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Join award-winning collage artist Lucy Fradkin to learn how to incorporate collage into unique artworks which express personal stories with symbolic meaning. Students will create mixed media works on paper or board using paint and collage. Art techniques will focus on line, composition, color, pattern and the use of collage as a design element. Demonstrations will include mapping out a painting and archival collage techniques. Although group discussions and critiques will be integral to this work-shop, 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.