Paint the landscape outside from September 24th – 28th, 2012 in Taos, New Mexico with award-winning painter and popular Santa Fe teacher Jakki Kouffman. Enjoy painting in high mountain meadows and along deep river gorges when the aspens and the cottonwoods are approaching full color. Taos is a historic art town that has inspired artists for generations. You will be moved by the diversity of painting spots each day, while increasing your painting skills, followed each evening with a well-earned retreat with new art friends to one of the fine local eateries.
Jakki Kouffman specializes in both acrylic and pastel painting. Artists working in watercolor, gouache, water-soluble oil or traditional oil paint are welcome to join. Both brush painting and knife painting techniques will be encouraged. Daily individual critiques in the field will be accompanied by late afternoon indoor group discussions at the workshop hotel, the Sagebrush Inn. Painters working in all styles and at all skill levels are invited to participate.
Kouffman has shown her work in over two hundred group shows and has mounted four museum solo exhibitions. She is a Signature Member of Plein Air Painters of New Mexico and Pastel Society of New Mexico, as well as a Master Pastellist with the Pastel Society of America. She shows actively with the Rio Grande Art Association and the Eldorado Arts and Crafts Association.
Kouffman has taught classes and workshops in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, and the Yukon. She has served as an instructor of weekly classes at Santa Fe Community College Continuing Education for the past eleven years. For further questions, contact her below.
When: September 24 – 28, 2012
Where: Taos, New Mexico 87571
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: (505) 466-1800
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