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Jan 16, 2018
Stony Brook Prep Visits Atelier

What does it mean to be human? Deb Davis brought her 12th grade English class at the Stony Brook School to the Atelier to experience at least three of the myriad answers to that crucial question. Having just finished watching the movie The Intouchables, Davis' students came to the studio to do three very human things that the movie brilliantly champions: to take risks, to create art, and to connect with others along the journey. 

Dec 07, 2017
Emerging Artists Opening

Amazing turnout last night. It was so good to see so many of our students, some of whom are as young as 11 years old, others of whom have transitioned to instructors, at the opening reception of our Emerging Artists exhibition. Congratulations, everyone!

Nov 18, 2017
2017 Annual Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who supported us at our first annual fundraiser. 

Nov 30, 2017
Guest Lecture by Dr. Ather Mirza

6:30p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

In this interdisciplinary lecture, Dr. Ather Mirza, M.D. will discuss the anatomy of the hand and its role in artistic creation, followed by a Q&A with Gwen Marcus, artist of the life-sized sculpture, Force, exhibiting at Atelier Hall. With over forty years of experience as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Mirza has developed innovative surgical techniques and approaches that are less invasive for patients, has published hundreds of publications and is responsible for creating the microsurgical and replantation team and services at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Smithtown which went on to perform the first major extremity implants. The Atelier is thrilled to hear his scientific perspective on the hand, as well as artistic insight from Gwen Marcus. 

Nov 09, 2017
Guest Lecture by Alex Katlan

Thursday night art conservator Alexander Katlan will give a guest lecture on the painting technique and conservation of Danish American still life and landscape painter, Emil Soren Carlsen (1848-1942). Mr. Katlan is pleased to announce over forty years of professional conservation work. He has been awarded Professional Associate status by the American Institute of Conservation and has received conservation fellowships from the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American Art and conservation grants from the National Endowments of the Arts, the New York State Council of the Arts, the Institute of Museum Services and the Bay Foundation. In 2008, he was awarded and is the recipient of the Medal of Honor and Merit from the Salmagundi Club, NYC. Mr. Katlan has performed conservation treatments for 23 years for the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook, preserving the nationally known Ward Melville Collection of American paintings. Conservation treatments of American artists William Sidney Mount, Shepard Alonzo Mount, to name a few. Further information about Alexander Katlan can be found here:

*Photo courtesy of the Salmagundi Club

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The Atelier at Flowerfield, the Crossroads of Art and Community



Our Spring 2018 Semester is officially open for registration. We have a wide range of new and reoccuring courses available for children, adolescents and adults of all levels. Beginner to advanced. It is never too late to register as you may jump into our courses at anytime, prices are adjusted for late registrants.





We are also pleased to announce we are accepting more applicants to The Atelier at Flowerfield Scholarship Program. This scholarship program is an opportunity for students who are in need of financial aid in order to continue pursuing their studies at The Atelier at Flowerfield; any interested students may fill out a scholarship here. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please give us a call at (631) 250-9009.


Our North Light Painting Studio


All newcomers are invited to contact us to set an appointment to take a tour of our professional art studios and to meet our Director, Kevin McEvoy.

We look forward to seeing familiar faces in this upcoming semester and to meeting new ones! 



The Atelier at Flowerfield seeks to equip art students with the tools of classical art, while encouraging them to apply their craft to a contemporary setting. The tradition of classical art on Long Island has roots that reach back to William Sydney Mount in the early 19th century, Thomas Moran and Winslow Homer in late 19th century, William Merritt Chase in the 20th century, and other notable Long Island artists in the 21st century. The Atelier at Flowerfield serves to train the contemporary generation of Long Island artists with a focused program of study, so that the story of Long Island can continue to be told by the hands of talented and educated artists.


The Atelier at Flowerfield offers four core courses: Drawing for Beginners, Still Life Painting, Figure Drawing and Painting, and Portrait Painting, in addition to Painting with Pastels, Oil Painting 101, Watercolor Painting, Painting Workshop with Christian White, Fundamentals of the Graphic Novel, and Advanced Figure Composition. Our youth classes include: Classical Art Foundations for Middle and High School Students, Drawing and Painting for Homeschool Students, and Classical Art Foundations for Youth ages 7-11. Our classes are taught by talented and inspiring instructors dedicated to teaching their craft and sharing their passion for art. Classes are held in our uniquely designed north light studios in keeping with the traditions of European and early American painters. 


The Atelier at Flowerfield also maintains a fine art gallery, where we showcase the artwork of students, instructors and visiting artists, and host free art history lectures open to the public.


Contact Us


Office Hours:

Mondays-Fridays 9am-5pm



2 Flowerfield, Suite 15, Saint James, NY 11780.

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