Professional Development and Liberal Arts, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Ellen Mueller
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

This workshop is designed as a brief introduction to visual theory and criticism through reading, writing, and discussion. We will examine common critical lenses (feminist, marxist, colonialist, etc.), the importance of context, themes such as the everyday, humor, privilege and difference, as well as two topics selected by the class (from a menu of options provided by the instructor). We’ll also look at the history of visual theory and criticism, definitions, and why the study of theory and criticism is included in graduate programs.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 6August 4Tuesday6:30-8:00 p.m. (central), online

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Joslenne Peña
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

This is the second course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, build on your understanding of HTML, and use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create well crafted web pages. Topics include: CSS selectors and properties, fonts and typographic treatment, colors, divs and spans, floats, layout, and positioning. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 6August 9Onlineonline

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9, Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12, Online Classes, Print, Paper, Bookmaking

Open to students ages 6-12.
Instructor: Jane Meyer
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $100.00

Artists, this class is a real page turner! Students will explore many unusual book forms and try out several handmade book techniques. We’ll look at lift-the-flap books, accordion books, pop-up books, and tunnel books for inspiration. Students will learn basic bookbinding, paper folding techniques to create 3-D forms, practice collage, and crayon resist painting. Students will be encouraged to make their books personal and meaningful. Families and friends will be invited to a virtual book release party on the last day of class. / Open to students ages 6-12.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 6July 10Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m. group meeting each day for 30-60 minutes.

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Susan Shields
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $205.00

This class will help you focus ideas, build skills, and nurture your muse; think of it as private mentoring in a group setting. Students will work on independent projects with support and feedback from the instructor and other students. Students may explore foundational instruction in drawing and painting or further developing a body of work for exhibition. Multiple curriculum-based instructional formats and lesson-plans the instructor has developed over decades will be at your disposal, as well as open-ended artist-based individual projects.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 6August 3Monday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Melodee Strong
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $205.00

Water-based media is heavily used in contemporary illustration and design. Watercolor, gouache, and acrylic can be challenging to those new to the media. Each of these media have their own distinct characteristics but also share some similarities. In this course, students will work through some of the more difficult aspects of painting with water-based media and will learn skills and techniques used when applying them into illustration. Weekly illustration assignments will be given to provide time to practice and apply using techniques demonstrated in class.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 7August 4Tuesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Dana LeMoine
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $205.00

This class will take students through the basics of how to make relief prints at home from ideation to edition. We will discuss preparing the best images for this technique, different ways to transfer images onto blocks, safe and effective carving techniques, and ways you can ink and print multiples at home without the use of solvents or a press. Students will come away from this class with at least two completed projects and the ability to continue working with the relief technique at home. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 7August 4Tuesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $35.00

Good project management helps creatives work more efficiently (and profitably) by allowing them to do higher quality work under pressure. Solid project management is also a powerful tool for the creative process that can help alleviate creative block and other forms of “stuckness.” In this one-night workshop, gain an introductory knowledge of project management and how to apply it without having to learn new software or purchase costly apps. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 8July 8Wednesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Mary Leikvold
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $205.00

This course will challenge and engage your creative mind as you discover new ways of looking at both printmaking and bookmaking. Explore familiar and not so familiar print and bookmaking techniques that will transform existing prints, paper and artwork. Join the instructor for weekly remote meetings to dive into materials, revisit old works and explore techniques in new ways. Students will create new work and alter old work with stencils, monotype techniques, mark making, and found objects. Explore chine colle and Citrasolv image transfer from new angles.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 8August 5Wednesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9, Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12, Online Classes, Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 6-12.
Instructor: Alissa McCourt
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $100.00

Where do artists get ideas and what do they draw? In this class, students will be encouraged to make choices, ask questions, and take ownership of their learning journey. Students will engage in a wide range of both guided and independent drawing activities exploring how to draw expressively, realistically, and how artists come up with ideas. Students will participate in scavenger hunts to find artistic potential, draw themselves or their family, and use their own surroundings for inspiration.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 13July 17Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m. group meeting each day for 30-60 minutes.

Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 15-18.
Instructor: Michael Gaughan
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $188.00

Many painting experts believe that learning the techniques of watercolor as a foundation to painting can give students a much deeper understanding when working with opaque oil or acrylic paints. This high school level watercolor class is specifically tailored to meet the needs of teen artists, with the mindset that watercolor can be both an extension of drawing and a foundation for other painting mediums. Students will learn essential skills needed to gain a full understanding of watercolor painting, including control and familiarity with the medium.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 13July 17Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online1:00-4:00 p.m.

Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Pre-College Portfolio Preparation Ages 15-18, Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 15-18.
Instructor: Preston Drum
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $300.00

The portfolio is the single most important component of an art school application, and colleges across the nation are stepping up their requirements for admission. Most require several observational drawings, or drawings made from what can be seen, rather than from the imagination. This studio drawing class is designed to help motivated visual arts students develop exemplary observational drawings for their portfolios.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 13August 5Monday, Wednesday, Online1:00-4:00 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15, Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes

Open to students ages 12-15.
Instructor: Rachael Bonebright
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $300.00

Discover the world of alternative comics, explore diverse concepts, mediums, and formats in mainstream and indie comics. Comic art traditionally tells a sequential story; design, drawings, and writing are put together in a specific order for the purpose of graphic storytelling. More and more, artists are pushing the boundaries of traditional comics by questioning the structural characteristics of comic books and narration, and many of our favorite comics do not resemble the format popularized by publishers like DC and Marvel.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 13August 5Monday, Wednesday, Online9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes

Open to students ages 15-18.
Instructor: Lafe Smith
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $300.00

Characters are essential to making a successful story. Students in this class will observe and discuss ways in which artists and authors establish characters in visual media, including film, animation, comics, and games. The class will feature discussion of character development, writing and drawing exercises, and incorporate visual and informational research. Students will learn different methods of character design through style, materials and storytelling methods, create illustrations from sketch to finish and produce a character portfolio.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 14August 6Tuesday, Thursday, Online1:00-4:00 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15, Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 12-15.
Instructor: Erin Sandsmark
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $300.00

This class is designed as a fun and exciting path to lead younger artists toward a better understanding of the basic concepts, techniques, and materials used in contemporary painting. Formal elements such as composition, measuring, and color theory will be introduced. In addition to independent studio work, students will be introduced to various painting styles, art history and terms commonly used to discuss art. This class will use water-based paint. / Students should anticipate an additional cost of roughly $75-100 in total for materials (not included in tuition).

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 14August 6Tuesday, Thursday, Online9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Heidi Miller
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $164.00

Visual branding is a critical area of competence for any designer, and a useful area of knowledge for entrepreneurs, marketers, and other professionals. In this class, you’ll create a cohesive identity system for a fictional company. Your outcome is largely driven by the time you devote to class outside of class hours. At minimum, you’ll create a logo—at most, you’ll create an identity system, including assets and mockups.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 15August 5Wednesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Art Educator Workshops, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Shannon Brunette
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $250.00

This workshop is geared towards adventurous individuals eager to explore new creative terrain and the art educator who wants to expand the way they think about drawing and mixed media. The class will consider the criteria for successful experimental work and will look at contemporary artists using experimental drawing and mixed media as their primary artistic practice. Experimentation will be key to exploring the parameters of drawing as we push the boundaries of mark making.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 20July 24Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9, Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12, Online Classes, Sculpture and Furniture

Open to students ages 6-12.
Instructor: Jonathan Maki
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $100.00

If you look around your house like an artist that you are, you’ll discover many things could be used to create new artwork! In this class students will create new sculptures using drawing, painting, and sculptural techniques.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 20July 24Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m. group meeting each day for 30-60 minutes.

Drawing and Painting, Art Educator Workshops, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Jonathan Aller
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $250.00

This workshop is designed for art educators that are looking to step deeper into the painting process and venture into a naturalistic way of painting, while acquiring curriculum ideas for the classroom. Discover how applicable the traditional methods of painting are in the contemporary art world and redefine what painting is today by pushing the limits of the artist and their tools. This workshop will explore various traditional and non-traditional media.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 20July 24Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST

Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Pre-College Studio Intensive, Graphic and Web Design, Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes

Open to students ages 15-18.
Instructor: Heidi Miller, Instructor: Brian Britigan
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $300.00

In this week-long Intensive, high school students will explore the majors of graphic design and illustration, the basics of professional practice and career opportunities. Graphic design and illustration are used in tandem to convey concepts and communicate ideas. Students who excel in both areas of study are some of the most sought-after in the design world. Using traditional methods along with the latest software, teens will get the chance to work on real-world projects similar to those given to designers and illustrators today.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 20July 24Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: David Farr
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $35.00

Beginning users of Adobe Lightroom spend about 75% of the time in the Develop Module. Learn how to process and develop photos using the panels, brush tools, film strip, presets, and snapshots within this most important module of Lightroom in one evening. / Open to students ages 16 and above. / View complete policies.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 21July 23Tuesday, Thursday, Online6:00-7:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Ellen Mueller
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $123.00

This workshop is designed as a brief survey of some of the origins, theories, processes, and manifestations of walking as art. Read, watch, and discuss perspectives on walking-based projects. Using this information as a springboard, students will complete their own walking exercises, and execute original walking-based projects. This summer we will be covering the following three topics: walking as ritual, who gets to walk and where?, and archiving walking. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 25August 8Saturday, Online1:00-4:00 p.m.

Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Pre-College Studio Intensive, Illustration and Comic Art, Animation, Online Classes

Open to students ages 15-18.
Instructor: Robert Algeo, Instructor: Katie Maren Nelson
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $300.00

In this weeklong intensive, high school students will explore the majors of comic art and animation. Comic art and animation share a common language and some techniques, but each offer unique artistic opportunities and challenges. In this class students will engage in demonstrations and lectures while working independently on assignments designed to hone their skills, ideas, and critical thinking skills.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 27July 31Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15, Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 12-15.
Instructor: Andi Fink
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $188.00

Typography is the art of manipulating the visual form of language to enrich and control the meaning. In elementary school, students learn to read and understand letterforms, but what about the way they look and make us feel? In this introductory course, students will study, name, and evaluate the characteristics of letterforms and observe typography in everyday life and discover how different styles of typography evoke emotions, establish a mood, and change an interpretation.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 27July 31Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online1:00-4:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9, Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12, Online Classes

Open to students ages 6-12.
Instructor: Mary Henry
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $100.00

Get ready to explore the outdoors in this environmental themed art camp! We will take inspiration from our backyards and natural spaces nearby to create nature based art. We’ll learn about observational drawing, study patterns that exist in nature, select natural objects to use in a printmaking process and create sculptures from natural objects. Students will create a nature journal to record their observations daily. On Friday afternoon, students will share their artwork with family and friends in a celebratory online exhibition! / Open to students ages 6-12.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 27July 31Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m. group meeting each day for 30-60 minutes.

Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Andi Fink
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $82.00

This introductory course will teach students how to turn their handwriting and basic letterforms into beautiful lettering with a few simple techniques. Students will use pencil and ink to experiment with shape, style, composition and to start thinking of letters as illustrative shapes. Students will walk away from the class with knowledge of proper posture and technique to pull straight vs. curvy lines, a deeper understanding of how different types of materials produce different qualities of line, and what situation calls for a variety of materials.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 28August 4Tuesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15, Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 12-15.
Instructor: Alissa McCourt
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $188.00

Using charcoal, graphite, and ink, students will focus on the expressive side of drawing through collaborative projects and abstract drawing exercises as they learn scale, value, mark making, shape, and the role of composition in the perception of a piece of art. The instructor will also address how drawing can be used to tell stories through discussions, demonstrations, and assignments. Students will view and discuss work by artists who have used drawing as a means to express emotions and ideas.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 3August 7Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 15-18.
Instructor: Robert Algeo
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $188.00

Learn about the history and foundations of web design, as well as explore how to actually implement those designs through web development. Students will gain both conceptual knowledge, like information architecture, graphic design and principles of typography, as well as learn concrete technical skills like file management, code editing and usability testing. Throughout the course students will learn not just what a well-designed site looks like, but how to use the actual development technologies needed to bring those designs to life as functional websites.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 3August 7Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $35.00

Every designer may want to refresh their portfolio but it can be difficult to know what to make or where to start. This workshop will identify a professional direction and how to expand current portfolio projects to meet that goal. Discover how to radically transform an existing portfolio without the pressure of creating new projects. / Open to students age 18 and above. / View complete policies.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 5August 5Wednesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Sustainable Design, Online Classes, Sustainable Design

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Holly Robbins
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $1,230.00

We are increasingly surrounded by data, and information is collected and categorized in the smallest of increments. Data on sustainability is no exception. How do we use and present data in a way that is relevant for consumers? In this course students learn about the growing field of information design and critically evaluate how it relates to communicating sustainability. Customized project-based assignments take students deeper into real-life situations. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 24December 15Onlineonline

Professional Development and Liberal Arts, Online Classes

Open to students age 18 and above.
Instructor: Elisabeth Workman
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $1,230.00

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 24December 11OnlineOnline

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Ana Llorente
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $1,230.00

Because the outlines of the profession continually change, the graphic designer must know how to integrate an understanding of visual literacy with broad-based cultural knowledge. This class examines the theoretical basis of graphic design, defining basic concepts and vocabulary used within the profession, such as information architecture, pattern-recognition, grids, proportion, rhythm, sequence, and gestalt.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 24December 15Onlineonline

