Athenaeum Gallery Presents Old School, New Concept | The Compass Atelier

By Editorial Team on July 23, 2018

Sun, 29 July 2018 - Sun, 09 September 2018

Karash Payne, Naiad (detail), oil on canvas, 30” x 30”, 2018. Courtesy of Athenaeum Gallery.
Opening Reception: Sunday, July 29 from 4pm to 6pm

Artist Talk: September 9 at 3pm

Among the programs and classes offered by The Compass Atelier is a Master Artist
Program (MAP). This multi-year program is founded on a combination of classical
art building blocks and essentials that leads the student to technical mastery along
with help, guidance, and inspiration to help them discover their artistic voice and
create meaningful work.

The main gallery features the work of a number of painters who are currently in, or
have complete the MAP program. The rear gallery features paintings by Compass
Atelier founder, Glen Kessler.

Old School, New Concept is generously sponsored by TTR Sotheby’s International Realty.

Gallery Hours:

  • Thursday, Friday, and Sunday: 12pm to 4pm
  • Saturdays: 1pm to 4pm

Athenaeum Gallery is located at 201 Prince St., Alexandria, VA. For more information, call 703.548.0035 or visit