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.
ONGOING WORKSHOPS for CHILDREN
Children will EXPRESS their CREATIVITY and EXPLORE an EXCITING Theme while developing Ceramic Hand Building techniques and surfaces using colourful glazes and paints!!
Read about Suzy's philosophy here - "The Power of Art to Inspire"
For Children's Art see - Children's Gallery page
"Clay Days" Ages 6-18yrs Class is FULL
April 10 - June 19th - 11 classes
(cost includes instruction, materials, firings and FUN!!)
NB: FALL & WINTER registration begins Aug. 2019
Session 1: March 18 - 22
Session 2: March 25 - 29
"Summer in the City" Art Camps" REGISTER NOW!!!
4 - one week camps during Summer Holidays Ages 6-18
Session 1: July 15-19th
Session 2: July 29 - Aug. 2
Session 3: Aug. 5-9th
Session 4: Aug. 12-16
Mornings - 9:30 - Noon &/or
Afternoons - 1:00 til 3:30
$185 - half day
$370 - Full day - 9:30 til 3:30
(NB: special offer - 10% discount for referral)
During CAMPS, children will experience the wonders of working with hand built ceramics, alongside painting and mixed media, inspired by an exciting themes!!
"Springtime in Vancouver" Art Camp Register Jan. 2020
2 - one week camps during Spring Break
ONGOING ADULT WORKSHOPS
Clay is for ALL AGES & ALL LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE!
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 works of art.
NEW!! Private Lessons @ Kits Garden studio Register Now!!
Working one on one with Suzy and designed to meet your creative potential!
2 hour minimum - $75/hour (private)
"Come Clay with Me..." Register NOW!
Wednesdays - 5 week sessions - ongoing Sept. - June
As there is room, you can join and continue for 5 sessions
April 3 - June 19th (2 spots available)
Mornings - 9:30 - noon
Cost: $250 (includes materials, firings, instruction and FUN!!)
Sundays - 2 full days - Register with your group to arrange the dates!!
Day 1 – Create with Clay
Day 2 – Surfacing fired Clay
Dates: Ongoing ...
Times: Noon - 5pm
Cost: $250 (includes materials, firings, instruction and FUN!)
After final kiln firing, enjoy Celebratory Wine 'n Cheese Party & take home your creations!!!
stay tuned for Art/Travel workshop to OAXACA, Feb. 6-13th, 2020!!
SUZY invites you to contact her for new workshop opportunities!!
To view Info & images for 2009 - 2017 “Mia Muse” Art/Travel to Skopelos, Athens & Greek Island Preludes see "Art workshop in Greece", Greek Gallery section & Contact Page.
SPECIALTY WORKSHOPS upon Request
Artsy Birthday Parties - too much fun!!
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.
"Family Fun" Ceramic Workshops - Adult(s) & 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 or sculptural base, transforming Junk to Treasure!
Day 2 - Grout, Finishing, brainstorming future projects
ONGOING at ARTS UMBRELLA - FALL, WINTER & SPRING
Clay Sculpture - Saturdays - 9:30 -6:30 - 5 Classes - 6-19yrs
Contact Arts Umbrella