Author: Angie Renee

  • RRAC Mentor Program: Meet Jerry Jorgenrud

    I want to introduce you to Jerry Jorgenrud.  Jerry is an artist and one of the mentors for this year’s mentorship program at The Rumriver Art Center.  Earlier this summer I had the opportunity to watch him paint, which you can see as well on the video below.  I was inspired by his use of color and how… Read More

  • The Highwaymen and Albert Earnest Backus

    The Highwaymen and Albert Earnest Backus – A Floridian Artist who spent his life paying it forward. Larry, the Director at The Rumriver Art Center, told me about the Highwaymen, which he had discovered by watching the Antique Roadshow.  I thought I would look into it and see what they were about.  The Highwaymen were a loose… Read More

  • What makes a good mentor? What makes a good mentee?

    The Rumriver Art center has a call out for our new 55+ Mentorship program.  The purpose of the Artist Mentorship Program is to provide older adults who never had the opportunity to find their artistic voice during their youth a chance to explore and find it now. Many older adults had to put their art and creativity… Read More

  • Postcard Reflections by Angie Renee

    “It is not how much we give but how much love we put into giving”  Mother Teresa In mid-April I was inspired by a Webinar from Time Slips to create a Zoom class for the community at Rumriver Art Center.  This class would inspire the students to create postcards for the folks at Lyngblomsten Senior… Read More

  • Inspired by artist Wolf Kahn by Angie Renee, Part 2

    Watch Angie create an oil pastel sunrise painting inspired by the work of Wolf Kahn. You will need pastel, watercolor paper or even a piece of cardboard will work, a set of oil pastels, a pencil with an eraser and your imagination.

  • Inspired by artist Wolf Kahn by Angie Renee, part 1

    The other morning as I woke up and looked out the bedroom window, I was so inspired by the color of the sky that I ran downstairs, grabbed my oil pastels and paper and sat outside on my front porch to capture the color through the trees.  I have always loved sunrises and sunsets, but after… Read More

  • Postcard Project Class with Angie Renee

    Do something creative and help warm the hearts of older adults at a Senior Housing facility. Create some postcards using materials that you have around the house.