Adult (ages 16+)

Adult Classes

Learn a new skill or expand your artistic practice with these classes designed to engage both the beginning and seasoned artist. *Great opportunity for college-bound high school students looking to add quality work to their art or design admissions portfolios!!!

All classes are for ages 16 and up, unless otherwise specified. Looking for our Figure Study Programs, like Long Pose and Life Drawing? See our Figure Study page.

FOR EDUCATORS: Educators with proper ID can earn renewal credits for all Artspace classes and receive discounts on class pricing. Contact Angela Lombardi Zappala, Education and Outreach Coordinator, for more information.

March 2017

Printmaking: A Sampler with Susan Soper

Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Ages: 16+
$180 members/$200 non-members
Materials Fee: $25 paid to instructor

Ever wonder what the difference is between printmaking techniques? In this sampler class students will experiment with waterless and polyester plate lithography, white line etching and relief techniques. Chine colle (a collage method) and various printmaking papers will also be explored. Working size will be 5×7” please bring image ideas.


April 2017

Printmaking without a Press with Susan Soper

Saturday, April 22

Ages: 16+
$80 members/$100 non-members
Materials Fee: $25 paid to instructor

Learn exciting printmaking techniques without expensive equipment! Multi colored original prints will be created using the techniques of monotype, additive and subtractive monoprinting and relief. Learn how to use common tools, as well as, a Pasta Press for printing. Safe water based inks will be used. We will also experiment with various printmaking papers. Working size will be 5×7” please bring image ideas.


May 2017

Sculpting the Figure in Clay with Paris Alexander

Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21

Ages: 16+
$200 members/$250 non-members
Materials + Model Fee included

In this two day workshop, you will work from a live model to create a small clay sculpture that will be kiln-fired.


Recent Classes

Photographing Your Artwork with Chris Ciccone

Saturday, October 15
10am-3pm (with a lunch break)

Ages: 16+
$35 members/$50 non-members
Materials provided.
Walk-ins welcome!

Learn how to properly document your artwork in this five-hour workshop with NCMA Art Photographer Chris Ciccone. Ciccone will walk you through every step of the process, from lighting and backdrops to camera settings, and make sure you leave with your art looking like it was photographed by a professional.

Photographic Portraits with Titus Brooks Heagins at Chavis Community Center

Saturday, September 17
10am-2pm (with a lunch break)

Ages: 14+
Materials provided (please bring a hooded sweatshirt)
Registrations required

Become a part of the art at Chavis Community Center on Saturday, September 17. Exhibiting artist in Artspace’s Gallery 2, Titus Brooks Heagins, will be set up to take your portrait and will give participants insight into his artistic and photographic process. For more information, contact Annah Lee, Director of Artistic Programs.

Artist Bio:

Titus Brooks Heagins is a documentary and fine art photographer. Heagins’ work explores the lives of people often thought of as the “Other.” Heagins’ projects have taken him to Africa, Asia, South America, Europe, and extensively through the Caribbean, working extensively in Cuba and Haiti. Portfolios of Heagins’ photography are included in the collections of several museums.