Workshops, Classes & Artist Residencies

"Flowers of the Sun" by Robert K. Carsten

“Flowers of the Sun” by Robert K. Carsten

ArtisTree Community Art Center

1206 Rt 12, Woodstock, 802 457-3500

Ongoing: Our community arts center provides the opportunity for a joyful, meaningful, and satisfying experience of the visual arts and music through our year-round classes, workshops, and events.


Carving Studio and Sculpture Center

636 Marble St, Rutland, 802 438-2097

May 16-17: Letter Carving for Beginner and Intermediate Students, with Adam Paul Heller. May 16-17: Bas-Relief Sculpture with Amanda Sisk. June 1-5: Open Studio/Alumni Week. June 8-12: Welded Steel Assemblies, with John Tidd. June 15-19: Stone, Wood and More, with Bart Uchida. June 15-19: Pate de Verre, with J. Angus Munro. June 22-26: Carving in Stone, with Carlos Dorrien. June 23-27: Cold Cast Sculpture, with R. Elliott Katz. June 27-28: Pulp Paper Sculpture, with Anne Brisson. June 27-28: Relief Carving with Frank Anjo. June 27-28: Wood Carving, the Next Level, with Gary Anderson. June 29-July 3: Stone Carving: Making Big Rocks Smaller with Style, with Frank Anjo. July 6-17: Stone Bench Project 2015, with Nora Valdez. July 11-12: Flint Knapping, with Brad Salon. July 11-12: Introductory Stone Carving, with Ryder Owens. July 13-17: Bronze Casting with Glenn Campbell. July 20-24: Stone Carving: Tools and Techniques, with Rick Rothrock. July 25-26: Wood Carving, the Basics with Stefanie Rocknak. July 25-26: Make Your Own Sundial, with Rick Rothrock. July 27-31: Stone Carving for Women, with Nora Valdez..


Fletcher Farm

611 Route 103 S., Ludlow, 802 228-8770

June 27-30: Fantasy Felting. July 6-8: Tatting 101/102. July 6-8: Stained Glass. July 9-12: Fabulous Fibers Working with Wool. July 11-12: Designing Heirloom Rugs. July 11-12: Wool on Wool Applique – Playful Paisleys. July 11-12: Chair Canning. July 11-13: Experience Enameling. July 11-17: Quilters Choice. July 13: Shabby Chic Heart Collage. July 13-17: Introduction to Silversmithing. July 13-15: Adult Hand Building Clay and Wheel Throwing. July 14-15: Crazy Quilt Square. July 16: Silk Ribbon Embroidery. July 17: Crazy Quilt Tissue Case. July 18: Hypertufa for the Garden. July 18: Wild Crochet Without Patterns. July 18-19: Classic American Baskets. July 18-19: Warping the Loom, A Review. July 20-24: Mandalas – Wheels of Color. July 19: Trellisses for the Garden. July 20-24: Introduction to Weaving and Open Studio. July 25-26: Dyeing To Nuno Felted Scarves. July 27-31: Textile Paint Extravaganza. July 27-31: Silver Fabrication Workshop for all Levels & Ages. July 27-31: Weaving with Rags: Rugs Bags, Mats. July 30-31: Making Fabric Pottery.


Gallery at the VAULT

68 Main St, Springfield, 802 885-7111

May 9: Star Earrings, with Kathy Snyder. Make antique beaded earrings by dezeling a Swarovski chaton stone.


InView Center for the Arts at Landgrove Inn

132 Landgrove Rd, Landgrove, 802 824-6673
May 13-15: Figures in Oils & Pastels, Aline Ordman. June 8-11: Watercolors Workshop, Carol Carter. June 15-18: Portraits in Watercolors, Ted Nuttall. June 23-25: Watercolors Workshop, Annelein Beukenkamp, Bold Strokes, Bright Colors, Fantastic Florals. July 6-10: Watercolors Workshop, Eric Wiegardt, Composition: Creating an Area of Dominance. July 15-18: Watercolor Workshop, Alvaro Castagnet. July 20-23: Watercolors & Yoga, Margie Samuels, Find Your Creative Soul in Vermont. July 25-26: Watercolors Workshop, Margie Samuels. July 27-30: Pastel Workshop, Robert Carsten. Aug 3-7: Watercolors Workshop, Tony Van Hasselt, The Rural Landscape of Vermont.


