Visiting Professor to Conduct Au Naturel Workshop at CCC

MuhsamThe 5th Annual Au Naturel Exhibition continues at Clatsop Community College through APRIL 14. This year’s juror Jane Beebe, owner and director of PDX Contemporary Art, comes to the mission known for her appreciation of the conceptual edge. Ms. Beebe is one of Portland’s people outstanding in the field of artist and audience development. Each year Au Naturel Executive Director and founder Kristin Shauck seeks to raise the level, and thus far she has been notably successful, in her invitation to prestigious art professionals, and the amazing number of applicants the world wide.

ARMIN MÃœHSAM, Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri, will conduct a workshop entitled “FIGURE DRAWING MATTERS” FROM 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M., TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011 in the Drawing and Painting Studio of the Clatsop Community College Art Center. Originally from Romania and educated in Germany as well as in the U.S., Mr. Mühsam has been teaching at Northwest Missouri State University for over a decade. Selected from among hundreds of submissions to exhibit in the Au Naturel competition for three consecutive years, his ink drawing entitled, Erin Seated, is currently on display in this year’s show, and will be on view in the CCC Art Center Gallery through April 14th.

FREE to students enrolled in spring term credit courses at CCC, and open to the public for a $20.00 per person fee. Enrollment is limited, Contact Kristin Shauck at 503-338-2472 or