Educational Programs

Instructors: Mira Michelle

In this class students will explore different art techniques through learning about the styles of famous artists.  The class incorporates key pieces of art history and provides lots of hands on experience with a variety of materials.  The class covers the basic principles of visual art including perspective, color theory, design and composition.  Students will work with drawing, painting, assemblage, printmaking and more.  The class is designed to be fun, engaging and interactive.  The Visual Art class culminates in an art show of the students' work.

 

Teacher: Elijah Pfotenhauer

Students learn to paint large-scale murals through direct hands on training.  From concept to sketch, fill-ins to final details, each student in an all-inclusive approach addresses the entire process.  A focus on school / community issues and asperations is incorporated into the class's artistic goal, creating the opportunity to actively participate in ones climate.

 

Instructor: Mira Michelle

Girlosophy is a weekly group for young women.  The group creates a safe supportive environment where the participants are able to share about the challenges they face and they are able to create positive strategies for how to deal with them.  The goal of the group is to facilitate the participants' sense of confidence in them selves.  The class offers group discussions, writing exercises, art projects and inspiring guest speakers.  The program seeks to pass on a set concrete tools the young women can utilize to navigate the pivotal transition into womanhood.

 

Teacher:  Nikki Moon

This class focuses on developing one's creative "voice" through drawing, painting, sculpture, movement, and writing, focusing on foundational art techniques presented according to the interests of the participants.  The goal of the class is to facilitate each student's artistic growth and exploration of their unique creative inspirations.

 

Instructor: Nikki Moon

This class will explore holistic health through nutrition, yoga and meditation and will be a combination of movement, lecture/discussion, journaling and direct experience. The aim of this class is to enhance the understanding of your body and mind. Inspiration will be drawn from Western and Eastern models of health.