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Judith Jewer

Pickering Artist/Art Instructor
Call or text: 905.839.7816
Art Lessons for children.
Acrylic Painting Lessons for adults.
Step-by-step teaching process.
Weekly Classes.
Paint Night Workshops available for the adults.

Inese Poga

Inese Poga - Ajax | see Instructors
905 493 3143 
Inese's Art Studio
Adult students and youth 15+ are welcome
Private art classes: drawing, watercolor, acrylic painting
Small group art classes: watercolor, acrylic painting



Groups & Galleries

Station GalleryStation Gallery

1450 Henry Street

Latcham Art Centre

Latcham Art Centre

Latcham Saturdays (All Ages)
Select Saturdays | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Continues May 20
Latcham Art Centre is proud to partner with the family of Catherine Anne Courtney to celebrate art and creativity with this exciting, inclusive program. It is an opportunity to learn, get creative, and connect with art through hands-on art activities!

Youth Open Studio (Ages 12 – 16)
Select Thursdays | 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Continues May 18
This program provides youth an opportunity to join their peers, create a piece of art, or just come and work on something of their own. Each session features relevant projects that challenge participants to use materials they may not have used before, or use them in a different way. Drop-in for free anytime from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. No registration is required!

Latcham Saturdays at Art in the Park (All Ages)
Saturday, June 10 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Drop by our tent at Art in the Park for an exciting Latcham Saturday art project for all ages. Then, explore the talent of artists from across Southern Ontario, including the winners of Latcham Art Centre’s 2023 youth paint challenge, kickstART!


Art Exploration Series: Lino Block Card Printing (Ages 18+)
Tuesday, May 16 | 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Create one of a kind printed cards in this fun and social workshop! Learn how to design and create a block for printing, and then use it to print a variety of cards.

Life-Drawing (Ages 18+)
Wednesday, May 17 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Interested in discovering the human form inspired by a nude life model? This session is perfect for someone who works independently and is building on their fine observational and technical skills.

Art Exploration Series: Mixed Media Creations (Ages 18+)
Tuesday, May 30 | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Explore the creative possibilities of combining different art mediums to produce a unique mixed media project! Participants will have the opportunity to experiment with different materials to create a personalized notebook, vision board, or artwork on canvas.

Wine & Paint Night (Ages 19+)
Wednesday, May 31 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Enjoy a relaxing setting with a brush and a glass and take pride in your newfound painting skills in our vibrant studio. An instructor will guide you during your new favourite night out.

Camp Starts Monday, July 3, 2023
Unleash your creativity and make unforgettable memories in the Latcham studio this summer! Each week features a variety of art projects, including painting, drawing, sculpture, and more. At the end of the week, family and friends are invited into the studio for an art show!
2 Park Drive, Stouffville, ON, L4A 4K1

http://www.vac.caVisual Arts Centre of Clarington |
143 Simpson Avenue, Bowmanville


Wheel Throwing
Thursdays | 6 pm to 9 pm | 8 Weeks
April 6 to June 1
Whether you’re at the start of your pottery practice or are an intermediate potter who would like to expand your skills, this class is for you! Learn to throw consistently and get more out of your clay. For students of all levels. Registration includes a sleeve of clay and a toolkit.

Intermediate Painting Club *NEW
Thursdays | 6 pm to 9 pm | 8 Weeks
April 6 to May 25
Looking to work on areas of your acrylic or oil painting in an open learning environment? Meet once a week with other artistic-minded people to work on your own projects. Build connections with local painters while learning new techniques and tricks from our instructor.

For intermediate students.
Painting Essentials
Wednesdays | 6pm to 9pm | 8 Weeks
April 5 to May 24
Looking to work on areas of your acrylic or oil painting in an open learning environment? Meet once a week with other artistic-minded people to work on your own projects. Build connections with local painters while learning new techniques and tricks from our instructor. For intermediate students.

