Workshop Coordinator, Tamara Woronczuk
(reach at: or 732-998-8286)

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Watch for our 2021 Workshop schedule!!

All Workshops Have Limited Enrollment
You may register by mail or in person at the office.
Mail to: OCAG, PO Box 1156, Island Heights, NJ 08732
Include your phone number & instructor’s name on check memo line.

Make Separate checks if taking more than one Workshop OR including $50 Membership dues
Make Checks Payable to: OCAG.
No refunds after workshop starts.
Exceptions listed on individual workshop listings.


Plein Air Painting - The Essentials

Date: May 21st, 2021 - May 23rd, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM

Artist: Joe Gyurcsak

Minimum to Hold Class: 10, Maximum 14

Learn to work efficiently and successfully in the outdoors with this award winning painter.

Using oil, acrylic or watercolor the class will visit several offsite areas during the three day workshop to explore expressive painting techniques.  Back by popular demand!


Using Cast Shadows to Create Drama

Date: June 7th, 2021 - June 8th, 2021

Time: 9:30 AM- 3:00 PM

Artist: Steve Zazenski

This award-winning traditional landscape painter will take you through step-by-step demonstrations in learning to create shadows that will give your paintings excitement and drama.
Instructor website is
Minimum=8, Maximum=10

Summer Film Making Institute

Date: June 28th, 2021 - July 2nd, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Artist: Jen Suwak/Steve Abruzzese/Ryan Cleland

Medium: Filming

Minimum: 10 to hold class; Maximum: 12-15

deposit (refundable until June 1, 2021) of $250 is required to hold your spot.
Checks accepted made payable to OCAG & mailed to OCAG  PO Box 1156, Island Heights, NJ 08732
(Credit card & PayPal payments will include a processing fee of $12, total $262). 

Final Payment of $500 is due by June 10, 2021 (Credit card & PayPal payments will include a processing fee of $22, total $522).

Introduction to the theories and techniques of digital movie making. Working with state-of-the-art technology, students will design, shoot, and edit films of their own creation. Projects focus on equipment operation and cinematic techniques. Each student will produce their own film and contribute to a larger scale production on a crew.

The days will include lectures, equipment training, on-set production, and editing. At the end of the program, the final films are celebrated in a festival screening open to family friends, and the community. Enrollment is open to anyone 13 years to 19.  
Instructor Bios and Sample Film Class Images

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Any Questions, leave a message at 732-270-3111 with your contact information.

Tentative Linda Coulter

Date: September 28th, 2021 - September 29th, 2021

Time: 9:30 AM- 4:00 PM

Artist: Linda Coulter

Medium: Pastel


Enrollment is confirmed ONLY AFTER payment is received by OCAG, on a first come basis.


Join this popular teacher in discovering the jewel-like qualities of pastel.  In this informative and engaging workshop students will learn to organize shapes and elements that make for a good composition.  All levels are welcome .  Students will be encouraged to grow and develop in their own style of painting. We welcome Linda back to the Guild!