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Huss Center for Recovery

2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
612-872-2050

January 2014

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January 17, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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August 2014

Artability – Acrylics: Creative Expression

August 22, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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In this workshop, the instructor will guide participants in exploring and developing personal creativity with acrylic paint. With an emphasis on personal expression, each student will identify ideas and techniques for creating and completing their own expressionistic painting. Supplies are provided. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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Artability – Acrylics: Creative Expression

August 23, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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In this workshop, the instructor will guide participants in exploring and developing personal creativity with acrylic paint. With an emphasis on personal expression, each student will identify ideas and techniques for creating and completing their own expressionistic painting. Supplies are provided. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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Artability – Framing Workshop for Artability Show & Sale Submissions

August 23, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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We will provide assistance with matting and framing artwork which artists wish to submit for the 2014 Artability Show & Sale. Artists may bring their own supplies and materials if they wish. We will have a variety of mat board colors available to choose from and will have some frames and framing supplies such as eye hooks and wire. Supplies are very limited. Please be sure to pre-register for this workshop. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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September 2014

Artability – Mosaics

September 4, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Mosaic is the art of creating images with an assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials. In this workshop, you will learn the basics to mosaic tiling and use your tools and tesserae to create a pattern or picture. Supplies are provided. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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Artability – Watercolor Painting: A Landscape Study

September 6, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Teaching artist Michael Conroy will lead participants in an exploration of landscapes using watercolor paints. Participating artists will have the freedom to experiment with watercolor painting in a relaxed environment that supports creativity and learning through experience. The workshop instructor will demonstrate various watercolor painting techniques while working with the group to help them create their own work. Visual examples of completed watercolor works will be available for the group to use as examples. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops…

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Artability – Explore Free Writing

September 8, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Writer Jordan Budke will lead participants in free writing exercises. Free writing can be a great introduction to writing creatively, developing your own poetry, and non-fiction writing. Each participant will be given their own composition notebook to use both during workshops and outside of class when they feel inspired to write. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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Artability – Acrylics: A Still Life Study (Part 1)

September 13, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Teaching artist Gail Harbeck will lead participants in a still life study using acrylics and integrating expressionistic principles. Participants in this two-part workshop will have an opportunity to learn more about what expressionistic painting is; how to apply basic techniques for holding and using a paintbrush; and how to apply knowledge of balance, variation, scale/proportion, dominance, similarity and contrast. Participants also will synthesize discussions, demonstrations and examples in producing two compositional sketches. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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Artability – Explore Free Writing

September 15, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Writer Jordan Budke will lead participants in free writing exercises. Free writing can be a great introduction to writing creatively, developing your own poetry, and non-fiction writing. Each participant will be given their own composition notebook to use both during workshops and outside of class when they feel inspired to write. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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Artability – Self-Portraits (Part 1)

September 18, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Teaching artist Corliyn Wagner will lead participants in a self-portrait study in a medium of their choosing, including pencil, charcoal, acrylic or watercolors paints and oil pastels. All supplies are provided, but participants are welcome and encouraged to bring photos of themselves to use as reference for their self-portrait. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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Artability – Acrylics: A Still Life Study (Part 2)

September 20, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Teaching artist Gail Harbeck will lead participants in a still life study using acrylics and integrating expressionistic principles. Participants in this two-part workshop will have an opportunity to learn more about what expressionistic painting is; how to apply basic techniques for holding and using a paintbrush; and how to apply knowledge of balance, variation, scale/proportion, dominance, similarity and contrast. Participants also will synthesize discussions, demonstrations and examples in producing two compositional sketches. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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Artability – Self-Portraits (Part 2)

September 25, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Teaching artist Corliyn Wagner will lead participants in a self-portrait study in a medium of their choosing, including pencil, charcoal, acrylic or watercolors paints and oil pastels. All supplies are provided, but participants are welcome and encouraged to bring photos of themselves to use as reference for their self-portrait. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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Artability – Pop-Conceptual Art: A Painting Workshop

September 26, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Teaching artist Michael Conroy will lead this workshop where the group will explore a unique blend of conceptual art and elements of pop art. Mike has developed his conceptual pop art painting style over the years with studies on landscape, still life and other motifs. Mike will have examples of his work for participating artists to view during the workshop. Participants will be painting in either acrylic or watercolor. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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Artability – Acrylics: A Still Life Study

September 27, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Teaching artist Gail Harbeck will lead participants in a still life study using acrylics and integrating expressionistic principles. Participants in this workshop will have an opportunity to learn more about what expressionistic painting is; how to apply basic techniques for holding and using a paintbrush; and how to apply knowledge of balance, variation, scale/proportion, dominance, similarity and contrast. Participants also will synthesize discussions, demonstrations and examples in producing two compositional sketches. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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October 2014

Artability – Exploring Landscape Paintings

October 3, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Teaching artist Mike Conroy will lead an educational and inspirational compare-and-contrast study of prominent landscape works by artists from three different eras. Monet, Carot and Cezzane bring unique styles and perspectives to the landscape, and their works have inspired millions throughout the ages. Join us for this unique workshop! All supplies are provided. ASL interpretation is available for all workshops upon request.

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Artability – Charcoal Fundamentals

October 4, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Teaching artist Mike Conroy will lead participants in an exploration of charcoal as a medium. Charcoal can be an intimidating medium to work with for beginners and those who haven’t had a lot of experience with it- mostly because the powdery material can make quite a mess when uncontrolled. The group will discuss the various forms charcoal can be found in, values charcoal offers, and how to control the medium using basic drawing tools and techniques. Participants will be provided with…

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February 2015

Artability Workshop – Watercolors

February 3, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until February 5, 2015

Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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This is a two part workshop. Come to this class and learn watercolor techniques: how to use paint and color by mixing paint and adding water to create memorable works. As you learn, you will motivate yourself as you see improvements with each painting you are able to do. Interaction between teacher and student is encouraged.

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April 2016

Clinical & Training Services – Huss Center for Recovery Tour

April 21, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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The Huss Center for Recovery is an innovative treatment program for adult men and women with co-occurring chemical dependency issues and mental illness. The program offers a full spectrum of services including inpatient, intensive outpatient, continuing care and concerned persons group. Our person-centered treatment services provide an integrated, interdisciplinary approach that links psychological, biological, and social factors to assist people in the process of recovery.

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