Studio Art Classes

Studio Art Classes

Bring out your inner artist!  Whether you are an art enthusiast, or have untapped artistic ambition, you can feed your creative side at The J!  Stop by the Welcome Desk or call (520) 299-3000 to register for a class. You may also register online at

Tiles with Style

Make colorful mosaic tiles of varied shapes and sizes, and use them to fill a wall niche, to make wall decorations or a
sculptural tile for your garden, or to cover a table or backsplash. Learn techniques for writing on tiles with fluid glazing or carving. Wall mounting techniques will be taught. No previous clay experience necessary. All skill levels welcome. Six, two-hour sessions with Instructor Gerrie Young.

Mondays 5:30-8:30pm
June 12 – July 17
July 24 – August 28
$85 member/ $105
To register, please visit or 520-299-3000.


Anyone Can Draw and Paint
Tuesdays and Fridays • 9:30 a.m.-Noon|
For beginners and  experienced artists. Explore your creative spirit using vari­ous media. Demonstration and instruction at each session, learn to creat art works in the medium of your choice.. Focus on drawing and painting skills, compositions and color theory. Please bring your own supplies and drawing or painting supplies.

Instructor: Murray Keshner
Register at the Welcome Desk or call 299-3000.
$70 members/$80 non-members per four-class card (no expiration date)
No summer sessions in June or July. The course resumes in late August. 


 Clay with Sway
A scheduled day, leaves no room for play.  Join us in this lab setting to improve your clay skills. Experiment with a variety of tools, try new textures, and some interesting flair, work out the kinks, go beyond your knowledge to fine tune your creations. All are welcome.  Material fee $30 due on 1st day of class. Instructor Gerrie Young.
Thursdays, 5:30-8:30
June 1- July 6
July 20- August 24
$85 members, $105 for non-members.
Perlman Studio


Sunday Morning Clay Class
Join us in this clay class to improve or advance what you have learned in other classes such as “Clay with Sway” to the next level, or experiment on a larger scale. You can bring your clay knowledge up to date through practice with forms, tiles, the pottery wheel or sculpture.  This class features a variety of ideas, solvable clay problems and multiple techniques. $30 materials fee due on first day of class. Instructor: Gerrie Young.

Sundays, 9:30 -12:30
June 4- July 23
August 6 – September 10
September 24- October 29
November 12- December 17
$105 / $85 members
Perlman Studio

For more information, please contact Barbara Fenig, Director of Arts & Culture, at or 520-299-3000.

JCC Fine Art Gallery

Sculpture Garden