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July 2021

Member Exhibit Opening

July 31 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Booth Museum, 501 Museum Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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© Self portrait by Graham Hobart, 2017 Booth members are invited to an opening for Booth's newest photography exhibit Graham Hobart: Out of Africa and Into the West on July 31 from 1:30 - 4:30 EDT. Take a walk through the exhibit with Artist Graham Hobart and Photography Curator Sam Gerace beginning at 1:30 pm. Then, at 2:30 pm, a light reception opening will be offered in Eaton Atrium. Finally, at 3:30 pm, join Artist Graham Hobart as he discusses…

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August 2021

Educator Weekend

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until August 8, 2021

The Booth Museum, 501 Museum Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Educators are invited to the Booth Museum on August 7th (10:00 am - 5:00 pm) and August 8th (1:00 - 5:00 pm) to tour on their own. Show your badge at the front desk to receive FREE admission plus one guest FREE and a goodie bag with exhibit and school program information. Additionally, Booth education staff will be available to answer any questions you may have and to book field trips - onsite or virtual!  Finally, book a program during…

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Educator Weekend

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until August 8, 2021

The Booth Museum, 501 Museum Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Educators are invited to the Booth Museum on August 7th (10:00 am - 5:00 pm) and August 8th (1:00 - 5:00 pm) to tour on their own. Show your badge at the front desk to receive FREE admission plus one guest FREE and a goodie bag with exhibit and school program information. Additionally, Booth education staff will be available to answer any questions you may have and to book field trips - onsite or virtual!  Finally, book a program during…

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Virtual Lecture with Ross Rossin

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, 501 Museum Dr
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Join Seth Hopkins and Rossin for a virtual lecture through Rossin’s Southwest and BEYOND on Booth’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Hear about Rossin growing up watching Western movies in Bulgaria and dreaming of visiting Monument Valley.  Following the 9-day road trip through the Southwest in 2019, Rossin was inspired to create the paintings in the exhibition featuring portraits of people he met and depictions of he lands encountered. The show confirms the American West still has the power to…

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Art Demo with Kevin Chambers

August 18 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Online, 501 Museum Dr
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Join award winning artist Kevin Chambers on Booth Museum’s Facebook page for a FREE LIVE artist demonstration.  Chambers received a BFA in Media Arts and Animation from the Art Institute of Atlanta, a program that allowed him the latitude to develop his own personal style while he apprenticed for talented artists. He studied the figure with contemporary masters such as Glenn Villpu, Brian Booth Craig, David Simon, and anatomical workshops with Andrew Cawrse. If you enjoyed the FREE demonstration and…

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Evening Lecture with Dan Young

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bergman Theatre @ The Booth Museum, 501 Museum Drive
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Join us for an evening with Colorado landscape painter and member of Plein Air Painters of America Dan Young in Booth’s Bergman Theatre or on Facebook Live. Dan Young was born in Denver, and grew up in Western Colorado. He attended Colorado Institute of Art, hoping to find a direction in art. After graduation, he moved to Dallas to pursue the commercial art field. Even with a successful Illustration career, the landscape was always calling him back. In 1989, he…

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BPG Exhibition Opening

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Booth Museum, 501 Museum Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Members are invited to join members of Booth Photography Guild (BPG) for the official opening of Booth Photography Guild Annual Exhibition on August 28, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in Borderlands Gallery. At 4:00 pm, the exhibition awards will be presented in Bergman Theatre. Founded in 2010 the BPG has a membership base of over 200 local, regional and national photographers. The guild offers networking, socializing and educational opportunities related to all aspects of digital photography. Plus the chance to…

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September 2021

Home School Friday Paint & Play

September 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Booth Boarderlands Meeting Room, 501 Museum Dr
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Create a colorful artwork while playing with drawing materials and using your hand as the paintbrush like Booth Museum permanent collection artist, Carrie Fell.  Booth Collection Artwork:  © Carrie Fell, Crazy Mountain Saddle Slickers, 2005. oil and acrylic on canvas. 48 x 48”.  Ages 7 - 12, cost: $10 members; $12 non-members (supplies included). Min. 10 students / Max. 25 students. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Location: Booth Museum, Borderlands Meeting Room. CLICK HERE for a list of all…

