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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.

In this course, students will make monotypes from textural items and individually cut stencils, and transform them into artist books. The prints can be assembled to form a moveable patchwork in a Flag book. The Pop-Up Accordion book can house a variety of collapsible paper forms; we will design and … Read more

Start Date

02/07

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

03/07

Faculty

Stephanie Mahan Stigliano

Time

7pm–9pm

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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

02/02

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

02/23

Faculty

Jenine Shereos

Time

6pm–9pm

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Ever wonder what more you can do with that camera phone in your pocket? Move away from Instagram filters and TikTok challenges and make yourself stand out more. Color-grade your photos in Lightroom or edit a short film with an original soundtrack in Premiere. All you need is a camera … Read more

Start Date

02/12

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

03/19

Faculty

Matt Kushan

Time

10am–12pm

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Photographer in a museum

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

Start Date

03/07

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

03/21

Faculty

Damon Campagna

Time

6pm–10pm

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The emphasis of this workshop will be on creating basket forms using the extremely versatile and popular basket weavers’ material of rattan reed. In this workshop, you will gain familiarity and confidence with the materials and techniques while learning how to make four different types of baskets. We’ll also look … Read more

Start Date

03/08

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

03/29

Faculty

Jenine Shereos

Time

6pm–9pm

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In this class, you’ll be introduced to the basics of an industry-standard user experience (UI) design tool from the ground up. We’ll work on a web-site and/or Ap, from concept through wireframes, prototype and presentation. Learn how to work smart and be savvy. Our focus here will be on understanding … Read more

Start Date

03/09

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

03/23

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

6:30pm–8pm

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Thinking about a career in graphic design? Do you currently “dabble” in graphic design for personal projects? Have you found yourself designing flyers, webpages, brochures or other graphic design work professionally without any design training? This one-day workshop is specifically targeted for those with no graphic design background, to understand what makes a design “work” visually … Read more

Start Date

03/12

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

03/12

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–4pm

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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

03/15

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/03

Faculty

Tsar Fedorsky

Time

6pm–8pm

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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

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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

03/19

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

05/21

Faculty

Michael Hintlian

Time

10am–1pm

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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

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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

03/19

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

03/20

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–5pm

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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

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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

03/26

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

04/02

Faculty

Joetta Maue

Time

10am–4pm

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In this course, we will make relief prints by carving, inking, and printing from linoleum blocks and use them in making artist books. We can create patterns, series, and a metamorphosis. The students can explore color relationships or play with opacity and transparency. They can cut, collage, and build moveable … Read more

Start Date

04/04

Meeting Day

Mondays & Saturday

End Date

05/02

Faculty

Stephanie Mahan Stigliano

Time

7pm–9pm

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It can take many years to master the craft of professional typesetting and layout using digital fonts, but in this one-day course, you can learn enough to improve your skills for designing with type substantially and gain insight that will allow you to see type from an expert’s point of view. This workshop will … Read more

Start Date

04/09

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

04/09

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–4pm

Credits

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Typography Course