Painting & Drawing

Code: D1329-24

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Abstract Painting: Mark, Method and Mood

Aug 26 - 30, 2024

9AM - 5PM

Concept

This class encourages students to approach abstraction with spontaneity and mark making as an emphasis when forming an image. In this experimental painting workshop intended to challenge painters to engage in surface and materials, participants focus on responses rather than preconceived notions about image making. Students are encouraged to interact with drawing and painting materials in a physical way, while considering color palette, speed, and gesture to aid in the process of developing paintings that are strikingly personal and visually compelling.

Media

Acrylic painting, drawing in various media

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Faculty

JJ Peet

JJ Peet earned his MFA from Yale University School of Art. His work has been featured in Artforum, Art in America, Bomb, Frieze, Modern Painters, The New Yorker, and TimeOut, among numerous other publications. Recent solo exhibitions include David Peterson Gallery, Minneapolis MN; DOWNSTAIRS projects, Brooklyn, NY; Galerie Quatre, Arles, France; and FRAC PACA, Marseille, France.

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JJ Peet, Portal

Tuition: $1,225.00
Studio Fee: $125.00
Registration Fee: $45.00

Registration Information

Painting & Drawing

Make, reflect, consider, engage—these are all critical elements of the Painting and Drawing workshops at Anderson Ranch. Our exceptional workshops combine focused, hands-on art making with critical feedback for artists of all levels. Painting and Drawing guest faculty are phenomenal artists and educators with experience supporting students by offering technical knowledge and encouragement.

The bright, natural light of the Wyly Painting and Drawing Building provides an inspiring environment where students can explore and expand their artistic practice. Our facilities are equipped with individual worktables, wall space, easels, rolling palettes, odorless solvents, a wide range of hand and power tools, computer access with Adobe software, wi-fi, printing, scanning, and projection capabilities. Spend a week here— or several—and engage in a variety of activities that will fuel your practice throughout the year.

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Workshop Details

Supply List

Many of the items you'll need are available in the ArtWorks Store. Please click "View Full Supply List" to see a comprehensive list of items you'll need for this workshop.

Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

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Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts

Making Art Accessible

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Discounts are available for students and teachers.

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