Bar for Youth Art 940

Art Opening!

“Celebrate Youth Art”

 Friday, May 17th,  4-6pm

COME Support our Talented Young Valley Artists!
Art Show & Sale with Cupcake Decorating &
Community Art Project. Open to the Public.


You must sign up in advance to reserve your spot… Limit of 2 classes per/participant

All classes are taught by professional artists.



Please go to CALENDAR and click on the link to register for classes.

Saturday, May 18th: FREE CLASSES!

11-12:30pm: “Doodliest Story Ever Told”with Byron Carr
All Ages!  Byron draws his story of scribbling to the creation of a children’s book.
After the story he will challenge and draw with kids to help them start their own book!

1- 2pm:  Bottle Cap Magnets with Melanie Levitt
All Ages! Make Bottle cap magnets in honor of the “BE KIND FESTIVAL.”

3-4:30pm  Fashion Drawing With Rebecca Klementovich
All Ages! This workshop is for those who want to learn about fashion drawing!
We will use tracings to create figures and then add our own style and detail.

Sunday, May 19th: FREE CLASSES!

11am- 12:30 pm: Accordion Bookmaking with Marnie Cobbs
All Ages! Make an accordion book to be used as a journal or sketch book,
with pages sewn in for writing or drawing.

1-2:30pm- Mosaic Tiles with Lori Badger
All Ages! Create your own mosaic tile using broken ceramics, stones,
shells or other objects. Bring old keys, coins, toy pieces or other objects to personalize your creation.

6-7:30pm  Teen Open Studio with Melanie Levitt
TEENS AGES 13 AND UP! An open studio for teens to come to the studio
to draw a still life. Instruction in line, shading and compostion.

Monday, May 20th: FREE CLASSES!

4-5:30pm: Wire Ornaments with Mary Howe
All Ages! Using wire and glass beads, we will create wire ornaments.
Bring optional stones or sea glass to use in your creation.

6-7:30PM: Notan Paper Cutting with June McLeavey
All Ages! Notan is a Japanese design concept involving the interaction of
light and dark as they are placed next to each other.
We will be learning about positive and negative space
as well as bilateral symmetry while we create some truly unique works of art.

Tuesday., May 21: FREE CLASSES!

10-11am: Mommy and Me Art Class with Melanie Levitt
Kids 6 yrs and under are invited to the studio with a caretaker to create art with stations
set up around the studio.

4-5:30 pm: Soft Pastels: Abstract Expression with Janis Pryor
All Ages! Join us with pastels as we explore the techniques
used for abstract expression as we create different ways of seeing.

6:30-7:30PM Watercolor Birch Trees  with Melanie Levitt
All Ages! In this workshop, we will use watercolors and masking tape
in an unexpected way to create a beautiful painting of birch trees.

Wednesday, May 22: FREE CLASSES!

4-5:30PM: Origami with Meredith Piotrow
Ages 7 and up! Learn this Japanesse paper folding technique with step by step instruction.

6-7:30PM: Painting Flowers with Joelle Goff
For Adults and kids, ages 10 and up. In this workshop, you will sketch and
paint a flower with acrylics through a step by step process.

Thursday., May 23: FREE CLASSES!

10-11am: Mommy and Me Art Class with Melanie Levitt
Kids ages 6 yrs and under are invited to the studio with a caretaker
to create some art with stations set up around the studio.

4-5:30pm Wrapped Stones with Karen Eisenberg
All Ages!! Learn the process for wrapping stones using string, beach stones and sea glass.
There will be an opportunity to wrap a stone using wire after working out design
possibilities with string. Bring optional beach stones or sea glass.

6:30-8:00pm: Printing Foliage: Monoprints with Melanie Levitt
All Ages! This class will introduce you to watercolor monoprints, a totally non-toxic
printmaking method. Using printing plates, watercolors, and foliage, you will create a
beautiful one of a kind monoprint using an etching press. Please bring some weeds,
leaves, feathers, or anything else you would like to try printing that is thin.

Please go to the  CALENDAR and to register for these classes.