Painting & Drawing Workshops - Summer 2014

 

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Working the Surface - Bonney Goldstein
June 16 - 20
Monday - Friday
9:00 - 12:00pm, open studio 1-4pm  
5 Sessions
$465

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Bonney GoldsteinThis will be a highly experimental workshop with the exploration of surface creation.  Students will work on the same four paintings all week, creating different surface techniques that allow for a build-up of layers. Once the surface is created we will score into it and create finished paintings.  We will work on larger-sized canvases and explore different mediums that include wax, marble dust, tar, collage, oil primer, alkyds, and enamels. We will work on wood, paper and canvas using oil paint and paint stick as the main medium.

Bonney Goldstein has been a painter for 42 years working in oil on canvas, wood and paper. She studied at the Art Student League in New York and Denver. She now works full-time after running a corporate art consulting firm in Texas and taking time off to work on her MFA in creative writing at Goddard. Bonney shows her work in galleries in New York, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts and elsewhere. To view Bonney’s work visit www.bonneygoldstein.com


 

Capturing the Figure en Plein Air: Fresh, Fleeting and Fearless-

Amy Wynne
June 23 -25
Monday - Wednesday

3 Sessions

8am - 1pm
$395

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What is our relationship to the natural world? This potent, timely theme has been explored by painters who have placed the figure in the landscape for centuries. In this 3-day intensive, artists will be challenged to create multiple fresh studies of the model outdoors in their choice of media. The fleeting light of the outer Cape will invite us to explore evolving color and atmosphere with the model as muse. An organized approach to a fully mixed palette as well as strong compositional preliminary sketches will support and facilitate these essential impressions.  Paintings which organically integrate the model with the landscape enhanced by believable, cohesive light and color will be the goal of this process-driven class. 


Amy Wynne-Derry is a third generation Truro summer resident who received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the New York Academy of Art in Manhattan, and her BA from Smith College. She has studied at the New York Studio School and the Instituto Allende in San Miguel d’Allende, Mexico. She teaches at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and at the Rhode Island School of Design. She exhibits her work throughout New England and is in several corporate collections. She has been awarded numerous grants and fellowships including one from the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts and a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center.


THIS YEAR'S LESLIE JACKSON CHAIR:

Color Rules/ Color in Nature - Nancy McCarthy
June 22, 7pm-9pm - pre-class slide presentation
June 23-27,  9am-Noon

Monday - Friday

5 Sessions + Sunday talk
$395

 

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Nancy McCarthyColor rules but there are NO rules, no formulas, and no tricks. There is intention — getting color to say what you want it to say. This course will combine painting in the field with color studies done in the studio. In the spectacular environment of the lower Cape, we will simplify complex vistas into shapes of specific value and hue. In the studio we will use color studies to help us understand how color works. This workshop is meant for anyone who wants to energize their work in any medium with better color; no painting experience is required. We will work with acrylic gouache on paper.

Nancy McCarthy is a Boston-based painter.  Exhibitions include a solo exhibition at Fitchburg State University, Manifest Drawing and Painting Center,  Ohio, Simmons College, Boston, Harvard University, Cambridge, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MFA Circle Gallery, Md, First Street Gallery and Bowery Gallery, NY. Awards include a St. Botolph Foundation Award, Artist’s Grant, a Vermont Studio Center and Ragdale Foundation Fellowship. She has served as a mentor at MassArt’s MFA Program and teaches at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, in Boston. She has also taught at Assumption College in MA, and the Washington Art Association in Conn. Her work is represented by the Post Office Gallery in Truro, MA. www.nancymccarthy.net


 

Gathering Flowers and Painting Them - Gerald Simcoe

June 23 - 27Gerald Simcoe

Mon - Friday

1 - 4pm

$395

5 Sessions

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Many people have gathered local flowers but are perplexed on how to go about arranging and painting them.  Learn how to properly cut and prepare flowers and foliage for a longer vase life, then arrange them into your own unique composition. Lighting, composition and various painting philosophies as dictated by subject matter will be considered on a personal basis. The painting course is in oils and the instructor will demonstrate the process from beginning to end. 

Gerald Simcoe is an avid horticulturist having studied at Longwood Gardens while working on Ambassador Annenberg's 13-acre Wynnewood Estate. He currently spends his time painting on Sanibel Island, FL, in his barn/studio in rural PA and on Cape Cod and is a member of PAAM and the Salmagundi Club, NY. 


Surface as Metaphor; Pushing Your Work to the Next Level - Anne Flash
June 23 - June 27
Monday - Friday
9-12pm, 5 sessions
$395

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In this process-oriented drawing & mixed media workshop, we will explore various methods and meanings Anne Flashconnected to surface, both practically and conceptually. Non-linear narratives will be developed through selective procedures such as marking, rubbing, layering, erasing, scratching, scanning, smudging, staining, blotting, etc. Chance operations and time-mapping will be used as ways to generate composition. All sorts of 2-D images, including photographic and copier images will be considered fair game to start with and then push beyond. Two scanners/printers will be available during the workshop, as well as various other creative tools that encourage developed work. Each participant will take away provocative and original mixed-media pieces that can be explored further after the week is over.

Anne Flash lives on Cape Cod, has taught at Trinity College and currently teaches at Cape Cod Community College.  She has her BFA from MA College of Art and her MFA  from Hunter College.  She was awarded painting residencies at Yaddo and The Millay Colony for the Arts. National Public Radio produced a profile of her drawing class at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum for a series called 'The Price of Paradise' and featured for WCAI's radio series "Fresh Water-Salt Water".  Anne exhibits her work locally, throughout New England and in New York City.


Watercolor Pigments & Possibilities - Arlene Black Mollo
June 23 - 27
Monday - Friday
1pm - 4pm

5 Sessions
$395     

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Arlene_MelloExperience a wonderful week of watercolor exploration that provides you with time to explore various ways to render images, both real and imagined.  Watercolors, both as pigments and as images, have long inspired artists to work outdoors.  You will see how American watercolor masters such as Sargent, Homer, LaFarge, Demuth, Avery, Marin, Dove, O’Keefe, Hopper, Burchfield and others, used this medium. You will learn to understand how and why certain pigments merge well together and learn how to use new color combinations with confidence.   Students will work in the studio and outdoors and experiment with watercolor techniques that include pigment mixing, graded washes, glaze skills and more.

