Upcoming events

    • June 01, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • June 04, 2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Hummelstown Fire Hall, 249 E. Main St., Hummelstown, PA 17036
    • 1

    Kim Johnson Nechtman offers a fun approach to painting animals in a loose and colorful way. This class is great for both beginners and for more advanced students. You will concentrate on making shapes, composition, and the application of paint with correct values. You’ll learn about lost and found edges for interest and movement, integrating the foreground with the background to make a cohesive painting, and connecting shapes. Participants will gain confidence, learn to be more analytical of your own and other’s paintings, and upgrade your own abilities.

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    View Kim Johnson Nechtman's website to learn more

    • September 25, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • November 06, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Full Exhibition Online - Award Winners & more

    Details to come shortly. Check the Juried Exhibition page

    • October 25, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • October 27, 2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Hummelstown Fire Hall 249 East Main Street, Hummelstown, Pa
    • 17

    Painting portraits in watercolor can seem like a daunting task, but many of us  can’t resist the urge to try it. We may have a loved one who we’d like to paint or  we may simply be drawn to the challenge of capturing an interesting character on  paper. It’s so easy to “tighten up” our portrait paintings because of our focus on  “getting it right”. Painting the “quick sketch” portraits focuses on loosening up that  process and working to achieve a more relaxed look that highlights the beauty  and freshness of the watercolor medium. 

    I will have partially pre-drawn portraits for you to work on as part of our exercises  - or you may draw freehand. You will be asked to bring along one or two pre dawn portraits of your own on watercolor paper. (on approximately 9”x11”paper,  head only). 

    The 3 day format of the workshop will give us time to practice the techniques we  are exploring. The references we’ll be working with will cover a wide range of  ages and skin tones. 

    This workshop will be a combination of demo and hands-on portrait work.* During Days 1 and 2, you will primarily work from partially pre-drawn portraits  that will be provided in the class. You will finish the drawings, but the basics will  be there so we can spend the majority of our time painting. (If you prefer to work  completely freehand, that is fine. ) 

    • On day 3, we will work on one or two portraits of your own that you have  prepared for the class. 
    • Tech Tips: Each day we will explore a technology tool to use to help you in your  portrait paintings. 
    • Students should be comfortable with painting in watercolor, but do not need to  have

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    Option an online event will be used only in the case of a State mandate or quarantine restrictions


    About the Instructor:

    Pam Wenger has always been drawn to portraits and figurative work. Since she retired from teaching,

    she’s fallen in love with portraiture in watercolor.

    Her work has been exhibited in National and Local shows, including the Pennsylvania Art of the State,

    National Watercolor Society, American Watercolor Society, PA Watercolor Society, and the Baltimore

    Watercolor Society’s Mid Atlantic Watercolor Show.

    You can find more information about her and view her work at www.pamwenger.com,

    https://www.instagram.com/pwenger32/, or https://www.facebook.com/pamwengerwatercolor/

Call for Entries - Other Organizations

51st Annual River Road Show: Call for Entry
Deadline May 13, 2021 - Deadline for entry in the Art Guild of Louisiana sponsored 51st Annual National River Road Show is May 13, 2021. This national juried exhibition draws entries from all over the United States with cash and merchandise awards in excess of $4,000. Go to www.artguildlouisiana.org/river-road-show-prospectus for complete information regarding dates, fees, awards. Or contact Claudia LeJeune at rrs@artguildlouisiana.org or 225-292-2004.

Watercolor USA 2021: Call for Entry
The Springfield Art Museum is pleased to announce that 
Watercolor USA 2021 will feature 96 works from 95 contemporary artists working in watermedia, representing 32 states. At 96 works, Watercolor USA 2021 is one of the largest Watercolor USA exhibitions in recent memory, continuing a recent trend among jurors to give audiences what they want: watercolor - and more of it. The 60th exhibition of Watercolor USA was selected by juror Nick Nelson, Museum Director of the Springfield Art Museum. For more information, please visit www.sgfmuseum.org.

June - September 2021 Deadline: May 15, 2021 ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events and ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association, is pleased to announce the open call for BORDERS ART FAIR - VENICE 2021. BORDERS ART FAIR, curated by Arch. Luca Curci, will be presented in Venice at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello and in other prestigious venues between June 14 and September 19, 2021. https://www.itsliquid.com/call-borders2021.html

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