Painting

Plein Air Palette Knife Oil Painting #743

Join award-winning artist George Allan in this two-day palette knife oil painting workshop open to both beginning and intermediate students. George will cover his 12-color palette, instruct students on how to mix these colors, and assist with subject choice and composition. Some experience with color is beneficial, but not required. On both days, students will paint outdoors (en plein air) in the gardens of the George Allan Studio in Kula. This class is FULL. Please call (808) 572-6560 to add your name to the waiting list.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
July 26 & 27 /9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Guest Artist George Allan
Location: George Allan Studio in Kula
Tuition: $235 ($294 nonmember)

Supply List

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Open Studio

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About the Teaching Artist

George Allan has been an award-winning oil painter on Maui for 40 years. He was born in Melbourne, Australia, attended the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, then traveled for 12 years throughout North & South America, Europe and Russia. While living for 8 years in St. Anton, Austria, he studied art every summer in various European museums. Arriving in Lahaina in 1973, one of his first art awards was in 1977, when he won the Juror’s Award in the Hui’s Ethel Baldwin Memorial Exhibit. His work was accepted in 5 Artists of Hawai’i exhibits at the Honolulu Academy of Arts from 1979 to 1990. He has been invited many times to participate in invitational shows of The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu; Laguna Blanca Art Invitational, Santa Barbara; the Maui Arts & Cultural Center; and Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center. George has also been a Juror for exhibits throughout Hawai’i. He has written two books, “Our Island Home,” published by Village Galleries in Lahaina in 2000; and “Life is a Performance”, published by Maui Arts & Cultural Center in 2002. He has taught palette knife oil painting classes at the Hui since 1993, at the Volcano Art Center, the Lana’i Art Program, and various advanced placement art classes in high schools on Maui. His work is included in the collections of the Hawai’i State Art Museum, the Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, as well as corporate and private collections throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

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Painting Cities, Towns, and Streets in Watercolor with Visiting Artist Roger Whitlock #732

In this workshop, students will learn to capture the many moods of the urban scene. Through a series of small paintings, both “into-the-light” and “down-the-light,” students will focus on creating large, interesting shapes; exciting darks; various kinds of edges; and well-designed focal areas in which color plays a major role. Roger will provide photos of street scenes for his students to use, but also encourages them to bring their own. Prerequisites: Intermediate and advanced painters only

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
August 9 & 10 /10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Roger Whitlock
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $144 ($180 nonmember)

Supply List

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Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Roger Whitlock has been painting in watercolor since 1985. He is a signature member of the Hawai‘i Watercolor Society. Since 1993, he has had over twenty solo shows and has participated in many group shows, both in Hawai‘i and on the mainland, and in recent international exhibitions in Taipei City, Taiwan, Sao Paolo, Brazil, and Incheon, Korea. In 2001, Watercolor Magic recognized Roger as one of fifteen American watercolor painters “to watch.” In 2008, he was named by Honolulu Magazine as one of “9 Hawai‘i Artists to Collect.” He currently teaches the advanced watercolor class at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. His work is included in many private and corporate collections as well as in the collections of the Honolulu Academy of Arts and the State of Hawai‘i.

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Basic Drawing Intensive with Visiting Artist Natalie Westbrook #733

This short workshop focuses on observational drawing. Students will explore basic drawing tools and techniques through a variety of short exercises. Working in black and white media, the class will study formal elements including line, composition, perspective, value, texture, shape and space. Subjects will include both still life and landscape. The first part of the workshop will be held inside the classroom and the second part of class will include work outdoors on the unique grounds of the Hui. No previous experience required!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Saturday, 1 day
August 16 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Natalie Westbrook
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $165 ($207 nonmember)

Supply List

Please bring the following to class:
-­‐newsprint paper and/or basic white drawing paper (roughly 18 x 24” pad or sheets, approximately 30 sheets)
-­‐soft compressed charcoal
-­‐one kneaded eraser
-­‐one soft graphite pencil or china marker

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Natalie Westbrook received her BFA from The Cooper Union School of Art, her MA in Critical and Curatorial Studies from the University of Louisville, and her MFA in Painting and Printmaking from Yale University. Her work has been exhibited nationally, including recent exhibitions at Robert Miller Gallery; New York, NY, Interstate Projects; Brooklyn, NY, Reynolds Gallery; Richmond, VA, Bushwick Basel 2012, Vaudeville Park; Brooklyn, NY, and Co/Lab at Art Platform Los Angeles, CA. She was awarded Haleakala Artist in Residence in 2013. She is the recipient of the Robert Schoelkopf Memorial Travel Grant and the Carol Schlosberg Memorial Prize for Excellence in Painting. In 2011, Natalie was appointed Lecturer at the Yale School of Art.

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Intermediate Oil Painting: Abstract Expressionism #744 & 745

In this class designed for those with some background in oil painting, Tony will work with students to enhance and achieve each individual’s artistic vision. Don’t miss this opportunity to study and consult with a true master of the language of abstract expressionism! Prerequisite: Beginning Oil Painting or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Session I (#744): Thursdays, 8 weeks / August 14 – October 2 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Session II (#745): Thursdays, 8 weeks / October 16 – December 11 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (No class on November 27)
Teaching Artist: Tony Walholm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $225 ($282 nonmember)

Supply List

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Open Studio

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About the Teaching Artist

Tony Walholm is renowned for his large-scale oil paintings of the “visionary abstract” style. Tony taught at Chaminade University in Honolulu for ten years before becoming a teaching artist for the Hui. He has been painting full time since 1982. His work can be seen at the Stanford University Children’s Hospital, the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, and the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater and is part of many private collections. He is currently represented by Paia Contemporary Gallery.!

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Advanced Drawing with Visiting Artist Natalie Westbrook #734

This three-day class focuses on mechanical and conceptual investigations. Working in black and white media, students will engage in exercises designed to encourage experimentation. Directed assignments will invite students to develop personal responses while regular group discussion and critique will offer opportunity to share explorations of subject, content, and various materials. Prerequisite: Prior basic drawing experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Monday, Wednesday & Friday / 3 days
August 18, 20 & 22 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Natalie Westbrook
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $125 ($156 nonmember)

Supply List

Please bring the following to class:
-­‐ basic white drawing paper (18 x 24” pad, at least 30 sheets)
-­‐soft compressed charcoal
-­‐one kneaded eraser
-­‐vine charcoal
-­‐graphite pencils and/or sticks

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Natalie Westbrook received her BFA from The Cooper Union School of Art, her MA in Critical and Curatorial Studies from the University of Louisville, and her MFA in Painting and Printmaking from Yale University. Her work has been exhibited nationally, including recent exhibitions at Robert Miller Gallery; New York, NY, Interstate Projects; Brooklyn, NY, Reynolds Gallery; Richmond, VA, Bushwick Basel 2012, Vaudeville Park; Brooklyn, NY, and Co/Lab at Art Platform Los Angeles, CA. She was awarded Haleakala Artist in Residence in 2013. She is the recipient of the Robert Schoelkopf Memorial Travel Grant and the Carol Schlosberg Memorial Prize for Excellence in Painting. In 2011, Natalie was appointed Lecturer at the Yale School of Art.

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