Classes and Workshops for May, 2017

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31-DRAWING CLASS and PAINTING CLASS combined taught by STEVE KLEIER

“Some people want to draw for its own sake, others to improve their painting. This class is good for both because you will learn principles of drawing that can be used on their own or applied to painting. Join me this May for emphasis on The Figure in Environment.” We cover a variety of subjects and always include useful information about drawing. If it is landscapes, city scenes, figures or whatever I’m sure you will gain a greater understanding of how to look at the subject like an artist. Join me for fun and learning.” Steve sends out an email with reference photos before each class. Supply List: Sketchbook, drawing pencils, (about a 6b), kneaded eraser, medium hardness charcoal, a good size newsprint pad, drawing board and clips. All media (Oils, Watercolor, Acrylic) welcome. Please bring the supplies you have and the colors you enjoy using but include canvas or paper, a palette or tray, sketchbook and medium soft pencil or graphite stick, brushes, spray bottle. Check out Steve’s website at…. https:// Wednesdays, 10:00-1:00, $30/class for drop-ins or $100 for 4 classes.* Register here.

May 4, 18, 25-WATERCOLOR with PEN and INK taught by ANGELA WRAHTZ, award winning artist

No experience needed. Beginning to advanced techniques taught. Classes are project-based including a broad range of approaches from realistic to imaginative/abstract. Projects provided or bring your own. Lots of demos, resources, and step-by-step instruction. Instructor will bring everything you need to complete projects for use in class. Please bring your own watercolor brushes (round 6 and 10 and 1” flat wash are great) and bring your favorite pens if you have some you love. Find Supply List and Class Updates at: www.sharpiegirl4u.blogspot.comMaterials Fee: $10 due to instructor at the first class.  Contact Angie: or text her at 503-705-9193. Thursdays 9:00-12:00 for morning classes; 1:00-4:00 for afternoon classes. Please indicate am. or pm. when registering. $75/3 sessions.* Register here.

May 5, 12, 19, 26-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.

May 6th

You are invited to the monthly artist reception to see the art and visit with the artists who entered the “Celebration of Flowers” show and Iris Poster Contest. This show will be spectacular with the beautiful artistry of flowers and the featured Iris “About Town”. Each year this show gets better and bigger. The afternoon reception is from 2:00-4:00 with awards given to the artists, refreshments for everyone and a chance to meet and greet the artists. When you enter the Enid Joy Mount Gallery look up and see our new lighting. It is spectacular and shows the art in a whole different light!

May 13

May is our annual fundraiser. This year it is the BIRDS OF A FEATHER TEA. The program includes piano duets, a ‘“bird presentation”, a fun quiz about various bird nests, a Tea Hat Contest and a light luncheon. Tickets are $20 and are available at the Gallery on Wednesdays 1-3, Thursdays and Fridays 1-4 and Saturdays 10-4. Also, any board member can obtain a ticket for you.

*Please sign up at least one week ahead for these classes so the instructors 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.


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: TH-FRI 1:00-4:00, SAT. 10:00-4:00 pm. KAA accepts cash, checks, VISA/Mastercard.

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

Art Department