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Continuing Education

Drawing and Painting

Date: 9:00am - 3:00pm PDT June 25 Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate School, Room TBA

Lewis & Clark Graduate School, Room TBA

Georgia O’Keefe once said, “I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way—things I had no words for.” She is not alone in feeling this way. Humans have communicated through images for thousands of years; from cave paintings to comic books, there exists a very human need to draw, paint, and make marks.

This class will cover a wide variety of drawing and painting techniques and media. There will be demonstrations, discussions, and time spent working on site in the gardens of Lewis & Clark College.

Students will leave with new skills, a small series of work, a sense of community, and a better understanding of the importance of visual communication in contemporary society.

Students will receive a materials list prior to the course start date.

Course Details & Registration

Dates: Monday-Friday, June 25-29, 2018, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Instructor: Kendra Larson, MFA

Degree Applicable Credit: ART 598-02, 2 semester hours, $1,856

Graduate Continuing Education Credit: CEED 866-02, 2 semester hours, $700

Continuing education credit registration form (PDF)

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About the Instructor

Kendra Larson grew up in Salem, OR. She received her MFA in Painting at University of Wisconsin, Madison and has shown her work in venues including Swarm Gallery (Oakland, CA), the University of Minnesota’s Nash Gallery (Minneapolis, MN), Boise State University (Boise, ID), and Overture Center for the Arts (Madison, WI). Her work explores contemporary notions of space and touches on historical ideas of the Landscape. Her work has appeared in publications such as The Bear Deluxe and Tree Sap Magazine. Larson is a past Signal Fire , Caldera (Sisters, Oregon) and New Pacific Studios (Masterton, New Zealand) artist in resident who teaches at PNCA and PSU. She is represented by Augen Gallery in Portland, OR. Upcoming exhibits include 2018 Artworks Northwest, a juried show at the Umpqua Valley Arts Association, May 4 through June 29, 2018.

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