Classes & Workshops
Ms. McKenzie has been teaching her abstract approach and sensibility to painting the figure for over thirty years. She teaches regular classes at the National Academy Museum & School, The Art Students League of New York, and conducts occasional workshops at Silvermine Arts Center.
Winter Classes 2017
The Art Students League of New York
Painting from Life
Mornings, Monday–Friday, 8:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Evenings, Wednesday–Friday, 6:15 PM – 9:30 PM
National Academy Museum & School
Monday–Friday, 1:00 – 4:45 PM
Traveling Workshop to Venice, Italy
Friday–Saturday, March 24 – April 1, 2017
Join Mary Beth McKenzie in her favorite city for a painting experience with individual instruction and exploration of magnificent museums.
Ms. McKenzie demonstrated her method of painting at The Art Students League of New York on the first day of her Starting a Canvas workshop in Fall 2011. Watch the thirteen minute video below.
This demo was part of the "Starting A Canvas" workshop at the Art Students League. This portrait was completed in one, three-hour sitting with each image representing a twenty minute pose.