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Member Appreciation Day

September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Booth Museum, 501 Museum Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Booth members are invited to Member Appreciation Day celebrating the exhibit opening of Tucker Smith: A Celebration of Nature on Saturday, September 11. Join us at 5:00 pm for a gallery walk with Seth Hopkins through the exhibit. Then, a reception from 6:00 pm in Eaton Atrium. Finally, at 7:00 pm a lecture in Booth Bergman Theatre featuring  Artist Tucker Smith. Smith is nationally renowned for his balanced, subtle paintings inspired by the wildlife and mountain atmosphere. His home and…

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Artist Demonstration

September 15 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Online, 501 Museum Dr
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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You are invited to watch a live art demonstration featuring award winning artist Dawn Whitelaw on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Whitelaw was one of ten American women artists invited to exhibit in "Inspiring Figures" at the Butler Institute of American Art.  Whitelaw is currently on the board of the Portrait Society of America where she serves as vice-chair and has been featured as faculty for Plein Air South and the Plein Air Convention and Expo.  CLICK HERE for more information…

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Wildlife & Landscapes

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Booth Museum, 501 Museum Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Join the Booth and Bartow History Museum and learn about animals, plant life and environments/landscapes based on artwork and stations throughout the Museums.  To celebrate our Out of Africa and Into the West exhibition, Georgia Reptile Society will be onsite sharing animals from Africa and the American West!  Lots of fun, hands-on activities included! Home school students ages 5-12 years; online registration required.  $6.00 for students; $6.00 for parents. CLICK HERE for a listing of all home school events. CLICK HERE for more information about…

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October 2021

Home School Friday Found Frames

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Booth Boarderlands Meeting Room, 501 Museum Dr
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Create two companion portraits by repurposing a plate as a new way to create a masterpiece like Booth Museum permanent collection artist Jim Vogel, who frames his artwork with unique, everyday materials. Booth Collection Artwork:  © Jim Vogel, Maynard Dixon, 2011. oil on canvas. 80 x 24” and  © Jim Vogel, Dorothea Lange, 2011. Oil on board. 80 x 24”. Ages 7 - 12, cost: $10 members; $12 non-members. Min. 10 students / Max. 25 students. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, September…

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November 2021

Home School Textile Design

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Booth Boarderlands Meeting Room, 501 Museum Dr
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Create geometric shapes using various media to produce a mock textile work inspired by Navaho Dine’ American Indian design. These pieces will be modeled on woven textile work found in the Booth Museum Artifact Cases, Native Hands Space. Booth Collection Artwork: Single Saddle blanket with Germantown yarn c. 1890, Courtesy of Steve & Gail Getzwiller collection. Ages 7 - 12. Cost: $10 members; $12 non-members. Min. 10 students / Max. 25 students. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Location: Booth Museum…

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Museum Closed

November 25
The Booth Museum, 501 Museum Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Happy Thanksgiving from the Booth Museum!  

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December 2021

Home School Inspired Figures

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Booth Boarderlands Meeting Room, 501 Museum Dr
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Use paint and unexpected materials to create a textured figure inspired by Booth permanent collection artist, Tony Abeyta. Booth Collection Artwork:  © Tony Abeyta, Blue Corn Portal, 1997. Oil on canvas. 54 x 70“. Cost: $10 members; $12 non-members, Min. 10 students / Max. 25 students. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Location: Booth Museum Borderlands Meeting Room. CLICK HERE for more home school events at the Booth. Register

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July 2022

4-Day Landscape Workshop with Artist Bill Davidson / Painting Smarter Not Harder

July 21, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 24, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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In this “Painting Smarter Not Harder” workshop, students learn to see a better way quicker which will spark confidence and imagination, all while having lots of fun.  The following topics will all be covered: 1) choosing the best attitude to eliminate confusing mental thoughts, 2) why your materials may be defeating you, 3) the simplest way to learn to see better, 4) three simple questions to create foolproof designs, 5) how to easily nail your values, 6) how to create…

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4-Day Landscape Workshop with Artist Bill Davidson / Painting Smarter Not Harder

July 22, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 24, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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In this “Painting Smarter Not Harder” workshop, students learn to see a better way quicker which will spark confidence and imagination, all while having lots of fun.  The following topics will all be covered: 1) choosing the best attitude to eliminate confusing mental thoughts, 2) why your materials may be defeating you, 3) the simplest way to learn to see better, 4) three simple questions to create foolproof designs, 5) how to easily nail your values, 6) how to create…

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4-Day Landscape Workshop with Artist Bill Davidson / Painting Smarter Not Harder

