Classes
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
Hummingbird
Kings Mountain

Thursday, June 2, 6:00 – 8:00

Cindy Robbs

$30 plus $5 material fee

Description

Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 6 - Max. 15
What to Bring Wear old clothes. Sandwiches & beverages (wine, smoothies, teas) are available for purchase from Gentle Moon Cafe. A $5 corking fee per bottle or 6-pack will be charged if you BYOB. We suggest you try the great selection of wine that is offered by Gentle Moon.
About the Artist

Cindy has just completed her 13th year of teaching art for Cleveland County Schools.  She has taught at KMHS for the last three years and before that she taught at the elementary and middle school levels.  She loves to teach all ages of students.  Cindy has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of NC at Charlotte and a MAEd in Art Education from East Carolina University.

 

This class is FULL please call 704-484-2787 to be placed on the waiting list.
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
Fire Flies

Tuesday, June 7,
6:00 – 8:00

Lauren Sapoch

$30 plus $5 material fee

Description

Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 6 - Max. 15
What to Bring Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional)
About the Artist

Lauren Sapoch teaches art at Bethware and North Elementary Schools. She has been teaching since 2010 and has taught high school art. She also teaches summer art camp at the Arts Council. Lauren has BA in Art Education from UNCC. She enjoys painting, drawing, crafting and most of her work is inspired by nature. She has recently been accepted into Winthrop's MFA program and will begin this fall as a part time student with a concentration in painting and crafts.

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
Come Sail Away

Tuesday, June 14,
6:00 – 8:00

Lauren Sapoch

$30 plus $5 material fee

Description

Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 6 - Max. 15
What to Bring Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional)
About the Artist

Lauren Sapoch teaches art at Bethware and North Elementary Schools. She has been teaching since 2010 and has taught high school art. She also teaches summer art camp at the Arts Council. Lauren has BA in Art Education from UNCC. She enjoys painting, drawing, crafting and most of her work is inspired by nature. She has recently been accepted into Winthrop's MFA program and will begin this fall as a part time student with a concentration in painting and crafts.

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Pinteresting Projects "Initial Sign"

June 21st, 6-8pm

Nalalie Cranford

$35

Description

Come and create an adorable sign for your home that includes an initial!  You will learn how to distress your sign and paint a pretty flower wreath that can include the flowers and colors of your choosing. Please specify which initial you would like to use when signing up!

Ages

16+

Class Size Min. 6 - Max. 20
What to Bring all supplies will be provided by the teacher
About the Artist

Natalie Cranford has enjoyed making crafts for many years. She has worked on projects from sanding and remodeling yard sale finds to creating the coolest trends from Pinterest. Currently she is in her 6th year of teaching 3rd grade, but enjoys working with all ages of people. Along with crafting she also enjoys running, cooking, and shopping!

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
Starry Night

Monday, July 11,
6:00 – 8:00

Lauren Sapoch

$30 plus $5 material fee

Description

Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 6 - Max. 15
What to Bring Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional)
About the Artist

Lauren Sapoch teaches art at Bethware and North Elementary Schools. She has been teaching since 2010 and has taught high school art. She also teaches summer art camp at the Arts Council. Lauren has BA in Art Education from UNCC. She enjoys painting, drawing, crafting and most of her work is inspired by nature. She has recently been accepted into Winthrop's MFA program and will begin this fall as a part time student with a concentration in painting and crafts.

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
Rooster

Tuesday, July 12,
6:00 – 8:00

Lauren Sapoch

$30 plus $5 material fee

Description

Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 6 - Max. 15
What to Bring Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional)
About the Artist

Lauren Sapoch teaches art at Bethware and North Elementary Schools. She has been teaching since 2010 and has taught high school art. She also teaches summer art camp at the Arts Council. Lauren has BA in Art Education from UNCC. She enjoys painting, drawing, crafting and most of her work is inspired by nature. She has recently been accepted into Winthrop's MFA program and will begin this fall as a part time student with a concentration in painting and crafts.

