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Workshops and Residencies
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.
Academy of Realist Art, Boston
112 South Street, floors 2 & 3
Boston, MA 02111
Utilizing techniques modeled on the 19th century European academies, they offer an intensive curriculum dedicated to the training of today’s realist artist. The academy’s approach transitions students through a rigorous drawing course which sets the foundation to its methodical painting program. Full and part time study available, including weekends and evenings. Open to all ages and skill levels.
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, teen intensives and more. Sign up for school vacation art camps for ages five to 14.
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 & summer terms. Vacation programs for children and teens.
North Bennet Street School
39 North Bennet Street
Boston, MA 02113
Do what you love every day. 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. Register now for Summer 2014 workshops.
Paul Ingbretson Studio of Painting and Drawing
55 South Commercial Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Classic atelier training for the serious artist. Students work at their own pace. Regularly scheduled critique and instruction. All ages and skill levels. Study as often and as long as you like. Paul Ingbretson, a living master of the Boston School.
Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education
345 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
Year-round, RISD Continuing Education offers traditional and digital art and design courses for adults, teens and children, as well as a broad variety of certificate programs for adults and teens. In the summer, RISD/CE offers several intensive programs, including the Pre-College Program, Summer Studies, the Summer Institute for Graphic Design Studies, and the Textiles Summer Institute.
The Museum School at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum
460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
Join an arts community that spans a century of ground-breaking creativity. Year-round opportunities to work with professional local artists in painting, drawing, art history, printmaking, computers, film, mixed media, photography, sculpture, and more.
The Putney School Summer Programs Adult Studio Arts & Writing Week
418 Houghton Brook Road
Putney, VT 05346
Featuring studio arts intensives August 10–16 in fiber arts, metal jewelry, blacksmithing, painting, and creative writing. Located on a 500-acre hilltop farm in southern Vermont. Also offering programs for high school students June 29–August 8.
UMass Dartmouth, College of Visual and Performing Arts
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
tel: (508) 999-9295
fax: (508) 999-9126
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
Coastal Maine & NH Workshop Retreats
Contact: Kim Bernard
67 Maple Street
No. Berwick, ME 03906
Maine Coast Encaustic Workshop Retreat at the Colony Hotel in Kennebunkport, ME, an all level encaustic workshop, 6 nights’ accommodations, breakfast, lunch and all supplies included. August 24–30 or September 14–20. Creative & Professional Practice on Star Island: Isles of Shoals, Portsmouth, NH, an intensive workshop for emerging artists who want to push their work to the next level. Workshop, two nights hotel and all meals included. August 30–September 1.
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 Summer Program
729 Flamstead Road
Chester, VT 05143
Painting From the Heart Workshop. July 10–13, 2014. Students will learn the craft of picture making, techniques of watercolor, and insights into their personal creative processes. Based on Jeanne Carbonetti’s six previous books and forthcoming seventh.
Mixit Print Studio
32 Clifton Street
Somerville, MA 02144
June Workshops: Exploring the Limits with Akua Inks, June 2–6, with Catherine Kernan. Exquisite Etching: An Intaglio Primer, June 9–13, with Randy Garber. Watercolor Monotype and Monoprint, June 16–20, with Jane Goldman.
Stonybrook Fine Arts
24 Porter Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Classes in foundry, welding, jewelry, stone carving and live figure modeling. Sculptor, Vincent Ricci, is offering individual training in advanced sculpture techniques, clay modeling, mold making and bronze casting with Stonybrook Fine Arts. Sculpting will occur at his 289 Moody Street art studio in Waltham, MA. Mold making and casting will occur at Stonybrook Fine Arts, schedule to be announced based upon student’s needs and availability. One free session with Prof. Ricci to determine acceptance, benefits, goals, and fees. vincentricci.com.
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill
10 Meetinghouse Road & 1 Depot Road P.O. Box 756
Truro, MA 02666
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, located in the dunes of Truro, MA within walking distance to Cape Cod Bay, provides an inspirational and meditative backdrop that enhances the workshop experience. Faculty consists of prominent artists in the fields of painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, writing, poetry and much more. A community of artists. A world of inspiration.