July 23, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 24, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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In this “Painting Smarter Not Harder” workshop, students learn to see a better way quicker which will spark confidence and imagination, all while having lots of fun.  The following topics will all be covered: 1) choosing the best attitude to eliminate confusing mental thoughts, 2) why your materials may be defeating you, 3) the simplest way to learn to see better, 4) three simple questions to create foolproof designs, 5) how to easily nail your values, 6) how to create…

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4-Day Landscape Workshop with Artist Bill Davidson / Painting Smarter Not Harder

July 24, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 24, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
+ Google Map

In this “Painting Smarter Not Harder” workshop, students learn to see a better way quicker which will spark confidence and imagination, all while having lots of fun.  The following topics will all be covered: 1) choosing the best attitude to eliminate confusing mental thoughts, 2) why your materials may be defeating you, 3) the simplest way to learn to see better, 4) three simple questions to create foolproof designs, 5) how to easily nail your values, 6) how to create…

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August 2022

3-Day Master Portraiture Workshop with Artist Igor Babailov, Hon.RAA, KStA, MFA(PhD), D.Litt.(Hon.Causa)

August 5, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 7, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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This workshop is a rare opportunity to learn the insights of portraiture and advance your skills in painting and drawing portraits from life. If one can comfortably paint a portrait entirely from life, one will always be able to work from photographs as well, and not the other way around, this is the reality!  The workshop features:  beautiful life models, master demonstrations, and one-on-one instruction by Igor Babailov.  To learn more about Igor visit: www.babailov.com.  Minimum of 10 students, Maximum of…

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3-Day Master Portraiture Workshop with Artist Igor Babailov, Hon.RAA, KStA, MFA(PhD), D.Litt.(Hon.Causa)

August 6, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 7, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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This workshop is a rare opportunity to learn the insights of portraiture and advance your skills in painting and drawing portraits from life. If one can comfortably paint a portrait entirely from life, one will always be able to work from photographs as well, and not the other way around, this is the reality!  The workshop features:  beautiful life models, master demonstrations, and one-on-one instruction by Igor Babailov.  To learn more about Igor visit: www.babailov.com.  Minimum of 10 students, Maximum of…

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3-Day Master Portraiture Workshop with Artist Igor Babailov, Hon.RAA, KStA, MFA(PhD), D.Litt.(Hon.Causa)

August 7, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 7, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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This workshop is a rare opportunity to learn the insights of portraiture and advance your skills in painting and drawing portraits from life. If one can comfortably paint a portrait entirely from life, one will always be able to work from photographs as well, and not the other way around, this is the reality!  The workshop features:  beautiful life models, master demonstrations, and one-on-one instruction by Igor Babailov.  To learn more about Igor visit: www.babailov.com.  Minimum of 10 students, Maximum of…

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3-Day Figure Painting Workshop with Artist Seth Haverkamp / Energized Start, Graceful Finish

August 17, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 19, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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In this workshop, students will work from a live model to vigorously apply paint in simplified blocks to capture the gesture of the pose. Using a limited palette, students will paint with both thin and thick paint, in conjunction with wiping paint out, to achieve a successful drawing. Students will then work on pushing values to paint in the fall of light and add a three dimensional effect. Using a grey toned canvas with paint scumbled over it, with thick…

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3-Day Figure Painting Workshop with Artist Seth Haverkamp / Energized Start, Graceful Finish

August 18, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 19, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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In this workshop, students will work from a live model to vigorously apply paint in simplified blocks to capture the gesture of the pose. Using a limited palette, students will paint with both thin and thick paint, in conjunction with wiping paint out, to achieve a successful drawing. Students will then work on pushing values to paint in the fall of light and add a three dimensional effect. Using a grey toned canvas with paint scumbled over it, with thick…

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3-Day Figure Painting Workshop with Artist Seth Haverkamp / Energized Start, Graceful Finish

August 19, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 19, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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In this workshop, students will work from a live model to vigorously apply paint in simplified blocks to capture the gesture of the pose. Using a limited palette, students will paint with both thin and thick paint, in conjunction with wiping paint out, to achieve a successful drawing. Students will then work on pushing values to paint in the fall of light and add a three dimensional effect. Using a grey toned canvas with paint scumbled over it, with thick…

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September 2022

3-Day Landscape Painting Workshop with Artist David Boyd, Jr. / Painting the Urban Still-Life

