Classes
 
PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration (payment) is required for classes. You may pay with Paypal from this page (even if you don't have an account) or you can call the Arts Council at 704-484-2787 or visit the office to pay. You MUST pay for a class to be considered registered. ALL classes are held at the Arts Council unless otherwise stated. Masks will be worn and social distancing will be enforced.
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Hands-On
Barn Quilt Painting

Class
"Mothers Day Flowers"

May 8th,
9am-2pm

Cathy Taylor

$60 Adult


Description

​​This would make a great "Mom & Me" class or you can come and paint a beautiful flower barn quilt as a surprise for the special Mom in your life! You will learn the art, techniques and history of making Barn Quilts. For this class, you will  be able to choose between several beautiful spring flower patterns. You will learn to layout the pattern on your board, draw and paint the pattern. You will leave with your own Barn Quilt ready for hanging and starting a quilt trail in your neighborhood Plus!  You will leave with the two patterns so you are able to make the second one on your o​​wn.
*Masks will be worn and social distancing will be enforced. 
*Pre-registration (payment) required.

Ages

16+

Class Size Min. 3 - Max. 11
What to Bring Please bring handheld hairdryer, snacks, and lunch if desired. Wear old clothes you can paint in. All other supplies will be provided by the instructor!
About the Artist

After working 50 years, the last 24 being the executive director of a large non-profit, Cathy retired with the goal of learning to play and have fun. After being encouraged by a friend to paint a barn quilt, Cathy was excited about the result and has now painted many barn quilts for her friends and family.

Use paypal or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone.
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
"Sunset Lake"

May 11,
6pm-8pm

Megan Allen

$35 Adult

Description

A beautiful sky reflecting on water! Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen. Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional).
*Masks will be worn and social distancing will be enforced. 
*Pre-registration (payment) required.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 10
What to Bring Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional)
About the Artist

Megan Hoyle Allen grew up in Shelby, NC before attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Studio Art with a concentration in Drawing and Painting. She now is entering her third year of teaching Elementary Art and is serving Jefferson Elementary and James Love Elementary in Shelby. Besides art, her favorite hobbies are sports (volleyball and softball especially) and going to the lake or pool with friends and family.

This class is FULL please call 704-484-2787 to be put on the wait list.
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Hands-On
Barn Quilt Painting

Class

May 29th,
9am-2pm

Cathy Taylor

$60 Adult


Description

​​You will learn the art, techniques and history of making Barn Quilts. For this class, you will  be able to paint a beautiful pinwheel star pattern. You will learn to layout the pattern on your board, draw and paint the pattern. You will leave with your own Barn Quilt ready for hanging and starting a quilt trail in your neighborhood Plus!  You will leave with the two patterns so you are able to make the second one on your o​​wn.
*Masks will be worn and social distancing will be enforced. 
*Pre-registration (payment) required.

Ages

16+

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 11
What to Bring Please bring handheld hairdryer, snacks, and lunch if desired. Wear old clothes you can paint in. All other supplies will be provided by the instructor!
About the Artist

After working 50 years, the last 24 being the executive director of a large non-profit, Cathy retired with the goal of learning to play and have fun. After being encouraged by a friend to paint a barn quilt, Cathy was excited about the result and has now painted many barn quilts for her friends and family.

Use paypal or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone.
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
"Blue Flowers"

June 8,
6pm-8pm

Megan Allen

$35 Adult

Description

A beautiful jar of flowers! Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen. Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional).
*Masks will be worn and social distancing will be enforced. 
*Pre-registration (payment) required.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 10
What to Bring Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional)
About the Artist

Megan Hoyle Allen grew up in Shelby, NC before attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Studio Art with a concentration in Drawing and Painting. She now is entering her third year of teaching Elementary Art and is serving Jefferson Elementary and James Love Elementary in Shelby. Besides art, her favorite hobbies are sports (volleyball and softball especially) and going to the lake or pool with friends and family.

or please call 704-484-2787 to be put on the wait list.
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Hands-On
Barn Quilt Painting

Class

June 26th,
9am-2pm

Cathy Taylor

$60 Adult


Description

​​You will learn the art, techniques and history of making Barn Quilts. For this class, you will  be able to paint a beautiful carpenters star pattern. You will learn to layout the pattern on your board, draw and paint the pattern. You will leave with your own Barn Quilt ready for hanging and starting a quilt trail in your neighborhood Plus!  You will leave with the two patterns so you are able to make the second one on your o​​wn.
*Masks will be worn and social distancing will be enforced. 
*Pre-registration (payment) required.

