Meet the Author Book Signing and Talk | Monday, June 6, 2022 | 1 p.m.
White! Light! Bright! (Schiffer Publishing, 2022)
location: Waverly Center, 7 Waverly Avenue, Portland, CT
Ever wonder how to maximize the paint on your palette to create beautiful paintings of your favorite subjects in watercolor? Bivenne will talk about her journey to become an award-winning watercolorist, painting instructor, and author of her first book "White! Light! Bright! How to Make Your Backgrounds Support and Enhance Your Watercolor Paintings" (Schiffer Publishing, 2022). Bring your copy or buy one here; a percentage of sales will benefit the Waverly Center.

Watercolor Workshop | Sunday, June 12, 2022 | 12:30 - 4:30
How to Paint a Butterfly with a Flower in Watercolor
location: Spectrum Art Gallery, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT 06409
Learn how to successfully paint a butterfly in its natural setting in watercolor. Bivenne demonstrates each stage of the painting process and gives plenty of individual attention. All sorts of exciting watercolor painting techniques are shown and discussed. An ability to create a contour (outline) drawing from a reference provided by the instructor is very helpful but unnecessary. Student may also use their own reference. In-person workshop. Register through Spectrum Art Gallery.

Watercolor classes | Tuesdays, June 28; July 12, 26; Aug 2, 9, 23, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. - noon
In-person classes
location: Portland, CT
These are six-week sessions of on-going classes. There are occasional breaks between sessions (note unusual 2022 summer schedule). Concentration is on themes from nature, like seasonal landscapes, flowers, birds, pets and other animals. All stages of the watercolor painting process are demonstrated and discussed, with opportunity to practice and apply the techniques, and (nearly) complete a painting each week. Contact Bivenne for fee, specific location (in central Connecticut), and further information. Limit: 9 students.

Painting Exhibition | September 8 - December 8, 2022
location: Uconn Health - Celeste LeWitt Gallery, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT
A selection of Bivenne's paintings will be on view and available for purchase.

Watercolor Demonstration | Thursday, October 20, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.
In-person painting demonstration
location: Manchester Art Association, the Church of Christ, 595 Tolland Turnpike, Manchester, CT
Bivenne will demonstrate some of her techniques to complete a watercolor painting.

Watercolor Workshop | Wednesday, November 2, 2022
location: Manchester Art Association, the Church of Christ, 595 Tolland Turnpike, Manchester, CT

Gallery representation
Spectrum Art Gallery
location: 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT 06409
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