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

Acrylic Painting

Teaching Artist – Will Fleishell

Visual Arts

04/04/2022 – 05/16/2022

Monday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $295.00

This class is a thorough introduction to acrylic painting. Over the course of the session students will learn the basic techniques of acrylic painting and practice their new skills. This class is great for developing foundational painting skills like materials handling and color mixing. Materials: All materials will be provided.


Experimental Acrylics

Teaching Artist – MK Bailey

Visual Arts

04/05/2022 – 05/31/2022

Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $335.00

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. *No class on 5/3.

Beginning Drawing Workshop II

Teaching Artist – Carolina Mayorga

Visual Arts

04/27/2022 – 05/11/2022

Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $126.00

Students will study the fundamentals of spatial perspective and architectural drawing by rendering different indoor and outdoor settings. New content will be covered. Materials needed: 1 pad of newsprint 24 x18”.

Human Figure: A Teaser

Teaching Artist – Carolina Mayorga

Visual Arts

06/01/2022 – 06/08/2022

Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $84.00

This workshop is a taste of figure drawing and a great opportunity to draw some of our favorite models. More workshops coming up mid-July, stay tuned! Materials needed: Newsprint pad 18×24. All other materials will be provided.



Ceramics

Beginners Wheel Throwing

Teaching Artist – Selina Tran

Ceramics

4/25/2022 – 6/13/2022

Monday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $310

All wheel all the time! Students will have the valuable time on the potters wheel to experience the processes of centering, opening and pulling/shaping the clay. Students will focus on general forms such as cup, bowl, or vase. All materials and costs are included in the tuition. *No class on 5/30.

Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Teaching Artist – Meredith Vining

Ceramics

4/26/2022 – 6/14/2022

Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $350

Learn, practice and perfect basic to advanced ceramic skills. Wheel throwing and hand building and finishing techniques will be covered.

Hand Building & Wheel Combo

Teaching Artist – Kate Sinclair 

Ceramics

4/27/2022 – 6/15/2022

Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $350

Both of these traditional techniques will be covered in this course with plenty of time and space for you to find your own niche and create something beautiful to take home.

Intermediate/ Advanced Pottery

Teaching Artist – Rebecca Bock 

Ceramics

4/28/2022 – 6/16/2022 

Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuition – $350

Demonstrations focus on more advanced throwing techniques- lids, throwing off the hump, platters, and coil throwing, as well as, instruction in techniques like sgraffito, relief printing, and working with stains. Class includes glaze instruction and advanced slip techniques and materials.


Dance

Tap

Teaching Artist – Heather Whyte

Dance/Movement

05/16/2022 – 07/11/2022

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 classes on 5/30, 6/20, or 7/4.

Jazz

Teaching Artist – Heather Whyte

Dance/Movement

05/16/2022 – 07/11/2022

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 classes on 5/30, 6/20, or 7/4.

Ballet

Teaching Artist – Heather Whyte

Dance/Movement

05/16/2022 – 07/11/2022

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 classes on 5/30, 6/20, or 7/4.

Contemporary Practice

Teaching Artist – Zoe Wampler

Dance/Movement

05/04/2022 – 06/08/2022 

Wednesday, 6:30-7:30pm

Tuition – $126.00

Class will explore Contemporary and Modern dance techniques as well as improvisation and movement creation. Open to all bodies with varying levels of movement experience. In this class consent and personal agency are held at equal footing with challenge and rigor, and students will be encouraged to come to class as they are. Wear what makes you comfortable! No shoes required.