Adult Programs

Studio Pottery

Studio Pottery

With Jasmine Moncalvo. Under the guidance of our seasoned and sophisticated instructor Jasmine Moncalvo, beginner and experienced potters alike will explore various methods of hand-building with clay such as pinch pot, slab construction and coiling. Enhance your pieces by experimenting with an array of surface decoration and glazing techniques. All materials included.  New projects each […] Read More
Realist Painting

Realist Painting

With Ian Bodnaryk. In this popular class you’ll work alongside high-realist painter Ian Bodnaryk, and explore the versatile and exciting world of acrylics. Experiment with painting techniques and principles, including basic colour and composition theory, working primarily from your own photographs and other simple source imagery. *Some materials required. No class March 12 and March […] Read More
Uninstructed Figure Drawing

Uninstructed Figure Drawing

Looking to build your skills, expand your portfolio and enjoy a creative afternoon? In these sessions you’ll draw from a professional nude model and explore the freedom of figure drawing without instruction.  Model fee included. *Bring your own materials. Pre-registration required for individual sessions. 16+ years.   Thursday September 20 6:45 – 8:45pm $15 SG members […] Read More
Pottery Wheel

Pottery Wheel

With Jasmine Moncalvo. In this class, you’ll learn the basics of wedging, centering, opening, and throwing a ball of clay into a cylinder form. As you begin to master the cylinder form on the wheel, you’ll transform that basic shape into mugs, vases and dishes, and glaze the pieces using basic techniques. Our expert Artist […] Read More
Getting Started on your Realist Painting

Getting Started on your Realist Painting

with Ian Bodnaryk. In this workshop students will be working with High Realism Painter Ian Bodnaryk to learn the steps involved in staging the still life, editing photos; including digital editing, panel prep, transfer ideas, effective lighting techniques and more in preparation for making your realist painting.  *All materials and equipment provided.  Recommended for students […] Read More
Open Studio

Open Studio

Come to SG to work on your artwork for a couple of hours or spend the whole day creating in our spacious, well-lit studios. Work alongside and be inspired by other practicing artists from the community. 16+ years. *A valid Station Gallery membership is required, and can be purchased upon arrival. *Pre-registration recommended. Bring your […] Read More
New Directions

New Directions

with Steve Rose. Explore your artistic potential in this invaluable, critique-based program. Artists of all levels, working in a variety of media and styles, are invited to bring in their artworks, finished or in progress, to participate in engaging discussions moderated by artist Steve Rose. Join us for a few laughs as we navigate our […] Read More
Contemporary Landscape Painting

Contemporary Landscape Painting

This course is designed for anyone interested in contemporary landscape painting – city, highway, architectural, rural – with a focus on non-traditional colour application. Under the expert guidance of local painter Randy Hryhorczuk, you’ll paint a landscape of your choice using a layering technique. Stylistic experimentation and individuality will be encouraged. An understanding of process […] Read More
Contemporary Portrait Painting

Contemporary Portrait Painting

This course is designed for anyone interested in contemporary portrait painting. Stylistic experimentation and individuality will be encouraged. An understanding of process and foundation will be provided through discussion and in-class demonstrations. *Participants bring their own materials, oil or acrylic. A suggested supply list is given by the instructor prior to the first class. 16+ […] Read More
Drawing the Figure

Drawing the Figure

with Laurie Lafrance. In art, figure drawing refers to the study of the human form. Under the guidance of Artist Instructor Laurie Lafrance, explore the structure and form of the body as you work with basic drawing media. Ideal for any level of drawing experience. Model fee included. *Some materials required. 16+ years. Wednesday January […] Read More
DSLR Photography Basics

DSLR Photography Basics

with Shawn Hamilton. Get practical knowledge to take your photography to the next level. This class is for anyone who wants to get to know their camera, how it works, how it thinks and how to communicate with it to get the results that you want. Under the expert guidance of professional photographer Shawn Hamilton, […] Read More
Paint Like a Musician

