Studio • Classes • Workshops
Like other educational institutions in Alberta, we have decided to postpone all courses and events until further notice. Although our studio is small in numbers and has lots of physical space, we feel it is very important that everyone does their part to protect the health and safety of our community.
We ask that you follow the hygiene, self-monitoring and isolation guidelines outlined by AHS. Further information about COVID-19 and the guidelines can be found here.
We are sorry for this inconvenience but hope to see you sooner rather than later!
learn, study, practise, improve
All skill levels are welcome
Beginners who love art but have not had formal training
Amateur artists who want to beef up their skills or are returning to art after time away
Practicing and professional artists who may need more skills or a breakthrough
Atelier Artista is a skills based fine art school. We are focused on fostering appreciation and understanding of well crafted, beautiful representational artworks through the development of the technical skills necessary to create them.
An Atelier is a professional artist's workshop and studio space used for the education of students and artists of all skill levels. The focus is on developing skills and improving creative pursuits under the gentle guidance of passionate professionals and enthusiastic peers.
Atelier Artista is a place to fortify your observational skills and to develop your creative muscles; to strengthen both your eyes and your hands. As you begin learning new methods and techniques you will also exercise your mind. This atelier is a place to train like an athlete uses a gym. To be a proficient artist you need to continue to "work out" in order to develop discipline, concentration and patience alongside technique and skill.
Our atelier has spectacular light coming in through large, north facing windows. We are equipped with quality custom studio furnishings, including solid oak drawing horses, easels and tabourets. We deliver academic curriculum on our turn of the century slate chalkboards. We have drop in figure drawing 3 nights a week. Classes for kids and so much more.
Atelier Artista is located at cSPACE in the newly renovated King Edward School. cSPACE has developed this heritage building project to LEED Gold standards. Our space is environmentally friendly and energy efficient with low impact colour balanced LED lighting, clean air systems, recycling, compost and waste systems in place.