Posts by Rich


Huihan Liu returns to Carmel Visual Arts May 16–18, 2021 to lead his upcoming workshop Outdoor Figurative Painting.  Huihan Liu is a master oil painter and generous instructor. His atmospheric narrative figure work has brought him accolades around the world. Born in Guangzhou, China, he trained from 1972 to 1975 at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art. In 1989, Huihan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree and a Master of Fine Arts degree...

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Mike Hernandez brings us our first digital painting workshop designed to help artists of all mediums. We have had a number of people inquire about having one, so here is your chance to learn from one of the best instructors I know to teach such a class. Mike Hernandez has over 20 years at DreamWorks Animation, creating environments for digitally produced feature films such as Sinbad, Spirit, Over The Hedge, Shrek 4, Puss In Boots, Bee...

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We are announcing some exciting workshops that you will be able to take from the convenience and safety of your own home or studio. With the COVID-9 pandemic lingering into the beginning of 2021, we have three ZOOM-Cast workshops coming up with more to follow in the coming months. Mike Hernandez • March 27, 28, 2021 Angus Wilson • April 8–11, 2021 David Lobenberg • April 15–18, 2021 To start off the new year, Mike Hernandez offers a...

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Since opening Carmel Visual Arts — seven years ago — Carol Henry and I have been building “community” through our studio and gallery.  Since then we have hosted over art 30 exhibitions in Carmel, with well-over 100 workshops and dozens of public art demonstrations. We are extremely happy to share that more than one thousand artists have taken these workshops with top professional instructors in both painting and photography.

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