Painting & Printmaking

Painting & Printmaking courses at WICE

Paris, the City of Light, is an inspiring place, notably for painters of all persuasions. WICE is excited to offer painting courses that encourage hands-on instruction, engaging creative assignments and lively group discussions.

With or without prior experience, you will be led through small classes with individual attention. These courses are structured enough to provide all the basics of the craft, yet free enough to allow experimentation and discovery.

Students have the option to register for full courses or else take individual classes at a pro-rata rate. See individual course descriptions for more information.

Printmaking classes at WICE

The WICE Visual Arts department is now offering Fine-Art Printmaking courses, taught by Jan Olsson and held in the idyllic setting of La Ruche. Jan is an inspirational teacher and prepares her courses with great detail, whether you're an accomplished artist or complete beginner, she can help move your art forward.

Classes are held one Saturday afternoon each month beginning in October.

Meet our instructor

Jan Olsson holds a Master of Fine Arts in Drawing and has been a full-time resident of Paris since 1990. During her tenure at Mary Baldwin College in Virginia, she received the coveted Professional Fellowship in Painting from the Virginia Museum. She has also received invitations as artist-in-residence at Virginia Centre for the Creative Arts and the Sante Fe Art Centre. Subsequently she completed her third residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris and relocated to the celebrated artist's studio near Montparnasse known as La Ruche. Jan is an engaging teacher with many years of experience who exhibits internationally.

Student testimonial:

"Jan lets us experiment with different materials and techniques in a guided approach. She varies the techniques so that everyone has the opportunity to find one that suits them. By explaining, demonstrating, and offering suggestions, Jan has helped me to develop a better senses for perspective and composition and taught me tools to draw an object in different ways." - A. Meng

Interested in more WICE classes? Please see our full course list.

Upcoming Painting & Printmaking Courses

25 Apr 2017 2:00 PM • Artists Studio, 75015 Paris: metro Balard
16 May 2017 2:00 PM • Artists Studio, 75015 Paris: metro Balard
20 May 2017 11:00 AM • Artists Studio, 75015 Paris: metro Convention
06 Jun 2017 2:00 PM • Artists Studio, 75015 Paris: metro Balard
10 Jun 2017 11:00 AM • Artists Studio, 75015 Paris: metro Convention
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