Artist Director, Anita Gilray B.A.Hon.,B.F.A

Class Locations

Located 90 minutes north of Toronto or London on the pristine shores of Georgian Bay in the four season resort communities of the Blue Mountains and the Bruce Peninsula, Ontario. Our Studio and Outdoor Workshop locations serve Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, the Blue Mountains, Thornbury, Clarksburg, Meaford, Owen Sound, Wiarton, Sauble Beach, and Lion’s Head.   Enjoy photos of our workshops.

The Farmhouse Art School founded in 1986 by Artist-Director Anita Gilray B.A.Hons. B.F.A., offers Indoor and Outdoor classes in Fine Arts to all levels and ages. Materials are included in small classes of not more than 8 students, in semi private instruction to ensure the best experience and one on one attention. Registration for art workshops rotates monthly all year round for the most flexible scheduling for daytime, evenings, weekends and holidays. Choose your medium: oils, watercolor, drawing, acrylic, photography, life drawing, landscape, portrait, realism and abstraction. One on one individual goal setting and instructor interaction promises you a unique experience. We are proud of our more than 3,500 graduates of all ages now continuing careers as professional artists, educators, designers, graphic artists, working in community project arts and arts programing today.

Treat yourself to one of our Art Workshop Retreats with options providing accommodation, dining options, golf, skiing, horseback, shopping, spa services and world-class music, arts and theater. And ask about our Winter Snowbird destinations in New Mexico, Arizona and Tennessee.

Additionally, our Art Therapy Program continues to flourish since its inception in year 2000, delivering special needs client-based and group setting inter disciplinary arts enrichment Workshops. Farmhouse Art School set the benchmark for higher expectations in quality life enrichment, introducing the first of its kind to both private clients and Community Day Program services, including Long Term Care facilities, also providing scholarships for students.

Registration is flexible and continues on rotating basis monthly. You can also simply contact us  here or find us on Social Media with the Links below.