Workshop Calendar

Nigerian Batik Resist Techniques & Dyeing with Gasali Adeyemo / October 29-November 2, 2012

Nigerian Batik Resist Techniques & Dyeing with Gasali Adeyemo /  October 29-November 2, 2012

Traditional Yoruba tribe batik is called adire alabela which is the process of applying wax resist to create designs on cloth. Students will use cotton cloth and will explore methods to apply the wax. After the designs are created, Gasali will show us how to dye our cloth and how to remove the wax. Gasali is from the small village of Ofatedo in Nigeria. He studied at the Nike Center for Arts and Culture in Osogbo, Nigeria where he mastered the arts of batik, indigo dyeing, quiltmaking,...

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Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / October 15-19, 2012

Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / October 15-19, 2012

Explore working in rich red earthenware clay! This intensive workshop will focus on hand building techniques and low-fire surface design. You “choose your own adventure” by focusing on coil building, slab formations, pinch pot creation, and/or basic wheel throwing techniques. That’s just the foundation! Sculptural and functional work will then embark upon a surface treatment journey. We will explore: relief design, carved design, texture design, washes, painting techniques,...

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1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Barbara Mayfield / Starts October 13, 2012

1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Barbara Mayfield / Starts October 13, 2012

About Barbara, Studio Arts Instructor, Children’s Programs. Barbara Mayfield was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She studied at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She came to New Mexico in 1991. She is a visual artist, author of the award-winning children’s novel The Magical Mrs. Iptweet and Me, Screen Actors Guild actor and puppeteer. Her paintings and monotypes have won numerous awards and are in...

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Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga / Starts October 6th, 2012

Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga / Starts October 6th, 2012

Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga October 6-7, 2012 Sat-Sun Participants will work on projects on Masonite panels with Issa’s guidance. Issa Nyaphaga is a politically-committed artist and poet from Cameroon. His unique, political and artistic career has fostered multi facetted work: humorous drawings, caricatures which have landed him in prison several times, collages and “capillarism”, graphic research, painting on canvas and on his own...

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Painting the Light; Plein Air on Site Drawing & Painting with Janet Shaw Amtmann / October 1-5, 2012

Painting the Light; Plein Air on Site Drawing & Painting with Janet Shaw Amtmann / October 1-5, 2012

Students will have the opportunity to paint landscapes on site in the beautiful Santa Fe mountains, the Historic Pecos Monument and villages in the area. The fall color should be reaching it peak at that time. Class will begin with instruction in composition and include a demonstration by the instructor on site. Students may paint in oils, pastels or acrylics. The on site experience teaches students to capture the light and shadow in the composition quickly as we will be in natures’ changing...

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TEEN FRIDAY NIGHTS: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts November 2, 2012

TEEN FRIDAY NIGHTS: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts November 2, 2012

Let master ceramicist Lynda Feman help guide your child to create exciting ceramics & holiday gifts! About Lynda: Lead Ceramics Instructor; Adult, PAACE & Children’s Programs Lynda was born in 1958, raised in New Jersey in the 1970’s. In 1976 she graduated high school and started clay work at the Philadelphia College of Art. From 1976-1981, she studied art and environmental studies at Antioch College in Yellow Springs Ohio. From 1978 – 1979 I studied spanish and backstrap weaving...

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1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Barbara Mayfield / Starts October 13, 2012

1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Barbara Mayfield / Starts October 13, 2012

About Barbara, Studio Arts Instructor, Children’s Programs. Barbara Mayfield was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She studied at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She came to New Mexico in 1991. She is a visual artist, author of the award-winning children’s novel The Magical Mrs. Iptweet and Me, Screen Actors Guild actor and puppeteer. Her paintings and monotypes have won numerous awards and are in...

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1-6th Grade Ceramics Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts November 10, 2012

1-6th Grade Ceramics Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts November 10, 2012

Let master ceramicist Lynda Feman help guide your child to create exciting holiday gifts and more! Lynda Feman, Lead Ceramics Instructor; Adult, PAACE & Children’s Programs,was born in 1958, raised in New Jersey in the 1970’s. In 1976 she graduated high school and started clay work at the Philadelphia College of Art. From 1976-1981, she studied art and environmental studies at Antioch College in Yellow Springs Ohio. From 1978 – 1979 I studied spanish and backstrap weaving in...

