Portrait Painting Demonstration

By award-winning artist Seth Haverkamp –
Friday, January 18, 7-9 pm, Falls Church Arts Gallery

free and open to all, refreshments
RSVP to info@fallschurcharts.org

SETH HAVERKAMP has been a finalist in the Portrait Society of America’s International Portrait Competition for the last several years, competing with over 2,000 entries in this annual event and winning Best in Show in 2008. In 2011 he received an Award of Excellence in the competition and, in 2013, Top Honors along with Peoples Choice Award. Seth was also a finalist and received an award from the 2013 ARC international painting competition in the portraits category. After receiving his Bachelor in Fine Arts degree from Carson Newman College in 2003, Seth studied at Studio Incamminati with renowned artist Nelson Shanks. He also took classes under master figure and portrait painter Robert Liberace. Seth infuses his teaching with the strongest elements of all his teachers, along with his personal approaches to what he feels is a comprehensive technique for both beginners and amateurs. In addition to studio work, Seth paints portrait commissions, including portraits of Richard Meserve, president emeritus of Carnegie Institution for Science; Bill Best, co-inventor of the radial tire; Michael Lockhart, president of Armstrong Flooring; and the daughter of Catherine Graham, publisher of the Washington Post.

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