Twelve of the brightest rising female painters from across the country will be convening November 4-12 2010 for a week of painting the figure, the city and the beautiful marshes and beaches surrounding Charleston, South Carolina.
We have arrived in Charleston! Amazingly I woke up at 7am here this morning just in time to see the dawn, despite still being on West Coast time after a day of flying yesterday. I arrived into a small cyclone of artists, it feels like a reunion even though many of us had never met in person before last night.
9am the first day and we are already all set up and painting and drawing a live model Alia hired for us:
This morning we are already set up to paint and draw with a live model in the living room of our beach house.
The following are the On Expedition 2010 participating artists (click the name for links):
This inaugural painting retreat and exhibition represents the first effort by Women Painting Women to encourage women artists, advance art education, and showcase some of the best painting happening today. Women Painting Women founder Sadie Valeri states the following:
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