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $410.00

This course introduces the fundamental language of the web: HyperText Markup Language (HTML). Students will explore how the web works, tags, links, images, lists, tables, forms, web standards (old, new, and evolving), directory structure, wireframing, web development best practices, and lay the foundation for further web development in the next course, Web Development Basics: CSS. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 24September 27Onlineonline

Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes, Animation, Game Design

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Lafe Smith
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $820.00
Concept Art is an essential part of development for visual storytelling. Found in the early stages of film, animation, and game projects, this previsualization tool allows creators to imagine and explore cinematic moments through engaging illustrations. Through examination of influences, terminology, and techniques, students will select methods to create a suite of preproduction art emphasizing key story beats, characters, props, and environments. Visual research and documentation of process will be emphasized, from moodboarding and early pencil sketches to polished illustrations using Photoshop. Synchronous meetings will focus on discussion, demonstration, and live critique. Students complete exercises and assignments contributing to the creation of a final portfolio that showcases narrative worldbuilding.
Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 8November 16Tuesday7:00-8:30 p.m., online

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $410.00

This is the second course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, build on your understanding of HTML, and use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create well crafted web pages. Topics include: CSS selectors and properties, fonts and typographic treatment, colors, divs and spans, floats, layout, and positioning. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 28November 1Onlineonline

Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Alex Mitchell
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $410.00

Students in Comics Crash Course will learn the fundamental skills necessary for creating comics. Students will be guided to a working knowledge of crafting and producing comics, and will be mentored on how to develop their own creative voice. Weekly readings, technical demonstrations, and critiques of smaller assignments will supplement the completion of a short form comic over the five weeks. Topics covered will include craft and production, drawing, 2D art principles, narrative structure and concepts, critical thinking, and industry and publishing. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 28October 30Onlineonline

Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Annelise Capossela
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $410.00

As media increasingly moves from print to digital, motion illustration is becoming an essential skill. This introductory course will explore animation as the artist’s and illustrator’s tool. With guided lessons and studio work time, students will explore fundamental motion principles and tools necessary for creating looping GIFS, animatics, animated logos, and simple shorts. Through discussions and the study of examples—both commercial and lesser known work—students will explore various methods of storytelling.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 28November 1Onlineonline

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes, Pre-College Portfolio Preparation Ages 15-18, Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15 and above.
Instructor: Yuta Uchida
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $300.00

The portfolio is the single most important component of an art school application, and colleges across the nation are stepping up their requirements for admission. Most require several observational drawings, or drawings made from what we see, rather than from our imagination or a photograph. This online drawing class is designed to help motivated visual arts students develop exemplary observational drawings for their portfolios.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 28October 30Onlineonline

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Erika Hutchings
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $820.00

This class introduces individuals with little or no design background to the graphic design practice. Work both on and off the computer to complete assignments that explore basic 2D communication principles integrating color, shape, texture, typography, and photography to build a visual language. Essential skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator that support the task of each assignment will be taught through weekly tutorials.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 28December 15Onlineonline

Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Annelise Capossela
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $410.00

Go beyond beginner! In this intermediate course, illustrators will learn more advanced techniques to animate using primarily Adobe Photoshop, as well as some tools in Adobe AfterEffects. From short films and music videos, to professionally-executed editorial GIFs and social media sticker packs, this course is for the illustrator and artist who wants to have the tools to complete polished motion illustration.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
November 2December 15Onlineonline

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Holly Robbins
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $225.00

The demand for skilled sustainability practitioners has grown exponentially in the past three decades. As businesses, nonprofits, and governments worldwide have adopted sustainability-focused practices, the need for professionals with the expertise to guide them has never been greater. To build sustainability professionals' credibility in the eyes of clients, colleagues, employers, and the public, the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) developed standards of practice for sustainability professionals.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
November 2December 15Onlineonline

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $410.00

This is the third course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, expand on your understanding of HTML and CSS, laying a foundation for more advanced development work. Build towards professional-grade front-end web development through topics such as: advanced layout and positioning, source control using Git and Github, modular CSS, and basic interactivity with JavaScript. Students complete a large development project for their portfolio. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / Students will have access throughout the class to Adobe Creative Cloud software.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
November 2December 15Onlineonline

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Matthew Luken
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $246.00

