Art Classes

ArtsQuest presents a wide variety of visual arts classes for all skill levels. Our visual arts classes take place at the Banana Factory arts center in Bethlehem, PA.

Use the links above to find out what classes we're currently offering! Register early, as classes fill up quickly! Become an ArtsQuest Member and have the opportunity to register for classes with special member pricing.

Click a link below or use the orange navigation above to register and view class descriptions.

For more information about our Art Experiences, please contact:

Linda Essert
Class Registrar



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Artists at the Banana Factory

ArtsQuest is proud to have 32 artists who call the Banana Factory their home (for the studio... they don't actually live there... its where they make their art!). Below is the list artists who currently have their
-Studio at the Banana Factory.

-Studio Artists at the Banana Factory
(artist's studios are located on the second and third floors of the arts center)

Click the thumbnails to view the artist's work in a larger format!


Abbott, Virginia
-Studio 337
Allaik, Khalil
-Studio 342
Allaik, Lara Bly
-Studio 342
Bessesdotter, Alison
-Studio 104
Fields-Scott, Holly
-Studio 218A
Foo, Hong Tatt
-Studio 253
George, Darrell
-Studio 242
Grainger, Nessa
-Studio 347
Haaf, Valerie Breaux
-Studio 351
Haaf, Kevin Herbst
-Studio 351
Hogan, Kim
-Studio 350
Kish III, Andrew
-Studio 343
Love, Laura Beth
-Studio 102
Ludwig, Jeffrey
-Studio 249
Magno, Liz
-Studio 218
Fowler/Pena Studio Peña, Octavio 
-Studio 330
Rodale, Marlow
-Studio 243
Samuel, Trisha Mae
-Studio 346
Sauers, Adrian
-Studio 248A
Schnalzer, Arianne
-Studio 245
Shillea, Tom
-Studio 93
Slahta, Deb
-Studio 247
Smith, Stephanie
-Studio 250
Snyder-Lande, Angie
-Studio 255
Sommers, David G.
-Studio 345
Starorypinski, Olaf
-Studio 233
Steen, Karen
-Studio 254
Tanzos, Kimberly
-Studio 244
Ward, Bruce 
-Studio 350
Wiltraut, Douglas
-Studio 248



-Studio Applications

"How do I get a studio" is one our most frequently asked questions. Well, it's an incredibly competitive process, because
-Studio space is limited. We keep an active waiting list, so if you'd like to be considered for a
-Studio click the link below and fill out the form.

Emerging artists who have a strong community mindset are strongly encouraged to apply!

How to get an exhibition

If you're looking to have an exhibiton at the Banana Factory arts center, please fill out our...

Commissioning an artist

Need a unique present for this Christmas? Want someone to put a new perspective on that same, old family photo? Looking for an exquisite painting to capture forever on canvas your favorite place in the whole, wide world? Then consider commissioning a Banana Factory artist.

To learn more about artists who can create a painting, photograph, original piece of pottery or other work of art for you and your family, contact us at 610-332-1300 or