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Studio Arts: General Art Classes

Wednesday, September 9 to 30, 2020 – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

This class examines fundamental concepts of composition and their practical application in studio-art practice, offering participants tools to enrich their own work as well to analyze and appreciate visual art in general. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Textile historian Elizabeth Lay examines a trio of 19th-century British women whose exceptional skills elevated embroidery to fine-art status. Afterward, fabric artist Lauren Kingsland leads a studio project in which participants create their own Arts and Crafts–inspired embroidered needle case.