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Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier in the San Francisco Bay Area City of San Carlos.

We offer weekly Art Classes, Workshops Intensive Summer Programs  Open Model Sessions for artists of all abilities who desire to study drawing and painting in the tradition of Classical Realism of the old masters. We are located 30 minutes south of San Francisco in mid peninsula’s beautiful town of San Carlos CA, County of San Mateo. The New BACAA studio has 50 ft wide north facing window and 20 ft high ceiling, which provide the ideal environment for classical study. Please visit the About us page for local accommodations and affordable housing. BACAA (Bay Area Classical Artist) on

Linda Dulaney, Founder of BACAA, is a lifelong artist who manifested her desire to bring a school to life in the San Francisco Bay Area, based on the ateliers of the Rennaissance and old masters. Starting in the mid 1990s, Linda developed a clear understanding of the style and type of instruction she wanted in an atelier. Her enfluences are Ted Seth Jacobs, Michael Grimaldi and Tony Ryder. She currently teaches the ongoing daytime classes at BACAA.

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The Angel of Annunciation’ (1653-55) by Carlo Dolci; Musée du Louvre, Paris

Linda Dulaney Press Realease Solo Exhibit at PAI Museum Burlingame CA  
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To purchase “the Dictionary of the Human Form” by Ted Seth Jacobs, click here

Photos from Linda Dulaney’s class at BACAA track drawing class in colloboration with division of clinical anatomy school of medicine Stanford University.

Open Enrollment BACAA Classes Winter 2015

Article about American Medical Student Research Journal AMSRJ).

TRAC2014 BACAA Sponsor

BACAA and Stanford University BACAA is mentioned on an online newsletter. Also join us for our upcoming gross anatomy workshps. December 2-6, 2013, & January 27-Feb, 7. 2014,

Images from Lindas Figure Class with Stanford Med students

Enrollement now open for Winter Quarter 2014.

Noah Buchanan Winter Evening Classes 2014-

BACAA Featured as one of the 10 top Art Schools by American Artist Magazine Nov, 2011  Issue~

American Artist Magazine Spring Workshop Issue BACAA-Aristides Article 2011

New Studio 345 Quarry Rd. San Carlos CA 94070 

American Artist Magazine Spring Workshop Issue two articles about BACAA 2011