Master Class: Acrylic Painting with Gary Evans

$125 + HST/$112.50 + HST for Friends of the MacLaren; Materials Included

August 27, 2016
Saturday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, 1 workshop
Rotary Education Centre
$125.00 + HST/$112.50 + HST for Friends of the MacLaren; Materials included         

Join exhibiting artist Gary Evans for a full-day master painting workshop. Get inspired by a tour of Evans’ solo exhibition Farther Afield. Artmaking will follow with an introduction to the materials and techniques of acrylic painting.  Inspired by abstraction and the landscape, participants will be encouraged to explore expressive painting techniques, creating an abstract work of art under the guidance of this master painter.

Note: Friends of the MacLaren must register over the phone or in person at the MacLaren to receive their discounted rate.

Gary Evans was born in Weston Super Mare, England and lives in Alliston, Ontario. With a career spanning more than two decades, his numerous solo exhibitions include Seeing Things: The Paintings of Gary Evans, which toured across Canada, as well as Station, a survey of paintings presented at the Art Gallery of Windsor. He has participated in group exhibitions across Canada and internationally at venues including Humber Arts and Media Studios in Etobicoke, ON; Deluge Contemporary, Victoria, BC; the Tina B. Biennial, Prague, Czech Republic; and the Kaoshung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan. Evans is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design and is the Coordinator at the School of Design And Visual Art, Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario. He is represented by Paul Petro Contemporary Art in Toronto.