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Steve Bass Lecture: Wed. April 1st

Posted 03.27.15

5:30-6:30pm. Five Orders of architecture formed the physical background of Greek and Roman civilization, and the visual context of modern classical painting.  Architect Steve Bass will introduce this ancient visual language and illustrate its appearance in painting. A preview of his upcoming Saturday class. 5:30-6:30pm in our lounge. 

Katie Whipple Lecture this Friday, March 20

Posted 03.17.15

Please join us this Friday, March 20th for an evening celebrating Italy! Alma Schapiro Prize winner Katie G. Whipple will give a presentation about her eight months traveling Italy, studying the old masters, and making the transition from student of the Atelier to student of History. Accompanying the lecture Whipple and her husband, resident GCA artist Brendan Johnston, will display works made during their travels in the Eleventh Street Arts gallery space. 

"Painting Italy: Lessons of History and Land" 
Friday, March 20th
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public.

March 1 Deadline for Core Applications

Posted 01.30.15

Applications for September admission into our core program can be downloaded from our website. Click here! Be sure to read our newly posted FAQ document. It has a lot of detail about our studio and core program. The application deadline is March 1.

GCA & the Blizzard

Posted 01.26.15

Due to safety concerns with travel, GCA will be closed Monday night and all day Tuesday-January 26 & 27. No daytime or evening studio sessions will be held. Stay warm, cozy & safe!

Ai Fiori: The Alla Prima Floral Sketch

Posted 01.16.15

Join us on Friday, February 6 at Eleventh Street Arts for the opening reception of an alla prima flower painting exhibition! The gallery space is located in the GCA studio at 4606 11th Street. 6-8pm. 

Winter Workshops announced!

Posted 01.05.15

Our winter line-up of daytime, evening and weekend workshops are open for registration. Read more in our latest newsletter here.

Happy Holidays!

Posted 12.22.14

GCA studios and offices are closed until Monday, January 5, 2015. Registration is open for our winter daytime, evening, and weekend studios/workshops. But please note, you may not receive responses or confirmation until the office reopens. Spring and summer registration will open in late January.

We wish you all a wonderful holiday season!

Gallery Show & Open Studio: December 5th

Posted 10.28.14

Stay tuned for more information about our first gallery show & open studio in our new space on Friday, December 5th beginning at 6pm.

Perspective workshop this Sunday in Madison Square Park!

Posted 09.26.14

This coming Sunday, September 28, we'll be drawing the Appellate Court located at 25th and Madison in Madison Square Park: 10am - 5pm.

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

Meeting Place: 25th and Madison
Trains: N, R, 6

Bring a chair if you have one!

Perspective Workshop this Sunday in Riverside Park!

Posted 09.19.14

This coming Sunday, September 21, we'll be drawing the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument located at Riverside Park 10am - 5pm.

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.

Meeting Place: 89th St & Riverside Drive
Trains: 1 train

Bring a chair if you have one!

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