Enhance Your Artistic Side with Workshops at Bailey Contemporary Arts

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Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) in Pompano Beach is offering an assortment of creative workshops so you can explore and enhance your creative side. Every month, the venue offers classes in a variety of art forms for students ages 16 and up. Below are a few of the interesting and innovative programs now available. For more information and registration details, please visit www.baileyarts.org or call 954-786-7879. Bailey Contemporary Arts is located at 41 Northeast 1st Street in Pompano Beach.

Hand Printed Nature Greeting Cards Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 11am-1pm

Event registration: $50, includes all supplies.

Hand Printed Nature Greeting Cards is a workshop taught by BaCA’s Artist in Residence, Andrea Huffman – organized as public programming for the environmentally-themed exhibition “Arboreal” (April and May 2019).

Learn how to create one-of-a-kind prints on blank notecards using, plants, stencils and other everyday objects using a gelatin printing surface. This is an exciting, spontaneous process, requiring no previous art experience. Each print is a delightful surprise of layers featuring different colors and shapes.

Fiber artist Andrea Huffman received a Master’s degree in Art Education from Florida International University and taught art in Broward Public Schools for over 30 years. She has exhibited her art throughout Florida and nationally, receiving numerous awards and recognitions, including several grants and a Residency at the prestigious Hermitage Artist Retreat in Englewood, Florida. Although Ms. Huffman has retired from teaching in the public school system, she continues to share her passion for art teaching classes and workshops in fiber art and mixed media at various art venues and guilds throughout Florida.

Opportunities for Artists Informational Workshop Thursday, May 9, 2019 | 6:30 pm to 8 pm

The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute is a four-weekend course open to artists in all creative fields offering lectures, panels and interactive workshops led by South Florida’s top-ranking arts practitioners and industry professionals. Since its inception, more than 400 artists have graduated from this Institute.

A free informational session will be offered to artists in the region by the Broward Cultural Division to learn more about the upcoming Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) and the various services the Broward Cultural Division offers to artists in the region, including funding, professional development and networking opportunities. Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) is a course of study designed to assist individual artists, of all disciplines (visual, musicians, writers, media, theater, performing arts), by cultivating and advancing their business skills, and helping them to strengthen their operating infrastructure and expand their business.

Washi Paper Dyeing Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 11am-1pm

Event registration: $60/student 

Explore a traditional Japanese paper (washi) dyeing technique with materials from the Awagami Factory in Tokushima, Japan. In this beginner-friendly experience students will dye their own paper and create a custom Japanese Stab book. This class will be instructed by Shawna Moulton, an artist who has traveled to Japan to learn these techniques. All materials will be provided, dress in clothes you wouldn’t mind getting a little messy! This will be a fun and creative workshop for all. 

Shawna Moulton was born in the Bahamas and raised in Jamaica and America. Moving to Florida two years ago after finishing her BFA at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.



Black & White Charcoal Drawing on Toned Paper Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 11am to 3p.m

Registration: $40/student

Explore the rich tonal and expressive possibilities of Black & White Charcoal. Learn from instructor Kimberley Maxwell about the various types of charcoal and how to create a delicate range of values on toned drawing papers. The techniques of drawing with black & white charcoal together will be explored. Basic drawing experience recommended. 

Kimberley Maxwell was born in Canada and resides in South Florida. She earned her MFA at Florida Atlantic University and was awarded the 2004 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artist Fellowship

Fabric Covered Mini-Journal Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 11am-3pm

Registration: $70/student

Fabric covered mini-journal is a workshop taught by BaCA’s Artist in Residence, Andrea Huffman. Embark on a journal–real or imagined with your own extraordinary fabric covered journal. A small, personal stamp will be designed, carved and then printed on fabric for the book cover. Pages will be created using a variety of design techniques, including stenciling, stamping, and painting. A selection of threads and other embellishments can be used to make each journal truly unique. Along with the journal, participants will also leave with their hand-carved stamp to use on future projects.

Fiber artist Andrea Huffman received a Master’s degree in Art Education from Florida International University and taught art in Broward Public Schools for over 30 years. She has exhibited her art throughout Florida and nationally, receiving numerous awards and recognitions, including several grants and a Residency at the prestigious Hermitage Artist Retreat in Englewood, Florida. Although Ms. Huffman has retired from teaching in the public school system, she continues to share her passion for art teaching classes and workshops in fiber art and mixed media at various art venues and guilds throughout Florida.

