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Piece of My Art Studio
16 UNION AVE. St. Westfield, MA
COMING THIS SPRING!
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PILGRIM CANDLE BUILDING
Piece of My Art Studio has been a creative haven for kids, teens and adults since 2004. Jennifer Dorgan began the studio in August of 2004 when she saw an overwhelming interest in the community for artistic instruction while she helped run the former gallery/frame shop on Main Street. Academics became more the focus in schools, and the time for kids to explore their creativity and artistic expression within the school day became less. Jennifer noticed that people of all ages were looking to find relaxing, rewarding hobbies, improve their own artistic skills and to learn new skills. That’s when she opened up the Studio for kids and adults ages 7 and up.
Since the Studio opened, a steady stream of kids, teens, and adults have made it their fun, creative spot to let loose and enjoy their own artistic expression. All students are encouraged to choose their own subject matter with pictures or photos and Jennifer helps them to paint or draw what they see. Class sizes are purposely small so that everyone can get the attention they need. Jennifer’s main goal in teaching is to de-mystify the craft of painting and to show, for example, how easy it is to conjure up an entire forest in a few minutes! Landscapes can be incredibly simple and successful, therefore are highly encouraged when beginning, to build confidence. She works with each person individually at their own pace within a very relaxed and fun atmosphere.
Some students choose to only focus on drawing and bring their drawing supplies and use the studio's photos or internet devices at the studio or their own (WIFI is available in the studio) to draw from during any workshop with Jennifer's assistance. Everyone is encouraged to pursue their own passions in their art and she's always there to give the guidance and structure needed to achieve their goals successfully.
In September 2013 the studio expanded to a very large space on the 2nd floor of the Pilgrim Candle Building at 16 Union Ave. in Westfield, MA. The Studio welcomes our new Fiber Arts instructor Ms. Jennipher McCabe to run the fully equipped sewing room! Check out her list of classes for a variety of ages on the "Fiber Arts" page!