Summer Workshop Series

Registration is open for all summer workshops!

Each summer, CTAC hosts outstanding guest instructors from across Michigan and the United States, bringing top-notch art instruction to Petoskey and Traverse City. Workshops run 1-4 consecutive days. This summer, we're offering two dozen workshops in a variety of media. 

2018 Summer Workshops

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June 11, 2018
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Monday & Tuesday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon and 7:30-10:00 PM on Monday Evening
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Explore the exciting world of art photography with Greg Czarnecki.
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May 21, 2018
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Thursday-Sunday, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Learn techniques for painting quickly and accurately.
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May 25, 2018
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Monday-Thursday, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
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Adult - Adult
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June 19, 2018
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9:30-4:30 with a one hour lunch break; day of field trip we will depart CTAC at 9:00 AM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Only two spots remain! Register by June 19!
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June 09, 2018
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Monday & Tuesday, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Use a fast, loose approach to capture the essence of a scene.
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June 11, 2018
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Wednesday-Friday, 11:30 AM-6:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Learn Kevin's unique approach to "musical painting" while interpreting a Master Impressionist.
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June 27, 2018
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9:30 AM - 4:30 PM with a one hour break for lunch.
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
The perfect class to start using your sketchbook with watercolors!
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June 15, 2018
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9:30-4:30 with a one hour lunch break
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Three day workshop with master silk artist Jamie Kirkell.
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June 16, 2018
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Monday & Tuesday, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Learn the fine art approach of direct observational painting.
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May 25, 2018
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9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Learn shibori and indigo dying while making a scarf or pillow.
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June 26, 2018
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Thursday-Saturday from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Learn to take photos from casual captures to serious artwork.
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June 30, 2018
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Monday-Thursday, 9:00 PM-4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
A comprehensive workshop for beginners and professionals alike.
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July 03, 2018
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Friday-Sunday, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
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Adult - Adult
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July 06, 2018
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Monday & Tuesday, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
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Adult - Adult
Focus on the qualities of light and shadow as the foundation of how we perceive form in space.
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July 09, 2018
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1:00 - 8:00 PM with a one hour break for dinner.
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Learn how to capture the setting sun with watercolors.
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July 08, 2018
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Wednesday & Thursday, 9:30 PM-5:30 PM (with one hour lunch break)
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
How do we communicate the dynamic aspects of our surroundings in paint?
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July 07, 2018
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9:30-4:30 with a one hour lunch break
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Plein Air painting with Suzie Baker
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July 10, 2018
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Friday & Saturday, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Join Heidi Marshall for a fun two-day workshop that demystifies the art of plein air.
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July 20, 2018
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Monday-Wednesday, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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July 20, 2018
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9:00-4:00 with a one hour lunch break
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Learn to paint with a 2018 Paint Grand Traverse Plein Air Painter!
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July 27, 2018
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9:30-4:30 with a one hour lunch break
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Four day workshop with Jane Davies
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August 07, 2018
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Friday, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Experience the joy of free-flowing watercolor painting.
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August 17, 2018
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9:30-4:30 with a one hour lunch break
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Experimental fiber arts
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