South Pomfret, Vermont
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Watercolor Nature Studies Family Workshop

Bring the family for a fun morning of painting with nature!

Vermont summers afford us wonderful opportunities to get outside and become inspired by our natural surroundings. Join ArtisTree and the National Park Service under the big tent for a family watercolor workshop. Create amazing sketches and paintings using conventional as well as unconventional art materials: tree bark, leaves, river rocks, antlers, butterflies, and more. We’ll have fun experimenting with new and playful watercolor techniques and try our hand at more traditional painting methods, too. Through working with a variety of natural materials, you’ll feel inspired to look more closely at the stunning details in the world all around you. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

This class is held at ArtisTree Community Arts Center.

Margaret Dwyer is the 2019 Artist in Residence at the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, VT. This residency is made possible by a partnership between ArtisTree and the Park that promotes arts and nature programming throughout the summer and into the fall. Margaret will engage with the public at the Park’s Artist in Residence studio and she will offer free workshops and demonstrations in painting and mixed media during her tenure. For more information about the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Artist in Residence Program, please visit their website.

Margaret earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Siena Heights University and her Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Margaret works in several 2D and 3D mediums, with watercolor being her favorite. She is also a mural artist, having created dozens of murals both public and private throughout New England. Her work has been recognized in numerous juried national and international exhibitions and has been published in fine art books and magazines. She currently teaches fine art through Kimpton Brook Art Studio in Wilmot, NH and ArtisTree. For more information about Margaret, visit her website: