As of July18, 2018

ART Inside Gallery
I am exhibiting on a regular basis in this gallery located at:
     32  So. Palm Avenue, Sarasota
, FL
     Hours:  Mon.-Fri.  9-5,   Sat.  10 - 2
Come join the fun on every first Friday Art Walk in downtown
Sarasota to see all the opened shops, art galleries and restaurants.

Private Lessons are available and tailored to the student's needs.
For a private 2-hour lesson in your home, the fee is $100.
For a private 2-hour lesson in Joanna's studio in Nokomis, the fee is $85.
Please call to schedule at 941-726-5218.

                        CLASSES and LECTURES
Art Center Manatee CLASSES
Register at Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, FL           941-746-2862

NEW!!                2  Lectures                  NEW!!
What is MODERN Art?
January 19th  10:30 – 12:00

What is CONTEMPORARY Art (and it’s not Modern Art)?
February 9th,  10:30 – 12:00

In each lecture:
Learn WHY art over time was created, which helps us to understand
our society and its influences in the creative process.
Learn WHAT type of art was created, which helps us understand the
content and meaning that still affects our art today.  
Learn HOW art evolved over time in techniques and how we can
incorporate those skills into our art now.    

Watercolor Design
Monday 9:30 – 12:00
Each session is designed to give the student a new perspective in painting in

watercolors so that YOU can develop your own artistic style.  Demonstrations
are given in the 1st class. Thereafter, the student can choose from their photo
references the scene they wish to paint and apply the techniques they have just
Sess 1:  People in Landscape:   Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4
Sess 2:  Composition (Balance of Black/White Shapes):  Feb 11, 18, 25, Mar 4, 11
Sess 3:  Open Session do your project:  Mar 18, 25, Apr 1,8, 15

Your ART  Time
Monday 1:00 – 4:00
Do you want more personal time for guidance with your art instructor?  Are there
techniques or a special project you wish to learn?  Then this special class is for YOU
because the classes are limited to a minimum of 5 students and a maximum of 6.  
This allows time for continuous feedback on each student’s project with more
one-on-one exchange of ideas.  The instructor is well versed in all 2D media.
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4

Acrylic  OR  Oil  - Palette Knife Landscape
Monday  1:30 – 4:00
Learn how to use various types of palette knives to create a landscape.  Demonstrations
will be given for students to follow along as sample techniques.  Then, bring your photo
references of landscapes you wish to create.  Check the supplies list for the types of
knives that will be used.  
Feb 11, 18, 25, Mar 4, 11

Landscape Composition  – Acrylic, Oil,  Pastel or Watercolor

Monday 1:30 – 4:00        
Learn how, when and where to adjust the many elements of scale, overlap and
alignment in your compositions to enhance your landscape painting.  You will then
use your photo references to apply what you’ve learn to paint your landscape painting.   
Bring a 9 x 12 or larger sketch book to draw and note the compositional designs that
you will learn.   Open to all media so bring your normal supplies for your primary
medium of choice.                                                                                 
Mar 18, 25, Apr 1, 8, 15  

COLOR  Simplified
Tuesday, 9:00 – 12:00
Each session focuses on a different emphasis of color.  Beginning Color  teaches
you the basics with an emphasis of mixing predictable colors.  Advance Color delves
into the finer points of mixing and placement of color.    Choosing a Palette  helps  
you to decide which palette is best for different imagery.  
Sess 1: Beginning Color:   Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12
Sess 2: Advance Color:     Feb  19, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19
Sess 4: Choosing a Color Palette:   Mar 26, Apr 2, 9, 16

Oils  OR  Pastels
Tuesday,  1:30 – 4:00  
You can choose either medium because the process and layering is similar in thinking.   
You can use water-based or regular oils OR chalk pastels but check the supplies to see
what is needed for each.  There will be  specific topic of focus for each class session.  
Sess 1: Flowers:  Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5
Sess 2: Skies the Limit:   Feb  12, 19, 26, Mar 5, 12
Sess 3:  Open Session do your project:  Mar  19, 26, Apr 2, 9, 16

Register at Venice Art Center, Venice, FL                   941-485-7136

OILS – Water-Based or Regular  
Each session will cover a specific topic.   Demonstrations will be given to show
you how to apply what you’ve learned to a painting so bring 2 small canvas boards
to practice.  You’ll then create from your photo references the images you wish.  
(Please supplies list carefully).  All levels.
Wednesday   9:30 – 12:00
Session A:  Still Life – Fruit:                    Jan. 2, 9, 23, 30    
Session B:  Palette Knife, Water:              Feb. 6, 13, 27, Mar 6
Session C:  Open Session, Your Project:   Mar. 13, 20, 27, Apr. 3, 10           

Watercolor PLUS
Each session will cover a specific topic.  You will learn the session’s techniques
and see demonstrations to show you how to apply what you have learned to your
painting.  Bring in your photo references as well on the subjects covered.  Students
wanting to do their own projects (including mixed media) as open session with
instructor feedback are also welcomed.    All levels.
Wednesday   1:00 - 3:30
Session A: Watercolor PLUS Wtrclr Pencils:   Jan. 2, 9, 23, 30    
Session B: Watercolor PLUS Pen/Ink:             Feb. 6, 13, 27, Mar 6
Session C: Open Session, Your Project:          Mar. 13, 20, 27, Apr. 3, 10                   
Joanna COKE