Past Classes

SUSAN MAINS TEACHES PAINTING

5 weeks – Mondays 4:30pm to 6:00pm beginning July 13th $100 EC – payment for the class will be made at Art & Soul Bookstore at Spiceland Mall. Payment of $40usd can also be may via Paypal. Online art learning experience for Caribbean people. This course will be a short introduction to Caribbean artists, paintings,

Observational Drawing With Charcoal

LaVanda Mireles will be leading a new class format for us at Art School Greenz! Observational Drawing with Charcoal will be on the last Saturday of the month starting January 25th! The classes will go from 10:00am – 1:00pm and will cover a different drawing topic each month. Students will be able to drop-in for

Oil Painting with Palette Knives: Impasto

Taught by Alex Stanco Mondays, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, at Art House 473 in Calliste. $100 EC MATERIALS NEEDED -palette knife -canvas -oil paint -palette -paper towels -reference image -pencil OBJECTIVE This short class will teach you how to create an oil painting using only a palette knife as your “brush”. Many artists have used this

Plastic Art Workshop: October 19th

Ingrid Newman will be hosting a plastic art workshop demonstrating how single use plastic can be turned into something of value through turning single use plastic bottles into chandeliers. Workshop duration: 4 hrs (10am to 2pm) Cost: $75ec All ages welcome! Materials and tools included, excluding wiring, plugs and bulbs. Participants requested to bring own

Intro to Portraits Nov. 13 – Dec. 4

Intro to Portraits With Asher Mains Wednesdays for 4 weeks starting Nov. 13 – Dec. 4th Art House 473, Calliste In this 4 week course, students will learn basics of face composition and good technique in building up the structure of the face. Exercises will be done with charcoal before moving up to acrylic paint.

Intro to Stencils: Oct 16 – Nov 6

Intro to Stencils, taught by Asher Mains will cover basic stenciling techniques and materials used by Mains in work such as the Sea Lungs series. This useful process can be used for making signs, decorating rooms or making contemporary art. Once the stencil is cut one can apply spray paint, watercolour, acrylic, oil paint, ink

Introduction to Oil Painting: Sep 18th

This class will cover the foundations of oil painting as it has been done for the past several hundred years using the Flemish Method taught by Asher Mains. This short workshop will give artists the tools they need to start making technically proficient paintings based on an understanding of how the materials work together. Thinners

Drawing from Observation Aug 21

Art School Greenz is starting back a full schedule of classes with one of our most popular classes, Drawing from Observation. This course is designed as an overview or survey course to introduce artists to a range of expressive drawing techniques. Artists will use classic materials such as charcoal to approach a range of subjects

Make Sun Print Art: Blueprint Workshop for Kids

Make Sun Print Art Blueprint Workshop for Kids Ages: 8-12 Date: Saturday, June 29th Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Where: ART HOUSE 473, Calliste Registration: $25 EC per student LaVanda Mireles, prominent artist acclaimed with using found materials to create cyanotype artwork, is holding a “sun-printing” workshop at ART HOUSE 473. She is one

Grenada-Venice Intensive 2019

A partnership between Grenada Arts Council, Art School Greenz and the Grenada National Pavilion in Venice to bring artists from Grenada to see the Grenada National Pavilion as well as a curation of the exhibits from amongst the 90+ National Pavilions and Collateral Events and 80+ individual artists curated for the 58th Venice Biennale. The

November 17th: Ceramic Handbuilding

Brian Wolbert is teaching ceramics! Learn about working with ceramics through handbuilding objects and then painting or glazing them! This is a great introduction to the medium. Saturdays, November 17th and November 24th, at 10:00am at his residence in Egmont! $100ec inclusive of materials. This class has been in high demand. Once registered, please pre-pay

October 27th: Ceramic Handbuilding

Brian Wolbert is teaching ceramics! Learn about working with ceramics through handbuilding objects and then painting or glazing them! This is a great introduction to the medium. Saturdays, October 27th and November 3rd, at 10:00am at his residence in Egmont! $100ec inclusive of materials. “Hand-building” is working with clay by hand using only simple tools,

