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Looking for upcoming news, workshops, art lessons, and events? This is the place! Nationally renowned watercolor artist, Alan Shuptrine, regularly offers private lessons, watercolor workshops, and gold leaf and gilding workshops locally, as well as at museums and art venues, nationwide.  His programming also includes demonstrations and gallery walk-throughs, as well as book signings and lectures for his Independently Published, Award Winning book, I Come From A Place, written with best-selling author, Jennifer Pharr Davis. Please check back often as we try to frequently update with new events!

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Alan Shuptrine offers a range of watercolor workshops that span all levels from beginners to advanced. He also offers gilding workshops in which participants can learn the ancient methods of water gilding.

Pricing for Individual Lessons is listed.
If you are looking for a workshop, check below and see what’s scheduled!
For all other pricing, including group workshops please contact the gallery. 


 For any questions, please contact the gallery at (423) 266-4453 or TheGallery@Shuptrines.com.  To join our artist email list, please send us a message with SUBSCRIBE in the subject line.




$75 per hour
via Zoom 


 $120* per hour

$900* Full Day  

*There will be an additional fee for travel


To schedule your lesson, please email: TheGallery@Shuptrines.com­


In-Person

Virtual

Individual  Lessons

2022

upcoming workshops!

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FEB 4-5
2022

Watercolor Workshop at the Huntsville Museum of Art, huntsville, alabama

*All events are subject to change.   Please check back often for updates and new events.



2021

jan
16-17
2021

Watercolor Workshop at the Greenville Center for Creative Arts

may
27-28
2021

Watercolor Workshop at Monthaven Cultural Arts Center

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mar
24-26
2021

Watercolor Workshop at Palmetto bluff, BluFfton, SC

APR 9-10
2021

Watercolor Workshop at Greenville center for creative arts

Watercolor Workshop at The Grand Bohemian, Birmingham, AL

AUG
12-14
2021

Watercolor Workshop at The Booth Western Art Museum

Aug
4-5
2021

Watercolor Workshop at Greenville center for creative arts

APR
22-23
2021

OCT
26-27
2021

Watercolor Workshop at Palmetto bluff, BluFfton, SC

OCT
8-9
2021

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP AT GREENVILLE CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

may 14th
2022

extreme watercolor
boot camp!
chattanooga, tn

watercolor boot camp!
GreEnville Center for Creative Arts
Greenville, SC

summer watercolor
boot camp!
chattanooga, tn

nov 17-18
2022

Watercolor Workshop at the booth western art museum, cartersville, georgia

SEPT 12-16 
2022

aug 6
2022

july 23 2022

alan shuptrine will be teaching a Master Water GiLDING Class and hosting an Exhibition of his works at the florence academy of art, florence, italy!

water gilding / gold leaf hands-on workshop
huntsville museum of art
huntsville, al 

april 21-22 2023

wyeth watercolor boot camp!
GreEnville Center for
Creative Arts
Greenville, SC

Artist in Residence
Palmetto Bluff
Bluffton, SC

JUNE 3 2023

landscape watercolor class
simpsonville arts center
simpsonville, SC

may 8 2023

coastal landscapes watercolor class
art league of daytona
daytona beach, fl

JUNE 24
2023

mist and lace watercolor class
chattanooga, tn

2024

water gilding / gold leaf hands-on workshop
Booth Western Art Museum
Cartersville, GA


AUG 9-10, 2024

"on the water" watercolor workshop
tallapoosa art school
tallapoosa, al


sept 24-26,
2024

nov
1-2,
2024

floral LANDSCAPES workshop huntsvILle museum of art
huntsville, Al

FEB  2023

AUG  2023

Coastal Carolina IN Watercolor
SIMPSONVILLE ARTS CENTER
SIMPSONVILLE, SC

JAN 20
2024

may20 2024

Beach landscapes IN watercolor 
art league of daytona
daytona beach, fl

2023

Beginner's Watercolor CLASS
CHATTANOOGA, TN

Fences & Farms Watercolor CLASS
CHATTANOOGA, TN

FEB 3
2024

FEB 2
2024

2024

gold leaf & Water Gilding Talk and Demonstration
CENTER FOR LIFE ENRICHMENT
HIGHLANDS, NC


JUNE 12, 2024

Author Book Talk
& Wine Reception
Center for Life Enrichment
Highlands, NC


JUNE 13, 2024

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Alan Shuptrine provides several event happenings such as book signings, speaking engagements, gallery tours, and watercolor and gilding demonstrations. If you are interested in having Alan speak to your group, please email TheGallery@Shuptrines.com 
Read below to see where Alan will be next and make a plan to join us!

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july 13th, 2022

february 3 - march 29

Alan Shuptrine art unveiling to celebrate the 25th anniversary of morning pointe Senior living 

Alan Shuptrine exhibition of works
greenville center for creative arts
greenville, sc

Opening Reception Friday, February 3rd, 2023

RENEWAL © ALAN SHUPTRINE
WATERCOLOR, 32.5 x 32.5 INCHES

L-R: FRANKLIN FARROW, GREG VITAL, ALAN SHUPTRINE, CODY HARVEY

June 11 - 12, 2024

2023

Upcoming

It's time to celebrate again!  visit the gallery and toast Chattanooga's best of the best artists! 

