Ursuline alumna Katie Holzheimer’s ‘Impressions’ Exhibit shows now until April in Wasmer Gallery

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Ursuline alumna Katie Holzheimer is hosting four workshops at the Florence O’Donnell Wasmer Gallery: Feb 12, Feb 27, March 1 and March 6. Holzheimer is currently showing her solo exhibition in Wasmer Gallery titled ‘Impressions’ now through April 4, 2014. The opening reception was February 7.

According to Holzheimer, her paintings are inspired by her natural surroundings. Her goal is to create art that brings peace, contentment, balance and enjoyment to the viewer.

“I love the emotion that comes from being in nature: peacefulness and tranquility. All people are close to the beauty of nature in some way,” Holzheimer said.

Her signature style is painted using acrylics and brushless paint techniques involving materials such as sticks, branches and other natural materials. Holzheimer’s works have been displayed in juried art shows and galleries throughout the country. Holzheimer worked as an internationally renowned interior designer for her family’s company Holzheimer Interiors, Inc., until retirement.

Holzheimer’s workshop series begins tomorrow with “What is a giclée and its importance?” This workshop is a one-hour lecture and is free and open to the public.
Workshop 1: What is a giclée and its importance?
One-hour lecture
February 12, 10 AM
Free and open to the public

Workshop 2: How and what to do to become a well-known artist? 
One-hour lecture
February 27, 6 PM
Free and open to the public

Workshop 3: Brushless Techniques 
Full-day class
$50 (supplies and lunch provided)
March 1, 9-4 PM
This workshop teaches is a creative and fun way to paint in acrylics with everything and anything other than the traditional artist brush. Get messy and have fun using sticks, sponges, brushes and other tools to create wonderful dimension and texture in your art. Please wear old clothes and bring a smock.

Workshop 4: How to paint without knowing how to draw? 
Half-day class
$25 (supplies and continental breakfast provided)
March 6, 9-12 PM
This workshop will teach participants to work with acrylic paints using unconventional methods in developing composition, texture and color in a painting without having to draw one line. Attendees will have fun and feel free to express themselves. Please wear old clothes and bring a smock.

Click here to register for a workshop. For questions, please call Anne-Marie Gurko in the Alumnae Office at 440 646 8370. For gallery hours and directions, visit ursuline.edu/wasmer.

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