Continuing Education Blog

PNCA offers evening and weekend classes for adults and young people. For adults we offer courses in art, craft, and design, as well as professional development classes. For children we have Saturday classes during the school year and week-long camps during the summer. In addition to our regular teen classes, we also offer immersive summer Pre-College Studios. Our blog below gives you an idea of some of the goings on, and you can see our full course catalogue online here.

PNCA Encaustic Studio

Kindra Crick, Empathy Molecule II, 2013

PNCA’s Gallery 214 exhibits through July 23 the creations of participants in PNCA’s Encaustic Studio that in past years has offered community artists a peer environment for exploring the encaustic medium and for critical peer dialogue about personal artistic practice.

The encaustic studio also offers opportunities to study with leading contemporary artists working in this medium. Recent master-workshops at PNCA have been Facilitated by visiting artists Timothy McDowell, Lisa Pressman, Mark Rediske, Andrea Schwartz-Feit and Nicholas Wilton.

Encaustic painting education at pnca started two decades ago under the leadership of former faculty member jef gunn and provost emeritus greg ware. Since 2011, Claudia Hollister has led the encaustic studio.

The image is provided courtesy of Kindra Crick, Empathy Molecule II, Encaustic Mixed Media, 2013.

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