Mixed Media Masters (Ages 7 to 9)

Title: Mixed Media Masters (Ages 7 to 9)

Type of Class: Painting, pastels, drawing, Pop Art, surrealism, collage, and MORE!!!

Instructor: Chris Murray (Our 2021 Member Juried BEST OF SHOW!)

Time: Wednesdays, 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Dates: Jan 12 thru March 2, 2022

Price: $115/100

***Artwork pictured by Chris Murray***


In this 8 week course, young artists will explore several concepts including Pop Art, Surrealism, Outsider Art, and more. Artist and Instructor, Chris Murray, will work alongside Van Gogh, Rothko, Picasso, and Pollock, through demonstration. Other than sketchbooks, ALL SUPPLIES ARE INCLUDED. This class will offer the opportunity to work with acrylics, watercolors, soft pastels, sumi e ink, colored pencils, charcoal, and more.

AGES 7 to 9!

Christopher R Murray is a fine artist, oil painter, portraitist, illustrator, graphic designer, and concept artist based in the Southeastern US. His style combines the techniques and traditions of the Great Masters with modern cultural and literary influences. He works in oils, digital media, spray paint, charcoal, graphite, and pen and ink.

Murray has created cover art and illustrations for historical, science-fiction/fantasy, and children’s books published by Horse Creek Publishing, Grandma’s Cabin Books, and Author House Free Press, as well as various regional magazines and publications. In 2009, he appeared on NBC News demonstrating spray paint art techniques. His painting “Post-Apocalyptic Landscape II” won the Mobile Press Register CLA award at the 2007 People’s Art Show in Mobile, AL and “Ukulele Hell Jamboree” won 1st place in the 2011 Soul Kitchen Music Art Contest.  He is often commissioned to paint oil portraits of humans and pets, and has completed various murals and T-shirt designs for Southeastern businesses and organizations. He regularly exhibits at art festivals, conventions, and galleries, currently including the Eastern Shore and Orange Beach art centers.

Murray studied painting and art history at The University of South Alabama from 2001 – 2006 and is currently teaching academic drawing and painting classes in Baldwin County. He lives on a pine tree farm on the Alabama Gulf Coast with his wife, two beagles, one cat, four donkeys, two cows, and a horse. When not working on the visual arts, he composes music and gardens.

Want to find out more? Visit Chris Murray Website

A $25 fee will be charged for all class refunds due to a withdrawal. Refunds will be given up to seven (7) days prior to class start date. Thereafter, no refunds will be given, unless the ESAC cancels the class.


A $75 fee will be charged for all workshop refunds due to a withdrawal. Refunds will be given up to one (1) month prior to the workshop start date. Thereafter, norefunds will be given, unless the ESAC cancels the workshop.


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