2018 Ozarks




Painting Workshops

"Art does not solve problems, but makes us aware of their existence," sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has said. Arts education, on the other hand, does solve problems. Years of research show that it's closely linked to almost everything that we as a nation say we want for our children and demand from our schools: academic achievement, social and emotional development, civic engagement, and equitable opportunity.

En Plein Air Texas

San Angelo, Texas. The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts and the San Angelo & area communities will welcome 35 Competition Artists coming from 18 states to paint the town and surrounding countryside this October. Artists were selected by juror Roger Dale Brown out of a talented field of applicants from 27 states and Canada.

Moving On

Through adversity we paint, and in it sometimes comes our best comes forward. This is a painting from the “Chase County Plein Air Festival.” I had passed this scene at different times of day, and decided on an early morning try. Up well before the sun, I had to guess on where my bovine subjects were. Not so easy, I was asked to “move on” by a rancher, then the cows moved on, and in came a skunk, and I politely urged her to “move on”. But as plein air artists we do our best and go on from there.

Always something

The life of an artist is a bit different than many, the life of a plein air artist is stranger still. A little looser, and you can't let things get to you.

the MVIS

The Missouri Valley Impressionist Society.Summers painting on location at Indian Cave State Park, with fellow MVIS founders Jeff Sparks and Rachel Mindrup. (not shown, Brent Seevers) Here some of the ideas on creating a group for representational artists, to help grow, and build impressionistic art in the upper Midwest were formed. (Loosely, mostly we painted )

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May 4, 5, 6                         Lake of the Ozarks,       Camdenton, Missouri

Lake of the Ozarks is not just world class boating, fishing, shopping for every budget, join me for a primo outdoor painting workshop in one of Missouri’s outdoor paradises. We will be honing our skills in and around the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks, Ha-Ha-Tonka, Niangua River. (not short of places to paint.) You will probably want to stay longer to explore on your own.

This 3 day outdoor painting workshop (weather permitting) is for all level artists, covering the essentials of painting outside, with added emphasis on perspective, both linear, and atmospheric.

Working each day at a new location, where there will be an ample amount of one on one instruction, coupled with demonstrations, group critiques and lectures.

Should we have inclement weather, we will be painting indoors at the Bill Woods Art Center & Gallery, Camdenton Missouri.

Cost: $285.00

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Deposit: $50.00

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Lodging & food is not included.

Sponsored by the Bill Woods Art Center & Gallery, 70 State Hwy 5, Camdenton, MO 65020 (573) 317-1010

Bill Wood’s Art Center, bill@billsartcenterandgallery.com

For questions or to register for the workshop, please fill out following form.


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