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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Fall Classes @ Bountiful/Davis Art Center (Bountiful: Sept 28 - Dec 4)


For More Information Contact
Emma J. Dugal, 801 292-0367
Bountiful/Davis Art Center
745 South Main Street
Bountiful, UT 84010

Fall Classes to Start at Bountiful/Davis Art Center
September 28 – December 4, 2010
Family Encounters of the Art Kind – September 20, 2010

Lester B. Lee watercolor

BOUNTIFUL, Utah, September 8, 2010 – Bountiful/Davis Art Center is now offering several new classes scheduled to begin September 28, continuing through December 4. Students may now register by purchasing classes online at www.bdac.org Classes offer something for everyone, and encourage learning a new skill as well as developing existing talents. This Fall’s offerings have a variety of children’s classes including drawing, World Art, Mastering Color, and sculpting. Adult classes this quarter are of exceptional quality, taught by highly regarded artists such as Diane Turner, Sarah Maynard, and Michael Call. Lester B. Lee, well known artist and former Bountiful resident will come down from his new home in Cache County to teach two Saturday Workshops in watercolor on October 16 and December 4, 2010. Classes include university quality instruction in landscape oil, watercolor, Drawing and sculpting.

Classes for children and youth include the following:

World Art taught by Sarah Maynard
tuesdays, september 28 – october 19, 4:00 – 5:00 Pm
tuition: $45 + $15 material fee (4 weeks) ages 8 +
Students will learn about the cultures of other region of the world such as Asia, Africa, Australia and the Middle East by creating art projects from these regions. The class will be an opportunity to learn about different cultures while exploring art techniques and methods.

Drawing Class taught by Theresa Otteson
Tuition: $65 (6 weeks) Ages 8 +
Students will receive instruction about the fundamentals of drawing including understanding line, form, perspective and proportion from this excellent teacher. This foundation can be the impetus for young students to achieve a lifetime of drawing, self expression and appreciation of the world around them. The instructor will supply the drawing materials.

Mastering Color - taught by Sarah Maynard
thursdays, september 30 – october 21, 4:00 – 5:00 Pm
tuition: $45 + $15 material fee (4 weeks) ages 8 +
Students will learn all about color using various painting techniques such as tempera gouache, acrylic and oil pastels. Sarah will incorporate examples of the Masters throughout history into her teaching so students will learn about what these great artists had to say about color!

Sculpture for Youth taught by Mike Call
wednesdays - ongoing, 4:30 – 5:30 Pm
Tuition: $100 (8 weeks) Supplies not included AGES 10-18
Students will sculpt a life sized portrait in clay, try plaster casting, and create a small animal figurine. Those students who participate in the Scouting program will be able to meet the requirements for a Sculpture Merit Badge. Students can register any time. For questions or more information contact instructor at: mike@mikecallfineart.com

Classes for older teens and adults include:
Landscape Oil Painting taught by Diane Turner
Tuesdays, SEPTEMBER 28 – OCTOBER 26, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Tuition: $70 (5 weeks)
This class is designed for advanced artists who would like to hone their painting skills with this excellent teacher. Register early to ensure a space in this popular class. Please bring a reference to the first class from which to paint. Diane Turner will be a featured artist during the LeConte Stewart Festival, September 17 – November 5 at Bountiful/Davis Art Center. As a student of LeConte Stewart, Diane has continued his legacy of teaching how to paint landscapes. She has taught classes at BDAC for many years. Some of her students will also be featured in the exhibit so don’t miss the opportunity to see the results of the teaching methods of this revered teacher.

Adult Watercolor Class taught by Sarah Maynard
If you are looking to advance your skills in watercolor or start from scratch in this medium from an exceptional colorist, this is the class for you. Beginners are welcome in this class that will explore basic techniques with watercolor. Students will paint from still life and photographs and learn color theory. Contact BDAC for a list of supplies.

Sculpture for Adults taught by Mike Call
wednesdays - Ongoing, 7:00-9:00PM
Tuition: $100 (8 weeks) Supplies not included
Open to beginners through advanced students who would like to work with the instructor to develop a personalized program to meet individual needs. Beginning students who prefer to be guided will be working on 18” - 30” figures with an emphasis placed on anatomy, proportion, gesture, and drapery. Instructor will be available for consulting and critiquing for advanced students. Optional directions of study include: portraits, figures, anatomy studies, casting and mold making, and drapery. Students can register any time. For questions or more information contact instructor at: mike@mikecallfineart.com

Adult Drawing taught by Mike Call
This class is designed to give a strong foundation in drawing built around the curriculum of the Instructors College Basic Drawing Course. Topics covered will be Composition and design, line quality, perspective, light and shade. Students will work through a series of assignments, each building on the previous lesson. Most work will be done from still life. The final project will be a portrait from life. This will be a great class for High School age artists through adults who want to improve observation and drawing skills.

Gentle Flow Yoga taught by Connie Day
TUESDAYS 9:15 - 10:15 AM
TUITION: 10 class pack $60, 5 class pack $40, drop in $8
Are you ready to free up your creative energy in this gentle class, a slow paced approach to yoga? Learn to link movement and breath, still the mind, and reduce everyday stress through gentle flowing movement. Tap into the right side of the brain, accessing the creative mind; achieving your potential! Open to all ages and abilities. Space is limited. Please note that the day has been changed to Tuesdays.

