Beginner-Advanced: Location: VanDerVeer and Echols Studios and TBA
9 Classes: April 3-June 5 (no class on April 24); Wednesdays Full: 9:30am-3pm; Half: 9:30am-1pm
TUITION: Members: Full: $430; Half: $330; Non-members: Full: $460; Half: $360
Course emphasis is on personal development of skills; understanding of both specific and universal concepts related to painting and to art; further development of technical command of paint. Instruction includes focus on representational, abstract, and expressionistic modalities of painting. Class will meet outdoors when possible to focus on plein air painting processes. Students may work in any painting or drawing medium. Ideal for intermediate and advanced level students. Course is open to “beginners” upon prior approval of the instructor. Beginners must contact Ron at 434-528-4795 before enrolling to discuss the class and obtain a personal supply list. www.ronboehmer.com
Ron is a co-founder of BSSS and teaches drawing and painting classes and workshops, specializing in plein air painting. In addition to BSSS, he teaches painting workshops in Connecticut at the Wethersfield Academy in Hartford, and in Massachusetts at the Springfield Museum of Art. Since coming to Virginia, he has taught art history and studio courses for Central Virginia Community College, Lynchburg College, Hollins College, The Lynchburg Fine Arts Center, and the Virginia School of the Arts. Ron’s work is widely exhibited and collected. He has been recipient of over 46 awards in painting and drawing in regional and national juried exhibitions, including more than 18 ” Best in Show” awards. Ron holds an MFA degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a BFA from The Maryland Institute College of Art.