About the Program
This year we are again offering visual arts - a way to express your inner self through sculpture, drawing, painting, enameling, book making, and photography. You might want to take note of the experienced and talented instructors we have enlisted for this endeavor. You will be motivated and inspired by their expertise, attention to detail, attention to you, and to your works of art. See their detailed biographical information online.
NOTE: Each student will choose 1 art class for the duration of the program. If your first choice class is full at the time you register, we will assign you to your second choice preference. Register early!
Tuesday Evenings, 6:00-8:30 PM
July 16-August 13, 2013
$129 for tuition. Additionally materials fees may be charged as indicated under each course listing. Please include all fees when you register. Fees are payable by check or credit card. For a speedy and secure registration process, please register online:
If you prefer, submit completed registration and payment to:
Arts Enrichment for Adults
Office of Outreach and Adult Degree, CL 206
2420 Nicolet Drive Green Bay, WI 54311
Application Deadline: July 2, 2013
Other Things to Know
- Parking: Upon registration you will to asked to provide your vehicle license plate number that will serve as your parking pass on campus. Be sure to indicate your license plate number when you register with us. You may park in the Studio Arts Parking Lot on campus.
- Check in on the first day is from 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. in the Studio Arts Cafeteria (first floor of building).
- Normal class hours are Tuesdays from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
- This is a day program only. Overnight accommodations are not available on campus.
- Material fees cover supplies the teacher will purchase for you.
- Supply lists are provided so you can purchase these items prior to the start of the class. Bring them with you on the first day.
Sandra Shackelford - Arts Enrichment Coordinator
Sandra Shackelford is a document artist. She received her BFA from UW-Green Bay and did graduate work in fine arts at UW-Milwaukee. The artist's work incorporates heroic scale drawings, black and white photographs and narratives from oral histories of people she considers (un) common heroes, the unheralded, and the quietly courageous.
Ms Shackelford's work was used exclusively in the award winning CESA television program, "But Names Can Hurt Forever" and in the documentary film, "Westbound" which documents the life of a hobo historian.
Ms Shackelford teaches art and creative non-fiction and is currently at work on a major project, "The Memorial Wall of Hope and Healing." She is the co-director for UW-Green Bay's longstanding Summer Art Studio Camps, offered each summer for middle and high school students.
Jewelry: Create And Embellish Your Own
Want to add pizazz and colorful handmade components to your existing jewelry while learning new techniques? This five-week course will focus primarily on enameling, along with some simple surface embellishments to add to metal pieces. Techniques covered in this workshop include patination, roll-printing, etching, and various enameling techniques. Each class will include a demonstration. There will also be plenty of time for you to create your own jewelry statements. All skill-levels from beginner to advanced students are welcome.
Instructor: Kristi Edminster is an artist who received her BA from UW-Green Bay. During her time as a student she focused her studies on jewelry/metals and scuplture. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the 2009 and 2010 Contemporary Craft Award and the 2011 Arts and Visual Design Award at UW-Green Bay. Kristi works as the Metals Studio Assistant on campus and was recently part of an exhibition at the Art Garage in Green Bay. In her spare time she loves reading and spending time at the library.
Materials Fee: $25
All supplies will be provided.
Exploration With Acrylics
Past and present techniques collide as students explore the realmns of realism, abstration, and everywhere in-between. Whether you enjoy a classical approach or one unique to yourself, all avenues of expression will be encouraged and utilized with acrylics. A fun and friendly environment awaits where the typical can become the extraordinary with the flick of a brush.
Instructor: Jason Keller graduated from UW-Green Bay in 2011 where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Art Education with an emphasis in painting. Jason has had the distinct pleasure of working as an assistant at the Summer Art Studio Camp under the tutelage of Dean Hoegger in the Ceramics Studio before becoming the painting instructor. Jason's work has been exhibited in the 407 and Lawton Gallery at UW-Green Bay, as well as The Rahf West Museum in Manitowoc, WI. His work received both best in show and best painting awards at the Rahr West exhibit and has been purchased for the UW-Green Bay campus collection. Jason currently teaches Middle School Art for the Green Bay Area Public School District and continues to be a strong advocate for the arts.