Arlene Black Mollo is a native of Massachusetts, she holds a PhD from Northeastern University as well as a graduate degree from the Massachusetts College of Art.  She studied watercolor at the Radcliffe Seminars in Cambridge and frequently lectures at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. She has taught watercolor courses to graduate students at RISD and also at the UMASS Dartmouth where, she served as Chair of the Department of Art Education and was the Graduate Program Director. She received a prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Award and has participated in numerous shows throughout New England.

 


Drawing from Observation and Nature at the Pamet River- Mark Adams
June 23 - June 25
Monday - Wednesday
2-5pm at the Pamet

3 Sessions
$230

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Mark AdamsLess than three miles long, Truro’s Pamet River occupies a valley hollowed out by the sudden draining of Cape Cod Lake in glacial times (or so geologists speculate). The setting offers the opportunity to journey with sketchbook in hand to observe vast salt marshes, historic vistas, overgrown channels and a barrier ocean beach. The class will offer a variety of methods for quick sketching with pencil, pen and ink, washes and watercolor, as well as descriptive exercises to sharpen observation. All levels are welcome provided participants bring a willingness to experiment and observe. Cameras are also welcome as an additional means to capture details and landscapes. Brief discussions of geology, wetland ecology, and natural/cultural history will be interspersed with drawing sessions.

Mark Adams is a landscape painter (Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown; The Fireplace Project, Easthampton) and has been a cartographer/geographer with the National Park Service for 15 years.


Beginning Oil Painting - Cammie Watson
June 30 - July 3
12:30pm - 3:30pm
4 sessions
$395

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In this course students will have a chance to really explore. We will touch on form, line, composition, values, color theory, and techniques with brush and palette knife. I will do a few demonstrations but students will be encouraged to pursue their own personal style and interests.


Cammie Watson is a third generation painter, author, and illustrator who has received honors from Kirkus Reviews, the Golden Book Club, Reading Rainbow, and the Society of Illustrators.
Her work was exhibited in a solo show at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, has been highlighted on WCVB TV’s evening news magazine Chronicle, and has won its place in many juried shows, including at the Cape Cod Museum of Art and the Provincetown Art Association & Museum. She graduated from Yale College and her work can be seen at www.cammiewatson.com.


"Conversations with Self, the Work and other Subjective Environments"-   

Bernd Haussmann
June 30 - July 3
Mon - Thursday
9 - 2pm

4 Sessions
$465

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The most important endeavor for any artist is to find an authentic way to express themselves with the intent to improve one’s ability to access creative resources.  In a collaborative dialogue, students will explore what they feel strongly about in order to share that concern with others through their art work.  Each student will explore how to use visual imagery as a means to communicate, tapping into one’s own unique and independent voice.  Artists working in all media may take this course.   Please bring a smart phone or digital camera and a project and medium with which you work as an artist.

Bernd Haussmann has been working independently since 1988. Although Haussmann is mostly known for his paintings and drawings, using various media, digital imagery and short videos are an integral part of his work. Haussmann’s work has been shown nationally and internationally, at galleries, art fairs, museums and other non-profit organizations. His work is in the collections of The Danforth Museum of Art, MA, the Lyman Allyn Museum of Art, CT, the Hunterdon Museum of Art, NJ, the Longview Museum of Fine Arts, TX, the Museum of the City of Tübingen, Germany and the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA. He is represented at the Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown and other galleries across in the US.


Painting with Acrylic & Acrylic Medium - Duane Slick

July 7 -11
1 - 4pm
Monday - Friday

5 Sessions
$395

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In the search for clarity the artist has many options as starting points. These initial steps include the questioning of subject matter, concept, site, identity and cultural context. The end result of this searching process is the object or Duane_Slickin this workshop; the painting. Specifically, we will be looking at acrylic mediums and techniques as tools and catalysts for content. This workshop begins literally from the painted ground as a staging point to transfer techniques and collage. Discussions are student based and examine the work of participants in relationship to the techniques and toolbox accompanying the class.

Duane Slick was born in the state of Iowa. Of Native American descent, Slick is a member of the Meskwaki Nation of Iowa. His mother is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation of Nebraska. He received his BFA from the University of Northern Iowa and his MFA from the University of California-Davis and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Calling upon his history as a “first-generation urban Indian-male,” Slick’s studio practice encompasses abstract and narrative painting and artist books. He is best known for his use of trickster strategies culled from tribal legacies, specifically the character of Coyote. Slick has exhibited internationally and nationally; venues include The National Museum of the American Indian, the Eiteljorg Museum, and the Museum of Art and Design in NYC. Slick is currently Chair and Professor of Painting at the Rhode Island School of Design and exhibits at the Albert Merola Gallery in Provincetown.


 

Beyond Plein-Air - Christopher Volpe
July 7-11
9am-12pm
Monday - Friday

5 Sessions
$395

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Chris_VolpeThis workshop pushes beyond imitation of nature and will explore the expressive use of design and color and how to broaden your perceptual skills. The goal will be to create work that is authentically your own. Many exercises will be assigned to help align your creative process your subjective responses to nature.  Students will be asked to consider painting as "the practice of interiority".  Work by Rembrandt, Monet, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Redon, Corot, the American Tonalists, the Abstract Expressionists, Rothko, Pollock, de Kooning, to the contemporary "perceptual painters" such as Ken Kewley and Stuart Shils will be considered.   We will also discuss writing excerpts from the works of Wallace Stevens, Charles W. Hawthorne, and Robert Henri. The class will begin with a lecture: Painting as Visual Poetry.

