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Collectors for Connoisseurship (C4C) Renaissance of Realism National Symposium

November 13, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Morning Tours (10 AM-12 PM)

  • Tour Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio at the Denver Art Museum (DAM)*, which opens the first weekend of November (tickets must be purchased at the DAM via their website this fall); and/or
  • Special tour with Angelica Daneo, Associate Curator of Painting & Sculpture of the European & American Art Galleries on Level 6 at the DAM. Priority will be given to Founding Connoisseurs and out-of-town attendees. To make a reservation, please email your request to Shannon Robinson.
Robert Jackson, Holy Grail, 48” x 16”, Oil on linen (2015 Realism Exhibition)
Robert Jackson, Holy Grail (2015 Realism Exhibition)

Afternoon Symposium (12 PM-5 PM)

12-1 PM

“Meet the Artists” and Check-In: Sharp Lobby of the Denver Art Museum

1 PM-5 PM

  • Welcome by Symposium Chairperson & Moderator Shannon Robinson
  • Keynote presentation about Wyeth exhibition by Timothy Standring, Curator of Wyeth Exhibition and Gates Foundation Curator of Painting and Sculpture, Denver Art Museum
  • Joint presentation on the history of realism by Peter Trippi, Editor of Fine Art Connoisseur and Shannon Robinson
  • Panel of master realist artists Quang Ho, Robert C Jackson, David A Leffel, Sherrie McGraw and Daniel Sprick discussing realism and advice to collectors
  • Panel of collectors and experts discussing the art market and advice to collectors, including Tim Newton, Collector and Chairman, Salmagundi Club (NY); Stephanie Birdsall, Collector & Artist; Peter Trippi, Editor of Fine Art Connoisseur; and Kristin Hoerth, Editor of Southwest Art Magazine

Opening Gala of Renaissance of Realism Exhibition at Gallery 1261
(5 PM-7 PM)


Symposium Speakers

Symposium Speakers (in order of appearance)

  • Shannon Robinson
  • Dr. Timothy Standring
  • Peter Trippi, Editor of Fine Art Connoisseur
  • Quang Ho
  • Robert C Jackson
  • David A Leffel
  • Sherrie McGraw
  • Daniel Sprick
  • Kristin Hoerth, Editor of Southwest Art Magazine
  • Stephanie Birdsall
  • Tim Newton



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Banner Image Above: William Hook, Autumn Flurries, Windows Exhibition 2014 (Private Collection)