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New! Registration is easy, but if you have any technical problems PLEASE call us (775-826-6100, ext. 3# or e-mail info@vsanevada.org)  and let us know.    Simply click on the “Register” link beneath the course and pay by credit card (MC, VISA, Discover) on-line. For printed registration forms to mail (250 Court St., Reno, NV  89501)/fax (775-337-6107)/deliver in person, please see bottom of page.

 

Want to see a new art class series? Do you have ideas for single workshops? Have a suggestion for one of our existing workshops or camps? Email your feedback and suggestions to the program director: eva@vsanevada.org.

 

Registration is only confirmed once VSA Nevada receives registration form and payment. Workshop costs includes all supplies unless noted.  Classes are limited in size and are offered on a ‘first come first served” basis. Students needing to withdraw from a class after registering may receive a tuition refund less $5 administrative cost if VSA Nevada is notified five business days before the first session of class. No refunds thereafter. Scholarships and Gift Certificates available.

GIFT CERTIFICATES- Give the gift of creativity!

Gift certificates are available for all VSA Nevada workshops. Certificates can be purchased by credit card, check or cash in any amount. Call 826-6100 x3# or email info@vsanevada.org.

If you would like to provide a workshop for an adult or child who could not afford one… workshops/camps range in price from $40 – $250.

Summer/Fall 2014 Adult Workshops

AGE: 15 AND UP FOR ADULT WORKSHOPS

Workshops are in date order.

To access workshops held at the Lake Mansion, enter from the  parking lot on Arlington Avenue and follow the walkway to our  “Art Happens Here Studio,” on the ground floor.

 

VSA arts of Nevada reserves the right to cancel courses and change class scheduling as well as change instructors without incurring obligations.

TGIAF (Thank Goodness it's Art Friday!) Paint your Pet

September 12 - September 12 | Friday | Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and up | Cost: $30.00

A great way to start the weekend! For 3 hours, proven step by step technique using acrylic paint.  You will be amazed with the power of simple painting techniques -- easy secrets that will amaze you and your friends! It's all about fun! 100% novice oriented, no-mess, for the enthusiast, artist, couples, and singles! Class is intended for you to RELAX, HAVE FUN, and leave with an AWESOME piece of artwork!

Just bring a photo of your pet and no experience is necessary. Feel free to bring your favorite beverages and a snack!

To allow for our teaching artists time to prepare, please register at least 48 hours before the class starts.

 


Watercolor & Collage (4 classes)

September 16 - October 7 | Tuesdays | Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 and up | Cost: $90.00

Learn the art of watercolor and collage from teaching artist Carol Johnson. Participants will explore four different subjects over the course of four workshops. Subjects include floral/fall leaves, Nevada landscape, still life, and abstract. Tuesdays 6-8:30pm, September 16-October 7.

Sip your favorite libation, create and enjoy!

 


Paint and Sips featuring Wassily Kandinsky

September 17 - September 17 | Wednesday | Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and up | Cost: $30.00

Join us for an evening of entertaining, stress free art instruction with a little bit of paint, a little bit of wine and a whole lot of fun!  The best part?  You will go home with an amazing painting and hopefully a new found interest.

Our experienced teaching artist guides you in transforming a master painting into your own 16” X  20” acrylic masterpiece that is uniquely yours. Each piece will give students experiences learning different painting techniques. This class is great for all levels and especially for anyone who wants to unlock their inner artist in a fun social setting.   Bring your own wine/beverage and snacks! Must be 21 & over! Sign up for one/all!

Scholarship applications are not accepted for this event.

 


Art Exploration (Sept. 18-Oct.23, 6 classes)

September 18 - October 23 | Thursday | Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 and up | Cost: $90.00

Are you interested in taking up some type of art but not sure what you would like to do?  Teaching artist Carol Gilman will introduce a variety of mediums including drawing, watercolor, and more.  A wonderful opportunity to explore your creativity and nurture your inner artist.  Class will take place on Thursdays from 6-8pm, September 18 - October 23, 2014.


TGIAF (Thank Goodness It's Art Friday) "Step Into Fall"

September 26 - September 26 | Friday | Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and up | Cost: Free Event

Do you love fun and funky shoes? Here is a great way to start your weekend for yourself, your partner or for a girl's night out.  Join our teaching artist Elizabeth Brooks for an evening of creativity and fun as you learn and practice sketching basics in a relaxed, stress-free environment. Bring your favorite funky, unique or colorful shoes to sketch or use one of our class examples supplied by the fabulous people at Shoe on California Avenue. BYO wine/beer and appetizers and let your creativity loose while sipping on your favorite libation.


TGIAF (Thank Goodness it's Art Friday!) Featuring Munch with a Twist

October 10 - October 10 | Friday | Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and up | Cost: $30.00

 

Just in time for HALLOWEEN!! Join us for an evening of entertaining, stress free art instruction!!  The best part?  You will go home with an amazing painting and hopefully a new found interest.

