Art Classes at Red Dot 

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Clay Classes with Scott Bennett

 Scott received a Masters of Fine Art in Ceramics at Ohio State University. He has over 30 years of experience as an artist, and has exhibited his ceramic sculpture at galleries, museums, and art centers around the country. 

 

Oil Painting and Drawing Classes with Dori DeCamillis

Dori received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Colorado in Boulder. She has over 30 years painting experience and has exhibited in galleries and museums all over the United States, including solo shows at the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Mobile Museum of Art, and the Huntsville Museum of Art.

Kid Art Class

Annabelle has taught adults and kids at Red Dot, and offers a portrait class for experienced adult painters. She won the national Scholastic Art and Writing Award twice, the YoungArts prize, and several Alabama State awards. Her work has been exhibited at the National Board of Education in DC for two years, The AEIVA Art Center at UAB, The Kennedy Center in NY, and the Miami Museum of Art. She has done commission work for the Birmingham Zoo and other public spaces and private collectors.
 

 

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Natalie Smith, lovely oil painting student.

Natalie Smith, lovely oil painting student.

Fresh pots drying outside the gallery during an evening class.

Fresh pots drying outside the gallery during an evening class.

Another full painting and drawing class. Yes, everyone is focused on their work, but some jolly good camaraderie develops, too.

Another full painting and drawing class. Yes, everyone is focused on their work, but some jolly good camaraderie develops, too.

The clay studio boasts 8 wheels for throwing. Scott's helping out in the center (in the plaid shorts.)

The clay studio boasts 8 wheels for throwing. Scott's helping out in the center (in the plaid shorts.)

Nancy Stein's tomatoes looking ripe and real. 

Nancy Stein's tomatoes looking ripe and real. 

Scott glazing the pieces of a future ceramic wall-hainging.

Scott glazing the pieces of a future ceramic wall-hainging.

Anyone who's taken a class at Red Dot will tell you we have an awfully good time. 

Anyone who's taken a class at Red Dot will tell you we have an awfully good time. 

Hand-building in the clay room. We do teach brand new beginners, but 3 of the people shown have advanced degrees in art. 

Hand-building in the clay room. We do teach brand new beginners, but 3 of the people shown have advanced degrees in art. 

Throwing pots in clay class, Scott helping.

Throwing pots in clay class, Scott helping.

Adults young and old(er) enjoy a full painting and drawing class. Students can also use a standing easel. 

Adults young and old(er) enjoy a full painting and drawing class. Students can also use a standing easel.