Artist Cindy House Leading Workshop

at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School

Posted: June 13, 2012
Source: Farrell Howe
Job Title: Marketing & PR Coordinator
Phone: (269) 349-7775 ext. 3112


Kalamazoo, MI - Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Artist Cindy House will visit the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School to lead a workshop titled Painting the Landscape in Pastels, Friday - Sunday, June 22-24.

Visiting Artist Workshop Cindy House: Painting the Landscape in Pastels (980)
June 22-24, 2012: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
KIA Members: $220, Non-Members: $230
A non-refundable cancellation fee of $50 will be charged
No refund after June 7, 2012

This workshop will concentrate on pastel techniques with landscape as the subject matter. House will begin each day with a demonstration followed by opportunity for participants to continue working on their own painting. Individual instruction will be given throughout the day. House will bring a work in progress and encourages participants to do the same.

For more information and to register, click here or call (269) 349-7775 ext. 3101. Please note there is a prerequisite in beginning drawing or an equivalent to attend this workshop.

Without formal training, Cindy began her career by illustrating A Guide to the Birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. She has illustrated numerous books including the National Geographic Society's Guide to the Birds of North America, Book of North American Birds for the Reader's Digest Association, and A Field Guide to Warblers in the Peterson Field Guide Series. She has exhibited numerous times at the prestigious Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum's Birds in Art show. Her work is included in the permanent collection of that museum along with those of Bausch & Lomb Corporation and both the Rhode Island and the Massachusetts Audubon Societies. She is a member of the Society of Animal Artists. the Pastel Society of America and Artists for Conservation. For more information about Cindy House, visit her website at

This workshop is subsidized by the Lois and Jim Richmond Workshop Fund.