Paint Like a Musician

with Chas Burke. Get a better understanding of both music and visual art as you learn how they complement each other, and improve your painting skills in an interactive, supportive environment. With painter Chas Burke, you’ll learn about such aspects as drawing, design, composition, materials and tool manipulation, as well as relevant historical and marketing […] Read More
Painting the Figure

Painting the Figure

with Catherine Mills. Experience the figure in a whole new light as you block-in the human form with broad brushstrokes! Explore colour, composition and value as you capture the essence of a live model. Model fee included. *Prior figure drawing or painting experience is suggested. Some materials required. 16+ years. No class March 13. Wednesday […] Read More
Printmaking Explorations

Printmaking Explorations

with Angela Hennessey. A wonderful class to learn about and try out various aspects of printmaking. Working in our newly renovated printmaking studio, under the expert guidance of printmaker Angela Hennessey, you’ll learn about etching, drypoint, collagraphy and lithography, using the press and other processes. *A $25 materials fee will be collected by the instructor […] Read More
Printmaking Open Studio

Printmaking Open Studio

SG’s Printmaking Studio is the perfect setting for printmakers wanting to try out new techniques and work on independent projects in our newly upgraded printmaking facility. With access to our presses, tools, and guidance from an experienced printmaker/artist instructor as needed, this is an opportunity to fully immerse yourself in printmaking. *A valid Station Gallery […] Read More
Ungrouted Mosaics

Ungrouted Mosaics

with Valerie McGarry. Discover how to create contemporary art using the ancient art form of mosaics! You’ll learn design, material choices and both ancient and modern techniques used in creating mosaics. The ungrouted method emphasizes the texture created when using different materials side by side. You’ll also be encouraged to bring any kind of material […] Read More
Just Gotta Draw!

Just Gotta Draw!

with Michael Jack. The title of this class suggests both the urge and the necessity of learning to draw. Learn with artist instructor Michael Jack, known for his easy to follow step by step methods of basic drawing skills. This session is designed to meet both the enjoyment and the required learning skills needed in […] Read More
What’s Watercolour?

What’s Watercolour?

with Michael Jack. Artist instructor Michael Jack has developed easy to follow methods to learn about watercolour painting. From composition to colour theory with attention to specifics of watercolour techniques, this class will help you develop an understanding and use of colour to build your palette and colour choices. Ideal for beginner and intermediate levels. […] Read More
Encaustic

Encaustic

with Victoria Wallace Encaustic is the art practice of painting with pigmented melted beeswax. This comprehensive encaustic workshop will give participants an understanding of the encaustic medium, from classical to the experimental. Participants will learn how to prep the substrate for encaustic artwork, create and paint with their own encaustic translucencies, fuse, image transfer, incise […] Read More
Marvelous Mugs! Pottery Workshop

Marvelous Mugs! Pottery Workshop

This workshop’s all about marvellous mugs for your beverage needs, perfect for holding your hot cocoa, espresso and tea. Working with our expert ceramic Artist Instructor, Jasmine Monctalvo, you’ll make 3 or 4 cups of various sizes and designs, and add your own artistic flair to make each piece special and unique. Workshop includes clay, […] Read More
Dinnerware to go! Pottery Workshop

Dinnerware to go! Pottery Workshop

Under the expert guidance of Artist Instructor Jasmine Moncalvo, you’ll create a full piece dinnerware set: big plate, small plate, bowl and cup. Workshop includes clay, firing and glazing. *First class is 4 hours, second class glazing is 2 hours. 16yrs+. Sunday November 4 – 12:00 – 4:00pm Sunday November 18 – 2:00 – 4:00pm $95 […] Read More
Breaking into Self Publishing

Breaking into Self Publishing

Today the publishing industry is entering a new era of self-publishing. Designers, photographers, writers and illustrators are able to publish books for personal or media use on a per book basis now. Guided by self-published author and professional photojournalist, Mike Berube, you’ll learn how to realize book projects and create stunning spreads that will be […] Read More
Etching

