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WinterArts 2012 Classes


Lighting Fabrication/ Fused & Slumped Glass

Light up the dark days of winter!
In this 3 week course we will be learning the ins and outs of creating working lighting fixtures/lamps and creating slumped/fused glass objects to illuminate. Incandescent, neon, LED, and more methods of lighting will be covered.


Class #01VALF1-01
January 10-27

Tuesday - Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Room 3004
Fee: $495 (includes materials)

Patrick Stafford has been a designer/craftsperson for 30 years and operates a studio in Santa Cruz. He presently teaches Furniture Design/Woodworking, Lighting and Fabrication, and Furniture Mixed-Media for Cabrillo College.

Penny Waller founded Glass Fusion Studios in Aptos 18 years ago. She teaches classes in her studio along with other invited guest glass artists and taught a workshop for CabrilloArts 2010. Glass Fusion studio pieces have been shown in galleries all over the US. Pieces from Glass Fusion Studios are widely collected.

Libby Cahill's craft of neon glass-bending began in the early 1980's. She has co-taught workshops at the Smithsonian Institution--through Craig Kraft Studio, Pilchuck Glass School, and Washington Glass School--through Light' Up Neon, Washington DC and CabrilloArts 2010.

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Themes & Variations

Expand upon personal themes through traditional and alternative drawing and painting techniques!

Learn approaches to using mixed media techniques such as ink, pastel, water-based paints, transfer and collage methods.

Class #01VATV1-01
January 17-20

Tuesday -Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Room 2008
Fee: $275 (includes materials)

Andrea Borsuk is a local Santa Cruz artist best known for her use of archetypes of beauty and femininity through a map of cultural interpretations and invented fantasies. Borsuk received her MFA from Columbia University in1990. She has taught Drawing, Painting and Mixed-Media at Cabrillo College, Portland State University, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Columbia University and Pratt Institute. In 2010 she received a Santa Cruz County Rydell Fellowship.

 

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Dimensional Felting

Discover innovative uses for this humble and inexpensive material. Simple tools will be used to manipulate wool to create three-dimensional, freestanding, solid felt objects. (Max size 12”x12”)


Class #01VADF1-01
January 24-27

Tuesday -Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Room 3001
Fee: $275 (includes materials)

Lynda Watson started and taught the Jewelry/Metals Program at Cabrillo for 25 years. She earned her BA, MA and MFA from California State University, Long Beach and has received two National Endowment for the Arts individual Artist Fellowships. In 1998, she was named Santa Cruz County Artist of the Year.
Lynda’s recent work combines felt and metal elements as neckpieces brooches and bracelets. She is looking forward to applying her knowledge to sculptural pursuits.

 

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Painting Abstraction

Explore some of the major pictorial strategies of abstract painting.  Daily lectures and slide shows will introduce the form of abstraction to be investigated that day. Participants should look at this course as opportunity to explore a variety of approaches to abstract painting.  This course is not designed to produce a series of finished works.  Course will be taught using acrylics. Students will receive a materials list prior to class.

Class #01VAPA1-01
January 24-27

Tuesday -Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Room 2020
Fee: $250

Tim Craighead received his MFA in painting from Columbia University in New York and his BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz.  He has taught Drawing and Painting at Columbia, Stanford, UCSC, Cabrillo College and Monterey Peninsula College.  He has had numerous one-person shows and his paintings, small works on paper and monotypes are represented in both national and international collections. 

He is a current recipient of the Rydell Fellowship for 2011 and has a one-person show at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, which opened on Nov. 5th, 2011.

 

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Photo Books

Combine Photoshop technology with simple book arts folding and cutting techniques to produce books of your own photographic images. Learn to incorporate cohesion and personal style into your project. Familiarity with Macintosh computers encouraged.


Class #01VAPB1-01
January 10-20

Tuesday -Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Room 2021
Fee: $380 (includes materials)

Victoria May uses fabric and stitching as the basis for mixed-media sculptural and installations May's work is meticulous and fervent with a strong craft ethic. Objects range in form from books to sculptural objects. 
May received her MFA from San Jose State University in 2001 where she studied Installation Art and Photography. She is based in Santa Cruz and teaches at many local colleges.   In 2010 she received a Santa Cruz County Rydell Fellowship. Her work has been published in FiberArts and in the Princeton Architectural Press publication By Hand.

 

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Marquetry

Create designs in wood! Marquetry is the art of creating imagery by cutting and fitting thin pieces of wood together. These designs are applied to a core and used in making furniture or decorative panels.

Class #01VAMQ1-01
January 17-20

Tuesday -Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Room 3001
Fee: $305 (includes materials)

Matthew Werner is a master furniture maker and marquetarian who was trained at the College of the Redwoods - Fine Woodworking Program. He was recently profiled on “Wood Works”, a Santa Cruz Community TV series about local Master Craftsmen. His work is currently part of the exhibit STUDIO MADE: Santa Cruz Woodworkers at the Museum of Art & History in Santa Cruz. Matthew is a patient and engaging teacher who finds joy in passing on skills and knowledge.

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Open Photo Lab

Come play in our fabulous photo lab!
This lab provides open access to the Cabrillo College darkroom and is designed for students to work independently on their own projects. Available to students who have taken a Cabrillo Photo class and are familiar with the facilities.


Class #08VAPL1-07
January 10-27

Tuesday -Friday
1 - 5 pm
Room 2028
Fee: $95
Instructor: Janet Fine

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