Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation


Member Posted Workshop: Figure Painting: Energized Start, Graceful Finish

On Track Sponsored Event Instructor Name: Seth Haverkamp Workshop Dates: March 16-18 Nationally acclaimed artist Seth Haverkamp is coming to the Nashville area for a workshop in March. During a three-day workshop from March 16-18 at On Track Studios just south of Nashville in Franklin, Seth Haverkamp is will teach students on methods for creating […]

Paint Your Heart Out Spring Workshops 2018

Instructor Name: Multiple Workshop Dates: April 29, 2018 to May 26, 2018   Get ready for our most popular workshop series, Paint Your Heart Out! Chestnut artists are volunteering their time to teach a variety of art-related skills, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting our group. This year we will have workshops in the Spring […]

Paint Your Heart Out Workshop – “Capturing the Mood of the Landscape”

Anne Christensen’s home 3375 Bailey Road, Franklin, TN

Sunday, April 29, 2018 Kay Keyes Farrar Capturing the Mood of the Landscape Capturing the Mood of the Landscape Energizing the mood of your paintings with color harmony, painterly brushwork and compositional design. Student Levels for this workshop: Beginner to Intermediate Supplies: Will be provided before the workshop.

$55 – $65

National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society Call for Juried Small Painting Exhibition, Workshops, Paintouts, and Demonstrations

1st Spring Best of America SMALL PAINTING National Juried Exhibition April 30-May 26, 2018 Richland Fine Art Gallery, Nashville, TN   Join us for Opening Week Events! To sign up visit April 30-May 2nd: Workshop with Dawn Whitelaw “Reaching the Next Level”, On Track Studios, 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN May 3rd: Plein Air […]

Paint Your Heart Out Workshop – “Luminous Skys”

Leiper’s Creek Gallery 4144 Old Hillsboro Road, Franklin, TN

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Jo Ridge Kelley Luminous Skies   Plein air workshop focusing on capturing luminosity in your skies.  Mixing luscious grays, creating great cloud formation, design, and atmosphere, including tips for capturing vibrant light, will be demonstrated.  Use of palette knife and large brushes and even your fingers to express yourself will be […]

$75 – $90

Paint Your Heart Out Workshop – “One Small Painting A Day/Abstract Flowers”

Warehouse 521 521 Heather Place, Nashville, TN

Thursday, May 10th, 2018 Ingrid Derrickson One Small Painting A Day/Abstract flowers This class is designed to inspire you to start the process of painting one painting daily using Ingrid’s expertise in Abstract Flowers. This can be from any small still life setup. I paint a daily floral from fresh flowers every day. The benefits […]

$75 – $90

Paint Your Heart Out Workshop – “Capturing A Likeness”

Warehouse 521 521 Heather Place, Nashville, TN

Saturday, May 12th, 2018 Jim Himsworth Capturing a Likeness There are four necessities for achieving a successful portrait painting: recording a likeness, capturing a persona, creating a work of art and, when working professionally, pleasing the client. This workshop will focus on the first: Capturing a Likeness! Learn Jim’s method of seeing, and then recording, […]

$100 – $115

Paint Your Heart Out Workshop – “Becoming Professional Redux!”

Lynn Samuel’s home 609 Belle Park Circle, Nashville, TN

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Kim Barrick Becoming Professional Redux! The wildly popular half-day class is back this Spring.  Bring a pen, lots of paper and your inquiring mind for this lively stroll into the business of making art. Student Levels for this workshop: All Levels Your supply list: Pen and notepad

$55 – $65

Paint Your Heart Out Workshop – “Plein Air 101”

Warehouse 521 521 Heather Place, Nashville, TN

Thursday, May 24th, 2018 Rain Date – June 11, 2018 Carol Demumbrum, Karen Phillpot, Brigitte Hubbard, Sue Catchings Plein Air 101 This workshop is for anyone who enjoys the outdoors and would love to capture their surroundings with a brush and paint. Come join others who are excited to learn and ready to paint plein air […]

$75 – $90

Paint Your Heart Out Workshop – “Four Fun”

Haden Pickel's House 415 Westview Ave, Nashville, TN

Friday, May 25th, 2018 Rain Date, May 27, 2018 Anne Blair Brown, Trey Finney, Marjorie Hicks, Haden Pickel “Four Fun”                                 Four instructors will set up in Haden’s beautiful backyard. Anne Blair Brown, Trey Finney, Marjorie Hicks, and Haden Pickel […]

$90 – $105

Paint Your Heart Out Workshop – “Carnation, Lilly, Lilly, Rose – Come Catch The Twilight”

Warehouse 521 521 Heather Place, Nashville, TN

Saturday, May 26th, 2018 Laura Shepard Carnation, Lilly, Lilly, Rose – Come Catch The Twilight John Singer Sargent’s plein air masterpiece, about which poems and musical compositions have been written, was completed over the course of two years, 1885-86. In an attempt to catch the twilight and the lamplight, he painted two young girls in […]

