The gallery space and studio are used for creative, collaborative workshops and events, far and wide. Artiste workshops allow you to learn a specialized skill, or engage your creativity, in a 1-day event.  

These uplifting workshops are convenient for busy schedules and ideal for people wanting to try a new artistic interest. We coordinate a variety of creative and healthy living workshops with local and nationally sought-after teachers, inspiring attendees to ignite their passions.

Signed up for one of our workshops? Make sure you check the supplies list!

             Cindy Walton

Premier Coup 2 with Duane Keiser 

NEW DATE: March 1-2, 2020

In this full two-day workshop, Duane Keiser will expand upon his original premier coup workshop with new exercises and insights. Included will be strategies for painting the ephemeral and using the time constraints of premier coup painting as a liberating, rather than confining, feature. Keiser will also discuss ways to use a tablet or phone as a natural, unobtrusive tool for painting. 

Attending the previous Premier Coup 1 is NOT a prerequisite for Premier Coup 2. 

Class fee: $375

Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm @ NHC ARBORETUM



Plein Air Workshop with Roger Dale Brown —Awarded Master Status in 2018 by Oil Painters of America

April 4-6, 2020

Join us for a full three-day workshop designed for intermediate to advanced artists, to learn from the expertise of award-winning, Roger Dale Brown. 

While maintaining the freshness and mood of your plein-air paintings, you will discover the advantages that the time, and the use of techniques when painting in the studio provide.

Class fee: $550

Time: 9am - 5pm @ NHC Arboretum

Questions? Email us!


Past Workshops

            Cindy Walton

Art of Abstract Workshop with Leslie Newman

— November 8-10, 2019

Les Newman joined Artiste for a full three-day workshop designed for new and experienced abstract artists, where students learned from Leslie's demonstrations and guided exercises.

Student's Feedback: 

"I LOVED IT! I loved everything about it.  The teacher was so fun and amazing.  The space was absolutely perfect, with the right number of participants.  And the food was amazing!"

"I learned so much in that class, have much more to learn and Leslie’s willingness to share resources adds to her generous spirit."

"I loved the space, the teaching, the food and the company. Y’all did an amazing job and I will certainly pursue future workshops with Artiste."

           Cindy Walton

Cold Wax and Oils Workshop with Cindy Walton

— August 20 - 21st, 2019

This past August, we hosted a full two-day workshop with Cindy Walton, learning how to utilize cold wax and oil paints in ourartwork. 

Student's Feedback:

"It was great! I cannot wait to take another workshop with her."


Premier Coup Painting Workshop  with Duane Keiser 

— July 13 - 14 , 2019 

Student's Feedback:

"There was an air of graciousness about the whole affair—as if you had invited us to a special celebration at your home." 

"For your first workshop, y’all knocked it out of the park!!! So nice not having to leave and find some lunch"

"Thank you for bringing this excellent experience to Wilmington."

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