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Let's Make A Face -
Face Mug Class

Tuesday, July 12,
6:00 – 8:00

Hal Dedmond

$35

Description

Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 6 - Max. 15
What to Bring Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional)
About the Artist

Lauren Sapoch teaches art at Bethware and North Elementary Schools. She has been teaching since 2010 and has taught high school art. She also teaches summer art camp at the Arts Council. Lauren has BA in Art Education from UNCC. She enjoys painting, drawing, crafting and most of her work is inspired by nature. She has recently been accepted into Winthrop's MFA program and will begin this fall as a part time student with a concentration in painting and crafts.

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
Anchor
Kings Mountain

July 14, 6:00 – 8:00

Cindy Robbs

$30 plus $5 material fee

Description

Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 6 - Max. 15
What to Bring Wear old clothes. Sandwiches & beverages (wine, smoothies, teas) are available for purchase from Gentle Moon Cafe. A $5 corking fee per bottle or 6-pack will be charged if you BYOB. We suggest you try the great selection of wine that is offered by Gentle Moon.
About the Artist

Cindy has just completed her 13th year of teaching art for Cleveland County Schools.  She has taught at KMHS for the last three years and before that she taught at the elementary and middle school levels.  She loves to teach all ages of students.  Cindy has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of NC at Charlotte and a MAEd in Art Education from East Carolina University.

 

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Hypertufa
Garden Planter

Thursday, July 14,
6-8pm

Judy Starnes

$30 plus $5 material fee

Description

Learn to make garden ornaments, pots, planters and pavers with Hypertufa, a material composed of cement, sand and peat moss. In this class you’ll learn how to mix the ingredients, cast a planter, ideas, techniques, and instructions to make more forms at home. You’ll also take home your projects.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 10
What to Bring

Dust mask, dishwashing gloves, safety glasses, heavy duty or plastic shoe box or a round empty plastic hanging basket, plastic dish pan (for mixing) and a plastic garbage bag. Wear old clothes.

About the Artist

Judy Starnes is a self-taught artist with a background in cloth doll making and assemblage. After retirement, she finally had time to become a gardener. In recent years she discovered the joys and unlimited use of making her own Hypertufa containers and leaf castings for the yard and garden. Judy has made many forms and taught others to mix and make their own planters and garden art.

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
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Summer Inspired
Paint Your Own Pottery

August 13th, 10am-12pm

Natalie Cranford

$35 Adult
$45 adult + 1 child

$55 adult + 2 children

Description

Come and paint from either a plate or two ceramic tiles with fun bright colors.  The teacher can lead you in various summer designs or you can come and use your own imagination!  Adults and children welcome. Pick from two blank (6" x 6") tiles or 1 plate (9 3/4") This needs to be specified when you pay.

Ages

5yo - adult

Class Size Min. 12 - Max. 20
What to Bring all supplies will be provided by the teacher
About the Artist

Natalie Cranford has enjoyed making crafts for many years. She has worked on projects from sanding and remodeling yard sale finds to creating the coolest trends from Pinterest. Currently she is in her 6th year of teaching 3rd grade, but enjoys working with all ages of people. Along with crafting she also enjoys running, cooking, and shopping!

Paint Your own Pottery
or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Hands-on Barn Quilt Painting

Friday, September 23, 9am – 2pm

Amy Drum

$55

Description

We will learn the art, techniques and history of making Barn Quilts. You’ll choose one of three quilt patterns; learn to layout the pattern on your board, draw and paint the pattern. You’ll leave with your own Barn Quilt ready for hanging and starting a quilt trail in your neighborhood!

Ages

16+

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 10
What to Bring

Bring: Three 2 ½” paint brushes and a fine detail brush, frog tape (green), and a hand held hair dryer. Come dressed in paint clothes.
Supplies provided by instructor include: 2’x2’ plywood primed on all sides, paints, lunch and beverage for everyone. One student registered per panel, please.

