Bluff Strokes Mississippi River Art Workshops Paint Dubuque
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Bluff Strokes is an offering of Mississippi River Art Workshops, an Affiliate of the Dubuque County Fine Arts Society.  Mississippi River Art Workshops was founded in 2014 by a group of local artists and arts advocates.  Our goal is to create high quality events for artists which explore and capitalize on the natural and man-created beauty of the Dubuque area.

 History

2014   Organization launched under Dubuque County Fine Arts Society

2015   Jun - 5 Day Workshop led by John Preston; Painting the Mississippi Plein Air

2016   Jun - 5 Day Workshop led by Debra Joy Groesser; Fundamentals of Plein Air

             Jun - 3 Day Workshop led by John Preston; Painting Dubuque Plein Air

             Oct - 1st Annual Bluff Strokes Plein Air Paint Out hosted 46 artists from 6 different states  

 

Mississippi River Art Workshops Committee

  • Wes Heitzman, Chairperson
  • Betsy Badger, Treasurer
  • Morgan Kohlwes, Secretary
  • Jillayne Pinchuk, Bluff Strokes Chairperson
  • Sarah Conlon, Media Planner
  • Dawn Eikamp, Designer
  • Bob Felderman, Photographer
  • Paul Opperman, Master Builder