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									About the Multi Arts Center                                   Gallery
                                                              The Gift Gallery is an exhibit space where local artists
         The City of Stillwater’s Multi Arts Center           exhibit and sell their work. Open year round, the gallery
(MAC) is dedicated to education and outreach, and             offers unique, handmade items, and is a great place to find
promotes support for the arts and artists by providing        the perfect gift. The MAC also holds monthly themed special
a widespread community with opportunities to create,          exhibits, and enjoys entries from all levels of artists. Check
explore and be exposed to various mediums of art.             with the front desk for submission guidelines. Enjoy delicious
The MAC constantly strives to stimulate artistic              refreshments during the opening receptions, held on the first
creation and appreciation, and serves the public as           Friday of every month (excluding August, November and
consumers and as artists by offering a variety of high        December) from 5-8pm.
quality classes for adults and children, as well as regular
gallery installations.                                        Contact Information & Hours
         The MAC is an open arts studio operated by the       Phone: 405-533-8539
City of Stillwater’s Parks and Recreation Department.         Fax: 405-533-3097
With over 14000 square feet of programming space,             Monday through Thursday: 9am – 9pm
we are able to design a variety of visual arts and craft      Friday: 9am – 8pm
experiences in both class and workshop form. The              Saturday: 9am – 5pm
MAC offers a relaxed, friendly, and creative                  Sunday: 2pm – 5pm
atmosphere for children and adults to learn.
         The MAC often partners with local and state          Website
organizations to offer quality programming including          www.stillwater.org
classes and special exhibits. Additionally, the MAC is
proud to be one of only three municipal glassblowing          2010 Dates to Remember
facilities in the U.S. The MAC can offer specialized          April 4 - Closed
workshops and demonstrations for civic groups,                April 17-19 – Closed for the Stillwater Arts Festival
visiting tour groups, scout badge workshops, children’s       May 7-31 – Special Exhibit:: Alfresco Muses
birthday parties, and more. Please call to arrange your       May 29-31 – Closed
tour or workshop.                                             June 4-30 – Special Exhibit: Wonderfully Whimsical
 New semesters begin in January, May and September.           July 3-31 – Special Exhibit: Flowing Waters
                                                              July 3-5 – Closed
NOTICE OF CHANGE IN FEES:                                     August 15-31 – Special Exhibit:: Summer Art Camp
While reviewing all city fees in December 2008, the
Stillwater City Council took into consideration that
because residents pay city property taxes, which help         Important Information
support city services and programs like those offered
by Parks, Events and Recreation, they should pay less         Classes fill quickly. Enroll by mail, phone, or in person.
than those who live outside city limits. The non-             Payment is due at the time of registration. Students unable
residence fee structure helps create a fairer cost to all     to pay will be placed on a waiting list until payment is
who use these services. The fees listed below apply           received. The MAC accepts cash, checks, Visa and
only to adults age 18 and older who live outside of           Mastercard. Checks should be made payable to the Multi
Stillwater city limits.                                       Arts Center. If no supply fee or list is shown, supplies
Fee Structure:                                                are included in the cost of the class.
      • One-time Fee: $25. This fee is charged per
          individual, per semester.
      • Annual Fee: $100. This fee is charged per             Refund Policy
          individual and allows the student to enroll in
          multiple activities throughout the year,            Classes with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled and all
          regardless of semester.                             fees returned. No refunds will be granted after the first class,
      • Annual Family Fee: $250. This fee covers all          or if a student misses any classes. Cancellations must be no
          family members for one year.                        later than one week before the class for fees to be returned.

Late Fee: $25. This fee applies to both residents and
non-residents and will be charged to all students
enrolling in a class after the final enroll date. The final
enroll date for all classes is five days before the first
class meeting.
