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July 2019

Resistance and Relief – Celeste de Luna

July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

Resistance and Relief - Celeste de Luna Dates: July 29 - August 2, 2019 Studio: Intaglio Class Limit: 6 Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members Lab fee: $75 The registration period for this class has passed. Find more summer workshops on our calendar! This workshop will use the history of political printmaking as a platform to explore the nature of political imagery.  With border artist and activist Celeste De Luna, students will develop imagery using guided imagining to create a…

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No Sheets Required – Objects in Pulp – Fafnir Adamites

July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

  Materials List This workshop will focus entirely on the sculptural possibilities of paper pulp. Starting with simple armature construction methods, students will learn how to take paper from 2D to 3D in this hands-on workshop. Materials such as wire, reed, string and mesh will be used as armatures to support paper pulp like abaca and cotton. A number of casting methods will be introduced, including dipping, casting pulp around found objects and creating molds in clay. Emphasis will be…

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August 2019

Draw, Expose, Print, Fold – Sarah McDermott

August 5, 2019 - August 9, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

Draw, Expose, Print, Fold - Sarah McDermott Dates: August 5 - 9, 2019 Studio: Silkscreen Class limit: 5 Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members Lab fee: $75 The registration period for this class has passed. Find more summer workshops on our calendar!   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,…

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Fresh Cuttings – Bhavna Mehta

August 5, 2019 - August 9, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

Fresh Cuttings - Bhavna Mehta Dates: August 5-9, 2019 Studio: Papermaking Class limit: 6 Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members Lab fee: $75 In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a $300 deposit. This class is currently full. To inquire about the waitlist, please call (845) 658-9133 or email [email protected]   Materials List The flatness of paper will serve as an inviting platform for transformation. This workshop will consist of two main activities - making paper…

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Box as Portrait – Golnar Adili

August 12, 2019 - August 16, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

Box as Portrait - Golnar Adili Dates: August 12-16, 2019 Studio: Bindery Class limit: 4 Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members Lab fee: $75 In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a $300 deposit.   Materials List In this class, we will examine portraiture in the context of the box utilizing design, architectural thinking and book arts. We will cover different iterations of boxes depending on the content each participant is hoping to house and express.…

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Moving Surfaces: Monoprinting – Tara Sabharwal

August 19, 2019 - August 23, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

Moving Surfaces: Monoprinting - Tara Sabharwal Dates: August 19 - 23, 2019 Studio: Intaglio Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members Lab fee: $75 Class limit: 6 In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a $300 deposit. This class is currently full. To inquire about the waitlist, please call (845) 658-9133 or email [email protected] Materials List Explore monoprinting by building up a colorful, painterly surface on plexiglass with oil- or water-based inks. We will draw with brushes…

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Excavated Surface: Experiments in Handmade Paper – Sue Carrie Drummond

August 19, 2019 - August 23, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

  Materials List This class will cover the basics of papermaking with an emphasis on surface exploration. We will focus on methods to create imagery within the sheet covering techniques related to embedding, watermarking, and blowouts. Participants are encouraged to experiment as they consider multiple approaches to each process working with stencils, dimensional drawing, and even physical objects to create images and leave impressions. The product from this class may range from stacks of experimental sheets, to a series folio…

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Monoprinting With Text – Tana Kellner

August 26, 2019 - August 30, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

Monoprinting With Text - Tana Kellner Dates: August 26-30 Studio: Intaglio Class limit: 6 Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members Lab fee: $75 In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a $300 deposit.   This class is currently full. To inquire about the waitlist, please call (845) 658-9133 or email [email protected] Materials List The starting point of this workshop will be the elemental question of motivation and how to make work that honors your personal aesthetic, and…

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Color, Fiber, Paper, Cloth: Natural Dyeing for Book Art – Radha Pandey

August 26, 2019 - August 30, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

