Summer 2016

STRUCTURAL DRAWING: THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN PERSPECTIVE & ANATOMY

"Standing Female Nude" by Michael Grimaldi

“Standing Female Nude” by Michael Grimaldi

Lecturer: Michael Grimaldi
Monday – Tuesday
8/22-8/23
7:00pm-8:30pm

Structural Drawing: applications of perspectival and anatomical concepts to figure drawing from direct observation. In this two-evening lecture series, Grimaldi will present and demonstrate methods and strategies to effectively conceptualize form towards developing an advanced, functional understanding of anatomy, gesture, and perspective.

Lecture Price: $50

(Please note: lecture includes various hand-outs, we highly encourage online registration so we have some for everyone! Scroll to the bottom of the page to register! )

Fall 2016

ARTIST AS SMALL BUSINESS OWNER: A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE 
quick start 2Adult Lecture/3 part series
Lecturer: Ben Kerr,  the Kerr Law Firm
Wednesday September 28, October 5, & October 12
6:30pm-8:00pm

Ben Kerr of the Kerr Law Firm, is a local attorney who represents many local artists. He will provide a three part lecture on Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, Copyright Registration, Fair Use, Contract Law, Contracts for Artists, Business Entity Formation, and other general business considerations relevant to artists and their professional careers. Join this lecture series to learn the business side of being an artist.

ALL LEVELS/PUBLIC WELCOME
$45 FOR SERIES/$15 AT DOOR (scroll to bottom of page to pre-register for series)

PRINCIPLES OF PERSPECTIVE DRAWING
Lecturer: Gary Faigin
Tuesday 7:00pm-8:30pm 9/27-11/15 [8 weeks]

Drawing by Gary Faigin

Faigin offers entertaining lectures for artists of all levels in this eight-part lecture series reviewing the principles and history of perspective with demonstrations, drawings and images. Principles of Perspective Drawing (fall) is followed by Anatomy for the Artist (winter) and Drawing the Features of the Head (spring). The lectures can be taken sequentially as a series, or independently of each other.

  • Sept 27: The Basic Principles of Perspective
  • Oct 4: The Fence-Post Principle: The Figure in Space
  • Oct 11: One- and Two-Point Perspective Retracing History
  • Oct 18: Construction on a Grid
  • Oct 25: Two-Point Perspective
  • Nov 1: The Still-Life: Ellipses, Reflections, Water & Mirrors
  • Nov 8: Freehand Perspective
  • Nov 15: Perspective in Art History

ALL LEVELS/PUBLIC WELCOME
$105 FOR SERIES/$15 AT DOOR (scroll to bottom of page to pre-register for series)

ART HISTORY LECTURE SERIES:

Featuring Gage teaching artists as well as art historians from the Seattle art community, these lectures feature an intimate look inside the artists and movements that helped shape art from the Renaissance through the 20th Century.

Register online for a single lecture, a quarterly series or the entire 2016-17 program, and delve into the techniques, ideologies and personalities that define art in our world.

$135 for the entire series (Fall, Winter & Spring)
$50 for one quarter
$15 at the door

ALL LEVELS/PUBLIC WELCOME (scroll to bottom of page to pre-register for series)

 FALL 2016

Self Portrait, Rembrandt

RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE ART
Wednesday
7:00pm-8:00pm

  • Oct 26 – Carol Hendricks – The Gates of Paradise
  • Nov 2 – Hamid Zavareei – Flemish Renaissance
  • Nov 9 – Jim Phalen – Rembrandt vs. Velázquez: The Clash of the Titans
  • Nov 16 – Rebecca Albiani – Juan Sánchez Cotán

WINTER 2017

19th – EARLY 20TH CENTURY ART
Wednesday
7:00pm-8:00pm

  • Jan 25 – Mike Magrath – Rodin
  • Feb 1 – Kimberly Trowbridge – Landscape Painting
  • Feb 8 – Terry Furchgott – Degas
  • Feb 15 – Richard West – John Singer Sargent and the American Mural Renaissance

SPRING 2017

20th CENTURY ART
Wednesday
7:00pm-8:00pm

  • April 12 – Gary Faigin – Giorgio Morandi
  • April 19 – Olivia Beaufait – Constantin Brancusi
  • April 26 – Ryan Weatherly – Giacometti
  • May 3 – Charles Emerson – Richard Diebenkorn

Art History Lecture Series: FALL QUARTER ONLY

An intimate look inside the artists and movements that helped shape art through the ages.
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Art History Lecture Series: FULL SERIES (Fall, Winter & Spring)

An intimate look inside the artists and movements that helped shape art through the ages.
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Artist as Small Business Owner: A Legal Perspective

Learn the business side of being an artist, such as copyrights, contracts and other considerations.
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Lecture Series: Structural Drawing – Grimaldi

See Michael Grimaldi present and demonstrate methods of anatomy, gesture and perspective.
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Principles of Perspective Drawing – Faigin (FULL SERIES)

Learn the principles and history of perspective drawing with demonstrations!
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