Artist in Residence Talk: “How to Study Paintings…Your Own and Others”
February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
February’s artist in residence, Stephen Doherty, has had a distinguished career editing art magazines and books, lecturing about art, and also painting. In Gloucester, he will give a lecture intended for both artists and collectors that will include a power-point presentation on ways to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of composition, paint handling, subject matter, and style.
Light refreshments will be served.
About Stephen Doherty
Stephen Doherty majored in art at Knox College in Galesburg, IL, and graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. He then earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in printmaking from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY; taught art in public schools, a community college, and at Knox; worked in the marketing department of a company that manufactured screen printing art supplies; and then moved to a suburb of New York City. For 31 years, he was the editor of American Artist magazine and launched three other art magazines: Watercolor, Drawing, and Workshop. In 2011, he became Editor-in-Chief of PleinAir magazine and moved to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. He continues to edit PleinAir, participate in plein air events, judge art shows, teach workshops, exhibit paintings, and give lectures. He writes a blog http://pleinairstories.wordpress.com.
Stephen frequently gives lectures and demonstrations.