Gallery on the Lake

ART CLASSES presented by the

Workshop venue: Lions Club of Ajax
500 Clements Road W.
, Ajax

  • Instructor: Di Di Gadjanski
    Date: April 1 – 2
    Medium: Acrylic/Mixed Media
    Subject: Abstract Florals or landscapes

  • Instructor: Valerie Kent
    Date: April 15 – 16
    Medium: Watercolour for Beginners
    Subject: Landscapes

  • Instructor: Valerie Kent
    Date: May 27 – 28
    Medium: Acrylic for Beginners/Intermediate
    Subject: Landscapes

  • Instructor: Valerie Kent
    Date: June 24 – 25
    Medium: Watercolours for Beginners/Intermediate
    Subject: Wild Field Flowers


Gallery 335 Bayly St.W –Unit 200, Ajax

Gallery 67 | Oshawa Art Association

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Please call 298-991-1067 for more details.
50 Richmond St. E # 119, Oshawa


Ajax Creative Arts



Groups & Galleries


Michèle Bolton
617 Liverpool Road
Pickering ON L1W1R1
905.420.CAFE (2233)

Shaw StudiosSarah Shaw

Shaw Studio

Sarah Shaw runs a home based art studio offering weekly art lessons to children (ages 6 and up) and adults in all mediums.
She also offers special events, birthday parties, adult painting parties, commissioned artwork and more!
Registration is always open.
Please visit the website for details.
905-431-1625 |
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A Gift of Art

A Gift of ArtA Gift of Art
187 King Ave. E., Newcastle

En Plein Air Painting
with Marissa Sweet
Sunday, May 7​, 2023
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
This workshop will help you get a good understanding of what to expect when painting outdoors. This class is designed for those who want to stretch their learning curve, paint with the elements, and want to experience an impressionistic approach to their painting. Students will get a general sense of painting fast, make quick decisions and adjust to their environment.

The Art of Stained Glass
with Rhonda Kennedy
Thursday May 11, 2023
6:00 – 8:30 pm
April showers bring May flowers! You can make your very own flower in this fun workshop. You’ll be introduced to the basics of glass art, using the traditional Tiffany-style of stained glass making. You’ll receive step-by-step instructions, learn how to copper foil and solder the glass pieces together.

Neurographic Art
with Emoke Wilsom
May 12 – 26, 2023
Fridays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
3 week session
Neurographic Art starts with simple, freeform lines. It is de-stressing, meditative, calming, intuitive. The creative moves from basic algorithmic steps to colouring, patterning and recognizable images. Results in a unique and personal piece of abstract art.

Acrylic Painting: Marble Technique
with Sandra Poytress
Sunday, May 14, 2023
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Learn to paint using a marble, one of Sandra’s favourite techniques. The results are beautiful.

Linda Virio – Goldfinch in Encaustic Project
Sunday, May 21, 2023
10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Join Linda as she teaches you step by step how to create this one of a kind Goldfinch, using the Encaustic technique. All Materials you need are offered in a $25 kit, that is to be paid directly to the Artist.

Book Club Returns
A Gift of Art’s Book Club is back!
A Gift of Art is offering a free book club that will be meeting alternating Wednesdays from 11:00 – 12:00 in our main studio starting September 14, 2022. All books are provided through the gallery. Please contact us at or 905-987-2264 to register for your books.

Senior Speaker Series *Free!*
Join us! We’ll have coffee and tea on tap for a special Speakers Series for Seniors. Everything you need, including reference material, on topics of interest to seniors like aging in place, avoiding scams, wills and power-of-attorney, and more.
The Series runs in-studio and online Wednesdays from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, April 19 to June 28 at A Gift of Art, 187 King St. E. in Newcastle. All are welcome and there is no cost to attend but you must register by calling the Gallery at 905-987-2264.

Featured Artist of the Month, Erin Hallett
Erin Hallett is an acrylic artist whose studio, “Lakeside Art”, is based in the Port of Newcastle. Nature serves as her muse, particularly with respect to both subject and the use of colour in her work. She began experimenting with various techniques of acrylic painting as a form of therapy after health issues forced her to retire from a career in nursing. Living close to Lake Ontario has been truly motivational and has inspired her already creative spirit to find new avenues of expression.

Shop with us at The Gallery for Mother's Day!
Looking for that perfect gift for Mom this year, but aren't sure what? Shop with us at A Gift of Art to find that perfect, one of a kind item to say Thank You on such a special day! With a wide range of items made by local artisans within 25 miles, you're bound to find something for even the most unique person!

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A Gift of ArtA Gift of Art187 King Ave E. Newcastle


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