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CARPENTER'S BARN - Classes & Workshops

Classes at Carpenter's Barn:

CazArts is offering four sessions of classes a year and a summer session.

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CLASSES STARTING IN MAY

Creative Re-use - Claire Joyce - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Times/Dates: Mondays, 3:45-5:45pm, May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and June 6th and 13th
Ages: Kids 12 and up
Cost: $150.00 plus $10.00 materials fee
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Claire Joyce will lead a class exploring the potential of materials that are all around us! You can make art with almost anything when you put your mind to it. In this six week class for 12 and up we will paint, stamp, print, explore the potential of relief sculpture and much, much more! This class will be playful, experimental and collaborative. Kids will leave with an eye for making something out of nothing!

Supplies will be provided but please bring any recyclables material you want to work with!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Claire Joyce
is an artist who utilizes many techniques! She received her BFA in Printmaking from the Kansas City Art Institute, and an MFA in Painting from University of Georgia where she perfected a method of "painting" using Elmer's glue and glitter. She was artistic director at Paul Mesner Puppets where she built puppets and sets. Claire has written online columns for both ReadyMade Magazine and CRAFT, and has built and designed costumes and puppets for the stage as well as maintained a studio life working in two dimensions. In addition to participating in residencies within the United States, Belgium and China, her work has been shown both nationally and internationally. She currently lives in Syracuse, NY where she runs a small portrait business (www.tinytwohourportaits.com) and sews with (and for) her children.

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Kids Painting! - Pilar Figueira - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Times/Dates: Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm, May 3rd, 10th, 24th, 31st, and June 7th and 14th
Ages: Kids 6-11
Cost: $135.00 plus $10.00 materials fee
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In these classes we shall enjoy the process of painting with acrylics and explore color, light, texture and composition through different subject matter such as still life, landscape (weather permitting), portrait and abstraction.

Fun Painting

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Pilar Figueira has been painting as long as she can remember. Working with oils on canvases she creates nostalgic figurative portraits. Originally a graphic designer, Pilar blended her designer skills with her painting experience bringing about a perfect marriage of her two passions. The women in her life have inspired most of her latest work. Her art has been exhibited in galleries and art museums in Houston , TX and Cazenovia, NY.
Her work can be found www.pilarfigueira.com
www.instagram.com/pilarfigurira.studio/
www.facebook.com/pilar.appleton.figueira

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Abstract Painting - Denise Carvalho, PhD - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Times/Dates: Tuesdays, 6-8pm, May 3rd, 10th, 24th, 31st, and June 7th and 14th
Ages: Adults
Cost: $150.00 plus $25.00 materials fee
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Abstract Painting for Beginner-Intermediate Students: This class will teach us the basic tools to make an abstract painting using acrylic paint, collage, and oil pastels. We will also learn about popular abstract painters and their styles and practices. Finally, when students finish their artwork, they will present their works, explain the technique they used, the main concept, if any, and what artist inspired the piece.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Dr. Denise Carvalho
is a Brazilian-born artist, curator, art critic and scholar who lives and works in the United States. She holds a PhD in cultural studies, MA in art history from the University of California, Davis, a Masters in anthropology from Hunter College, and a BFA from the School of Visual Arts.

Learn more at https://denisecarvalho.squarespace.com/.

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MOSAIC PICASSIETTE ("Stolen Plate") - Lisa Portnoff - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Times/Dates: Wednesdays, 10:00am-1:00pm, May 4th, 11th, 25th  and June 1st
Ages: Adults
Cost: $150.00 plus $30.00 materials fee
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Create a beautiful and unique piece of mosaic art using the colors and patterns of broken vintage china and pottery as your inspiration, giving a tired object, such as an old picture frame, small table, serving tray, or planter, a new life. Or, create an original piece of art for your wall!

Some materials will be provided, but please bring pretty, colorful plates, pottery shards, stones, buttons, shells, marbles, or other fun materials of your own to incorporate into your project, as well as an object to be artistically transformed. An additional materials list will be provided.

Fun Painting

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Lisa Portnoff graduated from Parsons School of Design, and has been a ceramic artist for many years, specializing in custom ceramic tiles, mosaics, and sculptures, often for historic restoration and public art projects. Her work can be seen in many homes, NYC subway stations, and other locations across the country. 

