Alan Falk Studio Art School

Alan Falk Studio Art School

4.8 (4)
2 hires on
1 employee
6 years in business

About this pro

I teach students from ages 8 through adult no matter what level of experience to draw and paint and reach their artistic goal with confidence - if you have the desire and willing to work for it - you will reach it! Beginners are welcome.

Lessons are personalised and you learn at your own pace.

I have been an internationally recognised professional artist all my working life as well as a former professor of Fine Art at colleges and universities in the UK and US including New York University. I see teaching as a way of giving back and offering my vast experience and knowledge to those interested in learning art. My studio is a place where you can learn and nourish your creativity.

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Shelton, CT 06484
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4 Reviews


  • Judith Hampel

    Very knowledgeable and committed. Good teacher.

  • Karen Hill

    Excellent, clear, comprehensive art instruction based on student's current level; for my daughter in the past year this has included perspective, positive and negative space, still life, and portraiture. Highly recommended.

  • Debra Schaeffer

    I took classes with Alan for over a year, and would absolutely recommend him to anyone looking to hone their skills--whether they be an advanced or beginning artist. Alan has a very diverse artistic background, and is therefore able to create personalized lessons based on the various needs and interests of his students. As a teacher, he is very patient and flexible. Whenever I became frustrated with a piece, he would help me to step back and identify the problem, so that we could then work through my options for solving it. Over the course of the year, I have seen definite progress in my work, and feel much more confident in my artistic style and abilities.

  • Elmmy Dong

    My daughter loves going to Mr. Falk's lesson every week. She learns a lot from him. We love all the finished work she brings home.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Assess the students ability and create a personal program based on the skill level.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Studied Fine Art at 4 year college at Manchester College of Art, England, followed by graduate studies. Awarded prestigious Granada Fellowship in Fine Art. Taught painting and drawing at several colleges of art in the United Kingdom, Canada and the U.S.A. including New York University.

International exhibiting career, represented by galleries in London and New York. Work in museums, public and private collections.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

My fee is $40 per lesson. The class time is usually one and half hours.

How did you get started teaching?

Went directly from college to a full-time teaching position in drawing and printmaking at Portmouth College of Art in the U.K.  

What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with ,young children, college level students and adults and teens at all levels of skill - from beginners to students with art degrees.

Lessons offered

Painting Classes Acrylic Painting Lessons Drawing Lessons Watercolor Painting Lessons