Member’s Classes

The following NFWS members teach classes and workshops at various locations and times.

Kathy Armstrong teaches classes both virtually and in-person in the Rochester area. For more information on upcoming classes check the Classes page of her website. http://www.kathyarmstrongfineart.com/classes

Karen Foegen teaches painting at Partners in Art in North Tonawanda. Open to all media, starting September 14, 2021, Tuesday evenings from 6 – 9 pm, and running 8 weeks. Call Partners in Art, 716-692-2141 for more information. Karen Foegen, 716-465-5686, Kmjmfoeg@gmail.com.

David Gardner is teaching four classes at the Memorial Art Gallery’s Creative Workshop in Rochester. The classes are: Drawing into Watercolor,  Watercolor Open Studio, Color and Composition – Pre-planning Your Painting, and Watercolor Sketchbook. Class descriptions are online at the MAG Creative Workshop. 

Kathleen Giles teaches Zoom classes and workshops, and has in person workshops scheduled for 2021 and 2022! She also has prerecorded videos on her website, “a great way to learn.” Phone 716-795-9368 or email kgilesstudio@hotmail.com. Check out her website at https://kgilesstudio.com

Lynn Jay teaches watercolor classes through the Orchard Park Community Education Department. These weekly classes are held on Tuesday evenings 6:30 – 8:30 at the Orchard Park High School. You can contact Lynn at lynnjayart@yahoo.com.

Gord Jones, CSPWC SCA teaches beginner and intermediate watercolour online from Haliburton Ontario. Contact Gord at gordonjones44@gmail.com ph. 905966-7193. https://www.watercoloursbygordjones.com

Jennifer Koury offers watercolor painting, composition, and drawing classes for all levels via Zoom and in person. For more information contact Jennifer at jennifer@jenniferkouryart.com or 716-655-5798. For Springvlle Center for the Arts classes, contact Tracey Maybray, 716-592-9038. Springville Fall 2021 Classes include Plein Air at the historic Olmsted Camp overlooking the Cattaraugus Creek Valley in Sardinia, NY, September 28, 2021, 9 am -4 pm. Expressive Multimedia Drawing Class. 10/27, 11/3, and 11/10/21, 1-4 pm using inks, sumi-e brushes for washes and line, crow quills, and charcoal, and a Day of Eloquent Drawing and Expression, Saturday, November 6, 2021, 9:30-3:30 pm, Expressive Line and Wash Drawing. 

Linda Lucas teaches workshops for all levels in and around Bradenton FL and Buffalo NY. Email artbylindalucas@aol.com. Phone 716-867-8087. 

Neelu Manish will teach a 3-day online (Zoom) watercolor portrait workshop for beginners to advanced students, November 26 – 28, 2020.
“I’ll help you develop observation skills, color awareness, simple design principles and learn about light and shadows. Study watercolor painting, and how to mix vibrant colors on your palette. Investigate various techniques and approaches to watercolor with instruction and friendly critiques at the end of the workshop.  Discover how to see color more accurately and how to banish ‘mud’ from your paintings. Experiment with fun techniques to add texture and detail to any subject, from landscape to abstraction. Learn how to find an intuitive balance between control and spontaneity. Build your confidence and skills!” https://www.facebook.com/neelu.manish.33   For further details email Neelu at neelumanishbhatia@gmail.com   

Dan Meyer teaches classes for all levels in Williamsville, Clarence and Akron. Phone 716-633-6282, cell 716-380-3554 or email dmeyer101@verizon.net. danmeyerwatercolors.com

Sherryl Perez teaches beginner and intermediate classes in North Tonawanda. For more information on the schedule for small group and online classes, contact Sherryl at  716-807-8227 or email Sherryl@sherrylperez.com. https://www.sherrylperez.com/

Sheila Reigh teaches beginner/intermediate watercolor (Tuesdays 1-4 pm) and advanced watercolor (Thursdays 1-4 pm)  at the Town of Tonawanda Senior Center for those 60 years and older. You do not have to be a Tonawanda resident to attend. Contact Sheila for details at 716-692-6966, cell 716-930-3305 or email sreigh@verizon.net.

Denise Sperry offers workshops and private lessons in Williamsville. For more information call 716-634-8907 or email deeuniques@aol.com.

Roland Stevens teaches Plein Air painting for intermediate and advanced students in Wayne and Yates Counties. Phone 585-455-2259 or email rsteve7@rochester.rr.com.

Jane Stoddard will teach Transparent Watercolor at the Partners in Art in North Tonawanda. Classes are Wednesday mornings from 10 – 1, September 8 – November 10, 2021. Contact Partners in Art at 716-692-2141.

Sally Treanor teaches watercolor classes to all levels using Zoom online. Classes are Monday mornings, 9:30 – 12, beginning Monday September13, 2021. For more information, contact her at 716-912-1451 or treanorsally@gmail.com

Sandra Tyler teaches beginning and intermediate watercolor classes in Perry and Wyoming, NY. Phone 585-689-3931.

Deanna Weinholtz teaches weekly virtual watercolor classes on Zoom for the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Intermediate classes are four week sessions on Tuesday nights. Masters classes are also four week sessions on Wednesday mornings. Workshops are one time classes, two hours each on Thursday nights. For more information contact Deanna at Deaweinholtz@gmail.com, or visit https://buffalogardens.com/collections/classes-and-workshops

Becky Wilson teaches watercolor classes for beginning and intermediate level artists, for adults and children 7 yrs and older. Classes are taught in her studio at ART 247 on Market Street in Lockport, NY. She also does Paint Nights for adults and Paint Parties for children. Contact Becky at 716-998-9052 or email rbrlbmw56@aol.com. www.watercolorsbybecky.net

Jody Ziehm teaches watercolor classes at Partners in Art in  North Tonawanda, NY. “Learn to handle the nuance of the watercolor medium including washes, masking, pouring and more. Classes are held Tuesdays 9:30-12:15 and 1:45 – 4:30, Wednesdays 1:30 – 4:30 and 6:30 – 9:15,. Contact Jody at Phone 716-731-4856, cell 716-940-3442 or email jodyziehm@yahoo.com