Introduction to User Experience (UX) Design will focus on the process of creating designs that take into consideration the user’s needs along with content and a client’s wants in order to create a product that is successful. The instructor will lead discussions on the importance of preliminary research, testing during the process of developing a design, and how to test and analyze existing designs. Learn about and participate in testing sessions to help grasp the idea and simplicity of thinking about the end user first.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 1July 6Monday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Joslenne Peña
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

This course introduces the fundamental language of the web: HyperText Markup Language (HTML). Explore how the web works, tags, links, images, lists, tables, forms, web standards (old, new, and evolving), directory structure, wireframing, web development best practices, and lay the foundation for further web development in the next course, Web Development Basics: CSS.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 1July 5Onlineonline

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes, Pre-College Portfolio Preparation Ages 15-18, Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15 and above.
Instructor: Yuta Uchida
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $300.00

The portfolio is the single most important component of an art school application, and colleges across the nation are stepping up their requirements for admission. Most require several observational drawings, or drawings made from what we see, rather than from our imagination or a photograph. This online drawing class is designed to help motivated visual arts students develop exemplary observational drawings for their portfolios.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 1July 5OnlineOnline

Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Katya Oicherman
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $164.00

The design industry of today is based on computer-aided design and pattern design is no exception. In this class we will learn how to create beautiful and balanced patterns and textures using techniques from Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Our goal will be to combine the different elements and looks to achieve rich and nuanced designs and to become aware of the standards and possibilities of printing them on paper and fabric. / Each student will have access throughout the class to Adobe Creative Cloud software. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 1June 22Monday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Phil McCollam
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

Graphic design is a marriage of formal aesthetics and communication. Exploring the foundational principles of design, this class examines the fundamental concepts, skills, and knowledge needed in the field of graphic design. Introductory concepts of branding, practical design skills, typography, design history, and composition will be the primary focus. Putting into practice these concepts and principles of design, students will ideate, research, sketch, develop, and create—largely away from the computer.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 1August 3Monday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

In this introductory-level course, explore how typography is used to communicate effectively within the field of graphic design. While building a basic vocabulary of terms and processes, complete exercises covering topics ranging from formal usage to typography as art. 

The primary focus will be increasing knowledge of how to confidently work with typography for both communication and expression. The class will also cover different creative approaches and uses of typography through lectures, videos, readings, and discussions.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 1August 3Monday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Erika Hutchings
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $820.00

This class introduces individuals with little or no design background to the graphic design practice. You will work both on and off the computer to complete assignments that explore basic 2D communication principles integrating color, shape, texture, typography, and photography to build a visual language. Essential skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator that support the task of each assignment will be taught through weekly video tutorials. Learn about and develop an understanding of the stages of the design process, including research, ideation, sketching, etc.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 1August 9Onlineonline

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Sarah Wieben
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

This introductory class is tailored to those who have never painted and who are ready to take the plunge. Use oil paint to learn basic techniques of this expansive medium. The fundamental elements of color, color theory, design, form, and content will be explored through studio work, demonstrations, and slide lectures. This is a welcoming and engaging class; be ready to paint on the first night! / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 1August 3Monday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: David Farr
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $35.00

This class will concentrate on master pages and style sheets features, some of the most important and least understood within Adobe InDesign. Knowing how to correctly use master pages and style sheets within Adobe InDesign saves time, reduces errors, and is a must when creating long documents. Knowing how to correctly utilize these features will benefit the user in their current job or job transition. Students will learn how to create a multiple page book or magazine layout. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 2June 4Tuesday, Thursday, Online6:00-7:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Matthew Luken
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

Utilize User Experience (UX) Design practices to conceptualize a mobile app. Explore a variety of techniques and methodologies including, but not limited to, wireframing, prototyping, card sorting, and a variety of testing methods. A deeper examination of prototyping tools and testing methods will lead to a stronger understanding of how UX is used in product development and utilized in a variety of settings, such as mobile apps or UI design. Work through testing, designing an app via wireframes, and both paper and clickable prototyping.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 2August 4Tuesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Alex Brown
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

Follow a project brief through the process of research, design, and prototyping. Along the way, participate in a decision making and refinement process by considering how people use and respond to the design. Learn how to ensure that accessibility and equity are integrated into the design process from the beginning. Explore how design systems and reusable components lead to thoughtful digital experiences, and how responsiveness, flexibility, and sustainability are fundamental to designing for screens and across platforms.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 2August 4Tuesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Sarah Wieben
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

