Mad Art Inc.

June/July 2011 Plein Aire Classes

JHS Sheep farm

Plein Aire Painting Classes

Instructor:  Joyce Halliday Smith

Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28 and July 5

10am to noon

Tuition:  $100 members /$125 for non-members or $20/$25 per session

Enjoy painting outdoors on location in the Hamilton area with each session at a different site. Instructor, Joyce Halliday Smith will teach you how to quickly capture the scene. You will learn basics of composition, color theory and painting techniques. A list of materials needed and locations will be provided to registrants.

Joyce is a graduate of Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY where her major was fine art and her minor area of study was art history. She continued her studies and received a Masters of Fine Art degree from Syracuse University. After being a successful graphic designer and illustrator for many years, she switched careers to her first passion and is painting full time. She has been in numerous juried exhibitions and has won awards in Rhode Island, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Joyce has taught at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, and Stockton College, Pomona, NJ. For several years, she enjoyed teaching art classes for adults and children at Jane Law’s Long Beach Island Studio and Gallery in Surf City, NJ, and later at the Wickford Art Association in Wickford, RI.


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