Summer Youth Programs


Youth Classes at Rogue Studio


At the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, we provide quality art education to inspire and build life-long interest in the arts. Our art instructors encourage exploration and creativity. We offer classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, cartooning, and more!

Partial scholarships available, call (541) 772-8118 or email for more info!


Family & Friends Art Day

All ages welcome.

Every 2nd Saturday of the month, 12 pm-2 pm

June 11, July 9, & August 13

Come create, explore, and enjoy discovering art at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center the second Saturday of each month. Create interesting art projects in the Rogue Studio and explore our Main, Community, and Members’ Gallery spaces with an art scavenger hunt the whole family will enjoy!  All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Introduction to Sculpture with Kyla Danos

Ages 7-10

Tuesday–Friday, June 21–24, 9 am–12 pm

Young artists will learn the elements and principles of 3-D art by creating several sculpture projects. We will explore a variety of materials including paper, clay, wire, and papier-mâché. Creativity and experimentation will be encouraged.


Intro to Sculpture Registration

Kyla Danos has been teaching art to youth and adults for over 10 years. She has taught at public and private schools and art centers.  Currently, she teaches art to high school students through Oregon Virtual Academy. Kyla holds a Bachelor of Arts in Virtual Arts from Gonzaga University and a Master of Arts in Teacher Education from State University of New York, Online Program.

Fashion Figure with Pravina McClure

Ages 10–15

Tuesday–Friday, June 21–24, 1–4 pm

Students will explore fashion design and illustration in various media – pencil, charcoal, pastels, markers, and watercolor. Students will learn illustration techniques, look at fashion history for influence and trends, create a fashion accessory, and illustrate a mini collection to share with the class. All skill levels are welcome. Basic drawing and math experience are helpful.


Fashion Design Registration

Pravina McClure is a creative classical artist.  She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from California College of the Arts, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Southern Oregon University, and a Certificate of Mastery from Ashland Academy of Arts.  She has taught grades K through 12 and college credit courses.

Hand Printing with Common Craft Supplies with Stefan Wolf

Ages 7–10

Tuesday–Friday, June 28–July 1, 9 am–12 pm

In this class we will use household and found objects to make block printing surfaces. From these block surfaces we will make colorful prints by hand, exploring different techniques and materials along the way.


Hand Printing Registration

Stefan Wolf began drawing from observation at age five and has pursued art ever since. He was introduced to relief block printing through Rogue Gallery classes. Stefan went on to study printmaking at Portland State University.  He was a founding member of the artist in residence at Imago Dei Community. His commissions include large series for Imago Dei Community, Love & Respect NOW, and Peripheral Visions PDX. He works from home without a press.

Introduction to Anime with Robert Arieas

Ages 11–15

Tuesday–Friday, July 19–22, 1–4 pm

We will focus on basic figurative anatomy. Students will learn to draw head and body templates, and tricks and shortcuts to creating original characters in Anime style. We’ll work in pen, pencil, and paint. Bring your own supplies or have materials provided for you.


Anime Registration

Robert Arieas worked at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for eight years. While working there he was exposed to amazing contemporary and classical art. He has taught elementary through high school students for several years. Currently, he works in special education at Crater High School. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in printmaking, drawing, and painting from California State University, Fullerton. He has actively been exhibiting his work for over 20 years.

Animalito Adventures with Sherri Beeler

Ages 7–10

Tuesday–Friday, July 26–29, 9 am–12 pm

Explore the animal world, both real and imaginary, domestic, wild, and whimsical! Each day we will experiment with different mediums including collage, paint, pen, and colored pencil to bring your animal creations to life.


Animalito Registration

Sherri Beeler during Sherri’s 30 year career in teaching, she has taught in SOU’s Summer Academy Program, and is currently an instructor at Logos Public Charter School. Her work has been published in several magazines including Art Journaling, Create with Me, Stamper’s Sampler, and 400 More Ideas.

Clay Sculpture and the Wheel with Shari Craddock

Ages 11–15

Tuesday–Friday, August 2–5, 9 am–12 pm

Young artists will enjoy getting their hands in clay while creating unique cups, plates with pictures glazed into them, and fantasy sculptures. They will also learn to throw pots on the electric wheel. Come delve into clay, the possibilities are endless and the process is great fun!


Clay Registration

Shari Craddock has taught clay art to youth for 40 years. She has taught classes at the San Francisco Museum of Art, Portland Children’s Museum, Southern Oregon University Youth Program, and Willow Wind Community Learning Center in Ashland. She initiated the Art Adventures Program at Portland Children’s Museum. Shari enjoys helping children discover the joys of working with clay!


We add new classes three times a year, winter/spring, summer and fall. Become a member and receive our class catalogue and get the discounted member rate. Partial Scholarships are available! Please call (541) 772-8118 for more information.

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Elementary Arts Outreach Program

The Elementary Arts Outreach Program brings visual arts to 5th grade students by providing access to Rogue Gallery, Rogue Studio, and bringing art instructors to their classrooms for monthly art lessons throughout the school year. Students learn foundational skills in the visual arts, art history and art appreciation. Thanks to the Reed and Carolee Walker Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Anna May Family Foundation, U.S. Bank Foundation, business sponsorship, and individual donor support. Through their support Rogue Gallery & Art Center is able to offer the Elementary Arts Outreach program.

Field Trips & Tours

Bring your class or group to the Rogue Gallery & Art Center for a memorable experience including hands-on art lessons and interactive art exhibition tours- quality education to inspire and build a life-long interest in the arts.

Enjoy exploring all three galleries and making one of a kind works of art guided by Rogue Gallery & Art Center staff! Field Trip tour programs are offered Tuesday through Friday during gallery hours, 10 am to 5 pm. We can customize your experience to meet the needs of your group or school!

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center offers fun-filled, two hour field trips this school year that include:

INTRODUCING ART—Warm welcome and introduction to the world of the visual arts.

EXPLORING ART & ARTISTS—Exciting and stimulating art hunts to explore Main Gallery art exhibits by renowned national and regional artists!

LOOKING DEEPLY—Fun learning opportunities designed to develop creative and critical thinking through looking deeply at original art work.

MAKING ART—Hands-on art activities using high-quality materials in our 1,100 square foot art studio!

Call Rogue Gallery & Art Center at (541) 772-8118 or email us at for more info or to book a time of creativity, fun, and to exposure to the visual arts.