Painting From Realism into the Abstract with Resident Artist Ken Wright | In-Person | 3-Session

Saturday, November 06, 2021 • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT


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Join nationally renowned painter Ken Wright in this three-part workshop as he helps you sharpen your brush skills, learn and recognize the abstract form in realism, and develop abstract paintings using color, shape, line and form.


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.


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

  • Saturday, November 6 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 13 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 20 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.


This workshop is geared for aged 13+ with painting knowledge and skills ranging from some to professional.


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
  4. Paint palette
  5. Paper towels or a cloth towel


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 the Program and Community Outreach Coordinator, Taylor Durham, 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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