Chinese Brush Painting – Six Session Workshop
April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This workshop will start off with a demonstration of all of the basic strokes and information about the materials. Then we will progress to paint the following subjects: river reflections, the rabbit, garden pea and yellow butterfly, gladiolus and praying mantis, goldfish, and the rooster. These lessons would work for beginners as well as artists with some experience with Chinese brush painting. Each class is two hours long and meets for 6 sessions. Instructed by Nan Rumpf.
Thursdays at 4pm, April 1st – May 6.
Nan Rumpf grew up in a small Iowa town on the banks of the Mississippi River, where she spent much of her childhood exploring the outdoors on her bicycle and daydreaming under a lilac bush. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. She currently lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She has worked as a professional puppeteer, designing and constructing her own puppets and masks. She organized dramatic arts workshops in public schools and libraries for twenty years.
She has studied watercolor painting with Susan Swinand, Jane Goldman, Paul George, Charles Reid, Miles Batt, and Cheng Khee Chee. Her paintings have been exhibited at The DeCordova Museum School Gallery, The Danforth Museum, The Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, The Attleboro Arts Museum, The Wellesley Free Library (First Place Award), The Center For The Arts in Natick, Art on the Common in Needham (First Place Award), The Clinton Art show (Best In Show), Post Road Art (First Place Award in the Abstract Show), The Wellesley Community Center (Margaret Fitzwilliam Award for Excellence in Watercolor), The New England Watercolor Society Show in Cotuit (Woodruff Art Center Award) and her painting Soaring was awarded by George Nick in Concord Art’s Juried Members show.
She is a member of the Concord Art Association, the Wellesley Society of Artists, The Rhode Island Watercolor Society and is a signature member of the New England Watercolor Society. She was chosen as one of the two art judges for The Amazing Things Summer Juried Art Show in 2012. Learn more at www.nanrumpf.com
Interested in a Massachusets Horticultural Society membership? Receive discounts on classes, free garden entry, and more
$125 for Mass Hort Members/$165 for General Admission