Monday, June 24, 2013

Life Drawing will be held this Wednesday as scheduled

The life-drawing open studio will be held this Wednesday, June 26, as scheduled. The model will be Katie.

Derek Davis was awarded an honorable mention at the Plein Air Cedarburg Painting Event

Old Town Artists member Derek Davis was awarded an honorable mention for his painting, "Hidden Gem," at the Plein Air Cedarburg Painting Event, Cedarburg, Wisconsin.  The competition was held June 12-23; 170 artists competed in the event.



Derek's painting. Photograph from http://www.pleinaircedarburg.blogspot.com/.

Derek Davis won first place at the Port Washington, Wisconsin, paintout

Old Town Artists member Derek Davis won first place at the Port Washington, Wisconsin, paintout hosted by the Cedarburg Artists Guild, Cedarburg, Wisconsin. More than 60 artists participated in the event, which was held June 12 and 13.

Photo: We kicked off the plein air festivities last night with a first-time reception in Port Washington.  Thank you to the Blue Heron Gallery for your hospitality!
Here's our first place winner Derek Davis, from St. Paul, Minnesota.  Congrats also to second place Tom Nachreiner and third place Larry Seiler. Thank you to the volunteers, Victoria Benson Hora for announcing the winners and Mary Ulm Mayhew for judging this exhibit.  All the Port Washington paintings will be on display beginning Saturday afternoon at the Cedarburg Cultural Center.

Derek with his painting, "Light on the Dock." Photograph from https://www.facebook.com/cedarburg.guild?hc_location=timeline.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Life Drawing is cancelled tonight, June 19

Due to unforeseen circumstances, life drawing is cancelled tonight, June 19. Life drawing will be held at its normal time next Wednesday, June 26.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Figure model schedule for June, July, and August

OldTown Artists' figure-drawing co-op
Wednesdays 7:30-9:30pm
ACVR Warehouse
106 West Water St., 4th floor
Across from Harriet Island, St Paul

Summer Figure Model Schedule

June
6/12 Ginger (2 forty-five minute poses)
6/19 Jacquie (1 repeated pose)
6/26 Katie (2 poses)

July
7/3   Emma (1)
7/10 Monica (2)
7/17 Bryan (1)
7/24 Monica (2)
7/31 Katherine (1)

August
8/7   Sylvia (2)
8/14 Liz (1)
8/21 Emma (2)

Note: We will have a drawing session on July 3.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Portrait Session - 6/14/13 - Tony Returns!

Please join us for our regular Friday night portrait sessions all summer long!  This week, Tony Darras returns by popular demand.  See previous post for photo.

Drop on in. No appointment necessary.
  • Doors are open between 7:00 - 7:30. 
  • Session runs from 7:30 - 9:30. 
  • Cost is $5.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Portrait Session - 6/7/13

Please join us tonight as our regular Friday night portrait sessions continue for the summer!  Tonight's model will be Tony Darras, a New Mexico transplant of Latin descent.
Drop on in. 
  • Doors are open between 7:00 - 7:30. 
  • Session runs from 7:30 - 9:30. 
  • Cost is $5.