The Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier was founded to further the practice and education of artists working in the Old Masters methods in the  Classical Realist tradition. BACAA is committed to upholding the highest standards of art instruction by providing opportunities for all artists and students that include:
  • Drawing and painting workshops taught by master artists and instructors

  • Classes with long-pose sessions for drawing painting, from casts, live models and self portraits

  • Gallery, museum visits and seminars to enhance the study of contemporary classical realism

  • An intimate atelier setting based on the methods and procedures of world renowned artist mentor author *Tony Ryder and Master Artist Ted Seth Jacobs Author of Dictionary of the Human Form.

  • Supportive, collaborative, inspiring, student-friendly learning environment
BACAA activities are open to all artists interested in working in the Classical Realist tradition of the old masters.
*Tony Ryder author of The Artists Complete Guide To Figure Drawing. 2000 Watson Guptill