Engage in live interactive and intimate conversations with today’s top working artists. With topics ranging from managing your inner critic and the role of experimentation in self-discovery, to the power of authentic storytelling, this series takes you inside the studios of master artists. In each talk, hosted by Scott Maier, you’ll get key strategies to advance your work, along with the opportunity to ask questions in real time. Get the creative fuel and actionable insights you need to strengthen your studio practice. Enjoy exclusive access to the Open Studios series when you become an Artists Network Member!

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Engage in live interactive and intimate conversations with today’s top working artists. Enjoy exclusive access to the Open Studios series when you become an Artists Network Member!

About Open Studios

With topics ranging from managing your inner critic and the role of experimentation in self-discovery, to the power of authentic storytelling, this series takes you inside the studios of master artists. In each talk, hosted by Scott Maier, you’ll get key strategies to advance your work, along with the opportunity to ask questions in real time. Get the creative fuel and actionable insights you need to strengthen your studio practice.

Past Events

May 20, 2021   |   7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET

Aaron Schuerr’s Landscapes and the Artist’s Mind

AARON SCHUERR has traveled far to satisfy his artistic wanderlust, from Morocco to the Grand Canyon to his Montana home. His work has been featured in publications including The Times of London, and Schuerr has written for Artists Magazine and others. He is represented by several galleries. Check out his workshop and learn more at aaronschuerr.com and @aaronschuerr.

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June 3, 2021   |   7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET

Uncover Your Authentic Voice with Ron Hicks

RON HICKS is a Denver, Colorado-based painter known for his painterly and evocative style. His most recent work includes broad passages of abstraction in combination with figurative elements. Hicks has exhibited widely and his art is in private and corporate collections worldwide. Learn more at ronhicks.com and @ronhicksart.

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September 2, 2021   |   3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET

Mastering Mistakes, with Birgit O’Connor

All artists have experienced the moment in a painting when it’s clear the work is not coming together. Learn to turn these moments into positive experiences through these techniques from watercolor artist, Birgit O’Connor! In this unique, Open studios event, we’ll confront the issue of “mistakes,” and learn techniques and strategies for making the most from “failed” paintings. Bring your questions to this Artists Network members-only event and connect with other passionate artists!

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