Workshops with John Whytock
 Where: Splatter Art Studio, 4160 S Lone Pine Ave. Springfield, Missouri 65804  

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Website link click here 

Join award winning master artist, John Whytock, in his Landscape Painting Workshop Series and learn many of the techniques that allowed him, for the past 40 years, to excel in the real world of competitive art.

​More info on the workshops can be found by clicking on the links provided above. All Studio 55 Arts Guild members will receive a 10% discount. If you would like to register and receive your discount, email Deborah Whytock at:

Drawing by Professor Jerry Hatch

​​​​​​Classes In Drawing, Pastels and Specialty Workshops By Audrey Bottrell Parks

When: Weekly
Audrey also offers specialty workshops and art adventures throughout t
he year.

click here for more information and schedule of classes and special events:  phone: 417-848-0894

All drawing classes are a group setting with guided individual instruction open to beginners and more advanced student who want to go deeper.
Splatter Art Studio 4160 S. Lone Pine, Springfield, MO

Tuesdays, ongoing weekly class
Time:  10:00 – 12:00
Class fee $20 plus studio fee of $5
First Saturday ongoing monthly class 
Time:  9:00 – 12:00
Class fee $30 plus studio fee of $5

 Meike Aton Art Studio & Gallery offers workshops by Meike Aton

More info: here or phone 417-343-3481

2019 Classes

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Link to 2017 Workshops and 2016 Workshops

Classes held in 2018

Alicia Farris Internationally Known Award Winning Artist:


Alicia Farris' interview in The Art of Watercolour International magazine, Issue #33 is now available at Barnes and Noble.  She won first place in the International Reader's competition in the #32 issue and received a 4-page interview as part of her honor.  Alicia will be traveling to teach in the coming weeks but will offer more local workshops in the late spring/summer.  Please check in with her workshop schedule on her website: click here

"Getting to know Water Soluble Oils"  taught by Ursula Wollenberg: 
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Call:  Ursula Wollenberg for details and reserve your place in Class.  

Location: Splatter Art Studio, 4160 S. Lone Pine, Springfield, MO

Click here to learn more about Ursala 

Applied Chinese Brush Strokes: Springfield Art Museum: May 31, 2018 at 6 PM, Friends of the Springfield Art Museum (FOSAM) and Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild are partnering to host another ArtTalk featuring Hing Wah Hatch, retired professor at MSU. Four classes were attended by over 100 participants from Springfield and the surrounding area. Description, below

  • Springfield Art Museum: June 7, 2018: Those who enjoyed Hing Wah Hatch's Applied Chinese Brush Strokes ArtTalk on May 31, will have three extended learning workshops with Hatch. She will demonstrate additional techniques, as you practice your skills with plenty of one-on-one time with the artist. Presented by Friends of the Springfield Art Museum (FOSAM) and the Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild, these workshops are free and open to the public and all materials will be provided or you can bring your own. Space is limited so make sure to reserve your spot if you haven’t already done so. Contact Sandra Letson at or (417) 869-7812. 

  • Schedule of classes: ​Held in the Springfield Art Museum Painting and Drawing Classroom, 1111 E. Brookside Dr., Springfield, MO. 1:00- 2:30   2:30 - 4:30 PM  5:00 - 6:30  

Silk Scarf Painting with Shibori and Felting Techniques with Artist Janice Queen Click here for more information

​​Mixed Media Classes ​"Loosen Up with Mixed Media" by Darlene Prater 
Call Darlene for more information: 417-755-1282 or schedule a class at her home and at Splatter Art Studio.
Come and have fun!!!
For questions: Email:

Click here  to check for classes at Splatter with Darlene Prater:


Southwest Missouri Woman's Artist Retreat May 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 2019

