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Portfolio + is regrettably canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19.  We look forward to meeting high school students next year when we resume our portfolio review.  Stay safe and healthy!

WORKSHOPS 2020


PORTRAITS AND OBJECTS with Peg Wen

With graphite and charcoal, we will create expressive drawing of our friends and the objects around us. To see Peg’s work visit: https://www.peggywenart.space/

 

INDIA INK PARTY with Michelle Postma

Come make wild, big, collaborative drawings with India Ink.  To see Michelle’s work visit: http://michelle.land/

 

CLAY EYES with Stephanie Dishno

Come make larger than life, expressive eyes with clay. To see Stephanie's work visit: https://www.stephaniedishnosculpture.com/

 

CYANOTYPE PHOTOGRAMS with Allie Horick

Come make prints using an alternative photographic process. Examples of photograms made with cyanotype: http://www.alternativephotography.com/photograms/  Examples of Allie's work can be viewed at: http://www.alliehorick.com

 

SMALLER PARTS TO MAKE A WHOLE with Brooke Armstrong

Come work collaboratively in the ceramics studio. Each student will make small sculptural parts that we will assemble into a larger sculpture. To see Brooke's work visit:https://www.brookearmstrongsculpture.com/

 

SCREENPRINTING with Darla Pienciak

This workshop will introduce you to screen printing. Using a project focused on layering multiple designs and colors, you will each create your own compositions that you can take home.  To see Darla’s work visit:  https://sites.google.com/site/darlapienciakartist/home/prints-2018  

 

MONTANA MUSEUM OF ART AND CULTURE with Amanda Barr

Explore and express with the Montana Museum of Art and Culture's collection. We will have several pieces from the permanent collection selected for you to interpret in a variety of manners, not limited to paper and pencil. Drawing, poetry, prose, song, dance, and more. To see Amanda’s work visit: https://www.amandambarr.com/about

 

CLAY SHOES with Susan Sinitiere

Create a clay three-dimensional shoe design using slab and score-and-slip techniques. Invent or recreate a shoe of your choice with a basic knowledge of cutting flat pattern shapes and forming them into a small object. To see Susan’s work visit: https://susanmsinitiere.wixsite.com/susan-sinitiere 

 

ALTERNATIVE THROWING TECHNIQUES with Serge Ballif

We will explore ways to throw larger pieces on the wheel that will help you achieve your goals, even if you're not built like a gorilla. To see Serge’s work visit:https://sergeceramics.wixsite.com/ceramics  

 

HANDS AREN'T SO BAD with Erica Hitzman

Come make expressive paintings of hands.  Each student will make a small painting attacking every figurative painters’ greatest fear––hands.  To see Erica's work visit:http://www.ericahitzmanart.com/

 

MULTIPLES AND PLASTER MOLDS with Molly Streiff

Learn how to make plaster molds to create multiples of the same object. I’ll provide some objects, and bring your own as well. (No larger than an apple, please.) To see Molly’s work visit: http://mollyvrivera.wixsite.com/artist

 

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Portfolio Plus is free for high school students.  It is made possible by a generous grant from the CVPA Dean's office and the School of Art.

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