Problem Seeking: chasing the quixotic/impossible image/object – D0812

December 11, 2014

Posted In: Painting and Drawing

Karl Burkheimer

DATES: July 20 – 24, 2015

SKILL LEVEL: Open to all

CONCEPT: Creativity isn’t learned, it’s practiced, and ideas are merely the beginning of a creative process. Motivated by an intense, playful search for the inspiration to exceed one’s imagination, this course pursues the unexpected, the unrealistic and the impractical. Focused on discovery through the rendering of ideas, this workshop is a series of exercises/conversations investigating new ways of looking at, thinking about and making creative decisions.

MEDIA & TECHNIQUES: Students use cardboard, words, glue, string, pigment, line, volume, poetics.

ACTIVITIES: We read, talk, think, make, look, talk and remake.

FACULTY: Karl Burkheimer is Professor and the Chair of the Master of Fine Arts in Craft program at the Oregon College of Art and Craft. He received his M.F.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University. His work has been exhibited nationally, and he has received several awards, including a 2012 Individual Artist Fellowship from the Oregon Arts Commission and a 2013 U.S.-Japan Creative Artist Fellowship.

Tuition: $920 OR Tuition + Studio Support Donation: $1120
Studio Fee: $75

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