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About the Instructors

Krissy Catt

Krissy Catt

Ceramics, Children

Krissy Catt has been building her career in clay, with a focus on hand-building, for more than two decades, starting with a B.F.A. from the University of Minnesota. Beside her business, Catt Ceramics, Krissy works in the Edina Schools and with senior adults. Her whimsical figures (some more than five feet tall) are on display in the Art Resources Galleries in International Market Square and at the Galleria. Her teaching style is marked by a depth of patience and a sense of whimsy and fun!

Holly Nelson

Holly Nelson

Drawing, Painting: Oils, Acrylics, or Pastels

Holly Nelson is an experienced artist and teacher. Her award-winning drawings and paintings have been exhibited in more than 50 solo and group exhibitions throughout the Midwest. With a B.F.A. from the University of Minnesota, she has taught art in many venues including community art centers, public schools, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts as well as health care settings such as the Hennepin County Medical Center.

Class Information

The first art session will focus on ceramics. Four of these classes will be held at the MCFA in Minnetonka and four classes will be held at Hammer Residences in Wayzata. Classes will be held on Thursday nights from January 9 to February 27.

The second art session will focus on drawing and painting. Four of these classes will be held at the MCFA in Minnetonka and four classes will be held at Hammer Residences in Wayzata. Classes will be held on Thursday nights from March 5 to April 23.

There will be a final art exhibit in May 2020 for the artists to showcase their finished artwork projects and the public will be invited. To learn more about the event visit Hammer.org.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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