September 13, 2023

Fall Classes at Center For Contemporary Art

FALL ART CLASSES: Ceramic Sculpture is one of the many fall art classes and workshops for adults, teens, and children offered by The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster. Select classes will be offered in a virtual or a hybrid format.

Registration is underway for The Center for Contemporary Art’s (The Center) fall art classes and workshops for adults, teens and children. Select classes will be offered in a virtual or a hybrid format. Classes and workshops are offered for artists with all levels of expertise in a variety of media including oil and acrylic paint, pastel, watercolor, drawing, ceramics, and more.

More than 50 adult classes and workshops will be offered. Classes include Photorealistic Drawing with Oscar Beck, Morning Watercolor with Lena Shiffman, Afternoon Oil Landscape with Gary Godbee, Introduction to Drawing with Oscar Peterson, Evening Painting with Wes Sherman, The Power of Pastels with Andrea Gianchiglia, iPad Drawing and Painting with Jeremie Duval, Chinese Brush Painting with Diana Kung, Ceramic Sculpture with John Reinking, Beginner Wheel Throwing with Lori Pearson, and more. New classes this fall include Introduction to Writing with Jamie Fiore Higgins, Figure Drawing and Sculpting with Oscar Peterson, and ceramics class Beginner Wheel with Jennifer Evans Arbo.

This fall there are many workshops to choose from including Color Theory with Andrea Gianchiglia; Watercolor Autumn Scene with Doris Ettlinger; Palette Knife Impasto with Smriti Sangal; The Art of Mosaics with Donna Conklin; Pysanky Egg Painting with Wendy Hallstrom; Colored Pencil with Andrea Gianchiglia; and ceramic workshops with Jennifer Evans Arbo, Ceramic Ornament Making and Scratching the Surface: Sgraffito; and Masks in Clay with Vanessa Cabezas. In conjunction with the fall exhibition “Kendra: A Celebration of Work by Contemporary Indo-American Artists,” The Center will be offering the workshop, Lippan Art. The Facilitation Experience with Matheny Arts Access workshop will be offered in association with the fall exhibition “Counterpoint: Artists from the Arts Access Program at Matheny.”

Fall classes for children and teens begin September 18. Classes for children ages 5-8 include Mixed Media, Painting In Depth, and Drawing In Depth. Ages 6-8 can learn to work on the wheel and hand building in the Pottery class. Children ages 9-11 have the choice of Mixed Media, Painting In Depth, Drawing In Depth, and Pottery. Intensive classes for teens allow students to dig deeper into the subjects of painting, drawing, and pottery.

Classes will also be offered for children with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs beginning September 18. Students will explore a variety of art projects specifically geared to their interest and ability both in two- and three-dimensional approaches.

The Center for Contemporary Art is located at 2020 Burnt Mills Road in Bedminster. For more information or to register for a class, call (908) 234-2345 or visit