Adult Workshops


Plein Air Workshop

Plein Air Workshop with Amy R. Peterson
Saturday, May 1st, 8:30am – 4:00pm
Lunch & snacks included

$300 for general public  (you can choose to include an annual TVAA membership)
$275 for TVAA members

Plein air is the act of painting in the outdoors with a full, open view of your subject, whether it’s a landscape or structure. The Tennessee Valley Art Association welcomes professional artist Amy R. Peterson for an all-day plein air workshop.  The workshop will be conducted outdoors,  and will feature 2 live demonstrations, one on one instruction, & group critique at the end of day. The workshop is limited to 10 students. Students will need to furnish their own supplies. Students can choose any paint medium, although Amy’s instruction will be geared toward oil. Click here for a PDF of the suggested supply list.

About the Instructor:
Amy R. Peterson is a full time, professional artist residing near her native Birmingham, AL.  She instructs weekly art classes at Forstall Art Center in Birmingham, regional workshops, and online Zoom Workshop series.  She is known for her Birmingham city scenes and historic interiors; plein air and still life work; and private commissions including pet portraits and wedding bouquets.

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