Laurels
Best Painting &
Drawing Teachers
in Milwaukee
2017

Why These Painting & Drawing Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored painting & drawing teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best painting & drawing teachers in Milwaukee, WI.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Beki Borman Art

Beki Borman Art is a full-service art studio located in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. The classes of Beki Borman Art include mixed media painting, colorful pastels, and abstract acrylic techniques. Beki Borman was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her current oil paintings are primarily done with a palette knife. These “Chromascapes” focus on color relationships within the subject of landscape. Beki Borman works out of her home studio in Milwaukee. Her paintings are inspired by Vincent Van Gogh, Wolf Kahn, and Wayne Thiebaud. Beki Borman obtained her BFA in painting at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2004. Since earning her degree, Beki Borman has exhibited her numerous paintings both in the Wisconsin area and across the U.S.

Cedarburg, WI(262) 375-3676

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Chris Sommerfelt Watercolors

Chris Sommerfelt Watercolors is a full-service painting store and art school located in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Chris Sommerfelt Watercolors offers watercolor classes and workshops. Chris Sommerfelt has been conducting watercolor classes for more than 15 years. He has judged exhibits, conducted critiques, and provided art demonstrations for area art groups. Chris Sommerfelt loves mentoring and teaching his beginning watercolor students essential skill-building exercises, which foster confidence and knowledge of this often elusive medium. Students appreciate Chris Sommerfelt’s methodical approach to teaching and for this reason he acts as a mentor for the Wauwatosa Artists Workshop. Chris Sommerfelt is a proud member of juried art organizations such as the League of Milwaukee Artists, Wauwatosa Artists Workshop, and Wisconsin Watercolor Society.

Wauwatosa, WI(414) 773-2900

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City Camp of the Arts, LLC

City Camp of the Arts, LLC is a full-service art school located in Brookfield, Wisconsin. City Camp of the Arts, LLC offers after school and adult classes. Their after school classes are scheduled from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, Tuesday/Thursday, and some Saturdays. Their daytime adult classes are conducted from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM and from noon to 1:30 PM, Tuesday/Thursday. City Camp of the Arts, LLC’s classes include music department: piano lessons; extended educational department: tutoring in writing, and more. City Camp of the Arts, LLC conducts painting and drawing classes and encourages students to phone to inquire about their free classes. The instructors of City Camp of the Arts, LLC have the expertise to help their students with their art education. City Camp of the Arts, LLC is associated and affiliated with the American Camp Association.

Brookfield, WI(262) 781-1002

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Kelly Thompson Fine Art and Studio

Kelly Thompson Fine Art and Studio is the art space for Kelly Thompson, offering private art lessons for students in the Milwaukee area of all skill levels. Kelly is a classically-trained artist who graduated from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. For over eight years, Kelly has taught both children and adults at locations such as the ArtHouse Studio & Classroom, the Cedarburg Cultural Center, and The Schauer Art Center. Kelly teaches drawing, painting, and non-traditional art classes such as Intentional Creativity, a method that combines creative expression with mindfulness to support growth and healing.

Saukville, WI(262) 536-4422

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Lake Country Fine Arts School and Gallery

Lake Country Fine Arts School and Gallery is a full-service art school located in Hartland, Wisconsin. Lake Country Fine Arts School and Gallery was founded in 2000. Their classes include pottery, hand building and sculpting with clay, art a la carte menu, adaptive art, and drawing. Their art a la carte menu includes hand building and sculpting with clay, wheel throwing, glass fusing and glass fusing workshops. Lake Country Fine Arts School and Gallery hosts groups and birthday parties, which include children's hand building and sculpting with clay parties, teens pottery on the wheel, children's glass fusing parties, children's drawing parties, children's painting parties, and more. For the adults, Lake Country Fine Arts School and Gallery offers adult pottery on the wheel parties, adult hand building and sculpting with clay parties, adult glass fusing parties, and adult glass painting parties. Lake Country Fine Arts School and Gallery provides a nurturing environment in which to learn new skills.

Hartland, WI(262) 367-2900

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Otto's Art Academy

Otto's Art Academy is a full-service art school located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. This art school was established in 2004 and conducts classes for children and teens. This art school offers art parties and group lessons and adult art workshops. Otto's Art Academy’s workshops include creating functional altered books, paste paper, and calligraphy and Scherenschnitte workshops. Otto's Art Academy also hosts private art parties, scout outings, and homeschool group classes. Classes meet once per week for 1.5 hours. Otto's Art Academy teaches the foundation of fine art in a supportive and challenging learning environment. This art school helps build self-esteem, encourage independent thinking and creativity, and foster lifelong artists. Otto's Art Academy provides a free trial class.

Waukesha, WI(262) 970-9524

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Pamela Scesniak

Pamela Scesniak is a working artist located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Pamela Scesniak accepts all levels, from kids to adults. Her art classes include intro to sculpture: adult class; abstract: adult class; 5 artists: adult class; plein aire, open studio: adult class; Georgia O`Keefe: ages 8 to 108; and pet portrait: ages 8 to 108. Pamela Scesniak supplies all the class materials. 30 minutes prior to each class, her second-floor studio and parking lot are open to art students. Pamela Scesniak work is displayed in public places across Milwaukee. She has been a professional art teacher for more than 30 years. Pamela Scesniak has earned her BFA and teaching certification from UW-Milwaukee for her decades of experience.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 477-9797

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Young At Art, LLC

Young At Art is an art studio providing art lessons and parties for kids and adults of all skill levels. Young At Art allows students to find new, creative ways to express themselves through mediums such as sculpture, painting, drawing, or sketching. Young At Art's private lesson plans are tailored for each students' goals and interests, and instructors work one-on-one to make sure their student gets all of the attention they need to succeed. Private lessons are built around a series of progression levels that start with building or honing basic skills and move forward to engage students to think on a more creative level.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 301-3663

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