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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@vsanevda.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.

Winter/Spring 2013-2014 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.

Raku Fired Ceramics with Jacy Robinson (A, 2 classes)

April 19 - April 26 | Saturday | Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 and up | Cost: $80.00

Learn this Japanese ceramic firing process that uses both fire and smoke to create unique patterns and designs. In this class you will make clay pieces and participate in the Raku firing process. All supplies are included. The class will be held on two Saturdays,  April 19 & 26.

This class is canceled.


Available Spaces: All Seats Reserved

New! TGIAF (Thank Goodness It's Art Friday!) May 2nd

May 2 - May 2 | 1st Friday of the month | Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and over | Cost: $25.00

Start your weekend on a historical note at a fun workshop at the Lake Mansion.  TGIAF is a night out for you and your friends!!  Join teaching artist Eric Holland and experience En Plein Air "in open air" Oil Painting.  The subject for this painting will be the Lake Mansion.  Weather permitting participants will be painting outside where the beautiful architecture of this historical Nevada building  can be appreciated.

Scholarship applications are not accepted for this event.


Paint&Sips with Elizabeth Brooks featuring Henri Matisse

May 13 - May 13 | 2nd Tuesdays of the Month | Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and over | Cost: $30.00

PS May 2013 Goldfish 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.

Elizabeth Brooks guides you in transforming Henri Matisse "Goldfish" 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.


Raku Fired Ceramics with Jacy Robinson (M, 2 classes)

May 17 - May 24 | Saturdays | Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 and up | Cost: $80.00

Learn this Japanese ceramic firing process that uses both fire and smoke to create unique patterns and designs. In this class you will make clay pieces and participate in the Raku firing process. All supplies are included. The class will be held on two Saturdays,  May 17 & 24.


Paint your Pet (May 21)

May 21 - May 21 | 3rd Wednesday of the Month | Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 and up | Cost: $30.00

golden retriever (2) 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.


New!! Photography with Burt Crapo

June 6 - June 8 | Friday - Sunday | Time: See below - See below | Lake Mansion & Additional Areas | Ages: 15 and up | Cost: $175.00

Enhance your understanding of photography. Join photographer Burt Crapo for a weekend of instruction and shooting photos in he great outdoors of Northern Nevada. Learn how to compose a photo and explore the settings on your camera. Click here for full class description and equipment list.

Dates and Times: 

June 6th 5:30 – 8:30 pm

(at the Lake Mansion)

June 7th all day

(location TBD)

June 8th 10 am – 2 pm

(location TBD)

 


Paint & Sips: The Original and Still the Best

June 11 - June 11 | Wednesday | Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and over | 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.

 


TGIAF (Thank Goodness It's Art Friday!) June

June 13 - June 13 | Friday | Time: 6:30pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and over | Cost: $25.00

A fun way to start your weekend for yourself, your partner or girls' night out. Join one of our nurturing teaching artists for an evening of creativity and fun in a relaxed, stress-free environment. BYO wine/beer and appetizers.

Scholarship applications are not accepted for this event.

 


Paint Your Pet (June 19)

June 19 - June 19 | Thursday | Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 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!

 


NEW!!! Family Art Adventure: Collage Animals, June 21

June 21 - June 21 | Saturday | Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am | Lake Mansion | Ages: 6 - 12 | Cost: $25.00

Looking for a creative way to spend time with your child or grandchild? VSAN has the answer with the all new Family Art Adventure series.  A new project each time for your family to enjoy.

Our very first Family Art Adventure will feature collage animals. You and your child/grandchild will each create a 9 x 12 collage of your favorite animal or pet.  We provide all of the supplies, but for that personal touch bring an 8 x 10 photo or photo copy of your own pet so you can incorporate their unique features into your creation.

If you want to enroll more than one child and one adult, call 775-826=6100 ext 3#, $10.00 for each additional participant.


NEW!!! Family Art Adventure: Home Sweet Home, June 28

June 28 - June 28 | Saturday | Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am | Lake Mansion | Ages: adult with one 6 - 12 year old | Cost: $25.00

Looking for a creative and fun way to spend time with your child or grandchild?  VSAN has the answer with the all new Family Art Adventure series. Family Art Adventure presents a new project each time for your family to enjoy. During this workshop artist Paige Smith Wyatt will  teach you and your child or grandchild how to create a watercolor and ink rendition of your family/grandparent's  home.  Bring a photo of the house you want to recreate.

