Starting in January 2016

December 15, 2015 Comments Off on Starting in January 2016

Classes in January. 2016

I will be teaching Color Theory at the Norwalk Community College.

  • Color Theory: course #1195. MW. 7:00-9:15pm (note, it is a night class)
  • This is an accredited course
  • You may audit and simply enjoy and benefit from the experience
  • NCC is a wonderful community resource with great teachers

I will be teaching painting at the Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton CT

NCC has me teaching Color Theory in the Fall of 2016 as well.

2016 classes

December 3, 2015 Comments Off on 2016 classes

I will return to Norwalk Community College in January

of 2016 to teach Color Theory. To understand my teaching process, go to my blog:

And starting in January, 2016, I am happily returning to teach painting at the Rowayton Arts Center.

This will be a beginners class with exercises for both oils and acrylics.

Opening: Rowayton Arts Center

December 30, 2014 Comments Off on Opening: Rowayton Arts Center

From the RAC Studio opens:
January 11, 2015
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

I was pleased to return to teaching at the Rowayton Arts Center in 2014.
Drawing: Shading for Realism/Rendering in Graphite
Drawing: Essential Mark Making/Mixed Media Drawing.
The staff has been extremely welcoming and the students are enthusiastic and very talented. It has been a pleasure to teach there once again.
This teachers/student exhibit features work in varied media by RAC Art School instructors plus some of the adults and young artists who participated in the Art School’s 2014 classes. It continues through January 25.
RAC’s winter gallery hours are 12:00-5:00 p.m. on Tuesday through Saturday
(closed Sunday and Monday). Rowayton Arts Center. 145 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton, CT.



©Lori Lohstoeter. Figure 2. Size: 5X7 (image). Mixed Media: Yupo paper, markers, oil crayons
©Lori Lohstoeter. Dead Crow. Size: 12X12 (board). Mixed Media: cardboard, house paint, markers, oil glaze
©Lori Lohstoeter. Troubled Waters. Size: 12X12 (board). Mixed Media: cardboard, house paint, markers, oil glaze

Portrait Group: study and process

December 5, 2014 Comments Off on Portrait Group: study and process

I organize a monthly Portrait Group.
Last month’s oil sketches of  Tabitha reveal my process.
These are limited palette/oils on bristol paper.


Portrait Group

October 17, 2014 Comments Off on Portrait Group

I organize a group of artists.
We study portraiture. I’ve been playing with charcoal, brushes and gamsol on Bristol paper.


Portrait Group gathering/ Oct. 3

September 30, 2014 Comments Off on Portrait Group gathering/ Oct. 3

Portrait Group gathering. Oct. 3 @ NCC

For information on this community, download this notice:  portraitgroup_flyer_OCT3

Portrait Group: once a month

June 9, 2014 Comments Off on Portrait Group: once a month

I monitor a regular Portrait Group at the college.



June 9 @ NCC
6:00-7:00 set up in room W243 or W244
BYO art supplies: draw or paint
Model sits in at 7:00pm-9:45 PM

This is a once a month open portrait group. All levels are welcome. There is no instruction but we gather to practice together and learn from each other. Norwalk Community College hosts the group as a service and for creative outreach to the community. So thank you, NCC! and the Department of Art, Architecture and Design.
There is a small cost for attending and covering the model’s fee.
$5.00 full time NCC student
$10.00 non-student
Save the date, July 21-our next session.

Contributions go to the Arts Club at NCC after the model is paid.

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