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The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art is Smiths Station, Alabama’s premiere Fine Arts Gallery and destination for Continued Fine Arts Education, serving as home to the Sarah West Artistic Mentoring Program. The Sarah West Artistic Mentoring Program offers extensive and explorative Fine Art Classes, Courses and Workshops to art students of all ages, skill levels, interests and styles. From the explorative beginner with little experience to the most advanced and skilled of artists wishing to further one’s abilities, the Sarah West Artistic Mentoring Program has a class to suit your artistic needs and schedule.

Paired with structured study, programs offered provide each artist with an arts history education, mentorship through study, and comprehensive hands on experience. At the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art, artists grow through learning and creating. In a comfortable enrvironment, both supplies and a quality education are within reach, where encouragement, artistic support and inspiration are prevalent.

The Sarah West Artistic Mentoring Program continually receives great reviews by area educators and family councilors. Art study in the environment of structure provided by the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art has been proven to strengthen artists of all ages in abilities and values such as: Self Esteem, Confidence, Discipline, Problem Solving Skills, Attention Span, Patience, Relaxation through Mediation, Hand-Eye Coordination and much more.

Youth Art Student Rhiannon with Elvis

Artists of the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art encourage a stronger and healthier well-being through maintaining a greater sense of being and a greater sense of present through artistic expression and every other facet to life.

 

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Classes Offered By

The Sarah West Artistic Mentoring Program

The Basics of Fine Art: Fundamentals in Drawing Composition
Color Theory Study & Shading Techniques
Explorative Impressionism
Painting en Plein Air
An Introduction to Graphite Drawing
Advanced Graphite Drawing
An Introduction to Pastel
An Introduction to Life Drawing
An Introduction to Brush & Ink
An Introduction to Oil Painting
Advanced Oil Painting
An Introduction to Acrylic Painting
Advanced Acrylic Painting
An Introduction to Portraiture: Drawing
Advanced Portraiture: Drawing
An Introduction to Portraiture: Oil Painting
Advanced Portraiture: Oil Painting

Drawing from Antiquity- Sculptural Drawing Course

 Studio Drawing Sessions

Artistic Meditation

Artistic Meditation: for Young Artists

Drawing Life Form: Studio Drawing with Model

Painting Life Form: Studio Painting with Model

Most of the above programs are ongoing, offered weekly and require a reservation.

Summer Art Classes

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 Little Artist I

Now Offering Open Enrollment 

New After School Classes for Young Art Students

New Evening and Afternoon Classes for Adult Art Students

*beginners are welcome *all fine art supplies are included

See our art students featured on the latest edition of Art Walks

Contact the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art for pricing and availability- 334-480-2008

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After-School Art Classes for Children & Youth

Now Offering Open Enrollment

*Space is Limited *Beginners are Welcome

*All Supplies are Included

Enroll Today- 334-480-2008

Adult Afternoon & Evening Weekly Art Classes

Now Offering Open Enrollment

*Space is Limited *Beginners are Welcome

*All Supplies are Included

Contact the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art for more details or to enroll today- 334-480-2008