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art studio classes

adult • teens • children WINTER/SPRING 2014


calendar of events

All events are FREE and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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ParkeHarrison. Winter Arm, print on watercolor with wax

EXHIBITIONS | Nov 21 – Feb 2 OPENING RECEPTION | Thurs, Nov 21 | 6:00 – 8:00pm Chris Sauter: Doubt Russell Hill Rogers Gallery I | Navarro Tackling issues of science and religion with humor, Sauter’s new mixed-media installation will be the hub for “pilgrimages” to other concurrent exhibitions by this San Antonio artist. Shana and Robert ParkeHarrison: Selections from the Counterpoint Series Russell Hill Rogers Gallery II | Navarro Shana and Robert ParkeHarrison (New York) exhibit large-scale color photography connecting land, humanity and technology to create surreal, ambiguous, and difficult narratives. This exhibition is in partnership with Trinity University and the Stieren Arts Enrichment Series. Anabel Toribio Martinez: Interludes Ursuline Hall Gallery | Ursuline San Antonio artist Toribio Martinez shows a new series of oil paintings that emotionally connect interiors with the people inhabiting these personal spaces.

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REGISTRATION | 2014 Spring Term MEMBERS’ priority • Online | Wed, Dec 4 | 9:00am • In Person/Phone/Mail | Fri, Dec 6 OPEN REGISTRATION • Online | Wed, Dec 11 | 9:00am • In Person/Phone/Mail | Fri, Dec 13 CONCERT | Thurs, Dec 12 | 8:00 – 10:00pm Cryin’ D.T. Buffkin & the Bad Breath Coates Chapel | Ursuline Celebrate the season with a special holiday-themed performance by San Antonio’s favorite growly blues band featuring holiday classics. BFA Open House | Sat, Dec 14 | 2:00pm Student Lounge | Ursuline Learn about admissions criteria and scholarship information, and tour SSA campus.

EXHIBITION ARTIST TALK | Tues, Jan 14 | 6:30pm Chris Sauter | San Antonio, TX Russell Hill Rogers Lecture Hall | Navarro Sauter discusses the use of disparate materials, the transformation of common objects into other recognizable objects, and the inspirations for his newest works. EXHIBITION ARTIST TALK | Tues, Jan 21 | 6:30pm Shana and Robert ParkeHarrison | New York Influences, Inspirations: The Artistic Path Trinity University | Dicke Art Building | Ruth Taylor Recital Hall The ParkeHarrisons present an overview of their work, including those on exhibit at the Southwest School of Art and Trinity University, and their philosophies on the relationship linking humans, technology, and nature.

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EXHIBITIONS | Feb 13 – Apr 27 OPENING RECEPTION | Thurs, Feb 13 | 6:00 – 8:00pm Texas Draws III Russell Hill Rogers Gallery | Navarro Texas Draws III is a biennial exhibition that highlights the work of contemporary Texas artists who exhibit eloquent, expressive drawn works that reveal the power of a simple line or mark and the complexity of the drawn surface. Sarah Fox: Solo Exhibition Ursuline Hall Gallery | Ursuline San Antonio artist and former SSA student exhibits new figurative paintings with a mythological sensibility and an exploration into the consciousness of women.

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REGISTRATION | 2014 Summer Art Studios MEMBERS’ priority • Online only | Tues, Mar 18 | 9:00am OPEN REGISTRATION • Online only | Tues, Mar 25 | 9:00am VISITING ARTIST TALK | Sat, Mar 1 | 12:15pm Deborah Schwarzkopf | Seattle, WA Ellison Lecture Hall | Navarro Schwarzkopf speaks about her new ceramic work. VISITING ARTIST TALK | Sat, Mar 15 | 12:15pm Jen Townsend | Pittsford, NY Ellison Lecture Hall | Navarro Townsend discusses her jewelry and cast metal work.

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REGISTRATION | 2014 Summer Term MEMBERS’ priority • Online | Wed, Apr 2 | 9:00am • In Person/Phone/Mail | Fri, Apr 4 OPEN REGISTRATION • Online | Wed, Apr 9 | 9:00am • In Person/Phone/Mail | Fri, Apr 11 41st Annual FIESTA ARTS FAIR | Sat & Sun, Apr 19 & Apr 20 Ursuline Campus | Paid Admission Over 120 regional and nationally recognized artists are the highlight of this favorite Fiesta event — great music, food, and a Children’s Art Garden add to the enjoyment. Proceeds benefit the SSA’s programs. Advance tickets are available online at www.swschool.org/fiestaartsfair


contents book arts.papermaking 02 ceramics 04 drawing.painting 07 fibers 12 jewelry.metals 15 photography 18 printmaking.mixed media 21 sculpture.integrated media 23 other media.glass.mosaic.decorative 25 art survey.design.digital 27 faculty 28 how to register 30 young artist programs inside back cover

classes

general information administrative office hours

Mon – Fri | 8:30am – 5:00pm Closed on major holidays.

exhibition galleries

The Southwest School of Art houses multiple exhibition spaces: Russell Hill Rogers Gallery Mon – Sat | 9:00am – 5:00pm and Sun | 11:00am – 4:00pm This major exhibition gallery, located at the Navarro Campus, presents the work of prominent regional, national and international artists who expand definitions of art and craft.

All classes are open to the public. Many classes are structured for beginners and all emphasize individualized instruction. Adult classes are open to high school students with the written permission of the Department Chair and a parent or guardian. Please call the Office of Registrar if you are unsure about the suitability of a class for your skill level.

Ursuline Hall Gallery Mon – Fri | 9:00am – 5:00pm This exhibition site, located on the Ursuline Campus, features work by emerging and regional artists. For more information, contact the Director of Exhibitions at 210.224.1848.

ph 210.224.1848 fax 210.224.9337 classregistration@swschool.org www.swschool.org

Mon – Fri | 11:30am – 2:00pm The original dining room for the old Ursuline Academy is now the Copper Kitchen, serving a delicious home-style lunch menu at reasonable prices. The café is also available to cater luncheons and dinner parties. For reservations or to place to-go orders, call 210.224.0123. Closed on all Federal holidays.

registration

Mon – Fri | 9:00am – 5:00pm Registration for classes should be made as soon as possible; class size is limited and is filled on a first-come, first-served basis. SPRING 2014 Registration Members’ Priority • Online | Wed, Dec 4 | 9:00am • In Person/Phone/Mail | Fri, Dec 6 NON MEMBERS • Online | Wed, Dec 11 | 9:00am • In Person/Phone/Mail | Fri, Dec 13

accessibility

Handicapped parking spaces are available on both campuses for students with disabilities. The School continues to modify its historic Ursuline Campus to increase access for visitors and students with disabilities. The Navarro Campus is wheelchair accessible. If you are disabled and wish to participate in school activities, please call ahead for assistance. Please NOTE: The following studios on the Ursuline Campus are not wheelchair accessible: Priest House 2nd Floor and the Block, Blumenthal, Bowers, Briscoe, Hendrie, and Kimbro Studios.

security

copper kitchen café

history museum

Learn the story of the school and its historic site, a Texas Historic Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. Established in 1851 to house the Ursuline Convent & Academy, the structures eventually became the home for our nationally recognized community art school. For a guided tour of the buildings for 20 or more people, arrangements should be made in advance by calling 210.224.1848.

facilities rental

The beautiful, historic facilities of the Southwest School of Art provide the perfect setting for parties, dinners, lectures, private or corporate meetings, and weddings. The Gothic chapel and two landscaped gardens, as well as a large board room, are among the spaces available for rental on the Ursuline Campus, while additional conference and meeting space is available at the Navarro Campus. For more information and date availability, please contact the Rentals Manager at 210.224.1848.

A professional security guard is on campus during evening classes and daytime weekend classes.

parking

A limited amount of free parking is available at the Ursuline Campus on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional parking is available nearby on the street, in self-pay lots, and at the Central Library’s parking garage.

Notice: Photographers are often on the premises during classes and special events to capture images for the Southwest School of Art’s archives and for use in our publicity materials. If you prefer not to have your photo taken for such purposes, please notify the photographer at that time.


book arts.papermaking The Paper and Book Arts Department offers both traditional and explorative classes at all levels in hand papermaking, bookbinding, letterpress printing, and decorative paper techniques. Ages 15 and older may register in the book arts and papermaking studio classes with parental permission.

School by the River Press School by the River Press is a fine art press based at the Southwest School of Art. Broadsides, chapbooks, quartos and prints with the Press’ imprint are available from the Paper and Book Arts Department or by contacting Gemini Ink, a writers’ non-profit, which often collaborates with the Press. Sale of work benefits the Book Arts Program. School by the River Press can be reached at 210.224.1848.

Book Arts & Papermaking Artist-In-Residence Program Artists experienced in letterpress, book arts and/or papermaking are invited to apply for residency. See details at www.swschool.org or contact Beck Whitehead at bwhitehead@ swschool.org.

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All Levels

4110 | Book Structures Eléonore Lee Gain a new appreciation of the book as art. This class covers how to make notebooks or journals, and how materials and binding affect the book’s structure. To begin, students will learn to make paper for use when binding a book. A variety of binding styles — notably pamphlet, link stitch and case binding, and the pros and cons of each style — will be addressed. Advanced students will have the opportunity to work on an independent project with assistance from the instructor. No prior experience is required. See SSA website for a materials list. Machine made book weight paper will be available for sale. Fri, Jan 24 – Mar 21 | 6:00 – 9:00pm (No class Mar 14) Book Arts Studio | Navarro Tuition: $275 (Members: $260) | 8 sessions All Levels

4308 | Letterpress Skills Eléonore Lee

Letterpress celebrates the tactile beauty of the printed word, as the letters are pressed deep into the paper and not just printed upon, but embossed into, the page. Focus will be on good technique and covers polymer plate making, two-color printing, design of text and image, and troubleshooting. Students may bring ideas for the subject and format of their print work, including images, or choose from some suggested projects. This course requires preparation outside of class to complete projects; studio access is available outside of class. Binding and any other relevant techniques will be taught as necessary. Materials and tools needed for individual projects will be discussed in class. A $100 check deposit for type distribution is required from anyone using type and will be returned at the end of class. No printing or binding experience is required. Tues, Jan 21 – Apr 8 | 6:00 – 9:00pm (No class Feb 11 & Mar 11) Picante Paper Studio & Book Arts Studio | Navarro Tuition: $300 (Members: $285) | 10 sessions Intermediate/Advanced

4400 | Book Arts Studio Rental Beck Whitehead

The Book Arts Studio is available for artists with experience in bookbinding and letterpress. Equipment includes two Vandercook proofing presses, standing press, finishing press, plough, sewing punch, stamper, and large Kutrimmer for cutting paper and board. Fees vary; contact the Office of Registrar at 201.224.1848, ext. 317 or see website for details.


book arts.papermaking VISITING ARTIST | SPECIAL CLASS | All Levels

4249 | Korean Paper Techniques: Paper Like Leather, Bark Like Thread Aimee Lee | Cleveland, OH

This class will introduce students to various traditional Korean techniques of manipulating handmade paper and bark. Korean paper, known as hanji, is made from the inner bark of the paper mulberry tree, renowned for its long and strong fibers. Actual paper will not be made in class, but students will learn a felting and collage technique called joomchi, which utilizes hanji and results in textured paper that can be used in book arts and textile work from clothing and accessories to stand-alone works of art. Students will also learn how to make hanji yarn and use paper mulberry bark to make thread and bark lace. Jiseung, or paper weaving, transforms strips of paper into cords that can be twined into all manner of objects will also be shown. Students will leave with an array of techniques, samples, and a greater understanding of the culture from which they came. No prior experience is required. See SSA website for a materials list. Sat & Sun, Feb 22 & 23 | 9:30am – 4:00pm | Picante Paper Studio | Navarro Tuition: $290 (Members: $275) | 2 sessions | Please register by Feb 8. All Levels

4001 | Beginning Papermaking Beck Whitehead

This one-day class will give students an opportunity to explore some of the possibilities of paper. Beginning Papermaking will include a discussion of the pulping process from plant to pulp, coloring pulp with pigments, and the experience of making their own paper. Students should wear shoes that can get wet. Sat, Jan 18 | 9:30am – 3:30pm | Picante Paper Studio | Navarro Tuition: $65 (Members: $50) | 1 session All Levels

