Thursday, September 8, 2016

Between The Bluffs Plein Air Festival Schedule

This coming weekend kicks off the 2016 Between the Bluffs Plein Air Festival.   Here is the schedule for events (be sure to check the official site for the latest information).

Monday, August 29, 2016

2016 Between The Bluffs Plein Air Painting Festival

Once again it's the end of the summer and time again for the annual Between the Bluffs Plein Painting Festival.  For the plein air painters out there that have yet to register, be sure to visit the event site and get your application in.   We are looking forward to yet another spectacular show and sale of works from the festival by some of the region's top artists.   Be sure to mark you calendar.

More about the event at the official event website

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Matthew Duckett, Recent Travels, Recent Work, Last Chance Closing/Open House This Saturday, July 16th, 2016, 6-8pm (or until)

     Last chance to see this exceptional show featuring the work of Chicago artist Matt Duckett!   Stop in, meet the artist, and see the show before it's gone.    Light refreshments will be served.

     ** We still have space available for Matt's Painting the Portrait Workshop, Sat July 16th 10-4pm at the gallery.   Contact the gallery to reserve your place.

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Portrait Painting Workshop With Artist Matt Duckett, July 16th, 2016 at SG1311

We are fortunate to have the talented Chicago-based artist Matt Duckett at SG1311 for a portrait painting workshop.   Matt is an award winning artist with a exceptional ability to capture the human form in a narrative manner.   This is a unique opportunity to spend the day with Matt as he offers instruction on his approach to the portrait.   See the flyer for details.    Please reserve your space as soon as possible as space is limited.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Our Next Big Event- Chicago Artist Matt Ducket Returns to La Crosse for a One Man Show! June 11th, 6-9pm Opening.

It's time once again for another great show at SG1311.   We are pleased to have Chicago artist (La Crosse native) Matthew Duckett for a one man show of his latest work.    Recent Travels, Recent Work features several sensational works including a never before displayed collection inspired by his recent travels to the Philippines.  For all of you music lovers there will be a selection of his latest works with a music theme largely featuring musicians and their instruments.   There will be something for everyone not to mention the added benefit of hanging out with a cool crowd.    See the announcement for times and plan to be there!

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Andy Chulyk Studio Sale at SG1311 this coming Friday, May 13th, 6-9pm. Andy's preparing to relocate his studio to Maine, this is a great chance to see Andy's work and wish him well.  If you can't make the Friday evening open house then stop by the gallery on Saturday 12-4pm.    Hope to see you there!

Monday, April 25, 2016

Frank Eber Workshop June 13-15th at SG1311 (RESCHEDULED FOR 2017, dates TBD)

Atmospheric watercolor landscape painting: a studio workshop with frank eber
what: a 3-day intensive study of watercolor landscape painting air with award-winning artist frank eber.. This will be a studio workshop.
where: lacrosse, wisconsin (studio gallery 1311, 1311 market st., la crosse)
when: june 13-15, 2016
cost: $300 for the 3-day workshop
curriculum: in this workshop Frank will share advanced watercolor techniques based on tonal values that create atmosphere, balance and unity in your work. learn to manipulate tonal value, color and edge. basic watercolor background washes will be covered, as well as time sensitive and challenging wet-on- wet and dry-on-wet approaches in landscapes, cityscapes or street scenes. there will be discussion and demonstration on composition, direct color mixing, positive and negative painting.
registration and information: the workshop will be limited to 10 students. contact bob witte ( 608-386-1764; to register forward name, address, phone number, email address, (either email above or snail mail below) and a check for $100 deposit made out to studio gallery 1311 and sent snail mail to studio gallery 1311, 1311 market street, la crosse, wi 54601
note: some watercolor experience required. students must have a basic understanding of the watercolor medium.