2017-2018 MONTHLY
MEMBERS MEETING

Robert Barrett

Robert Barrett
Tuesday, November 7
7:00pm Member meeting, 7:30pm presentation

Robert Barrett Graduated from the U of U with a BFA and the U of Iowa with an MA and MFA in painting His post graduate studies took him to Berlin where he taught drawing and painting as an extension through City College Univ. of Chicago.

Robert began his career as an illustrator for several design firms in SLC. He was a freelance illustrator for the LDS Church and Deseret Book. He illustrated LDS scripture and the New Testament for Children, and also a book for Harper and Collins. He has been an Artist in Residence in Park City, where he had a sold out show.

At BYU, Robert started the illustration program, incorporating it into the Design Dept. separate from the regular Art Dept. The focus was on actually preparing students for a career in illustration. He has taught at BYU for 35 years, influencing many students to go on to successful careers.

As an artist, Robert has used many media. Gouache, watercolors and ink have been his main go to for his illustrative work.

He has had several one man watercolor shows: Kimball Art Center, Jailhouse Gallery, to name a few, both sold out.  

Robert and his Wife have been married for 44 years. They have ten children and 8 grandchildren.

MEETING LOCATION
Sons of Utah Pioneers Hall (map)
3301 E. Louise Ave (2920 S.)
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
First Tuesday of each month. 7-9 pm.

THIS MONTH'S PAINT OUT
UWS Paintouts
October 21, 2017:   Bingham Cemetery
November 11, 2017:   Maceys Parking lot (4800 S Highland Dr)
December 9, 2017:   Hosta House  (4000 Jupiter Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84124)
January TBA, 2018:  1300 S State (Neena's fathers studio on the west side of the street)
February 24, 2018: Cactus & Tropicals in Draper
March 24, 2018:  Western Springs park
April 21, 2018:  Antelope Island
May 19, 2018:   Mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon

All dates and locations are subject to change due to weather or scheduling conflicts.

Questions?
Blaine Clayton Clayton5@gmail.com
Neena Plant nplant9@gmail.com

UWS EVENTS CALENDAR

 

UWS 2017 FALL MEMBER EXHIBITION
Paige Kimball, Jamaican Mama, Best of ShowPaige Kimball, Jamaican Mama, Best of Show
UWS 2017 Fall Member Exhibition
2017-18 Membership required
October 1 to November 17th
Juror: Keiko Tanabe
Reception: Oct. 6, 6-8 Bountiful Davis Art Center
Gallery Hours:
Tuesday-Friday – 10am-5pm
Saturday – Noon to 5pm
4th Monday – Family Art Night – 6:30-8pm
Online Exhibit

Award Winners:
VIEW WINNING ENTRIES

Best of Show - Paige Kimball, “Jamaican Mama”

Award of Excellence
Terrece Beesley, “Rainy Night in the City”
Andi Jorgensen, “The Swan”

Award of Merit
Brienne Brown, “Evening at the Ranch”
Lori Burchinal, “Briggs-N-Stratton"
Kristi Grussendorf, “Umbrellas”

Juror’s Award
Ruth Nichols, “Tooelle Valley #11”
Susan Kendall, “Cockscomb #7"
Ian Ramsay, “Sakura"
Paige Kimball, “Banana Ana Fo Fana"

Past Presidents Award - Kathy Sutherland, “Woodland”

Merchant Award
Bessann Swanson, “White on White"
Jana Parkin, “Encircled About by Fire"
Brenda Brunello, “Missing You”
Cynthia Hepworth, “Blooming Brilliance”

43RD ANNUAL WFWS EXHIBITION
Ted Nuttal Ted NuttalTed Nuttal, Juror
Exhibition Dates
May 1 - June 24, 2018
JurorTed Nuttal 
Entry Deadline - December 1, 2017
Venue - The Gallery at Williams Center Plaza
Host Society - Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild (SAWG)
UWS Delegate - Colleen Reynolds, colleenreynoldsartist@gmail.com

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UWS MINI WORKSHOPS

Robert Barrett

Robert Barrett
Portrait and Figure Painting in Watercolor
November 3-4, 2017
9 am-4pm each day.
RobertBarrett.com
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As the title implies, the UWS Mini Workshop Portrait and Figure Painting in Watercolor with Robert Barrett will involve live models. The November 3-4, 2017 workshop will give us a taste of his accomplishments in books (“Life Drawing: How to Portray the Figure with Accuracy and Expression”), magazines (Outdoor Life, Boy’s Life, McCalls, & Communication Arts Magazine, just to name a few) and his exhibitions (Annual Springville Salons, Salt Lake Art Center, Busam Gallerie in Berlin Germany).

Robert received a BFA in Painting from the University of Utah in 1973 and an MA & MFA in painting from the University of Iowa in 1975 & 1976. In 1995 he was awarded the Karl G. Maeser Award for Teaching Excellence at BYU and in 2004 he was awarded the Karl G. Maeser Research and Creative Arts Award. He was recently selected as the 2010 “Distinguished Educator in the Arts” by the Society of Illustrator’s in New York City.

He is a member of the Society of Illustrators, the Pastel Society of America, the Portrait Society of America, and the Salmagundi Club. We are honored to have Mr. Barrett as one of our Mini Workshop Presenters.


Ian Ramsay

Ian Ramsay. January 26-27, 2018
9 ma-4 mp each day.
Details and registration coming soon.
Ian Ramsay


Kristi Grussendorf

Kristi Grussendorf. March 16-17, 2018
9 am-4 pm each day.
Details and registration coming soon.
Kristi Grussendorf

UWS SPRING 2018 WORKSHOP
Jeannie McGuire

Jeannie McGuire. May 7-11, 2018
"An Intuitive Approach to Character Development of Faces and Figures"
9 am-4 pm each day.
Jeannie McGuire

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