6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
$40 per class or $300 for the entire 8 weeks for museum members
$45 per class or $340 for the entire 8 weeks for non-members
Have you always wanted to learn how to draw? Now's your chance! The Masur Museum and instructor Caroline Youngblood present an 8-week course to enhance creativity and artistic confidence through drawing from direct observation. Register now for "Drawing from Life: An Introduction to Graphite and Charcoal" a class series to be held each Monday evening from 6:00 -9:00 pm beginning February 25 through April 15 at the Masur Museum of Art. The class is designed for adults with no artistic experience but a desire to learn to see like an artist or for artists who would like to strengthen their perceptual skills
Julia Caroline Youngblood grew up surrounded by cotton fields on Breston Plantation, located in Riverton, Louisiana. She attended Louisiana State University where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting, graduating Magna cum Laude. Youngblood pursued graduate work at Syracuse University, New York, and received her Master of Fine Arts degree from Louisiana Tech University with a concentration in Drawing and Painting. Youngblood has teaching experience as instructor of record for beginning watercolor and teaching assistant in numerous courses at the college level. Her work has been included in a multitude of juried and solo exhibitions, including the 2012 "Louisiana Contemporary" at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans. She recently completed a three-month residency at Centre d'Art, Marnay sur Seine, France (CAMAC), funded by an Artist's Career Advancement Grant awarded by Louisiana Division of the Arts.
Masur Museum of Art
The Masur Museum of Art is a division of the Department of Community Affairs, City of Monroe. Exhibitions and educational programs are sponsored by the Twin City Art Foundation. The Masur Museum's mission is to provide a quality visual arts experience through temporary exhibitions, educational programs, and collections management for the citizens of Monroe and the community of Northeast Louisiana.
Programs at the Masur Museum are supported by a grant from the Louisiana State Arts Council through the Louisiana Division of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Programs are also supported by grants from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council; and by the support of corporate and private donors. www.masurmuseum.org