If you would like to enroll more than one adult and one child, call 775-826-6100 ext. 3#, $10.00 for each additional participant.


Functional to Decorative Pottery

July 8 - July 24 | Tuesdays and Thursdays | Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 and up | Cost: $115.00

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 & Sips Featuring Van Gogh with Elizabeth Brooks

July 9 - July 9 | Wednesday | Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and over | 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.

Teaching artist Elizabeth Brooks guides you in transforming a Van Gogh's "Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers" 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 Your Pet (July 10)

July 10 - July 10 | Thursdays | Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 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!

 


En Plein Air "in open air" Oil Painting

July 11 - August 8 | Fridays | Time: 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 and up | Cost: $115.00

Join local artist Erik Holland to capture summer colors and light. Painting will be done both outside (weather permitting) and in the studio from photographs. Great for beginners or the more experienced.


TGIAF (Thank Goodness It's Art Friday!) July 11th

July 11 - July 11 | Friday | Time: 6:30pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and over | Cost: $25.00

A fun way to start your weekend for yourself, your partner or girls' night out. Join Paige Smith-Wyatt for an evening of painting with watercolors.  The topic for this workshop is Botanical paintings. Each participant will complete their very own painting. Join us for an for an evening of creativity and fun in a relaxed, stress-free environment. BYO wine/beer and appetizers.

Scholarship applications are not accepted for this event.

 


Paint & Sips featuring Munch with a twist with Elizabeth Brooks

July 16 - July 16 | Wednesday | Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and over | 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.

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! Must be 21 & over! Sign up for one/all!

Scholarship applications are not accepted for this event.

 


Raku Fired Ceramics with Jacy Robinson

July 19 - July 26 | Saturdays | Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 and up | Cost: $80.00

Learn this Japanese ceramic firing process that uses both fire and smoke to create unique patterns and designs. In this class you will make clay pieces and participate in the Raku firing process. All supplies are included. The class will be held on two Saturdays,  July 19 & 26.


NEW!!! Family Art Adventure: Weave a Family Story, July 19

July 19 - July 19 | Saturday | Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am | Lake Mansion | Ages: adult with one 6 - 12 year old | Cost: $25.00

Looking for a fun and creative way to spend time with your child or grandchild? VSAN has the answer with their all new Family Art Adventure series. A new project each time or your family to enjoy.  Teaching artist Robin Robinson will teach you and your child or grandchild how to weave a personal family story suitable for display in your home. VSAN will provide all of the basic supplies needed for your creation. Just bring your creativity and the personal mementos that you want to incorporate in your weaving.

Sign up for one or all!!

If you want to enroll more than one adult and one child, call 775-826-6100 ext. 3#, $10.00 for each additional participant.


Paint & Sips featuring Picasso with Elizabeth Brooks

July 23 - July 23 | Wednesday | Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and over | 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.

Teaching artist Elizabeth Brooks guides you in transforming Picasso's "Guitar 1919" 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 Your Pet (July 24)

July 24 - July 24 | Thursday | Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 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!

 


NEW!!! Family Art Adventure July 26

July 26 - July 26 | Saturday | Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am | Lake Mansion | Ages: adult with one 6 - 12 year old | Cost: $25.00

Looking for a creative and fun way to spend time with your child or grandchild?  VSAN has the answer with the all new Family Art Adventure series.  A new project each and every time.

Sign up for one or more!

If you want to enroll more than one adult and one child, call 775-826-6100 ext. 3#, $10.00 for each additional participant.


Paint & Sips featuring Diego Rivera with Elizabeth Brooks

July 30 - July 30 | Wednesday | Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and over | 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 teaching artist Elizabeth Brooks guides you in transforming Diego Rivera's "Flower Seller, Woman with Calla Lilies" 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 & Sips: The Original and Still the Best

August 6 - August 6 | Wednesday | Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and over | 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.

 


TGIAF (Thank Goodness It's Art Friday!) August 8

August 8 - August 8 | Friday | Time: 6:30pm - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 21 and over | Cost: $25.00

A fun way to start your weekend for yourself, your partner or girls' night out. Join Paige Smith-Wyatt for an evening of painting with watercolors.  The topic for this workshop is Botanical paintings. Each participant will complete their very own painting. Join us for an for an evening of creativity and fun in a relaxed, stress-free environment. BYO wine/beer and appetizers.

Scholarship applications are not accepted for this event.

 


Paint Your Pet (August 21)

August 21 - August 21 | Thursday | Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm | Lake Mansion | Ages: 15 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!

 


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).