The Summer Art Institute (SAI) at Women’s Studio Workshop is a time for you to focus on your work, become energized and inspired, learn new skills, and meet a new community of like-minded artists. During our week-long workshops in papermaking, printmaking, and book arts, you’ll study at the heart of the Hudson Valley with instructors that are leaders in their field. Small class sizes offer you an opportunity to hone your abilities and have a transformative art experience.
Read more about SAI on our general information page, and check out this year’s list of classes below.
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Painting with Pulp: Beyond Papermaking - Candy Alexandra González Dates: August 15 - 19, 2022 Studio: Papermaking Tuition: Sliding Scale, $300-$1200 Lab fee: $75 Class limit: 8 Registration for this workshop is full. If you would like to be put on the waitlist, please email [email protected] or call our office at 845-658-9133. Click Here for Materials List During this workshop, participants will learn to transform freshly formed sheets of handmade paper into finished masterpieces with pulp paints. Participants will walk…Find out more »
Slow Looking: The Printed Multiple in the Public’s Eye - Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo Dates: August 15 - 19, 2022 Studio: Silkscreen Tuition: Sliding Scale, $300-$1200 Lab fee: $75 Class limit: 8 Click Here for Materials List Slow Looking invites participants to create printed work inspired by and based in the spaces, people and communities that surround their lives. Through storytelling, daily site rituals, public art, and installation, we will be asking questions such as: What does it mean to make work in…Find out more »
Collagraph Combo - Sue Oehme Dates: August 15-19, 2022 Studio: Intaglio Tuition: Sliding Scale $300 - $1200 Lab fee: $100 Class limit: 8 Click Here For Materials List In this weeklong workshop, participants will spend the first 2 days creating various collograph matrices including silk aquatint, paper collograph, carborundum aquatint and drypoint, with demos and guidance from the instructor. We will work with either 8 x 12 or 12 x 12 sizes to keep registration simple. These finished plates will…Find out more »
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 Click Here For Materials List 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…Find out more »
The Book Art Dummy - Alisa Banks Dates: August 22 - 26, 2022 Studio: Silkscreen Tuition: Sliding Scale $300 - $1200 Lab fee: $90 Class limit: 8 Click Here For Materials List This workshop will focus on the development of original content to create a dummy for a book arts project. A dummy is a mockup or model of a book and is created when a significant portion of the project has been resolved. The dummy functions as a general…Find out more »
Inky Explorations with Letterpress Printing - Stephanie Carpenter Dates: August 22 - 26, 2022 Studio: Letterpress Tuition: Sliding Scale $300 - $1200 Lab fee: $75 Class limit: 8 Click Here For Materials List In this workshop we will explore letterpress printing and a variety of experimental inking techniques that will help you create stunning, one-of-a-kind prints with depth and dimension. Working with both traditional and contemporary approaches to creating relief prints, participants will use a variety of materials such…Find out more »
Join WSW for an unforgettable art experience at a Rua Reidh Lighthouse, at one of the most dramatic and remote locations on the north-west coast of Scotland. This printmaking workshop will be held from June 14 – 22nd, 2023, eight of the longest days of the year, when the light at the lighthouse doesn’t set until after 11 pm. About the Workshop In this workshop we’ll take a cue from our location and examine how self-imposed boundaries in different contexts…Find out more »