"Cinderella's Seamstress" (48"x48", oil on canvas) was awarded "Best in Show" in the Grace Centre's annual Juried Art Exhibition. The show will be up through January 8, 2018, at the Grace Centre in Mills River, NC.
Guest Artist Workshop January 18-20, 2018
Melinda Borysevicz's Portrait Painting. Renowned artist Melinda Borysevicz will present a 3-day portrait painting workshop in Skip's studio from Thursday to Saturday, January 18-20. Melinda is an award-winning artist and teacher who has been working in Italy for several years. She will show you how to use values, warm/cool color relationships, and observation to create lifelike and lively portraits. This is a great follow-on to Skip's portrait drawing workshop. Cost for Melinda's workshop is $360 and registration is on her website, www.melindaborysevicz.com/nc-workshop.html.
"Local HeARTed" Podcast Interview
Skip was interviewed by Meredith Adler for the Local HeARTed podcast. This podcast is a collection of interviews with artists and others in the art world who are based in western North Carolina, especially Asheville. Skip's interview is rather lengthy at 1 hr 20 minutes, but it covers a lot of subjects and provides a lot of insight into what he does and why he does it. Click on the "Podcast Interview" above and it will take you to the site.
Life Drawing and Painting Sessions
Skip holds life drawing/painting sessions in his studio every Wednesday evening from 7-9 pm. We have a different model each week in a single pose. Painters and other artists who want an extended study of the figure are welcome. A variety of models is being used: male, female, clothed, and nude. Skip posts notifications on his studio Facebook page and also via email. If you'd like to get these notifications, just click on the link below and sign up!
"Faces of Afghanistan" Series Now In The Smithsonian
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The Warrior's Canvas & Veterans Art Center at 320 E. Main Street, Johnson City, Tennessee, now has a selection of Skip's paintings.
Asheville Area Arts Information
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