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Live Painting Event with Crystal Beshara 

November 19, 2022 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

Live Painting Event with Crystal Beshara 

Crystal Beshara is an international, multi-award winning contemporary realist artist recognized for both her works on paper and on canvas including prizes from The Canadian Federation of Artists, McMichael Gallery, Steamboat Art Museum (Colorado) and is a two-time winner of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation for her realism. She has exhibited alongside some of North America’s greatest Wildlife painters such as Robert Bateman, John-Seerey Lester, Greg Beecham, Kathy Ellem and Theresa Elliot.

Crystal has been drawing and painting since childhood drawing inspiration from her strong rural roots growing up in Eastern Ontario. She holds a BFA in Studio and a Botanical Illustration diploma from the Society of Botanical Artists (UK). Her work has been featured in American Art Collector, Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, International Artist Magazine, CBC radio , TVO, CBC television, CTV television and more. For over 25 years, Crystal has been a regularly invited Juror & Arts Educator teaching workshops all over the world including Santa Fe, Greece, Wyoming, Newfoundland, France, England and Mexico. She is also a published author and Children’s Book Illustrator.

Crystal is an elected member of American Women Artists (Associate with Distinction, USA), Woman Artists of the West (Associate Member, USA), American Watercolor Society (Associate Member USA), Southwestern Watercolor Society (Elected Associate member, USA), Ottawa Watercolour Society (Fellow), International Guild of Realism (elected Member) and Canadian Federation of Artists.

“Whether I am working on a personal or corporate commission in oil, watercolour, pencil or pastel, my objective is to get at the heart of my subject matter. My work reflects my rural roots and is a collision of two worlds: Realism and Expressionism. Realism allows me to affect the cerebral that is human nature – our desire to recognize a shape, place and subject, while the strokes, drips and splatter are the result of an intuitive relation to the medium at hand. Bridging the ephemeral; nostalgia, resilience, desire, loss, love. I love connecting with others through my artwork.”

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Details

Date:
November 19, 2022
Time:
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/576513190947590

Organizer

Arbor Gallery – Galerie Arbor
Email
contact@arborgallery.org
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Venue

Arbor Gallery – Galerie Arbor
Arbor Gallery – Galerie Arbor
Vankleek Hill, Ontario K0B1R0 Canada
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Phone
(613) 518-2787