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    • Monday, September 16, 2019
    • Thursday, December 19, 2019
    • Painted Sky Center for the Arts
    • 2
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    Painted Sky Center for the Arts is offering an after school educational program to all students in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Your child will be able to get off the bus at the center and participate in art activities until 5:45 PM Monday thru Thursday and 8 AM - 5:45 PM Friday. Lunch will need to be brought from home on Fridays. The only transportation we are coordinating is the public schooling bus to drop off after school Monday thru Thursday. All other transportation needs to be provided by parents.The program cost is $175/month ($300 for two children, $425 for 3 children) and your child will have exposure to music, arts, crafts, and more!

    Parent or grandparent volunteer time is not required but would be greatly appreciated and would help us to be able to continue to offer this great program.  To volunteer, please sign uphere: (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090844AAAC22A02-arts)

    Payment will be required at the 1st of each month, class fee will be pro-rated if starting in the middle of the month. A wait-list will be started when the 10 student limit is reached. 10% discount available for members. Email paintedskycenter@gmail.com with any questions.

    The November calendar for for timing changes or cancellations is below:


    • Monday, September 16, 2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • Saturday, December 14, 2019
    • 7:30 PM
    • 118 Washington Street, Canyon City, OR
    • 43
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    This fall we are offering a drama production called "The Greatest Christmas Pageant Ever" to be directed by Julie Reynolds. The performance will be the beginning of December. We have many speaking roles for all ages, and there will be traditional Christmas music! 

    To receive the family rate of $150 please choose "pay offline" and remit payment in person to instructor.




    • Friday, October 18, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, December 20, 2019
    • 5:15 PM
    • Painted Sky Center for the Arts
    • 0
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    Painted Sky Center for the Arts is offering a Friday Art Club to all children ages 5-12. (Kids are divided into groups by age and projects will be age appropriate.) Children can join in the fun 8 AM - 5:15 PM Friday. Lunch will need to be brought from home. Transportation needs to be provided by parents.Program will follow the school calendar. (We are working towards creating Day Camps for Winter and Summer Breaks.) The program cost is $100/month ($180 for two children) and your child will have exposure to music, arts, crafts, and more!

    Parent or grandparent volunteer time is not required but would be greatly appreciated and would help us to be able to continue to offer this great program. 

    Payment will be required at the 1st of each month, class fee will be pro-rated if starting in the middle of the month. A wait-list will be started when the 10 student limit is reached. 10% discount available for members. Email paintedskycenter@gmail.com with any questions. 

    The November calendar for for timing changes or cancellations is below:


    • Friday, November 15, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Painted Sky Art Center
    • 7
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    Christmas is coming, so join me for a Chalk Couture Workshop to brighten up your home for the holidays. Everyone who attends will leave with a completed Sweet and festive Chalk Design.

    Made with reusable silk screen transfer and chalk paste on a chalkboard surface with a frame.

    Price is $25, and includes all chalk and supplies. Ages 8 and up.


    Instructor biography: I am originally from Hermiston Oregon. I moved to Grant County in June 2005 with my Husband Clinton Coalwell (who was raised in John Day) and our 4 children who are now grown. I have worked for the Forest Service, Chester's, and now Rude Logging. I discovered Chalk Couture in January 2019. I love being able to create with the transfers and chalkology paste.

    • Saturday, November 16, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 118 S Washington Street, Canyon City, OR
    • 8
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    Students will learn the basics of traditional rug hooking. (P.S. It's different than latch hooking.)

    Materials: Price includes everything you will need for this class. Foundation cloth, wool, written instructions and a basic rug hook. Instructor will bring other rug hooking items for sale, but students are under no obligation to buy additional supplies.

    $95 for class (supplies included). Ages: 13 and up.

    Skill level: Beginner

    You will receive instruction during class to complete the Simple Rose (shown below). You will receive instruction and work on the project in class. Additional time outside of class will likely be required to complete the project.

    Instructor Biography:

    https://www.portlandcottagewool.com/

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    "Heidi learned how to hook rugs from her mother and has been making hand-made rugs since 2004. She holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Idaho. She is also a registered nurse and works in the Portland, Oregon area as a certificed diabetes care and education RN.

