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Louis Copt
Painter

Artist Louis Copt has been painting full-time since 1984. He received a BA in art from Emporia State University in 1971. He has also studied at the Art Student’s League in New York City and has taught classes in drawing and painting at the University of Kansas. Louis works with oil, acrylic, pastel, and watercolor. Although his main emphasis is on landscape painting, he also does still life, figurative and portrait work. In 2011, Copt was named “Governor’s Artist” by the Kansas Arts Commission. Louis has lived and traveled in Europe. In 1991, he traveled with the Kansas Geological Survey on a 16-day re-photographic expedition through the Grand Canyon as their official artist. He has led painting workshops to the Kansas Flint Hills, and art travel programs to San Francisco, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Spain, Italy and Paris, France. He is a past board member of the Lawrence Arts Center, past President of the Lawrence Arts Commission and Lawrence Art Guild. Copt has been a member of the Kansas Watercolor Society, the Kansas City Artists Coalition and the Kansas City Barbecue Society. He also is a holder of the “Cedar Star Award”. www.louiscopt.com

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Open Studio: Oil Media w/ Louis

Open Studio: Oil Media w/ Louis

Adults / 14+

This open studio is for self-directed students and artists of all skill levels working with oil based media. All styles of painting and drawing are welcome. Lively discussions about the art world will likely occur! Louis will meet with students individually to offer guidance and occasionally give demonstrations. Open Studio students should bring their own materials.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAP032 03/27 - 05/15 TU 10:00AM - 12:00PM Copt, Louis $230.00 ($207.00) Enroll Now!
Open Studio: Water Media w/ Louis

Open Studio: Water Media w/ Louis

Ages 14 - Adult

This open studio is for self-directed students and artists of all skill levels working with water based media. All styles of painting and drawing are welcome. Lively discussions about the art world will likely occur! Louis will meet with students individually to offer guidance and occasionally give demonstrations. Open Studio students should bring their own materials.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAP031 03/26 - 05/14 MO 10:00AM - 12:00PM Copt, Louis $230.00 ($207.00) Enroll Now!
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Pinot and Paint: abstraction

21+

Create your own Rothko-esque painting in this delightful evening with Louis. Price is per couple.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-MNMP11 04/16 - 04/16 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Copt, Louis $60.00 ($54.00) Enroll Now!