Due to unexpected circumstances we have to cancel this session. We apologize for any inconvenience. Advance reservations will be fully refunded.
Sunday, October 11, 12-1:30 PM
Ages 15 and up
$45 per student ($40 for Friends of SAC)
All levels. Includes supplies.
Please reserve in advance.
Paint outside on the grounds of Southampton Arts Center and learn techniques for painting sky and clouds, trees, grass, shadows, and all aspects of landscape, plein air (in the open air) painting.
About Barbara Thomas
Barbara Thomas received her MFA at Art Institute of Boston/Lesley University, Boston, MA. She did undergraduate work at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, and studied classical painting with American Naturalist Edwin Dickinson (1891-1978) at The Art Students League in New York.
Barbara has had an active painting and art making practice for 50 years, working in traditional media, and in video and installation. She has also worked as an illustrator (illustrated three books in the Amelia Bedelia children’s book series published by Harper Collins, 1992-1994), a graphic designer, and advertising art director.
Barbara has been a teaching artist since 2000, teaching drawing, painting and theory and practice at Marymount College in New York, Scarsdale Adult School, Scarsdale, NY, and The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY. She leads private gallery drawing classes at The Metropolitan Museum in New York, and drawing and painting classes in her private studios: Beekman Studio, New York, and Springs Studio, East Hampton, NY.
Barbara has shown in galleries around the country and her painting has been featured in leading national publications.
For more information please visit www.barbarathomasart.com
Curated by Amy Kirwin Programmatic Partners include Peconic Land Trust, South Fork Natural History Museum, Oceana and the Peter Matthiessen Center. This timely exhibition will feature artists who use their talents to focus on environmental conservation and activism, whether through fine art, upcycling, photography, film, music, prose or other forms of artistic expression. Exhibiting artists will hold workshops throughout, poignant panel discussions will be organized with the presenting partners, plus special film screenings including the sensational Fantastic Fungi. The intention of eARTh is to create a beautiful message about the state of our precious earth in a way that all can understand and appreciate. Artists include Roisin Bateman, Kristian Brevik, Scott Bluedorn, Megan Chaskey, Erica Cirino, Rossa Cole, Janet Culbertson, Thomas Deininger, Alejandro Duran, Jim Gingerich, Mamoun Friedrich Grosvenor, John Haigney, Kara Hoblin, Michael Light, Pamela Longobardi, Christa Maiwald, Tucker Marder, Steve Miller, Patricia Paladines, Aurora Robson, Cindy Pease Roe, Lauren Ruiz, Anne Seelbach, Kathryn Szoka, and Diane Tuft, plus a special project by the members of the South Fork Natural History Museum’s Young Environmentalists program. Cover Art: Kara Hoblin
As much as we look forward to spending time with you at our annual SummerFest celebration and gala, current government restrictions prohibit us from gathering in large groups. This year calls for a new approach. As such, we are taking this moment to honor, recognize and thank SAC’s most cherished and loyal friends by introducing our 2020 Patrons Circle. In lieu of supporting our annual Summerfest Gala, we invite past SummerFest supporter and longtime friends of SAC to join our new 2020 Patrons Circle. Your contribution will allow us to continue SAC’s year-round programming and serve as a critical economic driver that will lead this community out of these unsure times. Additionally, in return for your support or $10,000 or above, you will receive: - Two or Four seats to an intimate Appreciation Dinner to be held on Friday, August 21 in SAC’s Caesar Garden ($10,000/$25,000) - Recognition on summer 2020 Patrons Circle Wall inside SAC’s front gallery - Free admission to all SAC events this summer - A private tour of SAC’s Summer Exhibition 2020 VISION, in partnership with the New York Academy of Arts - Satisfaction in knowing that your contribution will significantly support this organization and our community during these challenging times