Best of the Best Open House!
Wednesday, November 1st, 2023
Open HOUSE All DAY
Celebratory toast from 4-6:30pm

Alan Shuptrine at Highlands Center for Life Enrichment
Highlands, North Carolina

Summer 2025

Alan Shuptrine has been
invited to be the
Artist-In-Residence at The
Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle

Alan is excited to travel to the beautiful hills of Scotland in AUgust, 2025, where he will be painting on site at the historical Skibo castle.  He will teach a series of watercolor classes, as well as host a meet and greet and book signing.  There will be an exhibiton of his work on display in the castle's gallery.  Make plans to join us!  For information on the Carnegie CLub, please visit here 



















CLE offers a diverse array of events: educational lectures from well informed scholars, art workshops, community music events and fine wine & culinary experiences.
Details and registration for June events will be updated.  For information on membership in the CLE, please click HERE


















JOIN US!
WHEN:  Friday, April 19th
Open House: Noon-7pm 
Block Party: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Broad Street Art & Design District is Kicking Off Spring!  Shuptrine's Gallery is hosting an Open House from Noon-7pm (with refreshments beginning at 4pm!)  Several businesses are participating including Good Fortune Soap and Spa, Southside Antiques, The Kitchen Collection, Classic Cabinetry, and others!  Just look for the balloons!  The Block Party begins at 5:30 with food trucks and other vendors will be in the Chattz Coffee Company parking lot!  Come see the great things happening on South Broad!

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Alan Shuptrine featured in Okra Magazine!  

Alan Shuptrine commissioned to celebrate the 25th anniversary of morning pointe Senior living 

Chattanooga Public Art: 
Just an idea.......

Alan shuptrine in florence, italy!
september, 2022

read the article from the Southern Spirit edition below featuring, “A Love Letter: Painting the Living Appalachia.”

read the article from Fine Art Connoisseur magazine

read the article from art & antiques magazine

read the article from chattanoogan.com

click here to read alan shuptrine's public art vision  for a new gateway into chattanooga!

alan shuptrine has been invited to the florence academy of art in florence, italy, during september, 2022.  A SERIES OF SHUPTRINE'S GILDED WORKS ON PANEL, FEATURING HIS MASTERY IN GOLD LEAF AND SGRAFFITO DESIGNS, WILL BE ON EXHIBIT AT THE ACADEMY'S FINE ART GALLERY. WHILE THERE,  shuptrine will also teach a 5-day master gilding course to students from all around the world.  this journey has garnered local, as well as national, attention.  read the articles below, featuring alan's gold leaf italian journey!

to view the video commemorating this special event, CLICK HERE 

BY REPRODUCING THIS IMAGE ONTO CANVASES, IT WILL be HIGHLIGHTED AT EACH OF THE MORNING POINTE LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE SOUTHEAST. SHUPTRINE SAYS HE IS HONORED TO HAVE BEEN INVITED TO BE A PART OF THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY. “MORNING POINTE FACILITIES ARE RENOWNED FOR SERVING OUR SENIORS THROUGH DIFFERENT STAGES OF LIFE WITH A JOURNEY BASED UPON QUALITY AND COMPASSION AND I AM PROUD TO HAVE MY ARTWORK ASSOCIATED THEIR DEDICATION.”


















Check out Alan Shuptrine as I Come From A Place is featured in Blue Ridge Country Magazine!

Click HERE to read the wonderful article and book review by Nancy Henderson, that provides details about I Come From A Place, and discusses the journey that brought Alan to his first coffee table, fine art book!

Alan Shuptrine in Southbound Magazine.

 read the amazing write-up Blazing his on Trails on Alan Shuptrine’s exhibit Appalachian watercolors of the Serpentine Chain in the Fall/Winter 2017 of Southbound Magazine.


click here to read the article 

Alan shuptrine featured in cityscope magazine for fall 2022

Alan shuptrine featured in chattanooga lifestyle magazine, feb 2023

Alan shuptrine SELECTED TO RECEIVE BAYLOR SCHOOL'S THE DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS AWARD FOR 2021

click here to read alan shuptrine's Interview featured in cityscope magazine

click here to read alan shuptrine's Interview featured in chattanooga lifestyle magazine

Alan Shuptrine invited to exhibit at vero beach museum of art
coastal treasures exhibition
may 20 - september 3, 2023

NATIONALLY Renowned Artist, Alan Shuptrine, Chosen For U. S. Department of State’s Art in Embassies Program in Qatar

Nationally renowned artist, Alan Shuptrine, has been invited to participate in the exhibition Coastal Treasures at the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Vero Beach, Florida. With over 800 works submitted, Shuptrine’s gilded and sgraffito panel, Willow was selected for the exhibition

Willow © Alan Shuptrine
gold leaf and sgraffito panel

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Nationally renowned artist, Alan Shuptrine, has been selected to participate with Art in Embassies, a department within the U.S. Department of State. Shuptrine’s piece, dANCING mAN, was specifically chosen by Timmy T. Davis, the United States Ambassador to Qatar.

The Art in Embassies (AIE) focuses on promoting diplomacy and cross-cultural connections through visual art. Artwork is hand-selected for private residences of the Ambassadors, embassies, consulates, and other U.S. diplomatic facilities around the world.

dANCING mAN © alAN sHUPTRINE, WATERCOLOR, 34 x 34 IN.

morning pointe co-founders greg vital and franklin farrow, along with artist alan shuptrine, unveiled new artwork to mark 25 years of Morning Pointe Senior Living serving seniors across the southeast.

  To commemorate the anniversary celebrations, Greg Vital commissioned shuptrine to create a special piece that would REFLECT THE CONTINUITY OF LIFE AND A “RESURGENCE OF THE SPIRIT” FOR THIS 25-YEAR RECOGNITION.