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’s Bio:
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.

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