February 2023

Rock Wrapping  2/15/2023  6:30pm

Diane Jennings will walk you through the basics of embossing on metal to create your own designs or visuals. Just $10 covers cost of materials and instructor fees. Get registered by calling 319-372-3996.

Fine Arts Classes

Art and Instruction

Interested in trying new mediums? Want to brush up on skills? Local artist and arts instructor Jeri Sparks is offering a class series at the FMAAA Art Center to guide students through the basics. Each 3hour class is $45 and covers instruction and materials. Please register in advance by contacting Jeri directly at jeri@jerisparks.com

Learning to Paint Losely in Watercolor

Iowa Watercolor Society artist instructors: Mary Johnson and Vicky Prosser

Wet-on-wet  and  wet-on-dry techniques
Working with Light and Shadows
This Class is for all Abilities including beginners through advanced

Macrame at FMAAA

Fiber Artist Molly Smeltser is offering a variety of dates and times on Mondays at 5:30pm, Tuesdays at 10am, and some Fridays to take you (and maybe a group of your friends) through the basics of creating your own lovely piece of fiber art. Contact Molly directly for more information or to register.theharvestbiz@gmail.com

STE(A)M days at FMAAA

STEAM puts the A for Art back into STEM as the creative and innovative component that underpins them all. The FMAAA is pleased to begin hosting STEAM on Wheels from the Quad Cities. In April, we will have Minecraft Camp for ages 7 to 9, Design Thinking in Electricity for 10 to 12, and Drone Photography for ages 13 and up. Each participant's registration fee is $25 per session. Call 319-372-3996 to get your kiddo's signed up for this unique opportunity before we max out our registrations!