About the Workshop

Have you ever wished you could pull your artwork off the page and make it stand up? In this class, you will have the opportunity to sketch in three-dimensions and to build stable structures from your imagination. We will look to the external landscape of architecture and natural forms for inspiration.  Demonstrations on cutting, bracing, and bending wood as well as attaching, twisting, and braiding wire will be given throughout the week.  We will also consider ways to add movement, balance, and tension to the works. Assignments will be given to those who wish for a starting point, but students who prefer to work on their own ideas will be free to do so. Everyone will start with exercises to play with the materials, learn how to attain structural integrity, and to shake up the possibilities.  Deep play will be the order of the day.

About Sally B. Moore

Sally B. Moore holds a BFA in painting and an MFA in sculpture from MassArt, and a BA from Vassar College. Recent shows include human/nature, which was her third solo exhibition at the Barbara Krakow Gallery, and a solo show at the Martin-Cushing Gallery, Stonehill College, both in 2012. Her work was included in the 2005 DeCordova Annual, and she was a finalist in 2003, 2005, and 2007 for the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Artist Fellowship Award. She received an Artist’s Resource Trust grant from the Berkshire Taconic Foundation in 2004. Her work has been reviewed in Art Forum, Sculpture, and Art New England magazines, and in 2012 she was featured on Channel 5’s Chronicle speaking about her commission for the Ames Hotel in Boston. Her work is included in the collections of the DeCordova Museum, Fidelity Investments, Simmons College, and Wellington Management. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at Fitchburg State University.www.sallybmoore.com

Dates & Fees

Week Two: July 20-26, 2014, $985

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