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Welcome to Montserrat College of Art’s Department of Continuing Education.
We provide expert instruction within the visual arts for the North Shore community and beyond. Small program sizes and a supportive environment allow students of all levels a conducive environment to explore, learn new skills and sharpen existing ones.

Please join us to take your art interests to the next level!



September 2019 COURSES

Mixed Media Painting | Fall 2019
Instructor: Maria Malatesta
9/28/2019 – 11/23/2019 (8 sessions, no class 11/9)
Saturdays, 10am – 1pm
Tuition: $325 non-credit only;

Through the use of a variety of traditional and nontraditional media, this class encourages the expression of personal ideas and vision. Students explore the use of many collage materials including papers, photographs, printed materials, maps and found objects… [Read More]


Drawing for BeginnersDrawing for Beginners | Fall 2019
Instructor: Colin McGuire

9/30/2019 – 12/2/2019 (8 sessions; no class Oct 14 or Nov 11)
Mondays, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuition: $325 non-credit only;

Yes, you can draw! In this foundation course, we will explore the basic elements of drawing including line, proportion, relationship, value, contrast, form, and perspective. We will work from still life, room interiors and a model. This class provides…. [Read More]


October 2019 COURSES

 

High School Portfolio Prep | Fall 2019
Instructor: Bonnie Ashmore-Davis
10/5/2019 – 12/7/2019 (8 sessions, no class 11/9)
Saturdays, 10am – 1pm
Tuition: $325 non-credit only;

The High School Portfolio Preparation Course is an intensive experience in art that is offered on Saturdays in both the fall and spring semesters for high school students looking to prepare their art portfolios for the college admissions process… [Read More]


Oil Painting | Fall 2019
10/6/2019 – 12/1/2019 (8 sessions, no class 11/10)
Sundays 11:00am – 2:00pm 
Tuition: $325 non-credit only;

 

In this painting class we will discuss the materials of painting, including supports, brushes, mediums and qualities of paint. Students will practice color mixing, value scales and learn different ways of applying paint. With still life as our subject, we will explore composition, space, color and light…. [Read More]


Figure Drawing | Fall 2019
Instructor: Brett Gamache
10/8/2019 – 12/3/2019 (8 sessions; no class Nov. 26)
Tuesdays, 6 – 9pm
Tuition: $375 non-credit only;

 

This drawing class will use the nude figure as a basis for understanding basic drawing elements such as line, form in space, spatial relationships, light and dark, gesture, and composition. Students will also explore basic anatomy, proportion, and the relationship between the underlying structure… Read More]


Screenprinting | Fall 2019
Instructor: Len Thomas-Vickory
10/8/2019 – 12/3/2019 (8 sessions, no class 11/26)
Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Tuition: $325 non-credit only;

An introduction to screenprinting methods of printmaking using primarily water-based processes and including direct, hand-cut, digital, and photographic stencils. Assignments cover design drawing, color, and printing technique… [Read More]


November 2019 COURSES

 

Video Boot Camp | Fall 2019
Instructor: Erich Archer

11/2/2019-11/3/2019
Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm
Tuition: $220 non-credit only

Video is the most compelling way to tell a story, sell a product, and educate the world. It has become an integral part of every industry. The time to learn critical video skills is NOW. Video Boot Camp is a program designed for non-professionals with an interest in… [Read More]

 

 

Digital Shooting Boot Camp 1 Day Workshop| Fall 2019
Instructor: Sarah Pollman
11/23/2019
Saturday 9:00 – 4:00 pm
Tuition: $130 non-credit only

This one day intensive course will immerse students in the world of digital photography, arming them with the skills necessary to create engaging images. A series of presentations and hands-on exercises will introduce students to the technical components of their DSLR cameras, as well as the visual language of photography… [Read More]


December 2019 COURSES

 

Mixed Media Painting Weekend Workshop | Fall 2019
Instructor: Maria Malatesta
12/7/2019 – 12/8/2019
Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm
Tuition: $220 non-credit only

Through the use of a variety of traditional and non-traditional media, this class encourages the expression of personal ideas and vision. Students explore the use of many collage materials including paper, photographs, books, maps and found objects….. [Read More]