The Evolution of an Artist
Chico Osten will be the guest artist speaking at our monthly meeting on October 21, 2021. The meeting is on the top floor of the Yacht Club; Coffee begins at 9:45 am, Meeting at 10:00 am. You don’t have to be an Art Guild Member to attend; visitors are invited!
Chico will share examples of his previous work in watercolor and oils. Then he will explain precious metal clay, the process of working with it, and examples of finished works.
Information about the Artist:
Chico is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, earning both an undergraduate and graduate degree in art education with a minor in fine arts.
Chico studied at Arrowmont and with numerous regional and national artists.
He taught many years for Knox Co. Schools, grades K-12. He developed the art program at Austin-East Magnet High School. After retiring, he worked for several years as a Distinguished Professional for Knox Co. Schools. For seventeen years he also taught two classes as an adjunct professor with Tusculum University.
Chico has exhibited in numerous juried regional shows, earning several awards. His work is most recently shown in The Art in the Airport exhibit.
Currently, he teaches a painting class at the Oak Ridge Art Center and is a member of The Foothills Craft Guild. For more information about Chico and his work: CharlesOstenJewelry.com