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

*** SPECIAL VISITING ARTIST WORKSHOP ***
August 30 – September 1
Shane Wolf visits from Paris to offer a three-day intensive drawing class!
Discounts offered for early registration.

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:

Optical/Perceptual Color

Thursdays, 6-9pm
June 6-27

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


Drawing Essentials:

Expressive & Symbolic Color

Thursdays, 6-9pm
July 11-August 1

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


Photo Play with Toy Cameras

Saturdays, 1:30-4:30pm
June 22–August 17

An 8-week course designed to explore and rediscover the inventiveness, and creativity in analog photography using toy, vintage, and self-made cameras with Andy Houston


Playing with Pigment: Using Color Beyond Perception

Sundays, 10am-1pm
4-week Sessions: 6/23–7/14 or 7/21–8/11
Full 8-weeks: 6/23–8/11

A 4 OR 8-week exploration of active and productive color usage inspired by, but not limited to, your observation with Mike Bale


Drawing Movement: The Figure in Motion

Saturdays, 1:30-4:30pm
4-week Sessions: 6/22–7/13 or 7/20–8/10
Full 8-weeks: 6/22–8/10

A 4 OR 8-week journey through observational investigations of motion, vitality, and energy with Scott Ramming


Abstracting from Observation:
Playing with Your Vision

Sundays, 1:30-4:30pm
4-week Sessions: 6/23–7/14 or 7/21–8/11
Full 8-weeks: 6/23–8/11

A 4 OR 8-week course investigating how we see visual relationships and translate our visions into something uniquely ours with Samantha Haring

Scholarships Available!
For Teens & Emerging Artists


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

WORKSHOPS & SPECIAL EVENTS


More Alive By It:

Conversations about Photography and Life

Fridays, 7-9pm
July 12, & Aug. 9

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


FREE High School Open Figure Drawing Sampler

Tuesdays, 7-9pm
July 23, & Aug. 20

For High School students and teachers.


Drawing Marathon

Saturday & Sunday, August 17th & 18th
12 hours of life drawing with 2 models. We welcome special guest-artist moderator Sara Pedigo in August!


Quarterly Showcase & Open House
Saturday, August 24, 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!


2018/2019 Scholar-in-Residence Showcase Exhibition

Sunday, July 28, 7-9pm

A public celebration of our first Scholar-in-Residence, Angela Livezey and display and discussion of her creative research from the past 12 months.

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

    


   


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2727 woodburn avenue
cincinnati, ohio 45206


drawing center map
4905 whetsel avenue
cincinnati, ohio 45227


  

 


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