Demonstrations

The Grand Junction Brush and Palette Club offers demonstrations and one or two-day workshops throughout the club year. Local artists teach a variety of skills including, composition, technique with varied media. Everyone is welcome. Costs vary. Members receive a discount. Check back often for updates.

January 21, Susan Metzger, Art Center, 1pm

Susan fell in love with batik while living in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The cracking that occurs in batik seemed perfect for interpreting the aged beauty of the old manors and plantations that dot the island. She moved to Palisade after hurricane Hugo destroyed 90% of...

February 18, Ajay Gustafson, portraiture, Art Center, 1pm

Ajay is a local fine art painter whose family life series illustrates the beautiful scenes of every day life. She is interested in exploring perceptions in her immediate surroundings and celebrates the quiet subtlety of color in the portraits of her children. The...

March 18, Joan Anderson, abstract painting, Art Center, 1pm

Joan Anderson is an award winning painter and instructor. Her works in watercolor, collage and more recently cold wax and oil have been featured in regional and national exhibits and in private collections throughout the U.S. Her work has always been predominately...

May 20, Janice Kiehl, gourd painting

Reach out for inspiration and learn something new, how to create beautiful art on Nature's Canvas: a hard shelled gourd. Unlike their fall cousins, the soft shelled ornamental gourds, hard shelled gourds, once dehydrated properly, develop a wood-like outer shell. This...