Emerging Artists – THE NEXT GENERATION

The Next Generation” asks who is the next generation of artists and how will they shape the new art world? Artists between the ages of 17 and 30 y/o are encouraged to submit their work for consideration by September 25.

Exhibit Dates: October 10 – November 15, 2020, in HCA’s gallery and online

2020 marks the 7th year, Healdsburg Center for the Arts has featured artists at the beginning of their career.

Online Gallery:

EXHIBIT JURORS: Magda Fraga, Clay Howard, Skylaer Palacios:

Magdalena (Magda) Fraga is the Creative and Marketing Director of MUSA, a startup that connects local artists to community spaces. Magdalena graduated from UC Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree with honors in history of art. Having worked closely with art museums, art galleries and non-profits, Magdalena is now interested in working with artists of all types to promote the arts in the public space. In her free time, Magdalena creates lamps, DJs, rock climbs and is learning how to surf.

Clay Howard is a multimedia artist, designer, and founder of Slippery Dirt which is a brand and fine art practice. Clay studied Rhetoric and Media and Fine Art at Lewis and Clark College. He worked at a small independent magazine in Portland OR called Beacon Quarterly and went on to intern at the Aperture Foundation in New York. He has experience curating exhibits and has shown his own work in a number of galleries.

Skylaer Palacios is a prodigious creator, performer, teacher, and social justice advocate. In 2015, at the age of 20, she earned her B.A in Liberal Studies and Performing Arts. Upon graduation, she was accepted by audition to attend a summer intensive with Dance Theater of Harlem, the first Black classical ballet company in existence. Soon after, she began to focus her artistic efforts, whether in the disciplines of dance, music, or theater, on projects whose narratives are based around social justice issues. Now, she is running for city council in her hometown of Healdsburg, CA to amplify the voices of marginalized communities and create more economic vitality for local artists.

Bookmaking Workshop for Youths

This 4-session Bookmaking Workshop (Book Set B), taught by Book Arts Roadshow, focuses on providing basic information and hands-on instruction (via Zoom) on how to make selection a selection of six folded, adhesive and sewn book structures, with particular emphasis on adapting bookmaking projects so they can be reproduced using materials and tools that are commonly found around the home and/or are reasonably easy to obtain.

This lively, stress-free Bookmaking Workshop is intended to provide bookmaking beginners with an opportunity to have fun, explore a new creative outlet, and plant seeds of ideas of how books may be incorporated with existing personal art practices.In this workshop, participants will learn how to make “Book Set B” book structures. (NOTE: These book structures are different from the ones that were taught in the 2020 Bookmaking Summer Camp.)

Participants will learn how to make:

Concertina Book

Hidden Page Book

Washi Hinge Book

3-Stitch Dos-a-Dos 

5-stitch French Doors Book

Chain Stitch Book

Instructors: Book Arts Roadshow

Sessions: 4 sessions via Zoom  
Dates: Saturdays, October 17, 24, 31 & November 7, 2020
Times: 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM (Pacific Standard Time)

Deadline to enroll: Monday, October 5, 2020
Fee: $120 (includes all bookmaking materials and shipping)

REGISTER NOW: HERE

Zoom Access Code & Password:Registered participants will receive an email containing the Zoom access code & password on Friday, October 16, 2020.
(NOTE: The email will come from Book Arts Roadshow.)

Materials: Book Arts Roadshow will prepare all bookmaking materials for this workshop and will ship them to each registered participant via US Postal Service Priority Mail prior to the first session.

Tools: Participants need to provide their own:

• glue stick
• scissors
• pencil & eraser
• ruler
• a few sheets of waste paper such as pages from an old magazine, catalog
or newspaper
• spoon (metal or wooden)
• bone folder (optional)

Registration: Registration is open to people residing in the US (as packages will be sent via US Postal Service Priority Mail).

GREAT IDEA: Register for this workshops with friends and family from across the country — it’s a great way to make something together even when you can’t be in the same place.

Recording: The workshop will not be recorded and recording of this workshop is prohibited.

