Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Art


Painting~Art~Creativity

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KATHY LYON earned her Master of Fine Arts degree and is nearing completion of her Master's in Teaching. Since 1991 she has been a teacher within the Rockford Public Schools.

Handbuilding with Clay
(Parents/Grandparents with Child) This is for those who like to express themselves in a creative way. The instructor gives basic lessons in working in the techniques of pinch, slab, coiling and joining of clay. Register child only.
ART 805 BLL          Kathy Lyon                 $78
2/15-3/8              Sa 9:00-11:30 am  4 Sessions
RVC Classroom Bldg II                      Room G24


ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM, a Partner in Excellence of the Illinois Art Museum enriches the quality of life in the Rockford region through visual arts programs of collection, exhibition and education. Located inside Riverfront Museum Park for the Arts and Sciences (a Rockford Park District facility), RAM offers 17,000 square feet of exhibition space within it’s three galleries. for more information log onto: www.rockfordartmuseum.org.


Gelli Prints
(Ages 7-12) Pronounced like “Jelly,” but spelled with a “G,” What fun you’ll have making your own printing block out of plain unflavored gelatin. In the second class, you’ll learn how to add paint to your gelli block, create a design, and print onto paper and a piece of clothing. Bring a pre-washed t-shirt (no fabric softener, please) with you to class.
WIZ 801 RAM3           Julaine Lofquist-Birch            $40
4/26-5/3                      Sa 9:30-11:30 am          2 Sessions
Rockford Art Museum   711 N. Main St.             Classroom 2

It’s Elementary
(Ages 3-6) Kids love art! This beginning class introduces children to the elements of art: shapes, color & texture. Explore these elements through drawing, painting, and other media. Learn how to incorporate each technique into your own masterpiece! Each child must be accompanied by an adult (register child only) All supplies included.
WIZ 801 RAM             Kara Rehfeldt                        $45
2/15-3/8                      Sa 9:30-10:30 am          4 Sessions
Rockford Art Museum   711 N. Main St.                  Studio A

WIZ 801 RAM2           Kara Rehfeldt                        $45
3/15-4/5                      Sa 9:30-10:30 am          4 Sessions
Rockford Art Museum   711 N. Main St.                  Studio A


I Can Draw
(Ages 6-12) Learn to draw or improve your drawing skills. Work with different materials including drawing pencils, colored pencils, charcoal, and pastels. Subjects for drawings come from the imagination and from real objects too! All supplies included.
WIZ 801 RAM6          Lew Riley                               $55
3/1-4/5                       Sa 9:30-10:30 am           6 Sessions
Rockford Art Museum   711 N. Main St.                  Studio C


Meet the Masters
(Ages 7-10) We know you have heard of them but now you get to meet them! Local art teacher Kara Rehfeldt will introduce you to all the greats including Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso and more! Each class will feature an awesome exploration of an artist and their process. Get inspired by their work and use your imagination to create your own masterpiece!
WIZ 801 RAM6          
Kara Rehfeldt                       $55
3/1-4/5                        
Sa 11:00 am-Noon        6 Sessions
Rockford Art Museum   711 N. Main St.                 Studio A

Spring Break Art Camp
(Ages 7-12) Fun and learning go hand-in-hand in this fun-filled art camp. Students will experiment with a variety of mediums, such as clay, drawing, painting and collage. All ability levels will benefit and enjoy creating memorable masterpieces. All supplies included.
WIZ 801 RAM8           
Stacy Larosa                         $55
3/24-3/28                    
MTWThF 9:30-11:30 am  5 Sessions
Rockford Art Museum   711 N. Main St.                Art Annex

Vase Off!
(Ages 8-12)Take every day objects like plastic jars, containers, and plastic water bottles and turn them in to something beautiful! Work with local artist Norm Knott to collage the outside of your container with a variety of materials, then paint and decorate until your finished vase emerges. All supplies included.
WIZ 801 RAM7           
Norm Knott                          $45
3/29                           
Sa 9:30am-Noon             1 Session
Rockford Art Museum  711 N. Main St.                Art Anne
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