The Painter's Craft:
Encaustic and Egg Tempera Painting
June 25 - 29 and July 2 - 7, 2012
KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY is pleased to offer The Painter’s Craft: Encaustic and Egg Tempera. Contemporary painters have taken to the use of
traditional painting materials to make work that makes
reference to contemporary life. This institute will emphasize the preparation of
paints, supports, grounds from basic sources. Participants will work in egg tempera and encaustic. They will prepare painting surfaces using traditional
techniques and they will prepare paint from dry pigments. The use of traditional materials can provide a
welcome opportunity and a critical distance to reconsider
contemporary life. Students will be encouraged to focus on imagery that emerges
from the properties of these materials. The course will include lectures on contemporary
artists and a trip to view contemporary and traditional
STUDY INSTITUTE PROGRAM
This institute is designed to offer ten days of concentrated
studio involvement for the artist interested in considering
different painting mediums. The institute will meet from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday through Friday, June 25 – 29; Monday and Tuesday,
July 2 – 3; and Thursday, Friday, Saturday, July 5 – 7 in
the Design Studio, 205 Sharadin Arts Building. Class enrollment is limited to 15 students. Limited enrollment for Act 48 non-credit students.
Dr. John Howell White, Coordinator, Professor of Art
Education and Crafts, and Chair of the Department has
conducted Study Institutes for the past ten years at
He holds an MFA in painting, a
Ph.D. in art education and presents the results of his
research on the history and philosophy of art education at
regional and national conferences.
His teaching experience
includes thirteen years of teaching art in K-12 settings.
Presently he is developing a
series of paintings in egg tempera
is an artist and a professional
painter.She holds a BFA from the Boston
Museum School/Tufts University. She has expertise in
oil paint, gouache, monotype, and encaustic. She is
the owner and manager of the Odell studio/gallery in
Chatham, MA. She has been the Artist-in-Residence at
cape Cod Community college and will be (is) teaching a the
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill since 2007.
She has exhibited by invitation in numerous New England
galleries and museums and in many juried group shows. http://www.odellarts.com/carolodell.html
|GRAUDATE CREDIT FEEDS
|Required Institute Fee/Tuition
ACT 48 hours available for credit and noncredit options. For an itemized list of the fee/tuition charges and ACT 48 information please see the Art Education and Crafts web site.
Students are encouraged to room on campus, in handicapped-accessible facilities, so they benefit from interaction with colleagues. Room fee includes housing in Golden Bear South Village and linens (2 sheets, 2 towels, 1 washcloth and a pillow).
Room: 13 nights (Sunday - Thursday) $357.25
Send Institute Registration Form and check to the Registrar’s Office, Administration Building, Room 115, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, 19530 by June 1, 2012.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dr. John White
The Painter's Craft: Encaustic and Egg Tempera
Department of Art Education and Crafts
Kutztown, PA 19530
PHONE: (610) 683-4521 FAX: (610) 683-4502