© 2009 c.hutson wrenn

NEW. CLASSES. IN ART & CREATIVE THINKING
Location: My studio and home in Eastover/Sedgewood, near uptown Charlotte and Southpark Meadowbrook Road. Off Randolph near Wendover.
Email charlottehw@gmail.com

Making art is complete only when it makes the circle and goes out and is seen by others. The same is true for sharing what I know about being an artist. I feel called now to open my studio, to mentor and nurture the creative spirits of young artists. The group will stay very small, a maximum of six students per day, for two hours a day, so that each child gets highly personal, individual attention.

WHAT:
Artmaking by a local Artist – centered on art that is local, that has roots, too, in Charlotte

Students will be mentored in my personal studio surrounded by art and paintings, and will, in addition to making their own art, will be exposed to the whys and hows of my own inspirational life. What does living creatively life look and feel like?

WHY?
Nurturing your child’s creative spirit encourages an open mind, a mind able to problem solve, a mind able to concentrate and focus. Daniel Pink’s book A Whole New Mind explains much about the value of creative thinking.

WHO?
4th grade to 7th. (exceptions can be made based on the individual)

WHEN: Monday through Fridays after school – two hours

COST: $30.00 per day plus a monthly materials fee of $30. One day a week minimum. Payable by the month, on the first.

Each month beginning in September we will make art based on an artist that has had local significance, an immersion into how the artist worked and their art.

September:
Collage and books based on Romare Bearden.

October:
3D with Niki de Saint Phalle whose sculpture, Firebird, graces the front of the new Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.

November:
mobiles based on the work of Jean Tinguely whose very important public art piece, Cascade, hangs in the Carillon Building in uptown Charlotte.

December:
imagery and mural making based on the work of Gastonia native, John Biggers.

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