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Dive into Creativity!Each of the diverse experiences offered here is an opportunity for creative immersion with experienced instructors of national reputation. Participation will inform your life and your art long after the workshop is over.
PhotoFest 2015 This years PhotoFest has a distinctly figurative theme featuring a Keynote presentation by internationally recognized photographer, Joyce Tenneson. The program includes presentations by Seth Casteel (Underwater Dogs) and celebrity photographer Bradley Buckman. The second day of PhotoFest focuses on fashion and photography. See Page 11.
Master Artist Foundations Kurt Wenner is known worldwide for his public art highly illusionistic and interactive. Join Kurt this spring for a series of workshops that provide a full grounding in the powerful language of classical art. Suitable for all artists of any level. See Page 4.
Fabulous Field Expeditions Field Expeditions are carefully designed by instructors who are perfectly suited to provide the richest experience at that location. These are truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. See Page 5.
The Spirit of Sedona and 12x12 Fundraiser Join us in June for two special events. For the 12x12 fundraiser (June 12), nearly 100 artists have donated their work to benefit the Sedona Arts Centers programming! The Spirit of Sedona (June 1314), is a campus-wide celebration of the arts featuring demonstrations, exhibitions and cross pollination between art forms. See more about this immersive weekend on Page 9.
Summer Camps: Filmmaking and Visual Arts Youth ages 813 will be able to participate in morning film camps, afternoon visual arts camps or BOTH for a complete two-week immersion in the arts. Offered in June and again in July. See Page 15.
You are guaranteed to find enriching experiences on the following pages. Dont miss out!
Vince Fazio Director, School of the Arts
15 Art Barn Road | P.O. Box 569 Sedona, AZ 86339 928.282.3809 | email@example.comSedonaArtsCenter.org
BOARD OF DIRECTORSDavid Simmer, PresidentKath Gilliam, Vice PresidentJim Peterson, TreasurerLewis Guthrie, SecretaryRenata BarnwellJohn HeyerKathy LevinSonya MalkhassianDennis OttHolli Ploog Edwin WadeCharlie Wolter
STAFF Pam Frazier, Executive Director
Vince Fazio, Director, School of the Arts
Shirley Eichten Albrecht, Gallery Director
Debbie Winslow, Education Operations Director
Kelli Klymenko, Marketing Director
Liz Gregg, Finance Manager
Joseph Schibler, Facilities Manager
Sharon Manzke, Membership Coordinator
Cyndi Thau, Assistant Gallery Manager
Daina Hakes, Administrative Assistant
OUR MISSIONThe Sedona Arts Center is a nonprofit educational institution dedicated to nurturing creative discovery, learning and sharing through arts education and artistic development.
SCHOLARSHIPSThe Sedona Arts Centers mission is served by helping emerging artistsachieve their goals. The Kling Family Foundation and Gretchen Lopez scholarship funds are availablefor students demonstrating financial need. Contact us for more informationor find our scholarship application at SedonaArtsCenter.org/School/ScholarshipApp.html.
Photo creditsFront Cover: Clockwise from top Left, Joyce Tenneson, Bruce Gomez, Jerry Hendershot, Kurt Wenner, Bill Cramer
Back Cover: L to R, Ken Rowe, Robert Albrecht, Jane Newman, Jeff Perkins, Elaine Belvin, Christie Palmer
PROUD MEMBER OF:Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits
North America Reciprocal Museum Association
Sedona Chamber of Commerce
Sedona Culture Collaborative
Sedona Events Alliance
Sedona Gallery Association
Sedona Main Street Program
Verde Valley Wine Consortium
Chronological Workshop ListingFeb 1415, 2015 Colored Pencil Richard Drayton 6
Mar 913, 2015 The Head Examined Catherine Kehoe 6
Mar 1415, 2015 Colored Pencil Richard Drayton 6
Mar 1618, 2015 Emphasizing Abstraction Stuart Shils 6
Mar 2022, 2015 Perceptual Moment Stuart Shils 8
Mar 2022, 2015 Altered Forms Jerry Hendershot 12
Mar 2728, 2015 Clay Monotype Mitch Lyons 12
Apr 35, 2015 The Creative Soul 6 instructors 6
Apr 610, 2015 San Francisco Randall Sexton 5
Apr 10 12, 2015 Paper Painting Elizabeth Nelson 6
Apr 11, 2015 iPhoneography Kelli Klymenko 10
Apr 1112, 2015 Sedona Plein Air Bill Cramer 8
Apr 1315, 2015 Perspective/Illusion Kurt Wenner 4
Apr 17 21, 2015 Classical Drawing Kurt Wenner 4
Apr 1819, 2015 Nature Journal Elaine Hultgren 6
Apr 1920, 2015 Plein Air Sedona Tracey Frugoli 8