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Visible Mending - Claire Joyce - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Times/Dates: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm, May 11th, 25th, and June 1st, 8th, and 15th
Ages: Adults and 12 and up with parent
Cost: $120.00 plus $20.00 materials fee
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Eco-friendly and beautiful, the practice of visible mending celebrates the repair and continued use of clothing. This method has gained popularity recently as a movement against fast fashion. Join artist Claire Joyce for six weeks examining a variety of mending techniques.

  • Week 1: Basic stitching and introduction to the community patch collection
  • Week 2: The top patch- basic repairs on denim 
  • Week 3: Accentuating the hole with an interior patch 
  • Week 4: Woven stitch repairs 
  • Week 5: Darn it! Sweater and knit repair 
  • Week 6: Introduction to Sashiko stitch patterns  This class will be informative, social, and community building!  
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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Claire Joyce is an artist who utilizes many techniques! She received her BFA in Printmaking from the Kansas City Art Institute, and an MFA in Painting from University of Georgia where she perfected a method of "painting" using Elmer's glue and glitter. She was artistic director at Paul Mesner Puppets where she built puppets and sets. Claire has written online columns for both ReadyMade Magazine and CRAFT, and has built and designed costumes and puppets for the stage as well as maintained a studio life working in two dimensions. In addition to participating in residencies within the United States, Belgium and China, her work has been shown both nationally and internationally. She currently lives in Syracuse, NY where she runs a small portrait business (www.tinytwohourportaits.com) and sews with (and for) her children.

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Painting with Acrylics - Pilar Figueira - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Times/Dates: Thursdays, 9:30-12:30 May 5th, 12th, 26th, and June 2nd, 9th and 16th
Ages: Adults
Cost: $185.00 plus $20.00 materials fee
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In these classes we shall enjoy the process of painting with acrylics and explore color, light, texture and composition through different subject matter such as still life, landscape (weather permitting), portrait and abstraction.

Fun Painting

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Pilar Figueira has been painting as long as she can remember. Working with oils on canvases she creates nostalgic figurative portraits. Originally a graphic designer, Pilar blended her designer skills with her painting experience bringing about a perfect marriage of her two passions. The women in her life have inspired most of her latest work. Her art has been exhibited in galleries and art museums in Houston , TX and Cazenovia, NY.
Her work can be found www.pilarfigueira.com
www.instagram.com/pilarfigurira.studio/
www.facebook.com/pilar.appleton.figueira

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Wood Burning/Pyrography for Kids - Emilie Rigby - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Times/Dates: Thursdays, 3:30-5:30pm, May 5th, 12th, 26th and June 2nd
Ages: Kids 12 and up
Cost: $130.00 plus: $30.00 materials fee
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Woodburning, formally known as pyrography is the art of burning designs onto any receptive surface like wood. It can range from simple line art home décor to its own art form of complex, realistic images. In this 4-week workshop, we will learn and practice several key skills including surface preparation and design transfer. We will use a special wood burning pyrography pen to work on line work, shading and finishing techniques. We will then apply these techniques to a handful of useful and decorative projects using locally harvested and milled hardwoods. This class is geared towards beginners, but there will be opportunities for students with prior experience to take on more advanced projects.

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Emilie Rigby is a local green woodworker who has been carving for 11 years. She has traveled across the country, teaching woodworking and outdoor skills. She landed in Portland, OR in 2017 where she ran a teaching woodshop for a prominent outdoor skills company. With 6 years of teaching experience, she has taught green woodworking to people aged 8 to 80. She recently moved back to Upstate NY where she has continued to build her life as a woodworker and artist. She is endlessly inspired by the natural world, where many elements of her designs can be found. Her classes are open to all experience levels, and beginners are welcome and encouraged. Learn more about Emilie's woodworking at www.emilierigby.com.

