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Idaho State University’s Department of Art will host young people’s Saturday art studio program

Posted January 27, 2014

Idaho State University’s Department of Art Master of Fine Arts degree graduate students are teaching a 10-week Saturday art class for children from Feb. 1 to April 12. The class will be held in the Idaho State University Fine Arts Room 303.

Children will learn and use different art techniques and mediums including painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture. The class will concentrate on teaching children to express their individual creativity in an art classroom setting and to build their individual artistic talents.

Classes for children ages 5 to 8 will be from 9 to 10:15 a.m. The course fee will be $180. For children ages 9 and up, the sessions will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon and will cost $200.

Each child will be provided with a smock, which is included in the tuition. Students are encouraged to wear casual clothing in order to prevent messes.

Registration will be completed on a first-come, first-serve basis; however, enrollment can be reserved by emailing Enrollment will be open for 15 minutes prior to the start of class on Feb. 1. Cash or check payment must be paid in full on the day of registration, Feb. 1. Class space is limited to 15 students’ ages 5 to 8 and 18 students ages 9 and up.

The class is facilitated by Joanna Cleveland, ISU painting and drawing instructor, and Lori McPherson, current MFA student. For additional information, contact Joanna Cleveland at