FAC members are invited to an exclusive first look at the Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibition. Enjoy light appetizers, beverages and conversation in a fun and informal setting. Invite a guest for a night they’ll remember. Members also receive 10% off their purchases in the gift gallery.
Instructor: Slawa Radziszewska Dates: July 11th, 18th, 25th and August 1st Time: 10am-12:30pm Price: $99 public/ $89 members Supply List: download here Description: Slawa Radziszewska is an extremely talented portrait artist with years of experience teaching at FAC. This four session class is an excellent way to work on your skills in realistic rendering of the human form in your chosen media. Slawa also has experience in teaching more stylized rendering and thanks to her flexible teaching style all artists are welcome from the novice on up.
Presented by Marianne Lorenz, Curator Sundays, July 12, 19, 26, August 2 2:00-3:30pm Foothills Art Center Library Members are free, non-members $5 per lecture Join Foothills Art Center curator, Marianne Lorenz, as she explores the art of world-renowned photographer, Ansel Adams. Adams, one of the most influential and inspirational photographers in the 20th century, was also a committed mountaineer and conservationist who influenced local, regional and national policies on the need to preserve America’s wilderness environment. This four-part lecture series will explore Ansel Adams’ life, how his work fits in the history of landscape art, his place in 20th century photography, and his role as a conservationist who influenced a generation of American legislators and environmentalists. In addition to Adams, artists such as Georgia O’Keefe, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Weston and Albert Bierstadt will be discussed.