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Joseph A. Whalen (1927-2015), A Daily Ornament, 1999; watercolor on paper, 16 1/4 x 20 1/4 inches; Gift of the Artist, 2004

Joseph A. Whalen (1927-2015), A Daily Ornament, 1999; watercolor on paper, 16 1/4 x 20 1/4 inches; Gift of the Artist, 2004

Class / Workshop  |  Watercolor 101 with Joe Whalen and Jeff Watkins

Part of the International Center for Watercolor

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 12:30–4 pm

Painting with watercolors is a refreshing artistic medium. A sampling of techniques will be demonstrated and applications of the watercolor medium will be introduced. Participants will see artist demonstrations, get their hands wet, and have conversations about the process.

This is a watercolor workshop for beginners, supplies are included.

Joseph Whalen is a watercolor painter for nearly 65 years. His paintings have won numerous awards and he’s been the focus of nearly a dozen one-man shows in the region. Joe’s paintings are in public and private collections from Paris to London to Los Angeles to New York.

Jeff Watkins is a distinguished watercolor artist. He is published in Splash 3 by Rachel Wolf, The Simple Secret to Better Painting by Greg Albert and Watercolors in a Weekend by Hazel Harrison. He currently lives in Lockport where he paints primarily from the local landscape. During the past 40 years Jeff taught public and private watercolor lessons, featured his work in many galleries, and developed a unique style.

Cost: $45 for "not yet" members; $35 for Burchfield Penney members. Join online or call 716-878-3547 for membership information.

To register for this class, call Kathy Gaye Shiroki at 716-878-3549, email shirokkg@buffalostate.edu or download the registration form.