Classes and Events


Classes

  • I’m teaching online watercolor classes via Zoom. Send me an email (jomyerswalker@gmail.com) if you’d like to join us!
    I’ll send payment information; then the day before each class, I’ll send the Zoom link to those whose payment I’ve received. Registration closes (the payment link is deactivated) at 5 p.m. Central time on the day before each class, or sooner if the class is full.
    I’ve scheduled classes for:
    • Mondays, November 9, 16, 23, and 30, and December 14, 21, and 28, 2020, 2 p.m.–3 p.m. CST: 

      Simply Watercolor, $10.00 for 1 hour of online instruction.
      Registration closes (the payment link is deactivated) at 5 p.m. Central time on the day before each class, or sooner if the class is full.

    • Saturdays, November 7, 14, and 28, and December 12 and 19, 2020, 10 a.m.–12 noon CST: 

      Watercolor In Depth, $20.00 for 2 hours of online instruction.
      Registration closes (the payment link is deactivated) at 5 p.m. Central time on the day before class, or sooner if the class is full.

Events

  • October–November 2020:  I’m the Featured Artist at the Octagon Shop (Ames, IA) for the month of October, plus my artwork at the shop is 15% off through November. See my blog post October at the Octagon Shop for photos!
  • Ongoing:  ArtiFactory’s Life Drawing Drop-In sessions have been suspended for now — see the ArtiFactory’s website for any updates and online events.

Ongoing Exhibits

In shops

Call ahead if you want to make sure my artwork is in stock (and to see if they are open to the public!).
  • Amana, IA:  Catiri’s Art Oasis (319-622-3969; bird prints, some original watercolors)
  • Ames, IA:  Octagon Center for the Arts (515-232-5331; pillows, prints, stretched fabric print and some original watercolors when available)
  • Ames, IA:  Wheatsfield Co-op (515-232-4094; cards when available)
  • Burlington, IA:  Art Center of Burlington (319-754-8069; bird prints, cards, some original watercolors)
  • Iowa City, IA:  Iowa Artisans Gallery (319-351-8686; original watercolors when available)
  • West Des Moines, IA:  Artisan Gallery 218 (515-255-0218; original watercolors when available)
  • Online:  You can order products to benefit Lila Mae’s House online at Shop to Shelter for Lila Mae’s House (external website, shoptoshelter.com) or see the Creating for a Cause page for more information on “products with a purpose.”

Simply Watercolor (Zoom classes)

  • When:
    Mondays, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. CST
    November 9, 16, 23, and 30,
    and December 14, 21, and 28, 2020
      
  • Where:
    Online via Zoom
       
  • Cost:
    $10.00 for 1 hour of online instruction

In our Monday classes, I’ll be teaching the basics. Watercolor is gentle and unburdened, especially if we don’t try and control every move. Each session I will send a sketch and sample watercolor about the lesson for the day and you can paint along with me, after warm-up exercises to get going. Use watercolors you have on hand and I’ll provide a simple supply list.

Send me an email (jomyerswalker@gmail.com) if you’d like to join us for any or all of the sessions! I’ll send payment information; then the day before each class, I’ll send the Zoom link to those whose payment I’ve received. Registration closes (the payment link is deactivated) at 5 p.m. Central time on the day before each class, or sooner if the class is full.

I planned these classes in coordination with the Iowa City/ Johnson County Senior Center. whose website has helpful instructions for using Zoom.


Watercolor In Depth (Zoom classes)

  • When:
    Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon CST
    November 7, 14, and 28,
    and December 12 and 19, 2020
      
  • Where:
    Online via Zoom
       
  • Cost:
    $20.00 for 2 hours of online instruction

Our Saturday classes are more in-depth, with a little more difficulty, more involved subjects. Each session I will send a sketch and sample watercolor about the lesson for the day and you can paint along with me, after warm-up exercises to get going. Use watercolors you have on hand and I’ll provide a suggested supply list.

Send me an email (jomyerswalker@gmail.com) if you’d like to join us for any or all of the sessions! I’ll send payment information; then the day before each class, I’ll send the Zoom link to those whose payment I’ve received. Registration closes (the payment link is deactivated) at 5 p.m. Central time on the day before each class, or sooner if the class is full.


Ceramic Story Wall at St. Thomas Aquinas Church

Ceramic Story Wall at St. Thomas Aquinas Church

Ceramic Story Wall at St. Thomas Aquinas Church

  • When:
    Ongoing
       
  • Where:
    St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Catholic Student Center
    2210 Lincoln Way
    Ames IA  50014
    Phone (515) 292-3810
    STA Art on the church website

Stories from the Bible depicted in a tableau 20 feet high.