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Sewing instructor Allison Sheldon

Adult Fiber Arts: Featured Teacher Allison Sheldon

We’d like to take a moment and welcome new instructor Allison Sheldon, who joined the Lawrence Arts Center family in 2020!   Allison is a textile artist from Denver, Colorado and earned her MFA in Textiles with honors at the University of Kansas in May 2019. While her work spans media from the digital to the … [more]

Watercolor painting of horses walking near a pond

Make a Splash in our Adult Classes

Splish! Splash! I was taking a Watercolor class!  Just a few more spots remain for John Hulsey’s Watercolor Slow & Easy. An advanced class for “fast and loose” painters who want to take watercolor to the next level. Eye-opening and fun! Please note: paper and paint will be supplied for this class; some additional tools … [more]

Multiple spider prints

A Winter Enrollment Haiku

Classes start Sunday, Printmaking, Metalsmithing, And or, Life Drawing.   Come to take a class, Leave with a happy feeling, Create and explore.   Not sure which you’ll like? Be brave and challenge yourself, Enroll and find out!   In Beginning Printmaking with Anne Luben, you will learn the basics of all forms of traditional … [more]

Call for Entries: Edible Ink

Food and print have a delicious history. From engraved botanical diagrams to Pop Art’s screen printed commercial grocery items, printmaking methods have been used to represent food for scientific inquiry, advertising, artistic appeal, and more. Images of ingredients, culinary consumables, specimens, still life feasts, depictions of rituals and traditions surrounding eating, or calls for food … [more]

A sketch of a building with the word "Varsity" on the marquee and an Urban Outfitters sign

Out and About: Art classes around Lawrence

Art is for everyone and inspiration is everywhere around us. We have multiple classes taking this notion to the streets of Lawrence in the coming months. Each week a new site in Lawrence becomes our classroom as we write or draw our way around town In Writing Lawrence with Will Averill, students will use Lawrence … [more]

Drawing by Johanna Winters. Creatures and things.

Adult Art Education: Early Enrollment Ending Soon

Nourish your inner-artist in our adult classes! Check out these new course offerings: Learn all about the fundamentals of 3D Modeling and Printing with Adam Meistrell. This technology is important in a wide range of studio practices and mediums. This class is for the tech savy artist.  ENROLL NOW! Drawn to Print with Johanna Winters … [more]

Three ceramic artists throw on the pottery wheel

Souper Bowl Preparations Are in Full Swing

Souper Bowl may not be until February, but the preparation begins many months before. It takes a village, aka an amazing team of ceramic artists, to create enough bowls to pull off this annual favorite event. On February 1, the day before everyone turns their attention to football, hundreds will come through our doors to buy … [more]

A smiling purple skull surrounded by butterflies

Congratulations to Katie Curry, Winner of the 2019 Upcoming Artist Vendor Award

We are thrilled to announce that Print Fair artist Katie Curry is the recipient of our 2019 Upcoming Artist Vendor Award! As a first time Printweek participant, Katie demonstrated exceptional commitment in her unique vendor display, as well as exhibiting a concurrent Final Friday show. Reflecting on mythology, the occult, and folklore, Katie explores multiple printmaking … [more]