About Our Events and Open Programs
Events and Programs
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On the third Monday of every month from September through April (except December), the DuPage Art League offers free programs that are open to the public. Artists and experts connected with the arts do demonstrations, give talks, and share their secrets. These are fun, relaxed, and casual opportunities to mingle with fellow artists and learn something new and include refreshments.
The Wheaton Library (225 N. Cross St. Wheaton, IL [630-668-1374]), hosts our Monday Night Programs. Their large meeting room in the basement has easy access by an elevator next to front door. Our programs run from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. *** Currently, our programs are on Zoom ***
No Monday Night Programs in December, May, June, July, or August (August 2020 is an exception)
*The Monday night programs are FREE to both members and non-members, so why not bring a friend to the next one!
October 2020 -William Worcester - Landscapes in Oil
William Worcester - Light on the Landscape
OCTOBER 19TH, 6:30-8:30p – WILLIAM WORCESTER – “Light on the Landscape.” An evening of the magic of landscape oil painting. Artist William Worcester will demonstrate his technique on painting a landscape in oils utilizing palette knives, rags, and brushes. He will also cover color and composition in a landscape painting.
The Wheaton library will be moderating the demo though William will be filming at Dupage Art League. We are in good hands with Bari Ericson as host. William teaches Oil Painting at DPAL and when things get back to normal, you might be inspired to take his class!
William Worcester: http://www.williamworcester.com and http://www.proudfoxgallery.com/worcester-william.html
November 2020 - David E Dallison - Travel Adventure Plein Air Painting
David Dallison - Plein Air Painting
NOVEMBER 16TH – DAVID E. DALLISON – Travel Adventure Plein Air Painting. Have you ever driven down the thruway wondering if you should take one of the small side roads, knowing it probably leads to some interesting town or stunning landscape? Skip the camera…how cool would it be to know you can get out your painting gear and paint those scenes from life. David has traveled through 36 countries doing just that. He is a master in watercolor and has refined his methods for working on location over 35 years of traveling the world. Come join his adventure through paint as he demos a watercolor similar to something he would create on the road, and reveals his system for compact travel painting. [To be held at the Wheaton Public Library]
David Dallison: http://www.davidedallison.com
Watch his inspiring Youtube video.