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Fleisher From a Distance: Drawing in Color Demonstration

Ready to take your drawing to the next level? Discover the vibrancy of drawing in color with a variety of media in this demonstration with teaching artist Michelle Oosterbaan. We will discuss a variety of drawing media, from color pencils to pastels, drawing on color paper, and how to render light and texture with color pencils.

Michelle Oosterbaan is a visual artist based in Philadelphia. Recently she held several residencies across Northern Europe including the Cite des Arts International in Paris. Oosterbaan’s artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally at venues that include The Drawing Center New York, The Weatherspoon Art Museum, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, The Delaware Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka. She is a Great Rivers Biennial winner (2008 St. Louis, MO) and published in FUKT, A Drawing Journal (2009, Berlin). She has also has received grants from Center for Emerging Arts (2014), the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (2004), and the Leeway Foundation (2001) among others. Oosterbaan was awarded residencies at The MacDowell Colony (2004) and Yaddo (2005, 2003), as a John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur fellow, in addition to invitations to VCCA, (2009, 2006). Her work investigates signs and symbols of time and spirit and the theatre of space and color. She earned a BFA from Washington University as a Fred Conway Scholar in painting/printmaking and an MFA from Indiana University and studied painting at SACI at Cleveland Institute of Art in Florence Italy.

This demonstration is open to the public with a suggested donation of $10 but is limited to maximum number of 100 participants. Advanced registration is required. The tour will be hosted through Zoom, which can be accessed on desktop and laptop computers, as well as mobile devices. We highly recommend downloading the Zoom app to your device in advance. You will receive a URL to join the demonstration after you complete the registration process.