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Adult Visual Arts July News: Beach Balls and New Classes!

above: Nate Ditzler’s exhibition Domestic Perserverance on display at the LAC Beach Balls and Traffic Cones Abound  Domestic Perserverance, the exit show of Ceramic Artist in Residence Nate Ditzler opened on June 28th and will be on display in our Middle Gallery until July 20th. Nate will present his artist talk on Thursday, July 11th … Continued


Practicing Potter? Clay Creative? We’re Seeking a Ceramics Intern!

Calling all Ceramicists: the Lawrence Arts Center is Seeking a Ceramics Studio Intern! Our Ceramics studio internship is an unpaid position that offers a unique opportunity to work with our community of accomplished ceramics instructors, staff members, and our annual Ceramics Artist-in-Residence. We are looking for someone who wants to gain additional experience in helping … Continued


Adult Visual Arts June Newsletter

above: detail from Johanna Winters’ “TOOTH LOJIKK,” monotype with drawing and chine-colle Printmaking Artist in Residence, Johanna Winters, Performs ENDLNG Our 2018/ 2019 Artists in Residence have been working diligently to prepare for their final shows, marking the culmination of work made over the previous year at the Lawrence Arts Center. On May 31st, Printmaking … Continued


Featured Classes: Introduction to Digital Photo and Darkroom Photography

Lawrence Arts Center Teaching Artist Ann Dean was honored with the Best of Lawrence: Artist Working in Photography or Digital Images title in 2018. Recently, Ann has been announced as a returning finalist in the 2019 Best of Lawrence Awards!  At the Lawrence Arts Center, we feel lucky to host Ann as a committed studio … Continued


May Postcards from Adult Visual Arts

above: images from Printmaking Artist in Residence, Johanna Winters show ENDLNG, opening Friday, May 31st. Early Enrollment Discount  Picnic blankets, fireworks, front yard poppies… the bright red hues of summer are on our mind. As visual artists, we love a cadmium, a crimson, a vermilion, and a madder. This summer, Adult Visual Arts has created … Continued



the Shared Table Enrolling Now

Above: a primary sketch for the Shared Table this summer instructors Thomas Huang and Kyla Strid will present the Shared Table, a collaborative studio arts course in which students will build a dinner party; hand crafting a collaborative dining table, and forming and firing individual ceramic place settings. Of the class, Huang explains  I’m curious … Continued


A Conversation with 2017/2018 Printmaking Artist in Residence Michael Benedetti

Deadlines for our 2019/2020 Printmaking and Ceramic Artist in Residency applications are due Monday, April 15th. These 12-month residencies offer our resident artists an intensive period of studio practice and outreach development, as well as provide our LAC faculty, staff, and students extended time to learn alongside these phenomenal additions to our community. While we … Continued


A Conversation With 2017/ 2018 Artist in Residence, Shiyuan Xu!

Above: Shiyuan Xu working in her studio   April is a bittersweet time around the Lawrence Arts Center. Looking forward to May and June, when our current Artists in Residence will present their exit solo shows, we both anticipate the phenomenal quality of their exhibitions and struggle to push aside our sadness at the thought … Continued