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Duke Windsor Gold Leaf Workshop

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Wednesday, 29 January 2020
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Wednesday, 29 January 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
6 – 8 PM 

Join us as we explore the process of gilding in gold leaf with artist Duke Windsor, whose solo show will be on view at the gallery from December 1, 2019 – March 1, 2020.

Ticket Price: $45

Born in Texarkana, Texas, Duke Windsor served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a combat illustrator and drill instructor. After leaving the service, Windsor was a freelance illustrator and rodeo cowboy, competing in bull-riding, bare back and steer wrestling. He subsequently studied classical voice at San Diego State University, later performing with the San Diego Opera Chorus. Duke maintains his passion for music as a singer-songwriter and guitar player. An avid practitioner of the martial arts, Duke owned and operated a martial arts studio for seven years, eventually achieving the rank of 4th Dan Black Belt.

Windsor’s Urbanscapes have been exhibited and received awards at juried exhibitions, group shows and corporate venues in San Diego and Southern California, and they are held in many private collections throughout the U.S. and Europe. He has produced portrait commissions and military historical works. Windsor works in a variety of mediums including pastel, oil, acrylic, watercolor, linocut block prints and, most recently, terracotta sculpture. His artistic breadth ranges from plein air to abstract.

Parking:

Parking is most available at the Park It On Market parking structure at 614 Market St (and 7th Ave) for $1 per hour before 6PM. After 6PM, $10 flat rate or reserve your parking spot ahead of time, visit the Sparks Gallery SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up. https://spothero.com/san-diego/sparks-gallery-parking

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Duke Windsor was born in Texarkana, Texas and served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a radio operator, combat illustrator and drill instructor. After leaving the service, Windsor was a freelance illustrator and amateur rodeo cowboy, competing in bull-riding, bareback and steer wrestling events. He subsequently studied classical voice at San Diego State University and performed professionally with the San Diego Opera Chorus. Windsor holds the rank of 4th Degree Black Belt in Kempo martial arts, and he continues to be an active singer-songwriter, guitar player and solo performer. 

Windsor has over 15 years of museum exhibition design and installation experience; he has worked for the San Diego Museum of Art, the San Diego Museum of Man, the San Diego Natural History Museum, the San Diego History Center and Mingei International Museum. Windsor served for seven years as founding Director of Exhibits at the USS Midway Museum. Currently, Windsor is CAD Design Engineering Manager at Full Swing Golf Simulators, headquartered in Carlsbad, California. 

Windsor is an Associate Artist of the California Art Club, and a former board member with A.R.T.S., A Reason to Survive, which empowers troubled youth through the arts. He is also former Education Chair of the San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild. Windsor has also served as a member of the Public Arts Selection Committee for the San Diego Regional Airport Authority Art Program. 

Windsor has taught art at many venues including the San Diego Museum of Art and the Athenaeum, and he is currently an instructor of drawing and painting at Art on 30th Street; he also offers a wide range of artist development workshops throughout San Diego County. Windsor’s award-winning paintings have been exhibited at juried solo shows, festivals, group exhibitions and corporate venues in San Diego, Southern California and throughout the U.S., and they are held in private collections throughout the U.S. and Europe. He has also produced portrait commissions and military historical works. Windsor works in various media including pastel, oil, acrylic, watercolor and block print, and his artistic scope ranges from plein air to abstract.

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530 6th Ave, San Diego CA 92101

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