Art Groups

Come and enjoy learning new skills with our talented tutors at the Short Street Studio. 

We encourage artists of any level to attend. Our art groups give you plenty of ideas and information to carry on with your artistic journey.

Art & Craft Group

Mondays, 10am – 2pm at the Short Street Studio

Non-tutored. $10 per month or $3 per day.

Come and join an enthusiastic group – to paint, collage and try various mixed media projects. The printing press is also being used for collagraph work at the moment. Everyone can enjoy.

Contact phone Val Henderson 03 308 5460.

Life Drawing Group

Last Monday of the month, 10am – 12noon
Located at the Short Street Studio

Cost $15 per person (includes model fee)

A non-tutored regular group for artists interested in drawing or painting figures.

Contact Mary Ralston 302 9202 or mary.ralston@xtra.co.nz

Weekly Art & Printmaking Group

Wednesdays between 10am – 2pm
Located at the Short Street Studio 

Non-tutored. $10 per month or $3 per day

This is for artist members of all levels who want to come and paint/draw/do printmaking and be with like-minded, supportive people sharing ideas and knowledge. Bring your own lunch and enjoy the company whilst you paint. Everyone welcome.

Contact Roz Ledingham on 021 718 633.

Plein Air Painting Group

Tuesdays most weeks (weather permitting)

Would you like to join a creative group and partake in outdoor art adventures? We visit different locations to sketch or paint.

Contact Ngaio McKee 308 4533 or Lynda Scott 027 3135 178.

Saturday Painting Workshops

Saturdays, 10am – 3pm,
Located at the Short Street Studio (when exhibitions are on)

An opportunity for those who can’t join the Monday or Wednesday groups during the week.

If you would like tuition in Watercolour or Acrylic contact Ngaio on 308 4533.

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