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Wood Burning/Pyrography for Adults - Emilie Rigby - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Times/Dates: Thursdays, 6:00-8:00pm, May 5th, 12th, 26th and June 2nd
Ages: Adults
Cost: $130.00 plus: $30.00 materials fee
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Woodburning, formally known as pyrography is the art of burning designs onto any receptive surface, like wood. It can range from simple line art home décor to its own art form of complex, realistic images. In this 4-week workshop, we will learn and practice several key skills including surface preparation and design transfer. We will use a special wood burning pyrography pen to work on line work, shading and finishing techniques. We will then apply these techniques to a handful of useful and decorative projects using locally harvested and milled hardwoods. This class is geared towards beginners, but there will be opportunities for students with prior experience to take on more advanced projects.

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Emilie Rigby is a local green woodworker who has been carving for 11 years. She has traveled across the country, teaching woodworking and outdoor skills. She landed in Portland, OR in 2017 where she ran a teaching woodshop for a prominent outdoor skills company. With 6 years of teaching experience, she has taught green woodworking to people aged 8 to 80. She recently moved back to Upstate NY where she has continued to build her life as a woodworker and artist. She is endlessly inspired by the natural world, where many elements of her designs can be found. Her classes are open to all experience levels, and beginners are welcome and encouraged. Learn more about Emilie's woodworking at www.emilierigby.com.

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Pouring Acrylic - Eva Hunter - REGISTRATION CLOSED
HALF-DAY WORKSHOP
Times/Dates: Saturday, 1:00-4:00pm, May 7th
Ages: Adults and kids 10 and up with parents
Cost: $40.00 plus $20.00 materials fee
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ACRYLIC POURING TECHNIQUES: Create your own abstract work of art! Join local artist Eva Hunter and discover the array of techniques, tips and tricks of acrylic pouring. Acrylic pours are truly unique works of art that anyone can create. Please come dressed for mess and fun!

Please bring clothes to get dirty!

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Eva Hunter
is an award-winning artist based in the United States whose paintings have been exhibited nationally. She cites color and movement as being vital to her artistic practice. In addition, Hunter describes her work as attempting to "move beyond pain", conveying joy, fantasy, beauty, and humor. Her distinctive style fuses abstraction with impressionism and realism. She most often creates with acrylics, pastels, and ink on canvas, paper, or synthetic board.

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Book Binding - Carrie Valenzuela - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER NOW
HALF-DAY WORKSHOP
Times/Dates: Saturday, 10:00am -1:00pm, May 21st
Ages: 14 - Adults and kids 12 -13 with parent
Cost: $75.00 plus $10.00 materials fee
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Marvelous Book Medley" In this workshop, participants will create 3 different bookbinding structures : pamphlet, Turkish map fold and flag book. Gain introductory level instruction on folding and gluing with the illustrated handouts provided. We will create completely unique vessels using a variety of papers and embellishments like colored threads, ribbons, buttons, etc. There will be discussion on how to further personalize with hidden flaps, windows or pockets.

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Carrie Valenzuela
is a Chicanx fine art printer and hand bookbinder who created her own Amaranth Press and Bindery soon after college in 2001. She is a community activist establishing justice and inclusion in her work as a teaching artist in Syracuse, New York. Trained in a range of bookbinding methods and production letterpress work, Valenzuela constructs unique books and ephemera and also leads workshops in bookmaking and letterpress printing under the new imprint of Salt City Book Arts. She serves the American Printing History Association as President of the Upstate New York Chapter as well as part of the national committees of Diversity and Inclusion Liaison and Nominations. She seeks to bring forth the visual voice for a range of artists and organizations of historically underrepresented populations.

Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/AmaranthPressandBindery/ and https://www.instagram.com/amaranthpressandbindery/.

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Figure Drawing (open drawing session) - Pilar Figueira (facilitator) - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER NOW
HALF-DAY WORKSHOP
Times/Dates: Saturday, 1:00-4:00pm, May 28th
Ages: Adult and 15 and up with parental consent
Cost: $15.00
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This is figure drawing time with a model and no instruction.  The model will do a series of short and longer poses. The model will do both nude and clothed poses if the Barn is warm enough. You can come for part of the session or the entire session. Please bring your own materials. Easels are limited and are available on a first come first serve basis. There are plenty of tables and chairs to share!

