The Vail Valley Art Guild is presenting a pastel workshop with artist Greg Barnes June 29 through July 2 as part of the guild’s third annual Art Institute that introduces a number of visiting art instructors in oils, watercolors, pastels and ceramics to the community.
Barnes is a renowned artist from Charlotte, North Carolina, and specializes in landscape, portrait and life study. He enjoys painting on location and his mix of realism and impressionism as well as creative use of color gives each piece a decided life of their own.
He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Wake Forest University and currently resides in Charlotte. Barnes is a working artist and enjoys traveling the country exhibiting his paintings in national art festivals, participating in plein air art events and teaching.
The two-day studio portion of the