For more information regarding the following classes, please call the instructor directly. All classes are ongoing throughout the year, unless otherwise noted. Instruction is on an individual basis and students may join at any time. The Ridgewood Art Institute provides these classes as a service to its members. All students must apply for membership in order to take classes.

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Watercolor & Drawing


Watercolor and Drawing For Young People Basic Techniques, Landscape and Still Life
Ages 8-17

Instructor: Joel Popadics
Monday Afternoon, 3:30pm – 5:30pm
$35 per session.
Phone: (973) 851-0366 

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Drawing For Young People- Basic Techniques of Drawing from LifE
Ages 8-17

Rebecca Leer
Tuesday Afternoon, 3:30pm – 5:30pm
$30 per session.
Phone: (201) 906-6839 


Oil Painting


Oil Painting For Young People - Still Life and Landscape
Ages 8-17

Instructor: Laura Paray
Sunday Afternoon, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Fee: $30 per session
Phone: (201) 281-6940

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Oil Painting For Young People - Landscape and Still LifE
AGES 8-17

Instructor: Diana Gibson
Saturday Morning, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Fee: $100 per month or $30 per session
Phone: (973) 962-6436


Oil Painting For Teenagers and Young Adults
AGES 8-17

Instructor: Sue Barrasi
Thursday Afternoon, 3:30pm – 5:30pm
$30 per session
Phone: 845-548-2305