    She has studied rug hooking through the McGown Rug Hooking Teacher Certification Program where she has studied rug hooking techniques, color theory, color planning and hand-dyeing processes. Her hooked rugs and mats have been accepted into juried art rug shows, including Rug Hooking Magazine’s annual Celebrations Winners show in Sauder Villiage, Ohio in 2018 and 2019. Two of her rugs have been published in the magazine’s annual Celebrations issue. Her work has also been shown in WoolWorks magazine.

    She enjoys all types of rug hooking, from primitives to fine shaded florals to landscapes. She strives to inject fun into her rug hooking classes.”

    Examples of Heidi's work:






    • Friday, November 22, 2019
    • Saturday, November 23, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Painted Sky Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    How to stretch a sheet of watercolor paper. Stretching watercolor paper allow the artist to use a lighter weight of paper and avoids the problem of buckling. It is also less expensive. In session 1 (Friday, November 22), students will be taught the mechanics of how to stretch their watercolor paper. In session 2 (Saturday, November 23), students will learn to work with Gouache watercolor paints (opaque watercolor) on their newly stretched and dried paper.

    Price is $40, which includes lumber, tape, Gouache paints, and instruction. Students must purchase and bring with them the watercolor paper they want to stretch. If bringing your own Gouache paints, choose Pay Offline to have your pricing adjusted. Ages 12 and up.


    Teacher Biography: Robert Rex
    I am a retired art teacher. I taught for 30 years at the high school level and for ten years (two nights a week) at the junior college level. I also taught adult education classes at Visalia Unified School District in Visalia, CA. Also, I taught drawing at the local prison for two years (one night per week). I started my art education at Fresno State University, then, later on, I transferred to Art Center, College of Design. From Art Center I transferred to Long Beach State University where I got my bachelors degree. I then moved to the Chico CA area and got my teaching credential. Then I moved to Visalia CA and started teaching art at Mt. Whitney High School. After teaching for ten years at Mt Whitney, I was hired to teach a basic drawing class for the College of the Sierra's (a two-year college)- this in addition to my daytime duties teaching at Mt. Whitney. I retired in 2000 and moved to the John Day area where I have taught a few art classes in my studio.

    • Monday, November 25, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Painted Sky Art Center
    • 4
    Register

    Christmas is coming, so join me for a Chalk Couture Workshop to design festive porch signs to greet visitors and decorate your home for the holidays. Everyone who attends will leave with a completed Chalk Design.

    Made with reusable silk screen transfer and chalk paste on a chalkboard surface with a frame.

    Price is $40 and includes all chalk and supplies. Ages 8 and up.


    Instructor biography: I am originally from Hermiston Oregon. I moved to Grant County in June 2005 with my Husband Clinton Coalwell (who was raised in John Day) and our 4 children who are now grown. I have worked for the Forest Service, Chester's, and now Rude Logging. I discovered Chalk Couture in January 2019. I love being able to create with the transfers and chalkology paste.

    • Friday, December 06, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Painted Sky Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Create custom Christmas card to impress and dazzle your loved ones. Cards will be provided, just bring the the art medium (paints, pen and ink, colored pencils, etc.) you'd like to use.

    Class fee $25. Ages 14 and up.

    Teacher Biography: Robert Rex
    I am a retired art teacher. I taught for 30 years at the high school level and for ten years (two nights a week) at the junior college level. I also taught adult education classes at Visalia Unified School District in Visalia, CA. Also, I taught drawing at the local prison for two years (one night per week). I started my art education at Fresno State University, then, later on, I transferred to Art Center, College of Design. From Art Center I transferred to Long Beach State University where I got my bachelors degree. I then moved to the Chico CA area and got my teaching credential. Then I moved to Visalia CA and started teaching art at Mt. Whitney High School. After teaching for ten years at Mt Whitney, I was hired to teach a basic drawing class for the College of the Sierra's (a two-year college)- this in addition to my daytime duties teaching at Mt. Whitney. I retired in 2000 and moved to the John Day area where I have taught a few art classes in my studio.

Address:

PO Box 21

Canyon City, OR  97820

Call:

Office:  (541) 620-3788

Email:

paintedskycenter@gmail.com

Painted Sky Center for the Arts is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Your support matters. Thank you for supporting the arts. 

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