PAA announces guest artist demos for 2022-2023

Sep 6, 2022Members' Area, News

PAA member and award-winning artist Victoria Brustowicz will be the featured presenter at PAA’s first meeting of the season, 7 p.m. Sept. 20, 2022, with a demonstration of alla prima oil painting.

Victoria Brzustowicz painting outdoors

Victoria Brzustowicz painting at Sonnenberg Gardens.

She replaces Paul Allen Taylor, who is unexpectedly unable to participate due to a COVID 19 exposure.

The meeting takes place at The Commons area, Penfield High School,25 High School Drive, Penfield. It is open to the public.

A native of Rochester, Brzustowicz graduated from Wells College with a BA in Studio Art. Brzustowicz focused on abstract painting for most of her career, but in 2015 she was introduced to the techniques of painting alla prima.. Her work explores the line between abstraction and representation, with an emphasis on surface and mark-making. Brzustowicz is co-founder and chair of the Greater Rochester Plein Air Painters. She teaches at Flower City Arts Center and at The Art Stop in Penfield. Her  website is Victoria B Creative

Brustowicz was scheduled for PAA’s May 16 meeting. Paul Allen Taylor will take that slot.

Here’s the complete list of guest artists. Click on each name to visit the artist’s website:

Oct. 18: Barbara Jablonski, oil, plein air painting.

Nov. 15: Dave Gardner, watercolor.

Jan. 17: Diane C. Babcock. linoleum block printing.

March 21: Bill Finewood, dimensional illustration.

April 18: Steve BonDurant, oil, plein air.

May 16: Paul Allen Taylor, matchstick ink and watercolor..