The Jackson Heights Art Club has been bringing art to the Queens community for more than 65 years. Since its beginning, the Club has been committed to furthering the knowledge and enjoyment of the visual arts among the people of Jackson Heights and adjacent communities in western Queens.

Most activities take place at the Club's Studio, located in St. Mark's Church, 33-50 82nd Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11369. You can learn more about us by exploring this webpage. You can also find us onfacebook.


New Adult Class

We have begun our new Tuesday evening classes with professional artist Alfredo Tomba,  at the Club Studio 35-50 82nd Street, Jackson Heights. For more information or to sign up for this class call Geraldine Benfante at 718 4464709.

May 12-13 Annual Members Show and Awards

The annual Jackson Heights Art Club members exhibition will be on May 12 and 13. The public is invited to visit the exhibition from Noon until 9 PM, and to join us for the awards reception on May 12th from 6 to 8 PM at the Club Studio, 35-50 82nd Street, Jackson Heights.

On the Fence Outdoor Art Show

The next On the Fence Outdoor Art Show will be held in mid-June 2018.  All artists in all media are invited to participate. If you would like additional information, please write us through our contact page.

June 24, 2018 Painting Demonstration by Artist Despina Argyros

At a very young age, Despina Argyros began to draw whatever she saw and with the help of her artist grandmother, she developed her artistic skills. She studied art in Greece, and New York, studied with Basil Baylin and received her AAS degree from the Parsons School of Design. Her work includes a variety of subjects, such as still life, landscape and floral, but her favorite is portraits of people and animals. Utilizing mostly oil, watercolor, or pencil, she works from both photos and real life. She has exhibited at Queens College, the Hellenic Cultural Center in Astoria, NY, Flushing Town Hall, Clothesline Art Exhibition at the Guild Hall in East Hampton, and the Jackson Heights Art Club. Despina has been featured in the Art Calendar Magazine (now renamed Professional Artist) and on radio station Cosmos FM 9l.5. She has received numerous awards. Despina can be reached at 917 332-7917 or Her webpage is: