In this online class, explore traditional and imagined landscapes from home. Use personal photos to learn the fundamentals of developing dynamic compositions that incorporate various techniques with light, value, and scale. Play with color to convey mood, express energy, and create depth by experimenting with a variety of wet and dry mixed media.
Students are responsible for providing their own materials. View the supply list.
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About the Instructor
Susannah Lawrence is a socially engaged multimedia artist, educator, curator, and patented inventor. Her work has been exhibited nationally and abroad, and she has studied art and art history in Australia, England, Germany, Italy, and Spain. Her architecturally immersive video installation, GIANTS, and interactive mixed-media installation 'Collections Connections' celebrated the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston’s tenth anniversary. The ICA Art Lab continued to feature her innovative community art projects serving hundreds of participants. For the Museum of Fine Arts' Community Arts Initiative: The Artist Project, her interactive video-installations were extended due to popular demand, and for over a decade she has taught studio art and art history to students of all ages though their Artful Adventures, Studio Arts, and Restorative Arts Initiative programs. She has taught with Massachusetts College of Art and Design, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston College, Harvard University, the Urbano Project partnering with ACT at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston Public Schools, and the Brookline Early Education Program. Fluent in Spanish, she collaborated in starting the Spanish Enrichment After-School Program for the Brookline Public Schools.