Category Archives: drawing

Summer Workshop Posters

This July, Jethaniel Peterka and I ran our fourth year of the Drawing Intensive and second year of the Painting Intensive at Gage Academy of Art. I’ll have more on the excellent work our students did, and why I work … Continue reading

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Summer: A Time for Action

It’s been a while since I’ve made time for the internet. Summer is in its full glory here in Seattle, and I’m working to match the long boreal days. This Summer I’m teaching, the Drawing and Painting Teen Intensives at … Continue reading

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Blindfold Show- OPENS JAN. 10th

Ryan Finnerty & Anne Petty INSIDE AND OUT Opening January 10th, 2013: 6pm to 9pm Closing Reception with Music and Poetry February 3rd, 2013: 3pm On display: January 2 – February 3, 2013               … Continue reading

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Reading List for Young Artists

In my teaching work, students occasionally ask me what books I would recommend for learning more about art-making. I say “occasionally” because I find the majority of young people allergic to the printed word and perplexed by the concept of … Continue reading

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SAM Teen Night Out, April 13th

April 13th is Seattle Art Museum’s Teen Night Out. This free event features access to the SAM’s galleries, live performances, and art-making with Seattle Artists.  (Think: SAM Remix for minors.) In honor of the final month of Gauguin & Polynesia, … Continue reading

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Guaguin and Polynesia Workshop

This Friday night I’ll be at the Seattle Art Museum to lead a teen sketching trip through Gauguin Polynesia: An Elusive Paradise. The show has some excellent paintings and prints from Gauguin’s years in the Pacific, and some beautiful 19th … Continue reading

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Some Recent Drawing

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Drawing Jam

This Saturday, December 3rd, marks Gage Academy’s 12th annual Drawing Jam. From 9am to 9pm, three floors of art studios are open with costumed and nude models, drawing supplies, live music and food. For my teen friends, I’ll be giving … Continue reading

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