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Studio Arts: Mixed Media Classes

Collage and Mixed-Media

Students are introduced to the materials, tools, and technologies used in collage and assemblage. They find inspiration in artists who worked in collage including Joseph Cornell, Romare Bearden, and Gertrude Green.

Date of event
Tuesday, January 21 to March 10, 2020 – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Collage and Mixed-Media

Students are introduced to the materials, tools, and technologies used in collage and assemblage. They find inspiration in artists who worked in collage including Joseph Cornell, Romare Bearden, and Gertrude Green.

Date of event
Tuesday, January 21 to March 10, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Gyotaku: The Japanese Art of Printing with Fish

Using direct printing and water-based printing inks, create realistic looking schools of fish or a single artistic print simply by inking a whole fish and pressing it to paper.

Date of event
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Mixed-Media in the Style of Romare Bearden

After an illustrated lecture on the work of Romare Bearden, best known for his bold mixed-media collages and photomontages, students respond by creating Bearden-inspired mixed-media compositions.

Date of event
Sunday, January 26 to February 9, 2020 – 10:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Handmade Cards from the Heart

In celebration of all kind of occasions of the heart, learn to create one-of-a-kind cards for Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, and weddings.

Date of event
Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Handmade Storybooks

Showcase your writing or art in a book as unique as you are. Book artist Sushmita Mazumdar guides students as they work with a variety of traditional and nontraditional materials to craft one-of-a kind storybooks.

Date of event
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Paper Frenzy

Spend two days investigating new techniques as you have fun creating papers for collage and other art projects. Take home a glorious collection of one-of-a-kind papers accented by acrylic, inks, stamps, and other printmaking materials.

Date of event
Friday, February 14 and 21, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Collage and Mixed-Media Intensive

Explore the materials, tools, and techniques used in collage and assemblage as you create an artwork that’s uniquely yours. The 2-day workshop, ideal for both nonartists and those with experience, is a great way to spark your creativity in two forms that offer wide possibilities for inventive expression.

Date of event
Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, February 23, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Animal Portraits

Capture the essence of your favorite animal or pet in a one-of-a-kind acrylic portrait filled with color, personality, and affection.

Date of event
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Off-the-Wall Assemblage

Learn to spotlight personal mementos, objects, photos, and other materials in a unique three-dimensional form that can stand alone or be wall mounted.

Date of event
Saturday, February 29 to March 21, 2020 – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Exploring Encaustic and Mixed-Media Intensive

Spend a day discovering the creative possibilities of the centuries-old encaustic method, which offers rich and luminous color and great compatibility with collage materials.

Date of event
Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.