Sunday, August 9, 2015

Wine and Canvas Parties in Torrance

Have you ever wanted to try painting?
Making art can be very fulfilling and provide a sense of well-being.
One piece of the mission of Destination: Art is to ignite the spark of creativity in more people so they might enjoy Fine Art!
Let loose your creative self at a Wine and Canvas Party at Destination: Art in Old Torrance! Participants will be guided through a painting in a fun, supportive atmosphere.

  •  Each party has a different project and all art materials are provided for $35.  Party goers can also paint their own choice of subjects. Get ready to get messy! 
  •  Participants will bring their own wine and refreshments to share. The next Wine and Canvas Party is Friday, September 11 from 6:30 - 9pm. Or book a private party for you and your friends—minimum six to make a party.
  • Destination: Art also offers monthly sessions on Monday evenings catered by Amore Vino, with wine and appetizer provided along with art supplies for $45. The next one is on August 24 from 6-8pm.
  • Check the Classes page at to find more dates for Parties.
  •  E-mail Rosemary here to reserve a spot or book a Party.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:                                    
  • ROSEMARY BANDES is an award-winning artist, known for prolific work of California impressionist landscapes.    She works from her own photographs and on site in California and other locales.  Her work is characterized by her use of strong underpainting colors to give her landscapes a dramatic and modern look.
  • Rosemary’s work has been shown in galleries throughout southern California, including the Palos Verdes Art Center (Juried All-Media Show, Small Treasures, and Artists’ Studio), Hanger Gallery in Santa Monica, VIVA Gallery in Sherman Oaks, Orlando Gallery in Encino, Burbank Art Center, Manchester Space Gallery in Westchester, El Segundo Library and the Valley Jewish Community Center. 
  • She has also been recognized more recently for her mixed media abstract work, having been juried into highly competitive shows in Los Angeles, including the TAG Gallery Open Exhibition, and the L.A. Municipal Gallery’s California Open Exhibition.
  • Rosemary has studied at Otis Art Institute, West Los Angeles College, Emerson Adult School and Palos Verdes Art Center.  Some of her mentors are Frank Minuto, Dael Patton, Gloria Lee and Charles Knecht.  She is a member of Women Painters West, Pacific Art Guild and Experimental Artists of the South Bay.   Rosemary is one of the founding members of Destination:Art in Torrance, and serves on their Board.