Category Archives: Workshops

Open Laboratory

Last week, while visiting the Princeton University Art Museum to write about the Pictures of Pictures exhibit curated by Joel Smith, I ran into Lucy Graves McVicker. (Read more about her here.) Not only is she an extraordinary artist, but … Continue reading

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Valley of Art

This past weekend, I took an extraordinary glass mosaic workshop with mosaic artist Cynthia Fisher. Ms. Fisher, a former wildlife biologist and children’s book illustrator, has come full circle with her mosaic art, incorporating children and animal themes in her … Continue reading

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Imagine the Possibilities

What could be more fun that spring break? If only I were a kid, I’d sign up right away for Spring Break: The Art of Japan at the Arts Council of Princeton, March 29 – April 2, for ages 5-12. … Continue reading

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Hand’s On

Over the weekend, I indulged in a two-day intensive workshop with Isaiah Zagar who, thanks to a recent film about him by his son and a CNN feature, is experiencing a new wave of popularity. Zagar, 70, has been encrusting … Continue reading

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Personal Projects

Aylin Green will be teaching a class on Altered Books at Grounds For Sculpture Oct. 17, 24 and 31. Using mixed media techniques such as image transfers, collage, painting and wax to give an old book a new life as … Continue reading

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Learn from the Master

In the 28 years he worked at the Johnson Atelier, Rory Mahon helped to cast the work of some of the world’s most important artists. He also operated his own foundry in the 90s and has demonstrated his techniques all … Continue reading

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Amalfi Coast

Wouldn’t you like to bask in scenery like this on Italy’s Amalfi Coast? Better yet, wouldn’t you like to learn how to paint it so you can bring it home with you, to have and to hold? Colette Sexton, who … Continue reading

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Artworks Open

“Stephanie” by Gail Postal (left) is just one of the many amazing images you can see in The Salon Show at Artworks. In conjunction with the Trenton City Museum’s 2009 Ellarslie Open XXVII, Artworks will present  the show of entries … Continue reading

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Get Wired

Want to learn to make wire jewelry? Artist Ann Glaser will offer four classes in jewelry-making at her studio, Rewired Designs, 1624 Chestnut Ridge Road, Upper Black Eddy, Pa. (If you want to drool over her designs, like the one … Continue reading

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Valley of Art

From mid-fall to early spring, Peters Valley Craft Education Center, located in one of America’s most beautiful national parks, is home to a handful of artists honing their skills. During the summer, workshops and classes bring students from all over the … Continue reading

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