Upcoming Event

A Language of Color: Observing Nature

A Language of Color: Observing Nature
Join Resident Artist and plein-air oil painter, Kimberly Trowbridge, for a workshop
on how to develop a language of color to describe our perception. Painters and
non-painters welcome. Workshop will include a lecture and discussion on color
theory, a color-mixing / plein-air demonstration, and a short exercise for
participating painters in the media of your choice.

Instructor Bio
Kimberly Trowbridge is a two-time Neddy Award finalist and an Artist Trust GAP Grant recipient. Kimberly received her MFA from the University of Washington in 2006. She is Director of the Trowbridge Atelier of Painting, at Gage Academy of Art, Seattle. She is a plein-air painter, a figure painter, an installation artist, a performer, and a lecturer on color theory. She leads plein-air painting tours in Spain and Portugal, and Twisp, WA. Her work was recently included in “Revering Nature,” at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, and “Northwest Nature,” at Seattle Art Museum Gallery.

Date: Tuesday, May 22nd
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: $15 members, $32 non-members (includes garden admission)
Location: Lecture begins in the Japanese Guest House. Workshop completes in the garden.
Notes: Participants to bring their own plein-air supplies including paints, brushes, canvas, easel, and clean-up materials. Participants are welcome to bring oil, pastels, or watercolor. Event will take place rain or shine.