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    • February 11, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (CST)
    • Online/ZOOM
    • 13
    Register

    Edvard Munch: Norwegian Expressionism/Symbolism

    Thursday, February 11

    12:00–1:30 pm

    Facilitator: Sister Mary Boyd

    This class is online (ZOOM) ONLY! Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to join the class. 

    The childhood of Edvard Munch (1863–1944) was overshadowed by family illnesses and deaths. He also feared inheriting the mental illness that was in his family. He painted his emotional and psychological states pertaining to these deaths and conditions. His painting, THE SCREAM, is famous throughout the world. Many of his works and this painting, in particular, will be presented.

    Register by: 2/9

    • March 11, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (CST)
    • Online/ZOOM
    • 14
    Register

    Thursday, March 11

    12:00–1:30 pm

    Facilitator: Sister Mary Boyd

    This class is online (ZOOM) ONLY!  . Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to join the class. 

    John Sloan, 1871-1951

    American Realism/ Painter and Etcher

    John Sloan was a member of The Eight and one of the founders of The Ashcan School of American Art. He is most known for his urban genre scenes of life in New York City during the first decades of the 20th century. He embraced the principles of Socialism in his life and art.

    Register by: 03/09

    • April 08, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (CDT)
    • Online/ZOOM or William Reif Gallery
    • 14
    Register

    Thursday,  April 8

    12:00–1:30 pm

    Facilitator: Sister Mary Boyd

    This class is on Zoom or in person. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to join the class. In-person class size is limited. 6 ft. social distancing and face masks are required.

    Henri Rousseau 1884-1910    

    Post-Impressionism/Naïve Art/Primitivism

    Henri Rousseau started painting in his early 40s as a “hobby.” By the time he was 49, he retired from his toll and tax-collecting job to be a full-time painter with no formal art education. In time, he became recognized as a self-taught genius who influenced many artists who came after him.

    Register by: 04/06

    • May 13, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (CDT)
    • Online/ZOOM
    • 14
    Register

    Thursday,  May 13

    12:00–1:30 pm

    Facilitator: Sister Mary Boyd

    This class is online Zoom or in person. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to join the class. In-person class size is limited. 6 ft. social distancing and face masks are required.

    Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot 1796-1875   

    French Realism/Painter and Printmaker

    Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot was a pivotal figure, especially in his landscapes which anticipated the plein-air painting innovations of the Impressionists. He is also recognized for his portraits, print-making and etchings. Some of his landscapes have an amazing, shimmering silver quality to them.

    Register by: 04/06

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