4015 | Papermaking Instruction Beck Whitehead

Papermaking Instruction is open to all levels and can begin at any point during the semester. Students may work on guided projects or on independent projects, and can sign-up for the number of sessions to suit their project needs. Basic papermaking instruction will be covered as needed: fiber preparation, pigmenting pulp, forming techniques and more. Outside access beyond dates listed below are not included; please see 4000 | Studio Rental for additional studio hours. Tuition includes some materials; however students will need to pay for pulp separately. Arrangements for evening instruction are available by appointment. 4001 | Beginning Papermaking is recommended, but not required. Please see SSA website for the materials list. Tues, Jan 14 – Apr 8 | 9:30am – 12:30pm; or Sat by appointment Picante Paper Studio | Navarro Tuition: 4015a: $50 (Members: $35) 1 session 4015b: $165 (Members: $150) 6 sessions 4015c: $265 (Members: $250) full semester

Aimee Lee The Squirrels Arrived First persimmon dye on hanji paper

Aimee Lee received her MFA from Columbia College and her BA from Oberlin College. Her work includes papermaking, bookarts, installation, performance art and writing with recent focus on making and working with hanji. In 2009, Lee received a Fulbright Fellowship to study papermaking in Korea, and she built the first Korean papermaking studio in North America in 2010 at the Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland. She travels widely to lecture, teach and exhibit and has received multiple artistresidencies. Intermediate/Advanced

4000 | Studio Rental

Beck Whitehead The Picante Paper Studio is a professionally equipped space for experienced paper artists. Equipment includes two hollander beaters, a variety of molds and deckles, and a 20-ton paper press, all available on a firstcome, first-served basis, with full-term renters given priority. Please contact Beck Whitehead at 210.224.1848 to arrange studio time. No pulp or fiber is included. Prerequisite: Beginning Papermaking or Papermaking Instruction or equivalent experience. See SSA website for details.

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ceramics The Ceramics Department offers studio classes in handbuilt and wheelthrown pottery and sculpture, as well as classes exploring techniques, both archaic and cutting-edge, at studio facilities that are among the best in Texas.

Beginning/Intermediate

1001 | Introduction to Throwing Dennis W. Smith

This class will focus on the basic skills of wheel throwing — centering, opening and pulling vessels — followed by learning to form cylinders, bowls and cups. Students will also learn to evaluate form and how form serves a vessel’s function. Students will learn about clay properties while working in stoneware clay and high-temperature glazes.

Open Studio Ceramics Students who are currently registered in a ceramic class can use the studios for practicing techniques taught in the classroom any time the studio is open and a class is not in session. McAllister Ceramics Studio | Ursuline Jan 13 – Apr 10 Mon – Thurs, 12:30 – 9:00pm; and Sat, 12:00 – 5:00pm Studio Closed Fri and Sun, and Sat during Special Classes.

1001a: Tues, Jan 14 – Apr 8 | 6:30 – 9:30pm (No class Mar 18) 1001b: Thurs, Jan 16 – Apr 10 | 9:30am – 12:30pm (No class Mar 20) McAllister Ceramics Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $325 (Members: $310) | 12 sessions Beginning/Intermediate

1002 | Introduction to Handbuilding Ryan Takaba & Diana Kersey

Handbuilding is the fundamental construction method for creating sculptural and functional ceramic forms. Students will undertake a variety of projects including slab construction, round and flat coil construction, pinch-forming methods, surface texturing and carving. Students will work with high-temperature stoneware clay and will be introduced to glazing techniques. 1002a: Takaba | Tues, Jan 14 – Apr 8 | 6:30 – 9:30pm (No class Mar 18) 1002b: Kersey | Thurs, Jan 16 – Apr 10 | 9:30am – 12:30pm (No class Mar 20) McAllister Ceramics Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $325 (Members: $310) | 12 sessions Intermediate

1030 | Throwing Skills SUPPLIES NOTE: Tuition for all ceramic courses covers glaze materials and kiln firing; however, students should anticipate additional fees for clay and some tools

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Kevin Van Winkle & John Nelson This class will concentrate on expanding and refining throwing skills through the forming of bowls, mugs, lids, pitchers and the assemblage of two-part forms. Presentations and discussion will help students understand how to integrate form with function; students will also be introduced to an array of surface decoration techniques and how to load and fire downdraft gas kilns. Prerequisites: Basic Skills: Introduction to Throwing and Basic Skills: Introduction to Handbuilding. 1030a: Van Winkle | Mon, Jan 13 – Apr 7 | 6:30 – 9:30pm (No class Jan 20) 1030b: Nelson | Tues, Jan 14 – Apr 8 | 9:30am – 12:30pm (No class Mar 18) McAllister Ceramics Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $335 (Members: $320) | 12 sessions


ceramics NEW | Intermediate

1037 | Intermediate Coil Building Ryan Takaba

This class will build upon student’s hand-building skills using intermediate coil construction techniques. There will be several sculptural projects accompanied by surface decoration demonstrations. The class will utilize a high-fire grog clay body. Low-fire glazes, under-glazes, and unfired paint will be used to finish the participants’ projects. Students will also be taught to load and program electric kilns for processing their bisque and glazed work. Prerequisites: Basic Skills: Introduction to Throwing and Basic Skills: Introduction to Handbuilding. See *ceramic Note.

“Brought me to another level of experience – I learned many new techniques that I will be exploring in the future.”

Wed, Jan 15 – Apr 9 | 9:30am – 12:30pm (No class Mar 19) McAllister Ceramics Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $325 (Members: $310) | 12 sessions NEW | Intermediate/Advanced

1041 | Image Transfer Techniques Greg Kinney

Modern technology has opened an entirely new range of possibilities in this area for the ceramic artist. Incorporating image transfer techniques provides great opportunity for self-expression beyond that of glaze alone. In this low-temperature class, the goal is to introduce the student to three of these techniques: EZ Screen Print, monochromatic iron oxide decals, and photographic quality color ceramic decals. Students will gain the technical tools necessary through the use of test tiles and basic Photoshop instruction, and then apply those learned techniques to their own work. The department will supply the printers, computers and some materials, but the student should expect to purchase their own clay and transfer materials for their personal projects.

ALSO SEE: 9530 | Found Object Sculpture listed under Sculpture. integrated media on Page 23.

Wed, Jan 15 – Apr 9 | 6:30 – 9:30pm (No class Mar 19) McAllister Ceramics Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $335 (Members: $320) | 12 sessions NEW | Intermediate/Advanced

1057 | Clay & Mixed Media Jennifer Datchuk

In this class students will be creating ceramic sculptural work that will utilize the use of other media and found objects to enhance the content and visual aesthetics of their work. During class, participants will be working on clay components, taking trips to thrift stores and scrap yards to find alternate materials, and then developing ways to incorporate the mixed media. All firing methods will be low-temperature which will help in achieving brighter colors and alternate surfaces. See *ceramic Note. Tues, Jan 14 – Apr 8 | 9:30am – 12:30pm (No class Mar 18) McAllister Ceramics Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $325 (Members: $310) | 12 sessions

Class sizes are limited. To ensure enrollment, please register early.

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ceramics CERAMIC Note: Intermediate and advanced students will be required to spend time outside of the scheduled class period to load and fire kilns under appropriate supervision of the instructor. Those students who are unable to arrange time to participate in the loading and firing of scheduled kilns should not enroll in these classes.

Intermediate/Advanced

1069 | Stimulating Surfaces Dale Neese

This class is open to those who are competent in most throwing and handbuilding skills. Students will explore methods of applying crackle slips, crater glazes and wood ash to create visually rich, natural-looking finishes on thrown vessels as well as handbuilt forms. Demonstrations will focus on advanced techniques in both throwing and handbuilding form construction. Several side firing techniques will be presented that will provide the student a vehicle for experimentation in the creating of various simulated surfaces. Prerequisites: This is an intermediate/advanced class, and is best suited for those who have at least three or four terms of clay experience. See *ceramic Note. Thurs, Jan 16 – Apr 10 | 6:30 – 9:30pm (No class Mar 20) McAllister Ceramics Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $335 (Members: $320) | 12 session Advanced

1078 | Salt Firing Dennis W. Smith Deborah Schwartzkopf Oval Serving Dish ceramic

The glazing process of salt firing occurs at high temperatures with the introduction into the kiln of salt and soda, which volatizes into a vapor, thus creating a thin glaze. Students will work in both handbuilding and throwing techniques. Demonstrations will cover a number of techniques used in salt glazing application, including both surface treatment and construction technique. Prerequisite: A minimum of two intermediate-level classes. See *ceramic Note. Mon, Jan 13 – Apr 7 | 9:30am – 12:30pm (No class Jan 20) McAllister Ceramics Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $340 (Members: $325) | 12 sessions

ARTIST TALK Sat, Mar 1 | 12:15pm Deborah Schwartzkopf: Artist’s Work Ellison Lecture Hall | Navarro FREE & open to the public DEBORAH SCHWARTZKOPF earned her BA at the University of Alaska and her MFA from Penn State University. She has taught at Ohio University, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, and the University of Washington. Residencies include Archie Bray Foundation, Mudflat Studios, The Clay Studio, Pottery Northwest, Sanboa in Jingdezhen, China, and the Ceramics Workcenter in Berlin, Germany. She exhibits and presents workshops nationally and internationally.

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VISITING ARTIST | SPECIAL CLASS | Intermediate/Advanced

1818 | Tricks of the Trade

Deborah Schwartzkopf | Seattle, WA Students will gain an understanding for how to build complex forms with simple parts and set in motion a new vocabulary of building-blocks to create expressive shapes. Playful, techniquebased exercises will hone skills on altering, attaching and making non-round vessel forms. Explore basic patternmaking and bisque mold-making to shape slabs, along with simple thrown and altered forms and patterned slabs. Image presentation and demonstrations will spark ideas. Please bring a bag lunch. Prerequisite: Basic handbuilding and wheel throwing skills. Fri – Sun, Feb 28 – Mar 2 | 10:00 am – 4:00pm McAllister Ceramic Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $330 (Members: $315) | 3 sessions | Please register by Feb 7.


drawing The Drawing and Painting Department offers a full curriculum from drawing foundation to advanced painting techniques. Studios are located on both campuses of the Southwest School of Art.

Beginning

8001 | Basic Drawing

Kate Terrell, Seth Schwaiger, Chris Sauter & Sabra Booth Drawing is a learned skill based on hand-eye coordination. Anyone can learn to draw, and it is a basic tool needed for all classes offered at the Southwest School of Art. Through free-hand drawing, students will render three-dimensional objects using drawing principles of line, shape, value, texture, perspective and composition in an enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere. Bring an 18 by 24inch drawing pad, a selection of graphite pencils and an eraser; additional materials will be discussed at the first class. Note: Section d is open to intermediate-level students. 8001a: Terrell | Sat, Jan 25 – Mar 29 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Briscoe Studio | Ursuline 8001b: Schwaiger | Tues, Jan 28 – Apr 1 | 9:30am – 12:30pm Duncan Studio | Navarro 8001c: Sauter | Tues, Jan 28 – Apr 1 | 6:30 – 9:30pm | Drawing Studio | Navarro 8001d: Booth | Fri, Jan 31 – Apr 4 | 6:30 – 9:30pm | Duncan Studio | Navarro Tuition: $265 (Members: $250) | 10 sessions Beginning/Intermediate

8002 | Drawing Studio

Karen Baker & Gregory Alan Johnson This multi-level class is for beginners with some drawing background or for experienced student-artists who would like to refresh their drawing skills. Topics will explore value, space, composition and concept, as well as different drawing styles and materials. Students will move beyond using drawing merely to render objects accurately, and will come to view drawing as a challenging vehicle for expression of both form and narrative. Bring a sketchbook or drawing pad (size 11 by 14 or 18 by 24-inches) and a selection of pencils and an eraser; additional materials will be discussed at the first class. Prerequisite: Basic Drawing or equivalent experience. Note: Intermediate-level studients may also register for 8001d.

Class sizes are limited. To ensure enrollment, please register early.

