Mandy Fariello
3 part Series - $120
Thursdays 6-8pm
Sept. 14th, Sept. 28th and Oct. 19th






Wouldn’t you love to find something other than bills and junk in your mailbox? Do you long to do the Mailbox Happy Dance? You have to send good mail to get good mail. As a card carrying member of the International Union of Mail Artists for nearly a decade, Mandy Fariello has sent over 1000 pieces of mail and shown at Ex Postal Facto in San Francisco.

Join Mandy Fariello for a three part series revolving round the wonderful world of mailart.

Layers of Flavor-Mailart101
Thursday September 14, 6-8PM
Make Your Mark-An Introduction to Stamp-Carving
Thursday September 28, 6-8PM
Imagine That!-Exploring Image Transfers
Thursday October 19, 6-8PM
Please contact Mandy directly for sign-up and supply lists-


Katherine Smit
4 week session - $100
Fridays 9am-12pm
Sept. 22-Oct.13, 2017

This popular watercolor class is suitable for the seasoned beginner as well as the advanced student. There will be plenty of encouragement given in a relaxed atmosphere. Each class includes demonstrations and critiques. Sessions will focus on painting from still life and photographs, emphasizing techniques.

To register and arrange payment please contact the instructor directly by emailing her at   Instructor will provide a list of recommended supplies upon sign-up (student is responsible for all supplies unless otherwise specified).




Marcia Ballou
Collage Bar
WORKING WITH PAPER: September 8, 10-4
PAINT BIG: September 11, 10-4
COLLAGE BAR: September 20,10-12
To register please email: 

Too busy to commit to a multi-session art class?  Don't worry, the DAA has you covered!

Brand new this year we're excited to partner with local artists who will be offering one-day workshops at various off-campus locations.  Our first scheduled Pop-Up Studio classes will be held at Marcia Ballou's fabulous collage bar studio in Marshfield, MA.  Join Marcia for any (or ALL!) of these inspirational workshops!



Corded Fabric Bowl

Holly Carpenter
Mondays, Sept. 18th and 25th, 6 - 8 pm
Thursdays, Oct. 12th and 19th, 10 am – 12 pm
2 week session - $60.00*
*To register and arrange payment please contact the instructor directly by emailing her at

Are your sewing notions wandering all around on your sewing table? Make a soft coiled bowl to help control the chaos.

A kit is offered at $35 complete with a fabric pack of mystical blues and purples and all the notions needed to complete the bowl with the exception of thread. A sewing machine that can zigzag and in good working order is needed for this class.

Cane and Wood (Intermediate Level)

Pamela Campbell Smith
Four-Week Class
Wednesdays, Sept. 20 - Oct. 11
Wednesdays, Oct. 18 -Nov. 8 
$345* includes materials for 9"tote with leather handles.
To register and arrange payment please contact instructor directly
Class will be held in the DAA Todd Studio, 2nd floor in the Ellison Center for the Arts

If you have woven baskets before, this class is for you! Pamela and her sister Patty Campbell have been teaching this class for the DAA for 10 years. Many students have asked to come back and make another basket.  This class will offer making a summer tote with leather handles and your initials to embellish the purse! Of course you can make something else and the class fee will be adjusted accordingly. These will be heirlooms for your family and cherished. Class is limited to 5 students.

Farmers Market Tote

Holly Carpenter
Monday, Oct. 2nd, 6-8 pm
Workshop - $30.00*
*To register and arrange payment please contact the instructor directly by emailing her at

Upcycle your old tote with some great fruit and veggie fabrics to make a fun and colorful farmers market tote. A kit is offered at $20 with a canvas tote and all the fabric you need. As with any farmers market, the fruits and veggies will vary as to what is available at the time.


Beach Landscape

Holly Carpenter
Sat. October 14th , 10 – 4pm.

*To register and arrange payment please contact the instr
uctor directly by emailing her at

Capture the magic of the seashore!
This all day workshop you will release your inner quilt artist. Layer sand, dunes, water, and sky to create a peaceful beachscape. Bring a sewing machine in good working order for this class. Pattern is required. Four student minimum.

An introduction to Art Journaling
Mandy Fariello
Thursdays, Nov. 2nd, 16th and 30th. 6-8pm
3 part series - $120*
*To register 
please contact Mandy directly for sign-up and supply lists-

I can hear you now... “I can’t draw. I can’t paint. I’m not artistic.” Art journaling is for everyone! Beginners and experienced art journalers are both welcome in this class.

In this three part series we will create our own journals with painted and collaged pages. We will explore acrylic paints, gelli plates, and other fun art supplies while learning about composition and design.

Join Mandy Fariello for three fun-filled evenings.
Gelli Printing, Starting Journal Construction
Thursday November 2, 6-8PM
Creating Painted Papers with Magazines and Solvents
Thursday November 16, 6-8PM
Putting it All Together-Journal Assembly
Thursday November 30, 6-8PM


IPAD, Tablet, Laptop Protector
Holly Carpenter
Monday Nov. 6th, 6-8 p.m.
*To register and arrange payment please contact the instructor directly by emailing her at

Have a device that could use some protecting? With some pretty fabric, basic quilting, and time to sew, you have all the makings for your device cover. You need a sewing machine in good working order and either a walking foot or free motion foot for this project.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to express an interest in a medium not currently offered!