Membership Benefit: Found Objects – Painting inspired by Seward Johnson
June 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Offered at a discount as part of HV Arts’ membership benefits: A very rare and unique opportunity, explore color theory and composition inside Seward Johnson’s personal studio. Using the unusual medium of painted trays featured in Johnson’s Midnight Snack Art collection as inspiration, participants will experiment and delve into the versatility of acrylic paint in his natural light-filled studio, housing many paintings and maquettes never before seen in public and beautiful views of Grounds For Sculpture.
Beginning in the 1960’s, Seward Johnson’s painted trays have provided a mixture of utility and hobby, embodying the artist’s search for warmth and contentment. Favorite subjects to explore were memories, painted with watercolor-like washes, and scenes from his home and farm in Hopewell, NJ, in sculptural impasto techniques.
Primed and ready found objects and metal trays available for use. Recommended supply list to be provided. Feel free to BYOB and snacks to enjoy.
Saturday, June 24, 9am-1pm / Resident/Member/Student: $135
* All experience levels welcome. Participants must be 16+
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