8002a: Baker | Mon, Jan 27 – Mar 31 | 6:30 – 9:30pm | Duncan Studio | Navarro 8002b: Johnson | Thurs, Jan 30 – Apr 3 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Drawing Studio | Navarro Tuition: $265 (Members: $250) | 10 sessions

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drawing All Levels

8080 | Cartooning Comics, Caricature & Anime Mike Fisher

“It’s been a wonderful gift to myself. I’ve learned a great deal and intend to take more classes with this instructor.”

Cartooning, or visual storytelling, is more than just an enjoyable indulgence of the imagination; it speaks to interests such as editorial illustration, children’s book illustration, comic strips, comic books and storyboarding. Its various forms combine caricature, figure drawing and illustration through the medium of ink and watercolor on paper. Instruction will focus on character development, illusions of movement, sequential staging, setting management, and inking and coloring — all aimed towards the refinement of the student’s own narratives and ideas. Bring a 9 by 12-inch sketchbook and a sharpened pencil to the first class. Open to ages 15 and above. Thurs, Jan 30 – Apr 3 | 6:30 – 9:30pm | Drawing Studio | Navarro Tuition: $265 (Members: $250) | 10 sessions All Levels

8014 | Intro to Pastels with Mixed Media Rainey

This class will begin by exploring pastels, using both conventional and experimental techniques, and then make the leap to combining pastels with other mediums. Investigate the flexibility of different pastel types — traditional, soft, hard, pencil and oil. Combinations with oil and acrylic mediums, along with other materials and types support structures will lead students to explore the relationship between technique and concept. Prerequisite: Some drawing experience is helpful. Mon, Feb 3 – Mar 24 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Briscoe Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $240 (Members: $225) | 8 sessions NEW | All Levels

8024 | Deep in the Bone Alex Rubio

This course will offer students the opportunity to learn dynamic anatomy from a life-size human skeleton. This intensive course is important for students seeking to enhance their observational knowledge and skills of drawing the human form. Dramatic poses and lighting will enable students to focus on the complex skeletal structure as well various perspectives of the skeleton. Anatomical vocabulary of bones and structures will be discussed and intensive drawing techniques such as foreshortening, dynamic perspective, high contrast blending and rendering will be pursued in this class. Instructor demos will be provided. Prerequisite: Previous drawing experience is required. Fri, Jan 31 – Apr 4 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Drawing Studio | Navarro Tuition $265 (Members: $250) | 10 sessions

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Alex Rubio The Four Horsemen acrylic on canvas


drawing.painting Intermediate/Advanced

8015 | Exploring Personal Imagery Jeannette MacDougall

MacDougall will use painting and drawing explorations to help students discover, and uncover, ideas and concepts. Students will begin with drawing materials and a color palette in water-based pigments to study value and form, working with still-life models, photographic images, and their own imagination. Exercises and quick studies will develop a fluid, very personal approach to painting. Prerequisite: Students should have taken at least one Basic Drawing and Basic Painting class or equivalent experience. Fri, Jan 24 – Mar 28 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Briscoe Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $275 (Members: $260) | 10 sessions Intermediate/Advanced

8025 | The Figure in Drawing & Painting Jeannette MacDougall

This course offers a combination of traditional and alternative approaches to the body in art. Students will explore various interpretations of the human form, from representation to abstraction. To develop their personal style, students will work from live models and personal images, using a variety of waterbased media and experimental techniques. Bring an 18 by 24-inch drawing pad, a selection of pencils and an eraser to the first class; additional materials will be discussed at that time. Model fees are included. Prerequisite: Previous drawing experience. 8025a: Tues, Jan 28– Apr 1 | 9:30am – 12:30pm 8025b: Tues, Jan 28 – Apr 1 | 6:30pm – 9:30pm Briscoe Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $295 (Members: $280) | 10 sessions All Levels

8010 | Basic Painting

Megan Harrison, Rainey & Miguel Cortinas Basic Painting is an ideal class for the beginning or intermediate student-artist who wants a structured approach to painting. Instruction will cover color mixing, paint application, and selection and use of brushes or other painting tools, as well as painting composition and basic perspective. Students will use a limited color palette in order to learn how to mix a variety of colors. Bring a sketchbook; a materials list will be discussed at the first class. There are no prerequisites; however, Basic Drawing is recommended. Note: 8010a works with acrylics, 8010b works with oils, and 8010c works with both oils and acrylics. 8010a: Harrison | Tues, Jan 21 – Apr 1 | 6:30 – 9:30pm | Duncan Studio | Navarro 8010b: Rainey | Wed, Jan 22 – Apr 2 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Duncan Studio | Navarro 8010c: Cortinas | Sat, Jan 25 – Apr 5 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Duncan Studio | Navarro Tuition: $275 (Members: $260) | 11 sessions

“This class was an excellent artistic experience. It has helped me improve my figure drawing skills greatly.”

ALSO SEE: 6029 | Mixed Media Acrylic listed under printmaking.MIXED media on Page 21.

Open Studio Drawing & Painting Students who are currently registered in a drawing or painting class can use the studios for practicing techniques taught in the classroom any time the building is open and class is not in session. Duncan Studio or Painting & Drawing Studio | Navarro Jan 21 – Apr 13 Mon – Fri | 10:00am – 9:00pm and Sat & Sun | 11:00am – 4:00pm Open on Fri nights only when Fri night classes are in session. Please call ahead.

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painting

“It gave me a place to come and do what I love to do with constructive criticism and helpful advice.”

Intermediate/Advanced

8030 | Painting Studio Chris Sauter

This class is designed to develop and clarify the student’s painting style and expand their technical skills. Sauter will tailor discussions and demonstrations to the developing needs of each student-artist. As the class progresses, students will have the opportunity to learn ways of adding other media to their paintings. Prerequisite: Previous painting experience. Bring a blank canvas or a work in progress, images or a sample of finished work. Students should bring painting supplies they currently use to the first class; suggestions for additional materials will be discussed at that time. Wed, Jan 22 – Apr 2 | 6:30 – 9:30pm | Duncan Studio | Navarro Tuition: $280 (Members: $265) | 11 sessions All Levels

8011 | Watercolor Painting

Brad Braune & Ric Dentinger ALSO SEE: 6007 | Substance into Color listed under MIXED media on Page 22.

This class is for the first-time painter, as well as the student who would like to learn more about the various approaches to painting in this very direct medium. Demonstrations will be given each week, showing students how to paint wet-on-wet washes, dry-onwet washes, and dry brush painting. Color theory as it relates to watercolor will be discussed. A materials list will be provided at the first class. Intermediate-level students, while developing an independent vision, will learn ways to improve their painting skills through advance demonstration, practice and critique. 8011a: Braune | Mon, Jan 27 – Mar 31 | 6:30 – 9:30pm 8011b: Dentinger | Tues, Jan 28 – Apr 1 | 9:30am – 12:30pm Drawing Studio | Navarro Tuition: $265 (Members: $250) | 10 sessions Intermediate/Advanced

8019 | Intermediate Watercolor Ric Dentinger

This watercolor course will employ a unique approach to intermediate and advanced techniques. Creative self-expression and a design mindset will be encouraged; color theory and methods for applying paint will be explored, as will gouache and other materials and methods. Step-by-step demos, along with individual and group critiques, will be regular conduits for learning. Students will work from still-life, imagination or photographs. Students should bring painting supplies they currently use; additional materials will be discussed the first class. Prerequisite: Previous watercolor painting experience required.

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Wed, Jan 29 – Apr 2 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Drawing Studio | Navarro Tuition: $265 (Members: $250) | 10 sessions


painting

Intermediate/Advanced

8032 | Painting Portraits Mira Hnatyshyn

Learn step-by-step techniques for painting portraits from live models in one sitting. Class instruction will include analyzing tonal value and mixing flesh-tone colors. Students will produce between three and six portraits. Students should bring painting supplies they currently use, a sketchbook and pencil to the first class; suggestions for additional materials will be discussed at that time. Model fees are included. Prerequisite: Previous painting experience required. Wed, Jan 29 – Apr 2 | 6:30 – 9:30pm | Briscoe Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $290 (Members: $275) | 10 sessions NEW | All Levels

8064 | Abstraction in Painting Sylvia Benitez

This two-day workshop is geared to empower artists with creative approaches to working abstractly using geometric, texture, pattern, line and color. Working with acrylic medium on paper or canvas, as well as mixed media applications, the workshop will concentrate on color relationships and color gradations to provide a foundation for abstract exploration. Prerequisite: Prior painting experience required. Please see SSA website for a list of materials. Sat & Sun, Apr 5 & 6 | 10:00am – 4:00pm | Briscoe Studio | Ursuline Tuition: $165 (Members: $150) | 2 sessions NEW | All Levels

8205 | Collage 101: Painting with Paper Shannon Crider

Rock paper with scissors in this two-day collage workshop. Students will explore traditional and unconventional approaches to expand their definition of collage. Preferred supplies, alternative materials, techniques, and processes as well as color theory and personal imagery will be covered. Students will leave with a finished project and several new tips to advance their practice. Please see the SSA website for a list of materials.

“Time for selfexpression!”

Sat & Sun, Feb 22 & 23 | 10am – 4:00pm | Drawing Studio | Navarro Tuition: $150 (Members: $135) | 2 sessions

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fibers.weaving The Fibers Department is committed to the preservation of cultural traditions from around the world and offers classes in weaving, tapestry, basketry, feltmaking, dyeing and surface design. The department’s 50 floor looms make this one of the largest weaving programs in the United States.

Beginning

2001 | Beginning Weaving Casey Galloway

In this introductory class, students will learn to calculate and wind a warp to weave a sampler of various structures. Learning to read drafts (patterns) will also be covered. After dressing (threading) their looms, students will use several kinds of weft fibers to weave plain weave, twills, inlays, lace and weft face structures. Attention will be paid to good structure and weaving habits. Each weaver will have exclusive use of a floor loom for the semester. A supply list will be provided at the first session. Note: This class is a prerequisite to 2002 | On Loom Weaving Studio Projects. 2001a: Mon, Jan 27 – Apr 14 | 6:00 – 9:00pm 2002b: Wed, Jan 29 – Apr 16 | 9:30am – 12:30pm Maxham Fiber Studio, 2nd Floor | Ursuline Tuition: $285 (Members: $270) | 12 sessions

Open Studio Weaving Students enrolled in a weaving class have access to the studios for working independently outside of class during the following times: Maxham Fiber Studio 1st & 2nd Floor | Ursuline Jan 27 – Apr 17 Mon & Thurs, 4:00 – 6:00pm; Tues & Wed, 12:30 – 2:30pm; and Fri | 9:30am – 12:30pm

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Intermediate/Advanced

2002 | On Loom Weaving Studio Projects Robert Hils

This program is designed for intermediate and advanced studentartists who wish to pursue their own direction in weaving. Acquiring new structural and manual skills and exploring new materials will be emphasized, as will reviewing warping techniques, drafting and finishing. Individual planning sessions and instruction will allow students to proceed at their own pace. Each weaver will have exclusive use of one of the Fiber Department’s large collection of floor looms, from four to 16 harnesses. Prerequisite: Beginning Weaving or equivalent experience. 2002a: Tues, Jan 21 – Apr 15 | 9:30am – 12:30pm 2002b: Wed, Jan 22 – Apr 16 | 9:30am – 12:30pm 2002c: Thurs, Jan 23 – Apr 17 | 6:00 – 9:00pm 2002d: Mon, Jan 27 – Apr 14 | 6:00 – 9:00pm Maxham Fiber Studio, 1st & 2nd Floor | Ursuline Tuition: 2002a/b/c $295 (Members: $280) | 13 sessions 2002d/ $285 (Members: $270) | 12 sessions


fibers.weaving Beginning

2003 | Tapestry Weaving: The Basics Liza Collins

This intensive two-day class will lead students step-by-step through traditional flat tapestry weaving techniques. Tapestry is the most basic of weave structure, but offers the artist a wide range of visual possibilities. Students will learn how to prepare a warp and weave simple shapes. The class is designed for both beginners and those with experience wishing to refresh their skills. Looms and materials will be provided. Sat & Sun, Feb 1 & 2 | 10:00am – 3:00pm Priest’s House, 2nd Floor | Ursuline Tuition: $175 (Members: $160) | 2 sessions Intermediate/Advanced

2004 | Tapestry Weaving: Advanced Techniques

“I always look forward to class day. It relaxes and energizes me at the same time.”

