Allen Kriegshauser will be teaching a free demonstration and workshops on Saturday,  April 30 in Webster Groves at Ivory Crockett Park.

Allen is a St. Louis native, son of an architect/water colorist father and a mother who was a master tailor.  He graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) majoring in painting with a minor in print making.  When attending, Allen reports that the KCAI the painting department was grounded in impressionist sensibilities, requiring the ability to draw and handle color.  Fortunately prior to KCAI, he had a very influential professor of composition who taught him that an artist has the inherent responsibility to entertain the viewer

Demonstration: 10 am - 11:30am

Adult and High School Workshop: 11:30 - 1:00 pm (Bring your own materials. Alan will be teaching acrylic painting, but bring materials of your choice.)
Children's Workshop: 1:30 - 3:00 pm (All supplies provided) Children must be accompanies by a parent.

Jurors for Paint Webster 2016:
Benjamin Guffee was born and raised on the East Coast. He moved to central Mexico at the age of 21 and began pursuing a career as a painter. After several years in Guanajuato Mexico, Ben has now settled in St. Louis with his wife Jill and two young children. Since 2005, Ben has exhibited extensively in the Saint Louis area and beyond and has won many awards, including , inclulding: Augusta Plein Air, Stems Plein Air (KS), Shaw Art Fair (1st Place Fine Art Category 2012), Art & Air (1st Place Painting Category, 2012). His work is found in permanent corporate and private collections in St. Louis, Altanta, New York, NY, Boston, MA, San Francisco, CA, Mexico and Switzerland.

Ann Murphy's work in the arts spaces over 30 years as an award-winning photographer, arts columnist, arts marketing consultant, exhibit director, exhibit juror and curator, and special events organizer. She is currently writes content for websites, e-newsletter, social media and promotion materials for the arts. She is the former executive director of the St. Louis Artists' Guild and promotion director of Third Degree Glass Factory. She co-founded Mind Fest STL.