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Photo Encaustic: luminous layers – P0101-19

Date: Jun 03 - 07, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): K Rhynus Cesark

Tuition: $1,155
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Explore the luminous, versatile and limitless possibilities of encaustic, a wax-based paint, in combination with photography and mixed media. During this workshop, students examine their own visual vocabulary...

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The Full Spectrum in Acrylic: color, mark making, surface & transparency – D0101-19

Date: Jun 03 - 07, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Asad Faulwell

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Develop a variety of acrylic painting techniques ranging from the very precise and geometric to the more spontaneous and organic. Using these techniques, students learn to push their paintings into new...

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Contemporary Collage Practice – D0102-19

Date: Jun 03 - 07, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Teresa Booth Brown

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

During this experimental and hands-on workshop, take an in-depth look at techniques and strategies for producing compelling works in collage. This workshop features both classroom exercises to encourage...

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Rendering the Tangible: drawing from life – D0204-19

Date: Jun 10 - 14, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Simon Haas & Elizabeth Ferrill

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Examine and respond to what you see in this drawing workshop open to artists of all skill levels. Students make drawings from a live model, still life, personal objects/relics and natural surroundings....

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Exploring Personal Narratives & Storytelling through Representational Painting – D0203-19

Date: Jun 10 - 14, 2019

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Becky Suss

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Using a personal object, piece of writing or photograph as a point of departure, this workshop explores different methods of storytelling through representational painting. Students identify the approach...

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Dimensional Works on Paper – D0305-19

Date: Jun 17 - 21, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Amy Boone-McCreesh

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Discover the transition from traditional flat works on paper to a more dimensional and dynamic approach to collage. Through cut paper, painting and collage, students build technical skills to create abstract...

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Wet & Wild: water-based media & methods – D0306-19

Date: Jun 17 - 21, 2019

Skill Level(s): I i

Instructor(s): Lauren Peterson

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Realize the dynamic potential of water-based media through abstract mark-making and layering. In this workshop for beginners, students explore a versatile array of media including traditional watercolor,...

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Photographic Collage: an exploration of photography & painting – P0408-19

Date: Jun 24 - 28, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Kate Leonard

Tuition: $1,155
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

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

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The Complexity & Distinctiveness of Color – D0407-19

Date: Jun 24 - 28, 2019

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Odili Donald Odita

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Color is a major signifier within a painting; it not only contributes to mood, it can have deep conceptual and meaningful implications. Students in this workshop perform studio exercises and hold discussions...

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The Contemporary Figure – D0408-19

Date: Jun 24 - 28, 2019

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Njideka Akunyili Crosby & Doron Langberg

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

In recent years, representational work and work that involves the body has found new urgency in the contemporary art world. This workshop helps artists push their personal practice forward by focusing...

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Advanced Mentored Studies Program: Advanced Painting – D0510-19

Date: Jul 01 - 12, 2019

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Enrique Martínez Celaya

Tuition: $2,400
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Portfolio review required. Future Dates: June 29 – July 3, 2020 This class is in its second year of a three-year program. Please contact Elizabeth Ferrill for space availability. Tuition is per...

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What Does Art Do? – A0501-19

Date: Jul 01 - 02, 2019

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Helen Molesworth & Simone Leigh

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

For centuries, art served the needs of ritual, the church and the state. In the West, this tradition was broken by the rise of the avant-garde and artists who wanted to make “art for art’s sake”....

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Portrait & Figure in Watercolor – D0611-19

Date: Jul 08 - 12, 2019

Skill Level(s): I i

Instructor(s): Brian Shure

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Bring the figure to life with the transparency and dramatic immediacy of watercolor. This extremely expressive media can also be highly controlled. Students work from life as well as photographic source...

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Material Abstraction – D0712-19

Date: Jul 15 - 19, 2019

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Yevgeniya Baras

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

This project-based, abstract painting workshop provides students with specific prompts that generate a distinctly personal visual language. Exercises encourage personal research and mining for inspiration....

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The Beauty of Egg Tempera – D0713-19

Date: Jul 15 - 19, 2019

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): Christopher Ulivo

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $45

Embark on an in-depth exploration of egg tempera painting; a beautiful, traditional, water-based medium. Tempera painting caters to dense layers and ultra-fine description as seen in Indian miniature paintings,...

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Mastering Mixed Media – P0818-19

Date: Jul 22 - 26, 2019

Skill Level(s): II to III i

Instructor(s): Yana Payusova

Tuition: $1,155
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Basic Photoshop skills required. Explore combining images and words into hybrid works of art that engage the viewer on multiple levels. In this workshop, students further their work by expanding concept...

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Potent Color: small paintings with big impact – D0814-19

Date: Jul 22 - 26, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Kathleen Loe

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Color delivers an enormous amount of information to the viewer-it stirs up memories, speaks of joy, mystery or fear, conjures historical references and suggests quiet or cacophony. In this workshop, students...

