Classes

Registration for our spring 2022 classes opens on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at noon

Welcome to Farmington Valley Arts Center Classes and Workshops. Click on any area of interest below to find the classes you are looking for. Members save 10% for a year on tuition.

Please help us keep each other safe: All students (regardless of vaccination status) are required to wear a mask. Don't enter if you are sick. Wash your hands/use hand sanitizer when you enter. Wipe down your work area when leaving.


Drawing



Sketching Architecture

10 Mondays, January 10 - March 14, 2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Maurice Casas

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Basic Drawing

Option 1: 10 Tuesdays, January 4 - March 8, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Option 2: 10 Saturdays, January 8 - March 12, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Maurice Casas

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Figure Drawing with Live Model

10 Wednesdays, January 5 - March 9, 2022
10 Wednesdays, April 6 - June 15, 2022 (no 4/13)
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Paul Iezzi

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Photorealism Drawing

10 Thursdays, January 6 - March 10, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maurice Casas

CANCELED



Painting



Abstract and Semi-Abstract Painting

10 Mondays, January 10 - March 14
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Maurice Casas

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Beginner Painting

10 Tuesdays, January 4 - March 8, 2022
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Carolann Dvorak-Brewer

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All Medium Painting

10 Tuesdays, January 4 - March 8, 2022
10 Tuesdays, April 5 - June 7, 2022
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Deborah Leonard

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WATER MEDIA! Advanced Painting

10 Tuesdays, January 4 - March 8, or
10 Wednesdays, January 12 - March 16, 2022
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carolann Dvorak-Brewer

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Beginner Watercolor

10 Wednesdays, January 5 - March 9, 2022
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Carolann Dvorak-Brewer

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Art and About

10 Wednesdays, January 5 - March 9, 2022
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM with the instructor, then free studio time until 4 PM
Maurice Casas

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Abstract Landscape Painting

8 Thursdays, January 6 – February 24, 2022
8 Thursdays, April 7 - May 26, 2022
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Edith Skiba LaMonica

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The Painting Studio

10 Saturdays, January 8 - March 12, 2022
10 Saturdays, April 2 - June 11, 2022 (no 4/16)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Paul Iezzi

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Online Watercolor Basics

10 Tuesdays, January 4 - March 8, 2022
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mo Myra

CANCELED



Online Watercolor Landscapes

10 Tuesdays, January 4 - March 8, 2022
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mo Myra

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Photography

Mixed Media



Beginner iPhone Photography

6 Saturdays, January 8 - February 12, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Andy Mars

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Mixed Media Photography

Saturday, February 26, 2022
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Andy Mars

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Mixed Media Collage

8 Mondays, January 10 - March 7, 2022
No class 2/14/22
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Lindsay Behrens

CANCELED



Mixed Media Collage

8 Thursdays, January 13 - March 3, 2022
8 Thursdays, April 7 - May 26, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Heather Neilson

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Writing

Jewelry

Fiber

Workshops



Writing Workshop Pause, Play, Repeat

6 Thursdays, January 27 - March 3, 2022
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dana Meachen Rau

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Sterling Silver Jewelry

6 Tuesdays, January 11 - February 15, 2022
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
All That Sparkles, Sue Nooney

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Fun with Fiber

7 Mondays, February 7 - March 21, 2022
2:15 - 4:15 PM
Linda Dick

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Loosen Up! Painting Workshop

Sunday, February 13, 2022
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Souby Boski

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Painting Creatively From Photos

Sunday, April 24, 2022
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Souby Boski

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