2011-12 Season

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October 21, 2011 January 20, 2012 March 10, 2012 April 26-27, 2012

2011-12 Season Artist: Dory Kanter

Dory Kanter is a noted Northwest artist and the recipient of numerous awards and juried honors.  Her work is found in many private and corporate collections throughout the United States and overseas.

Dory’s book, Art Escapes: Creative Exercises to Enrich Your Life Through Art, was published in 2003 by North Light Books. Internationally, her book has found many readers with Dutch, British and Chinese editions. Dory has a well-earned reputation for being a motivating art teacher; her workshops speak to and inspire beginners as well as experienced professional artists.  Upcoming painting and journaling workshops are in Maui in December 2011 and the south of France in September 2012.

A passionate arts advocate, she wrote Telling Our Stories through Art and Writing, a high school art and literacy curriculum for the Portland Public Schools in 2008. Currently, she is writing Arts Matter, an innovative high school arts curriculum, for the U.S. Department of Education. She recently lectured at Yale University and has been featured in many articles in Somerset Studio, Artists’ Sketchbook and Watercolor Magic magazines.Go to Dory’s website at www.artworldtours.com  for more information on workshops and to watch videos of Dory teaching projects from her book.