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Pursue your artistic goals and aspirations with one-on-one instruction or in a small private group.

Acrylic, Ceramic, Digital, Drawing, Oil, Pastel, Watercolor

All levels welcome and all materials included

In Studio Still life or Landscape
$200 per single or two people, $50 per additional student.

Plein Air Landscape Painting
$400 per single or two people, $100 per addition student.

Figure and Portraiture
$300 per single or two people, $50 per additional student.

Drawing from Observation
$200 per single or two people, $50 per additional student.

Digital Art
Procreate or Photoshop
$200 per single or two people, $50 per additional student.

Private classes only are available in the fall, winter, and spring seasons due to summer scheduling limitations. for more information contact Elizabeth Buccino at 508-228-0722.

Private Critique

Constructive feedback on your work from a supportive professional artist working in your media.
$60 per 30 minute in studio critique


At the AAN:
Mondays & Fridays only.

Off Site & En Plein-Air may be scheduled with more flexibility throughout the week.

Please schedule 2 weeks in advance.


  • 2 hours
  • materials included
  • 2 class minimum
  • 12 student maximum
  • full payment by single payer must be made upon scheduling

There are no refunds.

Studio Rentals at the Visual Arts Center

Private Studios
Private and shared studios are rentable for $250 monthly May through September, and for $200 monthly October through April.

Ceramics Studio
Shared space in the ceramics studio is available to ceramic artists capable of working with clay, glazes and equipment responsibly and without supervision. Applicant’s level of professionalism, artistic quality of work, and commitment to the Artists Association of Nantucket Community are taken into consideration.

Printmaking Studio
Private use of the printmaking studio will be possible from October onward, when classes are not in session. For availability please inquire. Daily fees start at $50, and do not include use of tools and materials.

For more information please contact:
Elizabeth Buccino, Director of Education

Best Studio Practices

Studio Hours: 8am to 11pm
Quiet Hours: 8pm to 11pm

  • Minimize loud talking, music, tools, construction, transporting work
  • Follow Greener Studio Practices
  • Keep your studio clean
  • No dirty rags and open containers, or food
  • Recycle in Green Bins

For more information please contact:
Call (508) 228-0722

Greener Practices

Please follow our posted “greener” standards for working and cleaning up.


  • Gamsol and Galkyd only
  • Clean brushes, tools, surfaces, & palettes with vegetable oil & soap provided
  • Recycle clean plastic, metal, cardboard, and glass in green bins
  • Dispose of paper towels & rags with paint, ink, and solvents in red cans


  • Turpentine, liquin, or mineral spirits
  • Toxic or fumey fixatives, glues, or cleaners

Read more about our Greener Practices