Best Painting &
Drawing Teachers
in Memphis

Why These Painting & Drawing Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Memphis Painting & Drawing Teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Art Interior Murals & Design

Art Interior Murals & Design, located in Memphis, TN, offers personalized residential and commercial decorating services. Their wide variety of artistic design options includes commercial sign paintings, fine art murals, textured finishes, decorative color choices, pearlescent washes, fresco glazing, marbling, patina washes, Italian plaster, and old world glazes. The studio also offers personal lessons in residential and commercial fine art. Their private and semi-private classes are ideal for students of all levels, from beginner to seasoned pro.

Broad Strokes

Broad Strokes is an artistic furniture shop located in Memphis, TN that offers a great selection of beautifully painted furniture, unique artwork, and furniture customizing supplies. Broad Strokes also hosts a range painting classes and events. Their group and private workshops aim to teach individuals how to make their old pieces of furniture into vibrant, personalized treasures. Broad Strokes takes pride in featuring the works of artists like Tom Cook, Kenny Hays, and Bill Price.

Memphis, TN 38112


Fine Art from Anne Enochs

Fine Art from Anne Enochs, located in Bartlett, TN, offers art classes to students in Memphis. Passionate about painting landscapes, figurative, and still life, Anne Enochs’ pastel and oil paintings are characterized by bold, vivid colors. She completed her BA degree in Art at the University of Alabama and has attended numerous art workshops since graduation. Anne is also a founding member of the Professional Artists League of Mississippi and a member of Degas Pastel Society. She is committed to sharing her talent and knowledge by teaching a variety of art classes which include a drawing class, color class, pastel workshop, life drawing, an advanced painting class, and private lessons.

Bartlett, TN 38133


Flicker Street Studio

Flicker Street Studio is an art school located in Memphis, TN that offers a unique place where students can learn and create art. The studio has a dedicated staff of professional artists who aim to enhance the creative development and understanding of students of all ages and levels. Art classes and workshops in a variety of mediums are offered for both children and adults, such as watercolor, oil painting, encaustic, and acrylic painting. Flicker Street Studio’s drawing classes include figure drawing, beginning observational drawing, drawing from the imagination, and experimental mixed media Drawing. Digital photography, bookmaking, and printmaking workshops are also available. Flicker Street Studio’s founder, Nancy Cheairs, obtained her BFA degree from the Memphis College of Art and her MFA from the University of Memphis. Her artwork has been featured and displayed in numerous galleries throughout the country.

Memphis, TN 38104


John Helms Gallery

John Helms Gallery is an art gallery based in Memphis, TN that features John Helms’ skilled drawings and paintings. John has 35 years of experience in graphics and fine arts and attended Mississippi College, The University of Memphis, and Memphis College of Arts. He offers painting classes which include adult classes, beginners' classes, acrylic techniques, and landscape painting. Clients and students can also browse through the wide selection of artwork in John Helms’ online gallery.

Memphis, TN 38118


Mary Pera

Mary Pera, a dedicated artist based in Bartlett, TN, works in oils using both brush and knife. She attended the University of Memphis and Memphis College of Art and has 49 years of painting experience with 28 years of teaching experience. Mary’s painting classes, which include beginner to intermediate and intermediate to advanced classes, are held at Hobby Lobby Germantown. Mary also offers in-class demos with individual art instruction, and she conducts events like her Ave Maria Wine Tasting Art Show and Volunteer Painting Classes.

Bartlett, TN 38134


Pick N Paint Studio

Pick N Paint Studio is a full-service studio located in Olive Branch, TN that aims to enhance the musical and artistic skills of its students. Matt Thone, the studio owner, is a rock and blues guitarist who teaches a variety of art and music lessons to both adults and youth. Matt attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, and has extensive experience playing the guitar and performing at hotels, corporate functions, and other special events. The full-service studio also brings art to birthday parties and private parties, adding creative fun to church groups, office parties, girls’ night outs, showers, school activities, graduation parties, and other special events. Pick N Paint Studio also specializes in custom artwork such as business signs, murals, and 3D art and can provide exceptional murals for restaurants, churches, schools, daycares, and homes.

Olive Branch, MS 38654


The Art Project

The Art Project is a studio located in Memphis, TN that is committed to free creative experimentation and art-making for children. The studio offers art classes and workshops as well as art parties. The Art Project is unique in that it takes its art classes on the road, letting kids enjoy outside sceneries all while exploring their creativity. They also do kids' parties and art camps and offer adult classes, workshops, and events. The Art Project brings art to fundraising events, corporate events, birthday parties, team-building parties, women’s events, baby showers, holiday parties, and other special celebrations.

The Shorty Gul Art Shop

The Shorty Gul Art Shop is a whimsical location for art located in Memphis, TN. The shop hosts artists who handcraft their extensive gift collection which includes vibrant textile and collage paintings, hand-painted wood and metal furniture, hand-painted glassware and pottery, and hand-painted greeting cards. The Shorty Gul Art Shop also offers a fun array of art classes for students to learn how to craft gifts themselves. The shop hosts online art videos that teach students to create comics, make DIY gifts, and learn the basics of traditional and digital artwork. The Shorty Gul Art Shop's in-person classes are taught by certified, professional artists who teach the basics of acrylic painting techniques, as well as drawing skills for comics and manga and fundamental drawing skills and techniques.

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