Live Painting Demonstrations

Join us at Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City (322 Sixth Street) and neighboring Hannah Park for free, live painting demonstrations! Whether you're a painter yourself or an art appreciator, you'll enjoy seeing some of our favorite area artists create new paintings before your eyes, while describing their process and approach. Pre-registration for these free events is encouraged, but not required. In the event of inclement weather, demos will be moved indoors.

The PGT live demo series is presented with generous support by MSU Federal Credit Union.

Demo series sponsor: MSU-FCU
Richie will demo capturing the atmosphere of an urban environment, and the character of individual buildings.

August 15 from 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how Jennifer Tobias interprets Michigan's landscapes and lakeshores with some abstraction of the scene.

August 16 from 10:00am - 12:00pm

Adam's demo painting will focus on the colors and textures of Grand Traverse Bay and the surrounding trees.

August 17 from 10:00am - 12:00pm

Steve's live demo will include how values, neutrals, and composition come together to make magic!

August 17 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Louise will demo in capturing the dramatic light in pastels.

August 18 from 10:00am - 12:00pm

A free live painting demonstration with PGT 2022 awards juror Ken Cadwallader.

August 18 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm