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Grown-Ups Art Camp 2015

Grown-Ups Art Camp

Grown-Ups Art Camp is an intensive schedule of workshops (day, night, weekday, weekend)—for anyone and everyone—scheduled for June 29 - July 17, 2015. Download the Program or view each workshop separately below. For more information on the instructors, download the "Meet the Instructors" sheet. Register for as many workshops as you want!


Please note that the "FEE" column listed below shows the "member / non-member" price and includes the supply fee, if applicable. Click on the workshop title for more information, or click on the "Register" button to go to the registration site. You may also view all the workshops on the registration site at:

Title Instructor Date & Time Fee Registration
DIY Decorative Papers Theresa Kulstad Monday, June 29, 2-5pm $50 / $60 Canceled
Taking the Fear Out of Writing an Artist Statement Betsy Mead Monday, June 29, 6:30-8:30pm $35 / $45 Canceled
Secrets of the Paper Garden: Paper Flower Crafting Fundamentals Debbie Smith Mezzetta Tuesday, June 30, 10am-1pm $50 / $60 Finished
Secrets of the Paper Garden: Grandiose Paper Rose Debbie Smith Mezzetta Tuesday, June 30, 2-5pm $65 / $75 Canceled
Masters-Inspired Mixed Media Danielle Rush Tuesday, June 30, 6-10pm $75 / $85 Finished
Copper Necklace Kim Joy Wednesday, July 1, 10am-1:30pm $50 / $60 Finished
Nature Journaling: Drawing & Observing Nature Anywhere Margaret Wohler Wednesday, July 1, 3-5pm $40 / $50 Finished
Improv for Creativity Keely Kirk Wednesday, July 1, 6-8pm $35 / $45 Finished
Intro to Wire Jewelry Techniques Tamara Wilkerson Thursday, July 2, 1-4pm $55 / $65 Finished
First Thursday Mix Mash {event} Coordinator Thursday, July 2, 6-9pm $20 Finished
Sketch Crawl {event} Coordinator: Katherine Rand Friday, July 3, 9:30am-1pm $10 / $20 Finished
Playing with Resin Tracy Wilkerson Friday, July 3, 3-6pm $50 / $60 Finished
Intro to Polymer Clay Ken Reed Sunday, July 5, 1-5pm $46 / $56 Maxed out
Dreams Set Sail Jackie Tury Sunday, July 5, 6:30-9:30pm $60 / $70 Canceled
Social Media Basics {event} Panel Discussion Monday, July 6, 2-5pm $10 / $20 Finished
Dynamic Figure Drawing Marcelo Novo Monday, July 6, 7-9pm $50 / $60 Finished
Make an Upcycled Tote Bag Jen Athanas Tuesday, July 7, 1-5pm $55 / $65 Canceled
Make an Upcycled Tote Bag Jen Athanas Tuesday, July 7, 6-10pm $55 / $65 Canceled
Making Glass Boxes Betsy Mead Wednesday, July 8, 1-4pm $55 / $65 Finished
Building Glass (Gingerbread) Houses Betsy Mead Wednesday, July 8, 6-9pm $75 / $85 Finished
Kumihimo Necklace Kim Joy Thursday, July 9, 9:30-1pm $45 / $55 Canceled
Trace Monotype Katherine Rand Thursday, July 9, 2-4pm $41 / $51 Maxed out
Beginning Argentine Tango, Anyone? Marcelo Novo Thursday, July 9, 6-8pm $25 / $35 Canceled
Recycled Bling: Aluminum Can Earrings Barb Boatman Friday, July 10, 10am-12:30pm $55 / $65 Finished
Christmas In July: Recycled Holiday Postcards Barb Boatman Friday, July 10, 2-6pm $75 / $85 Finished
Rueda Salsa Gustavo Friday, July 10, 8-10pm $10 / $15 Finished
Digital Photography Basics Stacy Rausch Saturday, July 11, 10am-3pm $125 / $150 Finished
Creating Texture With Tissue Paper Christine Stoddard Saturday, July 11, 4-7pm $60 / $70 Canceled
Paint Like the Masters: Techniques of Monet, Cezanne & Picasso Leah Symonds Sunday, July 12, 1-4pm $110 / $120 Canceled
Spectrum Arts Seana Gallagher Sunday, July 12, 5:30-8:30pm $32 / $42 Finished
Theater, Mime & Movement David Camero Monday, July 13, 10am-2pm $75 / $85 Canceled
Playing with Resin Tracy Wilkerson Monday, July 13, 3-6pm $50 / $60 Finished
The Frame Game Karen Schmitz Monday, July 13, 7-9pm $40 / $50 Finished
Stained Glass Pendant Kim Joy Tuesday, July 14, 2-5:30pm $45 / $55 Finished
Creative Boost Karen Schmitz Tuesday, July 14, 7-9:30pm $55 / $65 Canceled
Life Drawing: Long Pose Session {event} Coordinator Wednesday, July 15, 6:30-9:30pm $10 / $12 Finished
Intro to Wire Jewelry Techniques Tamara Wilkerson Thursday, July 16, 6-9pm $55 / $65 Finished
Art Supplies Yard Sale - last chance!   Friday, July 17, 12-3pm   Walk-in


When visiting the Del Ray Artisans gallery, parking is available on Mount Vernon or Commonwealth avenues, or in the small parking lot next to the park (lot entrance is on Commonwealth Ave). The facility is handicapped accessible and bathrooms are available. The gallery has a kitchen, including a refrigerator and microwave if needed.


  • You may register online, by mail or at the gallery. Registration must include payment in order for you to be fully registered for the workshop. Any registrations without payment will not reserve your spot in the workshop until payment has been received.
  • If a workshop does not reach the minimum number of students within 3 days of the workshop, it may be cancelled at the Instructor's discretion. If you are already registered (and paid) for a workshop that is cancelled, your whole registration amount will be refunded.
  • If you request to withdraw from a workshop 72 hours or more before the day of the workshop, Del Ray Artisans will refund the Workshop Fee and any Supply Fee minus a 15% processing fee.
  • No refunds will be provided for cancellations less than 72 hours before the day of the workshop.

Questions or Feedback

Contact Grown-Ups Art Camp Coordinator Tracy Wilkerson at or Director of Programs Tamara Wilkerson at

Date: Monday, June 29, 2015
Repeat Type: Daily;Until=7/18/2015 4:00am
Category: Workshop*
Created by: Public Access ( by Office Manager )
Updated: Saturday, July 18, 2015 10:04am EDT
Attachments: None

Supported in part by:
City of AlexandriaAlexandria Commission for the ArtsVirginia Commission for the ArtsNational Endowment for the Arts

Del Ray Artisans gallery
at the Nicholas A. Colasanto Center

2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301-1124
Phone: 703-838-4827 | Directions

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Thursday:  Noon to 6 pm
First Thursday (May-Sep):  Noon to 9 pm
Friday:  Noon to 9 pm
Saturday:  Noon to 9 pm
Sunday:  Noon to 6 pm

Free admission, Open to the public