Washougal Watercolorists show opens Friday
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Senior citizens with varying levels of artistic experience are discovering or rediscovering the joy of creating watercolor paintings. A free class is taught by volunteer Nancy Ryan, Mondays, at 1 p.m., in the Washougal Community Center, 1681 “C” St.
Ryan describes herself as a self-taught artist. She studied drawing and earned a bachelor's degree at Syracuse University. Ryan has also taken many workshops and classes in the San Francisco Bay area and has received awards.
She began painting 30 years ago and has been in many shows. This year, Ryan taught a class at Elida Field's studio, in downtown Camas. Some of her work is currently on display at Ballard & Call, a gallery and fine art store, also in downtown Camas.