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Photographic Collage: an exploration of photography & painting – P0102-17

Date: Jun 05 - 09, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Kate Leonard

Tuition: $1,200
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Join us for an engaging exploration of the artistic synthesis between two distinct art forms: photography and painting. Discover transfer techniques that integrate photographic images and text directly...

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Works on Paper: collage & gouache – D0101-17

Date: Jun 05 - 09, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Lucy Fradkin

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Put your imagination to the test in this expressive workshop for painters and printmakers alike in which we create new works using gouache and collage. Gouache is a magnificent, water- based paint used...

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Representing Color & Light in Painting – D0102-17

Date: Jun 05 - 09, 2017

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Doron Langberg

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Master two of the most difficult elements of painting„color and light. By breaking down color into its building blocks of hue, value and saturation, we simplify these complex and sometimes daunting...

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Translating the World with Oil Paint – D0203-17

Date: Jun 12 - 16, 2017

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Ana Teresa Fernandez

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Expand your ability to translate the three-dimensional world through painting on a two-dimensional canvas when we explore the process of observation that allows us to truly see and ingest forms, shapes...

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Beginning Watercolor – D0204-17

Date: Jun 12 - 16, 2017

Skill Level(s): I i

Instructor(s): Jan Heaton

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Achieve the transparency and immediacy unique to watercolor painting in a fun and accessible introductory workshop that incorporates a series of simple studio exercises encouraging students to explore...

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Transforming the Drawing – D0305-17

Date: Jun 19 - 23, 2017

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Simonette Quamina

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Uncover broader means and strategies in drawing while delving into the possibilities of the medium in this layered workshop. Students create dynamic, two-dimensional works on paper while investigating...

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Advanced Studio Critique – D0306-17

Date: Jun 19 - 23, 2017

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Mickalene Thomas

Tuition: $1,200
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Engage in the critical dialogue and individual instructor critiques that are fundamental to honing your work and deepening your understanding of contemporary art practice. In this workshop, you produce...

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The Modern Photographic Image Transfer: hacking the digital print – P0410-17

Date: Jun 26 - 30, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Bonny Lhotka

Tuition: $1,145
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Find new ways to capture and print a photograph, redefining what photography can be. This workshop focuses on the hybrid of analog and digital art processes to add materiality to an image with traditional...

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Drawing: textural morphology – D0407-17

Date: Jun 26 - 30, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Toyin Ojih Odutola

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Challenge unfamiliarity in portraiture, landscape, interiors and still life in an engaging and contemplative workshop that expands the language of texture through drawing. Students rework methodologies,...

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Nature as Image in Watercolor – D0408-17

Date: Jun 26 - 30, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Nancy Friese

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Unearth the essence and details of nature through painting in watercolor. From big vistas to nearby natural environments, Anderson Ranch provides a varied palette of vantage points from which students...

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Encaustic, Collage & the Photographic Image – P0515-17

Date: Jul 03 - 07, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Mia Semingson

Tuition: $1,145
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

This workshop explores the beauty of working with wax to inherently allow the artist to build up luminous layers while incorporating photographic imagery, found objects, paint and transfer processes. Students...

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Advanced Mentored Study Program – D0509-17

Date: Jul 03 - 07, 2017

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Enrique Martínez Celaya

Tuition: $1,200
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

PORTFOLIO REVIEW REQUIRED. Explore the strengths and limitations of your current work and practice in order to re-energize them in this one-week, advanced painting and critique workshop—the last in this...

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Dynamic Media – D0510-17

Date: Jul 03 - 07, 2017

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): Teresa Booth Brown

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Ignite your creative juices in a weeklong workshop that pairs engaging demonstrations of two-dimensional mixed-media techniques with dynamic exercises to get you out of your artistic comfort zone. We work...

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Black Mountain College: then & now – A0601-17

Date: Jul 10 - 11, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Helen Molesworth

Anoka Faruqee

Tuition: $350
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $0

8 am – 12 pm, Monday – Tuesday Take an exciting step back into art history, and explore one of the founding institutions of experimental liberal arts in America—Black Mountain College. This...

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Studio Momentum: advanced painting workshop – D0611-17

Date: Jul 10 - 14, 2017

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Wendy White

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Develop and sustain direction and momentum within the personal studio practice in this advanced studio workshop. We place particular emphasis on workshop dialogue that focuses on conceptual strategies,...

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Advanced Painting: making & dialogue – D0612-17

Date: Jul 10 - 21, 2017

Skill Level(s): III to IV i

Instructor(s): Linda Geary

Tuition: $1,600
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Participate in the engaging dialogue and purposeful studio practice that increase the understanding of how your work is communicating to your audience. This two-week workshop consists of intensive studio...

