College of Visual and Performing Arts

CAA Current Class Schedule

2016 Spring Art Classes

For proper placement, please use the student's grade level during the 2015-2016 school year. To register for classes, call 260-481-6977 or click the link provided with the class description.

Painting with Acrylics Workshop (Grades 7-12)

This workshop will introduce students to the medium of acrylic painting in a one-day studio intensive. The class will explore color mixing, glazing, brush handling, and other creative approaches to acrylic painting. Subject matter includes landscapes and portraits. All materials will be provided. Class is taught by IPFW VCD faculty member Allen Etter.

Saturday, March 5
1pm to 4pm
Visual Arts Building Room 201
One 3-hour session: $49, includes all supplies

For information call 260-481-6977 or click here to register online.


Drawing the Superhero Workshop (Grades 7-12)

Does a superhero live inside your imagination? Students will learn traditional and non-traditional techniques for drawing superheroes, including inking, coloring, and mixed media. In making their superhero come to life on the page, students will create character sheets and an action sequence. All materials will be provided. Class is taught by IPFW VCD faculty member Allen Etter.

Saturday, March 12
1pm to 4pm
Visual Arts Building Room 211
One 3-hour session: $49, includes all supplies

For information call 260-481-6977 or click here to register online.


2D Art Workshop (Grades K-3 and 4-8)

Students will use a variety of mediums such as paint, oil pastels, and chalk pastels to explore art in 2D. Students will create at least three projects throughout the five sessions Please bring a paint smock. Class will be taught by IPFW art education graduate Morgan McClarnon.

Saturdays, April 16-May 14
Modular Classroom Building Room 132 (note new location!)

Grades K-3: 9am–10:30am
Five 1.5-hour sessions: $79, includes all supplies

For information call 260-481-6977 or click here to register online.

Grades 4-8: 10:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Five 2-hour sessions: $89, includes all supplies

For information call 260-481-6977 or click here to register online.


Chalk and Charcoal Workshop (Grades 9-12)

This one-day workshop will demonstrate how to use charcoal and chalk on toned paper. Students will draw from still-life objects and learn the essentials of how to depict form through the capturing of shadow and light, and to draw more realistically. Class is taught by IPFW fine arts faculty member Christopher Ganz.

Saturday, April 16
1pm to 4pm
Visual Arts Building Room 210
One 3-hour session: $49, includes all supplies

For information call 260-481-6977 or click here to register online.


Watercolor Workshop: Seascape (Grades 7-12)

This is a workshop for beginning watercolor artists. Learn to paint the ripples of water, the reflection of trees and boats, and the sandy beach. Each participant will learn techniques that help artists to create the illusion of water and then apply these techniques in painting a colorful seascape. Class is taught by IPFW fine arts graduate Jan Krist-Finkbeiner.

Saturday, April 30
1pm to 4pm
Visual Arts Building Room 118
One 3-hour session: $49, includes all supplies

For information call 260-481-6977 or click here to register online.

 

 


Contact CAA at 260-481-6977 or lanier@ipfw.edu for details.

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Accreditation

The IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts, including the Community Arts Academy, is fully accredited by all of its discipline-specific accrediting agencies: the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).

Refund Policy

A full refund is given when the university cancels a course or when the IPFW Community Arts Academy receives notification of withdrawal from the registrant before the third business day prior to the start of the class. No refunds will be given after class or private instruction begins. Course cancellations may occur due to low registration. Course offerings and fees may be subject to change without notice.

Parental Supervision Statement

IPFW is a public institution of higher education that offers a wide variety of classes, to a wide range of students from differing backgrounds, including adults and children in grades pre K – 12. While the IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all students, parents are reminded that it is their responsibility to supervise minors when they are on campus and not in the classroom. Before and after class, our teachers cannot take the place of a parent and assume responsibility for unsupervised children.

In case of an emergency please contact the IPFW University Police at 481-6827.

Personal Enrichment Classes for Adults

The Community Arts Academy offers regular classes for kids in pre-K through grade 12 in art, dance, music and theatre, but if you are an adult interested in personal enrichment in these areas, please visit the IPFW Division of Continuing Studies to see what types of classes they are offering.

Purdue University Procedures for Programs Involving Minors

The IPFW Community Arts Academy abides by the operating procedures and policy outlined in the Operating Procedures for Programs Involving Minors that went into effect January 1, 2015. This policy and registration form may be viewed here: