Posted by Karen Becker

Ancient Modern Art

Ancient Modern Art

Some of the most ancient of artistic media are making a comeback!  Contemporary artists are investigating historical techniques and materials, and adapting them to the modern world.  This summer our students have explored some of these classic media. Look at what’s happening in our studios: Encaustic The first evidence of encaustic painting comes from the … Continue reading

Getting to Know Abstract Painter Jan Heaton

Getting to Know Abstract Painter Jan Heaton

On August 9-11, 2012, the Peninsula School of Art is excited to welcome Jan Heaton from Austin, TX,  to teach a workshop: Abstractions in Watercolor: Pattern, Color, & Movement. Artists working in any media will benefit from a range of experimental techniques and approaches that stimulate creativity and emphasize the use of intuition in creating … Continue reading

Getting to Know Jewelry Artist Eve Alfille

Getting to Know Jewelry Artist Eve Alfille

Eve J. Alfille, once a field archeologist, was fascinated to see how jewelry played a part from the beginning of human history. She decided to make it her life’s work, and started her gallery and studio of fine jewelry (Evanston IL) over twenty-five years ago, and also became a collector of rare and exotic gems … Continue reading