GUILD OF HARWICH ARTISTS - ARTIST DEMONSTRATION WATERCOLOR PAINTING – JULIE BLANCHARD
Location: Harwich Community Center, 100 Oak Street Harwich MA 02645. The Saturday, February 16, 2-4 pm, meeting and free demonstration are open to the Public. Refreshments will be served.
Julie Blanchard often paints outdoors (en plein air) using strong color and a variety of techniques to capture the mood and feeling of the day. She allows nature to take a hand in the completed work. Whether it is sand and bugs or ice crystals in winter she makes use of the environment to help capture the moment.
Blanchard is a juried Master Artist of the Cape Cod Art Center, an artist member of the Creative Art Center in Chatham, and the Cultural Center of Cape Cod and regularly exhibits throughout New England. She is a Signature Member of the New England Watercolor Society and Associate Member of the National Watercolor Society. Her watercolor paintings are in private collections in Arizona, California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Idaho, Texas, Missouri and Virginia. Her work can be seen at https://www.freshpaintgalleryonline.com, and at Fresh Paint Studios at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth .
Julie Blanchard graduated from Emmanuel College, Boston MA, as an art major, in 1967 and began a 36-year career painting and teaching art. She began working in a masters program in studio art and art history, receiving a MAT in Fine arts in 1984 from Assumption College in Worcester. Julie currently teaches adult courses in oil painting, watercolor, portraiture and drawing at the Cape Cod Art Center in Barnstable, as well as at other locations.
During 2019, the Guild of Harwich Artists is celebrating our 40th year with numerous art shows, public events and member engagements. For more information including GHA member application, visit our website at http://www.guildofharwichartists.com/.