Dec. 4-13, Creating Large Compositions with Jove Wang

 

Painting in the Grand Manner

Creating Large Compositions with Jove Wang

Join Chinese master Jove Wang in this 10-day oil painting workshop. Jove will introduce you to the process of creating large compositions. In the past, historical and allegorical large compositions were deemed the most important branch of painting, and students had to demonstrate their ability to create such works before graduating. Unfortunately, for Americans it is almost a lost art.

Thanks to the vision of artists like Jove Wang, a revival is at hand to bring back this largely-forgotten skill and usher traditional art up onto a higher plateau. Through this special workshop, he intends to inspire as many artists as he can to accept the challenge of creating works of this caliber.

On the evening of the last day, we’ll have a party and a show at the studio to celebrate our success. You may invite other artists and guests to view the exhibition.

This workshop is open to all levels – Cost: $2500 for 10 days

Supply List:

This is a suggested list. There is no requirement. Bring whatever you are most comfortable with and are already using.

Canvas: cotton, linen or wood panel- Gessoed or oil primed

Bristol brushes – filbert or flat – Various sizes equivalent to 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10

Palette knives

Wood palette. White paper palette is not recommended.

Oil paint – Bring any colors that you are already using. In particular you can bring – titanium white, lemon yellow, cadmium yellow, yellow ochre, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, burnt umber, ultramarine blue, viridian and manganese blue.

Paper towels and sketch book

To prepare for the workshop, bring enough material for 3 to 5 compositions. The motif will be figures. You’ll start by doing several drawings, then a preliminary color sketch, and finally the large painting. The canvas for the final painting should not be smaller than 30×40. Depending on your transportation capacity, it can be as large as 50×60. You may wish to bring two canvases, depending on your speed and ability.

 Biography

Expressive Compositions in Oil with Jove WangJove Wang was born in China. As a youth, at age seven he apprenticed with the master painter Gang Gu, subsequently studying at Jilin School of Art for three years and graduating in 1982.

In 1984 he was accepted into the most prestigious art institute of China, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now named the China Academy of Art) and graduated as an honor student in 1988.

He also received professional training from the Tokyo Academy of Fine Arts.

In 1990 Jove Wang immigrated to the United States where he soon met with success, the beginning of a career that has garnered him national recognition.

In 1992 he was commissioned to paint a portrait of Bishop Roger Mahony for the Archdiocese Catholic Center in Los Angeles, and the following year painted a second portrait of Mahony, who by then had been named Cardinal, for exhibition at his Titular Church in Rome.

Other commissioned portraits followed, including Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonorich.

Since then he has turned his focus to painting scenes of the indigenous cultures of China, based on numerous travels into the far reaches of that country.

In 1997 Jove Wang was honored with the Best of Show at the California Art Club’s 88th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, and the following year he took the First Place in the figure category in the California Art Club’s 89th Annual Gold Medal Juried exhibition.

In 1999, he earned the Best of Show at the 8th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Oil Painters of America.

In 2000 he took the First Place at the prestigious Viewpoint 2000 Cincinnati Art Club Exhibition. That same year he also won three prizes at the Plein Air Tucson 2000 Exhibit in Tucson (Grand Prize, Best of Mission, and Best Design/Architecture).

In 2001 he won the Best of Show and Artists’ Choice Award at the 2001 Carmel Art Festival.

In March 2008, Jove’s portrait “Young Man” won Gold Medal Award by Japan Artist Association at Tokyo National Museum.

In 2009, “A Day on the Silk Road” was selected by the 11th National Exhibition of Fine Arts in China.

In 2003 Wang published a book of his paintings, entitled “Instinct and Feeling.”

From 1999 to 2006, Jove Wang was invited to present his works for solo exhibitions in many galleries and museums.

California museums that have shown his paintings include the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the Pasadena Historical Museum, the Laguna Beach Art Museum, the Carnegie Art Museum in Oxnard, the Bowers Museum at Santa Ana and the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University in Malibu.

Paintings by Jove Wang have also been exhibited at the Springville Museum of Art in Springville, Utah, and the Phippen Museum in Arizona.

In addition, paintings by Jove Wang are in the permanent collections of several important California art collections including those of the Bowers Museum,

the Bakersfield Museum of Art and the art collection of Mission San Juan Capistrano, as well as in the art collection of the Museum of Jilin, China.

