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about ASAP

Our youth are future artists and audience for the arts. The goal of WNAC’s seven month After School Art Program is to offer visual arts education to grades 1-3 and 4-6 using the Nebraska State Standards for Fine Arts Education as a guide.  Students will develop skills to create, present, respond to, and connect art with the human experience.

Through exploration of media—painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, sculpture, applied design, and technology—they will begin to develop an understanding of the principles of art and elements of design, deepening their expressive and critical faculties, honing their art skills, and cultivating their imagination.  Each child will create a portfolio of their work throughout the program and have the opportunity to participate in a gallery exhibit during the month of April.

4:00-5:30 p.m. (Students in each age group attend 4 classes per month)

Mondays - Instructor Larry Delgado
1st - 3rd grades at WNAC in Scottsbluff

Classes start Monday, August 27th, 2018.

Tuesdays - Instructor Rod Clause
4th - 6th grades at WNAC in Scottsbluff

Classes start Tuesday, August 28th, 2018.

registration & cost

Pre-registration for the entire 7 month program is required.  Payment can be made in full for the year or by the month.  Payment is due the first Monday  or first Tuesday class day of each month and is non-refundable once the first registered session for that month has begun. Payment is expected each month regardless of child’s absence.

Each month:     $40.00  WNAC members
                         $50.00  regular price

Price break for 2 or more siblings each month:
                         $35.00  WNAC members
                         $45.00  regular price

SPECIAL: Pre-pay for the entire year and receive 1 month FREE!  Scholarships are available! Contact WNAC.

Drop off/Pick up policy: A parent or care giver must accompany student in the building and out of the building for each class, unless prior arrangements have been made.

Cancellation policy:  If a student will miss a session for any reason, please notify us at 308-632-2226 or email lena@thewnac.com as soon as possible.  If a session is cancelled due to inclement weather, there will not be a make-up class.  If class is cancelled due to instructor illness or other emergency, every attempt will be made to make up the class missed.  Parents will be notified via email as to the make-up date/time.

Refund policy: No refunds after October 1, 2018.

There are many benefits your child will receive by participating in the After-School Art Program. 

 Experts agree: More art, ASAP!

  • “When young people are involved with the arts, something changes in their lives.”  – Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning, 1999, Arts Education Partnership and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.

  • According to Nebraskans for the Arts, students of the arts outperform their non-arts peers on the SAT.

  • Art is a safe venue for children to express their individuality, dreams, and ideas.

  • The National Art & Education Association says that art helps children think globally.  Art exposure of diverse cultures and viewpoints helps children accept differences in their peers and in society.

  • 72% of business leaders say that creativity is the number one skill they are seeking when hiring.  – Americans For the Arts, Ready to Innovate, Lichtenberg, J., Woock, C., & Wright, M. (2008).

Thank you to our generous sponsors!  

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 2017-2018 - ASAP 1st - 3rd grade, instructor Charla Herbert, and volunteer, Sophia Anaya.

2017-2018 - ASAP 1st - 3rd grade, instructor Charla Herbert, and volunteer, Sophia Anaya.

 2017-2018 ASAP 4th - 6th grade, instructor Charla Herbert

2017-2018 ASAP 4th - 6th grade, instructor Charla Herbert

 2017-2018 ASAP 4th -6th grade.

2017-2018 ASAP 4th -6th grade.

 2017-2018 ASAP 1st - 3rd grade.

2017-2018 ASAP 1st - 3rd grade.

Larry Delgado will be teaching the 1st - 3rd graders on Mondays.

Larry Delgado studied art at WNCC with instructors Roy Dorfler & Zia Seever. He attended numerous art seminars & workshops. His artwork has show in venues throughout Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado & is included in private collections. He taught art classes at Lincoln Elementary, & WNAC, private lessons at his studio. Larry is a Past President of the North Platte Valley Artist Guild and has also served on the Board of Directors at WNAC.

Rodney Scott Clause will be teaching the 4th - 6th graders on Tuesdays.

Rodney S. Clause was born in Scottsbluff NE November 13 1957 and graduated from Gering High school in 1976.   In 1995 Clause earned his Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art followed by a Masters of Fine Art in Sculpture with a minor in Ceramics. Fifteen years later Clause returned to college and earned a Bachelors of Science in Art Education K-12.

Teaching experience includes working for the Chilson Recreation Center for 7 years as a Ceramic Instructor for youth and adult classes. While in Loveland CO, Clause also worked in several bronze foundries as a welder, metal chaser and mold maker. Two years teaching studio art classes at Chadron State College which included ceramics, sculpture, glassblowing, drawing, creative crafts and Art for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher. Clause has owned and operated several art galleries and studios and still hasn’t made a dime. But I am still here.