Art First Gallery

Monday, April 19, 2010

Our First Session is on May 5th!

Our first session will start on Wednesday, May 5 from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm, in the gallery at
824 Caroline Street

This is an uninstructed session. Work in the company of serious and congenial artists of all skill development. Beginners are welcome. Walk-in, first come, first served!

For the May 5th session, our model will be female and pose unclothed. The session will incorporate long & short poses & gestures. Our models have the right to respect and courtesy. Art First Gallery retains the right to eject anyone who disrespects or humiliates the model. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted into the gallery during the session.

Chairs will be provided, but are limited, if possible, bring your own. Also, bring your own easel or drawing board and supplies.
No wet media or aerosols in the gallery, please. There will be a break during the session and water will be provided during the break.

$ 10.00 - AFG members/students (with student ID)
$ 15.00 - Non-members
Cash or check only, please.

We recommend that attendees arrive 15 minutes early, at 6:45, as the session will begin promptly at 7:00 pm and the front door will be locked during the session.

We will announce, in advance of each session, the details of the class - clothed or unclothed, & male or female models. So, check the blog for updates. Make yourself a follower!

Monday, April 12, 2010

Figure Drawing at Art First Gallery

Art First Gallery is thrilled to announce its upcoming "Uninstructed Figure Drawing Session", every Wednesday from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm, starting on May 5, 2010. The sessions will take place in the gallery, 824 Caroline Street in historic, downtown Fredericksburg, VA.

Drop in and draw with us! Great models, good music and a warm, friendly, informal atmosphere. All skill levels, over the age of 18 are welcome. No wet media or aerosols, please. Chairs will be provided, though limited. Students will need to bring easels or boards and supplies.

No pre-registration is required, but those wishing to attend are encouraged to arrive before 7:00, as the doors will be locked during the drawing session. To protect our models, the use of cameras, or cell phones will be prohibited during class.

$10.00 - Gallery members or students (with student ID)
$15.00 - Non-members

With the artist's permission, we will post their session drawings here each week.

Please check this site for class information, updates and class drawings.

For questions or models interested in posing for us, please contact Susan Ishii at

Hope to see you there!