Examine the MFA’s collection for influences from antiquity, myths, tradition, and poetry to gain a deeper understanding of expressionist work. Discover how artists such as Cy Twombly derived meaning, narrative, and poetic illusion in 2D and non-literal sculptural work. Practice your own mark making techniques to develop a gestural vocabulary using a variety of wet and dry media through drawing, painting, and simple sculptural exercises.
Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. View the supply list here.
Occurring every Friday except 4/21 and 4/28
Registration for February, April, and Summer vacation week classes ends at Noon the Friday before the class starts.
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About the Instructor
Nancy Hart is an interdisciplinary artist who explores the expanded field of Post Modernism in her teaching and studio work. She has an MFA from the Art Institute of Boston / Lesley University of Art and Design and a BFA in painting from Tufts / School of the Museum of Fine Arts She has also studied the history of photography at Radcliffe Seminars, the DeCordova Museum, Zee Mays Printing, Harvard Extension School, and Massachusetts College of Art. In the fall of 2018, Hart was an artist in residence multiple times at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum re-enacting Lee Ming Wei’s Mending Project and Living Room Project. Hart is a mentor to emerging artists, an ambassador for Lesley University, has been a portfolio reviewer for the College Art Association, as well as an academic advisor at SUNY New Paltz, NY. Hart has taught painting, drawing, and 3D courses at MIT, SAA program, teaches multiple studio courses at the MFA and Visual Communications at Framingham State University.