Color, Fiber, Paper, Cloth: Natural Dyeing for Book Art - Radha Pandey Dates: August 26 - 30 Studio: Papermaking Class limit: 6 Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members Lab fee: $60 In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a $300 deposit. This class is currently full. To inquire about the waitlist, please call (845) 658-9133 or email [email protected]   Materials List In this class students will learn to prepare and dye cellulose fibers for their projects. The…

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Introduction to Pop-up Book Structures – Colette Fu

August 26, 2019 - August 30, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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Introduction to Pop-up Book Structures - Colette Fu Dates: August 26 - 30, 2019 Studio: Silkscreen Class limit: 6 Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members Lab fee: $75 In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a $300 deposit. This class is currently full. To inquire about the waitlist, please call (845) 658-9133 or email [email protected]   Materials List Movable books were originally created to illustrate ideas about astronomy, fortune telling, navigation, anatomy of the body and…

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September 2019

Barrel Firing Workshop

September 5, 2019 - September 21, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$360 – $405

Instructor: Deirdre Puleo Class Type: Handbuilding Skill Level: All Levels Time: Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 (Sept. 5-19); full-day firing Saturday, Sept. 21 Firing Rain Date Sept. 28 Dates: September 5 - September 21 Discover a world of pottery without glaze! In this four-session workshop, you’ll learn how to barrel-fire pots — a modified version of the ancient technique of pit firing. We’ll make and prepare pots using terra sigillatta, “glaze” the pots using sawdust, salt, coffee grounds and other organics, and fire everything…

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Functional Handbuilding

September 30, 2019 - November 25, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$320 – $360

Instructor: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Handbuilding Skill Level: All Levels Time: Mondays, 7 - 9:00 pm Dates: September 30 - November 25 (No class Indigenous People's Day, October 14th) Learn the fundamental techniques needed to construct handbuilt functional objects using slabs. Class time will be spent creating paper patterns for use in building three-dimensional forms. Students will also be given instruction on alternative approaches to surface design that will allow them to develop new work, both architecturally and visually. $320.00 members/$360.00…

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October 2019

Dynamic Surface

October 1, 2019 - November 19, 2019
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$320 – $360

Instructor: Lena Chin Class Type: Handbuilding Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate Time: Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:30 pm Dates: October 1 - November 19 Looking for new ways to glam up your work? In this 8-week course we will learn techniques such as brushwork, sgraffito, slip trailing, inlay, stencils, and more! Learn to create depth in your surfaces through group and individual demonstrations.  Achieve that fresh new look with plenty of free time to work in class. $320.00 members/$360.00 non-members. Tuition includes…

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March 2020

Intro to Ceramics

March 2 - March 23
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$176 – $200

Instructor: WSW’s 2019 Chili Bowl Intern, Sarah-Anne Winchester Class Type: Four-week throwing/hand-building class Skill Level: Beginner Time: Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30 pm Dates: March 2 - March 23 Join this year’s chili bowl expert in pinching, stretching, cutting, pushing, and pulling clay into form. Whether you’re interested in making pottery or ceramic sculpture, this class will assist you in learning new skills and techniques. Take ideas from concept to finished glazed piece with the help of group demos and personalized instruction.…

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Next Level in Clay

March 12
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$220 – $250

Instructor: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Wheel Throwing Skill Level: All Levels Time: Thursdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm Dates: Postponed until Further Notice This class is designed for students who are looking to expand their skill set in clay and develop a personal style and aesthetic in the medium of wheel-thrown pottery. Participants will work independently on projects, helping them to master more advanced techniques, such as trimming, handle attachment, surface decoration and glazing. Class time will include instructor demos and independent…

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The Tall Form

March 12
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
$220 – $250

Instructor: Lena Chin Class Type: Wheel Throwing Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm Dates: Postponed until Further Notice Missing something from your dining room table? In search of a centerpiece to catch your dinner guests’ eyes? Look no further! In this five-week class you will be introduced to forms such as vases, pitchers, and centerpieces. Coursework will be geared towards intermediate students and will cover throwing, altering, and building in parts from multiple wheel-thrown pieces. You’ll…