Stained and Hot Glass                                       Jewelry & Metals I (Ages 18 & up)
Intro to Glass Bead Making                                  Joseph Richardson
(Ages 14 & up. Ages 11-13 may enroll if                     This class is designed to teach a complete novice the
accompanied by a parent.)                                   fundamental skills of fine jewelry making, including soldering,
Lori Bode                                                   cold connections, fabricating, stone setting and general metal
Learn how to make beautiful, unique glass beads. This       construction skills. Projects include making and embellishing
class will cover the characteristics of a great bead, how   a metal vessel or box, making a silver ring set with a
to form beads, how to work with frit, and more.             precious stone such as a sapphire or ruby, and others as
Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm                                       time permits. Students may be required to work on their
June 29-July 20 (4 classes)                                 own outside of regular class times.
Class Fee: $55                                              Fridays, 12-3pm
Activity Number: 2115003                                    June 11 – August 13 (10 classes)
                                                            Class Fee: $160
Intro to Glass Fusing (Ages 14 & up)                        Activity Number: 2542001
Claire Zevnik-Cline
Learn the basic techniques of glass fusing. Learn the       Jewelry & Metals Open Studio (Ages 18 & up)
basics of designing and fusing glass and turn your          No Instruction
creations into eye-catching sun-catchers, jewelry           Students who have completed the advanced Jewelry &
pieces, or whatever you wish!                               Metals II classes may participate in open studio time. All
Saturday, May 22, 12-4pm (1 class)                          students wishing to rent open studio time must have
Class Fee: $45                                              completed the class and be approved by Joseph Richardson.
Activity Number: 2125005                                    Fee includes the use of solder, acetalyne, wax and vestment.
                                                            All other supplies are the responsibility of the student.
Int./Adv. Glass Fusing (Ages 14 & up)                       Open Studio Fee: $20 per month
Claire Zevnik-Cline
Learn advanced techniques in glass fusing, and have         Intro to Silver Metal Clay (Ages 14 & up)
access to specialty materials such as frits, dichroics,     Claire Zevnik-Cline
stringers and others during this two day workshop.          Silver Metal Clay is a pliable material that can be easily
Saturday, 12-4pm and Sunday, 2-5pm (2 classes)              molded and shaped using the hands or simple tools. When
June 12 & 13                                                fired, the clay becomes a solid precious metal – 99% silver.
Class Fee: $55                                              Learn how to work with Silver Metal Clay in this workshop
Activity Number: 2125014                                    to create simple jewelry pieces.
                                                            Saturday, June 19, 12-4:30 (1 class)
Intro to Glass Slumping (Ages 14 & up)                      Class Fee: $55
Claire Zevnik-Cline                                         Activity Number: 2145004
Slumping is the process of shaping glass forms by
bending them into or over a mold. Students will first
learn to fuse colored glass, then learn how to slump.
                                                            Clay and Pottery
Finished projects may include small decorative and
                                                            Sculpting Portraits in Clay (Ages 18 & up)
useful bowls or other items.
                                                            Eva Miller
Saturdays, 12-4pm
                                                            Learn how to sculpt the human portrait in clay! Students will
July 17 & 24 (2 classes)
                                                            learn how to explore the form, line, and contours of the
Class Fee: $60
                                                            human face and figure while working in clay, as well as
Activity Number: 2125022
                                                            learning the basic skills of using oil paint on ceramics and
Jewelry & Metalsmithing                                     exploring different aspects of color. Each student will
                                                            complete one bust, working from both a live model and
Stained Glass Photography Jewelry
                                                            Tuesdays, 5-7pm AND Sundays, 3-5pm
(Ages 14 & up)
                                                            June 1-August 29. No class July 4. (25 classes)
Claire Zevnik-Cline
                                                            Class Fee: $160
Learn to enclose your favorite photographs in glass to
                                                            Activity Number: 2165003
create one of a kind jewelry pieces. Students will learn
basic techniques in stained glass such as glass cutting
                                                            Ceramics for Teens (Ages 13-18)
and soldering, and will use copper foil and lead-free
                                                            Tandi Memmott
solder to finish the jewelry piece.
