Watercolor Artist Michael Reardon at Pinole Artisan meeting

Watercolor artist and teacher Michael Reardon will be the guest speaker/demonstrator at the Friday February 5, 2016 Pinole Artisan general meeting. Reardon has been painting in watercolor for over twenty-five years. In his artist statement, he explains that he uses the medium to record his observations, convey a sense of place and light, and communicate his impressions of the built, natural, and imagined worlds.

Canale by Michael Reardon

“Canale” © Michael Reardon

Reardon exhibits his watercolors nationally and internationally. Recently his paintings won two awards at the San Diego Watercolor Society International Exhibition. In 2011 he presented a solo show at the Thomas Reynolds Gallery in San Francisco, and in 2012 he won Best of Show at the Triton Museum of Art Statewide Exhibition of Watercolor.

"Gubbio" by Michael Reardon

“Gubbio” © Michael Reardon

Very much in demand as an instructor, Reardon leads workshops around the country and internationally, in which he focuses on teaching the use of light and color. His watercolors have been featured in many magazines, including American Artist Watercolor, the Artist’s Magazine, Southwest Art, Watercolor Artist, Plein Air. And L’Art de l’Aquarelle. He is also the author of the forthcoming book  “Watercolor Techniques: Painting Light and Color in Landscapes and Cityscapes”  to be published by North Light Books in February 2016. Click here to learn more about Micheal Reardon.

"Arezzo" by Michael Reardon

“Arezzo” © Michael Reardon

Pinole Artisan meetings are held on the first Friday of every month at the Pinole United Methodist Church, 2000 San Pablo Avenue.  Meetings begin at 7 p.m., are free, with very friendly artists and snacks. All are welcome!

Visit the Pinole Artisan website to learn more about this wonderful group.

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