2901 S. Highland Dr. SLC, UT 84106        (801) 474-3796

Why Should I Take Figure Academy?



- It helps students create portfolio pieces for college preparation and potential scholarships, and creates several finished pieces of art.


-It helps introduce students to new media and techniques in drawing and painting, and develops their observational skills, since the students draw from live models.


-It gives students the opportunity to work in a sustained studio environment, a new experience for many students.


-It helps students loosen up and make quick aesthetic decisions in regards to spatial relationships proportions, value, and anatomical structure.


-It gives students the chance to work with professional artists with a broad range of styles, and allows for individual attention and coaching.​



Format of Figure Academy: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM every day with a half hour lunch break around noon. Students are responsible for providing their own lunch. 

Teens: July 3-14, 17-28

Adults: July 31 - August 4

Figure Academy

F.A. in a Nutshell:


-- Gesture 

-- Proportion

-- Environment

-- Class Critiques

-- Mark Making

-- Mixed Media

-- Live Models

-- Portfolio Work