Montgomery Art Association

Services Offered by our Members

Art Instruction

Sue Fierston teaches winter and spring workshops in gyotaku and white line woodcuts at Smithsonian Studio Arts. Info at

Cathy Hirsh, resident artist and teacher with a studio at Artists & Makers Studios, offers painting classes and workshops for all levels in watercolor, oil, acrylic, gouache, and mixed media at her studio. Contact:

Maria-Elena Lazarte teaches painting with acrylics and oils. Classes offered for all ages in Spanish and English. Contact:

Margo Lehman offer workshops in plein air painting, color theory, and composition. She also offers a series of workshops on felted wool, both wet and dry methods. Additionally, provides business consulting and bookkeeping to artists and other small businesses. More info:

Peijisan Art does fun instruction for students of all ages in recycle-and-upcycle art projects using items from home and also leads origami model making activities. Contact:

Martina Sestakova
teaches watercolor basics in a variety of meditative no-experience-needed workshops via Zoom. Info at

Lis Zadravec 
teaches colored pencil classes for adults and older teens. All workshops are offered online, which gives participants the opportunity to see the demonstrations. Info at

Fine Art Printing

A Work of Art by Debra Halprin offers fine art prints of your paintings on watercolor paper or canvas and professional art work photography services. Contact: 301-260-9701

Art Business Services

Nan Dawkins offers business workshops for artists, including "Web Site in a Weekend" and "How to Run a Profitable Art Trip Abroad." Info at


Regina Boston offers professional portrait services and leads creative photography nature walks. More info:

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