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Art-Science Collaboration: My Artist-in-Residency at the Trout Lake Research Station


Written on July 6, 2014 at 7:41 pm, by

I have just returned from a splendid ten days of non-stop plein air painting (and skitter swatting) in the lake country around Boulder Junction, Wisconsin.  It was my extreme pleasure to bring my art research through observation to the University of Wisconsin Trout Lake Station as a part of a new artist residency program.  I  Continue Reading »

Categories: A Painting A day, Activist Art, art and technology, art collaboration, Art Residencies, Art Techniques, art-science collaboration, Artist Resources, environmental art, Plein air Painting, Watercolor

Artists! An Opportunity to Exhibit and Share Your Tiny Treasures


Written on May 23, 2014 at 12:21 pm, by

Create, Compete, and Participate with Your Tiny Art One of the real pleasures I receive as a part of my day job as Director of the Wisconsin Regional Art Program (WRAP) with the UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies, is working with the Wisconsin Regional Artist Association (WRAA) in supporting the creative work of other artists.   Continue Reading »

Categories: A Painting A day, art collaboration, Art Techniques, Artist Resources, arts leadership, Charity, Creative Play, donating art, Fundraising, Inspiration, On-Line sales, Plein air Painting, This and That

Painting 'Plein Air' Watercolors and Creating Visual Memories


Written on December 26, 2011 at 2:34 am, by

Why plein air (open air) paint? If you have never taken the time to sit and stare at where a ridge meets the sky or how a branch attaches to the trunk of a tree, or how a hillside reflects in a lake, I encourage you to put all fear aside and go for it. If you do you could discover that the experience of careful observation is satisfying in itself and that it is aided by trying to record it as a visual memory.

Categories: A Painting A day, art collaboration, Beauty, Biographical, Creative Play, Fabulous Artists, Inspiration, Plein air Painting, Watercolor

Day 33 of 33 – Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on August 6, 2011 at 2:35 am, by

The final day of the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel. I cannot believe the thirty-third day has come so quickly. This has been an amazing experience.

Categories: A Painting A day, art collaboration, Creative Play, Fabulous Artists, Watercolor

Day Thirty-two –Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on August 5, 2011 at 2:50 am, by

Day thirty-two in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, Creative Play, Fabulous Artists, Watercolor

Day Thirty-one — Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on August 4, 2011 at 2:16 am, by

Day thirty-one in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, Art Techniques, Creative Play, Watercolor

Day Thirty – -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on August 3, 2011 at 2:45 am, by

Day thirty in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, Beauty, Watercolor

Day Twenty-nine –Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on August 2, 2011 at 2:56 am, by

Day twenty-nine in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, Beauty, Creative Play, Watercolor

Day Twenty-eight – -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on August 1, 2011 at 2:35 am, by

Day twenty-eight in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, Beauty, Inspiration, Watercolor

Day Twenty-seven – -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on July 31, 2011 at 2:22 am, by

Day twenty-seven in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, Beauty, Creative Play, Watercolor