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Save the Date: Art Day/Mane Event October 19, 2019

October 19, 2019

$25.00

“Before Art Day I was not sure what I wanted to do or where I wanted to go to college. I came out of Art Day knowing, and I got a scholarship. Now I am a sophomore here at Texas A&M University-Commerce doing something I love!” Jordan OrtLoff

Note: Teachers wishing to pay with district check can register students through email to Marilyn Thompson (Marilyn.Thompson@tamuc.edu). If you wish to pay with a credit card please do so online through the Marketplace.

Art Day/Mane Event Workshop Saturday, October 19, 2019

8:00-8:30a.m. Check-In & Refreshments (Pick up art packets)
Pick up your art workshop agendas at the art table
Enter to win Art Portfolio Scholarships
Senior high school students and transfer students eligible
Drop off ART PORTFOLIOS at the art table
*Late registration after 9:15 a.m. will be located in the main art building, Art Office

9:15-10:00a.m
Mane Event Academic Session #1
This is your chance to meet some of your future professors! They have prepared an interactive experience to showcase all of the possibilities that await you! Academic Sessions listed on the pack of Mane Event Agenda

10:15 a.m.-11:00a.m.
Parent Session/The Facts and Nothing but the Facts/Dr. William Wadley
Main Art Building/Conference Room 105 Limit: no registration required

An overview of the Department of Art and the different programs and opportunities offered

10:00 a.m.-12:00p.m. Morning Workshops

1- Airbrush Painting on T-shirts Workshop/Gerard Huber

Main Art Building/room 202 Limit: 4

Students will design, cut their own stencils and airbrush their own t-shirt.
**Students need to bring:
One pre-washed white t-shirt (if the t-shirt is not pre-washed the sizing will repel the paint) and Inspiration
All other materials will be provided.

2-Collage: Mixed-media Assemblage/Brian Weaver
WTFA 129                                                       Limit: 12

Students will work with found text and images to create postcard-sized imagery that elicits emotive content and ideas. The various art images created will then be encased under a Plexiglas and double-sided adhesive polymer material to solidify the imagery and the idea itself.

3- A Modern Twist to Ancient Sand Painting/Renee Wallace
Main Art Building/room 206 Limit: 10

Participants will use colored sand on a sticker to create interesting and colorful images that will focus on texture, balance, and unity. All materials will be provided.

4- Raku Ceramics Workshop/Pati Dye
WTFA/room 116 Limit: 10

Learn the ancient traditional Japanese method of firing called Raku. Each participant will be given a ceramic plate to decorate with glaze and then will participate in the firing of their piece. Bring a long-sleeved work shirt. Bisque ware, brushes, and glazes will be provided.

5- Twist and Shout: Bookmaking/Christine Blackhurst
 Main Art Building, room 103A Limit: 10

Learn how to make a spiral-bound sketchbook. In this workshop, participants will create each aspect of a spiral bound sketchbook including; cutting paper to size, fashioning covers, and making the coil binding.
All materials and tools will be provided.

6- Make Your Mark, Dry Point Etching/Emily Broussard
WTFA/room 213 Limit: 5

In this workshop, you will be learning a brief history of printmaking and the contemporary method of etching into Plexiglas. Using a provided black and white photograph, a 3”x4” piece of Plexiglas, and a scribe, you will etch the image into the Plexiglas, ink the plate, run it through the press, and behold! You will experience the magic of your first print! So, come join Emily Broussard and in this unparalleled experience in art-making, and MAKE YOUR MARK! All materials will be provided.

7-Digital Photographic Manipulations/Leigh Merrill
WTFA 207 Limit: 10

In this workshop participants, will work in Photoshop to learn how to do simple
techniques to create amalgamations, anaglyphs, text-edited glitch imagery, and more. All materials will be provided.

8-Illuminated Sculpture/Jareth Arcane
Main Art Building/room 205 Limit: 10 limit

Using everyday materials, participants will create a sculpture that will be lit from the inside. This project can be easily adapted to be made more simple or more complex.
All other materials will be provided.

9-Into the Darkroom with Pinhole Photography/John Kleineberg
WTFA/Darkroom Limit: 10

Come spend time in the darkroom! We will touch upon the basic workings and history of pinhole photography. Each participant will create their own – one of a kind pinhole image. Experience and watch the magic of a print develop into a picture right before your eyes. All materials will be provided.

10-Inkjet Print Transfers using Hand Sanitizer/Brandon Hudson
Print lab WTFA Limit: 8

Learn how to transfer a photograph using an inkjet printer and hand sanitizer. Use any photograph you like and create a one-of-a-kind print. Also, use drawing materials such as colored pencils to alter images to be transferred. Learn how this process changes your photo with its many potential possibilities.
Materials provided, but students are welcome to bring 1 or 2 of their own image files.

11- Glass Fusing/Joseph Daun
 Sculpture Lab Limit: 10

Participants will make and learn to fuse glass right in the microwave oven creating stunning pendants; fashionable earrings; snazzy bracelets and much more. All materials and tools will be provided.

12-Letterpress Printing: Relief Printing/Jonathon Kimbrell and Casey McGarr
Sculpture Lab Limit: 8

Get creative with wood type and images in this special workshop with Jonathon Kimbrell and Casey McGarr, who will explore various ways of using wood type. Participants will print a poster with found text and images to create a small poster

Abstracted Landscapes using Cold Wax Medium and Oil/Jane Cornish Smith
Main Art Building/room 201
Limit 10.

