Exploring Monotype with Wendy Orville

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022
  • Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • 2 sessions
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM (PDT)
  • Thursday, April 14, 2022, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM (PDT)
  • BARN Print & Book Studio, Class Code: PR041322WO
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  • $290 tuition + $30 materials fee
  • $224 tuition + $30 materials fee

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Learn how to create direct and expressive images with this versatile form of printmaking. Apply ink on Plexiglass plates using brushes, rollers and rags, and then run the plate through an etching press to make one-of-a-kind images. Begin to master the technical aspects of monotype as you discover and explore what fascinates you. We will cover a wide range of monotype techniques designed to kick start your creativity and develop your skills as a printmaker.

This class is also being offered May 25th and 26th


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  • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. Please learn about BARN's Companion Program here for those who might need physical assistance here.

Instructor Bio:
Wendy Orville is an artist and educator who was born in New York and grew up in New Haven, Connecticut. She received a BA in Fine Arts from Yale University and an MFA in painting from American University. Wendy’s monotypes have been exhibited at the Tacoma Art Museum, the Museum of Northwest Art, the Bellevue Art Museum and the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Her monotypes are featured in the book Singular & Serial: Contemporary Monotype and Monoprint. Wendy has taught at Pratt Fine Arts, The Henry Art Gallery, University of Indiana and numerous other venues. She is represented by Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Washington.  “I was trained as a painter but I’m largely self-taught as a printmaker. I fell in love with the monotype process when I lived in Taos, New Mexico. Something happened when I started making monotypes that opened up a different part of me. I felt genuinely free to experiment and fail, trusting myself to follow the process anywhere it led.”

Read an article about Wendy in the Bainbridge Currents.

Visit Wendy's website here: wendyorville.com

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