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Get a taste of the topics you have been curious about with workshops in design, business, photography, wood, metals, printmaking, drawing, painting and more.

Photographer Michael Hintlian will host a 9-week hands-on workshop focusing on shooting on the street, a traditional method of documentary investigation made popular in the 20th century by greats such as Cartier-Bresson, Garry Winogrand, and Diane Arbus as well as the modern masters working today. The theater of the street … Read more

Start Date

09/10

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

11/05

Faculty

Michael Hintlian

Time

10am–1pm

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In this course you will design in two-dimensions and three-dimensions, and learn how to transform flat paper into moving sculpture. Three different categories of pop-ups will be introduced: those that become dimensional while in motion, those that become dimensional when open fully, and constructions that combine multiple parts. These paper … Read more

Start Date

09/12

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

10/03

Faculty

Stephanie Mahan Stigliano

Time

7pm–9pm

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One of the most emotive forms of intaglio printmaking is drypoint, which allows for direct and uniquely personal mark making. This non-toxic, inexpensive home-based course is designed for those looking to explore this technique, but don’t have access to a studio, press or expensive supplies. We will focus on methods … Read more

Start Date

09/12

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

09/26

Faculty

Damon Campagna

Time

6pm–10pm

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This course explores the multifaceted nature of working with moving images beyond the Hollywood understanding of a ‘movie’. Students will be encouraged to take an experimental approach to recording their own videos, animating short sequences, capturing audio, and editing it all together as they create unique time-based artwork. This course … Read more

Start Date

09/15

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

11/03

Faculty

Camilo Cardenas

Time

6:30pm–9pm

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Are you tired of a long winter and staying indoors? Let’s get outside and see our beautiful city with fresh eyes! Let’s sketch whatever catches our eyes: buildings, intricate architectural details, trees, flowers, street lamps, road signs, bus stops, trains, people walking, running, having a good time in the cafes, … Read more

Start Date

09/17

Meeting Day

Saturday & Sunday

End Date

09/18

Faculty

Katia Wish

Time

10am–4pm

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 In this introduction to lapidary course participants will learn how to transform rough stone into jewelry-ready cabochons. Learn the basics of identifying rocks and develop an understanding of how the mohs hardness scale affects cutting/cabbing an stone work. Students will be carefully shown how to safely operate trim saws, a diamond … Read more

Start Date

10/01

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

10/01

Faculty

Allison Keast

Time

10am–5pm

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Print is alive and well, and the graphic designer of today has never had it better. This workshop will open up the vast world of possibilities available in print today. New digital presses are allowing designers unprecedented control of the printed surface, including custom inks, varnishes, foils and other advanced … Read more

Start Date

10/03

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

10/24

Faculty

Jason Fairchild

Time

6:30pm–9:30pm

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In this workshop, you will learn various basketry construction techniques including coiling, twining, plaiting, netting, and interlacing. You’ll also learn how to create your own cordage from recycled materials. We’ll study historic basketry traditions, and also look at the way contemporary artists are using fiber construction techniques today. Using materials … Read more

Start Date

10/05

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

10/26

Faculty

Jenine Shereos

Time

6pm–9pm

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This workshop takes a deep dive into the artist’s working processes in the realm of sketchbooking. We’ll look at examples of contemporary artists’ sketchbooks as well as traditional books, and analyze styles and working methods. Each week a new topic will inform and inspire your sketchbook skills to help you … Read more

Start Date

10/08

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

11/12

Faculty

Diane Bigda

Time

10am–1pm

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Discover the possibilities of working with dry and water-based materials. Dry media includes pencil, colored pencils, China marker. For wet media we use:  watercolor, gouache, acrylics, etc. as well as interesting mediums such as Pe masking fluid and gesso. Gain skills in a variety of techniques, then experiment with mixing mediums in non-traditional … Read more

Start Date

10/11

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

11/29

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

6:30pm–10pm

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Explore the art of personal expression through landscape photography. Tsar Fedorsky, a fine arts photographer whose own work draws on images found near home, will encourage students to discover their own visual voice by choosing to take landscape photographs close to home. Nature is all around us. You don’t need … Read more

Start Date

10/12

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

11/16

Faculty

Tsar Fedorsky

Time

6pm–8pm

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In this workshop students learn to build handmade books from pages to cover, experimenting with a variety of book structures. No experience is required; we will start off with simpler structures and work up to ones that are more complex. Students will learn about books based on the fold, starting … Read more

Start Date

10/15

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

10/16

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–5pm

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In this class students will work from found images and/or drawings of their own to explore mark making with the needle. Through embroidery stitches from basic to advanced, we will learn, experiment and push the types of mark we can create with the simple tool of needle and thread. During class, basic … Read more

Start Date

10/15

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

10/22

Faculty

Joetta Maue

Time

10am–4pm

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Working from personally selected still life objects, students will learn techniques to capture the object’s form, value structure, and temperature shifts using built up layers of conte crayon. Students will complete two still lifes, the first using naturalistic colors. For the second still life students will choose to either exaggerate … Read more

Start Date

10/15

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

11/19

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

10am–12noon

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In this 3-hour workshop students will learn the basics of latch hook, draw out their own 20 in x 20 in designs and begin filling their grids with yarn. Students may choose to depict a representational image or work more abstractly, learning basic color techniques along the way including optical … Read more

Start Date

12/06

Meeting Day

Tuesdays and Thursdays

End Date

12/13

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

7pm–9pm

Credits

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