Art4Life

Event Phone: 276.236.3500

Details Price Qty
Pottery with Kelly Parksshow details + $12.50 (USD)   Expired
Gnome Magazine Mosaic with Jennifer Webbshow details + $12.50 (USD)   Expired
Paper Succulents with Rhea Bourneshow details + $12.50 (USD)  
Personalized Plate or Mug with Jennifer Webbshow details + $12.50 (USD)  

  • Paper Succulents with Rhea Bourne
    February 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Personalized Plate or Mug with Jennifer Webb
    February 26, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Taking an Art4Life Class needs to be on your bucket list for 2020! Under $15, we offer everything from the “obvious” arts such as painting, drawing, pottery, mixed media, to healing sound, the art of public speaking, and sewing! Tuesdays | 1-2:30pm Wednesdays | 1-2:30pm Wednesdays | 4-5:30pm We want to create programming that serves Read More

Event Phone: 276.236.3500

Details Price Qty
St. Patty's Day Social for Adults with Disabilitiesshow details + $5.00 (USD)  

  • St. Patty's Day Social for Adults with Disabilities
    March 12, 2020
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

St. Patty’s Day l for Adults with Disabilities Thursday, March 12, 2020 1-2pm Chestnut Creek School of the Arts 100 N Main Street | Galax, VA 24333 Cost: $5 includes materials Potluck | Bring a snack to share! Join us to celebrate the luck of the Irish! We will be doing a paint party Read More

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March Wet Bowl Woodturning with Morris Schlesinger

Wet Bowl Woodturning Instructor: Morris Schlesinger Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 Time: 1:00 – 5:00 pm Class Fee:  $81.00 including materials Age: 18+, Skill Level:  Intermediate, must have prior woodturning experience Students will learn how to go from a rough log blank to a rough bowl suitable for drying.  Lathe speed and tool control will be a focus as students [...]

St. Patty’s Social for Adults with Disabilities

St. Patty's Day l for Adults with Disabilities Thursday, March 12, 2020 1-2pm Chestnut Creek School of the Arts 100 N Main Street | Galax, VA 24333 Cost: $5 includes materials Potluck | Bring a snack to share! Join us to celebrate the luck of the Irish! We will be doing a paint party of a shamrock! Please help  spread [...]

Watercolor | Fresh Herbs & Spices with Amy Jackson

Watercolor | Fresh Herbs & Spices Instructor: Amy Jackson Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020 Time: 11:30-2:30pm Class Fee: $35 includes materials Age:11+, Skill Level: All Learn how to use watercolor creating layers of washes, how to layer colors, and paint beautiful fresh herbs and spices that are frame worthy! We will begin on a smaller scale, learning and practicing techniques [...]

Layer by Layer Collage with Eric Scott

Layer by Layer Collage Instructor: Eric Scott of Journal Fodder Junkies Date: Sunday, May 17, 2020 Time: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $86 Early Bird Class Fee: $78.20 Includes Materials Skill: All Age: 12+ Immerse yourself in the art of mixed-media layering, and dive into a wide range of techniques for creating rich layers in your work. The focus of this workshop [...]

Meaningful Mobile Making with Saul Chase

Meaningful Mobile Making Instructor: Saul Chase Date: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, March 16,17,18 Time: 10-11:30am Class Fee: $50 including materials *extra special beads may be purchased separately from instructor Learn how to create a perfectly balanced mobile with meaningful beads such as birth stones, important numbers, handmade figures and more!  Saul (The Mobile Man) will teach you special techniques he [...]

Woodturning | Dry Bowl with Morris Schlesinger

Dry Bowl Woodturning Instructor: Morris Schlesinger Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020 Time: 1:00 – 5:00 pm Class Fee:  $91.00 including materials Age: 18+, Skill Level:  Intermediate, must have prior woodturning experience Students will take a dried, rough bowl and turn to finish using different techniques and tools.  Lathe speed and tool control will be a focus as students learn which [...]

Creative Inspirational Book with Eric Scott

Creative Inspirational Book Instructor: Eric Scott of Journal Fodder Junkies Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020 Time: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $83 Early Bird Class Fee: $75.20 Includes Materials Skill: All Age: 12+ In our busy lives, it’s easy to get bogged down with all that we have to do, and it’s too easy to forget to feed our souls and take [...]

