Most CE classes continue to be Remote (online). For On Campus and Hybrid classes please read about MassArt COVID Safety Requirements.

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 … Read more

Start Date

01/25

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/03

Faculty

Nancy McCarthy

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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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

03/14

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

05/09

Faculty

James Lambert

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

1.5

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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

03/15

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/03

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

0

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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

03/19

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

04/23

Faculty

Diane Bigda

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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This remote course looks at how to create and appreciate abstract works of art. While the course is a follow-up workshop to “Intro to Abstraction,” each project is a standalone experience, and does not require that you have previously taken the introductory course. Over the term, we will consider various art-historical origins … Read more

Start Date

03/24

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

04/28

Faculty

James Lambert

Time

6:30pm–9:30pm

Credits

0

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