The Studio Arts Intensive is generously supported by the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

The Studio Arts Intensive is generously supported by the M.J. Murdock Charitable TrustThe strength of the Studio Arts Intensive program lies in the outstanding community of teaching artists working together to provide an unparalleled artistic experience for their students.

Studio Arts Intensive teaching artists represent the highest standards of professionalism, creativity and experience. Under their guidance, student-artists find inspiration, support and community as they build foundational skills, and develop techniques and best practices to serve them for a lifetime.

Learn more about the teaching artists for the 2017-18 Studio Arts Intensive by clicking on the links below, and be sure to visit the Schedule page to learn more about the program curriculum.

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2017-18 Studio Arts Intensive Teaching Artists

Klara Glosova
Drawing Intensive, Printmaking, Studio Practice, Mentoring

Photo by Spectrum House Salon & Photo

Geoff Flack
Perspective, Beginning Figure Drawing

Kimberly Trowbridge
Color Theory, Beginning Figure Painting

Tip Toland
Figure Sculpture

Michael Magrath
Figure Sculpture

Ryan Weatherly
Abstracting the Figure

Julia Ricketts
Collage, Drawing

Jim Phalen
Portrait Painting

Tom Hoffmann
Watercolor, Landscape

Exhibition Installations/Openings

Elizabeth A. Brown is an independent scholar, consultant, and educator specializing in contemporary art and the history of photography. From 2000-2011 she was Chief Curator and Director of Exhibitions & Collections at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle, following positions at the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, and the University Art Museum, UC Santa Barbara. She has published articles, essays, and exhibition catalogues and curated over 50 major exhibitions, including mid-career surveys of Kiki Smith (photographic work) and Lari Pittman (drawings), WOW (The Work of the Work), which explored how contemporary art affects the viewer; and 150 Works of Art, an innovative display of the Henry’s permanent collection. Brown earned her B.A. from the University of Michigan and M.A., M. Phil., and Ph.D. degrees, all in the history of art, from Columbia University in New York.

Photo by Chad Emerson

Photo by Chad Emerson