2018
June 4, 2018 - June 8, 2018

Workshop: Seductive Surfaces with Water Media

This course will open the door into the exploration of various combinations mixed media with an emphasis on water soluble paints and mediums. You will be encouraged to take risks and work beyond your traditional practice in pursuit of your own personal language. We will be mixing it up by exploring how everything from gesso, acrylics, inks, and mark making tools, collage and much more will be explored. These Techniques can be applied to a variety of subject matter and styles and surfaces to create your own unique artistic statement.
Emphasis will be placed on design, personal style, and class work will be part of the course. Jean will focus on still life, abstract and landscape subjects.

$595 (eligible for early registration discount)

Cheap Joe's Art Stuff
Boone, NC
Phone: 800-227-2788
Email: cheapjoes.com
2017
October 18, 2017 - October 20, 2017

Workshop: Spokane Watercolor Society

Spokane, WA at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture
September 18, 2017 - September 22, 2017

Workshop: Pink Buddha Studio

Portugal
Details TBA
August 2017

Workshop: RDC

Scottland
Details TBA
June 12, 2017 - June 16, 2017

Workshop: Wet Glazing Florals and Portraits

Transparent Watercolor Society of America
Kenosha Public Museum, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Website: www.watercolors.org
June 5, 2017 - June 9, 2017

Workshop: Luscious Wet Portraiture

Transparent Watercolor Society of America
Kenosha Public Museum, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Website: www.watercolors.org
March 10, 2017 - March 12, 2017

Workshop: Art Society of Strathcona County

Sherwood Park, Alberta

Contact: Elaine Tweedy at artsoc@telus.net for more information
Website: www.artstrathcona.com
February 2017

Workshop: Key West Mixed Media

The Studio of Key West
Key West, Florida

Phone: Erin Stover-Sickmen at 305-296-0458
Email: erin@tskw.org
Website: tskw.org
2016
September 19, 2016 - September 23, 2016

Workshop: Faces and Figures in Water Media

California Watercolor Association
Walnut Creek, California

Email: registrar@californiawatercolor.org
Website: www.californiawatercolor.org
September 19, 2016 - September 23, 2016

Workshop: Mixed Media Faces and Figures

Jean Pederson's course will open the door into the exploration of various combinations mixed media with an emphasis on water soluble paints and mediums as they relate to the human face and figure. You will be encouraged work beyond your traditional practice in pursuit of your own personal language. We will be exploring how everything from watercolor to gouache, gesso, acrylics, inks, mark making tools, collage and much more can be applied to figure painting. Emphasis will be placed on design, personal style, live models and class work will be part of the course.

California Watercolor Association
Website: www.californiawatercolor.org
July 11, 2016 - July 15, 2016

Workshop: Seductive Surfaces

Are you intrigued by the process of using mixed media to build an alluring, captivating surface on paper, canvas or board? Using a variety of acrylic mediums, learn to build up interesting surfaces that can be used as a base for finished paintings. Explore techniques to achieve a variety of effects including layering, texturizing, glazing, embedding and adhering. Bring ideas for subject matter that interest you. This course is suitable for both abstract and referential imagery.

Red Deer College
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Website: rdc.ab.ca
June 1, 2016 - June 4, 2016

Workshop: Idaho watercolour society

Boise, Idaho

Phone: Cherry Woodbury at 208-433-9705
Email: idahocherry@yahoo.com
Website: www.idahowatercolorsociety.wildapricot.org
March 25, 2016 - March 28, 2016

Workshop: Building Blocks for Exciting Design

The Suntan Art Center on St. Pete Beach
3300 Gulf Boulevard
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Email: vanessa@floridaartistworkshops.com
Phone: (239) 250-8339
Website: floridaartistworkshops.com
March 13, 2016 - March 17, 2016

Workshop: Seductive Surfaces

The process using mixed media to building an alluring, engaging, captivating external skin on paper, canvas or board is the focus of this workshop. While trying not to set boundaries for our work, we will open doors through which discovery will take place.

