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Drawing Experiments

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June 27, 2023
June 30, 2023
10:00 - 4:00
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Workshop Overview

Participants will investigate the current state of drawing within a contemporary context in this hands-on workshop. Instructor-led prompts and guided meditations will allow students to take risks and explore unexpected outcomes. We will embrace the landscape of the Sitka campus to practice mindfulness while exploring a range of materials and processes to help generate new ideas. Works will be contextualized though readings and group discussions.

About the Instructor(s)

Jenene Nagy is a visual artist living and working in the Inland Empire. Her work is included in the collections of the Portland Art Museum, Tucson MOCA, and Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts among others. Nagy served as the Artistic Director of Painting and Drawing at Anderson Ranch Art Center from 2011-2014 and is currently Professor of Art and Gallery Director at Los Angeles Valley College.

Materials List: Students Bring

• Sketchbook

• Graphite pencils

• White Mars eraser

• Chamois

• Powdered graphite

• Acrylic gloss medium (Golden or Liquitex are nice brands)

• Glue stick and/or tape

• Box cutter or Exacto knife

• Drawing papers, canvas, whatever you like working on. Some papers will be provided for experimentation.

• A small beach chair or towel suitable for sitting outside


• Chalk pastel

• Oil sticks

• Bone folder

• Colored pencils

• Crayons

Materials List: Provided by Instructor(s)

• A variety of handmade papers including flax, abaca, hemp and kozo

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