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Cross Pollination: Monoprint and Encaustic

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Tatana Kellner, WSW’s Artistic Director has been printing, assembling images and making books for over 35 years. Tatana’s work was been featured in over 25 solo exhibitions, most recently at the San Francisco Public Library, Kentler International Drawing Space, the Everson Museum, the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art in New Paltz, NY and SUNY Art Museum in Albany. Tatana is the recipient of a Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant, a Puffin Foundation Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships, and a Ruth Chenven Foundation Grant. She has been awarded residencies at The MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, Banff Centre for the Arts, Visual Studies Workshop, Saltonstall Art Colony, Millay Colony, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Artpark, Blue Mountain Center, Jentel, Foundación Valparaiso, Hessisches LandesMuseum in Darmstadt, Germany and Ragdale Foundation. Her work is featured in Caterine Nash’s new book, AUTHENTIC VISUAL VOICES™: Contemporary Paper and Encaustic.

Cynthia Winika is a mixed media artist who shows her work in the U.S. and abroad. She is a national member of A.I.R. Gallery, NYC. Cynthia is the Encaustic Workshop Director/Teacher for R&F Handmade Paints and has been a visiting artist/lecturer at Yale University, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco Art Institute, Columbia College Chicago, and the Montclair Art Museum. Her paintings and technical advice on encaustic are featured in Collage for the Soul by Paula Grasdal, and The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax by Joanne Mattera.

Cross Pollination: Monoprint + Encaustic

Tatana Kellner & Cynthia Winika
WSW: July 22-23 9am – 4pm; July 24, 9am – 1pm
R&F Paints: July 24, 1pm – 5pm; July 25-26, 10am-5pm

Join WSW in collaboration with R&F Handmade Paints as we work with two of the most fluid art media. During the first two and a half days of this class, participants will work with Tatana in the WSW intaglio studio. Emphasizing a quick and free working pace, she will cover a wide range of monoprint methods such as Xerox transfer, chine colle and trace monoprint. Emphasis will be on creating fragments or elements to be further developed during the encaustic half of the class.

After lunch on Wednesday we will gather up our monoprints, say goodbye to WSW, and head over to R&F Handmade Paints to work with Cynthia. A comprehensive introduction to the encaustic painting technique will quickly bring even beginners up to speed. Then we will learn how to develop our printed elements further with encaustic. We will explore layering, collaging, attaching, laminating, marking and other exciting ways to create new mixed-media works combining prints and encaustic.

Tuition $775/$720 members

Lab fee $35

Class limit 7

This class is full, but vacancies do occur. Please call us at 845.658.9133 to be put on the wait list.