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Art Classes

Brighton East, VIC

Subject: Art

Classes cover oil, drawing, pastel & watercolour.

All classes beginners to advanced.

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

1 Mackie Grove
Brighton East, VIC 3187

Type

  • 1:1 / Private Lessons

Skill level

Beginner, Intermediate

 

The teachers

Gail Barton has been teaching art for decades and has won many awards in various mediums.

She teaches classes...

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Gail Barton has been teaching art for decades and has won many awards in various mediums.

She teaches classes that cover the medium of the students choice. Alternatively a beginner could explore various mediums in the classroom to help establish their preference.

Gail was born in Melbourne in 1951. She studied at Caulfield Institute of Technology from 1969 until 1973, achieving a Diploma of Art and Design. A Diploma of Education in 1975 completed her formal education.

Gail has been teaching art from 1975 to the present time, including ten years at Frankston Collage of T.A.F.E (1976-86) and currently several classes at the Brighton Recreational Centre. Gail also has a private studio were she teaches private and group classes.

Gail has won many awards, most recently very highly commended at Bayside Rotary Art Show 2008 and the best watercolour OLSH Art Show Bentleigh 2007 and the Best Pastel at the Brighton Art Society Exhibition 2005 and Best Bayside Artist at the Bayside Rotary Art Show 2005. She won best Watercolour at the Brighton Art Society Exhibition 2003, Hodges Acquisitive Prize 2002, Highly Commended Oil in 2002. The same painting was on special display at the 2003 Camberwell Art Show.

Art has been a driving force for Gail and she has sold many paintings in several group exhibitions. These include the Ithacan Society, Market Gallery, Brighton Art Society, Malvern Art Society and many Rotary Art Shows.

Gail has painted several private commissions in pastel, water-colour and oil, from portraits, buildings, animals, landscapes / seascapes and contemporary pieces. The Myer City store and Wrest Point Casino have commissioned her to design and paint corporate and contemporary paintings.
The most recent contemporary commission was for Dr. Harry Marget that had to portray a sense of calm.

Gail is represented in many private collections in Australia and overseas and is represented exclusively at Without Pier Gallery Cheltenham plus can be viewed from her home studio by appointment.

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