Painting & Drawing

Code: D0714-24

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Painting on Alternative Surfaces

Jul 15 - 19, 2024

9AM - 5PM

Concept

This tactile, mixed-media painting workshop is a fantastic opportunity to experiment with painting onto alternative two-dimensional surfaces, including fabrics, found materials like carpet remnants, cardboard, and other materials. The class explores alternative paint applications on nontraditional surfaces, while considering texture, paint consistency, composition, and color. Students engage in demonstrations, one-on-one and group discussions, prompts, and plenty of studio time as they also consider content and presentation. Students create a series of exciting new work and gain fresh skills and perspectives.

Media

Acrylic paint, fabric ink, oil paint, fabric, thread, concrete

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Faculty

Nuveen Barwari

Nuveen Barwari was born in Nashville, TN and grew up in Duhok, Kurdistan. She received her MFA from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Barwari has shown at Zg Gallery (IL), NGBK Gallery in Berlin, Duhok Gallery Kurdistan, Ortega y Gasset Projects (NY), Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery (TN), and Art Toronto Canada’s art fair.

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Nuveen Barwari, Dondurma Geli

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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