Ages

16+

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 11
What to Bring Please bring handheld hairdryer, snacks, and lunch if desired. Wear old clothes you can paint in. All other supplies will be provided by the instructor!
About the Artist

After working 50 years, the last 24 being the executive director of a large non-profit, Cathy retired with the goal of learning to play and have fun. After being encouraged by a friend to paint a barn quilt, Cathy was excited about the result and has now painted many barn quilts for her friends and family.

Use paypal or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone.
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
"Beach Sign"

July 13,
6pm-8pm

Megan Allen

$35 Adult

Description

No shoes, no shirt, no problem! Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen. Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional).
*Masks will be worn and social distancing will be enforced. 
*Pre-registration (payment) required.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 10
What to Bring Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional)
About the Artist

Megan Hoyle Allen grew up in Shelby, NC before attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Studio Art with a concentration in Drawing and Painting. She now is entering her third year of teaching Elementary Art and is serving Jefferson Elementary and James Love Elementary in Shelby. Besides art, her favorite hobbies are sports (volleyball and softball especially) and going to the lake or pool with friends and family.

or please call 704-484-2787 to be put on the wait list.
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
"Dandelion"

August 17,
6pm-8pm

Megan Allen

$35 Adult

Description

Make a wish on your very own dandelion! Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen. Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional).
*Masks will be worn and social distancing will be enforced. 
*Pre-registration (payment) required.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 10
What to Bring Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional)
About the Artist

Megan Hoyle Allen grew up in Shelby, NC before attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Studio Art with a concentration in Drawing and Painting. She now is entering her third year of teaching Elementary Art and is serving Jefferson Elementary and James Love Elementary in Shelby. Besides art, her favorite hobbies are sports (volleyball and softball especially) and going to the lake or pool with friends and family.

or please call 704-484-2787 to be put on the wait list.
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
"Red Barn"

Sept 14,
6pm-8pm

Megan Allen

$35 Adult

Description

A red barn just in time for fall! Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen. Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional).
*Masks will be worn and social distancing will be enforced. 
*Pre-registration (payment) required.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 10
What to Bring Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional)
About the Artist

Megan Hoyle Allen grew up in Shelby, NC before attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Studio Art with a concentration in Drawing and Painting. She now is entering her third year of teaching Elementary Art and is serving Jefferson Elementary and James Love Elementary in Shelby. Besides art, her favorite hobbies are sports (volleyball and softball especially) and going to the lake or pool with friends and family.

or please call 704-484-2787 to be put on the wait list.
 
PLEASE NOTE: You may pay with Paypal from this page (even if you don't have an account) or you can call the Arts Council 704-484-2787 or visit the office to pay. You MUST pay for a class to be considered registered.
111 S. Washington Street, Shelby, NC 28150.
 

Class Cancellations/Refund Policy
The Arts Council reserves the right to cancel a class if a minimum enrollment is not attained.  In such instances, previously paid fees will be fully refunded.
Students who need to withdraw from any class should contact the Arts Council at the earliest time possible.  You will receive a refund, less $10.00 service charge per class only when notice is received within a minimum of four (4) business days before the first class meeting.

 

Calling All Artists
Are you interested in teaching art classes at the Cleveland County Arts Council in Shelby, NC?

We are looking for artists interested in teaching art to children or adults. Do you have a fun project, skill or an art form you would like teach others?

The Cleveland County Arts Council offers you the opportunity to design your own class, hours, description and yes, even the price.

The Arts Council will advertise your class on our website, newspaper, e-mail, Facebook, and newsletter, provide the classroom, register students and handle the financial transactions for only $15 - 20.00 per student.

We’d like to offer evening classes during the week and Saturday classes during the year. If you are interested and want us to consider your class, please complete the Instructor Interest Form and submit to Cleveland Arts Council, 111 S. Washington Street, Shelby, NC 28150.

Also, please include a short biography, description of your art and teaching experience and a list of references and telephone numbers.

Please contact us at the Cleveland County Arts Council with any questions. Our telephone number is 704-484-2787 or e-mail info@ccartscouncil.org

 
 
111 S. Washington St., Shelby, NC 28150   -   Phone: 704-484-2787   -   Email: info@ccartscouncil.org