Art Club Classes Begin Next Week

Posted February 18th, 2010 at 3:43 pm.

Beginning next week, Bryn Mawr’s Art Club will offer free art classes to all BMC students, faculty, and staff. All classes are taught by professional artists from the local community and will be held in the Arnecliffe Studio.

To be eligible for the class lottery, attendees must show up at the first day of class 30 minutes before class start time. Attendees should bring a small materials fee of $10 or $15 (for faculty and staff). Those unable to pay can instead volunteer their time in the studio.

Details and information on whom to contact to sign up for each class:

Book- and Printmaking
Philadelphia artist Michelle Wilson will teach lessons on how to make books and use Art Club’s printing press to make beautiful images. This class will cover the basics of bookbinding and methods of printmaking.
Class Time: Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Class Dates: Feb. 24, Mar. 3, Mar. 17, Mar. 24, Mar. 31
To sign up for “Book and Printmaking,” e-mail Ariel Field.

Batik and Textile Dyeing
Philadelphia artist Tamara Weiss will teach lessons on a dyeing process called Batik using wax patterns to create dyed designs on fabric. Students will be provided with materials to create their own tapestries, sarongs, or wall hangings.
Class Time: Thursdays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Class Dates: Feb. 25, Mar. 18, Mar. 25, Apr. 1, Apr. 8, Apr. 15
To sign up for “Batik and Textile Dying,” e-mail Ariel Kay.

Sewing with Recycled Clothing
Norristown artist Amy Grebe will teach lessons on basic sewing and pattern-making skills and show students how to create new looks using recycled clothing from closets and free boxes.
Class Time: Saturdays, 2 to 5 p.m.
Class Dates: Feb. 27, Mar. 20, Mar. 27, Apr. 10, Apr. 17
To sign up for “Sewing with Recycled Clothing,” e-mail Adrienne Webb.

For more information on the Art Club, Spring Semester free class offerings, and upcoming events, e-mail the Art Club Executive Board at artclubexec.bmc@gmail.com.

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