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2-Day UART Workshop with Marcia Holmes: Exploring Abstracts-Discover the Ab...

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"Exploring Abstracts-Discover the Abstract Artist in You!" UART 2-Day Workshop with Marcia Holmes

Date: Friday March 23, and Saturday March 24 2018

Times: Friday March 23 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Saturday March 24 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Location: David's Art Supply, Metairie, LA (Workshop is upstairs; no elevator)

Instructor: Marcia Holmes

Medium: Pastels

Skill level: Beginner to advance

Number of Workshop Days: 2

Price: $250

Discover a NEW direction for your art and create intriguing, abstract expressionist paintings using UART Premium Sanded Pastel Paper! A diverse multi-media underpainting is the key to a great start that propels you to LOOSEN UP! With Marcia’s technique, you will use ink, gouache, watercolor and thinned oil paint as well as pastel....all together!

Based on a solid value study concentration emphasis combined with your innate expressionist abilities, you can translate and transform multiple source inspirations into exciting contemporary abstract art. Marcia will guide you through this exploration where you will top off your creations in your pastel comfort zone on this incredible UART paper that can handle it all!

About the Artist:

Originally from Laurel, MS, abstract expressionist Holmes lives in Mandeville, LA. Formerly a C.P.A., she has attained “Master Signature Status”, Pastel Soc. of America. Holmes, an IAPS Master Circle pastel artist, has participated in juried exhibits around the globe including The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH; Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS; Festival Int. du Pastel, Limoges, France; Pastel Soc. of America in New York; Int. Assoc. of Pastel Soc. Masters, Albuquerque, NM; WPSE; and Vose Gallery, Boston, MA & Salmagundi Club, NYC. She has lead pastel workshop groups in France.

• December 1, 2017 – January 3, 2018 is her scheduled second SOLO Exhibition at The Degas Gallery, New Orleans.

• Marcia was awarded both Second Place in the UART 10TH Anniversary Pastel Exhibition 2017 and is a Finalist in THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE 34th Annual Art Competition-Landscape category for “Fig Leaves Fall in Tuscany” (Jan/Feb 2018 issue).

• Marcia is juried into the Sept. 2017 Pastel Society of America “Enduring Brilliance” Exhibition at the National Arts Club, New York City, NY for her abstract expressionist painting, “Heart to Heart”.

• In May, 2017 Marcia’s abstract painting, “Wisteria II”, was juried into the Salon du Pastel Internationale 2017 Giverny Exhibition which she attended in Giverny, France.

• Marcia Holmes was the 2016 Juror of Abstracts for Pastel Journal Magazine for their prestigious Pastel 100, which published her comments, painting and feature as a juror in the April, 2017 issue. www.MarciaHolmes.com

UART will provide you via email with a full list of materials before the beginning of the workshop.

Refunds: Refunds will be made up to 30 days after processing payment. If a cancellation is made during this time, a $20.00 processing fee will be withheld from the cost of the workshop. Cancellations less than 14 days before a workshop is scheduled to begin will NOT be refunded unless of an extreme emergency, and will be decided on a case-by-case basis.

Workshop cancellations: If class is cancelled due to low enrollment, UART will provide a full refund to the attendee.

Lunches and meals: No meal is included in the price of the workshop. You will have the choice of bringing your own food to the studio or go out to a nearby restaurant or deli on lunch break.

Accommodations: Please book your own accommodations if you need any. If you need help finding hotels in the area, we will provide you with some local recommendations.


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