Create your own original small painting and interpret your visit to Santa Fe with award-winning artist Shirley Crow. Play with techniques she uses in her studio, in the historic village of Tesuque only a few minutes from Santa Fe, along scenic Bishop’s Lodge Road.
Explore your creativity in an ideal setting—a contemporary house and garden specializing in grasses, and a roomy, light-filled studio looking onto the pinon-juniper landscape.
Learn a special technique that Shirley Crow uses in her mysterious, abstract oil paintings and explore the magic of color relationships with various methods using brushes and paints. You’ll also work with influences and inspirations as you express the colors of New Mexico in your own work…NO ART EXPERIENCE NECESSARY AND ALL LEVELS WELCOME!
The goal of the workshop is to give you a unique, fun, even joyous, art experience that lifts your spirits, expands aesthetic awareness and enhances your Santa Fe visit. All art materials, including a small primed canvas, are provided.
Shirley Crow earned her Bachelor of Science (with honors) in Art Education from the University of Missouri. She studied with and assisted the director of the Lowell Collins School of Art in Houston. She also won the Individual Artist Fellowship Award from and hosted visiting artists for the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, part of the National Endowment for the Arts, when she worked in Delaware. Her work has been exhibited at the U.S. Embassy in Belgium and many galleries, including The Read Johnson Gallery in Santa Fe, NM, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art Gallery in Santa Fe, NM, The Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, TX, and the Delaware State Arts Council Gallery in Wilmington, DE.
10:00am-12:00pm daily–contact for details
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