We are SO excited to announce our Art Appreciation Series starting January, 2015. The last Saturday of every month, our own local and amazinginly talented artist, Maria Wimmer , will host an art appreciation session, focusing on subjects ranging from how to look at art, art history topics, basic art terms, how to collect art and so much more!
The Art Appreciation Series consists of 1 hour, donation based classes, starting at 1pm in Scarlow's Gallery. A list of class subjects are below. To find out calendar dates for each lecture, go to our EVENTS page and look for the last Saturday of every month!
Maria Rose was born in Montana and has worked and lived throughout the West. She began formal art training at age 13. In 1999 she attended college at Eastern New Mexico University on the Lorraine Schula Scholarship for Art. Maria Rose later received a BA from the University of Montana and her Master’s Degree in Art History from the University of Denver. She moved to Casper, Wyoming in 2009 and since then her work has been seen locally at the Corridor Gallery, the Goodstein Gallery and The Nicolaysen Art Museum as well as nationally. Maria Rose has work in private collections throughout North America, Europe and Australia including Sydney, Portland, Denver, Chicago and Los Angeles.
January-How to look at art
February-Appreciating modern art
March- Understanding painting
April- Appreciating abstraction
May- Collecting Art
June- Appreciating non-western art
July- Understanding print making
August- Appreciating Art History Lecture 1: Pre-history through ancient Egypt
September- Appreciating Art History Lecture 2: Greek and Roman art
October- Appreciating Art History Lecture 3: Byzantine art through the early Renaissance
November- Appreciating Art History Lecture 4: High renaissance through Rococo
December- Appreciating Art History Lecture 5: Neoclassicism through contemporary art