Fall classes for students of all ages (children, teens, and adults) will begin Sept. 15, 2014, at Mint Hill Arts, with an exciting array of classes, ranging from watercolors to oils to photography. Returning to MHA classrooms are Judy Mizell, Larry Ferguson, Vicki Crossman, Mila Antonyuk, and Pamela Shook. Joining them will be eleven new teachers representing a variety of talent in their respective mediums:
•Ruth Crowe — Pastel Techniques and Basic Art Class. Award-winning pastel artist; member of the Piedmont Pastel Society and Appalachian, Abingdon, and Kingsport Guilds.
•Johannah Kelly – Pen & Inn with Watercolor Postcards. Multi-lingual teacher working in a variety of mediums (watercolors, pen and ink, oils, acrylics, and multi-media collage).
•Laurie Schorr – Exploring Photography and Learning to See like a Photographer. Professional photographer and owner of LaurieSchorrPhotography, with teaching experience at Northwest Performing Arts School and The Light Factory.
•Kathy Hood – Polymer Clay; Saturday Sampler classes on Jewelry: Resin Pendants and Making Exciting Earrings. Artist specializing in polymer clay and jewelry and a member of Blue Ridge Clay Guild and Queen City Clayers.
•Gina Anderson – Techniques in Colored Pencil (Saturday Sampler). Member of the Pencil Art Society and the Colored Pencil Society of America, winner of national and international awards, and featured artist in numerous publications.
•Mark Anderson – Basic Photographic Principles (Saturday Sampler). Imaging manager at Cardinal Camera at the Arboretum, with over 30 years’ experience in the photo industry.
•Tommy Beatty – Wet-on-Wet Oil Painting (Saturday Sampler). Certified teacher of the Bob Ross Wet-on-Wet painting technique and retired business professional.
•Pam Rooney – Artsy Tangles (Saturday Sampler). Artist specializing in creative ways to “doodle.”
•Michele Dotson – Capture Your Memories (Saturday Sampler; two sessions using the creative writing process). English teacher with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
•Anna Walker – Batik Painting (Saturday Sampler). Retired art teacher and award-winning artist known for her batik painting workshops.
•Tamra Davis – Blendabilities (Saturday Sampler). Stampin’ Up! specialist and card designer.
Mint Hill Arts is located at 11205 Lawyers Rd, Ste. A, Mint Hill, NC 28227. For more information on classes, including schedules and costs, call 980-226-5532 or visit www.minthillarts.org. You may also contact Marta Brown, Education Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-577-8922.