                                                            Teenagers will have the opportunity to experiment with clay
Saturday, May 1, 10am-1pm (1 class)
                                                            and learn techniques in wheelthrowing and handbuilding in
Class Fee: $25. Supply list.
                                                            this class designed specifically for their age group. This is a
Activity Number: 1605001
                                                            great introductory class with a relaxed atmosphere that
allows students to experiment with clay and learn the        Painting and Drawing
basic skills needed (wedging, centering, throwing, slab
building, etc.) in order to create their own projects.       Cartooning & Comic Strips
Learn to make beautiful and functional ceramic glazed        Hunter Huskey
pieces. Projects vary by instructor.                         Learn to draw cartoons! This class will focus on simple
Wednesdays, 1-4pm                                            drawing techniques and move into methods of cartooning
June 9-August 11 (10 classes)                                such as the exaggeration of human and animal forms,
Class Fee: $110                                              creating backgrounds, shadowing and shading. Short
Activity Number: 2161012                                     assignments will be given on stretching the imagination,
                                                             picture descriptions, and original cartooning.
Beginners Ceramics (Ages 13 & up)                            May 8-22 & June 12-26 (6 classes)
Nathan Rice                                                  For Ages 5-12
Beginning students will work on basic techniques in          Saturdays, 12-2pm
ceramics, both on the wheel and in hand building, and        Activity Number: 2551001
will finish this semester long class with a collection of    Class Fee: $45
pottery that is both functional and aesthetically            For Ages 13 & up
pleasing. Students will complete the following projects      Saturdays, 3-5pm
on the wheel: cylinders, bowls (small and large), mugs,      Class Fee: $45
hollow vessels, deconstruction pots, found object,           Activity Number: 2555001
stacked pot. In addition, the following hand built
projects will be completed: 12” vessel, duplicated           Basic Drawing & Painting (Ages 18 & up)
container, self portrait, natural texture.                   Kristin Gentry
Tuesdays, 6-9pm                                              Learn basic skills in drawing and painting techniques using a
May 18-August 24 (15 classes)                                large variety of media, including pencils, charcoal, conte
Class Fee: $170                                              crayon, pen and ink, watercolor and acrylic paints. No
Activity Number: 2165022                                     previous experience necessary. Students should plan on
                                                             working on assignments outside of class time.
Intermediate Ceramics (Ages 13 & up)                         Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3-5pm
Nathan Rice                                                  June 8-July 1 (8 classes)
The ceramic projects completed in this class will            Class Fee: $90
require students to advance their techniques in              Activity Number: 2182001
throwing clay on the wheel. In addition to pursuing
their own interests, students will complete the              Basic Printmaking (Ages 16 & up)
following projects: set of 10 uniform cups, 3 marbled        Kristin Gentry
clay 12” vases, tea service for 7, set of 3 cascading        Learn the basics of monotype printmaking and the ancient
lidded containers, large platter, open work vessels, art     Japanese form of wood-relief printmaking. Students will
style vessels, and a set of 2 large stacked pots (at least   complete an edition of prints and learn how to properly
36”). Students must be proficient in basic throwing          number and sign them. Drawing skills are helpful, but not
skills in order to participate in this class.                necessary. Students should plan on working on wood carving
Thursdays, 6-9pm.                                            assignments outside of class time.
