In-Person 3-Session Painting in the Abstract Form with Resident Artist Ken Wright

Saturday, August 07, 2021 • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT


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This three-part virtual painting workshop provides students the opportunity to learn the basics of multiple painting styles ranging from Realist landscapes and still-lifes to Abstract compositions.


Join nationally renowned painter Ken Wright  as he helps you sharpen your brush skills, starting with traditional subjects like landscapes and ending with a crash course in how to develop abstract paintings using color, shape, line and form.


Classes will be held once a week on the following dates:


Saturday, August 7 from 11-1 pm

Saturday, August 14 from 11-1 pm

Saturday, August 21 from 11-1 pm


Ken Wright is a former arts commissioner for the State of Virginia, and has won over 300 awards and honors for his work. More recently, Ken's work can be found in the collections of past Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, who displayed his pieces in the White House. He enjoys sharing his passion for art with students from all backgrounds and skill sets.


Geared for children and adults aged 13+.


*Students must provide their own materials. Students will need:


  1. Blank canvas (can be the size of your choice)
  2. Acrylic paint set
  3. Paintbrush set


If you have any questions about this class series or acquiring the supplies you need, please email Ken Wright at [email protected] or call d'Art at (757) 625-4211. 




You can also email Program and Grants Coordinator Michelle McAfee at [email protected]

Venue Information

d'Art Center on Boush
740 Boush Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
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Organizer Information

D'Art Center

740 Boush Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 625-4211

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