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Abstraction, Surface & Meaning – D0815-19

Date: Jul 22 - 26, 2019

Skill Level(s): II to III i

Instructor(s): Leslie Shows

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

In this rigorous painting workshop, explore the ways materiality carries, creates and complicates meaning in the fertile area between abstraction and representation. Work from a wider definition of painting...

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Sumi Ink Drawing & Beyond – D0916-19

Date: Jul 29 - Aug 02, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Yoonmi Nam

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $45

Engage with the past while immersing in the present and develop the practice of drawing using sumi ink and brush on paper. Students take a contemporary and experimental approach to sumi ink drawing while...

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The Artist and the Patron – A0902-19

Date: Jul 29 - Aug 02, 2019

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Alex Israel & Bettina Korek

Hans Ulrich Obrist

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $0
Registration Fee: $45

10 am – 3 pm This rigorous Critical Dialog program is open to practicing artists who want to take their work and careers to a new level with a unique opportunity to engage with: Alex Israel, artist;...

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Strategies for Painting the Figure – D1017-19

Date: Aug 05 - 09, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Patty Wickman

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $45

This workshop explores a variety of approaches to painting the figure, with emphasis on finding meaning and agency in the human form and a personal connection to content. Investigate what it means to identify...

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Advanced Painting: delving into practice – D1018-19

Date: Aug 05 - 09, 2019

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Rubens Ghenov

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

This workshop for experienced painters consists of engaging studio time and intensive critique, and is designed to challenge artists to open their practice to new possibilities. Students work on self-directed...

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Works on Paper: drawing, printmaking & collage – D1121-19

Date: Aug 12 - 16, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Simonette Quamina

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Experiment with works on paper in this mixed-media workshop focused on developing perceptive drawing skills, while simultaneously exploring the combination of a variety of media. This workshop introduces...

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Beginning Oil Painting – D1120-19

Date: Aug 12 - 16, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Maja Ruznic

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Explore the luminosity of oil paint! Learn the foundational skills and exciting techniques of oil painting by working directly from observation and photographs. Develop fundamental skills to understand...

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Automatic/Expressive Drawing – D1119-19

Date: Aug 12 - 16, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): William Downs

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Automatic drawing is a process of entering an altered state of consciousness to explore the worldview of an artist through the medium of the hands. Gesture drawing is one example of this process. Using...

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Opening the Door – P1230-19

Date: Aug 19 - 23, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Holly Roberts

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

SPECIAL OFFER: Consider also attending The Magic of Transfers the week after this workshop and save 20% on tuition for The Magic of Transfers. (Offer cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions...

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Talking It Out: critique & discussion – D1222-19

Date: Aug 19 - 23, 2019

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Roy Dowell

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

Engage in critical group dialogs and individual critiques to hone your work and deepen your understanding of contemporary art practice. Produce work at your own pace, pausing for daily discussion with...

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Wet Paint! – D1223-19

Date: Aug 19 - 23, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Julie Burleigh

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Tackle the basics of oil painting, from paint handling, to color use, to compositional strategies in this workshop. Working from life (figure, still life, landscape), students create roughly one painting...

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Advanced Drawing: expanded media – D1224-19

Date: Aug 19 - 23, 2019

Skill Level(s): II to III i

Instructor(s): Simonette Quamina

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Explore broader means and strategies in drawing while delving into its possibilities to create dynamic, two-dimensional works on paper. Find a visual balance within the principles of drawing with other...

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The Magic of Transfers – P1333-19

Date: Aug 26 - 30, 2019

Skill Level(s): III to IV i

Instructor(s): Holly Roberts

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

Transferring one material to another can be complicated and involved, or as simple as smacking one surface down on top of another. Students learn different approaches to transfers and which work best to...

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The Structured Accident – D1325-19

Date: Aug 26 - 30, 2019

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Allison Miller

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

This advanced painting workshop provides a unique opportunity to open up your practice and push yourself to experiment. Driven by risk-taking and chance, paintings begin with formal, structural or linguistic...

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Pushing Image into Form: from two to three dimensions – D1326-19

Date: Aug 26 - 30, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Letha Wilson

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Experiment with ways to represent and invoke your surroundings. Students use an interdisciplinary format that embraces painted or photographic images, physical layers, non-traditional art materials and...

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The Perfect Union: paint & the digital image – P1534-19

Date: Sep 09 - 20, 2019

Skill Level(s): III to IV i

Instructor(s): Roberto Juarez & Benjamin Timpson

Tuition: $1,800
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

In this ever-present digital world, artists are drawn to digital imagery and technology as a way to advance their paintings and collages. This workshop teaches painters how to make personal and intimate...

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Take Two: an intensive painting workshop – D1527-19

Date: Sep 09 - 20, 2019

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Holly Hughes

Tuition: $1,800
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Investigate your artistic practice, beginning with an examination of three of your previous works that demonstrate your interests, roadblocks and detours. Works should be brought to class or represented...

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