Silvermine Open Studios
Life Sketching Sessions
These sessions provide an opportunity to work in a studio environment from a live model in the artist's preferred medium. No prior registration is required. Sessions meet year round except on national holidays. This is not an instructional course. Silvermine students enrolled in the current term pay $8 per session. Silvermine Arts Center members are charged one-half the regular fee.
Howard Pabst Memorial Sketch
Poses are short and athletic
Monitor: Bob January
Monday · 6:30pm – 9:30pm · $18
Poses are longer and changing
Wednesday · 1:15pm – 4:15pm · $18
Leo Lances Memorial Sketch
The model presents one pose for the entire session. The first Friday of each month is usually clothed.
Monitor: Susan Fronapfel
Friday · 10am – 3:30pm · $24
Ceramic Open Studio
There is an additional charge of $10 for a 25 lb. bag of stoneware clay, $15 for a 25 lb. bag of porcelain, and $11 for a 25 lb. bag of white stoneware clay. Students can purchase a tool kit for $18 at the first class. All ceramic work fired in the school kilns are subject to a firing fee. All fees for firing of work must be paid before pieces are fired.
Students enrolled in a CURRENT term are entitled to 3 hours of open ceramic studio time for each week of the current semester:
Monday 9:30am – 12:30pm Monday 7pm – 10pm Tuesday 6:30pm – 9:30pm Wednesday 1pm – 4pm Wednesday 7pm – 10pm Thursday 1pm – 4pm Friday 1pm – 4pm Saturday 1pm – 4pm
The Open Studio gives current term students enrolled in an instructional ceramic course at Silvermine an opportunity to work on their own projects and improve skills. Each student currently registered receives 3 hours of open ceramic studio time for each week of the current semester. At the first class, students will receive a card to be punched by the monitor at each Open Studio session. Students must have their card to attend. This is not an instructional class.
Printmaking Open Studio
Monitor: Michael Zack
1pm – 5pm
$20 per session
This open studio gives currently enrolled students and Guild Artist members an opportunity to work on their own projects or to improve their skills. Printmakers wishing to work in intaglio, monotype, collagraph or lithography should be able to work independently. This is not an instructional course. Please call the school office on the day prior to reserve a space.