Nancy Bunnell’s Art Teaching Experiences

I am a professional painter (Both pastel and acrylic) I am a CT state certified art teacher, who has been teaching art for over 20 years. I studied art at SCSC, UConn and CCSU. I teach both children and adults and have worked with students at Art Center East, West Hartford Art League, and presently at the Community School of Arts located at Mansfield Community Center.

I have won numerous awards, including First in the State at the CT Pastel Society and numerous high-ranking awards at Art Center East, the Munson Art Center. and throughout the state.

I continue to show my work at:
Artist Open Studio
Art and Garden Tour

Nancy Bunnell’s Classes

The classes below are taught at the Mansfield Community Center in Storrs, CT.
For the most up-to-date information about the classes currently being offered, view the Community Center’s most recent catalog.

Classes for Children

Have fun, socialize, and learn some fantastic art skills. Kid’s Class content varies incorporating different themes that target specific skills, including the principle and elements of design, composition, shapes, lines, texture, shading and value. Media includes drawing creatures, portraiture, cartooning, a variety of themes and creating realistic, wild or fantastical imagery, abstract painting,, and informal printmaking,

Classes for Adults & Teens

Take a chance, try something new, or just enhance your existing art skills. Students will develop confidence reinforcing drawing skills to become more proficient as an acrylic or pastel painter. They will develop an understanding of the use of line, texture, shape, value, color, and composition. Students will explore under painting in order to create dynamic paintings with light, value and contrast. We will work with realistic landscapes, floral references, or abstraction. Advanced students may individualize their program.