Mar
27
5:30 pm17:30

NEW CLASS STARTING!

Introduction to Drawing 101

Starting on Monday march 27th at 7:30

If you have never drawn before, or feel rusty on your drawing skills, this is the class for you! Students will be taught basic sight reading, handling of media, artistic vocabulary, still life and life drawing, and introduction to perspective. This class is the perfect starting point for all classes in the S.P.Q.R curriculum.  Drawing is the backbone for all art making. If you learn how to draw, everything else will become just a little easier.  Dip your toe in, test the waters, and see if you like making art. 
 

 

Feb
27
Mar 6

NEW CLASSES STARTING!

Introduction to Oil Painting 101

Starting on Monday, February 27th at 5:15 p.m.

Have you always had a curiousity about oil painting? This class is definitely for you! Students will be given an introduction to oil paint and knowledge of how best to utilize this medium, including basic color mixing, still life, life painting, and an introduction to art history. No oil painting experience required, but a basic knowledge of drawing is preferred.

 

Sound Smart at the Museum: Ouroboros

Starting on Monday, February 27th at 7:30 p.m. 

In this facinating lecture-oriented class, instructor Brett Andrus presents a close look at six contemporary American painters -- artists you may have never heard of -- and walks them back through history, examining their artistic genealogy. These riveting art history lectures are fun -- not just a lot of dates -- with a focus on the broader historical and cultural significance to a time periods' art making. The best thing about this class? You will notice a difference in how smart you feel at the museum.  

 

Feb
7
Mar 6

NEW CLASSES STARTING!

Professional Practices and Theories of Art Making

Starting on Tuesday, February 7th at 5:15 p.m.

You've chosen the path of an artist. But how do you feel about the business side of your art? Are you ready for some guidance on taking your art career to the next level? This class is for you! We'll walk through the best ways to develop your portfolio, approach art galleries, promote your repertoire, and navigate other professional aspects of the trade. This class will also cover conceptual art theory and design theory, as well as opening up the eternal artistic question -- why do you do what you do as an artist?

 

Next Step Oil Painting

Starting on Tuesday, February 7th at 7:30 p.m.

This is an advanced course available to those who have taken at least Oil 101. Part critique, part studio class, we'll expand your technique and skill set by focusing on things like portrait painting and catching a likeness. Students work from live models and technology. This class is challenging, but I promise -- it will be rewarding!

Feb
3
5:30 pm17:30

First Friday Experiential Art Opening at S.P.Q.R.

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February's First Friday Experiential Art Opening at S.P.Q.R. Art Space features work by Brett Andrus and painting demonstrations by Brett Andrus, Claire Swinford, Elizabeth Selby and Angela Casale. Come see the new space, mingle, talk art, and enjoy! 5:30 - 11:30 p.m.