Interviews with Jove Wang and reproductions of his paintings have appeared in various magazines including Southwest Art, American Art Collector, Workshop and American Artist.

Jove Wang also maintains a busy schedule teaching art classes and workshops to a wide circle of students eager to learn from a master artist. He has been invited to teach oil painting workshops at various art schools and galleries including the Scottsdale Artists’ School in Scottsdale, Arizona.

In addition, the California Art Club has invited him to give demonstrations and lectures at the new campus of the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena and at the Autry Museum. Jove Wang is also a guest professor at several academies of fine art in China.

Jove Wang is a Signature Member of the California Art Club.

Feb.5,12,19, Watercolor with Vlad Yeliseyev

Pre-registration for this workshop is required. Please call 941-753-7755 or email: info@SouthernAtelier.org.

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Expressive Compositions in Oil with Jove Wang ~ December 5th-9th, 2016

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Special Event – Jove Wang inaugural visit to the

Sunshine State of Florida at Southern Atelier.

Join Chinese master Jove Wang in this 5-days oil painting workshop. Jove will communicate his masterful understanding of design elements for creating intuitive still life compositions. He will explain and demonstrate a variety of principles including:

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  • Pictorial composition
  • Vibrant color harmony
  • Expressive brush work
  • Thick and thin paint handling
  • Shapes
  • Values
  • Edge work

 This workshop is open to all levels – Cost: $950

 Supply List:

This is a suggested list. There is no requirement. Bring whatever you are most comfortable with and are already using.

Canvas: cotton, linen or wood panel- Gessoed or oil primed – bring various sizes equivalent to 8×10, 12×16, 16×20, 18×24

Bristol brushes – filbert or flat – Various sizes equivalent to 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10

Palette knives

Wood palette. White paper palette is not recommended.

Oil paint – Bring any colors that you are already using. In particular you can bring – titanium white, lemon yellow, cadmium yellow, yellow ochre, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, burnt umber, ultramarine blue, viridian and manganese blue.

Paper towels and sketch book

 Biography

Expressive Compositions in Oil with Jove WangJove Wang was born in China. As a youth, at age seven he apprenticed with the master painter Gang Gu, subsequently studying at Jilin School of Art for three years and graduating in 1982.

In 1984 he was accepted into the most prestigious art institute of China, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now named the China Academy of Art) and graduated as an honor student in 1988.

He also received professional training from the Tokyo Academy of Fine Arts.

In 1990 Jove Wang immigrated to the United States where he soon met with success, the beginning of a career that has garnered him national recognition.

In 1992 he was commissioned to paint a portrait of Bishop Roger Mahony for the Archdiocese Catholic Center in Los Angeles, and the following year painted a second portrait of Mahony, who by then had been named Cardinal, for exhibition at his Titular Church in Rome.

Other commissioned portraits followed, including Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonorich.

Since then he has turned his focus to painting scenes of the indigenous cultures of China, based on numerous travels into the far reaches of that country.

In 1997 Jove Wang was honored with the Best of Show at the California Art Club’s 88th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, and the following year he took the First Place in the figure category in the California Art Club’s 89th Annual Gold Medal Juried exhibition.

In 1999, he earned the Best of Show at the 8th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Oil Painters of America.

In 2000 he took the First Place at the prestigious Viewpoint 2000 Cincinnati Art Club Exhibition. That same year he also won three prizes at the Plein Air Tucson 2000 Exhibit in Tucson (Grand Prize, Best of Mission, and Best Design/Architecture).

In 2001 he won the Best of Show and Artists’ Choice Award at the 2001 Carmel Art Festival.

In March 2008, Jove’s portrait “Young Man” won Gold Medal Award by Japan Artist Association at Tokyo National Museum.

In 2009, “A Day on the Silk Road” was selected by the 11th National Exhibition of Fine Arts in China.

In 2003 Wang published a book of his paintings, entitled “Instinct and Feeling.”

From 1999 to 2006, Jove Wang was invited to present his works for solo exhibitions in many galleries and museums.

