Saturday & Sunday, June 8 & 9, 11a – 4p
Roxbury Arts Center
5025 Vega Mountain Road
Ages 16 and up
$140, all materials included
Advance registration required, space is limited.
In this two-day workshop students will learn to contemplate objects from a variety of angles. The Teaching Artist, Janet Wentworth Erickson, will walk individuals through the complexities of color and composition. Utilizing still life and the theme of individual heroes, the participants will express themselves through the pastel medium.
About the teaching artist: Janet Wentworth Erickson first pursued her formal education at the Art Institute of Boston, then in New York City; earning a B.F.A. degree from Parsons School of Design and a M.F.A. in painting from Brooklyn College. Her early art career included book illustration for major publishers such as HarperCollins, McGraw-Hill, Little Brown & Co. and Houghton Mifflin & Co. She is a member of the Pastel Society of America with the designation, “Master Pastellist.
Janet spent over a decade on the faculty of the National Academy School of Fine Art where she taught drawing and painting for almost a decade. In 2005, Janet joined the art department of the State University of New York, Oneonta, where she currently teaches figure drawing. She resides and maintains an art studio in Delhi, New York.