What a week: a great chance to meet other artists and connect with the people of Dubuque. Also practice painting in rainy or cloudy light which produced good results.
You've been meaning to visit Amana, and Labor Day weekend is a great time to do it! Artists will be painting all day Friday and Saturday. If it's warm, come out early or look in the shade for easels during the midday sun. You are likely to find artists on main street, near the town barns, in Homestead, or at the lily pond west of town. Drop in Catiri's gallery anytime for artist locations. On Sunday afternoon (2-4 pm) there is a quick paint event where you can see lots of artistic talent all gathered in the idyllic Amana yard behind the Catiris' gallery. There will be an award given immediately following. More fun, music, hors d'oeuvres, conversation, and an unveiling of the artists' work will take place Sunday evening, Sept. 3 starting at 5 pm. Get tickets for this event at Catiri's gallery anytime before Sunday.
All classes are at my art studio near Swisher unless otherwise indicated. Contact me with questions.
Please join me 7:00 to 9:00 pm, July 7, 2017, at Quad City Art's Rock Island Gallery for the opening of a joint exhibit with David Gregory and Hot Glass Studio. The exhibit will run until August 18th. The gallery is located at 1715 2nd Ave, Rock Island, IL.
Left: Detail "Echo Avenue Farm"
new work by Lianne Westcot
48" x 24", acrylic
©2017, Lianne Westcot. All rights reserved.
It's time to think about summer art!
Youth Summer Art Sessions
For highly interested young artists who have completed grades 3-7.
Session I: Mon - Wed, July 10-12 - 8:30 to 11:00 am (at my studio)
Session II: Mon - Wed, July 17-19 - 8:30 to 11:00 am (at my studio)
Each session includes a variety of projects that are fun & teach important art concepts.
$129 Each session with all materials included,
register for one or both!
EARLY BIRD: $119 by May 1st
(I will also honor this fee if registering siblings)
* CLASSES ARE SMALL, SPACES ARE VERY LIMITED * Min: 3 / Max: 6 per session.
REGISTRATION or ?s:
[Also if you have interested youth who are older/younger than these grades please email me about classes]
Instructor: professional artist Lianne Westcot
Location: Sessions are held at my studio near Swisher, IA
You are invited to visit "Midwest Meditations" if you are in Iowa City through the end of February 2017. You'll find it on the 8th floor gallery near the Rooftop Cafe. Go in the Fountain Entrance & take Elevator D or F.
DRAWING STUDIO - Friday Mornings
Hours: 9:30-11:00 am
Jan 13-March 3
Location: My art studio near Swisher (MAP)
This class has started. For future classes, email or call 319-270-7341
ACRYLIC PAINTING - Monday evenings
Hours: 6:00-8:00 pm
(NOTE: starting time corrected)
Location: Kirkwood Horticulture Building
2 classes, take 1 or both:
(Please register through Kirkwood)
ACRYLIC 1-2-3 Jan 23-Feb 5
Details/Register (registration closes Jan. 23)
ACRYLIC PAINTING STUDIO Feb 20-Mar 6
ACRYLIC PAINTING STUDIO - Thursday afternoons
Hours: 1-3 pm through March 9
Location: Iowa City Senior Center
This class has started; however, new students are welcome to join after attending a 30 minute intro session. To schedule yours, email or call 319-270-7341.
You Are Invited...
Location: COLE LIBRARY GALLERY at Cornell College
Thru October 24, 2016 during library hours
Please visit my exhibit at the Cole Library Gallery at Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa. In Midwest Meditation you will find a mix of new and old, combined to offer you time and space for quiet contemplation.
Save time to wander the campus with views of Kings Chapel and the surrounding countryside. Visit Zamora's Garden Gallery in Thomas Commons to see landscapes by Hugh Lifson, Mike Ryan, Katrina Garner, Sue Coleman, Catherine Quehl-Engel, Marty Mitchell, and Mark Benesh.
Directions: Cole Library Gallery is located on the upper level of the library, or on the main level if you enter on the north side near Kings Chapel. There is visitors parking south of the building, accessible from West College Blvd and Library Lane.
For hours and other information visit the Library's website.
ART SHOWS & EXHIBITS
Now through October 24 -- Cornell College Exhibit at Cole Library
during Library hours, Mt. Vernon, IA
NewBo Art Market (Cancelled due to flood) October 8-9
Bluff Strokes Plein Air Dubuque, Iowa
50 artists will paint Sunday, 10/9 through Friday, 10/14
Public Sale Saturday, October 15, 9am - 7pm
Location: Steeple Square's historic St. Mary's Church
Bordeaux & Brushes at The Secret Cellar in Shueyville, Iowa
October 20 (fall Gratitude painting) • November 6 (paint on wine glasses)
Register at The Secret Cellar website or call 319-841-2172
Drawing Class • at the fine art studio near Swisher, Iowa
Fridays, 9:30 to 11:00 am
Contact me for class schedule and to register
I will offer classes at Kirkwood College, Iowa City Senior Center and my art studio, please contact me for details.