The Backdoor Gallery prides itself in finding some of the finest guest instructors, in a variety of artistic fields, to offer workshops for the creative community.
Jewelry Metalsmithing classes
We are so excited to welcome Metalsmith Nick Grant Barnes back to Fredericksburg on May 19th and 20th and May 25th and 26th 2018 to teach metalsmithing classes here at the Gallery.
“Yorkshire metalsmith Nick Grant Barnes and his wife Diane; two brilliant teenagers, two cats & Bethany the pup have made their home & workspace in Maryland, USA since 1995.
Through teaching & creating one off commissions for customers & exhibitions, he has developed his style working with a myriad of mediums from precious metals; plastics; woods & not too precious materials that are fun to play with.
His work has been collected & exhibited internationally, as well as featured in numerous publications.”
Porcelain Painting classes
Mark your calendars for August 2018!!
World renowned porcelain painter Filipe Pereira will be back to teach his fabulous porcelain painting classes!!
We were fortunate to have Filipe here this past September to teach a 4 day seminar that left his student with a greater understanding of and a passion for porcelain painting!
“Filipe’s work can be found in embassies, museums and international exhibitions in many countries, like Mexico, USA, Bolivia, France, Spain, England, Monaco, Portugal, Italy, Canada, Argentina, Costa Rica, Paraguay, El Salvador, Guatemala, Colombia, Brazil, Japan, Uruguay, Chile, Switzerland, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Norway, and Lebanon.”