Mission Statement

Our Mission is to promote art and art education in the community and among its members. To encourage and promote a public interest and understanding of art; to create and develop a closer relationship between art and the community and further the education and artistic development of its members.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Encaustic Workshop September 29, 2013

Encaustic workshop
Renaissance Art Gallery
Our next workshop, in encaustics will be Sunday September 29, 2013 from 2 to 4 pm at the Renaissance Art Gallery.
Artists interested in being a part of this workshop should contact:

Fern Christian, Director

We will have a heat gun and hot pallet, but you are encouraged to bring what supplies you already have. This will be an interactive workshop. No experience is necessary. 

Encaustic painting
F. Christian

We will be working in both traditional encaustics and experimental methods. 

Encaustics will be included this year in the 13th Annual National Miniature Exhibition to be held in November, so this is a good chance to work on a piece!


Tuesday, September 17, 2013

News of Members

Linda Helgason, self-portait
Pati Payne
Two of our  Renaissance Art Gallery  members, Linda Helgason and Pati Payne, will be taking the Walter Gropius workshop October 18-20 at the Huntington Museum of Art from master artist Ray Turner.  

We are proud of our members who continue learning. Linda will also be participating in the Bruce Bowersock figure drawing class.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Dragon's Lair

Dragon's Lair
F. Christian

We have all been enjoying the updates on Fern Christian's new watercolor painting of her Dragon Lily.

Received today, the photograph of the completed painting, soon to be hung in the Renaissance Art Gallery.