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

October 2023

Lab 65

September 01, 2023 - October 16, 2023

Mondays 9/11-10/16 from 10am-12pm $15 non-members, $10 members (per session) (receive a discount when you register through COA - see description) Minimum 3 students. Maximum 12 students.  Art Lab lower level (Russell Road end)

Painting & Drawing

August 03, 2023 - October 17, 2023

Painting & Drawing    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 ...

November 2023


September 01, 2023 - November 02, 2023

Black & White Film Photography (w/ Nina Rizzo) 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, skip a week, 10/21, 10/26, 11/2 from 5:30pm-8:30pm $330 non-members, $315 members Interested in Black & White Film Photography?  Artist and educator Nina Rizzo will demonstrate how black and white photography can expand ...

Teen Lab

August 08, 2023 - November 14, 2023

TEEN LAB    Tuesdays 5:30pm-7:30pm $10-$20 suggested donation (No teen will be turned away due to lack of funds) Minimum 3 teens ...


August 08, 2023 - November 18, 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 ...


August 31, 2023 - November 19, 2023

Textiles   Fundamentals of Needle Felting Thursday, 10/19/2023 4:30pm-6:30pm $45 Non-Members $40 Members Learn all about the basics of needle felting!

December 2023

Holiday Classes

August 11, 2023 - December 12, 2023

Holiday Classes   Scary Stickers Friday, October 20 5:00-7:00 PM Non-Members $30 Members $25 Minimum 2 people. Maximum 6 people. (Please register 1 week prior) Use our collection of stock Halloween illustrations and your imagination to design Scary Stickers. Participants will learn Photoshop basics to create their designs and can print up ...

Adobe Bootcamps

May 15, 2023 - December 13, 2023

ADOBE BOOTCAMPS Cost: $200 non-members, $185 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 Book training materials. The ...

Sculpture and Ceramics

September 01, 2023 - December 18, 2023

Sculpture and Ceramics   Clay Elf, Gnome, & Santa Heads Saturday, 11/18  from 10am-1pm $45 for Non-Members, $40 for Members Minimum 3 students. Maximum 10 students. Ages16-adult.  Learn ...

January 2024

Open Studios

August 03, 2023 - January 01, 2024

Open Studios   Studio session times include setup and cleanup, so users must plan accordingly. All participants must be trained on any equipment used and are responsible for their own expendable art supplies (clay available for purchase). To reserve a day slot, to ...

April 2024

Youth Art Classes

August 15, 2023 - April 18, 2024

Youth Art Classes   Tagline/purpose: Youth Art Classes provide fun one-off art experiences designed to teach children artistic skills and techniques    Spooky Tree Branch Paintings  Students will follow along with the instructor on how to create a ...

Homeschool Art Classes

August 14, 2023 - April 24, 2024

This series of youth art classes is designed to provide homeschooling students with affordable, quality, and fun arts education. Classes will meet once a week on Wednesdays from September through April. All classes can be taken individually but, when taken consecutively, ...

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