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Tempera Paint Making Demonstration with artist Jeremiah Patterson

1:00 pm
Brown Fine Arts Center atrium

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Get a first-hand look at some of the materials and techniques artists used to carve and paint the sculptures on view in Brought to Life with local artist Jeremiah Patterson. This hour-long demonstration will highlight the paint-making process, preparation of wood with gesso, and gilding. Stick around afterwards to ask questions and even try out some of the materials. 

Jeremiah Patterson lives and works in South Deerfield, Massachusetts. He teaches painting and drawing as a Professor of Foundations at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford in West Hartford, CT. Jeremiah Patterson’s paintings and drawings have been exhibited throughout the United States, including six one-person shows at the Sherry French Gallery in New York City. 

This program will take place in-person in the Brown Arts Building atrium, which is adjacent to SCMA’s main level. Gallery stools are available for use during the program and presenters’ voices will be amplified during the presentation. If you have any questions about accessibility or language assistance at the Museum or would like to request an accommodation, please contact us at

Capacity for this program is limited due to space constraints. Registration is requested (registration link coming soon). Museum programming is included with general museum admission and always free for SCMA members. Become a member today.