The demonstrator for the January demo was Caleb Stone. He did a demonstration in oil painting.
The meeting was held in the Guild Hall at the First Congregational Church of Reading (middle side door) at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11th.
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Caleb Stone was born in Rockport, MA, in 1966, where he began drawing at age four, painting at seven, and attending professional artists' workshops by the time he was twelve. During high school in Kennebunk he was involved in a work-study program painting on location, studying with internationally known artist Don Stone. After graduating in 1985, he attended Lyme Academy of Fine Arts in Connecticut, which he attended through the spring of 1990. During that time he was invited to serve for one semester as "Artist in Residence" at the elegant Juniper Hill Inn in Windsor, Vermont. Caleb is a representational-impressionist painter focusing on landscapes and marine scenes. He works primarily in oil but also in watercolor and pastel. He focuses on painting scenes throughout the New England area. He offers tutoring classes weekly and holds up to four weeklong workshops annually. Additionally he performs frequent demonstrations for art associations throughout eastern Massachusetts.
He is a member of the Rockport Art Assn., The Copley Society, the North Shore Art Assn. and the Academic Artists Assn. of Springfield, MA. He has received the "New England Heritage Award - Oil" from the Academic Artists Assn., the "Wood Award for Excellence in Watercolor" from the Rockport Art Assn., and the "John Stobart Fellowship Award" from Lyme Academy of Fine Arts.
Caleb's work is featured in the July 2005 "Cottage Living" magazine; "The Boston Globe Magazine" on May 22, 2005; "The Art of Monhegan Island" published in 2004; the 2003 "Maine: Boats and Harbors" magazine; and "Best of Watercolor: Painting Light and Shadow" and "Best of Watercolor: Painting Color," 1997. His work has appeared in many galleries on the East Coast and in Puerto Rico.