Painting & Drawing

Code: D02W01-21

    • III

      Level III

      Students have formal training in critical issues of 2-­D art making, experience with public critiques and a solid portfolio of their artwork.

    • Virtual Workshop

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

Advanced Studio Critique: A Praxis Engaged

Jan 11 - 29, 2021

Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9-10:30AM & 1-4PM MST


Open your studio practice to new possibilities in this online intensive workshop designed for experienced artists working in any media.  Students work on their own self-directed prompts and projects amidst one-on-one and group discussions and critiques structured by the instructor, highlighting color and materials choices, the treatment of surface and other elements of making work that affect content. Demonstrations, prompts and conversations take place in class to foster discourse and strengthen praxes. Students will present a digital portfolio of their work as a stepping-stone to opening up a dialog about the form and content within their work.

This three-week virtual class meets via Zoom Video Conferencing software (download free from An Anderson Ranch staff member co-teaches the class and coordinates the online platform. Further details will be emailed to registrants.


Students should use all materials necessary to make their work as well as prepare a digital portfolio of recent work (20 images max).


Rubens Ghenov

Rubens Ghenov was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1989. He has shown nationally in both solo and group exhibitions at Morgan Lehman Gallery, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Geoffrey Young Gallery, TSA Brooklyn and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Rubens is an assistant professor of painting and drawing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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Rubens Ghenov, Tokonoma for Absalom, Celan & Clarice - detail

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

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