The studio art education program at the Lyme Art Association is indefinitely suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When we can again open safely, we will begin studio classes.

Portrait/Figure Drawing and Painting
Instructor: Jack Montmeat
Mondays, 9 am – 12, 
Fee: $270 for 6 classes. To register contact Jack at


Painting with Pastels – Beginner and Intermediate

Instructor: Deborah Quinn-Munson
Mondays, 1 – 4 pm, 
Fee: $270 for 6 classes. To register, contact Deborah at


Beginning Oil Painting
Instructor: Jacqueline Jones
Tuesdays, 9 am – noon, 
Fee: $325 for 7 classes. To register, contact Jackie at


Fluid Acrylic or Watercolor

Instructor: Robert Noreika
Tuesdays, 1:30 – 4:30 pm,
Fee: $375 for 10 classes. To register, please email


Fundamentals of Drawing

Instructor: Jeanne C. Potter
Wednesdays, 9 am – noon, 
Fee: $325 for 6 weeks/$5 model fee. To register, please email


Hollis Dunlap Portraits

Figure Painting

Instructor: Hollis Dunlap
Wednesdays, 1 pm – 4 pm
Fee: $210 for 5 weeks.   To register contact Hollis at


Nature Explorations in Colored Pencil

Instructor: Betsy Barry
Thursday mornings, 9 am – 12 pm, 
Fee: $270 for six weeks. To register, contact Betsy at

Art Is

Monitor: Joann Ballinger
Thursdays, 9 am-12 pm,
Fee: $130 for each ten weeks (class is ongoing), $18 for walk-ins. To register, please contact Joann at

longposestudioLong Pose Monitored Session

Monitor: Mary Mellot
Thursdays, 12:30-3:30 pm, 
Fee:$180/10 sessions for members, $200/10 sessions for non-members. To register, please contact Mary at



Private Instruction

Instructors: various

1½ or 3-hour Classes
To schedule a lesson or series of lessons, please contact us at (860) 434-7802. We will find the perfect instructor for your needs!


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    For Classes, contact your instructor to register, see class description for contact information.

    For Workshops, register online through the link in the workshop description page or call (860) 434-7802.

    Don't wait! Workshop or class will not run if the minimum number of students haven't signed up by two weeks before the start date.

  • Instructor’s Art

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