Paintings by award-winning international fine artist, painting instructor and exhibition juror Anthony Whiting
I'm very pleased to inform my friends that I am currently participating in two group gallery shows where each show has included three or more of my paintings. I'd love to hear of your impressions should you be able to visit one or both of these events! One is at the Jacksonville ReddiArts Store 1037 Gallery at 1037 Hendricks Ave phone 904-398-3161. The other is at the Amelia Island Plantation Artists' Guild and Gallery at the Omni Amelia Island Hotel, 94 Amelia Village Circle phone 904-432-1750.
New Painting Classes
Anthony leading a painting workshop at the Art Center Cooperative at The Landing, Jacksonville, FL.
Two current exhibitions in which
Anthony's paintings are included:
The Jacksonville ReddiArts Store Gallery 1037 and The
Plantation Artists' Guild and Gallery at the Omni Hotel
in Amelia Island.
Anthony is a prize-winning professional artist, painting instructor and art exhibition juror who has worked internationally as an architect in the past but in recent years has devoted himself entirely to painting, teaching and art exhibitions. Inspiration for his painting comes from nature in all its forms -- floral, birds, animal, aquatic life and geological formations. One of Anthony's favorite quotes: "Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you." - Frank Lloyd Wright
Anthony was the proud recipient of the brAIDS ARTreach 2006 First Prize award for his painting “Lilly Pond Treasure” In Jacksonville, FL and was the signature artist the following year. He also received the Best of Show 2013 Award at the Art-On-The-Green Show in 2013. We invite you to visit numerous images of Anthony's artwork under the "Portfolio" tab. Many of his paintings have been in one-man and group exhibitions in England and the East coast of the US.
To learn about Anthony's upcoming exhibition openings and/or painting classes and workshops please provide your email address. We promise not to sell, or make known your email address to anybody. You may cancel your listing with us at any time. If you have specific questions or comments, please contact us using the form on the Ordering page.
Painting Instruction by Anthony
NEWS RELEASE: The company Expertise, LLC in Seattle, WA announced that having examined 178 painting and drawing teachers in Jacksonville, FL , they selected Anthony's company, Whiting Studios, to be among the top 9 painting and drawing teachers in this city. Expertise, LLC specializes in helping connect people with experts in their community by
examining the best local professionals in US cities. Their website is www.expertise.com.
Anthony is especially well qualified to teach painting in view of 40 years' experience teaching beginner and intermediate level students in
London, England while working there as an architect and later in Connecticut where as a professional artist he taught painting classes. Anthony's extensive teaching experience just in the Jacksonville area includes:
The next scheduled painting courses this year by Anthony will be announced soon. Courses consist of: demonstrations with acrylic paints, best brush
strokes to use, mixing paints, new painting techniques, simplified color
theory, choosing succesful color schemes, producing visual and physical
textures in paintings, how achieving good composition can make all the difference for the successful impact of a painting, the importance of
establishing a center of interest, one-on-one coaching and informational handouts. Drawing skills not required. Bring photos as reference for
painting exercises or use photos provided in class.
Prohibited during classes: producing masterpieces! Classes are for
learning, learning, learning. But -- students are encouraged to produce
masterpieces after classes to be reviewed in a subsequent class or,
at any time after the course ends -- yes, even months after.
The instruction fee for the course is $195. Materials and paints are at students’ expense. A list of materials and paint colors can be found
on this website by scrolling down on the “CLASSES” tab above. Paints
that a student may already have that are similar to those listed are fine.
A registration fee of $50 is required to secure your place in the course
and can be paid conveniently by credit card on this Whiting Studios
website on the "CLASSES" page or by cash or check mailed to Anthony
at 2238 Twin Pines Circle West, Jacksonville, FL 32246. Fees for the course itself can be paid by cash or check at first class, less the
registration fee. Class size is limited so please register early.
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