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GCA is Open/Classes are in Session

Posted 01.07.17

Today, Saturday, Jan. 7th, we are holding classes. Please travel carefully and email your monitor and/or if you are going to be absent.

Schumann & Brahms Jan. 12th!

Posted 12.20.16

Join us at Eleventh Street Arts on Thursday, Jan. 12 from 7-9 pm for an evening of music by Clara and Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms with acclaimed musicians Adam Golka, piano and John Moore, baritone and Laura Weiner, horn along with our Resident Artist Michelle Ross, violin. Doors open at 6:30pm. Musician Q&A to follow. Refreshments!

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Alma Schapiro Prize Applications Due Dec. 9

Posted 11.21.16

Apply by December 9 for a three-month fellowship at the American Academy in Rome. Open to emerging or mid-career painters with some rigorous training or career accomplishment in painting or sculpture tied to the advancement of the classical tradition. Visit ICAA's website for the application and for details!

Next Gallery Concert - 11/11

Posted 10.15.16

Listen to music among the paintings at Eleventh Street Arts! The next chamber music concert is November 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. BAROQUE CONNECTIONS features works by J.S. Bach, Hindemith, Corelli and Didorenko. Tickets are $10 for the general public. Limited $5 discount tickets available for GCA artists and part time students. email: for the code.

GCA Open on Columbus Day

Posted 10.08.16

There are both day and evening classes on Monday, October 10th.


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.

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