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Welcome to the Mainstreet Art Center

20 East Main Street, Lake Zurich, IL 60047  * (847) 550-0016
www.mainstreetartcenter.com

The Mainstreet Art Center is a school of fine art offering classes in drawing and painting for artists of all ages and levels of experience. Open since 1994, Mainstreet attracts students from all over the Chicago area, Rockford and southern Wisconsin.

Our professional staff of instructors have careers as artists, exhibit in galleries throughout the country, teach workshops and appear in artists publications.

  • Drawing & Oil Painting

  • Pastels & Watercolor
  • Portrait Painting
  • Open Studio
  • Workshops & Demos
  • Frames & Supplies

Mini Series Classes/Workshops:


Background Check,
Susan Ploughe, 3/17/21


Perspective, The Art of Sketching Karen Sako, 4/18 & 4/19/21


Art & Your iPad
Susan Ploughe, 4/22 & 4/23/21


Photo Editing on the iPad
Susan Ploughe, 5/6 & 5/7/21

Upcoming Workshops with Visiting  Artists:

Juliette Belmonte / Mixed Media Portraits, November 6, 7 & 8, 2020

Kathie Wheeler / Portrait Painting,  November 13, 14 & 15, 2020

Laura Lein-Svencer / Abstract Collage Landscape, March 20 & 21, 2021

Dan Graziano / Figures in Everyday Places, March 26, 27 & 28, 2021

Jen Evenhus / Pastel Landscapes, April 30, May 1 & 2, 2021

Signup for 2021 workshops begins August 31, 2020. Click "Workshops" for full list of scheduled workshops.

Upcoming Workshops with Mainstreet  Artists:

Barb Benstein / Painting Lifelike Pet Portraits from Your Photos, January 22, 23 & 24, 2021

Susan Ploughe / Understanding Color in Oils, January 29, 30 & 31

Karen Sako / Oil & Cold Wax Medium, February 20 & 21, 2021

Frankie Johnson / Brush Strokes & Palette Knife Techniques, February 26 & 27, 2021

Frankie Johnson / Portraits -  Fun with Faces, March 12, 13 & 14, 2021

*Signup for 2021 workshops begins August 31, 2020. Click "Workshops" for full list of scheduled workshops.

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Send us an e-mail at: artists@mainstreetartcenter.com
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