Liza Collins

This intensive two-day class gives students the opportunity to explore some of the techniques that make tapestry weaving such a truly unique pictorial art form. Students will learn how to blend and shade tones and colors, and create exciting surface textures. Techniques covered include hatching, weft-blending, weft interlocking, warp/weft variations and raised surface techniques. Looms and materials will be provided. Prerequisite: Beginning Tapestry or equivalent experience. Sat & Sun, Mar 1 & 2 | 10:00am – 4:00pm | Priest’s House, 2nd Floor | Ursuline Tuition: $175 (Members: $160) | 2 sessions

All Levels

2005 | Designing for Tapestry Liza Collins

All woven tapestries, from the simplest to the most intricate, should begin with a strong resolved design or full-scaled cartoon. This class will focus on tapestry design and design interpretation, and guides students through the process of creating their own tapestry designs. Visual elements unique to the medium of tapestry weaving will be explored along with individual pictorial expression. Students should bring a visual reference source to work from such as a drawing, painting, collage, photograph, etc. Please see SSA website for a list of materials. Sat, Feb 8 | 10:00am – 3:00pm | Priest’s House, 2nd Floor | Ursuline Tuition: $85 (Members: $70) | 1 session

Class sizes are limited. To ensure enrollment, please register early.

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fibers.surface design JACKIE ABRAMS has been a basketmaker since 1975, when she first apprenticed to an 81-year-old traditional white ash basketmaker. Since 1990, she has been exploring plaiting techniques using heavy cotton paper as her weaving material, as well as the possibilities of contemporary basketry. She exhibits her work at shows, galleries, and museums; has been included in numerous books; and teaches throughout the US, Australia, Canada, and Ghana.

VISITING ARTIST/SPECIAL CLASS | All Levels

2854 | Paint & Plait: Bias Plaited Baskets Jackie Abrams | Brattleboro, VT

Students will paint and create basket materials using acrylic paint on heavy cotton paper, a very user-friendly material. Learn surface design techniques and tools, while applying colors and creating textures. Then investigate the possibilities of bias plaiting, a wonderfully versatile technique. Weave baskets that are symmetrical or sculptural, with graceful curves or angular shoulders, with corners, feet, double walls or covers. Learn about the rules that can be broken, and how to apply this technique to other flat materials. Experimentation, exploration and laughter are all encouraged. Most supplies will be provided; please see SSA website for a list of additional materials. Please bring a bag lunch. Fri – Sun, Mar 28 – 30 | Fri, 1:00 – 4:00pm | Sat & Sun, 9:00am – 4:00pm | Droste Design Studio | Navarro Tuition: $275 (Members: $260) 3 sessions VISITING ARTIST | SPECIAL CLASS | All Levels

2863 | Painting on Silk: Open Studio Workshop Nadia Khan | Houston, TX

NADIA KHAN has been a silk painter since the 1980s and continues to study new techniques and explore different styles of painting. Her designs are used for fabrics, scarves and paintings. She teaches at various venues, including the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

This workshop will provide a weekend for exploring new silk painting techniques or for students to work on existing projects. The studio will have French silk dyes, wax, gutta resists, thickeners, antifusant and other materials ready to use. Students will consult with the instructor prior to the workshop to discuss projects. Additional techniques, including treatments of the silk to reduce the flow of the dyes, wet-on-wet, line building, blending and shading of dyes and screening of resists will be demonstrated. Methods for preparing and stretching silk for painting and the steam-setting process for fixing the dyes will be demonstrated. Students will create multiple pieces using the various techniques. Most materials will be provided; please see SSA website for a list of material. Bring a bag lunch. Prior silk painting experience useful, but not required. Sat & Sun, Feb 1 & 2 | Sat, 10:00am – 4:00pm | Sun, 9:00am – 3:00pm Droste Design Studio | Navarro Tuition: $250 (Members: $230) 2 sessions NEW | All Levels

2247 | The Art of Upcycling Lisa Kerpoe

ALSO SEE: 4249 | Korean Paper Techniques: Paper Like Leather, Bark Like Thread listed under Book Arts & Papermaking on Page 03.

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Transform personal items into wearable and functional art. Start with clothing, linens, curtains, and other items made of cloth, as well as use a variety of techniques to remove or enhance the existing color or add new color and pattern. At the same time, learn basic surface design techniques including: color removal, dyeing, block printing, screen printing and batik. In the first lesson, bring items to evaluate and learn what types are suitable, how to prepare them and the best methods for transformation. Subsequent weeks will combine demonstrations and ample time for individual work. The instructor will also provide guidance on the most suitable techniques to use on projects. Tues, Feb 4 – Mar 25 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Droste Design Studio | Navarro Tuition: $250 (Members: $235) 8 sessions


jewelry.metals

All Levels

3001 | Basic Metal Skills.1

From its fully equipped, state-ofthe-art studio, the Metals Department offers a wide range of classes in construction, casting, forming, and alternative processes with an emphasis on jewelry, as well functional and, sculptural objects.

Gary Schott & Jill Palone

This class introduces students to the fundamental techniques and tools used to create unique jewelry and metalsmithed objects. Students will work through a series of samples and projects presented by the instructor focusing not only on technique, but also individual expressions. Topics taught will include sawing, basic forming and forging, findings, clasps, silver-soldering, riveting, surface embellishment and surface finishing. *See SUPPLIES Note. 3001a: Schott | Tues, Jan 21 – Apr 8 | 9:30am – 12:30pm 3001b: Palone | Wed, Jan 22 – Apr 9 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm Willson Metals Studio | Navarro Tuition: $325 (Members: $310) | 12 sessions Intermediate

3011 | Basic Metal Skills.2 Gary Schott

Hooked on metals? Hone and expand on the skills already learned while emphasizing individual expression! Students will be introduced to etching, hydraulic forming, and a wider variety of cold-connection and silver-soldering construction techniques. An emphasis will be placed on developing personal narrative and making aesthetic decisions as students work through two projects presented by the instructor. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basic Metal Skills.1 or equivalent experience. *See SUPPLIES Note. Tues, Jan 21 – Apr 8 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Willson Metals Studio | Navarro Tuition: $325 (Members: $310) | 12 sessions

SUPPLIES NOTE: Tuition for metals classes covers basic studio supplies, chemicals, tools and equipment. However, students should anticipate additional fees for other tools, metal and findings for their samples or projects. Some supplies are available for purchase directly from the Metals Department during class time or Open Lab. See Metals Student Letter under the Materials List page on the SSA website.

Beginning

3110 | Weekend Intro to Jewelry-Making Techniques Sarah Roberts

What does it take to make a ring? Construction of handmade rings will be the focus of this two-day workshop. Students will be introduced to the basic techniques of working with non-ferrous metals (copper, brass and silver), basic hand tools, forging, forming, silver-soldering, surface embellishment and finishing techniques. In two days, students should expect to walk away with at least two finished projects. *See SUPPLIES Note.

Class sizes are limited. To ensure enrollment, please register early.

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jewelry.metals All Levels

3006 | Narrative Jewelry & the Found Object Jillian Palone

This class will investigate the meaning of found objects and small assemblages. Students will explore themes and concepts by combining objects through riveting and other cold-connection techniques. Basic metalsmithing techniques will be covered include sawing, filing and silver-soldering. Each student will be asked to develop a thematic wearable piece that will allow him/her to explore personal expression by combining or transforming found objects. Students are responsible for acquiring materials for samples and projects. Metal sheet, wire and silver-solder will be available for purchase. *See SUPPLIES Note.

“I started this class with no experience Thurs, Feb 13 – Mar 20 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Willson Metals Studio | Navarro Tuition: $205 (Members: $190) | 6 sessions in jewelry or metalsmithing and NEW | All Levels I’ve finished with 3012 | Small-Scale Powder Coating so much knowledge and ideas about this Sarah Roberts Powder coating is a relatively young and alternative process by art form.”

which powders are applied and baked onto a metal surface allowing for thick, durable, flexible and rich color. Although this process is normally associated with custom automotive parts or manufacturing, more affordable options have opened it up to studio artists, too. This process works on, but isn’t limited to, copper and copper alloys, aluminum, steel and titanium. In this class students will be led through basic application methods as well as considerations for fabrication techniques. No experience necessary, although some metalworking experience may be helpful. *See SUPPLIES Note. Mon, Feb 24 – Mar 31 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Willson Metals Studio | Navarro Tuition: $220 (Members: $205) | 6 sessions

3000 | Metals Studio Rental

The Willson Metals Studio is a fully equipped workspace providing a shared work environment for students and professionals. A lab monitor will supervise each session; however, no instruction will be available. Students must contact Department Chair Gary Schott, 210.224.1848 prior to enrolling. The fee includes access to the entire studio and consumable materials (i.e. torches, etching chemicals, etc.). Sheet metal, wire and casting grain are available for purchase from the Metals Department, but large quantities should be ordered separately by the individual. Prerequisite: Must have successfully completed Basic Jewelry Skills.1 & .2 or equivalent experience. Jan 21 – Apr 10 | Tues, Wed & Thurs | 1:00 – 4:00pm and Thurs | 6:00 – 9:00pm Studio Rental Rates: 3000a: 9-hr block of time without enrollment in a metals class: $80 3000b: unlimited lab hours without enrollment in a metals class: $335 (Members: $320)

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jewelry.metals Jewelry & Metals Artist-In-Residence Program Artists experienced in metals and jewelry are invited to apply for the opportunity to spend up to nine months working in the Willson Metals Studio. See details at www.swschool.org. NEW | All Levels

3028 | Steel Wire Chains & More Lorena Angulo

During this class the students will learn how to create chains, links, clasps, bails and more with steel wire. Demonstrations will include cutting the wire and proper use of the hammer while forging the wire. Students make various samples of chain and different types of finishing clasp or bail. Protecting the steel wire with wax after the piece is finished will also be covered. Some knowledge of working with a jeweler’s saw is helpful but not required. *See SUPPLIES Note. Please bring a bag lunch. Sat & Sun, Mar 1 & 2 | 9:30am – 4:30pm | Willson Metals Studio | Navarro Tuition: $205 (Members: $190) | 2 sessions Intermediate/Advanced

3200 | Advanced Metals Studio Projects Jillian Palone & Gary Schott

This class is for motivated students who wish to pursue a new or continued topic of metalworking and/or jewelry-making to create a small body of work. Students are expected to have a good base of fundamental skills but may use this course to pursue new processes. Although projects are self-directed, the instructor will work with each student to assist with design, aesthetic, and/or technical decisions. Access will be given to all of the equipment/processes of the metals studio for this class as it relates to the chosen focus. *See SUPPLIES Note. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basic Metal Skills.1 & 2 or equivalent experience. 3200a: Schott | Wed, Jan 22 – Apr 9 | 9:30am – 12:30pm 3200b: Palone | Mon, Jan 27 – Apr 7 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm Willson Metals Studio | Navarro Tuition: 3200a: $335 (Members: $320) | 12 sessions 3200b: $325 (Members: $310) | 11 sessions VISITING ARTIST | SPECIAL CLASS | All Levels

3852 | Casting Without Equipment Jen Townsend | Pittsford, NY

Lost wax casting is an ancient technology, but is still very common in the creation of jewelry today. This class will teach students how to create a wax model and work with a casting house to turn that wax model into a finished metal product. This class focuses on wax carving, casting clean up and finding a caster that suits the project’s needs. No previous metal or casting experience required. Please bring a bag lunch. Sat & Sun, Mar 15 & 16 | 9:30am – 4:30pm | Willson Metals Studio | Navarro Tuition: $325 (Members: $310) | 2 sessions | Please register by Feb 28.

