A Custom Painting Experience with Nancy Reyner

A Custom Painting Experience with Nancy Reyner

Spoil yourself and gratify your inner muse by customizing your own special painting class in Nancy Reyner’s private fully equipped, comfortable art studio – only 4 miles from the Santa Fe Plaza in the center of town. For individuals, couples and groups up to 12, Nancy will supply all materials and equipment including a catered lunch for full days.

Nancy Reyner is an expert instructor in acrylic, oil, mixed media, and drawing and has been teaching art for over 30 years – and still loves it! She has taught nationally to students of all levels, shapes, and sizes; from Columbia University to the Georgia O’Keefe Museum to Santa Fe Art Institute. Nancy has authored 3 painting technique books with North Light Books, all top-sellers.

Nancy says, “My goal is to give each student the next best step – whatever that requires – on the way to finding the medium, style, and approach that best fits. Instruction is meant to add inspiration and empowerment, while enabling artists to “speak” more clearly and powerfully through their work.”

For Nancy, art is not a mysterious process, and she enjoys breaking down advanced concepts and techniques to easy bite-size pieces. Her workshops are un-intimidating, energized, informative, personal, and charged with up-to-date art news, art ideas, and new processes. Workshops are designed to accomplish the following goals: maintain a beneficial rhythm and pace, have fun, experience a wide variety of painting methodologies, explore how ideas can be generated through a playful collaboration with materials, and allow maximum flow of the individual creative experience (a more complex way of saying “having fun”).

(not open for public drop-ins – please call ahead to make an appointment)




Contact for your preference


$150 per person per hour (includes all materials, food/beverages/snacks, shipping artwork home




Nancy Reyner


[email protected]




“Nancy Reyner is the kind of teacher you hope for and almost never get. She nurtures students’ innate abilities while imparting valuable knowledge and techniques. Classes are fun and engaging because Nancy is clear, open, and passionate about what she does. More importantly, she challenges you to reach.”

– Destiny Allison, artist and author.


Nancy Reyner is a painter, teacher and author, with a career spanning over 30 years. From creating costumes and sets for theater and film to coordinating public arts programs, Reyner has had a wide-ranging career in the arts, all of which inform her work. Nancy’s paintings are exhibited internationally including the Florence Biennale, and she was a featured artist on Home & Garden’s TV show That’s Clever. Beyond her first love of painting, her passion is to inspire other artists. She authored three best-selling North Light Books, Acrylic Illuminations, Acrylic Revolution, and Acrylic Innovation, and teaches workshops across the country. Nancy received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, an MFA from Columbia University, and currently lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.



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March 13, 2011

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