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Vacation Art Program

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Emphasis is on personal expression and creativity to allow students to develop their fine art skills. Students work from observation and their imagination on lessons in drawing, painting, printmaking, and mixed media using a wide variety of materials including watercolor, charcoal, acrylic, pastels and more. We will also discuss other artists' work. All materials are provided.

Goals and Objectives: 
- Nurture individual self-expression and creative interests
- Expose students to a working art studio
- Teach foundational drawing and painting techniques to create realistic drawings and paintings
- Expose students to a variety of art media
- Cover elements of design
- Inform students of education and exhibition opportunities 

Click for more information: Garro Studios, LLC

About Garro Studios
Massachusetts painter, Michelle Garro has been painting for over 25 years. She works in oil, watercolor, and pastel. Her primary subject matter includes landscapes, portraits, the figure, and still life. Her work is in private collections in the U.S. and Europe as well as corporate/institutional collections including New England Financial, and Josiah Haynes School.

She has studied at the Decordova Museum School, The Museum of Fine Arts Museum School, and with Spanish painter Francisco Castillo. The artist has continued to explore new painting approaches with Boston School painter Mary Minifie, Todd Casey, and renowned New England painters Joseph McGurl, Robert Cormier, and Cynthia Packard.

In 2004 she opened Garro Studios at Artspace Maynard which provides private and group drawing and painting instruction for all ages and levels of experience. Click on the Classes and Workshops link to learn more about the studio and classes.

All classes held at Garro Studios in the Maynard Artspace.
Directions to the studio can be found on the Artspace website at

Maynard Artspace
63 Summer Street
Studio #203
Maynard, MA 01754

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