Adult Art Classes

Barbara Hartman

The mission for the St John art class is to have adult students of all levels enjoy the fellowship of painting with other artists. Together everyone continues to learn skills in composition, value, and color principals. The teachers enjoy the one-on-one process of instructing students to find their own style and expression of painting. We want the students to have a fulfillment and a sense of accomplishment in the annual exhibition that features their art at St John United Methodist Church.


Monday Evenings: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday Morning: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
$120 for 8-week session (during the school year)

For more information, call Jody Barksdale,  (502) 377-4114

Sandy Francesconi


Jody Barksdale: Jody has taught the painting classes at St John since 2012.  Jody has a Master in Fine Arts and has had significant experience in working with artists for exhibition and educational programs as the Gallery Director of Fontbonne University.  Also as a former Executive Director of the St. Louis Artists’ Guild, she worked with over 900 members and artists in the presentation of national, regional, and local competition and invitational exhibitions.

Asako Morioka: Asako is a Signature Member of the St. Louis Watercolor Society.  She attended Forest Park College art class for seniors.  While a receptionist at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild she was able to participate in many workshops given by renowned painters


Ed Steutermann