Apr 19 & 26, 2015 Creative Firings Dennis Ott 12
Apr 2022, 2015 Watercolor Drybrush Elaine Hultgren 7
Apr 2325, 2015 Materials/Grounds Kurt Wenner 4
Apr 2526, 2015 Colored Pencil Richard Drayton 6
Apr 27May 1, 2015 Human Stories Bryan Reinhart 10
Apr 27May 1, 2015 Master Painting Kurt Wenner 4
Apr 29May 1, 2015 The Modern Landscape Alisson/Jacob Hessler 11
May 1, 2015 iPhoneography Kelli Klymenko 10
May 1, 2015 Photographing the Soul Joyce Tennyson 11
May 24, 2015 Perspective/Illusion Kurt Wenner 4
May 3, 2015 PhotoFest Seminars 4 instructors 11
May 4, 2015 The Nude in the Landscape Scott Stulberg 11
May 5, 2015 Photoshop/Photographers Scott Stulberg 11
May 4, 2015 Taking Successful Headshots Brad Buckman 11
May 45, 2015 Photo-synthesis Bob Coates 11
May 810, 2015 Pastel Plein Air Bruce Gomez 8
May 910, 2015 Colored Pencil Richard Drayton 6
May 1114, 2015 Texture/Color/Feeling Jan Sitts 7
May 14 16, 2015 Sedona Plein Air Josh Clare 8
May 1517, 2015 Drawing Crash Course Vince Fazio 7
May 16 19, 2015 The World of Encaustics Laura Moriarty 7
May 1620, 2015 Blue Ridge Mountains David Santillanes 5
May 1822, 2015 The Joy of Painting Abbey Ryan 7
May 2325, 2015 The Creative Soul 6 instructors 6
May 2630, 2015 Figurative Retreat Robert Burridge 7
Jun 15, 2015 The Fine Artist Video Bryan Reinhart 10
Jun 6, 2015 iPhoneography Kelli Klymenko 10
Jun 812, 2015 Sculpting in the Wild Ken Rowe 5
Jun 1012, 2015 Study to Studio Lori Putnam 8
Jun 2021, 2015 Colored Pencil Richard Drayton 6
Jul 1819, 2015 Colored Pencil Richard Drayton 6
Jul 27Aug 21, 2015 Guerrilla Filmmaking Bryan Reinhart 10
Aug 2930, 2015 Colored Pencil Richard Drayton 6
Sep 1921 2015 Capitol Reef David Santillanes 5
Sep 28Oct 9, 2015 Italy: An Inquiry Stuart Shils 5
May 1220, 2016 Grand Canyon DeLong, Cramer 5
School of the Arts Spring 2015Whats Inside
Kurt Wenner page 4
Field Expeditions page 5
Painting/Drawing/Mixed Media page 67
Plein Air page 8
12x12 & Spirit of Sedona page 9
Digital Media & Filmmaking page 10
PhotoFest & Photography page 11
Ceramics page 12
Registration/Policies/Travel page 12
Ongoing Weekly Classes page 13
Summer Camps page 13
Donors/Partners page 14
Membership page 15
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Old Master/New MasterKurt Wenner Apr 27May 1, 2015
Old masters achieved astonishing depth and subtlety of color using a limited selec-tion of pigments and layering translucent colors in a process known as glazing. Learn how old masters painting tech-niques actually simplify the painting pro-cess by limiting the number of decisions artists must make.
Open to all levels Tuition: $1,500*
KURT WENNER is an American artist with an international following. Best known for his invention of 3-D interactive art, he us passionate about the importance of classicism and is devoted to bringing the tradition back to light. Wenner has received the Kennedy Center Medallion in recognition of his outstanding contribution to arts education and his artwork has been the subject of an award-winning National Geographic documentary.
The four courses offered here can be taken as effective stand-alone workshops or, if taken as a 3-week series, the courses create a complete grounding in the classical tradition. The entire program of four courses can either start or end with the Perspective and Illusion workshop.
* NOTE: Register for all four workshops and receive a 15% discount on the total tuition. Please call to enroll in the complete Foundations program. All materials are included.
Perspective and IllusionKurt Wenner Apr 1315 or May 24, 2015
Illusion is the magic of art, while perspective is the organization of form and space from one unique point of view. You will learn how artists manipulate perspective by using techniques that range from simple and effective, to complex and extraordinary. Wenner will demonstrate the essentials of geometry and perspective with a variety of hands-on exercises.
Open to all levels Tuition: $900*
Classical DrawingKurt Wenner Apr 1521, 2015
Great drawings of the Renaissance have astounding beauty and ability to communicate. Wenner will explain and demonstrate the visual language of classical drawing. A set of specially designed exercises will guide you from basic to advanced drawing as you learn how to use this elegant language of form, proportion, light and space.
Open to all levels Tuition: $1,500*
The Ideal PaletteKurt Wenner Apr 2325, 2015
Learn the physical