Creating Imagery with Mixed Media and String Class Thursdays July 5 – 26

 

Creating Imagery with Mixed Media and String Class
w/Maren Elliot
Members: $155
Non-Members: $175
Thursdays, July 5 – 26, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

In this four-week open-level series, participants will be guided through the process of selecting imagery, exploring mark-making & composition in preparatory sketches, and using these to create a one-of-a-kind mixed media piece. Play with light, depth and texture will all be encouraged through the use of twirling and layering string, fabric, and other found objects. Wet and dry media will be used so prepare to get messy and engage your visual and tactile senses. Ages 9-adult*, experienced artists and beginners all welcome. Materials included.

*Although geared towards an adult/teen audience, elementary-aged children (grade 4-6) are welcome and will be included if accompanied by an adult.

Maren Kathleen Elliott is a visual artist and musician. Born in Edmonton, AB, she was raised immersed in the arts, training in classical viola, dance, and voraciously exploring visual & written expression. Maren received her BA (Psychology, Music) from the University of Alberta in 2016. In 2017, she was artist-in-residence at the University of Alberta’s Arts-Based Research Studio and received an individual project grant from the Edmonton Arts Council for her work in mixed media. Maren has also been actively involved in the wider arts community of Edmonton, volunteering with organizations such as the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts. In her studio, she often combines images and seemingly ordinary materials into creative meditations that bridge her passions for social sciences and human connection. She is currently one of six featured artists for the Shaw Conference Centre’s 2018/2019 Community Art Program.

Class Location: Annex Building Art Education Classroom 1, 10215 – 112 Street NW, Edmonton.
Please ring buzzer upon arrival.

For more information or to register email harcourtoutreach@shaw.ca or call our office at 780 426 4180.

Image: Maren Elliot

 

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