Painting Workshop Video Featuring Helen O’Toole

Check out this video and get inspired by the 2013 painting workshop with Helen O’Toole. Workshops are held every year during the last week of July at Kathy Gore Fuss’s studio in Olympia, Washington. Each year offers one week of intensive study with a guest instructor along with a lecture series free to all workshop participants. Thanks to John ...

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Painting Workshop with Emily Gherard

Painting Workshop with Emily Gherard

July 27 through July 31, 2015   Emily received her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design (2002) and her MFA from the University of Washington (2004).  She was represented by the Francine Seders Gallery and Blindfold Gallery.  Emily has received PONCHO Special Recognition Award (2006) and  GAP Grant (2014). She has taught extensively in the Puget ...

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Painting Workshop with Helen O’Toole

Helen O’Toole — July 29th – August 2nd 2013 Helen received her MFA at the Chicago Art Institute.  She is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington and is represented by the Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA.  Helen is a recent recipient of the Pollack Krasner Foundation Award and is preparing for a group exhibition ...

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Winter Painting

Winter Painting

As winter settles in on the forest the transition offers a completely new set of challenges to me. The forest’s underbelly is shifting daily revealing new and complex systems alive with activity.  Decaying leaves drape barren branches as if a large brown blanket has been laid down to provide cover with the onset of harsh temperatures, winds and precipitation. ...

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2013 Workshops are Coming Up!

2013 Workshops are Coming Up!

The winter rains are upon us and what better time to get started on planning my 2013 workshops. This is the second year I will offer a variety of workshops through my studio that will delight, challenge and expand anyone’s skill set and interests. April offers an artist book making workshop with Randi Parkhurst and ...

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