Andrea’s professional career in Fine Art began soon after she graduated from the University of Iowa, College of Art with a BFA in Painting, minoring in Drawing, Sculpture and Textiles. Opening a textile supply store and Gallery in Iowa City, Ia., she and a colleague began teaching Fiber Arts classes in weaving, spinning, printing fabric and dying handspun fibers. Six years later she moved to the Annapolis area and started teaching Fine Arts at Maryland Hall, the Easton Academy of Art, and Peabody Outreach Programs. For the past 30 years, Andrea continues to instruct throughout the year.

Classes include: Drawing, Pastel, and Acrylic Painting for Adults. These classes include both Realist and Abstract styles, beginning to intermediate levels. Children’s classes include both Realist and Abstract styles, beginning to intermediate levels. Children’s classes include: Drawing, Painting, and Fashion Design, for ages 6-16, beginning to advanced. She also teaches Private Lessons for ages 6-years-old to adults, in your home, and schedules sessions to critique your work.

Along with teaching at Maryland Hall, she was an “Artist in Residence” for nine years, worked on the Visual Arts Committee, and Curator of the “Main Hall Gallery” for several years. From 2005-2010 she volunteered as a Co-Chair of the Membership Committee for the Maryland Federation of Art, and in 2010 was elected as President of the Board, for two years. Andrea works from her home studio, near the Chesapeake Bay. Her work is included in private collections in Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., New York, and Iowa. Andrea was commissioned by members of the “National Organization of Women” to create an enamel cloisonné lapel pin that was accepted into the Women’s History Division of the Smithsonian Institute.

Andrea Olney-Wall’s current projects include offering a greater selection of private classes, teaching International Workshops, and completing a series of educational books of Art Instructions in Drawing, Painting and Pastels.

Andrea Olney-Wall's Classes This Season

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210265
    Member Price
    $165
    Room
    212
    Ages
    16+
    Non-Member Price
    $190

    The Summer Open Studio provides students not only with a great place to work independently, but also one on one instruction and critiques in a supportive environment. Students working in painting, oil and acrylic, pastel (oil and dry), and drawing make up the majority of the students but all areas of work are invited to use the studio. Students should bring their own materials. Easels, large tables and tools are available in the studio. There is a studio fee of $6 per person that covers cleanup supplies, brush soap, etc. No class on 7/6/2021. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210266
    Member Price
    $185
    Room
    212
    Ages
    16+
    Non-Member Price
    $210

    This Pastel Workshop will answer all of your questions from types of paper, pastels and fixatives to techniques and framing advice. Students will work on several pieces testing these materials, tools and techniques. Students should bring several photos to class the first day, please do not work from computer or phone screens. Color mixing to your photos will be a big part of the daily work. A materials fee of $55 is due to the instructor on the first day of class. This covers everything you need to complete your work (an itemized list is available). No class on 7/7/21. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210126
    Member Price
    $145
    Room
    212
    Ages
    6-8-
    Non-Member Price
    $170

    This fun painting class will start with learning all about colors, using the color wheel and mixing paints. We will move on to different types of painting; water color, water color pencils, and acrylics. From there, students will paint two canvases, one 11”x14” and the other a postcard size. Students may bring photos from home for the postcard painting (maybe one of your vacation photos!) and the other subject will come from hundreds of stock photos: landscapes, wild animals, birds, flowers, frogs, etc. A materials fee of $45 is due to the instructor at the first class (this fee covers paints, canvas, brushes, drawing paper, colored pencils, transfer paper, pallets, and cleanup supplies). Students attending Artworks: Drawing and Artworks: Painting may stay through the supervised breaks for lunch/snack time between classes for a fee of $5 per student, per supervised break, per day. Lunch is not included. All student artwork will go home on the last day. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210127
    Member Price
    $145
    Room
    212
    Ages
    6-8-
    Non-Member Price
    $170

    Kid's Art Studio is a mixture of arts and crafts for the creative child. We will have a new craft each day that includes drawing, painting, markers, glitter, bells, etc., the craft box is full of surprises. A materials fee of $35 is due to the Instructor on the first day of class. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210125
    Member Price
    $135
    Room
    212
    Ages
    6-8-
    Non-Member Price
    $160

    This class inspires children to discover new ways of drawing everyday subjects. We will explore the differences between 2D and 3D objects, natural lighting from sunny to cloudy days, how to make a fruit look like a fruit and not a vegetable and how to draw humans and animals of all sorts. This class will include techniques for pencil, oil pastel, charcoal, and colored pencil. A materials fee of $35 is due to the instructor at the first day (this fee covers a drawing pencil set, oil pastels, charcoal, a sketch pad, and class supplies). All student artwork will go home on the last day. Students attending Artworks: Drawing and Artworks: Painting may stay through the supervised breaks for lunch/snack time between classes for a fee of $5 per student, per supervised break, per day. Lunch is not included. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210145
    Member Price
    $155
    Room
    212
    Ages
    9-12-
    Non-Member Price
    $180

