Full-time Atelier

3 year program (on average): 3 trimesters per academic year / 11 weeks per trimester / Monday – Thursday 9:30am – 4:15 or 5:15pm
Students work from a live model for 3.5 hours every day. The other half of the day is dedicated to personal projects: Bargues, casts, portraiture.
All students are given a key to the studio and encouraged to work outside of regular class hours. They are advised to keep a sketchbook and to work on composition.

Please see our Academic Calendar for upcoming dates.

Evening Classes

Monday: Anatomy and Ecorche course by registration, 1-2 hour lecture portion of the class starts at 6pm and is open for audit to prospective students, please inquire info@goldentgateatelier.com
Wednesday: Life Drawing open to full-time atelier students 5-8pm
Thursday: Art History & Humanities class is open to all, it starts at 4:30pm.

2018 Winter trimester:

18: Greek Myth in Art
25: Greek Sculpture and European Painting

1: Plato and Beauty
8: Tragic Painting
15: Old Testament in Art
22: Gospels in Art

1: Dante
8: Italian Renaissance
15: Leonardo


Composition Course

Saturdays 10am – 2pm

2018 Winter trimester:
January 13  –  Intro lecture and discussion
February 10, 24
March 10

GGA Full time students: no cost