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Using Art to Create A Better New Year for 2021: Online Watercolor Workshops


Written on December 27, 2020 at 12:38 pm, by

Starting January 11th Helen Klebesadel will be offering two virtual 5-week watercolor workshops that can be combined into a 10-week Watercolor Intensive.

Categories: art and technology, Art Techniques, Creative Play, Creativity, Uncategorized, Watercolor, Watercolor techniques, Watercolor Workshop, Workshops and Classes

‘Tis the Season….for art


Written on November 29, 2020 at 3:07 pm, by

My hope is that this finds you and yours safe and healthy during this pandemic that is touching our lives in so many ways. We are all working to find  Continue Reading »

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Art and Learning In Beautiful Places


Written on June 1, 2019 at 3:46 pm, by

I have just finishing teaching a multiple-day watercolor intensive in the beautiful University of Wisconsin-Arboretum.  The participants were wonderful and I am looking forward to offering similar workshop there in June of 2020.  Continue Reading »

Categories: Art Techniques, art travel, Beauty, Bjorklunden, Creaivity Coaching, Creative Play, Dillmans Art Resort, Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, Plein air Painting, River Arts Art Center, Shake Rag Alley Art Center, Teaching Art and Creativity, Uncategorized, Watercolor, Watercolor techniques, Workshops and Classes

Our Mornings Plein Air Painting in Spain


Written on March 12, 2019 at 10:42 pm, by

In the fall of 2018 I left a very personally meaningful academic day-job that I had pursued  while also maintaining my art career.  I was finally able to take the  Continue Reading »

Categories: A Painting A day, art collaboration, Art Techniques, art travel, Creative Play, Plein air Painting, Spain, Uncategorized

Teaching Watercolor Makes Me a Better Artist


Written on June 17, 2017 at 4:27 pm, by

I just finished a wonderful four-day watercolor intensive. It was preceded by a month-long once a week nature journaling class offered at the University of Wisconsin Arboretum.  Both were wonderful  Continue Reading »

Categories: Ability, art and technology, art collaboration, Art Techniques, Artist Resources, Beauty, Biographical, Career Development, Creaivity Coaching, Creative Play, Creativity, Exhibition, Fabulous Artists, Teaching Art and Creativity, Uncategorized, Watercolor, Watercolor techniques, Workshops and Classes

The Flowers Are Burning: Incandescent Watercolors by Helen Klebesadel and Mary Kay Neumann


Written on July 10, 2015 at 8:13 pm, by

As an artist I spend plenty of time alone in my studio working on my watercolors, but in recent years I have also found it very fulfilling to work in  Continue Reading »

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Jean Towgood: A Memorial Exhibition


Written on November 20, 2013 at 12:02 am, by

“I am exploring a painterly myth for myself to explain the power of what I see and feel. Nature is a mystery- volcanic activity hidden from view by steam and  Continue Reading »

Categories: Ability, Activist Art, art collaboration, Beauty, Biographical, Diversity, environmental art, Fabulous Artists, Feminist art, Gesture painting, Inspiration, Uncategorized, Women Artists

The Exquisite Uterus Project: The Art of Resistance -UPDATE


Written on September 6, 2013 at 6:00 am, by

This blog was originally published in September of 2012 to celebrate  the first exhibition of the Exquisite Uterus Art of Resistance Project.  The project and the need continues.  We have  Continue Reading »

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