In-Person Class: Printmaking the Natural World

  • Saturday, August 3
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM MT
  • 217 Johnson St., Santa Fe, NM 87501.

Space is limited, registration required. Please email or call 505-946-1000 for assistance with event registration. All supplies included.

In this introductory class, journey into the world of printmaking by exploring the foundational principles and techniques used in block printing.

Early in her career Georgia O’Keeffe studied with the painter and printmaker Arthur Wesley Dow. In addition to his work as an artist and educator, Dow was the assistant curator for Japanese art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and his work with that museum’s collection of ukiyo-e woodblock prints heavily influenced his work on composition—including a book entitled Composition which had a tremendous impact on a generation of artists from O’Keeffe to Charles Burchfield and beyond.

In this class participants will begin with a short tour of the galleries for inspiration, and will then head to the classroom where they will have the opportunity to explore block printing through a combination of in-person technique demonstration and practice with contemporary linocut block printing. This workshop is great for anyone interested in printmaking as a medium, looking to build skills in printmaking, and/or already has experience in printmaking that they want to expand on.

Registration (all supplies are included) Members $35/Non-members $45

Note that all program times are in Mountain Time.

This class is suitable for youth ages 12 and up. Children are welcome to participate alongside their adults.

Space is limited, reservations required. Please email or call 505-946-1000 for assistance with event registration.

This class will meet in front of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum , 217 Johnson Street, Santa Fe, NM. Registrants will be notified 24 hours in advance if the lesson is to be canceled.

About the Instructor:

Gal Senderowitsch is a Santa Fe-based multimedia artist who draws inspiration from nature, dreams, and the human condition. She graduated with her BFA in printmaking from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia and is currently pursuing her MA in Art Therapy in Santa Fe, NM. Her media of choice are aqueous media, monotypes, woodcut printmaking, charcoal and pastel drawing, and oil painting. She is a recipient of various awards from prestigious art institutions and groups in Philadelphia, including the Print Center, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Color Print Society. Gal has exhibited her work in various locations, such as Abington Art Center, Chestnut Hill Gallery, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Plastic Club, Old City Jewish Arts Center, Greenpoint Gallery, and the Canvas in New York City.

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