Alchemy Art Center: Collage Workshop with Thrinley DiMarco

Posted February 14, 2019 at 5:30 am by

Col­lage by Thrin­ley DiMarco

Alche­my Art Cen­ter is host­ing a two-day Col­lage Work­shop with accom­plished local artist Thrin­ley DiMar­co, Sat­ur­day March 23rd and Sun­day March 24th.  This class will explore the cre­ative process through the medi­um of col­lage, and par­tic­i­pants will learn new ways of see­ing and con­nect­ing with the world!

From Thrin­ley: “The mys­tery and mag­ic of cre­ativ­i­ty is sim­ply see­ing what every­one sees but think­ing what no one else has thought.  Out of the com­mon­place images all around, if one looks at them care­ful­ly and sen­si­tive­ly, one can cre­ate extra­or­di­nary images.  Train your­self to see, not mere­ly look. To see means to slow down and pay atten­tion, to be aware. All art is about com­mu­ni­ca­tion, no mat­ter what form you use….visual art, music, writ­ing, etc.  To make a work of art you need 3 things: your ideas and the courage to explore them and the tools to express them. That’s what this col­lage work­shop will be about….your ideas, your courage and the basic tools you need to cre­ate a col­lage.”

All mate­ri­als for this class are pro­vid­ed, but it is rec­om­mend­ed that par­tic­i­pants pack a lunch both days.  This class requires pre-reg­is­tra­tion. You can learn more and reg­is­ter at www.alchmeyartcenter.com/classes.

Thrin­ley DiMar­co attend­ed Moore Col­lege of Art and Design in Philadel­phia, PA, sum­mer work­shop in print­mak­ing at Nor­folk State Col­lege, VA, stud­ied ceram­ics at Olympic Jr. Col­lege, Bre­mer­ton, WA, appren­ticed with mas­ter pot­ter Karen Ston­er, is a mem­ber of the SJIMA Artist’s Reg­istry, and works now in clay, mixed media and col­lage.  She is deeply influ­enced by Abo­rig­i­nal cultures.

Alche­my Art Cen­ter, found­ed by Maria Michael­son and Eben Shay in 2017, is a non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cat­ed to pro­vid­ing spe­cial­ized art equip­ment for San Juan Islanders in a shared stu­dio set­ting. Alche­my to cre­ate a thriv­ing arts com­mu­ni­ty on San Juan Island.

For more infor­ma­tion about Alche­my, and to reg­is­ter for class­es, vis­it our web­site at www.alchemyartcenter.com

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