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Layer-by-Layer: the fundamentals of oil painting – D0713-17

Date: Jul 17 - 21, 2017

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): Kimberly Brooks

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Setting your artistic exploration free starts with understanding the architecture that makes up the grounds of a painting, whether you are working figuratively, representationally or abstractly. In this...

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Abstraction: telegraph signals of an unknown language – D0814-17

Date: Jul 24 - 28, 2017

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Rubens Ghenov

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Broaden your painting language by examining the conditions contained within abstraction that combine psychology and philosophy. This workshop asks you to dig deep, and explore the creation of a non-objective...

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1,000 Ideas in Acrylic – D0815-17

Date: Jul 24 - 28, 2017

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Sydney Cohen

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Tap into your unique way of seeing the world, and apply your joy of painting through fun and unexpected prompts. In this beginning acrylic painting workshop, students solve visual problems, find their...

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Sumi Ink Drawing: consider the lines – D0916-17

Date: Jul 31 - Aug 04, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Yoonmi Nam

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Combine your passion for drawing and painting with traditional Asian brush painting and calligraphy in this one-of-a-kind workshop. Using sumi ink and brush on paper while referencing traditional Asian...

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The Portrait in Oil: painting from photographic sources – D1017-17

Date: Aug 07 - 11, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Cobi Moules

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Hone your skills and delve into the rich meaning contained within portraiture during this exciting workshop designed for painters of all levels. Through the use of photos, students experiment with light,...

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Abstraction & Figuration: the perfect union – D1018-17

Date: Aug 07 - 11, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Jennifer Coates

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Explore the rich overlap between figuration and abstraction with a particular focus on materiality in this compelling painting workshop. We look at the history of gestures and automatism in paint and how...

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The Luminous Language of Color – D1119-17

Date: Aug 14 - 18, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Katherine Alexander

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Develop a powerfully expressive visual vocabulary, and ultimately a dynamic and impactful painting, in this inquisitive look at the luminous language of color. We explore how color lends singular presence,...

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Fresh Paint, Fresh Air – D1120-17

Date: Aug 14 - 18, 2017

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Gregory Botts

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Experience summer in full bloom as you embark on painting outdoors in the Colorado landscape. We practice drawing not only on its own, but as the structure for our plein air paintings. In addition to painting...

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Chiaroscuro: mastering light & shade – D1121-17

Date: Aug 14 - 18, 2017

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): Christian Rex van Minnen

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Discover oil paint’s ability to harness light, shade and luminous color through the techniques of the masters. In this compelling workshop, we experiment with various styles and schools of painting...

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Color for the Painter: evoking mood & expression – D1222-17

Date: Aug 21 - 25, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Katherine Alexander

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Unleash the emotional power of color in this five-day course that encourages you to expand your ability to incorporate a unique visual vocabulary into your artistic practice. Van Gogh deeply believed that...

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Material & Metaphor – D1223-17

Date: Aug 21 - 25, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Gabriela Salazar

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Challenge convention and broaden the spectrum of materials used to make your work in this provocative workshop—one that encourages you to see existing elements with new potential for content and form....

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Drawing Fundamentals: it’s all about that base – D1224-17

Date: Aug 21 - 25, 2017

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Esteban del Valle

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Delve into the foundational drawing techniques that are so often the base for any work of art. Whether you’re a seasoned painter or a beginning sculptor, drawing can be one of the most useful mediums...

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Handmade – P1337-17

Date: Aug 28 - Sep 01, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Holly Roberts

Tuition: $1,145
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

This workshop is designed for two types of artists: the photographer who wants to involve a hand process and the painter who wants to involve digital media. Students are asked to find, deepen and clarify...

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Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner – D1325-17

Date: Aug 28 - Sep 01, 2017

Skill Level(s): I i

Instructor(s): Josh Meier

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Immerse yourself in the fundamentals of oils in a comprehensive workshop aimed at artists who are just beginning their pursuit of painting. Working primarily from observation, we investigate the relationship...

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The Structured Accident – D1326-17

Date: Aug 28 - Sep 01, 2017

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Allison Miller

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Open up your practice and push yourself to experiment in this highly engaging advanced painting workshop. Driven by risk-taking and chance, students work intuitively within a rigorous conceptual structure...

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In Series: fall painting intensive – D1527-17

Date: Sep 11 - 22, 2017

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Holly Hughes

Tuition: $1,600
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Identify and explore new opportunities within your work during this intensive two-week painting course in which students are encouraged to pursue a multi-work project. By examining the differences between...

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