is a painter who teaches internationally and cofounded the Big Sur Arts Initiative. She was artist-in-residence at the Children's International Art Museum in Hamada, Japan. In 2009, she was named Champion of the Arts by the Arts Council for Monterey.
Standing before a blank canvas, we need the intention to create, an inspirational subject, and the skills to bring our vision to life. As simple as this sounds, we are all faced with roadblocks as we begin a new creative journey. During this painting immersion, you’ll explore a variety of skills, techniques, and practices that will give you a “way in” to your own work. Award-winning Big Sur artist Erin Gafill leads participants through visual explorations using torn-paper collage, color-field painting, drawing, and sketch while offering ample demonstrations of technique.