Learning From the Masters is a class designed to take your painting skills to the next level by studying the work of some of the greatest, and most influential, painters of the 20th century. Learning by imitation is a well-established tradition in art education and challenges the student to think outside their own box and painter's skill set. Classroom painting practice will be enriched by art history lessons aimed at deepening our understanding of the artists, their methods, techniques and concepts. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 2August 4Tuesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Susan Shields
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

In this class you will learn to "draw what you see," as you begin to transfer your observations of three-dimensional objects to a two-dimensional picture plane. The instructor will show you how to apply the art elements of line and shape to this process, and explain how and why it works. Other elements of art such as value (light/darkness) and texture will be added to your new repertoire, as your skills expand. You will also learn about the history of linear perspective, the rules behind it, and how to "eye-ball" it more accurately. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 3August 5Wednesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Mary Leikvold
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $205.00

This course will challenge and engage your creative mind as you discover new ways of looking at both printmaking and bookmaking. Explore familiar and not so familiar print and bookmaking techniques that will transform existing prints, paper and artwork. Join the instructor for weekly remote meetings to dive into materials, revisit old works and explore techniques in new ways. Students will create new work and alter old work with stencils, monotype techniques, mark making and found objects. Explore chine colle and Citrasolv image transfer from new angles.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 3July 1Wednesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Michael Gaughan
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

This class is designed to function as a continuation of an entry level watercolor class such as Introduction to Watercolor. Advanced Watercolor: Mastering the Medium will expand students' beginner level watercolor skills through a rigorous curriculum and one-on-one guidance. Each weekly meeting will include both technical demonstrations of a variety of watercolor techniques, as well as individual critique and instruction.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 3August 5Wednesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Anika Schneider
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $205.00

This course will give students tools to enhance storytelling within figurative painting. Students will investigate narrative figure painting by studying historical and contemporary paintings in order to develop new strategies in their own paintings. Through discussions and brief writings students will learn to define their own allegorical and conceptual goals. The instructor will address how students can push their painting approaches with subtractive and additive processes, color, and new visual hierarchies in order to create evocative visual narratives.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4July 2Thursday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Susan Shields
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $410.00

Created especially for the online platform, this class focuses on developing specific skills which will help you depict the human form with more accuracy and sensitivity.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4August 6Thursday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Chelsea Novotny
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $205.00

Immerse yourself in plants through images from specimens from College of Biological Sciences Conservatory, Botanical Sciences Greenhouse. Explore watercolor techniques while observing a diversity of plants and their form. This class will focus on the basic watercolor concepts, techniques, and tools. It will be an introduction to observing and learning about a wide variety of plants. This class is designed for exploration, students will be encouraged to explore watercolor techniques within their own styles with the opportunity to ask the instructor for feedback.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4July 2Thursday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Sarah Wieben
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $328.00

Painting outdoors is a great way for artists to get out of the studio and reconnect with the natural environment. Learn the essentials of landscape painting while enjoying all that summer has to offer. Begin by considering how to best approach the landscape as a subject in order to identify a compelling composition. Next, learn how to mix a color palette suitable for expressing the fugitive elements of the landscape, such as light and movement.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 6June 27Saturday9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $35.00

The demands of commercial design practice can be contradictory: designers want to be exploratory and cover sufficient ground, while being aware of profit-margins at the same time. Designers need the time to come up with good ideas but may be expected to show perfect, polished work at every step of the process. Learn strategies for exploring more ideas in less time and designing for compressed deadlines. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 10June 10Wednesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking, New Classes, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Kara Gregory
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $123.00

Explore repeating patterns in printmaking, as you design, carve and print in this remote format course. Learn different repeating patterns methods, how to design patterns for printmaking, and basic relief printing techniques. Create a repeat pattern on a linocut block to print on paper and fabric including: fine art prints, wrapping paper, note cards, tote bags, t-shirts, and household textiles. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 11June 25Thursday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Art Educator Workshops, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Jonathan Aller
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $250.00

This workshop is designed for art educators that are looking to step deeper into the painting process and venture into a naturalistic way of painting, while acquiring curriculum ideas for the classroom. Discover how applicable the traditional methods of painting are in the contemporary art world and redefine what painting is today by pushing the limits of the artist and their tools. This workshop will explore various traditional and non-traditional media.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 15June 19Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9, Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12, Online Classes

Open to students ages 6-12.
Instructor: Anne Sugnet
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $100.00

Students will have a blast this week, learning and expanding their drawing skills and techniques. Dive deeply into the world of drawing, exploring the work of artists from classical to contemporary. Students will learn and practice the essentials of drawing; line, shape, value, proportion, textures and composition to make exciting drawing projects large and small. Approaches to drawing will include: contour, continuous line, gesture drawing (sketching) and shading with both tone and line.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 15June 19Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m. group meeting each day for 30-60 minutes.

