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CAN-NC Winter Classes

Creative Aging Network is offering 2 painting classes for adults starting in January 2023. 

Building an Acrylic Painting Practice with Jennifer Donley

Tuesdays, starting January 10th through March 28th from 10:00 am-11:30 am at the CAN-NC campus (2400 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27405).

Regular practice is the best way to build skills and gain confidence. Join teaching artist, Jennifer Donley, as she shares her acrylic painting practice every week. Students will complete a small acrylic painting in each session while focusing on a new technique or style. Working mainly from life, students will study color, contrast, light sources and brushwork and watch their painting skills grow! Since we are all always learning, beginners and all levels are welcome! $25 per class or $90/month (includes all supplies and instruction). Register at

Watercolor Mixed Media Series with Mavis Liggett

Tuesdays, starting January 10th through February 28th from 10:00 am-11:30 am at the Trotter Active Adult Center (3906 Betula St, Greensboro, NC 27407).

Start the new year creatively with CAN-NC Teaching Artist Mavis Liggett! Students will learn watercolor painting techniques using both paints and watercolor pencils to create unique works of art based on images supplied by the instructor and/or their own images and imagination. $15 per class or $50 per 4 class series. (This program is offered at a reduced rate thanks to sponsorship from HealthTeam Advantage.)

Series 1: January 10, 17, 24, 31

Series 2: February 7, 14, 21, 28

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About Creative Aging Network-NC

The mission of the Creative Aging Network-NC (CAN-NC) is to provide innovative arts programming and education to enhance the well-being and social connection among older adults throughout North Carolina. The CAN-NC campus, located just 3 miles from downtown Greensboro, NC, serves as a site for intergenerational and multicultural engagement, collaboration and education.

CAN-NC aims to create a healthier, more positive aging experience with creativity as the catalyst. Adult learners of all ability levels are internally motivated and self-directed, and they bring a wealth of knowledge and life experiences to learning. The creative arts give them a platform to share their voice and pass their legacy to the next generation. Our professionally trained teaching artists respect this and encourage incorporating life history into the art-making process whenever possible. CAN-NC fulfills its mission by educating others about the field of creative aging and offering a wide array of creative opportunities to help older adults stay socially, emotionally, and civically engaged.

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For more information:

Kelly Brook Howard, Marketing Coordinator
Creative Aging Network-NC
(336) 303-9963

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