$75 – $90

Painting in the Sacred Valley of Peru

Instructor Name: Sharon Rusch Shaver Workshop Dates: May 31st, 2018 to June 11th 2018 We will be exploring ancient sites, painting Plein Air, taking photos and eating Chef prepared delicious Peruvian cuisine all while staying in a comfortable Hacienda in the Sacred Valley shaded by towering Eucalyptus trees. Meals, ensuite rooms, transfers to sites*, tours*, […]

A Painter’s Journey


A Painter’s Journey, available On Demand at, was created to inspire your personal painting journey. The instructional video series includes Growing at the Easel, an eleven-part video series, and Expanding Your Technique, a three-part video series.

Newly added 2018 Learning Opportunities with Roger Dale Brown

Warehouse 521 521 Heather Place, Nashville, TN

Roger Dale Brown, OPAm Workshop Dates: June 30, July 28, August 25 Roger is offering several opportunities to enrich your personal painting journey. The first is a demonstration and slide presentation to fill your mind with information and ideas for you to take back to your studio. He is also teaching two one day workshops. […]

Glacier National Park en Plein air

This is a rare opportunity. The Hockaday Museum in Kalispell, Montana has partnered with the Glacier National Park Conservancy to obtain permission for Lori to hold this workshop inside Glacier National Park! Based in West Glacier, this workshop includes demonstrations, personalized guidance, student painting time, and group sharing. You will leave this workshop excited, ready […]

Plein Air Painters of the SouthEast September Event

Leipers Fork-Franklin-On Track Studios

Events Include: Mentoring - 2 students per guest artist. $150 per 3 hour session. Paint alongside your mentor for the day and receive instruction. Mentor Sign up contact: Monday and Tuesday -Daily Paint Outs. Papse members Wednesday, September 12- 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Chestnuts and Papse Paint Day! Painting in Historic Franklin or […]

Paint Your Heart Out: Painting Water, plus a Fish Fry

Frank's Residence 1710 Crystal Springs Rd, Waverly, TN

Saturday, September 15, 2018 Frank Baggett Painting Water plus a Fish Fry Description: Many tips on how to concentrate on focal points in your work along with composition, as well as tips on painting water. Frank will demo in the morning. There will be time for questions and answers after the demo. After lunch, students […]


Paint Your Heart Out: Plein Air 101

Edwin Warner Park Shelter #6 332P+HW, Nashville, TN

Thursday, September 20, 2018 Rain Date- Friday, September 21, 2018 Jean Gauld Jaeger, Stacey Taylor, Karen Philpott, Renee Bates Plein Air 101 Location: Edwin Warner Park Shelter # 6 Type of Workshop: Full Day Plein Air Student Levels for This Workshop: Beginner Student Limit: 12 Supply List: Old Clothes/Apron to paint in Sunscreen Insect Repellant […]


Paint Your Heart Out: Brenda Coldwell and Tiffany Foss

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Sunday, September 23, 2018 Brenda Coldwell                         Tiffany Foss The Value Challenge                Preparing For A Show                         Brenda Coldwell       Description: There will be a discussion and handouts that will help the artist interpret value more clearly. Value and composition exercises and studies to be painted […]

$65 – $90

Paint Your Heart Out: The Role of Lost and Found Edges in Painting

Diane May Studio 228 Ensworth Pl, Nashville, TN

Sunday, September 30, 2018 Diane May The Role of Lost and Found Edges in Painting Description: We will explore various methods of using paint to create hard and soft edges, look at the variety of ways in which edges are manipulated in paintings, and discuss how the intentional use of edgework contributes to the success […]


Rocky Mountain Plein Air Workshop

Instructor Name: Sharon Rusch Shaver Workshop Dates: October 1st to October 5th 2018 Plein Air painting in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The Aspens will be turning golden, blue mountain streams are rushing, and migrating flocks of birds and animals that call the National Park their home can be seen grazing in the autumn fields. […]

Paint Your Heart Out: Loosen Up Your Painting

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Thursday, October 4, 2018 Chantel Barber Loosen Up Your Painting   Description: We all want to loosen our paintings. It begins with values. Everything is made up of patterns of values/shapes. This workshop will focus on using value to create looser paintings from a photo reference.  Time: 9:30am-4:30pm  Member Fee: $75 Non Member Fee: $90 […]


Hopkinsville Art Guild Paint Out

Instructor Name: sponsored by Hopkinsville Art Guild Workshop Dates: Saturday, October 6, 2018 Hopkinsville Art Guild is proud to offer the community an opportunity to capture the images of the downtown Renaissance District of Hopkinsville. This will be a fun and fast-paced, 3 hour plein air painting contest for all ages, professional and amateur. Artists […]

Upcoming Events/Workshops