Learn to Draw with Deborah Howard

So you think you can’t draw? You can! Learn with Denver’s best!

Deborah Howard students learning to draw

As a contributor to the museum’s permanent exhibit, artist Deborah Howard, professor of art and head of the painting program at University of Denver, has had enormous success in helping people learn to draw, even in just one class. Learn to see in a completely new way while exploring the understanding of line, negative space, perspective, drawing from nature and still life from objects in the Mizel Museum collection. This workshop is for beginners or those looking to regain some drawing skills.

Deborah Howard has taught art at Louisiana State University-Shreveport and University of Minnesota- Duluth. She received her bachelor’s of fine arts from the Rhode Island School of Design and her masters of fine arts from University of Wisconsin in Madison. Deborah’s work has been included in selective group-exhibitions at the Aspen Art Museum, Arvada Arts & Humanities Center, the Peace Museum in Chicago, Tweed Museum in Duluth, the Contemporary Art Center in New Orleans and City College in New York City.

Child Survivor of the Holocaust by Deborah Howard

In 2009, Deborah was honored by having four drawings from her Portraits of Child Holocaust Survivors accepted into the permanent collection of the Holocaust Art Museum at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, and 12 works from this collection are on display in 4,000 Year Road Trip: Gathering Sparks at the Mizel Museum.

Dates: November 6 & 13

Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Price:$52.80 per class (special price in honor of Denver Arts Week!)

Price includes supplies, breakfast and a sumptuous lunch