South Pomfret, Vermont
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Continuing Painting: Focus on Color

Explore the fundamentals of color perception, color harmonies, and more in this mixed-level class.

This mixed-level class will focus on color theory. We will explore the fundamentals of color perception, color harmonies, the ways artists (both past and present) have used color expressively, and the ways in which you can use color to express your own vision/ style. Whether you have had only a bit of painting experience or are a very advanced painter, you are welcome to this class where instruction will accommodate each student’s focus/interests, experience, and skill level. Students are invited to use acrylic or oil (or water-based oil) paint. Class discussion will help students learn to examine their own work with an eye toward growth.

Dan Gottsegen’s paintings have been exhibited nationally and are in numerous well known private and public collections. He has also done a number of large scale public artworks across the country, including two in Vermont. He has won many awards and fellowships, including a Vermont Arts Council Individual Artist Creation Grant. Most recently he was the one artist selected for the year for the Cedar Key Wildlife Refuge Residency, during which he lived and painted on an uninhabited island. He was an Associate Professor of painting at University of Massachusetts/ Lowell and a Full Professor for many years at California College of the Arts in the San Francisco. He has a BA from Brown University and an MFA in Painting from California College of the Arts. For more information about Dan, visit his website.