CULTURED PEARL STUDIO
About Cultured Pearl Studio
Studio sessions are open to high school students and adults. Come with a group or on your own. The Cultured Pearl Studio is a great place to meet new friends. We encourage high school students, young adults, parents and grandparents to create art together. Guests come to connect with family, friends, new friends in a warm, supportive and positive environment.
All experience levels are welcome. Guided instruction translates into the best opportunity for success.
Please note bringing your own mask, following artist safety protocol and respecting social distancing is expected. All participants will have a temperature scan at the entrance. Plexi is set-up between every two tables. Sets of tables are positioned 6 feet apart. Disposable gloves (if needed) and disposable aprons will be provided. Table top surfaces are cleaned for every class.
By registering, you agree to the Registration Guidelines and our Safety Protocol.
UPCOMING STUDIO SESSIONS
SHIMMERING ANGEL PAINTING
December 12, 2020
11:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Karen Strole
Karen Strole spent 35 years in the art classrooms of Aldine and Klein ISD. She taught her last 20 years at nearby Strack Intermediate School and has been sharing her love for art with her students for as long as she can remember. She retired a few years ago and became an active member with the Watercolor Art Society-of Houston, or (WAS-H) and she’s been passionately painting in her home studio ever since.
Watercolor is her current favorite but she enjoys mixed media arts such as clay, sculpture, fiber, calligraphy, drawing, jewelry making, and 3-dimensional crafts. Karen is inspired by decorative floral patterns influenced by Matisse, Van Gogh and Picasso. She loves to study Art History and learn about different styles and methods from the past. Art Museums have always been her favorite when traveling, Texas, California, Mexico, the Mediterranean.
WHIMSICAL SNOWMAN PAINTING
December 12, 2020
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Instructor: Karri Clark
Karri Clark retired from Klein ISD in June 2019 after serving students and teachers for 34 years. She spent 22 years teaching visual art. Karri launched the elementary visual art program in 2007. She enjoyed the creative process of designing an art room, collaborating with architects, teachers and administrators while watching the concept evolve from its inception through the completion of construction.
Karri’s favorite medium is painting with acrylics and watercolors, but also enjoys drawing and working with ceramics. She believes creating art provides opportunities for people to connect and a care-free escape that can make a difference in people’s lives.