Special Presentation by Wendy Brockman, Thursday, October 15, 2015

The Morton Arboretum will be hosting the 8th International Oak Society Conference from October 18 until October 21, 2015.  In conjunction with this event and as part of the arboretum’s 2015 Visiting Artist Series, artist Wendy Brockman will be teaching a workshop entitled Painting Oaks.  (A few openings for this workshop may still be available – please click on the link to visit the registration page.)

The Nature Artists’ Guild is thrilled to announce that Wendy has also agreed to present a discussion of her art, inspirations and techniques for our members, guests and visitors on the evening of Thursday, October 15, 2015, from 7 until 9 pm at the Thornhill Education Center of The Morton Arboretum.

White Oak, Quercus alba, ©Wendy Brockman. Used with permission.

White Oak, Quercus alba, ©Wendy Brockman. Used with permission.

From her website, wendybrockman.com, we find that –

Wendy Brockman lives and works in Minnesota, where northern forests and rocky shorelines provide inspiration for her imagery. She explores her interests in art and environmental issues using a variety of media. An avid observer, her work examines bits and pieces of nature and the responses they evoke.

Widely exhibited, Brockman’s paintings have been included in group and solo exhibitions. Her work has received national and international exhibition awards and is held in public and private collections throughout the United States.

Bur Oak, Quercus macrocarpa, ©Wendy Brockman. Used with permission.

Bur Oak, Quercus macrocarpa, ©Wendy Brockman. Used with permission.

What a wonderful opportunity to view the stunning work of this fine artist and hear more about her inspirations!  This special presentation will be open, as are all Nature Artists’ Guild programs, to members, guests and visitors.  There is no fee for attendance, parking, or admission to The Morton Arboretum for this event, and visitors just need to let the gate attendant know that they are there for the Nature Artists’ Guild program.

For more information about Wendy or to view more of her beautiful artwork, please visit www.wendybrockman.com by clicking on the link or any of the images.

Red Oak, Quercus rubra, ©Wendy Brockman. Used with permission.

Red Oak, Quercus rubra, ©Wendy Brockman. Used with permission.

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