Classes & Demo’s

Beginning Acrylic Painting – Paint Porterville with Susie Bishop

  • Thursday’s at the Gallery 1-4pm
  • $25 per class – all supplies included
  • Call Susie 209-347-7270

Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy by Joy Harvey

  • Where: Elster Building in Springville (Ahn Luh Arts and Moongate Studio)
  • When: Thursdays 10-12
  • and
  • Where: Arts Visalia in Visalia, CA.
  • When: Thursday nights 6:30-8:30 pm
  • and
  • Private drawing lessons by appointment.

Call Joy for information 559-539-6123

Card Making Classes by Ellen Jordan

  • When: Last Friday of the month at 10 am
  • Contact: Ellen Jordan by May 23 to reserve a space: 781-6452

Quilling with uncle Bill

Quilling is over 400 years  old,  paper  filigree to adorn religious manuscripts and reliquaries, involving gilt-edged scraps from book trimmings.  Presently, there is a resurgence interest in the art form due to the new quilled heart postage stamp.   It is fun, rewarding,  and easy to learn.

  • Where:  Work room at the PAA gallery
  • When:  Three sessions:  Saturdays, July 9 , 16,  23  1-3 PM
  • Cost:     $60. for all three sessions.  ( includes  a beginner’s kit containing tools and  materials,in a tool box.)
  • Participants may wish to bring small scissors and anything they would like to decorate  greeting card stock, small boxes or …   However, everything needed to learn quilling will be provided.
  • Contact Bill Warner at 782-9265 or pick up an information sheet at the Gallery

Kids Summer Art Classes by Merrily Davies

  • DATES:  June 27-July 1: Pre-K thru 2nd grade
    July 11-15:  2nd grade thru 5thgrade
    July 18-22:  Teens and Tweens (5th plus)
  • TIME:    10:00am-12:30pm
    PLACE:  Porterville Art Association Gallery, 151 N. Main Street in Porterville
    PRICE:   $70.00 for 5 lessons
    CALL:     Merrily Davies, 559-781-6296 for more information

Oil Painting Classes by Mary Bennett

  • When: Sunday afternoon from 1pm to 4pm
  • Cost: $25.00 a session.
  • For enrollment and instructions for first class, call Mary at  784-4225.


  • When: May 21st at 1p.m
  • Where: Gallery classroom.
  • Fee is $25 for members/$30 for nonmembers.
  • Call Quaker at 535-4774 or 310-7568 if you have questions and to pre-register.
  • It will offer new doodles for those who have taken the class before, but is perfect for those who have never taken the class. Come and join us and bring a friend!


  • Bring the kiddies out for a free hands on art experience, by making a new art project each month. Open to children of all ages while the adults enjoy browsing our Gallery. Hope to see your child there!