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Oral Histories and Alternative Fibers: Experimental Papermaking – Kelly Taylor Mitchell

August 22 - August 26

| $300 – $1200

Oral Histories and Alternative Fibers: Experimental Papermaking – Kelly Taylor Mitchell

Dates: August 22 – 26, 2022
Studio: Papermaking
Tuition: Sliding Scale $300 – $1200
Lab fee: $90
Class limit: 8

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This experimental papermaking workshop will center oral histories that the participating artists are carrying, seeking, or working to decipher. These oral histories may be tied to family, place, or relationships. Through sketching and writing, these narratives will be abstracted and communicated with alternative and classic fibers. Participants will be asked to broadly consider which materials align best with their narratives, collect them, and bring them along as potential pulp possibilities. Pulp painting, stencil pulp painting, watermarks, inclusions, sheet formation, and play will ground the workshop.

In order to reserve your space in the workshop, we require a $150 deposit. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis, and you can read about our refund and cancellation policies here.


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Artist

Kelly Taylor Mitchell

Kelly Taylor Mitchell’s work manifests as immersive installations and partnered artists’ books offering a venue for the sensorial—specifically smell—to connect, convey, and reimagine rituals and rites of autonomous kin, collectives, and individuals of the Africana Diaspora. Kelly’s interdisciplinary practice spans printmaking, papermaking, installation, book arts and sculpture. Kelly has taught and mentored in community and academic contexts including: The Rhode Island School of Design, Virginia Commonwealth University, New Urban Arts (Providence), and The Visual Arts Center of Richmond. She earned her BFA in Printmaking from Tufts and The School of the Museum of Fine Art. She earned her MFA in Printmaking from The Rhode Island School of Design. Kelly currently lives in Atlanta, GA where she is an Assistant Professor of Art & Visual Culture and the Art Program Director at Spelman College.

Details

Start:
August 22
End:
August 26
Cost:
$300 – $1200
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Venue

Women’s Studio Workshop
722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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Phone:
(845) 658-9133
Website:
wsworkshop.org