Located near downtown Atlanta, APS offers the community classes in a wide range of techniques, utilizing equipment available in our printmaking studio. The small, hands-on classes foster creative exchange with instructors and fellow students, and all classes are led by professional artists actively working in Atlanta’s print community, as well as, talented visiting artists. Choose a class that explores a new interest, or refines previous experience. Both beginners and advanced professional artists will find classes at appropriate skill levels. On the occasion that a class requires some experience, we will note that in the course listing. Class sizes are limited so that each student will receives quality-individualized instruction. Please read on for detailed descriptions of classes and workshops, pricing, and instructors’ biographical statement listed below.
REGISTERING FOR A CLASS OR WORKSHOP
For all classes and workshops, full payment is required to reserve a seat and guarantee enrollment.
Register 2 weeks before the class begins and receive a discount.
Paying with check: Download and complete the appropriate registration form and mail it to APS.
Paying with credit card: Download the appropriate registration form and email the completed form (or the information can be typed into the text of the email) to Jerushia Graham, Education Director, and ask to register with a credit card. You will receive a PayPal invoice via email with a link to make your one-time payment. You do not need a PayPal account.
For cancellations made at least 10 days prior to the first class/workshop, we will refund 100% of the full tuition minus a $10 administrative fee, or give 100% credit towards a future APS class to be used within the following 3 months. For cancellations made with less than 10 days notice, you will receive a 50% refund. No refund is available if student cancels within 48 hours of the class/workshop unless we are able to fill your spot from a waiting list.
APS reserves the right to cancel any class because of low enrollment; you will be notified and your class fee will be refunded.
SPRING 2017 CLASS
Instructors: Lucha Rodriguez
Tuesdays: March 28 - May 16, 2017
In this course students will learn the basics of screenprinting. The instructor will demonstrate and guide students in preparing hand drawn and digitally printed art for photosensitive emulsion, creating stencils, preparing and exposing screens, and setting up to print both single-color and multi-color projects. Students of all levels are welcome, some Photoshop experience preferred, but not required.
Lucha Rodriguez received her MFA in Printmaking from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2010, and her BFA in Graphic Design from The Art Institute of Atlanta in 2006. Her work ranges from etchings, monoprints and colorful silkscreens, to immersive multi-layered installations of cut paper, each created with pink – the artist’s signature color. Rodriguez intricate imagery recall the inner workings of the body and the books of medical illustrations that fascinated her as a child.
Born in Venezuela, Rodriguez has exhibited globally with solo and group shows throughout the U.S., India, Mexico, China and France. Her work is included in The High Museum of Art, Modern and Contemporary Art Collection in addition to various private institutional and individual collections. The artist lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia.
Contact Jerushia Graham, Education Director for more information or with any questions about workshops.
TINY PRESS SESSION
The Tiny Press Sessions are a new series of 3-hour stand alone workshops
Each Tiny Press Session is $75 APS Members / $85 Non Members / $110 Register & Become a Member