Workshops to simplify the path to painting everyday (or almost)

Learn how to; Loosen up, connect with your personal style, and ways to stay motivated and inspired

Daily Painting Workshops/Embrace the PracticeAll levels of painters are welcome.
The two day intensive workshops will embrace the painting process and the importance of daily practice as a path to improving creativity and image making skills. Over the course of the workshop students will paint at least 10 panels. Using acrylic or oil paint students will discover approaches to simplify the process of painting and ways to stay inspired and motivated. Please email me if you are interested in hosting a workshop,

FULL - Jan 7, 8, 9 (demo Jan 6) - Center for the Arts Bonita Springs, FL
FULL - Feb 29 and March 1 - Concord Art, Concord, MA Embrace the Practice, Daily Painting Workshop
POSTPONED - Sunday, March 22 - Milton, One Day Intensive Painting Class, click here to register 
POSTPONED - April 18, 19 - Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra, FL - The Bigger Picture Workshop
POSTPONED - May 30 & 31 - Warehouse 521, Nashville, TN - Embrace the Practice, Daily Painting - June 12/13 2021
POSTPONED July 8 & 9 Ann Arbor, MI - details to follow - tbd dates in 2021
POSTPONED August 21, 22, 23 - Santa Fe, Santa Fe Artist Getaway
June 1, 8, 15 -Virtual Class and Studio Visits -  register through Concord Art, limited space, details to follow
POSTPONED - Shreveport, LA - details to follow

Oct 4 - Milton, One Day Intensive Painting Class, click here to register 

April 17 & 18 - Painting Miles, NC - details to follow
June 12& 13 - Warehouse 531, Nashville, TN -  Embrace the Practice, Daily Painting Workshop, click here
July 16, 17, 18 - Art Makers Denver
August 7, 8, 9  - Winslow Art Center and Gallery - Bainbridge Island, WA, Embrace the Practice  Daily Painting                                  Workshop click here to register
August 20, 21, 22 - Santa Fe  click here 

TBA The Bigger Picture Workshop
This two-day intensive workshop combines demos, in-class assignments, and individual instruction to teach students the techniques to create fresh, deliberate marks on a big canvas.

Read one workshop participant's account of the weekend;

Lisa Daria Kennedy grew up along the northeast edge of the Hockomock Swamp in Massachusetts.

Since 2009, she has committed to an on-going consecutive daily painting project. As a young adult cancer survivor, she discovered living is not just surviving. Each painting seeks to give a voice to the fiber of the

Kennedy received a BA from Roger Williams University, and a BFA and MFA from Massachusetts College
of Art and Design. Currently she is the Design Editor for the literary publication, Mount Hope and an

Assistant Professor at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, MA.

Teaching Experience 

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, Assistant Professor, 2016- present
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, Visiting Professor, 2005 - 2106
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Continuing Ed, Boston, MA, Assistant Professor, 2011-2016 
The Art Guild, Manhasset, NY, 2018, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, Fort Smith, AK 2018, The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 2018, Westport Island, ME, 2017, Concord Art, Concord, MA, 2016, 2017, 2018, Artists Association of Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, 2015, 2016, 2017, Painting Miles, Anchorlight RaleighNC, 2016, 2017, Downey Studios, Huntersville, NC, 2016, 2017, IS183, Stockbridge, MA, 2016, Tuscany, Italy, 2016, Warehouse 521, Nashville, TN, 2014, 2016, Bonita Springs Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, The General Store Art Center, Unison, VA, 2015, Art Center Traverse City, Traverse City, MI, 2015, The Art School of Sandy Springs, Atlanta, GA, 2015, Bolick Studio, Raleigh, NC, 2014, Rockport Art Association, Rockport, MA, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA, Painting Workshop, 2012 - 2016, The Art School of Sandy Springs, Atlanta, GA, 2013, 2014, Nantucket Oil Workshops, Nantucket, MA, 2013, Freeport, ME, 2012