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1-6th Grade Ceramics Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Jamie Cross / Starts October 13, 2012

1-6th Grade Ceramics Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Jamie Cross / Starts October 13, 2012

Jamie Cross, Ceramics Instructor, PAACE & Children’s Programs, is an Inupiaq figure artist who uses transformation and adaptation as conceptual tools. Cross was born in 1986 in Anchorage, six years later her family moved to Minnesota where she grew up. In 2000 her family moved to New Mexico and it was here that Cross found her way of processing the world. Living with a family of six afforded Cross the opportunity to study the ways people grow through adversity as well as the way they...

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Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / October 15-19, 2012

Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / October 15-19, 2012

Explore working in rich red earthenware clay!  This intensive workshop will focus on hand building techniques and low-fire surface design.  You “choose your own adventure” by focusing on coil building, slab formations, pinch pot creation, and/or basic wheel throwing techniques.  That’s just the foundation!  Sculptural and functional work will then embark upon a surface treatment journey.  We will explore: relief design, carved design, texture design, washes, painting...

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Nigerian Batik Resist Techniques & Dyeing with Gasali Adeyemo / October 29-November 2, 2012

Nigerian Batik Resist Techniques & Dyeing with Gasali Adeyemo /  October 29-November 2, 2012

Traditional Yoruba tribe batik is called adire alabela which is the process of applying wax resist to create designs on cloth. Students will use cotton cloth and will explore methods to apply the wax. After the designs are created, Gasali will show us how to dye our cloth and how to remove the wax. Gasali is from the small village of Ofatedo in Nigeria. He studied at the Nike Center for Arts and Culture in Osogbo, Nigeria where he mastered the arts of batik, indigo dyeing, quiltmaking,...

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Painting the Light; Plein Air on Site Drawing & Painting with Janet Shaw Amtmann / October 1-5, 2012

Painting the Light; Plein Air on Site Drawing & Painting with Janet Shaw Amtmann / October 1-5, 2012

Students will have the opportunity to paint landscapes on site in the beautiful Santa Fe mountains, the Historic Pecos Monument and villages in the area.  The fall color should be reaching it peak at that time.  Class will begin with instruction in composition and include a demonstration by the instructor on site.  Students may paint in oils, pastels or acrylics.  The on site experience teaches students to capture the light and shadow in the composition quickly as we will be in natures’...

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Metal Arts: Yard & Garden Art: Blacksmithing, Welding, Plasma Cutting, Cold Forming and More! With Eduardo Fasula / September 26-28, 2012

Metal Arts: Yard & Garden Art: Blacksmithing, Welding, Plasma Cutting, Cold Forming and More! With Eduardo Fasula / September 26-28, 2012

Bring some sketches and ideas along to this workshop and master metal artist Eduardo Fasula will help you bring your ideas into reality through metal arts.  If possible, Eduardo would like to discuss student’s ideas ahead of time, so that he can make sure you will have the necessary supplies for your project before the workshop begins.  Basic materials included in class price, extra materials for your project are a separate cost, either purchased by you or supplied by the instructor....

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Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts September 8th, 2012

Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts September 8th, 2012

This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Gilbert: Gilbert’s business card explains that his art comes from “Converting Mundane Objects Into Art.” Every conceivable “Mundane” object we discard or simply tuck away behind everything else, Gilbert will utilize. Stemming from a remarkable...

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Ancient Pottery with Bob Casias / Starts September 1st, 2012 (two weekends)

Ancient Pottery with Bob Casias / Starts September 1st, 2012 (two weekends)

  Students will learn to make a coiled pot, apply white clay to exterior, polish exterior, paint a design with organic paint and fire the final piece in a traditional trench Kiln. About the Pottery and Contemporary Potters such as Bob Casias: All the pottery produced today by Bob Casias follows the tradition of the ancients in that tools such as gourd scrapers, polishing stones, and yucca fiber paint brushes are employed throughout the hand-building of all pieces. The clays used are mined...

