Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Get prepared for a riot of creative chaos! You’ll unleash your imagination, splatter paint, squish clay, and have a blast making beautiful messes while learning the joys of self-expression through art.

  • Age: Ages 8 – 12
  • Session: March 13 – May 22 (11 weeks)
  • Instructor: Melinda Welch
  • Cost: $175/student
  • Class Size: minimum of 7 students registered to run class; no more than 15 students total
  • Class Location: CCAC’s new home (3412 Clifton Ave)
  • Registration Deadline: March 4, 2024

Melinda Welch

Melinda E. Welch earned her Master’s degree and teaching license in Art Education from the University of Cincinnati’s school of Design Architecture, Art and Planning. Melinda’s Masters thesis focused on developing a visual arts curriculum for a community art center.

Melinda’s teaching experience includes Kennedy Heights Art Center, after school art at Pleasant Ridge Montessori, student teaching at Walnut Hills high school, Sherwood Elementary, North Avondale Montessori, and Anderson High School. For ArtsWave, she taught an arts integration curriculum at Bond Hill Elementary. She has completed internships at the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Taft Museum of Art, Manifest Gallery and Prairie Gallery. She was part of a youth community photography program in conjunction with Happen Inc, Prairie Gallery and the Mill Creek Restoration Project.

Melinda is an active and experienced artist who works in ceramics, photography, collage and whatever else strikes her artistic fancy. She and her husband reside in Camp Washington with their two children.