Announcing: WEST WIND FINE ART TRIBUTE to RICHARD SCHMID in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of his book, ALLA PRIMA II
VENUE: THE LAUMEISTER ART CENTER, 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vermont
SEPTEMBER 22 and 23, 2018 Tickets for the two days are $79.98. One day tickets are $59.98
Opens Saturday 9/22 at 11:00 am to 6:30 pm.
Opens Sunday 9/23 at 10:00 am. Exhibition closes at 3:00 pm.
On view in the Main Gallery: Masterworks by Richard Schmid from Private Collections, and new paintings by his protege's: Nancy Guzik, Kathy Anderson, Stephanie Birdsall, Scott Burdick, Michelle Dunaway, Daniel J. Keys, Susan Lyon, and Timothy R. Thies. The Exhibition opens at 11:00 am with an Artists' Reception on Sat. 9/22 from 4:30-6:30 pm.
•Saturday, 9/22 - 1:00-3:00 pm: Panel Discussion with Kathy Anderson, Stephanie Birdsall, Scott Burdick, Michelle Dunaway, Daniel Keys, & Susan Lyon.
The Artists will present An Artistic Lecture and Discussion of 2 of their favorite Schmid paintings. Richard's paintings will be shown digitally on the Laumeister Art Center's large theatre screen, so everyone in the theatre will be able to see them clearly.
• Saturday, 9/22-Following the Panel Discussion from 3:30 to approximately 4:30 pm: We present The Richard Schmid Film Festival: Featuring "The Senator & The Artist," Richard's Portrait demo of the Late Senator Jim Jeffords of VT; "Abbotsford House-The Creation of a Masterwork," The Home of Sir Walter Scott by Richard Schmid; "A Fascination with Nature" Richards's paintings of Colorado and oils from his Retrospective Exhibition in Denver, CO
Artists' Reception- Saturday, 9/22–4:30 to 6:30 pm. Refreshments by Southern VT College Catering. All the artists on the panel discussion will be at the Opening, However, Richard Schmid will not attend.
•Sunday, 9/23–10:00 am to 2:00 pm: Daniel J. Keys Still Life Oil Painting Demo. & Lecture in the Art Center's Theater. Daniel will present a Digital Lecture and demonstration on Alla Prima Still Life painting. We will break for lunch at noon. Please bring your own lunch.
Tickets $79.98 for the two day event. New one day ticket added for either day - $59.98.
To reserve your seat, please go to the SHOP link at the top of the navigation page. Seating is limited: First come first serve basis.
SPONSORS: STOVE PRAIRIE PRESS: Richard's books and DVDS will be available for sale. ROSEMARY BRUSHES products will also be for sale in the second gallery. AMERICAN ART COLLECTOR MAGAZINE is featuring the Tribute to Richard Schmid in their Sept. 2018 issue. And, PLEIN AIR MAGAZINE is also publishing a feature article on Richard's plein air paintings. His oil, "Clayton Beck Painting" graces the Sept. 2018 magazine cover!
We will be pre-selling paintings in the Exhibition. For more information on available paintings and drawings please Contact Kristen@WestWindFineArt.com
or Phone: 508-566-9463