Materials Fee: $25
Landscape Digital Photography
Are you the next Ansel Adams? In this workshop you will examine photographs of the masters like Adams to discover what makes a good landscape photograph. Instructor and professional photographer, Dan Moore, will then apply those concepts in the field, using the natural landscape around UW-Green Bay's Cofrin Arboretum as your subject matter. Once you have taken your photographs, you will move to the computer lab wher eyou will learn how to use Photoshop to enhance your images.
NOTE: This is NOT a class on digital camera technology. Participants should come to class understanding the basic operation of their digital camera.
Instructor: As a landscape photographer, Dan Moore, has focused on his specialty, photographing in over 100 sites in the National Parks. His work has been exhibited widely. Local events where his work can be viewed include Art Street, Arti Gras, and the Northern Waters Gallery. Dan's enthusiasm for photography extends beyond his own work. He is passionate about helping others learn to "see" through the camera lens and express their own views of the natural world.
No Materials Fee
2013 Supply List Coming Soon!
Ceramics: Wheel Throwing And Hand-Building For Raku Firing
Some say ceramics is their road to creativity. Others say it is their path to relaxation. Whatever your reason for joining Dean Hoegger on this enjoyable and exciting learning adventure, he will guide you on this learning experience. Under the guidance of this professional potter and instructor, you will learn to touch the clay and shape it in a variety of forms. You will learn and use a variety of techniques in wheel-throwing and hand-building to create decorative vessels.
Instructor: Dean Hoegger studied ceramics and education and UW-Green Bay in the late 70's and has been making pots and teaching ever since. He has taught weekly adult classes at The Barnsite Art Studio in Kewaunee, WI, Clay on Steele in Algoma, WI, and in his studio in Sturgeon Bay, WI. He currently exhibits at The Flying Pig in Algoma and the Woodwalk Gallery in Egg Harbor, WI. For the past decade, Dean has been passing on this art form to middle and high school students who attend UW-Green Bay's Summer Art Studio Camp.
Materials Fee: $25
Anyone Can Draw
Does the very thought of drawing intimidate you? Your fears will vanish after studying this fine art with Sara Tlachac. Sara believes, "anyone can draw" and her students prove it. During this popular class she will help you loosen up through s series of exercises including contour drawing. You will also learn the grid method, a way of transferring your images onto the paper's surface using a variety of shading techniques and materials-pencil, charcoal, pastel, etc-to produce a three-dimensional look. This gifted artist will instruct you in discovering, developing, and learning to trust "your own personal drawing style", a liberating gift that will serve you will in your artful future.
Instructor: Sara Tlachac has been an artist/educator in Green Bay for the past 12 years. Sara's work focuses on the human form create from various materials. Her work is exhibited in galleries and shops throughout Brown and Door counties.
Materials Fee: $25
Book-Making: A One Of A Kind Experience!
In this popular workshop, you will create your own hard-covered book while learning and incorporating techniques used hundreds of years ago. You will learn and create four different styles of books, paint your own cover designs, experience the joy of success, and carry with you the knowledge and skill that will enable you to make your own books at home.
Materials Fee: $30
Instructor: Book artist Kathy Hackbarth is joining the Art Enrichment for Adults program once again. Kathy has been an art teacher in the Green Bay School System for over thirty years and owns her own small company, "Books That Bind" for the past twenty years.She is a sought-after instructor and conducts workshops and teaches at classes at various studios throughout Wisconsin.
All supplies will be provided. If you have special papers that you really love, feel free to bring them along.
Jennifer Boudreau's watercolor workshop is designed for beginners as well as advanced students. You will learn about your painting tools and how to use them and the affects you can acheive. Techniques you will learn include color mixing and paint control, how to enlarge your sketches and mask out white desired areas. Creating dominance with the use of hue, value and color intensity are the keys to rendering a lovely and successful painting. Workshop atmosphere is relaxed, fun, and friendly. You will love being a part of it.
Instructor: Jennifer Boudreau, started her teaching career in Wisconsin Rapids, WI where she was employed by the Public School District. She now travels throughout Brown County helping other K-12 instructors. Her interests are broad, including music, dance, and theatre. Her art work is inspired by the incorporation of the essence of spirit and nature.
Materials Fee: $30