Job Posting – Executive Director

Edwardsville Art Center
Job Posting
Fine Arts Director – Part Time

We are looking for a Fine Arts Director for our local arts center who will work collectively with a Gallery Assistant, an Executive Board, and volunteers to supervise and unify the operations and mission of the art center; The Edwardsville Arts Center inspires the lives of youth […]

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August 12th – Crazy Collage

Students will be using a variety of unconventional and typical art supplies to make a crazy collage! This will give our students the chance to use their critical thinking skills to create a beautiful artwork from strange materials.

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July 15th – My Best Summer Ever! Painting

Our class will be doing Acrylic on small canvas paintings of the best memory we made this summer.


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July 22nd – Stuffed Animals

Our student will be making a pattern and cutting two identical pieces of fabric to sew together and stuff. We will have felt to cut and glue details as well as buttons, scrap fabric, googly eyes etc. Younger students may glue instead of sewing pattern together.

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July 29th – Felting

Students will be wet felting using wool, soap, and warm water to create landscapes or snakes. Older students may needle felt if they would like to create a 3D felt sculpture.

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August 5th – Scroll Painting

This week our students will use scrolls to create a mixed media painting of a nature scene, a map, or a story they want to tell. Students may choose their media with choices of markers, tempera paint, oil pastel, watercolor paint, and various other media.

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August 19th – Large Portrait Drawing

This Saturday we will be looking at how to draw faces and features. We will be using large paper and the children’s choice of collaging paper, drawing, and painting to create a self-portrait or a portrait of family, friend, or character.

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May 20th – Eric Carle Inspired Market Baskets

Students will paint paper, cut, and collage their own farmer’s market basket including fruits, vegetables, and flowers.

Teacher: Sarah Willig

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May 27th – Art Books

Students will write and illustrate their own books. They may use a variety of materials and can draw, paint, collage, and write their own story into their books.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

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June 3rd – Creating Maps

Students will create a treasure map, a map of an imaginary island, or create their own world. Students will draw in environment details and create a key to show where landmarks are.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

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