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.
Pottery Wheel Throwing Classes - 4 Week Sessions
MONDAY SESSION: June 1, 8, 15, 22
THURSDAY SESSION: July 9, 16, 23, 30
TIME: 6pm - 8:30pm
FEE: $135 | $125 STAA members, supplies included
INSTRUCTOR: Vanessa Hock
In these four-week sessions, students will be guided through the basics of wheel throwing. More advanced students will be given more challenging instruction based on their skill level. Each session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases, add handles or lids and learn the glazing and firing process as well. ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION!
Copperplate Calligraphy Workshop FULL
An Intensive Full Day Lettering Workshop for Beginners
DATE: Saturday, May 23
TIME: 10am - 3pm
INSTRUCTOR: Roxanne Beard
Learn to address invitations yourself and set the tone for your lovely affair! It takes practice, practice, practice! This class will teach you to practice correctly instead of reinforcing incorrect strokes, thereby putting your study of this elegant hand on the fast track. This beautiful hand has only a few rules, an undeniable rhythm and style that can be manipulated to varying degrees of formality.
Life Drawing Group: Figure Drawing
No Instructor, Group gathering
Every 3rd 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 and to reserve your space call Bill Badon at 504-812-0973 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Artists who wish to work on a pottery wheel, slab roller, or hand building but don’t need class instruction, call 892-8650 and ask about studio time for non-instructor sessions in STAA’s ceramics studio. Previous experience required. Limited hours available. Monthly rates. Suppllies not included. For more information, email email@example.com
or call (985) 892-8650.