Locals' Clubs

Photography, Painting & Drawing, Sculpture & Ceramics

Anderson Ranch Arts Center offers an exciting new way to learn from our expert staff, create work in our studios and be part of the art-making community here at the Ranch:


Join one of our Locals’ Clubs!



Locals’ Photography Circle

The Photography Circle welcomes all who have an interest in photography and lens-based media regardless of their level of expertise. We further our understanding of photography as a visual language and art form through photographic presentations, discussions and portfolio reviews. We invite you to join us!

Upcoming Dates for Fall 2018:

November 6 | 3 – 5PM
December 4 | 3 – 5PM

Please contact Ben Timpson, Studio Coordinator of Photography & New Media, to RSVP or for more information at btimpson@andersonranch.org



Locals’ Sketch Club

Anderson Ranch Arts Center’s Painting & Drawing department invites you to join our Sketch Club. The group meets once per month to draw from a still life, landscape or from source materials like personal photographs. We focus on basic drawing concerns including composition, line, value and subject matter while having fun honing our skills and creating original drawings. Students use graphite, charcoal, pastels, watercolor/ink, collage materials and any other tools with which they choose to draw. Enjoy the Ranch setting and getting your hands dirty while broadening your drawing experience. All skill levels are welcome.Tea and coffee served.

Meetings take place in the wood loft on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:00 AM -12:00 PM

RSVP and more information at lpeterson@andersonranch.org

Upcoming Dates for Fall 2018:

November 6 | 10AM – 12PM
December 4 | 10AM – 12PM



“Circle of Fire” Kiln Firings

Local ceramic artists and potters are invited to fire work with the Anderson Ranch team in the Ranch’s own incredible wood kilns. Pottery and sculptures need to be made of high fire stoneware and porcelain clays. The glazing can happen with Ranch glazes the day before the loading. Our Studio Coordinator of Ceramics, Louise Deroualle will plan, load and coordinate the firings in our V6 wood/soda kiln.

Cost: $250 per firing, split among the participants

Schedule: Once a month starting in October, check back for list of dates, dates are subject to change*

Please contact Louise Deroualle to sign up for more information at lderoualle@andersonranch.org

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