STAA is committed to providing an ambitious, multi-media educational program for artists of all ages. STAA’s faculty is comprised of working artists, current or former art educators at the high school or university level, and visiting Artists-in-Residence from around the U.S.A. Instructors are rigorously vetted to ensure students receive the highest quality art instruction in the classical tradition of mentorship, providing guidance in studio art production and critique.
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Mailing Address: 320 N. Columbia St., Covington, Louisiana 70433
Digital Media Series: Instagram
Saturday, December 7 @ 10am
Join us in the first of many classes to come in STAA's Digital Media Series, let by Nick Pechon. The first class will cover Instagram: the online photo and video sharing app that lets you take your pictures and videos, add vintage camera filters, and share them with your friends on Facebook and Twitter! Nick will discuss the ins and outs of Instagram, how to use it, and get you Instagram savvy in no time! Nick Pechon is an award-winning SELU grad, whose digital images have appeared in several regional shows and in The New York Times.
Ceramic Studio Workshop
Maximum, 5 students
4-Week Course, Wednesdays in January
FEE: $175, incl. clay, glazes, firings
DATES: January 8, 15, 22 & 29
Students will learn how to manage the ceramic studio, including glaze making, firing techniques, skills and tips to improve on the results the whole process of making pottery. The class will focus on improving wheel throwing skills and techniques.
This clay workshop is taught by artists, Javier B. Armenta. A native of Mexico, Javier studied Visual Arts and Architecture in Mexico City. He has worked as an instructor in Jackson Hole, WY and his work has been featured in many exhibitions and public art projects.
CHECK BACK SOON FOR MORE CLASSES IN 2014! WE ARE BUSY SCHEDULING NEW CLASSES NOW!
Life Drawing Group: Figure Drawing - BACK IN SESSION!
No Instructor, Group gathering
2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
FEE: $25 / $20 STAA members; includes rental facility, life model, wine and cheese.
Bring your own drawing utensils and paper/newsprint or whatever you wish to draw on. This is a laid back group of art enthusiasts that gather to learn from each other and draw. All levels of experience welcome. Adults only; under 18 with parent permission. For information please contact Bill Badon at 504-812-0973 or email@example.com
St. Tammany Photographic Society
Second Thursday of every month, 7pm-9pm
Open to all interested professional and amateur photographers, meeting on a regular basis to engage in activities intended to enhance creativity and technical skills and to promote the understanding of photography as an art.
Open Ceramics Studio
Artists who wish to work on a pottery wheel, a slab roller, or need to kiln-fire work, but don’t need class instruction, call 892-8650 and ask about Open Studio in STAA’s ceramics studio. Daily and monthly rates are available. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (985) 892-8650.