Painting with Parkinson’s

Painting with Parkinson’s

In the Painting with Parkinson’s class at the Northville Art House there is respect for each individual and an empathetic understanding of the path being traveled by both those with Parkinson’s and those who care for them. 


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Artist and Educational Therapist, Sasha Roberts-Levi brings the spirit that everyone is born creative and can learn to draw or paint or express their creativity to her instruction. If you want to learn how to paint with acrylics and you have Parkinson’s then this class is for you.

Sasha provides personalized instruction based on your skill level and creative goals. We will explore color theory and paint mixing and techniques that allow you to complete a painting in a few sessions.  High-quality art materials are provided to create vibrant clarity of color. 


FALL 2021 IN PERSON CLASS SCHEDULE


Adult Painting with Parkinson’s

Instructor: Sasha Roberts-Levi

Sept 22 – Oct 27
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
6 weeks (M) $120 (NM) $132 (this price does NOT include materials)
Single Day Drop In – Must still register for each day student plans to attend.
$25 per class after session has started. Preregister $22 per class before session has started.
Max of 8 students

 

Even if someone with Parkinson’s Disease has not picked up a paintbrush since grade school, art can help improve physical, psychological, and social functioning. We provide personalized instruction based on your skill level and creative goals. We will explore color theory and paint mixing and techniques that allow you to complete a painting in a few sessions. Students with little no prior drawing or painting experience are welcome. Famous artists with Parkinson’s include Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, and Claude Monet. We think our students’ work is pretty awesome, too! We also think the community support sets this class above any art lesson. Would you like to paint as a family? Best friends forever are welcome to join as well!

All materials are high quality and will be supplied by the artist/teacher. A materials fee of $25 payable to the instructor on first day. Payable by PayPal or Venmo.


Adult Painting with Parkinson’s

Instructor: Sasha Roberts-Levi

Nov 3 – Dec 15 (NO class Thanksgiving week 11/24)
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
6 weeks (M) $120 (NM) $132 (this price does NOT include materials)
Single Day Drop In – Must still register for each day student plans to attend.
$25 per class after session has started. Preregister $22 per class before session has started.
Max of 8 students

 

Even if someone with Parkinson’s Disease has not picked up a paintbrush since grade school, art can help improve physical, psychological, and social functioning. We provide personalized instruction based on your skill level and creative goals. We will explore color theory and paint mixing and techniques that allow you to complete a painting in a few sessions. Students with little no prior drawing or painting experience are welcome. Famous artists with Parkinson’s include Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, and Claude Monet. We think our students’ work is pretty awesome, too! We also think the community support sets this class above any art lesson. Would you like to paint as a family? Best friends forever are welcome to join as well!

All materials are high quality and will be supplied by the artist/teacher. A materials fee of $25 payable to the instructor on first day. Payable by PayPal or Venmo.


Painting with Parkinson’s – A Retrospective Exhibition

Co-curated by Northville Art House Instructor and Educational Therapist, Sasha Roberts-Levi, this exhibition features the creative and vibrant expressions of adult student artists with Parkinson’s disease. Exhibition dates vary each year and are held in the lower level classroom.

Past Exhibition: December 7 – 1, 2018

A collection of paintings produced in vibrant acrylic colors depicting various subject matter were on view. Famous artists with Parkinson’s include Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet.

Next Exhibition: April 3 – 25, 2020 (To be rescheduled)