Kelly Taylor Mitchell

Kelly Taylor Mitchell is an installation, paper, and book artist currently based in Atlanta, GA. Kelly earned her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She is an Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture at Spelman College.

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Kelly Taylor's Upcoming Workshops

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    Open to All

    Students of any skill and knowledge level.

  • Innovation Studio

    Virtual Workshop, learn from the comfort of your own home.

Jan 18 - May 19, 2021
Monthly- Third Monday & Wednesday, 3PM-4PM MST

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
Fluid Sculpture: object making, installation and performance

Arthur Simms, Kalup  Linzy, Cesar Cornejo, Kelly Taylor Mitchell, Gracelee Lawrence

Tuition $500 ‑ $1,150
Code A03W01-21

Anderson Ranch invites you to join our online community to participate in a stimulating and interactive Critical Dialog Program about the spacious world of contemporary sculpture, installation and performance. Through lectures, readings and discussions with leading contemporary artists, this monthly virtual course explores process, spacial considerations and community activations/engagements. Topics for discussion and exploration include maintaining inspiration within a studio practice, intentional materials choices and strategies for collaboration, participation and intervention. All are welcome to join us in this conversation. January 18 & 20, 2021 - Arthur Simms – An Artist in a Time of Isolation Arthur Simms tells his personal story of maintaining a studio practice while in isolation through using available resources and motivating himself to continue to develop a visual narrative through found objects. Arthur is best known for his found-object sculptures composed of everyday objects such as bicycle wheels, bottles, stones, chairs, rope and wire, his work connects the disparate elements of the diasporic experience. February 15 & 17, 2021- Kalup Linzy – Crossing Boundaries and Merging Media Kalup Linzy discusses how his work explores cultural identities, gender fluidity, and boundaries across various mediums—including video, performance, photography, collage, fashion, television, music, and film. March 15 & 17, 2021 - Cesar Cornejo – Social Practice and the Studio Cesar Cornejo addresses the relationship between the solitude of studio practice and the collaborative spirit of social based practice, focusing on how each feeds into the other and their particular challenges and possibilities when tackling larger problems like a global pandemic. April 19 & 21, 2021 - Kelly Taylor Mitchell – Sensory Installation and its Potential for Creating an Immersive Experience Kelly Taylor Mitchell discusses the elements of an installation that can entrench a participant in time, space, smell, texture and imagery to captivate both physically and emotionally. May 17 & 19, 2021 - Gracelee Lawrence – Digital Erotics: The Biocyborg’s Dilemma Gracelee Lawrence explores the notion of biocyborgism in the tensions between digital and physical materiality. Using the lens of the erotic, or being in relation to the unknown, the idea of biocyborgism is embodied in the fantasy or human evolution choosing soft rather than hard technology.

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    Open to All

    Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Jun 28 - Jul 2, 2021
9AM-5PM

Experiments in Papermaking

Kelly Taylor Mitchell

Tuition $995
Code R0404-21

This exploratory papermaking workshop introduces participants to the extensive and malleable world of papermaking without the expensive and inaccessible facilities that prohibit artists from the process. Pulp painting, paper casting, alternative fibers and play are at the core of this inventive and experimental workshop. Through demos, collaborative making and DIY approaches to papermaking, the course offers techniques and strategies for papermaking that can be wielded at home, in your community or in the studio. In addition to making and casting paper, basic bookbinding techniques are introduced.

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