The Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center and the Cancer Resource Alliance offers complimentary open studio painting classes. These classes will include:

  • stress free environment
  • happen several times throughout the week
  • no strict instruction guidelines
  • demonstrations will be available
  • attendance is not mandatory
  • complimentary to cancer patients currently in treatment
  • complimentary to cancer patients who have completed treatment

All materials (donated by Cheap Joe's Art Supplies) will be provided to learn, practice or play with acrylic painting. Participants can sign up for as many sessions as they like and can keep all of their finished work.


Cancer Center Art Classes

Tuesdays - 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Sign up sheets for classes will be located at the check-in window of the Cancer Center. Space is limited to 12 people per session. For more information, contact the front desk at (828) 262-4332.

Read more about the patient's experiences with the Cancer Center art classes.


Meet the Instructor - Tyler Deal

Tyler Deal - Art Instructor - Seby B. Jones Cancer Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare SystemWe are proud to have local artist Tyler Deal as our instructor and facilitator for the open studio sessions. Tyler was born and raised in Boone, NC. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art in Painting and Drawing from Appalachian State and went on to obtain her Master's of Fine Art in Painting at Pratt Institute in New York.

Tyler currently teaches part time in Appalachian State University's Art Department and in several community venues.