The Studio Alchemy Gallery

Located in historic Cottage Home Neighborhood: 1116 E North Street Indianapolis, Indiana 46202

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Come visit the studio!

OPEN First Fridays 6-9pm

Studio Alchemy LLC is an art gallery and teaching studio specializing in acrylic and oil painting classes.  Classes are an experimental mix of therapeutic techniques designed to help you express yourself and find your own voice.

Upcoming Classes:

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Open Studio  Thursdays 1-4pm and 6-9pm Fall 2019 August 8th-December 19

Create your own projects in our warm and inviting painting studio.  Your instructor, Addie, will be there to support you, answer questions, and share inspiring readings as you develop your own style and voice.  Bring your own materials and a sense of humor!   Drop in, $20 for 1 Session (Ask about discounts for multiple sessions)   

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Plein Air Painting

Saturday September 28th 2019 10am-5pm

Do you want to learn to paint the great outdoors? Join us for a day-long painting retreat where we will learn the tricks of the trade to create artwork inspired by the graceful beauty of nature. Bring acrylic or oil paints, a small canvas 11” x 14” suggested, brushes, palette and sketchbook. Easels will be provided. (Rain make up day October 5th) Register here

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Meditative Art Retreat

Saturday October 19th 2019 10am-5pm

Join us for our second annual Meditative Art Retreat!  Some techniques are inspired by traditional methods like mandala making and others are experimental and new.  Together we will use art as a way to connect to our inner selves and the sacred which unites us.  People of all faiths welcome.  Bring your sketchbook, all other materials will be provided.   Register here

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Start Selling Your Art Retreat

Saturday November 9th 2019 10am-5pm

In this day long intensive workshop you will create a plan for your art business. We will discuss the wide variety of ways you can sell your artwork and consider what will work best for you.  Topics covered will include marketing, designing websites, Etsy, blogs, email newsletters, writing books, art fairs, cooperative and traditional galleries, commissions, accounting, taxes, finding your perfect clients and more!   Register here

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Mixed Media Painting

Thursdays (7 weeks starting October 10th 2019 9:30am-12:30

Add exciting dimension to your artwork with a variety of materials!  In this class we will experiment with collage, pastels, fiber and acrylic paints.   Materials:  Bring six 11” x 14” or larger canvases, acrylic paints, brushes, palette, and sketchbook. Register here

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Learn to Paint Step by Step

Sundays (7 weeks starting October 13th) 1-4pm

Are you interested in learning basic painting techniques?  Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned painter this course will help you gain confidence as you develop your painting style.  Topics covered will be color mixing, composition, values and more.  Bring six 11” x 14” canvases, acrylic or oil paints, brushes, palette, and sketchbook. Register here

Founding artist and lead teacher, Addie Hirschten, states, "Studio Alchemy is not just an art classroom but a home where all are welcome.  If you join our art community your art will never be judged here.  We are here to have fun and grow, not to rate each other.  People are drawn to painting because there is something important they are trying to express.  If you love experimental self reflection this is the place for you."

Learn to paint both realistically and expressively at Studio Alchemy

Learn to paint both realistically and expressively at Studio Alchemy


Become a Studio Member!

Become a Studio Member for $96 per month.  Receive ALL classes taught by Hirschten for FREE and classroom storage space



Rent the Studio

Rent Studio Alchemy for your next event, party or class.  By the hour: $45  By the day: $200

Studio Alchemy Mission Statement: 

To share the healing power of the arts in a judgement free environment.  To offer informative classes that respect the individual's own development and style.  

Cancellation Policy:  

Students can cancel registration for classes up to 24 hours in advance of the start of class to receive a full refund or exchange for a class of equal value. After 24 hours before class begins all sales are final.