Printmaking & Mixed Media

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Shibori Scarf with Visiting Artist Margot Myers #907

This class will introduce students to the basics of binding and dyeing on silk. Students may experiment with small pieces of fabric before beginning their final project of a finished silk scarf. Students will have access to a full range of colors for their dye projects and will be encouraged to layer various shibori techniques to produce a unique and complex final wearable piece.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Margot Myers
Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
January 3 & 4 / 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $95 ($119 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $50

Supply List

Please come to class with work clothes or an apron to protect your clothing.

About the Teaching Artist

Margot B. Myers makes visual work that reflects her relationship with the natural world and is influenced by the rural landscapes where she has lived and worked. She spends summers in her family-operated commercial fish camp on the Nushagak River in Alaska’s Bristol Bay. This formative experience and her curiosity about natural systems are the forces that propel the development of her aesthetic. She uses various media to create work that is characteristically delicate, fluid, vital, and elegant. In addition to making works on paper, Margot creates installations that incorporate textiles, ceramics, papers, film, and site-specific drawings on diverse materials. She earned BAs in Art and Spanish from Walla Walla College, and an MFA in Printmaking from New Mexico State University. She regularly teaches visual arts classes and workshops to students of all ages. margotbmyers.com

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Batik Drawing with Visiting Artist Margot Myers #908

Students will learn the basics of drawing with hot wax resist, hand painting dye techniques, fabric preparation, and wax removal. Students will work for three days to complete a layered drawing in a color palette of their choice on finely woven cotton fabric. Traditional techniques and tools will be introduced, however students with some experience with wax resist, dye, or drawing can use this class to further develop their skills.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Margot Myers
Day & Duration: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 3 days
January 5, 7 & 9 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $95 ($119 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $40

Supply List

 A sketchbook with some ideas for a drawing, design or pattern is optional. No pre-planning is required, but some students, especially advanced ones, may enjoy this added step in planning. Please come to class with work clothes or an apron to protect your clothing.

About the Teaching Artist

Margot B. Myers makes visual work that reflects her relationship with the natural world and is influenced by the rural landscapes where she has lived and worked. She spends summers in her family-operated commercial fish camp on the Nushagak River in Alaska’s Bristol Bay. This formative experience and her curiosity about natural systems are the forces that propel the development of her aesthetic. She uses various media to create work that is characteristically delicate, fluid, vital, and elegant. In addition to making works on paper, Margot creates installations that incorporate textiles, ceramics, papers, film, and site-specific drawings on diverse materials. She earned BAs in Art and Spanish from Walla Walla College, and an MFA in Printmaking from New Mexico State University. She regularly teaches visual arts classes and workshops to students of all ages. margotbmyers.com

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Printmaking Exploration: Develop & Expand Your Techniques! with Visiting Artist Margot Myers #909

Join this class and you’ll have an opportunity to develop existing imagery and work in new ways. During instruction time, new techniques will be introduced that students can use to enhance their own work. Chin collé, sugar lift, dry-point, monoprint painting, whiteground and softground will be taught using test plates. Students will be shown how to make grounds from scratch and will be given recipe hand outs to use for future projects. Students will also be given direction on how to further develop existing images with these new techniques. Prerequisite: Some printmaking experience is recommended.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Margot Myers
Day & Duration: Tuesdays & Thursday, 3 days
January 6, 8 & 13 / 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $120 ($150 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $75

Supply List

Please come to class with work clothes or an apron to protect your clothing. Also bring: drawings and prints you’re already working on. Bring plates you’ve worked on for a long time, that you’ve not finished, or that you’re ready to scrap and recycle.

