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Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

(800) 544-2787

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

(508) 999-9295

(508) 999-9126

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
and more.

New Art Center in Newton

61 Washington Park

Newtonville, MA 02460

(617) 964-3424

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

(617) 227-0155

(617) 227-9292 or

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

(617) 522-3331

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

(802) 828-8636

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

(978) 265-4345

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

(617) 566-5715

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

(207) 348-2306

(207) 348-2307

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

(802) 875-3763

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.

Carbonetti October Birch Early Evening

Jeanne Carbonetti, October Birch, watercolor, 40 x 40".

SALT MARSHES OF IPSWICH Landscape Painting Workshop
Etruscan Places

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

Ipswich Landscape Painting Workshop

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