Learn how to make a wonderfully expressive collage by using texture, shapes, colors and patterns; and create your very own beautiful collage artwork with a focus on: expression, storytelling, fun, and play. We will first paint a colorful abstract painting from a color palette of your choice and then we will dive into collaging your painting using various items such as street advertisements, magazine prints and newspaper clips. Be prepared to get your hands dirty and have a lot of fun!
Carlos J. is a New York City visual artist, designer and curator based in Brooklyn, who employs painting, illustration and drawing elements within his works. With a degree in Fine Arts and a background in mural painting, his works range from smaller multiples to large scale murals in the public forum. He began his study in fine arts at the High School of Art and Design, and continued at the Fashion Institute of Technology where he received his BFA. He is an experienced scenic artist and set decorator working within art productions helping design and create sets for TV, Film and Commercials. He also runs workshops during his spare time at Groundswell, teaching art and collage classes to underprivileged children in urban neighborhoods.
1 complimentary drink per guest
12 x 12 canvas, painting supplies and mixed media.
Guests will work exclusively in the studio of renowned visual artist N. Carlos J. where they will be surrounded by large scale artworks that the artist is currently working on to give them inspiration for their own experience.
We are unfortunately not wheel chair accessible, guests need to be able to walk up and down a flight of stairs. Any other questions? Ask us!
Abstract Art Collage with CARLOS J