Etching

with Liz Menard. Whether you’re new to printmaking or an experienced etcher, this workshop has something for everyone! Beginners will learn basic etching techniques used to create a wide tonal range and variety of textural effects, while more experienced artists can experiment with advanced techniques such as soft ground, sugar lift and chine collé. *Includes […] Read More
Glazes, Washes, Textures and Layers

Glazes, Washes, Textures and Layers

In this two-part workshop, led by artist Victoria Wallace, you’ll learn a variety of contemporary painting techniques using artist quality liquid acrylics and mediums. These techniques include acrylic glazes with polymer mediums, washes with acrylic paints and water, acrylic skins and image transfers. You’ll add marks using a variety of water-soluble ink pencils and pencil […] Read More
Launch into Silkscreening

Launch into Silkscreening

with Zen Rankin Curious about trying Silkscreening or always wanted to? Now is your chance to try, risk-free! Learn the basics of various approaches and techniques to silkscreening in this intensive one-day workshop. With hands on instruction you can avoid the usual pratfalls of learning the technique, as well as tips for attempting silkscreening at […] Read More
Organic Structures in Clay

Organic Structures in Clay

Join expert ceramist Andrea Piller, known for her beautiful work inspired by and utilizing nature, as she guides you in creating your own pieces of beauty and awe. Bring found objects from your own nature walks to this two day workshop to help you build your clay organic structures. Includes clay, tools and firings. *First […] Read More
Resin Workshop

Resin Workshop

with Jeff Turner Join professional photographer Jeff Turner as he leads you through the step by step process of turning a photographic print into a mounted resin coated art piece. The workshop will go over all supplies needed and processes for mounting, pouring and finishing your work. *Bring 1 or 2 photographic prints (not from […] Read More
The Hive Nature Art Workshop

The Hive Nature Art Workshop

Learn about the art of setting intentions and the nuances of working with natural materials. In this workshop you’ll join artist Elsii Faria for an adventure through the creative process. You’ll focus on an intention, print with purpose, and enjoy a unique and meaningful experience designed to help you connect to nature and yourself. On […] Read More
Valentine Vessel

Valentine Vessel

Put your heart in it to create a nature printed platter. In this unique workshop, you’ll join artist Elsii Faria for an adventure through the creative process and enjoy a unique and meaningful experience designed to help you connect to nature and yourself. You’ll focus on a loving intention and create a relief print with […] Read More
Capturing Skin Tones

Capturing Skin Tones

with Catherine Mills. A quick primer on where to begin mixing skin colour and evaluating lightness, darkness and how bright or dull the skin colour actually is. Light reflection will be discussed, how ambient colours influence the skin colour, and how to find a way to confidently begin mixing more convincing colours for portraits and […] Read More
Cityscapes in Watercolour

Cityscapes in Watercolour

Join watercolour teacher Hi-Sook Barker, known for her impressionistic floral and landscape paintings, and learn simple techniques and tips to be able to create impressive cityscapes and scenes. *Bring your own painting supplies. A material list from the instructor will be provided. 16yrs+. Sunday November 25 12:00 – 4:00pm $65 SG members / $75 non-members Read More
Colour Theory

Colour Theory

with Catherine Mills. A practical exploration of colour theory, using a system of warm and cool primaries. led by Artist Instructor Catherine Mills. You’ll create your own colour charts, which will help reinforce the principles discussed, and that you can refer to as you work. Once you understand the methodology, you’ll continue colour exploration independently. […] Read More
Glorious Flora in Watercolours

Glorious Flora in Watercolours

Join watercolour teacher Hi-Sook Barker, known for her impressionistic floral and landscape paintings and learn techniques to create stunning floral paintings using impressionistic brush work and glorious colours. Bring your own painting supplies. A material list from the instructor will be provided. 16yrs+. Sunday September 30 12:00 – 4:00pm $65 SG members / $75 members Read More
Painting with a 3 ft. brush

Painting with a 3 ft. brush

with John Anderson. In this weekend workshop you’ll learn an approach to loosen up and increase the power of your work with an impressionist approach using shape, value and colour to create an exciting interpretation of the landscape. Working with expert painter John Anderson, you’ll learn how to see the interplay between warm and cool […] Read More
Skyscapes in Watercolour

