Ian Sherwin Gallery

Ian Sherwin Gallery

5.0 (1)
1 hire on Lessons.com
8 years in business

About this pro

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!

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Chicago, IL 60613
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  • Jennifer McKenzie

    We included this lesson in our girlfriend getaway weekend. We didn't know what to expect but we turned out having an absolute amazing time! Ian showed us several updated techniques and helped us put on canvas what was in our heads. We will always have a great lasting memory!


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

Listening to and understanding their needs before jumping into lessons. We then set goals and timelines to work on skill sets.

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

School of the Art Insitute of Chicago Graduate BFA in Art

20 + years of teaching at The Field Museum, After school programs, and in my own galleries

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

I typically charge an hourly rate that is inclusive of materials and studio space with me at my gallery.

What types of students have you worked with?

All ages. 3 -90 years old. I have an affinity for working with special needs and have regularly taught blind children, autistic children, and currently work with the homeless youth population of Chicago.

Lessons offered

Painting Classes Abstract Painting Lessons Acrylic Painting Lessons Cartooning Classes Drawing Lessons Graffiti Art Classes Illustration Classes Sculpting Classes Watercolor Painting Lessons