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Drawing Workshop with Jerrod Partridge


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Drawing Workshop with Jerrod Partridge
Gail Keenan Art Center in Long Beach, MS
Saturday, April 14, 2018
9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm

This workshop will focus on building fundamental skills for observational drawing utilizing still life and drawing outside if weather permits. Jerrod's one on one approach to teaching allows him to work with professionals and beginners within the same class setting. Traditional academic exercises are used to build confidence in developing representational drawings.

Jerrod Partridge is a full-time artist and instructor living and working in Ocean Springs, MS. His work can be seen by appointment at his studio; Southside Gallery in Oxford, Mississippi; and Fischer Galleries in Jackson, Mississippi. Jerrod earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the New York Academy of Ar​t​ in 2004, and is a 2011 recipient of a Visual Arts Fellowship from the Mississippi Arts Commission. He also studied art history in London, England while in the undergraduate program at Mississippi College. While living in Jackson, MS, Jerrod taught regularly at the Mississippi Museum of Art and Belhaven University, as well as independently teaching workshops. He began leading annual group drawing and painting trips to Tuscany, Italy called Visual Explorations in 2013.

Also in 2013, Jerrod and fellow artist David West created Art Space 86, which was designed to create opportunities for artists and to enrich communities through art.

Jerrod's website is www.jerrodpartridge.com. Facebook - Visual Explorations, Art Space 86. Instagram - @visualexplorations, @artspace86