The Boston School of Painting is a traditional painting school, owned and operated by Jason Polins out of his private studio in Somerville Massachusetts. Polins has been working, teaching, and conducting workshops for the public out of this space since the school’s founding in 2006. In addition to working and teaching out of the space, Polins conducts open figure drawing sessions, and educational workshops open to the public, maintaining an important position as a vital member of the artistic community.

Mission Statement:

The Boston School of Painting aims to provide serious art students, and professional working artists alike, training in the fundamentals and advanced concepts of painting and drawing in the tradition of realism. Constructed from the educational experiences of its founder, Jason Polins, the Boston School of Painting seeks to combine several classical methodologies with contemporary approaches, searching for a timeless sense of aesthetic beauty while investigating via direct study from nature as the foundation for great painting and drawing.  Our mission is to stimulate both public and private artistic advancement and to maintain an environment fostering mutual pursuit of excellence, all while mastering the practices and tools necessary for developing a rewarding career in the visual arts.

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School Info
Type: On-site
Program(s): Courses, Workshops
Medium(s) Taught: Drawing, Painting
Instructor(s): Jason Polins
Tuition: Varies by course of study
Financial Aid: None


Contact Info
86 Joy Street, Studio #56
Somerville, MA 02140
Phone: 617.372.6555


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