A6 for Cheers to Art!
Join A6 each month for Cheers to Art! Enjoy an in-depth view of an artist or art movement each month, take part in a lively discussion, and sample selections from a featured winery. It's art appreciation with a little libation! No RSVP required. Suggested donation: $10.
Come to A6 every third Wednesday at 7 pm for lively presentations, local libations, and a fun night of art appreciation.
The Mystic Lamb
Wednesday, December 17
How do you steal one of the greatest alter pieces of Western Civilization? Van Eyck’s seminal work, the Ghent Altarpiece, has attracted a host of thieves over the last six centuries. Join us afterwards for a special screening of Monuments Men at Tin Pan Theater.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A master printmaker and sensitive genius, Albrect Dürer—one of the greatest artists of the Northern Renaissance—was drawn to examine the good, the bad, and the ugly side of human nature.
Learn more! Read: Dürer, Taschen
Roaring 20s: Jazz, Flappers and the Harlem Renaissance
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Revel in the boisterous art of the Roaring Twenties and the season of Mardi Gras with a special Cheers to Art! celebration.
Roaring 20s: The Art of Fashion
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Fashion is art and speaks its own language. And none spoke it better than Coco Chanel, one of the most influential women of the 1920s.
The Ashcan School
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
In a search for unfettered truth, American artists of the late 1800s turned to the harsh images and grim beauty of life in a modern city.
Artist and Camera
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
How did artists of the 1800s react to the possibilities of photography and its ability to capture a fleeting moment?
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Artists of the 1800s created beautiful, whimsical art to illustrate the work of the great bard. Delight in these illustrations as local actors give voice to Shakespeare’s work.
See all full list of current classes at Art Classes. A6 continues to teach classes through COCC, PSU and Oregon College of Art and Craft.
THE ART OF THE BOOK
Book classes will give students the opportunity to experiment
with beginning print projects. Discussion centers on the development of
“new” ideas for your work and encourages “out of the box” thinking. You
will garner a basic understanding of the elements of design and enjoy
your exploration into book design, collage, calligraphy, printmaking and
page to page composition and construction.
PRINTMAKING AND PRINTS
Designed for emerging and professional artists who are not afraid to
experiment and wish to improve their techniques. Work with various tools
and print processes and produce a portfolios of original works. Class
discussion and critiques will encourage students to articulate their
ideas. Includes open studio time for class members once a week.
Atelier, is a French word meaning “an artist studio or workshop,” it is a
place where students learn directly from master artist teachers.
Dedicated to building artists’ skills and techniques, A6 has designed
“studio practice” offerings to inspire creativity for emerging and
professional artists who wish to improve their techniques, experiment