Workshops, Lectures, and Series

In addition to free monthly gallery talks and demos, BAC offers ongoing opportunities for edification and full-on creative immersion. Register for workshops at the front desk or call us at 206.842.3132.

Art with Amy D’Apice!amy

Amy is back from Thailand and ready to roll! Register at the gallery or call 206.842.3132.

Amy Marie D’Apice recently returned from Chiang Mai, Thailand where she has been making art and teaching drawing workshops.  She received an MFA in painting from the University of Washington and has been an instructor at the Art Institute of Seattle for the past 15 years.

Sketching on Location – Bainbridge Island


Amy D’Apice, “Seattle Skyline”

Sketching is a powerful way to “see” and experience the world. This dynamic six-session course teaches students to record their impressions and visions on paper. Working at a new location each week, the goal is to see and remember details by creating drawings that are free, loose, and interpretive.

Beneficial to beginners and experienced sketchers alike, the course covers everything from how to hold a pencil, to how to capture the human figure in movement, while underscoring basics like composition and form.

All levels of drawing experience are welcome.

Dates: Fridays, August 12, 19, and 26, 1 – 4 pm
Location: First class meets at Bainbridge Arts & Crafts
Series Cost: $255, members: $245, and students: $230
Drop in option available: $45 per class


Painting Jam


Amy D’Apice, “Street Vendor”

 Improve your acrylic and oil painting skills and learn new ones in this dynamic workshop designed to foster both your technique and the courage to use it!

The course will cover composition, research, and color theory, hard and soft edges, creating light, impasto, and glazing techniques.

Each session will be “jam” packed with the focus set on individual expression and experimentation using a variety of source material.

Dates: August 10, 17, 24, and 31
Time:  10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Session I: Hyla Middle School Session II: To be determined.
Cost per session: $190, BAC members $180, students $170
Drop in option available at $60 per class


Amy D’Apice, untitled.

Fashion Illustration

Explore the dynamic world of fashion design and illustration using line, light, color, and movement. Designed for beginners and experienced sketchers, this course takes students on an exploratory journey of figure and fabric!

Instruction includes basic figure construction, sketching with line, value, color, and mixed media.

Dates: August 11, August 25
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Where: BAC annex
Drop in option available: $50 per class


Join Amy Amy for Kindred Spaces: The Performance, an evening of visual art, music, and high-energy storytelling about one artist’s exploration of art, culture, and connectedness across continents. September 8, 7:00p.m., Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Get the details here. Amy has a podcast specifically focused on the performance, and you can listen to that here.


Get onto our Education mailing list: Email Director of Education Lynnette Sandbloom,

Purchase a membership for discounts on paid workshops: Visit our membership page.


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Amy D’Apice. Winslow Way Street Scene, sketched during Paint Out Winslow, 2015.