Your Tutors at Art Class Sydney

Your Art Class Tutors

Ochre Lawson

Owner and Principal Tutor

Ochre Lawson is a professional exhibiting artist of over 20 years. She is represented by Jennings Kerr gallery in the Southern Highlands. Ochre achieved her BFA in Fine Arts from the prestigious  National Art School in Sydney, a Diploma of Fine Arts from Southbank Technical College in Brisbane and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment from Charles Sturt University in Darwin. She is a highly experienced and enthusiastic art tutor teaching and exhibiting in drawing and painting in oils and acrylics.

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 at many different art schools throughout Sydney. She has taught at the Art Gallery of NSW , Hornsby and Bachelor Institute of TAFE, Art-Est  art school, Waverley Woollahra art school, and Northbridge School of Arts. Ochre has also delivered workshops in a variety of community organisations and high schools as Artist in Residence.

Ochre’s next solo exhibition is opening 26th October, 2024 at Jennings Kerr in Robertson, Southern Highlands.

Ochre is represented by Jennings Kerr Gallery

Ashley Frost

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.