April 18th, 2015 artWORKS – Silverpoint with Artist Susan Schwalb

Silverpoint,
with artist, Susan Schwalb

Sponsored by the Windgate Foundation

Intermezzo #9 (300 dpi)

The Silverpoint workshop has been filled to capacity. If you would like your name to be placed on a waiting list, please contact Prof. Marjorie Williams-Smith mwsmith@ualr.edu, or call (501-569-3591). If an opening becomes available, you will be contacted in the order your name was placed on the waiting list.

UALR artWORKS is proud to present a one-day silverpoint workshop with artist, Susan Schwalb. Ms. Susan Schwalb, is an internationally recognized artist and expert on the medium. Participating artists will use two metals for their drawings – silver and copper. A variety of drawing surfaces and grounds will be explored. Students will prepare watercolor paper with three different grounds: [titanium] white acrylic gesso, black-pigmented acrylic gesso, and Golden’s Silverpoint Ground.

Workshop activities are designed for anyone with an interest in drawing, from beginning to advanced levels and they will explore a variety of approaches to metalpoint.

Maximum enrollment: 15

Space is limited and the workshop will fill on a first come-first-serve basis, so register early.

Workshop Date:

Saturday, April 18th, 2015 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

For questions or information visit our website, www.ualr.edu/art, e-mail artworks@ualr.edu,e-mail Prof. Marjorie Williams-Smith mwsmith@ualr.edu, or call (501-569-3591).

This is a FREE workshop and space is limited, so register early by e-mailing Marjorie Williams-Smith mwsmith@ualr.edu.

Location: UALR Fine Arts Building, Room FA252 (Drawing Studio).

Public Lecture by Susan Schwalb:

Thursday, April 16, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. in UALR Fine Arts Building, room FA161.

Lecture is free

About The Artist:

Susan Schwalb is one of the foremost figures in the revival of the ancient technique of silverpoint drawing in America. She was born in New York City and studied at the High School of M&A, and at Carnegie-Mellon University. Schwalb has been in residence at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and has had two residencies in Israel at Mishkenot Sha’ananim, Jerusalem and the Tel Aviv Artists’ Studios. She has had over 35 solo exhibitions and has exhibited nationally and internationally.

Her work is represented in most of the major public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the National Gallery, Washington DC, The British Museum, London, The Brooklyn Museum, NY, Kupferstichkabinett – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England.

You can see more of Susan Schwalb’s work at:
http://www.susanschwalb.com

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