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Welcome to Snow College Visual Arts

Office: HUM & ARTS #150
Office Phone: 435.283.7407
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Carl Purcell has taught painting and drawing at Snow College for 30 years. He conducts 'Summer Snow', a watercolor workshop now in its 33rd year. It is the most popular workshop iof its kind in the state, with participants coming from all over the country. The past year participants came form Hawaii, British Columbia and Australia.

Carl is the author of North Light publications, Painting With Your Artist's Brain (a watercolor book) and Drawing with Your Artist's Brain. In addition his art has been featured in five articles published in The Artist's Magazine and in Splash I. He has juried exhibits in Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Michigan and California. He has won numerous awards, the most recent being a purchase award in the last National Watercolor Societies Annual Exhibit and Best of Show in Utah Watercolor Society Annual.

Carl's workshop's are in high demand, teaching watercolor and drawing workshops all around the country in Canada and Great Britain.

In 2009 Carl was been chosen as one of the panel of judges for the National Watercolor Society Annual Open. They will be selecting a show from about 1,000 entries being submitted by artists from around the world.