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Carol Lake • carol.lake@fwmedia.com • 385/414-1439 Mary McLane • mary.mclane@fwmedia.com • 970/290-6065

contact: Michael Story, 803/356-4268 michaelstory@mindspring.com or www.michaelstory.com

WORKSHOPS

TEXAS Robert Burridge

The Franciscan Life Process Center Art School

4/3-4/7/17, Granbury. Larger and Looser: The New Master’s Program for the Postmodern Painter. 5-day Workshop (Monday-Friday). Lake Granbury Art Association, Granbury, TX. Contact: Dr. Diana Littlejohn, 817/326-5629 littlejohndj@charter.net

Hosting these workshops in Lowell, Michigan

Quiller Gallery 3/13-3/17/17, Houston. Watercolor Art Society of Houston, 1601 West Alabama, Houston, TX 77006. Wait list. Contact: Louise Bateman, 713/942-9966 LouiseHBateman54@gmail.com

VERMONT Anne Abgott, NWS, AWS 6/13-6/15/17, Waitsfield. 3 day watercolor workshop on Dynamic Color. Concurrent with the Annual Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition. Contact: Gary Eckhart, 802/583-2224 info@ValleyArtsVT.com

A few of the important artists scheduled in 2017 include:

Art New England In-depth one week workshops held in Bennington VT., taught by accomplished and generous artist/teachers. Courses in painting, drawing, printmaking, book making, ceramics and sculpture. 7/16-7/22/17, Week One. 7/23-7/29/17, Week Two. 7/30-8/5/17, Week Three. Contact: ce@massart.edu

• Joyce Hicks • Andy Evanson • Robert Spooner • Jeffrey Hein • Qiang Huang • Marc Hanson

Caroline Jasper

Located on 230 acres of farmland, the Franciscan Life Process Center is a gentle, reflective retreat destination that leaves guests feeling renewed. The comfortable rooms at the Center are half the cost of a hotel, and there is a large kitchen where guests can cook meals. A complete listing of our workshops is found at

7/24-7/28/17, Burlington. 5 Day Workshop and Materials Expo. Vermont Art Event. Various 3-hr workshops in oils, acrylics, water-soluble oils. All materials included. Sponsored by HK Holbein. Contact: 800/682-6686 www.carolinejasper.com/pages0/PaintingWorkshops.htm

Aline Ordman 6/26-6/29/17, Landgrove Inn, Landgrove. Figure Painting Oils and Pastels. Explore figure painting from life as well as creating figures in an environment in this picturesque country inn quickly becoming one of the most popular workshop destinations. In the wonderful large studio, students will have two days of painting from life and then two days of painting figures in a setting from their own photo references. When not painting, the surroundings are conducive to biking, walking, and swimming. The food is fabulous too! Contact: www.landgroveinn.com

VIRGINIA Tom Lynch

• Bryan Mark Taylor • Bryce Liston • Juan Jr. Ramirez • Henry Yan • Mark Daniel Nelson • Roger Dale Brown

www.lifeprocesscenter.org Go to the Services Tab, and then to Art Program and then to Art Workshops.

MADELINE ISLAND SCHOOL of the ARTS Unique Island Setting,Exceptional Workshops

8/10-8/13/17, Richmond. (Plein Air WS) Contact: 630/851-2652 Tomlynch@msn.com or www.TomLynch.com

2017 PAINTING WORKSHOPS

Shenandoah Art Destination

MADELINE ISLAND

The Shenandoah Art Destination, a 10-acre property, is magnificently located near the historic town of Lexington, nestled in the Shenandoah Valley between the Blue Ridge and the Allegheny Mountains. The owners, JanWillem & Nancy Boer, offer an ideal creative vacation and inspiration for all art lovers of any ability – the fee for your stay is all-inclusive – accommodations (private room and bath), meals (home-cooked), and art instruction. Pick-up from airports and train station available for nominal fee. All artists are welcome from the beginner to the professional painter for painting (all media), drawing and printmaking. Daily course guidance/tutelage by your host, Jan-Willem Boer, an established artist and illustrator for over 25 years in the USA & Europe, earning his degree from the Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Each day there is a focus on a different skill with much one-on-one instruction. The facility is set up with two great indoor studios and many wonderful outdoor locations for plein-air painting. It is the perfect setting to focus on art and at the same time have a refreshing vacation. Courses run from early spring to late autumn; for cost and more information please visit website. Non-participating spouse/partner is also welcome (see website for their cost). The testimonials of previous participants acknowledge what a wonderful experience you will have as well as the Google Reviews posted directly on Google. Featured in the Washington Post Travel Magazine 9/13/15 - http://t.co/bDaZdFZ9Cj 3/30-4/2/17, 4-Day session. 4/20-4/23/17, 4-Day session. 4/28-4/30/17, Weekend session. 5/5-5/7/17, Weekend session. 5/19-5/21/17, Weekend session. 5/28-6/2/17, 6-Day session. 6/8-6/11/17, 4-Day session. 6/15-6/20/17, 6-Day session. 6/25-6/30/17, 6-Day session. 7/7-7/9/17, Weekend session.

Iain Stewart ..................................... June 5-9 Konstantin Sterkhov .......................June 19-23 Chien Chung Wei............................June 26-30 Joe Paquet .....................................July 10-14 Bryan Mark Taylor ...........................July 24-28 Jane Davies....................................July 24-28 Herman Pekel............................ July 31-Aug 4 Sterling Edwards ...............................Aug 7-11 Frank Eber .....................................Aug 14-18 Leon Holmes ..................................Aug 21-25 Ted Nuttall .....................................Aug 21-25 David Taylor ..............................Aug 28-Sept 1 Margaret Dyer ...............................Sept 11-15 Fabio Cembranelli ..........................Sept 18-22 Plein Air Painters of America Master Workshops ..........................Sept 25-29 MISA West at TANQUE VERDE RANCH, AZ

Fabio Cembranelli ...........................Feb 20-24 Mel Stabin ..............................Feb 27-March 3 David Lobenberg ........................... March 6-10

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The Secret to Creating Prize-Winning Paintings

William A. Schneider AISM, IAPS-MC, PSA-MP, OPA

“Master of the Double Bass” Pastel 20x16

Workshops Revealing the Soul: Creating Sensitive Portraits in Pastel Location: Scottsdale Artists’ School 1/30/17 - 2/2/17 (800) 333-5707 www.scottsdaleartschool.org

Evocative Figures and Portraits: Pastel Location: Dakota Art Center, Mt. Vernon, WA 3/8/17 - 3/11/17 (888) 345-0067 ext. 5 info@dakotaartcenter.com

Start to Finish - Creating a Complete Oil Painting Location: Schneider Studios, Crystal Lake, IL 5/5/17 - 5/8/17 (815) 540-3121

www.SchneiderArt.com 815-455-4972 MARCH 2017

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