SATURDAYS, OCTOBER 16 AND DECEMBER 4 – 9:00AM – 4:00PM (Bring a lunch)
TUITION: $50 per workshop – Intermediate to advanced - Bring your own supplies.
Well known artist and revered teacher Lester has moved out of Davis County but will be back to teach two Saturday workshops at BDAC. The one in October will be have a ‘Halloween’ theme and the one in December will have a ‘Christmas’ theme. The instructor will bring reference material and inspire students with a demonstration (that will later be given away) and teach art concepts for which he is famous. The instructor will teach mainly in watercolor but students are welcome to bring other materials if desired. Workshop size is limited to the first 22 people who sign up for each workshop. Workshops can be taken separately or take both to maximize this unique opportunity.

Theresa Otteson has a BFA from the University of Utah. She has taught at the Peterson Art Center, taught Workshops for Young Authors Conferences in Germany and has won many awards for her artwork including awards at the Statewide Competition at Bountiful/Davis Art Center.

Sarah Maynard recently graduated with a BFA in painting and drawing from Utah State University where she had the opportunity to attend a study abroad program in Germany. In her short career as an artist, she has exhibited her work extensively across Utah. Sarah is a gifted artist, most notably through her ability to use color in her work.

Mike Call has a BFA in sculpture from the Lyme Academy College of Fine Art and has won many awards over the last 10 years including First Place Walter Hancock Prize from the National Sculpture Society. His work is well known and can be found in several permanent collections. He has worked with Ed Fraughton and other notable Sculptors in Utah.

Diane Turner – in her own words: “It’s hard to believe I have taught for over 25 years at Bountiful/Davis Art Center. I have learned my skill from masters, Tony Rasmussen, LeConte Stewart and many others. I feel an obligation to pass this knowledge on to others, that it might add the joy to their lives that I have experienced. I have found that our class work has enabled others to escape for a moment from the distraction of life and see the beauty that is all around us. This is a great honor for me to have had this opportunity in my life.”
This was quoted from Diane Turner when she received the Inaugural Foundation Award in Education at Bountiful/Davis Art Center in 2009 at the Annual Meeting. In her humility she may scoff at this but BDAC considers her a ‘Living Legend’. We are honored that she teaches at Bountiful/Davis Art Center

Lester B. Lee has also been a treasured teacher at BDAC for many years where has served as Chair of the Board of Trustees. He was educated at UNLV, USU, BYU Idaho, and BYU where he earned an MFA. He has received national awards for art and teaching including the prestigious Huntsman Secondary Teacher of the Year award. He is recognized for his cover art for the Work and the Glory series, sells prints worldwide and is widely collected in Davis County, Utah and beyond. The list of young artists he has mentored is long, some of them becoming well –known artists due to his influence. Lester recently retired from teaching in Davis County and moved with his family to Cache County. He is greatly missed and we are thrilled that he will be back to teach two workshops at BDAC.

Connie Day , 500 HR Registered Yoga Teacher, began her yogic journey in 2002 in SLC as a stress relief from her corporate job and active lifestyle. She noticed immediate benefits to the mind, body and spirit. In 2006 she moved to NYC where she completed 500 HR (Yoga Alliance) training with Jean Koerner and Alan Finger in the ISHTA style (Integrated Science of Hatha, Tantra and Ayurveda). With gratitude to her teachers, she now shares the abundance of yoga through teaching classes to adults, children, special needs and at risk youth. Her classes bring attention to breathe, movement and alignment; deepening the internal journey to freedom.

Family Encounters of the Art Kind on September 20, 2010

Bountiful/Davis Art Center is the place to be on the third Monday of each month for a free art experience called, ‘Family Encounters of the Art Kind’. Families can come and do a hands-on art project, a fun ‘I Spy’ in the galleries and learn about the current exhibit. The project for this month is Andinka cloth Project (Africa) which is a stamping activity on brown paper using found objects. In conjunction with the LeConte Stewart Festival at Bountiful/Davis Art Center (September 17 – November 5, 2010), patrons will be treated on September 20 to a presentation by Jerolen Stewart Brough, LeConte Stewart’s granddaughter. She will speak about growing up with her grandfather just down the street and share many stories about the artist’s life and career as an artist. Family Encounters is at Bountiful/Davis Art Center, 745 S. Main Street in Bountiful from 7:00-8:30PM. For more information call BDAC, 801 292-0367.

Tuesday-Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 2-5 pm
BDAC is closed on Sunday and Monday (except for Family Encounters of the Art Kind on the third Monday), holidays and in between exhibits.
For more information contact the Bountiful/Davis Art Center, 801 292-0367 or visit us online at www.bdac.org >. BDAC is on Facebook and Twitter.

Emma J. Dugal
Executive Director
Bountiful/Davis Art Center
745 So. Main Street
Bountiful, UT 84010
801 292-0367
801 292-7298 (fax)

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