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  • Steve Puttrich, Artist And Instructor

    Steve Puttrich, Artist And Instructor

    Arlington Heights, IL 60005

    5.0 (11)

    Steve Puttrich is a unique combination of award winning artist in oil and watercolor, and an inspiring and successful teacher.  He understands how people learn and what is needed to inspire confidence and build skills in artistry. In Steve’s workshops, you'll learn at your own pace in building skills and mastery. Classes are structured to include demonstrations of a composition in a step-by-step format, time to paint and generous feedback to build on your own artistic process. It is Steve’s intent that by the end of the sessions you will have built a confidence in your ab
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    Best of 2018
  • Columbia College Chicago

    Columbia College Chicago

    Westmont, IL 60559

    5.0 (6)

    Hi. I've been creating all kinds of art since I was a pre teen with pencils, charcoal, watercolors, acrylics, & oil paints. I've studied a great many different kinds of medium. My current fascination is screen printing. I've work as a professional art teacher in painting and art history to children as young as 2 to adults. I am also a senior in the BFA program at Columbia College Chicago. My passion is to spread​ the joys of art as widely as possible to those who wish to learn it!
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  • Art Lessons Chicago

    Art Lessons Chicago

    Chicago, IL 60608

    5.0 (5)

      Renee Lee Painter, Illustrator, Sculptor "The artist is not a special kind of man, but every man is a special kind of artist."Ananda Coomraswamy (1877-1947)I've been teaching painting and drawing for 27 years. I've taught college level at the top art school in the country and have taught people of all ages and backgrounds. I'm an award winning, practicing artist and have a bachelors and master degree in studio art from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I have invented some fantastic methods in skill development and excel at coaxing the artist out of folks. I can help you or
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  • Fiona Craig Art Lessons

    Fiona Craig Art Lessons

    Chicago, IL 60649

    5.0 (4)

    I have been teaching art to children and adults over a period of several decades. I began during childhood assisting my mother with her children's art groups, which lasted 18 years, and continued on with my own art career and teaching. I hope to pass on my enthusiasm and skills to students, while encouraging them to develop their own styles. I have won awards with my own artworks, exhibited numerous places and times, and had many sales and commissions. I have attended diverse art schools and workshops, eventually achieving a B.A (hons. History) in recent years, majoring in English Literature a
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  • Ayza-Andriana Churina

    Ayza-Andriana Churina

    Chicago, IL 60626

    5.0 (4)

    - Knowledge in painting and drawing - Knowledge in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator  - Over 10 years teaching experience working with kids and adults.  - Patient, friendly, reliable,  easy-going, professional  For more info visit

  • The Collage Cafe

    The Collage Cafe

    Evanston, IL 60202

    5.0 (4)

    If you're looking for a welcoming space to create and play then look no further. I create mostly intuitive abstract pieces with a bit of whimsical, funky outsider art thrown in. I can help you reconnect with your inner creative and together we can develop a personalized painting plan just for you.  Collage, mixed media, abstracts

  • Janet Trierweiler Visual Artist/Art Educator

    Janet Trierweiler Visual Artist/Art Educator

    Evanston, IL 60202

    5.0 (3)

    JANET TRIERWEILER Graduate, B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Studied at the American Academy of Art.  Her teaching experience includes Evanston Art Center, Lill Street Art Center, Life Force Art Center and The Chicago Waldorf School.  Janet actively exhibits her work and is represented by Michael LaConte Gallery/Chicago, IL, Vivid Gallery/Winnetka,IL and Gallery Uno/Chicago/Berlin. (link is external)Class Department:
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  • Mass Jones Studio

    Mass Jones Studio

    Chicago, IL 60657

    5.0 (3)

    Hi I’m Michael. Mass Jones Studio is an art and design studio and we are ready to share our skills and expertise with you! I have a Masters degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and 17 years of experience running an expressive arts program for children and adults. With our guidance and a full workshop we will help you learn to create whatever your heart desires. We offer lessons in drawing, painting, mural design, furniture building, airbrushing, wood burning, welding, wood working, sculpture, lamp making, picture framing, and so much more. Please contact me with questio
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  • Canvas Junk

    Canvas Junk

    Maywood, IL 60153

    5.0 (1)

    Hi, my name is Shanee and I am an art Junky. I love All Things Art. As a matter of fact, I see the world through an artistic lens which means I see the art in everything. I am a self-taught artist and have been doing it since I could walk. I  just recently started teaching and I can honestly say that it saved my life. I was bored with work and creating this company makes living a meaningful and passionate life possible. I believe that I can help others tap into their creativity and have fun doing it. I seriously don't believe that there is such a  thing as bad artwork, ther
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  • Al's Wonderland

