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ONSITE: Crafting Strong Artist Applications

July 12, 2022

This workshop will focus on preparing applications for artist opportunities such as residencies, graduate school, and exhibitions. Students will learn how to improve their Curriculum Vitae, Artist Resume, Artist Statements, Portfolios, Project Narratives, and Documentation of Artwork.

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ONSITE: Introduction to Journaling for Artists, Writers + Photographers

July 12, 2022

This workshop is designed for anyone interested in the history and practice of visual journaling. Participants will be introduced to exercises that explore sequential text, automatic drawing and collage as aspects of the journaling process. We will begin the session with a short presentation on visual diarists, their techniques, and their significance.

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ONLINE: Journaling for Artists, Writers + Photographers

July 12, 2022

This course is designed for anyone interested in the techniques and development of visual journaling. We'll review the contributions of visual diarists such as Dan Eldon and Frida Kahlo. Each session will begin with a short presentation on a visual diarist, technique or significant artist with follow up time for guidance, feedback and group discussion.

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ONLINE: Continuing Journaling for Artists, Writers + Photographers

April 15, 2022

This course is designed for anyone interested in the techniques and development of visual journaling. We'll review the contributions of visual diarists such as Dan Eldon and Frida Kahlo. Each session will begin with a short presentation on a visual diarist, technique or significant artist with follow up time for guidance, feedback and group discussion.

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ONSITE: Make Your Own Canvas Stretchers

April 12, 2022

Making and stretching your own canvases is a valuable skill for painters! You will use basic woodworking tools and equipment to make simple, efficient and durable stretchers of any size and shape. We'll also cover how to stretch and prime your canvases so they are ready to use.

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ONSITE: Photographing Your Artwork

February 06, 2022

Do you want to properly document your 3-D artwork? We’ll cover photographic lighting techniques, camera basics, tricks for minimizing glare, and how to problem-solve while photographing your art.

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ONLINE: Introduction to Journaling for Artists, Writers + Photographers

October 25, 2021

This workshop is designed for anyone interested in the history and practice of visual journaling. Participants will be introduced to exercises which explore sequential text, automatic drawing and collage as aspects of the journaling process. We will begin the session with a short presentation on visual diarists, their techniques or significance.

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ONLINE: Continuing Journaling for Artists, Writers + Photographers

October 25, 2021

This course is designed for anyone interested in the techniques and development of visual journaling. We'll review the contributions of visual diarists such as Dan Eldon and Frida Kahlo. Each session will begin with a short presentation on a visual diarist, technique or significant artist with follow up time for guidance, feedback and group discussion.

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ONLINE: Journaling for Artists, Writers + Photographers

July 13, 2021

This course is designed for anyone interested in the techniques and development of visual journaling. We’ll review the contributions of visual diarists such as Dan Eldon and Frida Kahlo. Each session will begin with a short presentation on a visual diarist, technique or significant artist with follow up time for guidance, feedback and group discussion.

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ONSITE: Collaborative Collage + Ideation

July 13, 2021

Enjoying the illustrations in this season’s class catalog? Join the illustrators for a one-day workshop exploring their approach to collaborative collage. Working in small groups, students will make use of ideation techniques and artistic tools to create something better together. No need to bring anything – all materials are supplied for this mixed-media get-together! Finished […]

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ONLINE: Journaling for Artists, Writers + Photographers

April 19, 2021

This two-hour studio course is designed for anyone interested in the techniques and development of visual journaling. We’ll review the contributions of visual diarists such as Dan Eldon and Frida Kahlo. Each session will begin with a short presentation on a visual diarist, technique or significant artist with follow up time for guidance, feedback and […]

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ONLINE: Visual Journaling

February 09, 2021

In this class, you will learn a new art technique each week then will have an opportunity to use it in your journal following a prompt from the instructor or one of your own.

