Mixed Media & Collage Courses

Mixed media and collage explorations offer students a wide range of possibilities for material explorations and art making. In mixed media, drawing, painting and printmaking processes and materials are utilized. In collage, fine art papers, found imagery and text are transformed through cutting and recomposition. Mixed media and collage processes are often integrated to create evocative new compositions.
Collage Journals and Altered Books

This course explores the process of creating collage sketchbooks and journals using a wide range of collage and mixed media processes. It is an exploration of the relationship of image, text and personal narrative in the sketchbook form.

LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
8-week courses
10-week courses
1-week Intensives
12-week courses
8-week courses

NOTES: Donnely Smallwood, a multi-media installation artist, has taught at the Toronto School of Art since 2001. Using found imagery and text as a starting point, Smallwood transforms a wide range of disparate materials by cutting and rearranging. She is most interested in how collage processes, by isolating and transforming images, work to alter and intensify the reading of the material. Her collage and assemblage fragments come together to form book works, collage drawings and elaborate site-based installations.
Collage, Sketchbooks and Journals
 
This course explores the process of creating collage sketchbooks and journals using a wide range of collage and mixed media processes. It is an exploration of the relationship of image, text and personal narrative in the sketchbook form.

Mixe...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
8-week courses

NOTES: Donnely Smallwood, a multi-media installation artist, has taught at the Toronto School of Art since 2001. Using found imagery and text as a starting point, Smallwood transforms a wide range of disparate materials by cutting and rearranging. She is most interested in how collage processes, by isolating and transforming images, work to alter and intensify the reading of the material. Her collage and assemblage fragments come together to form book works, collage drawings and elaborate site-based installations.
Mixed Media: Using the Used, Found and Natural Objects

Our homes, public spaces and nature are full of amazing objects and surfaces which can form the basis for beautiful and intriguing mixed media art works. Photos, memorabilia, old newspapers, leaves and bark, magazines, music scores, maps, wrappers, discarded household items&nb...


LEVEL:
All Levels
LENGTH:
8-week courses
5-week courses
6-week courses

NOTES: Jacqueline Treloar, an English-born artist and educator, has been teaching at the Toronto School of Art since 2006. Before moving to Canada, she spent twelve years running a textile design studio in Northern Italy. Treloar’s work has won her several accolades over the years, including the Ontario Premier’s Award of Excellence, and her work has been featured in numerous periodicals, journals and books, such as Fibrearts, Surfacing, Ontario Craft, Azure and Toronto Life. Since coming to Canada in 1984, Treloar has presented her work in exhibitions at the Ontario Crafts Council, the John B. Aird Gallery, the Homer Watson Gallery, the Museum for Textiles, the Art Gallery of Mississauga and the Library and Gallery in Cambridge, among other institutions.
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