Paint, Paper & Pen

Summer 2021 Registration

Registration Begins Tuesday, May 4 at 7:00 a.m.

Programs are filled on a first-pay, first-served basis, preregistration by the published deadline is required. Payment can be made by credit or debit card by phone or by check or cash in person. Online Registration also available. All classes are subject to 6.5% sales tax. Please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center for more information at 626-7081.

An introduction to the visual language of abstraction through the explorations of point, line, circles, and primary colors; the primary basis used to express music, nature, architecture, and times. This course will focus on observations of our surroundings and exploratory emotional responses, without being tied to a recognizable subject matter, towards fully abstract compositions. Ages 12 and up.
Activity #213610
Date: Wednesday, June 23
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jay Hopkins
Fee: $14.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: June 17
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/12

Story telling at its best! Inspired by our surroundings, through observations and life experiences to create both representative and non-objective artworks. This class focuses on gouache paint, techniques, color mixing, and mixed media. Ages 16 and up.
Activity #213900
Date: Friday, June 25
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jay Hopkins
Fee: $26.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: June 22
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/12

Private, semi-private, and group lessons from professionally trained advanced level artists and educators, will be offered in Acrylics, Drawing, Oil Painting, Pottery, Sculpture, Watercolor, and many other artistic media. Lessons will be held in designated ARCC studios, during business hours when space is available. Private lessons are available for participants ages 16 and up pending chosen field of study, and ages 18 and up for Glasswork, Electroforming and Metal Work. Participant may be under 16, pending instructor approval and availability. If there is an artistic media not listed that you are interested in or have further questions, please call the ARCC at (605) 626-7081.
Fee: $30.00 per one-hour private lesson (for groups of 2+ please add $7.50 per additional person) Varies pending chosen field of study, does not include supplies.
Registration: Call the ARCC at (605) 626-7081

  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center

    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7081
    Fax: 605-626-7989

How to Register:

  • In Person: ARCC       225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7081