Events and Classes

New Gallery/Studio location: Michaela & Leigh Art, LLC, 6240 Shirley Street, #103, Naples, FL  34109, Hours: M-F 10:00 - 4:00, 603-686-2187,



Call or email for details.  See class schedule below.  Classes are highlighted in yellow:

Class descriptions:-Classes require advance registration and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Batik: Traditional Batik class enhanced with Japanese tools. Design and dye 3 silk scarves in 4 sessions. Finished dyed silk will be hand-washable and dry-cleanable. No experience necessary. Class is limited to 4 participants. Cost $225. All supplies, use of tools, and 3 silk scarves included.

Shoe Painting Party: Design your shoes, bag, T-shirt or scarf. Participants will paint item(s) that they provide. This project will be completed in one class session. Finished clothing pieces are machine washable and permanent. No experience necessary. Class limited to 8 students. Cost $40. Supplies and tools provided. Students bring items to be painted.

Japanese Rozome Painting Class -- Prerequisite Batik class 4-week session: You will create 2 or more small paintings using wax-resist and dyes, a process that allows for shading as the dyes are applied with brushes. These paintings have a unique appearance due to the wax resist, the special wax tools, and the process of dyeing. Limited class size. Reserve your place. Cost is $225 for 4 sessions with wax, dyes, stretchers, use of tools and silk all included.

Gather your friends for a shoe painting party (or bag or shirt); possibly an evening with wine. Find a date with Leigh, or join us for one of the dates below.

Rozome painting is for students who have taken the batik class and a 4-session class can be arranged. 



Wine & Sole Parties 2017 (or create your own with friends. Also perfect for a wedding party event.)

Aug. 17    Wine & Sole, Wed. 1:00 to 3:30 pm

Aug. 19  Shoe painting for mother and daughter, Sat. 1:00 to 3:30 pm


Batik Classes 2017

Aug. 22    Batik, 4 Tuesdays, 6:00 to 8:30 pm  The first "night" batik class -- 2 spots left

November and December Fridays, 1-3:30, 4 sessions

Naples Art Center (sign up there):

Session 1, Tuesdays starting October 10- November 4, 1-4pm

Session 3, Mondays starting January 8-February 10, 1-4

Session 4, Mondays starting February 26-March 24




American Business Women's Association, (ABWA) Neapolitan Chapter 2010 Annual Holiday Auction

Naples Daily News program "Newspapers in Education" raffle at Side Street Artists Jan. 22

(all receiving an original hand-dyed wax-resist, signed, one-of-a-kind silk scarf 68" x 8")

School of Law Annual Gala Silent Auction, Ave Maria, Nov. 19, 2011, Scholarship Fund

Ikebana silent auction luncheon March 2012 and 2013

Naples Equestrian Challenge, November 9

Hope for Haiti

Empty Bowls

New Horizons

United Cerebral Palsy

Collier County Childrens Resources

United Arts Council

Women's Club

United Arts Council