Painting & Drawing

Code: D0713-24

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Collage: Cut, Paste and Create

Jul 15 - 19, 2024

9AM - 5PM

Concept

In this exploratory workshop, participants delve into collage as a powerful form of artistic expression. Sourcing from their own magazines, various paper, and photographs, students learn fundamental tools and techniques to create hand-cut paper collages. Participants follow a four-step method of creating a collage through Observation, Deconstruction, Rehearsal, and Assembly. Demonstrations on cutting, gluing, and working with water-based paints inform students how to construct a collage. The course covers the generation of inspiration, planning, composition, and final adjustments. Students experiment with collage to create a still life, a landscape, and a portrait of their choice.

Media

Collage using personal photocopied photos, magazines, found papers, colored and decorative paper, wrapping paper, Kraft paper, acrylic paint, hand-cut paper using scissors/Exacto knife, tracing shapes, gluing and assemblin

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Faculty

Shoshanna Weinberger

Shoshanna Weinberger was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and received her MFA from Yale School of Art in 2003. Residing in Newark, NJ since 2006, her work references her Caribbean-American experience. Awards include: 2014 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant and 2022 Fall Residency at McColl Center.

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Shoshanna Weinberger, Stampede Under a Moon Age Daydream

Join Waitlist for Collage: Cut, Paste and Create

Thank you for your interest in the waitlist. When space in a workshop or program becomes available, registration will open on the website. Everyone on the waitlist will be emailed to alert them of the opening. This ensures that everyone has an equal opportunity to register for the workshop or program.

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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