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Museum holding adult, kids art workshops

By Staff | Jun 30, 2017

Terry Jelsing is conducting an adult art workshop on plein air or outdoor painting and drawing from 6 to 8 p.m. July 24-28 and Aug. 9. Participants will paint or draw at two locations near Rugby. The first session starts at 6 p.m. July 24 at Prairie Village Museum.

Kids’ Art Workshops are being presented by Tanner Lind will run from July 10 – 14. Children ages 7-9 will learn monotype printing from 10 a.m. to Noon. Children ages 10 12 will use a variety of media, including the museum’s hand-crank letterpress, to create books from 1 to 3 p.m.

The adult workshop is intended for students ages 16 and older with some drawing experience. Documentation by photography also is encouraged. Some works may be finished onsite while others may be started onsite and finished in the studio. The second floor of the museum’s Silva School will be open for use by workshop participants from July 24 through the workshop’s exhibit Aug. 12, a feature of the museum’s annual Village Fair.

Required materials for the adult workshop include pastels; acrylic or oil paint; gesso; canvas board, Masonite, or other support; variety of brushes; paper towels and rags; containers for water; and a sketchbook for notes/ documentation.

Materials for the children’s workshop are included in the registration fee, which is $25 for museum members and $35 for non-members.

Jelsing, who makes his home in Rugby, has presented his summer adult art workshop at Prairie Village Museum for the past several years. A lifelong artist, arts administrator and educator, Jelsing teaches art at Dakota College at Bottineau.

Lind is a senior visual arts student at at North Dakota State University where he’s completed advanced studies in print making. This is the third time he’s taught the museum’s Kids’ Art Workshops.

For more information or to register for classes, contact the museum 701-776-6414.

– Prairie Village Museum

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