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Grand Central Atelier

News & Announcements

2017 Still Life Competition

Posted 02.15.17

Applications are being accepted for our 2017 Still Life Competition being held at GCA's LIC studios from June 22 - 27, 2017. Apply by Feb. 28. View more information here.

GCA is Open

Posted 02.09.17

GCA's studios are currently open. Travel safe to those of you coming in. Core classes are in session. But all part-time classes are canceled and make-ups will be scheduled. 

Art of Architecture Opens March 2

Posted 02.02.17

Join us at Eleventh Street Arts on March 2, 6-9pm for a selection of contemporary drawings and paintings by practicing architects and artists!

Apply to Core Drawing Year by April 15

Posted 02.02.17

Applications for our one year, comprehensive figurative drawing program are due April 15! Full-time studios run September - May, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm. Read more.

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. 

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