with Karine Rupp-Stanko
Saturday, April 18; 1-3pm
Turn your junk mail into beautiful origami flowers! Learn how to fold origami flowers using a modular technique. Build your skills practicing this fold while sharing in conversation about ways to reduce our impact on the environment, such as how to receive less unwanted solicitation mailings.
Certificate: 2 hours, Category D
$40 (10% discount for MCBA members) + $5 supply fee
with Peng Wu
Sundays, April 19 & 26; 9am-4pm
Understanding the historical and social context of a medium is critical to art making. The class will start with a brief survey of paper as a historically significant medium used in ancient China, and its presence in Asian contemporary art and design, specifically in China, Japan, and Korea.
The survey will give you a broad understanding of the evolving role of paper in artistic expression, inspiring you to step out of the preconception of what paper is and can do. Two sessions of hands-on papermaking will allow for open-minded experimentation and play. Participate in a friendly culminating critique session so that you can practice articulating your work, a key component of contemporary art making.
Certificate: 14 hours, Category B or D
$252 (10% discount for MCBA members) + $60 supply fee