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Academy of Art University
79 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Established in 1929, Academy of Art University, the nation’s largest private accredited art university, offers AA, BA, BFA, B.ARCH*, MA, MFA, and M.ARCH degrees in: acting, advertising, animation and visual effects, architecture, art education, art history, fashion, fashion journalism, fashion styling, fine art, game design, graphic design, illustration, industrial design, interior architecture and design, jewelry and metal arts, landscape architecture, motion pictures and television, multimedia communications, music for visual media, photography, visual development, and web design and new media. *B.Arch is currently in candidacy status.
College of Visual and Performing Arts University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Main campus: 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
Currier Museum Art Center
180 Pearl Street
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 669-6144 ext.122
The Art Center uses the Currier Museum’s collections to cultivate and broaden students’ artistic skills. The Center offers classes and workshops for all ages and abilities, including beginners, teen intensives, master classes
New Art Center in Newton
61 Washington Park
Newtonville, MA 02460
Connect with Art. Classes for all ages in painting, drawing, ceramics, mixed media, fiber arts, monotype printing, and more offered in fall, winter, spring and summer terms. Vacation programs for children and teens..
North Bennet Street School
150 North Street
Boston, MA 02113
Full-time programs and workshops in bookbinding, cabinet and furniture making, carpentry, jewelry making, locksmithing, piano technology, preservation carpentry, and violin making. Financial aid available for eligible full-time students. Open house November 14–15, 2014.
Stonybrook Fine Arts
24 Porter Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Teen and adult classes in foundry, welding, jewelry, lost wax casting, stone carving, mold making, and live figure modeling. One-day workshops every weekend and specialty workshops offered by appointment. Studio spaces and shop time available. Holiday Open House Sunday, December 7, 12–5 p.m. Take a tour, meet our teachers and shop! See website for additional information.
Vermont College of Fine Arts
36 College Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
MFA in Visual Art
Watermark Press Printmaking Studio
Contact: Martha Jeffrey Galuszka
30 Arbor Street #205
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 233-2286 or (860) 930-5491
Pursue contemporary printmaking arts in Connecticut’s only solvent-free studio, featuring non-toxic methods and materials. Classes for all ages and experience in monotype, intaglio, relief, silk aquatint, collagraph, watercolor and acrylic monoprints, book arts and more. Classes include free studio time, plus save on memberships and press rental time.
Workshops and Residencies
African Arts In Education
62 High Street
Clinton, MA 01510
Engage your students, invigorate your curriculum and inspire creative thinking. With the African Arts in Education residency program students are able to experience the rich cultural history of Africa through the power of music and art. Residencies include a display of African art in your school, hands-on drum and dance workshops and a world-class musical performance. Now booking for the 2014–15 school year.
Brookline Arts Center (BAC)
86 Monmouth Street
Brookline, MA 02446
The BAC’s Holiday Session classes and workshops for all ages focus on creating artwork that can be given as gifts or put on display for years to come. Classes and workshops include printmaking, jewelry and metal-smithing, wheel-throwing and more. Register online.
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
Contact: Candy Haskell, registrar
P.O. Box 518
Deer Isle, ME 04627
Offering two-week residency, one- and two-week workshops, conference; May-September. Blacksmithing, clay, glass, graphics, metals, textiles, wood, and writing. Financial Aid. Residency and Scholarship applicant deadline: March 1. General applicant deadline: April 1. All levels.
Jeanne Carbonetti Crow Hill Gallery/Eden Center Fall Program
729 Flamstead Road
Chester, VT 05143
Master watercolor teacher and author of seven books on watercolor, drawing and the creative process (Tao of Watercolor, 1998; The Soul of
Creativity, 2015), Jeanne Carbonetti specializes in working privately with individuals for maximum growth and special focus. Students can work with Jeanne in her studio on the site of her gallery in beautiful Chester, VT, for half or full day sessions. Jeanne will provide a full reading of your work and stylistic strengths and will plan the day according to your specific needs, including consultation on creative process and related professional issues.
Jeanne Carbonetti, October Birch, watercolor, 40 x 40".
SALT MARSHES OF IPSWICH Landscape Painting Workshop
Contact: Maddine Insalaco or Joe Vinson
10 Ashland Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
April 26–May 1, 2015
Open air painting presents unique challenges to the artist in the fleeting light and unpredictability of atmospheric conditions that require a specific technical approach in execution. The 4 day course will be open to all levels of artists. 2 full painting sessions per day. 2 instructors will work directly with participants at all times. Class location: Crane Estate, Ipswich MA Fees: $525