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Instructor: Lisbeth Firmin
Monday - Friday
July 8 - 12
9am - 12pm
5 Sessions

Firmin will be taking her students painting outside in the streets of Provincetown, instructing them in working quickly with big brushes and bold color to capture the urban energy. This workshop is structured for both beginners and advanced painters who want to expand their painting skills. Students don’t need a lot of experience to benefit greatly from this class. On the first day, the class will meet and paint at the Provincetown Monument. Firmin will be giving demonstrations at the beginning of each class, and there will be a critique at the end of each session. The next four days students will meet at assigned locations in Provincetown TBD.


Lisbeth Firmin is a contemporary American realist known for her urban landscapes. For over five decades her work has been in hundreds of solo and group show across the country and internationally. Honors and awards include inclusion in” “New Prints 2018/Winter, IPCNY, “2017 North American Print Biennial”, 2017 solo exhibition at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, a 2017 Printmaking Residency @ Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy, Printmaking Residency @ Tides Institute in Eastport ME, 2016, a NYFA Fellowship (2007), Pollock-Krasner Grant (1999), full fellowships to the MacDowell Colony, National Seashore Residency, the Vermont Studio Center and Saltonstall Arts Colony. Her paintings and prints are in several public collections including the New York Historical Society, Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Munson Williams Procter Arts Institute, Arnot Museum, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Fleming Museum, University of Texas, Cape Cod Museum, and Hofstra University. In 2000 Firmin moved from downtown NYC to a small village in upstate NY, where she paints every day.