Full program description
Time: 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Date(s): April 25 − 29 (Monday - Friday)
Course Number: #6450
This workshop is intended for participants of all levels of experience, who are willing to let go of their expectations of certainty and conditioned results. With an open mind, we will take risks and find confidence through resolving problems beyond the two dimensional.
Hutchison will work one-on-one with participants to offer experimental options and strategies to help each individual artist to move beyond obstacles and toward their vision.
Working flat on tables and on the wall in multidimensional and mixed media, participants will explore traditional and non-traditional resources, materials, and methods. Materials “on hand” and those that are found and repurposed will be explored, experimented with, and played with, to discover the multi-faceted properties of depth, form, texture, layers, translucency, shadow, light, and color.
There will be a wide variety of materials on hand for experimentation in limited quantities. Please bring unresolved works and any materials that are of particular interest to you.
Hutchison has developed and innovated methods and mediums including hand-building and bending Plexiglas forms to facilitate her artistic process. Hutchison's works incorporate ambient light as a primary material.
Museum collections include the Brooklyn Museum, the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, and the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Hutchison has been included in exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, the Montclair Art Museum, the Smithsonian, and the Knoxville Museum of Art, and the Corocoran Biennial.
Heather Hutchison has received an emergency grant from Anonymous Was A Woman (2020) the Gottlieb Foundation Individual Artist grant (2019, 2011), the Pollock-Krasner award (2012) and a SOS Grant from NYFA (2009). Her work has been discussed in The New York Times, Artnews, Art in America, The Brooklyn Rail, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times
Artist Website: https://www.heatherhutchison.com/