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October 2018

Raku Pottery with Al Hansen

October 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until October 18, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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This class has filled. If you are still interested in this class or one like it, please call the Bonifas and we will put you on an interest list. (906) 786-3833 INSTRUCTOR: Al Hansen DATES: October 4 & 18 Join local potter and retired Bay College instructor, Al Hansen in the pottery studio for a session of hand building and wheel throwing and a second session of glazing and firing raku pottery. Raku is a traditional form of Japanese pottery…

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Barn Quilt Workshop

October 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Mary Felton-Kolstad DATES: October 24 Visiting artist Mary Felton - Kolstad hosts a workshop to help you create and paint your own Barn Quilt to make your barn or shed look unique. Paint a wooden 2x2 plaque in a quilted pattern, meet new friends and learn new skills. Please print your pattern or graph (instructions are attached to the registration form – all supplies are provided). PATTERNS must be sent in to the artists a week ahead of time…

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Glass Mosaic Window Panel

October 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 24, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Jan Dillon DATES: October 17 & 24 In this class you will create a mosaic design on the glass of a wooden picture frame to display in a window. Pieces of stained glass will be glued onto the glass of a picture frame. The piece will not be grouted. 8X11 oak frames will be provided or you can bring your own frame. HELD IN UPPER STUDIO Student Fee: $32 members, $ 38 non-members Register by October 10 Bonifas Member:…

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November 2018

Paint Night with Staci Berg

November 9, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Staci Berg DATES: September 21, November 9, 30 Come for a fun evening of painting a seasonal scene with acrylics. Bring a few friends and a beverage of choice. Take home a unique piece of art, and kick off the weekend in style!   Three Nights Bonifas Member: $65 | Each Night Bonifas Member: $25 | Three Nights Non-Member: $80 | Each Night Non-Member: $30 | Become a Bonifas Member »

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Encaustic Portrait

November 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: April South Olson DATES: November 27 Learn a unique art of encaustic. Take a picture, mount it on the wood, cover with encaustic and give someone a unique and memorable present for the holiday season! STUDENTS PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN 4x6 or 5x7 photo.   Register by November 20 Bonifas Member: $30 | Non-Member: $35 | Become a Bonifas Member »

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Broken Cup Mosaic

November 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 28, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Class canceled (instructor is ill), please stay tuned for a rescheduling of the class in the future. INSTRUCTOR: Cathie Knauf DATES: Wednesdays, November 7, 14, 28 (3 -session class), 6:00 – 8:00 pm Artist Cathie Knauf leads you through the process of creating a unique mosaic piece. Join us to create this whimsical piece of functional art. Do you have a broken dish that you just hate to throw out? If not, no worries, - you will have the opportunity…

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Paint Night with Staci Berg

November 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Staci Berg DATES: September 21, November 9, 30 Come for a fun evening of painting a seasonal scene with acrylics. Bring a few friends and a beverage of choice. Take home a unique piece of art, and kick off the weekend in style!   Three Nights Bonifas Member: $65 | Each Night Bonifas Member: $25 | Three Nights Non-Member: $80 | Each Night Non-Member: $30 | Become a Bonifas Member »

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February 2019

Natural Light Portraits with Smart Phones/Cameras

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: Michael Hall Date: February 9 Learn how to make your portraits or selfies look the best without setting up the professional lighting. Award-winning photographer Mike Hall will educate you on how to take the pictures that makes anyone look like the best version of themselves with your smartphone or camera in this short and informative workshop. Just in time for Valentine’s day – do it together for novel experience as a couple or give a loved one a special…

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Encaustic: Landscape Painting with Shellac Burn

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 19, 2019

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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This class is full. Instructor: April South Olson Dates: February 12 & 19 Learn the unique art of encaustic medium. Encaustic artist, April South-Olson will show you how to apply colored hot wax and fuse them in layers to create a landscape. She will guide you with art elements and through her own practice to build onto your layers. We will explore a Shellac Burn technique, by lighting our paintings on fire, to create a spontaneous dimension to your landscape…

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Introduction to Scratchboard Art with Color

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 21, 2019 at 6:30pm

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: Tracy Anderson Date: Feb. 7 and 21 This two and a half hour class, will introduce you to the medium of Scratchboard and adding color. Scratchboard black is a white clay board that has had black ink applied. The technique requires scratching away the black to reveal the white underneath. This class will also teach the technique of adding color. Scratchboard is known for being highly detailed. This class will teach the basic techniques for working on scratchboard black…

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