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Welcome to the Mainstreet Art Centre

20 East Main Street, Lake Zurich, IL 60047  * (847) 550-0016

The Mainstreet Art Centre is a school of fine art offering classes in drawing and painting for artists of all ages and levels of experience. Open since 1994, Mainstreet attracts students from all over the Chicago area, Rockford and southern Wisconsin.

Our instructors have professional careers as artists, exhibit in galleries throughout the country, teach workshops and appear in artists publications.

  • Drawing & Oil Painting

  • Pastels & Watercolor

  • Portrait Painting

  • Open Studio

  • Workshops & Demos

  • Frames & Supplies

Mini Series Workshops:


Creating Your Own Still Lifes

JoEllen Weingart, 9/17/16


Figure Drawing, Jan Berglund

9/22/16 to 11/10/16, 8 Weeks


Mixed Media for Adults

Karen Sako, 10/16/16


Art and Your iPad, Susan Ploughe

10/18/16 & 10/19/16


and many more . . .

Upcoming Workshops with Visiting  Artists:

Charlie Hunter - 3 Days of Plein Air Oil Painting, September 9, 10 & 11, 2016

Joan Fullerton - Contemporary Approaches for Greater Self-Expression, Nov. 4-6, 2016

Tom Nachreiner - Painting Landscapes fron Photos, March 4 & 5, 2017

Margaret Dyer - The Figure in Pastels, April 7, 8 & 9, 2017

Kathie Wheeler - Taking It Outdoors, June 2, 3 & 4, 2017

Tony Allain - Pastel / Oil Workshop, August 2, 3 &4, 2017

Upcoming Workshops with Mainstreet Artists:

Susan Ploughe - Water Ways, November 16, 17 & 18, 2016

Susan Ploughe - Fresh Approaches to Portrait Painting, March 8, 9 & 10, 2017

Frankie Johnson - Mastering Flower Painting, April 1 & 2, 2017

Jan Berglund - Direct Painting in Oils & Pastels, April 22 & 23, 2017

 
   
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Send us an e-mail at: artists@mainstreetartcenter.com
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