California museums that have shown his paintings include the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the Pasadena Historical Museum, the Laguna Beach Art Museum, the Carnegie Art Museum in Oxnard, the Bowers Museum at Santa Ana and the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University in Malibu.

Paintings by Jove Wang have also been exhibited at the Springville Museum of Art in Springville, Utah, and the Phippen Museum in Arizona.

In addition, paintings by Jove Wang are in the permanent collections of several important California art collections including those of the Bowers Museum,

the Bakersfield Museum of Art and the art collection of Mission San Juan Capistrano, as well as in the art collection of the Museum of Jilin, China.

Interviews with Jove Wang and reproductions of his paintings have appeared in various magazines including Southwest Art, American Art Collector, Workshop and American Artist.

Jove Wang also maintains a busy schedule teaching art classes and workshops to a wide circle of students eager to learn from a master artist. He has been invited to teach oil painting workshops at various art schools and galleries including the Scottsdale Artists’ School in Scottsdale, Arizona.

In addition, the California Art Club has invited him to give demonstrations and lectures at the new campus of the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena and at the Autry Museum. Jove Wang is also a guest professor at several academies of fine art in China.

Jove Wang is a Signature Member of the California Art Club.

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Jove Wang: Instinct and Feeling- an Exhibition of New Works- December 4th

Jove Wang: Instinct and Feeling– an Exhibition of New Works

Sunday, December 4th, 6 PM

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Come join us for a remarkable exhibition of paintings by renowned Master artist Jove Wang. Jove’s theme of “Instinct and Feeling” as the most important part of the painting process is clearly presented in this collection of paintings featuring the peoples and places of both China and of Sarasota, Florida.

Light refreshments, Tea and Chinese appetizers will be enjoyed along with live music. This event is open to the Public.

Painting Best Practices Workshop – November 18–20, 2016

painting best practicesThe workshop consists of lectures accompanied entirely by projected digital images, questions and answers and art materials demonstrations. We encourage you to ask questions all throughout the workshop.You are welcome to photograph the projection screen during the workshop, but only for your personal use; do not distribute the images to others due to copyright infringement. Please no audio or video recordings during the workshop.

There is no need to bring any supplies, except a pen or pencil and notebook. We will distribute several printed handouts on the first day of the workshop, but you will want to take copious notes during the workshop. One student made over 20 pages of notes at a workshop.
 Instructors
George O’Hanlon, Technical Director of Natural Pigments
Tatiana Zaytseva, Administrative Director of Natural Pigments
Tuition: $450

For more information please visit the website at: 

www.naturalpigments.com/art-supply-education/painting-best-practices/

Giving Challenge 2016

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It’s right around the corner: Tuesday, September 20 at 12:00pm to Wednesday, September 21, at 12:00 pm.

 

Make Your Contribution Count!

Dear Friends of Southern Atelier,

This year, Southern Atelier proudly participates in the 2016 Giving Challenge sponsored by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Over the last few years, people who care in Southwest Florida have infused more than $8 million into our community through the Giving Challenge, an exciting day of online giving. We are asking you to join the challenge for the Southern Atelier and make an impact on our artistic community.

Southern Atelier’s mission is to provide a dynamic teaching program to train highly-skilled artists. In the past years, Southern Atelier has offered rigorous instruction to hundreds of student-artists in painting, drawing and sculpture. In addition to regular classes this year, seven workshops featured visiting artists. Our classical art history lectures have highlighted the historical significance of art. Our doors were open for the Sarasota Fine Arts Society’s Art Tour, and this summer we offered Summer Camp for high school and middle school students.

When you donate funds to Southern Atelier, you support classically trained artists who themselves make an impact both on the world and the local community. Your contribution means that the lessons of the past masters of art can be brought forward to new generations of artists and art lovers. Help the Southern Atelier achieve these goals and help artists create amazing contemporary, classical art by contributing funds for:

  • a certified art degree program and expanded course offerings
  • a summer program for youth that can pass along both the appreciation of art and the skills to create it
  • partnerships within the community for art exhibitions and lecture series
  • operational expenses to help keep the Atelier’s doors open
  • improvements to the studio space
  • purchase of new equipment such as a TV monitor, lighting and supplies
  • web site design and upkeep
  • scholarship endowment

From noon on Tuesday, September 20 until noon on Wednesday, September 21, please contribute to Southern Atelier by following the Giving Challenge link. It’s easy to do, and the Southern Atelier will benefit hugely by your donation. Every dollar counts, and the earlier the donations come in, the more the matching funds we can receive from the Sarasota Community Foundation’s legacy donors.

