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Mixed Media: Inspired by Robert Rauschenberg NEW!
Mixed media is a fun and exciting way to express yourself! Inspired by the experimental and unique works of legendary mixed-media artist Robert Rauschenberg, come and learn new techniques that combine diverse media like collage, photographic image layering, sculptural painting, and fusion of 2-D and 3-D surfaces in the ever-expanding art of mixed media. Students  are encouraged to bring photos, small objects, postcards, or other materials they might want to integrate into their mixed-media works.

Location: The REC
Instructor: Jessica Olsen
Ages: 18 and up   
June 17-June 24 Saturday 1:30 - 4:30 PM 51604
Fee: $80.00/$90.00

Drawing Without an Eraser NEW!
Unlock your inner artist! For the beginner, expert, and anyone looking for a new way of viewing your world or finding your creative self.  On these beautiful summer evenings, this is an opportunity to get outside, unleash your creativity, and find the magic of the simple pencil! The class will cover: drawing processes including seeing versus knowing, shape consciousness, illusion of light, depth, texture, and study of proportions. You will create: still life, landscape/seascape, figure drawing, free drawing and “invisible” drawings. Students are asked to purchase and bring 9”x12” drawing paper, newsprint, and No. 2 pencils.

Location: The REC
Instructor: Jan Jensen
Ages: 16 and up
July 6-July 20 Thursday 6:30 - 8:00 PM 51607
Fee: $75/$85

"Meet the Artist" Pinhole Camera Photography NEW!
Meet and work with the talented artist Zachary Burns as he teaches students how to make unique photographic images! This class will explore analog photography through building the simplest type of camera, a pinhole camera, and learning one of the oldest methods of printing, the cyanotype. You will learn the principles behind how cameras work, build a camera out of common household materials, and print images from your camera as photographic blueprints called cyanotypes. All materials will be provided for this class.

Location: The REC
Instructor: Zachary Burns
Ages: 16 and up
July 15-July 22 Saturday 1:30 - 4:00 PM 51631
Fee: $90/$95

artrageouslogoSUMMER ArtRageous Art Activities

Look for our fun and creative ArtRageous art making activities at a variety of City of Auburn summer festivals and events below. 

Petpalooza
    May 20 | Saturday | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Game Farm Park
Kids Day
    June 23 | Friday | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM  | Les Gove Park
Summer Sounds and Cinema
    July 28 at Lea Hill Park, August 4 at Sunset Park, and August 11 at Les Gove Park
    Fridays | 6:00 - 8:30 PM  
Kids Summer Stage
    July 12 - August 16 | Wednesdays | Noon | Les Gove Park
AuburnFest
     August 12  |  Saturday  | 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM  | Les Gove Park