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Fleisher From a Distance: Painting Abstract Landscapes

Explore the intersection between the traditional genre of landscape painting and modernist abstraction with teaching artist Martin Campos. We will talk about observational painting inspiring abstraction through the landscape, the compositional elements and color sensitivity that make a great painting, and tips for working out in the field.

Arcenio Martin Campos attended New Mexico State University for studio arts, the University of New Mexico for art history, and received a Certificate of Painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He began drawing on his own as a child, and between schools, acquired much of his fine art education from independent study and private instruction of the human figure. He began his teaching career conducting classes in cast drawing while still in New Mexico. He has given lectures on anatomy, figure drawing, and painting and has facilitated open figure drawing groups in Albuquerque and Philadelphia. His work has received numerous awards and has been exhibited throughout the United States and abroad.

This event is open to the public with a suggested donation of $10 but is limited to a maximum number of 100 participants. Advanced registration is required. The event 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 event after you complete the registration process.