"Realization," a portrait of Gage co-founder Pamela Belyea, by KOH graduate Deborah Scott

A portrait of Gage co-founder Pamela Belyea,
By KOH graduate Deborah Scott

Guided by the belief that artists are made, not born, Gage strives to educate, enrich and engage artists and the community in the visual arts.

Gage offers instruction in the principles of drawing, painting and sculpting, and is dedicated to helping students of all ages and skill levels realize themselves as artists in contemporary society.

About Us

Gage Academy of Art, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is celebrating 25 years as a vibrant extended-learning and contemporary art center, providing community based artistic development for artists of all ages and abilities. Featuring year-round programs that engage and inspire, Gage is home to public art events, lectures, youth programming and exhibitions.

Programs for Adults

Programs for adults focus on the practical applications of art theory, exploring both the techniques and the aesthetic issues of artmaking with a proven framework to accelerate the growth of your artistic skills.

Programs for Youth

Programs for youth encourage young artists aged 6-18 to explore new materials and techniques, develop creative problem solving skills and celebrate self-expression.

Gage Academy of Art is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible, as permitted by law. Federal Tax ID#91 1992593


The Gage building on Capitol Hill. Photo by Eden Hall.

The Gage building on Capitol Hill. Photo by Eden Hall.

Gage Academy of Art is located in the historic St. Nicholas building, a distinguished 1925 landmark, adjacent to St. Mark’s Cathedral, and nestled in the north end of Seattle’s vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Walking distance from a wealth of cultural and artistic attractions including Volunteer Park and the Seattle Asian Art Museum, Gage is centrally located close to coffee shops, dining, shopping, housing options and all the unique destinations of Seattle’s most eclectic neighborhood.

NOTE: Unfortunately, Gage does not have an elevator. Please email Adult Programs Director Carol Hendricks regarding ADA accommodations.


Gage Academy of Art
1501 10th Ave. East, #101
Seattle, WA 98102

Gage South at Equinox Studios
6520 5th Ave S
Seattle, WA, 98108
Studios A & B

Tel: 206 323-GAGE (4243)
E-mail: Info@GageAcademy.org
Fax: 206 526-5153

Office Hours:

Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm

Building Hours:

Mon-Fri, 8:00am-10:30pm
Sat-Sun, 9:00am-6:00pm

Gallery Hours:

10:00am to 6:00pm Daily
2nd Thursdays/ArtWalk: 10:00am-8:00pm

Questions About Volunteering?

Email Volunteer Coordinator Courtney Odell.