ARTIST TALK | Jen Townsend Sat, Mar 15 | 12:15pm Ellison Lecture Hall | Navarro FREE & open to the public JEN TOWNSEND attended Rochester Institute of Technology/School for American Crafts where she earned her BFA in jewelry and metalsmithing. She broadened her undergraduate experience by studying for a year in Florence, Italy, where she studied classical goldsmithing techniques. In 1999, Townsend moved to Carbondale, IL, to attend Southern Illinois University, where she earned her MFA. Her work can be seen in 500 Gemstone Jewels, American Artist, and in Art Jewelry Today 2. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, and her work is in the permanent collection of The Imperial War Museum in London. spring 2014 |17


photography The Photography Department offers instruction in traditional darkroom, digital and alternative imaging; provides a solid technical foundation of camera, digital workspace, and darkroom skills; encourages innovative techniques; and expands aesthetic awareness.

All Levels

5006 | Introduction to Photography.1 Ramin Samandari

This introductory class is designed for those who want to learn basic creative control of their manual 35mm film or digital SLR camera. Sessions will cover cameras, focal lengths, composition, camera angles, and strategies for making successful photographs. This class reveals methods to make photographs more interesting, dynamic and impactful by using simple techniques and compositional tools. The instructor will work individually with students to solve specific problems. 5006a: Mon, Jan 27 – Feb 24 | 10:00am – 12:00pm 5006b: Mon, Jan 27 – Feb 24 | 7:00 – 9:00pm Ellison Lecture Hall | Navarro Tuition: $165 (Members: $150) | 5 sessions

Open Studio Photography Students enrolled in a photography class have access to the studios for working independently outside of class during the following times: Lende Photography Studio | Navarro Jan 13 – Apr 13 Mon – Fri, 12:30 – 9:00pm and Sat – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00pm Open on Fri nights only when Fri night classes are in session. Please call ahead. (No studio on Jan 20)

All Levels

5007 | Introduction to Photography.2 Ramin Samandari

This class continues where Introduction to Photography.1 ends and expands upon its content in greater depth. Class assignments will cover topics such as the use of available light, flash, tripod and creative camera control. This class will emphasize the creative and innovative applications of equipment to achieve inspired photographs. Mon, Mar 3 – 31 | 7:00 – 9:00pm | Ellison Lecture Hall | Navarro Tuition: $165 (Members: $150) | 5 sessions All Levels

5001 | Introduction to the Digital Camera Sarah Pagona

Manually controlled digital cameras can be easy and fun to use, but expanded knowledge of these cameras can take results to a higher level. Explore what all those controls, features, and functions do. This class covers how to take better photographs as well as how to transfer images from camera to computer or the internet. Students will discover their camera’s potential by practicing classic shot techniques, and learn how to manage digital assets by editing, preparing, printing and archiving images. 5001a: Tues, Jan 21 – Feb 25 | 7:00 – 9:00pm 5001b: Tues, Mar 4 – Apr 8 | 7:00 – 9:00pm Digital Imaging Studio | Navarro Tuition: $175 (Members: $160) | 6 sessions

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photography All Levels

5202 | Digital Imaging.1 Ramin Samandari

This course is designed to expand the student’s skills in pixel-based photographic design and printing. Adobe Photoshop® is the primary image processing program used to digitally enhance, alter and retouch images, so a thorough grounding in Photoshop can be the beginning of a rewarding digital experience. Using digital cameras to capture images, as well as flatbed and film scanners to digitize other photographic images, students will then use PC-platform computers to improve or alter those images. A variety of output methods will be used, including laser and ink jet printers, to introduce students to the artistic possibilities of digital photography. Note: Working knowledge of PC-platform computers helpful. 5202a: Tues, Jan 21 – Apr 8 | 9:00am – 12:00pm 5202b: Thurs, Jan 23 – Apr 10 | 6:00 – 9:00pm Digital Imaging Studio | Navarro Tuition: $340 (Members: $325) | 12 sessions All Levels

5010 | Black & White Darkroom Victor Pagona

This class is designed for photographers who have no previous darkroom experience or those who want to expand their knowledge of the darkroom. Learn about black and white film developing and printing, dodging and burning of prints, toning, print retouching, and print finishing. Essential elements of camera handling, metering, lens accessories, camera accessories and composition issues will be explained and demonstrated. Intermediate-level photographers will be encouraged to achieve better mastery over their equipment, materials and printing skills.

“Every class that I take I become more engaged and excited by art and art making!”

5010a: Wed, Jan 22 – Apr 9 | 6:00 – 9:00pm 5010b: Thurs, Jan 23 – Apr 10 | 9:30am – 12:30pm Lende Photography Studio | Navarro Tuition: $325 (Members: $310) | 12 sessions Advanced

5035 | Intermediate/Advanced Darkroom Victor Pagona

This class is designed for the advanced photographer who desires a challenging environment in which darkroom skills can be honed. Through darkroom demonstrations, class assignments, field trips and informal gatherings to discuss photographic ideas, students will finish the term with a rich body of work ready for exhibition. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor prior to enrollment. Wed, Jan 15 – Apr 2 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Lende Photography Studio | Navarro Tuition: $360 (Members: $345) | 12 sessions

Class sizes are limited. To ensure enrollment, please register early.

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photography All Levels

5137 | Documenting 2-D Artwork Ramin Samandari

5000 | Studio Rental Victor Pagona The Lende Photography Studios are completely equipped photographic workspaces available to experienced photographers. The equipment is available on a first-come, firstserved basis, with photography classes and full-term students given priority. The fee includes access to the darkroom, traditional black and white chemistry and dry workspaces. Students are responsible for all cleanups. Prerequisite: Intermediate photography classes or equivalent experience. Before enrolling, students need to contact Department Chair Victor Pagona at 210.224.1848, ext. 420. Jan 21 – Apr 13 Mon – Fri, 12:30 – 9:00pm and Sat – Sun, 12:00 – 4:00pm 5000a: 1-day a week for 12 sessions: $360 (Members: $345) 5000b: 2 days a week for 12 sessions: $460 (Members: $445)

Professional quality high-resolution photography is a must for any artist who cares about their artwork. When applying to galleries or shows or posting online, it is the photographed image that represents one’s artwork and professionalism. Student-artists will learn how to make professional quality digital documentation of two-dimensional works and are encouraged to bring in a small format work to document. Learn how to correctly use light meters and different types of lighting. Note: A digital SLR camera with manual settings and working knowledge of the camera is necessary (5001 | Intro to the Digital Camera or equivalent knowledge is recommended); students should bring their camera to class. Sat, Feb 15 | 9:00am – 12:00pm | Lende Photography Studio | Navarro Tuition: $85 (Members: $70) | 1 session All Levels

5265 | Controlling & Understanding Exposure Sarah Pagona

This class is designed to enhance the digital photographer’s understanding of exposure — whether photographing landscapes, still life, portraitures, or any other subject matter. Student-artists will explore how the camera meters a scene and learn how shutter speeds and apertures work separately and in combination. Understanding the principles of exposure will greatly improve photography and confidence when it comes to taking quality digital photographs. Note: A digital SLR camera with manual settings and working knowledge of the camera is required. Please bring camera to class. Sat, Apr 12 | 10:00am – 1:00pm | Lende Photography Studio | Navarro Tuition: $85 (Members: $70) | 1 session All Levels

5139 | Photographic Alchemy Victor Pagona

In photography, the darkroom is the place where art and science meet. It’s like a mad scientist’s lair where light, plastic, paper, and magical chemical concoctions mix to create either a monster or a masterpiece... or both. It is also the place where the photographer, like the scientist, can have complete control over his/her creation. In this workshop, students explore how to use the darkroom to alter the viewer’s perception. The photographer will learn to use printing techniques such as burning and dodging, sandwiched negatives, exposure manipulation, and negative alteration in order to change the meaning, mood or emotional impact of the image. Sat & Sun, Apr 5 & 6 | 9:30am – 4:30pm | Lende Photography Studio | Navarro Tuition: $200 (Members: $185) | 2 days All Levels

5091 | Improving Your Photographs Victor Pagona

Students do not need to buy new cameras, lenses or other expensive equipment to take dramatically better photographs. This seminar reveals methods to make photographs more interesting, dynamic and successful by using simple techniques and compositional tools that professional photographers use on every assignment. A handout with examples will be provided. Students should bring their problem photos to find out what went wrong; the instructor will answer specific questions.

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Sat, Mar 22 | 10:00am – 12:30pm | Lende Photography Studio | Navarro Tuition: $75 (Members: $60) | 1 session


printmaking.mixed media

SPECIAL CLASS | All Levels

6044 | Encaustic Techniques on Handmade Paper

The Printmaking Department is considered one of the finest, professionalcaliber printmaking studios in the region. Classes explore non-toxic printmaking and mixed media processes.

Michelle Belto

While there are a multitude of substrates available to encaustic artists, none are as satisfying as the texture and feel of paper. This workshop builds on that inspiration, by employing handmade paper as a substrate for encaustic applications. The first half of the workshop will focus on learning the wet process of making paper sheets that can be pulp painted, wrapped and adhered to other supports, or cast as sculptural forms. In the second half, students will learn how to apply various encaustic processes to these handmade paper supports, including mixed media applications of image transfer, collage, pouring, embedding, foil and gold leaf. Please see the SSA website for a materials list. Fri – Sun, Mar 7 – 9 | 10:00am – 4:00pm | Picante Paper Studio & Droste Studio | Navarro Tuition: $260 (Members: $245) | 3 sessions NEW | All Levels

6029 | Mixed Media Acrylic Margaret Craig

Acrylics can mimic all paint mediums in a less toxic way. Students will discover how to layer and develop a painting’s surface. Since acrylics work equally well together, there are fewer rules regarding how a painting’s depth can be built. To get the most from the variety of acrylic mediums, fool-proof and low-tech methods will cover how to simulate encaustic, epoxy, lacquer, and open painting like oil. The class will also include Xerox transfer, collage and crackle effects. Includes many materials for experimentation; materials will be discussed the first class. No previous painting experience required, but some art experience expected. Thurs, Jan 30 – Apr 10 | 11:00am – 2:00pm (No class Mar 27) Droste Design Studio | Navarro Tuition: $280 (Members: $265) | 10 sessions All Levels

6111 | Non-Toxic Printmaking

Nicole Geary & Margaret Craig Students will explore non-toxic printmaking methods and focus on the area of greatest individual interest. Beginning-level students will try various types of printmaking: relief, monotype, collograph and etching. Class instruction will include producing the plate or matrix, printing and editioning. Intermediate-level students will have the opportunity to explore more advance projects in etching, relief, lithography and collograph. A materials list will be provided at the first class. Note: Section 6111a is for students with no previous or non-toxic printmaking experience or returning to printmaking after an absence; Section 6111b is for intermediate only; and Section 6111c is open to all levels. 6111a: Geary | Tues, Jan 28 – Apr 8 | 10:30am – 1:30pm (No class Mar 25) 6111b: Craig | Wed, Jan 29 – Apr 9 | 10:30am – 1:30pm (No class Mar 26) 6111c: Craig | Wed, Jan 29 – Apr 9 | 6:30 – 9:30pm (No class Mar 26) Flohr Print Studio | Navarro Tuition: $285 (Members: $270) | 10 sessions

6100 | Print Studio Rental Studio Rental provides shared studio work time to those experienced in printmaking. A monitor will supervise the studio, but no instruction will be available. Prerequisite: Please call Margaret Craig, Department Chair, in advance at 210.224.1848. Alternate dates available by appointment. Currently enrolled students may work in the studio for no cost any time the building is open and class is not in session. Flohr Print Studio | Navarro Jan 29 – Apr 13 | Mon – Fri | 10:00am – 9:00pm and Sat & Sun | 11:00am – 4:00pm 8100a: 4-hour block: $60 (Members: $45) | 1 session 8100b: unlimited time: $295 (Members: $280) | multiple sessions

“I have learned so very much and realize that there are still worlds to learn. It is so much fun and I love it and my teacher too.”

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8107 | Water-Based Screen Printing Gregory Alan Johnson

Open Studio Printmaking Students who are currently registered in a printmaking class can use the studio for practicing techniques taught in the classroom any time the building is open and class is not in session. Flohr Print Studio | Navarro Jan 27 – Apr 13 | Mon – Fri | 10:00am – 9:00pm and Sat & Sun | 11:00am – 4:00pm Open on Fri night only when Fri night classes are in session. Please call ahead.

