“Ways of Seeing: 4 different ways to enter a painting process”

                                                                                  A Workshop with Martha Eleen

                                                          Sunday, May 6th, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

The AGB is delighted to host a workshop led by Toronto-based instructor and artist Martha Eleen.  The Workshop, titled “Ways of Seeing: 4 different ways to enter a painting process” will occur in conjunction with her exhibition “Before Tomorrow” on display at the Gallery during the month of May.

 

  Untitled, Martha Eleen

 

Workshop Instructor

Martha Eleen is interested in human geography and the relationship between culture and landscape. Her most recent series, Watershed, 2017, is a requiem for her son, Gabe West. Her paintings have received critical attention in the form of curatorial essays, reviews and publications, and have been exhibited in public galleries in Canada, U.S.A, Mexico and Japan. Eleen’s work is represented in permanent collections including the Art Gallery of Ontario. She is an honours graduate of Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver. Eleen lives in Toronto where she teaches painting and drawing at Toronto School of Art and is represented by Loop Gallery.

   Untitled, Martha Eleen

 

Workshop Description

Martha will set up something to observe, and will generate differing shadows created by the object with the aid of 3 or 4 directed lights.

 

Materials

There is no materials fee for this workshop. 

Students will need to bring their own brushes and paints (oil or acrylic), at least 2 different of each of the primaries (red, yellow, blue + white), as well as at least 4 supports, approximately between 12" and 20", such as canvas, or canvas paper, or board.

 

Workshop Fee and Registration

The cost of this one-day workshop is $65.00, payable by cash or cheque only to the Art Gallery at the time of registration.

 

More Information

Please contact Workshop Coordinator Ingrid Monteith at (613) 334-6965 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Or, contact the Gallery at (613) 332-1542 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact Details

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P.O. Box 398
Bancroft, Ontario
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