Category Archives: Workshops and Classes

Creativity Lessons: Art, Nature, and Finding Our Inner Voices

Join us for Art Workshops at the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Wyoming Valley School Cultural Center outside of Spring Green Wisconsin. Continue reading

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An Art Workshop Were Everyone is a Learner and Everyone is a Teacher

Teaching others is a critical part of my creative process. My workshops remind me of the expansive possibilities and promise of my favorite medium, watercolor, as well as of how mixed-media collage can make use of visual materials to aid creative thinking processes. Continue reading

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Day Twenty-one -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days

Day twenty-one in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel. Continue reading

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Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days: One of 33

Introducing the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project that Fairbanks artists Nikki Kinne and Helen Klebesadel agreed to undertake with an eye toward sharing simple playful paintings across the distance between Wisconsin and Alaska. Continue reading

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Breaking the Isolation of the Artist Studio Through Collaboration or Playing Nicely With Others

I love nothing better than working in my art studio alone. I hunger for it. I work hard to protect my art time from other obligations. I can spend endless hours painting, creating, and seeking that place of flow that is timeless and thrilling. It is my favorite thing to do right up until it becomes lonely, oppressive, and isolating. Continue reading

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Building an Art Career: How to become a Juggling Women

There is no doubt about it, building an art career is a lot of work. It has been quite an interesting and productive period of time for me recently as I work to balance my multiple interests: art making, day job, teaching, and planning and promotions for future and current projects. Continue reading

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Making Art Makes You More Aware

Its wonderful to see students new to art learn that “creating art makes you more aware” of all there is to see and to come to understand that one of the major jobs an artist does is to notice and document this amazing world so others can see it too. Continue reading

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Teaching Art to Learn How to be an Artist

We are focusing on art making as a way to think and draw upon what we already know about what we need to survive and prosper as artists and as balanced human beings. Continue reading

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