Linda Kemp Demonstration

Linda Kemp, CSPWC, OSA, SCA

Demonstrations of Negative Watercolor Painting Technique by Linda Kemp

Wednesday, Aug 15, 7:00-9:00 p.m.,

at the Maria Center, 336 Ripa, Saint Louis, MO  63125.

The cost is $10 for anyone not taking the workshop.

Free for workshop participants.

Watercolor USA Honor Society Exhibition – “Watercolor Now 2018”

Elizabeth Concannon and Alicia Farris will have artwork in the Watercolor USA Honor Society’s “Watercolor Now 2018” and invite you to come see the exhibition.

An Exhibition of Watercolor USA Honor Society Members Watercolors

This will be a joint venture with the Margaret Harwell Art Museum, 421 N. Main St., Poplar Bluff, MO 63901, and the Poplar Bluff Municipal Library, 318 N. Main Street, Poplar Bluff, MO  63901.

The Exhibit will be open to visitors Tuesdays -Fridays Noon till 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 1:00p.m. till 4:00p.m.

There will be a ticketed, catered special opening reception on
Saturday Oct.6, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

Exhibit runs Oct 6 – Nov 24.

Click here for more information on the museum.

For more information on the Watercolor USA Honor Society, click here.

Plein Air Artist Registration

We are inviting artists to participate in our 3rd annual Plein Air Festival, a painting competition sponsored by U City in Bloom.   This will take place on Sunday, September 23,  will be featuring the gardens at the historic U City High School, Jackson Park school, Mooney, Lewis and Heman Parks.  The neighborhoods in the area: Hanley to Pennsylvania, and Delmar to Olive, some unique architecture, homes and gardens.  Following the afternoon judging, winners will be announced and honored at a reception at the U City Community Center, 975 Pennsylvania, U City.
First, second, and third place winners will receive cash prizes, and the opportunity to be the featured artists in the October gallery show in the University City Public Library.   The show will include a reception, and sales will be encouraged.
Please register by September 5, send a picture and your contact information to be in the souvenir booklet that will be distributed to all guests at the September 23 reception, and in the Library Gallery.
We are attaching the event flier for artists, which includes a map, and a description of the locations.  Competition rules and an application form are available on our website; or respond to:
By participating in this event you will be helping U City in Bloom continue our mission to enhance and beautify our city.
Judy Prange
Executive Director, U City in Bloom
314-725-8243, Cell: 314-518-0258

Marilynne Bradley Workshop: Watercolor and Wine

Workshop: Watercolor and Wine

August 25, 2018

5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Washington University, Steinberg Gallery, Steinberg Hall.

Sponsored by the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.

Explore your artistic side during this evening of painting and sipping wine with watercolorist Marilynne Bradley (BFA 60). Bradley will illustrate specific techniques and provide one-on-one instruction as attendees create a still-life watercolor inspired by Henri Matisse’s Nature morte aux oranges (II) (c. 1899), in the Kemper Art Museum collection, as well as paintings by Paul Cézanne and Maurice Prendergast.

Bradley received her BFA from Washington University, MAT from Webster University, and MFA from Syracuse University. She is a member of the faculty of Webster University and the University of Missouri–Columbia and has led workshops at the Kansas City Art Institute, Saint Louis University, William Woods University, Columbia College, Washington University, and many national watercolor societies.

Ages 21 and up. This workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The Museum will provide supplies, wine, and light bites. Museum members will also receive a sweet treat.

Register here >>

View parking information here.