VANCOUVER WORKSHOPS for CHILDREN & ADULTS
Suzy's colourful ceramics, sculptures and paintings are exhibited,
published and collected locally and internationally.
"Suzy's approach to teaching and creativity is rooted in a generous spirit,
an uncanny perception of individuals, a joy of life, and a sense of humour
that has made for an excellent workshop, and a release of freedom of
expression for all involved." Dona Nabata
Suzy has been teaching CHILDREN from her charming
Kitsilano Garden Studio & Arts Umbrella since 1990
She offers ADULT workshops from her studio and off-site
workshops to specialty groups,locally and abroad.
Information, images and registration about 2017 “Mia Muse” - Art/Travel to Crete, Athens and Skopelos Island is available "Art workshop in Greece", Greek Gallery section & Contact Page.
Read about Suzy's philosophy here - "The Power of Art to Inspire"
For Children's Art see - Children's Gallery page
SUZY invites you to contact her for new workshop opportunities!!
from Suzy's Kitsilano Studio
ongoing during Fall, Winter and Spring
MON. January 9th - Mar. 6 4:00-5:30 8 classes
Cost: $185 (includes instruction, materials, firings & fun!!)
Mon. April 9th - May 22nd 4:00-5:30 8 classes Register Now!!
Children will EXPRESS their CREATIVITY and EXPLORE an EXCITING Theme
while developing Ceramic Hand Building techniques and surfaces using colourful
glazes and paints!!
ART CAMPS - during Spring & Summer Breaks
"SPRINGTIME IN VANCOUVER" 2017 - 2 One Week Camps
Clay, Drawing & Painting Register Now!!
Session 1: March 13-17th
Session 2: March 20-24th
Mornings - 9:30 - Noon
Afternoons - 1:00 til 3:30
Cost: $185 - half day
$370 - full day - 9:30 til 3:30
"SUMMER IN THE CITY" ART CAMPS - TBA shortly
5 sessions: 1 week/session (as above)
Children will experience the wonders of working with Ceramics, combined with Papier Mache,
Mosaics &/or Drawing and Painting, while exploring an exciting theme!!
"COME CLAY WITH ME.."
Two-DayWorkshops Register Now!!
Day 1 – Create with Clay Day 2 – Surfacing fired Clay
Dates: Ongoing for our group.
Times: Noon - 5pm
After final kiln firing, enjoy Celebratory Wine 'n Cheese Party & take home your creations!!!
Cost: $200 (includes materials, firings, instruction and FUN!)
Clay is a wonderfully expressive material to explore function and sculpture, texture and colour!
It’s a magnificent feeling to start with this sensuous malleable lump of clay and transform it - using your imagination, acquired skills and fire - to create colourful, hand made work of art.
"COME CLAY WITH ME.." (5 classes - ongoing)
Session 1: Jan. 11 - Feb. 8th
Session 2: Feb. 8 - Mar. 8th
Time: 9:30 - noon
Cost: $245 (includes materials, firings, instruction and FUN!!)
"MIA MUSE" 2017- Figurative Ceramics workshop in Skopelos, Greece Register Now!
(see photos in Gallery - Greece Workshops & info on Greek workshop page)
Prelude in Crete/Athens Aug 24-Sept.1
Workshop in Skopleos Sept. 1-16th
SPECIALTY WORKSHOPS upon Request Register Now!
ARTSY BIRTHDAY PARTIES, AGES 6-17
Interested in a Creative festive party taking place in an authentic artist's studio?
Children will create colourful & unique ceramics or paintings on a theme specially
designed to delight your group.
Parents are invited to provide food and/or birthday cake as we celebrate in
Suzy's colourful home amongst her art collection!!
Cost varies with # of children and particular projects.
"ME TOO!!" - Family Ceramic Workshops - Adult(s) and Child(ren)
Share the creative experience with your family and friends in this
workshop designed especially for you!
"Picassiette with Suzette" - Intro to Mosaics
Day 1 - Beginning with "smashing demo" of found/recycled/ collectible objects to be
attached to wood/clay/concrete orsculptural base, transforming Junk to Treasure!
Day 2 - Grout, Finishing, brainstorming future projects
ONGOING at ARTS UMBRELLA - FALL, WINTER & SPRING
Clay Sculpture - Saturdays - 9:30 -4:45 - 4 Classes - 6-19yrs
Contact Arts Umbrella