Draw, Expose, Print, Fold – Sarah McDermott
August 5 - August 9| $800
Dates: August 5 - 9, 2019
Class limit: 5
Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members
Lab fee: $75
In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a $300 deposit.
In this workshop, participants will learn new skills in screen printing, while also creating simple book structures. We will begin with a primer on the photo-emulsion screen print process, exploring different ways of making stencils with film positives, including hand drawn, rubylith and photographic source imagery, as well as working on layering transparent colors. We will simultaneously practice several folded forms and simple sewn structures, and will then investigate sequence, movement, and the relationships between surfaces as we begin to integrate images with our structures. We will pay attention to materials, including papers that work well for both printing and folding. Ultimately students will create an edition to share with their classmates. Appropriate for all levels.
Sarah McDermott is currently Assistant Professor of Printmaking at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. She received her MFA in Book Arts from the University of Alabama and her BA in Urban Studies from Brown University. She previously taught printmaking at the University of North Florida, and letterpress, book arts and printmaking in the Art and the Book M.A. program at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design of George Washington University. She has held residencies at Women’s Studio Workshop, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, and the Center for Book Arts in New York City where she was a Van Lier Scholar in 2010-11, and her work is held in multiple public and private collections including Yale University Arts Library, the Smithsonian American Art and Portrait Gallery Library, the Rhode Island School of Design, and the Brown University Artists’ Books Collection.