Townsend Atelier

  • The Arts Building, 301 E. 11th St
  • Chattanooga, TN 37402

Townsend Atelier is a visual art school and fine art materials store dedicated to excellence.  Founded in 2007, Townsend Atelier grew out of a deep passion for art, for artists, and for quality art materials.

Located in the newly refurbished Arts Building in downtown Chattanooga, TN, our facility has a retail store chocked full of fine art materials and over 2,000 square feet of gorgeous light-filled studio space where we offer classes and workshop to all ages and levels.

All classes are taught by professional working local and visiting artists who are top in their field.  Our students range from the beginner to professional artist who seek to develop their artistic skills in a unique and welcoming atelier setting.  For students traveling from out of town, Townsend Atelier is conveniently located near a variety of wonderful accommodations and dining options.

Classes & Workshops:
Oil Painting
Watercolor Painting
Summer Art Camp for Kids

Retail Store:
Our retail store offers an array of thoughtfully selected art materials including:
Mold-making and casting materials
Patinas & Finishes
Paints and brushes
Drawing Supplies
Sculpture supplies

Throughout the year, we also offer many public programs:
Artist demos & lectures
Special events

We invite you to visit us on-line and join our e-mail list to receive updates on programs and class schedule.

  • Free parking:
  • Handicapped access:
September 25, 2019

Christine Kosiba is a full-time ceramic and mixed media artist residing in Brevard, NC. Christine earned her BA and MA in Education and taught in the public school system for twelve years before pursuing art full time. During that time, Christine...

September 28, 2019 - September 29, 2019

Instructor: Amanda Brazier No experience necessary. In this two-day workshop, students will learn how to gather and make paint with natural earth pigments found locally. The first day of the workshop will cover the history and significance of natural...