Mastering The Art of Collage – The Art Students League

Mastering The Art of Collage

Lucy Fradkin

Workshop Description

March 11–15
Fee: $425
Enrollment limited to 12 students
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Collage is an art form that can be mastered by all from the novice to the accomplished artist. Join award winning collage artist Lucy Fradkin in an in depth personal exploration of the medium. Students will use collage and paint to create unique works that express personal stories with symbolic meaning. Demonstrations will include archival collage technique and mapping out a painting. We will discover how to incorporate disparate elements into a new composition using line, color, form and pattern. Although group discussions and critiques will be integral to this workshop, individual work and one-on-one instruction will be the focus.

About the Instructor

Lucy Fradkin’s work was selected for the third time from thousands of entries for the triennial Portrait Competition opening in March 2016 at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC.  She is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards including a Pollock-Krasner Grant, an Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant, a Sharpe Foundation Studio Grant, and two Fellowships in Drawing/Works on Paper from the New York Foundation for the Arts. She has taught at a myriad of institutions, including MoMA/PS1 Museum, the Queens Museum and Anderson Ranch Arts Center. She has exhibited nationally (New York, Boston, Aspen) and internationally  (Italy, Greece, China) at numerous museums and galleries.  Her work has been reviewed in many publications, including The New York Times and The Boston Globe.
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