Teaching artist Elizabeth Brooks guides you in transforming Munch's "The Scream" into your own 16” X  20” acrylic masterpiece that is uniquely yours. Add a twist with your own background! Each piece will give students experiences learning different painting techniques. This class is great for all levels and especially for anyone who wants to unlock their inner artist in a fun social setting.   Bring your own wine/beverage and snacks!

 


Functional to Decorative Pottery (8 classes)

October 14 - November 6 | Tuesdays and Thursdays | Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 and up | Cost: $150.00

This class is for those who want to experience clay; for beginners who want to expand their experience, or for those who are ready for a refresher. This class includes an introduction to the potter's wheel, focusing on wedging, shaping, trimming, and simple glazing techniques.


Paint and Sips featuring Wolf Kahn

October 15 - October 15 | Wednesday | Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and up | Cost: $30.00

Join us for an evening of entertaining, stress free art instruction with a little bit of paint, a little bit of wine and a whole lot of fun!  The best part?  You will go home with an amazing painting and hopefully a new found interest.

Our experienced teaching artist guides you in transforming "Fall Splendor" by Wolf Kahn into your own 16” X  20” acrylic masterpiece that is uniquely yours. Each piece will give students experiences learning different painting techniques. This class is great for all levels and especially for anyone who wants to unlock their inner artist in a fun social setting.   Bring your own wine/beverage and snacks! Must be 21 & over! Sign up for one/all!

Scholarship applications are not accepted for this event.

 


Art Exploration (Oct. 28- Dec. 9, 6 classes)

October 28 - December 9 | Tuesday | Time: 10:00am - 12:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 and up | Cost: $90.00

Are you interested in taking up some type of art but not sure what you would like to do? Teaching artist Carol Gilman will introduce a variety of mediums including drawing, watercolor, and more.  A wonderful opportunity to explore your creativity and nurture your inner artist. Class will meet on Tuesdays from 10am-12pm, October 28-December 9, 2014.

No class on November 11, 2014.


TGIAF (Thank Goodness it's Art Friday!) Paint Your Pet

November 14 - November 14 | Friday | Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and up | Cost: $30.00

A great way to start the weekend! For 3 hours, proven step by step technique using acrylic paint.  You will be amazed with the power of simple painting techniques -- easy secrets that will amaze you and your friends! It's all about fun! 100% novice oriented, no-mess, for the enthusiast, artist, couples, and singles! Class is intended for you to RELAX, HAVE FUN, and leave with an AWESOME piece of artwork!

Just bring a photo of your pet and no experience is necessary. Feel free to bring your favorite beverages and a snack!

To allow for our teaching artists time to prepare, please register at least 48 hours before the class starts.

 


Paint and Sips featuring Pablo Picasso

November 19 - November 19 | Wednesday | Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and up | Cost: $30.00

Join us for an evening of entertaining, stress free art instruction with a little bit of paint, a little bit of wine and a whole lot of fun!  The best part?  You will go home with an amazing painting and hopefully a new found interest.

Our experienced teaching artist guides you in transforming "The Dream" by Pablo Picasso into your own 16” X  20” acrylic masterpiece that is uniquely yours. Each piece will give students experiences learning different painting techniques. This class is great for all levels and especially for anyone who wants to unlock their inner artist in a fun social setting.   Bring your own wine/beverage and snacks! Must be 21 & over! Sign up for one/all!

Scholarship applications are not accepted for this event.

 


Paint and Sips featuring Georgia O'Keeffe

December 17 - December 17 | Wednesday | Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and up | Cost: $30.00

Join us for an evening of entertaining, stress free art instruction with a little bit of paint, a little bit of wine and a whole lot of fun!  The best part?  You will go home with an amazing painting and hopefully a new found interest.

Our experienced teaching artist guides you in transforming "Single Calla Lily (Red)" by Georgia O'Keeffe into your own 16” X  20” acrylic masterpiece that is uniquely yours. Each piece will give students experiences learning different painting techniques. This class is great for all levels and especially for anyone who wants to unlock their inner artist in a fun social setting.   Bring your own wine/beverage and snacks! Must be 21 & over! Sign up for one/all!

Scholarship applications are not accepted for this event.

 


Paint and Sip Jan. 21

January 21 - January 21 | Wednesday | Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and up | Cost: $30.00

Join us for an evening of entertaining, stress free art instruction with a little bit of paint, a little bit of wine and a whole lot of fun!  The best part?  You will go home with an amazing painting and hopefully a new found interest.

Our experienced teaching artist guides you in transforming a master painting into your own 16” X  20” acrylic masterpiece that is uniquely yours. Each piece will give students experiences learning different painting techniques. This class is great for all levels and especially for anyone who wants to unlock their inner artist in a fun social setting.   Bring your own wine/beverage and snacks! Must be 21 & over! Sign up for one/all!

Scholarship applications are not accepted for this event.

 


If you would prefer not to register on-line, you may download a registration form here and submit by fax, attach to an email (info@vsanevada.org), mail or in person (250 Court Street in Reno, Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 5 PM, please call first).  Registration is only confirmed once VSA Nevada receives registration form and payment.  VSA Nevada accepts check, cash or credit cards (VISA, MC, Discover).