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Art Workshops

with Yueh-mei Cheng

July 28-29, 2018 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
$295 per person (includes lunches)

This course, designed for both beginning and experienced painters, leads you to explore the spirit of nature by observation, meditation, and imagination. Participants learn the fundamentals of the spontaneous style of Chinese painting with simple strokes of ink and subtle color washes.


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Yueh-mei Cheng is a professional artist and studio art professor. Her artwork has been exhibited throughout North America, Europe, and Asia as well as in her native Taiwan. She obtained M.A and M.F.A degrees in painting from the University Wisconsin-Madison. Widely recognized, Yueh-mei Cheng teaches and lectures internationally.  Currently, Cheng is a visiting professor at Tunghai University in Taiwan, and she has been a tenured professor of studio art at Finlandia University International School of Art and Design in Michigan for more than a decade. Cheng’s passion for art education is profound.

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with Andrew Pielage 
August 10-12, 2018
Friday, 5-7 pm | Saturday, 6 am - 8 pm | Sunday, 6 am - 1 pm
Adults (Ages 16+)
$275 per person (includes tour of Taliesin and lunches)

The Taliesin buildings and rolling hills of the 800-acre estate will be the backdrop for a weekend of iconic architecture and photography. The workshop will begin with an evening tour of Wright’s home, including a meet and greet with the instructor. Begin your artistic exploration at sunrise, with time built in to take sunset photos as well.

Dive deeper into understanding changing light, how to properly scout a location and how to shoot architecture with any lens. The workshop will also include an introduction to the powerful editing software of Adobe Lightroom, and peer photo critiques.

You don’t have to be a pro, but participants must be familiar with using aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Participants must have a fully-manual camera, tripod and a laptop with Adobe Lightroom preinstalled.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Pielage specializes in architecture and travel photography, and has photographed more than fifty Frank Lloyd Wright sites throughout the United States. His work is published in newspapers, websites, and magazines, including Vanity Fair.

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Caroline Hamblen
(608) 588-7900, Ext. 230

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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