Spend a few hours painting with me! I teach a variety of painting courses in either encaustic or acrylic in my large, sunny studio in Santa Fe county. All materials are provided and the classes are open to all levels. I have a Masters in Art Education and have been painting for over 15 years. Visit the William and Joseph Gallery on Canyon Road in Santa Fe to see my work, or go to my website.
Texture adds contrast, beauty and interest to art works. In this workshop students will learn how to create a variety of textures in their artworks using natural materials from New Mexico, found objects and painting mediums.**Participants may also sign up for a full-day excursion to collect earth pigments from various areas in Northern New Mexico.
$250 for 3-hour workshop. Max 6 students.
Andrea Joy Cermanski is an artist and educator who has taught Art and English for 12 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Art History from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Masters in Art Education from the University of New Mexico. A painter for 15 years, she has exhibited in “Feminists Under Forty,” a show curated by Judy Chicago, “New Mexico Women Artists,” and had her first solo show, Meditations on Nature, in October of 2011. She was a contributor to the “Crossing Cultural Bridges Project,” and her curriculum on teaching African art in context was published by the Albuquerque Art Museum. A world traveler, Andrea taught English as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon, and English and Art in Kolkata, India through the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program. She currently shows her work at the William and Joseph Gallery on Canyon Road in Santa Fe.
“Andrea, thanks so much for being so patient with me and helping me with so many issues. Your teaching style is relaxed and helpful and open – you get an A+ from me! I hope to get back in the studio this afternoon to work with some of the new ideas I got from you.”
–Kate Hollander, 2/10/2013
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