RED RIBBON

The Head Examined with Catherine Kehoe

$520.00

2018
October 12-14
10 am-5 pm
Instructor:  Catherine Kehoe

 

THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please contact us to be put on a waiting list.

2018
October 12-14
10 am-5 pm
Instructor:  Catherine Kehoe

We are thrilled to have Catherine Kehoe as one of our visiting instructors in 2018.  This workshop takes a reductive approach to painting the head, experimenting with how little information is necessary.  Students will investigate whether translating the head into simple, accurate shapes of color and value can create a truer likeness than detailed description can. Universal proportions of the head will be covered. Light and the way it affects perception of structure will be emphasized, as well as finding specific and surprising color. There will be two models from which to work to ensure that all students get an excellent and up-close view of the head.   Self-portraits and a study of historical and contemporary portraiture will be included. Some painting experience required; oil paint is the preferred medium.  Model fee is included in the workshop fee.  There will be a one-hour lunch break each day.  Students may bring their own lunch or enjoy lots of options in our southside neighborhood.

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About the instructor:
Catherine Kehoe was born in Hartford, Connecticut.
She received her BFA in painting from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and her MFA in painting from the School of Visual Arts, Boston University.  Kehoe has received the following awards: Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship in Painting; Ballinglen Foundation Fellowship, Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant; Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant; Berkshire Taconic Artist’s Resource Trust Grant; Massachusetts Cultural Council Finalist Grant; Blanche E. Colman Award; St. Botolph Club Foundation Grant, and the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts Award.

Kehoe is represented by Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston.  She has been a visiting artist at Johns Hopkins University, Swarthmore College, University of Washington, Salve Regina University, Rhode Island College, Colby College, Hendrix College, George Mason University, the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, and Indiana University.

Kehoe teaches painting and drawing at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She has also taught painting workshops at Art New England (a summer workshop program of Massachusetts College of Art and Design at Bennington College), The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, Washington Studio School, Art Workshops Boulder, Cullowhee Mountain Arts, and at JSS in Italy, Civita Castellana. She has also taught a drawing workshop as part of the Training the Eye course at Harvard Medical School. For more visit www.catherinekehoe.com

We are unable to give refunds for visiting artist workshops unless the workshop is canceled by Townsend Atelier.