Art Gallery Workshops

Plein air painting

with noted oil and watercolor artist

Frank La Lumia

of Santa Fe, New Mexico

This workshop will focus on the unique challenges of plein air painting. The ability to see and simplify, to organize the subject matter, and to present it in a simple and straightforward manner is the essence of a successful painting experience. The workshop will include demonstrations as well as individual assistance.

June 2-6, 2003

Sponsored by the Fine Arts Committee at San Juan College

La Lumia has painted in Yellowstone, as well as India, Italy, Spain, Mexico, China, Guatemala, and Morocco. He is well-known for his watercolors of New Mexico's churches and Pueblo ceremonies, as well as oil paintings of landscapes throughout the American Southwest. His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe; Americana Museum, El Paso, TX; A.R. Mitchell Museum, Trinidad, CO; as well as corporate and private collections worldwide.


Valerie Wheeler
(505) 566-3208


Patrice Brown
Art Gallery
(505) 566-3464

"Painting from life is the moment of truth. If you can paint light, you can paint anything under the sun."

-- Frank La Lumia

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Fine Art Gallery: located in the Henderson Fine Arts Building, across from the box office.Student Gallery: located at the top of the stairs in the new West Classroom Complex.