Demo: March 13, 2016 at 1:30 PM
Workshop: March 14-17, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society

Email: workshops@scvws.org if you have a specific workshop question
Website: www.scvws.org - registration, a description of the workshop and a material list posted
February 19, 2016 - December 14, 2016

Workshop: Master Class 4X4

Meet 4 days — 4 times throughout the year for personal artistic growth.
Calgary, Alberta
February 19 to 22, June 4 to 7, September 10 to 14, December 10 to 14, 2016
Email: Jean Pederson for inquiries.
February 11, 2016 - February 12, 2016

Workshop: Faces and Figures in Water Media

Palm Desert, CA
Venus Studios Art Supply

Email: Debra Ann Mumm
Website: www.VenusStudiosArtSupply.com
February 8, 2016 - February 10, 2016

Workshop: Artfully Abstract Grounds

Palm Desert, CA
Venus Studios Art Supply

Email: Debra Ann Mumm
Website: www.VenusStudiosArtSupply.com
January 22, 2016 - December 12, 2016

Workshop: Mentoring Class 4X4

Meet 4 days — 4 times throughout the year for personal artistic growth.
January 22 to 25, June May 20 to 23, September 9 to 12, December 9 to 12, 2016

Buffalo Thunder Resort
Santa Fe, Mexico

Email: Jean Pederson for inquiries.
2015
October 2015

Workshop

Topic TBA
Florida Watercolor Society
Tampa Bay, Florida
Spring 2015

Workshop

Topic TBA
Hawaii Watercolor Society
Phone: Rebecca Snow at (808) 286-5909
Email: Rebecca Snow
2014
July 21, 2014 - July 25, 2014

Workshop

Red Deer College
Red Deer, Alberta
Phone: (403) 357-3663
Website: rdc.ab.ca
June 23, 2014 - June 27, 2014

Workshop

CSPWC Symposium
Geneva Park, Ontario
Phone: (416) 533-5100
Website: www.cspwc.com
June 7, 2014 - June 10, 2014

Workshop

Topic TBA
Bear Valley Highlands, B.C.
Phone: Barbara Fresz at (778) 373-5684
Website: www.bearvalleyhighlands.com
May 2014

News: New Website Launched

February 6, 2014 - December 14, 2014

Workshop: Master Class 4X4

Meet 4 days — 4 times throughout the year for personal artistic growth.
Calgary, Alberta
February 6 to 9, May 29 to June 1, September 18 to 21, December 11 to 14, 2014
Email: Jean Pederson for inquiries.
2012
September 1, 2012 - September 14, 2012

Workshop

Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society
San Jose, CA
Phone: Mary Paquet at (408) 629-7325
2011
September 29, 2011 - October 2, 2011

Workshop

Topic TBA
Leading Edge Edmonton
Winnipeg, MB
#28, 1911 Spiller Road SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4G5
Website: www.greatartworkshops.com
Email: Louise Hall
Phone: (403) 233-7389
Opening September 2011

Exhibition

(250) 427-4919
July 2011

Workshop

TBA
Red Deer College
May 31, 2011 - June 4, 2011

Workshop

Topic TBA
Ann Arbor, MI 48837
Email: Debra Zamperla
Phone: (734) 662-8734
February 24, 2011 - February 27, 2011

Workshop: Mixed Media Layering

Leading Edge Workshops
Winnipeg, MB
#28, 1911 Spiller Road SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4G5
Website: www.greatartworkshops.com
Email: Louise Hall
Phone: (403) 233-7389
2010
December 4, 2010 - December 5, 2010

Workshop

Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA)
Vancouver, BC
Website: www.artists.ca
October 30, 2010 - November 1, 2010

Workshop: Creative Composition

Leading Edge Workshops
Winnipeg, Manatoba
www.greatartworkshops.com
October 2010

Workshop

Topic TBA
Montana Watercolor Society, Kalispell
Phone: (406) 367-5211
September 12, 2010 - September 14, 2010

Workshop

Juror for the Sydney Art Exhibition
Sydney, BC
Opening September 9, 2010

Exhibition

Red Deer & District Museum featuring Farm Fragments Exhibition
(403) 309-8405
September 2010

News: Featured in The Artist's Magazine

Featured in Supply Cabinet section of The Artist's Magazine
September 2010

News: Featured in Sketchbook Confidential

Featured in Sketchbook Confidential (North Light Books)
July 19, 2010 - July 23, 2010

Workshop: Getting to Know the Faces and Figures in Water Media

Red Deer College Summer Series
Red Deer College, Alberta
Contact: Jillian Best
Program Coordinator, Visual Art
Red Deer College, Continuing Education
100 College Boulevard, Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5
Website: www.rdc.ab.ca
Email: arts@rdc.ab.ca
Phone: (403) 342-3130
Fax: (403) 342-3278
June 19, 2010