Oct 6th: Ceramic Hand Building

Brian Wolbert teaches: Ceramic Hand-Building in Egmont October 6th and 13th 10:00am to 12:00pm Cost $100 EC, materials included. This would incorporate rolling out a slab, stamping, cutting, piecing together to make ornaments, candle holders or small signs or other ideas that come up. Brian will go over some techniques, but this could be more

October 3rd: Process

4 Week Course Wednesdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24 2 hours
, 6:00pm – 8:00 pm Primarily Adults 18+ Cost: $100 EC (supplies not included) Instructor: Asher Mains Title: Process: Art Across Disciplines Description: Over 4 weeks, students will work with sculpture, drawing, and painting in order to examine how the process of creating can be

Break in classes until September!

We’ve had a good year so far full of art classes and exhibits! We are taking a few weeks to regroup and plan classes for the rest of the year. Keep up with us on Facebook or here at http://www.artschoolgreenz.com! You can also sign up for our mailing list to get email updates here: #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff;

Young Artists Rising Summer Intensive Exhibit

Art School Greenz Young Artists Rising Summer Intensive Exhibit Asher Mains The Waving Art Gallery, a non-commercial gallery space made possible through a partnership between Grenada Arts Council and Grenada Airport Authority, was again buzzing with activity on Saturday, July 14th, as 5 young artists showcased their new work. These 5 artists had been a

Completed: July 9th and 11th “What Drawing Can Be”

This 2 Day workshop taught by Asher Mains is to spend time thinking outside the box in terms of what drawing can be and where it can take you as an artist! Day 1 will be looking at charcoal as a medium and how to get the most out of it and Day 2 will

Mixed Media Assemblage Box

How to create a Mixed Media Assemblage Box Instructed by: LaVanda Mireles 4 Week Class, 2.5 hours each Wednesday Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27 Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm $120 EC, Adults 18+ Where: Berean Christian Academy, Upper Lucas Street Join us in making mixed media collage and assemblage boxes! Get inspired by

June 14th: Intro to Oil Painting

Intro to Oil Painting Instructed by: Asher Mains 4 week class 2.5 hours on Thursdays Dates: June 14, June 21, June 28, July 5 Course fee: $100 EC – some materials provided Adults 16+, max 10 students. Location: Berean Christian Academy on Upper Lucas St. St. George’s This class will be beneficial to those just

Young Artist Rising Summer Intensive

For 6 weeks, starting Tuesday, June 5th until July 10th – Asher Mains, internationally recognized artist and educator, will be working with 6 young artists aged 16 – 30 to: – put together a small body of work – learn best professional practices for artists and – put on a group exhibit together. The goal

Completed April 18th: Intro to Visual Storytelling – Composition

Instructor: Brian Wolbert Time: Wednesdays, 5:30pm – 8:00pm starting April 18th Cost: $120 Goal: Students will learn foundational elements of composition such as focal points, perspective, vantage points and more to enhance drawings, paintings, photography and film. This is the first class in a series of classes about Visual Storytelling. Through lectures, demos and exercises,

MBIA’s Waving Art Gallery Continues to Soar

MBIA’s Waving Art Gallery Continues to Soar By Asher Mains On January 19th, the Waving Art Gallery at the Maurice Bishop International Airport changed its rotating exhibit from Godfrey Luke’s figurative sculptures made from found materials to a group show showing the work of Art School Greenz students. Called “Assemblage and Stencils”, the work in

Completed Feb 28: Life Drawing

4 Week Course Wednesdays, February 28, March, 7, 14, 21 2.5 hours 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Primarily ages 18+ Limited to 12 students Cost: $120 EC (charcoal and practice paper included) Instructor: Asher Mains Life Drawing Description: Drawing from live models is a long and important tradition in fine art. The human figure in

Completed: Smart Art: Creative Problem Solving

4 Week Course Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 1.5 hours 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm ASG Juniors Ages: 11-14 Cost: $125 EC (supplies not included) Instructor: LaVanda Mireles Title: Smart Art: Creative Problem Solving Description: Artists are visual problem solvers. In this course, students learn how to understand problems through the eyes of an

