A Master Presentation by FRIENDS Of Olmsted Plein
Highly regarded oil painter, Jim Richards, will paint a live three-hour demonstration at the beautiful Bellmere Garden House. The Painting will be available for purchase after the demo with proceeds to benefit Olmsted Plein Air.
General admission is $25. Space is limited!
James Richards (AIS) is an American Impressionist painter who specializes in oils, was born and raised in rural Georgia and spent the days of his youth exploring the farms, fields and forests of his hometown. Driven by a passionate connection with nature and a deep sense of obligation to relay his vision in the most truthful manner possible, he began painting at a very young age.
James has spent years studying the nuances of paint and developing a keen sense of understanding and control over the medium. He is now regarded as one of the top oil painters and instructors in the country. He considers teaching and sharing his knowledge to be his primary purpose and true calling as an artist. He is a highly sought-after teacher around the world, conducting workshops across the US and Europe. His mentoring program has a year-long wait list, and spots in his monthly workshops within hours of being announced.
He is four-time winner in the American Impressionist Society's Annual Exhibition, being awarded Best of Show in 2015 for his painting "Little Chicks", and third place in 2016 for "Garden of Delight".
To learn more about Jim Richards you visit his website at http://www.artistjamesrichards.com/