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Photographic Transfers & Printmaking Techniques - Jen Pepper - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Times/Dates: Sundays, 10:00am-1:00pm, May 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th
Ages: Adults and teens 13 and up with parent
Cost: $150.00 plus $20.00 materials fee
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Create beautiful works of art from your cherished photographs and memorable as beloved keepsakes. This workshop will introduce basic printmaking techniques such as stamping, stenciling, collage, monotypes, and Chine Collé onto a variety of surfaces including canvas, paper and wood. Participants will engage with loads of demos, use brayers, paint and mediums, transfer printing, DIY stencils to make stunning works of art for the body and home!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Jen Pepper is a professional artist who lives in CNY and is a professor of art at Cazenovia College since 2003. Her work has been exhibited in numerous international galleries and museums including a solo exhibition at The Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse. More of her work may be discovered at https://www.jenpepper.com/.

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TABLE TOP WEAVING (Jump start your creativity!) - Jen Pepper - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Times/Dates: Sundays, 2:00-4:30pm, May 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
Ages: Adult and teens 13 and up with parent
Cost: $140.00 plus $30.00 materials fee
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Throughout time and across cultures some of the most beautiful handwoven fabric has been created using simple looms. This workshop will introduce participants to the wonderful world of fiber and weaving while allowing for exploration to be fully introduced and developed! We will engage in a number of techniques including traditional tapestry looms, South American Inkle weaving, and backstrap weaving. Each participant will make two of their own looms to continue in the joy of weaving long after our sessions together.

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Jen Pepper is a professional artist who lives in CNY and is a professor of art at Cazenovia College since 2003. Her work has been exhibited in numerous international galleries and museums including a solo exhibition at The Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse. More of her work may be discovered at https://www.jenpepper.com/.

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CLASSES STARTING IN JUNE

Learn to Rumba! - Pallavi Gupta - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER NOW
Times/Dates: 6:30-7:30pm, Tuesdays, May 31 and June 7th, 14th and 28th
Ages: 18 - Adult
Cost: $50.00 for adults or $40.00 for students under 20 with college id ID
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Fun PaintingRumba is a ballroom dance of Afro-Cuban folk-dance origin. Rumba which can be  danced to slow, melodic, sensual music or easily danced to contemporary pop music as well. Come join the fun!

NOTE: Any shoes with leather or hard bottoms will work.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Pallavi Gupta
has been involved with ballroom community in Syracuse for more than a decade. She teaches ballroom dances locally. She has recently won second place in Common Wealth Classics, Boston, Amateur Open Champion class (October 2022) in American Rhythm category. She is passionate about dancing and eager to work with beginner dancers!

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Writers Workshop: Women of the Diaspora - Juhanna Rogers - REGISTRATION CLOSED , PhD     REGISTER NOW
Times/Dates: Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm, June 6th and 13th
Ages: Adults
Cost: $75.00
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This course is for women writers interested in learning more about BIPOC Women writers. The session is for all levels of women writers. We will review the works of women of color. We will play with styles of writers and the way that culture and identity shape their writing.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Dr. Juhanna Rogers
is an author, playwright, actress, and creative who combines her love and passion for performance in all the work she does. She started performing at the age of 3 when her mom enrolled her in dance class. Her passion for dance and love of the stage has cultivated performance that explores the intersection of Black life in the United States. As a native of Newark, New Jersey, growing up in a diverse and resource rich environment, Dr. Rogers has a commitment to social justice, education, and the arts. 

Dr. Rogers earned a Bachelor's Degree in Integrative Arts from Penn State University – Altoona. She earned her master's and PHD from Indiana University, her research explored critical race theory and the experiences of Black Americans in the US and abroad. This research has informed her commitment to her performance of black writing and playwriting. Her recent poetry has been published in Anthology titled Divine Feminist, and she makes regular appearances on BronxNet speaking on the Black experience. In 2018 Dr. Rogers created and produced a web series, Behind the woman, with Black Cub Productions. In 2019 the show was picked up and Juhanna became creator, executive producer and host of Behind the Woman in partnership with WCNY/PBS.

Dr. Rogers is a contributing writer for various online blogs, offering commentary on higher education and the Black woman's experience. With this commitment came the writing and directing of A Gatherin' Place, which was described in a Syracuse.com article as, "... powerful… proves you don't need to physically be inside the Archbold theater to have an engaging theatrical experience." As an artist, Dr. Rogers has also been an actress in the play, "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" as women in green at Auburn Public Theatre. She has spoken at Syracuse Stage for Harriet, served on the thesis committee for the Newhouse School of Communications at SU, and is a resident artist at Stone Quarry Art Park.