    This workshop starts with techniques and materials commonly used by professional artists. Each day we will work with a new material including assorted drawing pencils, charcoals, erasers, papers, and oil pastels. Subject matter will include animals, human faces and forms, still life settings, and landscapes. Techniques will include enlarging and reducing images, line, form, light and shadow, volume, through value studies. Students will have class time to draw subjects of their choice, using the techniques covered in class. Please bring several photos and items to class with you on the first day of things that you would like to draw. This can include objects such as photos, action figures, animated figures, or just ideas that you would like to put on paper. A materials fee of $45 is due to the instructor the first day of class (this fee covers everything we will use in class and an itemized list is available upon request). This class is for beginners to intermediate level student. Students attending Jr. Drawing, Painting, may stay through the supervised breaks for lunch/snack time between classes for a fee of $5 per student, per supervised break, per day. Lunch is not included. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210146
    Member Price
    $165
    Room
    212
    Ages
    9-12-
    Non-Member Price
    $180

    This workshop is for beginner to intermediate young painters. Class starts by working with the color wheel to mix the paint color students want and need for completing several paintings on canvas board. We will use transfer and free hand techniques. Subjects may include animals, action figures, cartoons, pets, vacation post cards etc. No portraits please. Students will learn how to create brush strokes with several types of brushes using acrylic paints and finishing mediums. A materials fee of $45 is due to the instructor at the first class (this fee covers everything needed for this class and an itemized list is available upon request). Students should bring several photos to class with their subject matter to use for their paintings. I have hundreds of stock photos if students would like to use them. Students attending Jr. Drawing, Painting, may stay through the supervised breaks for lunch/snack time between classes for a fee of $5 per student, per supervised break, per day. Lunch is not included. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210150
    Member Price
    $145
    Room
    212
    Ages
    9-12-
    Non-Member Price
    $170

    The Kid's Art Studio is a great place for students to use their imagination to create anything! All sorts of supplies, paints, charcoal, markers,pastels as well as craft supplies galore are at their fingertips to make several creations over the week. We will start with a drawing of their ideas and work these into a 3-D sculpture using all the materials at hand. Students will be using some basic tool in this class. Protective eyewear will be included in the materials fee of $35 due to the Instrudtor on the first day of class. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210155
    Member Price
    $165
    Room
    212
    Ages
    14+
    Non-Member Price
    $190

    Students in this class will have a chance to use quality, studio grade artist materials to create several final drawings of numerous subjects, including still life settings, exotic animals, and dynamic landscapes. Value studies, composition, shadow and light along with line and form studies will help young artists progress on a daily basis. Comparison of different papers, charcoals and drawing pencils will give students a variety of choices to use for their final projects. Students will have daily “Home Studio” work to prepare for the next day’s lesson, it is not mandatory, but extremely helpful if this work is completed. A materials fee of $45 is due to the instructor on the first day of class. This fee covers everything necessary for this class and an itemized list is available. This is for beginning to intermediate level students. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210156
    Member Price
    $165
    Room
    212
    Ages
    14+
    Non-Member Price
    $190

    Students taking this workshop will be using quality studio grade materials and canvas board to create a painting of their choice and subject matter. Students should bring several photos or objects of their choice to the first class to select a subject for a final painting. We will start with paper to size the project and create several thumb nail sketches for our studies and proceed to the easel to paint. Students will try several brush types as well as a variety of mediums for effects with acrylic paints. All styles of painting will be acceptable from realism to abstract, depending on the student's choice of subject matter for their work. A materials fee of $45 is due to the instructor on the first day of class (an itemized list is available upon request). For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com. Students are welcome to bring music to class.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210157
    Member Price
    $165
    Room
    212
    Ages
    14+
    Non-Member Price
    $190

    Students fill their work with color using oil pastels and soft pastels to create beautiful landscapes, still life studies , animals and abstracts. This class covers pastel mixing, papers, both wet and dry techniques, mono-tone works and realist studies. If you have never tried pastels or have had trouble with muddy colors, this class is a necessity. Students should bring numerous photos to class the first day. These can be from a book or magazine, vacation photos, your photos, anything goes. All subject matter is your choice. A materials fee of $55 is due to the instructor on the first day of class. For more information, please contact Instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210120
    Member Price
    $135
    Room
    212
    Ages
    6-8-
    Non-Member Price
    $160

    This class inspires children to discover new ways of drawing everyday subjects. We will explore the differences between 2D and 3D objects, natural lighting from sunny to cloudy days, how to make a fruit look like a fruit and not a vegetable and how to draw humans and animals of all sorts. This class will include techniques for pencil, oil pastel, charcoal, and colored pencil. A materials fee of $35 is due to the instructor at the first day (this fee covers a drawing pencil set, oil pastels, charcoal, a sketch pad, and class supplies). All student artwork will go home on the last day. Students attending Artworks: Drawing and Artworks: Painting may stay through the supervised breaks for lunch/snack time between classes for a fee of $5 per student, per supervised break, per day. Lunch is not included. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210147
    Member Price
    $155
    Room
    212
    Ages
    9-12-
    Non-Member Price
    $180

