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Posted 08.19.16

Check out our new and returning classes and workshops listed under Study. New workshops include Self-Portrait, Underpainting, Renaissance inspired Portrait and Landscape. We've added a Foundations of Figure class to Sunday afternoons and an Ecorche class on Tuesday evenings.

Plus! New classes specifically for teenagers on Wednesdays and Saturdays listed under Young Artists. 

Live Drawing Competition July 2-6

Posted 06.17.16

Announcing GCA's figure drawing competition July 2- 6! Eleven artists will compete for 40 hours over 5 days, drawing in the same studio, from the same model. Drop in for lunch hour viewings of the drawings-in-progress 1-2pm, Sat - Wed. The Awards Party is on July 6, 7-9pm. No rsvp needed. Judges are Jacob Collins, Jordan Sokol and Katie Whipple.

Come to our End of Year Show!

Posted 04.18.16

Join us this Friday 6-9pm for an exhibition of our graduating artist work and a juried Salon Exhibition featuring work from all of our students. Last chance to catch the RESIDENTS show. Refreshments will be served! Viewing times: Friday, 6-9pm 5/20 and noon-6pm Saturday & Sunday 5/21 & 5/22.

Apply to our Core Program by April 15

Posted 02.17.16

April 15 is the deadline to apply for September Admission to our four-year, full time core program! Enroll in the one year Drawing Program as a standalone year or to embark on the four year option! Read more.

Sunday classes canceled

Posted 01.23.16

Classes are canceled for Sunday, Jan. 24. Even though the snow is supposed to cease overnight, there's a lot of digging out to do in the greater NYC/eastcoast. Enjoy! A make-up will be scheduled.

Saturday classes canceled

Posted 01.23.16

All classes are canceled for today, Saturday Jan. 23rd. A make-up will be scheduled. Stay warm & safe! 

Blizzard Watch

Posted 01.22.16

Watch this space for updates on GCA closings for Winter Weather. We plan to announce by 7am each day for both Saturday & Sunday. Thank you!

Core Applications Due April 15

Posted 01.04.16

For September 2016 admission into GCA's Core Program, applications are due February 1 (early admission) and April 15. Read more...

Open Sketch this Friday, Nov. 13th 6-9pm

Posted 11.10.15

Friday, Nov. 13, 6-9pm 
Free and open to the public!

Oh, lucky day! A portrait model will pose 6 to 9pm. No RSVP needed, just ring our doorbell & come into the studio. Bring your own drawing and painting materials. We have easels, tabourets and wooden horses. Use only Odorless mineral spirits, please. 

"Accentuating the Art" on Nov. 4th at 5:30pm

Posted 11.02.15

Join us this Wednesday at 5:30pm in our lounge for a discussion on Framing with Rob O'Donnell a professional picture frame consultant. Read more here. Free & Open to the Public.

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