May 20-August 26 (15 classes)                                Tuesdays, 3-5pm
Class Fee: $170                                              July 6-August 10 (6 classes)
Activity Number: 2165032                                     Class Fee: $60
                                                             Activity Number: 2565001
Advanced Ceramics (Ages 13 & up)
Nathan Rice                                                  Acrylic Painting (Ages 18 & up)
This challenging and exciting class is designed for          Mary Ann Wade
students with advanced skills. The main purpose of this      This class offers basic to advanced information on using
class is to help students evaluate their personal goals in   acrylic paints in any of several different techniques. Paint
ceramics and experiment with new techniques in order         from your choice of photographs, sketches or other source
to create new designs. Students may have the                 material. Techniques in portrait painting may be offered
opportunity      to    experiment     with    slipcasting,   depending on class interest. Students will also critique each
handbuilding, wheel throwing, traditional pottery,           others paintings in order to evaluate improvement.
replicas, sculpting and more, based on interest.             Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 6:30-9 pm
Mondays, 6-9pm                                               July 13-28 (6 classes)
May 17-August 30 (14 classes) No class May 31, July 5.       Class Fee: $60. Supply list.
Class Fee: $170                                              Activity Number: 2212012
Activity Number: 2165042
Textile and Fiber Arts
Pfaff Grand Quilter Workshop (Ages 18 & up)                  Table Loom Weaving (Ages 13 & up)
Shellie Hansen                                               Gina Levesque
Each student will learn the basics of using the Grand        Table looms are a great alternative for those who are
Quilter machine at the Multi Arts Center, including          interested in weaving but don’t have the space for larger
sewing/pining zippers on the quilt top and backing,          floor looms. This workshop will introduce students to the
loading a quilt on the frame, practicing quilting with the   basics of weaving. Learn about winding warps, warping the
machine and frame, and more. Completion of this              loom and basic types of weaves. Students will finish a
workshop is required for those who would like to rent        sampler project and will receive handouts detailing the basics
time on the machine to work on their own projects.           taught during the workshop.
Class Fee: $25                                               Saturday, May 15, 9am-5pm (1 class)
Saturday, July 10. 9am-2pm (1 class)                         Class Fee: $35
Activity Number: 2572001                                     Activity Number: 2235012

Beginning Thread Embroidery (Ages 9 & up)                    Shibori: The Japanese Art of Surface Design
Sherrill Lewis                                               (Ages 14 & up)
Learn how to embroider a variety of simple stitches          Gina Levesque
including chains, flowers, petals and more. Apply what       Long before enhancing cloth by weave structure, ancient
you’ve learned to decorate backpacks, clothes and            cultures used resist dye techniques to produce surface
anything else you can stitch on! This workshop focuses       designs. By folding, tying and stitching, students will learn the
on technique and students will gain hands-on                 art of shibori. Cloth samples and silk scarves will be dyed in
experience.                                                  indigo to further enhance the patterns.
For ages 9-17                                                Saturday, August 28, 9am-5pm (1 class)
Saturday, May 1, 1-4pm                                       Class Fee: $40
Class Fee: $15 . Supply list.                                Activity Number: 2605001
Activity Number: 2271001
For ages 18 & up                                             Quilting Bee: Organized Open Studio
Saturday, May 22, 1-4pm                                      (Ages 16 & up)
Class Fee: $15 . Supply list.                                No Instructor
Activity Number: 2275002                                     This is a pre-scheduled open studio time allowing quilters to
                                                             socialize while working on individual projects. There is no
Rag Rug Weaving (Ages 14 & up)                               instruction offered. For open studio details, see the last page
Pat Brainard                                                 of this catalogue.
Learn the ins and outs of rag rug weaving! Students will     Thursdays 6pm
learn how to warp and weave on a floor loom, as well         May 6 – August 26
as specific rag weaving and rug finishing techniques.        Open Studio Fee: $10 per month
Previous experience in weaving is helpful, but not
Fridays, 6-8pm and Saturdays, 9am-5pm                        Woodworking
June 4, 5 & 12
                                                             Woodturning – Turning Bowls (Ages 12 & up)
Class Fee: $45. Supply list.
