March 5, 2015 - Meeting Blue Ridge Arts Center 5:30 pm - Social Gathering (bring a food or beverage item to share) 6 pm - Meeting Begins Guest speaker this month is M. Camille Day. She will share her insights on Composition, An Artist' Point of View.
M. Camille Day, known as "Candy" to friends and family, is an artist from North Georgia, committed to capturing the people and places of Georgia and beyond. Her desire to expand her painting ability ad her emergence as a full time artist has let Camille to Europe as well as many places in the U. S. where she enjoys painting en plein air (in the open air) as well as in her studios. She is continuously inspired by the varied landscapes of the natural world, its people, animals and common places where beauty is sometimes overlooked.
Although she was an art major in college, she is largely self-taught and has been painting and drawing since childhood. Camile has also had the benefit of studying under such great artists as Ann Templeton, Maggie Price, Alan Flattmann, Thomas Nash and many others. As she tells of these experiences, "Each session with such wonderful instructors enables me to reach further into the well of my own abilities and translate not only what I see as beautiful to the viewer, but to make them feel why I chose that subject to paint."
Recently, Camille moved her studio to The Art Center in Blue Ridge, Georgia, where she will teach and display her work. She is a Signature Member of the Southern Appalachian Artist Guild, and is a juried member of the Oil Painters of America, the Pastel Society of America, the American Impressionist Society and a signature member of the Women Painters of the Southeast.
She has won numerous awards and her work has been juried into many national and international shows, many of which are now in private collection. The artwork of M. Camille Day can be viewed only at www.studiocamille.com and at the Blue Ridge Mountains Art Association "The Art Center", Blue Ridge GA. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.