Workshop: Special Guest for Red Deer Artwalk

June 2010

Painting Trip: Lake O'Hara, Alberta

June 2010

Workshop

Cranbrook Art Council
Dates & Topic TBA
Contact: Charlene Stroud
Cranbrook & District Arts Council
PO Box 861, Cranbrook, BC V1C 4J6
Website: www.theartscouncil.ca
Email: info@theartscouncil.ca
Tel / Fax: (250) 426-4223
May 14, 2010

Exhibition

Alicat Gallery - Bragg Creek, Alberta - Spring Show
April 23, 2010 - April 25, 2010

Workshop

Yellowknife Watercolour Society
Yellowknife
Email: Shawna at ykwatercolour@gmail.com
March 27, 2010

Workshop

Club Critique Tool
Calgary Sketch
Calgary, Alberta
George Alig
Phone: (403) 288-7930
March 2010

News: Demo and Book Signing

Swinton's Art Supplies
Calgary, Alberta
March 5, 2010 from 6 pm to 8 pm
S7160 Fisher Street SE
Calgary, AB T2H 0W5
Phone: (403) 258-3500
March 2010

Book Signing: Swinton's Art Supplies

Calgary, Alberta
March 5, 2010 from 6 pm to 8 pm
S7160 Fisher Street SE
Calgary, AB T2H 0W5
Phone: (403) 258-3500
March 2010

Workshop

Pynelogs Public Gallery
Invermere, BC
Dates TBA
1720 4th Avenue RR 4
Invermere, BC, Canada V0A 1K4
Phone: (250) 342-4423
February 25, 2010 - February 28, 2010

Workshop: Faces and Figures in Water Media

Leading Edge Workshops
Calgary, Alberta
#28, 1911 Spiller Road SE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 4G5
Phone: (403) 233-7389
www.greatartworkshops.com
2009
October 12, 2009 - October 16, 2009

Workshop

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Contact: Becky Herlitztke by email at beckyherlitzke@gmail.com or by phone at (608) 788-4182
October 4, 2009 - October 10, 2009

Workshop

Dillman's Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
Phone: (715) 588-3143
www.dillmans.com
October 2009

Workshop

Georgia Watercolor Society Workshop/Jury
Teaching Workshop & Judicating National Exhibition
www.georgiawatercolorsociety.com/
September 21, 2009 - September 23, 2009

Workshop

Toronto Watercolour Society
Contact: Pauline Holancin at (905) 841-1926
September 18, 2009 - September 20, 2009

Workshop

East Central Ontario Watercolour Society
Contact: Pauline Holancin at (905) 841-1926
September 2009

News: Upcoming DVD Workshop

I will be filming a new DVD workshop in November at Creative Catalyst. Sign up for prenotification here.
September 2009

News: Federation of Canadian Artists Symposium

Jean will be participating in the Federation of Canadian Artists Symposium on Gabriola Island.
September 2009

Painting Trip: Gabriola Island, British Columbia

September 2009

News: Upcoming DVD Workshop

I will be filming a new DVD workshop in November at Creative Catalyst. Sign up for prenotification here.
August 24, 2009 - August 28, 2009

Workshop

CSPWC Cape Breton Watercolour Symposium at the Gaelic College Facility
St. Ann's, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
www.cspwc.com
August 2009

Painting Trip: Nova Scotia & New Brunswick

July 27, 2009 - July 31, 2009

Workshop: Limitless Layering, Summer Series

Red Deer College, Alberta
Phone: (403) 342-3504
Email: arts@rdc.ab.ca
July 25, 2009 - November 22, 2009

Exhibition

Red Deer District Museum and Gallery - Red Deer, Alberta - Farm Fragments
July 20, 2009 - July 24, 2009

Workshop: Dressing up the Figure, Summer Series

Red Deer College, Alberta
Phone: (403) 342-3504
Email: arts@rdc.ab.ca
June 30, 2009 - July 3, 2009

Workshop

Whistler, B.C.
Contact: (604) 935-8232 or info@whistlerarstcouncil.com.
June 15, 2009 - June 19, 2009

Workshop: Face and Figure

Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Contact: Lisa Trimble at (307) 432-1603 or lisatrimble@lcccfoundation.edu.
May 22, 2009

