Reiko to Demo at CVAA 4-25-08
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Reiko Hervin's Negative Space Painting Demo at CVAA meeting.

       Award-winning artist Reiko Hervin will demonstrate "Negative Shape Painting," a technique of painting around an object, in transparent watercolor on April 25 at the Western Nevada College campus in Minden.
       The Carson Valley Arts Association meeting will start at 1:30 p.m. and the demo will start at 2 p.m.
       Hervin has taught watercolor and drawing classes for 8 years. Her paintings were shown in the International Artist's magazine, Splash 9 and in national shows.
       Hervin is a full-time watercolor artist. Her artwork has an accent of Japanese sensitivity of luminous colors and dynamic expression in her compositions. She appreciates the power of the sun and the shadows, which makes for a three-dimensional effect where delicate colors lie on top of each other.
       Hervin started her art career in her native Japan as a graphic designer. She said she has loved art since she was young and graduated with honors from the Tokyo Design School. She received a second-place award from the Japanese Ministry of Education for her calligraphy. She also worked at a major television station in
Yokohama in their graphic design department. Hervin studied under one of the great masters of Japanese Art for several years. She continued studying watercolor after she moved to America in 1993.
       She likes to paint realistic subjects and imaginative colors that float together by watercolor. She has created hundreds of pieces of artwork since settling in Smith Valley in 1997. Many of these paintings are in private collections across America,
Europe, and Asia.

Western Nevada College Douglas:
1680 Bently Parkway S. Minden NV 89423
More details: Please call Eileen Merrill : 530-694-2912