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Classes & Workshops

Old Yellow Paper

Eric Jacobsen Painting Expressive Landscapes

 January 29-31, 2024, 10am-4pm, $425.

To contact Eric and to register, click here.

Pet Portraits with Maureen Scullin

February 15 & 16, 2024,  10AM until 2PM, $195


Come and join Maureen for a fun two-day workshop, where you will learn the best approaches to painting your pet cat, dog, and feathered friends (Maureen will supply some photo references as well). 

Whether you paint in oil or acrylic, the techniques in this workshop will help you with your process on composition and designing a painting, drawing your subject and creating a finished painting that you can be proud of. 

Maureen will show you how focusing on shapes, color, light, and dark areas, and truly seeing your subject will help you with all of your animal paintings.
This workshop is for all levels.





Send a check made out to Maureen Scullin Fine Art and sent to  to 1000 Crystalwater Drive, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

or pay via Venmo @Mscullin-FineArt 

 Or, click this link, find the pastedGraphic.png button at the bottom of the page and pay by credit card or PayPal. 


A supply list will be sent after payment is received.

William McCarthy
Atmospheric Landscape Painting Workshop

 February 28-29, 2024, $325

Shelly Jean Encaustic Workshop

March 2 & 3, 2024

Elio Camacho Workshop

 March 18-20, 2024, $395

Larry Smith Workshop

May 6-8, 2024

Drop In Studios

Tuesday and Thursday Open Studios

All mediums welcome. 1 PM until 5 PM. No registration required; just show up and enjoy working beside other artists. $5 fee. For Tuesday Information, contact Diane Withrow at withrow31@aol.com and for Thursday info, contact Chris McCall. Her email is chris.mccall370@gmail.com


Figure Drawing Group

Fernandina Beach Photography Group

Membership is free to the public! Come join our monthly meetings with a guest speaker, and a monthly “Photo Challenge” (show and tell) of a theme decided in the previous meeting.The group usually meets at 7 pm on the 3rd Thursday of the month in the Art Education Center next to Island Art Association Gallery. 

For more information, contact Bill McKenna at liamckenna@gmail.com Follow us on Facebook!

Ukulele FUN Network

The group meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 7 until 8:30 PM in the Art Education Center.  No cost and anyone may participate.  Just bring your instrument and/or your voice to join in the FUN. We’ll be using, “The Daily Ukulele, 365 Songs For Better Living” by Jim and Liz Beloff as well as contributions shared by participants. Beginners welcome. The Daily Ukulele is available online. For more information, contact Gene Janicke at 651-769-4881

Art Critique

The IAA critique group meets on the last Saturday of each month at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. Artists may bring works in progress to receive the group’s support and views. Story & Song’s Bistro offers a breakfast and lunch menu.

Free Children's Art

Free Classes  for children are held one Saturday a month from 11 AM until 12:30.  Registration is required for each session.  Call 904-261-7020 or stop by the desk in the gallery to sign up. Next sessions are November 25 and December 16.