Digital Lab

Digital Lab, as part of William King’s Art Lab, is a center for anyone in Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee to access, learn and use digital tools for art, design and life. We offer a variety of digital art and design workshops for all ages and experience levels, as well as open lab time for experienced individuals, print services, and workforce development bootcamps. Please email Alice Salyer at or call (276) 628-5005 x123 for more details. 

Digital Art & Design Workshops

We are pleased to offer a variety of digital art and design workshops for all ages and experience levels. Our Digital Art & Design Workshops are one- and two-day workshops covering a variety of topics such as digital illustration, photography & retouching, incorporating digital tools with your traditional art practice and much more.

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Print Services

We are pleased to offer personal and fine art printing services to the public! More size options are coming soon. Please email Alice Salyer at or call (276) 628-5005 x123 for more details.

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Open Lab

Already have experience and need computer availability to work on a project or self-guided learning? We offer Open Lab hours free for self-guided projects, by appointment. We have both Mac and PC workstations with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premiere Pro as well as an Epson scanner. Please email or call 276.628.5005 xt 123 to schedule an appointment.

Adobe Creative Cloud Digital Communication Training

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premiere Pro are industry standard tools for creative professionals worldwide. Our Adobe training sessions provide a technical foundation for future graphics experts, art students, and professionals increasing their skill set. Whether you are a new learner, or experienced professional looking to expand your knowledge, our Adobe Bootcamps will prepare you for career growth! Our Adobe Bootcamps are offered quarterly, three evenings a week for three weeks. These instructor led courses follow official Adobe training guides to share the capabilities of these powerful tools with students. Students who complete the Adobe bootcamps will be well on their way to passing the Adobe certification exams if they choose to continue towards that goal. Students should be comfortable working in either a Mac or a PC environment and be experienced in using the mouse, opening, closing and moving files as well as other basic computer skills.

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All Upcoming Classes & Programs

April 2023

Ceramics & Sculpture

December 05, 2022 - April 02, 2023

Ceramics & Sculpture   Physical demands: Ceramics and many approaches in sculpture are labor-centered and require the ability to bend, stand, or sit for long periods. Wheel throwing requires significant hand and arm strength to center and manipulate clay. These courses ...

Homeschool Art Classes

December 19, 2022 - April 26, 2023

Homeschool Art This new series of youth art classes is designed to provide homeschooling students with an affordable, quality, and fun arts education. Classes will meet once a week on Wednesdays from February through April. All classes ...

May 2023

Cleanse, Heal, Defend (with Phil Ernst)

January 18, 2023 - May 02, 2023

Cleanse, Heal, Defend (with Phil Ernst) Mondays 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1 from 6pm-7:30pm Art Lab upper level $25 per class or $150 for the whole course 4 students minimum/12 students maximum   Sometimes we ...

Painting & Drawing

November 29, 2022 - May 10, 2023

  Physical demands: Ability to work at length with pencils, paint brushes, x-acto knives, rulers, etc. Classes may involve sitting or standing for long periods and wrist and shoulder mobility. Please contact us to discuss adjustments and modifications if needed.   Supplies:

Teen Lab

December 06, 2022 - May 10, 2023

TEEN LAB - SPRING 2023   Teen Lab takes participants through a variety of studio art and/or digital processes, art lectures, and art films to challenge thinking, build technical skills and support the development of creative voice. Note that clay projects will need to be ...

Special Topics

November 28, 2022 - May 15, 2023

Special Topics    Guest Instructors:   Patrick Savage is a freelance, professional photographer and digital creative advocate with over a decade-and-a-half of professional experience. As a Mass Communications graduate of East Tennessee State University, most of his ...

Contemplating Character: Youth Watercolor Portrait Classes

March 23, 2023 - May 26, 2023

Youth Art Classes provide fun one-off art experiences designed to teach children artistic skills and techniques      Join local artist Richard Graves to learn about making a self portrait in watercolor inspired by our featured spring exhibition Contemplating ...

Open Studios

January 01, 2023 - May 31, 2023

Open Studios We offer open studio All open studio sessions must be reserved 48 hours in advance to ensure staff are available to to monitor the facilities and equipment. Timed studio sessions include setup and cleanup, so users must plan accordingly. All participants must ...

Little Lambs Fiber Arts

January 05, 2023 - May 31, 2023

Little Lambs Fiber Arts Little Lambs Fiber Arts is a sheep-to-shawl youth fiber arts program generously funded by the Francis R. Dewing Foundation. Little Lambs provides affordable classes to children from 6 months to 12 years of age exploring fiber art methods as sensory, therapeutic, ...

June 2023

Adobe Bootcamps

November 14, 2022 - June 01, 2023

ADOBE BOOTCAMPS Cost: $175 non-members, $160 members Location: Art Lab – Digital Lab Art Lab’s Adobe Bootcamp training sessions are intensive introductions to Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects or Premiere Pro, following the official Adobe Classroom in a ...


November 28, 2022 - June 02, 2023

What is printmaking? Printmaking is a fine art reproductive process with many variations that use aspects of drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, and even photography. It involves creating a unique image on a repeatable surface (matrix), then obtaining multiple identical impressions from that surface. All levels ...

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