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Type: Marathon

November 2023 Intersession Drawing Marathon – VIRTUAL: Pathways to Abstraction with Fran O’Neill

Course Description This Drawing Marathon will explore pathways, literal and metaphorical roads, to the creation of abstract works. Participants will be encouraged to make many works and studies, with the idea of traveling beyond the threshold of what they might consider to be the final product, into new arenas of abstraction. Beginning with a pre-existing […]

September 6, 2023 ·

Sculpture Marathon – IN-PERSON: Bas-Relief – Materiality and Space with Jilaine Jones

Course full – please email Records & Operations Manager Jessica McDaniels, to join the waitlist.  Course Description Bas-relief is a territory which joins sculpture, drawing, and painting with material ideas oriented across a plane between the three- and two-dimensional. This Marathon will explore bas-relief as initiated through conveying the spatial construct of a perceptual source […]

July 24, 2023 ·

Drawing Marathon – IN-PERSON: Material World with Tess Bilhartz & Guests

Course Description This Marathon engages drawing as a deeply physical and generative act that at its root poses questions and fosters new ideas, imagery, or visions. In order to access that generative aspect of drawing, we will focus on moments of material transition and exchange that can surprise and shake us up. Moving from one […]

July 24, 2023 ·

Drawing Marathon – VIRTUAL: The Journey of Line and Its Own Dissolution with Graham Nickson & Guests

Drawing is the driving force of being an artist and line is part of the story. Line is the first mark of human experience. In order to understand the history of line we will draw with the great artists of the past as our guides.

July 24, 2023 ·

Painting Marathon – IN-PERSON: Pompeii, Harmonics and Mystery with Sam Levy, Kaitlin McDonough, Clintel Steed

Buried under two days of the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79, the frescos in Pompeii, Italy, lived frozen beneath time and space until archaeological digs exposed its wonder mostly in the 19th & 20th centuries. These paintings contain mysteries upon mysteries.

February 27, 2023 ·