Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The 2015 Hudson River Fellowship Begins!

And the Fellowship begins once again! On Monday the Fellows kick off the week by gathering at Jackson Falls bright and early. Pictured: Luke Baggott, Mary Jane Ward and Addison Xu painting at Jackson Falls.
Jackson Falls, N.H.
Jackson Falls  - Emilie Lee
Jackson Falls - Brian West
Jackson Falls - James Tucker
Monday evening Fellows gathered at the home of Leslie and Warren Schomaker of the Jackson Museum and Historical Society for a meet and greet. Pictured: Erik Koeppel with artists Luke Baggott, Sarah Bentley, Tony Winters and Eleni Giannopoulou.

Fellows at house #1 quickly hit it off and begin a dinner rotation. Tonight's dinner, spaghetti and chicken provided by Al Costanzo and Leeanna Chipana. 
On Tuesday Lauren Sansaricq teaches her group of workshop artists at Crawford Notch.
While Lauren Sansaricq  teaches her workshop Erik took the fellows up Mt. Willard for a view well worth the 45 minute hike.
View from Mt. Willard - Luke Baggott
On Wednesday the Fellows were pleased by a surprise visit by artist and Sr. Fellow, Emilie Lee. Pictured: Mary Jane Ward, Leeanna Chipana, Emilie Lee painting on Cathedral Ledge.
Fellows also painted sunset paintings from their porch throughout the week - Eleni Giannopoulou
Emerald Pool - Al Costanzo
Sarah Bentley
Savannah Tate-Cuff
On Thursday Fellows painted from the base of Mt. Washington where a view of Mt. Adam and Mt. Madison can be seen. Pictured: Sarah Bentley, Savannah Tate Cuff, Erik Koeppel, Mary Jane Ward.
View from base of Mt. Washington, Mt. Adam - Mary Jane Ward
Rainy days means portrait painting. Pictured: Rob Kelly, Mary Jane Ward, Luke Baggott and Toby Neve.
On Saturday Fellows and workshop artists had an opportunity to view a very informative glazing demo by Tom Kegler.
On Sunday the week ended with the arrival of Ken Salaz and sunset painting at Leslie and Warrens house.

Sunset view from Leslie and Warrens house - Leeanna Chipana

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