Printmaking & Mixed Media

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h3>Mixed Media Printmaking: Relief, Intaglio, Stencil & Collage w/ Visiting Artist Barbara Elam #1336

This is a great course for anyone interested in making beautiful multicolored prints by hand! Students will work with Plexiglas, mat board plates, stencils, and collage in color while developing individual visions through original prints. Trial and error experimentation will make for fun surprises! This class is open to all levels of experience and to those working with subjects ranging from abstract to real. No chemicals or acids are used, materials are non-toxic, and both oil-based and water-based inks are available. Students will discover that a mashing of techniques can create wonderfully textured, layered images.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Tuesdays, 8 weeks
June 14 – August 2 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Barbara Elam
Location: Print Studio
Tuition: $315 ($394 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $50

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Barbara Elam is an independent artist currently working in mixed media, drawing, and printmaking. Barbara earned her MFA from East Texas State University and has participated in hundreds of national and international exhibitions. Her work can be found in museum and university collections, including the Fogg Museum at Harvard, the Milwaukee Museum of Art, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago. Barbara was awarded a Bunting Fellowship from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University in 1990. Afterward, Barbara became a Professor of Art at DePauw University and then retired from Rockford University as Professor Emeritus in 2005. barbaraelam.net

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Introduction to Photo Emulsion Silkscreen w/ Visiting Artist Nathalie Nuñez #1341

Explore and discover the world of screen printing! Students will enjoy hands-on experience as they learn the process of photo emulsion screen printing from start to finish. Nathalie will teach you to prepare you artwork for the medium, coat and expose your screen (which you get to take home with you at the end of the class), set up your screen printing workspace and equipment, and work with (eco-friendly) GREEN inks. You will walk away with confidence & troubleshooting skills, so that you may create, plan, and execute your own projects! This is a great intro class if you’ve always wanted to learn how to make your own patterned fabrics, custom t-shirts, serigraph prints, postcards, and more!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
July 2 & 3 / 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Nathalie Nuñez
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $135 ($169 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $80

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Nathalie Nuñez has substantial experience instructing both children and adults in digital media. Currently, she works with several institutions in and adjacent to the Santa Fe Metro area, including Santa Fe Community College where she serves as an Adjunct Professor of Photoshop, Advanced Illustrator, and Advanced Digital Projects, Warehouse 21 Santa Fe Teen Arts Center, Academy for the Love of Learning, Santa Clara Pueblo Department of Youth and Learning, and the Georgia O’Keeffe Girls Leadership Program.

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Beginning Relief Printmaking #1357

Have you ever wanted to give printmaking a try? This is your chance! In this beginner’s 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. This class will primarily use wood blocks. Proper inking, printing, and press setup will be thoroughly covered. The instructor will provide technical assistance and conceptual feedback during studio work time. At the end of the class, students will be able to take home the prints that they have made. Come learn relief printmaking, express your creativity, and get ready for the “Big Ink” celebration with the 2016 Artist in Residence Program (details to come)!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Thursdays, 6 weeks
August 11 – September 15 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Michael Javalde
Location: Print Studio
Tuition: $165 ($206 nonmember)
Supply Fee:$30

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Coming soon!

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