Advanced Painting (Studio School)

This class is designed for students who have a firm understanding of the basics of oil painting and are ready to move ahead into a more personal discovery of their intentions and visual language. We will have models and still life setups. This class is solvent free, oil being the only addition permitted to the paint. Drawing experience and at least four terms of Painting: Foundations are required. Instructor: Brett Xavier Gamache



Start Date

September 25, 2019









Wednesdays & Fridays (meets 2 times per week for 10 weeks), 9am-12:30pm. Begins September 25.

No class November 27 & November 29.

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Instructors: Brett Xavier Gamache


Brett Xavier Gamache

Artist & Art Instructor

Brett Gamache is an oil painter, who works from both direct observation and studio invention. He holds an MFA in Painting from the University of New Hampshire, a BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and studied for two years at the Art Students League in New York City. He has 7 years of teaching experience at 3 different college institutions and has taught in Italy on a number of occasions. In 2007, he received a Fulbright Grant to study painting in Italy. His work is exhibited throughout New England and may be viewed online. Website:

Brett's classes include Intensive Drawing Boot Camp, Studio School Drawing, Advanced Painting, Objects & Space: Still Life and Landscape Painting, Landscape Painting in Cambridge, Painting in the City, Portrait Drawing and Painting