The Willingboro Art Alliance is the oldest non-profit art organization in the South Jersey area. Since our inception in 1964, we continue to produce many cultural activities for the local community, for example: Art Workshops, Drawing and Painting classes, Plein Air Competitions, monthly Artist Presentations/Demos, Gallery Shows, and many other events designed to cultivate appreciation of art.
Open Life Drawing/Painting
Studio Sessions in February 2023
** Anyone over 18 years old is welcomed **
Please join us on Saturday, February 4th and 18th from 8:45 am until Noon. We will have the same life model for the two sessions. Attendees (WAA members and non-members) will pay a model fee each session, WAA Members: $10, Non-Members: $15 for the three hours. Bring your drawing or painting materials, easels and tables will be provided.
Please join us at the JFK Center, Room 300, 429 John F. Kennedy Way, Willingboro, NJ 08046
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Monday | Life Open Studio
Monitored open studio sessions are offered on an on-going basis Mondays 10 to 1. Students work in their choice of medium on extended poses. Easels and tables are available. The class sessions are held in 8-week segments.
Tuesday | Open Studio
Instructor Arleen Potter
The art room is available from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, but since these are not normal times, we are zooming from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm during the pandemic just to touch base to critique and see what we are creating!
Instructor Maria Morales, David Aguilar, David Watson
Hands-on Instruction: using a variety of materials, mediums, and tools. Critiques: show your artwork and participate in a constructive critique on the last Wednesday of the month.
Thursday | Open Studio
Instructor Indira Mehta
Thursday Morning Workshop. Zoom along with us as we work together from a variety of images including Still Life, Landscape, City Scape and Portraiture. Artists provide their own supplies. All mediums are welcome.
Thursday | Figure Drawing
Instructor David Aguilar
From 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm, we have reference photos of figures in action and repose to draw or paint. The first thirty minutes we do a series of croquis, or short gesture poses to warm up and get those creative juices flowing.
Saturday Photography Club
Instructor Ed Ward
The camera club was formed to promote photography as a creative process. Members use all manner of devices from smart phones, point and shoot cameras, or high-end digital cameras.