Whether you are brand new to the arts or have been at it a while, CHAW has something for everyone. We meet you where you are. Sign up for a class to experience the magic of CHAW today! 

Visual Arts

Experimental Acrylics

Teaching Artist – MK Bailey

Visual Arts

01/4/22 – 02/22/22

Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $336

This class focuses on contemporary and abstract painting. We will experiment with acrylic mediums and techniques that will help students make one-of-a-kind paintings. Students are encouraged to experiment with their own unique style in a supportive environment.

Beginner’s Drawing Workshop

Teaching Artist – Carolina Mayorga

Visual Arts

01/12/22 – 01/26/22

Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $126

Students will discover the fundamentals of drawing by practicing perspective and rendering of basic shapes and shading. No materials are required.

Beginner’s Drawing Workshop II

Teaching Artist – Carolina Mayorga

Visual Arts

02/23/22 – 03/09/22

Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $126.00

Students will discover the fundamentals of drawing by practicing perspective and rendering of basic shapes and shading. New content will be covered and enrollment in both workshops are optional. No materials are required.

Life Drawing

Teaching Artist – Ellen Cornett

Visual Arts

01/06/22 – 02/10/22

Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $252

Working from nude models students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction customized for each student and complemented with theory and examples in art history.Prior drawing experience required. New students should bring an 18×24 newsprint pad, an 18×24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. *No class on 4/16/2020.

Ceramics

Glazing Workshop I

Teaching Artist – Selina Tran

Ceramics

01/03/22 – 01/10/22

Monday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $99

This two week workshop is designed for potters who already have bisqueware and greenware to use for this workshop. We’ll go over different finishing techniques using slip, underglaze, glaze, oxides, wax resist, tape, brushes, sponges, and tools laying around the studio to take your clay piece to the next level. Some techniques we’ll go over include: slip trailing, sgraffito, Mishima, and bubble glazing. We’ll also go over how to use different materials such as wax resist and tape to put designs on your pieces.

Glazing Workshop II

Teaching Artist – Selina Tran

Ceramics

01/24/22 – 01/31/22

Monday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $99

This two week workshop is designed for potters who already have bisqueware and greenware to use for this workshop. We’ll go over different finishing techniques using slip, underglaze, glaze, oxides, wax resist, tape, brushes, sponges, and tools laying around the studio to take your clay piece to the next level. Some techniques we’ll go over include: slip trailing, sgraffito, Mishima, and bubble glazing. We’ll also go over how to use different materials such as wax resist and tape to put designs on your pieces.


Household Ceramics on the Wheel

Teaching Artist – Halsey Payne

Ceramics

01/04/2022 – 01/25/2022

Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $183.00

For potters intermediate and above. Join our January workshop to create everyday pieces for your house or apartment: Oil pourers, pitchers, serving bowls, jugs, sponge holders, and other pieces for presentation and use. We’ll focus on techniques to perfect forms on the wheel and choose complementary glazes. At the end of the workshop, we’ll aim for you to make at least one lifelong, useful piece of pottery.


Hand Building Large Sculptural Pots for Plants

Teaching Artist – Kate Sinclair

Ceramics

01/05/22 – 01/26/22

Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $183

Hand Building Large Sculptural Pots for Plants! Is a four week course in hand building large pots for your beloved plants. We will learn how to make coils and construct a large vessel in the round. Throughout the class we will discuss various methods of approaching the design and shape of your pot along with techniques to bring your idea to life through shaping and glazing. At the end of the class you will be certain to have beautiful planter for your green friend in need.


Jewelry Workshop

Teaching Artist – Valentina Ferrada Aguilar

Ceramics

01/06/22 – 01/27/22

Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $183

In this class you will learn from scratch the whole process of making ceramics focused on jewelry, different techniques to start creating delicate flat or 3D shapes. Earrings, necklaces, rings that you can later wear! It is not necessary to have previous knowledge.

Dance

TAP

Teaching Artist – Heather Whyte

Dance/Movement

01/03/22 – 02/14/22

Monday, 6:00-6:55pm

Tuition – $126.00

Learn to shuffle, flap, and all the basics to get you moving. Students should have tap shoes and wear comfortable clothes. Masks must be worn at all times in the building. No prior dance experience required. Returning students will build on prior knowledge. *No class on 1/17


JAZZ

Teaching Artist – Heather Whyte

Dance/Movement

01/03/22 – 02/14/22

Monday, 7:00-7:55pm

Tuition – $126.00

Come stretch, move, and dance! This Luigi inspired jazz class will include floor exercises based on centering, isolation, strength building, and balance. A new combination of steps will be introduced each class to work on coordination. No formal training or experience is needed. Please come to class in ballet shoes or bare feet. Face masks must be worn at all times in the building. *No class on 1/17

BALLET

Teaching Artist – Heather Whyte

Dance/Movement

01/03/22 – 02/14/22

Monday, 8:00-8:55pm

Tuition – $126.00

This class emphasizes the fundamentals of ballet and encourages ballet as a means of improved body awareness, poise, grace, musicality, flexibility, and self-expression. Classes are structured to include warm-up exercises, barre technique and center floor work. Ballet shoes and comfortable clothes are recommended. No prior dance experience required. Returning students will build on prior knowledge. *No class on 1/17