LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 27, 2013) — Ready to test your art skills this fall? Then look no further than the University of Kentucky Fine Arts Institute. The institute returns again this semester with an assortment of classes and workshops for adults in the community who wish to further their talents. Designed to fit into the working schedules of most adults, these noncredit art courses range from metal working to digital photography.
Offered three times a year, the institute's programs are geared toward beginners and advanced artists. This fall, 13 courses are being offered: 10 classes and three workshops. Classes meet once or twice every week, and workshops are a one-day event. Locations for the programs include the Reynolds Building, Fine Arts Building, Science Library Computer Lab in the Margaret I. King Building, Metal Arts Building and White Hall Classroom Building.
The institute's fall 2013 classes are:
· "Beginning to Draw" with Christine Kuhn, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 17;
· "Ceramics" with Jill Stofer, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 17;
· "Beginning to Paint" with Kuhn, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 18;
· "Beginning Metal Working" with Jeremy Colbert, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Sept. 19;
· "Open Painting Studio" with Kuhn, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Sept. 19;
· "3-D Design and Pattern Making" with Derek Eggers, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 1;
· "Living a Layered Life: Felting and Shibori Dyeing Classes" with Laverne Zabielski, 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 8;
· "Mold Making and Metal Casting" with Colbert, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 29; and
· "Beginning Photoshop" with Lennon Michalski, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning date Nov. 5.
For those interested in a one-day or two-day course, the fall 2013 workshops are:
· "Living a Layered Life: Felting and Shibori Dyeing Workshop" with Zabielski, presented Sept. 28 and 29;
· "Digital Photography One-Day Workshops" with Michalski, presented Sept. 28 or Oct. 26; and
· "Advanced Digital Photography and Studio Lighting Workshops" with Michalski and Shelley Petty of Rochambeau Photography, presented Oct. 6, Oct. 27 or Nov. 17.
Also being offered this fall is an open drawing session with Anthony Roccanova, available at 9 a.m. every Saturday. There is a $5 fee per session to participate.
For more information on any of the Fine Arts Institute classes or workshops or to read more about instructors, class costs and times, visit the institute online at http://finearts.uky.edu/art/FAI.
The Fine Arts Institute is an outreach program at the UK School of Art and Visual Studies in the UK College of Fine Arts. It demonstrates all the resources and classrooms that the department has to offer through noncredit art classes. All courses and workshops are open to the public and not restricted to students of the university.
Registration for UK Fine Arts Institute courses is available by visiting http://finearts.uky.edu/art/FAI/registration, by calling the institute at 859-257-8151, or by emailing Jane Andrus at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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