Christopher Volpe teaches at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, NH. and teaches painting workshops in Maine, coastal New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. He completed a graduate degree in poetry from the University of New Hampshire and went on to study painting with Dennis Sheehan, Eric Aho, and Stuart Shils. He is represented in Provincetown by the Bowersock Gallery.


Art Appreciation and the Creative Process - Marc Strauss
July 7 - 11
Monday - Friday
1- 4pm
5 Sessions
Castle Hill
$395

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MarcStraussWe all are "creative" because the qualities and skills required to make art are intrinsic to everyone.  "The Creative Process" is an introduction to arts appreciation from the perspectives of the visual arts, dance, music and other art forms.  No experience necessary, each student will develop a richer appreciation of the thinking, feeling and even spiritual processes involved with the inspiration, creativity and focused energy that leads to a fulfillment of individual artworks.  The student will experience videos, showings, demonstrations and discussions so bring lots of questions and your curiosity about the art world

Dr. Marc Strauss earned his B.A. in Education from Hobart College, an M.F.A. in Dance Teaching and Choreography from Smith College and his Ph.D. in Dance and the Related Arts from Texas Woman's University.  He has trained, performed, choreographed and researched in the dance field and related arts for over 30 years.  He is a working artist-professor at Southeast Missouri State University.  His expertise and interests include dance on film, George Balanchine, Astaire-Rogers, Gene Kelly, The Nicholas Brothers, aesthetics, dance criticism, dance history and appreciation, ballet, jazz, ballroom, folk dance, and the films of Alfred Hitchcock. His most recent publications include the Looking at Contemporary Dance: A Guide for the Internet Age and the upcoming all-new third edition of The Dance Experience: Insights into History, Culture and Creativity .


BEGINNING WATERCOLOR PAINTING – Suzanne Siegel
July 7th – July 11th 
Monday - Friday
9 – 12 noon
5 Sessions
$395

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This beginner or refresher class is for students with limited, or no experience with watercolor painting. No drawing skills are necessary. We will explore the unique properties of this magical medium through transparent washes and layering, mingled washes, brushwork, and how to incorporate shapes of untouched paper for brilliance. Discussion of materials, skills, color theory, and the history of watercolor painting are included as we begin with a foundation of monochromatic exercises, and then with two and three color exercises and simple compositions. Group critiques, individualized instruction, and demonstrations are included.


Suzanne Siegel divides her painting time among coastal places, Connecticut, Maine, and the Outer Cape towns of Truro and Provincetown. Always in search of ideas for compositions that communicate vast space and luminous light, her distilled vision of the landscape includes relationships between built structures and nature. Suzanne Siegel is currently represented by Greene Art Gallery in Guilford, CT, Landing Gallery in Rockland, Maine, Isalos Fine Art in Stonington, Maine, and Charlestown Gallery in Charlestown, RI

 

 


Painting the Figure in Mixed Media - Julie Snyder
July 7 - 11
Monday-Friday
1-4pm - 5 Sessions
Castle Hill
$425
 

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This class will help students develop their painting techniques and gain more confidence in their figure painting while working from life in front of the model.  You will learn essential skills to simplify structure and gesture using various exercises to help build the figure on the canvas. Emphasis will be placed on reinforcing basic methods while incorporating design, beautiful color and various edge qualities into your work. Students will learn to set up their color palette and mix skin tones. The workshop demystifies color, with daily demonstrations, educational hand-outs and plenty of individual instruction.  Students are encouraged to incorporate these fundamentals, express themselves freely, in order to set their work apart and create a finished painting.

Julie Snyder is a painter whose use of color has brought her work to national recognition. She was trained at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, and lived in Spain and California where she studied contemporary impressionism. She is represented by galleries in California, Florida and by Addison Art Gallery in Orleans, Cape Cod. She teaches in Los Angeles and Europe. Her work has been featured in the American Art Collector, Southwest Art magazine and in the National Art Museum of Sport, Indiana.


Process: Meaning & Making - Deborah Dancy

July 14 -18
Monday - Friday
9am - 12pm (Instruction)
1 -4pm (Open Studio)

5 Sessions
$465

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This is a mixed media painting/drawing workshop that encourages process as a strategy toward discovering personal and conceptual iconography and meaning.  Using a range and variety of tools, materials and references, individuals will examine how chance and accident can inform content whether through representation, invention or abstraction.

Deborah Dancy teaches at the University of Connecticut.  She has received numerous awards and honors including a: Guggenheim Fellowship and New England Foundation for the Arts/NEA Individual Artist Grant. Her work is collected by The Boston Museum of Fine Art, The Birmingham Museum of Art, The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Montgomery Museum of Art, The Hunter Museum of Art, Vanderbilt University, Grinnell College, Oberlin College Museum of Art, Davidson Art Center, The Detroit Museum of Art, General Electric Company, and the US Embassy in Cameroon. 


More than a Portrait - Daphne Confer
July 14 - 18
Monday - Friday
9-12 pm

5 Sessions
$425

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This workshop is designed to push beyond a typical “nice” portrait and work towards making a portrait painting that has psychological impact. We will discuss how to evoke emotion and mood. Using a model, we will first create a semi detailed charcoal drawing to determinethe “feel” of the painting. We will start with a tonal under painting to establish the differing values, push the lights and darks within the composition, and create a monochromatic version of the finished product. We will finish the painting by using a limited palette of oil color to glaze over the under-painting. There will be individual attention and direction throughout the workshop, and all levels are welcome.

Daphne Confar received her BFA from the Art Institute of Southern California and her MFA from Boston University. She resides in Milton, Massachusetts and has enjoyed coming to the Cape for the last 15 years for her summer show at the William Scott Gallery in Provincetown. Daphne has exhibited her work coast to coast in the US and abroad, and was recently a fellow at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ballycastle Ireland.  Her work has been reviewed favorably by the Boston Globe, LA Times, American Art collector, Art in America, and the Provincetown Banner.  www.daphneconfar.blogspot.com


Painting the Landscape with Rob DuToit

July 14 - 18
Monday- Friday
9am-12pm
5 Sessions
$395

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The great tradition of landscape painting goes back thousands of years.
What inspired people to paint animals on cave walls still inspires us to
depict a natural world that we hopefully can still exist in. How can we convey the color of the earth, the strength of trees, against the
spaciousness of sky?
In this workshop we will focus on a different aspects of landscape painting
each day such as proportion, light, tonal value and color. We work both on short quick studies and longer more involved pictures. The emphasis will be on composing with light and color freely, allowing felt sensations to be simply stated rather than making an illustration of some generic landscape. There will be a short lecture each day on some old or modern master and what they can tell us about finding our own way with brush in hand, outdoors. Each day we will visit a different Truro location.

