Karen Bejin was born in Menomonie, WI and later moved to Chippewa Falls, WI with her family. She currently lives there with her husband, Bill and lab, Toolik and loves to visit her daughter and son-in-law in Colorado. She studied drawing, painting and ceramics as an undergrad at UW-EC and UW-W and later studied water color with artists Karlyn Holman at her gallery in Washburn, WI and on location in southern France; and with Sterling Edwards at the Madeline Island School of Arts in northern Wisconsin. Her work is currently displayed in a variety of locations, including Valley Art Gallery, an art co-op in which she is a member (Chippewa Falls), River Wood Gallery and Eau Claire Regional Arts (Eau Claire), and Ehler’s Store (Cornucopia, WI). She also has appeared in art shows at the Heyde Center for the Arts and Lucy’s (Chippewa Falls), Beaver Creek Reserve (Fall Creek), O’Neill Creek Winery (Bloomer, WI), L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library and From the Vine (Eau Claire, WI), Drummond Library (Drummond, WI), the Menomonie Library (Menomonie, WI), the Delta Diner (Delta, WI), the Janet Carson Gallery (Eau Claire, WI) and occasional art festivals. In addition to her own painting she enjoys teaching water color classes. More information can be found online at Chippewa River Art, www.chippewariverart.com and the Valley Art Gallery FaceBook page Valley Art Gallery-Chippewa. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Summer Flowers- Outdoor Watercolor Class & Wine Tasting
Sponsored by the Heyde Center for the Arts
contact Heyde Center of the Arts to enroll, 715-720-9000
INSTRUTOR: Karen Bejin Tuesday, June 13, from 1200pm – 4:30pm.
Paint summer flowers with a wet-on background. At 3pm, stop to sample five different wines with a souvenir glass .
Heather Marble from Blue Marble Pub and Shawn McManus of Savory Catering will be the Grill Masters for O’Neil Creek Winery’s Steak Night.
Music will be Provided by Larry (Gate)Gates.
O’Neil Creek Winery will be offering a grilled 12oz New York Strip Steak or an 8 oz chicken breast with baked potato, salad and desert.
$30.00 for Steak- $20.00 for Chicken Breast.
Wine, Beer, Pop, Water Available (NO CARRY-INS)
Reservations Required: Reservations will be taken until August 21 at 12:00 pm. Call 715-568-2341 for reservations.
(Cash or Check only)