                                                             Daniel Livsey
Activity Number: 2585001
                                                             Learn to turn beautiful wood bowls with both finished and
                                                             unfinished rims. This class will also cover tool selection and
Beginning Floor Loom Weaving
                                                             technique, and the difficulty of projects will depend on the
(Ages 14 & up)
                                                             students’ level of experience. Beginners and more advanced
Pat Brainard
                                                             students are welcome to enroll.
This class is great for beginners or those who enjoy
                                                             Fridays, 6-8pm AND
weaving but need a refresher course. Using large floor
                                                             Saturdays, 9am-4pm. Lunch break from noon-1pm.
looms, students will learn to wind a warp, warp a floor
                                                             May 21-28. 2nd Saturday class date TBA. (4 classes)
loom and read a simple draft to create a one shuttle
                                                             Class Fee: $55
self-striping scarf. Students with weaving experience
                                                             Activity Number: 2305003
can design their own projects with help from the
Mondays, 7-9pm
June 7 – July 26. No class July 5. (7 classes)
Class Fee: $70
Activity Number: 2595001
Photography                                              Class Fee: $20
                                                         Activity Number: 2611001
Beginning Digital Photography (Ages 13 & up)
Linda Guenther                                           Ceramic Sculpting (Ages 8-15)
This class will give new photographers a basic           Nathan Rice
understanding of composition and lighting using “point   This class allows the young artist to explore ceramic
and shoot” digital cameras. Students will be given       sculpting. Both functional and sculptural work will be
shooting assignments each week, and the images will      created. After learning the basics of clay construction the
be evaluated during class. Students should bring their   kids are allowed to create as they please with the guidance
cameras to class, and must be able to download their     of the instructor to insure their projects can be completed
photos from the camera to a flash drive for viewing in   in a fun and safe manner.
class.                                                   Fridays, 11am-1pm
Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm                                       June 4-July 9 (6 classes)
May 4-25 (4 classes)                                     Class Fee: $45
Class Fee: $30. Supply List.                             Activity Number: 2371002
Activity Number: 2315012
                                                         Wee Art (Ages 2-4)
Weekend in the Darkroom (Ages 14 & up)                   Lindsey Martin
Claire Zevnik-Cline                                      With the help of a parent or guardian, children will be
Beginning students will learn how to print black &       introduced to a variety of artistic media, which could include
white photographs from negatives, and work on skills     but is not limited to paint, ink, clay, paper mâché and more!
such as cropping, burning and dodging. Experienced       This class provides a great opportunity for you and your
students will learn new skills in manipulating           child to bond while exploring the world of art. Choose from
photographs and special effects. Students should come    two sessions.
prepared for the first class with at least one roll of   Saturdays, 10-11am
processed 35mm black & white film.                       June 5-July 31. No class July 3. (8 classes)
Saturday, 1-5pm & Sunday, 2-5pm                          Class Fee $40 (each session)
August 14 & 15 (2 classes)                               Activity Number: 2401003
Class Fee: $40. Supply List.
Activity Number: 2315003                                 The Art of Cooking (Ages 5-6)
                                                         Jacqui Savage
Miscellaneous                                            Kids will experience stirring up some tasty delights. While
                                                         waiting for the food to bake, a story will be read and the
Decorated Gourd Bowls (Ages 13 & up)                     class will create an art project related to the illustrations
Mary Ann Gibson                                          from the book. Kids will also decorate an apron and their
Get crafty making and decorating an attractive bowl      own recipe book to continue cooking at home.
from a dried gourd. Learn how to use various             Saturdays, 2-3:15 (5 classes)
materials to embellish your creation.                    July 10-August 14. No class July 24.
Wednesday, July 14, 1-4pm (1 class)                      Class Fee: $50
Class Fee: $20                                           Activity Number: 2441004
Activity Number: 2285012
                                                         Color, Design and Doodles! (Ages 7-9)
                                                         Kacey Roach
 Workshops & Classes for                                 Have fun learning about color, shapes and organic design in
                                                         this fun drawing class! Students will draw and color their
     Kids & Teens                                        own “crazy doodles.” Students will also learn about the
 *Please note that other classes open to young           resist technique using crayons and paint, in addition to other
ages may be located throughout the catalogue.            projects.
