Dates:
Mar 6, 2021 - Mar 6, 2021

Levels: All
Workshop Fee: $60
Class Size: 25 (max)

 NOTE: This class will be held in a live online format using the Zoom Platform
Class meets Saturday 1-4pm Eastern

This class is an introduction to photography based objects and how artists have incorporated imagery in installations, assemblages and objects. We will look at the history of the photographic object as well as how contemporary artists are expanding their photographic practice into new and unconventional ways. 

 This class will give you the inspiration needed to move personal imagery in new and exciting ways. Dawn will explain special supplies and techniques to achieve some of these effects, like combining photography with transfers, dry and wet medias, digital imagery, box building and bookbinding and using found objects to incorporate into the creation.

 We will also explore the deeper meaning of tangible objects, why artists are drawn to them and how they can be applied in your own personal work. All of these will be explained and demonstrated in depth in the September workshop on campus.

By enrolling in this half day course, you will earn a $60 credit toward Dawn’s full-length workshop.

Image courtesy of Dawn Surrat

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Instructor: Dawn Surratt

Dawn Surratt earned a B.A. in Studio Arts from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro and a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia. Her years of work with dying patients in hospice settings is the backbone of her imagery combining photographs with photography based book structures, installations, and objects as visual meditations exploring concepts of grief, transition, healing and spirituality. Her work has been widely shown and is held in private and permanent collections across the United States. She is a 2016 Critical Mass Finalist and a 2018 nominee for the Royal Photography Society’s 100 Heroines.