June Wilson owns a studio gallery in Latrobe, Tasmania.  It’s the place to go if you’re looking to buy beautiful works of art… lining the walls of the gallery are some gorgeous pieces. But if you’re keen to create your own masterpiece, you can also take an art class at June Wilson’s Studio Gallery.

Art Class - Purchase Artworks from June Wilson
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Art is exhibited on the walls of June Wilson’s Studio Gallery in Latrobe

Art Class: Good for the Soul

by Michelle Kneipp Pegler

June Wilson teaches a pastel art class from her studio gallery.  New classes commence every five weeks and are held on Wednesday mornings and Thursday nights. Classes are for beginners to the advanced artist, and new students are always welcome. June also runs an “Art Is Fun” drawing class one Friday a month at The Working Art Space in Sheffield.

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Making great progress during an art class taught by June Wilson in Latrobe

June is a very talented pastel artist who has twenty years experience.  She has been teaching art in the adult education sector, as well as taking private classes and workshops for many years. She has also exhibited artwork on the mainland and locally in Tasmania where she has won state awards.

Art Class - June Wilson's Studio Gallery
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Artwork lines the walls of June Wilson’s Studio Gallery in Latrobe Tasmania

June’s Wilson’s Studio Gallery in Latrobe

I recently went to Latrobe to visit June Wilson’s Studio Gallery and watch an art class in progress.  I found it to be a very friendly and informative session. June is a wonderful teacher with a personal one-on-one approach.  She offers lots of very helpful information, guiding her students through each step of the drawing process. I’m sure June could find a budding artist hidden away in everyone!

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June Wilson offers her expert tuition to students during an art class at her gallery

Art is good for the soul; so taking an art class could be considered great therapy. You also get to have fun; and at the same time learn something new or rediscover a long-held ambition.

Art Class - Beginners to Advanced Artists
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An art class with June Wilson caters for all ages, genders and levels of experience

Learning About Art and Pastels from June Wilson

I was amazed at how using pastels can create a finished work that looks just like paint. You have to do a double take when you look at these framed beauties as they really do look like an oil painting. I think pastels would be an interesting medium to work in, as there seems to be lots of steps in the technique before reaching the finished result.

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June Wilson’s Studio Gallery in Latrobe is an inviting place to visit in Latrobe

At morning tea time everyone finished what they were working on and we all sat down for a cuppa and a chat. This time was used as a question and answer session and an information-gathering time where everyone could utilize June’s wealth of art knowledge. Great idea I thought.

Art Class - Learning and Having Fun
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Join with other budding artists in a class discussion with June Wilson over morning tea

Book An Art Class Today

If you are looking for artwork or you think you might want to be part of an art class that’s informative and a lot of fun, give June Wilson’s Studio Gallery a go. Classes, days and times listed below.

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Hard at work applying the techniques learned in an art class with June Wilson

Weekly Pastels Art Class

Wednesday 10:00am-2:00pm or Thursday 6:00pm-9:00pm

Classes work on five-week rounds with a mix of beginners to advanced students working together under June’s close and gentle supervision.  Each class starts with a cup of tea or coffee and a chat about the theory of art. A time where the principles of the trade are taught ready for application in the practical time that follows.

Art Class - Painting and Pastels
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June Wilson shares her vast knowledge of pastels with students in her art class

Monthly Drawing Art Class

One Friday a month 11:00am–2:30pm at the Working Art Space in Sheffield

Art Class Workshops

Throughout the year a variety of workshops are offered ranging from one to five days in length. The workshops cover pastels, oils, pencils and watercolour with tutors drawn from the local area, the Australian mainland and overseas.

Art Class - Gilbert Street, Latrobe Tasmania
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June Wilson’s Studio Gallery is in Gilbert Street, Latrobe Tasmania

You can follow June Wilson’s Studio Gallery on Facebook or visit 129 Gilbert Street in Latrobe, next door to By the Brooke Furniture Upholstery.  For more information about dates and costs or to register for an art class, call Brian on (03) 6426 2987 or 0417 367 128 or email June Wilson’s Studio Gallery.  The studio is open Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00am-4:00pm; Thursday 4:00pm-9:00pm; Friday 10:00am-4:00pm; Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm.

Michelle writes a blog called Leven River Farm as well
as articles like this from the cradle coast region of Tasmania.
If you’d like Michelle to visit you, please contact Think Tasmania.

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Map: June Wilson’s Studio Gallery, Latrobe Tasmania