Sunday, July 21, 2013

Derek Davis was awarded second prize

Old Town member, Derek Davis, was awarded second prize at the seventh annual plein air painting competition hosted by the Jaques Art Center in Aitkin, Minnesota.  The competition was held July 17-20, 2013. Derek's painting will be on display at the Jaques Art Center until August 10.

Derek's award winning painting
Image from Marva Harms. Posted on Outdoor Painters of Minnesota Facebook page.

Derek standing next to his award winning painting.
Image from Derek Davis.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Derek Davis won the Depot Award / Best of Show at the Red Wing Plein Air Festival

Derek Davis won the Depot Award / Best of Show at the Red Wing Plein Air Festival, which was held June 24-June 29, 2013 in Red Wing, Minnesota. His award-winning painting,  "Atop the River Bluff,"  will be on display through August 26 at the Red Wing Depot Gallery. Forty artists participated in the Festival and the 125 paintings they created during the Festival are on display in the gallery.

 "Atop the River Bluff," 12x16, oil
Photograph from Derek Davis

There is life drawing tonight, July 3

The Old Town Artists' life-drawing coop will meet tonight, July 3, as scheduled. The model is Emma, who will do one pose.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

No Portrait Session July 5

Due to the holiday, there will not be a portrait session on Fri, July 5.

We will return to the normal schedule on July 12th.

Our sitter will be Andrea, who has worked as a professional figure model in the past.  She will be returning on the 19th as well.  Let's get a big group together and make her feel welcome.  Bring your friends.