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    Christine Hanlon

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    Sheila Schaetzle

    Sheila remembers sketching as young as age six, her collection of sketchbooks show the development of a self taught Artist. With a strong desire to…

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Upcoming Art Shows

Upcoming Workshops

  • Jul 6, 2016 to Aug 26, 2016 - A series of 6 summer painting workshops taught at the Gibsons School of the Arts by professional artists in BC, Canada

    gibsons-school_workshopLocated in the quaint seaside town of Gibsons,BC. Canada, the Gibsons School of the Arts , now in its 16th year of operation, will be presenting 6, 4 or 5 day workshops by the following artists: Suzanne Northcott: Verne Busby; Sharon Lynn Williams; Karin Richter; Richard McDiarmid; Gaye Adams.  See our website www.gibsonsartschool.net for a description of the different workshops and to download our brochure.

  • Jul 7, 2016 to Jul 10, 2016 - Landscapes and Florals – Colour Them Skillfully!

    susan-chater_workshopJoin us for a four day workshop for all media*, in Prince Edward Island, on the east coast of Canada. Can’t you just smell those warm ocean breezes? July brings beautiful days, scenery with a perfect complement of red soil and greenery and a lovely village to paint while you take an insightful, interesting workshop specifically targeting colour with acclaimed artist and instructor, SUSAN CHATER 

    July 07-10, 2016 in Prince Edward Island with SUSAN CHATER

    See website for information: http://lorrainevatcher.com/page/colourworkshop

    See website for supplies* :  http://lorrainevatcher.com/page/susan_chater_workshop_supplies_list

    Email: lvat60@gmail.com   Telephone:  902-962-2327

  • Jul 7, 2016 to Sep 6, 2016 - Wild at Art summer 2016 courses in Scotland 3 – 8 days with the best art tutors in inspiring locations.

    wild-at-art_workshopCapture the dynamic sea and landscapes, villages and culture of Scotland! Our 2016 stunning locations are the village of Crail near St Andrews, Linlithgow near Edinburgh , and the Outer Hebrides Island Lewis & Harris.

    Wild at Art full holiday packages make it easy for you to focus on your art, and includes: art tutoring and supplies, B&B accommodation and welcome meal, lunches, travel within the course dates.

    See website

  • Jul 9, 2016 to Jul 23, 2016 - La Bonne Etoile Artist Retreat — France — Kippy Hammond

    2016-LBE-ADKIPPY HAMMOND  “Setting Your Artistic GPS” 

    Add-on excursion TBA July 24-27

    La Bonne Etoile Artist Retreat was developed to host artists and writers who would benefit from an experience in another culture along with dedicated time for creative pursuits. Together, Jerome and Kristina (Kippy), provide an expanding experience for all who walk in the gate at La Bonne Etoile. The friends and staff of La Bonne Etoile immensely enjoy providing a fun, productive time for those who choose to create and recreate here.

    http://labonneetoile.com  /  http://labonneetoile.com/blog/

  • Jul 11, 2016 to Jul 14, 2016 - By Land or By Sea – A mixed water-media workshop with Elise Beattie

    elise-beattie_workshop-2Take your painting skills on an adventure with Elise Beattie in her “By Land or By Sea” watercolor & acrylics mixed-media workshop at the Acadia Workshop Center in Maine.  To make your reservation for this Fearless Painting Workshop, please contact Gail Ribas (Director of the Acadia Workshop Center) email : awcmaine@gmail.com or call (207)-460-4119. See instructor’s website

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