Mondays 9 AM–12 PM 

Drop-in Fee: $20
Location: Westport Art Group, 1740 Main Road, Westport

New students welcome.

If you would like to attend a class, please just show up and bring your drop-in fee.

July: Classes for July will be held July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. Fee: $70 for all when you sign up online (online registration closed), or $20 per drop-in. Instructor: Christine Belanger.


Two approaches:

1) A contemporary approach with expressive line
August 5 and August 12
Instructor: John Irwin

John is represented by the Dryden gallery in Providence.

Portrait by Jane Bregoli.

Portrait by Jane Bregoli.

2) Portrait drawing
August 19 and August 26
Instructor Jane Bregoli

Jane is an award winning artist and author/ illustrator of The Goat Lady.

$60 for the whole month when you sign up online before the first class. (Online registration is now closed. Please attend the class with your drop-in fee.) The $60 includes all classes in the 4 week session. It also includes a model fee for August 19.

Drop-ins welcome: Please note that the drop-in fee is $20, except for the August 19 class, which is $25 (extra $5 for model).

About the Class

Please bring your favorite drawing supplies, or 11 x 14 white paper, HB drawing pencil, ebony pencil and eraser. All skill levels welcome. Send an email to: info@westportartgroup.com for more information.

If you would prefer to sign up via a mail-in Registration Form, please download it and return it with your check: Registration Form.


Weekly Life Drawing Open Studio

Fridays, 9:15 am -12:15 pm
$15 per class drop-in; $10 per class if paid monthly. Please pay at class.
Studio Monitor: Barbara Diane Barry

Please note: There will be no life drawing session on July 12 and July 16 as kids’ camp will be in session.

Every week a live model, nude and clothed, will be available for members to sketch, draw or paint.  Each session is three hours in length; beginning with quick 3-minute sketches to longer 20-minute poses, ending with a one-hour study. For questions, contact Barbara Diane Barry at (201) 675-0256, or email bdbarry6@yahoo.com.

New students welcome. First class free to try, then membership is required.


For Youth Education and Outreach, including scholarships, please see Youth.

Cancellation Policy: WAG offers make up classes only when the cancellation is the fault of WAG or in the case of inclement weather caused by hazardous driving conditions. If the Westport schools are closed due to bad weather, WAG is closed.  Course fees cannot be pro rated for missed classes.