September 7, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 9, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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David Boyd, Jr. has advanced the Urban Environment to its own art form.  He finds beauty in our everyday life with his unique view of the world.  So original is his composition that the subjects acquire a life of their own.  David conveys the character he sees in the urban world and shares that insight with every student.  Each day's painting demo by David will be followed by individual instruction.  Join us for this wonderful opportunity to study with David…

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3-Day Landscape Painting Workshop with Artist David Boyd, Jr. / Painting the Urban Still-Life

September 8, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 9, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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David Boyd, Jr. has advanced the Urban Environment to its own art form.  He finds beauty in our everyday life with his unique view of the world.  So original is his composition that the subjects acquire a life of their own.  David conveys the character he sees in the urban world and shares that insight with every student.  Each day's painting demo by David will be followed by individual instruction.  Join us for this wonderful opportunity to study with David…

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3-Day Landscape Painting Workshop with Artist David Boyd, Jr. / Painting the Urban Still-Life

September 9, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 9, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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David Boyd, Jr. has advanced the Urban Environment to its own art form.  He finds beauty in our everyday life with his unique view of the world.  So original is his composition that the subjects acquire a life of their own.  David conveys the character he sees in the urban world and shares that insight with every student.  Each day's painting demo by David will be followed by individual instruction.  Join us for this wonderful opportunity to study with David…

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3-Day Oil Painting Workshop with Artist Lori Putnam / Take It Inside: A Studio Workshop

September 28, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 30, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Leave this workshop motivated to make the most of your time in the studio. Lori believes that working both en plein air AND indoors expedites an artist’s growth at lightening speed. She divides her time equally among the two, not just producing, but experimenting and stretching the bounds of creativity.  Demonstrations, lessons, and group exercises will be both fun and informative. Some areas you can expect to explore in this workshop:  Have failed plein air and studio work? Lori will…

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3-Day Oil Painting Workshop with Artist Lori Putnam / Take It Inside: A Studio Workshop

September 29, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 30, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Leave this workshop motivated to make the most of your time in the studio. Lori believes that working both en plein air AND indoors expedites an artist’s growth at lightening speed. She divides her time equally among the two, not just producing, but experimenting and stretching the bounds of creativity.  Demonstrations, lessons, and group exercises will be both fun and informative. Some areas you can expect to explore in this workshop:  Have failed plein air and studio work? Lori will…

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3-Day Oil Painting Workshop with Artist Lori Putnam / Take It Inside: A Studio Workshop

September 30, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 30, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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Leave this workshop motivated to make the most of your time in the studio. Lori believes that working both en plein air AND indoors expedites an artist’s growth at lightening speed. She divides her time equally among the two, not just producing, but experimenting and stretching the bounds of creativity.  Demonstrations, lessons, and group exercises will be both fun and informative. Some areas you can expect to explore in this workshop:  Have failed plein air and studio work? Lori will…

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November 2022

BAA – 3-Day Oil Painting Workshop with Artist Don Demers – “The How and Why of Landscape Painting”

November 9, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 11, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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This three day course will focus on painting on location (plein air) as a form of study and not as a performance art.  We will discuss and examine not only “how” to create work outdoors, but also the all-important “why”.  This conceptual aspect of painting is something that many artists pass by and it is the very essence of artistic intent.  We will be working primarily outside and approaching our subjects with methods ranging from sketching (visual journaling) to simple…

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BAA – 3-Day Oil Painting Workshop with Artist Don Demers – “The How and Why of Landscape Painting”

November 10, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 11, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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This three day course will focus on painting on location (plein air) as a form of study and not as a performance art.  We will discuss and examine not only “how” to create work outdoors, but also the all-important “why”.  This conceptual aspect of painting is something that many artists pass by and it is the very essence of artistic intent.  We will be working primarily outside and approaching our subjects with methods ranging from sketching (visual journaling) to simple…

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BAA – 3-Day Oil Painting Workshop with Artist Don Demers – “The How and Why of Landscape Painting”

November 11, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 11, 2022

The Booth Art Academy @ TRC, 1 N. Gilmer ST
Cartersville, GA 30120 United States
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This three day course will focus on painting on location (plein air) as a form of study and not as a performance art.  We will discuss and examine not only “how” to create work outdoors, but also the all-important “why”.  This conceptual aspect of painting is something that many artists pass by and it is the very essence of artistic intent.  We will be working primarily outside and approaching our subjects with methods ranging from sketching (visual journaling) to simple…

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