Book Arts Roadshow provides Book Arts instruction to and hands-on learning experiences for children, teens & grown-ups. Offerings include classes, summer camps, private group sessions, team builders, retreats and teachers professional development workshops. Find out more at www.bookartsroadshow.net

Bookmaking Workshop for Teens and Tweens

This 4-session Bookmaking Workshop (Book Set B), taught by Book Arts Roadshow, focuses on providing basic information and hands-on instruction (via Zoom) on how to make selection a selection of six folded, adhesive and sewn book structures, with particular emphasis on adapting bookmaking projects so they can be reproduced using materials and tools that are commonly found around the home and/or are reasonably easy to obtain.

This lively, stress-free Bookmaking Workshop is intended to provide bookmaking beginners with an opportunity to have fun, explore a new creative outlet, and plant seeds of ideas of how books may be incorporated with existing personal art practices.In this workshop, participants will learn how to make “Book Set B” book structures. (NOTE: These book structures are different from the ones that were taught in the 2020 Bookmaking Summer Camp.)

Participants will learn how to make:

Concertina Book

Hidden Page Book

Washi Hinge Book

3-Stitch Dos-a-Dos 

5-stitch French Doors Book

Chain Stitch Book

Instructors: Book Arts Roadshow

Sessions: 4 sessions via Zoom  
Dates: Saturdays, October 17, 24, 31 & November 7, 2020
Times: 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM (Pacific Standard Time)

Deadline to enroll: Monday, October 5, 2020
Fee: $120 (includes all bookmaking materials and shipping)

REGISTER NOW: HERE

Zoom Access Code & Password:Registered participants will receive an email containing the Zoom access code & password on Friday, October 16, 2020.
(NOTE: The email will come from Book Arts Roadshow.)

Materials: Book Arts Roadshow will prepare all bookmaking materials for this workshop and will ship them to each registered participant via US Postal Service Priority Mail prior to the first session.

Tools: Participants need to provide their own:

• glue stick
• scissors
• pencil & eraser
• ruler
• a few sheets of waste paper such as pages from an old magazine, catalog
or newspaper
• spoon (metal or wooden)
• bone folder (optional)

Registration: Registration is open to people residing in the US (as packages will be sent via US Postal Service Priority Mail).

GREAT IDEA: Register for this workshops with friends and family from across the country — it’s a great way to make something together even when you can’t be in the same place.

Recording: The workshop will not be recorded and recording of this workshop is prohibited.

Book Arts Roadshow provides Book Arts instruction to and hands-on learning experiences for children, teens & grown-ups. Offerings include classes, summer camps, private group sessions, team builders, retreats and teachers professional development workshops. Find out more at www.bookartsroadshow.net

Bookmaking Workshop for Adults

This 4-session Bookmaking Workshop (Book Set B), taught by Book Arts Roadshow, focuses on providing basic information and hands-on instruction (via Zoom) on how to make selection a selection of six folded, adhesive and sewn book structures, with particular emphasis on adapting bookmaking projects so they can be reproduced using materials and tools that are commonly found around the home and/or are reasonably easy to obtain.

This lively, stress-free Bookmaking Workshop is intended to provide bookmaking beginners with an opportunity to have fun, explore a new creative outlet, and plant seeds of ideas of how books may be incorporated with existing personal art practices.In this workshop, participants will learn how to make “Book Set B” book structures. (NOTE: These book structures are different from the ones that were taught in the 2020 Bookmaking Summer Camp.)

Participants will learn how to make:

Concertina Book

Hidden Page Book

Washi Hinge Book

3-Stitch Dos-a-Dos 

5-stitch French Doors Book

Chain Stitch Book

Instructors: Book Arts Roadshow

Sessions: 4 sessions via Zoom  
Dates: Saturdays, October 17, 24, 31 & November 7, 2020
Times: 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM (Pacific Standard Time)

Zoom Access Code & Password:Registered participants will receive an email containing the Zoom access code & password on Friday, October 16, 2020.
(NOTE: The email will come from Book Arts Roadshow.)

Materials: Book Arts Roadshow will prepare all bookmaking materials for this workshop and will ship them to each registered participant via US Postal Service Priority Mail prior to the first session.

Tools: Participants need to provide their own:

• glue stick
• scissors
• pencil & eraser
• ruler
• a few sheets of waste paper such as pages from an old magazine, catalog
or newspaper
• spoon (metal or wooden)
• bone folder (optional)

Registration: Registration is open to people residing in the US (as packages will be sent via US Postal Service Priority Mail).