Robert DuToit was born in Boston Massachusetts, 1956. He began painting with oils and drawing with ink at the age of 10. He received a BFA from the University of New Hampshire and an MFA from Parsons School of Design in New York City and has studied for extended periods in France and Italy. An active Cape Artist since the 1980’s, he has been involved in numerous solo and group shows in Boston, New York and the Outer Cape, most recently at Maurice Arlos Gallery in New York and the DNA Gallery in Provincetown. His recent work consists of elemental landscapes of various motifs as well as small direct figure compositions. He now resides in North Truro with his wife Janice Redman and son Alexander.


Mixed Media and Painting - Adam Lowenbein
July 21 - 25
Monday - Friday
9am - 12pm

5 Sessions
$395

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This class will explore the use of different materials- photographs, fabric, paper etc. as formal and narrative Adam_Lowenbeinelements within our painting. Students are encouraged to bring materials that inspire them visually, challenge them technically and tell some kind of story- literal or not.  The workshop begins with simple assignments then advances to individual projects, focusing on how to develop and explore ideas and techniques and especially how to combine different elements with paint.  Finished work can be two and three dimensional.  Group discussion and individual attention will be part of the class.

Adam Lowenbein has a BFA in painting from The Rhode Island School of Design and his MFA in painting is from Indiana University.  He is a graduate of Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and was a Core Fellow at the Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. His work has been exhibited at Go Fish Gallery in NYC, at Caren Golden Fine Arts, The Center for Book Arts, Bluestone Gallery in Milford, PA, and at Rudolph Blume Fine Arts, and other corporate collections.  His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, World of Interiors and other publications.

 


Landscape Painting - Don Beal
July 21 - July 25
Monday - Friday
9am -12pm

5 Sessions
$395


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Don_BealThis class will meet outdoors at pre-arranged sites nearby in Provincetown and Wellfleet. Participants should come prepared to work in all weather conditions, except rain, and should consider equipping themselves with hats, bug repellant, sunscreen, and umbrellas. A new painting will be done each day.  Recommended canvas size is from 9"x12" up to 16"x20". Gessoed Masonite, heavy weight paper, canvas or panel are suitable painting surfaces. Oil paint is the preferred medium, acrylics can be used.  

Don Beal studied painting at the Swain School of Design in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, New York, and received an MFA from Parsons School of Design in 1983.  Beal has been a Professor of Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts in North Dartmouth since 1999. He is represented by the Berta Walker Gallery in Provincetown.  In 1985 he moved to Provincetown where he married photographer Khristine Hopkins. They have a son, Max.


Working with Cold Wax Medium - Carol Pelletier
July 21-25
Monday - Friday
1 - 4pm

5 Sessions
$395

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Carol PelletierThis course will explore the various properties of cold wax used as a stand-alone medium or combined with photographs, collage on panel, ink drawings, watercolor and oil paint.  Cold wax has many of the luminous properties seen in encaustic painting but is flexible for the artist on the move.  Unlike heated encaustic, cold wax is used without heat and does not need to be fused. Cold wax takes time to dry so additives can be used to speed the drying process.  You will learn to use a variety of tools to create textures and layers to create depth in the imagery.  Students are encouraged to work on a variety of surfaces, including panel, watercolor and printmaking papers, photographs and canvas.  Demonstrations will begin each session, as will one on one feedback. This course is for beginning to advanced artists.

Carol Pelletier, Chair of Fine Arts and Associate Professor of Art at Endicott College earned her MFA in Painting and Drawing from James Madison University and her BFA from the University of Maine at Presque Isle. She has exhibited nationwide and has received three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. Her work has been in multiple exhibitions and publications, including the New American Paintings, Creative Quarterly Magazines and the Bloom Literary Journal.  She is represented by the River Gallery in Tennessee and by the Cynthia Winings Gallery in Maine.www.carolpelletier.net.


Advanced Encaustic - Laura Moriarty
July 28 - August 1
Monday - Friday
9am - 12pm (Instruction)
1 - 4pm (Open Studio)
5 Sessions
$465

 

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Laura_MoriartyThis workshop is for artists who enjoy layering and manipulating paint and color, allowing the process to tell a story. Working with encaustic paint both on panels and off, we will explore the dimensionality of the medium.  Students will use the wax-based paint in ways that exploit its ability to be built up, scraped, folded, carved, cut, pushed, poured, eroded and stressed. We will create freestanding and wall-mounted works that waver between painting and sculpture, movement and stasis, abstraction and representation, growth and decay. We will consider how our work activates the space it inhabits, exploring a variety of strategies such as clustering, stacking, and working serially. Each artist can expect to go away from the class with a collection of works created in the process of playfully probing and expanding their aesthetic ideas of what a painting is. 

Laura Moriarty has exhibited throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. She has shown at OK Harris Works of Art, The Garrison Art Center, Conrad Wilde Gallery, The Walton Arts Center, The Handwerker Gallery at Ithaca College, The Hunterdon Museum and Art Center Sarasota. Honors include two grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and from the New York Foundation for the Arts. She has attended artist residencies in the US and abroad, including The Frans Masereel Center in Belgium and The Ucross Foundation in Wyoming. Her work is in the permanent collections of The New York Public Library, The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, The Center for Book Arts, The Jyväskylä Art Museum in Finland the Progressive Art Collection.  

