Class Information

Artistic Expressions supports creative art programs at two sites: the Dr. Vernon Fanning Center and Indefinite Arts Centre.


Possible mediums for exploration include fibre arts, painting and drawing, hand building and pottery, glass, print making, ceramics, collage, mixed media sculpture, and jewellery.           


We run four semesters a year with 10 to 13 classes per semester. ​Artists are allowed to take one class at a time. Class size is limited to seven artists per instructor.



Dr. Vernon Fanning Center (second floor, Craft Cabin)
722 16 Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta

Artistic Expressions is responsible for all site and program management for up to 12 artists. Fused glass is not available at this location.


Morning class: 10 am to noon
Afternoon class: 1 pm to 3 pm


Indefinite Arts Centre 
8038 Fairmount Drive SE, Calgary, Alberta

We sponsor 35 artists to attend classes with clients of the Indefinite Arts Centre. Please see their website for program details.


Mondays through Friday

Morning class: 10 am to noon

Afternoon class: 1 pm to 3 pm



Class fees are $6 per class (we subsidize program fees for all our artists). Materials are supplied at cost.


Artists are invoiced at the beginning of each semester and fees are pro-rated for late entry. For more information or to register, please phone us at 403 306 0393 (voicemail), fill out our contact form or an application form.


Artists who require significant help in class or help with eating, drinking, medications or toileting must provide their own assistants.

Three of the original Fanning Centre artists: Joan Whitney, Sabina Vas and Tania Hodges, with instructor Eman Salem.

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