sun25junsat01julPERSONAL IMAGERY IN MOSAICS: LISA HOUCK2:00 pm - (july 1) 9:00 am 8 Greenville Rd.
Title: PERSONAL IMAGERY IN MOSAICS: LISA HOUCK Date & Time: June 25, 2:00pm – July 1, 9:00am ( deadline to sign-up May 30) Location: Monson Maine Registration link: monsonarts.org/workshops Description: For
Title: PERSONAL IMAGERY IN MOSAICS: LISA HOUCK
Date & Time: June 25, 2:00pm – July 1, 9:00am ( deadline to sign-up May 30)
Location: Monson Maine
Registration link: monsonarts.org/workshops
For Beginner and more Advanced Students
Lisa Houck will bring her background as a painter and designer to work with students to develop their compositions and personal imagery in mosaics. In this class we will work with Mexican smalti. These tiles are handmade and they have unusual variations of color and texture. Lisa Houck has worked with this medium for her public art installations because it is touchable, durable and groutable, as well as being painterly and subtle in its colors and textures.
This course will provide an in-depth experience with mosaic design and fabrication. Each participant will create an 8” x 8” mosaic with traditional Mexican glass smalti and an assortment of other ceramic and glass tiles. Students will learn to cut the tiles into a variety of shapes and place them to create movement and pattern in their mosaics. Students should bring photos, books, magazines and sketches as inspiration for mosaic designs. Designs should be sized at 8”X 8”.
TUITION, ROOM & BOARD
Directions: Monson is located in the north-central Highlands of Maine, close to mountainous regions great for outdoor recreation. It is approximately 250 miles north of Boston (4hrs), 140 miles from Portland (2.5 hrs), and 60 miles from Bangor (1.15hrs).
June 25 (Sunday) 2:00 pm - July 1 (Saturday) 9:00 am
Monson ArtsMonson Arts is a residency and workshop program in Monson, Maine. An initiative of Maine’s Libra Foundation, Monson Arts began programming in 2018. It was started as a way to spur economic development in Piscataquis County. Monson, the last town before the 100 Mile Wilderness on the Appalachian Trail, was the home of photographer Berenice Abbott, painter Carl Sprinchorn, and was a center for slate quarrying and furniture making. Monson Arts’ mission is to provide time and space for creative work. This is done through a combination of residencies, workshops, community/school programs and initiatives, and exhibitions. 8 Greenville Rd. Monson, Maine