to Nov 18

Weekly Classes: Fall session

These classes meet weekly - Monday mornings at the Richmond Art Center and Fridays at the Center for Community Arts in Walnut Creek.

Richmond Art Center class - Composition Studies Through Collage meets Mondays 9:30 - 12:30

Center for Community Arts - Composition and Collage meets Fridays 9:30 - 12:30 [SOLD OUT - waitlist only]

Adventures in Mixed Media meets Fridays 1 - 4 pm

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to Oct 6

Workshop: Painted Paper Collage - New York

Join me at the 92nd Street Y in New York City for a special East Coast appearance.

Explore color and composition using collage as a starting point for painting and further mixed-media work.

Create several small pieces to experiment with color composition, layout, gluing and connecting techniques, or create one larger piece. Generate new ideas and think deeply about color and composition through this fun, accessible medium. All levels.

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10:00 AM10:00

Workshop: Color + Collage

In this one day intensive class, we will explore color and composition and use collage as a starting point for painting and further mixed-media work. Students will look at editing and composition to create several studies. Frequent demonstrations of collage techniques and critiques throughout the day. Sign up with Jen Tough Gallery HERE

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to Aug 5

Weekly Classes: Summer session

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These classes meets weekly through the Center for Community Arts.

PAINTED PAPER COLLAGE (mornings): Learn to make your own amazing collage material that we will then incorporate through a range of collage techniques to make beautiful, lively works of art. SIGN UP HERE

ADVENTURES IN MIXED MEDIA (afternoons): This class will introduce students to a wide range of techniques and materials. Each class will open with a demonstration of a new art process or material including relief printing, gelatin printing, painting, paper marbling, drawing, and working with collage materials and found objects. SIGN UP HERE

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to Jul 5

Exhibition: Mixed Paper

As part of my artist residency with the El Cerrito Recycling Center, this second exhibition will present work created by finding and altering papers from the mixed paper bin and the book exchange area. On view will also be collaborative pieces made with 3rd grade students at Fairmont Elementary School. The exhibition will be on the second floor of City Hall. Open hours for City Hall can be found HERE

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10:00 AM10:00

Workshop: Art & Text

In this one day workshop, we will work with a series of writing prompts to create highly visual writing that can be combined with visual art. Art techniques will be responsive to the writing and may include drawing, painting, paper folding, paper cutting, and bookmaking. We will look at artists who combine writing and text into their visual art pieces as inspiration and starting points for our own text and image works of art. REGISTER HERE

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to Jun 14

Exhibition: You Will Have to Leave

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As part of my artist residency with the El Cerrito Recycling Center, this exhibition of a group of collaged and painted found book pages will look at climate change related displacement. Read the full exhibit statement and download a flyer for the show HERE. Exhibit on view during library hours which can be found HERE.

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