Mission Statement

Our Mission is to promote art and art education in the community and among its members. To encourage and promote a public interest and understanding of art; to create and develop a closer relationship between art and the community and further the education and artistic development of its members.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Art Classes

Have you ever wanted to learn to paint? Or do you find yourself doodling a lot and want to do something with it?

Did you get a new digital camera and wonder what all those buttons are? Or yearn to take a knife and whittle like your grandpa?

The artists of the Renaissance art gallery can help you with any artistic ambition.

We offer classes for both adults and children in basic art, painting, drawing, sketching, figure drawing, photography and carving. Classes are held at convenient times at The Renaissance Art Gallery.

Monday 10:00 am-12:00 pm –


Open Studio (adult) $60 for 6 weeks continuing
~ F. Christian (304) 453-3187

Tuesday 6:00-9:00

Figure Drawing

Class focusing on drawing the human figure
Adults only 8 weeks for $120 plus modeling fee.
~ B. Bowersock (304)-743-6035

Wednesday 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Painting and Fine Art

Open Studio - “How Pictures Work”, emphasis is on what makes an effective work of art, looking into color and its relationship to light, value and composition. How to use reference material effectively in the design and layout of original art work, what can be learn from the masters and how to work from life and photos. Various media materials will be explored, so all media is welcome. While working the student will explore art history with emphasis on American History. (Adult-high school Ideal for home schooled)

Open Studio (adult) $60 for 6 weeks continuing
~ S. Tschantz (304) 757-3241

Wednesday 3:30-4:30 pm
Drawing Fundamental Junior Class

Drawing as a learnable skill. Learn to draw and appreciate art. Class is for students 8 years and up. While most work will be with graphite pencil, charcoal, ink, washes and colored pencils and pens will be covered.

$60 for 6 weeks (ideal for home schooled) Continuing.
~ S. Tschantz (304) 757-3241

Wednesday 6-8 pm

Drawing Fundamentals –
Open Studio - Drawing as a learnable skill. Learning to draw what you really see, not what you think you see. Class will cover all aspects of drawing and design and explore materials both modern and historic. While most work will be with graphite pencil, charcoal, ink, washes and colored pencils and pens will be covered.

$60 for 6 weeks (adult-high school, ideal for home schooled) Continuing.

~S. Tschantz (304) 757-3241

Wednesday 6:30-8:30 pm
Digital Photography

Introduction to digital photography
Learn to use that digital camera. 6-week course takes you through camera settings, photocomposition and how to get the best output for your photos. $125. pre-registration for next session now open. Class information available at http://webmail.suddenlink.net/do/redirect?url=http%253A%252F%252Fwww.mikeadkinsphotography.com%252Fintroclass.html

~Michael Adkins (304) 634-2025

Saturday Morning 10am-12pm –

Open Studio $60 for 6 weeks Continuing.
~ F. Christian (304) 453-3187

Figure drawing class is to return to Saturday s

Lead by Bruce Bowersock pre-registration at The Renaissance Art Gallery or call B. Bowersock at: 304-743-6035

Sunday 4-6 pm Carving for Fun and profit

~V. Jarrell (304)-762-2005

for more information on any of these classes, call The Renaissance Art Gallery during normal gallery hours or contact us by e-mail at gallerywv@yahoo.com. Follow us on Twitter. @ twitter.com/wvgallery.

The Renaissance Art Gallery
900 8th Street, Suite #20
Huntington, WV 25701

Gallery (304) 525-3235
Appointments: (304) 453-3187


Gallery hours are:

Friday & Saturday 12-4 pm, Sunday 1-4 pm
Studio hours Monday 10-Noon, Wednesday 1:00-7:30 pm and Saturday 10-Noon

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