Founded by local artists for local artists

 

Atelier Dojo is a women-led professional arts academy offering classes, workshops and open studios. We serve as a hub in Austin for artist to come together, inspire one another and collectively grow their skills in a supportive environment. Our instructors offer rigorous training in the fundamentals of classical art and are fully committed to the personal growth of our
members and students.

 
 
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Classes

With a curriculum dedicated to the classical skills that underlie realist drawing and painting, Atelier Dojo classes are led by nationally recognized artists in an intimate and welcoming environment.

 
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Open Studios

Daily dedication to the craft hones your skill and brings you to mastery. Open Studios give artists regular opportunities to work from a live model in a supportive environment. Our open studios are open to the public, all are welcome!

 
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Workshops

Our workshop series feature world-renowned artists who bring their distinctive visions to the realm of realist art.

 
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An Evening with Painter Nicolas Uribe

Friday, February 22nd, 7pm

Atelier Dojo is proud to offer a special evening with world-renowned artist Nicolas Uribe. Nicolas will be doing a painting demo and answering questions about his work.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Spring 2019 Classes

Atelier Dojo offers a full suite of classes taught by local experts in realism. Sessions are 8 weeks long and classes meet once a week. Our next session begins March 4th.


Upcoming Workshops


Summer Teen Intensive Classes

Starting this summer Atelier Dojo is thrilled to introduce rigorous training for young, dedicated artists between 13-18 years old. The Summer Teen Intensive Classes are designed to offer a sampling of the Dojo’s yearly courses in drawing and oil painting, specifically tailored to teens. Classes run June 3 - 7, July 15 - 19, July 29 - Aug. 2, 2019 at the Dojo studio at Canopy and will include drawing and painting. Seats are limited.


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