March QiGong with Donna Ellis

QiGong with Donna Ellis Dates: Wednesdays,  March 4, 11, 25 Time: 6-7pm Cost: $36 for all 3 March classes or  $14/class Materials: Bring your own yoga mat, blocks and strap, or borrow ours at no cost! What is Qi Gong? Qi Gong is a 5000 year old energy healing system from China. Qi is your vital life force energy also [...]

May Dry Bowl Woodturning with Morris Schlesinger

Dry Bowl Woodturning Instructor: Morris Schlesinger Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020 Time: 1:00 – 5:00 pm Class Fee:  $81.00 including materials Age: 18+, Skill Level:  Intermediate, must have prior woodturning experience Students will take a dried, rough bowl and turn to finish using different techniques and tools.  Lathe speed and tool control will be a focus as students learn which [...]

Alcohol Inks with Donna Godwin

Alcohol Inks Instructor: Donna Godwin Dates: Saturday, May 2, 2020 Time: 11:30am-1:30pm Class Fee: $20/session Material Fee: $15 for an alcohol ink kit, extra supplies available to purchase. Skill: Beginner, Age: 16+ Learn the beauty and looseness that the art of alcohol inks create! You will be creating your own design with alcohol inks in this class! Each class will [...]

Herringbone Chair Caning with Michael Dees

Herringbone Chair Caning Instructor: Michael Dees Dates: Saturday, March 7 Time: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $77 includes materials Early Bird Class Fee: $70.50 includes materials Skill: Beginner, Age:16+ Do you have a chair that needs to be caned?  Learn how to do a "Herringbone" caning yourself with Master Chair Caner, Michael Dees.  Learn this age-old craft while making a keepsake you'll [...]

April QiGong with Donna Ellis

QiGong with Donna Ellis Dates: Wednesdays,  April 1, 8, 29 Time: 6-7pm Cost: $36 for all 3 March classes or  $14/class Materials: Bring your own yoga mat, blocks and strap, or borrow ours at no cost! What is Qi Gong? Qi Gong is a 5000 year old energy healing system from China. Qi is your vital life force energy also [...]

February Beginning Woodworking Classes

Wooden Storage Tray Organizer with Dean Beavers Class Date: Monday, February 10 Class Time: 3-5pm Class Fee: $25 includes materials Ages: All (11 and below needs parental guidance) Wooden Table Top Book Stand with Dean Beavers Class Date: Tuesday, February 18 Class Time: 5-7pm Class Fee: $25 includes materials Ages: All (11 and below needs parental guidance) Wood Wine Rack [...]

June Woodturning | Lidded Boxes with Morris Schlesinger

Woodturning Lidded Boxes Instructor: Morris Schlesinger Dates: Sat., June 6 | 1-5pm Class Fee: $91 includes materials Early Bird Class Fee: $85.40 includes materials Skill: must have taken Intro Class, Age:18+ Now that you know the basics of wood turning on a lathe take your skills to the next level by learning to create a beautiful lidded box.  Not only [...]

Sewing | Flapper Dress with Debby Reeder

Sewing | Flapper Dress Instructor: Debby Reeder Dates: Saturday, April 4 Times: 11:30-2:30pm Class Fee: $35 includes some materials (see list below) Skill:Beg., Age: 8+ *must have *some* sewing experience Maximum: 6 students Students are to bring: a pattern for their size. Either a straight shift pattern or an a-line dress pattern. the correct amount of fabric for their size. [...]

Intermediate Stained Glass with Jonni McGuire

Intermediate Stained Glass Instructor: Jonni McGuire Class Date: February 4, 11, 18, 25 Class Time: 2-4pm Class Fee: $114 including materials Skill: Must have beginning stained glass experience Age: 16+ In this class you will learn to apply hinges to your project of either a 3 piece table top screen or a flapping bird or butterfly. We will learn about [...]

Intermediate Stained Glass with Jonni McGuire

Intermediate Stained Glass Instructor: Jonni McGuire Class Date: April 7, 14, 28, & May 5 Class Time: 2-4pm Class Fee: $114 including materials Early Bird Class Fee: $103.60 including materials Skill: Intermediate (must have taken Beginning Stained Glass) Age: 16+ In this class you will learn how to create a beautiful hanging wind catcher.  This class is for anyone who [...]

