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Jeff Ridgway

Adult Visual Arts

Jeff Ridgway is a local artist who produces humanistic paintings, drawings and sculptures that are in collections throughout the United States and Europe. He has taught Life Drawing and Anatomy for the Artist at the Arts Center for over 25 years. Jeff has also taught Oil Painting, Portraiture and Pastel classes as well as various workshops during his tenure. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Drawing, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and the Master of Fine Arts in Painting. Jeff is probably best known for his figurative work, especially portraiture, which he creates for both commission and whimsy.

Open Model[24SU]
06/2/24 - 08/4/24, 1:00PM - 3:00PM | SU
Ages 18 to 120 | Jeff Ridgway | Lawrence Arts Center
Enrolling Now | CAD27
Members $198 | Non-Members $220
This class provides an opportunity for skilled artists to draw a model each week using their choice of media. The models will do quick gesture poses at the beginning of each session and then a longer pose for the group. This class is not for beginners. Enrollees must provide their own art supplies. Must be 18 to enroll. Photographic devices not allowed. Students who are also enrolled in Life Drawing will get 50% off tuition on Open Model.
Life Drawing & Anatomy for the Artist[24SU]
06/6/24 - 08/8/24, 7:00PM - 9:30PM | TH
Ages 18 to 120 | Jeff Ridgway | Lawrence Arts Center
Enrolling Now | CAD24
Members $234 | Non-Members $260
Students learn to draw the human figure, working from a live model and using various drawing media. No photographic devices allowed. Must be 18 to enroll. No class July 4th

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