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F402i Developing Practice: Custom Independent StudyONLINE

February 1, 2021March 14, 2021

2, 4, or 6 Weeks / Varied$

Professor John Ros

Develop your practice or a specific project with more focus and rigor. This practice-based short course is intended for artists who want to focus studio time on a specific project or body of work with access to a weekly one-on-one crits from the professor. Enrolled artists will also have access to the online studio for group discussion with other enrolled artists. Choose from as few as 2 weeks and as many as 6 weeks to custom-build the right course duration for you! All welcome, regardless of level of higher education or career stage.

Registration Closed

F401i Artist Professional Practice SeriesONLINE

February 13, 2021March 13, 2021

3 sessions / varied$

Professor John Ros

This intensive series of artist professional practice sessions will each feature a recorded video presentation and will include a personal one-on-one consultation with Professor John Ros. The sessions will take place in studioELL's online studio where participants will view presentations and have the opportunity to ask questions at their leisure. The online studio also allows artists the chance interact with other artists in the session. All sessions will be available on their respective dates below. One-one-one consultations will include an email exchange, followed up with a 10 minute video meeting. Consultations will take place during the week each session is released. This series has been developed for all visual artists, regardless of career stage, to establish strategies and provide resources for advancing their careers.

Select one, two or all sessions offered. Sessions are 100$ each or 250$ when you opt into all three.

Saturday, 13 February 2021 Understanding Practice: Studio Culture, Admin & Optimizing Output
Saturday, 27 February 2021 Identity & Image: Statements & Websites
Saturday, 13 March 2021 Applying to Opportunities & Other Things I Wish I Knew

Registration Closed

F455i Writing and Practice: Art-ing Across GenresONLINE

March 1, 2021April 5, 2021

6 weeks / 6 sessions / 360$

Professor Anastacia-Reneé

Working primarily with text, we will push beyond recalling our memories by blending them with poetic devices to create prose and formatted poems. We’ll discover inventive ways to achieve vivid storytelling, personal archiving, and limitless point of view while creating contemporary forms of poetry. Participants will complete class with one lengthy piece and two shorter pieces as a springboard for larger works or works in progress beyond class. In weeks five and six we will discuss the ways in which these pieces can be transformed into art installations and write first drafts of a project statement.

All new sessions will post on Mondays. This course will include half live sessions. Live sessions will meet on Mondays - March 8th, March 22nd, April 5th - from 1.5 hours from 6-7:30p EST (US).

Registration Closed

F405i Special Projects: Social Engagement & Collaborations: Building Your Project’s Road MapONLINE

March 6, 2021April 3, 2021

5 weeks / 5 sessions / 300$

Professor Natalia de Campos

How does one approach a site-specific project? Where does it take place? — In physical and/or virtual spaces? Who are your collaborators, even when working “alone”? How does a project start as a collaboration, or become one? What are the delimitations between protest art and art activism?

Throughout the development of a project — during conversations, research and implementation — one needs to make decisions and often adapt them along the way. This is especially true when unforeseen circumstances, such as site-specific issues, local/global social and political issues, public reception or refusal, and even a pandemic may interfere with original ideas and plans.

In this course, we will review the specifics of locality, written and unspoken rules, subject matter, activation of public space, tools, realization, dealing with obstacles and gifts, presentation and documentation. In particular, we will examine these when an artist approaches a project that includes social & political issues and interactions.

Every participant in this course will be a creator and an interactor. By examining each others’ projects and looking at their implications, we will build on concepts to further interact with viewers and/or participants. At times we will work collaboratively and develop new ways of working.

All new sessions will post on Saturdays. This course will include three live sessions, including the first meeting. Live sessions will meet on Saturdays - March 6, March 20 & April 3 from 2-3.30p EST (US).

Registration Closed