Classes + Workshops

If a class or workshop is marked FULL, please contact lisapohl@concordart.org to be put on the waitlist.

Currently masks are optional in the classroom unless otherwise decided by the teachers and students.

Image: Daphne Confar, Providence Town Hall, 2021

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ONLINE: One-Day BIGGER PICTURE Workshop; THIS SATURDAY, May 21!

Instructor: Lisa Daria Kennedy
Dates: One-Day Workshop Saturday May 21

Single-Day Saturday Online Painting Workshop: Using observational painting as our launching point, we’ll begin this one day intensive with energetic mark making and painting exercises designed to tap into each participant’s personal voice.  The practice...

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IN PERSON: Reading the Lines of the Land 2 SPOTS LEFT!

Instructor: Katherine Downey Miller
Dates: Monday - Friday, June 6 - 10, 10am - 1pm

This workshop is about moving from landscape into abstraction. The idea of landscape to abstraction covers a very broad range. It is very difficult to move one’s thinking towards abstract thinking. Through using the lines...

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IN PERSON: Watercolor Painting from Photographs

Instructor: Richard Denzer
Dates: June 11 + 12, Saturday + Sunday

Overview of watercolor for all levels of artists: A discussion of materials (paper, paint, brushes), composition and drawing, the three basic paint washes, the importance of values, color mixing strategies, masking, dry brush, and all...

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ONLINE: Drawing Summer!

Instructor: Cat Bennett
Dates: Three Day Weekend Workshop: June 17 - June 19, 10am-1pm

In this 3-day weekend workshop, we’ll celebrate Summer by drawing plant life starting with line and moving into shapes and color. We’ll draw from observation as well as memory and imagination. By working with different...

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IN PERSON: The Synergy of Nature and Architecture

Instructor: Janet Schwartz
Dates: One-Day, Friday, June 17

This one-day workshop will bring the complementary relationship between architecture and natural elements to center stage. We will explore how the linear aspects of buildings and structures contrast and complement the organic free-flowing qualities of...

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IN PERSON: Fun and Explorative Collage

Instructor: Alexandra Sheldon
Dates: Five-Day Workshop Sat. June 18 - Wed. June 22, 11a - 3p

“Collage is a particular technique that gets us to loosen up. It is perfect for beginners wanting to jump in and great for seasoned artists needing new ideas or a jumpstart. Many collage materials are...

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IN PERSON: Turkish Paper Marbling; Two-Day Intensive Workshop

Instructor: Cristina Hajosy
Dates: Two Day Weekend Workshop: Sat + Sun June 25 + 26, 12pm-4pm

In this 2-day introduction to “Ebru”, Turkish Paper Marbling, students will explore the range of design potentials in this fascinating decorative art. Every student will have a complete marbling set-up with custom colors and paper...

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IN PERSON: Composition and Color in Still Life Painting

Instructor: Doron Putka
Dates: Two-Day, Workshop Sat, June 25, 10-4pm and Sun, June 26, 12-4pm

In this two-day workshop, we will paint a simple still-life of our choice, preferably in oils. The emphasis will be on composition of large shapes, values and tonal expression. We will start with small color-shapes...

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IN PERSON: Plein Air Painting in Historic Concord Center

Instructor: Charles Shurcliff
Dates: One-Day, Saturday Workshop June 28, 10am-3pm

Come paint outdoors in sun and wind, amid the fresh greens and reds and ochres of spring in one of Concord’s large, natural settings. We will start off painting together – – quick, abbreviated sketches...

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ONLINE: Oil Painting: Self Portrait in a Still Life JUST ADDED!

Instructor: Haley Hasler
Dates: Three Day Weekend Workshop: July 8-10, Fri + Sat 10-2, Sun 12-4

This course is open to all levels. Intermediate and advanced students will build on skills and experience to gain a deeper understanding of the possibilities of oil paint and still life. Beginners are welcome. Participants...

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IN PERSON: Sculptural Painting

Instructor: Adria Arch
Dates: Week-Long Workshop: Mon - Fri, July 11 - 15, 11am - 3pm

In this week-long intensive workshop, we’ll explore the sculptural possibilities of paper, cardboard and lightweight plastic, and then use acrylic paints to see how color can enhance and add meaning to our three dimensional adventures....

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IN PERSON: Plein Air, From Sketches to Finished Piece

Instructor: Emily Passman
Dates: Five-Day, Week-long workshop, July 18 - 22, 10am - 2pm

You want to paint representationally, but with a sketch-like freshness … Set up an easel or drawing-board on your lap on the beautiful patio at Concord Art in Concord Center. The steep hill behind the patio offers a...

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IN PERSON: Watercolor Intensive Workshop

Instructor: Marjorie Glick
Dates: Week-Long Workshop: July 25 - 29, 10am - 3:30pm

Color, as it is used in watercolor and as a tool for expression, will be the focus of this workshop. Through individual mentoring, you will clarify your vision and intent by exploring how you see,...

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IN PERSON: Plein Air Pastel Painting Made Easy

Instructor: Janet Schwartz
Dates: Two-Day Workshop August 3 + 4, 10am - 4pm

IN PERSON Plein Air pastel painting workshop in Historic Concord Center In this 2-day workshop, we will take it outside to paint historic Concord architecture using pastels. Working directly from our surroundings, we will use techniques to...

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IN PERSON: Summer Collage

Instructor: Doron Putka
Dates: Two-Day Workshop August 6 + 7, Sat 10am - 4pm, Sun 12-4pm

Learn how to create collages with very simple materials such as glue and magazine cuttings or any papers that you fancy. Use images from your imagination or other images you love, such as old photos or...

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IN PERSON: Shape + Form: Draw, Paint, Collage & Construct

Instructor: Nancy Gruskin
Dates: Three Day Weekend Workshop: Sept 16-18, Fri + Sat 10:30am - 4pm, Sun 12 - 4pm

We encounter shapes everywhere and all the time. In this weekend workshop, participants will explore shape and form through drawings, paintings, collages, and cardboard constructions. Prior to the workshop, artists will create a personal “diary...

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IN PERSON: Capturing the Light en Plein Air

Instructor: Caleb Stone
Dates: Seven-Week Class Oct 4 - Nov 15, 10am-3pm

Plein Air Painting Class in Historic Concord, MA! Capture the beauty of autumn in Concord while painting outdoors with master plein air painter, Caleb Stone. Colorful specimen trees, Walden Pond and the surrounding woodlands, sweeping...

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