Kids Summer Art Camps -Registration Open!
Join us this summer at Pikes Peak Artist Collective! Skilled instructor Amanda will be teaching the kids camps ages 6-12. Amanda will be joined by two interns from Colorado College to enable more individual support to each child. Amanda has developed a wide variety of fun topics to choose from including; painting, drawing, sewing, pottery, sculpture, jewelry making, crochet, fabric design, embroidery and more! Classes are no larger than 12 students. Camp price ranges from $40 - $65 Camps time options (for select dates): Monday 9:30-11:30am, 1-3pm Tuesday 1-3, 3:30-4:30 Friday 10-12, 1-3 PLUS! Teen Art Camp Options provided by instructor Rhonda! Camp offerings for Teens coming soon, be on the look out in May 🙂
Give the Gift of an ART Experience this Holiday!
Enjoy Creating w/ Your Family, Friends, Partner or Solo! Adult workshops in painting and pottery. Youth workshops in pottery, drawing, painting and seasonally themed. Also now available; Winter Youth Art Membership for weekly classes. Enjoy the warm, comfortable and supportive environment at Pike Peak Artist Collective. Instructors have a wealth of knowledge in both art and working with people. They work hard to ensure the best experience possible.
Beginners Guide to Oil Painting
Beginners Guide to Oil Painting
Celebrate Fall with Art Workshops for Kids and Adults!
Celebrate Fall with Art Workshops for Kids and Adults!
Summer Camp Offerings Now Available!
YOUTH SUMMER CAMPS Sign your child up for a summer full of art! Camps are held on select Mondays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Fridays 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Sundays 1:00 – 3:00 pm OR unless otherwise noted in the camp description. With our dynamic offerings there is sure to be a fit for your young artist. View Summer Camps Newsletter Sign Up We are always doing new things and thinking of ways to engage with the community to create a positive impact through art. We'd love to stay in touch with you. Please join our monthly newsletter below if you'd like to be in the loop!
The Art of Selecting Art: by Redfin
The Art of Selecting Art: Experts Share Unique Art Pieces for Every Room of the House Art can make any house feel like a home, but sometimes it can be a challenge to find art pieces that speak to you and reflect your design style. With many different art forms, there are some pieces that could fit well with your existing decor and others that may not. If this sounds like a problem you are facing, you’re in luck. We reached out to art experts from Encinitas, CA to Windsor, ON for their best suggestions on unique art pieces to consider for every room in your home. From metal sculptures to metal prints, keep reading to see what they had to say. 1) Show off your style with an oversized piece of art A great way to make your home feel elevated is with an oversized piece of art. A large piece allows you to make a statement, especially if you place it in an area that’s highly trafficked or a meeting point. Keep the middle of the piece at least at eye level so your guests can get a really good look at the detail of your piece. [...]
Now Offering Pottery Date Nights!
Have you ever wanted to create with clay? Join us for a 2 hour class. Students will be provided with an introduction to wheel throwing and hand building techniques. You will have the freedom to create your own clay art that will last a lifetime! All Skill Levels Welcome!
Now offering YOU MORE!
Newly offered art workshops at Pikes Peak Artist Collective. Now offering weekend workshops for kids and adults. More art classes in pottery for adults and youth! Weekends clay workshops! Seasonal kids art workshops! Adult weekend workshops in painting, drawing, mixed media and clay!
July Newsletter – Health and Safety Updates
Health and Safety Updates, plus upcoming clay workshop ideas!
3rd Annual Spring Youth Art Show
Save the date and join us in supporting PPAC's young artists! Outdoor Art Show, Saturday May 22nd 11am-12:30pm.
Youth Summer Camps and Workshops Now Available!
Youth summer camps and workshops open for registration!
Erin’s Recent Mural Creations!
Commissions by Erin Gillespie
Registration for spring workshops with Erin Gillespie available March 4th! Children's summer schedule coming available in March!
Introducing “Tava Adaptive Arts” by Hayley Branch
New special needs art program! A fully inclusive art program taught at PPAC by an experienced SSN instructor.
How to Make a Thanksgiving Wreath
How to make your very own Thanksgiving wreath with nature!
Erin Gillespie Wins Best Artist Of Colorado Springs 2020!
Erin Gillespie painting and drawing teacher at PPAC wins Best Artist of Colorado Springs 2020!
5 Reasons Why Your Child Should be in Art Class
5 reasons why art classes are tremendous for your childs development!
Pottery Classes Have Changed Me
Pottery classes have changed me. Introducing our new blog writer and local ceramic artist Quest.
Children’s Online Art Lessons for May
Pikes Peak Artist Collective is offering online art lessons for children for the month of May.
Colorado Springs Art School; Pikes Peak Artist Collective's April Newsletter
Van Gogh Inspired Art Show
Adults students art show inspired by Van Gogh, taught by Erin Gillespie.
Georgia O’Keeffe Inspired Art Show
Students Art Show inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe, taught by Erin Gillespie
Valentine’s Day Pottery Date Night
Get your Ghost on this Valentine's Day with a clay date night at Pikes Peak Artist Collective! Enjoy complementary homemade food and drink while you create with clay; wheel throwing and hand building.
Floral Valentines Watercolor Workshop
Enjoy the Valentine season by learning watercolor techniques while creating your own unique floral designs. Each student will create two paintings.
Introducing Barbara Dimond
Introducing mixed media artist and workshop teacher Barbara Dimond!
Introduction to Wood Burning Workshop Dec 15th
Wood burning workshop taught by local artist Meg Fuller
Introducing Workshop Teacher Daniel Christie!
Albert Bierstadt opened my eyes to the sublime landscape, and under the tutelage of John Ruskin’s treatises on the subject I dove headlong into landscape painting.
Holiday Art Show and Sale!
Join us in celebrating and supporting our students, teachers and local artists!
Make a Dream Board for 2020!
Come develop a vision for 2020 by creating a dream board to start your year off right.
Introducing Workshop Teacher Erin Gillespie!
I believe that art brings all people together, as it helps us to express ourselves in a necessary, and even therapeutic way.
Introducing workshop teacher Natalie Becker!
My art journey started when I was in graduate school and I took oil painting classes from a local artist in town. I absolutely loved painting!
Introducing Workshop Teacher Elizabeth Hildy
Artist, Teacher, Student of the Arts, I have loved art all of my life! - Elizabeth workshop teacher
Introducing Workshop Teacher Jasmine!
Jasmine Dillavou is an eco-conscious, Boricua mixed media artist. Dillavou investigates identity through the lens of complex cultural visibility and heavy political topics. For her first workshop with PPAC she will be running "Layers; Collage and Assemblage" view our calendar for more information.
Introducing Austin: Monday Evening Artistic Self Discovery (ages 7-14)
My journey to becoming a teacher at PPAC is one of a lifetime. It is wrapped up with my life as an artist, and key parts of my sense of self. -Austin
Aspens on the Ave. Art Event!
Make your own card to take home. Watch demonstrations by other local artists; Corinthia with fibers and Daniel with oil paints.
Introducing Lisa: Tuesday Home School and Friday Adult Painting
I am so happy to teach classes at Pikes Peak Artists Collective. The historic art district and along with the welcoming, lovely studio combine to provide a wonderful environment for learning and creating.
Founder of Studio 101, Rhonda Conn-Parent
20 years ago I started Studio 101 out of my home. It out-grew our home and onto the avenue, becoming a very strong entity in the Old Colorado City business district.
Welcome to Pikes Peak Artist Collective!
I feel so fortunate to live in Colorado Springs. The beauty of the landscape and its community makes it a wonderful place to be inspired, to create and to feel a part of a place.
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