Jill Soukup
Jill Soukup




The Russell: An Exhibition & Sale
to Benefit the C.M Russell Museum

March 16–18, 2017
C.M. Russell Museum
400 13th Street North
Great Falls, MT 59401





Cowgirl Up: Art from the Other Half of the West
Invitational Exhibition & Sale

March 24–May 7, 2017
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
21 North Frontier St.
Wickenburg, AZ 85390

Vernon Filley Invitational Art Show & Sale
April 22-July 21, 2017
421 South Jackson St.
Pratt, KS 67124




Painting Horses
September 18–23, 2016 FULL
September 3–8, 2017
Located near Colorado's Great Sand Dunes, at the Zapata Ranch, this workshop focuses on drawing and painting horses. Discussions and exercises will address the importance of understanding equine anatomy, as well as what makes good drawing, composition, and color. Activities will include photo opportunities (of horses running and on a bison tour), sketching and studying corralled horses, demonstrations, and critiques.
Zapata Ranch
5305 Highway 150
Mosca, CO 81146
Registration: zranch.org
719.378.2356 or 888.5.ZAPATA (927282)
Ability: Intermediate–Advanced
Prerequisite: A solid drawing foundation is recommended
Cost: $2,200, includes all meals, lodging, and instruction

The Workings of Good Composition
October 19–21, 2016
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This three-day course focuses on the elements and principles of composition as well as the importance of intention. Students are encouraged to apply specific concepts of composition and color to their own work including value massing, simplification, compositional contrasts, and color theory. Students will receive individual attention pinpointing their strengths and troubleshooting their weaknesses. The workshop includes short discussions, exercises, demonstrations, and critiques. All media welcome.
Blackridge Artists' School
3001 S. Acoma St.
Englewood, CO 80110
Registration: www.blackridgearts.com
Ability: Intermediate–Advanced
Prerequisite: A solid drawing foundation is recommended
Cost: $400 ($200 deposit is required upon registration)