March Beginning Woodworking Classes

Wooden Ipad Dock/Stand Class Date: Monday, March 9, 2020 Class Time: 4-5:30pm Class Fee: $20 includes materials Ages: All (11 and below needs parental guidance) Wooden Cat Door Stopper Class Date: Thursday, March 19,2020 Class Time: 3-5pm Class Fee: $25 includes materials Ages: All (11 and below needs parental guidance) Create a Cutting Board Class Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 [...]

Reverse Diamond Chair Caning with Michael Dees

Diamond Chair Caning Instructor: Michael Dees Dates: Saturday, June 13 Time: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $83 includes materials Early Bird Class Fee: $76.50 includes materials Skill: Beginner, Age:16+ Students will learn to weave the multi-diamond chair seat pattern in two colors and with two types of materials, ½” flat reed and ½” fiber splint.  Class includes one on one instruction, flat [...]

String Art Mason Jar Bouquet with Mary Spellen

String Art Mason Jar Bouquet Instructor: Mary Spellen Date: Saturday, May 9 Time: 1-3pm Class Fee: $45 includes materials Skill:All Age: 8+   Create a pretty string art bouquet! Mary will walk you through how to hammer your nails in evenly, the way to master wrapping your string around the nails to create a beautiful piece of work!   This [...]

Build Your Business with Photography with Ben Erlandson

Build Your Business with Photography Instructor: Ben Erlandson Dates: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Time: 5:30-7:30pm Class Fee: $26 Skill: Beginner, Age:16+ During this single three-hour workshop, participants gain an understanding of photography strategies based on business goals, including how to best visually communicate the value of products and services to your target audiences.We’ll work together to figure out the why, [...]

Pottery Wheel Vases with Donna Ellis

Pottery Wheel Vases Instructor: Donna Ellis Dates: Thursdays | March 5 & 12 Times: 6-8pm Class Fee: $77 Early Bird Class Fee: $71.80 Includes Materials Skill level:  must have taken a previous wheel class Limit 6 students In this wheel throwing class, Donna will teach you multiple ways to attack throwing a vase! You learn how to get a shape [...]

Drawing from the Heart with Donna Godwin

Drawing from the Heart Instructor: Donna Godwin Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020 Time: 11:30-2:30pm Class Fee: $35 includes materials Age: All, Skill Level: All This fun class will begin with a sketch and conversation about the dreams and hopes that live in your heart.  Donna will teach you how to draw the story in your heart and then illustrate it [...]

Needle Felted Pet Portrait with Jonni McGuire

Needle Felted Pet Portrait Instructor: Jonni McGuire Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020 Time: 1-3:30pm Class Fee: $32.50 including materials Skill: Beginner; Age: 16+ Bring a photo of your pet's face to learn new fun needle felting techniques! Jonni will help walk you through creating a likeness with wool fibers. You will be using needles to rove fibers together. Other Class [...]

March Beginning Fused Glass with Ron Davis

Beginning Fused Glass Instructor: Ron Davis Dates: Tuesdays, March 3, 10, 17, & 24 Times: 2-4pm Class Fee: $114 Early Bird Class Fee: $103.60 Includes Materials Skill:All, Age: 16+   This warm glass class will walk you through understanding glass properties, cutting glass, working with glass, how to melt glass together, and how to mold glass into forms using a [...]

February Art4Life Class Schedule Part 1

Taking an Art4Life Class needs to be on your bucket list for 2020! Under $15, we offer everything from the “obvious” arts such as painting, drawing, pottery, mixed media, to healing sound, the art of public speaking, and sewing! Tuesdays | 1-2:30pm Wednesdays | 1-2:30pm Wednesdays | 4-5:30pm We want to create programming that serves our community & visitors. If [...]

String Art Cross with Mary Spellen

String Art Cross Instructor: Mary Spellen Date: Saturday, April 4 Time: 1-3pm Class Fee: $25 includes materials Skill:All Age: 8+ Using a template you will create a beautiful cross with a heart in the center.  Mary will walk you through how to hammer your nails in evenly, the way to master wrapping your string around the nails to create a [...]

