In an effort to engage our local community, and involve our clients and friends in art-making, South Main Gallery is now offering a series of classes and workshops.
Want to be a part of it? Check our schedule below and join us!

Realism Oil Painting Course

Be instructed by artist Kellie Orr to create a contemporary still life oil painting using realism painting techniques. Kellie will share her process, tips, and tricks, and will coach you to build skills in a relaxed and encouraging environment. You'll have creative license and will take your own reference photo, with assistance as required. You'll be coached as you paint, building skills in colour, tone, brushwork, blending, and detail. All skill levels welcome.
Kellie is an award-winning contemporary artist from Australia, with recent press features including The Jealous Curator, Booooooom, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, and Supersonic Art, and her work is held in numerous private collections. See her work at

Start date: January 24, 2019
Schedule: Every Thursday, January 24 - March 21, 2019, with a mid-course break on 21 February (8 weeks of tuition in total)
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Location: South Main Gallery (279 E 6th Ave)
Supplies: The course includes a pre-prepared canvas and a materials list will be provided.
Cost: $520 (including stretched canvas)
For more information, and to sign up, contact Kellie at

Contemporary Embroidery Textures on Black with Katy Biele

Join Chilean artist Katy Biele on Wednesday, February 6, for a Contemporary Embroidery Textures on Black Workshop. You will learn how to create different textures on black fabric, from simple stitches to more advanced 3D stitches. You don't need to have any previous experience, and all the materials are included. 
You will bring home all the materials to finish your piece, as well as threads and a new pattern for a second piece.
Start date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Schedule: 6 pm to 9 pm
Location: South Main Gallery
Supplies: All materials included in the price, you don't have to bring anything.
Cost: $110
For more information, and to sign up, contact Katy at

Want to host a class at South Main Gallery? Get in touch!