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Spotlight on New Instructor David Titterington

David Titterington studied oil painting with Robert Julius Brawley at the University of Kansas. He spent five years in Japan researching the 88-temple Shikoku pilgrimage and painting sacred sites. David currently teaches Art at Haskell Indian Nations University and is excited to join the Lawrence Arts Center faculty this summer with his new class, Drawn … Continued

Meet our new instructors this summer!

We have some fantastic new instructors this summer in our adult arts education program, teaching everything from sewing fundamentals to writing from memory to a class about inflatables! Each of these exceptional artists brings a wide range and depth of experience to our studios. Click on the links below to learn more about these artists and … Continued

Resident Artists’ Spotlight: Tressa Jones & Carly Slade

Applications for next year’s printmaking and ceramics residency are due April 15th! We checked in with last year’s residents to see where are they now! This is what they had to say: Tressa Jones –  Printmaking Artist in Residence 2016-17: The yearlong Printmaking residency at the LAC provided invaluable time, facilities, and space, which I … Continued

Sculpting Fabric with Liza MacKinnon

Our new Sculpting Fabric class with Liza MacKinnon will explore multiple materials and forms. Students will learn hand sewing techniques to create more than 12 different forms of flowers using anything from burnt organza to ribbon cockade. Layers of cotton, felt, ribbons, beads, and accessories from Liza’s personal stash of treasures will be used to … Continued

New Class: Print to 3D with Michael Benedetti

Join our Printmaking Artist in Residence, Michael Benedetti, for a new class called “Print to 3D.” This class will utilize printmaking’s inherent qualities, repetition and the multiple, to create sculptures and 3D forms. Michael will start by introducing and demonstrating multiple screenprinting techniques. Students will then learn how to transform their flat screen printed images … Continued

Go big! Join us for Steamroller Printing.

Your only chance this year to make GIANT prints! Taught by our Print Studio Manager, Tonja Torgerson, students enrolled in this class have the opportunity to spend 8 weeks carving colossal woodcuts. The class will culminate in a public steamroller printing event in front of the Arts Center following the Art Tougeau parade. The students can use … Continued

Enroll in Jewelry Design with Rachael Sudlow

Rachael Sudlow‘s upcoming Jewelry Design class is perfect for beginners and also for experienced jewelers looking to create a collection of jewelry and develop their skills. You will leave the first class with a ring forged from scratch! Every subsequent week, you’ll learn a range of new techniques to make earrings, rings, and pendants that … Continued

New Class: “Drawing Stories” with Lora Jost

Drawing Stories – Here’s what we’ll do: I’m excited to offer a new beginning-level drawing class this spring, a hands-on introduction to visual storytelling called Drawing Stories. Students will engage in a variety of exercises each week to help them discover the stories they would like to tell and how to tell them through drawing … Continued

New Monoprint class!

Do you like painting? Drawing? Working with found materials? Here’s your chance to explore a non-toxic printmaking method and use it as a catalyst for your personal creative expression. This spring, join self-taught artist Eliza Bullock in her inaugural class at the Lawrence Arts Center. Students will explore a variety of materials and media in combination with Monotype printmaking to create … Continued