Registration for Fourth Quarter 2019 Classes is now closed.

Path with Art classes provide hands-on, dynamic, and informative arts education led by Seattle-based professional Teaching Artists. Our classes are open to individuals of all skill levels, are free to eligible participants, and all materials are provided. The registration form for Quarter 4 classes can be found below the class descriptions.

You must be associated with one of Path with Art's many Partner Organizations to enroll.  Click here to see our eligibility requirements. If you have questions, call 206-601-7112 or email register@pathwithart.org.

Some of our classes involve physical activity. If you have concerns about the kinds of activities a class may present, please call us at 206-601-7112, so we can best accommodate your needs. 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS AND REGISTRATION ARE BELOW:

2019 CLASS Quarters

First Quarter 2019 (completed)
Registration Period: December 24 - Jan 9
Classes Run: January 22 - March 15

Second Quarter 2019 (completed)
Registration Period: April 1 - April 15
Classes Run: April 22 - June 14

Third Quarter 2019
Registration Period: July 9 - July 26th (completed)
Classes Run: August 5 - September 27 

Fourth Quarter 2019
Registration Period: October 1st - October 16th (open)
Classes Run: October 28 - December 20

Collage: Personal and public planets in space

TEACHING ARTIST: Deborah Lawrence
DATES: Tuesdays for 8 weeks from Oct. 29th to Dec. 17th
TIME:  2 - 4 PM
LOCATION: Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Ave.

INFO: Imagine your personal planet. What do you need for survival? What objects, colors, and occupants do you provide to make the perfect environment? We will start with recycled black vinyl LP records. Using printed papers, photos, magazines and layers of acrylic varnish, we will design a round, flat complex world! Completed planet[s] will be mounted on a wall, with a nail through the record’s center hole, so the disc can spin in space. Come learn the skills of mixed media collage!

Accessibility and Parking: Wheelchair ramp and first-floor access. Parking is challenging, using public transit is strongly recommended.

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Painting: found Connections

TEACHING ARTIST: Pamm Hanson
DATES: Tuesdays for 8 weeks from Oct. 29th to Dec. 17th
TIME:  3:00 - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Pratt Fine Arts Center, 1902 S. Main St.

INFO: Have you ever really looked at who is sitting across from you? Learn the proportions of the face, and how to plan a portrait. Using acrylic paint, we will paint portraits of each other. You will learn how to make colors for portraiture and relevant aspects of color theory. Examples will be shown of all the ways artists have painted friends and others. We will be dependent on each other for models during this 8 week class. So please consider if you can make a commitment to show up each week.

Accessibility and Parking: First floor wheelchair access. Free 2-hour street parking.

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The Art of puppets

TEACHING ARTIST: Alex Lee Reed
DATES: Tuesdays for 7 weeks from Nov. 5th to Dec. 17th
TIME:  2:00 - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Seattle Rep Rotunda, 540 Warren Ave.

INFO: Join us for as we embark on a journey of puppets and puppetry! During our time together, we will engage with the history of puppetry and learn about the different types. We will work towards creating our own unique puppets, and by the end of this session, we will devise a storyline and performance with our puppets. No prior experience necessary but come ready to have some fun! This class is a collaboration with Seattle Rep’s Public Works.

Accessibility and Parking: Wheelchair ramp and first-floor access. Parking is challenging, using public transit is strongly recommended.

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A one-Act Drama: Writer’s Track

TEACHING ARTIST: Scott Driscoll
DATES: Wednesdays for 8 weeks from Oct. 30th to Dec. 18th
TIME:  1 - 3 PM
LOCATION: Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave.

INFO: Writers and Actors collaborate in this pair of eight-week courses. Lead by writing teacher, Scott Driscoll, and acting teacher, Nikki Visel, you will learn and practice skills to build a character and structure a story from both a writer’s and an actor’s perspective. Actors and Writers will convene occasionally to collaborate. The result will be a staged drama coproduced by the Writers and Actors.

The writing class will create an original one-act play that will be performed by the acting class. The Writers will develop characters, identify roles, and create the story line for a one-act play using those characters.

Accessibility and Parking: Wheelchair ramps and first-floor access. Street parking generally available.

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A one-act drama: actor’s track

TEACHING ARTIST: Nikki Visel
DATES: Wednesdays for 8 weeks from Oct. 30th to Dec. 18th
TIME:  1:00 - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave.

INFO: Writers and Actors collaborate in this pair of eight-week courses. Lead by writing teacher, Scott Driscoll, and acting teacher, Nikki Visel, you will learn and practice skills to build a character and structure a story from both a writer’s and an actor’s perspective. Actors and Writers will convene occasionally to collaborate. The result will be a staged drama coproduced by the Writers and Actors.

In the acting class, the actors will learn to create a character using clues in the script and improvisation. Actors will embody those characters, deepening their portrayals as they receive more information from the Writers.

Accessibility and Parking: Wheelchair ramps and first-floor access. Street parking generally available.

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Podcast

TEACHING ARTIST: Aaron Zeitlin

DATES: Wednesdays for 8 weeks from Oct. 30th to Dec. 18th
TIME: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Klondike Gold Rush Museum, 319 2nd Ave. S

The art of storytelling is as timeless as human history. In this class, we’ll explore podcasting as a way to share our stories while learning the tools of the trade, including but not limited to how to decide on a topic, interviewing subjects, using recording equipment, and editing. For students who have existing podcasting knowledge, this course will continue exploring our stories, while building upon podcasting skills as we curate episodes to be published and shared.

Accessibility and Parking: Elevator access. Paid street parking and parking lots near the area. Parking is challenging, using public transit is strongly recommended.

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the path with art singers

TEACHING ARTIST: Erica Merritt
DATES: Mondays starting Nov. 4th
TIME:  2:30 - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Octave 9, 200 University St.

INFO: If you love to sing or have always wanted to sing, this is the group for you! Together, we will learn good breathing, vocal warm ups, sing songs of many genres, and have a lot of fun. The choir will also have several opportunities to perform throughout the year. Come sing with us! All experience levels welcome.

Accessibility and Parking: First floor access. Paid street parking and parking lots near the area. Parking is challenging, using public transit is strongly recommended.

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The path with art band

TEACHING ARTIST: Benjamin Bridge and Skuli Gestsson
DATES: Fridays for 8 weeks from Nov. 1st to Dec. 20th
TIME:  3:00 - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Plymouth Church, 1217 6th Ave.

INFO: In Path with Art Band we will collaboratively write, record, and perform original songs. There are opportunities to write lyrics, make music, sing, play or learn to play instruments, and be exposed to the basics of recording using popular software. We will have opportunities to perform for ourselves and audiences. Mostly, we’ll have fun. Come as you are, no experience required. Interest, desire to participate and enthusiasm encouraged.

Accessibility and Parking: First floor access and ramp. Paid street parking and parking lots near the area. Parking is challenging, using public transit is strongly recommended.

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*Priority for all classes is based on prior attendance records, past wait-lists, and new student considerations, not based on when you register within the registration period. If you have any issues with our online form please email us at register@pathwithart.org. Thank you!