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News & Announcements

Perspective Class this Sunday at The Cathedral of St John the Divine

Posted 07.11.14

This Sunday, July 13th, the Perspective class with be at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine ocated on Manhattan's upper west side. 

Meet: stairs in front of Cathedral, W 112th st. and Amsterdam 
Trains: 1, B, C

Please email Anthony with further questions. Drop-ins welcome! Please bring $40 cash, exact change day of or sign up in advance & pay by credit card here.

Perspective class this Sunday in Green-wood Cemetery!

Posted 06.27.14

This Sunday, June 29th, the Perspective class with be in various points in Green-wood Cemetery located in Brooklyn just south of Prospect Park.

Meet: 4th Ave and 35th St. entrance
Trains: N, Q
Please email Anthony at if you are planning to come by Saturday evening so he can send you contact information in case you are running late.

Drop-ins welcome! Please bring $40 cash, exact change day of or sign up in advance & pay by credit card here.

Perspective Class in Madison Square Park this Sunday!

Posted 06.20.14

This Sunday, June 22nd, the Perspective Class will be held in Madison Square Park drawing the Appellate Division Court located at Madison Ave and E 27th St from 10am-4pm. Drop-ins welcome! Please bring $40 cash, exact change day of or sign up in advance & pay by credit card here.

Meet: Madison Ave & 27th St.

Perspective class in Riverside Park this Sunday!

Posted 06.12.14

This Sunday, June 15th, the Perspective class will be held at the Soldier's and Sailor's Monument located at Riverside Park in Manhattan. Drop-ins welcome! Please bring $40 cash, exact change day of or sign up in advance & pay by credit card here.

Meet at the steps in front of the monumnet. 89th & Riverside Drive.
Take the 1 train to 86th Street and walk west.

There are a few nice places to draw in the shade, but be sure to bring a chair if you have one. This park offers some fantastic architecture as well as great landscape!

Perspective Class in Prospect Park this Sunday!

Posted 06.05.14

The first in a series of 12 classes on Perspective in NYC Parks starts this coming Sunday, June 8th from 10am-4pm. You may sign up ala carte. This week: the Soldier's and Sailor's Memorial Arch located at the north end of Prospect Park in Brooklyn.  

Meeting place: at the base of the memorial under the arch
Trains: 2,3,B,Q
If you haven't done so yet, click here to enroll in the class. 
Click here for a list of recommended materials.
Payment can be made online or with cash each Sunday. $40
Questions? email:

End of Year Show Friday, May 30th

Posted 05.27.14

Join us for our End of Year Student Show on Friday, May 30! Browse through four studios filled with cast, portrait, figure, still life, and landscape - paintings, drawings and sculptures. A selection of works will be for sale. Refreshments will be served. RSVP at 

6:30 - 9:30pm 20 West 44th Street between 5&6 avenues. 6th floor
Also visit the 3rd floor to view works by the Beaux-Arts Atelier for their final exhibition from 6-8pm

Newsflash! Summer workshop openings!

Posted 05.21.14

A few spots just opened up in Michael Klein's Flower Painting Workshop: June 18 - 20th. Limited spots remain in all of our June, and many of our July and August workshops. Sign up soon!

View all the listings here.

Still Life Painting Competition, July 27 - August 1!

Posted 05.08.14

Apply online by June 1 to compete! Finalists will paint for 48 hours over six days (July 27-August 1) to compose and paint a still life. A panel of judges will award $10K, $3K and $2K to first, second and third place! Professionals and students are invited to apply.

Spring Workshop Week/Part-time Classes on break

Posted 03.28.14

Spring workshop week has arrived at GCA! There are no part-time classes in the evenings or on Saturday from Friday, March 28th through Friday, April 4th. Classes resume on Saturday, April 5th. 

Summer Workshop Registration Now Open!

Posted 03.10.14

We are now taking registration for our 2014 summer workshops. There are 21 workshops held either in NYC or in the White Mountains of New Hampshire to choose from -- hope you'll join us!

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