Upcoming Workshops & Classes at BAA

Introduction to Acrylic Painting with Valerie Jones - Oct 27

Painting from Life with Anne Spoon - Oct 29 - Dec 10

Pumpkin and Turkey Clay Class with Sheetal Kulkarni - Nov. 4

Abstract Painting Workshop with Chris Westfall - November 10

Ongoing Weekly and Monthly Classes

Tuesdays - Fine Art Classes with Valerie Jones

Wednesdays - Open Studio

Thursdays - Watercolor Painting for Beginners with Martha Reyburn

1st Sundays - Life Drawing with Model

Workshops & Classes

"Introduction to Acrylic Painting" - Valerie Jones

Acrylics is a versatile medium that allows you to paint like watercolor or oils without the drying time. Valerie will show you how to do both techniques in this one-day workshop. Paint, brushes, and easels are provided. All you need to bring is a 16" x 20" stretched canvas. Ages: Adults (including high school age).

Valerie teaches by demonstration and frequent interaction with each person. She helps you learn the techniques to see values and contrasts in your own work. Her work can be viewed at www.valeriejonesart.com or Facebook/ValerieJonesArt. All levels welcome from beginner to advanced. Class Time: m Class Dates: Cost: $70

Offered:Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm October 27, 2018
Cost: $70

Register: Online here

"Painting from Life " - Anne Spoon

The successful artist is continually painting still life. Working from life is the fastest way to improve ones skills. The truth of the thing is in the seeing, studying and interpreting that which is before us.

Offered:Mondays 6:00 pm- 8:15pm October 29 - December 10
Cost: $220.00
Adults (including high school age). All levels beginner to advanced

Register: Payment can be made the first night of class.
Anne Spoon is a representational painter working in oil. Born and raised in NY she earned a BFA from the School of Visual Arts. "I have spent the past two decades painting people, places and objects that have a quiet beauty, perhaps seemingly simple, and often overlooked until painted." To see more of her work visit www.annespoon.com or Anne Spoon Art on instagram or facebook.

"Abstract Acrylics" - Chris Westfall

Chris Westfall will teach a one-day Abstract workshop for Acrylics.

Offered: November 10, 2018
Cost: $105 for BAA members

Register: ONLINE SIGNUP HERE or Email bartlesvilleartassociation@gmail.com, to enroll or ask a question.

"Clay Class Pumpkins and Turkeys " - Sheetal Kulkarni

This will be a one-session class where you will learn to transform a slab of clay into beautiful decorative pumpkin and turkey shape small trinket dishes. Once your piece is dry I will glaze fire so you can take it home and enjoy over fall season. Pottery will be functional and food safe, ideal for fall entertaining or for holiday gifts or decor.
Class Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Class Dates: Nov. 5
Cost: $45
All supplies, tools, clay and glaze included.
All levels welcome from beginner to advanced.
All ages high school and older.

Sign up and pay online at onthefence OR by emailing onthefenceart@gmail.com
Sheetal Kulkarni's award-winning work can be seen at Instagram/onthefence

Ongoing Weekly & Monthly Classes


"Fine Art Classes" - Valerie Jones

Valerie Jones teaches fine art classes at the Design Center on Tuesday mornings. She teaches art techniques at the skill level of the individual. The fun part is you get to choose your medium! She welcomes drawing with graphite or colored pencil and painting with acrylic, oils, or watercolors. No previous experience is necessary. Join anytime.

Class Time: Tuesday mornings, 10 am - noon
Class Dates: Weekly
Cost: $20/week (plus a $10 art supply fee if you do not bring you own supplies)

Register: Contact Valerie Jones at valeriejonesart@gmail.com. or visit her website at ValerieJonesArt.com


Open Studio for Any Media on Wednesdays

Bring you own art supplies in any media and your own project. Work in creative surroundings. See what others are doing and let them see your project as well.
Free for BAA members!

Cheryl Bryan, our facilitator, will be available to answer questions.

Great practice, great companionship, wonderful time with creating and friendship.


"Watercolor Painting for Beginners" - Martha Reyburn

Martha Reyburn teaches a weekly watercolor class at the Design Center on Thursdays. Finish a painting in two hours! – it's fun and you will learn your own style.

Class Time: Thursday, 1 pm - 3 pm
Class Dates: Weekly
Cost: $20 per class. All supplies are included.

Register: Contact Martha Reyburn at marthareyburn@gmail.com.


Life Drawing with Model

Faciliated by Pepper Hume

We start with some 5 minute sketches to loosen up, and then go to one or two longer poses for the remainder of time. We draw or paint for 20 minutes followed by a short break, and continue that pattern of working till our time expires. We can take photos of the model so we can continue work later. Bring your own supplies and work in any medium.

5 artists minimum in order to pay the model. RSVP to bartlesvilleartassociation@gmail.com by the Wednesday before.
$10 fee.
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Looking for KIDS CLASSES? Info is HERE.