Quimper Arts is a group of artists who draw, paint, and sculpt directly from life, be it live models or the world around us. We are an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to providing visual artists an opportunity to hone our skills. Artists of all levels of experience, including beginners, are welcome at all of our sessions. Membership brings discounts and other benefits.
The backbone of our activity is life drawing/painting every Monday morning and afternoon. When temperature and weather allow, we organize monthly plein air painting in the area. And in keeping with our mission of improving artistic skills, we host periodic classes and provide an opportunity for members to show their work in a public space. We are proud to be carrying forward the 40+ year history of Quimper Arts in Port Townsend.

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Holiday Member’s Art Show & Sale

When: Monday Dec. 6, 10 am – 4 pm

Where: Masonic Lodge, Port Townsend (behind the Post Office)

Come join us! For a one-day show of figurative art by Quimper Arts members, and live model open drawing session, free to the public (suggested donation only). If you’re a current or renewing member you may enter your figurative work in the show – bring your work in any media, including sculpture, to the Masonic Lodge, Monday morning between 8 and 9:30 am. This is a fundraiser for Quimper Arts, so proceeds of any sales will be split 50/50 between the artist and QA.

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POPLAR PAINT OUT

PORT TOWNSEND

Saturday, October 30, 2021 9:00 am – Bring your paints, camera, drawing implements, clay, whatever materials, and set up you can muster to the area surrounding the beautiful, iconic Poplar trees that have flanked the entry to downtown Port Townsend for almost 60 years. Let’s capture that landscape while we can. Hopefully, there will be another opportunity for a spring Paint Out and a possible community show! Quimper Artists will be there, and we invite all artists to join us. There is parking near the area and public bathrooms are at the Port of Port Townsend and the Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park. The trees are on both sides of Sims Way in between the Port of Port Townsend entrance and 123 Thai. See you there!!!!

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Northwind Arts Center presents COMMUNITY FIGURES

Northwind Arts Center and Quimper Arts present an exhibit focused on the figure.

Quimper Arts member artists, past and present, exhibit drawings, paintings and sculpture.  The exhibit commemorates community figures who founded and were instrumental in growing arts organizations in Port Townsend. We honor Jeanette Best, Miriam Lansdon and Sylvia White as founders of Northwind Arts Center, and active figures in the Port Townsend arts scene for more than 25 years. The exhibit will inaugurate the new Jeanette Best Gallery and the annual Founders Day celebration.

The exhibition runs from January 31 st through February 24 th .

Exhibit hours are Wednesday through Monday, 11:30 – 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

Location Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St, Port Townsend, WA, 98368

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