                                                         Sunday, July 11, 2:30-4pm
                                                         Class Fee: $10
Make It For Mom! Jewelry Making Workshop                 Activity Number: 2621001
(Ages 7-17)
Claire Zevnik-Cline                                      Friendship Bracelets (Ages 9-12)
Learn simple techniques in jewelry-making to make        Kacey Roach
something one of a kind for mom. Students will work      Learn different design techniques in bracelet making to make
with glass beads, memory wire and other materials to     jewelry for yourself and your friends! Using colorful
make earrings, necklaces or bracelets.                   embroidery floss, students will start with simple braiding
Saturday, May 8, 2-4pm
techniques and work their way up              to   more
complicated designs using multiple colors.
Sunday, July 18, 2:30-4pm
Class Fee: $15
Activity Number: 2631001

Kids Summer Art Camp
Art Camp is a fun and creative way to spend the
summer! Children will be invited to create with a
variety of art forms including clay, paint, and other 2-D
medias. Depending on their age, children will make
cookies and pretzels or bread. The children will be
exposed to different artists and will complete a project
in the style of that artist. Each day there will be a
break for healthy snacks and fun games. A special
exhibit highlighting the artwork of every child will be                  OPEN STUDIOS
held in the gallery from August 15-31.                      Open studios are ongoing, year-round opportunities to
                                                            advance your skills as an artist by working independently.
All sessions meet Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-12                Students must be able to demonstrate previous experience
                                                            in their chosen media. All fees refer to students who are not
Session #1 – June 7 – June 17                               currently enrolled in an instructional class at the MAC.
Ages: 5 & 6 year olds who have not completed the 1st        Students currently enrolled may use the space free of charge
grade. Fee: $125. Activity Number: 2531001A                 to work on class projects. The space is available for use
                                                            during regular MAC hours, when it is not being used by a
Session #2 – June 7 – June 17                               scheduled class.
Grades: 1st & 2nd – must have completed the grade in        Ceramics and Sculpture
2009. Fee: $125. Activity Number: 2531002A                  Studio Fee: $7 per week
                                                            You are responsible for providing clay. You may make clay in
Session #3 – June 21 – July 1                               the MAC’s pug mill for $35.00 per 100 pounds of clay.
Ages: 5 & 6 year olds who have not completed the 1st        Stained Glass
grade. Fee: $125. Activity Number: 2531003A                 Studio Fee: $10 per week
                                                            Special permission from the instructor is needed to
Session #4 – June 21 – July 1                               participate. You are responsible for providing all expendable
Grades: 3rd & 4th – must have completed the grade in        materials, including glass, foil, copper, solder, etc.
2009. Fee: $125. Activity Number: 2531004A                  Weaving
                                                            Studio Fee: $10 per month
Session #5 – July 12 – July 22                              Quilting
Grades: 1st & 2nd – must have completed the grade in        Studio Fee: $10 per month
2009. Fee: $125. Activity Number: 2531005A                  You are responsible for providing cutters and a sewing
Session #6 – July 12 – July 22                              Grand Quilter Machine Fee: $3 per hour
Grades: 3rd & 4th – must have completed the grade in        Darkroom
2009. Fee: $125. Activity Number: 2531006A                  Studio Fee: $10 per week. You are responsible for providing
                                                            film and paper.
Session #7 – July 26 – August 5
Ages: 5 & 6 year olds who have not completed the 1st
grade. Fee: $125. Activity Number: 2531007A                               REMEMBER –
Session #8 – July 26 – August 5
                                                                        ENROLLMENT BEGINS
Grades: 5th & above. Fee: $125.                                        MONDAY, APRIL 12, 9AM
Activity Number: 2531008A
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