Shirley Nachtrieb

Artist and Continuing Education Art Instructor

Shirley NachtreibShirley Nachtrieb is a graduate of Fontbonne College. She has been a freelance artist and teacher for more than 30 years. Nachtrieb is a signature member of the Society of Layerists in Multimedia, St. Louis Watercolor Society, the International Society of Experimental Artists and the Missouri Watercolor Society. She paints and teaches throughout Missouri and other states. Her painting mediums include watercolor, pastel, acrylics, mixed media, fiber and homemade books.

Nachtrieb travels all over Missouri and other states teaching art and showing her artwork. “I love going to different venues and workshops because I’m not stuck in one place,” said Nachtrieb. “Being able to move around from place to place gives me motivation for my art; it makes life more interesting.” Her work will be represented in Nita Leland’s new book, New Creative Collage Techniques. It was released in September 2011. Artists can order it now at The North Light Shop.

See more of Shirley Nachtrieb's work at her website.

Shirley was recently awarded first-place in the Best of Missouri Hands 2011 exhibition for her her watercolor "Journey of Souls."

Journey of Sould watercollor

Continuing Education Art Classes

Introduction to Watercolors
Feed your creative appetite with beginning watercolor techniques that will include color theory and values. Simple, small paintings will be completed during class. A great way to understand and begin an exciting medium. $99
6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, March 4 - April 8, 2013
6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, April 29 - June 10, 2013


Shirley Nachtrieb painting

Shirley Nachtrieb painting

Shirley Nachtrieb painting