Classes

Join us for a fun, craftsy and educational class instructed by our very own gifted gallery artists. Sign up for one or sign up for all of them. Just have fun!

Open Studio

Join us every third Thursday of the Month for "Open Studio"!  Come join in the creative fun in your new "Creative Corner"!  Bring your own project, or you can use our supplies (for a nominal fee) or bring your own!  Come and join in the fun and Fellowship!  Join fellow artist Gretchen and her daughter to create!   We will be there from 5-7ish


 

How to Register

In Person: visit the Gallery at 521 North Main Street, Mantorville, MN
Phone: call 507-635-5665
Email: mantorvilleartguild@kmtel.com
Postal Mail: send your name, address, phone number, email address, age (if a minor), and method of payment to:

Mantorville Art Guild
P.O. Box 224
Mantorville, MN 55955

SUMMER CAMPS

These activities are made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Camp 1 Pottery

Dates: June 10 & 11

Time: 9:00-11:30

Instructor: Ginni Cormack

Class Fee $25.00 Supplies $7.50

COIL BOWL AND SPOON

Learn to roll consistently sized clay coils and how to use them to create your own bowl. We’ll also make a spoon so you can have a personal cereal or ice-cream bowl this summer. Pieces will be finished with lead free glaze to be food safe.

Ages: 8,9 and 10 yrs Limit 5 Participants Supplies: $7.50 Class Fee $25.00

Camp 2 Pottery

Dates: June 12 & 13

Time: 9:00- 1130

Instructor: Gini Cormack

Class Fee: $25.00 Supplies $7.50

Coil Bowl and Spoon

Learn to roll consistently sized clay coils and how to use them to create your own bowl. We’ll also make a spoon so you can have a personal cereal or ice-cream bowl this summer. Pieces will be finished with lead free glaze to be food safe.

Camp 3 Pottery

Date: June 10 & 11

Time: 1:00 – 3:30

Instructor: Gini Cormack

Class Fee: $25.00 Supplies $13.00

Slab Plate, Bowl & Mug

Learn how to roll clay slabs. Using a template we will cut out three different sized squares and turn them into functional plates, bowls and mugs! Your pieces will be finished with a lead free glaze so you can safely enjoy using them

Ages: 11, 12 and 13 yrs Limit 5 participants Supplies $13.00 Class fee: $25.00

Camp 4 Pottery

Date: June 12 &13

Time: 1:00 – 3:30

Instructor Gini Cormack

Class Fee: $25.00 Supplies $8.50

Covered Keepsake Dish

Create a Container to keep your treasures from getting misplaced. We will use a combination of pinch and coil techniques to build texture and design into the walls of your piece. You glazed container will be about 5 inches tall.

Ages: 11, 12 and 13 yrs Limit 5 participants Supplies $8.00 Class fee $25.00

Camp 5 Mancala

Students will learn the history of the 3,000 year old game of Mancala and learn to play! They will decorate their own Mancala board using paints, stamping, decoupage, and embellishments of their choosing.

Date: June 17 & 18

Time: 9:00 – 11:30

Instructor: Gretchen Lohrbach

Class Fee: $30.00 Ages 8 and up

Camp 6 Painting

The class will explore contrasts in color and how one color complements another. we will make abstract paintings. These can be turned into cards, book marks or framed paintings.

Date: June 19 & 20

Time: 9:00 – 11:30

Instructor: Jean Ryan

Ages: 8-12 yrs Class fee: $30.00

Camp 7 Paper Dolls

Students will create several original paper dolls and clothing for them using fabrics, prep-printed papers, embellishments, and their own patterns using stamping techniques and colored pencils. They will be able to decorate a unique folder to house their dolls as well.

