The Structured Accident – D0607

December 11, 2014

Posted In: Painting and Drawing

Allison Miller

DATES: July 6 – 17, 2015


CONCEPT: Driven by risk-taking and chance, this two-week, advanced painting workshop provides an extended opportunity to open up your practice and push yourself to experiment. Students work intuitively within a rigorous conceptual structure on multiple paintings each day. Paintings begin with loose formal or structural parameters and from there, the direction is up to you. Multiple group critiques and individual discussions address the formal and conceptual concerns that emerge from this spontaneous way of working and how these ideas inform each artist’s individual painting practice.

MEDIA & TECHNIQUES: Students primarily use paint, oil and/or acrylic, on canvas. If oil paint is used, students may choose to use a quick-drying medium such as Galkyd or Galkyd Lite. Other materials to be used on canvas are welcome.

ACTIVITIES: We paint and critique and/or discuss work every day. Painting also continues outside of class.

FACULTY: Allison Miller received her M.F.A. from UCLA. She is represented by Susan Inglett, New York and has been included in group exhibitions at The Pizzuti Collection, Hammer Museum, Orange County Museum of Art, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, Ameringer/McEnery/ Yohe, New York and D’Amelio Terras, New York. Allison has taught at UCLA, UCI, Art Center College of Design and Claremont Graduate University and was recently awarded the 2014 SFAI Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship.

Tuition: $1400 OR Tuition + Studio Support Donation: $1800
Studio Fee: $150

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