About the Teaching Artist

Margot B. Myers makes visual work that reflects her relationship with the natural world and is influenced by the rural landscapes where she has lived and worked. She spends summers in her family-operated commercial fish camp on the Nushagak River in Alaska’s Bristol Bay. This formative experience and her curiosity about natural systems are the forces that propel the development of her aesthetic. She uses various media to create work that is characteristically delicate, fluid, vital, and elegant. In addition to making works on paper, Margot creates installations that incorporate textiles, ceramics, papers, film, and site-specific drawings on diverse materials. She earned BAs in Art and Spanish from Walla Walla College, and an MFA in Printmaking from New Mexico State University. She regularly teaches visual arts classes and workshops to students of all ages. margotbmyers.com

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Books by Hand #974

Discover the joy in creating handmade sketchbooks, journals, photo books, or guestbooks. This class will focus on basic bookbinding techniques and several simple book structures. Students will learn how to makes books out of a single sheet of paper, how to bind single, double, and triple pamphlet books, and how to craft unusual book structures.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Jody Arthur
Day & Duration: Tuesdays, 3 weeks
January 20 – February 3 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Print Studio
Tuition: $95 ($119 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $20

Supply List

Coming soon!

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Coming soon!

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Experiments with Encaustic Collagraph with Visiting Artist Dorothy Cochran #915

Discover and embrace this compelling non-toxic printmaking process! Engaging experimentation, artists will use hot wax to create their printmaking matrix and be challenged to enhance their print practice. The fluid nature of the collagraph method is appealing for its versatility, painterly effect, and ease of manipulation. Wax is applied to a plexiglass substrate using gestural brushwork then further carved, scraped, and incised for textural effects. Found objects can be stamped and pushed into the surface; linear elements created with hot tools, tapes, and stencils may be used for precise geometry and image definition. This technique can accommodate both abstract and realistic imagery. Plates will be printed with Akua soy based inks in both intaglio and relief on fine art papers. The class will also explore layered monotypes and chine collé applications.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Dorothy Cochran
Day & Duration: Friday & Saturday, 2 days
February 6 & 7 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Print Studio
Tuition: $165 ($207 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $75

Supply List

-Tools for scraping and incising surface of wax such as pottery tools, single edge razor blades, old etching tools or dental tools, nails, awl, rotary wheel sewing tools, etc.
-a few materials for creating textures such as bubble wrap, screening, plastic textures and objects that can be pushed into the wax such as metal/plastic shapes, wine corks, any plastic grid shapes
-A few natural hair bristle brushes, 1-3” in width to dedicate to wax. These will be used to paint wax on the plate (no synthetic brushes as they will burn)
-Several 1” paint scrapers for inking and a razor scraper for removal of inks
-Newsprint pad for press work and to carry damp prints home
-Gloves to protect hands, wear old clothes or have a print apron
-Notebook, pen and pencil, scissors, utility knife
-Brayers for rolling inks if you have them. Speedball soft rollers suggested 6”-2”
-a few rags and roll of paper towels for cleanup
-lightweight Asian papers for chine colle – a few small sheets for collaging
-We will use Rives BFK paper, bring extra if you want
-We will use Akua ink, bring your favorite colors if you have them

About the Teaching Artist

Dorothy Cochran is a well-known East Coast printmaker, acknowledged for her expertise and broad command of multiple print methods. A two-time recipient of a NJ State Council on the Arts fellowship, she has taught at Columbia University, City University of New York, and Manhattan Graphics Center. She is currently a faculty member at The Montclair Art Museum. Her work is represented in both private and public art collections throughout the United States, including The New York Public Library, Prudential Life Insurance, Valley Hospital, and the Zimmerli Museum of Rutgers University. Recent exhibitions include shows at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT, the Art Museum of Southwest University in Minnesota, and Franklin54 Gallery in New York City. She is a popular lecturer and workshop leader with a dedicated following and is a featured presenter at the International Encaustic Conference in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Dorothy received an MFA from Columbia University and an MA & BA from Montclair State University. dorothycochran.com

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Beginning Relief Printmaking #975