About the Artist

Amy Drum fell in love with the barn quilt patterns as she traveled the roads of North Carolina’s High Country and the Blue Ridge Parkway. She came home with the vision of developing a trail in Cliffside that would bring people to the once thriving mill village. She has since painted more than 34 quilt squares in Cliffside and 18 in other areas of the region. Amy, her husband and their three small children live in Kings Mountain, NC.

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Hands-on Barn Quilt Painting

Saturday, September 24, 9am – 2pm

Amy Drum

$55

Description

We will learn the art, techniques and history of making Barn Quilts. You’ll choose one of three quilt patterns; learn to layout the pattern on your board, draw and paint the pattern. You’ll leave with your own Barn Quilt ready for hanging and starting a quilt trail in your neighborhood!

Ages

16+

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 10
What to Bring

Bring: Three 2 ½” paint brushes and a fine detail brush, frog tape (green), and a hand held hair dryer. Come dressed in paint clothes.
Supplies provided by instructor include: 2’x2’ plywood primed on all sides, paints, lunch and beverage for everyone. One student registered per panel, please.

About the Artist

Amy Drum fell in love with the barn quilt patterns as she traveled the roads of North Carolina’s High Country and the Blue Ridge Parkway. She came home with the vision of developing a trail in Cliffside that would bring people to the once thriving mill village. She has since painted more than 34 quilt squares in Cliffside and 18 in other areas of the region. Amy, her husband and their three small children live in Kings Mountain, NC.

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Private or Group Drawing and Painting Sessions

Please call the Arts Council to Set Up Times
704-484-2787

Steven Greenway

Individual: $30 per session or $80 for three sessions

Group: $25 per session per person or $70 for three sessions

Description

Having difficulty fine tuning your 2D artwork? Want to create clear colors instead of muddy colors in your watercolor or acrylic paintings? Stumped by not knowing how to clean up a glaring watercolor mistake? Do you want to bump up your drawing skills with better shading, directional lighting, perspective and figure drawing?

Steven Greenway will help you improve your skills and more in one-on-one or small group sessions. These special instructive classes are held at the Cleveland County Arts Council by appointment only.

Sessions are 1 ½ hours long with individual instruction.
These sessions are intended for serious minded artists interested in
kick-starting their art career.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 6 - Max. 15
What to Bring Bring your own art materials and samples of your work. 
About the Artist

Steven Greenway has his MFA from the Otis Art Institute. His experience includes book illustrations, graphic design, teaching, and private art instruction.  He was employed as  the art director for Clyde A Short and McDowell Technical Community College.

Please call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
 
PLEASE NOTE: In order to register you must call 704-484-2787 or visit the Arts Council -
111 S. Washington Street, Shelby, NC 28150.
 

Class Cancellations/Refund Policy
The Arts Council reserves the right to cancel a class if a minimum enrollment is not attained.  In such instances, previously paid fees will be fully refunded.
Students who need to withdraw from any class should contact the Arts Council at the earliest time possible.  You will receive a refund, less $10.00 service charge per class only when notice is received within a minimum of four (4) before the first class meeting.

 

Calling All Artists
Are you interested in teaching art classes at the Cleveland County Arts Council in Shelby, NC?

We are looking for artists interested in teaching art to children or adults. Do you have a fun project, skill or an art form you would like teach others?

The Cleveland County Arts Council offers you the opportunity to design your own class, hours, description and yes, even the price.

The Arts Council will advertise your class on our website, newspaper, e-mail, Facebook, and newsletter, provide the classroom, register students and handle the financial transactions for only $15 - 20.00 per student.

We’d like to offer evening classes during the week and Saturday classes during the year. If you are interested and want us to consider your class, please complete the Instructor Interest Form and submit to Cleveland Arts Council, 111 S. Washington Street, Shelby, NC 28150.

Also, please include a short biography, description of your art and teaching experience and a list of references and telephone numbers.

Please contact Darby Foust at the Cleveland County Arts Council with any questions. Our telephone number is 704-484-2787 or e-mail darby@ccartscouncil.org

 
 
111 S. Washington St., Shelby, NC 28150   -   Phone: 704-484-2787   -   Email: info@ccartscouncil.org