Monday, October 31, 2011

Working with Color: A 1-day Workshop

I will be teaching a 1-day color workshop at the Chesterton Art Center

Working with Color:
Using and mixing color with a limited palette in oils

November 19th, 9 am to 4 pm (1/2 hour lunch break)
Chesterton Art Center
115 S. 4th St.
Chesterton, IN  46304
219-926-4711 or
$55 for CAC members, $60 for CAC non-members

This workshop will focus on the fundamentals of color mixing and usage while using a limited palette in oils. We will go over the practical application of color in paintings and delve into it with several hands-on exercises in the morning and working on a painting from a photograph in the afternoon. To enroll, or for more information contact the Chesterton Art Center or Mark vanderVinne at 219-241-1392 or

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Solo Exhibit

Mark vanderVinne Solo Exhibition
"Outside & Inside: Studio and En Plein Air Paintings"
Where: Chesterton Art Center
, 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304
When: Show runs through October
Opening Reception: October 9, 2-4 pm

I will be having a solo exhibit of my work at the Chesterton art Center in Chesterton, IN. This is pretty cool, because it's the first time I've had a solo exhibit in the town I live. Recent work painted en plein air and in the studio will be exhibited along with a couple older pastels of the area. For more information contact the gallery at 219-926-4711 or