November Meeting – Botanical Painting with Tanya Beyer

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Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Hartley Nature Center – Botanical Painting, presented by artist Tanya Beyer

6:00 Meeting (open to all!) to start making plans for 2016 chapter officers and other leadership positions (Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave., Duluth)

6:30 Socializing and snacking

7:00 Presentation begins

Tanya will present a program using a photo series mixed with artistic treatment of significant trees from northern MN and share folklore about those trees as well as trees found just to our south that may be start appearing in northern MN where soil types allow as climate change proceeds (black walnut, northern prickly ash, hackberry, honey locust, shagbark hickory, American elm…). Tanya paints upper Midtreewestern flora, birds & landscapes in watercolor or mixed media. She has a degree in English from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada (now Western University) and teach watercolor at Pineapple Arts Center in Duluth. Examples of her work can be seen at


(If you would like to bring some of your own sketching paper and pencils feel free to do so as this presentation may get your fingers itching to do some drawing too.)

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