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Firthcliffe Atelier


Tuition Prices:


-Virtual Lessons Via Zoom can be organized to fit your personal schedule.  Students will be given an assignment to work on during the week which will be critiqued and discussed on Zoom for 30 minutes. 

       *50 Dollars for weekly assignment and half hour critique


-Patreon, learn at your own speed and gain access to exclusive content including video demonstrations, material lectures and group discussions. I offer different  tiers of learning starting at $3 dollars a month.  Follow the link here to see more

-Drawing and painting class will be held Saturday mornings from 9-12 at the studio. It will be a small group no more than five people at any given time.  Social distancing and mask wearing guidelines will be followed.
75 Dollars a session (materials not included)

-Plein air classes will be held Sunday mornings from 9-12 at various locations around the Hudson Valley, class size is not limited. 
 Dollars a session (materials not included)

Contact for availability 

Matthew teaches from his studio the, "Firthcliffe Atelier" located in the historic Firthcliffe Mill in Cornwall, New York. 

The studio is run in a traditional manner with students drawing and painting from life using the beautiful natural light of the studio’s large windows.


Students will learn about

  • color

  • form

  • line quality

  • composition

  • as well as many other aspects of traditional painting


Matthew works with each student’s individual needs to help them hone their skills.

Classes are small and intimate. All levels and painting styles are welcome, including portrait, landscape figure and still life.

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