Instructor: Gloria Burlingame
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Work from still life setups to explore the possibilities of crayons for grownups: water-soluble wax crayons. Discover their versatility as you draw with them, then use a brush to create a painterly effect.
Gloria Burlingame Bio:
Burlingame graduated from Augustana College with a B.A. in Studio Art and Art Education, certified as an “Art Education Specialist.” She is rated “highly qualified”, and her certification is up-to-date.
She began museum teaching of adult art classes at the Davenport Museum of Art, continuing to teach at the Figge Art Museum. Most of her classes involve drawing instruction. In addition, she hase taught a number of “Wine and Art” events, as well as summer junior high drawing classes.
She has instructed all age groups: pre-school art at the Family Museum (7 years), elementary art in Rock Island schools and the Kaleidoscope art program at Augustana College, the Rock Island Public Library summer art program for children (21 years), junior high art classes at Jordan Catholic School, high school art instruction in a private school, Metro Arts (3 years/ a Quad City Arts summer youth program for high school to college-age students), a semester of life drawing at Black Hawk College, and art classes for seniors at C.A.S.I. and the Left Bank Art League. In addition, for the past 9 years, she has taught classes that involve art history as well as art-making for CommUniveristy, a yearly program for adults held at St. Ambrose University.
She especially enjoy teaching adult art classes, helping her students to realize that it’s never too late to begin a new venture, and that, yes, they can succeed (if they practice!!)
She is a member of the Left Bank Art League and the Rock Island Art Guild.
Her own work is realistic and is executed in graphite as well as oil pastel.