Learn more at https://juhannarogers.com/new-page.

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Introduction to Quilting: Quilting a Place Mat - Susan Poet - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER NOW
Times/Dates: Wednesdays, 10:00am -12:30pm, June 8th, 15th, 29th and July 6th
Ages: Adults
Cost: $140.00 plus $25.00 material fee
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Learn the meanings of "piece, sandwich, quilt and bind" as they pertain to making quilted placemats.  In this class, we will make 4 fun placemats using jelly roll strips, cut and pieced together.  We will go through all the steps of making a full-size quilt on a much smaller scale, with emphasis on cutting accurately and a "scant quarter inch".  A kit with all fabrics and batting is included in the class fee.

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Required to bring:

  • Sewing machine in good working order
  • White or cream-colored thread for machine
  • Extra machine needles size 12/80
  • Straight pins
  • Scissors
  • Small sewing ruler 0 – 6 inches

Please bring if you have the following (but do not purchase!):

  • Rotary cutting mat and rotary cutter
  • Larger cutting rulers

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Susan Poet
is a retired high school teacher, living in Cazenovia.  She made her first quilt in Adult Education about 40 years ago . While Susan still enjoys the traditional quilt patterns, she has morphed into creating more modern quilts.  She loves the colors and designs of today's fabrics and the beautiful ways of putting them together.

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Lets Make Metal Jewelry: Soldering, sawing, piercing - Mary Beth Fiorentino - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER NOW
Times/Dates: Thursdays, 6:00-8:30pm, June 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th
Ages: Adult
Cost: $140.00 plus $30.00 materials fee
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Let's Make Jewelry!
Each week new skills will be introduced that you can incorporate into your projects. We will start simple with sawing, piercing, filing, to make a number of component sets for future earring and ring designs. Texturing and stamping tools will be introduced, and we will make our own texturing stamps to add to your components. Soldering a ring shank, jump rings, and ear wires so that you can begin to build some finished pieces with your components and make a set of stacking rings. Shaping wire, balled headpins, washers, rivets, and other cold connections to build into your designs. Options for patinas to give your jewelry a distinct look. Leave the class knowing how to make unlimited designs for earrings, rings, pendants and bracelets!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Learn about Mary Beth Fiorentino at https://marybethfiorentino.com/.

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Fun with Textile Design: the Art of Shibori - Eva Hunter - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER NOW
HALF-DAY WORKSHOP
Times/Dates: Saturday, June 4th, 1:00-4:00pm
Ages: Adults
Cost: $40.00 plus $35.00 materials fee
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Discover the thrill and enjoyment of creating your own fabric designs. Explore the Japanese art form of Shibori. Shibori is a way of making patterns on fabric through exposing only some portions of the fabric to dye. Much of the work of Shibori is in the preparation: the fabric is folded, tied, sewn, or pleated to dictate the pattern of the dye.

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Eva Hunter
is an award-winning artist based in the United States whose paintings have been exhibited nationally. She cites color and movement as being vital to her artistic practice. In addition, Hunter describes her work as attempting to "move beyond pain", conveying joy, fantasy, beauty, and humor. Her distinctive style fuses abstraction with impressionism and realism. She most often creates with acrylics, pastels, and ink on canvas, paper, or synthetic board. Learn more at https://evahunterart.com/.

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CLASSES STARTING IN JULY AND AUGUST

Mask Making - Emily Reger     REGISTER NOW
KIDS FIVE-DAY WORKSHOP
Times/Dates: Monday – Friday, 1:15-4:30pm, July 11th - 15th
Ages: Kids 6 - 12
Cost: $120.00
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mask makingJoin us for the Carpenters Barn series on mask making. Young artists will spend the afternoons creating masks out of plaster, paper, cardboard etc. These masks will be painted and embellished. We will spend time talking about the magic that happens when putting on a mask and how they can help us feel transformed! Friday Art show from 4:00 - 4:30pm.

