Catherine Liu

Studio Coordinator, Painting, Drawing & Printmaking

Catherine Liu received a Master of Fine Arts in Book Arts at the University of Iowa Center for the Book in 2019. Her artistic practice intertwines with extensive research about the history and techniques of printing with natural dyes. To further her knowledge, she received multiple University of Iowa Graduate Fellowships, a Stanley Award for International Research, and a Fulbright research grant to study dyeing, printing, and papermaking practices in China and Japan.

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Catherine's Upcoming Workshops

  • Ages 13 - 17

Jul 4 - 8, 2022
9AM - 3PM

Drawing from Life for Teens

Catherine Liu

Tuition $595
Code D0510-22

This teen-specifc workshop hones drawing skills and grows portfolios. It is designed to teach young artists not only how to draw recognizable objects, but to develop new ways of seeing the world. Students focus on basic design elements including line, composition, color, scale and perspective. Working from still life, self-portraiture and the landscape, participants learn a variety of methods to enhance fundamental drawing skills and to build a strong and dynamic portfolio of original drawings. The course explores a wide range of media and subject matter to improve technical and creative abilities, including alternative approaches (e.g., drawing from sound, body movement, and using three-dimensional elements).

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  • Ages 13 - 17

Aug 8 - 12, 2022

Teen Screen

Catherine Liu

Tuition $595
Code R1009-22

In this exciting workshop created specifically for teens, students transform their drawings and photography through the dynamic process of screen printing. Participants design and print their own tee-shirts, posters and original works on paper. This course covers a variety of screen printing techniques, such as multiple-color registration and halftone printing. Each participant leaves this workshop with original prints to add to a growing portfolio.

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