Skyscapes in Watercolour

Working with professional watercolourist, Hi-Sook Barker, this workshop will be focused on techniques for painting sky scenes. Emphasis is placed on utilizing a big hake brush to develop a fast and fresh approach using the wet on wet technique. All levels of expertise are welcomed. *Bring your own painting supplies. A material list from the […] Read More
Waterscapes in Watercolour

Waterscapes in Watercolour

Working with professional watercolourist, Hi-Sook Barker, this workshop will be focused on techniques for painting water scenes. Emphasis is placed on utilizing a big hake brush to develop a fast and fresh approach using the wet on wet technique. All levels of expertise are welcome. *Bring your own painting supplies. A material list from the […] Read More
Cold Bees Wax and Oil

Cold Bees Wax and Oil

Explore and hone your creative side! Everyone of all levels is welcome to join and create abstracts, landscapes or anything that evokes creativity using cold bees wax with oil paints. You’ll use palette knives, powdered pigment and charcoal to create a rustic, textured and three dimensional aesthetic. 16yrs+. Sunday January 27 10:00am – 4:00pm $95 SG […] Read More
Creative Photography with iPhone

Creative Photography with iPhone

This afternoon workshop, led by professional international photo journalist Mike Berube, will show you how to transition from iPhone snapshots to serious photography. Whatever your level of experience, you’ll discover more about your iPhone camera, photo apps and accessories, that will help you take incredible photos you never thought possible! 16yrs+. Sunday November 11 12:00 – […] Read More
Exploring Abstract Composition and Colour

Exploring Abstract Composition and Colour

With Janet Read. The goal of this workshop is to develop a deeper understanding of composition within the framework of abstract painting. The same principles of composition apply to figurative and abstract painting, however, abstraction relies more on elements of colour, scale, line, direction, shape and overlap to create depth and visual complexity. In this […] Read More
Ink and Play

Ink and Play

with Shree Bellur. Alcohol ink and acrylic Ink flows like magic to form eye-catching art pieces. In this workshop, you’ll fall in love with enchanting, exuberant colours and how they mix together. The inks are unpredictable and create fascinating art ; bright and full of colour, abstract or inspired by nature. Artists of all levels […] Read More
Intro to Acrylic Painting

Intro to Acrylic Painting

with Ian Bodnaryk. In this two part workshop, you’ll learn the fundamental techniques of acrylic painting. Artist Ian Bodnaryk, well known for his high realism style paintings, will help you better understand surface preparation, materials, colour mixing, paint application, brushwork, glazing, and how to create the illusion of texture and form. No previous experience is […] Read More
Mixed-Media Encaustic

Mixed-Media Encaustic

with Susan Fisher. Discover the beautiful possibilities inherent in the ancient art form of encaustic painting. Using a mixture of hot beeswax and coloured pigment, experiment with methods that build texture and create depth. Artist Susan Fisher will also show you how to integrate weaving, collage and stenciling into the layers of this translucent medium. […] Read More
Sketchbook Workshop

Sketchbook Workshop

Not only is drawing in our sketchbooks an excellent way of improving our drawing skills, it’s a wonderful way to see and appreciate what is going on within us. It’s also a great way to express emotion, de-stress and get a new perspective on life. In in this lively full day workshop, we’ll explore our […] Read More
The Joy of Printmaking

The Joy of Printmaking

with Angela Hennessey. This workshop is the ideal setting to immerse yourself in the wonders of printmaking! If you’ve always wanted to learn how to make prints, try print techniques, or perhaps it’s been a while since you’ve worked with a press, this two day workshop is perfect for you. Under the gentle guidance of […] Read More

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Corporate Creating Workshops

Station Gallery recognizes that inspiration and innovation are essential to all aspects of business development and offers customized Corporate Creating sessions to foster creative transformation in the workspace.

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Registration Fall 2018 and Winter 2019:

SG Member Program Registration is Wednesday, August 8.

General Registration is Wednesday, August 15.

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