Bonnie Paisley - Paisley Studios Fine Art Instruction in Portland


Paisley Studios is a fine art studio located at 707 NE Broadway #202 in Portland, Oregon

It is the personal studio and teaching space of Bonnie Paisley, and also supports 8 female identifying artists through the studio membership program.

One of the core tenants of the studio, and a guiding principal of Bonnie's teaching philosophy is that "there are many paths to creative self of them is yours."*

Wherever you are on your creative journey, at the very beginning or many miles in, Paisley Studios has something to offer you. Weekly classes are geared towards your individual interests and learning style, while placing a strong emphasis on working from life. Basic and advanced instruction in oil, watercolor, acrylic painting, mixed media, printmaking and all forms of drawing are available.

The studio memberships are designed to support artists who seek a dedicated and serious space to work, at a reasonable monthly cost, with individual storage space, and ample open hours.

Class times are listed in the NEWS section of this site.
To sign up, inquire about memberships, or join the mailing list, please fill out the contact form!

*Quote from Art & Fear by David Bayles and Ted Orland

About Bonnie:

Bonnie Paisley received her BFA in 1999 from the Rhode Island School of Design, and her MFA in 2004 from Portland State University. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon where her work has been exhibited at Ogle Gallery, the Art Gym, and the Alysia Duckler Gallery. She has installed work in Tryon Creek State Park and collaborated with the Crumb Collective for an installation for the Kitchen Sink. She uses a wide range of mediums and techniques, and is always searching for the space between painting and sculpture.

Bonnie has been teaching private, small group art classes for the last 10+ years to anyone who has a desire to explore paint, learn to see better, and experiment with pushing the creative side of their brain!

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