All Member Paintout for AIS Members only. We will have a model and still life set up indoors at the Cincinnati Art Club, 1021 Parkside Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45202, and for those who would like to paint outdoors "en plein air," we will also be painting in nearby Eden Park. Check in at the Cincinnati Art Club beginning at 8:30am to get your canvases stamped and sign a waiver. If you plan to enter the Wet Wall Competition, size must be no more than 200 sq. inches. Each member may turn in one painting (framed and ready to hang) on Friday morning, March 23rd from 8am to 1pm at Greenwich House Gallery for our Wet Wall Competition. These will be hung and on display in time for the opening reception of the main exhibition on Friday evening. Paintings will hang for the duration of the main exhibition, through April 21st. Artists will be responsible for shipping cost of unsold wet wall paintings. Gallery will charge a flat fee for shipping (amount to be determined).
Welcome Reception/Cocktail Party at the home of AIS Charter and Signature Member Roger Heuck. Roger and his wife Rho have generously offered to host us at their home for an unforgettable evening of friendship, camaraderie, refreshments and a tour of Roger and Rho’s exceptional art collection. Roger, who has served as our show coordinator for our Small Works Showcase exhibition, is the great nephew of impressionist painter John Henry Twachtman, who was born in Cincinnati. Learn more about Twachtman here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Henry_Twachtman RSVP required – register under Events on the AIS website. Address and directions will be provided after registration. Open to AIS Members and one guest.
Kenn Backhaus Workshop
The Key Element for More Successful and Dynamic Paintings
Please join us for the opening reception and awards presentation for the 2nd Annual AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase at Greenwich House Gallery, 2124 Madison Rd, Cincinnati OH. This exhibition features nearly 200 paintings by some of the top impressionist artists in the United States. Free and open to the public!
Kim English Workshop
This one day workshop will focus on the model indoors. Students will learn how to work fast and loose, concentrating on the big relationships, instead of the details. The various effects of light
will be discussed as well as how Kim utilizes his palette.
Panel discussion moderated by AIS CEO/President Debra Joy Groesser will feature AIS Master Kenn Backhaus and others to be announced.
Video Demo/Lecture by AIS Founder William Schultz. AIS was founded in 1998 in honor of William Schultz by his students, Charlotte Dickinson, Pauline Ney and Marjorie Bradley. Bill Schultz passed away in 2005, so this is a special opportunity to learn from our founding master. We will have a number of Bill’s original paintings available to view as well.
Learn about Cincinnati’s rich art history and its ties to Impressionism. Tour will be led by curator Julie Aronson. You won't want to miss this exception opportunity! Free to AIS Members and one guest.
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