Printmaking Artist-In-Residence Program Artists experienced in printmaking are invited to apply for the opportunity to spend up to three months working in the Flohr Print Studio. We will teach experienced intaglio printmakers non-toxic alternatives. See details at www. swschool.org or contact Margaret Craig at mcraig@swschool.org for more details.

Screen printing, also called silkscreen and serigraphy, is a versatile way to create images using a variety of stencils attached to a fine mesh screen. Stencils can be made from cut materials, fluid materials painted directly onto the screen, or produced photographically in the screen with a light sensitive emulsion. This class will include introductory instruction as well as some advanced techniques focusing on the breadth of methods and techniques used to generate images. Materials will be discussed the first class. No previous printmaking experience required, but some art and drawing experience helpful. Tues, Jan 28 – Apr 1 | 6:30am – 9:30pm | Droste Design Studio | Navarro Tuition: $280 (Members: $270) | 10 sessions Intermediate/Advanced

6999 | Independent Study: Mixed Media & Printmaking Margaret Craig This class is an opportunity for student-artists who have repeatedly taken mixed media or printmaking classes and want time to check in with the instructor to review techniques or receive feedback. Students will also have studio and equipment access when the building is open and other classes are not in session. Prerequisite: Previous printmaking or mixed media painting experience, or certificate student status and consent of instructor. Note: Craig is available to meet with Independent Study students during the following times, although other times may be arranged by contacting Craig at 210.224.1848. Wed, Jan 29 – Apr 9 | 5:30 – 6:30pm or Thurs, Jan 30 – Apr 10 | 2:30 — 3:30pm (No class Mar 26 & 27) Flohr Print Studio & Design Studio | Navarro Tuition: $275 (Members: $260) | 10 sessions VISITING ARTISTS | SPECIAL CLASS | All Levels

6007 | Substance into Color Kate Temple | New York, NY

We are surrounded by color, but where does it come from? How are minerals, plants, and animals transformed into glowing luminous color? Join artist Kate Temple in a hands-on-workshop exploring medieval methods for extracting color from natural materials. Students will make pigments from diverse substances such as cochineal, iris, eggshells and azurite, and make several different binding mediums including egg tempera, glair and watercolor. The goal will be to enrich understanding of color and to create an active meditation on the material substances that house color. All materials supplied; please bring a bag lunch. No previous painting experience required. Sat – Sun, Mar 15 – 16 | 10:00am – 5:00pm | Droste Design Studio | Navarro Tuition: $300 (Members: $285) | 2 sessions

Kate Temple. You Me mixed media installation

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KATE TEMPLE is an artist and art educator working in mixed media including painting, drawing, printmaking and installation. She has a BFA from Carnegie Mellon and completed a four-year training in Color based on the work of Goethe and Liane Collot D’Herbois. From 1997–2003, Temple was the Education Coordinator at the Lower East Side Printshop, and she is now a Teaching Artist for Artist Space in downtown Manhattan. She received an Artist Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts and has completed projects in Italy, India, and Turkey and most recently installed a commissioned site-based work for San Antonio’s 2013 Luminaria.


sculpture.integrated media NEW | All Levels

9530 | Found Object Sculpture Justin Boyd

The history of incorporating real world objects onto the picture plane and into the forms of sculpture allowed art to not just speak about real world things, but actually use them. This marriage of material and subject matter heralding a new era of material inquiry continues today. This class will continue on in this grand tradition by looking at the history and discovery of making of found object sculptures. Over the course of this 10-week class, we will make three found object sculptures. Students will need a small budget to buy or salvage things for their work; field trips to local junk, thrift and salvage stores to look for goodies will be part of the class. Materials and projects will be discussed in the first class. Thurs, Jan 30 – Apr 3 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Sculpture Studio | Navarro Tuition: $250 (Members: $235) | 10 sessions NEW | All Levels

9531 | Sound is Space, Form & Time Justin Boyd

Explore how to use sound as a material for making art. Starting with the Futurists, discover the many ways sound has been used in modern art and experimental composition. Through projects, students will learn the techniques associated with how sound art is made (as well as how to edit audio recordings) and will begin the process of thinking about where and how sound art can be utilized. Materials will be discussed in the first class; students will need to provide their own compact digital recorder and headphones. Open to age 15 and above.

The Sculpture and Integrated Media Department studio is a hybrid environment with both traditional wood and metal tools, but newer technologies such as CNC milling, digital printing, and video and sound production equipment; the program offers 3-D classes in a variety of materials and interdisciplinary practice.

Wed, Feb 5 – Apr 9 | 6:30 – 9:30pm | Sculpture Studio | Navarro Tuition: $250 (Members: $235) | 10 sessions SPECIAL CLASS | Intermediate/Advanced

9078 | Concrete Forms: For Sculpture or Mosaics Sherri Warner Hunter | Bell Buckle, TN

Learn how large-scale sculptural forms can be created using lightweight polystyrene foam as the base for free standing sculptures, bas relief, totems, water features, architectural elements, and as a substrate for sculptural mosaics. Hunter will guide students through creating a maquette (scale model), enlarging designs, visualizing a three-dimensional form, and preparation for carving a 15-inch square polystyrene foam block. Once carved, the forms will be covered in layers of fiberglass mesh and polymer fortified concrete. A variety of surface treatments will be presented. See website for materials; foam will be available for purchase from the instructor; students should anticipate $75 for material cost. Fri – Sun, May 9 – 11 | 10:00am – 4:30pm | Sculpture Studio | Navarro Tuition: $365 (Members: $350) | 3 sessions | Please register by Apr 18.

SHERRI WARNER HUNTER is full time studio artist who creates public, private and community based commissions as well as fine art. Her degrees are in sculpture and drawing from the Kansas City Art Institute and Claremont Graduate Universities, but her training in mosaic and concrete has been through more than two decades of selfexploration. Hunter is the author of two books: Making Concrete Garden Ornaments and Creative Concrete Ornaments for the Garden.

Sherri Warner Hunter Metamorphosis, tile and cement

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9506 | Stone Carving: A Comprehensive Introduction Cat Quintanilla

ALSO SEE: 1057 | Clay & Mixed Media listed under ceramics on Page 05.

This class is taught in a communal manner that focuses on learning tactile skills, 3-D visualization, and the creation of subtractive sculpture. The instructor will guide students step-by-step through the carving process and introduce carving techniques and tools — from the use of traditional hand tools, like chisels and mallets, to power tools — plus handouts and supply resources. Students will have the option to work with a variety of carving stones. One native Texas limestone or other type of soft stone is included with tuition. Please wear work clothes and bring light-weight gloves and eyewear. A bag lunch is suggested. Sat, Feb 1 – 22 | 10:00am – 2:00pm | Sculpture Studio | Navarro Tuition: $200 (Members: $185) | 4 sessions VISITING ARTIST | SPECIAL CLASS | All Levels

9075 | Sculpting Cement: Faux Bois Technique Donald Tucker

DONALD TUCKER was trained as a commercial illustrator, but left the advertising business to become a full-time studio artist. As a sculptor, he specializes in creating large-scale works in ferrocement employing the faux bois tradition. Tucker is a leading authority on the technique and teaches workshops nationwide.

Faux Bois, or “false wood,” is a well known art form in San Antonio. These three-dimensional sculptural representations of wood or wooden objects employ a steel and stucco lath armature which is then coated with cement-based media. Tooling of the final cement coat creates the illusion of wood grain and bark texture. This fiveday intensive class will provide the basic skills, techniques and information necessary for the creation of decorative and functional cement forms. Finishing options and coloring techniques will also be covered. Each student will construct and finish a small project of his or her design. Includes materials; please see the SSA website for a list of suggested supplies. Wed – Sun, May 14 – 18 | 9:30A – 4:30P | Sculpture Studio | Navarro Tuition: $500 (Members: $485) | 5 sessions | Please register by Apr 28. VISITING ARTIST | SPECIAL CLASS | Intermediate/Advanced

9076 | Advanced Faux Bois Sculpting Donald Tucker

This class focuses on the use of the unique neat Portland paste finishing formulations that distinguish the more highly detailed works associated with El Trabajo Rustico. This mixture is very demanding and even considered “impossible” to employ by many experts, but when mastered, can yield a level of detail comparable to most sculpting clays. Since none of the basic construction considerations are covered during this class, it is highly recommended that students possess a fundamental familiarity with armature development and sculpting, as well as a working knowledge of basic cement formulating and mixing, if they are to get the most from this course. Mon – Wed, May 19 – 21 | 9:30am – 4:30pm | Sculpture Studio | Navarro Tuition: $350 (Members: $335) | 3 sessions | Please register by Apr 28.

Class sizes are limited. To ensure enrollment, please register early.

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sculpture.glass All Levels

9510 | Introduction to Welding Larry West

Learn the basics skills required for welding metal to metal. Students will progress from simple arc welds to more sophisticated MIG welds. Students may use the scrap metal provided or supply their own metal. Please see SSA website for materials list. Note: Section 9510a will take a field trip to the iron scrap yard. 9510a | Mon, Jan 27 – Mar 17 | 6:30 – 9:30pm 9510b | Sat, Mar 15 & 22 | 10:00am – 1:00pm Sculpture Studio | Navarro Tuition: 9510a: $260 (Members: $245) | 8 sessions 9510b: $170 (Members: $155) | 2 sessions

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9551 | Simple Knife Making Tobin Nieto

Create a simple all-steel knife using savaged metal. Students will have the opportunity to learn elementary blacksmithing techniques — how to shape and heat treat steel — while creating a knife. After learning about improvised and low-tech forging setups, students can set up their own forge with minimal investments. Skills taught will be applicable to many areas of metalworking, from making specialized tools to creating sculptural pieces. Students should be able to complete two projects during the class. Tuition includes most materials; please see SSA website for a list of supplies. Tues, Feb 18 – Apr 8 | 6:30 – 9:30pm | Sculpture Studio | Navarro Tuition: $255 (Members: $240) | 8 sessions All Levels

ALSO SEE: 3012 | Small-Scale Powder Coating listed under jewelry.metals on Page 16.

“It has opened a whole new world for me. Everyone is so willing to share their knowledge and help. The atmosphere is wonderful.”

9100 | Intro to Hot Glass Larry West

Curious about working with blown glass? Demonstration and hands-on experience introduce students to the art of glassblowing: gathering hot glass from the furnace, centering and shaping the form, and puntying and annealing a finished piece. The first class, through hands-on demonstration, will cover the basic principles behind working with molten glass. The second night, students will have the opportunity to form their own cup shape. Course includes use of studio, safety equipment and clear glass materials. 9100a: Tues & Wed, Jan 28 & 29 | 6:30 – 9:30pm 9100b: Tues & Wed, Feb 11 & 12 | 6:30 – 9:30pm 9100c: Mon & Tues, Mar 24 & 25 | 6:30 – 9:30pm Sculpture Studio | Navarro Tuition: $250 (Members: $235) | 2 sessions Beginning

9132 | Intro to Glass Beadmaking Nina “Sam” Hibler

Explore the ancient art form of glass beadmaking utilizing open flamework techniques. Students will work with a “hot head” torch and soft glass as they learn the process of forming various types of beads including donut beads, cylinder beads, textured beads, round beads and half and half beads. Decorative additions such as dots, stringers and colored frits will also be covered, as well as safety procedures and studio set-up. Includes materials; please bring a bag lunch. Sat, Mar 1 | 9:00am – 5:30pm | Class will be held at the instructor’s studio Tuition: $150 (Members: $135) | 1 session

Class sizes are limited. To ensure enrollment, please register early.

