Figure in the Landscape (Register by June 23)

July 1, 2019 - July 29, 2019

5 Weeks

Monday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Taught by David Barnes

Paint the figure in a different setting each week. Using the oil, acrylic or watercolor, students will have the opportunity to paint a live model posing in different locations around Aquidneck Island. We will travel to the seaside, in town and to gardens. Together we will take up the challenge of incorporating the figure within a setting. There will be demonstrations and critiques each class.

About the instructor
David Barnes is a mid-career artist who lives in Middletown RI and has his studio in Bristol RI. Primarily a painter, his work engages contemporary social and political issues through the lens of landscape painting. He holds a masters of fine arts degree in painting from UMASS Dartmouth and a bachelor of fine arts from the University of New Hampshire. He has received numerous awards and grants for his work including the Pollock-Krasner Grant in 2016. His work is held by the RISD Museum, Salve Regina University, Newport Art Museum and numerous private collections. He currently teaches at Bristol Community College in Fall River and the Newport Art Museum.

Supplies to bring Day 1
Portable easel, sketch pad, media of choice, sunscreen

Location and Parking
Newport Art Museum School classes are held in the Coleman Center, located at 26 Liberty Street. Please park in our museum parking lots.

Education Policies
Please review our policies and procedures here before the start of class.