This Spring Women's Artist Retreat is a four-day retreat workshop to be held in May at Rockbridge, MO. at the Rockbridge Trout Ranch, 4297 County Road 142, Rockbridge, MO 65741-7801. The Women Artist Retreat offers Plein Air and/or in-studio instruction in the painting mediums by our guest artist/ instructors. The guest artist/instructors for the Women Artist Retreat 2019 are Shirley Nachtrieb, a St. Louis watercolor artist and Audrey Bottrell-Parks, a pastel artist and drawing instructor. During the retreat you will have the opportunity to work with both artists. The Cost of the Woman Artist Retreat (includes workshops, accommodations, facilities and 2 meals) is $375. After March 15 the cost will be $400. There is a limit of 20 participants for this retreat. Cash, Check or Credit Card are all accepted, and the workshop must be paid in full by April 1st. A deposit of $200 will hold your spot! To reserve your spot, send a check to: Ann Kynion P.O. Box 3544 Springfield, MO 65808  Reservations will be on a first-come/first-serve basis. For more information or questions, contact Ann Kynion at or 417-848-7175

Farley Lewis, award winning fine artist, teaches acrylic painting classes. For his schedule: contact him at 417-773-1175 Farley shared: "I teach at Splatter Art Studio (each Monday at 9am) and Creava School of the Arts (each Thursday, Drawing class at 10am and painting class at noon). Message me if you might want to join me for some painting time together. Thanks, Farley Lewis

website: click here

​Classes at Splatter:Click here

Creava School of the Arts each Thursday. 

 “ DRAWING WITH METAL” with Jerry Hatch Professor Emeritus from MSU, September 12th, Thursday, 2019, 5:30--7:30 p.m. Springfield Art Museum 1111 E. Brookside Dr.
Free Art Workshop: All materials are furnished. A January workshop was attended by over 50 people and participants voted to have another workshop to learn more.

Hatch taught sculpture and drawing in the Art and Design Department (MSU) from 1974 until 2015 when he retired. During the workshop you will learn to draw coated medium with a stylus using various metal points, such as silver or copper. No drawing experience is needed. Free and open to the public, but reservations are required.  

“Silverpoint”  drawing (that includes other kinds of metal besides silver or copper, such as platinum, gold, bronze, lead, aluminum, zinc, and magnesium) is done on coated medium. Many of the lovely drawings by da Vinci and Rembrandt were  created using ‘metal points’ and are still used today by artists for its fine, subtle qualities. 

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED: Contact Sandra Letson: or 417-496-1838

Sponsors: Friends of the Art Museum (FOSAM) and Studio 55 Arts Guild

Acrylic Pour Class with Tracy L Bruton

See schedule at Splatter here

CONTACT: Tracy Bruton: here  See her bio here

Come join the fun as we explore Acrylic Pouring techniques:
Flip Cup, Dirty Pour, Swiping, and Tree Ring

All supplies will be provided and NO EXPERIENCE is necessary. The cost of the class is $35 plus a $5 studio fee.

Come and experience it for the first time or build on your existing skills. Space is limited, so don’t delay!

C’mon… Get your pour on!!!  Learn more about the class here

​​​​​Northview Art Group (Support Group)

Description:​ A group of artists that meet and work on their own individual projects who offering support in watercolor, acrylic, oil, pencil, pen and ink, pastel and design. (FREE) for 55 and older, others welcome for a small fee. 

Do you ever wish there was a place you could:  

  • paint/draw with others
  • get feedback from other artists
  • have art guidance when you get “stuck”
  • drop in to paint without commitment of the rest of your life​

You are invited to join us every Monday, from 1-3:30 North View Senior Center, 301 E. Talmage. (Next to Doling Fitness Center) Just bring your current work and art supplies and create in this beautiful facility. North view Art Group began around 10 years ago and is a great support group for artist in our community. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to paint with others at this beautiful facility.
Contact Ramona Gist for more information:

Landscape Oil Painting Workshops and Classes with Greg Chappell

A Workshop on Renaissance Techniques in painting by Award Winning New Orleans Artist
To reserve your place and learn more call GREG CHAPPELL (504) 613 – 7810 See website here
These workshop are for oil painters of any experience level. Learn the techniques of renaissance painting 
attributed to the old master’s system. Greg Chappell has spent decades studying the application of pigments to the appropriate surfaces. What kind of brushes, what kind of canvas, and what kind of medium make all the difference in the world. This workshop will encourage creativity while playing with color and technique and building skills that will be invaluable for creating a quality piece of art.