Plein Air Painting / Joyce Zavorskas
August 5 – August 7 2011
Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Students will paint from direct observation in nature at selected sites in the Greenport area, emphasizing unusual and evocative moments in the natural world that identify both painter and place. The complexity and diversity of a narrow land surrounded and shaped by water, wind, rain and gravity will be explored, with emphasis on form, content, composition and paint application. There will be demos and individual discussion, all levels are welcome.
Fee – $300
Joyce Gardner Zavorskas Bio:
Painter/printmaker Joyce Zavorskas has received both local and international recognition for her innovative paintings and monotypes, including the 2005 Adrian Tinsley Award for Excellence in the Arts from Bridgewater State College, and the Ture Bengtz Award in Printmaking in 2010. She received her BFA from Syracuse University and MFA from MassArt in 2008. Residencies include Vermont Studio Center, FAWC in Provincetown, Master Printmaker at Contemporary Artists Center in North Adams, and Visiting Artist at Cape Cod.
Community College. She exhibits at Left Bank Gallery in Wellfleet, MA, and will have a solo exhibition of paintings at the Cape Cod Museum of Art July 16- September 11, 2011. Her monotype and painting imagery is generated from direct observation in nature, documenting natural disorder and harmony, magnificent rage and innocent calm. Zavorskas has taught for 35 years at numerous colleges, museums and art centers, including Simmons College, Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Truro Center for the Arts, Cape Cod Community College, and her own studio.