Winter 2018 Full Moon Open Studios, Metal Arts Village, Studio “e”. Studio and gallery open to the public. Live entertainment and food trucks. Wednesday, January 31, 5-8pm; Friday, March 2, 5-8pm; Saturday, March 31, 5-8pm; Sunday, April 29, 5-8pm. Art Safari, Tucson. Recent paintings on view at the Contreras Gallery, opening February 3, 6-9 pm.
Summer Art Cruise/Downtown Tucson, Saturday, June 3, 6-9pm
artwork at these venues:
Small Works Invitational/Davis Dominguez Gallery
Women Artists of Tucson/Contreras Gallery
Full Moon Open Studio/Metal Arts Village
Friday, June 9, 6-9pm
Saturday, July 8, 6-9pm
Monday, August 7, 6-9pm
Academic year 2016/17 and on: Skill based art curriculum designed and administered for high performing K-8 Tucson charter school Academy of Math and Sciences. Focus is on building a Fine Arts track for middle school.
Individual critique sessions by invitation only and are held in studio “e” at the Metal Arts Village, Tucson. (3230 N Dodge Blvd/at Ft Lowell, in Tucson.) In 2014 Betina founded the Tucson Classical Atelier; the teaching philosophy is here. TCA is a school of fine art based on classical and traditional methods.
“Painting as a Pasttime” by Sir Winston S. Churchill.
“Lessons in Classical Drawing” by Juliette Aristides.
“Drawing Lessons from the Masters” by Robert Beverly Hale.
“Charles Bargue Drawing Course” by Gerald Ackerman.
Images from projects by students:
For more information about Charles Bargue portrait and figurative work click here.
Further perusal of the importance of realist applications as a foundation for any art practice, available here.