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ONLINE: Journaling for Artists, Writers + Photographers

February 09, 2021

This two-hour studio course is designed for anyone interested in the techniques and development of visual journaling. We’ll review the contributions of visual diarists such as Dan Eldon and Frida Kahlo. Each session will begin with a short presentation on a visual diarist, technique or significant artist with follow up time for guidance, feedback and […]

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ONLINE: Journaling for Artists, Writers + Photographers

October 27, 2020

This two-hour studio course is designed for anyone interested in the techniques and development of visual journaling. We’ll review the contributions of visual diarists such as Dan Eldon and Frida Kahlo. Each session will begin with a short presentation on a visual diarist, technique or significant artist with follow up time for guidance, feedback and […]

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ONLINE: Follow Your Bliss

October 27, 2020

All of us were born hard-wired with certain predilections, certain things we love above all others. Sometimes these passions were squelched, but in this class, we’ll spend time discovering what it is we really love to do, what makes us feel excited, what feeds our spirits. We’ll take some time to sort out what stopped […]

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Visual Journaling – NEW!

August 20, 2020

In this class, you will learn a new art technique each week then will have an opportunity to use it in your journal following a prompt from the instructor or your own leading.

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Journaling for Artists, Writers + Photographers

August 20, 2020

This two-hour studio course is designed for anyone interested in the techniques and development of visual journaling. We’ll review the contributions of visual diarists such as Dan Eldon and Frida Kahlo. Each session will begin with a short presentation on a visual diarist, technique or significant artist with follow up time for guidance, feedback and […]

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Social Media Marketing for Artists – NEW!

April 16, 2020

Explore the process of designing materials for a social media campaign to promote either yourself, your business or any other service/event you’d like to present to the public. The materials for the campaign can come from a variety of sources and can be formatted for each social media channel. Learn how to reach a targeted […]

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Journaling for Artists, Writers + Photographers – NEW!

April 16, 2020

This two-hour studio course is designed for anyone interested in the techniques and development of visual journaling. We’ll review the contributions of visual diarists such as Dan Eldon and Frida Kahlo. Each session will begin with a short presentation on a visual diarist, technique or significant artist with follow up time for guidance, feedback and […]

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(Re)Writing an Artist Statement – NEW!

April 16, 2020

Bring your current artist’s statement to class and workshop it with the group. How can we make your verbs active, your voice unique and your purpose clear? Reading others’ statements will give you a better idea of how to be specific in your own voice and give your work it’s due.

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Staying Creative through Critique – NEW!

April 16, 2020

You’ve been cooped up for too long already. “Inktober” seems like a lifetime away from now, and you just said something you haven’t said since you were 12: “I don’t know what to do!” Turns out, even with plenty of how-to knowledge, deciding what to do is a vital part of being an artist. You […]

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Digital Design for Social Media – NEW!

January 15, 2020

Explore the process of designing materials for a social media campaign to promote either yourself, your business or any other service or event you would like to present to the public. The materials for the campaign can come from a variety of sources and then can be editing to fit into the promotion eventually formatted […]

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Build Your Own Website – NEW!

April 29, 2019

Learn the basic skills to build your own website using WordPress. This course will cover web hosting concepts and principles including managing your own domain, file transfer protocol (FTP), mySQL and more. Explore the foundations of the most popular content management system on earth, WordPress, including basic tools such as posts, pages, the appearance panel, […]

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Break the Rules of Your Medium – NEW!

April 08, 2019

Stuck in a rut? Trying to find a new groove? Through a series of discussion and class-guided creative assignments, we’ll take a critical look at the framework of rules that we as artists create and follow in our work. This class is open to artists working in any medium. Expect to complete creative exercises outside […]

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Say What You Meme: Social Media Marketing for the Artist or Entrepreneur – NEW!

April 08, 2019

Learn how to effectively use social media and digital content strategy to tell your story and create a lasting, positive impression that grabs the attention of your audience in an over-saturated digital world. Over the course of four weeks, students will learn how to establish a personal brand and voice, produce authentic compelling content, apply […]

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