Atlanta Art Classes, BYOB Painting, Gallery & Art School… All in R. Gregory Christie's Decatur, Georgia Children's Bookstore.

About the Store




What is GAS-ART Gifts?


R. Gregory Christie’s GAS-ART Gifts is an autographed children’s bookstore, gallery, and art studio located inside North DeKalb Mall in Decatur, Georgia. The Store offers the unique opportunity to observe a working artist in his studio, take art classes, and purchase books and artwork all in one place.



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Why are you called GAS-ART Gifts?


G A S” stands for Gregarious Art Statements. This name reflects R. Gregory Christie’s vision to create a space where art appreciation and expression intersect. GAS-ART GIFTS was designed to be a space where people can come admire artwork and create it for themselves.




What classes do you offer?


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We invite young art enthusiasts ages 6 and up to drop by the store and experience our structured mixed media classes on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays  from 4-5 or 5-6 pm. We provide the materials, you provide your creativity! Call us to register for a $12 hour-long class.






We offer classes in realism, illustration, and book binding for artists of all levels, ages 13 and up. For more information, please give us a call.









Weekends are hands-on art days at GAS-ART Gifts! Drop-in sessions are $5 for a fifteen to thirty minute session every Saturday and Sunday between noon and 3 pm. All ages are welcome, but we recommend that you join in to help with toddlers and preschoolers. No appointment necessary, just stop by!







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Join us for an evening of art and hospitality. Learn step-by-step art instruction to create your own original painting—all while enjoying your beverage of choice. Sessions are on Fridays and Saturdays from 4-6 pm or 7-9 pm. Bring your own beverage and creativity!