The Portrait from Life with David Gray

September 26-29,
9:00 am to 4:00 pm each day

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David's signature style reveals a personal and contemporary expression of beauty and order which pays homage to the Classical Tradition in its craftsmanship. Collectors of David's work often relate that his painting evoke a sense of peace, stillness, or a contemplative mood. His award winning works have been covered by major art publications including Southwest Art, Art of the West, and American Art Collector. 

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Fans of David's work will notice an exploration in style beginning in late 2017. This new style, while retaining the mastery of draftsmanship characteristic of earlier work, finds a new freedom of brushwork and color application. This new dialect of painting is influenced in part by French Impressionism of the late 19th century, particularly the work of Monet. Forms are often suggested rather than completely rendered, though a solidly sculpted structure is still evident. David's former work communicated a stirring beauty and meditative stillness. His current painting will push that expression into a new strength of emotion through bold brushwork, inventiveness, and a new found creative conviction.

David Gray at GACA

David Gray at GACA

In addition students are encouraged to ask any other questions applicable to the art making process. In past workshops we have discussed other items such as: composition, how to take good photo reference material, the importance of drawing/painting from life, personal art making philosophy, and many other related topics.

Registration is $550.00.  Full payment due at  time of registration. No refund After September 1st.  Payment can be sent via check to our studio at:
4814 Washington Blvd, Suite 322, St. Louis, MO. 63108

Workshops take place in GACA’s studio, located in the Pierce Arrow Building,
4814  Washington Blvd, Suite 322, St. Louis, MO. 63108

CLICK HERE to register for this workshop. 

For more information on David Gray, please visit his website at: