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Painting Deconstructed
Six sessions, five Mondays starting April 2, 2007, 7 - 10p   
The fourth class will take place off-site Sat, April 21
Instructor: Quinton Bemiller
$120 for six sessions
 
Location: Gallery 825
In this class, students will consider many of the diverse approaches that exist in Contemporary Painting.  Using the vast resources of the current Los Angeles Painting Scene, students will be empowered to carve out their own approach.  Specific techniques and concepts will be addressed as students create individual projects.  Lectures, demonstrations and critiques will be part of the experience.  The fourth class will consist of a Saturday field trip to view painting exhibitions at Los Angeles galleries.  Some prior painting experience is required. Quinton Bemiller studied at Pasadena City College, the Art Institute of Boston and Claremont Graduate University (MFA), and has also taught painting at Brand Art Center, Glendale and at private workshops in the Los Angeles area.  

Printmaking: Dry Point, an Intaglio technique   
Seven consecutive Tuesday evenings, starting March 27, 2007, 7 -10p
Instructor: Xavier Fumat
$150 for seven sessions (includes
some supplies)  
Location: Gallery 825
The class will explore beginning printmaking approaches, especially drypoint etching and basic relief techniques. Students will get a chance to try their hand at the printmaking process by working on copper plates, inking and pulling prints. Instructor Xavier Fumat has been printing at nationally renowned Gemini GEL printmaking studio for nearly eight years and has worked with artists such as Richard Serra, Ellworth Kelly, Brice Marden. The first session of class will be a personally guided tour of the Gemini Studios where students will see the shop and two galleries.
  
Building Forms/ Sculpture  
Six consecutive Wednesday evenings, starting March 28, 2007, 7 -10p
Instructor: Penelope Young
$120 for six sessions
 
Location: Gallery 825
This course is designed to quickly immerse students into sculptural techniques and concepts. Over six weeks we will explore how to construct forms from various materials. These skills will help students explore different materials that can be used to process ideas more three-dimensionally. We will look at various artists that overlap 2-D and 3-D in their work. Projects involve construction techniques in wire  and found objects to name a few. Students will be encouraged to examine the structures and process of how things are built both in and outside of the art context. Penny Young received her MFA from California State University Northridge and has also studied at Cal State Long Beach and University of California Santa Barbara. She has a long teaching history in 3-D Design and Ceramics and taught most recently at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and Cal State University Northridge.

Limited Enrollment is available. To register, please call 310.652.8272 or email gallery825@laaa.org
All forms of payment are accepted. For more information please visit our website http://www.laaa.org

Gallery 825 is located at 825 N. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles , 90069 (Between Santa Monica and Melrose on the west side of the street. Street parking available.)


LAAA/Gallery 825
825 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90069
Tel, 310.652.8272 / fax 310.652.9251
E-mail, gallery825@laaa.org
Web site, http://www.laaa.org



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