January Member Meeting
January Member Meeting: Art Critique with Virginia Unseld
For our first Member Meeting of 2020, we are thrilled to invite Virginia Unseld to facilitate a guided critique for BAA Members who wish to bring in an unframed piece of art.
Join us for this opportunity to learn about the critiquing process as an observer, or as an artist willing to open your work to a friendly critique guided by Virginia (see bio below).
WHAT: January Member Meeting: Art Critique with Virginia Unseld
WHEN: Tuesday, January 14, 6 – 8 pm
WHO: All are welcome, however you must be a current BAA Member to share artwork for critique (Please bring unframed art only.)
WHERE: R Gallery, half a block from Pearl St. on Broadway
Virginia Unseld has been painting the western landscape for over 40 years in oils, pastels, and watercolors. Plein air painting comprises about half of her work and studio work is the rest. Her studio is at 9200 feet in the mountains south of Nederland.
Unseld holds a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master Degree in Art Education from the Rhode Island School of Design. She taught art in public school for 30 years and was honored as the Colorado High School Art Educator in 1996. She has since taught plein air painting in pastels through Adams State University and has taught numerous workshops, done many demos, and been a juror and judge for various art groups.
Unseld has won many awards for her paintings and select recent awards include
2019 Best Quickdraw Central City Plein Air Air
2019 Best Opera House Painting Central City Plein Air
2019 Best Quickdraw Fairplay Plein Air
2018 Best of Show, Greeley National Show
2018 Best Cityscape , Boulder Plein Air festival
2017 Best of Show, Greeley National Art Show
2017 1st Place Pastel Society of Colorado Members’ Show
2017 1st Place Gilpin Arts Association open show
2016 1st Place Quickdraw, Aspen Plein Air festival
2016 1st Place Pastels, Greeley National Art Show
2015 1st Place Pastels, Greeley National Art Show
You can read more about Virginia and see more work at her website www.virginiaunseldfineart.com.
If you’d like to become a BAA Member, please join on our Membership Page. https://boulderartassociation.org/membership/