Gage Teen Art Studios @ BAM

Presented by Gage Academy of Art

TAS@BAM is a free drop-in arts class that offers a casual and supportive environment where participants enjoy access to BAM's current exhibitions. Each month a Resident Teaching Artist will focus on different skills and themes to teach in connection with a current BAM exhibition. Teen Art Studios are set up to have new students every workshop so don't be afraid to stop by anytime! TAS@BAM is free and open to all students ages 13-18, and includes art materials.
Questions? Contact: andrea@gageacademy.org

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Cut Paper Compositions with Lauren Iida
Fridays, August 5, 12, 19, & 26, 4 – 7pm

Learn the art of cut paper, and create original "paper cutaway" composition of a subject of your own choosing. This relaxing and fun process yields striking work in its beautifully rendered details and unique aesthetic.

Related exhibition: Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker's Tales of Slavery and Power


Visual Storytelling with John Freeman
Fridays, September 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 4 – 7pm

Embrace the power of image to discover new forms of story-telling. Create a portrait through storyboarding with cut paper, creating cardboard props, and making costumes to model in. You will incorporate all of these different projects into a final digital portrait piece that tells your unique story.

Related exhibition: Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker's Tales of Slavery and Power


Portrait Drawing with Aramis Hamer
Fridays, October 7, 14, 21, & 28, 4 – 7pm

Learn unique and traditional drawing techniques to create striking graphite portraits. Learn about facial proportions, shading, line and value as you explore techniques in pencil, charcoal and ink.

Related exhibition: Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker's Tales of Slavery and Power


Mixed-Media Drawings in Imagination with Caitlin Fennelly
Fridays, November 4, 11, 18, & 25, 4 – 7pm

Explore new approaches to drawing by using pen, pastel and acrylic. Using imagination as your inspiration, learn how to create beautiful mixed media drawings. Explore how to blend observational skills with your imagination to create original artworks that sharpen your drawing skills.

Related exhibition: BAM Biennial 2016: Metalmorphosis

 


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