GREAT IDEA: Register for this workshops with friends and family from across the country — it’s a great way to make something together even when you can’t be in the same place.

Recording: The workshop will not be recorded and recording of this workshop is prohibited.

Book Arts Roadshow provides Book Arts instruction to and hands-on learning experiences for children, teens & grown-ups. Offerings include classes, summer camps, private group sessions, team builders, retreats and teachers professional development workshops. Find out more at www.bookartsroadshow.net

Renaissance Online Auction – Renewal of HCA

We are working to rebuild a new, stronger Healdsburg Center for the Arts, designed for the unique challenges and opportunities we now face both as a community and society. Our goal is to become more relevant, accessible, and vibrant than ever before, not only rising to overcome the hurdles of present, but to completely reimagine what’s possible for a local arts center. Securing a solid financial foundation is part of that process and – with your help – we’re so excited for what’s ahead.

Healdsburg Center for the Arts thanks all of the following for their generous sponsorship:

Drawing: In, Out and About – Spring 2020 Class

SESSIONS CANCELLED
Contact Kelly Ebeling for notification if sessions are rescheduled: education@healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

Dates: Tues., March 24 – April 21 (6 classes)

Time: 3:30 – 5:00

Ages: 9 – 15

Location: Healdsburg Community Center, 1557 Hbg. Ave., Room 11

Instructor: Kelly Ebeling

Students will develop and hone their rendering skills through direct observation of the natural world through the study of line, value, shape, texture, light, space, shadow, and composition. We will explore a variety of techniques and media such as charcoal, oil and soft pastels, graphite, pen and ink, conte crayon, etc.  We work both in the studio and outside, weather permitting. Each class offers a couple of fun projects and there are no repeated projects throughout the series. This class is an ongoing, after-school series offered in the fall, winter and spring.

STILL LIFE PAINTING IN ACRYLIC

with instructor Donna DeLaBriandais

www.donnasfineart.com 

Date: Saturday, August 8th

Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (45 min. lunch, starting at noon. Bring you own lunch or there is a nearby café or grocery store with full deli.

Location: Healdsburg Community Center, 1557 Healdsburg Ave., Room 11 

Ages: 16 plus

Cost: $130.00 

To register, click here:

Acrylic is a versatile and forgiving medium. Students will learn the fundamentals of still life painting such as creating form and color mixing. We will compose unique still lifes with flowers, fruit, vegetables, ceramic objects while concentrating on lighting and positioning. Students learn the importance of creating an under painting, light and shadow and color composition. Demonstrations and a brief lecture will help with your painting process. Some experience in acrylic is helpful for this class. Max. 12 students.

Supply List:

A variety of acrylic colors that include: Violet, Red, Cad yellow Lt., Alizarin Crimson, Sap Green, Ultramarine Blue, King Blue, Black, Titanium White. Please bring any other colors you like and would want to substitute.  

Brushes:  A variety of flat, round, filberts nylon brushes; 1″, 1/2 inch, #2 round.  Inexpensive snap and Simon brands are good choices.

White or grey palette of your choice. 

Canvas. 11×14 or 14×18″ stretched canvas.  More experienced painters may like a 16×20″ canvas.

Canvas pads or heavy paper for painting studies prior to painting on canvas.

Water container, slow drying medium, paper towels, 

Bring your own easel, if possible.  There are table easels and 4 standing easel available – please ask if you need to borrow one.

Riley Art Supply and Village Art Supply will give you a discount if you bring in your supply list.

Summer Art Camp 2020

Your child’s creativity will blossom with HCA’s four-day Summer Art Camp sessions. Each week brings new and exciting creative options for ages 3 – 15! Students explore various media including: painting, ceramics, mixed media drawing, music and more.  
Our camps inspire creativity and promote fun. Dress for a mess and prepare to  explore the world of art!
Registration for each session $150.

Registration is OPEN!
Register by April 15 and receive 10% off registration fees.

REGISTER HERE


Summer Art Camp for 9 – 15 years old

LOCATIONS:
HCC – Healdsburg Community Center, 1557 Healdsburg Avenue,
HHS – Healdsburg High School Ceramic Studio, drop off at the Healdsburg Swim Center parking lot, 360 Monte Vista Ave. The Ceramic studio is adjacent. 

