Painting & Drawing

Code: D1330-24

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Surface Studies: Melding Images and Materials through Collage

Aug 26 - 30, 2024

9AM - 5PM

Concept

This class expands on the traditional collage methods and explores new ways to express ideas visually. Using mixed media and an introduction to press-free printmaking techniques—including stencils, pochoir, and basic transfer processes— participants investigate ways to build up imagery and textures that elevate mixed media materials. Students experiment with new techniques demonstrated daily in class and explore forms of expression that may not feel as intuitive. Then, students focus on ways to challenge and enhance their artistic strengths by working on multi-day, deliberate projects that produce a personal visual vocabulary and strive toward more advanced, completed work.

Media

Collage, painting, drawing, printmaking on paper and panels

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Faculty

Genevieve Lowe

Genevieve Lowe received her MFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Genevieve’s work utilizes a variety of materials from printmaking to photography to sculpture. Her work has been shown at The Java Project, The Wassaic Project, Field Projects, The David Krut Projects, Sediment Arts, Collar Works, Chashama, Trestle Gallery, and Spring/Break Art Show. Genevieve is a co-director and curator at Transmitter Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.

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Genevieve Lowe, December

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

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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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