    Al's Wonderland

    Chicago, IL 60657

    5.0 (1)

    Alison is a multidisciplinary artist with a focus on color. Having spent the bulk of her career in the arts, the professional artist worked in production, portrait painting, a variety of teaching studios and started her own traveling art studio which brought painting instruction to bars and restaraunts. Alison offers insight into color theory as well as seeing vs. looking at your subject.  In addition to painting, Alison is adept at fiber arts and framing.  Her work is on display in private collections, the Art Institute of Chicago (offices) as well as public spaces throughout the ci
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    Best of 2018
  • StellaART


    Arlington Heights, IL 60004

    5.0 (1)

    Artist over 20 years of international experience in exhibits, galleries, studios, and graphic arts. Versatile with different art techniques and styles. Create original artworks - abstract and realistic. Knowledge in oil, acrylic, fresco, gouache, pastel, ink, watercolor. Valuable in variety of art: figurative and decorative compositions, portraits, landscapes, still lifes, textures. Art teaching experience with children 5 to adults.  Teaching academic and free style lessons, step by step party painting, groups and individual lessons. Works as a freelancer artist. Participates art workshop
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  • Ahlam Art

    Ahlam Art

    Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

    5.0 (1)

    I’ve been creating art since I was seven years old.I have studied a great deal of different kinds of fine art and graphic design as well . ​​​​​In my paintings, I am concerned with the act of relationship, with the self expressed through the process of painting. I am Ahlam Homedan, an abstract expressionist artist. My creative process is about connecting to my soul, my spirit and passion. The way I start my unique style of "drip painting" is by setting my canvas on the floor and allow the paint to drip from the paint cans. I give the paint the chance to be mixed and merged on canvas surf
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  • Glenview School Of Arts

    Glenview School Of Arts

    Glenview, IL 60025

    5.0 (1)

    Glenview School of Arts offers art classes for children, high schoolers, and adults. Classes provide a fun and positive atmosphere for students to learn the basic principles of art and to build a strong foundation in art.  The young adult and high school programs focus on preparing the student's art portfolio for college and beyond. As the portfolio is essential for any artist, we encourage our students to develop the strongest and most varied portfolio possible. The portfolio showcases talent and individual growth.
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  • Ice House Gallery

    Ice House Gallery

    Evanston, IL 60202

    5.0 (1)

    Ice House Gallery is a multi-facted art space in south evanston that celebrates all forms of art by local artists.  We have gallery space and performace space on the first floor, and artist studios and classes on the second floor.  Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4
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  • Ian Sherwin Gallery

    Ian Sherwin Gallery

    Chicago, IL 60613

    5.0 (1)

    Been teaching art at the Field Museum since 1997. I teach all ages, shapes and sizes without any discrimination in ability.. I can paint, draw, fold Origami, sculpt and work with wood... My diverse experience has been the source of my teaching and guidance.. I teach on average 60-100 students per week.. Teaching is an art form and one of my greatest passions!

  • Th3 Ma$t0d0n™ Professional Art Lessons. [OFFICIAL]

    Th3 Ma$t0d0n™ Professional Art Lessons. [OFFICIAL]

    Chicago, IL 60626

    Whats up guys,  Th3 Ma$t0d0n here. So for those that know me, awesome. For those that do not, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Joe. I am a professional  Artist & Youtuber that is primarily known in The state of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. I have sold a variety of Logos, Mascots, Cover Art, Photography, Sketches, Concepts, Portraits, and many more to a wide variety of Companies, Galleries, and Studios. I honestly have propense skill in basically every media EXCEPT Graphic and Digital Art. I work both independently and in association with a plethera of d
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  • The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

    The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

    Westmont, IL 60559

    Trying to decide between a few different Music, Art and Dance Schools? If you are looking for music, art and dance you are at the right place! The Academy of Music and Art is a fun and friendly place to take lessons. We are here to help you get the most from your classes. You will fit in! You are taught in a way that is designed to build your self-esteem.  Beginners & children are welcome. Classes are all about you, your interests and your goals. You can learn and have fun at the same time.  Convenient after school, evening and weekend classes. Dance classes for ages 2
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  • The Palette & Chisel Academy Of Fine Arts

    The Palette & Chisel Academy Of Fine Arts

    Chicago, IL 60610

    The mission of The Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts is to foster growth in the visual arts, provide a place for serious artists to work, and enrich the community with programs of practical art education, art appreciation and exhibitions.

