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Painting Workshop (Oil, Aiken, SC) with Booth Malone, AAEA

March 5-9, 2018

Tuition: $500

To sign up for this workshop, contact:

Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St.,Aiken, SC 29801


Booth Malone returns to Aiken for his eighth year teaching this popular workshop, instructing painters of intermediate to advanced skills to bring their equestrian paintings to life.  Work is in studio, with opportunities to view and photograph thoroughbreds in their morning exercise, foxhounds, driving, plus the occasional surprise model.  Sign up is through Aiken Center for the Arts.

Booth Malone is one of the major equestrian artists in America today.  He is a figurative artist in the realist school.  His forte is capturing movement, light and gesture in both people and animals.

In 2006, he was the official artist for the Breeder’s Cup.  In 2007, he was the featured artist for the Masters of Foxhunting Association Centennial Exhibit.  His work has appeared on the cover of numerous horseman-related magazines, including The Chronicle of the Horse.

He is the current President of the Board of Directors and Dean of Painting for the American Academy of Equine Art. He is also a Signature Member of both Oil Painters of America (OPA) and the Society of Animal Artists (SAA). He has been a Signature member of the AAEA since 1997.

The course will emphasize oil painting technique, rendering the horse and secondary figures, how to sketch a composition and how to use photographs as reference. For more information contact

*This workshop is not eligible for discounts

M – Thurs 9AM – 5 PM; Fri. 9AM – 2PM

Aiken Center for the Arts, Aiken SC

The Aiken Center for the Arts offers a multitude of outreach and awareness programs including opportunities for children and adults; juried shows and competitions, lectures and instruction, and a variety of concert events; music, dance, film, and other performing arts; as well as a Gallery Store where local artisans offer their original works for sale. Year-round exhibits feature artists from around the world, with an emphasis on local and regional talent of the South.

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