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19R277L - Extraordinary Objects
October 4-6, 2019
Friday-Sunday, 9am-5pm
Lorraine Reynolds


19R277L - Extraordinary Objects


19R277L - Extraordinary Objects19R277L - Extraordinary Objects19R277L - Extraordinary Objects
 

A three-day intensive workshop exploring the use of found objects in assemblage.

Throughout the past century, artists have been using all sorts of easily accessible, recycled materials to create sculptures and other works of art. Art materials can be found in everyday, discarded things. Found objects can act as conduits of metaphorical meaning. They help to create narrative and expand the stories we wish to tell. In this workshop we will investigate the manner by which sculptures can serve as a platform for presenting personal narratives.

Over the course of three days, we will delve into the meanings found objects bring to assemblages. We will discuss the process of collection and the power of the souvenir.

The class will go out in the field and scout out fantastic objects to use in our work at thrift stores, flea markets, and antique shops. In the classroom we will cover basic assemblage techniques. Students will build box assemblages from objects they bring to the classroom and/or unearth in the field. Attendees will work on finding their own voice in art making and discovering what drives the sculptures they create.

Some basic experience in creating assemblages is helpful, but NOT required.

If you have been making assemblages for a while and are looking to take your work to the next level or are interested in exploring concepts in design, this is the class for you.

Level: Beginner and above

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Tuition $360
Materials Fee $10

Meet the Instructor: Lorraine Reynolds





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