Welcome to the Grand Junction Brush & Palette Club
The Brush & Palette Club meets on the third Thursday of the month at 1:00 p.m. at the Art Center, 7th & Orchard, Grand Junction, CO. The meeting starts with a short discussion on club events and member voting on the mini-show (club members are asked to bring a recently completed painting for the show). It is followed by a program at 1:30.
All meetings, workshops, and demonstrations are open to the public. Members receive a discount for paid events.
Keep on painting!
Brush and Palette Club Member Artwork
B&P Members: Helen Stenmark and Linda Dembitsky. Artwork by Connie Syas at Lincoln Park barn.
The Brush and Palette Club has reserved the classroom at Michaels every Friday afternoon from 1pm until 3pm. It is free studio time for anyone who would like to participate.read more
Seirrha Key was born in Fruita, Colorado, to an amazing mom who fostered her free spirit and allowed her creativity to grow. As a child, Key developed a habit of collecting odd objects she could never seem to outgrow. Through her younger years, Key knew she was going...read more
April 18, Focus on Composition in Still Life with Julia Davis, Main St. Bagels, 559 Main Street, 1pm
Julia studied illustration at Cal State, Fullerton many moons ago. She spent most of her younger years wandering and working at odd jobs. She taught art K-12 and at the community college level. She lives in Rangely and provides graphic work for the Chamber of...read more
Jody is both a plein air and studio painter who finds inspiration for her work in the beauty and peace of the outdoors. Her intense curiosity, willingness to push boundaries, bend rules, and envision possibilities, makes her an experimental artist. She responds to...read more
August 2 and 3, Susan Thiele Expression and Mood in Watercolor, Two-day Workshop, 8:30-4:30 pm, Business Incubator, 2591 Legacy Way, Orchard Mesa
In this workshop, Susan will go beyond technique to find what is the true subject of a painting and the options for expressing it. Participants will explore how to use composition, color, exaggeration, value, brushstrokes, cropping, and other techniques to express...read more
What does a judge look for in a painting? "Composition" - stay out of the center "Shapes" - shapes are unique and different "Lines" - lead you through a painting "Edges" - hard to soft; soft edges around the outside and harder in the interior and at the focal point...read more
Jac Kephart provided a two day workshop over January 23 and 24 to a packed gallery of 18 eager participants (sponsored by the Grand Junction Brush & Palette Group). As Bob Martin said, "He is one of the most benevolent artists I have encountered," and never were...read more