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"Hanging On" 

Another in the watercolor and mixed media on wood series....completed this summer.  

HanginOn"Hanging On"
Watercolor/Mixed Media on Wood
Copyright 2015 Robert Yonke 


Check out What's New at the Garrett County Arts Council 

The Garrett County Arts Council  recently changed out the art in the gallery, which means there is all new work for you to enjoy.  Visit the Gallery to see all of the talented artists in Garrett County.  My addition is "Distant Shore" 


Distant Shore
original watercolor on canvas 


Join Me for Weekly Drop-in Classes  

Are you looking to work on your watercolor technique this summer? I'm offering weekly drop-in classes again this year in my Turkey Neck Studio at Deep Creek Lake.  The first session is this Friday, May 22nd.  

These are working sessions with an opportunity for us to paint alongside each other while we discuss various topics and try new techniques. Artists of all levels are invited to attend. Participants are free to drop in for any or all classes. Space is limited, so please call or email at least 24 hours in advance to reserve a spot.

Deep Creek Lake, MD
2355 Turkey Neck Road
Swanton, MD 21561
Friday Mornings, 10am - 12 noon
May 22, May 29.  
Then, every Friday starting on June 26 through September. 
$20 per session payable by cash or check at the start of each session. 

If possible, please bring your regular painting supplies. If you do not have supplies, but would like to get started with your own, I do have small kits available for purchase at the studio.


2014 Mountain Maryland Art Sale and Tour 

Thank you to everyone who stopped by last week during the first weekend of the Arttour2014 Mountain Maryland Art Sale and Tour.  In case you missed it, you have another chance this weekend.  Come visit between 11am and 5 pm this coming Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26.  



Welcome Fall and Save These Dates! 

Welcome fall and the events that come with the season.  Save the date(s) for these upcoming opportunities to visit. 

47th Annual Autumn Glory Festival

I'll be back at the Heritage Craft Fest Fine Art and Craft Sale at Broadford Elementary and Southern Middle Schools.  The event runs from 10am until 6pm on Friday and Saturday of Autumn Glory Weekend.This event is sponsored by the Garrett County Arts Council to benefit local arts programs.  

Mountain Maryland Art Sale and Tour

The studio is open once again this year, for two weekends during the Mountain Maryland Art Sale and Tour  Dates this year are 10/18-10/19 and 10/25-10/26.  I'm a little bit off of the path for this tour, but you can enjoy the mountain colors as you make your way to the studio.

Glendale Crossing

"Glendale Crossing"
original watercolor
copyright 2014 Robert Yonke