving and photographing! July 10 - 14 Mon - Fri, 9:00 - 3:00 for ages 8 to 12 $225 with Bridget MatrosFind out more »
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