Gemini Jack Gabriel Coke, Atelier Program Director


Gabriel founded the NUMU Atelier in 2016. He teaches classical drawing and painting classes for adults and teens. He’s also developed a robust Visiting Artists Workshops program (VAW)  that invites highly successful  instructors to bring their practices to the NUMU Atelier for week-long and weekend sessions throughout the year. The VAW program has grown out of Gabriel's many friendships with painters across the United States and Europe. Gabriel has studied with teachers and working artists in Seattle, Washington, Santa Fe, New Mexico, France, Norway and New York City.

Gabriel has been teaching fine art painting and drawing classical fundamentals in the South Bay since 2012 and many of his students still study with him today. Through his teaching practice, he has built a community of friends, parents and their artistically gifted children, and built connections with tech engineers, doctors and professionals who come to the Atelier after their day jobs to reconnect with their inner artist.

The After School Art Studio program at NUMU is especially exciting for Gabriel. The classes have grown along with students’ skills and confidence. The program’s core focus is to introduce critical drawing and oil painting skills to young middle school and high school-aged artists who are interested in developing careers as fine artists and commercial artists.

Contact Gabriel directly at 831.345.1845, or email

Gabriel Coke: work and study experience

The Grand Central Academy of Art, New York, NY  •  Frovik Kunstskole, Sannidal, Norway  •  Ecole Albert deFois, Loire Valley, France  •  The Studio of Anthony Ryder, Santa Fe, NM  •  The Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA  •  The Concrete Tower, Old Arcata Creamery, Arcata, CA  •  Cloud Castle Art Studio, Saratoga, CA  •  NUMU Atelier, Los Gatos, CA