Classes

The Bartlesville Art Association offers various art classes during the year. These classes are open to both members and non-members. These classes cover a wide range of media, and schedule and cost vary.

Enroll and improve your skills with lessons from professional artists.


Upcoming and Onging Classes


"Fine Art Classes" - Valerie Jones

Valerie Jones will be teaching 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.


"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.


"Kids Paint Class" - Elaine Wilson

Elaine Wilson will be teaching a monthly painting class at the Design Center on Tuesdays. Ages 6 and up. Grown-ups are welcome too.

Class Time: Third Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Class Dates: Monthly
Cost: $20 per class. All supplies are included.

Register: Contact Elaine Wilson at sjewilson@cableone.net or 918-630-7098.


"Figure and Gesture Drawing / Doll Making" - Pepper Hume

Learn to capture movement of the human form to bring life to your artwork with figure & gesture study. Instructor Pepper Hume has worked in New York and Chicago as a professional costume and scenery designer. See examples of her unique art dolls, costumes and illustrations here. Figure & Gesture Drawing may be taken as a standalone 4-week class beginning Octobe 2. This class will be followed by Christmas Angel Doll Making Class which begins November 13. Students may be high school age as well as adults.

Class Time: Monday, 6 pm - 8 pm
Class Dates: Weekly (October 2, 9, 16, 23, November 13, 20, 27, December 4)
Cost: $10 per session

Register: Email bartlesvilleartassociation@gmail.com


"Painting Class" - Ross Myers

Tulsa artist Ross Myers will teach a 10 week painting class on Mondays. Choose between morning or afternoon sessions. New students will need to come 30 minutes early for the first 3 sessions for a drawing lesson. After that you choose a medium and subject and start a painting. Study oils, acrylics, watercolor, pastel, and drawing from Tulsa's most experienced art teacher. His well-rounded talents are ideal for any level of artist.

Class Time: Mondays at 10 - noon or 1 - 3 pm
Class Dates: September 11 - November 13
Cost: $220 for 10 sessions

Register: Email bartlesvilleartassociation@gmail.com


"Advanced Portrait Painting for Oil and Watercolor" - Anne Spoon

This 8 week class is for the student who has a basic understanding of drawing the head and is comfortable in their chosen medium. We will begin by using a limited palette and move on to full color, focusing on drawing, edges, value and learning the "recipes" for capturing the beautiful spectrum of flesh.

Class Time: Thursdays at 6 - 8:30 pm
Class Dates: September 21 - November 9
Cost: $220

Register: Email bartlesvilleartassociation@gmail.com



Art 101 for 2018


Art 101 classes are member-led classes offered to all who join or rejoin BAA. One free class comes with membership, but if you want to take more than one, you may sign up and pay $30 per each additional class. It is a great opportunity to learn something new and meet new friends. Enrollment starts December 6.

"Beginning Watercolor" – Martha Reyburn Wednesday January 17 1-3 pm

"Acrylic Painting" - Ashley Droigk Saturday January 20 10 am-3 pm

"How to Make an Artist's Website" – Celeste Cleary Saturday February 3 1-4 pm

"Hand-built Clay Project" – Sheetal Kulkarni Friday February 16 1-3 pm

"Beginning Oil Painting" - Anne Spoon Saturday February 17 1-4 pm

"Using Saran Wrap with your Watercolor Paintings" – Cheryl Bryan Saturday March 10 10 am-3 pm with hour for lunch

"Intermediate to Advanced Watercolor" – Jim Buchan of Green Country WC Society Tuesday March 27 1-5 pm

"Double-walled Basket" - Kathy Barham Saturday April 21 10 am-3 pm with hour for lunch

"Theatre Art/Scenic Painting" – Rose Miller, Price Tower employee Friday May 4 2-4 pm and Saturday May 5 2-4 pm

"Small Knitted Project" – Pam Carrico Saturday May 19 9 am-noon

"Photography" - Gary Gibson Saturday May 26 9-11 am

"Beginning Drawing" - Steven Graham Saturday July 28 6-8 pm