Education - Visual Art: Fine Craft - Visual Art: Galleries
218 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
The Alvarez Art School provides on going experiential education in figure drawing and oil painting. They take a holistic approach which encompasses art making techniques and philosophies.
Chris Alvarez is the owner and founder of the Alvarez Gallery and Art School. His work in oil painting is well known in the region for it’s romantic depictions of “ordinary” scenery.
He earned a BS in Fine Art from University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and graduated in 2001 with distinction.
He began his teaching career in 2002. Chris has developed a holistic art program, which includes instruction in seeing, drawing and painting techniques, which includes exploration into the philosophies of being an artist and art making.