Art classes in drawing, oil painting, watercolor, sculpture and fundamentals. Are you one of those people that have skills and talents in the visual arts but need a place that allows you to grow in your gift? The Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, located on Chicago's Gold Coast, is the place for you. It is a non-profit educational institution that consists of artists wanting to fine-tune their artistic skills through classes, workshops and exhibitions. We offer art classes in oil painting, drawing, watercolor and sculpture and have exhibitions all year round! We provide more than 60 hours per week of open studio sessions with live models. The Palette and Chisel is the premier institution for figure drawing, painting and sculpting. The Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts values our students' growth. The new members join as Associate Members, then after one year they can become Artist Members with additional benefits and responsibilities. As an Associate Member, you will have the opportunity to master and develop some of your techniques you have already acquired in our open studio sessions. You will also receive discounts on classes, and if you have a teaching background you may be able to rent space and teach a class! As an Artist Member, you are able to exhibit your work in the galleries of our 1870's Italianate Mansion. invited to the award exhibition, the Gold Medal Show, as well as the chance to vote at regular quarterly membership meetings. These are just a few of the benefits that our organization can offer. Don't hesitate to call us for a catalog and more membership and class information!
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