13 Nov Foto Fly: Images for the Sky – in Partnership with ASLD, starts March 15th
Saturdays, March 15 – 22, 2014
Meets: 9 am – 12 pm
Location: Art Students League of Denver
200 Grant Street, Denver
(CPAC and ASLD Member Discount Available)
Materials Fee: $25
Register by 3/11
*Registration available through the Art Students League of Denver – CPAC Members call 303-778-6990 x100 to register with your member’s discount
Paper, sticks and string have been used for centuries in an astounding number of cultures to create kites. Start with a slideshow, World of Kites, then construct multiple kites in traditional and experimental forms that feature imagery you create with techniques including photographic processes, ink on paper, collage and more.
Melanie Walker has an exhibition history that spans more than thirty years. She received a BA from San Francisco State University and an MFA from Florida State University. She is a mixed media artist and is invested in ideas. Her approach to materials includes photographic media, digital art, sculpture, installation, fiber art, printmaking, costume design and public art. She has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally and has work in a number of permanent collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson. She is presently a professor of art and teaches photography and alternative photographic processes at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Instructor George Peters
George Peters has a thirty year history of working with aerial forms from gallery works to installation sculpture, kites, mobiles, wind sculpture and banner works. He has completed over seventy national and international commissioned works for private, corporate and public institutions. He attended Art Center School of Design in Los Angeles and has worked in various art fields as a visual artist, sculptor, craftsman, fiber artist, environmental and installation sculpture, graphic arts, illustration, photography, film animation, digital imaging, architectural modeling, theater set and costume design. Since creating Airworks Studio, Inc. with artist, Melanie Walker in 1999, their joint works have won national and international public art commission awards.
Visit Melanie and George’s AirworkStudio website