Demo Artists

November 13, Valentine Roche, Aura Liesveld, and Gale Simonson 

Gale shows us how to make jewlery out of precious metal clay.

We were so happy to have Valentine Roche, Aura Liesveld, and Gale Simonson providing their knowledge and expertise on special art techniques.  Val is demonstrated Collage with used Teabags, Aura used recycled materials to make Eco-Art, and Gale had a Precious Metal Clay technique for jewelry.


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October 9, Gene Youngmann



"Colorado Watercolorist GENE YOUNGMANN has been painting transparent watercolors since 1981 along the Front Range Mountains west of Denver.  Youngmann’s subject of choice is Colorado landscapes, vintage automobiles and aging architecture.  He is a retired high school art teacher, having taught drawing for twenty-five years at Golden High School in Jefferson County Schools.  Youngmann holds six signature watercolor society memberships.  He has been a signature member of the Colorado Watercolor Society (CWS) since 1991 and served as CWS President, 2005-2007, has served as the CWS Delegate to the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS) and was the CWS Project Manager for the 41st Annual WFWS Exhibition during the summer of 2016 at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities.

Youngmann is a plein air painter, painting 90 percent of his work on location during the warmer months and participates in plein air events yearly.  His paintings are regularly displayed in International, National, Regional and Local exhibitions.  His paintings are included in many private and corporate art collections, most recently the Colorado School of Mines President’s Office in Golden, CO in 2013 and the Foothills Art Center in Golden, CO in 2016. Youngmann has created the past three poster designs for the Annual Historical Westminster Jazz and Art Fest held in June each year."- From Gene Youngmann's website "About the Artist"

2018 Demo Artists

Date Artist Subject
January 9 Patty Jones Perspective
February 14 Anne Gifford Watercolor
March 13 Jane Hunt


April 11 Carol Jenkins Oil
June 12 Diane Widom Watercolor
August 14 Lydia Potoff Pastel
September 10 Ken Elliot


October 9

Gene Youngmann


November 13 Round Table  Misc.

2017 Demo Artists

Date Artist Subject
March Michael Clark  
April Stacey Roberts  
June Michael Dowling


August Aura Liesveld  
September Member Demos  
October Scott Roberts  
November Dave Santillanes Oil, Plein Air

2016 Demo Artists

Date Artist Subject
May 10 Janet Nunn Watercolor
June 14 Bruce Gomez Pastel
August 9 Member Demos  
September 13 Cliff Austin Oils
October 11 Monique Gray Acrylic Skin Art
November 8 Scott Leckrone Pastel
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