Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Figure model audition Saturday, February 14

Lisa Pfeiffer, the model coordinator for Wednesday-night open studio, is holding another audition session for new art models at the Old Town Artists' studio on Saturday, February 4, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.  The door to the warehouse will be opened from 12:30 to 1:00 pm.  Cost is $5.

There will be two simultaneous model stands. One for gestures: 1 to 10 minute poses, and one for a long pose: 30 minutes.

Six models will be auditioning: Loey C.,  Alina A., Sena D., Kristin H., and Cyndie R.

If you have any questions please call Lisa Pfeiffer at 612-735-3652 or email her at

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

List of drawing studios in Minnesota

Since 2009 Art Model Book has listed art schools, ateliers, and studios in the U.S. and Candada where artists can paint, sculpt, or draw live art models.  The list for Minnesota is here.

Roz Stendahl also maintains a list of life-drawing studios on her blog, It was last updated in the fall of 2013.

Art Model Book notes "Life Drawing groups come and go, and schedules change, so it is wise to confirm with the organizer before attending."

Life-drawing model schedule for February and March

The model schedule for Wednesday-night life-drawing at Old Town Artists.

Note that every other week the single pose sessions are 3 hours from 7:00 to 10:00 pm.
Studio fee for 2 hours are $9.00 and for 3 hours are  $13.00

2/4, 7-9pm, Sylvia, 2 poses
2/11, 7-10pm, Kelly, 1 pose
2/18, 7-9pm, Kari, 2 poses
2/25, 7-10pm, Barb, 1 pose
3/4, 7-9pm, Lisa, 2 poses
3/11 7-10pm, Kate, 1 pose
3/18 7-9pm, Barb, 2 poses
3/25 7-10pm, Kari, 1 pose

Studio fees for Wednesday night life drawing has increased

The model fees Old Town Artists pays to our models on Wednesday night life drawing have increased, and, as a result, we have increased the studio fee from $8 a session to $9 a session, payable at the first break.

The studio fees for the 3-hour drawing sessions in February and March are $9.00 for 2 hours and $13 for 3 hours.