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Collage – Judith Hoyt
July 31, 2017 - August 4, 2017| $750
July 31-August 4
Tuition: $750 ($700 members)
Lab fee: $65
Class limit: 6
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Artists and creative persons of any background will enjoy this hands-on collage workshop. Using found, new, and recycled paper and other materials we will explore the multidimensional language of collage with the option of adding layers of encaustic wax medium to get a tremendous variety of surface qualities. We will look at and discuss the work of other collage artist such as Romare Bearden, Kurt Schwitters, Rauschenberg, Hannah Hoch, and others. Topics covered include composition, basic materials and tools, safety, archival use, supports and grounds and various encaustic techniques such as image transfer, surface texture, and adding oil paint to the surface. We will also explore a wide range of materials and combinations.
This class is currently filled. Please call (845) 658-9133 to inquire about the class wait list.
Judith was one of the first artists chosen to produce an artist’s book at WSW, so we’ve known her since 1983. While she is a printmaker, she really is a knock out collage artist – her imagery always imaginative, her technique impeccable. This will be a great class.
Judith Hoyt has been making work with found metal, paper collage, as well as collage with encaustic wax for 25 years. She grew up in the Catskill Mountains of New York and earned a BFA in printmaking from SUNY New Paltz in 1980. Among the honors and awards that Judith has received the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in crafts (2003), and in 2005, the “Best in Show” award at Craft Boston. Her work has appeared in numerous books and catalogues featuring found art such as Altered Art by Terry Taylor, 500 Brooches by Marthe Le Van and Found Object Art by Dorothy Spencer. The Female Gaze Women Artist Making Their World. Judith’s solo shows have been at such venues as The Works Galley (Philadelphia, PA), The Signature Shop Gallery (Atlanta, GA) and the Velvet Da Vinci Gallery in San Francisco. Judith has participated in many group shows in which the focus is on recycled content such as Recycle, Reuse, Recreate, that traveled to several countries in Africa and Recreation/Re-Creation at the Noyes Museum in New Jersey and The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.