 


Pigment Stick and Encaustic on Glass – Wayne Montecalvo

July 28 - August 1
Monday - Friday
9 am - 12pm

5 Sessions

$395

 

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This class will focus on using recycled glass as a surface for working with pigment stick and encaustic paint, both of which can be surprising. The flexibility of these paints allows for a variety manipulation, from blending colors on a piece of warm glass, to using collage elements on glass with wax as a binder, including other types of mark-making methods and tools. The smooth surface of glass allows for endless possibilities while working with an image in reverse.The class will be divided into two parts. The first part of the class will cover working with pigment stick on glass, the second part of the class will include working with encaustic on glass, and then we will work with ways to combine both.

Wayne Montecalvo graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Wayne has taught workshops at Women’s Studio Workshop, Bard College, R&F Handmade Paints, Essex Art Center, and the Center for Contemporary Printmaking. Wayne works for the Fine & Performing Art Department at SUNY, New Paltz, NY. 

 


Painting the Portrait – Antonia Ramis Miguel
August 4 - 7
Monday-Thursday
9 - 12 

4 Sessions
Castle Hill
$340

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In this portrait class we'll work on a wide range of portraiture: from realistic to a more experimental and expressive approach. We'll paint directly in front of the live model; making quick observational sketches so as to ascertain the fundamental planes and lines that form a face. We will also have the opportunity to practice self-portrait in the same way. To achieve realism and likeness, students will learn the basics of mixing skin tone in order to accurately describe volume and proportion.  With the more expressive approach, students will use bold color and expressive brushwork.  Students will be given individual attention; all levels are welcome.

Antonia Ramis Miguel was trained in Europe and has been painting for more than 20 years. Her work has been shown in her native Spain, Vienna, Washington, D.C. and London. You can view her work at www.antoniaramismiguel.com

 


Drawing for Fun – Rebecca Doughty's 
August  4 - 7
Monday - Thursday
9am - 12pm

4 Sessions
$395

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Rebecca_DoughtyDrawing is one of the great simple pleasures in life. You can find your way back to drawing for fun and self-expression.  This class is to awaken your sense of observation and to tap into your imagination. This informal workshop will emphasize experimentation and help you explore many drawing materials and techniques.  Participants will view drawings by many past and contemporary artists and the class will de-emphasize "doing it right" in order to discover your own voice and keep drawing-- just for the joy of it. Welcome to individuals who think they "can’t draw", or for those who need a jump-start to get back to drawing. 

Rebecca Doughty has exhibited her work widely, including The Boston Drawing Project, The Drawing Center in NYC, The DeCordova Museum, and The Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown. She has a BFA from the University of Massachusetts and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.  She has many awards and fellowships  and has taught drawing classes, mentored students in MFA programs, and written and illustrated children's books. Visit Rebecca at: www.rebeccadoughty.com

 


Still Life Painting Class – Antonia Ramis Miguel
August 4 - 7
Monday - Thursday
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4 Sessions

$320

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In this class, students will work to develop their painting skills in order to render observed objects from still life setups. The instructor will work with you individually and as a group all levels are welcome.  For beginners, the goal will be to create a realistic image covering the basic lessons for drawing such as proportion, perspective, value, color and light.  More advanced participants will experiment and explore ways to simplify and abstract the subject of the still life. Students will divide their time between drawing and painting with demonstrations from the instructor and a group critique at the end of the week. “It is not what you paint is how you paint it that makes the difference”

Antonia Ramis Miguel was trained in Europe and has been painting for more than 20 years. Her work has been shown in her native Spain, Vienna, Washington, D.C. and London. You can view her work at www.antoniaramismiguel.com


Beyond Encaustic - Tremain Smith
August 11 - 15
Monday - Friday
9 - 12pm, open studio, 1 - 4pm
5 Sessions
$465

 

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Tremeain_SmithThis encaustic painting class will include learning about materials, safety, making encaustic  medium and paint, and using templates to create texture.  Students  will examine substrates and grounds, techniques of fusing, and transparency and opacity as a means to make a painting.  Tremain Smith will teach her own particular technique of utilizing transparent wax in painting.  She has been using this process in her work for the last twenty years. Working with a template as a reference point, participants will experiment with the rhythm of drawing, collaging, incising, oil glazing, dry-brushing, branding and surface manipulation to attain their own creative ends.


Tremain Smith has work in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and in corporate and private collections across the country.  She has had solo exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Scottsdale, Maine, Delaware, Florida and Hawaii. Her work is in The Art of Encaustic Painting by Joanne Mattera and she has been an instructor of encaustic at the Penland School of Crafts.


Beginning and Intermediate Oil Painting - Peter Chepus
August  11 - 15
Monday - Friday
9 - 12 pm

5 Sessions
$395

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This class is for the beginner or the intermediate painter who would like to learn or review the basics of oil painting.  We will start by exploring materials available,  including canvas, paint, mediums and how to set up the palette. Then we will learn the foundations for making a picture, including composition, color, values, various painting techniques, and how to begin and finish a painting.  After a short introduction each day, class members will make a painting that employs that morning’s topic.  Individual attention will be emphasized. 

Peter Chepus studied art at New York University, the Cape Cod School of Arts, and at the Armory Art Center in Florida. For the past twelve years he has been conducting painting workshops in Florida and on Cape Cod.  He is a native of Cuba and has been painting professionally for the past 26 years. His solo exhibits include the Palm Beach Hibel Museum of Art, Palm Beach Council on the Arts, and the Truro Public Library. He is represented on line by Cortile Gallery in Provincetown.  www.peterchepus.com.

 

 

 


Interpreting the Landscape - Charles Basham
August 11 - 15th
Monday - Friday
9 - 12

5 Sessions
$395

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Charles_BashamThe purpose of this class is multifold: to paint from the landscape as a means of investigating exterior space, color and light. You will incorporate into these paintings your comprehensive understanding of art historical sensibilities while also developing a contemporary manner utilizing the landscape motif within your own work. You will learn to develop an understanding and appreciation of space, light, color and tone by painting the landscape from life and becoming accustomed to recording natural phenomena from observation. Students will look and read about paintings from the past and utilize ideas behind those paintings to inform your own work. Emphasis will be placed on learning to perceive first and think about what you want to say with your work next. 

Charles Basham received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from Kent State University. He has been making art for thirty years and throughout his career, Basham has become attuned to the subtle changes in weather and atmosphere. He has captured dramatic and compelling moments of morning and evening light over the ocean and bay of Cape Cod, the farmlands of Ohio, the mountains of North Carolina and the marshes of the low country in South Carolina.

 


Still Life with Figure - Richard Baker
August 11 - 15
Monday - Friday
1 - 4

5 Sessions
$425

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Richard_BakerPainting the figure within a still life setting are often considered an artist’s training ground but more importantly it has a lengthy and significant place in art history expressing a wide range of cultural and individual sensibilities.  From Bonnard, Matisse, Picasso, to Balthus and Alice Neel, artists have depicted their everyday life by including people and things that make up their world.  This workshop will attempt to see the unfamiliar in the familiar and to reinvigorate the everyday. We will move beyond an academic consideration of the human form and still life in order to fashion paintings that reflect the personal contemporary sensibility.  We will make quick painting studies and move on to more involved longer poses to make a painting.  


Richard Baker attended the Maryland Institute, College of Art and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He has shown in nationally, received awards from the NY Foundation for the Arts, the New England Foundation for the Arts and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. He has taught painting at the University of Iowa, Boston University, Fine Arts Work Center, Rhode Island School of Design, and the
School of Visual Arts in NY. He currently teaches at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. He is represented by the Tibor de Nagy Gallery in New York and the Albert Merola Gallery in Provincetown.


 

Color, Light, and Landscape - William Papaleo
August 18 - 22
Monday - Friday
9am - 12pm

5 Sessions
$395

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Bill PapaleoThe focus of this workshop will be on using color as a vehicle to heighten your perception of nature and then create your personal vision of the natural world. We will explore how to gain a rich understanding of light and mass and how to use color to produce original, intuitive reactions to the landscape. Participants will realize how this allows them to improve their drawing skills with a painter’s sensitivity and how to avoid conventional rendering. We will work in various parts of the Truro scenery and from memory. Students will be encouraged to use different painting ground surfaces, including paper, to gain knowledge and proficiency in their preferred medium. Students may choose to work with pastel, watercolor and/or oils.


William Papaleo has been teaching and painting for 20 years in both Italy and the United States. Hi work is in galleries in New York, Washington DC, Rhode Island and Provincetown. Robert Beverly Hale at the Art Students League and Henry Hensche at the Cape School were influential in his artistic development in America. In Italy, he studied ancient and modern oil and fresco techniques with Antonio Montagna in various churches in Piemonte and Lombardy, Italy. He studied figure drawing and etching at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Naples. Synthesizing classical and modern techniques, his goal is to give students solid methods of working to discover their individual voice. www.williampapaleo.it

 


Painting Secrets of the Old Masters - Dina Brodsky
August 18-22
Monday-Friday
1-4pm

5 Sessions
Castle Hill
$395

 

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This is a class designed to introduce students to painting techniques used throughout the history of European oil painting. Through a variety of in-class exercises and demonstrations we will cover indirect painting methods like grisaille, glazing and velatura, breaking down into elements the techniques used in order to create the effects of light and shade, as well as composition and design used by the old masters in order to create the paintings we now associate with them.


Dina Brodsky was born in Minsk, Belarus, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1990. She received her BFA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and her MFA from the New York Academy of Art. Her painting reflects a desire to combine traditional painting sensibility with contemporary subject manner. She has exhibited extensively through Boston and New York, and her paintings are in many private collections both in the United States and abroad. Dina is currently a post-graduate teaching fellow at the New York Academy of Art, and an instructor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. www.dinabrodsky.com


Thinking, Working, Space -Judy Pfaff
August 25 - August 29
Monday - Friday
9am -12pm (Instruction)
1 - 4pm (Open Studio)
5 Sessions
$850

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This workshop is for advanced artists.  Pfaff will work one on one to offer options and strategies to expand in concept or in physical space, individual artists’ work.  Work will become “site specific” and so the space to which you are assigned will naturally influence your art making decisions....come with ideas and strong work ethic, anything can happen.

Judy Pfaff creates installations, sculptures, and drawings that explore the possibilities of line in space using materials that range from tree roots to steel, plastics, fiberglass, and plaster. Pfaff is a MacArthur, NEA and Guggenheim Fellow whose installation pieces, sculptures, drawings and prints have been exhibited in some of the most important museums and galleries in the world. Pfaff's art is featured in such publications as After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art and Judy Pfaff, a monograph by critic and art historian Irving Sandler. Her work is in collections including the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Brooklyn Museum, the Detroit Institute of Art, the High Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.  She is Professor of Art and Co-Chair of the Art Department at Bard College.


Collage: On the Page, Off the Page, Out of the Box - Nancy Azara
August 25-August 29th

Monday - Friday
9am - 12 pm

5 sessions
Castle Hill
$395

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Making collages can be a very expansive way of working, giving an opportunity to examine and explore your creative process. In this workshop you will cut, paste, trace, wax, rub, scrape, draw, or whatever else inspires you to make a variety of collages on/with various materials. Bring to the workshop materials such as paper, cloth, paint, photographs, found objects, drawings, paintings, whatever you feel will translate into collages, on the page, out of the box.

