Adult / Teen Workshop Descriptions

Extraordinary Workshops, Extraordinary Teachers

Workshops at Maud Morgan Arts offer an opportunity for intensive engagement in focused topics, taught by specialists in their fields.The groups are small, and attention is individual. Instructors respond to each participant wherever they may be in their artmaking journey.

Programs

Portrait Painting With Mia Cross

Instructor: Mia Cross

Portrait Painting With Mia Cross
Adult / Teen
Saturday, February 23rd
10am-3pm | 2D Studio
With Instructor Mia Cross

Join artist Mia Cross for a Saturday of exploring painting portraits. Artists will be asked to bring in a photograph of themselves or another person. Mia will dive into helping students see and mix colors, creating portrait forms and application techniques. Our artists will be provided all the tools they need for the workshop: Stretched canvas, drawing tools, and mix of acrylic and oil paints. Workshop will run from 10am-3pm with a short snack break.

About Mia: Mia Cross launched her career in 2014 following her graduation from Boston University with a double major in painting and sculpture.  In 2016 she received the “Emerging Artist Award” presented by the Danforth Museum in Framingham, MA. Cross has been the recipient of multiple grants, including a VSC Boston University Alumni Grant, the Blanche Colman Grant and a Mass MoCa Match Grant.  Recent residencies include the Facebook Artist in Residence Program in Cambridge, MA, Sasaki Collaboration Residency in Watertown, MA, the Vermont Studio Center Residency in Johnson, VT, and the Goetteman Residency at the Rocky Neck Art Colony in Gloucester, MA.

 


Fast and Loose: Monotype Printmaking with a Live Model

Instructor: Robert Siegelman

March 16 – 17, 2019
10 am to 4 pm
Adult / Teen Workshop

Come explore printmaking as a drawing medium. With a nude model as the observational focus, work directly and spontaneously on printing plates with an “all in one” approach and simple monotype techniques that seamlessly integrate printmaking and drawing.

This will be an intensive, fun workshop in a supportive and encouraging environment. Be prepared for challenges, and surprises. No experience in printmaking, figurative work, or drawing is necessary.


Fast and Loose: Monotype Printmaking with a Live Model

Instructor: Robert Siegelman

March 17, 2019
10 am to 4 pm
Adult / Teen Workshop

Come explore printmaking as a drawing medium. With a nude model as the observational focus, work directly and spontaneously on printing plates with an “all in one” approach and simple monotype techniques that seamlessly integrate printmaking and drawing.

This will be an intensive, fun workshop in a supportive and encouraging environment. Be prepared for challenges, and surprises. No experience in printmaking, figurative work, or drawing is necessary.