Adult Education




Intro to Oil Painting
July 29th – 30th
10am – 5pm

This two-day workshop is still life based and will be facilitated by instructor Sarah Sedwick.  Whether your’e a total beginner, an experienced artist looking to try a new medium, or a painter returning to oils after some time away, this two-day workshop has something for you. Get familiar with oil paint and energize your art making practice with a focus on the fundamentals of loose, realistic painting.

$170 (UVAA Members) | $200 (Non UVAA Members)

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June 28 – August 18

Students interested in exploring making works in clay are sure to benefit from our professional instructors Ted Isto and Barbara D’Andrea who have an extensive art background in ceramics. Additional assistance is available from Samantha Reitenbaugh during open studio time.


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CANCELED for Spring Term.  This six-week figure drawing class will feature nude models and will be facilitated by artist HaDe Honscheid. Participants will engage in the process of drawing from life and critiquing works made in an intimate space where concepts and ideas can emerge and change with relative ease. This studio time is an open environment for imaginative elaboration that is self-driven.
Some supplies will be available to participants.

$50 (UVAA Members) | $60 (Non UVAA Members)

Only 10 spots available!

CANCELED Spring Term
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Payment and Refund Policy: Full payment at time of registration is required. Full refunds will be made in the event that the UVAA has to cancel the workshop or class. Should you need to cancel or change your registration to a different time, there will be a $10 fee as long as the change is made more than a week in advance of the class/workshop. Cancellations made within a week of a class will be given a refund that is 50% of the cost of the class/workshop. We are unable to refund registration fees the day of the class/workshop.
Are you an artist with a great idea for a class or workshop?
Do you have an interest to share your creativity through teaching?We invite you to submit a proposal, synopsis or outline including artistic techniques, project-oriented plans, length of class/workshop, supply list, material and instructors fee to UVAA’s Gallery Director, Sandee McGee via email to


Friends of the Umpqua Valley Arts Association: 

Hallie E. Ford Endowment for Arts in Education of The Oregon Community Foundation, Ed Moorin Trust, Oregon Arts Commission, Dr. John Wm. and Betty Long Unruh Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Betty Long Unruh Arts Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, The Ford Family Foundation, United Commercial Travelers, Cow Creek Band, Arnold Morton, Lory Utz, Richard Worthey and Debbie Kelley, Marie Rasmussen, Umpqua Insurance, Umpqua Bank, Lone Rock Timber, Dawn and Jeffery Thomas.