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May 2020

Studio Tour with Colette Fu

May 21

Studio Tour with Colette Fu Date: May 21st, 2020 Time: 4PM EST Tuition: $15 suggested donation Join us for a studio tour with artist Colette Fu, moderated by WSW's Artistic Director Erin Zona. This event will include a full tour of Colette’s working space in Philadelphia, PA. Participants will see her digital and analog equipment and tools, projects underway, and the artist's large collection of pop-up books and ephemera. This session will be organized as a virtual tour and include…

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June 2020

Sketchbook Practice with Eleanor Anderson

June 1 - June 17
$100 – $125

Sketchbook Practice with Eleanor Anderson Dates: June 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th, 15th, and 17th, 2020 Time: 7-8PM EST Tuition: $100 members / $125 non-members Level: all ages (including serious young artists) Class Limit: 12 students Artists have kept visual diaries of their ideas and surroundings throughout history. In this online class, we'll explore what that means during this challenging time of COVID-19. Students will get structured prompts for exploring, playing, and recording their environment in a sketchbook using basic art…

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Solar Powered Prints: Mixed-Media Cyanotypes

June 19 - June 26
$100 – $125

Solar Powered Prints: Mixed-Media Cyanotypes with Sarah Fox Dates: June 19th and 26th, 2020 Time: 7-8:30PM EST Tuition: $100 members / $125 non-members Level: all ages (including serious young artists) Class Limit: 12 students Cyanotypes are a photographic printing process that uses the sun to develop images and creates a vibrant deep cyan-blue print. This technique dates from the late 1800s when it was first used to create blueprints for architecture. It was later used artistically by Anna Atkins to…

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Homeschool Textile Printing with Erin Zona

June 22 - July 1
$300 – $325

Homeschool Textile Printing with Erin Zona Dates: June 22nd, 24th, 29th, and July 1st, 2020, plus unlimited access to four pre-recorded video demonstrations Time: 7-8:30PM EST Tuition: $300 members / $325 non-members Level: intermediate to advanced Class Limit: 12 students Screen printing on fabric can involve anything from free-form image making to controlled repeated patterns on yardage. This workshop focuses on the tricks and tools needed to create and use a textile printing studio in your home. We will cover…

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Special Collections with Johanna Drucker

June 25

Special Collections with Johanna Drucker Date: June 25th, 2020 Time: 7PM EST Tuition: $15 suggested donation Inspired by the voyeuristic joy of Zoom meet-ups, this series dives deep into the home collections of artists, curators, and independent collectors who we know and love. Through these virtual special collections tours, our guests will share their favorite artworks and objects, as well as the stories that accompany them. Each event will be moderated by WSW’s Artistic Director Erin Zona and will include…

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WSW Alumnx Community Forum

June 30 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

WSW Alumnx Community Forum Time: 7-8:30PM EST We are committed to the ongoing work it will take to expose and dismantle white supremacy and a culture of whiteness in our office and in our studio. It is critical that Women’s Studio Workshop be a safe space for bold artistic expression. We are looking deeply at the hierarchies of power within print, paper, ceramics and book art practices, as well as artist residency programs, archives, and artist’s book publication. We invite…

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July 2020

Pochoir with Karen Lederer

July 13 - July 22
$200 – $225

Pochoir with Karen Lederer Dates: July 13, 15, 20, 22 7-8:30 PM EST Tuition: $200 members/ $225 non-members Class limit: 12 This class will begin with an investigation into collage. We will discuss the history of the medium and look at “Jazz,” an iconic pochoir print project by Henri Matisse. Students will make many collage studies working both with an abstract and representational visual language. We will play with various ways of breaking up paper from tearing to scissors and…

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In Conversation with Candy González & Tatiana Ginsberg

