Studio Practice


New artists welcome! Studio Practice enables participants to learn the foundational skills, essential materials, tools, and most-commonly practiced techniques in the many fields associated with the Decorative Arts and Residential Interior Painting.

Through various activities and projects, participants gain an enhanced awareness of the painting studio environment, and explore their creativity through skills such as glazing, gilding, faux finishing, large-scale painting, stamping, and so much more! Activities may also include guest speakers and job-readiness activities that further prepare participants for employment and self-employment in the Decorative Arts.

Studio Practice is held in person. There are no attendance requirements; attend the sessions that best fit your schedule. Prompt arrival is encouraged.

Mondays: 2:00-5:00 PMThursdays: 2:00-5:00 PM

Cost: Registration and materials are provided at no cost to participants.  Download flyer.


Prior experience in the arts is not required. In order to be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Have a disability, defined as any visible or invisible, physical or mental, impairment that results in a substantial impediment to employment.
  • Be at least 18 years old.


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