Art.Lab February|March Schedule

brochyArt.Lab Classes, Events, Workshops and Gallery Hours have just been announced for February|March!! Click here for more information on classes and registration. More TBA soon! Email with any questions  and all inquires regarding traveling paint parties, fundraisers and events!

Instructor Bios: 

Bri Dill:

Bri, 26, is the owner, director and instructor at Art.Lab as well as a working artist that focuses primarily on painting and drawing. Using diverse mediums and conceptual approaches, Bri works in and teaches a variety of art styles from abstract to realism. She has exhibited and sold her work in Boston, New York, Hartford, New Haven, San Diego and in various online galleries.
Bri, a South Windsor native, graduated from Tufts University, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in 2010 with a bachelor degree in fine art. After graduating, Bri pursued her art career by selling/exhibiting work, directing an alternative art exhibition space while running a 501c3 Non profit in East Boston, MA, working as an artist assistant, organizing large scale art events, completing a tattoo apprenticeship, starting her own business teaching traveling art classes and just recently opening Art.Lab Gallery|Studio in Manchester, CT.

Richard White:
Richard is a working artist in central Connecticut. A painter and illustrator, Richard’s work is figurative in the tradition of representational painting and portraiture. He also has many years of experience teaching drawing, fashion illustration, computer graphics and photography in area colleges and with private students.
Richard received the MFA at the University of Buffalo and is a member of the Lyme Art Association, Open Studios of Eastern CT and the Portrait Society of America and has attended The Representational Artist Conference in Ventura, California since its inception in 2012.

February|March 2015


Acrylic Painting 101 | Instructor: Bri Dill
4 Sessions- Wednesdays February 25th, March 4th, 11th, 18th 7:00pm-9:30pm
Fee: $125
Life Drawing 101 | Instructor: Richard White
4 Sessions- Tuesdays February 24th, March 3rd, 10th, 17th 7:00pm- 9:30pm
Fee: $150 (includes live model fee)

#afterart [Youth Classes] | Instructor: Bri Dill
Mondays & Tuesdays until 5pm
Grades 2-8: Fun project based classes for creative and technical development for young artists.
Grades 9-12: Guided portfolio development for college prep and artistically inclined high school students.
* #afterart Classes are on a first come first serve basis. Sign up for desired dates and times by emailing

Watercolor Workshops | Instructor: Bri Dill
1 session, Sunday 1-4pm Fee: $40 per session or $125 for 4
February 22nd: Basic Color Theory and Techniques
March 8th: Painting Flowers
March 15th: Painting Landscapes
March 29th: Painting from Reference

Fashion Sketching Workshop | Instructor: Richard White
2 sessions, Saturday & Sunday 1-5pm Fee: $80
March 21st and 22nd

Open Studio
Guided Open Studio | Instructor: Bri Dill
Independent study & development with instruction, guidance and individually structured objectives.
Fee: $25 per session or 5 sessions for $100
Open Studio Schedule
Daytime: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 1pm-5pm
Evening: Sunday 4pm-9pm, Monday, Thursday (every other) 6:30pm-11pm

Private Lessons
1 on 1 lessons or Focused Group Sessions
Price Varies by Instructor & length of instruction. Email to schedule lessons or free consultation.
All ages and experience levels.

NEW LOCATION: Art.Lab Gallery|Studio, 186 West Middle Turnpike Manchester CT
*Light Refreshments & Snacks will be provided- Venue is BYOB (beer & wine only)
*EMAIL to reserve seat for makeup class
Tuesday February 17th at 7pm
Monday February 23rd at 7pm
Saturday March 7th at 1pm

Art.Lab at Pure Health [Enfield]
February 20th 7pm $35

Art.Lab at Something Simple Cafe [Hebron]
TBA $40

Art.Lab Paint Party
Thursday March 12th, 7pm @ Art.Lab Gallery|Studio
Tickets $35 BYOB (limited seats)

Drink N’ Draw
Thursday, March 19th, 6:30pm @ Art.Lab Gallery | Studio
$5 BYOB (limted Space)
Elaborate Still life or Live model provided for artists to reference during an open drawing session with music, snacks and drinks!

Sip N’ Crit
Wednesday March 25th, 7pm @ Art.Lab Gallery | Studio
Bring wine/beer and art work to share as we have open discussion and critique. The group will bring a fresh view, conceptual conversation, compliments and constructive crtisims to encourage motivation and assist in problem solving as you move forward with your art process. Special guest artists will attend to offer their professional opinion and guidance.

Glastonbury Adult Ed, Traveling Art.Lab | Instructor: Bri Dill
REGISTRATION FEE $69.00 -Create a completed art piece each class with step by step instruction while learning the basic fundamentals of painting.This class is designed for all experience levels, beginner to advanced. No experience is necessary. Use the class time to follow the step by step instruction or to create your own painting inspired by the lesson. You will receive personal guidance to complement and develop your painting style. Learn fundamentals such as color mixing, perspective, contour/shading and technique. Materials fee is $30 cash, payable to the instructor at the first class of the series. Materials provided are acrylic paint, canvas, brushes, palettes and other necessary items, or, you can bring your own materials. If you bring your own materials you are not limited to acrylic paint as a medium. ALL MEDIUMS WELCOME! Come join us and dive head first into painting and discover the artist in you!

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