Your Art Class Tutors
Owner and Principal Tutor
Ochre Lawson is a professional, exhibiting artist, with a BFA in Fine Arts from the prestigious National Art School, a Diploma of Fine Arts from Southbank Technical College and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment from Charles Sturt University. She is a highly experienced and enthusiastic art tutor and practicing artist of over 15 years, teaching and exhibiting in drawing, painting (oils and acrylics) and sculpture mediums.
Ochre’s teaching appoach is to facilitate students’ own style through structured and/or self-directed lessons in art practice and theory, incorporating both demonstrations in different mediums and techniques and discussing contemporary and historical artists.
Ochre has taught adults in painting and drawing in many different art schools throughout Sydney and beyond including the Art Gallery of NSW , TAFE, ArtEst art school, Waverley Woollahra art school, and Northbridge School of Arts, and has delivered workshops in a variety of community organisations and schools.
Ochre is represented by Jennings Kerr Gallery and her work can be seen there.
Workshops and Casual Tutor
Ashley Frost is a graduate of the National Art School. His career as a professional artist and educator spans 25 years with exhibitions in Australia and abroad including New York, Tokyo, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Frost’s work has been acquired for a number of public and private collections. In 2004 he won the prestigious Kings Prize, the Hills Art Prize 2018 and 2017 Mosman Art Prize Viewers choice. He has been a finalist in a number of art prizes since 1998 including the ARchibalk Prize 2017, Paddington 2004 and 2018, Adelaide Perry 2016, Mosman Art Prize, Plein air art prize and Gallipoli Prize 2018.
Ashleys teaching style is relaxed and informative including demonstrations and discussions about artists and art techniques.