Gay Bechtelheimer will teach Pastel, Deconstructed, a two day workshop February 3-4, 9am-4pm.
Bechtelheimer said, “Using dynamic media, we will investigate an avenue to your pastel practice that will invigorate your approach.” Cost for the workshop is $140. Because this class requires knowledge of the medium, it is not for beginning pastelists.
Her own work is characterized by brilliant color, dramatic contrast, and distinct mood. Her work is found in corporate and private collections throughout the country. Bechtelheimer is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She is represented by Champagnolle Design in El Dorado and Greg Thompson Fine Art in North Little Rock, Arkansas. She serves on the Arkansas Arts Council and the SAAC Board of Directors. She is an art instructor with the El Dorado Public Schools and teaches a studio class at the South Arkansas Arts Center in El Dorado.
Her work can be found in both corporate and private collections throughout the country. Corporate collections of note are Murphy Arts District (El Dorado), the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute (Little Rock), UAMS Reynolds Center on Aging (Little Rock), Alice-Sydney Oil Company (El Dorado), and South Arkansas Orthopaedics (El Dorado).