Intro to Pottery Wheel with Donna Ellis

Intro to Wheel Instructor: Donna Ellis Dates: Tuesdays | April 7 & 14 Times: 9am-12pm Class Fee: $103 Early Bird Class Fee: $95.2 Includes Materials Skill level:  beginning, Age: 12+ (under 15 needs an enrolled adult to supervise) Limit 6 students In this shortened but efficient introduction to the pottery wheel students will learn the basics to get throwing clay! [...]

2020 Woodworking Safety Course with Dean Beavers

Woodworking Safety Course Instructor: Dean Beavers, Woodworking Studio Manager Dates: First Tuesdays of Every Month Time: 5:30-8pm Class Fee: $10 If you would like to come to an open studio  at the woodworking studio you are required to take the woodworking safety course before attending. This class review the main machinery in the shop, how to follow safety procedures and [...]

Barn Quilt Squares with Lauren Byron

This class is almost FULL, to ensure we don't go over our max capacity, we have turned off online registrations. Please call 276.236.3500 to see if there is room to take this class.  Barn Quilt Square Instructor: Lauren Byron Dates: Saturday, February 22, 2020 * Must register a week ahead of time Times:11:30-3:30pm Class Fee: a 12x12 square: $62; a [...]

Whimsical Watercolor with Deborah Alexander

Whimsical Watercolor  Instructor: Deborah Alexander Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020 Time: 11:30am-2:00pm Class Fee: $30 including materials Skill: Beginner Let's paint some beautiful watercolors together! Learn how to paint whimsically  in watercolor and mixed media, an easy technique even a beginning painter can accomplish. Starting with a circle, you will build a composition in ink and watercolor, then make the [...]

May QiGong with Donna Ellis

QiGong with Donna Ellis Dates: Wednesdays,  May 6,13,27 Time: 6-7pm Cost: $36 for all 3 March classes or  $14/class Materials: Bring your own yoga mat, blocks and strap, or borrow ours at no cost! What is Qi Gong? Qi Gong is a 5000 year old energy healing system from China. Qi is your vital life force energy also known as [...]

March Facilitated Painting Open Studio

Facilitated Painting Open Studio Facilitator: Andrea Morrison Dates: All Tuesdays, except the first. Time: 2:30-4:30pm Cost: $20/session Where: Painting Studio on the 2nd Floor of CCSA Main Campus Students will be free to explore any art media and projects they're interested in and I will assist as needed.  The fee is $20 per session.  You will be sharing space, time [...]

February Art4Life Class Schedule Part 2

Taking an Art4Life Class needs to be on your bucket list for 2020! Under $15, we offer everything from the “obvious” arts such as painting, drawing, pottery, mixed media, to healing sound, the art of public speaking, and sewing! Tuesdays | 1-2:30pm Wednesdays | 1-2:30pm Wednesdays | 4-5:30pm We want to create programming that serves our community & visitors. If [...]

Sewing | Classic Apron with Debby Reeder

Sewing | Classic Apron Instructor: Debby Reeder Dates: Saturday, August 15, 2020 Times: 11:30-2:30pm Class Fee: $35 includes some materials (see list below) Skill:Beg., Age: 8+ *no sewing machine experience necessary Maximum: 6 students Make a classic apron with pockets and tie sash using a pattern. Class will lean how to choose the right pieces from a pattern, how to [...]

Crochet Ain’t Just for Grannies with Deborah ALexander

Crochet Ain’t Just for Grannies! Instructor: Deborah Alexander Date: March 14, 2020 Time: 11:30-2:30pm Class Fee: $35 including materials Have you ever wanted to learn to crochet?  Maybe you learned as a child and want to refresh your skills. Now is your opportunity!  I will meet you wherever you are in your crochet journey. Learn the basic stitches and use [...]

June QiGong with Donna Ellis

QiGong with Donna Ellis Dates: Wednesdays,  June 3, 10, 24 Time: 6-7pm Cost: $36 for all 3 March classes or  $14/class Materials: Bring your own yoga mat, blocks and strap, or borrow ours at no cost! What is Qi Gong? Qi Gong is a 5000 year old energy healing system from China. Qi is your vital life force energy also [...]