Students taking both morning and afternoon sessions at HCC have a free supervised lunch break. Students should bring their sack lunch.

  • Week 1: June 15 – 18, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Sculpture and 3-D Art with Harvest Nieto Location: HCCStudents will enjoy learning ways to create three-dimensional art through a variety of materials such as paper, paint, cardboard and clay to create 3D masterpieces.  We will also head outdoors to design and construct larger, collaborative sculptures from natural and recycled materials to form earth-friendly totems and figures.
  • Week 1: June 15 – 18, 1PM- 4:30P
    • Cartooning with Levi Miller Location: HCC
      We will explore how to draw faces and facial expressions to bring life to our cartoons. We will work witElearn how to turn stick figures into superheroes. This class offers great knowledge for any aspiring cartoonists or comic book artists!
    • Ceramics: Wheel and Handbuilding with Linus Lancaster Location: HHS Learn how to throw pottery on the wheel to form functional pieces, such as cups, bowls and plates. Through individual guidance and repetition, we will develop skills in our throwing techniques. This class can accommodate beginning potters as well as those with previous throwing experience. Repeating students are encouraged to sign up.  In addition to the wheel, we will also explore handbuilding clay using our hands, fingers, and simple tools using common techniques of pinch pottery, coil building, and slab building. Please note: All thrown pieces require two kiln firings, so pieces will not be available for pickup until approximately 7-10 days after class ends. Fired pieces can be packaged and shipped for an additional charge.
  • Week 2: June 22 – 25, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Calling all Muggles and Wizards! with Harvest Nieto. Location: HCC Join us for some Hogwarts fun. We will make our own wands, brew our own potions, produce magic crystals, create our own Butterbeer, Quidditch brooms and more! We will work in multiple mediums to create unique projects that are ideal for students who love both art and science. Come prepared to immerse yourself in the world of Harry Potter!
  • Week 2: June 22 – 25, 1PM- 4:30PM
    • Fashion Photography 101 with Nicole Schlaeppi Location: HCC We will explore art of photography using fashion as our focus. Students will model costumes for each other as we photograph and learn how to use light and location (both inside and outdoors) to our advantage.  Each student will learn how to direct the models to form interesting poses. We will also use Photoshop to learn a variety of editing techniques to further enhance and manipulate our creative images.
    • Ceramics: Wheel and Handbuilding with Linus Lancaster Location: HHS Learn how to throw pottery on the wheel to form functional pieces, such as cups, bowls and plates. Through individual guidance and repetition, we will develop skills in our throwing techniques. This class can accommodate beginning potters as well as those with previous throwing experience. Repeating students are encouraged to sign up.  In addition to the wheel, we will also explore handbuilding clay using our hands, fingers, and simple tools using common techniques of pinch pottery, coil building, and slab building. Please note: All thrown pieces require two kiln firings, so pieces will not be available for pickup until approximately 7-10 days after class ends. Fired pieces can be packaged and shipped for an additional charge.
  • Week 3: June 29 – July 2, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Fantastic Beasts with Kristin Sillars. Location: HCC From a flying Hippogriff’s wings at Hogwarts, Pikachu’s iconic zig-zag tail, to the many eyed aliens at the edge of the universe – our favorite movies, books, games and comics are often defined by the creatures we know and love. We will learn how to design creatures that are visually striking, but also able to draw from mythology and biology. Come craft and create the creatures of your wildest dreams!
  • Week 3: June 29 – July 2, 1PM – 4:30PM
    • Graphic Novels and Comic Book Creation with Levi Miller Location: HCC. Students will learn about the tradition of sequential art  – or storytelling with pictures and words – used in classic American comics, manga and contemporary graphic novels.  We will explore techniques in cartoon and 
  • Week 4: July 6 – 9, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Meet the Masters with Kelly Ebeling. Location: HCC We will explore modern and contemporary artists including Georgia O’Keefe, Yayoi Kusama, Helen Frankenthaler, Jasper Johns, Jean Michel-Basquiat and others.  Working in multiple mediums, students learn key concepts, techniques of movements such as Abstract Expressionism, Dada, Pop Art as they create their own masterpieces throughout the class
  • Week 4: July 6 – 9, 1PM – 4:30PM
    • Electronic Music Making with Levi Miller. Location: HCC We will use samplers, drum machines, synthesizers, keyboards and iPad applications to explore electronic/hip hop and dance music making. We will create beats and songs from the ground up! Students can then dance to the beats they create! No previous knowledge or experience with music is required.
  • Week 5: July 13 – 16, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Felting and Fiber Arts with Vicki Assegued. Location: HCC Students will learn many techniques for weaving and layering fabric and fibers in exciting shapes.  We will use recycled clothing, placemats, lace, trims, yarns, felt, jewelry parts and buttons to create fun and stunning wall art pieces.
  • Week 5: July 13 – 16, 1PM – 4:30PM
    • A Rainbow of Mixed Media with Deborah Padrick. Location: HCCThis class will explore drawing, which we will combine with varied watercolor techniques. Japanese brush stroke (Sumi-e) will enhance some of our art creations. We will also explore the magical movement of dyes on silk fabric.  Oil pastels, pens and colored pencils create new dimensions in our mixed media art.
  • Week 6: July 20 – 23, 8:30AM – 12PM
    • Mosaic Stepping Stones with Barbara McNally Location: HCC Smash tiles and create colorful designs in an easy and fun process. Instructor will provide safety glasses and oversee scoring, smashing and grouting process as students produce mosaic stepping stones for the garden.
  • Week 6: July 20 – 23, 1PM – 4:30PM
    • Studio Painting and Drawing with Kelly Ebeling. Location: HCC This camp will cover many basic drawing concepts, such as value, line, and composition before moving on to color theory in painting. We will experiment with a variety of mediums such as charcoal, pastel, acrylics, and watercolors while learning to draw different subjects such as the still life, landscape, and portrait. Students will learn basic studio practices such as how to set up an easel, how to mix color, how to add medium to acrylic paint, how to properly clean your brushes and more.

