Gael Riverz Oil Painting

Oil or Acrylic Painting En Plein Air Friend of the Field Station

Friends of the Field Station Class
*A portion of your registration fee will be
donated to the Field Station Foundation Fund.
Instructor, Gael Riverz
Join Gael Riverz for oil painting en plein air at the UW-Waukesha Field Station. “En plein air” is a French expression which means “in the open air” – en plein air painting is simply the practi ce of painti ng outside. Commune with nature and learn how to capture light in your paintings with this enjoyable outdoor* class. Demonstrations will help you understand how to see where warm and cool colors are in the scene and how to mix and apply them accurately. Beginning and intermediate painters are welcome. Dare to free your creative self! * weather permitti ng – class will be held indoors in the event of inclement weather. This class is on-site at the beautiful and idyllic UW-Waukesha Field Station, W349 S1480 S. Waterville Rd, Oconomowoc.
Class will be held Spring 2016. Registration will open after July 1st.



 Meet your instructor!

Gael Riverz
Gael Riverz's first love is portrait painting. After studying art at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Layton
School of Art & Design in Milwaukee, she studied privately with a master portraitist, the late Alan Gass. Her work has been displayed at numerous art galleries, shown at the West Museum of Art, and is held in private collections throughout the country. Gael is the recipient of Wisconsin Regional Arti sts State Exhibit Award and is a proud member of the Kettle Moraine

Fine Arts Guild. You can learn more about Gael at


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