Throughout the year established artists put together a series of workshops, generally run at the weekends. These are open for anyone to join so please get in contact with the tutors to book a place.

To keep up to date with workshops that are available and to secure your place early, check this page often. Alternatively, why not apply to become a member of the Northand Society of Arts and get emailed when new art workshops arrive.

Workshop tutor Elena Nikolaeva with student

Elena Nikolaeva

Elena is a regular at Reyburn Art Studio and offers a number of workshops throughout the year.


Elena Nikolaeva or phone(09)431 4741, mob: 021 157 1730

Nemesh painting

Vjekoslav Nemesh

27th & 28th March 2021

This workshop is designed for those that range from no experience at all to, medium experienced students who have been painting already. Vjekoslav Nemesh is an established artist with more than thirty years experience in the field. His teaching methods will show you how to express yourself with oil colours and enable you to find your own unique style in painting.

Through a set of exercises students will be able to learn how to handle oil using different tools and techniques.

What students need to bring:

Prices include all materials except canvas. You will need to bring minimum 2 medium size canvases per day  (eg. 50 X 40cm, 50 X 50cm, 40 X 30cm, 50 X 30cm) Please go for canvases with thick stretcher bars, for example DAS exhibition canvases which you can find in Warehouse stationary.

11 am – 4 pm at Reyburn House, Reyburn House Lane

One day $135, two Days $275

Please contact Vjekoslav:
Mobile: 027 22 4444 3 or email:


To enquire about the NSA Workshops, or to apply to enroll, please phone in the first instance your course Tutor.
Alternatively phone Reyburn House Gallery (09) 438 3074, or email us with your full contact details – phone, address, email, so we can respond with the appropriate follow-up. (Gallery hours are 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 10.00 to 2.00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.)

Payment for each workshop to be made to the tutor, in cash or by cheque, on the day of each workshop.

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