Lifespan classes are designed to provide enriching experiences and a community for individuals with an interest in the visual arts. It is a community course taught by USU MFA students in ceramics and painting. No grades, just fun! These courses are offered throuhout the year with new sessions beginning each Fall, Spring & Summer. Courses are for adults who may or may not be enrolled at Utah State University and each class is geared towards the needs of the students in the class. Every ability is welcome! Students come from a variety of background experiences from beginner to advanced.
Lifespan is designed to provide enriching experiences for individuals interested in learning about clay. The class may cover wheel throwing and/or handbuilding techniques depending on the interests of students enrolled. Because the USU ceramics studio is a year round educational facility, we cannot accommodate individuals seeking to use the studio as a primary facility for creating production ware for resale.
Summer Session May 23 - August 1, Thursdays from 6-9pm
Instructor: Matt Sloan
Matt Sloan is a second year MFA student in the ceramics emphasis. His greatest interest is in functional pottery forms in high-fired stoneware.
Office: Ceramics Studio (FAV 121)
Pay for the Ceramics Course
You can pay for the course on-line via PayPal. You do not have to have a PayPal account to use the PayPal on-line payment option. You will be given the option to pay with a credit or debit card at check-out.Pay for the Ceramics Course
The $200 course fee includes:
- 10 sessions of instruction
- One 25 lb. bag of clay (additional bags $10)
- Use of studio glazes
- Firing of finished works
- Early morning, evening and weekend access to the studio for the duration of the course.
You will need:
- A beginners tool kit (available for purchase at the USU bookstore)
- A 1-gallon bucket
- A towel
- A clean-up sponge
Lifespan classes are designed to provide enriching experiences and community for individuals with interest in drawing. This course will give you access to one of the most crucial and fun ways to draw, from LIFE! Learning to draw the figure is interactive, engaging, and an excellent way to improve your drawing skills. Instructors may give basic demos and critique, depending on the interests of the students.
Summer Session TBD, Tuesdays from 6-9pm
Instructor: Casey Lou Miller
Casey Lou Miller is a second year MFA student in the painting and drawing emphasis. Her focus is on oil painting and putting her world on a canvas.
Office: Drawing Studio (FAV 201)
Pay for the Painting Course
You can pay for the course on-line via PayPal. You do not have to have a PayPal account to use the PayPal on-line payment option. You will be given the option to pay with a credit or debit card at check-out.Pay for the Painting Course
The $175 course fee includes:
- 8 sessions of instruction
- Use of studio spaces and drawing boards
- Use of live models
- Studio storage space for materials
You will need:
- Drawing kit from the USU bookstore OR
- Stratmore paper pad
- Newsprint pad
- Prefered drawing materials