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Mixed Media Painting Weekend Workshop
Instructor: Maria Malatesta
Saturday and Sunday | May 6 – May 7, 2017

10am - 4pm

Price: $200

Through the use of a variety of traditional and nontraditional media, this class encourages the expression of personal ideas and vision. Students explore the use of many collage materials including paper, photographs, books, maps and found objects. There will be demonstrations of various supports, grounds and ways to build texture. Also included is an introduction to the process of encaustic wax and various techniques of image transfer. Water based paints will be used.   Experimentation and trusting process is encouraged. 

Prerequisite:none required
Price: $200, non–credit


About Maria:

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.

For questions, please contact the Continuing Education Office at
978.921.4242 x 1202 or email ce@montserrat.edu




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