Explore the many possibilities of landscape painting with cold wax, oil, powders, mineral spirits, mark-making tools, scrapers, and paper! Composition, contrast, and depth will be explored, along with a budget and kid-friendly version using tempera and glue. All materials will be provided.

12:00-1:00p.m. Lunch
Mane Cafeteria, Sam Rayburn Student Center
Dine with fellow attendees in our buffet-style dining hall.

1:00 p.m.-3:00p.m. Afternoon Workshops

13- Airbrush Painting on T-shirts Workshop/Gerard Huber

Main Art Building/room 202 Limit: 4 FILLED

Students will design, cut their own stencils and airbrush their own t-shirt.
**Students need to bring:
One pre-washed white t-shirt (if the t-shirt is not pre-washed the sizing will repel the paint) and Inspiration
All other materials will be provided.

14-Collage: Mixed-media Assemblage/Brian Weaver
WTFA 129                                                       Limit: 12

Students will work with found text and images to create postcard-sized imagery that elicits emotive content and ideas. The various art images created will then be encased under a Plexiglas and double-sided adhesive polymer material to solidify the imagery and the idea itself.
All other materials will be provided.

15- A Modern Twist to Ancient Sand Painting/Renee Wallace
Main Art Building/room 206 Limit: 10

Participants will use colored sand on a sticker to create interesting and colorful images that will focus on texture, balance, and unity. All materials will be provided.

16- Raku Ceramics Workshop/Pati Dye
WTFA/room 116 Limit: 10
Learn the ancient traditional Japanese method of firing called Raku. Each participant will be given a ceramic plate to decorate with glaze and then will participate in the firing of their piece. Bring a long-sleeved work shirt. Bisque ware, brushes, and glazes will be provided.

17- Twist and Shout: Bookmaking/Christine Blackhurst
 Main Art Building, room 103A Limit: 10

Learn how to make a spiral-bound sketchbook. In this workshop, participants will create each aspect of a spiral bound sketchbook including; cutting paper to size, fashioning covers, and making the coil binding.
All materials and tools will be provided.

18- Make Your Mark, Dry Point Etching/Emily Broussard
WTFA/room 213 Limit: 5

In this workshop, you will be learning a brief history of printmaking and the contemporary method of etching into Plexiglas. Using a provided black and white photograph, a 3”x4” piece of Plexiglas, and a scribe, you will etch the image into the Plexiglas, ink the plate, run it through the press, and behold! You will experience the magic of your first print! So, come join Emily Broussard in this unparalleled experience in art-making, and MAKE YOUR MARK! All materials will be provided.

19-Illuminated Sculpture/Jareth Arcane
Main Art Building/room 205 Limit: 10 limit

Using everyday materials, participants will create a sculpture that will be lit from the inside. This project can be easily adapted to be made more simple or more complex.

20- Inkjet Print Transfers using Hand Sanitizer/Brandon Hudson
Print lab WTFA Limit: 8

Learn how to transfer a photograph using an inkjet printer and hand sanitizer. Use any photograph you like and create a one-of-a-kind print. Also, use drawing materials such as colored pencils to alter images to be transferred. Learn how this process changes your photo with its many potential possibilities.
Materials provided, but students are welcome to bring 1 or 2 of their own image files.

21- Glass Fusing/Joseph Daun
 Sculpture Lab Limit: 10 FILLED

Participants will make and learn to fuse glass right in the microwave oven creating stunning pendants; fashionable earrings; snazzy bracelets and much more. All materials and tools will be provided.

Free CPE Hours for Teachers: Earn CPE hours in an afternoon workshop while your students attend workshops. Please email Marilyn.Thompson@Tamuc.edu
Your name will be added to the list of attendees for the below workshop.

22-Letterpress Printing: Relief Printing/Jonathon Kimbrell and Casey McGarr
Sculpture Lab

Get creative with wood type and images in this special workshop with Jonathon Kimbrell and Casey McGarr, who will explore various ways of using wood type. Participants will print a poster with found text and images to create a small poster

23-Abstracted Landscapes using Cold Wax Medium and Oil/Jane Cornish Smith
Main Art Building/room 201
Limit 10.

Explore the many possibilities of landscape painting with cold wax, oil, powders, mineral spirits, mark-making tools, scrapers, and paper! Composition, contrast, and depth will be explored, along with a budget and kid-friendly version using tempera and glue. All materials will be provided.

3:00 Portfolio Scholarship Awards/ Reception
Main Art Building Art 111

Note: Teachers wishing to pay with district check can register through email to Marilyn Thompson (Marilyn.Thompson@tamuc.edu). If you wish to pay with credit card please do so online through the Marketplace.

$25 Nonrefundable fee: This fee covers the cost of supplies and lunch.

Department of Art
P.O. Box 3011, Commerce, TX 75429-3011
Phone (903) 886-5208
Fax (903) 886-5987

3:00 Portfolio Scholarship Awards/ Reception
Main Art Building Art 111

Note: Teachers wishing to pay with district check can register through email to Marilyn Thompson (Marilyn.Thompson@tamuc.edu). If you wish to pay with a credit card please do so online through the Marketplace.

$25 Nonrefundable fee: This fee covers the cost of supplies and lunch.

Department of Art
P.O. Box 3011, Commerce, TX 75429-3011
Phone (903) 886-5208
Fax (903) 886-5987

Details

Date:
October 19, 2019
Cost:
$25.00
Event Category:
Website:
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Venue

The University Gallery, Art 103
2005 University Dr, , TX 75428
Commerce, TX 75428 United States

Organizer

Christine Blackhurst
Phone:
(903) 886-5208
Email:
christine.blackhurst@tamuc.edu