 

Acrylic Painting Techniques Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 11am to 3pm

Registration: $40, all supplies included

Enjoy a workshop of acrylic painting taught by Kimberly Maxwell and learn how to freely convey emotions with use of color, texture of surface, and personal interpretations to different emotions; excitement, joy, frustration, fear, and many others. Learn new acrylic painting techniques, meet creative people, and have an engaging afternoon making art in a beautiful space.

Kimberley Maxwell was born in Canada and resides in South Florida. She earned her MFA at Florida Atlantic University and was awarded the 2004 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artist Fellowship.

 

It’s in the bag! Saturday, June 29, 2019 | 11am-3pm

Registration: $50, all supplies included

Make a fashion statement at the farmers market or beach with your own original fabric tote bag.  This even is taught by Artist in Residence, Andrea Huffman. Each participant will design a large canvas zipper tote bag using various fabric paints, photo transfers, stamps and stencils. A hand carved stamp will be created to print on the bag, that can also be used for future projects. A variety of techniques will offer a wide range of options to create a functional work of art!

Fiber artist Andrea Huffman received a Master’s degree in Art Education from Florida International University and taught art in Broward Public Schools for over 30 years. She has exhibited her art throughout Florida and nationally, receiving numerous awards and recognitions, including several grants and a Residency at the prestigious Hermitage Artist Retreat in Englewood, Florida. Although Ms. Huffman has retired from teaching in the public school system, she continues to share her passion for art teaching classes and workshops in fiber art and mixed media at various art venues and guilds throughout Florida.

 

Paper Mache Bowls Saturday, July 13, 2019 | 11am to 3 pm

Registration: $40, all materials included

This workshop will show the basics of Paper Mache. Give old magazines, junk mail, old books, and other unwanted papers a new lease on life & turn them into beautiful bowls & pots of different shapes and sizes. Transform simple materials into functional works of art

Kimberley Maxwell was born in Canada and resides in South Florida. She earned her MFA at Florida Atlantic University and was awarded the 2004 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artist Fellowship

Gouache Painting Technique Saturday, August 17, 2019 | 11am to 3pm

Registration: $40, all supplies included

Gouache is an opaque water-based paint that has a heavy, velvety texture that absorbs light and when dry has a smooth surface. Expand your knowledge of water-based materials and techniques. This workshop will introduce the exciting effects of gouache paint, color schemes, and composition strategies to create rich, dynamic landscape paintings.

Kimberley Maxwell was born in Canada and resides in South Florida. She earned her MFA at Florida Atlantic University and was awarded the 2004 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artist Fellowship.

 

Pen & Ink Illustration Saturday, September 14, 2019| 11am-3pm

Registration: $40, all supplies included

Learn techniques to combine drawing and painting in exciting ways. Explore the thrill of combining ink and water to produce intriguing translucent images. The workshop will demonstrate how to make and techniques on how to use ink wash along with sketch pen techniques to create texture. Participants will combine ink wash & pen to create a complete Pen & Ink Illustration. Work from your own or supplied photos. All supplies provided.

Kimberley Maxwell was born in Canada and resides in South Florida. She earned her MFA at Florida Atlantic University and was awarded the

2004 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artist Fellowship.

 

Color Pencils Techniques Saturday, October 12, 2019 | 11am to 3pm

Registration: $45, all supplies included

Traditional (waxy) color pencils will be explored. Techniques of how to layer colors are experimented with. See fascinating results using color combinations to create impressive drawings. Explore a wide range of compatible papers that lend themselves beautifully to this dynamic medium.

Kimberley Maxwell was born in Canada and resides in South Florida. She earned her MFA at Florida Atlantic University and was awarded the 2004 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artist Fellowship.

 

Cardboard Art Saturday, November 16, 2019 |11am to 3 pm

Registration: $45, all supplies included

This workshop will guide you through carving, cutting, shaping, painting, and ultimately creating 2D and sculptural artworks and frames from cardboard. This class is open to all levels, and 18+ due to the tools to be used. 

Kimberley Maxwell was born in Canada and resides in South Florida. She earned her MFA at Florida Atlantic University and was awarded the 2004 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artist Fellowship.

Mixed Media Workshop Saturday, December 14, 2019 |11am to 3pm

Registration: $45, all supplies included

In this workshop, participants will create using multiple materials: dry media, wet media, collage, fabric, random objects, anything goes!

Use a mixture of materials of your choice in this workshop; learn multi-media tips and techniques with color, texture, and a variety of surfaces. Explore the endless possibilities of mixed media art.

Kimberley Maxwell was born in Canada and resides in South Florida. She earned her MFA at Florida Atlantic University and was awarded the 2004 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artist Fellowship.