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Master Class with Hadieh Shafie

February 1, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - February 2, 2020 @ 5:00 PM


In this course, students will explore the process of collagraphy, an experimental approach to building a plate through a process that incorporates both additive and subtractive techniques.

Students will get an introduction to the materials, techniques, and paper preparation. The instructor will demonstrate the inking and printing of the plate, and students will then print their own edition.

Students should come to class prepared with the following:
Various collage materials that have texture or shape such as: lace/ sandpaper/ fabric/ thread / ribbons.
Tools: x-acto knife/ scissors/ Elmer’s glue/ Blotter paper (2 sheets) / BFK Rives White (4 sheets) / Newsprint Pad / 3 acid free 4ply Matt board 8×10” / latex or non latex gloves/ aprons/ tarlatan/ paper towels/ sketch book/ Metal Ruler/ Brush/ Bone File.

This course is organized in conjunction with the exhibition, “I open my eyes and see myself under a tree laden with fruit that I cannot name.”.

About the Instructor:
Hadieh Shafie, is a visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work collapses the space between, drawing, painting and sculpture and is at once process-oriented and overwhelming in its intricacy. Shafie’s work is in the following public collections: The Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Victoria and Albert Museum; Bank of America, Corporation Collection; Art in Embassies, Public Collection Dubai, UAE; The Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia; Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Nebraska; The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, Winter Park, FL; Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA); The British Museum and The Brooklyn Museum of Art. Shafie holds an MFA in imaging and digital arts from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and an MFA in painting from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. Shafie has been the recipient of grants from the Kress Foundation, RTKL and MSAC Individual Artist Grant (2010 and 2008) and the Mary Sawyers Baker awards from the William G. Baker Jr. Memorial Fund (2009) and Franz and Virginia Bader Fund (2011) and her work was shortlisted for the Jameel Prize (2011). She was an awardee of the 2012 Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program . Most recently, Hadieh Shafie was Nominated for the Anonymous Was a Woman award in 2017.


February 1, 2020 @ 11:00 AM
February 2, 2020 @ 5:00 PM


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