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Would you like to join a painting class in the mountains in spring?

PAINTING THE WORLD AROUND US: PLEIN AIR PAINTING IN SPRING MAY 1 – 7, 2016 John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N. Carolina What do you love about spring? Have you experienced it in the mountains of North Carolina? The flowers have begun to burst open in joyful colors, the birds are singing, the air …

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Plein Air Painting Class and Juried Portrait Show

ACRYLIC PAINTING IN PLEIN AIR John C. Campbell Folk School,  Brasstown, North Carolina Sunday, Oct 12 – Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 Would you like to spend a week in the mountains of North Carolina painting outdoors?  There is still time to register for a plein air painting class I will be teaching at the John …

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plein air painting workshop taught by Mary Jane Volkmann and Kathleen Wobie

The John C. Campbell Experience

Each spring and fall for the past several years I have had the privilege of co-teaching a plein air painting class with Kathleen Wobie at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, N. Carolina.  We originally taught classes by ourselves, assisting each other when we had full classes.  We realized how much we enjoyed …

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painting by Mary Jane Volkmann

Off and Running!

After three glorious days painting in the magnificent flower gardens of the United Kingdom pavilion at Epcot, I’ve had great practice for the Winter Park Invitational Paint Out which begins this coming Sunday. Each year the team of volunteer gardeners at the Albin Polasek Museum, where the paint out is held, do everything they can …

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Canaveral

Back home and enjoying painting!

I just returned from two back to back events: a teaching week with my friend and fellow artist Kathleen Wobie at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina, followed by a week of painting at the Canaveral National Seashore Invitational Paint Out.  It was a delightful time to be outdoors enjoying the …

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