Adult Education


Cancellation Policy: Quest Art School + Gallery reserves the right to cancel a class. Advanced registration is required as Quest Art classes require a minimum number of registrants to run each workshop. Decisions are made to cancel a course one week prior to the start date in order to give fair notice to students and instructors. If participants cancel, there will be no refund of fees unless we are in receipt of written notification two weeks prior to the course start date. Such refunds are subject to a 20% administration fee. If Quest cancels, a full refund will be given. 


JIYU Silk Scarf Art

November 25, 2019 - 6:30-8:30 pm 

Discover the ancient art of water marbling! 

Artisans Sarah McKeown and Shelley Robillard will guide you through the experience of creating your own unique colour combination and design on a 100% silk scarf.  This would make a wonderful custom Christmas gift for your favorite person.

You MUST register to reserve your space (spaces are limited to 10) You can do this by clicking the link below and following the instructions on the site. Or drop by in person!

Member:  $85

Non-member:  $105

Materials and Methods with Rod Prouse 

November 16th - 17th 10am - 4pm


The workshop will explore the characteristics and versatility of acrylics along with a variety of painterly and expressive mark making methods that can be applied to expand our creative possibilities in this contemporary medium. The focus is on process and technique with a goal to encourage confidence and authenticity in our painting adventures.

Participants are invited to bring in an item which will be arranged together to create one collabrative still life composition.




$15 Material fee will be payable to the instructor directly on the first day of class.

Member: $200.00

Non Member: $250.00

The Business of Art 

Saturday September 14th 2019 - Saturday November 23rd

Every other Saturday 2pm - 4pm

The workshops will cover a variety of topics related to the business of art including: writing artist statements, grant writing, documentation of artwork, and approaching public and commercial galleries for exhibitions.


September 21st - Writing an Effective Artist Statement:

October 5th - Grant Writing:

October 19th - Approaching a Gallery:

November 16th - Studio Visits and Developing Relationships:

November 30th - Final Review:

Member: $10.00

Non Member: $20.00 

Watercolour 101:  The Basics with Hazel Ferry

January 15 – February 19, 2020 - Tuesdays 6pm - 8:30pm 

This six-week introductory evening course will explore the foundation of watercolour painting and colour.  Participants will learn to use a variety of techniques, special effects and most importantly how to build a colour palette, mixing the perfect colour every time.  While working

on elements of composition and value through studies, participants will create several paintings during this and exploratory workshop!

All Materials Included

Member: $240.00

Non Member: $290.00

The Real Colours of Snow with John Anderson

January 25th and 26th 2020


This workshop will focus on the blending of colours in winter landscape paintings. This is the perfect workshop for  artists who wish to develop their skills with colour

Member: $200.00

Non Member: $250.00

$5.00 material fee paid to John Anderson on day of workshop. 

Happy Little Trees

February 15th 2020, 1pm - 3pm


Everyone loves Bob Ross! In the middle of the winter doldrums what could be more fun that learning to paint happy little trees.  Join us for this fun loving, beginner class using acrylic paint.

Genre: Workshop With Rod Prouse 

March 28th and 29th 2020

This workshop will focus on depictions of ordinary life including domestic interiors.

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Friday: 9 am to 4 pm

Saturday 10 am to 4 pm


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