Assemble, Disassemble and Rebuild: Experimental Drawing

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Assemble, Disassemble and Rebuild: Experimental Drawing

550.00

JEFFREY HIRST
Wednesday & Thursday
May 29 & 30
10am - 4pm

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Wednesday & Thursday
May 29 & 30
10am - 4pm

This workshop will utilize various materials to realize drawings at various stages from quick studies to fully developed work.
Students will utilize encaustic medium, paper, tape, drywall compound, traditional drawing media (charcoal, graphite, pastel), dyes, encaustic gesso, tea and coffee, cardboard and whatever else can be imagined to develop work that echo’s each participants aesthetic interest and vision. The class will incorporate a powerpoint presentation which explore how drawing is used by contemporary artists. The class will include viewing of one another’s work as it progresses over duration of the class.

*PLEASE NOTE: Additional materials list/fees may apply


Jeffrey Hirst has exhibited his work throughout the United States since the 1987. His work has been showcased at national and international venues including the Minneapolis Institute of Art; The Holter Museum, Helena, Montana; McLean Project for the Art, McLean, VA; Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL; McKinney Contemporary, Dallas, TX and Palazzo Dell’ Annunziata, Matera, Italy. He has been a visiting artist at universities around the United States conducting encaustic painting and printmaking workshops and has taught encaustic painting classes at North Country Studio Workshop in VT, Center for Contemporary Printmaking in CT, Ah Haa School of Art in CO, Truro Center for the Arts in MA and in the fall of 2018 at Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ireland. Hirst also is the owner of Jeffrey Hirst Studios, a Printmaking/Painting studio in Chicago specializing in Intaglio, Screenprinting, and Experimental Approaches towards combining printmaking and encaustic. Hirst received his MFA from Louisiana State University and BFA from the University of Minnesota.  He is a recipient of grants including a City of Chicago Individual Artist Grant, a Minnesota State Arts Board grant and a fellowship residency to the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ireland.  Hirst is represented by Addington Gallery in Chicago, Brandt-Roberts Galleries in Columbus, OH and Water Street Gallery in Douglas, MI and his work is in numerous public and private collections.