Dutch Folk Painting
has gained international recognition as a master of the Dutch Hindeloopen
style of folk painting.
Her “canvases” are typically accessories, furniture, and walls. In addition to
Dutch Hindeloopen and Dutch Assendelfter, Mona teaches German, Russian, Swiss,
Swedish, and Early American folk painting.
Mona's classes and demonstrations include an
exhibit of pieces, the history and background of the painting style being
presented, explanations of the elements of design and color, and basic
techniques which are part of all folk painting. Her students range in age from preschool children to senior citizens in
assisted living facilities
Best for Ages
Grades K-2, ages 5-7
Grades 3-5, ages 8-10
Grades 6-8, ages 11-13
Grades 9-12, ages 14-18
Adults, ages 18 and up
Mixed audiences of any age
Reimbursement for cost of supplies used by students.
Mileage & lodging (if needed)
Will vary with specific program: tables and chairs, good lighting, access to
water, slide projector and screen, display tables, easel.
Mid-January through mid-November
- Solo Exhibits: Museums, libraries, folk art centers,
Lucille Tack Center for the Arts, Spencer, WI
Pieces featuring Dutch Hindeloopen Folk
Painting selected for DAC exhibits (Decorative Arts Collection) in Salt Lake
City, Utah and Kansas City, Missouri
- Exhibitor and demonstrator: Midwest Folk Festival 2005
- Exhibitor and demonstrator: Kermis Dutch Festival, Little Chute, WI 2008
- Instructor and demonstrator of fine art and folk art since 1957:
Art education supervisor and art instructor, Wisconsin Public Schools.
Art instructor, Wisconsin Technical Colleges Instructor at national conventions
of the Society of Decorative Painters.
Seminar coordinator, instructor and demonstrator for businesses and
Teacher: SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild, Tucson, AZ 2003-2005, 2008.
Author: articles featured in international painting publications, book
Hindeloopen Sampler,self published
painting designs and instructions.
5007 31st St.
Kenosha, WI 53144