River Gallery School

32 Main St, Brattleboro, 802 257-1577

May 30: Life Drawing Half Marathon. June 6: Printmaking and Encaustics Fusion Intensive. June 14: Sequencing. June 21: Pastels: Waterfalls and Streams.


Rock River Studio

362 Dover Rd, S. Newfane, 802 348-7440

Ongoing: Rock River Studio offers workshops in Visual Memoir, Sequence Painting, Design Boot Camp, Pinhole Photography, Cyanotype, and Digital Printmaking. See the Web site for more info.


Southern Vermont Arts Center, Yester House Gallery

West Rd, Manchester

10a to 5p, Tues-Sat, 12 to 5p, Sun, 802 362-2522, 362-1405

Ongoing: The Southern Vermont Arts Center’s Adult Art Workshops offer an invigorating lineup of classes featuring a variety of artist-instructors who bring to the studio a wide perspective of artistic style and technique. Daily thru Oct: SVAC Open Studio En Plein Air. May-Sept: SVAC Open Studio. Tuesdays thru June: Spring Series: Figure Drawing Open Studio. June 8, 15, 22, 29: Beginning Watercolor. June 13-14: Landscape into Abstraction. June 17: Floral Still Life. June 23-25: Beauty of Abstraction. June 27-28: Landscapes in Watercolor. July 7-10: Sculpture Elements in 3D. July 10-11: Painting Water in the Watercolor Medium. July 14-17: Creating Realism in Pastel. July 17-19: Painting in the Wonder of Vermont: A Plein Air Workshop. July 18-19: Painting with Water Mixable Oils. July 21-25: Oil Floral Still Life.


The Stone Trust Workshops, 802 380-9550

May 9-10: Two Day Outdoor Workshop. Two day workshops offer more hands on time working with stone, and more time for questions about participants individual projects. May 23: Women’s One Day Indoor. Attendees are encouraged to bring photos/drawings of their own work or plans, and we will review and discuss the techniques learned as they relate to their projects. June 21: Father’s Day Workshop.  This workshop is open to everyone (with a shout out to all the fathers) Ongoing: Established in southern Vermont in 2010, The Stone Trust seeks to preserve and advance the art and craft of dry stone walling.  We do this through an expanding program of educational events and outreach projects. The Stone Trust is a multifaceted resource engaged in preserving the natural use of plentiful stone in simple, gratifying ways.



Vermont Jazz Center

72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro, 802-254-9088

Aug 9-15: VJC’s Summer Jazz Workshops, with trumpeter Ingrid Jensen. Classes include 5 levels of theory and master classes. Ongoing: Inside Jazz, Music Literacy, Youth Rock Band, Women’s Swing Vocal Ensemble, Latin Jazz Ensemble, BeBop Ensemble and Youth Ensemble workshops. Also check out the Jam sessions every Wednesday night from 8-10p.


Vermont Studio Center

80 Pearl St, Johnson, 802 635-8548

Ongoing: Lectures by visiting artists and writers take place several times per month at the Vermont Studio Center. See a full schedule at their Web site. Residencies: Two to 12-week studio residencies for 50 artists and writers per month .


Village Arts of Putney

114 Westminster Rd, Putney, 802 387-8548

May 18: Conscious Painting with Stephanie Birdsall. May 27: Painting the Garden From Life with Kathy Anderson. June 6: Effective Block-ins for Successful Oil & Acrylic Paintings with Tatiana Yanovskaya. July 31: Technique, Composition and using Water-Mixable Oils with Charlie Hunter. Ongoing: Classes will run alternate Tuesday and Saturdays at the Village Arts of Putney barn from 9a-4p and are taught by Hagop (Jack) Keledjian.

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