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New Gallery Show Opening March 12

New Gallery Show Opening March 12

Students of Robert Stuart will be featured in “Art as Exploration: the Critique Class” March 12-April 25, 2021. This year Robert Stuart, long-time Instructor at BSSS, moved his class online so that his devoted students could continue their learning. What a joy, then, to showcase […]

Talula Mays: In Through the Shadow, Out Through the Sun

We invite you to kick off your New Year with a visit to the BSSS Gallery, currently featuring a brand new exhibit by Talula Mays.

The Intangible Landscape: Andras Bality

Now showing until January 1, 2021, at the BSSS Gallery, a beautiful show by Andras Bality.

Roster of Classes and Workshops for Fall 2020!

Roster of Classes and Workshops for Fall 2020!

We are excited to offer five new classes and two new workshops for you. For more information or to register, please contact info@bssschool.org or call 540-886-8636. Peg Sheridan: Fall Plein Air Painting with Watercolor (Sorry – CLASS FULL) Robert Stuart: Art as Exploration – Critique […]

2020 Fall Classes and Workshops – WE’RE BACK!

Classes and workshops are active again! Check back soon for information about 7 opportunities for classes and workshops. Some in-person, some via Zoom. COVID precautions and requirements will be in place.

Jeffery Stockberger

Jeffery Stockberger

“Like a good painting, allow yourself time to develop” – Jeffery Stockberger Jeffery Stockberger is one of many highly esteemed professional and experienced educators at the Beverley Street Studio School. He has been teaching Indirect Painting at the School since 2005, a method of painting […]

How Learning Art in Senior Years Improves Quality of Life

How Learning Art in Senior Years Improves Quality of Life

Contributed by Lucy Wyndham When considering taking on a new project or class, some seniors hesitate at the thought of creative activities due to a lack of perceived lack of creativity or not being “good enough” at art. Yet, even novices to the arts can […]

Welcoming New BSSS Board Member Virginia Gillock

Welcoming New BSSS Board Member Virginia Gillock

In May 2018, Virginia Gillock joined BSSS as a Board Member. We recently met with Virginia to learn a little bit more about her and her interest in art. Q: Virginia, tell us a little bit about yourself. A: I am married to Buckley Gillock, […]

Embracing The Art Of Drawing As An Adult

Embracing The Art Of Drawing As An Adult

Contributed by Lucy Wyndham Pictures by Margaret Johnson     World-renowned writer and illustrator Beatrix Potter, who was best known for her series of children’s books such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit once said:  “I cannot rest, I must draw, however poor the result, and when […]

What IS Plein Air??

What IS Plein Air??

“Plein air” is French for “painting outdoors.” A plein air painting in its truest form is completed from beginning to end on site with the subject matter right in front of the artist. The artist works directly from nature, observing the environment and capturing light […]