Mixed Media Workshop with artist Jesse Connor
Open to all levels of experience.Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hampden Gallery, 131 Southwest Circle, UMASS Amherst
Cost: FREE, but space is limited.
To Register: email your name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org
Materials: Some materials will be provided. A full materials list will be emailed to registered participants.
The focus of the session will be to generate mixed media works of art. Different methods of collage, drawing, and painting will be demonstrated and utilized. We will be working primarily with acrylics, inks, marker pens and different transparent mediums. Participants are encouraged to bring in different types of paper (translucent papers work best for layering), old drawings, and any other collage material from the mundane to the sublime
About Jesse Connor:
Artist bio - Jesse Connor holds an MFA from the University of Michigan and a BFA from the University of Massachusetts. He has taught painting and printmaking and drawing at several New England University's including UMASS and Bennington College. He is the recipient of several awards that include the Blanche E. Coleman award and the Beverly Horlick award.
Connor has exhibited abroad in Cameroon,West Africa, and Berlin, Germany. He has also shown in Key West, Florida, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and throughout the northeast.