Registration must be made online and all fees received at least three business days prior to the class. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Minimum and maximum class size is indicated in the class descriptions. Those needing assistance with online registration should call the museum at 920-733-4089.
-Introductory – students have no prior experience and expect to learn about and explore materials
-Level 1 (Beginner) – students have handled materials previously, but still need basic instruction on technique
-Level 2 (Intermediate) – students have basic techniques down and are looking to stretch their current skills; they will expect to learn more advanced terminology and techniques
-Level 3 (Advanced) – students are proficient in their medium of choice and likely have begun to develop their own style; they are looking to be challenged
Class fees are discounted for museum members. Registrants will be asked to agree with the terms and conditions described in the information sheets provided below during the online registration process.
We recognize that family financial circumstances may sometimes limit the accessibility of art camp
programs for some children and we want to ensure that our classes and camps are open to as many children as possible. For this reason, the Fox Cities Building for the Arts has established a scholarship fund for our Summer Art Camp programs.
2018 Scholarship Application
Please complete form electronically and submit to our Education & Events Coordinator via email or print, complete, and submit (along with letter of referral) to:
Fox Cities Building for the Arts
Attn: Scholarship Committee
111 West College Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911
The Trout Museum of Art is looking for qualified artists and art educators to lead courses throughout the year. Interested instructors should submit a course proposal to the Education Coordinator.
Rachel Cole is a ceramic and print artist from Chicago, Illinois. She is a current senior at Lawrence University, pursuing a degree in Studio Art and Art History. She was an intern with The Trout Museum of Art over the summer of 2018, and had the opportunity to teach a variety of art projects to people of all ages. She is eager to work with students and continue to share her passion for art with the community.
Nate DeRidder is a graduate of Cardinal Stritch University, where he obtained a degree in art education. Having grown up in Appleton, Nate has worked with numerous youth groups, creating artwork and teaching art classes. His time spent studying abroad has given a European flair to some of his work.
Tracey Ellenberg has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is an art director, graphic designer, illustrator and muralist whose work has been recognized nationally by Archive magazine, Print, Art Director's Annual and The One Show as well as being part of private collections. Tracey believes everyone has an artist within and finds great inspiration in helping others express their creativity.
Stephanie Harvey is a Wisconsin visual artist with a passion for promoting the arts in her community. She has a bachelor's degree in Fine Art from UW Oshkosh. Stephanie enjoys the enthusiasm that comes from teaching, exploring, and engaging the community in art. She owns her own photography business, Boomerang Portraits, which specializes in black and white, journalistic, storytelling portraiture of children and families. She teaches at The Trout Museum of Art, local libraries, private parties, and workshops. Find her on Instragram: @stephvanharv
Tyler Hilfrich is an Appleton, Wisconsin artist focusing on sculpture, collage, sound, writing, and collaboration, but works in painting, multimedia, photography, glass, fashion design, and film. Tyler is currently a full time artist and entrepreneur, creating art and events of many expressions in and around the Fox Valley. Influence of his recent art and events include archaeology, language, science, and philosophy of the human body, mind, and spirit. He received a BFA with an emphasis in Printmaking from UW Stout. His current mission is to shake up the Wisconsin culture through art.
Sara Rezin is a kiln-formed glass and jewelry artist, based in Appleton. She designs one-of-a-kind pieces, and has a passion for nature, color, texture and luster. Artist website: www.rezinstudios.com
Laura Schrampfer Champeau is an Appleton-based tattoo and fine artist. She is the owner and operator of AmazInk Tattoos. After attending the Renaissance School of Art in Appleton, Laura went on to study at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Artist website: www.amazinktattoos.com
Jeff Zdrale is a self-taught artist using water color and water-mixable oil in his work. The winner of numerous awards, his work and is exhibited by several galleries in the Fox Valley. In addition to years of teaching students of all ages, Jeff has recently focused on teaching a water color classes for special needs adults in the area.
The Trout Museum of Art
Fox Cities Building for the Arts
111 W. College Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911
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