Brian Shure

Master Printer and Director, Anderson Ranch Editions

Brian Shure is represented by Planthouse Gallery in New York, where he curated the 2018 show Bathing. He has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design, Brown University and Cornell University and conducted classes in China, Japan, Mexico and Germany. He is Master Printer and Director of Anderson Ranch Editions.

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Brian's Upcoming Workshops

  • III

    Level III

    Students have significant experience in the print medium that is the subject of the workshop.

  • IV

    Level IV

    Students have advanced skill and knowledge of the printmaking fields. Students are highly motivated and self­-directed, have a minimum of five years experience in their field, and have multiple portfolios of their artwork. Portfolio review is required for admittance to some Level IV classes.

Jul 4 - 8, 2022

Master Class:
Sustaining Creative Strategies in Printmaking

Elliott Hundley, Brian Shure

Tuition $1,200
Code R0505-22

This unique opportunity for advanced printmakers creates a forum for dialog about how to curate your practice to push your work into a strong direction. Artists are invited to work on self-directed projects in the printmaking area of their choosing while receiving technical support in tandem with critical feedback. Opportunities for technical demonstrations, group critique and one-on-one mentorship make up the structure of this Master Class. *Brian Shure will be present for the entire duration of the workshop; Elliott Hundley will join daily from 1-5PM. To attend a Master Class workshop, a portfolio review is due by Friday, February 11th, 2022. Instructions on how to submit your portfolio are as follows: Submit digital images of your work in one single PDF (as opposed to individual JPG attachments) via email directly to the Artistic Director of Painting, Drawing and Printmaking, Liz Ferrill at The single PDF must be less than 10 MB to be considered. Include 10 images of 10 works with image identification that lists the title, media, dimensions and year of each image. While not required, it is helpful to see an artist statement addressing the images you send. Include “Advanced Portfolio Review” in the subject line of your email, as well as the title of the workshop for which you are applying. Please provide a phone number where you can be reached and a link to your website. Submissions that do not follow the requested directions will not be reviewed. To be considered, we must receive portfolios by 5 PM MST Friday, Feb. 11th, 2022. If we receive your materials after Feb. 11th, you will be considered on a space-available basis. We will email you regarding your status on or before Friday, Feb. 25, 2022. If you are accepted, a deposit of $500 will be required within one week of notification of acceptance to hold your place. Housing will be assigned on a space-available basis upon enrollment.

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  • O

    Open to All

    Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Aug 8 - 12, 2022
9AM - 5PM

Portrait and Figure in Watercolor: Curiosity and Awareness

Brian Shure

Tuition $1,155
Code D1019-22

Bring the face and figure to life with the transparency and immediacy of watercolor. This extremely expressive media can also be highly controlled. Students work from life as well as photographic sources in this deceivingly direct paint medium. With daily demonstrations and a series of simple and accessible studio exercises, students develop skills controlling resoluble colors, reserving and pulling back highlights and maintaining brilliant and delicate tones that are unique to water-based media. Participants focus on capturing the essence of the portrait and figure through taking time to look and record what we see.

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