Frank Guida
Frank Guida Frank Guida, BFA, holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Illinois. He has been a drawing teacher for more than 25 years, working at the Pelham Art Center and for the New Rochelle School's Continuing Education Program, as well as instructing art seminars for the Westchester Parks and Recreation Department.

Classes by this instructor

Frank Guida, Botanical Art teacher and orchid aficionado, shows you what he's learned from years assisting in NYBG's Nolen Greenhouses about when and how to divide and repot your orchids without trauma (to you or the plants!). Learn about different types of containers and potting media, while you po more...
04/07 Su 10:00am-12:30pm Guida
  04/28 Su 10:00am-12:30pm Guida
Myths abound about how hard it is to care for this ever-popular orchid. Frank Guida dispels those myths with plenty of sensible advice on how to treat your phalaenopsis so that it blooms year after year. Light, water, nutrients, repotting, and root care are all key. You'll pot up a phal to take home more...
03/30 Sa 11:00am-01:00pm Guida
Take your naturalist game to the next level by learning how to sketch. Drawing-more than photography-asks you to slow down and closely observe what you see, which will help you identify unfamiliar species and investigate ecological connections. Botanical artist and avid birder Frank Guida will show more...
05/19 Su 10:00am-01:00pm Guida
Each spring, New York trees blossom in abundance— from simple oaks and maples, to exuberant dogwood, crabapples, and magnolias. Instructor Frank Guida takes you en plein air to draw ethereal drifts of blossoms on the bough, and develop your skill at creating depth and texture. Use graph more...
05/10 Fr 10:00am-01:00pm Guida
Channel your inner Monet while you spend a morning drawing in the Garden! Botanical artist Frank Guida covers basic design principles, including focal point, contrast, perspective, line, and gesture, as well as how to choose a subject that translates well on the page. Then, you will go out on ground more...
06/06 Th 10:00am-02:00pm Guida