    This workshop starts with techniques and materials commonly used by professional artists. Each day we will work with a new material including assorted drawing pencils, charcoals, erasers, papers, and oil pastels. Subject matter will include animals, human faces and forms, still life settings, and landscapes. Techniques will include enlarging and reducing images, line, form, light and shadow, volume, through value studies. Students will have class time to draw subjects of their choice, using the techniques covered in class. Please bring several photos and items to class with you on the first day of things that you would like to draw. This can include objects such as photos, action figures, animated figures, or just ideas that you would like to put on paper. A materials fee of $45 is due to the instructor the first day of class (this fee covers everything we will use in class and an itemized list is available upon request). This class is for beginners to intermediate level student. Students attending Jr. Drawing, Painting, may stay through the supervised breaks for lunch/snack time between classes for a fee of $5 per student, per supervised break, per day. Lunch is not included. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210148
    Member Price
    $165
    Room
    212
    Ages
    9-12-
    Non-Member Price
    $190

    The Drawing and Painting class will cover basic techniques for students to draw their subjects and then paint them on the same day. This excercise helps students with color work, mediums, subjects, sizing and brushwork. We will be using a new subject each day tba. Students may bring some subjects to paint the first day of class to use during the week. Students will be painting on easels and may need an apron for class. A materials fee of $45 is due to the Insturctor the first day or class. Please contack the Instructor if you have any questions: awallstrudio@ gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210128
    Member Price
    $145
    Room
    212
    Ages
    6-8-
    Non-Member Price
    $170

    This class offers the student a chance to draw and paint anything of their choice. This class has less traditional techniques but makes up in fun. We use all sorts of papers, glitter paint, acrylic paint, oil pastels, charcoal, pencil, colored and watercolor pencils. Everyday is something new. A materials fee of $35 is due on the first day of class. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210267
    Member Price
    $165
    Room
    212
    Ages
    16+
    Non-Member Price
    $190

    Intro to Abstract Painting begins with several excercises to highten creativity, while working with color, new techniques and materials. Every class starts with a new technique. We build upon this foundation and work up to a final finished canvas. We will be working in Acrylic paints, mediums and various surfaces. A apron is advised. A materials fee of $45 is due to the instructor on the first day of class. This covers all the materials and tools used in class. There will be some home studio work throughout the week. Feel free to bring in any items, photos etc. that you might have for your inspiration. We will go over this in class. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210165
    Member Price
    $165
    Room
    212
    Ages
    14+
    Non-Member Price
    $190

    The Teen Studio allows young artists to concentrate on their skills in a nurturing and professional Studio setting. Students may work with any subject matter, with materials and techniques. This includes drawing, painting, printing, pastels, small sculptures, fiber arts, etc. We will have personal critiques throughout the week and go over "tricks of the trade", and basic framing and displays for student's work. Students should supply their own materials for each project, including photos or subject matter. Individual attention will be given to each student. Some studio supplies may be purchased from the Instructor if necessary. Please contact the Instructor with any questions: awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210151
    Member Price
    $165
    Room
    212
    Ages
    9-12-
    Non-Member Price
    $190

    The Drawing and Painting class will cover basic techniques for students to draw their subjects and then paint them on the same day. This excercise helps students with color work, mediums, subjects, sizing and brushwork. We will be using a new subject each day tba. Students may bring some subjects to paint the first day of class to use during the week. Students will be painting on easels and may need an apron for class. A materials fee of $45 is due to the Insturctor the first day or class. Please contack the Instructor if you have any questions: awallstrudio@ gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210268
    Member Price
    $165
    Room
    212
    Ages
    16+
    Non-Member Price
    $190

    The Acrylic painting class is a beginning to intermediate level class. We will cover painting techniques, materials, subject matter, brushes and care of materials. Students should bring several photos and/or items to class the first day, that they wish to paint. We will be working on 2 canvases during the class. There is a materials fee of $45.00, payable in cash to the instructor the first day. For more information, please contact the instructor at awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Andrea Olney-Wall
    Class ID
    S210166
    Member Price
    $165
    Room
    212
    Ages
    14+
    Non-Member Price
    $190

    The Teen Drawing & Painting workshop covers basic-advanced techniques. Students will draw and then paint their subject the same day. This excercise helps with color mixing, medium use, sizing subject matter to canvas, and brushwork. Students should bring several subject items the frist class. Students may work in acrylics, oils and pastels, as well as charcoal, pencil , inks and markers. Some subjects will be provided. There is a materials fee of $55 is due to the instructor the first day of class. Please contact the Instructor with any questions: awallstudio@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

Andrea Olney-Wall

Teaching Artist