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Wednesday, April 3–Wednesday, June 12, 2019
10:15 am–3:15 pm
Education Dept Art Studio (Classroom 305B)
Members
$350.00
Nonmembers
$400.00
Ticket Required

Discover your own vision and develop your talent for comprehensive seeing in this course for advanced painters. Work self-directed from personal imagery or inspired by still life creations from a multitude of materials in the medium of your choice: watercolor, acrylic, oil, or pastel. Guided by an Atelier master, this open studio atmosphere includes instructor demonstrations, small group gallery visits, class discussions, and post-session exercises that build a lively camaraderie among students.

Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. View the supply list.

Course Number
P6-S
Medium
Painting
Level
Advanced
Number of Sessions
10

Ticket Information

Registration for February, April, and Summer vacation week classes ends at Noon the Friday before the class starts.

Before registering for classes, please review Program Information and Policies.

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticketing Policies

Accessibility

Due to the building’s historic architecture, the third-floor classrooms, 305A, 305B, 305D and 305E, are not wheelchair-accessible and must be accessed by stairs. Please let us know in advance if the student has limited mobility; we can make accommodations, including relocating the class to an accessible space.

To inform the Studio Art Class program of any access needs, please e-mail artclasses@mfa.org or call our office at 617-369-3295.

About the Instructor

Bill Commerford has taught core and graduate subjects at the Boston University School of Fine and Applied Art, where he received his BFA in advertising design and his MFA. He has also taught a History of Modern Art class at Boston State as well as Illustration, Design, and Typography at Massachusetts College of Art. He was the award-winning typographic director of world-famous T.J. Lyon’s Antique Type Collection, and one of his dozens of watercolors, “The Third Moose,” was published in Yankee magazine’s anthology “The Best of Fifty Years.” A twenty-year teacher of watercolor and water media at the MFA, Bill is also a principal of FIVESEVENDELLE, a premiere Boston alternative art space providing exhibitions and community interactive opportunities for artists and local institutions in the Mission Hill neighborhood.