Watch a Watercolor Master Painter in Action at Agriculture Museum
Santa Paula News
Published: January 09, 2013
Watch how artist Norman Kirk brings a painting to life at the Museum of Ventura County’s Agriculture Museum on Sunday, February 3, 2013, from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. Kirk will set up his easel, prepare his palette and transform a blank piece of paper into a rural California landscape on the museum’s monthly Free First Sunday, when all exhibits and events are open free to the public.
Kirk’s watercolor commissions include those by the International Olympic Committee, the Ventura County Design House, and various California vineyards. His work is held in private collections throughout the country, as well as being exhibited and collected by Southern California museums which include Museum of Ventura County. Kirk taught watercolor painting at Ventura College for 18 years and is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society. He studied at Art Center School of Los Angeles (now Art Center in Pasadena) and Chouinard Art Institute (now California Institute of the Arts [CalArts] ).
The Museum of Ventura County’s Agriculture Museum is located at 926 Railroad Avenue, Santa Paula, California, in their historic downtown, near the Depot and next to the railroad tracks. Hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission is $4 adults, $3 seniors, $1 children 6-17, free for Museum of Ventura County members, and for children ages 5 and younger. Paid events include free admission to the galleries, and the first Sundays of every month are free general admission for the public. For more information, go to www.venturamuseum.org or call (805) 525-3100.