Illustration and Comic Art, Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15, Online Classes

Open to students ages 12-15.
Instructor: Roshan Ganu
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $225.00

Learn about the expansive and diverse world of comic book stories and narrative styles while learning the fundamental aspects of story building and comic book layout. Students will create original characters and storylines and be introduced to the techniques, materials, and disciplines used to create professional comic art and picture books. Students will also learn the following skills: storyboarding; lettering; and inking. / Open to students ages 12–15. MCAD strictly adheres to these age guidelines and is unable to allow exceptions.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 15July 1Monday, Wednesday, Online9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking, Art Educator Workshops, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Bridget O'Malley
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $250.00

This week-long workshop for art educators will focus on low-tech printmaking techniques that can be done at home. A general overview will also include: Paper preparation; inks; registration techniques; different types of inexpensive printing presses; and gadgets that teachers can add to their classroom toolkits. This workshop will include discussions among the group for teachers to share lesson plans and tips and techniques for the classroom. / Graduate credit is available. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 15June 19Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Online Classes

Open to students ages 15-18.
Instructor: Preston Drum
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $300.00

This introductory class is designed to provide an overview of painting fundamentals. Students will be exposed to a variety of approaches and techniques from past to present with a focus on color theory and the act of painting. Students will paint from photographs for visual reference and use prompts for more conceptual painting practice. Instruction will be driven by live demonstrations, lectures and one-on-one coaching.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 15July 8Monday, Wednesday, Online9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15, Online Classes

Open to students ages 12-15.
Instructor: Michael Gaughan
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $300.00

Have fun while learning the challenging skill of drawing from observation. Short drawing exercises will give students the confidence and ability to tackle more finished works of art. Lessons will incorporate a variety of materials and genres such as still life, portraiture, and landscape. For inspiration, students will view and discuss drawings by well-known artists through in-class discussions. / Open to students ages 12–15. MCAD strictly adheres to these age guidelines and is unable to allow exceptions.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 16July 9Tuesday, Thursday, Online9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: David Farr
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $35.00

Retouching and color correcting images are two tasks beginning users are always anxious to learn as soon as possible. This class will present the most-used tools and techniques to do these tasks quickly with a high degree of ease and precision. / Open to students ages 16 and above. / View complete policies.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 16June 18Tuesday, Thursday, Online6:00-7:30 p.m.

Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Jessica Welhaf
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $328.00

Digital Illustration: Topics and Projects is an intermediate-level course that will help students to broaden their technical comprehension of Adobe Software. Students will use the following programs: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign to investigate their applications in commercial illustration through demonstrations and lectures, field research, and individual based assignments. Assignments target branding design, editorial illustration, and book illustration. / Each student will have access throughout the class to Adobe Creative Cloud software.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 17August 5Wednesday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Art Educator Workshops, Online Classes, Product Design

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Melanie Mozingo
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $250.00

In this workshop geared towards educators, participants will learn interactive product design skills and how they are applied in the commercial world. The goal of this course is to bring together form and function to learn and create 2D and 3D products that are designed by creatively combining materials and digital media. The course will begin with research, ideation, and learning about the product design and development process. Prototyping categories will be explored, many inspired by IDEO and other industry leaders.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 22June 26Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking, Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15, Online Classes, Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 12-18.
Instructor: Kara Gregory
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $188.00

In this course, students will move away from computer based processes and learn to use low-tech, down and dirty screenprinting techniques that can be replicated at home with relatively little equipment and fast clean-up. Students will discover the exciting creative medium that is screenprinting. Utilizing handmade stencils, the class will explore the possibilities of creating their own posters and t-shirt while learning about positive and negative space as they create their own stencils to screen print.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 22June 26Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Animation, Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9, Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12, Online Classes

Open to students ages 6-12.
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $100.00

This camp will meet once a day for demos on stop motion techniques, learn to set up an animation station at home, and check in each day to share progress with the class. Supplies will either be purchased and distributed to students or a list will be shared with families to purchase. Supply needs: Clay, wire, wire cutter, found objects, glue, shoe box (or equivalent) or tripod & adaptor, post-it note pad, fine point sharpie. Students will need access to an Apple device; iPad or iPhone and download a free app, "Stop Motion Animation''. / Open to students ages 6-12.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 22June 26Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m. group meeting each day for 30-60 minutes.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking, Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15, Online Classes, Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 12-18.
Instructor: Bridget O'Malley
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $188.00

