Fall 2019 Papermaking and Art Classes
with Jane Ingram Allen
at Studio Santa Rosa, 3840 Finley Ave., Santa Rosa, CA, Building 32, Studio 107
To Register contact Jane by phone 857-234-2432 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Introduction to Hand Papermaking
Saturday, Sept. 28, 10 AM – 4 PM – Class fee $125 includes materials
In this class learn to make handmade paper using Asian and Western fibers and techniques and create your own handmade paper that can be used for writing, painting, printing, sculpture or mixed media works. A variety of materials, tools, and techniques that Jane has learned in residencies around the world will be covered. This class is for beginning papermakers and more advanced papermakers who want to learn some new methods and use different materials.
Papermaking for Painters, Printers and Other 2-D Artists
Saturday, Oct. 12, 10AM -4 PM – Class fee $125 includes materials
Learn to make your own unique paper suitable for painting with oils, water colors or acyrlics and for use with a variety of printmaking and other techniques. Learn different ways of forming sheets up to 12 x 18 inches using Western and Asian methods with a variety of textures and colors and different plant fiber pulps. Also learn about sizing and pressing handmade paper and drying it in different ways for different purposes. Suitable for beginning or advanced painters, printmakers and mixed media artists who want to learn more about paper and how it is made and how to create unique paper artworks. Suitable for beginning and advanced participants.
Going International with your Art Career – Residencies and other Opportunities for Artists at Any Career Stage and Using Any Medium
Saturday, Oct. 19, 10AM – 4 PM – Class Fee $75 includes handouts
Learn how to find and win international residencies and other opportunities to see the world and make your art at the same time. Jane will tell about her experiences as a Fulbright Scholar artist in residence in Taiwan, a Fulbright Specialist artist in Turkey and a recipient of residency grants from organizations in Japan, Nepal, the Philippines, Brazil, Tanzania, China, Indonesia, Thailand and England and France as well as the US. Learn about where to look for opportunities and how to write a winning proposal. Jane will give individual advice about appropriate places and angles for your particular art. Bring your laptop computer if you have one and information about international opportunities you already are interested in and images/examples of your work, a resume and artist’s statement if you have one already. Leave with many possibilities for expanding your horizons and making your work in exotic and unique places around the world.
Handmade Paper Sculpture – 3-D Forms Using an Armature
Saturday, Nov. 16, 10AM – 4 PM – Class fee $125 includes materials
Make an armature of branches or reeds and cover it with handmade paper created from local plants and purchased pulps. You will learn to make a basket-like or 3-D shaped armature, and then learn to make handmade paper and attach it or cover the armature. Your finished creation could be a functional lantern or container or a suspended or standing sculpture. Open to beginning and advanced participants.
Suspended & Relief Sculpture with Handmade Paper and String
Saturday, Nov. 23, 10AM – 4 PM – Class fee $125 includes materials
Learn to make suspended or wall-hung sculpture with the hand papermaking process and string embedded between layers and different ways of joining handmade paper. Work with a variety of purchased pulps such as abaca, cotton (blue jeans) and other locally sourced plant fibers. Try pouring methods and different drying techniques for sculptural works. Sculptures can be suspended from the ceiling or project out from the wall. Suitable for sculptors, fiber artists and mixed media artists interested in creating sculptural works. For beginning and advanced papermakers.
Handmade Paper Holiday Cards and Ornaments
Sunday, December 8, 1-4PM – Class Fee $75 includes materials
Make your own holiday cards with handmade paper from a variety of pulps, using stencils and decorative elements. Also, create unique holiday ornaments using handmade paper, string and other elements. For beginning and advanced participants. No papermaking experience needed. Teens and pre-teens welcome with an accompanying adult.
About the Instructor: Jane Ingram Allen is an award-winning international artist and hand papermaking expert who moved to Santa Rosa in 2012. She has been an artist in residence in Japan, Taiwan, China, the Philippines, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, Turkey, Tanzania, France, England, Brazil, and the US. She was a Fulbright Scholar Award artist in Taiwan and a Fulbright Specialist artist in Turkey. She learned traditional Japanese papermaking in Japan and taught papermaking while living in Taiwan for 8 plus years. She was an art professor at SUNY, Morrisville, NY, and College of St. Rose, Albany, NY, and a Textile Arts instructor at Foothill College and Canada College in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been a museum curator and art writer for many years and has taught papermaking workshops in the US at Women’s Studio Workshop, Peter’s Valley School of Crafts, Morgan Conservancy, Sitka Center for Art & Ecology, Queens Botanical Garden, Brookfield Craft Center, and Mass Audubon Visual Art Center, among others. She is also an international curator and has been an art writer for Sculpture magazine and other art publications since 1996.
Consulting and Private Studio Use: Jane offers individual consulting and private use of her papermaking studio. Students who have taken at least one class from Jane can arrange for Individual Papermaking Sessions for a minimum of 4 hours at $60, and have use of the studio and equipment. Jane will prepare materials for an agreed upon materials fee, and she will be there for consulting and advice.
Class size is limited to 4 people. Pre-registration and a deposit is required. To register, phone Jane at 857-234-2432 or email to email@example.com