“Collage Essentials” Class is Definitely Not Your Grandmother’s Collage


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Santa Paula Art Museum

 

 

 

Thursday, July 19, 2018: 12:00pm to 2:00pm, and Thursday, August 16, 2018: 12:00pm to 2:00pm. The cost of each class is $35.00.

SANTA PAULA, CA – The new “Collage Essentials” class at the Santa Paula Art Museum’s Cole Creativity Center is definitely not your grandmother’s kind of collage! Equal parts memory, curiosity, experiment and instinct, collage is a fascinating medium with endless potential for creative expression. In an ongoing series at the Cole Creativity Center, artist Karen Browdy will share the essential skills, tools, and techniques needed to build a meaningful art practice in collage. Students will apply basic art theories using a variety of collage strategies, and leave each session with their own personal creation. All supplies are provided and the class is open to everyone aged 16 and over.

 

“Collage Essentials” is offered on multiple dates and can be taken once or recurrently as each class will differ. Currently scheduled dates for this course include Thursday, July 19, 2018, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, and Thursday, August 16, 2018, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. The cost of each class is $35.00, and museum members receive 10% off all classes! You can register for class online at www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/creativity. While online registration is preferred, you can also register for class by calling (805) 525-5554 or by visiting the Santa Paula Art Museum.

The Santa Paula Art Museum is located at 117 N 10th Street in historic downtown Santa Paula. The Museum features rotating exhibitions of vintage and contemporary art, community events, artist talks and demonstrations, a gift shop, and more. Regular museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. The Museum’s new Cole Creativity Center is located next door at 123 N 10th Street. The space offers a wide variety of creative programming for children, teens and adults. Hours for the Cole Creativity Center vary according to the current class schedule. For more information, please contact the Museum at (805) 525-5554.

Other Upcoming Events at the Santa Paula Art Museum:

Premiere Party for Local Clay, Sculptures in Clay by Ventura County Artists Marianne McGrath and Cheryl Ann Thomas

Date & Time: Saturday, July 14, 2018, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: On Saturday, July 14, 2018, the Santa Paula Art Museum will premiere a new exhibition, “Local Clay,” featuring art by two of Ventura County’s most unconventional female sculptors, Marianne McGrath and Cheryl Ann Thomas. The premiere party runs from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Guests of the party will have a chance to meet both artists whose artworks utilize clay in unique and unexpected ways.

Event cost: Admission is $10 for museum members and $15 for non-members.

 

Ceramics as Personal Sculpture (Ages 16 and Over)

Date & Time: Saturday, August 11, 2018, from 10:00am to 1:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: In concert with her Museum exhibit “Local Clay,” artist and CSUCI professor Marianne McGrath will lead students through techniques and concepts she uses to unlock the unique, expressive potential of highly personalized, small scale ceramic works. Students will work clay and design a small piece to be fired off-site and picked up at the Museum.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/creativity

Event cost: $40.00 per class

 

Monotypes Using Gelatin Plates (Ages 16 and Over)

Date & Time: Part 1: Friday, August 24, 2018, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm; Part 2: Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: Used by seasoned artists yet easy enough for the beginner, monotypes using gelatin prints is a fast, fun, color-filled experience in printmaking. Students will learn to make their own gelatin plate, use a variety of tools to create expressive and spontaneous imagery, and employ water based inks to generate multiple prints to take home. Join artist Gail Herscher to learn this lively process that you can easily do at home. This course must be taken as a two-part series.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/creativity

Event cost: $80.00 for the two-part series


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