TUITION ASSISTANCE
HCA is committed to insuring youth has creative opportunities and offers partial and full scholarships to insure that need is met. Our scholarship funding is limited, please apply by clicking HERE

QUESTIONS?
Call or email Education Director Kelly Ebeling
707-344-2248
education@healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

REGISTER HERE


SUMMER ART CAMP FOR AGES 3 – 8 click HERE

Healdsburg Center for the Arts Presents

Due to social distancing requirements the HCA gallery is closed. Please enjoy Endangered through the catalog of the show.

English Young Artists’ Catalog

Spanish Young Artists’ Catalog

You are welcome to download and/or print this catalog.

The Healdsburg Center for the Arts hosts the 2020 Young Artists’ Show from Feb. 28th – March 29, 2020. The month-long exhibition features collaborative artwork by students from 7 different elementary schools and Healdsburg Center for the Arts’ Youth Education Program. Through the exhibit, students hope to raise awareness about the need to protect and conserve wildlife and their habitats. 

Participating schools include:

Alexander Valley School

Healdsburg Center for the Arts

HUSD/Fitch Mountain School

HUSD/Healdsburg Elementary School

Sonoma Country Day School

St. John’s Catholic School

The Healdsburg School

West Side School

For more information, please visit healdsburgcenterforthearts.org or call 707-431-1970. Be sure to follow and like the Healdsburg Center for the Arts on Facebook and Instagram for updates.

Drawing: In, Out and About – Spring 2020 Class

SESSIONS CANCELLED
Contact Kelly Ebeling for notification if sessions are rescheduled: education@healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

Dates: Tues., March 24 – April 21 (6 classes)

Time: 3:30 – 5:00

Ages: 9 – 15

Location: Healdsburg Community Center, 1557 Hbg. Ave., Room 11

Instructor: Kelly Ebeling

Fee:  $150 or single day drop-in fee of $25 (limited full and partial scholarships available. 

Students will develop and hone their rendering skills through direct observation of the natural world through the study of line, value, shape, texture, light, space, shadow, and composition. We will explore a variety of techniques and media such as charcoal, oil and soft pastels, graphite, pen and ink, conte crayon, etc.  We work both in the studio and outside, weather permitting. Each class offers a couple of fun projects and there are no repeated projects throughout the series. This class is an ongoing, after-school series offered in the fall, winter and spring.