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glass.mosaics.decorative Beginning “I like artistic challenges and this 9133 | Intro to Marble Making class provided that.” Nina “Sam” Hibler

This introductory class is perfect for anyone interested in learning open flamework technique but not interested in beadmaking. Student will learn all safety procedures to use duel fuel torches. We will make several different types and sizes of marbles in this class including latticino marbles, inclusion marbles, and end-of-the-day marbles. Includes materials; please bring a bag lunch. Sat, Feb 1 | 9:00am – 5:00pm | Class will be held at the instructor’s studio Tuition: $150 (Members: $135) | 1 session Beginning

9121 | Kiln Formed Glass Gail Stouffer

Gail Stouffer Leading the Way fused glass

Learn the fundamental techniques required for creating functional jewelry and service ware, sculptural wall pieces and cast sculpture, and fused glass art. In this course, students will be introduced to the working properties of glass from compatibility to related physics while working with multiple types of fusing products as well as understand firing schedules and kiln programming. Students will work with sheet glass, rods, frit, stringers, enamels and various inclusions to create a variety of projects. Additionally, students will learn about cold working glass and related equipment. Tuition includes all glass materials for projects. Wed, Jan 29 – Apr 16 | 9:30am – 12:30pm (No class Mar 5 & 26) | Sculpture Studio | Navarro Tuition: $415 (Members: $400) | 10 sessions All Levels

9079 | The Art of Mosaics Melanie Long Strybos

This ancient art form has many modern applications. Create beautiful decorative or functional pieces using found objects, glass, marbles, stones, mirrors, dishes and tiles. Students will learn the basics of mosaic design, layout, tile-cutting and tile-setting techniques, and discuss the characteristics of various tools, adhesives and grout. Students will complete small projects of their choice: flowerpots, stepping-stones or tabletops. No previous experience is necessary. Please see SSA website for a materials list; bring a lunch both days. Sat & Sun, Mar 1 & 2 | 10:00am – 4:30pm | Sculpture Studio | Navarro Tuition: $185 (Members: $170) | 2 sessions All Levels

9533 | De-Lightful Dale Jenssen

Make a great looking metal wall sconce which can be wired for current and ready to hang. Become familiar with the basics of metal cutting, filing, hole punching and cold connections (soldering will not be covered in this workshop). Safety issues, sheet metal types, electrical considerations, types of rivets, and other connection options will also be covered. Surface/texturing possibilities, such as hammering and stamping, and finishes such as patinas, paint and powder-coating will be discussed. Galvanized sheet metal will be used; if students wish to use copper or some other metal please bring them or contact the instructor at least two weeks prior to the class to discuss. No prior metals experience required.

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Sat & Sun, Apr 5 & 6 | 10:00am – 4:00pm | Class will be held at the instructor’s studio Tuition: $180 (Members: $165) | 2 sessions


art survey.design.digital All Levels

5083 | Contemporary Art History Survey Victor Pagona

This course is a survey of European and American modern and contemporary art beginning in the late nineteenth century and concluding with contemporary developments. We will consider a variety of movements including post-impressionism, cubism, surrealism, abstract expressionism, minimalism, pop and conceptual art in their cultural and art historical contexts. Tues, Jan 21 – Apr 8 | 7:00 – 9:00pm | Ellison Lecture Hall | Navarro Tuition: $265 (Members: $250) | 12 weeks All Levels

6001 | Intro to Computer Graphic Programs Todd Fichter

This studio course will develop a strong understanding of the creative possibilities available through the use of Adobe Creative Suite® for artistic purposes. Topics include computer graphics hardware, electronic images, electronic publishing, and vector-based graphics. Assigned projects will explore how to apply art, design and computer knowledge in solving visual and conceptual problems. Using computers, students will use Adobe Creative Suite®, which includes Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Requirements: A working knowledge of computers is essential. A materials list will be provided upon enrollment.

ALSO SEE: 5137 | Documenting Your 2-D Artwork listed under PHOTOGRAPHY on Page 20.

Thurs, Jan 30 – Apr 3 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Digital Imaging Studio | Navarro Tuition: $270 (Members: $255) | 10 sessions

“This class has made me start thinking creatively again. Mike Pecen It has given me Landscape design relies on unique media such as ecology, the push to start cultivation, and site to create installations for use or for sensory effect. From the productive gardens of antiquity to the conceptual working on art works of today, the most exciting landscape designs reach beyond projects that I had the universal tools of line, form, color and texture to engage in time, let lapse and to start in ways often spatial or biological. Learn how to use the landscape designer’s tools and materials to realize your own concepts. Students thinking about new will finish the class with a theoretical background and at least ones.” All Levels

9920 | Introduction to Landscape Design

one well-formed landscape concept that they may implement on their own. This studio-based class will have a significant lecture/ discussion component. Wed, Feb 19 – Mar 26 | 6:30 – 9:30pm | Ellison Lecture Hall | Navarro Tuition: $180 (Members: $165) | 6 sessions

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faculty LIZA COLLINS trained as a painter at Northeast London Polytechnic, and later in tapestry at the Royal College of Art. Her tapestries are in many public collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Contemporary Art Society of London.

Dennis W. Smith Fungi, ceramic

LORENA ANGULO is a Mexican artist who works in metal, including metal clay, and mixed media. Her work has been included in Metal Clay Beads, Exceptional Work in Metal Clay 2008 and 2009, and Fusion Magazine (Journal of the International PMC guild). KAREN BAKER received a BFA from Wayne State University and an MFA from Southern Methodist University with an emphasis in printmaking, drawing and painting. She is currently Registrar of Loans and Exhibitions at the San Antonio Museum of Art.

MIGUEL CORTINAS received a BFA from Texas A&M UniversityKingsville and an MFA from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of the Incarnate Word where he teaches drawing, painting, and printmaking. MARGARET CRAIG • PRINTMAKING DEPARTMENT CHAIR received a BS in Biology, BS in Art and an MA with an emphasis in watercolor painting from the University of Wisconsin. Her MFA in Printmaking is from the University of Texas at San Antonio. A leader in non-toxic printmaking technology, she was selected to represent the U.S. in China as part of the Sanbao International Printmaking project.

SYLVIA BENITEZ is a nationally known installation and landscape artist. She is the recipient of two Pollock-Krasner awards, an AICA award, and two National Endowment for the Arts Visiting Artist Awards.

SHANNON CRIDER graduated from Oklahoma City University with a BFA in Studio Art; she also studied at the Marchutz School of Art in France. Her work was part of the 2013 Texas Biennial at Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum. Crider currently works at the McNay Art Museum.

MICHELLE BELTO holds a BA in Education with certifications in Art and Theater, and an MA in Fine Arts and Consciousness from John F. Kennedy University. She divides her time between her two passions — teaching encaustics and studio art, with an emphasis on hand-made paper and wax.

JENNIFER DATCHUK graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth with an MFA in Artisanry. She has also studied abroad at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, West Africa and at the Sanbao Ceramic Institute in Jingdezhen, China.

SABRA BOOTH holds a BFA from the University of Houston and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She was a Fulbright Scholar to Finland and has been awarded grants by Artpace and by the Brooklyn Arts Council.

RIC DENTINGER, watercolorist, is a contemporary realist who paints traditional subjects. He learned to draw and paint at an early age and was primarily selftaught. Dentinger’s career began as a professional illustrator and art director.

JUSTIN BOYD • SCULPTURE & INTEGRATED MEDIA DEPARTMENT CHAIR graduated from the University of Texas in San Antonio with a BFA in Ceramics and finished his MFA in Integrated Media at The California Institute of the Arts. BRAD BRAUNE received his BA in Architecture from Texas Tech University. He taught watercolor from 1975-77 as part of the original faculty of the Southwest School of Art. He also teaches watercolor at other local arts institutions and shows locally and nationally.

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TODD FICHTER earned his BFA in Photography from Southwest Missouri State University. Fichter is a full-time graphic designer. MIKE FISHER received his BA degree at the University of South Carolina and is pursuing his MA in Communication Arts at the University of the Incarnate Word. CASEY GALLOWAY received a BFA in Fibers from the University of North Texas in Denton. A 2007 Kuhlman Foundation scholarship allowed her to travel and research Scandinavian weaving. She is an installation artist as well as a traditional weaver.

NICOLE GEARY earned a BFA in Printmaking from the University of Florida and an MFA in Printmaking from the University of South Dakota. She has exhibited in juried shows nationally including the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Spudnik Press Cooperative, and Washington Printmaker’s Gallery. MEGAN HARRISON earned her BFA from Metropolitan State University of Denver and her MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Texas at San Antonio. NINA “SAM” HIBLER holds a BS from Stephen F. Austin State University. Her background in science adds a wealth of knowledge to the nuances of glass art. Hibler is owner of Dream Fire Glass and specializes in the creation of one-of-a kind beads. ROBERT HILS • FIBER DEPARTMENT CHAIR received a BS in Art Education from the University of Edinboro, PA, studied Historic Preservation at the University of Vermont, and received a Master Weaver certificate through the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. MIRA HNATYSHYN received a BS at the University of Maryland and an MFA at the University of Texas at San Antonio. DALE JENSSEN has been a fulltime studio artist for over 20 years. As a metal worker she is self-taught and has been making sconces, lamps, chandeliers and illuminated sculptures since 1996. GREGORY ALAN JOHNSON • FACULTY & STUDIO MANAGER earned his BFA with a concentration in Printmaking at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and an MFA in Printmaking and Drawing at Texas Tech University. LISA KERPOE creates paintings on cloth, incorporating waterbased media and mixed-media techniques. She authored two books on surface design techniques, Visual Texture on Fabric and Vibrant Color (with Jane Dunnewold). DIANA KERSEY received a BFA from Texas Tech University and an MFA in Ceramics from Washington State University. She currently owns and operates Kersey Architectural Ceramics, which specializes in custom architectural ceramics, reproductions and unique ceramic ware. Kersey received the SSA 2010 Award for Teaching.


faculty GREG KINNEY, a successful advertising and fine art photographer for over thirty years, recently retired from his commercial business and now devotes his creative energies to ceramic sculpture. ELÉONORE LEE is a printmaker and book artist. After training at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Tamarind Institute, Lee went to the University of Iowa to pursue an MFA and a Book Arts Certificate. JEANNETTE MacDOUGALL is a studio artist and arts consultant. She has worked as an art educator for over 20 years and is a former Resident Director at Moulin a Nef, an arts residency program in Auvillar, France. DALE NEESE graduated in 1973 from Middle Tennessee State University majoring in Ceramics and has maintained a studio in San Antonio since 1980. JOHN NELSON received a BS degree in Industrial Arts Education from Brigham Young University and has taught in the Bureau of Indian Affairs education system. TOBIN NIETO has over eight years experience and training in blacksmithing and has been teaching one-on-one bladesmithing privately. SARAH PAGONA received her BA from Trinity University with an emphasis in Photography. She is currently a working artist and an art teacher at Ronald Reagan High School in San Antonio. VICTOR PAGONA • PHOTOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT CHAIR earned his MFA in Photography and Sculpture at the University of South Carolina and his MA in Art History at the University of Wisconsin. JILLIAN PALONE • FACULTY & METALS STUDIO MANAGER received her BFA in Jewelry Design and Metals from Pittsburg State University and earned her MFA from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. CAT QUINTANILLA has a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin and has studied stone carving in Texas, Kansas and New Mexico. RAINEY studied art at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and was the recipient of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Primer Paso Fellowship. She also teaches in SSA’s Teen Intensive Studio, Mobile Arts Program and for Summer Art Studio. Rainey received the SSA 2008 Award for Teaching.

SARAH ROBERTS received her MFA in Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing from Texas Tech University with a secondary emphasis in digital photography. ALEX RUBIO is currently the Mosaic Studio Manager for the Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum. As an arts organizer, he has instructed and coordinated community-based art programs including, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Organization, and San Anto Cultural Arts Organization. RAMIN SAMANDARI has been a fine art photographer for the past 20 years. He has owned and operated his studio, Magical Realism, since 1998. REGINA SANDERS • ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAMS, holds Associate Degrees in Fine Arts and Illustration/Fashion from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She is a former fine arts instructor at a magnet school in Houston and coordinates the SSA Teen and SMD programs. CHRIS SAUTER earned his BA from the University of the Incarnate Word and an MFA from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He was a 1999 Artpace Artist-in-Resident, and has exhibited both nationally and internationally. Sauter received the SSA 2011 Award for Teaching. GARY SCHOTT • METALS DEPARTMENT CHAIR received his MFA in Metal/Jewelry Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a BFA from the University of WisconsinStout. His work is included in Humor in Craft by Brigitte Martin. SETH SCHWAIGER is an artist, curator and critic based in Texas and the United Kingdom. He received his BFA from the University of Wyoming and a MFA from the Glasgow School of Art where he went on to teach courses in drawing and sculpture for the Continuing Education Department. DENNIS W. SMITH • CERAMICS DEPARTMENT CHAIR received a BFA in Ceramics from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA in Ceramics from the University of Montana, with postgraduate work at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Smith’s work has been featured in Ceramics Monthly, Ceramics: Arts and Perception, and Clay Times. GAIL STOUFFER holds a BFA from C.W. Post/Long Island University and has been a visiting instructor at The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Phoenix Center for the Arts, and The Pittsburgh Glass Center.

