Event Name: Artist in Residence Workshop: Autumn Leaves
Event Date(s): Thursday, 10/20/2022, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, 2 hours
Ages Allowed: 16 - 99
Purchase Deadline: Thursday, 10/20/2022 5:45 PM

Autumn Leaves Watercolor Workshop 

October 20th 5:30-7:30 

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

As a palette of red, yellow, and orange leaves blanket the famous Vermont fallscape, learn to paint a slice of the vibrant autumn colors with Billings Farm Artist-in-Residence Margaret Dwyer. From a single leaf to a sweeping impression, this watercolor workshop will engage a sense of wonder and appreciation for nature’s display. Learn subtle ways to capture unique characteristics without overworking the subject and explore techniques including wet-into-wet, negative space painting, glazing and more. In this workshop designed for all painting levels, each student will produce an autumn treasure to take home.

All supplies will be provided. 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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