Date: June 17 – 21

Time: 1:00 – 3:30

Instructor: Gretchen Lohrbach

Class fee: $60.00 Ages 8 and up

Camp 8 Photography

Come learn some things about the world of photography. Learn about exposure, lighting and close ups of bugs and flowers “Macro Photography” and how to “freeze” or slow down flowing water. How to shoot in manual, instead of letting the camera do the work for you. You might get a little dirty depending on the perspective you are going for. You will need a camera, point and shoot or a DSLR, cell phones are okay, but a camera is better. the main thing is to have fun, don’t worry if it’s not so great a shot, but learn from your mistakes, it’s what makes a good photographer better. I’m still learning. we will look at some old fashioned cameras as well that use “Film”. What Grandma and Grandpa use to use. We will also print your “best shots” and make a card or two to take home for yourself or to give as a gift.

Date: June 24-27

Time: 9:00- 11:30

Instructor: John Flatten

Ages: 9 – Teen Class Fee: $60.00 Limit 6 Participants

Camp 9 Collage

Students will design a 2″X3″ foam board wall hanging using, paint fabric, music sheets, stencils and cut out designs, words and other treasures. If time allows we will design a smaller collage with dried leaves.

Date: June 24-27

Time: 1:00 – 3:30

Instructor: Theresa Hoaglund

Ages: 5-12 Class Fee $60.00

Camp 10 Cartooning

Illustrators will explore the basic principles of cartooning from simplification, line and exaggeration ending with the creation of one panel gag cartoon.

Date: July 15-18

Time: 9:00 – 11:30

Instructor: Cheryl Frarck

Class Fee: $60.00

Camp 11 Painted Chair

Students will design and paint a chair using a sunflower or a dragon as the main topic.

Date: July 15 – 18

Time: 1:00 – 3:30

Instructor: Theresa Hoaglund

Class Fee $60.00 Ages: 8 – 12

Camp 12 Jewelry Making

This class we will explore many ideas using many ideas using many different components to make jewelry. Beads, leather, wood beans and much more will be used. we will also design and make pendants or charms with shrink plastic and polymer clay.

Date: July 22 – 25

Time: 9:00 – 11:30

Instructor: Gayle Dahl & Cheryl Anderson

Class Fee: $60.00 Ages: 5-13

Camp 13 Fiber Arts

It will be a fun filled class and students will take at least 3-4 projects home. During the camp students will learn how to leave a small mug rug, create a 3D animal out of wool rowing. We further will do some other needle felting and learn about the history of weaving and needle felting and knitting.

Date: July 22 – 25

Time: 1:00 – 3:30

Instructor: Anne Thiemann

Class Fee: $80.00 Ages: 5-13

Camp 14 Painting with Many Mediums

In this class we will cover many mediums, watercolor, colored pencil, acrylic, and more. We will be studying two famous artists. Grant Woods and Georgia Okeefe. We will then adapt our own style after learning about them.

Date: July 29 – 2 August

Time: 9:00 – 11:30

Instructor: Gayle Dahl and Theresa Hoaglund

Class Fee $80.00 Ages: 5 – 8

Camp 15 Painting with Many Mediums

In this class we will cover many mediums, watercolor, colored pencil, acrylic, and more. We will be studying two famous artists. Grant Woods and Georgia Okeefe. We will then adapt our own style after learning about them.

Date: July 29 – 2 August

Time: 1:00 – 3:30

Instructor: Gayle Dahl and Theresa Hoaglund

Class Fee $80.00 Ages: 9 – Teen

Camp 16 Painting

Date: August 5-8

Time: 9:00 – 11:30

Instructor: Jean Ryan

Class Fee: $30.00 Ages: 8- 12

The class will explore contrasts in color and how one color complements another. We will make abstract paintings. These can be turned into cards, book marks, or framed paintings

Camp 17 Floral design & Arrangement

Students will learn the art of floral design. They will create several pieces using many natural items including driftwood, stones, grapevines and dried stems. They will use silk and plastic greens and flowers.

Date: August 5 – 8

Time: 1:00 – 3:30

Instructor: Theresa Hoaglund

Class Fee: $60.00 Ages: 5 – 12