Collection Connection: Rosemaling in the Valdres Style

Folk Art School

Vesterheim Folk Art School

Collection Connection: Rosemaling in the Valdres Style

Tuesday, May 25 (12:00-1:00 PM CT) with Nancy Schmidt

Level of Instruction
All levels.
$20.00 Members
$22.00 Non-members

Share your lunch break with Vesterheim Gold Medalist and rosemaling instructor, Nancy Schmidt, as she highlights Valdres-style rosemaling design throughout objects from the collection. This event is open to both practicing rosemalers and folk-art enthusiasts alike.

Collection Connections is a series of Vesterheim-hosted conversations featuring beloved folk-art school instructors. Spotlighting the incredible collection of folk art at Vesterheim, these conversations are opportunities for you to stay connected with your folk-art community. Each event will highlight a piece or several from the museum's collection as explained, interpreted, and appreciated by a master folk artist.

The listed event is one Zoom session: Wednesday, May 25, 2021 12:00 - 1:00 pm CT

Enrollment Deadline: May 23, 2021

When registering for the class, please make sure to use the email address you'd like the Zoom meeting invitations sent to.You will receive a link to the Zoom sessions by email sometime during the week prior to the event. If this class is a gift, please sign up with the recipient's mailing and email addresses or be prepared to forward all communications.

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About the Instructor

Nancy Schmidt
Nancy Schmidt shows painting techniques to a student.
Nancy Schmidt

Nancy Schmidt graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a degree in art education. She has worked in advertising design. Nancy teaches rosemaling in the United States and has taught in Japan many times. She continues to study rosemaling in the United States and Norway, and paints in many rosemaling styles. She is a Vesterheim Gold Medalist who has been painting since 1977. She’s also a woodcarver, having studied acanthus carving with Hans Sandom and others.

Learn more: Watch this video, Collection Connections: Rosemaling in the Telemark Style with Nancy Schmidt where rosemaling instructor Nancy Schmidt highlights Telemark-style rosemaling design throughout objects from the collection.