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

"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

"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 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

"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