I have been teaching private groups of students since 2005.  Classes have included figurative painting, still life instruction, figurative drawing and portraiture.  And now I'm ready to change things up a bit.  

I am going to offer monthly semi-private classes in the form of a Mentorship.  That is, I will be taking on two intermediate or advanced students at a time.

In these 4-week semi-private (2 students) class, students can work on whatever they choose.  This could be anything from working from a live model (portrait and/or figure) or working from a still-life setup to working on their own studio painting projects using their very own reference materials.  Perhaps a potential student would like to create some preliminary charcoal sketches and then transition to a more finished painting.  There are so many possibilities to explore in this class.  And of course both students would be working independently.   We would begin by discussing and mapping out a plan for the four-week session and attempt to follow a schedule. 

I will be teaching occasional workshops locally and nationally, as well.  

Beginning in April, I will be teaching at our new fine art school Atelier Dojo Austin in Austin, Texas.  Check out our website for details!  Denise Fulton, Karen Offutt and Karen Maness and I are the founders of this new Atelier-style art school.  Its focus will be on contemporary realist figurative art.  We will off a year-round curriculum of drawing and painting classes taught by leading artists in this area, will be hosting quarterly 3-day workshops from masterful artists all over who we believe demonstrate a contemporary realist aesthetic and holding open studio life drawing/painting sessions three times a week.  Log on to our website and become a member now!


Upcoming classes in winter/spring 2018:

April/May Semi-Private Mentorship: Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm at Atelier Dojo Austin.

For more information and/or to apply, click here: https://www.atelierdojo.com/mentors/


Upcoming workshops in 2018:

July 3-Day Figure Painting in Oils: Exploring the Intensity of Color with a Limited Palette at the Academy of Realist Art in Boston.  For more information and/or to register, please click here.  

September 3-Day Portrait Painting in Oils: Exploring the Intensity of Color with a Limited Palette
at Alia El-Bermani Fine Art Studios in Raleigh, North Carolina.  For more information and/or to register, please click here.


**To secure your spot in weekly classes, I ask for a non-refundable $330 deposit.  Two weeks before the first day of class, your balance is due.  

***Because classes are small and some existing students continue to study with me, classes fill up quickly.  I keep a waiting list, so please email me if you are interested in taking a class and/or if you would like detailed information on upcoming classes.