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Studio Arts: Drawing, Beginners to Advanced with Maureen O’Brien / Starts September 1st, 2012

Studio Arts: Drawing, Beginners to Advanced with Maureen O’Brien / Starts September 1st, 2012

Studio Arts: Drawing, Beginners to Advanced with Maureen O’Brien Sept 1-2, 2012 Sat & Sun This intensive workshop will follow the form and spirit of The New Studio School, based on the teachings of Hans Hoffman. We will focus on the nature of space, picture plane, tension, and movement. Students will learn to “see” form & space as an interplay of equals.“Form is emptiness. Emptiness is form.” We will release ourselves from static labels and enter into a vibrant world of living...

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Ceramics: Creating a Personal Ceremonial Vessel With Lia Rosen / Starts August 20th, 2012 (5 Days)

Ceramics: Creating a Personal Ceremonial Vessel With Lia Rosen / Starts August 20th, 2012 (5 Days)

Ceramics: Creating a Personal Ceremonial Vessel With Lia Rosen August 20-24, 2012, Mon-Fri, 5 Days Create a personal pottery vessel using basic clay skills and influences from pottery of the Southwest. Guest artist Lia Rosen will guide you through decorative processes she uses in her own work in New Mexico. She will be mixing mica into the clay body to replicate the sparkly micaceous clay local to northern New Mexico. Outdoor clay processing and firing, fun (and optional.) Lia will introduce...

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Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga / Starts November 12th, 2012 (5 Days)

Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga / Starts November 12th, 2012 (5 Days)

Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga November 12-16, 2012 M-F, 5 Days In this workshop, participants will work on 4 projects on Masonite panels with Issa’s guidance. On day one we will be working with an approach that Issa calls “Prehistoric Drawing” and another called “Touch Painting”, on Day 2 we will be working on “Sand Paintings”, using colored sand, and we will also learn a technique and process that Issa calls ”Capillarism”. I...

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Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts August 4th, 2012

Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts August 4th, 2012

This workshop will be held at the Tarnoff Art Center located in Rowe New Mexico. Students will have full access to the studio facility while attending the workshop. Suggestions can be made for reasonable lodging; Santa Fe has plenty of rooms available although the city is about 20 minutes away. The daily schedule will consist of instruction from 10:00-11:30, lunch from 11:30-12:00 and more art making 12:00-3:00. You may stay as long as you like after class to work on your art. All materials...

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Ancient Pottery with Bob Casias / Starts September 1st, 2012 (two weekends)

Ancient Pottery with Bob Casias / Starts September 1st, 2012 (two weekends)

  Students will learn to make a coiled pot, apply white clay to exterior, polish exterior, paint a design with organic paint and fire the final piece in a traditional trench Kiln. About the Pottery and Contemporary Potters such as Bob Casias: All the pottery produced today by Bob Casias follows the tradition of the ancients in that tools such as gourd scrapers, polishing stones, and yucca fiber paint brushes are employed throughout the hand-building of all pieces. The clays used are mined...

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Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts September 8th, 2012

Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts September 8th, 2012

This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Gilbert: Gilbert’s business card explains that his art comes from “Converting Mundane Objects Into Art.” Every conceivable “Mundane” object we discard or simply tuck away behind everything else, Gilbert will utilize. Stemming from a remarkable...

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Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga / Starts October 6th, 2012


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Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga / Starts October 6th, 2012

Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga October 6-7, 2012 Sat-Sun Participants will work on projects on Masonite panels with Issa’s guidance. Issa Nyaphaga is a politically-committed artist and poet from Cameroon. His unique, political and artistic career has fostered multi facetted work: humorous drawings, caricatures which have landed him in prison several times, collages and “capillarism”, graphic research, painting on canvas and on his own...

