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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 professional staff of instructors have 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 Classes/Workshops:


Portrait Painting, Linda Vice

9/15/17 to 10/6/17, 4 Weeks


Mixed Media, Karen Sako

10/3/17 to 10/31/17, 5 Weeks


Figure Drawing, Jan Berglund

10/7,14,21 & 11/4,11,18/17, 6 Weeks


Art & Your iPad, Susan Ploughe, 11/7/17 & 11/10/17


and many more . . .

Upcoming Workshops with Visiting  Artists:

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

Marci Oleszkiewicz / Art Talk & Photo Workshop, September 9, 2017

Marci Oleszkiewicz / Portrait Painting in 3 Ways, October 13, 14 & 15, 2017

Carolyn Anderson / Portraits, Interpreting Reality, October 27, 28 & 29, 2017
Mark Russell / Cold Wax Medium with Oils, November 4 & 5, 2017
Zhaoming Wu / Figure, February 16, 17 & 18, 2018
Linda Kemp / Abstract Acrylic, March 23, 24 & 25, 2018
Fealing Lin / Watercolor, May 18, 19 & 20, 2018

Upcoming Workshops with Mainstreet  Artists:

Barb Benstein / Animals - Creative Cropping, October 18 & 19, 2017
Susan Ploughe / Painting Animals with Personality, March 13, 14, & 15, 2018
Susan Ploughe / Expressive Portraits, April 10, 11 & 12, 2018
Jan Berglund / Direct Painting, April 14 & 15, 2018

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