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JASON WALKER: Personal Encounters Workshop at Project Art

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Cummington, MA 01026

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Join Jason Walker for Personal Encounters, a figural/narrative sculpture workshop. In this five-dayworkshop, Jason will demonstrate his techniques of hand-building with porcelain. Jason will also share all of his secrets painting on bone-dry forms with underglaze. He will discuss techniques and philosophies of combining 2-D imagery with 3-D form and how to start creating your own personal vocabulary of imagery into a personalnarrative. Each student will have hands-on experience working with porcelain, painting with underglaze andmuch one-on-one instruction from Jason. No experience is required. Limited to 10.

Walker received a BFA from Utah State University and a MFA from Penn State University. He has exhibited and taught widely including at the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., Haystack Mountain School for the Crafts, Penland School for the Crafts, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China and the International Ceramics Workshop,Kecskemet, Hungary, South Korea, Ireland and France.Walker has been awarded a 2009 NCECA International Residency Fellowship and a 2014 Artist Trust Fellowship from Washington State, as well as the Taunt Fellowship award at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts. His work is included in collections at the Fine Art Museum of San Francisco: De Young, the Carnegie Mellon Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Arizona State University Art Museum Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, Arizona and the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon.

The workshop begins Sunday night, with a slide presentation and a group dinner (6–8pm). The demonstration workshop will run from 9am–4pm Monday-Friday at Project Art in Cummington, MA. A Gallery Talk and Reception will take place Thursday, July 25th, 5–7pm at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, MA. A group dinner will follow at Bright Ideas Brewery & A-OK Berkshire BBQ. His workshop will happen in conjunction with the opening weekend of his show, Personal Encounters at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, MA, on view July 6th–August 10th. The opening is Thursday, July 25th from 5–7pm.

Students will use studio space in Project Art, a renovated 19th century Mill on the banks of the Westfield River. Find out more about Project Art at projectart01026.com.

Once you complete your Eventbrite deposit, there are two more steps to complete your registration:

1. Complete your registration form, and snail mail or email it back to us. To fill out a registration form: click here

2. Mail your remaining tuition + materials fee to us. Registering online through Eventbrite covers your $250 deposit, and the remaining tuition can be paid by check or money order.

Please mail your registration form and check or money order, payable to Project Art, to:

Project Art, 54 Main Street, Cummington, MA, 01026.

Dates

The workshop begins Sunday night, with a slide presentation and a group dinner (6–8pm). The demonstration workshop will run from 9am–4pm Monday-Friday at Project Art in Cummington, MA. A Gallery Talk and Reception will take place Thursday, July 25th, 5–7pm at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, MA. A group dinner will follow at Bright Ideas Brewery & A-OK Berkshire BBQ. His workshop will happen in conjunction with the opening weekend of his show, Personal Encounters at Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, MA, on view July 6th–August 10th. The opening is Thursday, July 25th from 5–7pm.

Tuition and Payment

Tuition for the workshop is $950, and the materials fee is $150.

The material fee covers the costs of clay, underglazes, glazes, and firings, and selected tools.

A $250 deposit is due with registration, and the full payment is due by July 15. Registering through Eventbrite includes the $250 deposit. Please pay by check or money order, payable to Project Art, 54 Main Street in Cummington, MA, 01026. Open to participants age 18 and above, and students of all experience levels are welcome.

Cancellation Policy

Deposits are refundable until July 1st less a $50 administrative fee. After July 1st, we do not offer a refund unless we are able to fill your slot with a participant from the waiting list. If we are able to replace you with a participant from the waiting list, a full refund may be issued, less a $50 administrative fee.

Housing and Meals

Housing and meals are not provided. It is the responsibility of each student to arrange housing and meals independently. We keep a list of possible housing options updated at http://projectart01026.com/lodging-2/

Location

Project Art is located at 54 Main Street in Cummington, MA, 01026.

Travel

Hartford, CT (airport code BDL) and Albany, NY (airport code ALB) are the two closest regional airports. Cummington is a rural community, and we recommend participants rent a car or drive to us. There is no public transportation in the Cummington area - airport pick can be arranged in advance for a fee.


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