CazArts is grateful for the funding from the regrants program described below which offset the materials fees:
This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

For participants also enrolled in 2022 Cazenovia Youth Recreational program, the CJYR Summer Camp (Weeks 1-5) runs mornings. We can arrange to pick up your child from the camp. To find out more about the Cazenovia Youth Recreational program go to: https://cazenovia.recdesk.com/Community/Program.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Emily St.Clair Reger
- Emily was raised in Charlotte NC. In 1994, she earned a BFA from East Carolina University with a concentration in Environmental Design. In 1995 she earned a K-12 teaching certificate in Art Education from the University of NC at Charlotte. She has taught art in public and private schools in Concord NC, Raleigh NC and Rome NY. Emily moved to Central New York in 2005. In 2008 Emily created the Art Room for Kids in Clinton NY, which is now The Art Room Project. Through this endeavor she has maintained ways to bring creative inspiration to youth programming by designing and implementing workshops and art series for elementary and middle school aged youth. Emily has worked with the Cabarrus County Parks and Recreations, The Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, The Kirkland Art Center, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, The Early Learning Center at Hamilton College and The Mohawk Valley Montessori School. Emily currently lives in Erieville NY. In addition to teaching art, Emily is also a painter and enjoys capturing images using watercolor paint.

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Architecture - Emily Reger     REGISTER NOW
KIDS FIVE-DAY WORKSHOP
Times/Dates: Monday – Friday, 1:15-4:30pm, July 18th - 22nd
Ages: Kids 6 - 12
Cost: $120.00
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achitectureJoin us for our series on Architecture. In this series young artists will use tools and learn techniques architects use to create designs. We will take a look at the architectural styles of two American Architects, Frank Llyod Wright and Frank Gehry. Young artists will also have an opportunity to create their own structures from a floor plan to a 3-D model. Friday Art show from 4:00 - 4:30pm.

CazArts is grateful for the funding from the regrants program described below which offset the materials fees:
This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

For participants also enrolled in 2022 Cazenovia Youth Recreational program, the CJYR Summer Camp (Weeks 1-5) runs mornings. We can arrange to pick up your child from the camp. To find out more about the Cazenovia Youth Recreational program go to: https://cazenovia.recdesk.com/Community/Program.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Emily St.Clair Reger
- Emily was raised in Charlotte NC. In 1994, she earned a BFA from East Carolina University with a concentration in Environmental Design. In 1995 she earned a K-12 teaching certificate in Art Education from the University of NC at Charlotte. She has taught art in public and private schools in Concord NC, Raleigh NC and Rome NY. Emily moved to Central New York in 2005. In 2008 Emily created the Art Room for Kids in Clinton NY, which is now The Art Room Project. Through this endeavor she has maintained ways to bring creative inspiration to youth programming by designing and implementing workshops and art series for elementary and middle school aged youth. Emily has worked with the Cabarrus County Parks and Recreations, The Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, The Kirkland Art Center, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, The Early Learning Center at Hamilton College and The Mohawk Valley Montessori School. Emily currently lives in Erieville NY. In addition to teaching art, Emily is also a painter and enjoys capturing images using watercolor paint.

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Kinetic Sculptures - Emily Reger     REGISTER NOW
KIDS FIVE-DAY WORKSHOP
Times/Dates: Monday – Friday, 1:15-4:30pm, July 25th - 29th
Ages: Kids 6 - 12
Cost: $120.00
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kinetic sculpturesExplore Kinetic Sculptures!  In this art series young artists will explore balance and symmetry as they create mobiles and other sculptures that move. We will take a look at artist/engineer, Alexander Calder, his traveling circus and the beautiful mobiles he created with many moving parts. Friday Art show from 4:00 - 4:30pm.

