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Carol Nelson's Geologic Abstracts and Abstracted Tree

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  • with Carol Nelson
  • March 29-31, 2019
  • Lincolnton, NC

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  • About

    Transportation to and from the airport is provided as well as to the studio from the hotel each morning
    Artist Bio: 
    I live to be creative.  I am inspired by things I see around me - a line, a shadow, a texture, a color.  Form and shape and how color masses interact - it's all part of what gets me going in a creative pursuit.  It seems that many of my artistic ideas come to me early in the morning, when I'm half way between sleep and awake.
    My style goes from realism to abstraction.  I love doing both, but my workshops and private instruction tend to focus on my mixed media work, which definitely leans to abstraction.  The artist's creative energy needs to be focused to be successful at abstract work, and that's why I
    love it.
    I was recently selected by Golden Artist Colors, Inc. to attend the Golden Artist Educator Program. I now have successfully completed exams for my GAEP certification - this is a global program that has been offered in 13 countries; I am one of 101 Artists worldwide to obtain the GAEP credential.  


    Teaching others, and sharing my knowledge has become a big part of my art career. Since I love to experiment with different materials, other artists come to me to learn some of the techniques I've developed for my abstract work.  I love sharing what I've learned with other artists through classes and workshops around the country.

    Event Schedule
    Friday, March 29th - 10:00am-5:00pm
    Saturday, March 30th - 10:00am-5:00pm
    Sunday, March 31st - 10:00am-3:00pm

    Workshops Policies : Half-day, full-day, multi-day workshops, and special events are scheduled throughout the year. Once you purchase a workshop you will be enrolled.

    Due to limited class size, purchased spots for all workshops are transferable but payment is non-refundable.

    What this means: If you buy a class spot and are unable to attend, and if there is a waiting list of students that has formed, we will put you in contact with the first person on the list to whom you can offer your class spot. If the person on the list accepts, then that person will need to pay you for your spot and once that transaction is complete and both parties are satisfied, we will transfer your spot to the other person. If you are unable to attend and there is no waiting list, we will unfortunately be unable to provide refunds.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What airport do I fly into?

    Charlotte Douglas Airport in North Carolina

    Do I need to rent a car?

    We offer complimentary rides (at specified times) to and from the airport and shuttle you each day to the studio. For more info, click here.

    Where do I stay?

    You can either book a room at our new studio or get a special rate with one of our hotel partners.

    To book a room at our studio, email or call us at 704-240-8076 or donna@donnadowney.com. For more info on rooms, click here.

    To book a room with a special rate with our hotel partner, see below:

    Quality Inn (located 2 miles from Donna Downey Studios)
    1550 E Main St, Lincolnton, North Carolina, 28092
    Phone: +1-623-432-0782
    Book Here

    Hampton Inn (located 2 miles from Donna Downey Studios)
    129 Roper Drive, Lincolnton, North Carolina, 28092
    Phone: +1-704-736-2000
    To register online for the special event rate, click here or call and use Donna Downey Studios corporate code 0002759994

    What is the cancellation policy?

    Purchased class spots are non-refundable. In the event that you cannot attend, and the workshop is sold out, please email kelli@donnadowney.com to be put in contact with the first person on the waiting list. From there, the payment must be worked out between both parties. If there is no waiting list, we are unfortunately unable to provide any refund or credit.

    If you would like to enroll in a workshop that has been sold out,
    please send an email to donna@donnadowney.com and you will be put on a waiting list.
    Questions? Contact donna@donnadowney.com