Art School Registration Now Open
Winter 2017 - 2018 & Spring 2018
FIA Members may register online, in-person, by mail, or by phone for Winter 2017-2018 classes now. FIA Members receive 20% of regular tuition. Use coupon code MEMBER at checkout to get your discount.
Art School Scholarship Application
Click the link to download the scholarship application. You may fill out the application and drop it off anytime in the art school office, Monday through Friday, 9a to 5p. Don't forget to include the additional documents required when dropping off the application. Be sure to submit your scholarship well before the class you are interested in begins.
Creative Figure Drawing for Teens
Drawing a clothed, live model, students will study the human form and practice depicting its expressive gestures. Manipulating charcoal, chalk pastel or ink wash, students may choose to emphasize anatomy or more loosely represent the idea of what it is to be human.
Sun (1 day) 3/4 11a–5p
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Rachel holds a BFA from the College for Creative Studies and earned an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She exhibits throughout the region.
Heat and Gravity: Beginning Glassblowing
Learn the fundamentals of manipulating molten glass into intentional forms. Students will build a strong understanding of the material and will gain the skills necessary to safely navigate the studio and begin making handblown glass objects.
Tuesdays (7 weeks) 4/10-5/22 1p–4p
Tuesdays (7 weeks) 4/10-5/22 5:30p–8:30p
Wednesdays (7 weeks) 4/11-5/23 10a–1p
Wednesdays (7 weeks) 4/11-5/23 3p–6p
Thursdays (7 weeks) 4/12-5/24 1p–4p
Fridays (7 weeks) 4/13-5/25 1p–4p
Tuition $360 (includes materials and equipment)
Discover the art of glass bead making! Using glass rods and tabletop torches, students will explore the basics of creating glass beads. Please wear cotton clothing and bring writing materials to first class.
Tuesdays (8 weeks) 4/3-5/22 9a–12p
Tuesdays (8 weeks) 4/3-5/22 6p-9p
Thursdays (8 weeks) 4/5-5/24 9a–12p
Thursdays (8 weeks) 4/5-5/24 6p–9p
Tuition $240* (includes materials and equipment)
Anita holds a BA in Art Education from Eastern Michigan University. She taught K-6 in the Lapeer Public Schools for 30 years and exhibits fused and lamp-worked glass throughout the region.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Free and open to the public
The Flint Institute of Arts’ Art School hosts the 7th Annual LEGO Competition on Saturday, May 12, 2018. This is a fun family event that everyone can participate in, observe, and enjoy. The Art School LEGO Competition is a day of events celebrating and encouraging creative play. Free activities include guided LEGO building sessions in the Art School studios led by the Michigan Therapeutic Lego Users Group, open LEGO building in the Art School, LEGO-themed glass blowing demonstrations in the Hot Shop, and a screening of The LEGO Batman Movie in the FIA Theater. For more information visit flintarts.org.
Dr. David Taylor &