Brian Adgate Art Lessons In Drawing And Painting

Brian Adgate Art Lessons In Drawing And Painting

5.0 (3)
1 employee
12 years in business

About this pro

I have an MFA from the University of Wisconsin . I have taught at the high school and college level for over twenty years. I teach at Quincy College painting, drawing and design. I have had my own company in the past working with designers and interior decorators painting faux finishes and murals in homes, restaurants, and businesses. I can provide career advice for those starting out and professional advice for those who want to sell their work such as contacting galleries. I will provide a syllabus lesson plans and text books on drawing and painting to my students.

I enjoy most seeing my students advance in their skill level. It is very rewarding to see a student progress and enjoy their accomplishments. Teaching art has always been an enjoyable way to make a living and sI do it very well.

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Braintree, MA 02184
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3 Reviews


  • Manuela Jani

    Professor Adgate is very professional in teaching art. He is also very helpful and understanding with his students. Professor Adgate’s teaching techniques are innovative and inspiring. He is an excellent professor and very talented.

  • Tatiana Iordanova

    Brian was my instructor at Quincy College where I took Drawing and Painting classes. His courses were well organized and he paid special attention to each student. I would highly recommend him as a teacher!

  • Sara P.

    Brian is very helpful in working through drawing and painting. He gives great advise from his wise years as an artist

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

My typical process is to first meet them and go over what they want to learn from me and talk about how I can help them. I have a vast knowledge of art history, art movements , techniques, in painting and drawing. I usually provide a syllabus if they want one. I generally find out if the lessons they desire is for a hobby or towards a career. I then give them a list of materials they will need to purchase and where to buy them

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

My education and knowledge of art is vast. I have an MFA from the University of Wisconsin. I have taught drawing, painting and design from the high school to the college level. I have been a painter , a sculptor, and have run my own business as a decorative painter for some of the areas top designers. I have a vast portfolio of my work to show my students I am a working artist with a studio where I work and I have exhibited my work in galleries throughout the New England area.

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