Boulder JCC to Offer Two Ways to Get to Know Artist, Curator, and Teacher Alice Messinger

Alice Messinger lives and works in Boulder, Colorado. Since receiving her BFA from Parsons School of Design, she has continued to study independently and through workshops with nationally acclaimed artists in New York City, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Colorado. She is represented in many private collections.

Ever-changing and creative, Alice practices both her teaching and artistic skills in different settings — studio artist, teacher, curator, and collector. Please check out her website and follow her on Instagram: @alicemessingerstudio

The Messinger Gallery at the Boulder JCC showcases rotating exhibits of artists in a heavily visited, community space. The building’s high ceilings, natural light, and award-winning architecture contribute to the overall experience. The gallery hosts 3-4 exhibits per year, showcasing both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art. The art is displayed not only on the gallery’s walls, but via the building’s architectural features as well; the goal is simply to present the pieces in the best way possible. Each exhibit features an opening event with a conversation with the artists.

The Boulder JCC receives a portion of all art sales to help support the gallery and its programs.

The JCC is excited to offer the following two events:

Watercolor with Alice Messinger: Objects of Desire
Thursday, February 10, 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Are you looking for something fun and creative to learn? And wouldn’t it be even more fun if you could do it with friends?

Join Alice Messinger as we continue our exploration of the spontaneity and luminosity of working with watercolors. This theme will look to objects of desire for inspiration as we refine our skills and delve deeper into the beauty of watercolors.

This class is open to all levels. The registration fee of $35 includes all materials. There will be a maximum of 15 participants.

Alice’s work is constructed from an abstract vocabulary, inspired by the natural world in which she lives. Alice expresses her personal interpretation of nature’s colors, forms, and textures. The language of her strokes and color variations reflects her mood and temperament at the time of painting. For Alice, making art is a journey to understand the external natural world and the many ways in which it is internalized and interpreted.

You can learn more about the artist and explore her works on her website. Attend this special event and get to know the artist! The event is FREE, but registration is encouraged: REGISTER HERE.

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