Nancy Azara is an artist whose scroll rubbings and tracings are collaged on mylar and whose sculpture is carved, assembled and painted wood with gold and silver leaf and encaustic. The work records a journey of memory, images and ideas. Her work has been shown internationally most recently at the SACI Gallery in Florence, Italy (Feb-Mar, 2013) and the Asya Geisberg Gallery in Chelsea (Sept, 2013). Her work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Art in America, Art Forum, and Sculpture She is the author of Spirit Taking Form: Making a Spiritual Practice of Making Art, available through Red Wheel/Weiser and was a founder and active teacher/ mentor at the NY Feminist Art Institute. http://www.nancyazara.com


Plein Air Landscape Drawing and Painting - Amy Wynne
August  25 -27
Monday - Wednesday
8am - 1pm

3 Sessions
$ 395

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AmyWynneDerryCome paint the inspiring landscape of Truro and Provincetown and embrace the exciting challenge of painting and drawing outdoors, catching the fleeting, changing light.  Simple hikes will take class members to tidal marshes, ocean and bay beaches and the Provinceland dunes. Initially, there will be an emphasis on drawing the inner structure of the landscape and its compositional dynamics to accumulate sketches and visual data. Workshop participants will then build the paintings from the ground up, respecting the anatomy of the painting and allowing the layering and the process to create subtleties that imbue the work with a spirit of place. Students of all levels are welcome, open to all painters using oil, watercolor, acrylic or gouache.

Amy Wynne-Derry is a third generation Truro summer resident who received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the New York Academy of Art in Manhattan, and her BA from Smith College. She has studied at the New York Studio School and the Instituto Allende in San Miguel d’Allende, Mexico. She teaches at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and at the Rhode Island School of Design. She exhibits her work throughout New England and is in several corporate collections. She has been awarded numerous grants and fellowships; including one from the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts and a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center.


Perspectives on the Provincetown Art Colony - Debra Forman
August 25th - August 29
1-4pm
Monday - Friday
5 Sessions,

$395.

Panel Discussion on Wednesday September 3 at Wellfleet Preservation Hall

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deb formanBased on Deborah Forman’s two-volume book Perspectives on the Provincetown Art Colony, the course will trace the history of the art colony, which can be viewed as a microcosm of 20th-century American art. The story will be told mostly by the artists themselves whom Deborah interviewed. The opening in 1899 of Charles Hawthorne’s Cape Cod School of Art launched the colony. The course will explore the early years of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum and its continuing influence, the impact of the Hans Hofmann School, and the golden years of the late ‘40s,‘50s, and ‘60s when the Abstract Expressionists were in town and New York galleries had satellite locations in Provincetown. When the art colony began to languish in the late ‘60s, the effort to revitalize it with the founding of the Fine Arts Work Center and the impact of Long Point Gallery will attest to the determination to maintain the town’s cultural integrity. Artists interviewed include Robert Motherwell, Jack Tworkov, Fritz Bultman, Myron Stout, Red Grooms, Paul Resika, Sidney Simon, Carmen Cicero, Varujan Boghosian, Chaim Gross, Jim Peters, Salvatore Del Deo, John Grillo and Michael Mazur.

Deborah Forman has interviewed dozens of artists and writers for articles she has written for the Cape Cod Times, Cape Cod VIEW magazine, Art New England and Boston Magazine. These interviews are at the core of her book, Perspectives on the Provincetown Art Colony (Schiffer Publishing, 2011). Deborah was the features editor of the Cape Cod Times and editor in chief of Cape Cod VIEW magazine. She wrote the script, conducted the interviews and worked on the filming for Art In Its Soul, a documentary on the history of the Provincetown art colony, aired on Boston’s WGBH, and public television stations nationwide. Her most recent book, Contemporary Cape Cod Artists: Images of Land and Sea (Schiffer Publishing, 2013), is the first in a series of three on the subject of Cape artists. She has a degree in journalism from Temple University in Philadelphia, and has studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and at the Philadelphia Museum School of Art.


Fresco Michael Biddle

September 1 - 5

Monday - Friday

9 - 12pm

Castle Hill

$395

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Michael BiddleFresco is usually thought of as a mural medium, but today many artists paint on small, lightweight surfaces that can easily be moved and hung on walls. Fresco is a very strong and durable material which can be shaped into three dimensional forms, thus making it a sculptural medium as well.
In this course we will learn how to prepare and paint on lime mortar, the oldest paint surface, dating back to the ancient Minoan culture. We will discuss various supports that can be used, such as styrofoam insulation panels, ceramic tiles, and expanded metal lath. Students will make one or more panels they can take with them. The course will include a brief survey of fresco, from the Greeks and Etruscans up to modern times. Also included will be information on materials, tools and pigments as well as a listing of books, articles and web sites.

Michael Biddle studied fresco painting at Skowhegan with Henry Varnum Poor and Willard Cummings in 1961. He has done large wall murals in both fresco and mosaic, and taught fresco at Skowhegan in 1971 and Castle Hill in 1975. He has exhibited prints and paintings  in New York and other locations over the years, and taught at Fashion Institute of Technology, where he was chair of the Fine Arts Department.

 


 

The Anatomy of Your Painting - Joan Snyder
September 8-12

Monday - Friday
9am - 12pm
(open studio 1-4)
5 Sessions
$850

 

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This is a master workshop for advanced students.

This workshop will allow students to work intensively on a painting project of their choice. There will be continuous discussion of  work throughout the week by the instructor and also through group critiques. Group discussions will be about, among other things, materials, process, the language of painting, inspiration and the magic needed to leave all talk behind and just make a good painting.

Born 1940, in Highland Park, NJ, Snyder received her B.A. from Douglass College and her M.F.A. from Rutgers University. She is often called an autobiographical or confessional artist, her subjects range from the landscape to love, death, motherhood, sex and politics. Her paintings frequently contain text as well as such materials, as herbs, mud, silk, straw, flowers, and seeds. Snyder was a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship  and a  MacArthur Fellowship.  Snyder’s work is in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, The New York City Jewish Museum, The Guggenheim, The High Museum of Art and The Phillips Collections. The Jewish Museum in New York City presented a 35-year survey of her work which traveled to the Danforth Museum in Framingham, Massachusetts. 

 


The Head Examined - Catherine Kehoe
Friday, September 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Image presentation, introduction
Saturday, September 13, 10-4 p.m. model
Sunday, September 14,10-4 p.m. model

2 Sessions + Lecture
$500

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This workshop takes a reductive approach to painting the head, experimenting with how little information is necessary. By eschewing formulas in favor of fierce looking, we investigate whether translating the head into simple, accurate shapes of color and value can create a truer likeness than detailed description can. Light and the way it affects perception of structure will be emphasized, as well as finding specific and surprising color. We will work from the model. Self-portraits and a study of historical and contemporary portraiture will be included. Some painting experience required; oil paint is the preferred medium.


