2017 Workshops for Adults
Capturing Impressions Quickly
Oil Painting Workshop with V….Vaughan
June 1-4, 2017
Times to be announced.
An impressionist oil painter, V…. paints on location all across America. “My favorite subjects are wild places and around the countryside near America’s small farms.” V’s work focuses on special projects that are heartfelt and comprehensive; treating her subjects to documentary style study. She completed 365 daily small works depicting her family’s “Last Year on the Farm”‘ before they moved from the land in 2008. The paintings were featured at various museums and venues, and received great revues. In October of 2011, V…. presented a follow-up exhibit entitled “Passing America” in which she explored America’s disappearing family farms. Both shows debuted at the Great Plains Art Museum at the University of Nebraska.
V….Vaughan spent many years as a graphic designer/art director/illustrator, working in advertising and winning Addy Awards. Her clients included Samsung, The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and Harcourt Publishing. V….Vaughan Arts grew through RockSports Inc. which still features V’s colorful designs in national catalogs and websites. For over 20 years V…. has been a part-time high school art instructor. She also teaches painting workshops all across America.
Her paintings are part of the permanent collection of the Gadsen Museum of Art, the Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art and the Great Plains Art Museum as well as in countless private collections.
Watercolor: Bold and Free
Two-day Workshop with Sonya Haynie
Dates to be announced.
Sonya Haynie is an accomplished artist and educator in Odessa, Texas. Sonya specializes in custom works of jewelry in silver and gold, as well as paintings in watercolor and acrylic. As an educator, she has motivated and trained artists and educators at ECISD, Odessa College, Sul Ross State University, and the University of Texas at the Permian Basin.
Having received countless honors and awards for her art and community service, Sonya’s education and training includes a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Texas Tech University, coursework at Highlands University in New Mexico, and a Master of Fine Arts from Instituto Allende in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.