The Power of Place: Capturing the Commonplaces in America
Saturday & Sunday, January 12 & 13
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Norman Rockwell considered "the commonplaces of America" the richest vein of subjects for art. In this special combination class, look in-depth at the exhibition American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell and learn sketching and painting techniques. After discussing the historical context to works on view, spend time in the studio depicting your idea of commonplace America using photographs.
Instructors: Kristine Bybee & Jill Pease
To enroll in this class, register now, visit the Museum Admission Desk, or call 916.808.1182. Or download and print the registration form below and mail, fax, or email your completed form to the Museum. Click on the Ways to Register button at left for more information on how to submit your form.
About the Instructors:
Kristine Bybee is a native of Sacramento and was educated in Los Angeles. She regularly exhibits her paintings in local and regional galleries, most recently at the Pence Gallery in Davis, and her work is collected by private and corporate collectors. She is an art educator at the community college level and maintains an active practice of producing work for exhibition. Bybee will also teach Still Life in Pastel.
Jill Pease is the Docent Education Coordinator/Liaison for the Crocker and has worked in arts education for more than two decades. She is a credentialed community college instructor, a former co-director of the California Consultancy for Arts Education, and was awarded the California Art Education Association's Award of Merit in 2005. She has master's degrees in both German and art history from the University of California, Davis.