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Painting's Edge: The Exhibition
June 21 - July 2, 2008
Artists Reception: Thursday, June 26, 7:00 pm

Micaela Amateau Amato, Mark Bradford, Carol Lee Chase, Peter Clothier, Laurie Fendrich, Jill Giegerich, Wendell Gladstone, Patsy Krebs, Stephen Maine,  Beatriz Milhazes, Andy Moses, Peter Plagens, Roland Reiss, Leslie Shows, Pat Steir, Fred Tomaselli, Ben Weiner


Idyllwild Arts Campus
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The exhibition is part of the Painting’s Edge advanced painting resident workshop at Idyllwild Arts, which includes individual critiques, group discussions, studio practice and public lectures.

This year’s Visiting Artists and Critics include: Fred Tomaselli, Pat Steir, Beatriz Milhazes, Peter Plagens, Mark Bradford.
Director: Roland Reiss.
Guest Artists/Critics: Patsy Krebs, Ben Weiner, Leslie Shows, Andy Moses, Micaela Amateau Amato, Peter Clothier, Laurie Fendrich, Wendell Gladstone, Jill Giegerich, Stephen Maine, Carol Lee Chase.

Since its inception in 2002, Painting's Edge, has attracted some of the nation's most renowned painters and critics including Polly Apfelbaum, Squeak Carnwath, Lydia Dona, Pia Fries, Mary Heilmann, Dave Hickey, Christopher Knight, Gary Lang, Fabian Marcaccio, Kerry James Marshall, Elizabeth Murray, Wangechi Mutu, Tom Nozkowski, Laura Owens, Bruce Pearson, Lari Pittman, Monique Prieto, David Reed, Matthew Ritchie, Jerry Saltz, Dana Schutz, Barry Schwabsky, Shahzia Sikander, Roberta Smith, Robert Storr, and Terry Winters.

Guest artists and critics have included Lisa Adams, Philip Argent, Linda  Burnham, Jane Callister, Rebecca Campbell, Carole Caroompas, Carol Lee Chase, Scarlet Cheng, Alex Couwenberg, Steven Criqui, Linda Day, Tony de los Reyes, Kim Dingle, Lecia Dole-Recio, Roy Dowell, Sally Elesby, Sharon Ellis, Bart Exposito, Anoka Faruqee, Michelle Fierro, Llyn Foulkes, Peter Frank, Suvan Geer, Mat Gleason, Edward Goldman, Iva Gueorguieva, Darcy Huebler, Salomon Huerta, Ted Kerzie, Habib Kheradyar, Tom  Knechtel, Lies Kraal, Laura Lasworth, Nate Lowman, Libby Lumpkin, Clinton MacKenzie, David McDonald, Kelly McLane, Sandra Mendelsohn Rubin, Christopher Miles, John Millei, John M. Miller, Joan Moment, Clarence Morgan, Sandeep Mukherjee, Holly Myers, Leah Ollman, David Pagel, Aaron Parazette, Ruth Pastine, Steve Roden, Adam Ross, Michael Salerno, James Scarborough, Fran Seigel, Nicola Staeglich, Tyler Stallings, Linda Stark, Roy Thurston, Patty Wickman and Tom Wudl.

Painting’s Edge: A Distinguished Artist Residency is supported, in part, by a grant from The JL Foundation.
An exhibition of artist residents’ work is slated for July 4th.

Additional overview information for painters

Painting’s Edge
Workshops, Critiques, Lectures, Discussions, Exhibitions
An advanced painting resident workshop for serious painters, plus evening lectures and exhibit open to the public.

Coordinated by Roland Reiss

Explore new prospects and dialogue in contemporary painting with a view to expanding the potential in your work. Fresh possibilities in figurative and abstract painting will be examined. Course involves intensive feedback including private critiques with each of the five Visiting Artists and Critics and the Coordinator. Several additional critiques will be scheduled with Guest Artists and Critics as well. This course is committed to the development of each participant’s individual outlook in concept and practice.

The Painting’s Edge workshop is not for beginners. It is for those who have worked in painting at art schools or colleges and those more advanced including graduates, postgraduates and professionals looking for professional-level guidance, critique and discussion. Some knowledge of painting history, especially after 1945, and an acquaintance with developments since 1960 will be necessary.

Studio work may also incorporate collage, photographic processes, drawing, three-dimensional objects and other materials. Participants should bring stretched or unstretched canvas or other surfaces appropriate for their work. Large surfaces are encouraged. Please bring paint, brushes, tools, and a set of slides of previous work in a carousel. Applicants should be aware that there will be room to work, but space is limited. It is preferred that participants use mineral spirits rather than turpentine in the studio.

Acceptance for workshop is contingent upon a portfolio review by committee.

Includes Intensive Painting Workshop and full participation in all discussions and lectures, individual critiques by each visiting artist, coordinator, three or more guest artists and critics. Critiques will be done from slides (brought in carousel) or CD/laptop of past work, and original work done in the class or brought for that purpose. Slide stations will be available for individual critical sessions. Painting is optional. Intent to paint during workshop must be declared on application for work space allotment. Tuition includes meals and housing.

To receive  information about the 2009 Painting's Edge program, send your postal mailing address to heatherc@idyllwildarts.org. Information will be mailed to you in February 2009.




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