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Moving Outside Your Comfort Zone
Artist Talk by Christopher Groves

Friday, June 23

6:00-7:30 pm
Open to the public free of charge

His painting workshop is full, but the public is invited to a free artist talk and presentation by landscape painter, Christopher Groves.   Through slides, Groves will discuss how artists progress and their creative intentions over a specific number of years in their careers, in order to analyze the change and what may have occurred in the way they paint.  Getting into the mindset of artists to see what moves and pushes them outside their comfort zone, as well as various things an artist can do to help them move beyond the way they have been painting for years, while utilizing the same set of skills.  Artists, art lovers, students and just the plain curious are all welcome to attend.

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About Christopher Groves
Christopher E . Groves OPA, ASMA studied at the
Florence Academy of Art, Italy and the CAA Atelier Colorado– Classical Academy where he was  lead Landscape Instructor from 2004-2008. He also has a BFA in Environmental Design/Architecture from Colorado University.

He is a member of Oil Painters of America – Signature Membership, American Impressionist Society, American Society of Marine Artists – Signature Membership and Plein Air Painters of the Southeast.  He has received numerous awards for his work including : the  OPA National Juried Exhibition 2016, Southwest Gallery, Dallas, TX; Virtuosos of the OPA Exhibition 2015, Salmagundi Club, NYC, NY;  OPA National Juried Exhibition 2014, Bennington Fine Art, Bennington, VT.  His work can be found at Anderson Fine Art – St Simons, GA; Horton Hayes Fine Arts – Charleston, SC; Lagerquist Gallery – Atlanta, GA; Shain Gallery – Charlotte, NC; CAG – Greenville, NC; Mary Williams Fine Art – Boulder, CO; and Mackinac Fine Art – Mackinac Island, MI.