Act now: Last week to sign up for Dillman’s Workshop with Barbara!

This is the last week to sign up for my 5 day workshop September 24-28th at Dillman’s Creative Art Retreat in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. You will arrive the evening before for pre-workshop festivities and a good night’s sleep by beautiful White Sand Lake. There are a few spots left, so please consider a life-changing week of learning to draw and paint with me. My twin sister, Beverly, will serve as workshop assistant and painting coach as you will enjoy her instruction and guidance as well. We have a lifetime of teaching experience between the two of us.  Please click on the link today and contact me immediately if you need to order a supply kit.

If you need financial assistance, there are scholarships available on the website.


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Chase Crew receives award from Northstar Watermedia National Juried Exhibition

Barbara Benda Nagle, RRWS, received the Artworks Art and Frame Award for her painting, Chase Crew, at the Northstar Watermedia Society’s Fourth National Juried Exhibition, which is held at the White Bear Center for the Arts, 4971 Long Avenue, in  White Bear Lake, Minnesota from September 10 – October 18, 2018.  This award presented by juror Rachel Daly included a $200 Gift Certificate plus a gift bag filled with watercolor supplies valued at $200 from Artworks Art and Frame, Excelsior, MN. 








Chase Crew, Acrylic on canvas            Rachel Daly presenting award                       Award donors and sponsors, Steve and Jane Hart from

Artworks Art and Frame , Excelsior, MN

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Need a retreat? You are invited to Dillman’s for my last workshop of the year!

I hope you had a fabulous summer! How would you like to cap it off by retreating to the northwoods of Wisconsin to Dillman’s Bay Resort on Sand Lake in Lac du Flambeau.  I will be teaching a 5 Day Beginning Drawing and Watercolor workshop there on September 24-28th.  Join us for a fabulous week of learning, connecting, and growing as an artist. There is 24/7 access to the beautiful studios, not to mention all that the lake resort has to offer. If anyone wants to join in, it’s not too late to sign up. We currently have a few spots available.

BONUS: Bring a friend, a new student to your class and there is a $100 appreciation gift to be applied to your class and/or shared with the new registrant.If you feel you cannot afford this, please know there are scholarships available for those in need. The information is on the Dillman’s website. Click on the link below to see what I will be offering to you. I hope to see you there!

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