Facilitated Painting Open Studio

Facilitated Painting Open Studio Facilitator: Andrea Morrison Dates: All Tuesdays, except the first. Time: 2:30-4:30pm Cost: $20/session Where: Painting Studio on the 2nd Floor of CCSA Main Campus Students will be free to explore any art media and projects they're interested in and I will assist as needed.  The fee is $20 per session.  You will be sharing space, time [...]

Venture into Oil Painting with Marcelle Hooks

Venture into Oil Painting Instructor: Marcelle Hooks Class Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 Time: 11am-3pm Class Fee: $50 includes materials This is a  class for beginner to advanced painters who would like to experience painting in oils.    Oils have a richness to colors that cannot be matched and is one of the most versatile of all mediums.   This class will [...]

February QiGong with Donna Ellis

QiGong with Donna Ellis Dates: Wednesdays,  February 15, 12, 26 Time: 6-7pm Cost: $36 for all 3 February classes or  $14/class Materials: Bring your own yoga mat, blocks and strap, or borrow ours at no cost! What is Qi Gong? Qi Gong is a 5000 year old energy healing system from China. Qi is your vital life force energy also [...]

Woodworking Safety Course with Dean Beavers

Woodworking Safety Course Instructor: Dean Beavers, Woodworking Studio Manager Dates: First Tuesdays of Every Month Time: 5:30-8pm Class Fee: $10 If you would like to come to an open studio  at the woodworking studio you are required to take the woodworking safety course before attending. This class review the main machinery in the shop, how to follow safety procedures and [...]

Gelli Plate Printmaking with Donna Godwin

Gelli Plate Printmaking Instructor: Donna Godwin Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 Time: 11:30-2:30pm Class Fee: $45 includes materials Age: All, Skill Level: All Beginning gelli plate printing using "gelli" plates that are pliable and reusable for painting, pulling a print and making fun designs using a variety of things that you can find around your house to make impressions in the [...]

Dramatic Watercolor | Landscapes, Florals & Clouds with Ken Hobson

Class is nearing capacity, to avoid over filling the class you will need to call 276-236-3500 to see if there is space available to register. Dramatic Watercolor | Landscapes, Florals & Clouds  Instructor: Ken Hobson Date: Saturday, May 30, 2020 Time: 9am-4:30pm (half an hour lunch break) Class Fee: $82 ( supply list will be provided for materials) Early Bird [...]

May Introduction to Woodturning Tools with Morris Schlesinger

Intro to Woodturning Tools Instructor: Morris Schlesinger Dates: Sat., May 2  | 9am-4pm & Sun., May 3 | 1-5pm Class Fee: $168 includes materials Early Bird Class Fee: $154.70 includes materials Skill: Beginner, Age:18+ This class is a great introduction to the world of turning, a skill that can be incorporated into furniture building or general woodworking projects as well [...]

Drawing and Watercolor with Amy Jackson

Drawing and Watercolor  Instructor: Amy Jackson Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020 Time: 11:30-2:30pm Class Fee: $35 includes materials Age:11+, Skill Level: All Learn the basics of drawing and how to apply what you learn to painting with watercolor! Amy will walk you through multiple subject matters, with easy to follow steps that will get you feeling like an artist in [...]

Explore the Arts Camps Ages 4-13

Explore the Arts Camps at CCSA 2020 Join us for as many "two day" art camps as you'd like! Children will explore a variety of art mediums at each one in an engaging and enthusiastically fun environment. For each camp session, Campers will be divided into two age groups and have two 1.5 hour sessions each day.  Most art projects [...]

Fused Glass Inclusions | Leaves with Ron Davis

Fused Glass Inclusions | Leaves Instructor: Ron Davis Class Date: Monday, April 6 Class Time: 2-4pm Class Fee: $36 including materials Skill: Fused Glass experience necessary Age: 16+ Learn the effects of adding natural materials to layers of glass and then firing the glass to "trap" images in between. Must have taken Beginning Fused Glass or an Art4Life fused glass [...]

String Art Shamrock with Mary Spellen

String Art Shamrock Instructor: Mary Spellen Date: Saturday, March 7 Time: 11am-12pm Class Fee: $25 includes materials Skill:All Age: 8+ Create your own luck!! Perfect decor for St. Patrick's day decor!  Mary will walk you through how to hammer your nails in evenly, the way to master wrapping your string around the nails to create a beautiful piece of work! [...]