Every dollar you donate to Southern Atelier brings a matching amount from the Patterson Foundation!

That means a 2:1 match for each new online donor’s contribution and a 1:1 match for returning donor’s contribution (up to $100 per donor). Wow! Your generous donation could mean a lot to Southern Atelier!

Plus, $51,000 in prizes are offered to nonprofits that cultivate the highest totals of dollars.

How Do You Make Your Contribution?

Credit/debit card donations must be received during the 24-hour period online at www.givingpartnerchallenge.org. So, mark your calendars now and on Sept. 20—21, go online and make your contribution.

Go to www.givingpartnerchallenge.org and type in Southern Atelier in the search bar in the top right of the page.Or, you can go directly to this link:  https://givingpartnerchallenge.org/npo/southern-atelier-inc

Follow the instruction to donate.

The Giving Challenge site will not be live to accept donations until September 20 at noon through September 21 at noon. 

Southern Atelier thanks you for your donation. Visit our web site to for details about classes and upcoming workshops in drawing and painting. Come in on Tuesday, September 20 for a “Draw Till You Drop” open studio day, from 9:30am—8pm. There will be something for everyone to draw and paint.  We’ll be having a great time!

 

The 2016 Giving Challenge is presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County with giving strengthened by The Patterson Foundation, as well as support from Manatee Community Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, William G. and Marie Selby Foundation, and the Herald-Tribune Media Group. Partner funders do not receive fees of any kind from donations made during the Giving Challenge.

 

 

Youth Afterschool Course with Elizabeth Jenness

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[returning in the fall!]

Wednesdays 4:00 – 6:00 pm

The goal of these classes is to provide skill-based learning to create a deeper understanding of the visual imagery that is all around us. At the Atelier we believe that anyone has the ability to create art,  by learning basic skills such as those implemented by Da Vinci and Michelangelo.

Each lesson will encourage a child’s creativity while asking them to analyze what they see and apply it in a variety of different exercises.

The classes will focus on emphasizing form primarily using charcoal to establish and build upon a foundation of traditional drawing.

If you are interested in taking this class, please contact Elizabeth Jenness at elijebrg@mail.com.

UPCOMING 2017 WORKSHOPS!

February:    Edward Jonas
March:         Max Ginsburg (6th – 10th)
April:            pending
May:            Miano Tuscany
Dates and details to follow soon.

One Week Oil Color Seminar with Charles Miano ~ May 9-13, 2016

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*Mixing Color
*Palette knife and brush techniques
*Painting the light effect: indoor and outdoor, natural and artificial
*Color theory fundamentals
*basic palettes
*Value systems
*Color schemes and Relationships
*Color study quick sketch
*Color design
*Color modeling

                                              Tuition: $425

 

 

Workshop Supply List

Drawing  Materials

Bring:

pencils, eraser and a large pad of quality drawing paper (18×24) – also tracing paper or vellum

Painting   Materials

Oil Colors

(Colors are listed in the order they should appear on the palette,

from left to right, and primarily of Winsor & Newton brand)

Earth Colours:

Ivory Black

Raw Umber

Transparent Oxide Red

Venetian red (optional)

Prismatic Colours:

Quinacridone Magenta (optional)

Alizarin Crimson

Cadmium Scarlet (or bright red)

Indian Yellow

Cadmium Yellow

Cadmium Yellow Deep (Gamblin)

Viridian Hue (Winton)

Ultramarine Blue

Titanium White

Brushes

Bristle brushes– variety of sizes, #2- #12.

Mongoose brushes- variety of sizes, #2- #12

Renaissance Sable- Cats Tongue, # 6 – #8

Palette and  Mediums

Large Palette

Non-glass container with lid

Walnut Oil, for cleaning brushes

*Note: turpentine, mineral spirits or any other toxic solvents prohibited in the studio*

Supports

Canvas: cotton or linen (oil-primed preferred), variety of sizes, 11îx14î – 9X12 – 12×16 – 16×20