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January 2021

Online Workshop: Responding and Reacting to the Figure through Visual Vocabulary with Laura Shabott

January 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

January 18 - February 15 | Mondays, 9:30-noon + Tuesday Life Drawing 9:30-11:30am | $350 for members, $375 for non-members “I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.” - Vincent Van Gogh Our emphasis in this course is to make art that develops, or refines, your unique visual language and the confidence that comes with that. This course is for people who want to dive into their practice during these winter months while experiencing…

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January 2021

Online Workshop: People, Places & Things: Painting What’s Important with Pete Hocking

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

January 25 – January 29 | Monday-Friday, 6-9pm | $300 for members, $325 for non-members From time to time, every artist wonders what their work is about. This workshop is focused on exploring the nature of content in painting, starting with an inventory of our individual preoccupations and moving into personal explorations of landscape, portraiture, and still life. The goal of the workshop is to create a small body of work focused on one theme, an archive of source materials,…

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January 2021

Online Workshop: Queer Men Painting Figures with Pete Hocking

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

January 30 - February 6 | Saturdays, 11-5pm | $285 for members, $300 for non-members The male figure, the autobiographic figure, the desired figure are all part of the history of Queer men working as painters. Often pursued surreptitiously in the past, contemporary queer artists are explicitly developing work that explores the rich texture of their lived and imagined experience while transgressing boundaries imposed by heterocentrism. This workshop will look closely at the work of contemporary Queer male artists —…

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February 2021

Online Workshop: Contemporary Papier Mache with Heather Blume

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

February 13 - February 20 | Saturdays, 10-noon | $135 for members, $150 for non-members Paper Mache has become increasingly popular among contemporary artists. Why? Because paper is plentiful and working in this medium offers maximum potential for artistic expression . A French term meaning “chewed paper”, the simplest way to make it is to combine paper fragments with wheat paste. In this class we will cover, no pun intended, creating both flat and sculpted artworks, culminating in creating unique “Corona” Paper Mache attire. At…

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February 2021

Online Workshop: The Autobiographical Figure with Pete Hocking

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

February 27 - March 6 | Saturdays, 11-5pm | $285 for members, $300 for non-members The self-portrait is one thing, but figurative painters also build a complex personal story by drawing directly from figures they encounter or by creating figurative persona that stand in for themselves. This workshop will work with the figure — beginning with one’s own body and considering that body in relation to other bodies. By using mirrors, reference photographs, family photo albums, and other visual media,…

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March 2021

Online Workshop: Art Inspiring Art: An Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with Elizabeth Bradfield

March 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

March 4 - March 25 | Thursdays, 3-5pm | $225 for members, $250 for non-members Poetry responding to or inspired by visual art has a long, rich tradition. From Homer to Natasha Trethewey to Rilke to Linda Bierds, poets have used the work of visual artists as a springboard for their own concerns and creations.  In this generative workshop, we’ll read, write, and explore ekphrastic poems that approach their subject through a variety of lenses.  Some describe the artwork itself, seeking in…

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