creative research gallery and drawing center
a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization

 

    

DRAWING CENTER STUDIO

  studio offerings year-round
making better artists

ABOUT OUR PROGRAM WHY DRAW? OUR INSTRUCTORS STUDIO CALENDAR DARKROOM CALENDAR

THROUGH OUR LENS: Photographs from the 2019 Envision Project Public Reception: Sunday, April 28 6-8pm

WEEKLY OPEN PROGRAMS


Drawing As Mindfulness

Mondays, 7-9pm
Weekly Instructed sessions focused on activities (drawing, discussions, writing) promoting mindfulness of self and context.
Taught by Brigid O’Kane


Open Photography Lab Sessions

Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Sundays
6-10pm

Weekly uninstructed access to our analog darkroom and film processing facilities. Student discounts.

About Our Facilities and Equipment

MEDIA CATEGORY KEY

Drawing
Photography
Painting
Non-Media-Specific

 

IN-DEPTH STUDIO CLASSES


Drawing Essentials:

Volume

Thursdays 6-9pm
March 7-28

A 4-week, foundations-level drawing course.
Taught by Resident Instructor Samantha Haring.


Drawing Essentials:

Texture
and Surface
Thursdays 6-9pm
April 4-25

A 4-week, foundations-level drawing course.
Taught by Resident Instructor Samantha Haring.



The Drawn Subject:
Intro to Portrait Drawing

Saturdays
April 6-27, 10am - 1pm

A 4-week, exploration of one of the most important subjects in all of art.
Taught by Mike Bale


Carbon Copy:
Transfer Techniques as Process
and Content

Sundays, April 7- June 2, 9am-12pm
An 8-week, drawing course introducing various ways to combine, alter, and reinterpret images anew. OPEN TO ALL LEVELS.
Taught by Katie Baker


Counterfeits, Copies, and Knockoffs:

Reworking the Wisdom of the Masters

Sundays, April 7- June 2, 12:30-3:30pm
An 8-week, intermediate-level painting/drawing course 
(open to all painting media as well as soft pastels). 
Taught by Resident Instructor Samantha Haring


Longer Exposure: Further Exploration of Darkroom Printing

Alternating Sundays, March 10-April 28, 1-4pm
A four-week, studio lab expansion offering participants dedicated darkroom time and one-on-one instruction focused on the continued exploration of various facets of darkroom printing.
Taught by Ann Burrell

Scholarships Available!
For Teens & Emerging Artists

Drawing League Studio Membership
Half or Full-Year access to all open sessions, plus discounts on workshops and classes

WORKSHOPS & SPECIAL EVENTS


More Alive By It:

Conversations about Photography and Life

Fridays
 April 12 & May 10, 7-9pm

Featuring new guests each month. FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Led by Michael Wilson


FREE High School Open Figure Drawing Sampler

Tuesday
March 26, 7-9pm & May 7, 7-9pm

For High School students and teachers.



Drawing Marathon

Saturday & Sunday, March 16th & 17th
Saturday & Sunday, June 8th & 9th
12 hours of life drawing with 2 models with a special
guest-artist moderator!



Quarterly Showcase & Open House
Saturday, March 23rd, 6-9pm (WINTER)
Saturday,
June 15th, 6-9pm (SPRING)
A public celebration and display of the work created during the recent few months at the Center by our program students, participants, and instructors.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

Gift Certificates Available!
Good for all programs


Map to Studio    |   Studio Calendar    |   Darkroom Calendar





Manifest's 15th season is funded in part by a grant from the Robert H. Reakirt Foundation, PNC Bank, Trustee. This season's programming is also supported by an impact grant from ArtsWave, by a sustainability grant from the Ohio Arts Council, and through the generous contributions of individual supporters who care deeply about the visual arts.


gallery hours:

tues-fri noon-7pm, sat noon-5pm
(or by special appointment)

closed Sun and Mon

Contribute to our Annual Fund

    


   


gallery map
2727 woodburn avenue
cincinnati, ohio 45206


drawing center map
4905 whetsel avenue
cincinnati, ohio 45227


  

 


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