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Blue Line Arts to Host Painter Laura Ross-Paul


Brought to the community through the Susan Cooley-Gilliom ART Program at Placer Community Foundation, accomplished and prolific painter Laura Ross-Paul will reside in Placer County for three weeks for the purpose of providing her insight on the creative process to the public. Hosted by Blue Line Arts, Laura will offer open studio hours, lectures and in-depth, three-day workshops.

To learn more, or to register for workshops, call 916.783.4117 or click here.

Stop by and meet Laura during her open studio hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 11am-3pm, October 15th - November 5th.

Free Public Lectures

October 16, 2013 at 6 p.m.
PlacerArts Building, 808 Lincoln Way,  Auburn

October 19, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
Blue Line Arts Gallery, 405 Vernon Street, Roseville
October 22, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.
Sierra College Weaver Hall, Rm 110, 5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin


October 25-27, 2013--Workshop 1
Investigating the Live Figure (Beginning)
Location: Blue Line Arts Gallery in Roseville

November 1-3, 2013--Workshop 2
Investigating the Live Figure (Advanced)
Location: Roseville Arts' Blue Line Gallery in Roseville

Laura Ross-Paul focuses on figures and the natural world. She uses the human form to express the workings of the soul and mind, while nature embodies the complexities of creation. Elements of nature are often employed to assist a symbolic read; sparkling water beckoning a spiritual immersion, an arching branch offering a protective cover. She has developed many painting techniques unique to her work. The trickiest process is a combination of wax and resin to float wet paint, creating an effect of luminosity.

About the ART Program

The Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist in Residence and Teaching (ART) Program was established in 2010 through an endowed gift to Placer Community Foundation by Sue D. Cooley and the Sky View Foundation. The program represents a lasting legacy to the beloved local artist and environmental advocate.

The ART program enhances the visual arts in Placer County through short-term residencies and workshops taught each year by nationally established and highly-reputable artists who create in a range of media.

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