For more information, please contact the registrar Monica Papas, at (860) 231-8019.
NEW: Join acclaimed pastelist Frank Federico for a pastel workshop
The Painterly Pastel with Frank Federico - all levels welcome
In this workshop, students will execute a water based underpainting that will reflect a painterly and colorful approach for the ensuing pastel application. Working from sketches or photos, students will create an exciting and personal interpretation that will enhance your creative approach to the art of pastelling. In depth explanation of the process and philosophy of painting with pastels.
Sunday March 2, 10 - 4 p.m. FF111 9:30 - 4:30 Upper Schoolhouse
$90 members $120 non-members
Minimum 6 students, maximum 12. Material list available upon registration.
Instructor Bio: Frank is a seasoned artist with many awards garnishing his career. In 2013, Frank received the top $5,000 Pastel Society of America award given by the Flora B. Giffuni Foundation. In 2012, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Pastel Society of America at their annual awards ceremony in New York, one of only 37 inductees.
He has attained the honorable level of signature membership of numerous prestigious art societies including Master Pastellist Pastel Society of America, Master Circle Member-IAPS, CT Pastel Society, Pastel Society of Painters on Cape Cod, Degas Pastel Society, National Watercolor Society, New England Watercolor Society, National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic to name a few. He has received numerous awards including the Grumbacher Gold, Silver and Bronze, many honors from the Pastel Society of America, National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic, Allied Artists of America and many more.
MEMORY + IMAGINATION WORKSHOP William McCarthy 2 day workshop
Inspire your imagination and loosen up your flow, as Will McCarthy engages us by sharing his techniques which enable him to paint from and achieve an atmospheric style that captures the essence, the beauty and the emotion of the landscape.
The day will begin with a lecture and demonstration,then we will launch into a full day of painting and interaction. Day two will consist of starting new works as well up the previous days work. Class size is limited sign up early. Most supplies will be supplied.
WM600 Upper Schoolhouse
Saturday & Sunday, March 15th and 16th
Fee: members $180.00 non-members $205.00
COLOR AND THE IMPRESSIONIST LANDSCAPE Joan Jardine 2 day workshop
The workshop will focus on addressing light and form. In this class will recognize light in our visual field and use thisinformation to paint a landscape. We will recognize large masses and then break them down to smaller masses using color. We will discuss aspects of painting the landscape including composition and perspective, and working on first color notesto achieve a cohesive painting. There are no formulas, weather permitting, we will paint plein air. Class will start with a demo and talk. Students may use acrylic, but oil paints are preferred.
JJ411 Upper Schoolhouse,
Thursday, March 6, 9:30 am - 4:40 pm.
Friday, March 7, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fee: member $106.00 non-member $131.00
In an effort to cut down on mailing costs, we are only mailing catalogs by special request to members. Our catalog is available online and can be downloaded by clicking the link above.
If you are a member who would like to continue to receive a paper catalog in the mail, please contact our registrar Monica Papas at (860) 231-8019.