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Mainstreet Art Center - Creating Artists Since 1994

The Mainstreet Art Center is a school of fine art in Lake Zurich, Illinois where artists can develop their skills and share their passion for art. The school offers classes in the fundamentals of drawing and painting, providing a classical foundation in the principles of art from which to build upon. Students of all ages, from 6 to 96, come together in their weekly classes to learn about drawing, proportions, perspective, color and value.  They learn portraiture, still life, and landscape painting using a variety of media such as oils, pastels and watercolor. The faculty of professional artists also present workshops on specific topics such as plein air painting, figure drawing, portraits from life, perspective drawing and palette knife techniques. In addition, special workshops are offered featuring highly regarded visiting artists from around the world.


To contact us you can call (847)-550-0016 or e-mail us at artists@mainstreetartcenter.com.


The school is located at 20 East Main Street in Lake Zurich, Illinois as shown on the map below.  Please feel free to call us if you would like further directions.