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

ANNOUNCEMENT!

Manifest's Drawing Center will soon be relocating to a larger and more centrally located facility in Walnut Hills!
We are planning minimal interruptions to weekly programming during our move. Details will be posted here soon, and
shared via email and social media in the coming weeks. We can't wait to show you our new home!

WEEKLY OPEN PROGRAMS


Drawing As Mindfulness

Mondays, 7-9pm
Weekly Instructed sessions focused on activities (drawing, discussions, writing) promoting mindfulness of self and context. Year-round!
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:

Space/Depth/Perspective

Thursdays, 6-9pm
Jan. 9-30

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


Drawing Materials:

Pen & Ink

Sundays, 10am-1pm
Jan. 5-26

A 4-week survey focused on exploring the possibilities of our most common DRAWING mediums.
Taught by Scholar in Residence Angela Livezey


The Drawn Subject:

Animating the Still Life

Saturdays, 1:30-4:30pm
Jan. 4-25

A NEW 4-week DRAWING course probing the realities and implications of some of Art History’s greatest subject-matter themes. Ideal for those transitioning from the beginning to intermediate levels!
Taught by Brad Davis


The Pictorial Mind: Learning New Ways
of Seeing Through Unique Mediums

Saturdays, 10am-1pm
Jan. 11-Feb. 29

An 8-week, intermediate-level drawing course, designed to guide students away from preconceived knowledge towards sensitive drawing via walnut ink, monotype, and charcoal.
Taught by Manifest Artist in Residence Ron Prigat


Painting the Ephemeral:
Alla Prima Techniques and Fleeting Moments

Sundays, 10am-1pm
Jan. 12-Mar. 1

An 8-week, early- and intermediate-level painting course, investigating techniques for both alla prima painting and observing short-lived moments of beauty.
Taught by Manifest Scholar in Residence Mike Bale


Making Meaning:
Developing Content in Your Work

Sundays, 1:30-4:30pm
Jan. 12-Mar. 1

An 8-week, upper-level course for artists ready to address the meaning behind their work.
Taught by Resident Instructor Samantha Haring

WORKSHOPS & SPECIAL EVENTS


More Alive By It:

Conversations about Photography and Life

Fridays, 7-9pm
Jan. 10 & Mar. 13

A FREE discussion series featuring new guests each month led by Michael Wilson


Drawing Marathon

Saturday & Sunday, March 7 & 8
12 hours of life drawing with 2 models.


FREE High School Open Figure Drawing Sampler

Tuesdays, 7-9pm
Jan. 14 & Mar. 10

A FREE opportunity for High School students and teachers to experience working from a live model.


Quarterly Showcase & Open House
Saturday, March 14, 6–9pm
A public celebration and display of the work created at the Drawing Center by our program students, participants, and instructors.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


Scholarships Available!
For Teens & Emerging Artists

Gift Certificates Available!
Good for all programs

YEAR-LONG ATELIER STUDYPASS
A full year of access to all Center offerings, plus access to studio for self-directed study.

LYCEUM: A Culture in the Pursuit of Quality
Mondays, 9am-Noon for continuing students    Enrolling new students September 2020
Up to a year-long studio course, offered in 10-week increments, for those prepared to take on advanced independent and directed study.
Taught by Jason Franz, Manifest's Founding Executive Director



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Manifest's 16th 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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