Have you always wanted to give printmaking a try? Now is your chance to explore this incredible art form! In this introductory class, students will learn the fundamental techniques of relief printmaking. Students will use both carving and non-carving forms of relief printmaking, utilizing many different traditional and non-traditional materials and tools. Students will primarily use wood blocks and will learn proper inking, printing, and press setup. Michael will pro-vide helpful technical assistance and conceptual feedback during studio work time. Students will finish class with several prints to take home! Join in, learn relief printmaking, and discover your creativity!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Jody Arthur
Day & Duration: Tuesdays, 8 weeks
February 17 – April 7 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Print Studio
Tuition: $195 ($244 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $55

Supply List

Please come to class with work clothes or an apron to protect your clothing. Also bring: drawings and prints you’re already working on. Bring plates you’ve worked on for a long time, that you’ve not finished, or that you’re ready to scrap and recycle.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Coming soon!

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FREE Artist Presentation with Visiting Artist Charles Cohan

Charles will speak about his creative projects, research directions, teaching residencies, and printmaking related travels over the past 15 years.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Charles Cohan
Day & Duration: Thursday, 1 day
Thursday, April 9 / 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Solarium
About the Teaching Artist

Charles Cohan received his MFA in printmaking from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. He has taught workshops at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Pilchuck Glass School, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Pyramid Atlantic, Whan-ganui Polytechnic in New Zealand, Canberra Glassworks/Megalo Printmakers, and the University of South Australia. He has received research grants from the U.S. Department of State, the Helpmann Foundation, and the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. He currently chairs the printmaking department at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. charlescohan.com

Stencil Mono & Relief Printing Workshop with Visiting Artist Charles Cohan #924

This workshop will combine the use of traditional hand cut stencil processes and relief printing techniques. Plate making methods will include a range of subtractive and additive methods, and plates will be developed for printing in both relief and intaglio. This particular combination of relief and stencil monoprinting processes provides a larger scale and more topographic approach to printmaking. Other benefits include the use of inexpensive and readily available mate-rial and the ability to make prints on a larger scale.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Charles Cohan
Day & Duration: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 3 days
April 10 – 12 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Print Studio
Tuition: $245 ($306 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $75

Supply List

Coming soon!

About the Teaching Artist

Charles Cohan received his MFA in printmaking from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. He has taught workshops at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Pilchuck Glass School, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Pyramid Atlantic, Whan-ganui Polytechnic in New Zealand, Canberra Glassworks/Megalo Printmakers, and the University of South Australia. He has received research grants from the U.S. Department of State, the Helpmann Foundation, and the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. He currently chairs the printmaking department at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. charlescohan.com

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Understanding Hawaiian Kapa with Visiting Artist Dalani Tanahy #925

Join us for this special opportunity to gain hands-on experience with kapa making! After learning about the historic importance and demise of Hawaiian kapa, students will make a shark tooth knife and ohe kapala stamps, beat the kapa using traditional tools and methods, make dyes, learn proper gathering methods and protocols for dye plants, and discover the different types of designs unique to Hawaiian kapa.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Dalani Tanahy
Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
April 25 & 26 / 9:00 am – 3:00 pmbr />
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $145 ($181 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $50

Supply List

Coming soon!

About the Teaching Artist

Dalani Tanahy is a native of San Diego, California with maternal roots from Waikapu, Maui. A lifelong artist in many media, she was drawn to kapa making over 15 years ago and stayed with it because of its diversity and rareness. Dalani’s favorite kapa to make are the ones people will use, whether a pa‘u to wear for a wedding, a baby’s blanket, or burial kapa, she feels proudest of the kapa that is made for actual use. She is known for making soft and pliable kapa. With kapa education always being at the forefront of her work, she enjoys teaching students about the ingenuity, patience, and artistry of not only Hawaiians, but all of our ancestors who respected and worked with the ‘aina. Dalani’s work was recently featured Mohala Hou Ke Kapa / Kapa Blossoms Anew, an exhibition at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. kapahawaii.com

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