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Adult Art Classes

Important Things To Know

  • Class Fees must be paid in full at the time of registration.
  • When applicable (see class descriptions), Model Fees must be paid in full at the time of registration.
  • When applicable (see class descriptions), Materials Fees must be paid in full to the instructor at the time of the first class.
  • Class Fee REFUNDS will only be issued for cancellations received by emailing Drew Kirkpatrick at least one week prior to the start date of the class.

Ongoing Classes

From Life: Weekly Open Drawing Sessions with Model
Moderator: Aja Longi
Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Weekend Workshops

Artistic Development Workshop & Critique
with Leo Neufeld
Saturday, April 22, 1:00 - 5:00pm

Wall Hanging Clay Sculpture
with Jen DePaolo
Saturdays, May 6 & 13, 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Painterly, Colorist Landscape
with Michelle Chrisman
Saturday & Sunday, May 20 & 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Multi-Week Classes

Continuing Experimental Drawing
with Michael Ottersen
Wednesdays, May 31 - July 19, 6:00 - 9:00pm

ArtFix: Independent Study & Weekly Practice for Artists
6-Week Summer Session
Thursdays, May 18 - June 22, 6:00 - 9:00pm


Barbara Grothus

Former Harwood Artist

I remember when the Harwood was a big empty building and Friedje had recruited a few people from the community to brainstorm about what it might become. The art community was large; studio and gallery spaces were limited. A match was made, and as the space filled up, the vision evolved. Albuquerque United Artists had an office, and held exhibitions during the 1990s. In 2000, I collected burned relics from the Cerro Grande fire.The Harwood had a space available, and though I have always had my own studio (OK, those burned things were sooty), I rented a studio there while I worked on some ideas. Eventually, I had two shows about the fire The Harwood also awarded me an exhibition in 2005. That was a true honor. The place has been part of my life for the entire time it has existed as a “home for art and artists.

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