Exhibition

Alicat Gallery - Bragg Creek, Alberta - Spring Show
May 12, 2009 - May 25, 2009

Exhibition

Pynlogs Cultural Centre - Invermere, B.C. - Farm Fragments
May 9, 2009

News: Mentor at Leighton Centre

I have been invited to participate as a mentor at 4th annual Mentors Day at the Leighton Centre.
March 7, 2009 - March 8, 2009

Workshop: Layering

Fernie Art Station, B.C.
Contact: Donna Miller by email at Miller_g@shaw.ca.
February 2009

Workshop

Principles of Creating Exciting Designs in Watercolor
Five day artist retreat at The Rivers Retreat Center in Covington, LA. This workshop is geared towards beginner and intermediate painters. All inclusive retreat includes a stay in a cozy guest cottage, all meals and the workshop with Jean Pederson. Gift Certificates for your favorite artist available.
For more information on the class and The Rivers Retreat Center go to www.theriversretreat.com or call (985) 871-9100.
2009

News: Feature artist for Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith has asked me to be a feature artist in their 2009 catalogue.
2008
November 2008

News: Charles Comfort Metal

Material Girl has been awarded the "Charles Comfort Metal" for an outstanding figurative work at the CSPWC Open Water in Toronto.
Winter 2008

News: Featured on cover of Watercolor Artist

Watercolor Artist features "Harlequin" on the cover of the magazine with article about the book "Expressive Portraits" in it's winter issue
October 2008

Painting Trip: Algonquin Park

September 2008

Workshop

Calgary - Leading Edge Figure Workshops
Leading #28, 1911 Spiller Road SE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 4G5
Phone: (403) 233-7389
www.greatartworkshops.com
August 2008

Workshop

Red Deer Collage Mixed Media, Alberta
Red Deer College Series Program
Registration: (403) 357-3663 or 1-888-886-2787
www.rdc.ab.ca/continuingeducation/visual_arts/series.html
August 2008

Painting Trip: Nunavut

July 2008

Workshop

B.C. Sooke Art Show Workshop/Jury
July 2008

Workshop

Calgary - Leading Edge Workshops
Leading #28, 1911 Spiller Road SE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 4G5
Phone: (403) 233-7389
www.greatartworkshops.com
May 23, 2008

Exhibition: Alicat Gallery

May 2008

News

North Light Books is featuring my book in the May Newsletter
March 15, 2008

Book Signing: Millerville - Leighton Centre

March 1, 2008

Book Signing: Calgary - Dalhousie Chapters

February 23, 2008

Book Signing: Edmonton - The Paint Spot

February 2008

News: Mario Cooper and Dale Meyers Medal

Silk Wrapped has been awarded the prestigious "Mario Cooper and Dale Meyers Medal" by the American Watercolor Society.
February 2008

News

I am presently making a video through Creative Catalyst
February 2008

News: Website Featured

The Artist's Magazine is featuring this web site in an article this month
2007
November 2007

News: "Expressive Faces: Creative Methods for Painting People" now available

"Expressive Faces: Creative Methods for Painting People", a North Light Publication is now available online at:
November 2007

News

Authoring "Expressive Faces: Creative Methods for Painting People", a North Light Publication available November 2007
October 2007

Exhibition: Birchwood Gallery

Fall 2007 - Spring 2008

Workshop: Advanced Water Media

Alberta College of Art & Design
www.acad.ab.ca/extended_studies.html
Fall 2007

News: International Invitational Water Media Exhibition

One of only two Canadians invited to participate in the International Invitational Water Media Exhibition, China
August 2007

Workshop

Kimberley - Master Class
Kimberley Arts Festival
July 2007

Workshop

Red Deer Collage Mixed Media Layering
Red Deer College Series Program
Registration: (403) 357-3663 or 1-888-886-2787
www.rdc.ab.ca/continuingeducation/visual_arts/series.html
May 20, 2007

Exhibition: Alicat Gallery

May 9, 2007 - May 12, 2007

Workshop: Abstract mixed media

Vancouver FCA Workshop
www.artists.ca
Spring 2007

News: Presidents Award

C.S.P.W.C. - Toronto, ON
Spring 2007

News: M. Graham Award

N.W.W.S. International Exhibition - Seattle, WA
2007

News: The Artist's Magazine's 2007 Annual Competition

The Artist's Magazine has invited Jean to jury the Face and Figure portion of their 2007 Annual Competition
2006
2006

News: Website launched

2006

News: Daler-Rowney Award

Received the Daler-Rowney Award at the 2006 C.S.P.W.C. Open Exhibition
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