Following a short business meeting of the Newington Art League at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, November 9, Bivenne Staiger will demonstrate her watercolor painting techniques. The meeting will take place in the Arts and Crafts Room in the Newington Senior and Disabled Center at 120 Cedar St., Newington, CT. These meetings and demonstrations are free and open to the public.
Creator of vibrant wildlife and floral paintings, Bivenne Staiger is the recipient of many prestigious awards for her work in watercolor, including the Silver Medal from American Watercolor Society’s 152nd Annual Exhibition (2019), which was also selected as part of the AWS Travel Exhibition. She was a featured artist in Watercolor Artist magazine’s January/February 2020 issue, is the author of White! Light! Bright! How to Make Your Backgrounds Support and Enhance Your Watercolor Paintings (2022, Schiffer Publishing), and writes a blog on her painting techniques (https://bivennesartblog.wordpress.com). She offers classes, workshops, and demonstrations in watercolor throughout the southern New England region and has been sharing her love for watercolor for over 20 years. Bivenne is represented by Spectrum Art Gallery in Centerbrook, CT.
Bivenne will demonstrate the watercolor steps and techniques she uses to paint a bird local to our area in its natural setting.