Fall 2020 continuing education classes are being taught remotely. Studio classes have live remote meetings. Basic requirements to take a class are an internet connection, computer, and an internet linked camera (like a cell phone). Most classes will be hosted through Zoom or MassArt Moonami. For specific course requirements, contact the CE office at ce@massart.edu or your instructor. Fall classes are still being added--check again soon.

Painting students are part of an intense working environment where they can pursue their own direction. Painting courses and workshops encourage diverse practice and foster independent creative thinking and making. Students are part of a unique learning environment that allows for independent thought as well as collaboration and critique.

Designed for students who have some painting experience and wish to develop their work. Participants consider content, composition/format, color, surface, materials, and craft while exploring aspects of painting that interest them the most (e.g., experimentation with materials, conceptual and technical approaches, observational work). Individual attention and group discussions of student … Read more

Start Date

09/08

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/15

Faculty

Nancy McCarthy

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

We undertake analysis of works of art, not because we mean to copy them, but in order to set ourselves in motion. — Paul Klee Paintings from art history will be the point of departure for exploration of pictorial structure. We will work from paintings made prior to the 20 th century. … Read more

Start Date

09/10

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

12/10

Faculty

Catherine Kehoe

Time

2pm–6pm

Credits

3

What does it mean to be a practicing artist in today’s world? Explore classical and contemporary art movements, including western and eastern, and issues and ideas in art. Learn about living and historical artists in the international art world and develop skills in visual research using personal memoirs and/or sociocultural factors … Read more

Start Date

09/11

Meeting Day

Fridays

End Date

12/11

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

9am–1pm

Credits

3

This remote course looks at how to create and appreciate abstract works of art. We will consider various art-historical origins for abstraction such as DADA, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism and Conceptual Art as jumping off points for various studio projects. These projects offer ways of exploring geometry, gesture, expressivity, structure and process in non-objective … Read more

Start Date

10/08

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

11/19

Faculty

James Lambert

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

1.5