Call for Instructors

If you are an art instructor, any medium, and would like to teach classes at KAA please contact us at

Current/Upcoming Classes

SOAR Colored Pencil Training - Dan Miller

Award winning colored pencil artist, Dan Miller, will be at Keizer Heritage Center, February, 9th and 10th. He will be teaching, “Mountain Landscape”, on White Paper. The class will be taught in the KAA classroom.

To register for this workshop go to; for questions, please contact Shari Mabry at (503) 508-9974 or

'Acrylic Class - Brigitte Miller

November 6 ”STILL LIFE” a series of SIX ACRYLIC PAINTINGS geared for beginners ofall ages* taught by BRIGITTE MILLER. Brigitte is a certified fine art instructor with the Grumbacher paint company.

For this series, you’ll need:

  • (6)-9″ x 12″ wrap-around, stretched canvas or canvas board
  • one set of small acrylic brushes including a filbert, round, 1/2″ flat and liner (optional) or purchase each separately
  • Acrylic Paint Set with at least red, blue, yellow, black and white or individual tubes -palette knife (optional, but very handy for mixing paint)
  • 12 paper plates or one plastic acrylic palette (I often use recycled plastic plates.)
  • paper towels or dinner napkins -#2 pencil -spray bottle (The Dollar Store has these.)

Drop in any time for $20 each 2-hour session, pre-register for $15 per class: buy a 5-class punch card and get one class free! That’s only $12.50 per class. Tuesday Evenings 6:30-8:30.

Children under 12 must be with an adult.
Online Class Registration or register at KAA.

'Makers' Club - Brigitte Miller
January 5, 9:30 – 11:30 am. MAKERS’ CLUB, taught by BRIGITTE MILLER. Makers’ Club will occur on the first Saturday of each month. Open to adults and children*. Learn acrylic, watercolor, calligraphy, art journaling and much more! Hobnob with other like-minded creatures. Complete a project step-by-step in each class. *Children under 8 years must be with an adult. Pre-register for $10 per class at Drop-in is $15 per class (unfortunately, we cannot guarantee a spot for drop-ins). BONUS! Get a class for FREE by purchasing a six-class punch card for $50. A $5 supply fee is collected at the start of each session OR you welcome to purchase a supply kit for $50 (This will include everything you’ll need for 12 classes.) Note: Must reserve class spot at least three days prior to class date to guarantee availability

Watercolor Wednesdays - Steve Kleier

December 5, 12, 19 then starting up again in January – “WATERCOLOR WEDNESDAYS” taught by STEVE KLEIER. Learn to express in watercolor. Each lesson begins with drawing to work out composition and value. The painting is completed with traditional direct and glazing watercolor techniques. Join me for fun and learning. *

Drawing Materials List -Drawing board and clips -Portable Sketch book -Large newsprint pad (12×16” min) -Kneaded eraser -Medium hardness charcoal -Artist quality drawing pencils, 6b -Razor blade and sandpaper for sharpening -Selection of good quality watercolor brushes Watercolor Colors -Kleenex -Palette or tray-Water container and spray bottles -Sponge or dishcloth -Photos for reference.

Watercolor Colors –Cad Ultramarine Blue, Prussian Blue, Raw Sienna, Cad Yellow Light, Cad Red Light, Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Cerulean Blue Hue, Prussian Blue, Raw Sienna, Cold Press Watercolor paper

All Levels Welcome $100/4 or $30 drop-in fee per day. Wednesdays: Sept 5 – Dec.19, 10 am – 1 pm

Online Class Registration or register at KAA.

Open Studio

November 23, 30 : December 7, 14, 21, 28 FRIDAY OPEN STUDIO. This “no host” studio is for artists of all mediums. Spend the afternoon in our brightly lit classroom with the benefit of good company and a pleasant place to work. Make a cup of coffee or tea and enjoy our extensive Lending Library and the Enid Joy Mount Gallery for inspiration. Open 1:00-4:00pm every Friday. Free to members. $3/day or $10/ month for non- members. No registration required.

Please sign up at least one week ahead for these classes so the instructor can prepare for the correct number of students. Ages 14 and above can register for adult classes. Refunds will be given to students if a class is cancelled. If a student registers and pays for a class and cannot attend we will gladly forward your payment to a future class.

OTHER OFFERINGS: LENDING LIBRARY-Free to members. GIFT GALLERY- Browse our beautiful “Gallery K” for jewelry, cards, paintings, woodwork, tiles, scarves, books, bowls, fused glass, collage, and specialty art items. Gallery K is constantly changing and adding affordable gift items. Gift wrapping available.

KEIZER ART ASSOCIATION and ENID JOY MOUNT GALLERY are located in the Keizer Heritage Center at 980 Chemawa Rd., Keizer, OR 97303. Ph (503) 390-3010. For further class information please call Carol Harris at (503)363-5667 or (503) 580-5476. E-MAIL: WEBSITE: Check us out online and register online using PayPal or stop by the gallery to register. GALLERY HOURS: TUE, WED, THU, FRI 1:00-4:00, SAT. 10:00-4:00 pm. KAA accepts cash, checks, VISA/ Mastercard.

Art Department Discount

Students and Instructors: take your supply list to The Art Department in downtown Salem and receive a discount on Art Supplies.