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Drawing our Live Oaks Workshop with Jerrod Partridge

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Drawing our Live Oaks Workshop with Jerrod Partridge
Drawing our Live Oaks Workshop with Jerrod Partridge

Time & Location

Jul 13, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Ocean Springs, 510 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs, MS 39564, USA

About The Event

In this workshop, Jerrod Partridge will work with participants to use the practice of drawing from life to experience, learn from, and engage with the Live Oaks living around the Walter Anderson Museum of Art.  Various materials and observational techniques will be discussed to improve the students’ ability to capture the beauty of these trees. Jerrod Partridge is the guest curator for Majestic Visions: The Southern Live Oak, on display at WAMA from June 1st through November 24, 2024.

$85 (materials not included)

Participants should bring their preferred drawing materials, a sketch pad or board, and a folding chair.

Bio

Jerrod is a full-time studio artist while also teaching drawing and painting workshops. He has exhibited his work in Japan, Italy, and across the United States. Jerrod and his wife Jessie own and run Palmette, a flower shop and art gallery located in the Springs Hotel in downtown Ocean Springs. He leads Visual Exploration trips to Europe each summer, and he also organizes Art Space 86 projects which initiate events to provide opportunities for artists and enrich communities through art. Jerrod’s work can be seen at Palmette or by appointment at his studio in Ocean Springs; Fischer Galleries in Jackson, MS; Southside Gallery in Oxford, MS; Claire Elizabeth Gallery in New Orleans, LA; and various temporary locations through Art Space 86. Jerrod earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the New York Academy of Art in 2004. During his undergraduate years studying graphic design at Mississippi College he also spent a semester in London, England studying art history.  Jerrod is a 2011-2012 recipient of a Visual Arts Fellowship from the Mississippi Arts Commission, and was named distinguished Alumnus of the Year for the Mississippi College Department of Art in 2017. His website is www.jerrodpartridge.com

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