Explore the sumptuous, magical medium of oil.

Learn the basics of how to work with oil paint, mix colors, set up a palette and paint what you see. Work from the still life and the figure, and paint in a supportive environment.

One semester of Drawing is highly recommended.

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  • Oil Painting for Absolute Beginners

    First Session: Tue, Jan 17, 2017, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Melissa Staiger  show bio

    Melissa Staiger is a Brooklyn, New York City based artist and curator. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from Maryland Institute, College of Art and a Master of Fine Art from Pratt Institute. She is an independent artist curator and has been teaching visual art in New York City since 2005.

    Her work has been in group shows at ABC No Rio, Arts@Renaissance, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Chashama, Denise Bibro Fine Art, Heliopolis Project, The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, The Painting Center, Schema Projects, Sideshow Gallery, Trestle Gallery, Trestle Projects, Ventana 244 and the Wilmer Jennings Gallery. She was nominated and attended the Robert Rauschenberg Artist Residency in Captiva, Florida in 2013 and was selected to be the Curator-in-Residence for Trestle Gallery in 2016.

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    Day(s): Tuesday

    Sessions: 6

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S371, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $265.00

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  • Oil Painting for Absolute Beginners

    First Session: Fri, Jan 20, 2017, 10 am - 12:30 pm

    Instructor: Elizabeth Terhune  show bio

    Elizabeth Terhune received her MFA from Hunter College and her BA from Oberlin College. She received a Yaddo Fellowship in 1998. She has exhibited widely throughout the United States and recently had a one-person exhibition at the StandPipe Gallery in east Chelsea, NY. Her works are included in the Pierogi Gallery Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY and in the Artists Registry at the Drawing Center in New York, NY. She is a regular contributor to Broadsided Press. To see her work online, visit her website.

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    Day(s): Friday

    Sessions: 6

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S114, Main Fl, S Bldg

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  • Oil Painting for Absolute Beginners

    First Session: Sat, Jan 21, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Instructor: Philip Vanderhyden  show bio

    Philip Vanderhyden is an artist living and working in New York. Born in Wisconsin in 1978, Vanderhyden earned a BFA in painting from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2001 and an MFA from Northwestern University in 2004 and a BFA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2001. Vanderhyden has exhibited extensively nationally. His work has been reviewed in Art in America, Artnet and Artslant, among others. He recently concluded a solo exhibition of his work at Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago and curated the retrospective of Pictures Generation artist Gretchen Bender.

    In addition to 92nd Street Y, Vanderhyden has taught a range of courses, from undergraduate to graduate level, at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University and The University of Illinois at Chicago among others.

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    Day(s): Saturday

    Sessions: 6

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S107, Main Fl, S Bldg

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  • Oil Painting for Absolute Beginners

    First Session: Tue, Feb 28, 2017, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Melissa Staiger  show bio

    Melissa Staiger is a Brooklyn, New York City based artist and curator. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from Maryland Institute, College of Art and a Master of Fine Art from Pratt Institute. She is an independent artist curator and has been teaching visual art in New York City since 2005.

    Her work has been in group shows at ABC No Rio, Arts@Renaissance, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Chashama, Denise Bibro Fine Art, Heliopolis Project, The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, The Painting Center, Schema Projects, Sideshow Gallery, Trestle Gallery, Trestle Projects, Ventana 244 and the Wilmer Jennings Gallery. She was nominated and attended the Robert Rauschenberg Artist Residency in Captiva, Florida in 2013 and was selected to be the Curator-in-Residence for Trestle Gallery in 2016.

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    Day(s): Tuesday

    Sessions: 6

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S371, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

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  • Oil Painting for Absolute Beginners

    First Session: Fri, Mar 3, 2017, 10 am - 12:30 pm

    Instructor: Elizabeth Terhune  show bio

    Elizabeth Terhune received her MFA from Hunter College and her BA from Oberlin College. She received a Yaddo Fellowship in 1998. She has exhibited widely throughout the United States and recently had a one-person exhibition at the StandPipe Gallery in east Chelsea, NY. Her works are included in the Pierogi Gallery Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY and in the Artists Registry at the Drawing Center in New York, NY. She is a regular contributor to Broadsided Press. To see her work online, visit her website.

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    Day(s): Friday

    Sessions: 6

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S114, Main Fl, S Bldg

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  • Oil Painting for Absolute Beginners

    First Session: Fri, Nov 4, 2016, 10 am - 12:30 pm

    Instructor: Elizabeth Terhune  show bio

    Elizabeth Terhune received her MFA from Hunter College and her BA from Oberlin College. She received a Yaddo Fellowship in 1998. She has exhibited widely throughout the United States and recently had a one-person exhibition at the StandPipe Gallery in east Chelsea, NY. Her works are included in the Pierogi Gallery Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY and in the Artists Registry at the Drawing Center in New York, NY. She is a regular contributor to Broadsided Press. To see her work online, visit her website.

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    Day(s): Friday

    Sessions: 6

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S107, Main Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $304.00

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  • Oil Painting for Absolute Beginners

    First Session: Tue, Nov 15, 2016, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Anna Shukeylo  show bio

    Anna Shukeylo is an artist, primarily a painter, working and living in New York City. She graduated from Pratt Institute with her MFA in Painting. She received classical training from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where she received her BFA/Certificate in painting. Her work has been exhibited throughout New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and most recently in a solo show at the Museum of Russian Art in Jersey City. For more images of work and information please visit her website: www.annashukeylo.com.

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    Day(s): Tuesday

    Sessions: 6

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S371, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $265.00

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