Stouffer will complete her Masters of Art Education this year from Texas Tech University. MELANIE LONG STRYBOS received a BS from Texas Christian University. She freelances as a decorative painter, surface designer and mosaicist, and worked on the restoration of the Empire Theater. Strybos is a member of the Society of American Mosaic Artists. RYAN TAKABA • FACULTY & CERAMIC STUDIO MANAGER holds an MFA in Ceramics from Kent State University and a BFA from University of Hawaii. He previously was the Artist-inResidence/Studio Manager for the University of MassachusettsDartmouth. Takaba has also taught at Mudflat Studios and Kent State University. KATE TERRELL received her BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and her MFA from University of Texas at San Antonio. She teaches a variety of art-related subjects including creative dance and lectures about art for adult education. VINCENT VALDEZ • DRAWING & PAINTING DEPARTMENT CHAIR received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. He has exhibited his work at The Parsons School of Design in Paris, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Museum, and has had solo exhibitions at the Southwest School of Art, McNay Art Museum, and the San Antonio Museum of Art. KEVIN VAN WINKLE received a BA in Art from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and both an MA and MFA in Ceramics from the University of Iowa. He has taught ceramics at Odessa College, Midland College and the Shreveport Center for Art and Craft. LARRY WEST owns and operates Dragonfire Hot Glass Studio. West has a BA in Art Education from Kent State University and has studied at the Pilchuck Glass School. BECK WHITEHEAD • PAPER & BOOK ARTS DEPARTMENT CHAIR received a BA from Trinity University and an MFA from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Whitehead has taught papermaking workshops at Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Pyramid Atlantic, Haystack, and at national conferences.

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registration.policies how to register

Please read all registration and refund policies carefully before registering.

SPRING 2014 Registration Members Priority • Online | Wed, Dec 4 | 9:00am • In Person/Phone/Mail Fri, Dec 6 NON MEMBERS • Online | Wed, Dec 11 | 9:00am • In Person/Phone/Mail Fri, Dec 13 Ongoing throughout the term Registration forms will be processed on the dates listed above.

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cancellations, refunds, withdrawals & transfers

• The SSA reserves the right to cancel, combine or reschedule classes,

Register as soon as possible; class size is limited.

For current class information and updates visit our website www.swschool.org.

payment

no later than one week prior to the start date of the class (unless otherwise noted) as class space is limited. Tuition fees are due in full at time of enrollment. Class fees will not be pro-rated for late enrollment. You will be notified if the class for which you are registering is full. Classes are open to everyone ages 17 and above, unless otherwise noted. The SSA reserves the right to refuse enrollment or dismiss any student for behavior that is disruptive or unacceptable in a learning environment. Open studio time varies by department and is available to registered students only, and only when no classes are scheduled and the facilities are open. Please see instructor for studio times. Use of the studios for commercial production work is discouraged.

or to change class instructors when necessary. Tuition will be refunded 100% for classes we cancel. If the SSA cancels a class for any reason, all registered students will be informed as soon as possible and extended the opportunity to transfer to another class; no transfer fee will be applied. A $40 withdrawal fee and a $25 transfer fee will be charged per class for changes made by students. Notice of withdrawal by a student must be made in writing and received no later than seven days prior to the first day of class. Notice of withdrawal for SPECIAL CLASSES must be made within two weeks prior to the class. No refunds will be made for withdrawals made after those times. Failure to attend classes or verbal notification will not be regarded as an official notice of withdrawal.

Full payment is due upon enrollment. Cash, checks and credit cards (Visa/MasterCard/ Discover/American Express) are accepted.

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Please visit our website to register online at www.swschool.org. Members: please remember to login before registering to receive your member tuition discount.

by mail/fax

Complete the registration form and send it with check or money order made payable to SSA or complete credit card information. Office of Registrar Southwest School of Art 300 Augusta San Antonio, TX 78205.1216 fax 210.224.9337

by phone

Credit card payments may be made by phone. Call the Office of Registrar at 210.224.1848 with all necessary information.

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Registration hours are Mon – Fri, 9:00am – 5:00pm. Located in the Ursuline Dormitory Building.

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one year from the date their membership gift is posted. At the Patron level and above, household members 17 and younger are eligible to receive the discount. Seniors (65 and above) will receive the equivalent of an individual member’s tuition discount. Military personnel will receive the equivalent of an individual member’s discount with proper ID. Only one discount may be applied per class. Lab fees are included in the cost of tuition unless otherwise noted.

adult scholarships

• The SSA offers a limited number of scholarships for adult programs,

dependent upon the availability of funds. • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and need, and are

granted on a first-come, first-served basis. • Application forms can be obtained from the Registration Office,

Department Chairs, or completed online.

continuing professional education credit

The SSA is a registered Continuing Professional Education provider. If you are a teacher seeking CPE hours, please notify the Registration Office at the time of registration. You will receive a letter confirming completed contact hours at the end of the term.

area accommodations

Plenty of lodging is available in the downtown area, and a few hotels offer special rates to SSA students. Please call for suggestions.

ssa membership & contributions

If you wish to join others in nourishing the creative spirit, become a member today! For more information, please call the Development Office at 210.224.1848 or email development@swschool.org.


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student information O NEW STUDENT

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PLEASE INITIAL THAT YOU HAVE READ ALL REGISTRATION AND REFUND POLICIES ON PAGE 30.

class information CLASS No.

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Complete, detach and return page with full payment to: Office of Registrar, Southwest School of Art 300 Augusta | San Antonio, TX 78205 ph 210.224.1848 | fax 210.224.9337 spring 2014 |31


board.staff.mission 2014 board of trustees

staff

OFFICERS James G. Lifshutz, Chairman Elise Boyan, Vice Chairman Gini Garcia, Secretary Dan H. Hanke, Treasurer

Teri Hatch Aguilar, Exhibitions Coordinator Kathy Armstrong, Director of Exhibitions Leigh Baldwin, Director of Communications Kori Bennett, Assistant to the Registrar Stephanie Peché Canales, Development Associate Olga Castaño, Visitor Specialist Ed Conroy, Director of Development Edward Dupuy, Dean Cesario Garcia, Groundskeeper Michelle Garrigan, Director of Admissions & Recruitment Sylvia Glatman, Rentals Manager Ed Hepner, Facilities Manager Barbara Hill, Director of Community Programs Elaine Leahy, Executive Assistant Kiko Martinez, Digital Media Manager Hildi Mayorga, Registrar Patricia Morales, Director of Young Artist Programs Paula Owen, President Heather Rakowitz, Chief Financial Officer Yvette Ramirez, Maintenance Teresa Rodriguez, Director of Information Systems Noelia Saavedra, Accountant Regina Sanders, Assistant Director of Young Artist Programs Stephen J. Strapple, Director of Operations Joe Turner, Maintenance Jerry Vasquez, Maintenance Lyn Woods, Development Assistant

TRUSTEES Bernice Appelin-Williams Pamela Bain Barry Beller Clay Carrington Josie Davidson Karen Diaz Betsy Dudley Bruce Flohr David Goldberg Stefan Gräter Julius Gribou Richard Harris Randall Hawkins Andrew Herdeg Stacey Hill Anne Krause Cheryl Longoria Dan Markson Anita Uribe Martin Jesse Mata Ruth Medellin Darryl Mix Cynthia Muñoz Boone Powell Angela Rabke Larry Reyes Andi Rodriguez Omar Rodriguez David Shelton Kathy Sosa Gary Walton McNutt Garden TRUSTEE Courtney Walker FOUNDING TRUSTEES Helen Marie Hendrie Edith McAllister Nancy Brown Negley Chairman’s Advisory Council Andrés Andujar Adelle Brewer Frank B. Burney Marilyn Eldridge Otis Parchman HONORARY TRUSTEES Chris Carson Robert C. Maxham

FACULTY Justin Boyd, Sculpture & Integrated Media Department Chair Margaret A. Craig, Printmaking Department Chair Robert Hils, Fiber Department Chair Gregory Alan Johnson, Faculty & Studio Manager Victor Pagona, Photography Department Chair Jillian Palone, Metals Faculty & Studio Manager Gary Schott, Metals Department Chair Dennis W. Smith, Ceramics Department Chair Ryan Takaba, Ceramics Faculty & Studio Manager Vincent Valdez, Drawing & Painting Department Chair Beck Whitehead, Paper & Book Arts Department Chair

mission statement

The Southwest School of Art teaches, preserves, and advances the visual arts. We expand the creative potential of our community and connect cultures of the world through participatory learning experiences. An additional purpose is to preserve and present the former Ursuline Convent and Academy as a place of historic significance.

SSA overview

The Southwest School of Art is a nationally-recognized leader in visual arts education, offering on-campus studio programs for more than 4,000 adults, children and teens annually. Classes and workshops are taught by outstanding local, regional, and national artists in state-of-the-art facilities located in downtown San Antonio.

support

Support is provided by the City of San Antonio’s Department of Culture and Creative Development, theFund, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts as well as by many generous individual and corporate donors. The SSA would like to thank all the many members and donors who make it possible to keep tuition affordable.

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young artist programs celebrating 44 years of visual arts and creativity!

programs saturday morning (SMD) discovery ages 5 – 17

Southwest School of Art’s Young Artist Programs provide unique handson experiences in the visual arts for children and teens. Students work oneon-one with professional artist-teachers who teach new skills and nurture creativity while developing individual expression.

spring class Ages 10 – 14

7983 | Painting Skills & Techniques Regina Sanders

Learn the fundamentals of painting — sketching the underpainting, blending colors and applying paint — while experimenting with watercolor and acrylic paint. This beginning techniques class stresses representational and modern stilllife painting. Sat, Feb 1 – 22 | 1:00 – 3:00pm Bowers Studio | Ursuline Campus Tuition: $145 (Members: $130) | 4 sessions

ALSO SEE: 9531 | Sound is Space, Form & Time listed under Sculpture on Page 23.

From September through May, the SSA offers an introductory art experience where children and their parents can explore various art-making activities together over the course of a onemonth period. Activities are lead by professional artist-teachers trained to nurture creativity and imagination and include drawing, printmaking, origami, weaving, clay, seasonal art and more. Saturdays | 9:30 – 11:30am Jan, Feb, Mar & May | 4 sessions (No session during Apr) Frost Garden | Ursuline FREE with advanced registration Note: Parents or adult guardians are required to stay and actively engage with their child. SMD is a month-long program; please consider this when registering. Registration is ongoing; however, spaces fill fast. Sign-up online at www.swschool. org, or for more information about the program contact Regina Sanders at 210.224.1848, ext 321.

summer art studio Jun 2 – Aug 15

San Antonio’s most extensive and dynamic youth art program (ages 5 – 18) offers over 100 week-long (half and full-day) classes. Classes are designed to fit the skill set for specific age groups and include nurturing classes for 5- and 6-year olds as well as intensive studios for teens. It is not too early to start thinking about summer. Watch for the catalog in early March. Registration for Summer Art Studio begins Tues, Mar 18 for members. For more information or to receive a catalog call 210.224.1848. A limited number of scholarships are available.

teen studio intensive ages 14 – 19

This program is for teens (middle and high school) with a strong interest in visual arts looking to develop their individual skills and talent through professional instruction in a serious learning environment. The program provides the young artist an opportunity to develop his or her portfolio. To apply to this program or for information, contact Regina Sanders at 210.224.1848, ext. 321 or email her at rysanders@swschool.org.


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FOUND OBJECT SCULPTURE Page 23

MIXED MEDIA ACRYLIC Page 21

STEEL WIRE CHAINS & MORE Page 17

SMALL-SCALE POWDER COATING Page 16

THE ART OF UPCYCLING Page 14

ABSTRACTION IN PAINTING Page 11

COLLAGE 101 Page 11

DEEP IN THE BONE Page 08

clay & mixed media Page 05

image transfer techniques Page 05

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Spring 2014 class catalog