NATASHA SMITH: Collage Painting: Visual Storytelling

June 26 - June 30




NATASHA SMITH: Collage Painting: Visual Storytelling

Expand visual language, uncover personal symbols and create visual stories using collage and painting techniques.  This process-based course has experimentation at its heart! Intuitive image development exercises will help unlock symbols and ideas, while students learn how to create interesting surfaces using a variety of materials. A wide range of acrylic mediums and application techniques will be demonstrated to allow students to explore freely and develop their own visual stories on wooden painting panels.

Course Cost: $650   Supply Fee: $15    Student Supply ListSMITH_StudentSupplies2017.pdf

Tuition includes lunch and two snacks. Prices are inclusive of all applicable taxes.

Natasha Smith holds a BA Hons. in Fine Art Printmaking and has been a practicing visual artist for over 20 years. Natasha’s personal and physical environment inspires her most recent semi-abstract works, which combine printmaking, collage, painting and assemblage. Natasha works intuitively, allowing process, landscape and a love of the primitive mark to direct her work. She is a self-defined teaching artist and has taught at KSA (Kootenay Studio Arts at Selkirk College), Oxygen Art Centre, Red Deer College (Summerscapes) and Malaspina Printmaking Studio in Vancouver. Natasha has been an artist in residence in Slocan Valley and Nelson schools as part of the ArtStarts, Artists in Education Program. Natasha exhibits her work regularly, her last major project “Joining Worlds” was exhibited at Touchstones in Nelson. Natasha works from her studio in beautiful Krestova, BC.





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  • Accommodations

    Staying on campus is recommended to fully experience a creative immersion. All rooms are set up in a dorm style with four beds, each with a desk and closet space, on the same floor as a central washroom with shower facilities. Rooms are available in double or quad occupancy and you have an option to request a specific roommate. Please contact the MISSA office if you have any special requests.  Accommodation costs include breakfast and dinner and lunch and two snack breaks are included in your course fees. See the Accommodation page for more details.

    • 660 $
    • 550 $

    We will do our best to accommodate your preference, but space will be based on availability.

    We will try to accommodate your preference but placement will depend upon space available.

    If you are sharing a quadruple occupancy and desire more than one shared occupant please list in order for both name and workshop and separate with a comma.

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