~ Classes ~

All classes are held at 117 SW Roosevelt Ave, Bend, OR


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Mondays: Mixers: 1-4 PM; All mediums welcome. Contact Barbara Crislip at barbjc45@yahoo.com.

Tuesdays: Pastels Tuesdays; 10 AM – 2 PM; Contact: Kay Terzian at kaymarie.terzian@gmail.com; 541-388-1706.

Wednesdays: Watercolor 10 - 12PM; CLASS IS FULL, poease contact Jennifer Ware-Kempcke at jenniferware@rocketmail.com

Wednesdays: Mixer Wednesday 1 PM – 4PM; This is a group of artists using mixed media. Contact Jack Bridges at 541-550-7544.

Fridays: Prime Time Artists, 9:30-2:00; Open to any medium. Contact Michelle Oberg: 541-504-0214 at michelleoberg39@gmail.com.


fee based


Members Only

October 13, Noon -1PM - Ana Varas,  PhD in Art History, specializes in tracking community-driven art practices that address pressing socio-political and ecological. Her research aims to understand the different levels in which engaged art operates in relation to aesthetic imperatives, institutional demands, socioeconomic and environmental ramifications, and its political efficacy. She works as the Arts Project Coordinator for Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts & Agriculture (PMRCAA) where she oversees the Artist in Residency program. Operated by the Roundhouse Foundation, PMRCAA is a working ranch that strives to bring together individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures to find creative solutions to unique challenges and foster positive change. Its residency program invites artists, scientists, and scholars to explore nature, land conservation, historic preservation, agriculture, and community building while staying at and contributing to the ranch.  The Roundhouse Foundation supports Oregon rural communities and the creativity, problem-solving, and economic success that fosters positive change for sustained sense of place.

Donation: $3

 For more information about Lunch N Learn or to schedule a presentaton, please contact: Martha Morvec at mmorvec@gmail.com


with Maria Wattier & Mattie Corya-Swanson

Sunday, October 8; 1:00-5 PM. Join Maria  & Mattie for a gathering of women creating and expressing feminine soul wisdom through mixed-media collage. No experience necessary - all levels welcome.  

Cost: $20 plus $17 for journal

Please contact Mattie at swany139@hotmail.com - RSVP required

The mission of Wise Woman Emerging is gathering women in sacred circles, deepening

authentic, elder wisdom, creativity, presence and community.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Maria & Mattie facilitate a gathering to support and encourage women in expressing their creative, wise selves via mixed media journaling. Special journals, along with images, paints, decorative papers, and a variety of ephemera are provided. The workshop begins with a brief mediation to help set the ‘space’ and the afternoon is spent flowing whatever arises into the journal pages. Maria and Mattie are both artists, crones and spiritual directors who also co-facilitate annual women’s retreats.


with Michael Wise

Alternate Tuesdays, October 10 & 24 from 2:30 – 5:00PM AND 5:30 – 8:00PMThese drop-in open studio sessions are designed for oils artists looking to explore and develop skills in oil painting. Mike will provide technical assistance and creative insight to guide students in the painting process. Participants will receive individual instruction time. Each class will begin with a brief lecture/demo, reviewing fundamentals of oil, focusing on color mixing, paint application, brush strokes, and composition. 

Cost: $20/class (SageBrushers Members), $30 (non-Members)

All levels of experience are welcome. 

For more information contact mikewiseart@gmail.com

New Classes!

Fall Color Painting for Everyone” is a series of five classes on Thursday evenings, starting Thursday, September 19, 5:30-8PM. This class will meet every Thursday evening for five weeks, with the last class on October 19, and you can attend all of them or just drop in for one or two. 

Taught by Mike Wise, the classes are designed to provide you with the fundamental skills to paint using Oil or Acrylic paint. Subject matter will center on capturing fall foliage and you’ll learn the basics of brush work, palette knife, color mixing, and composition. 

All skill levels welcome! 


Michael Wise