Figure Drawing Classes, Workshops,
and Open Studios in West Virginia
Other States and Provinces

Since 2009, this directory has listed art schools, ateliers, and studios where artists can paint, sculpt, or draw live art models. Life Drawing groups come and go, and schedules change, so it is wise to confirm with the organizer before attending. Please report any defunct groups or broken links to directoryartmodelbook.com

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Taylor Books Annex Gallery
226 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301
gallerytaylorbooks.com 304-342-1461
Uninstructed
Life Drawing open studio for those who like to practice, practice and more practice. We provide the art models and easels. Models may be nude or clothed. Poses range from few seconds to sustained for more detail drawings. Drawings from class may be exhibited in the gallery once a year, generally in the spring. Classes run 8 weeks in the evenings 6:00-9:00pm and cost $75.
[2013-05-29]

Huntington Museum of Art
2033 McCoy Road
Huntington, WV 25701
bbostonhmoa.org 304-529-2701
Uninstructed
In Open Studio Figure Study you will enjoy the benefits of working with a live art model. Bring whatever materials you prefer. Since this is an open studio, there will be no instruction. A monitor will be present for oversight.
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Renaissance Art Gallery
900 8th Street, Suite 20
Huntington, WV 25701
Gallery: gallerywvyahoo.com or 304-525-3235. Instructor: bhbowersockgmail.com
Instructed
Life Drawing class is held 6-8 weeks each fall and spring. Three different live art models are available each Saturday afternoon during these classes from 1:00-4:00pm. Students are free to use any medium they desire. Tuition and model fee stated before each course begins. Email or call the Gallery for more information. Bruce Bowersock monitors and instructs.
[2010-09-17]


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