Completed: Art Model Workshop, Dec 8

Teacher: Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe Date: Friday, December 8th, 6:00pm to 8:15pm Where: Spice Harmony Yoga Studio Cost: $25EC Art modeling is an important part of an artist community. Artists need art models for live references to draw, paint, sculpt, and photograph. Good art models need to be able to stay still for 10, 15, 20 minutes

Art School Greenz Shines at Grenada Contemporary 2017

St. George’s, Grenada By Asher Mains The Susan Mains Gallery was ignited again on Friday, Oct 27th with the opening of the 4th Annual Grenada Contemporary exhibit featuring the work of 30 artists from 11 different countries. Art School Greenz is proud to have played a quiet role in the success of the show as

Art School Greenz Exhibit at the Waving Art Gallery

By Asher Mains Art School Greenz, the alternative art school in Grenada, opened its first art exhibit at the Waving Art Gallery showing the paintings of its Intro to Oil Painting students. Art School Greenz provides short courses for working adults to not just build their artistic skills but also their artistic community. The Intro

Upcoming: Nov. 1 Web Presence for Artists

This class will address practical issues all artists need to hone such as writing an artist statement, bio, maintaining a CV, designing a portfolio and tips on web design and social media presence. Theses items are necessary for nearly any international exhibit and greatly increases the ability of Grenadian artists to be found easily online.

Completed: Oct 3, Intro to Stencils

Intro to Stencils, taught by Asher Mains will cover basic stenciling techniques and materials used by Mains in work such as the Sea Lungs series. This useful process can be used for making signs, decorating rooms or making contemporary art. Once the stencil is cut one can apply spray paint, watercolour, acrylic, oil paint, ink

Completed: Sept. 14th: Assemblage Sculpture

Taught by Lavanda Mireles and Rene Froehlich Thursdays September 14th – October 26th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Westerhall. $180 EC Assemblage is three-dimensional collage, it is a work of art made by grouping found or unrelated objects. During the course we will view, study and seek inspiration from works by contemporary artists who use assemblage and

Finished: Aug. 29th: Intro to Oil Painting

This class will cover the foundations of oil painting as it has been done for the past several hundred years using the Flemish Method taught by Asher Mains. This short workshop will give artists the tools they need to start making technically proficient paintings based on an understanding of how the materials work together. Thinners

Finished May 30: Assemblage: “How to use everyday objects as art”

Each Tuesday, April 25 – May 30 6 Week Studio Art Class 2.5 hours 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Ages: adult (18+) Taught by: Lavanda Mireles Course Goal: To apply with confidence the various processes and techniques of Assemblage. Objective: Assemblage is three-dimensional collage, it is a w ork of art made by grouping found

Finished April 4: Watercolour Painting

Taught by Nico Thomas Tuesdays 6:00pm February 28th – April 4th 2017 This course is designed to explore the basic skills of watercolor painting. In the beginning of the course, students will learn techniques of watercolor painting on paper such as wet in wet, dry brush and experimenting with various technique to create vibrant effects

Intermediate Children’s Class

6 Week Intermediate Art Class for Kids 1.5 hours Ages 10 – 12 Created by LaVanda Mireles Transform art elements into thoughtful compositions. Composition is the arrangement of the individual elements in a piece of art, or the way the art is ‘put together’. Students will review the art elements (line, shape, texture, and color)

Children’s Class “What is Art?”

Course Objective: Introduction to various elements/principles, specifically LINE, TEXTURE, COLOR, and SHAPE, through weekly hands-on projects, culminating with a final self portrait. Students come away with inspiration and encouragement to explore various techniques in creating their very own work of art. Week 1: LINE Students will explore mark making and how to draw and identify

2-D Design

Class format is once a week for 6 weeks unless otherwise noted. Studio classes will typically be longer than non-studio classes (theory, seminar, etc.). Classes are $180EC for the six weeks plus the cost of supplies unless otherwise noted. This course could also be called Elements and Principles of Design. It is primarily concerned with