706-429-6008 info@artloft.net

Mary Garrish

Design Principles

March 19 to 21, 2021

Amanda Lovette

Simplifying Plein Air Painting,

Oil or Open Acrylic

June 10 to 12, 2021

Margaret Dyer

The Figure in Pastels and Oils

AUG 20 to 22, 2021

David Shevlino

Painting Alla Prima from

Life and Photos

SEP 23 to 25 ,2021

Anita Elder

Hand Painted Holiday Cards

NOV 13th, 2021

Welcome to the Art Loft

The Art Loft is nestled in the quietness of 54 acres near the historic town of Dahlonega in the North Georgia  mountains. It is the working studio of Anita Elder artist. The Art Loft offers weekly classes and monthly fine art workshops for artists of all levels. The Art Loft  is profoundly fortunate to be able to host  wonderful regionally and nationally acclaimed artists. Please  take a moment to browse the website, take a look at Anita’s work, and browse the classes and workshops that are offered.

Rooms are available!

Did you know you can stay at the Art Loft while taking a workshop. Come to learn and grow as an artist and stay with us so there are no distractions.

Who has taught at the Art Loft?

Here are some of the previous Artists who have instructed at the Art Loft

Anita Elder

Artist, Instructor, Studio Owner

The Art Loft was created by artist Anita Elder. Anita is a locally recognized and displayed artist who provides one-on-one instruction and classes while creating her own original pieces of art work. Anita’s artwork can be seen in many galleries and the Art Loft studio. Check out her website ->

COVID-19 Notice

The Art Loft is open at reduced capacity and we have implemented new procedures, as advised by the CDC, to ensure a safe, fun, and creative environment for all visiting artists. Please go to the Workshops Page for more information.