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Scheduled from January through March, the Armory's Visiting Master Artist Workshop Series brings together participants and contemporary master artists from all over the country for unparalleled educational experiences. Now in its 16th year, the series caters to artists of all skill levels and diverse media. The 2014 Visiting Master Artist Workshop Series was carefully designed to offer opportunities to study with the best of today's master artists working in the areas of ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, painting and drawing. http://www.armoryart.org/visitng-master-artist-workshops
NICOLE JACQUARD - TECHNIQUES FOR THE HAND AND HEADFebruary 20-22, 2014, 9:30am-4:30pmThis workshop will cover basic jewelry mechanisms that are unique, easy to make and can be adapt to a variety of projects. Other exercises will also include new ways in which to approach your practice for idea generation as well as investigations into other materials for exploration.Continue
Through the introduction of various forging techniques in copper and silver, students will create organic, calligraphic wire forms to be used in jewelry and objects. Students will also learn how to design and construct pieces using multiple units together to create a larger form and structure.Heather Bayless completed her BFA at Miami University and earned her MFA in Korea as a Fulbright Scholar. She currently teaches at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. Her work has been shown and…Continue
Playful Pots: Two-Day Hands-On Ceramics Workshop!!Students will learn new ways of working with soft clay both on and off the wheel. Chandra will show how to design unique and personal pottery forms using simple and inexpensive materials, such as plywood and craft foam. In addition to hand building, Chandra will share techniques used to alter wheel-thrown work and to create multiple parts for building narrative pots.Students will learn to energize the clay surface through imagery and pattern.…Continue