A Program of The Learning Centers at Fairplex

Art Design, Display and Exhibition

The Art Design, Display and Exhibit classes focus on creation, research, exhibition and communication of fine art and design. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for continued study and work in college or in the workplace. Students will explore concepts and build skills that can be applied to contemporary art practice in any field.

Ceramics
Imagine learning about creating art in a real world art center with hands-on education in design, creation and exhibition of art. Students that study in this program learn a variety of techniques in the clay medium. Your introduction to studying art display, design and exhibition will be through the exploration of fundamentals of ceramic materials utilizing slab, coil, and mold making. Students will learn the basic methods of forming, decorating, glazing and firing pottery with an emphasis on use of the potter's wheel. Emphasis will be on developing creative ability.

Spring Classes
Monday & Wednesday 3:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
January 7 – May 30, 2014

Tuesday & Thursday 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
January 7 - May 30, 2014

Class Location: The Learning Center at Fairplex
1101 W. McKinley Ave. Pomona

Visual Design-Commercial Arts
Students will learn all the basic techniques of drawing and painting, including rendering from life, as well as, the imagination. Students will explore a variety of traditional drawing media including pencil, charcoal, conté crayon and ink. After extensive instruction in the elements of art and the principles of design, students will apply newly acquired skills on a variety of projects, often with a commercial, real-world application. Projects will include nature sketching, architectural illustration, lettering and poster design, portraiture and still life. Special attention will be given to the business of art and instruction will include the presentation, exhibition and selling of artwork, with a culminating show at the end of the course.

Spring Classes
Monday & Wednesday 3:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
January 7 – May 30, 2014

Tuesday & Thursday 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
January 7 - May 30, 2012

Class Location: The Learning Center at Fairplex
1101 W. McKinley Ave. Pomona

 

This project is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.