Announcing the Creative Arts Center of Chatham Spring Classes

Announcing the 2006 spring class schedule for the Creative Arts Center in Chatham.

Established in 1969, the Creative Arts Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to the teaching and appreciation of the arts. Open all year, the Center offers classes and workshops in drawing and painting, photography, printmaking, pottery and jewelry. In addition to offerings by its own outstanding teaching staff, the Creative Arts Center also sponsors workshops by such nationally known artists as Albert Handell, Tom Lynch, Edward Minchin, Charles Sovek, Tim Thies and Mary Whyte.

Spring is just around the corner and the Creative Arts Center in Chatham has their Spring Class Schedule ready for you to sign up. Go to the web site at to register for a class or sign up as a member, or call the Center for a Schedule and openings. . Classes start the week of April 3rd.

In addition to Spring Classes the Realism Visiting Artist Series will kick off with a day of Discussion, Demos and Critiques with Nationally known Cape Cod Artist, Robert Roark on April 22, from 10-4PM. The enrollment is limited to 10 participants and pre-registration of $50 is required.

This monthâ??s Exhibitionâ??s theme is Figures and Portraits. Entry day for this open -juried exhibit is April 4. Entry fee is $5 per painting, limit 2, no larger than 48â? framed in any direction. Open reception and award ceremony is Sunday, April 9 from 4-6 PM. The show will run from April 9 to April 30. Call the Center at 508-945-3583 for details. The Center is located at 154 Crowell Road in Chatham.

April-June 2006


Painting the Landscape: Mondays, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Steve Allrich, In Oil, interm/adv, 8 sessions: 4/3-5/22, $170/$180

Painting for Beginners: Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Maryalice Eizenberg, In Oil or Acrylic, 8 sessions: 4/4-5/23, $130/$140

Pastel & Oil Painting: Wednesday, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Mary Carroll Allen, Expand on the Basics, 8 sessions: 4/5-5/24, $130/$140

Watercolor for the Fun of It: Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Debra Ruddeforth, All Levels, 8 sessions: 4/5-5/24, $130/$140

Oil Painting: Thursdays, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Marilyn Schofield, All Levels, 8 sessions: 4/6-5/25, $130/$140

Oil Painting: Thursdays, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Marilyn Schofield, All Levels, 8 sessions: 4/6-5/25, $130/$140

Free Style Painting: Fridays, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Phyllis Szerejko, All Levels, TBA, $130/$140

Open Portrait Class: Fridays, 1-4 p.m.
No Instructor, All Levels, On-going, $40 for 4 sessions, Drop-in $15


Visiting Artist Realism Series: Saturday, April 22
Robert Roark,  Discussion, $50

Demos and Critiques: Saturday, May 13
Garry Gilmartin, $50

Oil Painting Workshop: Wednesday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm
William Maloney, On location, May 17-19, $175

Painting & Construction: Saturday & Sunday, 9 am-4 pm
Jim Peters, Integration or Separation, May 20 & 21, $150

White-Line Woodblock: Saturday-Sunday, 9:30-3:30 pm
Ruth Hogan, Printing, All levels, June 3 & 4, $100/$110+$10 fee

Inventing the Landscape: Saturday & Sunday, 9 am-4 pm
Peter Watts, All Levels, June 10 & 11, $150


Draw Better, Paint Better: Tuesdays, 1-3:30 p.m.
Robert Mesrop, All Levels, 4 sessions: 4/4-4/25, $70/$80


Pottery,  Handbuilding & Wheel, Tuesdays, 9 am- 12 noon
Susan Dimm, All levels, 10 sessions: 4/4-6/6, $160/$170+$35+fire

Raku & Smoked Pots: Wednesdays, 9 am-12 noon
Ron Dean, Interm/adv, 8 sessions: 4/5-5/24, $160/$170+$35+fire

Pottery, Handbuilding & Wheel: Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 pm
Susan Dimm, All levels, 10 sessions: 4/5-6/7, $160/$170+$35+fire

Pottery, Handbuilding & Wheel: Thursdays, 9 am-12 noon
Susan Dimm, All levels, 10 sessions, 4/6-6/8, $160/$170+$35+fire


Sterling Jewelry Design & Construction: Wednesday, 2:30-5:30 p.m.
Teresa Cetto, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 3/8-4/12, $100/$110+$15

Sterling Jewelry Design & Construction: Wednesdays, 2:30-5:30 p.m.
Teresa Cetto, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 5/3-6/7, $100/$110+$15

Contact the Creative Arts Center, 154 Crowell Road, Chatham for more information and to register for the above classes.  508-945-3583 or [email protected].  Or register online here. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on