FREE for members, Non- members $5.00  This can be applied towards your $50 membership fee.

Demonstrations are in Ole Hanson Room, behind gallery  3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Next demonstration will be on April 14th.

Last month’s demonstration was:

Being Part Of The Larger Artists’ Community Is Important To Gil. He Is A Past President And Signature Member Of The Plein Air Painters Of America, A Signature Member Of The Pastel Society Of America, A Signature Member Of The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, And A Signature Member Of The California Art Club.

More Recently Curating Exhibitions Has Become A Passion For Gil As It Provides Yet Another Opportunity To Be Involved With His Fellow Artists. In 2003, In Response To The Attacks Of 9/11, He Worked With Artist John Cosby To Curate The Traveling Exhibition “From Sea To Shining Sea,” Which Featured The Work Of 47 Artists And Toured The United States For Three Years, Making 12 Museum Stops Along The Way. He Has Also Helped Curate Five Museum Exhibitions For The Haggin Museum In Stockton, California.

Gil Has Served As Professor Of Art At The University Of ThePacific, Teaching Drawing And Painting For More Than 30 Years. During His Tenure There, He Received The Distinguished Faculty Award For Teaching Excellence AndProfessional Contribution. He Now Teaches Part-Time At TheLaguna College Of Art And Design, And He OccasionallyTeaches Painting Workshops As Well.

From Seascapes To Horses To Vineyards To People, GilDellinger Has Dedicated Himself To Capturing The Beauty And Drama He Sees All Around Him, And He Notes ThatOne Thing Has Remained Consistent: “I’m Just So Grateful For My Gift. I Think Of My Life As A Gift, And I Think TheGift That I’ve Been Given Should Reflect The Excellence OfThe Giver.”

Gil’s demo will be a pastel demo using a full set of blue earth pastels and his own pre-prepared panels. He will demonstrate how to get strong and dramatic lighting, how to prepare the panels and the true beauty of blue earth pastels.