Tap into your creative side!
Arts Enrichment for Adults is an arts program designed for older teens and adults. You will learn how to express your inner self through sculpture, drawing, painting, ceramics, book making, photography and non-fiction writing. 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.
NOTE: Each student will choose one art or writing 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 15-August 12, 2014
$139 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 3, 2014
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 tell us your license plate number when you register. 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 artwork 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 is a writing specialist at the College of Menominee Nation and conducts Women's Writing Circles and related writing workshops. She initiated and verbally and visually documented "The Memorial Wall of Hope and Healing", a traveling tribute composed of 48 mosaics designed and created by individuals with life-threatening illnesses.
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 served as the co-director for UW-Green Bay's longstanding Summer Art Studio Camps for middle and high school students, for several years and currently serves as its guest artist in residence.
Color Your World: Acrylic Painting
Find your painting style! This acrylic painting class is for the beginner, the intermediate, and the advanced painter. Discover the difference between what you THINK you see and what you REALLY see and achieve the results you desire in your work. Come join us for a relaxing and enjoyable art experience. We will be underpainting the canvas to achieve value and bring depth to your work along with learning various techniques by using a variety of tools, acrylic hues, and mediums to make color work for you! Upon registration, you will be sent a supply list.
Instructor: Stephanie Daily has a background in the fine arts, commercial arts and teaching. Currently an art teacher in the Green Bay School System, she previously was a graphic designer and photographer for Fort Wayne, Indiana newspapers. She has exhibited work in both oils and photography. This gifted artist/instructor is particularly drawn to architecture as subject matter for her work and often draws inspiration from her photographs.
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 where you will learn how to use Photoshop to enhance your images. You will need a digital camera for this course. 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 lab fee required.
Ceramics: Wheel Throwing And Hand-Building For Raku Firing
Get fired up with raku! The use of fire and smoke to achieve dramatic glazing effects will inspire you as you become part of this time-honored tradition. Whether ceramics is your faborite artistic medium or you would just like to explore this art form, instructor and professional potter, Dean Hoegger, will be your guide as he leads you on a creative adventure of shaping clay into forms that will amaze and delight you. You will learn techniques for making wheel-thrown and hand-built vessels and sculptures and the special glazing and firing process for raku pottery. Whether you are a beginner or experienced student, you will experience success in this popular workshop.
Instructor: Dean Hoegger studied ceramics and education at UW-Green Bay in the late 70s and has been making pots and teaching ever since. He is a long-time instructor for UWGB's Summer Art Camps and teaches year-round classes at Clay on Steele in Algoma, WI and in his studio in Door County. He currently exhibits his work at the Woodwalk Gallery in Egg Harbor, Art Street in Green Bay and other summer art fairs.
Drawing What You See
Art Enrichment for Adults instructor, Alice Delzer's workshop, DRAWING WHAT YOU SEE!, is just what artists need to establish a solid foundation in the fine art of drawing. In this workshop you will explore the techniques that will make your drawings, whether still-lifes or portraits come alive while deepening your understanding of line, tone, shape, volume and texture. Exercises in gesture, contour, proportion, perspective and the use of color media will train your hand and build your confidence, as you complete realistic drawings while developing your personal style. A variety of media will be used, including graphite, charcoal, colored pencil and oil pastels. Bring a 9 x 12-inch sketchbook, and other drawing materials you may already have.
Instructor: Alice Delzer, in her second year as a drawing instructor in the Art Enrichment for Adults Program, loves drawing and painting from life. She enjoys using a variety of mediums in her art work and passes on this excitement to her students. She holds an M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL and has an extensive exhibition history. She has worked as a fine arts college professor and has also taught children and adults in a variety of workshops and settings around the country.
Materials Fee: $15
Book-Making: A One Of A Kind Experience!
In this popular workshop, artist/instructor Kathy Hackbarth will introduce you to the exciting world of book-making. During this program you will create your own hand-covered book while learning techniques and incorporating them into an art form begun hunderds 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 one-of-a-kind books at home.
Instructor: Instructor Kathy Hackbarth is well-known and highly respected in the field of book-making. She owns her own small company, "Books That Bind" and has also taught art and book-making in the Green Bay School System for over 20 years. She is a sought-after instructor and conducts workshops and teaches classes at various studios throughout Wisconsin. She also fills her classes both for the Adult Enrichment for Adults Program and the University's Summer Art Studio Camps for middle and high school students from throughout the state.
Materials Fee: $35*
*All supplies will be provided in this materials fee. If you have special papers that you really love, feel free to bring them along!
Watercolor Inspirations: Come Splash With Me!
Watercolor invites a sense of playfulness in me. Come splash with me! In this workshop we will discover the possibilities of glowing color, and misty flowing washes when we allow color to mix on paper. We will explore a variety of techniques for creating texture; ways to simplify subject matter into basic shapes that capture its essence, the use of patterns of light and dark to create form, and much more. Students of all levels are welcome!
Instructor: Watercolor artist and Presbyterian minister, Tricia Matthew, fell in love with watercolor while attending a workshop entitled, "Art as Doorway to the Sacred". It was as if she opened the door to her self and connected with an inner creative spirit longing to find expression in her life. She has studied with many watercolor artists and her work has been exhibited throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Tricia has been teaching watercolor for 11 years and also facilitates workshops in art and spirituality and dream exploration. She lives in Green Bay with her husband, Keith and two mischievous cats. Her son, Kevin, works in graphic design in Green Bay.
Materials Fee: $10
Nonfiction Writing: Everyone Has a Story to Tell
Sandra Shackelford, former journalist, writing instructor, college art instructor, and professional fine artist, will mentor your growth and development as you begin or continue to write those stories you've been waiting for years to put down on paper in a non-competitive, relaxed atmosphere. The focus of this interactive workshop is memoir, narrative nonfiction, "true" stories based on personal experience; writing about the people, events and places that have impacted and shaped yhour life. Using writing prompts, you will begin and/or continue creatively recording your "truth". Bring pencil, pen, and notebook along with a good sense of humor!
Instructor: Besides directing the Art Enrichment for Adults Program, Sandra Shackelford has facilitated Women's Writing Circles over the past decade. A former journalist, her major work is documenting the decade she spent in Mississippi in the 50s and 60s working for civil and human rights. Sandra, who has taught drawing and painting at UW-Green Bay and St. Norbert College, DePere, currently serves as a writing specialist at the College of Menominee Nation, Green Bay site.
No materials fee.