About DPAL

The DuPage Art League is a not-for-profit art school and gallery. Our aim is to promote and encourage the visual arts through classes, workshops, gallery exhibits, free public fine arts programs, exhibits by our artists in numerous commercial and public buildings, and financial endowments to public institutions of arts education and scholarships to students. All donations and gifts to the League are greatly appreciated and are tax deductible.

What's Happening at the DuPage Art League?

Special Tribute

Dick Shipley a highly respected, long time DPAL watercolor teacher passed away in May of 2016. His work is currently on display in Gallery II until February 24th. A reception celebrating his work will be held on Feb. 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the gallery.

Winter Classes Begin January 9th!

See the full list on the Classes page


New Teachers and New classes for Young Students:

Sculpture: Create a work of Pop art with Paper Mache cardboard & paint with Janice Zeuchs. Tuesdays, 4:15 - 5:45. Learn about the public art works of Claes Oldenburg - large than life works of everyday objects (clothespin, ice cream cone, bike tire, etc.)


Watercolor with Margaret Bucholz: Saturdays 9 - 10:30 am. Learn how to float watercolor pigment on wet paper, how to mix colors and how easy it is to create pictures with colors that sing.


Exciting Drawings: Line and Tone with Anne Fines: Thursdays 4:15 - 5:45. Explore ink and acrylic and how they work together. If you like to draw and paint this is a double delight.

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