Forrest Scene

April 2012 News Releases

Public invited to observe artists at Plein Aire event at Washburn University

drawing of purple irisesObserve creativity in a colorful spring setting. The community is welcome to observe artists paint and draw as participants in the inaugural Art en Plein Aire on Saturday, April 21 on the Washburn University campus. No admission is charged.

Artists high school age through adult will set up across the campus at a variety of locations and the public is welcome to observe the progress of their work. Artwork created at the Plein Aire event will be featured in a special art auction and social event on Nov. 17 at the university. Proceeds from the auction will support a permanent commissioned art piece to recognize the Washburn sesquicentennial celebration. Artists may also submit one work created that day for exhibition at the Mulvane Art Museum Sept. 7, 2012 through Jan. 20, 2013.

The rain date for Plein Aire is April 28. For more information, call (785) 670-1125.

Artists registered to participate in Plein Aire event at Washburn:

Akers, Shirley

Beuthien, David

Cashman, Naomi

English, Connie

Flager, JoAnn

Fortun, Jane

Hancock, Dorethy

Hanks, Johanna

Heimbaugh, Walter

Heimbaugh, Martha

Henderson, Dion

Immenschuh, Cortney

Jenkins, Joyce

Kahre, Garry G.

Kozak, Mary

Krallman, Cally

Krn, JoAnn

Lister, Dan

Magill, Carrie

Marsh, Jennifer

Mheimbaugh, Eleanor

Monaghan, Amanda

Mosier, Vivian

Munoz-O'Neil, Stephanie

Neuer, Beth

Nobo, Pat

Reser, Barbara

Reser, Tracy

Rieger, Bobbie

Robbins, Stella

Romig, Tom

Schmidt, Darcy

Taylor, Glenda

Thompson, Cathie

Thompson, Marchs

Van Liew, Lois

Vollbracht, David

Wang, Ye

Waterman-Peters, Barbara

Willhite, Jewell

Wray, Charles

- 30 -

Dena Anson, (785) 670-1711