Instructor: Maria Malatesta
10/6/2019 - 12/1/2019 (8 sessions, no class 11/10)
Sundays 11:00am - 2:00pm
Tuition: $325 non-credit only; 10% discount available for alumni, seniors, and educators
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In this painting class we will discuss the materials of painting, including supports, brushes, mediums and qualities of paint. Students will practice color mixing, value scales and learn different ways of applying paint. With still life as our subject, we will explore composition, space, color and light. Later in the semester, we will work from photographs of your choice. This class includes demonstrations and looking at various artist's work. Although this class is open to all levels, some drawing experience would be helpful.
Maria teaches Mixed Media and Oil Painting at Montserrat College of Art and has taught international programs in Tortola, BVI and Umbria, Italy. She also teaches privately in her studio.
In 2015 Maria had a solo show at Montserrat College of Art. Other solo and two person shows include Porter Mill Gallery in Beverly, Chameleon Gallery in Newburyport, Mingo Gallery in Beverly, Main Street Gallery in Winters, CA and Pagus Gallery in Pennsylvania. Her work has been shown in many group shows in the Boston area and the North Shore. She works in her studio is in the South End of Boston.
Maria received the Diploma and Fifth Year Certificate from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and a Bachelor of Science from Lesley College, Cambridge MA. She has attended numerous residencies and workshops which include working with Timothy Hawkesworth, Art New England and SMFA programs in Venice, Italy. She has twice received a grant to the Vermont Studio Center.
Montserrat College of Art
23 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915
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We provide expert instruction within the visual arts for the North Shore community and beyond. Small program sizes and a supportive environment allow students of all levels a conducive environment to explore, learn new skills and sharpen existing ones. Please join us to take your art interests to the next level!
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