Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Free Demonstration and ongoing classes/instruction with Craig Srebnik

Morning Tea  Best Painting by a Signature Member - Award of Excellence
2012 Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition
Best of Show  Academic Artists Association National Juried Exhibition

Free Painting Demonstration
Painting People
Friday, November, 2012 / 10:00 am - 12:00 am
n Reservations appreciated
Across from Marylhurst University
Enter garage through side door on left.
Park on driveway or street.
17743 Marylcreek Drive  Lake OswegoOR 97034

Weekly Classes
Concepts, Principles & Techniques
All of courses are taught through Concepts (broad, abstract, overarching ideas that give structure, unity and purpose), Principles (the physics, biology and psychology of visual perception and responses) and Techniques (materials and methods). These are applied to all of the subjects offered as weekly classes and workshops.

By developing an understanding of the language and ideas of great art, rather than only mimicking the instructor or nature, each artist is able to cultivate their own artist voice in accordance with their unique sensibilities.

For complete course descriptions:

Nudes, Clothed Figures & Portraits
Wednesdays / 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Painting Landscapes, Gardens & Street Scenes
Wednesdays n 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 The courses are open to artists of all levels.
8 weeks: $240, Drop-ins: $40/class; plus model fee if applicable
Classes are ongoing--Terms are for accounting purposes only
Please call Craig Srebnik for registration and information, 503-568-8000.
Missed classes must be made up during the term paid for--in any Srebnik class at the same location. No make-ups in subsequent terms.

One-Day Workshops
Portrait Painting
Saturday / November 17, 2012  9:00 am - 4:00 pm / $95*
Painting the Clothed Figure
Saturday n December 1, 2012 / 9:00 am - 4:00 pm  $95*
*Plus model fee if applicable
Contact Craig Srebnik Fine Art for all workshops and classes listed above.

The following workshops are at Sequoia Gallery & Studios in Hillsboro:
Landscape Painting*
Saturday n November 10, 2012  9:00 am - 4:00 pm n $115
Painting Gardens*
Saturday n December 8, 2012  9:00 am - 4:00 pm n $115
*Located at Sequoia Gallery & Studios in Hillsboro, Oregon--Call Sequoia to register: 503-693-0401

Contact Craig Srebnik Fine Art for all other classes listed above

Craig Srebnik Fine Art
Home Classroom  Across from Marylhurst University
17743 Marylcreek Drive  Lake OswegoOregon 97034
Enter garage through side door on the left side.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Mike Rangner's Solo Show at Art on the Boulevard, Vancouver WA, opening reception First Friday, Nov 2

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(This message below is from Kevin Weaver, Art on the Boulevard, reprinted with permission):


I hope you are enjoying autumn so far!  We have a wonderful show to wrap up
our 2012 slate of shows....Mike Rangner's solo show "Quiet Observations".
Mike takes us on a visual journey as he explores the beauty of the landscape
with his latest collection of amazing oil and gouache paintings.   The First
Friday reception on November 2nd from 5 to 9 pm is open to the public at no
charge and includes complimentary light refreshments, live music and a
chance to meet Mike.

To preview the show online please visit our website and click on "Upcoming Events" then click
on "Visit the Exhibition".

Thank you and have a wonderful day!

Kevin Weaver
Gallery Director
Art on the Boulevard
210 W. Evergreen Blvd.
Suite 300
Vancouver, WA. 98682

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

You are invited, this Friday and Saturday

Join Celeste Bergin, David McBride, Anton Pavlenko and Kat Sowa at Inspirations in Paint an Art Exhibit and Event to benefit CASA for children in the foster care system of Multnomah and Washington Counties.

The event takes place this coming Friday and Saturday at the Eastmoreland Golf Course Clubhouse.  
When: Friday, October 26, 5-8pm and Saturday October 27, 2-8pm
Where: Eastmoreland Golf Course Clubhouse, 2425 SE Bybee Blvd Portland, OR 97202

See you there!

Monday, October 22, 2012

You are Invited!

Stephanie Cissna is one of the artists invited to exhibit Columbia Gorge inspired art at the Architectural Heritage Center November 2 through December 31.  The AHC is located at 701 SE Grand, Portland, Oregon.  You are invited to the opening reception Friday, November 2, 6-8 pm.  Additional information is at

Monday, October 15, 2012

More.... In the News!

A new updated report on Annie Salness appeared in both print and online in the Oregonian (click HERE).

And also .....check out Dave McBride, Quin Sweetman & Brenda Boylan on the Society page at KATU younews HERE.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Eric Bowman wins Top Honor at Sonoma Plein Air

Artists Choice Award: "Valle De la Luna" (16x20) by Eric Bowman

Congratulations to Eric Bowman who won the highest honor of Artist Choice at Sonoma Plein Air with his painting "Valle De la Luna".

Congratulations, also, to participating Oregon Plein Air artists Anton Pavlenko and Gene Constanza. Only 39 artists were chosen to compete in Sonoma from 124 applicants.

(Eric Bowman was also featured recently in Outdoor Painter about his award winning painting from the 2012 Easton Competition. Read the article HERE.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Bread & Ink Breakfast Meeting, Thursday, Oct 6 9am

It's an opportunity to catch up with your art friends!

Bring some of your current paintings and/or news (if you want!) to share what you've been up to lately. It's all just for fun!

Bread & Ink, 3610 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Portland OR 97214

Thursday,  October 11, 2012 at 9 am

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Srebnik painting demonstration

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Today Craig Srebnik painted a figure demonstration at his studio in Marylhurst. The objective, he explained, was to make the figure "emerge" from the surrounding atmosphere. Mission accomplished! For information about upcoming classes and workshops click HERE.