WORKSHOPS

MAY 2019

Lauren Mabry: Fused Demonstration Workshop, May 3-5, 2019


(LIMITED TO 15) Join Lauren Mabry for a demonstration workshop in conjunction with her solo show at Ferrin Contemporary. She will discuss several of her processes from start to finish, creating a one of a kind Cylinder while students observe. On the first day, Lauren will build a form and use her signature monoprinting techniques to build a rich, complex surface with low fire slips and underglazes. On the second day, she will discuss how she builds her dimensional drawings with extruded components. Students can expect to learn a wide range of techniques that can be used at for any style of work, at any temperature. (Limited to 15)

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JULY 2019

Jason Walker: Personal Encounters, July 21-26, 2019


(LIMITED TO 10) Join Jason Walker for Personal Encounters, a personal narrative sculpture workshop. In this five-day workshop, Jason will demonstrate his techniques of hand-building with porcelain. Jason will also share all of his secrets painting on bone-dry forms with underglaze. He will discuss techniques and philosophies of combining 2-D imagery with 3-D form and how to start creating your own personal vocabulary of imagery into a personal narrative. Each student will have hands-on experience working with porcelain, painting with underglaze and much one-on-one instruction from Jason. No experience is required. (Limited to 10)

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SEPTEMBER 2019

Crystal Morey Figural Sculpture: Additive / Subtractive Processes in Porcelain, September 20-22, 2019


(LIMITED TO 20) Join artist Crystal Morey in Figural Sculpture: Additive / Subtractive Processes in Porcelain, a weekend of sculpting demonstrations and conversation, exploring the hand sculpted porcelain figurine. Crystal Morey will share her process of creating a figure in hollow form, while adding layers of additive and reductive detail. Crystal will discuss the development of her techniques, proportion, anatomy, and gesture, the importance of water content in porcelain, and creating the delicate details that add content and emotion to her work. No experience is required.
(Limited to 20)

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SERGEI ISUPOV | International Workshops

OCTOBER 2019

SERGEI ISUPOV | Workshops at Project Art

PAST

Peter Pincus Colored Veneers and Prototyping in Plaster: November 9-11, 2018

(LIMITED TO 20) Join Peter Pincus for a demonstration workshop featuring an illustrated lecture and group dinner on Friday evening. Saturday is a full day of demonstrations and includes lunch. Sunday is a half day of demonstration, (lunch is not included).  This workshop will happen in conjunction with the opening weekend of his exhibition, Channeling Josiah Wedgwood, at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, MA.

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Sergei Isupov FIGURE-GROUND: September 23–29, 2018

Artist-in-Residence Sergei Isupov teaching a workshop.

Enjoy fall in the Berkshires with Sergei Isupov for FIGURE – GROUND: Illustrated Sculpture, an intensive workshop exploring the sculpted form in clay, the painted surface and development of a personal narrative. At Project Art, in rural Massachusetts, the workshop will combine hands-on active studio with demonstrations, one-on-one instruction from Isupov and illustrated lectures by Isupov and gallerist, Leslie Ferrin.

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Sergei Isupov FIGURE-GROUND: October 12–14, 2018

(LIMITED TO 20) Join Sergei Isupov for a demonstration workshop featuring an illustrated lecture and group dinner on Friday evening. Saturday is a full day of demonstrations and includes lunch. Sunday is a half day of demonstration, (lunch is not included). If desired, participants are invited to schedule a 30-minute portfolio review with Isupov and/or Ferrin Contemporary’s gallery director, Leslie Ferrin on Sunday afternoon.

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Sergei Isupov: FIGURE-GROUND Illustrated Sculpture Workshop, in Tallinn, Estonia, July 14– 18, 2018

Join internationally acclaimed sculptor Sergei Isupov for FIGURE – GROUND: Illustrated Sculpture, an intensive workshop exploring the sculpted form in clay, the painted surface and development of a personal narrative. At Asuurkeraamika Ceramic Centre, in Tallinn, Estonia. The workshop will combine hands-on active studio with demonstrations, one-on-one instruction and illustrated lectures.

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FLESHING: Figurative Sculpture Workshop with Cristina Córdova, July 29–August 4, 2018

Join Cristina Córdova for FLESHING: a figurative sculpture workshop. This workshop will cover basic concepts of anatomy and proportion to create figurative sculptures built with slabs and finished with slips and underglaze transfers. Córdova will discuss preliminary construction strategies using drawings, photos, and models as well as conceptual catalysts to strengthen the sculptural proposal. Demonstrations will include the construction of head, torso, arms, and hands, as well as techniques that reveal how to optimize the clarity and expression of a figure in clay.

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