Thursdays: March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19 4-7pm
Pre-requisite: Intro to Acrylic Painting class or basic knowledge and experience of acrylic paint, using an acrylic medium, basic color theory and value gray scales.
Do you already have some experience with painting with acrylics? Here’s a chance to build on what you know with some new techniques.
Students will be instructed in intermediary applications of acrylic painting, including glazing, impasto, wet into wet and dry brush techniques. There will be on-going discussions about color, compositional development and their relationship to the expressive impact of a painting.
We will be in touch via email with registered students regarding materials list and additional class details in the days leading up to the class.
Carl Oltvedt has recently relocated to Minneapolis following his retirement from teaching at Minnesota State University, Moorhead, where he was a Professor in the School of Visual Arts for thirty-two years. During that time, he was the head of the Drawing program and also taught painting and watercolor courses. He has been a visiting artist at regional schools, as well as at the Glasgow School of Art and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Scotland. He is currently represented by Groveland Gallery in Minneapolis, where he has been exhibiting his work since 1978, and, more recently, Underbrush Gallery in Fargo, ND. Previously, he has been represented by galleries in Chicago, Detroit and San Francisco. Additionally, his work is included in numerous public, corporate and private collections including the Honolulu Academy of Arts, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Minnesota Historical Society, the North Dakota Museum of Art, the Rourke Art Museum, and the Plains Art Museum. He received Minnesota State Arts Board awards in 1991 and 2014, and a Lake Region Arts Council/McKnight Fellowship in 2002.
Artist website: www.carloltvedt.com