CazArts is grateful for the funding from the regrants program described below which offset the materials fees:
This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

For participants also enrolled in 2022 Cazenovia Youth Recreational program, the CJYR Summer Camp (Weeks 1-5) runs mornings. We can arrange to pick up your child from the camp. To find out more about the Cazenovia Youth Recreational program go to: https://cazenovia.recdesk.com/Community/Program.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Emily St.Clair Reger
- Emily was raised in Charlotte NC. In 1994, she earned a BFA from East Carolina University with a concentration in Environmental Design. In 1995 she earned a K-12 teaching certificate in Art Education from the University of NC at Charlotte. She has taught art in public and private schools in Concord NC, Raleigh NC and Rome NY. Emily moved to Central New York in 2005. In 2008 Emily created the Art Room for Kids in Clinton NY, which is now The Art Room Project. Through this endeavor she has maintained ways to bring creative inspiration to youth programming by designing and implementing workshops and art series for elementary and middle school aged youth. Emily has worked with the Cabarrus County Parks and Recreations, The Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, The Kirkland Art Center, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, The Early Learning Center at Hamilton College and The Mohawk Valley Montessori School. Emily currently lives in Erieville NY. In addition to teaching art, Emily is also a painter and enjoys capturing images using watercolor paint.

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Printmaking - Emily Reger     REGISTER NOW
KIDS FIVE-DAY WORKSHOP
Times/Dates: Monday – Friday, 1:15-430pm, August 1st - 5th
Ages: Kids 6 - 12
Cost: $120.00
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PrintmakingYoung artists will explore printmaking techniques. In this series students will create prints from foam, wood, linoleum exploring imagery and pattern. Students will create prints on fabric and papers. Friday Art show from 4:00 - 4:30pm.

CazArts is grateful for the funding from the regrants program described below which offset the materials fees:
This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

For participants also enrolled in 2022 Cazenovia Youth Recreational program, the CJYR Summer Camp (Weeks 1-5) runs mornings. We can arrange to pick up your child from the camp. To find out more about the Cazenovia Youth Recreational program go to: https://cazenovia.recdesk.com/Community/Program.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Emily St.Clair Reger
- Emily was raised in Charlotte NC. In 1994, she earned a BFA from East Carolina University with a concentration in Environmental Design. In 1995 she earned a K-12 teaching certificate in Art Education from the University of NC at Charlotte. She has taught art in public and private schools in Concord NC, Raleigh NC and Rome NY. Emily moved to Central New York in 2005. In 2008 Emily created the Art Room for Kids in Clinton NY, which is now The Art Room Project. Through this endeavor she has maintained ways to bring creative inspiration to youth programming by designing and implementing workshops and art series for elementary and middle school aged youth. Emily has worked with the Cabarrus County Parks and Recreations, The Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, The Kirkland Art Center, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, The Early Learning Center at Hamilton College and The Mohawk Valley Montessori School. Emily currently lives in Erieville NY. In addition to teaching art, Emily is also a painter and enjoys capturing images using watercolor paint.

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Fashion Design - Emily Reger     REGISTER NOW
KIDS FIVE-DAY WORKSHOP
Times/Dates: Monday – Friday, 1:15-4:30pm, August 8th - 12th
Ages: Kids 6 - 12
Cost: $120.00
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fashion design Fashion week at the Carpenters Barn! Students will use fabrics, needles and thread, buttons, zippers and many other things to create a variety of fashions to clothe a manikin. We will seek inspiration from fashion magazines, costumes and even each other! Friday Art show from 4:00 - 4:30pm.

CazArts is grateful for the funding from the regrants program described below which offset the materials fees:
This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

For participants also enrolled in 2022 Cazenovia Youth Recreational program, the CJYR Summer Camp (Weeks 1-5) runs mornings. We can arrange to pick up your child from the camp. To find out more about the Cazenovia Youth Recreational program go to: https://cazenovia.recdesk.com/Community/Program.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Emily St.Clair Reger
- Emily was raised in Charlotte NC. In 1994, she earned a BFA from East Carolina University with a concentration in Environmental Design. In 1995 she earned a K-12 teaching certificate in Art Education from the University of NC at Charlotte. She has taught art in public and private schools in Concord NC, Raleigh NC and Rome NY. Emily moved to Central New York in 2005. In 2008 Emily created the Art Room for Kids in Clinton NY, which is now The Art Room Project. Through this endeavor she has maintained ways to bring creative inspiration to youth programming by designing and implementing workshops and art series for elementary and middle school aged youth. Emily has worked with the Cabarrus County Parks and Recreations, The Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, The Kirkland Art Center, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, The Early Learning Center at Hamilton College and The Mohawk Valley Montessori School. Emily currently lives in Erieville NY. In addition to teaching art, Emily is also a painter and enjoys capturing images using watercolor paint.

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