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Youth & Teen Classes

Classes for Summer 2021!

Class Info

At this time, all individuals are required to wear a mask inside LowellArts regardless of vaccination status.

All classes require students to preregister. Walk-in registrations cannot be accommodated. Payment for the class must be received to reserve a spot. 

 

Each class has a predetermined minimum and maximum enrollment. LowellArts reserves the right to cancel a class if the minimum enrollment has not been met. In the event of cancellation, students will receive a full refund.

Bats Taking Flight

Saturday, October 9

10:30am – 12:00pm

Use acrylic paint on canvas to create a spooky nighttime scene featuring a group of bats taking flight. Learn to blend and mix colors.

​Ages 7 to 18 | Instructor: Sharon Brandner

Class Fee: $17 ($15 for LowellArts Members). Fee includes materials.

Patterned Pumpkins

Saturday, October 16

10:30am – 12:00pm

Draw a unique pumpkin like you have never seen before! Colorful patterns in the style of Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama, are added to your pumpkin drawing using markers.

​Ages 7 to 18 | Instructor: Sharon Brandner

Class Fee: $17 ($15 for LowellArts Members). Fee includes materials.

Fall Leaf Printing

Saturday, November 6

10:30am – 12:00pm

Discover a printing process using real leaves! Use paint and fall leaves to create a beautiful work of art. Bring a half-yard piece of cotton fabric (solid colors are best). Paper will be provided for those who do not wish to leaf print on fabric.

​Ages 7 to 18 | Instructor: Sharon Brandner

Class Fee: $17 ($15 for LowellArts Members). Fee includes most materials (fabric not provided).

Instructor Bio

Sharon Brandner

Sharon has an art education degree from Northern Illinois University, and also took graduate classes at Northern Michigan University in painting. She has a masters degree in education from Cornerstone University. She has taught many art classes including: classes at Homewood Flossmoor High School, private art lessons, adult education, and gifted art classes. Sharon received a ZA endorsement to teach early childhood from Northern Michigan University. Since moving to Lowell, she has taught art for 15 years at New Branches School in Grand Rapids. She currently teaches K-8 art classes at Innocademy in Zeeland. In addition to teaching summer art classes at LowellArts, she also teaches art classes in Menominee, MI, for a collaborative program she started with 4H and Menominee County Mental Health. She has had her work in ArtPrize for the past 5 years, and has been in several exhibitions at LowellArts.

Dynamic Dinosaurs

Saturday, November 20

10:30am – 12:00pm

Learn to draw many different dinosaurs and explore a variety of art materials. Create different textures and patterns on your dinosaur.

​Ages 5 to 8 | Instructor: Sharon Brandner

Class Fee: $17 ($15 for LowellArts Members). Fee includes materials.

Colorful Cats

Saturday, December 4

10:30am – 12:00pm

Create designer cats in the style of Laurel Burch using pencils and markers. Colorful patterns and designs are incorporated into a stylized, psychedelic cat.

​Ages 7 to 18 | Instructor: Sharon Brandner

Class Fee: $17 ($15 for LowellArts Members). Fee includes materials.

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