SUMMER 2022 ART IOWA COURSES

INFORMATION AND ONLINE REGISTRATION

Please Note: Our registration process has changed. For your ease and convenience, all registration and payment will now take place through Grant Wood AEA. For full instructions, scroll to the bottom of the page.

 

EXPLORING MONOPRINT/CYANOTYPE PRINTMAKING (2 Credit Hours)

June 13-16, 2022 | Guest Artist: Thomas Christison

$100 Registration Fee

Students will be learning the basic techniques of monotype and monoprint, both black and white and color applications. Mix media techniques will be discussed and demonstrated. Students will also be learning the basics of the cyanotype process and its aesthetic and conceptual possibilities.

About Thomas Christison: 

Thomas Christison is an enthusiastic printmaker who has spent many years studying and teaching printmaking, mainly lithography and monotype. He has taught printmaking and drawing classes or given print workshops at a number of institutions of higher learning, including The University of Iowa, Coe College, and Ohio University.

He maintains a private print workshop, Sandhill Press in Iowa City, Iowa, where all of his investigations into printmaking take place. Tom studied printmaking and drawing at University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ, where he received an MFA in printmaking. Christison’s work is included in many prominent national and international collections.

OUR REGISTRATION PROCESS HAS CHANGED. PLEASE REGISTER ONLY THROUGH GRANT WOOD AEA. YOU CAN FIND THIS COURSE ON THE COURSE CATALOGUE AND BEGIN THE REGISTRATION PROCESS HERE

THE LANDSCAPE IN PASTEL (2 Credit Hours)

June 20 – 23, 2022 | Guest Artist: Diane Kunzler

$100 Registration Fee

During this workshop we will explore the Amana landscape in pastel. Work will focus on traditional as well as more contemporary approaches to the landscape while working with local scenes. Each day will include a discussion of a topic that will guide your work for the day, a demonstration and plenty of work time, as well as one-on-one critiques. The workshop will end with a group critique to celebrate the work done during the week.

About Diane Kunzler:

Diane Kunzler has a degree in Art from Graceland University, in Lamoni, Iowa and an MFA from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University in Boston, Massachusetts. After 38 years of teaching in the public schools, she “retired” to focus on her own work. She teaches classes at Kunzler Studios and at the Des Moines Art Center – mostly to satisfy her continued need to instruct people.

Diane’s work has been featured in many juried and one person shows around the Midwest. The subject matter of her oil paintings and pastels is usually pulled from nature and often examines the subtle nuances a busy society might typically miss – how water flows over and between river rocks or beads up on the leaf of a lily pad.

OUR REGISTRATION PROCESS HAS CHANGED. PLEASE REGISTER ONLY THROUGH GRANT WOOD AEA. YOU CAN FIND THIS COURSE ON THE COURSE CATALOGUE AND BEGIN THE REGISTRATION PROCESS HERE. 

EXPLORING POSSIBILITIES WITH PASTE PAPERS (2 Credit Hours)

June 27 – 30, 2022 | Guest Artist: Julie Bousum

$100 Registration Fee

This workshop will introduce participants to the fun of making paste papers for many types of collage. There will be opportunities to create a quick collaborative artwork, to experiment with color and pattern when creating paste papers, to see a number of finished collages, to complete three or more collage pieces to take home, and to learn from the other 19 artists around you. At the end of this workshop, you will have a texturing tool, a recipe to make your own paste, numerous sheets of paste papers that you have made, projects you completed, and many great memories.

About Julie Bousum: 

Julie Bousum is an artist who works with a variety of media, but who particularly enjoys working with paste paper collage. Bousum has displayed artwork in a number of regional shows. She was also chosen to paint a mural in the Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown. Bousum taught for over forty years, mostly at the secondary level. She taught for Marshalltown Community College and for Buena Vista University.

Bousum is now retired from teaching, but serves as substitute teacher one day or more each week, gives private art lessons, and is working on creating her own art education book. When Bousum isn’t in residence at Marshalltown, she and her husband Curt are at their Lake of the Ozark home or are traveling. Bousums have three children, all of whom are educators, and have eight active grandchildren.

OUR REGISTRATION PROCESS HAS CHANGED. PLEASE REGISTER ONLY THROUGH GRANT WOOD AEA. YOU CAN FIND THIS COURSE ON THE COURSE CATALOGUE AND BEGIN THE REGISTRATION PROCESS HERE. 

 

IN ORDER TO SAVE TIME AND SIMPLIFY THE PROCESS, ALL REGISTRATION WILL NOW TAKE PLACE THROUGH GRANT WOOD AEA’S WEBSITE. THERE IS NO LONGER A NEED TO SEND REGISTRATION APPLICATION OR PAYMENT TO THE AMANA ARTS GUILD. 

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PAYMENT WILL COVER CREDIT FEES, REGISTRATION FEES, AND MATERIALS FEES. 

Questions about registration? Contact the GWAEA at (319) 399-6517 or email gwaeapd@gwaea.org

A Note on Credits: Graduate credit is available at $175 per credit hour though Drake University, Morningside, or Grand View. Teacher recertification is also available through Grant Wood AEA at an additional $85 per credit. Credit fees are subject to change. GWAEA has the most updated information on credit options, costs, and fees.

Gordon Kellenberger & Susan Macumber will facilitate & approve all credit arrangements. Gordon is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and maintains a studio in High Amana. Susan has a Masters Degree in Art Education from the University of Iowa and has been an Elementary Art teacher in the Clear Creek Amana Community School district for over 20 years. Both Gordon and Susan are members of the Amana Arts Guild Board of Directors.

A Note for Non-Credit Registrants: We have reserved two spots for non-credit registrants. If you’re interested in registering for one of these two spots, contact the Arts Guild. All classes will be held at the Amana Arts Guild Center in High Amana.

For information not related to credits or registration, contact the Amana Arts Guild:

(319) 622-3678 | info@amanaartsguild.org