  • Elmhurst Art Museum

    Elmhurst Art Museum

    Elmhurst, IL 60126

    Painters of all levels from beginning to advanced working in all 2D media (oil, acrylic, gouache, watercolor, etc.) are invited to join our professional teaching artist for this intimate class which explores a variety of painting effects such as under-painting, layering, blending and glazing.

  • KidzArt / SeniorzArt Of Berwyn, Il LLC

    KidzArt / SeniorzArt Of Berwyn, Il LLC

    Berwyn, IL 60402

    Hello, My passion is to help kids and adults alike to enjoy art and at the end of the day, they are very pleased at what they did. For my students to reach their goals, we start out fairly easy and work our way up. I have been teaching art in a classroom setting for over 4 years now. My Linkedin profile is under Gianardo Franco.  My accomplishments are having my students like what they do and keep coming back.
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  • Pinot's Palette Logan Square

    Pinot's Palette Logan Square

    Chicago, IL 60647

    We provide a fun & relaxing paint and sip experience in our Logan Square art studio & bar.  All of our artists have bachelors degrees in Fine Arts and love to create and entertain. We deliver fun and creativity as we guide you through creating a 16X20 canvas masterpiece with acrylic paint.  Each class is 2 or 3 hours and you get to take your completed painting home with you at the end of the night. Best of all, enjoy a drink from our bar while you create.
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    Chicago, IL 60613

    I am passionate about teaching others how to achieve their 'personal best' in painting, and it is a thrill for me to see my students enter national competitions and get accepted. I have been selected as one of Chicago's BEST painting and drawing teachers for 2017 by EXPERTISE.

  • Art With Boris

    Art With Boris

    Chicago, IL 60608

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  • Molly Cranch, Artist

    Molly Cranch, Artist

    Chicago, IL 60660

    I am both a professional artist and an educator with over 20 years experience of teaching and exhibiting my paintings. I received my BFA in painting from Washington University and my certification in art education from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  I have taught art in a wide variety of settings including public and private schools, museums and art centers. I have taught a wide range of ages and abilities. This experience allows me to assess each individual and provide effective and innovative instruction. As a painting instructor, my goal is to provide sequential lessons w
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  • Pélage Studios

    Pélage Studios

    Chicago, IL 60606

    The application of Watercolor is completely different in my works. You’ve never seen anything like it. From using Watercolor on canvas with Enamel sealants to hand painting Cicadas (you have to see these to believe them).  My Miniature Watercolor Portraits are tight studies in PhotoRealism. The DryBrush Method is what I use to paint in Watercolor Abstraction. A specialty is Found Object Sculpture and Jewelry. My Studio is located on Route 66 under the Sears Tower with parking. Visit my unique Studio as I’m also a world leader in Corrective Exercise Specialties and Pilates. &n
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  • Elephant Room Gallery

    Elephant Room Gallery

    Chicago, IL 60605

    We regularly host small workshops with beginner to advanced artists who are interested in learning techniques directly from one of our artist instructors. Our workshops provide all supplies and range from $35 - $50 for a 3-4 hour session. We take only up to 8 students per class so everyone enjoys the intimacy of the workshop!

  • G Choi

    G Choi

    Chicago, IL 60642

    Hello,  I have experiences and skills as both artist and educator and it will be an asset for you to work with. In addition to being a practicing and exhibiting artist, I have over 4 years of art teaching experience working with a wide range of students of all ages and background in various mediums. 

  • Ann Blaas

    Ann Blaas

    Forest Park, IL 60130

    I have been teaching college art since 1996- I have had many happy, inspired successful students. I have been teaching a wide variety of art genre's from painting and drawing to studio art and graphic design. 

  • Red Deer Design

    Red Deer Design

    Elmhurst, IL 60126

    Graduate: School of The Art Institute of Chicago Painting and Architecture . Published Illustrations in Chicago Architecture Foundation . Figure Drawing . Oil and Acrylic Painting . Architect . Website : MKA-ARCHITECTURE.COM . LinkedIn : Matt Kramer Architect . Facebook : ‘Leaping Animals’, ‘Red Deer design’
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  • The Art Of Expression With Caroline

    The Art Of Expression With Caroline

    Chicago, IL 60630

    From 1999-2005, I was part of the Chicago Children’s Choir. During that time I was also Cantoring for Our Lady Mother of the Church and playing violin with the church ensemble. In 2004, I began participating in the DePaul Musical Theater program which led me to be accepted in the Chicago Opera Theater Apprenticeship in 2006. After two years in the program, I was the Assistant Stage Manager and had worked on several shows including ‘Into the Woods’. I was accepted into a sister program of the Opera Apprenticeship program in 2007 as the Student Stage Director for the summer program and continued
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