2016 – 2017 SCHOOL YEAR
Attention Home Schoolers!
Children’s day classes start up again August, 2015
(ages 6-11 recommended*)
We offer a day class especially designed for children who are home schooled. To find out more about the program, dates and times, please call 909.792.8435.
CLASSES FILL FAST!! Register early by calling 792-8435 or come by Redlands Art Association Gallery, 215 E. State Street, Redlands
A 72 hour notice prior to the start of the class must be given to the RAA to receive a refund or transfer to a different class.
There will not be a registration confirmation. Students will be notified if the class is cancelled.
Class fees will not be prorated/refunded for missed classes.
* Children must be 6 years old by December 1, 2014.
Scholarship application deadlines: for Afterschool Classes: 1 week before classes begin; for Winter/ Spring/summer Art Camps: 2 weeks before classes begin. Application forms must be picked up at the Redlands Art Association.
Youth Teacher Bios
Suzanne Burke has been a teacher at RAA for 4 years and has coordinated all the Youth Education Classes for the last 2 years. Suzanne studied Art History at San Diego State University and graduated in 1987. She taught Elementary Education for 12 years in both public and private schools. Teaching Art was always a priority in her General Education classroom. Suzanne loves teaching at RAA and bringing Academic and Creative art lessons to the children of Redlands.
Darlene Douthit is a professional caricaturist, portrait artist, cartoonist, demonstrator and teacher. Her formal art education was obtained from Univ. of Redlands, San Bernardino Valley College and Scottsdale Artist School. Darlene was personally instructed by such renowned artists as Robert Abbett, Sam Savitt and the famous cartoonist Charles Schulz. She has been a professional artist since 1978. Darlene was employed as an illustrator and Layout Artist for 10 years and has many commissioned portraits, humorous illustrations and caricatures to her credit worldwide. Her teaching workshops and demonstrations span a career of over 38 years.
Firouzui enjoys sharing her passion for art and art history with the youth of our community. She loves to inspire young artist to be creative, expressive and imaginative. Firouzei earned a BA in Studio Arts and Art History from the College of Charleston and a MA from National University. She holds a California Teaching Credential and enjoys teaching Ceramics and AP Art History at Moreno Valley High School. Firouzei has been a RAA Youth Ed. Teacher since 2007.
Michele Laughlin spent her childhood making objects and drawing with what ever materials could be found. She grew up surrounded by very talented and creative people who have greatly influenced her own artwork. Michele has a Masters Degree from Azusa Pacific University. She taught Art at the High School level for ten years. Currently she teaches at Riverside Community College. Michele loves the opportunity to teach at RAA and for the chance to give back to her community.