July 16

WSW and Dieu Donné Present: In Conversation with Candy González & Tatiana Ginsberg Date: July 16th, 2020 Time: 4PM EST Tuition: $15 suggested donation (donations will be split between WSW and Dieu Donné)     In partnership with Dieu Donné, join us for a conversation with artists Candy Alexandra González and Tatiana Ginsberg moderated by WSW's Artistic Director Erin Zona. This event will center on González's tenure as the West Bay View Foundation Fellow at Dieu Donné, and the technical…

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Studio Tour with Shelley Thorstensen of Printmakers Open Forum

July 28

Studio Tour with Shelley Thorstensen of Printmakers Open Forum Date: July 28th, 2020 Time: 7PM EST Tuition: $15 suggested donation   Join us for a studio tour with artist Shelley Thorstensen  moderated by WSW AD Erin Zona. This event will include a full tour of Shelley’s printmaking studio in Oxford, Pennsylvania. She and her partner Dale, have built this studio from the ground up. Participants will tour her gardens, buildings, and equipment including her recent acquisition of a 1966 Okuma…

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August 2020

Sketchbook Practice with Eleanor Anderson

August 4 - August 20
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
$200 – $225

Sketchbook Practice with Eleanor Anderson Dates: August 4,6, 11, 13, 18, 20 Time: 7-9PM EST Tuition: $200 members / $225 non-members Level: all ages (including serious young artists) Class Limit: 12 students Artists have kept visual diaries of their ideas and surroundings throughout history. In this online class, we'll explore what that means during this challenging time of COVID-19. Students will get structured prompts for exploring, playing, and recording their environment in a sketchbook using basic art supplies and items…

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Studio Tour with Kelly Taylor Mitchell

August 6

Studio Tour with Kelly Taylor Mitchell Date: August 6th, 2020 Time: 7PM EST Tuition: $15 suggested donation     Join us for a studio tour with artist Kelly Taylor Mitchell, moderated by WSW AD Erin Zona. This event will include a full tour of Mitchell’s working space at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Museum. According to the artist, her practice "...centers oral history and ancestral memory woven into the fabric of the Africana Diaspora." This session will be organized as a…

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Experimental Screenprinting with Tyanna Buie

August 7 - August 19
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
$200 – $225

Experimental Screenprinting Dates: August 7, 10, 12, 17, 19 Time: 7-8:30 PM EST Tuition: $200 members/ $225 non-members Level: All ages, no experience necessary Class limit: 12 This course acquaints students with a wide range of screen-printing techniques and approaches using a variety of water-based inks and experimental materials. Participants will discover the medium’s flexibility, exploring the inherent cross-connections and expressive possibilities of screen printing in your home studio. Printmaking is a unique way to make and think about the…

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Carolee Schneemann Virtual Book Release

August 13 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States

Carolee Schneemann Virtual Book Release Date: August 13th, 2020 Time: 4PM EST $15 suggested donation (donations will be split between WSW and the Carolee Schneemann Foundation) Join Erin Zona, Artistic Director of Women’s Studio Workshop, in conversation with Rachel Churner, Director of the Carolee Schneemann Foundation and Kenneth White, Assistant Professor of Film Studies in the Cinema Department at the State University of New York at Binghamton. This event will center Carolee’s beloved eighteenth century farmhouse in New Paltz, NY…

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October 2020

Kitchen Table Clay! Handbuilding Tableware at Home

October 6 at 7:00 pm - October 22 at 8:00 pm
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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Kitchen Table Clay! Hand-building Tableware at Home Dates: October 6, 8, 13, 15, 20 and 22 Time: 7pm - 8:30pm Tuition: $175 members / $200 non-members Class limit: 10 Students will learn various hand-building and surface decorating techniques that have been practiced for centuries. Hand-building allows us to create unique functional and sculptural objects that do not require access to a wheel. Throughout this three-week session, demonstrations will include use of slabs, coils, molds, and pinch pots to create functional…

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