Artist Opportunities

The Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department is proud to offer events and opportunities for so many talented people in our community. Click the tabs below to learn more about these opportunities. 

The Leland Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department hosts art markets each year in May and December. These events feature unique, handmade creations from incredible local craftsmen and artists. Vendor applications are accepted on this webpage in March and October.

Holiday Art Market 2021

 

The Leland Cultural Arts Center gallery hosts exhibitions that rotate monthly including two-dimensional and three-dimensional artwork. Local artists are encouraged to apply for both solo and group shows. The LCAC also organizes an annual Instructor Showcase, Youth Art Month exhibit, and LCAC Student Show in the gallery space. 

2022 Gallery Exhibition Schedule

Gallery at the LCAC

 

The Leland Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department welcomes professional, creative people who have experience teaching and a passion for arts, recreation, and anything in between. The department accepts proposals for classes and workshops for all ages twice a year. During those times, the application will be available on this webpage.

Instructor teaching a youth dance class

 

The LCAC Open Studios can be used by any current LCAC student. If you are currently enrolled in an LCAC class, your open studio fee is included in your class registration. Open Studio passes can be purchased by any former drawing, painting, pottery, or stained glass student. See below for information on calendars and pricing.

Dance studioFeaturing a Marley sprung floor, full-length wall mirrors, and ballet barre, the dance studio hosts several classes in dance and yoga. Its wide, spacious interior allows for plenty of movement and has a full stereo system for any audio needs.

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HandbuildingThis is a fully-functioning pottery studio with three Skutt km1027 kilns and a variety of glazes that are mixed in-house. We also have two industrial sinks, three Brent CXC wheels, a slab roller, an extruder, a spray booth, and lots of smaller tools available for use. Generous work space is available for the novice or advanced student, and storage lockers are available for rent.

Pricing:

  • Daily pass: $10
  • Two week pass: $25 for residents/$30 for non-residents
  • 30 day pass: $50 for residents/$60 for non-residents
  • Biannual pass: $300 for residents/$360 for non-residents 
  • Annual pass: $600 for residents/$720 for non-residents 

Please note these passes have limited availability. 

Calendar Handbook

Practice Rooms A and B are equipped for private music practice. Practice Room A features a keyboard that is available for use, while Practice Room B is suitable for any musician bringing their own instrument(s). 

Practice Studio A Calendar  Handbook

Featuring a wide, spacious room with tons of natural lighting, our studio has 15 floor easels, a sink, and standard and youth size tables and chairs. In this room, instructors will conduct classes on many subjects, including but not limited to acrylic, oil, pencil, and other art materials.

Pricing:

  • Daily pass: $10
  • Two week pass: $25 for residents/$30 for non-residents
  • 30 day pass: $50 for residents/$60 for non-residents
  • Biannual pass: $300 for residents/$360 for non-residents 
  • Annual pass: $600 for residents/$720 for non-residents 

Please note these passes have limited availability. 

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The Mixed Media Room is equipped with large work tables and all equipment needed for the beginner or advanced stained glass enthusiast. This room can also be modified for basket weaving, jewelry making, mosaic tiling, and much more.

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The Wheel Studio contains a sink, eight Brent CXC wheels and two accessible wheels, glazes that are mixed in-house, and lots of smaller tools available for use. Generous work space is available for the novice or advanced student, and storage lockers are available for rent.

Pricing:

  • Daily pass: $10
  • Two week pass: $25 for residents/$30 for non-residents
  • 30 day pass: $50 for residents/$60 for non-residents
  • Biannual pass: $300 for residents/$360 for non-residents 
  • Annual pass: $600 for residents/$720 for non-residents 

Please note these passes have limited availability. 

Calendar Handbook

Person using the pottery wheel