2021 Summer Visual Arts Workshops

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Mark Adams

In the Footsteps of Thoreau: A Drawing & Writing Workshop

August 16 to August 20
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
… you might have seen our tracks in the sand, still fresh, and reaching all the way from the Nauset Lights to Race Point, some thirty miles, for at every step we made an impression on the Cape, though we were not aware of it …” Henry David Thoreau, ...More
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Linda Bond

If You Can See, You Can Draw

July 12 to July 16
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
Everyone can learn to draw and, with practice, draw well. Drawing is mostly about looking at the world around us and noticing our visual experiences. This summer you can open your eyes and engage in the drawing process as you learn to see in fresh,...More
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Kate Clark

Figurative Sculpture: Exploring Nontraditional Materials to Create a Visual Story

June 28 to July 2
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
Transforming the surface of an object can powerfully change that object’s meaning, allowing the external to suggest an internal state of being. For this workshop you will start by sculpting, using non-hardening clay, a very basic form of a life size...More
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Jess T. Dugan

The Intimate Portrait: Virtual Workshop

August 2 to August 6
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
Making a photographic portrait is an intimate endeavor, requiring both photographer and subject to work together to create a compelling image. The best portraits are often as much a reflection of the maker as they are of the subject. In this...More
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Joanne Dugan

Writing Pictures: A Collaborative Workshop for Writers and Photographers

July 5 to July 9
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Yet the addition of photographs to text yields surprising results that can greatly deepen the impact of poetry, narrative and other written forms. The text/image form, as described by artist...More
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Daniel Heyman

Smack and Smash Prints in Zoomland: Stencils and Rubber stamps!

June 14 to June 18
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
Do you have a desire to make images that don't move? Sick of looking at the world through wiggly zoom-grid? Still love images, love the excitement of using color and line and paper? In this class you will learn the simple process of making stencil "...More
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David Hilliard

The Art of Storytelling: The Photography as Language

June 14 to June 18
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
Explore photography as a universal storytelling language. From its inception the photographic medium has been expected to prove, explain or entertain; its very mechanical nature asks it to be precise. The workshop is designed to challenge your...More
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Megan Hinton

Abstract Representational Painting

July 26 to July 30
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
Abstract representational painting uses shapes, colors, forms, and gestural marks to discover a transformative process of looking and making art. This workshop will approach observational painting through abstract principles. Students will learn how...More
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Pete Hocking

Painting as Memoir

June 7 to June 11
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
The art of memory is not documentary. Rather, it’s a process of allowing experience to filter through our bodies and manifest in stories and images. The truth of memoir is always a personal truth. It’s the honesty of memory, not veracity of detail,...More
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Fred Liang

100 Drawings / Creating Under Pressure

August 2 to August 6
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
The idea of staring at the emptiness of a white paper, canvas or plate is both exciting and petrifying. This is a ritual every artist confronts. How does one lay down the first mark, break the white surface, and transform it into one’s inner...More
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Richard Renaldi

Beyond the Selfie: Representation & the Psyche

July 26 to July 30
2pm-4pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
From the cave of Altamira, to Albrecht Dürer, to Kim Kardashian humans have endeavored to create their own facsimile. Once the concern of skilled artisans the self portrait in the digital age has disseminated unto the untrained masses. This workshop...More
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Beowulf Sheehan

Seeing You: Storytelling, Storyteller & Photographic Portraiture

June 21 to June 25
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
The first language we speak is the visual. Our eyes are in constant dialogue with our environments. With photography, we engage and preserve our environments, the resultant photographs becoming our histories. In portraiture, those photographs shape...More
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James Everett Stanley

Portraiture Now | Painting from Reference and Imagination

July 26 to July 30
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
Portraiture is the great abiding tradition of painting. In our contemporary moment, informed by general quarantine, the rise of digital art, and the reimagining of so many creative processes, compelling portrait painting draws on a variety of source...More
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Vicky Tomayko

Relief Printing: Woodcut, Linocut, and Reduction Printing

July 5 to July 9
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
Enjoy and investigate working with the graphic media of woodcut and linocut. Both are suited to a wide variety of imagery in black and white and color. Meetings will take place via the Zoom platform where we can contemplate relief prints throughout...More
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Bert Yarborough

Collage and Mixed-Media Virtual ZOOMfest!

August 16 to August 20
10am-12pm EST
Tuition: $550
Open to All
We will explore the use of collage ( definition: a combination or collection of various things ) with mixed-media materials on paper and/or canvas.  Structured assignments at the beginning will allow every level of participant-experience to engage...More