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Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga / Starts November 12th, 2012 (5 Days)

Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga / Starts November 12th, 2012 (5 Days)

Studio Arts: Instinctive Explorations / 4 Projects on Masonite Panels with Issa Nyaphaga November 12-16, 2012 M-F, 5 Days In this workshop,  participants will work on 4 projects on Masonite panels with Issa’s guidance. On day one we will be working with an approach that Issa calls “Prehistoric Drawing” and another called “Touch Painting”,  on Day 2 we will be working on “Sand Paintings”, using colored sand, and we will also learn a technique and process that Issa calls ”Capillarism”.  I...

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Studio Arts: Drawing, Beginners to Advanced with Maureen O’Brien / Starts September 1st, 2012

Studio Arts: Drawing, Beginners to Advanced with Maureen O’Brien / Starts September 1st, 2012

Studio Arts: Drawing, Beginners to Advanced with Maureen O’Brien Sept 1-2, 2012 Sat & Sun This intensive workshop will follow the form and spirit of The New Studio School, based on the teachings of Hans Hoffman. We will focus on the nature of space, picture plane, tension, and movement. Students will learn to “see” form & space as an interplay of equals.“Form is emptiness. Emptiness is form.” We will release ourselves from static labels and enter into a vibrant world of living...

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Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts August 4th, 2012

Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts August 4th, 2012

This workshop will be held at the Tarnoff Art Center located in Rowe New Mexico. Students will have full access to the studio facility while attending the workshop. Suggestions can be made for reasonable lodging; Santa Fe has plenty of rooms available although the city is about 20 minutes away. The daily schedule will consist of instruction from 10:00-11:30, lunch from 11:30-12:00 and more art making 12:00-3:00. You may stay as long as you like after class to work on your art. All materials...

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PERSONA: Self Discovery Through Self Portrait with Pablo Perea / Starts July 6th, 2012 (2days)

PERSONA: Self Discovery Through Self Portrait with Pablo Perea / Starts July 6th, 2012 (2days)

PERONA: Self Discovery Through Self Portrait with Pablo Perea July 6-7, 2012 Like snowflakes, each of us has a unique existence that cannot be repeated. Who are we? Art is one of the roads that takes us to those answers. This workshop intends that students learn about the history and different approaches of the self-portrait. And that way they will discover themselves through art. At the same time the students are going to learn and develop drawing and painting techniques using pencil, pastel,...

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Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / November 5-9, 2012

Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / November 5-9, 2012

Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman October 15-19, M-F, 5 Days 2012 Explore working in rich red earthenware clay!  This intensive workshop will focus on hand building techniques and low-fire surface design.  You “choose your own adventure” by focusing on coil building, slab formations, pinch pot creation, and/or basic wheel throwing techniques.  That’s just the foundation!  Sculptural and functional work will...

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Ceramics: Creating a Personal Ceremonial Vessel With Lia Rosen / Starts August 20th, 2012 (5 Days)

Ceramics: Creating a Personal Ceremonial Vessel With Lia Rosen / Starts August 20th, 2012 (5 Days)

Ceramics: Creating a Personal Ceremonial Vessel With Lia Rosen August 20-24, 2012, Mon-Fri, 5 Days Create a personal pottery vessel using basic clay skills and influences from pottery of the Southwest. Guest artist Lia Rosen will guide you through decorative processes she uses in her own work in New Mexico. She will be mixing mica into the clay body to replicate the sparkly micaceous clay local to northern New Mexico. Outdoor clay processing and firing, fun (and optional.) Lia will introduce...

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Canceled / Studio Arts: Painting & Drawing in the manner of The NY Studio School With Maureen O’Brien / Starts September 17th, 2012 (5 Days) / Canceled

Canceled / Studio Arts: Painting & Drawing in the manner of The NY Studio School With Maureen O’Brien / Starts September 17th, 2012 (5 Days) / Canceled

Studio Arts: Painting & Drawing in the manner of The NY Studio School With Maureen O’Brien Sept 17-21, 2012, Mon-Fri, 5 Days This intensive workshop will follow the form and spirit of The New Studio School, based on the teachings of Hans Hoffman. This class will be using a live model in the afternoons. We will focus on the nature of space, picture plane, tension, and movement. Students will learn to “see” the model and space as an interplay of equals. “Form is emptiness. Emptiness is...

