2022 Winter Guest Artist Workshop - Painting Into Abstraction

Friday January 21

10:30 AM  –  4:30 PM


Marianne Mitchell

Advanced level

This course is for realist painters wanting to incorporate more abstract expression in their work and for abstract painters seeking guidance in developing their expression. Addressing methods for handling both acrylic and oil paint mediums, the focus will be on embracing abstraction while learning unique techniques developed by Marianne Mitchell to create luminous layers of transparent and opaque color. The relationship between emotional expression, compositional skill and technical facility will be emphasized in discussion and demonstration while each student is supported on their artistic journey throughout the workshop.

Workshop meets at VBMA in Studios 2 and 3

Friday-Sunday, January 21-23, 2022, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

$460 ($375 museum members)