Students in this class will enjoy learning how to hand bind their own journals and sketchbooks. This class will jump-start budding printers and bookbinders! Students will bind books and experiment with several simple printmaking techniques, including relief printing, stencil printing, and more. / Open to students ages 12–18. MCAD strictly adheres to these age guidelines and is unable to allow exceptions. / View complete registration policies.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 22June 26Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting, Art Educator Workshops, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Shannon Brunette
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $250.00

This workshop is geared towards adventurous individuals eager to explore new creative terrain and the art educator who wants to expand the way they think about drawing and mixed media. The class will consider the criteria for successful experimental work and will look at contemporary artists using experimental drawing and mixed media as their primary artistic practice. Experimentation will be key to exploring the parameters of drawing as we push the boundaries of mark making.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 22June 26Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Drawing and Painting, Pre-College Studio Intensive

Open to students ages 15-18.
Instructor: Susan Shields
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $300.00

This class focuses on the majors of drawing and painting. Using traditional drawing and painting media, teens will get the chance to explore the wide range of techniques used by fine artists today. Participants will work from observation to add advanced work to their portfolios. / Students should anticipate an additional cost of roughly $100 in total for materials (not included in tuition). / Open to students ages 15–18. MCAD strictly adheres to these age guidelines and is unable to allow exceptions.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 6July 10Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Michelle Lee Lagerroos, Instructor: Kirsten Olson
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $205.00

When making screenprints, sometimes the most fun and freeing thing is to get off the computer and get back to basics! This course will go over analog methods of making both simple and complex screenprints, and it will show students how to set-up a low-tech screenprint station at home so they can keep printing after class is over. Students will cut waxed paper stencils, experiment with watercolor monotypes on a screen, and learn about printing with multiple layers.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 6August 3Monday, Online6:30-8:30 p.m.

Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Animation, Online Classes

Open to students ages 15-18.
Instructor: Katie Maren Nelson
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $188.00

An introduction to stop-motion animation, covering frame by frame techniques and basic concepts of this traditional and very hands-on style of animation. This is an eye opening experience into a classic technique. The instructor will share behind-the-scenes videos of animations that use stop-motion animation techniques. Students will dig into the fundamentals of animation by learning about frame rate and basic animation principles, such as squash and stretch, ease-in/ease-out, anticipation, and more.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 6July 10Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9, Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12, Online Classes

Open to students ages 6-12.
Instructor: Melanie Mozingo
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $100.00

From still lifes to selfies, portraits to panoramas, photography requires a trained eye and technical skills. Pick up tips and tricks from an experienced photographer. Students will experiment with tools, techniques, and materials with guidance and inspiration from photographers from different time periods. Whether you’re just getting started or you’re a seasoned shutterbug, be inspired by traditional and contemporary photo professionals, creative thinking, and your own photographic expression.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 3August 7Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Online9:00 a.m. group meeting each day for 30-60 minutes.

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students age 18 and above.
Instructor: Amy Sands
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $1,230.00

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 24December 17OnlineOnline

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Curt McNamara
Term: Fall 2020
Price: $1,230.00

We are transitioning from the age of design for the part to the age of design for the whole. Systems thinking, languages of design, and product life cycles are integrated and they form the solid foundation for innovative products. This course provides students with the tools required to succeed in today's dynamic market and a world of uncertainty. Actionable theory is absorbed through market­-specific projects. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 24December 15Onlineonline

Drawing and Painting, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Erin Sandsmark
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $205.00

Examine gender and sexuality, and how to relate those concepts into a studio drawing and painting practice. Explore through readings femme, female, non binary genders, and the politics of the body with a feminist and intersectional lens. Assignments will consist of projects that relate to readings or class discussions. Each project will be based on one particular concept, and will branch off to encompass how each student relates to the reading or concept. Some of the topics that will be explored are: What is intersectionality? What are the modern critiques and definitions of feminism?

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 9August 6Thursday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Term: Summer 2020
Price: $123.00

The zine has become a dynamic part of contemporary artistic practice. Globally, the explosion of art book fairs is driven by young creators and designers embracing them, but even established artists like Richard Prince, Rita Ackerman, and Harsh Patel have begun producing small editions of cheaply produced artist books. The raw simplicity of the format makes them a perfect channel for exploring new ideas or reframing existing work, while the limited print-runs still give them a covetable vibe.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 9July 23Thursday, Online6:30-9:30 p.m.