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Metal Shop: Silver Soldering & Stone Setting with Rita Ross / Starts July 21st, 2012

Metal Shop: Silver Soldering & Stone Setting with Rita Ross / Starts July 21st, 2012

Metal Shop: Silver Soldering & Stone Setting with Rita Ross July 21-22 • Sat & Sun • 2012 $265 + $45 Materials Fee Call us at 505-757-3502 or 505-919-8888 to reserve your space today!! This is a fast pace class that gives you an opportunity to learn basic skills in silver soldering and stone setting while creating your own original piece. You will have the hands on experience of using a torch, jewelers saw, shop equipment, hand tools and more. Class is limited to five students. Metal...

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One Day Workshop at TAC: Metal Shop: Riveting Jewelry with Rita Ross / July 23rd, 2012

One Day Workshop at TAC: Metal Shop: Riveting Jewelry with Rita Ross / July 23rd, 2012

Metal Shop: Riveting Jewelry with Rita Ross July 23rd • Monday • 2012 $165 includes all materials This is a cold connection workshop that explores using rivets to join metals and/or non metal pieces together. This simple technique can be used to make jewelry with elevated areas, moving parts or multi-layered work without the use of a torch. We will be working with small parts so bring your magnification or opti-visors. When: July 23rd • Monday • 2012 Where:  Tarnoff Art Center, 4 Wildflower...

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Throwing with Porcelain with Jennifer Bingham / Starts June 2nd, 2012

Throwing with Porcelain with Jennifer Bingham / Starts June 2nd, 2012

Let’s take the scary out of porcelain. You may have heard that throwing with porcelain is difficult, time consuming, and frustrating. Rumors and old wives tales! Attend this fun and exciting workshop to learn just how easy porcelain can be! We will be using my own special porcelain clay body which throws beautifully. It’s velvety, forgiving, and has a wonderful plasticity. In other words, a perfect introduction to the medium. The first weekend of the workshop will be spent throwing...

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Making Art for the Joy of Making Art with Boubakary Konseimbo / Starts June 2nd, 2012 (2 days)

Making Art for the Joy of Making Art with Boubakary Konseimbo / Starts June 2nd, 2012 (2 days)

In this workshop we will be creating art from our immediate environment. Both our emotional environment and physical environment. We will gather materials from the surrounding land and earth going outside to connect and then bringing that which inspires us back into the studio. We will use what we have and give it life working spontaneously, using our feelings more than our intellect. Boubakary Konseimbo is a self taught artist from the city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa. He was...

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Painting & Drawing: “PERSONA” Self discovery through self portrait with Pablo Perea / Starts July 9th, 2012 (5 days)

Painting & Drawing: “PERSONA” Self discovery through self portrait with Pablo Perea / Starts July 9th, 2012 (5 days)

Like snowflakes, each of us has a unique existence that cannot be repeated. Who are we? Art is one of the roads that takes us to those answers. This workshop intends that students learn about the history and different approaches of the self-portrait. And that way they will discover themselves through art. At the same time the students are going to learn and develop drawing and painting techniques using pencil, pastel, and acrylic paint on paper and canvas. Each student will explore their...

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Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts June 9th, 2012

Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts June 9th, 2012

This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Gilbert: Gilbert’s business card explains that his art comes from “Converting Mundane Objects Into Art.” Every conceivable “Mundane” object we discard or simply tuck away behind everything else, Gilbert will utilize. Stemming from a remarkable...

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Ancient Pottery with Bob Casias / June 20-23, 2012

Ancient Pottery with Bob Casias / June 20-23, 2012

  Students will learn to make a coiled pot, apply white clay to exterior, polish exterior, paint a design with organic paint and fire the final piece in a traditional trench Kiln. About the Pottery and Contemporary Potters such as Bob Casias: All the pottery produced today by Bob Casias follows the tradition of the ancients in that tools such as gourd scrapers, polishing stones, and yucca fiber paint brushes are employed throughout the hand-building of all pieces. The clays used are mined...

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