Where art meets fun

Discover new techniques, improve your skills, and express yourself through art

The Artists’ Corner caters for drawing, printing and painting workshops. We are well resourced and offer classes for all ages and abilities, across these disciplines.

Our goal is to ensure we provide a creative and enjoyable workspace to allow participants to pursue their artistic endeavors. We offer support to learn and develop technical skills so that confidence is achieved along side an understanding of materials and how best to use them. Read more…

Jenny Sutherland

Jenny Sutherland

My name is Jenny Sutherland, I am a practicing artist as well as being a qualified primary school teacher and secondary school art teacher. I have also taught drawing for the Dunedin School of Art night classes, and have over a number of years taught a range of craft and book art classes throughout NZ, Australia and even in Paris. I graduated from Dunedin School of Art in 2013 and after teaching Art at Taieri College, established and ran Central Art Space in Lake Hawea for 5years before re-branding and relocating back to Dunedin. My art practice is mark making based, whether drawing or painting I am drawn to marks, textures and colour. I enjoy helping people learn and gain confidence with their individual art.

Amy Dougherty

Amy Dougherty is a practicing artist specializing in Print. Amy graduated from Dunedin School of Art in 2014 and completed her Honours, in 2023. Amy also teaches ‘Printing,’ night classes at the Dunedin School of Art. Sharing her skills and knowledge so that others can enjoy printmaking is Amy’s teaching motivation.

Amy Dougherty

Children’s Art Classes

Encourage your child’s enthusiasm of art with our afterschool classes or school holiday programmes.

Art Discovery

Recommended for ages 7-11 years
This is an after-school weekly art course, which runs along side the school term. Every child gets to develop at its own pace in a supportive & fun filled learning environment.
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Art Smart

Recommended for ages 12+ years
This course continues to teach the fundamentals in drawing from observation and developing solid skills for art making using a variety of mediums… Read more…

School Holiday Programme

The Artists’ Corner offers a fun filled 2-day school holiday art programme between each term. There is a strong focus on drawing, printing, and painting throughout the 2 days. Read more…

Adults’ Art Classes

Develop knowledge and techniques in a fun and supportive environment.

Drawing with Confidence

This is our popular 8 week foundational drawing class, which
explores a range of drawing styles and mediums in a supportive and fun studio. Let’s fill your toolbox with loads of drawing tools for all your art projects and interests. All materials are supplied.
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Painting with Confidence

This is an introductory 8 week acrylic painting block of classes to teach fundamental skills and develop knowledge and techniques to paint with confidence in a supportive environment. Each week learn new ways of painting to develop your own style. Read more…

Life Drawing

Observation of the human form has traditionally always been at the forefront of any artist’s skills base. Life drawing reinforces an understanding of mass, light, line, expression, form, proportion and space. Life drawing can be achieved in a wide range of drawing styles to suit individual expression. Read more…

Printing with Confidence

This is an introductory 8 week, printing block of classes which covers fundamental skills and develops printing processes and techniques in a supportive environment. Read more…

Guest Tutor Workshops

Alongside the weekly classes offered at The Artists’ Corner, we invite guest tutors from all over New Zealand to teach specialized workshops sharing their art discipline. These are usually held over weekends. Workshops are advertised on this website and on the Facebook page

Contact Us

027 274 5021

The Artist’s Corner
65 Dunrobin Street
Waverley, Dunedin 9013

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