Catherine Kehoe received her BFA in painting from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and her MFA in painting from the School of Visual Arts, Boston University.  Kehoe has received many prestigious awards and is represented by Miller-Yezerski Gallery, Boston.   Kehoe has been a visiting artist at Rhode Island College, Colby College, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, Indiana University, Boston University School of Visual Arts, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She teaches painting at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and has taught drawing at Boston University School of Visual Arts. Kehoe has also taught painting at JSS in Italy, Civita Castellana, a program of the Jerusalem Studio School.


From the Literal to the Poetic; Working from the Model, Drawing, Painting, Collage, and Sculpture - Ken KewleyKenKewley
September 19, 20, 21
Friday - Sunday
8:30 am - 4:30pm
3 Sessions
$700

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This figure workshop will explore a combination of means to work from the model that will take us far away from rendering toward the more thrilling realm of composing and closer to the excitement of understanding the reality before you. You will draw to simplify form and also paint with acrylic on paper to compare and relate color. The class will create collages with cut Ken Kewleycolored paper so as to push your understanding of color and form and to help you make adjustments to your paintings. We will then make sculptures to further develop our understanding of space, using corrugated cardboard, masking tape, and acrylic paint to make small stage settings with figures after working from the model. You will continue to draw, paint, and collage from these 3D sculptures. Then we will go back to working directly from the model.  The workshop will be fast paced, and equip you with many ways to push our figurative work, with or without a live model.

Kewley graduated from the College of Creative Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He was a night watchman at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1980-1990 and considers this a major part of his education. Kewley exhibited most recently at Rothschild Fine Art in Tel Aviv. In New York his work was exhibited at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, Lori Bookstein Fine Art and Pavel Zoubok. He teaches workshops and lectures at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Hollins University, University of Arkansas, National Academy of Design, and the Jerusalem Studio School, including the Italian Summer Program. His work has been reviewed in the New York Times, New York Sun, ARTnews, and the New York Observer and included in many private and public collections.

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Perceptual Moment - Stuart Shils
September  18 - 21
Thursday, Friday, Sunday
8:30 am - 4:30pm
3 Days + Thursday night lecture
$950

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This workshop will focus on cultivating perceptual discrimination and visual clarity by practicing critical looking at nature and the relation of that looking to constructing a drawing or painting. We will ask what we are seeing, how we are seeing, and then how to translate that to paper, panel or canvas. The class is intended to push the mid- range to advanced painter further -- into a visual boot camp, which is also fun and productive.  In the tradition and spirit of the “first strike” or alla prima, emphasis will be placed on;
1.) Examining the perceptual processes in front of nature
2) The editorial response that follows and how that takes form graphically
3) Perhaps most importantly, on shaking up and/or questioning what is meant by “finish”. 


We’re not concerned with making anything “pretty”, sale - able or trophy-winning.  With painting, one never really gets a trophy anyway – it’s always work in progress. In addition to three full day outdoor sessions, on the evening before the first day there will be a 90 minute slide talk presenting paintings and drawings made by past and modern masters, to lay out a foundation of visual themes for the next three days. (All participants should please attend, it will be impossible to go over the same ground the next day.) Shils will discuss how, via graphic organization, we look and make sense of construction, paint and drawing language, and how different artists have used the processes of working outside (both directly and in the studio) to achieve visual unity in their responses.


Shils (b. 1954), Philadelphia, has painted outside for more than 30 years. His paintings are represented by Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects in New York, Davis and Langdale, New York and Rothchild Fine Art in Tel Aviv.  Shils is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship for Residency in Ballycastle, Ireland, and an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His work has been presented in solo shows in New York, Philadelphia, Tel Aviv, Boston, Scottsdale, Richmond, San Francisco and Cork (Ireland).  Critical review and commentary has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New York Sun, Ha'aretz, The Jerusalem Post, Art Critical.com, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Boston Phoenix, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Irish Times, Art in America, The New Republic, The New Criterion, Art New England, American Artist, The Hudson Review and The Philadelphia Daily News. He is an annual visiting critic at the Vermont Studio Center and a weekly critic at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)where he also teaches painting and drawing.  Shils has also teaches the master class for the Jerusalem Studio School in Italy and Jerusalem.   Shils spent 13 summers painting on the northwest coast of Ireland, an extended painting campaign described in the PBS film documentary, “Ballycastle,” which won numerous awards, including First Place for Documentary Excellence, Society for Professional Journalists. Shils studied at The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts with Seymour Remenick and at the Philadelphia College of Art.


Layered Media: Expanding Your Vision – Lisa PressmanLisa Pressman
October 11 - 13
10:00 - 3:00pm
Sat - Mon
3 Sessions
$500

 

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This workshop will focus on using wax and other media to create layered, expressive, richly surfaced paintings. We will be experimenting with a wide range of materials including: R&F pigment sticks, oil paint, cold wax, graphite, ink, and pastels. There is a freedom of gesture, movement and process that occurs when painting with these materials.  A variety of techniques, tools and exercises are used to explore personal imagery - abstract as well as representational - and students will be encouraged to use alternatives to brushes for their mark making. Layering, excavating, edge, line, texture, mark making, color and the concept of "editing" will be addressed. Students will work in a series, while revisiting the painting process. Working on multiple panels helps to free the creative spirit so that a personal language and vision can develop into a new body of work. Informal group discussion and individual support will be offered along with basic art fundamentals. This class is for beginners and professionals alike

Lisa Pressman received her M.F.A. in painting from Bard College and B.A. from Douglass College, Rutgers University. Her work incorporates oils, collage, wax and other mixed media. She has been teaching encaustic painting and painting with R&F Pigments for the past 5 years. Lisa has led classes privately at the Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ, the Printmaking Council of NJ, Peter’s Valley Arts and Craft

 

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