Event Name: Artist in Residence Workshop: Sunflower's Splendor
Event Date(s): Wednesday, 8/17/2022, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, 2 hours
Ages Allowed: 16 - 99
Purchase Deadline: Tuesday, 8/16/2022 5:30 PM

Sunflower's Splendor Watercolor Workshop 

August 17th 5:30-7:30 

Price:  $65 person/$60 member (materials included)
Presenter: Margaret Dwyer
Location: On site at Billings Farm & Museum

Capture the sunflower’s magnificent blooms in watercolor as they reach their peak in the Billings Farm Sunflower House. This workshop, led by Artist-in-Residence, Margaret Dwyer, is designed for painters of all levels. Sunflowers are the perfect subject for this medium because they are so bright and bold and the class will focus on the importance of brushwork and mark makingThe most challenging aspect will be choosing a favorite bloom. 

Advanced registration is recommended. 

About the Artist:

Margaret Dwyer earned her Master of Fine Art degree in Visual Arts in 2008 from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her thesis work involved researching, writing, and creating art based on psychological themes such as trauma, dreams, and the unconscious. She works in 2-D and 3-D mediums, though watercolor is her favorite. Her artwork has been recognized in numerous juried national and international exhibitions and has been published in fine art books and magazines. From 2019 to 2021, Margaret was the Artist in Residence for Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, VT. As a mural artist, she has created dozens of public and private murals throughout New England. Currently, she teaches art at her studio in Winsor, VT. To view her work, visit MargaretDwyerArtist.com.

Safety Policy: For the continued safety of our staff and guests, wearing a face mask is encouraged and very much appreciated in our indoor spaces. If you have symptoms of a respiratory illness please wear a mask or consider visiting another time.

Cancellation Policy: There are often waitlists for our workshops, so please let us know in advance if you are unable to attend. Refunds are available up to 7 days before the class is held. There are no refunds within 7 days.

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