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Sherrie McGraw at the Scottsdale Artists’ School

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The Creative Process Lecture Series Begins October 2, 2007

The Language of Art by Sherrie McGraw

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The Scottsdale Artists’ School kicks off its 2007-2008 The Creative Process Lecture Series with a talk, The Language of Art, by artist Sherrie McGraw on Tuesday October 2. The lecture, which will begin at 7PM at the Scottsdale Civic Center Public Library, is free and open to the public.

McGraw, who is teaching a drawing workshop during Scottsdale Artists’ School’s 2nd Annual Drawing Week, October 1-6, 2007, studied at the Arts Students

League in New York City. Her mentor was David Leffel, who introduced her to the style and techniques of the Old Masters, particularly Rembrandt.

Her intricately crafted paintings today reflect these qualities, with strong light on a single object and dark backgrounds, evoking a sense of mystery in the simplest subjects.

2007-08 The Creative Process Lecture Series

All lectures begin at 7PM

October 2, 2007: Sherrie McGraw

The Language of Art

Scottsdale Civic Center Public Library

November 6: Joseph Paquet

Originality and the Creative Impulse

Location TBD

January 22: James Asher & Joe Anna Arnett

Scottsdale Civic Center Public Library

February 6: Leslie B. DeMille

Scottsdale Civic Center Public Library

March 4: Simon Kogan

Location TBD

April 8: Michel Sarda

Impressionism

Location TBD

Scottsdale Artists’ School is a nonprofit school of traditional fine art founded

in 1983. One of the world’s premier art institutions, the school holds more than 200 adult classes and workshops each year along with Youth Academy workshops in the spring, summer, fall and winter. Learn more at Scottsdale Artists’ School, now featuring on-line enrollment.

Supported by Arizona Commission on the Arts with funding from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts. Funding also provided by Scottsdale League for the Arts.

Contact: Kathy Duley (480) 990-1422 (480) 277-0458

kduley@ScottsdaleArtSchool.org

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Written by Bob Martin

September 24, 2007 at 6:48 pm

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