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(Scroll below for Member Rose Irelan and Linda Luisi Workshops and Art Trips)

Mark Your Calendars for 2017-2018
Tuesday 12 - 3 pm

Sept 26, 2017    Claire- Lise       mixed media/collage

October 24, 2017  Christine Bowman      pastel on suede board

Feb 27, 2018    Sharon Ford      painting on slates

March  27, 2018   Linda Doll   “Shadow and Light”

Carmel Mountain Rec Center
Unless otherwise stated: NCSFA Workshop Location

Carmel Mountain Recreation Center

10152 Rancho Carmel Dr. San Diego 92128

(On Rancho Carmel Dr,Turn at the stop light at Provencal Pl and Rancho Carmel Dr)

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10152 Rancho Carmel Dr

Member Workshops - Art Schools - Destination Workshops

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Linda Luisi Muralist and Fine Art Instructor

February 2018 Costa Rica Nature Tour: Mindfulness & Creativity  is economically priced. Ask to be put on the list for details, itinerary, cost. Artists, non-artists, family and friends are welcome.

mail: or call Linda at (760) 944-8991. When we have all the details, info will also be posted on

Linda will also be giving free monthly art workshops at the Buena Vista Audubon Society at 2202 S. Coast Highway on the border of Oceanside/Carlsbad. Sat June 24th from 4-5 pm, Thursday July 20th from 7-8pm, Thursday August 17th from 7-8pm. Contact Linda if you have any questions. Must reserve in advance. Call the Audubon Society in May: 760-439-BIRD.

Linda Luisi's Costa Rica trip for 2018

Linda Luisi's painting "Jaguar"

Painting by Linda Luisi

Linda Luisi earned a BFA degree from Tufts University and The School of The Museum of Fine Arts, and has 30 years experience creating murals and art (realistic and abstract) for corporations, medical centers, resorts, and private clients across the United States. Her work is known for depth and dimension. As an instructor, she is known for her enthusiasm and the individual attention she gives each student for realism, expressive and abstract. Group and private lessons are posted on her website.

private and group lessons
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Rose Irelan 2017

Let your brush take you away to a world of color, shapes, movement and brush strokes
as you experience where the learning of Art really takes place. Out in Nature. 

Rose Irelan will be offering 2 plein air painting classes: 

to share her years of painting outdoors and her invaluable experience in depicting light, color and design in the expanding art of plein air painting. 

RoseArt Atelier is also offering a 4 week class:
 for ages 10 and up so those new to our school, or students who just want to brush up on their drawing skills, can learn more about drawing and sketching. We encourage our regular students to take this class several times during their art education at our school to brush up on their drawing skills. No two foundation classes are alike. 
Drawing is the core of all representation drawing and mastering it is an essential building block for going on to the next steps in painting. This class could also be a great springboard for our other art programs.

We are also offering SUMMER CAMPS
along with our banner  program for the serious artist: 

Please check out our web site at to find out more and to register for classes. Classes do fill up quickly and our SUMMER INTENSIVE has sold out the last 2 years. 

RoseArt Atelier has been teaching traditional Art in the areas of Drawing and Painting for the past 12 years. Rose Irelan is an award winning painter and has been painting and drawing most of her life. A former graphic designer and art director with 20 years experience prior to opening up her own art school and studio to teach and paint full time, Rose has a wealth of knowledge she generously shares with her students.
More information or to register

Please feel free to call or email Rose if you have any questions or concerns, or technical difficulties with our shop on our new site. 


Rose Irelan Plein Aire at Borrego Springs
Rose Irelan at the beach
Rose Irelan Plein Air

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San Diego Watercolor Society Sponsored Workshops: The San Diego Watercolor Society invites you to check out their workshops. With nationally-known instructors in a variety of watermedia including watercolor, acrylic, gouache and collage, there’s a fun-filled educational art experience for everyone! Workshops, varying in length from 5 days to 2-day weekends, are held in the large, light-filled education center adjacent to the SDWS Gallery at Liberty Station in Point Loma. Click here for link  

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